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Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No. 108 of 1996)


Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction

Annex on Implementation and Verification ("Verification Annex")

Part X : Challenge Inspections Pursuant to Article IX

B. Pre-inspection Activities

Perimeter activities



35. Upon the inspection team's arrival at the final or alternative perimeter, whichever occurs first, the team shall have the right to commence immediately perimeter activities in accordance with the procedures set forth under this Section, and to continue these activities until the completion of the challenge inspection.


36. In conducting the perimeter activities, the inspection team shall have the right to:
(a) Use monitoring instruments in accordance with Part II, paragraphs 27 to 30, of this Annex;
(b) Take wipes, air, soil or effluent samples; and
(c) Conduct any additional activities which may be agreed between the inspection team and the inspected State Party.


37. The perimeter activities of the inspection team may be conducted within a band around the outside of the perimeter up to 50 metres in width measured outward from the perimeter. If the inspected State Party agrees, the inspection team may also have access to any building or structure within the perimeter band. All directional monitoring shall be oriented inward. For declared facilities, at the discretion of the inspected State Party, the band could run inside, outside, or on both sides of the declared perimeter.