Acts Online
GT Shield

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 XI : Investigations in Cases of Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons

B. Pre-Inspection Activities

Request for an investigation



3. The request for an investigation of an alleged use of chemical weapons to be submitted to the Director-General, to the extent possible, should include the following information:
(a) The State Party on whose territory use of chemical weapons is alleged to have taken place;
(b) The point of entry or other suggested safe routes of access;
(c) Location and characteristics of the areas where chemical weapons are alleged to have been used;
(d) When chemical weapons are alleged to have been used;
(e) Types of chemical weapons believed to have been used;
(f) Extent of alleged use;
(g) Characteristics of the possible toxic chemicals;
(h) Effects on humans, animals and vegetation;
(i) Request for specific assistance, if applicable.


4. The State Party which has requested an investigation may submit at any time any additional information it deems necessary.