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by Walter Krutzsch

A Commentary on the Chemical Weapons Convention download ebook
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0792326970
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978-0792326977
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Walter Krutzsch
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Springer; 1994 edition (July 14, 1994)
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Walter Krutzsch is a retired lawyer. From 1984 he participated for the German Democratic Republic in the negotiations on the Chemical Weapons Convention; during three years as chairman of one of the three working groups of the negotiation committee

Walter Krutzsch is a retired lawyer. From 1984 he participated for the German Democratic Republic in the negotiations on the Chemical Weapons Convention; during three years as chairman of one of the three working groups of the negotiation committee. At the end of the negotiations he assisted the commission's chairman in drafting the final treaty text.

It almost goes without saying that anyone seeking to understand, let alone apply, the Convention will need a copy of this book. Cambridge Law Journal, (1996)

It almost goes without saying that anyone seeking to understand, let alone apply, the Convention will need a copy of this book. Cambridge Law Journal, (1996). Each article is meticulously cross-referenced to any other article having a bearing on the topic of that article. and also to convince reluctant commercial enterprises to co-operate with the authorities.

The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is an arms control treaty that outlaws the production, stockpiling, and use of chemical weapons and their precursors. The full name of the treaty is the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction and it is administered by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), an intergovernmental organization based in The Hague, The Netherlands.

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The book follows the structure of the Convention itself. It also outlines the legal foundation of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction. Chapter two covers the articles of the Convention. As a result, subjects which appear in more than one section of the Convention appear throughout corresponding chapters in the book. The subject of verification, for example, the inspection of locations where chemical weapons are stored or destroyed, appears throughout the articles of the Convention, in the Chemical Annex, in the Confidential Annex, and in the Verification Annex.

Includes contributions from a stellar team of international experts. CWC) and its Annexes, one of the cornerstone disarmament and arms control agreements.

Article V: Chemical weapons production facilities. Article VI: Activities not prohibited under the Convention. Article VII: National implementation measures. Article VIII: The Organization. Article IX: Consultation, cooperation and fact-finding. Article X: Assistance and.

This book is an authoritative, scholarly work for anyone interested in the Chemical Weapons Convention, in international disarmament and arms control law, and in the work of international organizations, and a practical guide for individuals and institutions involved in the Convention's day-to-day implementation. The Chemical Weapons Convention.

Walter Krutzsch, Eric Myjer, Ralf Trapp. It requires the verified elimination of an entire category of weapons of mass destruction and their means of production by all its States Parties within established time lines, and that prohibits any activities to develop or otherwise acquire such weapons.

A Commentary on the Chemical Weapons Convention is written by two authors who have been involved in the negotiation of the CWC for a long time, including during the finalization of the treaty, and who combine legal and technical expertise. The Commentary provides a concise explanation of the numerous provisions of the Articles and Annexes of the CWC and their interrelationship. It is meant as a guide through the Convention. In the absence of State practice, the Commentary draws attention to provisions which will need further elaboration and clarification by the work of the Preparatory Commission of the CWC in The Hague.