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28 1997

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Number 28 of 1997


CHEMICAL WEAPONS ACT, 1997


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

Preliminary

Section

1.

Short title and commencement.

2.

Interpretation.

PART II

Chemical Weapons and Chemicals for Permitted Purposes

3.

Chemical weapons.

4.

First Schedule toxic chemicals and precursors.

PART III

Inspection and Enforcement

5.

International inspectors.

6.

Authorised officers.

7.

Inspections.

8.

Members of Garda Síochána to have powers of authorised officers in certain circumstances.

PART IV

Miscellaneous

9.

Information and documents.

10.

Disclosure of information.

11.

Privileged information and evidence.

12.

Regulations.

13.

Offences and penalties.

14.

Forfeiture.

15.

Prosecution of summary offences.

16.

Expenses of Minister.

FIRST SCHEDULE

Scheduled Toxic Chemicals and Precursors

SECOND SCHEDULE

THIRD SCHEDULE


Act Referred to

Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 1989

1989, No. 7

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Number 28 of 1997


CHEMICAL WEAPONS ACT, 1997


AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT THE CONVENTION ON THE PROHIBITION OF THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, STOCKPILING AND USE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS AND ON THEIR DESTRUCTION, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [19th May, 1997]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: