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DECLARATIONS
    ARTICLE III

    DECLARATIONS

    1. Each State Party shall submit to the Organization, not later than 30 days
    after this Convention enters into force for it, the following declarations, in
    which it shall:

    (a) With respect to chemical weapons:

    (i) Declare whether it owns or possesses any chemical weapons, or
    whether there are any chemical weapons located in any place under
    its jurisdiction or control;

    (ii) Specify the precise location, aggregate quantity and detailed
    inventory of chemical weapons it owns or possesses, or that are
    located in any place under its jurisdiction or control, in
    accordance with Part IV (A), paragraphs 1 to 3, of the
    Verification Annex, except for those chemical weapons referred to
    in sub-subparagraph (iii);

    (iii) Report any chemical weapons on its territory that are owned and
    possessed by another State and located in any place under the
    jurisdiction or control of another State, in accordance with Part
    IV (A), paragraph 4, of the Verification Annex;

    (iv) Declare whether it has transferred or received, directly or
    indirectly, any chemical weapons since 1 January 1946 and specify
    the transfer or receipt of such weapons, in accordance with Part
    IV (A), paragraph 5, of the Verification Annex;

    (v) Provide its general plan for destruction of chemical weapons that
    it owns or possesses, or that are located in any place under its
    jurisdiction or control, in accordance with Part IV (A), paragraph
    6, of the Verification Annex;

    (b) With respect to old chemical weapons and abandoned chemical weapons:

    (i) Declare whether it has on its territory old chemical weapons and
    provide all available information in accordance with Part IV (B),
    paragraph 3, of the Verification Annex;

    (ii) Declare whether there are abandoned chemical weapons on its
    territory and provide all available information in accordance with
    Part IV (B), paragraph 8, of the Verification Annex;

    (iii) Declare whether it has abandoned chemical weapons on the territory
    of other States and provide all available information in
    accordance with Part IV (B), paragraph 10, of the Verification
    Annex;

    (c) With respect to chemical weapons production facilities:

    (i) Declare whether it has or has had any chemical weapons production
    facility under its ownership or possession, or that is or has been
    located in any place under its jurisdiction or control at any time
    since 1 January 1946;

    (ii) Specify any chemical weapons production facility it has or has had
    under its ownership or possession or that is or has been located
    in any place under its jurisdiction or control at any time since 1
    January 1946, in accordance with Part V, paragraph 1, of the
    Verification Annex, except for those facilities referred to in
    sub-subparagraph (iii);

    (iii) Report any chemical weapons production facility on its territory
    that another State has or has had under its ownership and
    possession and that is or has been located in any place under the
    jurisdiction or control of another State at any time since 1
    January 1946, in accordance with Part V, paragraph 2, of the
    Verification Annex;

    (iv) Declare whether it has transferred or received, directly or
    indirectly, any equipment for the production of chemical weapons
    since 1 January 1946 and specify the transfer or receipt of such
    equipment, in accordance with Part V, paragraphs 3 to 5, of the
    Verification Annex;

    (v) Provide its general plan for destruction of any chemical weapons
    production facility it owns or possesses, or that is located in
    any place under its jurisdiction or control, in accordance with
    Part V, paragraph 6, of the Verification Annex;

    (vi) Specify actions to be taken for closure of any chemical weapons
    production facility it owns or possesses, or that is located in
    any place under its jurisdiction or control, in accordance with
    Part V, paragraph 1 (i), of the Verification Annex;

    (vii) Provide its general plan for any temporary conversion of any
    chemical weapons production facility it owns or possesses, or that
    is located in any place under its jurisdiction or control, into a
    chemical weapons destruction facility, in accordance with Part V,
    paragraph 7, of the Verification Annex;

    (d) With respect to other facilities:

    Specify the precise location, nature and general scope of
    activities of any facility or establishment under its ownership or
    possession, or located in any place under its jurisdiction or
    control, and that has been designed, constructed or used since 1
    January 1946 primarily for development of chemical weapons. Such
    declaration shall include, inter alia, laboratories and test and
    evaluation sites;

    (e) With respect to riot control agents: Specify the chemical name,
    structural formula and Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) registry number, if
    assigned, of each chemical it holds for riot control purposes. This
    declaration shall be updated not later than 30 days after any change becomes
    effective.

    2. The provisions of this Article and the relevant provisions of Part IV of
    the Verification Annex shall not, at the discretion of a State Party, apply to
    chemical weapons buried on its territory before 1 January 1977 and which
    remain buried, or which had been dumped at sea before 1 January 1985.


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