Treaties, States Parties and Commentaries
Treaties and Documents
Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
Historical Treaties and Documents
Convention on the prohibition of the development, production, stockpiling and use of chemical weapons and on their destruction, Paris 13 January 1993
MEASURES TO REDRESS A SITUATION AND TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE, INCLUDING SANCTIONS
MEASURES TO REDRESS A SITUATION
AND TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE, INCLUDING SANCTIONS
1. The Conference shall take the necessary measures, as set forth in
paragraphs 2, 3 and 4, to ensure compliance with this Convention and to
redress and remedy any situation which contravenes the provisions of this
Convention. In considering action pursuant to this paragraph, the Conference
shall take into account all information and recommendations on the issues
submitted by the Executive Council.
2. In cases where a State Party has been requested by the Executive Council to
take measures to redress a situation raising problems with regard to its
compliance, and where the State Party fails to fulfil the request within the
specified time, the Conference may, inter alia, upon the recommendation of the
Executive Council, restrict or suspend the State Party's rights and privileges
under this Convention until it undertakes the necessary action to conform with
its obligations under this Convention.
3. In cases where serious damage to the object and purpose of this Convention
may result from activities prohibited under this Convention, in particular by
Article I, the Conference may recommend collective measures to States Parties
in conformity with international law.
4. The Conference shall, in cases of particular gravity, bring the issue,
including relevant information and conclusions, to the attention of the United
Nations General Assembly and the United Nations Security Council.