On The Ratification Of The Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production, Stockpiling And Use Of Chemical Weapons And On Their Destruction

Original Language Title: О ратификации Конвенции о запрещении разработки, производства, накопления и применения химического оружия и о его уничтожении

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RUSSIAN FEDERATION FEDERAL LAW About the ratification of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction Adopted by the State Duma on 31 October 1997 Approved by the Federation Council on 5 November 1997 C Ratification of the Convention Ratify the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction, signed in Paris on 13 January 1993. C I am 2. Enforcement of the Convention 1. OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION of this Federal Act, the Federal Act on the destruction of chemical weapons, other federal laws, and the Federal "Chemical Weapons Stockpile Destruction in the Russian Federation" 2. The cost of chemical disarmament is provided for in the federal budget by a separate line. 3. The President of the Russian Federation: (a) defines the main directions of the policy of the Russian Federation in the field of chemical disarmament, the measures necessary to ensure the safety of citizens and the protection of the environment during destruction Chemical weapons under the Convention, as well as control measures for their implementation; b) establishes the time frame for the destruction of chemical weapons, taking into account the economic situation in the Russian Federation, and the need to use the most secure technologies for the destruction of chemical weapons weapons; in) ensures that the Russian Federation is capable of countering the development, acquisition, production and stockpiling of chemical weapons by other States, maintaining a sufficient level of protection against chemical weapons of the Russian Federation to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons). OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Matters related to the Convention, including changes and amendments thereto, and the ratification of the amendments to the Convention adopted by the Amendment Conference in accordance with article XV of the Convention; A unified State system for the management of chemical disarmament. 4. The Government of the Russian Federation: (a) establishes the procedure and scope of work required for the implementation of the Convention, as well as the activities necessary to ensure the safety of the population and the protection of the environment during the course of The destruction of chemical weapons; (b) provides funding for chemical disarmament through budget and extrabudgetary sources, including grant assistance and possible external borrowing in the form of Untied loans; in) designs federal projects Laws to ensure the safety and social protection of the population, the protection of the environment in the course of the destruction of chemical weapons, as well as other issues related to the implementation by the Russian Federation of the provisions of the Convention; g) provides for the establishment of a technical basis for the destruction of chemical weapons stockpiles, including research and development, in order to ensure that domestic technology prevails in the process the implementation of the Convention, as well as measures to create an enabling environment to attract domestic and foreign investors to projects for the conversion of chemical weapons production facilities; d) ensures the development of social infrastructure in the storage and destruction of chemical weapons, according to OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION compensation for regions where destruction facilities are located Chemical weapons; (e) implements measures aimed at ensuring the protection of the economic interests of the Russian Federation in the implementation of the Convention, including the conversion of relevant chemical weapons production facilities, The reduction of costs associated with the participation of the Russian Federation in the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the inspection of the Convention's inspections in the territory of the Russian Federation; for the implementation of the Convention, taking into account the need to reduce the costs of Chemical disarmament, development and use of advanced domestic technology for the destruction of chemical weapons; (c) takes the necessary steps to ensure full and faithful compliance with all provisions of the Convention by others By States parties, ensure non-discriminatory treatment of the Russian Federation, in particular with regard to the implementation of control and conversion measures provided for in the Convention; and) develop and implement a system of measures to Prevent, Combat and Prevent, Combat and The use of chemical weapons. 5. The Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation: (a) participates in the drafting of federal laws and adopts federal laws necessary to ensure the safe destruction of chemical weapons, safety and social protection and environmental protection in the areas affected by the implementation of the Convention, as well as federal laws on other issues related to the implementation by the Russian Federation of the provisions of the Convention; b) consider annual information THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION take appropriate decisions; in), as part of the annual federal budget bill review, participate in decisions on the amount of funding for chemical disarmament, social protection, and Environmental protection activities in the implementation of the Convention; g), if necessary, give instructions to the Accounts Chamber of the Russian Federation to review the use of funds allocated for chemical disarmament; d) consider information, including from regions, on the progress of implementation Conventions, social protection and environmental protection measures and decisions. 6. The State authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation: (a) participate within the limits of their powers in the drafting of federal laws and acts regulating the safety and social protection of the population; and to protect the environment during the destruction of chemical weapons, as well as other issues related to the enforcement of the Russian Federation's obligations under the Convention; b) develop and adopt in accordance with OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION Safety and social protection and environmental protection in the destruction of chemical weapons under the Convention. C but I am 3. On instructions from the President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation sends an annual report on the implementation of the Convention to the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. containing information on the following issues: (a) quantities of destroyed chemical weapons, the construction of chemical weapons destruction facilities, the elimination or conversion of chemical weapons production facilities, the state of the chemical weapons in the Russian Federation, the environmental situation in the field the storage and destruction of chemical weapons in the Russian Federation, the state of health of the personnel of facilities and the population living in storage and destruction of chemical weapons; (b) financing of activities under the Convention; Social protection of the population and the environment in relation to the implementation of the Convention, the mobilization of extrabudgetary sources of funding, the amount of international assistance and the level of overall funding for the implementation of the Convention compared with the requirements, in the Federal Target Programme "Destruction of chemical weapons stockpiles in the Russian Federation"; ) activities of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Russian Federation's involvement in (g) Implementation of the Convention by other parties, activities of other States which may affect the implementation of the Convention; measures taken by the federal executive authorities for the purpose of Universalization of the membership Convention; (d) Major problems faced by the Russian Federation in connection with the implementation of the provisions of the Convention, use of information received by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION of biological defence, and the production of chemical weapons Weapons, as well as research and development in this area, financing of measures related to the high level of readiness of the armed forces and the formation of civil defence to reflect the attack or possible terrorist acts with use of chemical weapons. C t I am 4. Protection of the interests of the Russian Federation in connection with the Convention 1. In the event of disputes concerning the use of the right of verification against the Russian Federation, the refusal of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on requests from the Russian Federation for the conversion of facilities or in the case of OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2. In the event of extraordinary events, including economic or technological developments concerning the subject matter of the Convention, jeopardize the supreme interests of the Russian Federation, the procedures established by section V " Termination or OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION With me, I'm 5. Entry into force of this Federal Law This Federal Law shall enter into force on the date of its official publication. President of the Russian Federation B. Yeltsin Moscow, Kremlin 5 November 1997 N 138-FZ