Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act
S.C. 1995, c. 25
Assented to 1995-07-13
An Act to implement the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
Marginal note:Short title
2. (1) In this Act,
« Convention »
“Convention” means the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction, signed at Paris, France on January 13, 1993, as amended from time to time pursuant to Article XV of the Convention and portions of which are set out in the schedule to this Act;
« inspecteur international »
“international inspector” means a person who holds a certificate issued by the Minister under section 12;
« ministre »
“Minister” means such member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada as may be designated by the Governor in Council to be the Minister for the purposes of this Act;
« autorité nationale »
“National Authority” means the portion of the federal public administration designated as the National Authority for Canada under subsection 3(1);
« lieu »
“place” includes any means of transport;
“prescribed”Version anglaise seulement
“prescribed” means prescribed by the regulations;
“representative of the National Authority”
« représentant de l’autorité nationale »
“representative of the National Authority” means a representative of the National Authority designated under subsection 3(2).
Marginal note:Other words and expressions
(2) Unless the context otherwise requires, all words and expressions used in this Act have the same meaning as in the Convention.
Marginal note:Convention provisions prevail where inconsistency
(3) In the event of any inconsistency between the provisions set out in the schedule and the provisions of the Convention, the provisions of the Convention prevail.
- 1995, c. 25, s. 2;
- 2003, c. 22, s. 224(E).
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