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National Conventional Arms Control Act, No. 41 of 2002

Long title


To establish the National Conventional Arms Control Committee; to ensure compliance with the policy of the Government in respect of arms control; to ensure the implementation of a legitimate, effective and transparent control process; to foster national and international confidence in the control procedures; to provide for an Inspectorate to ensure compliance with the provisions of this Act; to provide for guidelines and criteria to be used when assessing applications for permits made in terms of this Act; to ensure adherence to international treaties and agreements; to ensure proper accountability in the trade in controlled items; to provide for matters connected with the work and conduct of the Committee and its secretariat; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE
1. Definitions

CHAPTER I. COMMITTEE, SECRETARIAT AND INSPECTORATE
2. Establishment of National Conventional Arms Control Committee
3. Objects of Committee
4. Functions of Committee
5. Composition of Committee
6. Meetings of Committee
7. Subcommittees
8. Secretariat
9. Inspectorate
10. Secondment
11. Delegation and assignment
12. Costs and expenses of Committee, and audit

CHAPTER II. CONTROL AND INSPECTION
13. Control over controlled items [...was entitled "Control over conventional arms and provision of service"]
14. Permits
15. Guiding principles and criteria
16. Accountability where controlled items are exported [...was entitled "Accountability where conventional arms are exported"]
17. End-user certificate
18. Routine inspections
19. Entry and search of premises with warrant
20. Entry and search of premises without warrant
21. Disposal of items seized by inspector
22. Furnishing of information
23. Disclosure and non-disclosure of information

CHAPTER III. GENERAL
24. Offences and penalties
24A. Administrative fines [...inserted by Act 2008_073_016]
25. Disclosure of interest
25A. Exemptions [...inserted by Act 2008_073_017]
25B. Industry Internal Compliance Programme [...inserted by Act 2008_073_017]
26. Extraterritorial application of Act
27. Regulations and notices [...was entitled "Regulations"]
28. Repeal and savings
29. Short title and commencement

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