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Prohibition or Restriction of Certain Conventional Weapons Act, No. 18 of 2008

Long title


To enact the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects into South African law; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE

PREAMBLE

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1. Definitions

CHAPTER 1. OBJECTS AND APPLICATION OF ACT
2. Objects of Act
3. Extraterritorial application of Act, and jurisdiction

CHAPTER 2. PROHIBITIONS OR RESTRICTIONS, OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
4. Anti-personnel mines
5. Non-detectable fragments
6. Mines, booby-traps or other devices
7. Incendiary weapons
8. Blinding laser weapons
9. Offences and penalties
10. Surrender of prohibited weapons and forfeiture to State

CHAPTER 3. REPORTING ON COMPLIANCE WITH CONVENTION
11. Reporting
12. Power to require information

CHAPTER 4. GENERAL PROVISIONS
13. Exemptions
14. Guidelines for training
15. Regulations
16. Delegation of power and assignment of duty
17. Short title and commencement

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