15. Chemical Weapons Convention

15.1  Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994

The University must abide by the Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994.  A permit will be required under the Act for any activity in which Schedule 1 chemicals are likely to be produced, acquired, retained, used or transferred during a calendar year.

A license is also required under Customs regulations to import or export any Schedule 1 chemical (including mixtures containing such chemicals).

15.2  USQSafe contact

Manager (USQSafe)

15.3  Status

Published October 1998
Reviewed October 2009
Reviewed November 2012

15.4  References

Chemical Weapons (Prohibition) Act 1994
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Qld)
Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 Hazardous Chemicals (Qld)
Hazardous Chemicals Code of Practice 2003