15 CFR 710.2 - Scope of the CWCR.

§ 710.2 Scope of the CWCR.

The Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations (parts 710 through 729 of this subchapter), or CWCR, implement certain obligations of the United States under the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction, known as the CWC or Convention.

(a)Persons and facilities subject to the CWCR.

(1) The CWCR apply to all persons and facilities located in the United States, except the following U.S. Government facilities:

(i) Department of Defense facilities;

(ii) Department of Energy facilities; and

(iii) Facilities of other U.S. Government agencies that notify the USNA of their decision to be excluded from the CWCR.

(2) For purposes of the CWCR, “United States Government facilities” are those facilities owned and operated by a U.S. Government agency (including those operated by contractors to the agency), and those facilities leased to and operated by a U.S. Government agency (including those operated by contractors to the agency). “United States Government facilities” do not include facilities owned by a U.S. Government agency and leased to a private company or other entity such that the private company or entity may independently decide for what purposes to use the facilities.

(b)Activities subject to the CWCR. The activities subject to the CWCR (parts 710 through 729 of this subchapter) are activities, including production, processing, consumption, exports and imports, involving chemicals further described in parts 712 through 715 of the CWCR. These do not include activities involving inorganic chemicals other than those listed in the Schedules of Chemicals, or other specifically exempted unscheduled discrete organic chemicals.

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Title 15 published on 19-May-2018 03:55

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 15 CFR Part 710 after this date.

  • 2016-06-07; vol. 81 # 109 - Tuesday, June 7, 2016
    1. 81 FR 36458 - Implementation of the February 2015 Australia Group (AG) Intersessional Decisions and the June 2015 AG Plenary Understandings
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Bureau of Industry and Security
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective June 7, 2016.
      15 CFR Parts 710, 745, and 774
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