Biological Weapons Convention

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Biological Weapons Convention

An international treaty forbidding signatories from developing or possessing weapons that may be used in biowarfare. It requires signatories to dispose of or change the use of the biological weapons they possess at the time of signature and mandates assistance to countries suffering from violations of the treaty. Most of the world's countries are signatories to the Biological Weapons Convention. Twenty-two original nations signed the Convention in 1972, and it became effective in 1975.
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Suspect and Witness Statements: Officers may use the BWC to record suspect and witness statements.
TESTING THE EFFECT OF BWCS IN LARGE POLICE DEPARTMENTS 737 III.
Although the issue of BWCs perpetuating negative stereotypes isn't one that gets amplified much, Lum cited what is perhaps a more practical concern that could arise from the public release of BWC footage--and that is the potential for some segments of the public to "shy away from calling the police for help if they think they might be filmed.
Explaining how the company has come to administration, BWC added: "The administration follows many months of fruitless efforts by the company's directors to find investors, and more latterly a buyer for the business.
Employers protected by the cap must develop a workplace safety plan with assistance from a sponsoring organization, third-party administrator or BWC staff.
They watched the BWC play and met the school's anti-bullying co-ordinator.
12) Of particular relevance to the interrelation between biodefense and public health, and the securitization of the latter, are three further regime norms: the cooperation norm contained in Article X of the BWC; the assistance norm as spelled out in BWC Article VII, according to which state parties will come to each other's assistance in case of the use or threat of BW against one of them; and the internalization norm, as stipulated in Article IV of the BWC.
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The BWC, which had a significant investment in an MDL-managed fund, alleges MDL made unauthorized investment decisions that led to a $215 million loss in November 2004.
A meeting of creditors has been called by BWC Business Solutions and will be held on Friday at BWC's offices in Park Place, Leeds.
Experts discussed ways in which the development and implementation of codes of conduct for scientists could help prevent the use of science in ways that might lead to contravention of the BWC.
Within the new organizational structure CWC, PWP and BWC will continue to be responsible for managing separate sales and distribution networks and having their own identities and business strategies.