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United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) on Non-proliferation of Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Weapons, 28th April 2004 (UN Doc S/RES/1540 (2004)), OXIO 227

United Nations Security Council [UNSC]

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 01 April 2020

Subject(s):
Terrorism, financing — Arms control — Weapons, biological — Weapons, chemical — Weapons control — Weapons of mass destruction — Weapons, nuclear — Collective security — Treaty-making capacity of international organizations — Disarmament — International peace and security
1. The ability of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to issue general rules, such as non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, in the broad field of public international law. 2. The controversy around the capacity of the UNSC to enact resolutions binding on non-state actors. 3. The obligations imposed by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 upon United Nations Member States, particularly those not party to the Treaty on the Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, the Chemical Weapons Convention, and the Biological and Toxin Weapons...
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