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Penal aspects of the UN Drug Conventions

by Neil Boister

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Published by Kluwer Law International in The Hague, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances -- (1988),
  • Narcotic laws,
  • Psychotropic drugs -- Law and legislation,
  • Drug traffic

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [561]-577) and index

    Statementby Neil Boister
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 598 p. ;
    Number of Pages598
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17011445M
    ISBN 109041115463

    N. Boister, Penal aspects of the UN drug conventions (The Hague and Boston: Kluwer Law International, ), p. , n. See, for example, the United Nations Political Declaration on Drugs. “Drugs destroy lives and communities, undermine sustainable human . Book One - Chapter 2: Applicability of the Law Article 14 - 18 Book Two - Chapter Counterfeit of Currency Article - Book Two - Chapter Forgery Article - Book Two - Chapter Imitation of Signs and Printed Articles of Post, Telegraph, and Taxation Article -

    The PC-R-SC's terms of reference were to examine the applicability of the European penal law conventions to the search, seizure and confiscation of the proceeds from crime – and consider this question, in the light of the ongoing work of the Pompidou Group and the United Nations, in particular as regards the financial assets of drug traffickers. The Penal Characteristics of Conventional International Criminal Law by M. Cherif Bassiouni* nternational criminal law is a product of the convergence of two different legal disciplines which have emerged and developed ostensibly along different paths to Cited by: 9.

    The UN General Assembly convened in New York City last week to reaffirm the global commitment to the international drug conventions. These conventions, created to prevent and reduce drug use worldwide, remain the cornerstone of global drug policy. ECAD was present at the meetings among over NGOs that came together at the UN in New York to support the policy of drug prevention with the . The international drug control system is governed by three international treaties: INTERNATIONAL LAW OVERVIEW The UN Drug Conventions 22 West 27th Street, 5th Floor, New York New York • •


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Penal aspects of the UN Drug Conventions by Neil Boister Download PDF EPUB FB2

Penal Aspects of the UN Drug Conventions Author: Neil Boister The UN Drug Conventions - the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, the Psychotropic Convention, the Protocol to the Single Convention and the UN Drug Trafficking Convention - regulate the global suppression of illicit by:   The substantive chapters investigate the various facets of the illicit drug control system created by these penal provisions: crimes and penalties; jurisdiction and extradition; general and specific forms of drug law enforcement co-operation; and the Author: Neil Boister.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxxvii, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: 1. Introduction The History of the International Legal Regulation of Drugs Offences and Penalties Jurisdiction and Extradition General Law Enforcement Cooperation Specific Law Enforcement Measures The Supervision and Implementation of the Penal Aspects of the Drug.

Vili PENAI. ASPECTS OF THE UN DRUG CONVENTIONS The Protocol to thè Convention 47 New concerns and new responses in international drug control 48 Development of thè United Nations Drug Trafficking Convention 52 Overview of thè Convention 56 International drug control from to thè present ‘ The United Nations and Drug Policy: Towards a Human Rights-Based Approach ’ in Constantinides, A.

and Zaikos, N. (eds), The Diversity of International Law: Essays in Honour of Professor Kallopi K. Kpufa (Martinus Nijhoff ).Cited by: 3. International Drug Control Conventions. The texts of the three main international drug control conventions: the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of as amended by the Protocol, the Convention on Psychotropic Substances of and the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances.

The present publication contains the texts of the three main international drug control conventions: the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of as amended by the Protocol,1 the Convention on Psychotropic Sub-stances of 2 and the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of Penal Aspects of the UN Drug Conventions Law International, (The Hague: Kluwer ).

Since then he has broadened his interest to all forms of transnational crime. The Charter of the United Nations specifically calls on the Organization to help in the settlement of international disputes by peaceful means, including arbitration and judicial settlement (Article 33), and to encourage the progressive development of international law and its codification (Article 13).

What are the UN drug control conventions and what is their purpose. Box: Historical context that led to the conventions Box: Treaties in force prior to the Single Convention 2. What are the objectives of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. What is the status of the coca leaf, opium poppy and cannabis in the Convention.

Size: KB. In the UN Single Convention on drugs will be in place for 50 years. In the international drug control system will exist years since the International Opium Convention was signed in in The Hague. Does it still serve its purpose or is a reform of the UN Drug Conventions needed.

This site provides critical background. United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law Certain aspects of the drafting history of the Convention have figured in subsequent interpretation of some of its provisions. For example, the definition of genocide set out in article II is a much-reduced version of the text prepared by the Secretariat experts, who hadFile Size: 53KB.

These are the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, as amended by the Protocol, the Convention on Psychotropic Substances and the Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. While the substance of the drug control conventions is complex, their function is by: 9.

ECLAC Books / Libros de la CEPAL. ECLAC Notes (en), Cuadernos de la CEPAL (es) United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

UNCITRAL Digest of Case Law on the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods. UNCTAD Current Studies on FDI and Development. Learn what governments commited to in The World Programme of Action for Youth on Drug Abuse (A/RES/50/81) F. Drug abuse The vulnerability of young people to drug abuse has in recent.

The UN conventions The present system of worldwide drug control is regulated by three international conventions. These are the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (United Nations, ), as amended by the Protocol, the Convention on Psychotropic Substances (United Nations, ) and the Convention against Illicit.

The United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of is one of three major drug control treaties currently in force.

It provides additional legal mechanisms for enforcing the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs and the Convention on Psychotropic Convention entered into force on Novem Location: Vienna.

United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation With the deposit with the Secretary-General on 12 March of the third instrument of ratification, the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation, also known as the “Singapore Convention on Mediation”, shall enter into force on 12 September It was adopted by the UN inand ratified by some states parties to CEDAW.

Even without this enforcement arm, however, the cultural and standard-setting work of CEDAW and states reports are important; both allow an international view on the social, economic, and cultural aspects of gender and violence (Merry, ). The official Commentary on the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugsas prepared by the office of the U.N.

Secretary-General, adopts a permissive interpretation of possession in Article It notes that whether or not the possession of drugs (including prohibited forms of cannabis) for personal use requires the imposition of penal sanctions is a question which may be answered differently in Location: Manhattan, New York City.

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) created these conventions, which have supported international law’s ability to combat human trafficking. In support of enforcing these instruments, the UNODC established the United Nations Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking () in Volume 1 deals with international crimes.

It contains several significant contributions on the theoretical and doctrinal aspects of ICL which precede the five chapters addressing some of the major categories of international crimes.

The first two chapters address: the sources and subjects of .This was followed by the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, (UN, ) and the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs .