E/INCB/2012/4


UNITED NATIONS PUBLICATION
Sales No. E.13.XI.4
ISBN: 978-92-1-148271-3

eISBN: 978-92-1-055968-3

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Precursors and chemicals frequently used in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances

Report of the International Narcotics Control Board for 2012 on the Implementation of Article 12 of the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances of 1988

In memorian: Hamid Ghodse

Foreword by the INCB President

Preface

Explanatory notes

Chapter

  1. Introduction
  2. Action taken by Governments and the International Narcotics Control Board
    1. Adherence to the 1988 Convention
    2. Reporting to the Board pursuant to article 12 of the 1988 Convention
    3. Legislation and control measures
    4. Submission of data on licit trade in, uses of and requirements for precursors
    5. Annual legitimate requirements for imports of amphetamine type stimulant precursors
    6. Controls over international trade
    7. Activities and achievements under Project Prism and Project Cohesion
    8. Precursors Incident Communication System
  3. Extent of licit trade in precursors and latest trends in trafficking in precursor trafficking
    1. Substances used in the illicit manufacture of amphetamine-type stimulants
    2. Substances used in the illicit manufacture of cocaine
    3. Substances used in the illicit manufacture of heroin
    4. Substances used in the illicit manufacture of other narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
    5. Non-scheduled substances
  4. Challenges in international precursor control
    1. The lack of comprehensive implementation of the provision of the 1988 Convention and related resolutions at the national level
    2. International controls
    3. Emerging precursors and other non-scheduled substances used in illicit drug manufacture
    4. Role of the Internet: unregulated sale of precursors
    5. Conclusion
  5. Recommendations

 

Annexes

  1. Parties and non-parties to the 1988 Convention, by region, as at 1 November 2012
  2. Annual legitimate requirements for ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, 3,4-methylenedioxyphenyl-2-propanone and 1-phenyl-2-propanone, substances frequently used in the manufacture of amphetamine-type stimulants.
  3. Substances in Tables I and II of the 1988 Convention
  4. Use of scheduled substances in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
  5. Treaty provisions for the control of substances frequently used in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
  6. Regional grouping
  7. Submission of information by Governments pursuant to article 12 of the 1988 Convention (form D) for the years 2007 - 2011
  8. Seizures of substances in Tables I and II of he 1988 Convention as reported to the International Narcotics Control Board, 2007-2011 ( Seizures for the past ten years in Table I and Table II)
  9. Submission of information by Governments on licit trade in and legitimate uses of and requirements for substances in Tables I and II of the 1988 Convention for the years 2007-2011
  10. Governments that have requested pre-export notifications pursuant to article 12, paragraph 10 (a), of the 1988 Convention
  11. Licit uses of the substances in Tables I and II of the 1988 Convention

 

Glossary

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