United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, 1988


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The framework for the international control of precursors is established in the 1988 Convention. It provides comprehensive measures against drug trafficking, including provisions against money laundering and the diversion of precursors chemicals. It provides for international cooperation through, for example, extradition of drug traffickers, controlled deliveries and transfer of proceedings.

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Substances in Table I and Table II of the 1988 Convention


Commentary on the 1988 Convention

Following the establishment of the 1998 Convention, a commentary was prepared providing detailed explanation of the various articles and provisions of the convention.

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Status of Adherence

The UN Treaty Collection provides information related to the signature, accession, acceptance, approval, formal confirmation and succession by Governments to the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, 1988.


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