This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.
This order applies to inspectors and inspection assistants who are appointed under the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction. It also applies to certain persons observing inspections.
The order confers certain privileges and immunities on inspectors, inspection assistants, and observers while they are in New Zealand conducting or observing an inspection, and while they are transiting through New Zealand in the exercise of their official functions.
This order comes into force on 18 July 1997.