Practice Relating to Rule 75. Riot Control Agents
Sri Lanka’s Chemical Weapons Convention Act (2007) states:
19. (1) Any person who –
(g) uses any riot control agent as a method of warfare, shall be guilty of an offence under this Act and be punished with imprisonment of either description for a period not exceeding twenty years and a fine not exceeding one million rupees.
47. In this Act unless the context otherwise requires –
“riot control agent” means any chemical not listed in a Schedule, which can produce rapidly in humans sensory irritation or disabling physical effects which disappear within a short time following termination of exposure.