New Zealand 1540 Reporting

New Zealand 1540 Reporting
New Zealand Customs official monitors an arriving ship, Source: New Zealand Customs Service

1540 Matrix

Offers/Requests of Assistance

New Zealand has officially offered assistance through the 1540 Committee, noting that "Together with Australia, New Zealand has begun discussions with some Pacific Island states about the implementation of UNSCR 1540." In 2012, New Zealand is developing new radiation safety legislation. In 2012, it provided financial contribution for the work of the World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS). See the United Nations 1540 Committee Website for more information on Assistance from Member States.


Signed, Not Ratified

Not Signed



Corruption Perceptions Index

October 28, 2015
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This article is part of a collection examining implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540, which requires all states to implement measures aimed at preventing non-state actors from acquiring NBC weapons, related materials, and their means of delivery. It details New Zealand’s implementation efforts to-date.


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