||Never under any circumstances to acquire or retain biological weapons.
||To destroy or divert to peaceful purposes biological weapons and associated resources prior to joining.
||Not to transfer, or in any way assist, encourage or induce anyone else to acquire or retain biological weapons.
||To take any national measures necessary to implement the provisions of the BWC domestically.
||To consult bilaterally and multilaterally to solve any problems with the implementation of the BWC.
||To request the UN Security Council to investigate alleged breaches of the BWC and to comply with its subsequent decisions.
||To assist States which have been exposed to a danger as a result of a violation of the BWC.
||To do all of the above in a way that encourages the peaceful uses of biological science and technology