Records of the second Opium Conference, Geneva, November 17th, 1924-February 19th, 1925

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Opium Conference (2nd : 1924 Nov. 17-1925 Feb. 19: Geneva)
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RECORDS OF THE SECOND OPIUM CONFERENCE 1
OPIUM DOCUMENTS issued by the LEAGUE OF NATIONS 2
RECORDS OF THE SECOND OPIUM CONFERENCE 3
CONTENTS. 5
VERBATIM REPORT of the MEETINGS of the FIRST AND SECOND GENERAL COMMITTEES AND OF THE JOINT MEETING OF THE TWO COMMITTEES 7
1. RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE COMMITTEE. 8
2. PUBLICITY OF THE MEETINGS OF THE COMMITTEE AND ITS SUB-COMMITTEES: QUESTIONS OF PROCEDURE. 8
FIRST GENERAL COMMITTEE 8
3. APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE SUB-COMMITTEES. 13
4. APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE SUB-COMMITTEES. 13
SECOND MEETING 13
5. ELECTION OF THE CHAIRMEN OF SUB-COMMITTEES A, B, C, D AND F. 14
6. ALLOCATION OF WORK BETWEEN THE SUB-COMMITTEES. 14
THIRD MEETING 14
7. ENACTMENT OF EFFECTIVE LAWS AND REGULATIONS FOR THE CONTROL OF THE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF RAW OPIUM AND COCA LEAVES: ARTICLE 1 OF THE SUGGESTIONS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. 20
8. EXAMINATION OF THE THIRD REPORT OF THE BUSINESS COMMITTEE. 20
FOURTH MEETING 20
9. WORK OF SUB-COMMITTEE F: COMMUNICATION BY THE CHAIRMAN OF SUB-COMMITTEE F. 21
Annex 1. 24
ANNEXES. 24
Annex 2. 25
1. COMPOSITION OF THE COMMITTEE AND ITS SUB-COMMITTEE: COMMUNICATION BY THE PRESIDENT. 26
2. RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE COMMITTEE. 26
3. PUBLICITY OF THE MEETINGS OF THE COMMITTEE AND ITS SUB-COMMITTEE. 26
4. PROCEDURE AS REGARDS THE WORK OF THE COMMITTEE AND ITS SUBCOMMITTEE. 26
5. APPOINTMENT OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SUB COMMITTEE. 26
SECOND GENERAL COMMITTEE 26
6. ADJOURNMENT OF THE GENERAL DISCUSSION. 27
7. APPOINTMENT OF THE MEMBERS OF SUB-COMMITTEE E AND OF ITS CHAIRMAN. 27
SECOND MEETING 27
8. ALLOCATION OF THE WORK OF SUBCOMMITTEE E. 28
THIRD MEETING 28
9. SITUATION IN CHINA: PROPOSALS BY THE CHINESE DELEGATION. 30
FOURTH MEETING 30
10. CONSIDERATION OF THE THIRD REPORT OF THE BUSINESS COMMITTEE. 35
Annex 36
1. ALLOCATION OF WORK BETWEEN THE COMMITTEES AND SUB-COMMITTEES. 37
VERBATIM RECORD OF THE JOINT MEETING OF THE FIRST AND SECOND GENERAL COMMITTEES 37
MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS OF THE COMMITTEE OF SIXTEEN 43
1. CONSTITUTION OF THE COMMITTEE OF SIXTEEN: OPENING SPEECH BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE LEAGUE. 44
2. ELECTION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE COMMITTEE. 44
COMMITTEE OF SIXTEEN 44
3. ELECTION OF THE ACTING PRESIDENT OF THE COMMITTEE. 46
4. RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE COMMITTEE AND PUBLICITY OF THE MEETINGS. 46
5. AGENDA OF THE COMMITTEE OF SIXTEEN. 48
6. EXAMINATION OF PROPOSALS AND SUGGESTIONS SUBMITTED BY VARIOUS STATES CONCERNING CHAPTER II OF THE UNITED STATES SUGGESTIONS. 49
SECOND MEETING 49
7. EXAMINATION OF PROPOSALS AND SUGGESTIONS SUBMITTED BY VARIOUS STATES CONCERNING CHAPTER II OF THE UNITED STATES SUGGESTIONS. 54
THIRD MEETING 54
8. EXAMINATION OF PROPOSALS AND SUGGESTIONS SUBMITTED BY VARIOUS STATES CONCERNING CHAPTER II OF THE UNITED STATES SUGGESTIONS: REPORT OF THE SUB-COMMITTEE OF FIVE OF THE COMMITTEE OF SIXTEEN. 65
FOURTH MEETING 65
9. WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED STATES DELEGATION FROM THE CONFERENCE: 71
Annex 1 72
Annexes. 72
Annex 2 76
Annex 3 77
Annexe 4 77
Annexe 5 1 78
MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE 81
MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE 82
Annex. COMMITTEE OF CO-ORDINATION. 87
MINUTES OF SUB-COMMITTEE A. 89
CONTENTS 90
SUB-COMMITTEE A. 91
SECOND MEETING Held at Geneva on Saturday, November 29th, 1924, at 10.30 a.m. 94
THIRD MEETING Held at Geneva on Tuesday, December 2nd, 1924, at 10.30 a.m. 96
FOURTH MEETING Held at Geneva on Thursday, December 4th, 1924, at 10.30 a.m. 98
FIFTH MEETING Held at Geneva on Wednesday, December 10th, 1924, at 10.30 a.m. 100
SIXTH MEETING Held at Geneva on Wednesday, December 17th, 1924, at 3.30 p.m 102
SEVENTH MEETING Held at Geneva on Wednesday, December 17th, 1924, at 4.30 p.m. 103
EIGHTH MEETING Held at Geneva on Thursday, January 22nd, 1925, at 3.30 p.m. 104
NINTH MEETING Held at Geneva on Wednesday, January 28th, 1925, at 3.30 p.m. 106
TENTH MEETING Held at Geneva on Thursday, January 29th, 1925, at 3.30 p.m. 111
ELEVENTH MEETING Held at Geneva on Friday, January 30th, 1925, at 3.30 p.m. 116
TWELFTH MEETING Held at Geneva on Monday, February 2nd, 1925, at 3.30 p.m. 120
THIRTEENTH MEETING Held at Geneva on Friday, February 6th, 1925, at 3.30 p.m. 124
Annex 1. OBSERVATIONS OF THE DUTCH DELEGATION ON THE SERIES OF MEASURES SUBMITTED BY THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE TRAFFIC IN OPIUM AND OTHER DANGEROUS DRUGS. 127
ANNEXES 127
Annex 2. OBSERVATIONS OF THE JAPANESE DELEGATION ON PARAGRAPHS 2,4,5 AND 6 OF PART I OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE'S SCHEME. 128
Annex 3. STATEMENT SUBMITTED BY M. BUSTAMANTE (SPAIN) TO SUB-COMMITTEE A. 130
Annex 4. STATEMENT BY M. HULFTEGGER (Switzerland). 130
Annex 5. COMMITTEE OF FIVE: ARTICLES ADOPTED (ad referendum) ON DECEMBER 17TH, 1924. 132
Annex 6. 133
Annex 7. AMENDMENTS PROPOSED IN THE ARTICLES ADOPTED (ad referendum) BY SUB-COMMITTEE A. 134
Annex 8. DRAFT ARTICLES SUBMITTED BY THE BRITISH DELEGATION TO REPLACE ARTICLES 3, 3 (a), 4 and 5. 135
Annex 9. DRAFT ARTICLES. 136
Annex 10. DRAFT REPORT 138
MINUTES OF SUB-COMMITTEE B. 143
CONTENTS 144
FIRST MEETING 145
SUB COMMITTEE B. 145
SECOND MEETING 146
THIRD MEETING 147
FOURTH MEETING 148
FIFTH MEETING 149
SIXTH MEETING 151
SEVENTH MEETING 154
EIGHTH MEETING 156
NINTH MEETING 158
TENTH MEETING 159
ELEVENTH MEETING 163
TWELFTH MEETING 167
THIRTEENTH MEETING 170
FOURTEENTH MEETING 171
FIFTEENTH MEETING 177
SIXTEENTH MEETING 179
SEVENTEENTH MEETING 181
Annex 1. NOTE PRESENTED BY M. DINICHERT, RAPPORTEUR OF SUB-COMMITTEE B. 184
ANNEXES. 184
Annex 2. FIRST DRAFT REPORT OF SUB-COMMITTEE B. 186
Annex 3. NOTES ON THE WORK OF SUB-COMMITTEE B (TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16th, 1924), 189
Annex 4. DRAFT REPORT OF THE SUB-SUB-COMMITTEE HELD ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11TH, 1924. 190
Annex 5. DRAFT REPORT OF THE MEETING OF SUB-COMMITTEE B, HELD ON DECEMBER 12TH, 1924. 193
Annex 6. THE POSITION OF INDIA AS REGARDS THE DOMESTIC PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF OPIUM AND THAT OF EXPORT. 194
Annex 7 MEMORANDUM ON PERSIAN OPIUM. 196
Annex 8. MEMORANDUM ON POPPY-GROWING AND THE PRODUCTION OF RAW OPIUM IN THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY. 215
Annex 9. MEMORANDUM ON THE CULTIVATION OF THE POPPY AND THE PRODUCTION OF RAW OPIUM IN THE KINGDOM OF THE SERBS, CROATS AND SLOVENES. 215
Annex 10. THE QUANTITIES OF NARCOTIC DRUGS PRODUCED OR CONSUMED IN EGYPT 218
Annexe 11. NOTES FURNISHED BY THE BRITISH DELEGATION ON THE PRODUCTION OF OPIUM IN AFGHANISTAN, TURKESTAN, AND THE MARITIME PROVINCES (IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF VLADIVOSTOCK), BASED UPON INFORMATION RECEIVED BY HIS BRITANNIC MAJESTY’S GOVERNMENT. 221
Annex 12. REPORT OF THE SUB-SUB-COMMITTEE 222
Annex 13. ARTICLE 1 OF THE AMERICAN PROPOSALS. 224
Annex 14. SUPPLEMENTARY DRAFT REPORT OF SUB-COMMITTEE B. 224
MINUTES OF SUB-COMMITTEE C. 227
TABLE OF CONTENTS 228
FIRST MEETING 229
SECOND MEETING 229
SUB-COMMITTEE C. 229
FOURTH MEETING 233
THIRD MEETING 233
MINUTES OF SUB-COMMITTEE D. 235
CONTENTS 236
FIRST MEETING 237
SUB-COMMITTEE D. 237
SECOND MEETING 238
THIRD MEETING 239
FOURTH MEETING 240
FIFTH MEETING. 241
SIXTH MEETING 243
Annex 1. PRELIMINARY REPORT OF SUB-COMMITTEE D, PREPARED BY MR. SHEPHERD (AUSTRALIA), RAPPORTEUR. 244
ANNEXES 244
Annex 2. NOTE BY THE PORTUGUESE DELEGATION CONCERNING THE COMPOSITION AND POWERS OF THE CENTRAL BOARD. 245
APPENDIX. 247
Annex 3. DRAFT REPORT OF SUB-COMMITTEE D. 248
MINUTES OF SUB-COMMITTEE E. 251
TABLE OF CONTENTS 252
FIRST MEETING. 253
SUB-COMMITTEE E 253
SECOND MEETING 254
FOURTH MEETING. 258
THIRD MEETING. 258
FIFTH MEETING. 261
SIXTH MEETING. 265
SEVENTH MEETING. 267
Annex 1. RECOMMENDATIONS SUBMITTED BY THE COMMITTEE OF FIVE TO SUB-COMMITTEE E. 268
ANNEXES. 268
Appendix 1. THE NORWEGIAN PROPOSALS. 270
Appendix 2. PROPOSALS OF THE AUSTRIAN GOVERNMENT. 271
Appendix 3. PROPOSAL BY THE EGYPTIAN DELEGATION. 271
Annex 2. PROVISIONAL REPORT OF SUB-COMMITTEE E. 272
Annex 3. DRAFT RECOMMENDATIONS BY SUB-COMMITTEE E. 275
Annex 4. LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR OF THE COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSIT SECTION TO THE CHAIRMAN OF SUB-COMMITTEE E. 278
Annex 5. LETTER FROM THE ECONOMIC SECTION OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS TO THE CHAIRMAN OF SUB-COMMITTEE E. 280
Annex 6. STATEMENTS BY DR. STADE, MEMBER OF THE DANZIG DELEGATION, TO THE CHAIRMAN OF SUB-COMMITTEE E. 280
MINUTES OF SUB-COMMITTEE F. 283
CONTENTS. 284
FIRST MEETING. 285
SUB-COMMITTEE F. 1 and 2 285
SECOND MEETING. 286
THIRD MEETING. 287
FIFTH MEETING. 288
FOURTH MEETING. 288
SIXTH MEETING. 289
EIGHTH MEETING. 291
SEVENTH MEETING. 291
NINTH MEETING. 293
TENTH MEETING. 294
ELEVENTH MEETING. 296
TWELFTH MEETING. 297
FOURTEENTH MEETING. 299
THIRTEENTH MEETING 299
FIFTEENTH MEETING. 301
SIXTEENTH MEETING. 305
Annex 1. LEGITIMATE REQUIREMENTS IN RESPECT OF OPIUM AND ITS DERIVATIVES. 309
ANNEXES. 309
Annex 2. MEMORANDUM OF THE GREEK DELEGATION TO THE SECOND OPIUM CONFERENCE. 311
Annex 3. DRAFT REPORT BY SUB-COMMITTEE F 312
Annex 4. DEFINITIONS OF COCA LEAVES AND COCAINE. 314
Annex 5. PROPOSALS BY THE POLISH DELEGATION CONCERNING PARTS I AND II OF ANNEX I TO THE REPORT OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE TRAFFIC IN OPIUM. 314
Annex 6. DRAFT REPORT OF SUB-COMMITTEE F. 2 316
Annex 7. NOTE FROM THE BRITISH DELEGATION REGARDING CERTAIN PROPOSED ADDITIONS TO ARTICLE 14. 319
Annex 8. DRAFT REPORT CONCERNING INDIAN HEMP. 320
Annex 9. NOTE BY THE BELGIAN DELEGATION. 321
Appendix. INDIAN HEMP. 321
Annex 10. THE CONSUMPTION OF DANGEROUS DRUGS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. 322
Appendix I. 329
Annex 11. LETTER FROM THE INTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTICAL FEDERATION. 334
OPIUM DOCUMENTS issued by the LEAGUE OF NATIONS 335
AUTHORISED AGENTS FOR THE PUBLICATIONS or THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS 336
AUTHORISED AGENTS FOR THE PUBLICATIONS OF THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS 337

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