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INFCIRC/402/Add.1
1 February 1996

GENERAL Distr.
Original: ENGLISH


Joint Protocol Relating to the Application of the Vienna Convention and the Paris Convention

INFCIRC/402

Signature, ratification, acceptance, approval or accession

Status as of 31 December 1995

StateDate of SignatureMeans and date of expression
of consent to be bound
Entry into Force

Argentina 21 Sept. 1988

Belgium 21 Sept. 1988

Bulgaria
accession (V)
deposited: 24 Aug. 1994
24 Nov. 1994
Cameroon 7 Dec. 1988 ratification (V)
deposited: 28 Oct. 1991
27 Apr. 1992
Chile 21 Sept. 1988 ratification (V)
deposited: 23 Nov. 1989
27 Apr. 1992
Croatia
accession (V)
deposited: 10 May 1994
10 Aug.1994
Czech Rep.
accession (V)
deposited: 24 Mar. 1994
24 Jun. 1994
Denmark 21 Sept. 1988 ratification1/(P)
deposited: 26 May 1989
27 Apr. 1992
Egypt 21 Sept. 1988 ratification (V)
deposited: 10 Aug. 1989
27 Apr. 1992
Estonia
accession (V)
deposited: 9 May 1994
9 Aug. 1994
Finland 21 Sept. 1988 acceptance


deposited: 3 Oct. 1994

3 Jan. 1995
France 21 June 1989

Germany 21 Sept. 1988

Greece 21 Sept. 1988

Hungary 20 Sept. 1989 approval (V)
deposited: 26 Mar. 1990
27 Apr. 1992
Italy 21 Sept. 1988 ratification


deposited: 31 Jul. 1991

27 Apr. 1992
Latvia
accession (V)
deposited: 15 Mar. 1995
15 Jun. 1995
Lithuania
accession (V)
deposited: 20 Sep. 1993
20 Dec. 1993
Morocco 21 Sept. 1988

Netherlands 21 Sept. 1988 acceptance2/


deposited: 1 Aug. 1991

27 Apr. 1992
Norway 21 Sept. 1988 ratification


deposited: 11 Mar. 1991

27 Apr. 1992
Philippines 21 Sept. 1988

Poland
accession (V)
deposited: 23 Jan. 1990
27 Apr. 1992
Portugal 21 Sept. 1988

Romania
accession (V)
deposited: 29 Dec. 1992
29 Mar. 1993
Slovak Republic
accession (V)
deposited: 7 Mar. 1995
7 Jun. 1995
Slovenia
accession (V)
deposited: 27 Jan. 1995
27 Apr. 1995
Spain 21 Sept. 1988

Sweden 21 Sept. 1988 ratification


deposited: 27 Jan. 1992

27 Apr. 1992
Switzerland 21 Sept. 1988

Turkey 21 Sept. 1988

United Kingdom 21 Sept. 1988





Status:22 Signatories
 20 Parties

The Joint Protocol entered into force on 27 April 1992, i.e. three months after the date of deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by at least five States Party to the Vienna Convention and five States Party to the Paris Convention.


(P) indicates Party to the Paris Convention
(V) indicates Party to the Vienna Convention
1/ Does not include the Faroe Islands
2/ For the Kingdom in Europe