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INFCIRC/402/Add. 2*/
28 February 1997

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 1996

State Date of signature Means and date of
expression of consent
to be bound
Entry into force

Argentina 21 Sept. 1988
Belgium 21 Sept. 1988
Bulgaria   accession (V) 24 Nov. 1994
deposited: 24 Aug. 1994
Cameroon 07 Dec. 1988 ratification (V) 27 Apr. 1992
deposited: 28 Oct. 1991
Chile 21 Sept. 1988 ratification (V) 27 Apr. 1992
deposited: 23 Nov. 1989
Croatia accession (V) 10 Aug. 1994
deposited: 10 May 1994
Czech Rep. accession (V) 24 Jun. 1994
deposited: 24 Mar. 1994
Denmark 21 Sept. 1988 ratification1/ (P) 27 Apr. 1992
deposited: 26 May 1989
Egypt 21 Sept. 1988 ratification (V) 27 Apr. 1992
deposited: 10 Aug. 1989
Estonia accession (V) 9 Aug. 1994
deposited: 9 May 1994
Finland 21 Sept. 1988 acceptance (P) 3 Jan. 1995
deposited: 3 Oct. 1994
France 21 June 1989
Germany 21 Sept. 1988
Greece 21 Sept. 1988
Hungary 20 Sept. 1989 approval (V) 27 Apr. 1992
deposited: 26 Mar. 1990
Italy 21 Sept. 1988 ratification (P) 27 Apr. 1992
deposited: 31 Jul. 1991
Latvia accession (V) 15 Jun. 1995
deposited: 15 Mar. 1995
Lithuania accession (V) 20 Dec. 1993
deposited: 20 Sep. 1993
Morocco 21 Sept. 1988
Netherlands 21 Sept. 1988 acceptance2/ (P) 27 Apr. 1992
deposited: 1 Aug. 1991
Norway 21 Sept. 1988 ratification (P) 27 Apr. 1992
deposited: 11 Mar. 1991
Philippines 21 Sept. 1988
Poland accession (V) 27 Apr. 1992
deposited: 23 Jan. 1990
Portugal 21 Sept. 1988
Romania accession (V) 29 Mar. 1993
deposited: 29 Dec. 1992
Slovak Republic accession (V) 7 Jun. 1995
deposited: 7 Mar. 1995
Slovenia accession (V) 27 Apr. 1995
deposited: 27 Jan. 1995
Spain 21 Sept. 1988
Sweden 21 Sept. 1988 ratification (P) 27 Apr. 1992
deposited: 27 Jan. 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

*/ This document includes the information given in INFCIRC/402/Add.1 and accordingly supersedes that document

1/ Does not include the Faroe Islands

2/ For the Kingdom in Europe