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Convention on the prohibition of the development, production and stockpiling bacteriological (biological) and toxin weapons and on their destruction

Treaty data

Treaty number
002631
Date of conclusion
10-04-1972
Place of conclusion
Londen / Moskou / Washington
Provisional application
Entry into force
26-03-1975
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
1972, 142
1981, 136
1996, 146
Parliamentary paper
16009
Approval act
1981, 155
Consolidated text
0003925

Comment

The Convention was in force for the Netherlands Antilles from 22-06-1981 until 10-10-2010.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional application Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands
(in Europe)
22-06-1981
Netherlands
(Bonaire)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Sint Eustatius)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Saba)
10-10-2010
Aruba 01-01-1986
Curaçao 10-10-2010
Sint Maarten 10-10-2010

Parties

Parties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature Provisional application Ratification

S=Signature without reservation or requirement of ratification
R=Ratification, Acceptance, Approval or Notification
A=Accession
Su=Succession
NK=Not Known

Entry into force Renunciation Termination
Afghanistan 10-04-1972 26-03-1975 (R) 26-03-1975
Albania 03-06-1992 (A) 03-06-1992
Algeria 22-07-2001 (A) 22-07-2001
Angola 26-07-2016 (A) 26-07-2016
Antigua and Barbuda 29-01-2003 (A) 29-01-2003
Argentina 01-08-1972 27-11-1979 (R) 27-11-1979
Armenia 07-06-1994 (A) 07-06-1994
Australia 10-04-1972 05-10-1977 (R) 05-10-1977
Austria 10-04-1972 10-08-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Azerbaijan 26-02-2004 (A) 26-02-2004
Bahamas 26-11-1986 (A) 26-11-1986
Bahrain 28-10-1988 (A) 28-10-1988
Bangladesh 11-03-1985 (A) 11-03-1985
Barbados 16-02-1973 16-02-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Belarus 10-04-1972 26-03-1975 (R) 26-03-1975
Belgium 10-04-1972 15-03-1979 (R) 15-03-1979
Belize 20-10-1986 (Su) 21-09-1981
Benin 10-04-1972 25-04-1975 (R) 25-04-1975
Bhutan 08-06-1978 (A) 08-06-1978
Bolivia 10-04-1972 30-10-1975 (R) 30-10-1975
Bosnia and Herzegovina 15-08-1994 (Su) 06-03-1992
Botswana 10-04-1972 05-02-1992 (R) 05-02-1992
Brazil 10-04-1972 27-02-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Brunei 31-01-1991 (A) 31-01-1991
Bulgaria 10-04-1972 02-08-1972 (R) 26-03-1975
Burkina Faso 17-04-1991 (A) 17-04-1991
Burundi 10-04-1972
Cambodia 10-04-1972 09-03-1983 (R) 09-03-1983
Canada 10-04-1972 18-09-1972 (R) 26-03-1975
Cape Verde 20-10-1977 (R) 20-10-1977
Central African Republic 10-04-1972
Chile 10-04-1972 22-04-1980 (R) 22-04-1980
China 15-11-1984 (A) 15-11-1984
Colombia 10-04-1972 19-12-1983 (R) 19-12-1983
Cook Islands 04-12-2008 (A) 04-12-2008
Costa Rica 10-04-1972 17-12-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Côte d'Ivoire 23-05-1972 23-03-2016 (R) 23-03-2016
Croatia 28-04-1993 (Su) 08-10-1991
Cuba 10-04-1972 21-04-1976 (R) 21-04-1976
Cyprus 10-04-1972 06-11-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Czech Republic 24-03-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Czechoslovakia (<01-01-1993) 10-04-1972 30-04-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 13-03-1987 (A) 13-03-1987
Democratic Republic of the Congo 10-04-1972 16-09-1975 (R) 16-09-1975
Denmark 10-04-1972 01-03-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Dominica 01-08-2016 (Su) 03-11-1978
Dominican Republic 10-04-1972 23-02-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Ecuador 14-06-1972 12-03-1975 (R) 26-03-1975
Egypt 10-04-1972
El Salvador 10-04-1972 31-12-1991 (R) 31-12-1991
Equatorial Guinea 16-01-1989 (A) 16-01-1989
Estonia 01-06-1993 (A) 01-06-1993
Ethiopia 10-04-1972 26-05-1975 (R) 26-05-1975
Fiji 22-02-1973 04-09-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Finland 10-04-1972 04-02-1974 (R) 26-03-1975
France 27-09-1984 (A) 27-09-1984
Gabon 10-04-1972 16-08-2007 (R) 16-08-2007
Gambia, The 02-06-1972 21-11-1991 (R) 21-11-1991
Georgia 22-05-1996 (A) 22-05-1996
Germany 10-04-1972 28-11-1972 (R) 28-11-1972
Ghana 10-04-1972 06-06-1975 (R) 06-06-1975
Greece 10-04-1972 10-12-1975 (R) 10-12-1975
Grenada 22-10-1986 (A) 22-10-1986
Guatemala 09-05-1972 19-09-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Guinea 09-11-2016 (A) 09-11-2016
Guinea-Bissau 20-08-1976 (R) 20-08-1976
Guyana 03-01-1973
Haïti 10-04-1972
Holy See 04-01-2002 04-01-2002 (R) 04-01-2002
Honduras 10-04-1972 14-03-1979 (R) 14-03-1979
Hungary 10-04-1972 27-12-1972 (R) 26-03-1975
Iceland 10-04-1972 15-02-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
India 15-01-1973 15-07-1974 (R) 26-03-1975
Indonesia 20-06-1972 04-02-1992 (R) 26-03-1975
Iran 10-04-1972 22-08-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Iraq 11-05-1972 19-06-1991 (R) 19-06-1991
Ireland 10-04-1972 27-10-1972 (R) 26-03-1975
Italy 10-04-1972 30-05-1975 (R) 30-05-1975
Jamaica 13-08-1975 (A) 13-08-1975
Japan 10-04-1972 08-06-1982 (R) 08-06-1982
Jordan 10-04-1972 30-05-1975 (R) 30-05-1975
Kenya 07-01-1976 (A) 07-01-1976
Kuwait 14-04-1972 18-07-1972 (R) 26-03-1975
Kyrgyzstan 15-10-2004 (A) 15-10-2004
Laos 10-04-1972 20-03-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Latvia 06-02-1997 (A) 06-02-1997
Lebanon 10-04-1972 26-03-1975 (R) 26-03-1975
Lesotho 10-04-1972 06-09-1977 (R) 06-09-1977
Liberia 10-04-1972 04-11-2016 (R) 04-11-2016
Libya 19-01-1982 (A) 19-01-1982
Liechtenstein 30-05-1991 (A) 30-05-1991
Lithuania 10-02-1998 (A) 10-02-1998
Luxembourg 10-04-1972 23-03-1976 (R) 23-03-1976
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of 17-03-1997 (Su) 17-11-1991
Madagascar 13-10-1972 07-03-2008 (A) 07-03-2008
Malawi 10-04-1972
Malaysia 10-04-1972 06-09-1991 (R) 06-09-1991
Maldives 02-08-1993 (A) 02-08-1993
Mali 10-04-1972 25-11-2002 (R) 25-11-2002
Malta 11-09-1972 07-04-1975 (R) 07-04-1975
Mauritania 28-01-2015 (A) 28-01-2015
Mauritius 10-04-1972 07-08-1972 (R) 26-03-1975
Mexico 10-04-1972 08-04-1974 (R) 26-03-1975
Moldova 28-01-2005 (R) 28-01-2005
Monaco 30-04-1999 (A) 30-04-1999
Mongolia 10-04-1972 05-09-1972 (R) 26-03-1975
Montenegro 12-12-2006 (Su) 03-06-2006
Morocco 02-05-1972 21-03-2002 (R) 21-03-2002
Mozambique 29-03-2011 (A) 29-03-2011
Myanmar 10-04-1972 01-12-2014 (R) 01-12-2014
Nepal 10-04-1972 04-11-2016 (R) 04-11-2016
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 10-04-1972 22-06-1981 (R) 22-06-1981
New Zealand 10-04-1972 13-12-1972 (R) 26-03-1975
Nicaragua 10-04-1972 07-08-1975 (R) 07-08-1975
Niger 21-04-1972 23-06-1972 (R) 26-03-1975
Nigeria 03-07-1972 03-07-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Norway 10-04-1972 01-08-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Oman 31-03-1992 (A) 31-03-1992
Pakistan 10-04-1972 25-09-1974 (R) 26-03-1975
Palau 20-02-2003 (A) 20-02-2003
Palestine 09-01-2018 (A) 09-01-2018
Panama 02-05-1972 20-03-1974 (R) 26-03-1975
Papua New Guinea 27-10-1980 (A) 27-10-1980
Paraguay 09-06-1976 (A) 09-06-1976
Peru 10-04-1972 05-06-1985 (R) 05-06-1985
Philippines 10-04-1972 21-05-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Poland 10-04-1972 25-01-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Portugal 29-06-1972 15-05-1975 (R) 15-05-1975
Qatar 14-11-1972 17-04-1975 (R) 17-04-1975
Republic of Korea, the 10-04-1972 25-06-1987 (R) 25-06-1987
Republic of the Congo 23-10-1978 (A) 23-10-1978
Romania 10-04-1972 27-06-1979 (R) 27-06-1979
Russian Federation 10-04-1972 26-03-1975 (R) 26-03-1975
Rwanda 10-04-1972 20-05-1975 (R) 20-05-1975
Saint Kitts and Nevis 02-04-1991 (A) 02-04-1991
Saint Lucia 26-11-1986 (Su) 22-02-1979
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 13-05-1999 (Su) 27-10-1979
Samoa 21-09-2017 (A) 21-09-2017
San Marino 12-09-1972 11-03-1975 (R) 26-03-1975
São Tomé e Principe 24-08-1979 (A) 24-08-1979
Saudi Arabia 12-04-1972 24-05-1972 (R) 26-03-1975
Senegal 10-04-1972 26-03-1975 (R) 26-03-1975
Serbia 31-05-2001 (Su) 27-04-1992
Seychelles 11-10-1979 (A) 11-10-1979
Sierra Leone 07-11-1972 29-06-1976 (R) 29-06-1976
Singapore 19-06-1972 02-12-1975 (R) 02-12-1975
Slovakia 17-05-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Slovenia 07-04-1992 (Su) 25-06-1991
Solomon Islands 17-06-1981 (Su) 07-07-1978
Somalia 03-07-1972
South Africa 10-04-1972 03-11-1975 (R) 03-11-1975
Spain 10-04-1972 20-06-1979 (R) 20-06-1979
Sri Lanka 10-04-1972 18-11-1986 (R) 18-11-1986
Sudan 17-10-2003 (A) 17-10-2003
Suriname 06-01-1993 (A) 06-01-1993
Swaziland 18-06-1991 (A) 18-06-1991
Sweden 27-02-1975 05-02-1976 (R) 05-02-1976
Switzerland 10-04-1972 04-05-1976 (R) 04-05-1976
Syria 14-04-1972
Tajikistan 27-06-2005 (R) 27-06-2005
Tanzania 16-08-1972
Thailand 17-01-1973 28-05-1975 (R) 28-05-1975
Timor-Leste 05-05-2003 (A) 05-05-2003
Togo 10-04-1972 10-11-1976 (R) 10-11-1976
Tonga 28-09-1976 (A) 28-09-1976
Trinidad and Tobago 19-07-2007 (A) 19-07-2007
Tunisia 10-04-1972 18-05-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Turkey 10-04-1972 25-10-1974 (R) 26-03-1975
Turkmenistan 11-01-1996 (A) 11-01-1996
Uganda 12-05-1992 (A) 12-05-1992
Ukraine 10-04-1972 26-03-1975 (R) 26-03-1975
United Arab Emirates 28-09-1972 19-06-2008 (R) 19-06-2008
United Kingdom 10-04-1972 26-03-1975 (R) 26-03-1975
United States of America 10-04-1972 26-03-1975 (R) 26-03-1975
Uruguay 06-04-1981 (A) 06-04-1981
Uzbekistan 11-01-1996 (A) 11-01-1996
Vanuatu 06-09-2016 (Su) 30-07-1980
Venezuela 10-04-1972 18-10-1978 (R) 18-10-1978
Vietnam 10-04-1972 20-06-1980 (R) 20-06-1980
Yemen 10-04-1972 01-06-1979 (R) 01-06-1979
Yugoslavia (< 25-06-1991) 10-04-1972 25-10-1973 (R) 26-03-1975
Zambia 15-01-2008 (A) 15-01-2008
Zimbabwe 05-11-1990 (A) 05-11-1990

Extensions

United Kingdom

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Anguilla 26-03-1975
Bermuda 26-03-1975
British Virgin Islands 26-03-1975
Cayman Islands 26-03-1975
Dominica (< 03-11-1978) 26-03-1975 03-11-1978
Falkland Islands 26-03-1975
Gibraltar 26-03-1975
Montserrat 26-03-1975
Pitcairn Islands 26-03-1975
Saint-Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha 26-03-1975
South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands 26-03-1975
Turks and Caicos Islands 26-03-1975

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