Contracting Parties > Nice Agreement > Germany
|Signature||June 15, 1957|
|Ratification||December 29, 1961|
|Entry into force||January 29, 1962|
Additional InformationDates apply to the Federal Republic of Germany.
German Democratic Republic - Accession: July 10, 1964; Entry into force: January 15, 1965. The validity of this accession was contested by several Member States. Date of ceasing to be a party: October 3, 1990.
|Article(s)||Signature||Instrument||Entry into Force|
|Geneva Act (1977)||May 13, 1977||Ratification: September 28, 1981||January 12, 1982|
|Stockholm Act (1967)||July 14, 1967||Ratification: June 19, 1970||September 19, 1970|
Territorial InformationRatification of the Geneva Act (1977) also applied to Berlin (West) with effect from the date on which it entered into force for the Federal Republic of Germany.
Additional InformationGeneva Act (1977): Dates apply to the Federal Republic of Germany.
German Democratic Republic - Signature: November 24, 1977; Ratification: March 15, 1982; Entry into force: June 23, 1982. Date of ceasing to be a party: October 3, 1990.
Ratification by the German Democratic Republic was accompanied by the following declaration: "The position of the German Democratic Republic on the provisions of Article 13 of the Nice Agreement as revised at Geneva, so far as the application of the Agreement to colonial and other dependent territories is concerned, is governed by the provisions of the United Nations Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (Resolution 1514 (XV) of December 14, 1960) proclaiming the necessity of bringing to a speedy and unconditional end colonialism in all its forms and manifestations." (Translation)
Stockholm Act (1967): Dates apply to the Federal Republic of Germany.
German Democratic Republic - Accession: June 20, 1968; Entry into force: November 12, 1969. Date of ceasing to be a party: October 3, 1990.