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 Date
AccessionMay 1, 1903
Entry into forceMay 1, 1903

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967Ratification: June 19, 1970September 19, 1970
Lisbon Act (1958) October 31, 1958Ratification: July 20, 1961January 4, 1962
London Act (1934) June 2, 1934Ratification: August 10, 1937August 1, 1938
The Hague Act (1925) November 6, 1925Ratification: May 1, 1928June 1, 1928
Washington Act (1911) June 2, 1911Ratification: April 1, 1913May 1, 1913
Brussels Act (1900)  Accession: May 1, 1903May 1, 1903

Territorial Information

Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) also applied to Land Berlin with effect from the date on which it entered into force for the Federal Republic of Germany.

Accession to the Washington Act (1911) for Colonies: September 18, 1914; Entry into force: May 1, 1913.

Accession to the Brussels Act (1900) included colonies.

Additional Information

Stockholm Act (1967): Dates apply to the Federal Republic of Germany.
German Democratic Republic - Accession: June 20, 1968; Entry into force - Articles 1 to 12: April 26 or May 19, 1970; Articles 13 to 30: April 26, 1970 - the validity of this accession was contested by a certain number of Member States. Date of ceasing to be a party: October 3, 1990.

Lisbon Act (1958): Dates 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 a certain number of Member States.

Ratification of the London Act (1934) was by the German Reich. The German Democratic Republic declared that the Act was once again applicable in 1956, but there was a disagreement between the Member states of the Union as to the validity of this declaration.

 

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