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 Date
AccessionFebruary 22, 1979
Entry into forceApril 1, 1979

Territorial Information

Application of the Additional Act of Monaco (1961) to the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba: December 27, 1985; Entry into force: January 1, 1986. Notification of suspension of the application to Aruba: February 20, 1989, with retroactive effect from January 1, 1986. Notification of denunciation with regard to Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba: December 13, 2010, with effect from December 13, 2011.

Accession to the London Act (1934) included the Dutch East Indies, Netherlands Antilles and Suriname. Notification of denunciation with regard to Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba: December 13, 2010, with effect from December 13, 2011.

Ratification of the Hague Agreement (1925) included Dutch East Indies, Suriname and Curaçao.

The territories in Europe of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands are, for the application of the Hague Agreement, to be deemed a single country.

Additional Information

Signature of the Additional Act of Monaco (1961): November 18, 1961; Ratification: August 14, 1963; Entry into force: September 14, 1963. Notification of denunciation for the Kingdom in Europe: December 28, 1973, with effect from January 1, 1975.

Signature of the London Act (1934): June 2, 1934; Accession: June 12, 1948; Entry into force: August 5, 1948. Notification of denunciation for the Kingdom in Europe: December 28, 1973, with effect from January 1, 1975.

Signature of the Hague Agreement (1925): Ratification: March 1, 1928; Entry into force: June 1, 1928. Notification of denunciation for the Kingdom in Europe: December 28, 1973, with effect from January 1, 1975.

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Geneva Act (1999) July 6, 1999  
Protocol of Geneva (1975) August 29, 1975Ratification: February 22, 1979April 1, 1979
Complementary Act of Stockholm (1967) July 14, 1967Ratification: February 22, 1979May 28, 1979
Protocol to the Hague Act (1960)  Accession: February 15, 1979 
The Hague Act (1960) November 28, 1960Ratification: February 15, 1979August 1, 1984

Territorial Information

Protocol of Geneva (1975): Ratification for the Kingdom in Europe.

Notification of application of the Complimentary Act of Stockholm (1967) to Aruba: February 14, 1986; Entry into force: November 8, 1986. This application was suspended for an indefinite period as from the date of entry into force in a communication dated June 24, 1988.

Complementary Act of Stockholm (1967): Ratification for the Kingdom in Europe.

The Hague Act (1960): Ratification for the Kingdom in Europe.

 

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