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Contracting Parties  >   Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants > China 

 
Date
SignatureMay 23, 2001
RatificationAugust 13, 2004
Entry into forceNovember 11, 2004

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made upon ratification:
"In accordance with the provisions of article 25, paragraph 4 of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, with respect to the People's Republic of China, any amendment to Annex A, B or C shall enter into force only upon the deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with respect thereto."

Territorial Information

On 27 September 2016, the Government of the People's Republic of China deposited its instrument of ratification and notified the following to the Secretary-General regarding the Amendment to Annex A transmitted by depositary notification C.N.934.2013.TREATIES-XXVII-15 of 26 November 2013:
In accordance with the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, the Government of the People's Republic of China decides that the Amendment applies to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. (C.N.710.2016.TREATIES-XXVII-15)

On 26 December 2013, the Government of China deposited its instrument of ratification transmitted by depositary notification C.N.1052.2013.TREATIES-XXVII-15 of 14 January 2014 of an Amendment to Annex A, transmitted by depositary notification C.N.703.2011.TREATIES-8 of 27 October 2011, with the following declaration:
In accordance with the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, the Government of the People's Republic of China decides that the […] amendments apply to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.

On 26 December 2013, the Government of China deposited its instrument of ratification of an Amendment to Annex A, transmitted by depositary notification C.N.703.2011.TREATIES-8 of 27 October 2011, with the following declaration:
"In accordance with the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, the Government of the People's Republic of China decides that the […] amendments apply to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China."

In accordance with the provisions of article 153 of the Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and article 138 of the Basic Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, the Government of the People's Republic of China decides that the Convention shall apply to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China.