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Date
AccessionNovember 7, 2008
Entry into forceFebruary 5, 2009

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declarations made upon accession:
"1) In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 4 of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, any amendment to Annex A, B and C of the Convention shall enter into force for the Republic of Estonia only after the Republic of Estonia has deposited its instrument of approval to the amendment;
By a commmunication received on 19 October 2016, the Government of Estonia informed the Secretary-General that it had decided to withdraw the following declaration made upon ratification:
"In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 4 of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, any amendment to Annex A, B and C of the Convention shall enter into force for the Republic of Estonia only after the Republic of Estonia has deposited its instrument of approval to the amendment."
2) As a Member State of the European Community the Republic of Estonia has transferred its competence to the European Community in fields governed by this Convention and listed in the declaration annexed to the Council Decision of 14 October 2004 concerning the conclusion, on behalf of the European Community, of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (2006/507/EC)."

Additional Information

On 20 November 2013, the Government of Estonia deposited its instrument of approval of an Amendment to Annex A, transmitted by depositary notification C.N.703.2011.TREATIES-8 of 27 October 2011.
By depositary notification C.N.771.2016.TREATIES-XXVII-15 of 19 October 2016, the Government of Estonia informed the Secretary-General that it had decided to withdraw the following declaration made upon ratification:
"In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 4 of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, any amendment to Annex A, B and C of the Convention shall enter into force for the Republic of Estonia only after the Republic of Estonia has deposited its instrument of approval to the amendment."

On 20 November 2013, the Government of Estonia deposited its instrument of approval of Amendments to Annexes A, B and C, transmitted by depositary notification C.N.524.2009.TREATIES-4 of 26 August 2009.
By depositary notification C.N.771.2016.TREATIES-XXVII-15 of 19 October 2016, the Government of Estonia informed the Secretary-General that it had decided to withdraw the following declaration made upon ratification:
"In accordance with Article 25, paragraph 4 of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, any amendment to Annex A, B and C of the Convention shall enter into force for the Republic of Estonia only after the Republic of Estonia has deposited its instrument of approval to the amendment."