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Contracting Parties  >   WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control > China 

 
Date
SignatureNovember 10, 2003
RatificationOctober 11, 2005
Entry into forceJanuary 9, 2006

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made upon ratification:
"In accordance with the provision of Article 16, paragraph 5...the People's Republic of China indicates hereby its commitment to prohibit the introduction of tobacco vending machines within its jurisdiction."

Territorial Information

On October 11, 2005, the Government of China informed the Secretary-General of the following:
"In accordance with the provision 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 WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and the declaration made by the People's Republic of China on the prohibition of the introduction of tobacco vending machines shall apply to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China."