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Contracting Parties  >   WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control > Guatemala 

 
Date
SignatureSeptember 25, 2003
RatificationNovember 16, 2005
Entry into forceFebruary 14, 2006

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made upon ratification:
"The Republic of Guatemala declares that its interpretation, in the context of Article 21.1 (e) (4) of the Convention, is that the implementation of Article 13.4 (d) of the Convention, concerning disclosure to relevant governmental authorities of expenditures by the tobacco industry on advertising, promotion and sponsorship not yet prohibited, will be subject to national law regarding confidentiality and privacy."

Declaration made upon signature:
With respect to Article 21.1(e) and (4) of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on May 21, 2003, that the Republic of Guatemala makes the following interpretative declaration:
"The Republic of Guatemala declares that it interprets, in the context of Article 21.1(e) and (4) of the Convention, that the implementation of Article 13 4(d) of the Convention, concerning disclosure to relevant governmental authorities of expenditures by the tobacco industry on advertising, promotion and sponsorship not yet prohibited, will be subject to national law regarding confidentiality and privacy."