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Contracting Parties  >   Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials > Switzerland 

SignatureNovember 22, 1950
RatificationApril 7, 1953
Entry into forceJuly 7, 1953

Declarations, Reservations etc.

On June 16, 1975, the Government of Switzerland declared that the provisions of the Agreement apply to the Principality of Liechtenstein so long as it is linked to Switzerland by a customs union treaty.

Declaration made upon ratification:
"The Government of Switzerland reserves the right to resume its freedom of action with regard to contracting States which unilaterally apply quantitative restrictions and exchange control measures of a nature to render the Agreement inoperative.
Furthermore, [the signature by the Government of Switzerland] is appended without prejudice to the attitudes of the Government of Switzerland in regard to the Havana Charter for an International Trade Organization signed at Havana on 24 March 1948."