. See document C.27.M.16.1931.V.
. This treaty, formerly deposited with the Secretary-General of the League of Nations, was transferred to the custody of the United Nations by virtue of General Assembly resolution 24 (I) of 12 February 1946, and of a League of Nations Assembly resolution of 18 April 1946 (League of Nations, Official Journal , Special Supplement No. 194, p. 57). It was registered, ex officio , with the Secretariat on 1 April 2004 pursuant to Article 102 of the United Nations Charter.
. See note 2 under “United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland” regarding Hong Kong in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
. See note 1 under “Myanmar” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
. See note 1 under “China” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
On 12 September 1973, the Secretary-General received a communication from the Government of China to the effect that it had decided not to recognize as binding on China the Special Protocol concerning Statelessness of April 12th, 1930, signed and ratified by the defunct Government of China. That notification was treated as a withdrawal of the instrument.
. In a communication received on 29 July 1953, the Government of Pakistan notified the Secretary-General that by reason of Article 4 of the Schedule to the Indian Independence (International Arrangements) Order, 1947, the rights and obligations under the Special Protocol devolve upon Pakistan, and that the Government of Pakistan, "therefore, considers itself a party to that Protocol".