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CHAPTER VII
TRAFFIC IN PERSONS
4 . International Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Women of Full Age, concluded at Geneva on 11 October 1933, as amended by the Protocol signed at Lake Success, New York, on 12 November 1947
Lake Success, 12 November 1947
Entry into force
:
24 April 1950, the date on which the amendments set forth in the annex to the Protocol of 12 November 1947 entered into force, in accordance with paragraph 2 of article V of the Protocol.
Registration :
24 April 1950, No. 772
Status :
Parties : 31
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 53, p. 49.
Note :
The Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others, concluded at Lake Success, New York of 21 March 1950 consolidates the Protocols, Conventions and Agreements listed in the present chapter under Nos. 1 to 10.  Furthermore, the Convention of 21 March 1950 supercedes the provisions of the above-referenced instruments in the relations between the Parties thereto and shall terminate such instruments when all the Parties thereto shall have become Parties to the Convention of 21 March 1950, in accordance with its article 28.
Participant 1
Definitive signature of the Protocol, Acceptance of the Protocol, Succession to the Protocol
Accession to the Convention as amended by the Protocol(a)
Afghanistan
12 Nov 1947
 
Algeria
  31 Oct 1963 a
Australia
13 Nov 1947
 
Austria
 7 Jun 1950
 
Belgium
12 Nov 1947
 
Brazil
 6 Apr 1950
 
Côte d'Ivoire
 5 Nov 1962
 
Cuba
16 Mar 1981
 
Czech Republic 2
30 Dec 1993
 
Finland
 6 Jan 1949
 
Greece
 5 Apr 1960
 
Hungary
 2 Feb 1950
 
Ireland
19 Jul 1961
 
Libya
  17 Feb 1959 a
Luxembourg
  14 Mar 1955 a
Madagascar
  12 Feb 1964 a
Mali
   2 Feb 1973 a
Mexico
12 Nov 1947
 
Netherlands
 7 Mar 1949
 
Nicaragua
24 Apr 1950
 
Niger
 7 Dec 1964
 
Norway
28 Nov 1947
 
Philippines
  30 Sep 1954 a
Poland
21 Dec 1950
 
Romania
 2 Nov 1950
 
Russian Federation
18 Dec 1947
 
Singapore
  26 Oct 1966 a
Slovakia 2
28 May 1993
 
South Africa
12 Nov 1947
 
Sweden
 9 Jun 1948
 
Turkey
12 Nov 1947
 
Declarations and Reservations
[See also the text of the declarations and reservations in respect of the unamended Convention (chapter VII.5)
and the amending Protocol of 12 November 1947 (chapter VII.1).]
End Note
1.The German Democratic Republic had acceded to the Convention, as amended by the Protocol of 12 November 1947, with a reservation and a declaration, on 16 July 1974.  For the text of the reservation and declaration, see United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 943, p. 335. See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
2.The Protocol of 12 November 1947 amending the Convention having been signed definitively on 12 November 1947 by the Government of Czechoslovakia, the latter applied the Convention as amended as from that date. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.