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CHAPTER XVIII
PENAL MATTERS
8 .a Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel
New York, 8 December 2005
Entry into force
:
19 August 2010, in accordance with article VI(1) which reads as follows: "1. This Protocol shall enter into force thirty days after twenty-two instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession have been deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations. 2. For each State ratifying, accepting, approving or acceding to this Protocol after the deposit of the twenty-second instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the Protocol shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.".
Registration :
19 August 2010, No. 35457
Status :
Signatories : 34. Parties : 28
Text :
Doc. A/60/518.
Note :
The above Optional Protocol was adopted on 8 December 2005 during the 61st plenary meeting of the General Assembly by resolution A/60/42.  In accordance with its article IV, the Optional Protocol shall be open for signature by all States from 16 January 2006 to 16 January 2007 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Participant
Signature
Approval(AA), Acceptance(A), Accession(a), Ratification
Australia
19 Sep 2006
 
Austria
14 Mar 2006
 1 Oct 2007
Azerbaijan
26 Sep 2006
18 Mar 2010
Belgium
15 Sep 2006
 3 Oct 2012
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
 3 Aug 2006
 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
   1 Oct 2009 a
Botswana
  13 Jun 2007 a
Bulgaria
20 Sep 2006
 
Central African Republic
27 Feb 2006
 
Chile
15 Sep 2006
 
Cyprus
13 Sep 2006
 
Czech Republic
20 Sep 2006
23 Sep 2008
Denmark
  20 Apr 2011 a
Dominican Republic
  16 Mar 2012 a
Finland
15 Jan 2007
 
France
   8 Aug 2008 a
Germany
13 Sep 2006
17 Dec 2007
Guatemala
  11 Nov 2008 a
Jamaica
   5 May 2009 a
Kenya
12 Jan 2007
12 Jan 2007
Lebanon
14 Mar 2006
 
Liberia
21 Sep 2006
 
Liechtenstein
16 Jan 2006
 4 May 2007
Luxembourg
16 Jan 2006
 
Mali
 5 Jan 2007
 5 Nov 2009
Monaco
  19 Apr 2007 a
Netherlands 1
19 Sep 2006
12 Sep 2007 A
New Zealand
20 Sep 2006
20 Sep 2011
Norway
20 Jan 2006
24 Feb 2006 AA
Poland
15 Sep 2006
 1 Nov 2010
Republic of Korea
20 Sep 2006
 
Romania
20 Sep 2006
 
Senegal
17 Jan 2006
 
Sierra Leone
21 Sep 2006
 
Singapore
  25 Apr 2011 a
Slovakia
22 Sep 2006
 7 May 2007
Slovenia
13 Oct 2006
20 Apr 2009
Spain
19 Sep 2006
27 Sep 2007
Sweden
 7 Jul 2006
30 Aug 2006
Switzerland
19 Sep 2006
 9 Nov 2007
Tunisia
19 Sep 2006
31 Jan 2008
Ukraine
19 Sep 2006
 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2
  20 Jul 2010 a
Uruguay
15 Sep 2006
 
End Note
1.For the Kingdom in Europe.
2. “… the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland wishes the United Kingdom’s […] Accession [to] the Optional Protocol to be extended to the territory of the Isle of Man for whose international relations the United Kingdom is responsible.

The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland considers the extension of the aforesaid [Optional Protocol] to the Isle of Man to enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of the deposit of this notification …”