Registration Number 22495
Title Additional Protocol to the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects (Protocol IV, entitled Protocol on Blinding Laser Weapons)
ex officio
Places/dates of conclusion
EIF information
30 July 1998 , in accordance with article 2 of the Additional Protocol
Authentic texts
ICJ information
Secretary-General of the United Nations
Registration Date ex officio 30 July 1998
Subject terms
Agreement type Multilateral
UNTS Volume Number 2024 (p.163)
Publication format Full
Certificate Of Registration
Text document(s)
Volume In PDF v2024-old.pdf

ParticipantActionDate of Notification/DepositDate of Effect
AfghanistanConsent to be bound09/08/201709/02/2018
AlbaniaConsent to be bound28/08/200228/02/2003
AlgeriaConsent to be bound06/05/201506/11/2015
Antigua and BarbudaConsent to be bound23/08/201023/02/2011
ArgentinaConsent to be bound21/10/199821/04/1999
AustraliaConsent to be bound22/08/199730/07/1998
AustriaConsent to be bound27/07/199827/01/1999
BahrainConsent to be bound11/03/201611/09/2016
BangladeshConsent to be bound06/09/200006/03/2001
BelarusConsent to be bound13/09/200013/03/2001
BelgiumConsent to be bound10/03/199910/09/1999
BeninConsent to be bound27/09/201927/03/2020
BoliviaConsent to be bound21/09/200121/03/2002
Bosnia and HerzegovinaConsent to be bound11/10/200111/04/2002
BrazilConsent to be bound04/10/199904/04/2000
BulgariaConsent to be bound03/12/199803/06/1999
Burkina FasoConsent to be bound26/11/200326/05/2004
CambodiaConsent to be bound25/03/199730/07/1998
CameroonConsent to be bound07/12/200607/06/2007
CanadaConsent to be bound05/01/199830/07/1998
Cape VerdeConsent to be bound16/09/199730/07/1998
ChileConsent to be bound15/10/200315/04/2004
ChinaConsent to be bound04/11/199804/05/1999
ColombiaConsent to be bound06/03/200006/09/2000
Costa RicaConsent to be bound17/12/199817/06/1999
CroatiaConsent to be bound25/04/200225/10/2002
CubaConsent to be bound14/11/201214/05/2013
CyprusConsent to be bound22/07/200322/01/2004
Czech RepublicConsent to be bound10/08/199810/02/1999
DenmarkConsent to be bound30/04/199730/07/1998
Dominican RepublicConsent to be bound21/06/201021/12/2010
EcuadorConsent to be bound16/12/200316/06/2004
El SalvadorConsent to be bound26/01/200026/07/2000
EstoniaConsent to be bound20/04/200020/10/2000
FinlandConsent to be bound11/01/199630/07/1998
FranceConsent to be bound30/06/199830/12/1998
GabonConsent to be bound22/09/201022/03/2011
GeorgiaConsent to be bound14/07/200614/01/2007
GermanyConsent to be bound27/06/199730/07/1998
GreeceConsent to be bound05/08/199730/07/1998
GrenadaConsent to be bound10/12/201410/06/2015
GuatemalaConsent to be bound30/08/200228/02/2003
Guinea-BissauConsent to be bound06/08/200806/02/2009
Holy SeeConsent to be bound22/07/199730/07/1998
HondurasConsent to be bound30/10/200330/04/2004
HungaryConsent to be bound30/01/199830/07/1998
IcelandConsent to be bound22/08/200822/02/2009
IndiaConsent to be bound02/09/199902/03/2000
IraqConsent to be bound24/09/201424/03/2015
IrelandConsent to be bound27/03/199730/07/1998
IsraelConsent to be bound30/10/200030/04/2001
ItalyConsent to be bound13/01/199913/07/1999
JamaicaConsent to be bound25/09/200825/03/2009
JapanConsent to be bound10/06/199730/07/1998
KazakhstanConsent to be bound08/07/200908/01/2010
KuwaitConsent to be bound24/05/201324/11/2013
LatviaConsent to be bound11/03/199811/09/1998
LesothoConsent to be bound25/04/201625/10/2016
LiberiaConsent to be bound16/09/200516/03/2006
LiechtensteinConsent to be bound19/11/199730/07/1998
LithuaniaConsent to be bound03/06/199803/12/1998
LuxembourgConsent to be bound05/08/199905/02/2000
MadagascarConsent to be bound14/03/200814/09/2008
MaldivesConsent to be bound07/09/200007/03/2001
MaliConsent to be bound24/10/200124/04/2002
MaltaConsent to be bound24/09/200424/03/2005
MauritiusConsent to be bound24/12/200224/06/2003
MexicoConsent to be bound10/03/199810/09/1998
MongoliaConsent to be bound06/04/199906/10/1999
MoroccoConsent to be bound19/03/200219/09/2002
NauruConsent to be bound12/11/200112/05/2002
NetherlandsTerritorial application28/04/2014 
NetherlandsConsent to be bound25/03/199925/09/1999
New ZealandConsent to be bound08/01/199830/07/1998
NicaraguaConsent to be bound05/12/200005/06/2001
NigerConsent to be bound18/09/200718/03/2008
NoneAcceptance of declaration19/10/199819/10/1998
NorwayConsent to be bound20/04/199820/10/1998
PakistanConsent to be bound05/12/200005/06/2001
PanamaConsent to be bound26/03/199730/07/1998
ParaguayConsent to be bound03/12/200803/06/2009
PeruConsent to be bound03/07/199730/07/1998
PhilippinesConsent to be bound12/06/199730/07/1998
PolandConsent to be bound23/09/200423/03/2005
PortugalConsent to be bound12/11/200112/05/2002
QatarConsent to be bound16/11/200916/05/2010
Republic of MoldovaConsent to be bound08/09/200008/03/2001
RomaniaConsent to be bound25/08/200325/02/2004
Russian FederationConsent to be bound09/09/199909/03/2000
Saudi ArabiaConsent to be bound07/12/200707/06/2008
Serbia and MontenegroConsent to be bound12/08/200312/02/2004
SeychellesConsent to be bound08/06/200008/12/2000
Sierra LeoneConsent to be bound30/09/200430/03/2005
SingaporeConsent to be bound21/09/202321/03/2024
SlovakiaConsent to be bound30/11/199930/05/2000
SloveniaConsent to be bound03/12/200203/06/2003
South AfricaConsent to be bound26/06/199826/12/1998
SpainConsent to be bound19/01/199830/07/1998
Sri LankaConsent to be bound24/09/200424/03/2005
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesConsent to be bound06/12/201006/06/2011
SwedenConsent to be bound15/01/199730/07/1998
SwitzerlandConsent to be bound24/03/199824/09/1998
TajikistanConsent to be bound12/10/199912/04/2000
The former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaConsent to be bound19/03/200719/09/2007
TunisiaConsent to be bound23/03/200623/09/2006
TurkeyConsent to be bound02/03/200502/09/2005
UkraineConsent to be bound28/05/200328/11/2003
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandConsent to be bound11/02/199911/08/1999
United States of AmericaConsent to be bound21/01/200921/07/2009
UruguayConsent to be bound18/09/199818/03/1999
UzbekistanConsent to be bound29/09/199730/07/1998