212aRevised text of Annex XII – International Maritime Organization (IMO) – to the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized AgenciesLondon, 16 May 196813 September 1968, No. 521United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 645, p. 340.The term <i>“Participant” </i> in the present context refers to the State party to the Convention, which has undertaken to apply the provisions of the Convention to the above specialized agency, in accordance with section 43 of article XI thereof.
ParticipantApplicationAustralia 9 May 1986 Bahamas17 Mar 1977 Bahrain17 Mar 1977 Belgium23 Dec 2002 Brazil11 Feb 1969 Bulgaria 2 Dec 1968 Cameroon30 Apr 1992 China11 Sep 1979 Denmark20 Mar 1969 Dominica24 Jun 1988 Fiji21 Jun 1971 Finland24 Nov 1969 France 2 Aug 2000 Germany<superscript>1,2,3</superscript>11 Jun 1985 Greece21 Jun 1977 Iran (Islamic Republic of)16 May 1974 Ireland27 Dec 1968 Italy30 Aug 1985 Kuwait 9 Jul 1969 Lithuania10 Feb 1997 Madagascar19 Nov 1968 Malta21 Oct 1968 Mauritius18 Jul 1969 Netherlands (Kingdom of the)29 Oct 1969 New Zealand<superscript>4</superscript> 6 Jun 1969 Norway 1 Oct 1968 Oman19 Oct 2023 Poland19 Jun 1969 Romania15 Sep 1970 Seychelles24 Jul 1985 South Africa30 Aug 2002 Spain26 Sep 1974 St. Lucia 2 Sep 1986 Sweden13 Sep 1968 Tonga17 Mar 1976 Uganda11 Aug 1983 Ukraine25 Feb 1993 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland28 Nov 1968 Zambia16 Jun 1975 Zimbabwe 5 Mar 1991
1See note 1 under “Germany” regarding Berlin (West) in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.2The German Democratic Republic had acceded to the Convention, with a reservation, on 4 October 1974 in respect of the following specialized agencies: ILO, UNESCO, WHO (third revised text of annex VII), UPU, ITU, WMO, IMO (revised text of annex XII). For the text of the reservation see United Nations, <i>Treaty Series </i>, vol. 950, p. 357. See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.3In a communication received by the Secretary-General on 10 October 1957, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany declared that the Convention will also apply to the Saar Territory except that Section 7 (b) of the Convention shall not take effect with regard to the Saar Territory until the expiration of the interim period defined in article 3 of the Treaty of 27 October 1956 between France and the Federal Republic of Germany.4See note 1 under "New Zealand" regarding Tokelau in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.