CHAPTER XIX
COMMODITIES
30aProtocol of 1993 extending the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 1986Geneva, 10 March 1993provisionally on 26 January 1994 and definitively on 25 March 1994, in accordance with article 8(1). The International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 1986 and the Protocol of 1993 extending that Agreement, were consolidated into one single instrument in accordance with the provisions of the Protocol [see chapter XIX.30(b)].26 January 1994, No. 24591Signatories7Parties111United Nations, <i>Treaty Series</i>, vol. 1763, p. 319; Doc. TD/OLIVE OIL.9/6; and depositary notification C.N.343.1995.TREATIES-4 of 10 November 1995 (procès-verbal of rectification of the authentic italian text).The Protocol, of which the Arabic, English, French, Italian and Spanish texts are equally authentic, was adopted at the United Nations Conference on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 1993, held in Geneva on 8, 9 and 10 March 1993. The Protocol was open for signature at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, from 1 May until 31 December 1993 in accordance with its article 5. In accordance with article 1, paragraph 2, so far as the Parties to the Protocol are concerned, the Agreement and the Protocol shall be read and interpreted as one single instrument and shall be known as the "International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 1986, as amended and extended, 1993". Subsequently, the International Olive Oil Council took the following decisions: <b>Date of the decision: Subject:</b> 28 January 1994 Extension until 31 March 1994 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval in the case of those Governments which have not made a notification of provisional application of the Agreement as amended and extended. Extension until 30 June 1994 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval by Governments which have made a notification of provisional application of the Agreement as amended and extended. 11 April 1994 Extension until 30 June 1994 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval by signatory Governments. 31 May 1994 Extension until 31 December 1994 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval of the Protocol and accession by Lebanon to the Agreement. 17 November 1994 Extension until 30 June 1995 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance,approval by Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and accession by Lebanon and the Syrian Arab Republic. 1 June 1995 Extension until 31 December 1995 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval by Algeria, Egypt, Morocco and accession by Lebanon, Morocco and the Syrian Arab Republic. 24 November 1995 Extension until 30 June 1996 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval by Morocco and accession by the Syrian Arab Republic. 6 June 1996 Extension until 31 December 1996 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification by Morocco and accession by Croatia and the Syrian Arab Republic. 20 November 1996 Extension until 30 June 1997 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification by Morocco and accession by Croatia and the Syrian Arab Republic. 5 June 1997 Extension until 31 December 1997 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification by Morocco and accession by Croatia and the Syrian Arab Republic. 20 November 1997 Extension until 30 June 1998 of the time-limit for the deposit of the instrument of ratification by Morocco. 4 June 1998 Extension until 30 December 1998 of the time-limit for the deposit of the instrument of ratification by Morocco. 25 November 1998 Extension until 30 June 1999 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification by Morocco and accession by Croatia and Slovenia. 10 June 1999 Extension until 31 December 1999 of the time-limit for the deposit of instruments of ratification by Morocco and accession by Slovenia. 17 November 1999 Extension until 30 June 2000 of the time-limit for the deposit of the instrument of ratification by Morocco. 8 June 2000 Extension until 31 December 2000 of the time-limit for the deposit of the instrument of ratification by Morocco.
ParticipantSignatureProvisional application of the Agreement as amended and extendedRatification, Accession(a), Acceptance(A), Approval(AA)Algeria29 Dec 1993 8 Feb 1995 Croatia27 Apr 1999 aCyprus17 Dec 1993 26 Jan 1994 Egypt30 Dec 1993 18 Jan 1995 European Union21 Dec 1993 21 Dec 1993 AAIsrael30 Dec 1993 30 Dec 1993 Lebanon 7 Jul 1995 aMorocco23 Jun 1993 2 Oct 2000 Slovenia30 Jun 1999 aSyrian Arab Republic29 Dec 1997 aTunisia23 Aug 1993 30 Dec 1993 30 Jun 1994 Turkey<superscript>1</superscript>[21 Dec 1993 ][25 Mar 1994 ]
Declarations and Reservations(Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations and reservations were made upon ratification,accession, acceptance, approval or notification of provisional application.)Syrian Arab RepublicDeclaration:"The accession of the Syrian Arab Republic to the above-mentioned Agreement does not mean recognition of Israel or establishing any kind of relations with it."TurkeyUpon signature:"The signature, acceptance or ratification of this Protocol by the Republic of Turkey shall in no way imply the recognition of the `Republic of Cyprus' by Turkey. Nor should it imply any change in Turkey's well-known position that the Greek Cypriot side does not possess the right or authority to become party to international instruments on behalf of Cyprus as a whole. Turkey's accession to this Protocol, therefore, should not signify any obligation on the part of Turkey to enter into any dealings with `Republic of Cyprus' as are regulated by the Protocol."1On 26 August 1998, the Government of Turkey notified the Secretary-General that it had decided to withdraw from the International Agreement on Olive Oil and Table Olives, 1986, as amended and extended, 1993, with effect from 24 November 1998.