CHAPTER XXVII
ENVIRONMENT
13bAmendment to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental MattersAlmaty, 27 May 2005in accordance with article 14(4) which stipulates: "Amendments to [the] Convention other than those to an annex shall enter into force for Parties having ratified, approved or accepted them on the ninetieth day after receipt by the Depositary of notification of their ratification, approval or acceptance by at least three fourths of these Parties. Thereafter they shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after that Party deposits its instrument of ratification, approval or acceptance of the amendments.".Parties32<a href="/doc/source/docs/Annex-to-the report-E.pdf" target="_blank">Annex to the Report of the Second Meeting of the Parties (Decision II/1)</a>.At the second meeting of the Parties to the above Convention, held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from 25-27 May 2005, the Parties adopted, in accordance with the procedure laid down in article 14 (4) of the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters, the Amendment to the said Convention as set out in the Annex to the Report of the Second Meeting of the Parties (Decision II/1).
ParticipantApproval(AA), Acceptance(A), RatificationAlbania 3 Sep 2020 AAustria21 May 2008 Belgium17 Jun 2009 Bulgaria30 Apr 2007 Cyprus 7 Oct 2009 ACzech Republic29 Jan 2008 ADenmark<superscript>1</superscript>18 Oct 2006 AAEstonia 1 Feb 2008 European Union 1 Feb 2008 AAFinland10 Jun 2008 AFrance<superscript>2</superscript>11 Jul 2016 AAGeorgia 4 Feb 2016 Germany20 Oct 2009 AHungary16 May 2008 Ireland20 Jun 2012 Italy17 Dec 2008 Latvia 3 Jun 2008 AALithuania30 Aug 2007 Luxembourg 4 Jan 2007 Malta24 Mar 2017 Netherlands<superscript>3</superscript>23 Feb 2009 ANorway 2 May 2008 AAPoland23 Mar 2009 Portugal 8 Sep 2009 Republic of Moldova 7 Dec 2007 ARomania29 Aug 2008 Slovakia 1 Apr 2008 Slovenia23 Apr 2010 Spain21 Feb 2008 ASweden15 Feb 2008 Switzerland 3 Mar 2014 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1 May 2009
1With a territorial exclusion with regard to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.2With a territorial exclusion with regard to New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna.3For the Kingdom in Europe.