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CHAPTER IX
HEALTH
4 .a Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products
Seoul, 12 November 2012
Not yet in force
:
Article 45: 1. This Protocol shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date of deposit of the fortieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval, formal confirmation or accession with the Depositary. 2. For each Party to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control that ratifies, accepts, approves or formally confirms this Protocol or accedes thereto after the conditions set out in paragraph 1 for entry into force have been fulfilled, this Protocol shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval, accession or formal confirmation. 3. For the purposes of this Article, any instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by States Members of that organization.
Status :
Signatories : 54. Parties : 1
Text :
The above Protocol, which was adopted during the fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control by Decision FCTC/COP5 (1) of 12 November 2012, will be open for signature at a signing ceremony to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 10 to 11 January 2013 and, thereafter, at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
In accordance with its article 43, the Protocol shall be open for signature by all Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control at World Health Organization Headquarters in Geneva from 10 to 11 January 2013, and thereafter at United Nations Headquarters in New York until 9 January 2014.
Participant
Signature
Approval(AA), Acceptance(A), Accession(a), Ratification
Austria
 9 Jan 2014
 
Belgium
17 May 2013
 
Benin
24 Sep 2013
 
Botswana
 1 Oct 2013
 
Burkina Faso
 8 Mar 2013
 
China
10 Jan 2013
 
Colombia
21 Feb 2013
 
Costa Rica
21 Mar 2013
 
Côte d'Ivoire
24 Sep 2013
 
Cyprus
23 Oct 2013
 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
 9 Dec 2013
 
Denmark
 7 Jan 2014
 
Ecuador
25 Sep 2013
 
European Union
20 Dec 2013
 
Fiji
11 Jul 2013
 
Finland
25 Sep 2013
 
France
10 Jan 2013
 
Gabon
10 Jan 2013
 
Germany
 1 Oct 2013
 
Ghana
24 Sep 2013
 
Greece
 9 Jul 2013
 
Guinea-Bissau
24 Sep 2013
 
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
 7 Jan 2014
 
Ireland
20 Dec 2013
 
Israel
23 Dec 2013
 
Kenya
29 May 2013
 
Kuwait
11 Nov 2013
 
Libya
10 Jan 2013
 
Lithuania
 6 Sep 2013
 
Madagascar
25 Sep 2013
 
Mali
 8 Jan 2014
 
Mongolia
 1 Nov 2013
 
Montenegro
 1 Jul 2013
 
Myanmar
10 Jan 2013
 
Netherlands
 6 Jan 2014
 
Nicaragua
10 Jan 2013
20 Dec 2013
Norway
16 Oct 2013
 
Panama
10 Jan 2013
 
Portugal
 8 Jan 2014
 
Qatar
18 Jun 2013
 
Republic of Korea
10 Jan 2013
 
Slovenia
 6 Jan 2014
 
South Africa
10 Jan 2013
 
Sudan
30 Sep 2013
 
Sweden
 6 Jan 2014
 
Syrian Arab Republic
10 Jan 2013
 
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
 8 Jan 2014
 
Togo
 9 Jan 2014
 
Tunisia
11 Jan 2013
 
Turkey
10 Jan 2013
 
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
17 Dec 2013
 
United Republic of Tanzania
24 Sep 2013
 
Uruguay
10 Jan 2013
 
Yemen
 7 Jan 2014