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CHAPTER VI
NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES
5 . International Opium Convention
Geneva, 19 February 1925 and Lake Success, New York, 11 December 1946 1
Entry into force
:
3 February 1948, the date on which the amendments to the Convention, as set forth in the annex to the Protocol of 11 December 1946, entered into force, in accordance with paragraph 2 of article VII of the Protocol.
Registration :
3 January 1948, No. 1845
Text :
League of Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 81, p. 317.
Note :
In accordance with its article 44 (1), the provisions of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961, as amended by the Protocol amending the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961 of 8 August 1975, as between the parties thereto, terminates and replaces the provisions of the above Convention. See chapter VI.18.
Participant 2, 3
Definitive signature of the Protocol, Acceptance of the Protocol, Succession to the Convention and the Protocol
Accession to the Convention as amended(a), Succession to the Convention as amended(d)
Afghanistan
  29 Jan 1957 a
Algeria
  31 Oct 1963 a
Argentina
11 Dec 1946
 
Australia
28 Aug 1947
 
Austria
17 May 1950
 
Bahamas
13 Aug 1975
 
Belgium
11 Dec 1946
 
Benin
   5 Dec 1961 d
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
14 Dec 1946
 
Brazil
17 Dec 1946
 
Burkina Faso
  26 Apr 1963 a
Cambodia
   3 Oct 1951 d
Cameroon
  20 Nov 1961 d
Canada
11 Dec 1946
 
Central African Republic
   4 Sep 1962 d
Chile
11 Dec 1946
 
Colombia
11 Dec 1946
 
Congo
  15 Oct 1962 d
Côte d'Ivoire
   8 Dec 1961 d
Czech Republic 4
  30 Dec 1993 d
Democratic Republic of the Congo
  31 May 1962 d
Denmark
15 Jun 1949
 
Dominican Republic
11 Dec 1946
 
Ecuador
 8 Jun 1951
 
Egypt
13 Sep 1948
 
Ethiopia
   9 Sep 1947 a
Fiji
 1 Nov 1971
 
Finland
 3 Feb 1948
 
France
10 Oct 1947
 
Germany 5
12 Aug 1959
 
Ghana
   7 Apr 1958 d
Greece
21 Feb 1949
 
Haiti
31 May 1951
 
Honduras
11 Dec 1946
 
Hungary
16 Dec 1955
 
India
11 Dec 1946
 
Indonesia
   3 Apr 1958 a
Iraq
14 Sep 1950
 
Ireland
18 Feb 1948
 
Israel
  16 May 1952 a
Italy
25 Mar 1948
 
Jamaica
  26 Dec 1963 d
Japan
27 Mar 1952
 
Jordan
   7 May 1958 a
Lao People's Democratic Republic
   7 Oct 1950 d
Lebanon
13 Dec 1946
 
Lesotho
   4 Nov 1974 d
Liechtenstein 6
25 Sep 1947
 
Luxembourg
13 Oct 1949
 
Malawi
  22 Jul 1965 d
Malaysia
  21 Aug 1958 d
Mauritius
  18 Jul 1969 d
Monaco
21 Nov 1947
 
Morocco
   7 Nov 1956 d
Netherlands
10 Mar 1948
 
New Zealand 7
11 Dec 1946
 
Niger
  25 Aug 1961 d
Nigeria
  26 Jun 1961 d
Norway
 2 Jul 1947
 
Papua New Guinea
  28 Oct 1980 d
Philippines
17 May 1950
 
Poland
11 Dec 1946
 
Romania
11 Oct 1961
 
Russian Federation
25 Oct 1947
 
Rwanda
   5 Aug 1964 d
Senegal
   2 May 1963 d
Serbia
  31 Jul 2002 d
Sierra Leone
  13 Mar 1962 d
Slovakia 4
  28 May 1993 d
South Africa
24 Feb 1948
 
Spain
26 Sep 1955
 
Sri Lanka
   4 Dec 1957 d
Sweden
17 Oct 1947
 
Switzerland 6
25 Sep 1947
 
Syrian Arab Republic
11 Dec 1946
 
Thailand
27 Oct 1947
 
Togo
  27 Feb 1962 d
Trinidad and Tobago
  11 Apr 1966 d
Turkey
11 Dec 1946
 
Uganda
  20 Oct 1965 a
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
11 Dec 1946
 
Zambia
   9 Apr 1973 d
End Note
1.The Convention was amended by the Protocol signed at Lake Success, New York, on 11 December 1946.
2.The Republic of Viet-Nam had succeeded to the Convention on 11 August 1950.

By joint notifications received from the Governments of France and Viet-Nam on 11 August 1950; from the Governments of France and Laos, on 7 October 1950; and from the Governments of France and Cambodia on 3 October 1951, notice was given of the transfer of functions by the French Government to the Government of the Republic of Viet-Nam, Laos and Cambodia of the duties and obligations arising from the application of the Convention in these countries. It should be noted that the Republic of Viet-Nam succeeded to the Convention on 11 August 1950.  See also note 1 under “Viet Nam” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.

3.The former Yugoslavia had accepted the Protocol on 19 May 1948. See also note 1 under "Bosnia and Herzegovina", "Croatia", "former Yugoslavia", "Slovenia", "The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" and "Yugoslavia" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
4.Czechoslovakia, by virtue of its definitive signature on 11 December 1946 of the Protocol of 11 December 1946 amending the Convention of 1925, became a party to the Convention on the date of that signature.  See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
5.See note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
6.With a declaration of application to the Principality of Liechtenstein.
7.See note 1 under "New Zealand" regarding Tokelau in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.