.On depositing the instrument of ratification, the Government of Switzerland declared that the provisions of the Convention will apply to the Principality of Liechtenstein so long as it is linked to Switzerland by a customs union treaty.
.The rectification was proposed by the Secretary-General on 19 January 1984. It was effected on 18 April in the absence of any objections.
.The former Yugoslavia had signed and ratified the Convention on 29 March 1984 and 2 July 1985, respectively. 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.
.Czechoslovakia had acceded to the Convention on 6 September 1991. See also note 1 under “Czech Republic” and note 1 under “Slovakia” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
.The German Democratic Republic had acceded to the Convention on 22 April 1987, with the following declaration:
The German Democratic Republic does not consider itself bound by the provisions of article 20, paragraphs 2 to 7 of the Convention according to which a dispute regarding the interpretation or application of the Convention not settled by negotiation shall be subject to arbitration upon the request of one of the Contracting Parties party to the dispute.
In this connection the German Democratic Republic takes the view that in each case the consent of all contracting parties to the dispute is required to settle a dispute by arbitration.
See also note 2 under “Germany” in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
.See note 1 under “Germany” Berlin (West) in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
.See note 1 under "Montenegro" in the "Historical Information" section in the front matter of this volume.
.For the Kingdom in Europe, for the Netherlands Antilles and for Aruba. See also note 1 under “Netherlands” regarding Aruba/Netherlands Antilles in the “Historical Information” section in the front matter of this volume.
.For the United Kingdom, the Bailiwick of Jersey, the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Saint Helena and Saint Helena Dependencies.
.By 7 August 2003, i.e. within a period of one year from the date of its notification (that is to say, 8 August 2002) no objection had been notified to the Secretary-General. Consequently, in keeping with the depositary practice followed in similar cases, the Secretary-General proposed to receive the reservation in question for deposit.
.Within a period of one year from the date of the depositary notification transmitting the reservation (C.N.845.2006.TREATIES-2 of 13 October 2006), none of the Contracting Parties to the said Convention had notified the Secretary-General of an objection either to the deposit itself or to the procedure envisaged. Consequently, the reservation in question was accepted for deposit upon the above-stipulated one year period, that is on 13 October 2007.