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CHAPTER XXVII
ENVIRONMENT
3 .b Basel Protocol on Liability and Compensation for Damage Resulting from Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal
Basel, 10 December 1999
Not yet in force
:
see article 29 which reads as follows: "1. The Protocol shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, formal confirmation, approval or accession. 2. For each State or regional economic integration organization which ratifies, accepts, approves or formally confirms the Protocol or accedes thereto after the date of the deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval, formal confirmation or accession, it shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit by such State or regional economic integration organization of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval, formal confirmation or accession. 3. For the purpose of paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article, any instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by member States of such organization".
Status :
Signatories : 13. Parties : 11. 1
Text :
Doc. UNEP/CHW.1/WG/1/9/2; depositary notification C.N.120.2005.TREATIES-12 of 23 February 2005 [Proposal of corrections to the original text of the Protocol (authentic Spanish text)] and C.N.407.2005.TREATIES-3 of 25 May 2005 [(Corrections to the original of the Protocol (Authentic Spanish text)].
Note :
The Protocol will be open for signature by States and by regional economic integration organizations Parties to the Basel Convention in Berne at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland from 6 to 17 March 2000 and at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 1 April 2000 to 10 December 2000, in accordance with its article 26.
Participant
Signature
Approval(AA), Formal confirmation(c), Acceptance(A), Accession(a), Ratification
Botswana
  17 Jun 2004 a
Chile
 8 Dec 2000
 
Colombia
22 Nov 2000
22 Jul 2008
Congo
  20 Apr 2007 a
Costa Rica
27 Apr 2000
 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
  23 Mar 2005 a
Denmark
 5 Dec 2000
 
Ethiopia
   8 Oct 2003 a
Finland
 6 Dec 2000
 
France
 8 Dec 2000
 
Ghana
   9 Jun 2005 a
Hungary
 5 Dec 2000
 
Liberia
  16 Sep 2005 a
Luxembourg
28 Aug 2000
 
Monaco
17 Mar 2000
 
Saudi Arabia
  10 Jan 2013 a
Sweden
 1 Dec 2000
 
Switzerland
 9 Mar 2000
 
Syrian Arab Republic
   5 Oct 2004 a
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
 3 Apr 2000
 
Togo
   2 Jul 2004 a
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
 7 Dec 2000
 
Yemen
  25 Aug 2009 a
Declarations and Reservations
(Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations were made upon formal confirmation,
ratification, acceptance, formal confirmation, approval or accession.)
Chile

Declaration:
       Chile understands that aritcle 12 of the Protocol and Annex B thereto do not imply any obstacle for the exporter or the notifier in terms of being able to negotiate with the importer or the disposer the conditions under which the insurance cost involved in the operation shall be defrayed.

Syrian Arab Republic

Declaration:
       ... that the accession of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Amendment and the Protocol shall not under any circumstances whatsoever signify recognition of Israel, nor shall it lead to entry therewith into any dealings that may be governed by the provisions of the said amendment and Protocol.

End Note
1.For the purpose of entry into force of the [Convention/Protocol] , any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by member States of that Organization.