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CHAPTER XXVII
ENVIRONMENT
9 . Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic, North East Atlantic, Irish and North Seas *
New York, 17 March 1992
Entry into force
:
29 March 1994, in accordance with article 8(5). 1
Registration :
29 March 1994, No. 30865
Status :
Signatories : 6. Parties : 10
Text :
United Nations,  Treaty Series , vol. 1772, p. 217; and C.N.338.1995.TREATIES-2 of 22 November 1995 (procès-verbal of rectification of the French authentic text).
Note :
The Agreement was approved at Geneva on 13 September 1991, during the Third Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals pursuant to article IV (4) of the said Convention, which was done at Bonn on 23 June 1979 ("Bonn Convention").  The Agreement was open for signature at United Nations Headquarters in New York on 17 March 1992 and will remain open for signature at United Nations Headquarters until its entry into force.
* The Amendment to the Agreement (see Chapter XXVII-9(a) herein), which entered into force on 3 February 2008, changed the name of the Agreement. The Agreement was previously known as "Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas".
Participant
Signature
Definitive signature(s), Ratification, Accession(a), Acceptance(A), Approval(AA)
Belgium
 6 Nov 1992
14 May 1993
Denmark
19 Aug 1992
29 Dec 1993 AA
European Union
 7 Oct 1992
 
Finland
  13 Sep 1999 a
France
   3 Oct 2005 a
Germany
 9 Apr 1992
 6 Oct 1993
Lithuania
  27 Jun 2005 a
Netherlands 2
29 Jul 1992
29 Dec 1992 AA
Poland
  18 Jan 1996 a
Sweden
  31 Mar 1992 s
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 3
16 Apr 1992
13 Jul 1993
End Note
1. "Any State that becomes a Party to the Agreement after the entry into force of an Amendment shall, failing an expression of a different intention by that State:

a) be considered as a Party to the Agreement as amended; and

b) be considered as a Party to the unamended Agreement in relation to any Party not bound by the Amendment."

2.For the Kingdom in Europe.
3.For the United Kingdom of Great Britain and the Bailiwick of Guernsey. For the Bailiwick of Jersey (notification received on 26 September 2002).