Entry Into Force Of The Arms Trade Treaty

Original Language Title: Inkrafttreten des Waffenhandelsvertrags

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245. Presentation of the Federal Minister of Arts and Culture, the Constitution and the Media, concerning the entry into force of the Arms Trade Treaty

According to the United Nations Secretary-General's announcement, the Arms Trade Treaty (BGBl. III No 116/2014) pursuant to Art. 22 (1) of 24 December 2014, in force.

Declaration of the Republic of Austria

In accordance with Article 23 of the Treaty, the Treaty, the Republic of Austria declares that it will apply provisionally Articles 6 and 7 pending the entry into force of the Treaty.

(Translation)

Declaration by the Republic of Austria

In accordance with Article 23 of the Treaty, the Republic of Austria declares that it will provisionally apply Articles 6 and 7 until the entry into force of the Treaty.

In addition to Austria, the following other states have ratified, adopted or approved the Treaty:

Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Belgium 1 , Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Costa Rica, Denmark (excluding the Faroe Islands and Greenland), Germany, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Grenada, Guinea, Guyana, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Croatia, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Mexico, Montenegro, New Zealand 1 (excluding Tokelau), Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Portugal, Romania, Samoa, Sweden, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Czech Republic, Hungary, Uruguay, United Kingdom.

In accordance with Article 23, in addition to Austria, the provisional application of Articles 6 and 7 to the entry into force of the Treaty has been declared as follows:

Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, and Hungary.

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