Scope Of The Stockholm Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Stockholmer Übereinkommens über persistente organische Schadstoffe

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149. Chancellor's presentation on the scope of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

According to the United Nations Secretary-General's communications, the following other states have their instruments of ratification of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (BGBl. III n ° 158/2004, as last amended by BGBl. III No. 152/2012, last proclamation of the BGBl area. III, No 102/2010):

States:

Date of deposit of the instrument of ratification:

Montenegro

31 March 2011

Palau

8 September 2011

Russian Federation

17 August 2011

Saudi Arabia

25 July 2012

Zimbabwe

1 March 2012

Suriname

20 September 2011

On the occasion of the deposit of the instrument of ratification, the Russian Federation made the following statement:

1.

In accordance with Article 18 (2) of the Convention, the Russian Federation declares that it is in respect of any dispute concerning the interpretation or application of the Convention, which is referred to in Article 18 (2) (2). (a) and (b) of the Convention shall be deemed to be mandatory in relation to any Contracting Party taking over the same obligation;

2.

Pursuant to Art. 25 (4) of the Convention, the Russian Federation states that any changes to installations A, B or C for the Russian Federation shall not be made until after the deposit of their respective instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. enter into force.

According to a further note by the Secretary-General, Denmark 1 On 10 February 2012, it withdrew its declared reservation concerning the application of the Stockholm Convention to the Faroe Islands.

Faymann