Agreement On Measures Prohibiting And Preventing The Illicit Import, Export And Transfer Of Ownership Of Cultural Property

Original Language Title: Übereinkommen über Maßnahmen zum Verbot und zur Verhütung der unzulässigen Einfuhr, Ausfuhr und Übereignung von Kulturgut

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Convention on measures to prohibit and prevent the inadmissible import, export and transfer of cultural property

[Conventions in German-language translation see annexes]

[Conventions in English language version see annexes]

[Conventions in French language version see annexes]

The instrument of ratification signed by the Federal President and countersigned by the Federal Chancellor was deposited with the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on 15 July 2015; the Convention shall enter into force in accordance with its Article 21 for Austria, 15. October 2015, in force.

According to the Communications of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the following additional instruments of ratification or ratification have been made. Certificates of acceptance on the subject of the present Convention or statements of continuance:

Afghanistan, Egypt, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Australia 1 , Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium 1 , Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Chile 1 , China, Costa Rica, Côte d' Ivoire, Denmark 1 (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands), Germany, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland 1 , France 1 , Gabon, Georgia, Grenada, Greece, Guatemala 1 , Guinea, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iraq, Iran, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea, Croatia, Cuba 1 , Kuwait, Lesotho, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Mauritius, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Mexico 1 , Moldova 2 , Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand (excluding Tokelau), Nicaragua, Netherlands, Niger, Nigeria, Norway (for regions of the Kingdom of Norway and for the Norway-dependent areas Bouvetinsel, Peter-I-Isle 3 and Queen Maud Land 3 ), Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Rwanda, Romania, Russian Federation, Zambia, Saudi Arabia, Sweden 1 , Switzerland, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Zimbabwe, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Swaziland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Chad, Czech Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary 1 , Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, United States 1 , United Kingdom 1 , Vietnam, Central African Republic, Cyprus.