Scope Of The Protocol To The Convention Of 1979 On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution On Heavy Metals

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Protokolls zu dem Übereinkommen von 1979 über weiträumige grenzüberschreitende Luftverunreinigung betreffend Schwermetalle

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82. Revelation of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals

According to the Communications of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the following States have ratified their instruments of ratification or ratification. Accession instruments to the Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals (BGBl. III N ° 141/2004):

States:

Date of deposit of the instruments of ratification. Certificate of Accession:

Belgium

8 June 2005

Estonia

24 March 2006

Croatia

6 September 2007

the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

1 November 2010

Hungary

19 April 2005

United Kingdom

6 July 2005

On the occasion of the deposit of its instrument of ratification, Estonia has made the following statement:

In accordance with Article 3 (1) and Annex I to the Protocol, the Republic of Estonia shall determine the reference years as follows:

Mercury (Hg)-year 1990

Cadmium (Cd)-year 1990

Lead (Pb)-year 1990.

According to a further note by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Kingdom of the Netherlands 1 On 17 February 2010 the following statement was made:

According to Article 11 (2) of the Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Heavy Metals, the Kingdom of the Netherlands declares that it is both the dispute settlement procedure referred to in this paragraph be accepted as compulsory in respect of each Contracting Party which recognises one or both means of dispute settlement.

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