Minister of Foreign Affairs
of 6 December. December 1963
of the Treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons tests in the atmosphere, in outer
space and under water
On 5 July 2004. August 1963 in Moscow was negotiated, the Treaty on the prohibition of experiments with
nuclear weapons in the atmosphere, in outer space and under water.
The contract was signed on behalf of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic in
Moscow, in London and in Washington June 8. August 1963. The Treaty entered
in force pursuant to article III, paragraph 3 of the 10 June. October 1963, i.e.,. in
the day when they deposited their instruments of ratification in Moscow, in London and in the
Washington the Government Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United
Britain and the United States of America.
With the Treaty, the implementation of the National Assembly of the Czechoslovak Socialist
the Republic of the agreement of 5 May 1999. in December 1963, and the president of the Republic it
ratified 10 December. October 1963.
The instruments of ratification were deposited the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic
the depositaries of the Treaty, and with the Governments of the Union of Soviet Socialist
republics and the United Kingdom on 14 July. October 1963, and with the Government of the United States
us 17 May. October 1963.
On the basis of article III, paragraph 4, entered for the Czechoslovak
Socialist Republic of the Treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons-related experiments in
the atmosphere, in outer space and under water in force save
instruments of ratification.
Czech translation of the contract shall be published at the same time.
on the prohibition of nuclear weapons tests in the atmosphere, in outer space and
The Government of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom
Of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and United States of America,
referred to as the "original parties",
declaring its main goal of reaching an agreement as soon as possible
General and complete disarmament under strict international control in
accordance with the objectives of the United Nations, which would put an end to the races
in the arms race and eliminate the motives for the manufacture and testing of all types of
weapons, including nuclear,
aiming to achieve a cessation of all test explosions of nuclear weapons
forever, being resolved to continue negotiations and, therefore, desiring to
put an end to that environment that envelops you, it zamořováno
have agreed as follows:
1. Each Contracting Party undertakes to prohibit all test explosions
of nuclear weapons and all other nuclear explosions, to prevent them and
do not, at any place under its jurisdiction
and in the air); outside its borders, and was reading in this space; under
water, and was reading in coastal waters and the open sea; and
b) in any other environment if such explosion causes silting
radioactive waste outside the territory of the State under whose jurisdiction or
control such explosion is carried out. It should be noted that the
the provisions of this section must not be an obstacle to the conclusion of the contract, which
will lead to the banning of all nuclear test explosions forever, was reading in it
all such attempts under the Earth; on the conclusion of the Contracting Parties
seek, as it has already stated in the preamble to this agreement.
2. Each of the Contracting Parties shall furthermore undertakes to avoid incitement,
encouragement or any participation in the implementation of any experimental
explosions of nuclear weapons or any other nuclear explosions anywhere
carried out, which would be carried out in any of the environment
referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, or should the consequences referred to in
1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Treaty. The text of the
any proposed amendment shall be submitted to the Governments of depozitářským, which is
They shall be distributed to all parties. Then, if so requested by one-third, or
more of the parties, convene a Conference and invite Government depozitářské on
her all the Contracting Parties, to discuss the proposed amendment.
2. any amendment to this Treaty must be approved by a majority of
the Contracting Parties, and was reading in that the voices of all of the original Contracting Parties.
The amendment shall enter into force for all Contracting Parties after most
the Contracting Parties, and was reading in that all of the original Contracting Parties, deposited into the
deposit their instruments of ratification.
1. this Treaty shall be open for signature by all States. Any State,
who does not sign this Treaty before its entry into force in accordance with
paragraph 3 of this article may accede to it at any time.
2. this Treaty is subject to ratification by States which have signed it.
The instruments of ratification and instruments of accession are to be handed in for safekeeping
the Governments of the States-the original Contracting Parties-the Union of Soviet
Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Northern Ireland and the United States of America, which are hereby determine for
3. this Treaty shall enter into force after ratification by all original
the Contracting Parties and the deposit of their instruments of ratification.
4. For States whose instruments of ratification or instrument of accession shall be
stored for safekeeping after the entry into force of this Treaty, the Treaty shall enter in the
force on the date of deposit of the instrument of ratification or instrument of
5. the Depozitářské Government shall inform all States that this
Have signed or acceded to, the date of each signature, the date of
the deposit of any instrument of ratification or instrument of accession, on the date of entry
This Treaty enters into force, the date of receipt of any request for the convening of a
the Conference, as well as other notifications.
6. This Treaty shall be registered in accordance with article depozitářskými the Governments of the
102 of the Charter of the United Nations.
This Treaty has unlimited validity.
Each Contracting Party shall have the right, on the basis of the performance of their State
sovereignty, terminate the contract, if it comes to the decision that the
the exceptional circumstances related to the content of this Treaty endangers the higher
the interests of her country. About this denunciation must inform all other
the parties three months in advance.
This Treaty, of which the Russian and English texts being equally authentic, shall be
stored in the archives of the depozitářských Government. Depozitářské Government shall transfer the
duly certified copies of this Treaty to the Governments of the States which have signed
and acceded to.
On the evidence of subscribers agents, men duly authorised thereto, this
The Treaty signed.
Done in triplicate in Moscow on 5 December. August of the year one thousand nine hundred
For the Government of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics:
A. Gromyko in r.
For the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland:
Home in r.
For the Government of the United States of America:
Dean Rusk in the r.