On The Prohibition Of Use Of Stifling, Nagging Or Similar Gases

Original Language Title: o zákazu užívati dusivých, otravných nebo podobných plynů

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173/1938 Sb.



Protocol



on the prohibition of the use in war of stifling, nagging or similar gases and

means of bacteriological, signed in Geneva on 17. June 1925.



On behalf of the Czechoslovak Republic.



On behalf of the Czechoslovak Republic,

Germany, the United States, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, big

Britain, Canada, the Irish Free State, India, Bulgaria, Chile,

China, Colombia, Denmark, Egypt, Spain, Estonia, Abyssinia, Finland,

France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania,

Luxembourg, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, The Netherlands, Persia, Poland,

Portugal, Romania, El Salvador, Siam, Sweden, Switzerland, Uk

Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, Turkey, Uruguay, and Venezuela has been concluded

This Protocol:



(Translation.)



Protocol



on the prohibition of the use in war of stifling, nagging or similar gases and

resource warfare. Signed in Geneva on 17. June 1925.



Subscribers plnomocníci on behalf of their Governments:



considering that the use of stifling, nagging or similar gases,

as well as all such liquids, solids neb resources in the war, it was

the law condemned by public opinion of the world, civilisovaného



considering that the prohibition of the use was expressed in the treaties,

which the parties, most of the powers of the world, and



intend to způsobiti to make it universally recognized as part of the international

This prohibition law, which forces as well as the conscience of Nations, prakse



they proclaim,



the High Contracting Parties, if they are not already bound by the treaties

which ban such use shall accept this ban, agrees to

This was extended to the prohibition of the use of war funds for bacteriological,

and they concur that it is considered to be bound to each other under the provisions of the

This claim.



The High Contracting Parties to make every effort to compel other States

to do so, to accede to this Protocol. Such an approach will be announced

the Government of the French Republic and by all the powers that the Protocol

have signed or acceded to. Shall take effect on the date on which the notification

will be notified the French Government of the Republic.



This Protocol, of which the French and English texts are authentic

shall be ratified as soon as possible. Will be dated today.



Ratification of this Protocol will be sent to the Government of the French Republic,

that inform the store each of the powers which the Protocol

has signed or acceded to it.



Instruments of ratification or accession will be stored in the archives of the Government

the Republic of France.



This Protocol takes the scope for each of the power that it

signed, starting from the date on which its ratification has been deposited, and from that

the moment the power committed against other powers that have already

deposited its ratification.



So plnomocníci on my conscience have signed this Protocol.



Drawn up in Geneva, in a single copy, this seventeenth day of June of the year one thousand

devítistého twenty-fifth.



For Germany



H. von Eckhardt



For the United States



Theodore E. Burton



Hugh S. Gibson



For Austria



E. Pflugl



For Belgium



Fernand C



In Brasilia



Contre-Admiral



A.c. de Souza e Silva



Major Estevao



Leitao de Carvalho



For The British Empire



I declare that my signature does not oblige India or any British

Dominion, which is especially a member of the League of Nations, and which particularly

to sign this Protocol or accede to it.



Onslow



For Canada



Walter A. Riddell



For the Irish Free State



For India



P. Z. Cox



For Bulgaria



D. Mikoff



For Chile



Luis Cabrera



divisní General



After China



For Colombia



For Denmark



A. Oldenburg



For Egypt



Ahmed El Kadry



For Spain



Emilio de Palacios



For Estonia



J. Laidoner



For Abyssinia



Guétatchou Moor Herouy herouy



A. Tasfae



For Finland



O. Enckell



For France



J. Paul-Boncour



For Greece



Vassili Dendramis



D. Vlachopoulos



For Hungary



For Italy



Pietro Cimienti



Alberto de Marinis-Stendardo



For Japan



M. Matsuda



For Latvia



Colonel Hartmanis



For Lithuania



Dr. Zaunius



For Luxembourg



Ch. G. Vermaire



For Nicaraguu



A. Sottile



For Norway



Chr. L. Lange



For Panama



For The Netherlands



Doude Van Troostwijk W.



W. Guerin



In Persia



For Poland



General Sosnkowski Casimir



G. D. Morawski



For Portugal



A. M. Bartholomeu Ferreira



Americo da Costa Leme



For Romania



Ad referendum



N. P. Comnene



General T. Dumitrescu



For El Salvador



J. Gustavo Guerrero



For Siam



M. C. Vipulya



For Sweden



Einar Hennings



For Switzerland



subject to ratification:



Lohner



Mller, Ed.



For the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes



J. Doutchitch



General Kalafatovitch



The captain of the frigate Mariasevitch



In Czechoslovakia



Dr. Squirrel Ferdinand



For The Turkey



M. Tewfik



For Uruguay



Enrique E. Buero



For Venezuela



C. Parra Pérez



Prozkoumavše endorsement of this Protocol and we confirm it, subject to

the Czechoslovak Republic ceases ipso facto to be bound by this

The Protocol against any State whose armed power or force

his allies by hastening the prohibitions contained in the Protocol.



The conscience we have signed this sheet and the seal of the Republic

The Czechoslovak přitisknouti dali.



Prague Castle on 21 February 2006. June summers devítistého thirty-one thousand

on the eighth day.



The President of the Czechoslovak Republic



Dr. Edvard Beneš-v.r.



L. S.



Minister of Foreign Affairs:



Dr. k. Krofta v.r.



Is announced, adding that the ratification instrument was deposited from Czechoslovakia

in the archives of the Government of the Republic of France on 16. August 1938, and from this day

Protocol for the Republic acquired the Czechoslovak towards others

powers that have already deposited their ratification.



Protocol are not yet bound by these States: Germany, Belgium, the Empire

The Uk, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, The Union Of South Africa, Ireland,

India, Iraq, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Denmark, Egypt, Spain,

Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Iran, Italy, Latvia, Liberia,

Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Norway, the Netherlands (with Dutch India

Suriname and Curacaem), Poland, Portugal, Romania, Siam, Sweden,

Switzerland, Turkey, Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics, Venezuela

and Yugoslavia.



Dr. Krofta v.r.