Rs 0.191.022 Protocol Of Optional Signature Of April 24, 1963, To The Vienna Convention On Consular Relations Concerning Acquisition Of Nationality

Original Language Title: RS 0.191.022 Protocole de signature facultative du 24 avril 1963 à la Convention de Vienne sur les relations consulaires concernant l’acquisition de la nationalité

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0.191.022 original text Protocol of signature optional to the Vienna Convention on consular relations concerning acquisition of nationality concluded at Vienna on 24 April 1963, approved by the Federal Assembly on 23 March 1990, Instrument of accession deposited by the Switzerland on June 12, 1992, entered into force for the Switzerland on 12 July 1992 (report February 26, 2015) the States parties to the present Protocol and the Vienna Convention on the consular relations hereinafter referred to as "the Convention", which was adopted by the Conference of the United Nations held in Vienna from March 4 to April 22, 1963, expressing their desire to establish between them standards related to the acquisition of nationality by members of the consular post and members of their family living in their homes, agreed to the following provisions: art. I for the purposes of this Protocol, the term "members of the consular post" has the meaning given to it in the al. g of the by. 1 of art. 1 of the Convention, that is, it means the "consular officials, consular employees and members of the service staff.

Art. II the members of the consular post who do not have the nationality of the State of residence and the members of their family living in their homes do not acquire the nationality of that State by operation of law.

Art. III the present Protocol will be open for signature by all States which become Parties to the Convention in the following way: until October 31, 1963, to the federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria, and then, until March 31, 1964, at the headquarters of the Organization of the United Nations in New York.

Art. IV this Protocol will be ratified. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Art. V this Protocol will remain open to accession by all States which become Parties to the Convention. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Art. VI 1. This Protocol shall enter into force the same day as the Convention, or if the second date is further away, the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the second instrument of ratification of the Protocol or of accession to this Protocol with the Secretary-General of the Organization of the United Nations.
2. for each State which ratifies this Protocol or adhere it after its entry into force in accordance with the by. 1 of this article, the Protocol will take effect on the thirtieth day after the deposit by that State of its instrument of ratification or accession.

Art. VII. the Secretary-General of the Organization of the United Nations shall notify all the States which may become Parties to the Convention: a) signatures affixed to this Protocol and the deposit of the instruments of ratification or accession, in accordance with the art. III, IV and V, b) the date on which this Protocol comes into force, in accordance with art. VI. art. VIII the original of this Protocol, of which the English, Chinese, Spanish, french and Russian texts are equally authentic, shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, which to send certified copies to all the States referred to in article III.
In faith whereof, the undersigned plenipotentiaries, duly authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this Protocol.
Done at Vienna, April twenty-four thousand nine hundred and sixty-three.
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Scope February 26 20105 States parties Ratification, accession (A) entry into force Germany September 7, 1971 October 7, 1971 Belgium September 9, 1970 October 9, 1970 Botswana 12 May 2008 A June 11, 2008 Bulgaria 11 July 1989 has 10 August 1989 Korea (South) 7 March 1977 April 6, 1977 Denmark November 15, 1972 December 15, 1972 Egypt 21 June 1965 March 17, 1967 Estonia 21 October 1991 has 20 November 1991 Finland July 2

1980 1 August 1980 Gabon 23 February 1965 A 17 March 1967 Ghana 4 October 1963 17 March 1967 India November 28, 1977 28 December 1977 Indonesia 4 June 1982 has 4 July 1982 Iran 5 June 1975 A July 5, 1975 Iraq 14 January 1970 13 February 1970 Iceland 1 June 1978 was July 1, 1978 Italy June 25, 1969 July 25, 1969 Kenya 1 July 1965 March 17, 1967 Laos August 9, 1973 has 8 September 1973 Madagascar February 17, 1967 March 17, 1967 Malawi February 23, 1981 was March 25, 1981 Morocco 23 February 1977 25 March 1977 Nauru December 14, 2012 has 13 January 2013 Nepal 28 September 1965 March 17, 1967 Nicaragua 9 January 1990 has 8 February 1990 Niger 21 June 1978 21 July 1978 Norway 13 February 1980 March 14, 1980 New Zealand September 5, 2003 to October 5, 2003 Oman 31 May 1974 has 30 June

1974 Panama August 28, 1967 September 27, 1967 Paraguay 23 December 1969 A 22 January 1970 Netherlands * 17 December 1985 16 January 1986 Aruba December 17, 1985 16 January 1986 Curaçao December 17, 1985 January 16, 1986 part Caribbean (Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba) December 17, 1985 16 January 1986 Sint Maarten December 17, 1985 January 16, 1986 Philippines November 15, 1965 was March 17, 1967 Dominican Republic March 4, 1964 March 17, 1967 Sénégal April 29, 1966 A

March 17, 1967 Sweden March 19, 1974 18 April 1974 Switzerland 12 June 1992 to July 12, 1992 Suriname September 11, 1980 was October 11, 1980 Syria 21 June 1965 March 17, 1967 Thailand 15 April 1999 A 15 May 1999 Tunisia 24 January 1968 was February 23, 1968 * reservations and declarations, see below.
The Protocol is not applicable to the Tokelau Islands.

For the Kingdom in Europe.

Netherlands the Kingdom of Netherlands statement interprets the words "do not acquire the nationality of that State by operation of law", referred to in art. II of the Protocol, as meaning that the acquisition of citizenship by descent is not assimilated to the acquisition of nationality by operation of the law of the State of residence.

1992 2062 RO; FF 1987 III 344 RO 1992 2056 0.191.02 1992 2064 RO RS, 2001 467, 2007-587, 2011 605, 2015-749. A version of the update scope is published on the web site of the FDFA (www.dfae.admin.ch/traites).

State on February 26, 2015

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