Rs 0.353.23 International Convention Of April 13, 2005, For The Suppression Of Acts Of Nuclear Terrorism

Original Language Title: RS 0.353.23 Convention internationale du 13 avril 2005 pour la répression des actes de terrorisme nucléaire

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0.353.23 original text International Convention for the Suppression of acts of nuclear terrorism concluded in New York on April 13, 2005 approved by the Federal Assembly on 13 June 2008, Instrument of ratification deposited by Switzerland on 15 October 2008 entry into force for the Switzerland November 14, 2008 (State April 9, 2015) States parties to this Convention , having in mind the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter regarding the maintenance of peace and security international and the development of relations of good-neighbourliness, friendship and cooperation between States, recalling the statement by the fiftieth anniversary of the United Nations on October 24, 1995, considering that all States have the right to develop and use nuclear power for peaceful purposes and that they have an interest legitimate to enjoy the benefits that can bring the peaceful use of nuclear energy, bearing in mind the Convention on the physical protection of nuclear material of 1980, deeply concerned by the multiplication, in the world, terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, recalling the Declaration on measures to eliminate international terrorism, annexed to resolution 49/60 of the General Assembly dated 9 December 1994, in which, among other provisions, Member States of the United Nations solemnly reaffirm their unequivocal condemnation, as criminal and unjustifiable, all acts, methods and practices terrorism, wherever they occur and whatever the authors, including those which jeopardize the friendly relations among States and peoples and threaten the territorial integrity and the security of States Noting that the Declaration also invited States to review the scope of the existing international legal provisions emergency which concern prevention, repression and elimination of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, in order to ensure that there is a framework legal general covering all aspects of the question, recalling the resolution 51/210 of the General Assembly, dated December 17, 1996 , and the statement supplementing the statement of 1994 on measures to eliminate international terrorism, which is annexed, recalling also that, pursuant to resolution 51/210 of the General Assembly, a special Committee was created to develop, among other things, an international convention for the Suppression of acts of nuclear terrorism in order to supplement existing international instruments Noting that nuclear terrorism can have the most serious consequences and may pose a threat to peace and international security, noting also that existing multilateral legal instruments do not address not these attacks in an adequate way, convinced of the urgent need to strengthen international cooperation between States for the development and adoption of effective and practical measures designed to prevent this type of terrorist acts and to prosecute and punish the perpetrators Noting that the activities of the armed forces of States are governed by rules of international law which lie outside the framework of the Convention and that the exclusion of certain acts from the scope of the Convention doesn't excuse or doesn't make lawful acts by illegal elsewhere and does nor prevent the exercise of prosecutions under the empire of other laws, have agreed to the following : Art. 1 for the purposes of this Convention: 1. "Radioactive material" means nuclear material or other radioactive substance containing nuclides which disintegrate spontaneously (process accompanied by emission of one or several types of radiation such as alpha radiation, beta, gamma and neutron), and which may, owing to their radiological or fissile properties, cause death, serious personal injury or damage to property or the environment.
2. "nuclear material" means plutonium, except plutonium isotopic concentration of plutonium-238 exceeding 80%; uranium 233; uranium enriched in the isotope 235 or 233; uranium containing the mixture of isotopes that are found in nature other than in the form of ore or ore residue; or of any other material containing one or more of the above;
"Uranium enriched in the isotope 235 or 233" means uranium containing either the isotope 235, the isotope 233, either these two isotopes, in quantity as the ratio of the isotope levels for the sum of these two isotopes and isotope 238 is greater than the ratio of isotope 235 and 238 isotope in natural uranium.
((3 "nuclear facility" means: a) of any nuclear reactor, including a reactor embarked on a ship, vehicle, aircraft or a spacecraft as a source of energy used to propel the said ship, vehicle, aircraft or spacecraft, or for any other purpose; b) any device or transport unit for the purposes of produce, store, reprocess or transport radioactive material.

4. "Device" means: a) of any nuclear explosive device; or (b) of any gear to dispersion of radioactive material or any gear emitting radiation which, due to its radiological properties, cause death, serious injury or substantial damage to property or the environment.

5. "State or Government facility" means any equipment or any means of movement of permanent or temporary nature that is used or occupied by representatives of a State, members of Government, Parliament or the judiciary, officers or employees of a State or any other authority or public entity, or by agents or employees of an intergovernmental organization , as part of their official duties.
6. "forces armed forces of a State" means that a State organizes, leads and forces team in accordance with its domestic law, essentially for the purpose of national defence or national security, as well as those who act in support of such armed forces and placed officially under their command, their authority and responsibility.

Art. 2-1. Commits an offence within the meaning of this Convention any person who, unlawfully and intentionally: has) holds radioactive materials, manufactures or holds a craft: i) intending to cause death to a person or cause him physical injury, serious, yes) in the intent to cause substantial damage to property or the environment;

((b) uses in any way whether it is material or radioactive devices, or uses or damages a nuclear facility in order to release or risk of release of radioactive material: i) with the intent to cause death to a person or cause him physical injury, serious, yes) with the intent to cause substantial damage to property or to the environment (, or III) in the intention of compelling a physical or legal person, an international organization or a Government to perform an act or to refrain.

2. is also an offence anyone who: has) threatens, under circumstances that make the credible threat to commit an offence referred to in the let. b of the by. 1 of the present article; or (b) demands unlawfully and intentionally delivery of materials or radioactive devices or nuclear facilities using the threat, under circumstances which make it credible, or the use of force.

3 is also an offence anyone who attempts to commit an offence to the by. 1 of the present article.
4. is also an offence anyone who: has) is an accomplice to an offence to the by. 1, 2 or 3 of this article; or (b) organizes the commission of an offence to the by. 1, 2 or 3 of this article or instructs others to commit; OUC) contributes in any other way to the commission of one or more of the offences to the by. 1, 2 or 3 of the present article by a group of persons acting in concert if it does so deliberately and to facilitate the general criminal activity of the group or to serve the purposes of the, either by knowing the intent of the group to commit the offence or offences concerned.

Art. 3. the present Convention shall not apply where the offence is committed within a single State, the alleged offender and the victims of the offence are nationals of that State, the alleged perpetrator of the offence is located on the territory of that State and no other State's reason, by the by. 1 or by. 2 of art. 9, to exercise jurisdiction, it being understood that the provisions of the art. 7, 12 and 14 to 17, as appropriate, apply in such cases.

Art. 4-1. No provision of this Convention modifies the other rights, obligations and responsibilities arising for States and individuals of international law, in particular the purposes and principles of the United Nations Charter and international humanitarian law.

2. the activities of the armed forces in times of armed conflict, as defined in these terms in international humanitarian law, which are governed by that law, are not governed by this Convention, and the activities of the armed forces of a State in the exercise of their official duties, as they are governed by other rules of international law are not governed by this Convention.
3. the provisions of the by. 2 of the present article to interpret not like apologizing or making lawful acts by also illicit, or as excluding prosecution under the empire of other laws.
4 this Convention does not and cannot be interpreted as in any way on the question of the legality of employment or the threat of use of nuclear weapons by States.

Art. (5 each State party shall take the measures that may be necessary for: a) criminalize under its domestic law the offences referred to in art. 2 of the present Convention; b) suppress such offences by sentences taking due account of their gravity.

Art. 6. each State party shall adopt measures that may be required, including, if appropriate, national legislation to ensure that the criminal acts under this agreement, particularly those which are designed or calculated to cause terror in the population, a group of people or individuals, cannot under any circumstances be justified by political considerations philosophical, ideological, racial, ethnic, religious or other similar nature, and they are punished punishment commensurate with their gravity.

Art. 7-1. States Parties work together: a) by taking all possible measures, including, if necessary, adapting their national law, to prevent or thwart the preparation in their respective territories, offences referred to in art. 2 intended to be committed inside or outside their territories, including measures to prohibit in their territories illegal activities of individuals, groups and organizations that encourage, instigate, organize, finance knowingly or knowingly provide assistance or information or commit such offences; b) by exchanging information accurate and verified in accordance with the provisions of their national legislation and according to the terms and conditions set out in These provisions and coordinating administrative and other measures taken, if any, in order to detect, prevent and combat the offenses listed in art. 2 of the present Convention, and investigate and prosecute the alleged perpetrators of these crimes. In particular, any State party is necessary to inform without delay the other States referred to in art. 9 any offence referred to in art. 2 and all preparations for such offences of which he had knowledge, as well as to inform, as appropriate, international organizations.

2. the States Parties take measures in accordance with their national law to preserve the confidentiality of all information received in confidence from another State party in accordance with the provisions of this Convention, or obtained as a result of their participation in activities carried out pursuant to this Convention. If States Parties communicate in confidence the information to international organizations, they need to ensure that confidentiality is maintained in.
3. the provisions of this Convention do not impose the obligation to communicate information that he is not entitled to disclose under its national law, or that might endanger his safety or the physical protection of nuclear material in a State party.
4. States Parties shall communicate to the Secretary-General of the Organization of the United Nations the name of their bodies and competent liaison centres to communicate and receive the information referred to in this article. The Secretary-General of the United Nations information on bodies and relevant focal points to all States Parties and the International Atomic Energy Agency. Access to these bodies and these centres must be open at all times.

Art. 8 for the purpose of preventing the offences referred to in the present Convention, the States Parties endeavour to adopt appropriate measures to ensure the protection of radioactive material, taking into account the recommendations and applicable functions of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Art. 9-1. Each State party shall adopt measures that may be necessary to establish its jurisdiction with regard to the offences referred to in art. 2 when: a) the offence is committed on its territory; or (b) the offence is committed on board a vessel flying its flag or aircraft registered under its law at the time when the offence was committed; OUC) the offence is committed by one of its nationals.

(2 each State party may also establish its jurisdiction over such offences when: a) the offence is committed against one of its nationals; or (b) the offence is committed against a public State situated outside its territory, including an Embassy or diplomatic premises or facility consular of that State; OUC) the offence is committed by a stateless person who has his habitual residence in its territory; Oud) offence is intended to compel that State to do something any or to abstain. Yes) the offence is committed on board an aircraft operated by the Government of that State.

3. for ratification, acceptance or approval of this Convention or accession to it, each State party shall inform the Secretary-General of the Organization of the United Nations of the jurisdiction it has established under its national law in accordance with the by. 2 of the present article. In case of modification, the State party concerned shall immediately inform the Secretary-General.
4. each State party also adopted measures that may be necessary to establish its jurisdiction with regard to the offences referred to in art. 2 in cases where the alleged perpetrator of the offence is located on its territory and where it did not extradite to one any of the States Parties which have established their jurisdiction in accordance with the by. 1 and 2 of this article.
5. the present Convention excludes the exercise of any criminal jurisdiction established by a State party in accordance with its national law.

Art. 10-1. When he is informed that an offence referred to in art. 2 has been or is committed in its territory or that the author or the alleged perpetrator of such an offence could be found on its territory, the State party concerned takes measures that may be necessary under its national law to investigate the facts brought to its attention.
2. If he considers that the circumstances so warrant, the State party on whose territory is the author or the alleged perpetrator of the offence takes the appropriate measures under its national law to ensure that person's presence for the purpose of prosecution or extradition.
3. any person in respect of which the measures are taken to the by. 2 of the present article is entitled: a) to communicate without delay with the nearest qualified representative of the State of which she is a national or which is otherwise ability to protect the rights of that person or, if he is a person stateless, the State on whose territory it has its habitual residence; b) to be visited by a representative of that State; c) to be informed of the rights under the Let's. a and b.

4. the rights referred to the by. 3 of this section are under the laws and regulations of the State is on the territory of which the author or the alleged perpetrator of the offence, it being understood however that these laws and regulations must enable the full realization of the purposes for which the rights are granted under the by. 3 5. The provisions of by. 3 and 4 of this article are without prejudice to the right of any State party having established its jurisdiction, in accordance with the let. c of the by. 1 or the let. c of the by. 2 of art. 9, to invite the international Committee of the Red Cross to communicate with the alleged perpetrator of the offence and to visit him.
6. when a State party has placed a person in detention in accordance with the provisions of this article, he shall notify immediately the detention as well as circumstances which justify, directly or through the Secretary-General of the United Nations, States Parties which have established their jurisdiction in accordance with the by. 1 and 2 of art. 9 and, if it deems appropriate, all other States Parties interested. The State conducting the investigation referred to the by. 1 of the present article quickly communicate the said States Parties conclusions and indicates whether it intends to exercise jurisdiction.

Art. 11


1. in cases where the provisions of art. 9 apply, the State party is on the territory of which the alleged perpetrator of the offence shall, if it not, extradites him to submit the case, without undue delay and without exception, that the offence was committed in its territory, to its competent authorities for the exercise of criminal action according to a procedure pursuant to the legislation of that State. These authorities make their decision in the same conditions as for any other offence of a serious nature under the laws of this State.
2 whenever, under its national law, a State party is allowed to extradite or to one of its nationals only on condition that the person concerned will be issued for the sentence that will be imposed at the end of the trial or proceedings for which the extradition or delivery had been requested, and this State and the State seeking extradition accept this formula and the other conditions that they may judge appropriate , extradition or conditional release is enough to provide the State party required the obligation provided in the by. 1 of the present article.

Art. 12. any person placed in detention or against which any other measure is taken or proceedings are taken under the present Convention is guaranteed fair treatment and all rights and guarantees in conformity with the legislation of the State on whose territory it is located and the applicable provisions of international law, including those relating to human rights.

Art. 13-1. The offences provided for in art. 2 are considered extradition cases in any extradition treaty concluded between States Parties before the entry into force of the Convention. The States Parties undertake to consider such offences as extradition cases in all treaty for extradition to be subsequently concluded between them.
2. when a State party that makes extradition to the existence of a treaty receives a request for extradition by another State party with which it is not bound by an extradition treaty, the requested State party has the latitude to consider this Convention as the legal basis for extradition with respect to the offences provided for in art. 2. extradition is subject to the other conditions provided by the law of the requested State.
3. States Parties which shall not make extradition to the existence of a treaty recognizing the offences provided for in art. 2 as cases for extradition between them under the conditions provided for by the legislation of the requested State.
4. the offences provided for in art. 2, if any, are for the purpose of extradition between States Parties as having been committed not only in the territory of the States having established jurisdiction place according to the by. 1 and 2 of art. 9 5. The provisions of all treaties or extradition agreements concluded between States Parties relating to the offences referred to in art. 2 are deemed be changed between States Parties insofar as they are inconsistent with this Convention.

Art. 14-1. States Parties agree mutual legal assistance the widest possible for any investigation, criminal or extradition proceedings relating to the offences referred to in art. 2, including the obtaining of the evidence available to them and are necessary for the purposes of the procedure.
2. the States Parties met the obligations which they are responsible by virtue of the by. 1 of this article in conformity with any treaty or agreement on mutual judicial assistance that may exist between them. In the absence of such a treaty or agreement, the States Parties agree that mutual assistance in accordance with their national legislation.

Art. 15 for the purposes of extradition or mutual legal assistance among States Parties, any of the offences referred to in art. 2 is considered as a breach of political or related to a political offence, or inspired by political motives. Accordingly, a request for extradition or mutual legal assistance based on such an offence may not be refused for the only reason that it concerns a political offence, an offence related to a political offence or an offence inspired by political motives.

Art. 16. no provision of this Convention may be interpreted as implying an obligation of extradition or mutual legal assistance if the requested State party has substantial grounds for believing that the request for extradition for the offences referred to in art. 2 the request for assistance concerning such offences was presented for the purpose of prosecuting or punishing a person for considerations of race, of religion, nationality, ethnic origin or political opinions, or that that request would be detrimental to the situation of that person for one any of these considerations.

Art. 17-1. Any person detained or is serving a sentence in the territory of one State party whose presence in another State party is required to provide testimony or identification or to assist in the establishment of facts in an investigation or prosecution under this Convention may be transferred if the following conditions are met (: a) the person freely gives informed consent; ETB) the competent authorities of the two States concerned agree, subject to the conditions that they may judge appropriate.

((2. for the purposes of this article: a) the State to which the transfer is made has the power and the obligation to keep the person in custody, unless request or otherwise permitted on the part of the State from which the person was transferred; b) the State to which the transfer is made shall without delay of the duty to the person to the custody of the State from which the transfer was made (, in accordance with what has been agreed in advance or that the competent authorities of both States have decided otherwise; c) the State towards which the transfer is made cannot require the State from which the transfer is made that he committed extradition proceedings concerning the person; d) account shall be taken of the period that the person has spent in detention in the State to which he was transferred for the purpose of the count of the sentence being served in the State from which he was transferred.

3. unless the State party from which a person must being transferred, in accordance with the provisions of this section, does not give its agreement, the person, how whatever nationality, can not be prosecuted, detained or subject to any other restrictions on its freedom of movement on the territory of the State to which it is transferred at the rate of acts or convictions prior to his departure from the territory of the State from which he or she was transferred.

Art. 18-1. After having seized the materials or radioactive devices or nuclear facilities or taking control of the materials, devices or facilities in another way after the Commission of an offence referred to in art. 2, the State party holding them must: a) take necessary measures to neutralize the materials or radioactive devices, or nuclear facilities; b) to ensure that nuclear materials are held in a manner in accordance with the safeguards of the International Atomic Energy Agency; etc) take into consideration the recommendations applicable to physical protection as well as health and safety standards published by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

2. Once completed the statement of an offence referred to in art. 2, or sooner if required by international law, materials or radioactive devices or nuclear facilities shall be returned, after consultation (especially regarding the modalities of return and storage) with the States Parties concerned, the State party to which they belong, to the State party of which the natural or legal person owner of these materials, equipment or facilities is a national or resident , or to the State party on whose territory they have been stolen or obtained illegally in another way.
3. has) if the domestic law or international law prohibits a State party to return or to accept such materials or radioactive or nuclear facilities gear, or if the States Parties so decide, subject to the provisions of the let. b of this paragraph, the State party which holds the material or radioactive devices or nuclear facilities shall continue to take the measures described to the by. 1 of the present article; These materials or radioactive devices or nuclear facilities will be used for peaceful purposes; b) if it is not lawful for a State party which holds materials or radioactive devices or nuclear facilities to have in his possession, the State must ensure that they are, as soon as possible, entrusted to a State who may hold them as lawful and which If necessary, provided for their neutralization of insurance in line with the demands made in the by. 1 of the present article in consultation with that State; These materials or radioactive devices or these nuclear facilities will be used only for peaceful purposes.


4. If the materials or radioactive devices or nuclear facilities referred to the by. 1 and 2 of the present article do not belong to any of the States Parties or do not belong to a national or resident of a State party and have not been stolen or obtained illegally in another way in the territory of a State party, or if no State is willing to receive these materials, equipment or facilities according to the by. 3 of this article, the fate of these will be the subject of a separate decision, in accordance with the let. b of the by. 3 of this article, taken after consultation between States and interested international organizations.
5. for the purposes of by. 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this article, the State party which holds materials or radioactive devices or nuclear facilities may request assistance and the cooperation of other States Parties, and in particular of the concerned States Parties and relevant international organizations, especially the international agency of atomic energy. States Parties and relevant international organizations are encouraged to provide assistance in application of the provisions of this paragraph to the extent possible.
6 States Parties who decide the fate of materials or radioactive devices or nuclear facilities or who retain them pursuant to this section shall inform the Director-general of the international agency of Atomic Energy of the fate they have booked these materials, equipment or facilities or how they keep them. The Director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency passes this information to the other States Parties.
7 if it were spread in relation to an offence referred to in art. 2, no provision of this article does not modify in any way the rules of international law governing liability for nuclear damage or other rules of international law.

Art. 19. the State party where charges have been brought against the alleged perpetrator of the offence pass, under the conditions provided for in its national law or applicable procedures, the final result to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, who shall inform the other States Parties.

Art. 20. the States Parties shall consult directly or through the Secretary-General of the United Nations, if necessary with the assistance of international organizations, to ensure the correct application of the Convention.

Art. 21. States Parties met the obligations arising from this agreement in accordance with the principles of sovereign equality and territorial integrity of States, as well as that of non-interference in the internal affairs of other States.

Art. 22. nothing in this Convention entitles a State party to exercise jurisdiction or functions that are exclusively reserved for the authorities of that other State party by its national law in the territory of another State party.

Art. 23 1. Any dispute between States parties concerning the interpretation or application of this Convention which cannot be settled through negotiation within a reasonable time is subject to arbitration at the request of one of those States. If, within six months following the date of the request for arbitration, the parties are unable to agree on the Organization of the arbitration, one any of them can submit the dispute to the International Court of Justice, by filing a request in accordance with the Statute of the Court.
2 any State may, at the time where he signs, ratifies, accepts or approves this Convention or adhere, declare that he not consider itself bound by the provisions of the by. 1 of the present article. Other States Parties are not bound by these provisions to any State party which has made such a reservation.
3. any State which has made a reservation in accordance with the provisions of the by. 2 of the present article may, at any time, lift this reservation by notification to the Secretary-General of the Organization of the United Nations.

Art. 24 1. This Convention is open to signature by all States from September 14, 2005 to December 31, 2006, at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York.
2. the present Convention will be ratified, accepted or approved. The instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
3. this Convention is open to accession by any State. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Art. 25 1. This agreement will take effect on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit with the Secretary-General of the United Nations of the twenty-second instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2. for each of the States which ratify, accept or approve the Convention or there will join after the deposit of the twenty-second instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the Convention will take effect thirty days after the deposit by that State of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.

Art. 26-1. A State party may propose an amendment to this Convention. The proposed amendment shall be communicated to the depositary, which shall communicate it immediately to all States Parties.
2. If the majority of States Parties request the depositary the convening of a conference for the consideration of the proposed amendment, the depositary invites all States Parties to a conference, which will open at the earliest three months after the sending of the notices.
3. the conference neglects no effort so that the amendments are adopted by consensus. In case it cannot achieve this, amendments are adopted by a majority of two thirds of all States Parties. Any amendment adopted at the Conference is immediately communicated by the depositary to all States Parties.
4. the amendment adopted in accordance with the by. 3 of the present article will enter into force, for each State party that deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of the amendment, or joining the amendment, on the thirtieth day following the date on which two thirds of the States Parties have deposited their relevant instrument. Subsequently, the amendment will be effective for any State party the thirtieth day following the date on which it will be deposited its relevant instrument.

Art. 27 1. Any State party may denounce the present Convention by means of a written notification to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
2. the denunciation shall take effect one year after the date on which the notification is received by the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Art. 28. the original of this Convention, of which the English, Arabic, Chinese, English, french and Russian texts are equally authentic, will be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, which will hold certified copy to all States.
In faith whereof, the undersigned, duly authorized to that effect by their respective Governments, have signed this Convention, which was opened for signature at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York, September 14, 2005.
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Scope April 9, 2015 States parties Ratification, accession (A) entry into Afghanistan, 25 March 2013 April 24, 2013 South Africa 9 May 2007 July 7, 2007 Algeria * 3 March 2011 April 2, 2011 Germany February 8, 2008 March 9, 2008 Antigua - and - Barbuda 1 December 2009 has Saudi Arabia December 31, 2009 * December 7, 2007 January 6, 2008 Armenia * September 22, 2010 October 22, 2010 Australia 16 March 2012 April 15, 2012 Austria September 14, 2006 7 July 2007 Azerbaijan * January 28, 2009 February 27, 2009 Bahrain * may 4, 2010 has 3 June 2010 Bangladesh * 7 June 2007 July 7, 2007 Belarus 13 March 2007 July 7, 2007 Belgium * October 2, 2009 November 1, 2009 Brazil September 25, 2009 October 25, 2009 Burundi September 24, 2008 October 24, 2008 Canada * November 21, 2013 December 21, 2013 Chile September 27, 2010 October 27, 2010 China * November 8, 2010 December 8, 2010 Macau November 8, 2010 December 8

2010 Cyprus January 28, 2008 February 27, 2008 Comoros March 12, 2007 to July 7, 2007 Congo (Kinshasa) September 23, 2010 has 23 October 2010 (South) Korea 29 may 2014 28 June 2014 Costa Rica * 21 February 2013 March 23, 2013 Ivory Coast 12 March 2012 has 11 April 2012 Croatia 30 May 2007 7 July 2007 Cuba * June 17, 2009 July 17, 2009 Denmark 20 March 2007 7 July 2007 Djibouti 25 April 2014 25 may 2014 El El Salvador * 27 November 2006 7 July 2007 UAE United * 10 January 2008 to February 9, 2008 Spain February 22, 2007 7 July 2007 Fiji 15 May 2008 A 14 June 2008 Finland * January 13, 2009 February 12, 2009 France September 11, 2013 11 October 2013 Gabon 1 October 2007 October 31, 2007 Georgia * April 23, 2010 may 23, 2010 Guinea - Bissau 6 August 2008 has 5 September 2008 Hungary April 12, 2007 7 July Solomon Islands 24 September 2007

2009 to 24 October 2009 India * 1 December 2006 7 July 2007 Indonesia * September 30, 2014 was October 30, 2014 Iraq may 13, 2013


June 12, 2013 Japan August 3, 2007 September 2, 2007 Jamaica December 27, 2013 January 26, 2014 Kazakhstan 31 July 2008 30 August 2008 Kenya April 13, 2006 7 July 2007 Kyrgyzstan 2 October 2007 November 1, 2007 Kiribati September 26, 2008 October 26, 2008 Kuwait * September 5, 2013 5 October 2013 Lesotho September 22, 2010 October 22, 2010 Latvia 25 July 2006 July 7, 2007 Lebanon November 13, 2006 7 July 2007 Libya December 22, 2008 January 21, 2009

Liechtenstein September 25, 2009 October 25, 2009 Lithuania July 19, 2007 August 18, 2007 Luxembourg October 2, 2008 November 1, 2008 Macedonia March 19, 2007 July 7, 2007 Malawi 7 October 2009-A November 6, 2009 Mali 5 November 2009 was December 5, 2009 Malta * 26 September 2012 October 26, 2012 Morocco * March 31, 2010 30 April 2010 Mauritania April 28, 2008 at May 28, 2008 Mexico June 27, 2006 July 7, 2007 Moldova * 18 April 2008 may 18, 2008

Mongolia 6 October 2006 7 July 2007 Nauru 24 August 2010 A September 23, 2010 Nicaragua February 25, 2009 March 27, 2009 Niger 2 July 2008 August 1, 2008 Nigeria September 25, 2012 has 25 October 2012 Norway February 20, 2014 March 22, 2014 Uzbekistan * April 29, 2008 may 29, 2008 Panama June 21, 2007 21 July 2007 Paraguay 29 January 2009 28 February 2009 Netherlands * June 30, 2010 July 30, 2010 Peru 29 May 2009 28 June

2009 Poland April 8, 2010 8 May 2010 Portugal September 25, 2014 October 25, 2014 Qatar * 15 January 2014 February 14, 2014 Central African Republic February 19, 2008 was 20 March 2008 Dominican Republic 11 June 2008 A 11 July 2008 Czech Republic * 25 July 2006 July 7, 2007 Romania 24 January 2007 July 7, 2007 United Kingdom September 24, 2009 24 October 2009 Russia * 29 January 2007 July 7, 2007 San - Marino December 16, 2014 has 15 January 2015 Saint - Vincent and the Grenadines * 8 July 2010 August 7, 2010 St. Lucia * November 12, 2012 December 12, 2012 Serbia 26 September 2006 7 July 2007 Slovakia March 23, 2006 7 July 2007 Slovenia December 17, 2009 January 16, 2010 Sri Lanka September 27, 2007 27 October 2007 Sweden 18 August 2014 September 17, 2014 Switzerland 15 October 2008 November 14, 2008 Tunisia 28 September 2010 has 28 October 2010 Turkmenistan March 28, 2008 A 27 April 2008 Turkey * September 24, 2012 24 October 2012

Ukraine September 25, 2007 October 25, 2007 Yemen October 13, 2014 has 12 November 2014 * Reserves and declarations.* * Objections. (The * the scope above do not include the statements of all the States parties (see art. 7, para. 4) about the name of their bodies and competent liaison centres to communicate and receive the information referred to in art.) 7 * the scope above do not include statements made by all States parties (see art. 9, para. 3) on jurisdiction that each State party has established under its national law in accordance with art. 9, by. 2. the reservations and declarations, with the exception of Switzerland, are not published to the RO. Texts in french and English can be found at the United Nations Internet site address: http://treaties.un.org/ or obtained in the Direction of public international law (FDFA), the international treaties Section, 3003 Bern.
The Convention does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

For the Kingdom in Europe.

Statements of the Switzerland in accordance with art. 7, by. 4, of the International Convention for the Suppression of acts of nuclear terrorism, the Switzerland States that the competent authority to communicate and receive the information referred to in art. 7, is the central commitment of the federal Office of police, Nussbaumstrasse 29, CH-3003 Bern, phone + 41 31 322 44 50, fax + 41 31 322 53 04.
In accordance with art. 9, by. 3, of the International Convention for the Suppression of acts of nuclear terrorism, the Switzerland declares that it establishes criminal jurisdiction over the offences referred to in art. 2 of the agreement in the cases provided in paras. a, b, d and e of the art. 9, by. 2. with regard to (c) of art. 9, by. 2, jurisdiction is given if the author is located in Switzerland or is extradited to Switzerland.
The above action was performed on October 15, 2008.

2009 493 RO; FF 2008 1041 RO 2009 2793 RO 2009 491 RS 0.120 RO 2009 493, 2009 5667, 2010 3525, 2011 4613, 2013 1483, 2014 989, 2015 1123. A version of the update scope is published on the web site of the FDFA (www.dfae.admin.ch/traites).

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