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The Antartic Treaty

Treaty data

Treaty number
006926
Date of conclusion
01-12-1959
Place of conclusion
Washington
Provisional application
Entry into force
23-06-1961
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
1965, 148
1967, 63
1968, 21
1969, 83
1971, 154
1973, 140
1976, 34
1978, 141
1980, 180
1983, 57
1987, 68
1983, 180
2003, 117
2005, 332
2008, 19
2009, 8
2009, 218
2010, 270
2011, 167
2012, 170
2013, 8
2013, 123
2014, 208
2016, 43
2016, 178
2017, 173
2018, 144
2019, 160
Parliamentary paper
8427 (R511)
30952
30952
Approval act
1967, 80
Consolidated text
0005237

Comment

The Treaty was in force for the Netherlands Antilles from 30-03-1967 until 10-10-2010.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional application Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands
(in Europe)
30-03-1967
Netherlands
(Bonaire)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Sint Eustatius)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Saba)
10-10-2010
Aruba 01-01-1986
Curaçao 10-10-2010
Sint Maarten 10-10-2010

Parties

Parties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature Provisional application Ratification

S=Signature without reservation or requirement of ratification
R=Ratification, Acceptance, Approval or Notification
A=Accession
Su=Succession
NK=Not Known

Entry into force Renunciation Termination
Argentina 01-12-1959 23-06-1961 (R) 23-06-1961
Australia 01-12-1959 23-06-1961 (R) 23-06-1961
Austria 25-08-1987 (A) 25-08-1987
Belarus 27-12-2006 (A) 27-12-2006
Belgium 01-12-1959 26-07-1960 (R) 23-06-1961
Brazil 16-05-1975 (A) 16-05-1975
Bulgaria 11-09-1978 (A) 11-09-1978
Canada 04-05-1988 (A) 04-05-1988
Chile 01-12-1959 23-06-1961 (R) 23-06-1961
China 08-06-1983 (A) 08-06-1983
Colombia 31-01-1989 (A) 31-01-1989
Cuba 16-08-1984 (A) 16-08-1984
Czech Republic 01-01-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Czechoslovakia (<01-01-1993) 14-06-1962 (A) 14-06-1962
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 21-01-1987 (A) 21-01-1987
Denmark 20-05-1965 (A) 20-05-1965
Ecuador 15-09-1987 (A) 15-09-1987
Estonia 17-05-2001 (A) 17-05-2001
Finland 15-05-1984 (A) 15-05-1984
France 01-12-1959 16-09-1960 (R) 23-06-1961
Germany 05-02-1979 (A) 05-02-1979
Greece 08-01-1987 (A) 08-01-1987
Guatemala 31-07-1991 (A) 31-07-1991
Hungary 27-01-1984 (A) 27-01-1984
India 19-08-1983 (A) 19-08-1983
Italy 18-03-1981 (A) 18-03-1981
Japan 01-12-1959 04-08-1960 (R) 23-06-1961
Malaysia 31-10-2011 (A) 31-10-2011
Monaco 31-05-2008 (A) 31-05-2008
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 30-03-1967 (A) 30-03-1967
New Zealand 01-12-1959 01-11-1960 (R) 23-06-1961
Norway 01-12-1959 24-08-1960 (R) 23-06-1961
Pakistan 01-03-2012 (A) 01-03-2012
Papua New Guinea 16-03-1981 (Su) 16-09-1975
Peru 10-04-1981 (A) 10-04-1981
Poland 08-06-1961 (A) 23-06-1961
Portugal 29-01-2010 (A) 29-01-2010
Republic of Korea, the 28-11-1986 (A) 28-11-1986
Romania 15-09-1971 (A) 15-09-1971
Russian Federation 01-12-1959 02-11-1960 (R) 23-06-1961
Slovakia 01-01-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
South Africa 01-12-1959 21-06-1960 (R) 23-06-1961
Spain 31-03-1982 (A) 31-03-1982
Sweden 24-04-1984 (A) 24-04-1984
Switzerland 15-11-1990 (A) 15-11-1990
Turkey 24-01-1996 (A) 24-01-1996
Ukraine 28-10-1992 (A) 28-10-1992
United Kingdom 01-12-1959 31-05-1960 (R) 23-06-1961
United States of America 01-12-1959 18-08-1960 (R) 23-06-1961
Uruguay 11-01-1980 (A) 11-01-1980
Venezuela 24-03-1999 (A) 24-03-1999

Extensions

China

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Macao SAR 20-12-1999

Netherlands, the Kingdom of the

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Suriname (< 25-11-1975) 30-03-1967 25-11-1975

Actions

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