Status of UNCITRAL Conventions and Model Laws
United Nations (UN)
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|State 1/||Method||Entry into force|
|Argentina||19 July 1983 a||1 August 1988|
|Belarus||23 January 1997||1 August 1997|
|Cuba||2 November 1994 a||1 June 1995|
|Czech Republic 2/||30 September 1993 d||1 January 1993|
|Egypt||6 December 1982 a||1 August 1988|
|Guinea||23 January 1991 a||1 August 1991|
|Hungary||16 June 1983 a||1 August 1988|
|Mexico||21 January 1988 a||1 August 1988|
|Moldova||28 August 1997||1 March 1998|
|Paraguay||18 August 2003 a||1 March 2004|
|Poland||19 May 1995||1 December 1995|
|Romania||23 April 1992||1 November 1992|
|Slovakia 2/||28 May 1993 d||1 January 1993|
|Slovenia||2 August 1995||1 March 1996|
|Uganda||12 February 1992||1 September 1992|
|United States of America 3/||5 May 1994||1 December 1994|
|Uruguay||1 April 1997||1 November 1997|
|Zambia||6 June 1986 a||1 August 1988|
*/ In accordance with its article VIII (1), the Protocol is open for accession by all States.
In accordance with article VIII (2) of the Protocol, accession to the Protocol by any State which is not a Contracting Party to the unamended Convention, shall have the effect of accession to the amended Convention, subject to the provisions of article XI of the Protocol.
In accordance with article X of the Protocol, ratification of or accession to the unamended Convention after the entry into force of the Protocol shall also constitute a ratification of or accession to the amended Convention if the State notifies the depositary accordingly.
**/ For information on which States listed above are Parties to the 1980 amending Protocol contact the Treaty Section, which performs the functions of the depositary in respect of the Protocol (see paragraph 2 above).
1/ The German Democratic Republic was a participant by virtue of its accession on 31 August 1989 to the Protocol of 11 April 1980.
2/ Czechoslovakia was a participant to the Convention and the Protocol by virtue of its accession to the Protocol on 5 March 1990.
N.B. The text of the Convention, as amended, has been established by the Secretary-General, as provided for by article XIV of the Protocol.
2/ 3/ Upon accession, Czechoslovakia and the United States of America declared that, pursuant to article XII, they did not consider themselves bound by article I.