Chronological List of Ratifications and Other Depositary Activities with regard to International Air Law Instruments

2003
December 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 93 bis], signed at Montreal on 27 May 1947
- Ratification by Paraguay on 9 December 2003

Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies (New York, 21 November 1947)
- Accession by the United Arab Emirates on 11 December 2003

Note:

Please also see September 2003 (depositary notification from the Government of Poland received on 12 December 2003):

Protocol to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air signed at Warsaw on 12 October 1929, done at The Hague on 28 September 1955
- Ratification by the United States on 15 September 2003

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Ratification by Nigeria on 16 December 2003

Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Ratification by Nigeria on 16 December 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by the Philippines on 17 December 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Ratification by the Philippines on 17 December 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by New Zealand on 19 December 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Ratification by Madagascar on 23 December 2003

November 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by Bulgaria on 10 November 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Bulgaria on 10 November 2003

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Accession by Bulgaria on 10 November 2003

Protocol on the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation, signed at Montreal on 29 September 1995
- Acceptance by Lithuania on 12 November 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Ratification by Luxembourg on 14 November 2003

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Accession by Tonga on 20 November 2003

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Ratification by Ethiopia on 21 November 2003

Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Ratification by Ethiopia on 21 November 2003

October 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Ratification by Afghanistan on 1 October 2003

International Air Services Transit Agreement, signed at Chicago on 7 December 1944
- Acceptance by Georgia on 8 October 2003

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Ratification by Saudi Arabia on 15 October 2003

September 2003

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Ratification by the United States on 5 September 2003
- Ratification by Cameroon on 5 September 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by Cameroon on 5 September 2003

Additional Protocol No. 3 to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air signed at Warsaw on 12 October 1929 as Amended by the Protocols done at The Hague on 28 September 1955 and at Guatemala City on 8 March 1971, signed at Montreal on 25 September 1975
 - Withdrawal of instrument of ratification by Finland on 8 September 2003
 - Withdrawal of instrument of ratification by Sweden on 8 September 2003

Protocol to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air signed at Warsaw on 12 October 1929, done at The Hague on 28 September 1955
- Ratification by the United States on 15 September 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 45], signed at Montreal on 14 June 1954
- Ratification by Paraguay on 18 September 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Paraguay on 18 September 2003

August 2003

Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface, signed at Rome on 7 October 1952
- Adherence by Oman on 6 August 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by Gabon on 13 August 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Gabon on 13 August 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Final Clause, Arabic Text], signed at Montreal on 29 September 1995
- Ratification by Gabon on 13 August 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Ratification by Gabon on 13 August 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Seychelles on 14 August 2003

Note:

Please also see September 2002 (depositary notification from the Government of the Russian Federation received on 18 August 2003):
Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, signed at The Hague on 16 December 1970
- Accession by Armenia on 10 September 2002

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, signed at Montreal on 23 September 1971
- Accession by Armenia on 10 September 2002

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Accession by Armenia on 10 September 2002

July 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Accession by Mauritania on 8 July 2003

Protocol relating to certain amendments to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Articles 48(a), 49(e) and 61], signed at Montreal on 14 June 1954
- Ratification by Paraguay on 9 July 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Vienna on 7 July 1971
- Ratification by Paraguay on 9 July 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 83 bis], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1980
- Ratification by Malaysia on 10 July 2003

Note:

Please also see March 2003 (depositary notification from the Government of Poland received on 14 July 2003):

Montreal Protocol No. 4 to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air signed at Warsaw on 12 October 1929 as Amended by the Protocol done at The Hague on 28 September 1955, signed at Montreal on 25 September 1975
- Ratification by Belgium on 19 March 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Ireland on 15 July 2003

Note:

Please also see June 2003 (depositary notification from the Government of Poland received on 16 July 2003):

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air, signed at Warsaw on 12 October 1929
- Adherence by Suriname on 30 June 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Togo on 22 July 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Ratification by Togo on 22 July 2003

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Ratification by Panama on 28 July 2003

Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Ratification by Panama on 28 July 2003

June 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Japan on 16 June 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Accession by Qatar on 17 June 2003

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air, signed at Warsaw on 12 October 1929
- Adherence by Suriname on 30 June 2003

May 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Barbados on 1 May 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 83 bis], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1980
- Ratification by Cape Verde on 6 May 2003

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Signature by the United States on 9 May 2003

Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Signature by the United States on 9 May 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Swaziland on 13 May 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Final Clause, Chinese Text], signed at Montreal on 1 October 1998
- Ratification by Italy on 20 May 2003

April 2003

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Ratification by Estonia on 10 April 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Ratification by Costa Rica on 22 April 2003

March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Ecuador on 6 March 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Ratification by Liberia on 10 March 2003

Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, signed at Tokyo on 14 September 1963
- Ratification by Liberia on 10 March 2003

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Signature by Saudi Arabia on 12 March 2003

Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Signature by Saudi Arabia on 12 March 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Ratification by Cameroon on 13 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Mexico on 18 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Grenada on 19 March 2003

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, signed at Montreal on 23 September 1971
- Accession by Micronesia (Federated States of) on 19 March 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Accession by Micronesia (Federated States of) on 19 March 2003

Montreal Protocol No. 4 to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air signed at Warsaw on 12 October 1929 as Amended by the Protocol done at The Hague on 28 September 1955, signed at Montreal on 25 September 1975
- Ratification by Belgium on 19 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 3 bis], signed at Montreal on 10 May 1984
- Ratification by the Syrian Arab Republic on 20 March 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Ratification by Senegal on 24 March 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the
Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Accession by Nigeria on 25 March 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 93 bis], signed at Montreal on 27 May 1947
- Ratification by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 45], signed at Montreal on 14 June 1954
- Ratification by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Articles 48(a), 49(e) and 61], signed at Montreal on 14 June 1954
- Ratification by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 21 June 1961
- Ratification by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 48(a)], signed at Rome on 15 September 1962
- Ratification by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at New York on 12 March 1971
- Ratification by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 16 October 1974
- Ratification by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 3 bis], signed at Montreal on 10 May 1984
- Ratification by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Convention on the International Recognition of Rights in Aircraft, signed at Geneva on 19 June 1948
- Adherence by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Accession by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface, signed at Rome on 7 October 1952
- Adherence by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Protocol to Amend the Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface, signed at Rome on 7 October 1952, signed at Montreal on 23 September 1978
- Accession by Suriname on 27 March 2003

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Ratification by Colombia on 28 March 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 83 bis], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1980
- Ratification by Malta on 28 March 2003

February 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by the Marshall Islands on 6 February 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by the United Republic of Tanzania on 11 February 2003

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Accession by the United Republic of Tanzania on 11 February 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Saint Lucia on 11 February 2003

Protocol on the Authentic Six-Language Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Montreal on 1 October 1998
- Acceptance by Argentina on 12 February 2003

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Ratification by Portugal on 28 February 2003

January 2003

Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, signed at Tokyo on 14 September 1963
- Accession by Mozambique on 6 January 2003

Note:

Please also see October 2002 (depositary notification from the Government of Poland dated 15 January 2003):

Additional Protocol No. 1 to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air signed at Warsaw on 12 October 1929, signed at Montreal on 25 September 1975
- Accession by Iraq on 18 October 2002

Additional Protocol No. 2 to Amend the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air signed at Warsaw on 12 October 1929 as Amended by the Protocol done at The Hague on 28 September 1955, signed at Montreal on 25 September 1975
- Accession by Iraq on 18 October 2002

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, signed at The Hague on 16 December 1970
- Accession by Mozambique on 16 January 2003

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, signed at Montreal on 23 September 1971
- Accession by Mozambique on 16 January 2003

Protocol for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence at Airports Serving International Civil Aviation, Supplementary to the Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, done at Montreal on 23 September 1971, signed at Montreal on 24 February 1988
- Accession by Mozambique on 16 January 2003

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Singapore on 20 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 93 bis], signed at Montreal on 27 May 1947
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 45], signed at Montreal on 14 June 1954
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Articles 48(a), 49(e) and 61], signed at Montreal on 14 June 1954
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 21 June 1961
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 48(a)], signed at Rome on 15 September 1962
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at New York on 12 March 1971
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Vienna on 7 July 1971
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 16 October 1974
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Final Clause, Russian Text], signed at Montreal on 30 September 1977
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 3 bis], signed at Montreal on 10 May 1984
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Final Clause, Arabic Text], signed at Montreal on 29 September 1995
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Final Clause, Chinese Text], signed at Montreal on 1 October 1998
- Ratification by Ukraine on 21 January 2003

Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, signed at Tokyo on 14 September 1963
- Accession by Armenia on 23 January 2003

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by the Philippines on 27 January 2003