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

2004

December 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by Palau on 10 December 2004

Protocol on the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Montreal on 29 September 1995
- Acceptance by Iceland on 14 December 2004

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 Iceland on 14 December 2004

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 Singapore on 16 December 2004

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 Singapore on 16 December 2004

Protocol on the Authentic Trilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Buenos Aires on 24 September 1968
- Acceptance by Singapore on 16 December 2004

Protocol on the Authentic Quadrilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Montreal on 30 September 1977
- Acceptance by Singapore on 16 December 2004

Protocol on the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Montreal on 29 September 1995
- Acceptance by Singapore on 16 December 2004

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 Singapore on 16 December 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Acceptance by Latvia on 17 December 2004

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 Iceland on 29 December 2004

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 Iceland on 29 December 2004

November 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Accession by Hungary on 8 November 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Accession by Qatar on 15 November 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Ratification by Lithuania on 30 November 2004

October 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Accession by Mongolia on 5 October 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by Mongolia on 5 October 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Paraguay on 15 October 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 3 bis], signed at Montreal on 10 May 1984
- Ratification by Iceland on 18 October 2004

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
- Adherence by Suriname on 19 October 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Accession by Albania on 20 October 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Albania on 20 October 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by Nauru on 25 October 2004

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Ratification by the United States on 28 October 2004

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 the United States on 28 October 2004

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 Finland on 28 October 2004

September 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Myanmar on 1 September 2004

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 Paraguay on 23 September 2004

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Seizure of Aircraft, signed at The Hague on 16 December 1970
- Accession by Andorra on 23 September 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by the Syrian Arab Republic on 29 September 2004

August 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Zambia on 11 August 2004

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 Poland on 12 August 2004

Convention, Supplementary to the Warsaw Convention, for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air Performed by a Person Other than the Contracting Carrier, signed at Guadalajara on 18 September 1961
- Accession by Cape Verde on 16 August 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Ratification by Monaco 18 August 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Cape Verde on 23 August 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by Cape Verde on 23 August 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Accession by Cape Verde on 23 August 2004

July 2004

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 Argentina on 2 July 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Uganda on 2 July 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Burkina Faso on 7 July 2004

Convention, Supplementary to the Warsaw Convention, for the Unification of Certain Rules relating to International Carriage by Air Performed by a Person Other than the Contracting Carrier, signed at Guadalajara on 18 September 1961
- Accession by Iceland on 12 July 2004

Protocol on the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Montreal on 29 September 1995
- Acceptance by Paraguay on 27 July 2004

June 2004

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 Djibouti on 11 June 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Djibouti on 11 June 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Ratification by Iceland on 17 June 2004

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
- Accession by Iceland on 28 June 2004

May 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Bosnia and Herzegovina on 3 May 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Ratification by Malta on 5 May 2004

Note:
Please also see September 2003 (depositary notification from the Government of Poland received on 14 May 2004):

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 relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Final Clause, Chinese Text], signed at Montreal on 1 October 1998
- Ratification by Thailand on 21 May 2004

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 Seychelles on 21 May 2004

Protocol for the amendment of the 1956 Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Greenland and the Faroe Islands, done at Montreal on 3 November 1982
- Accession by Singapore on 27 May 2004

Protocol for the amendment of the 1956 Agreement on the Joint Financing of Certain Air Navigation Services in Iceland, done at Montreal on 3 November 1982
- Accession by Singapore on 27 May 2004

April 2004

Protocol on the Authentic Quinquelingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Montreal on 29 September 1995
- Acceptance by Ecuador on 14 April 2004

International Air Services Transit Agreement, signed at Chicago on 7 December 1944
- Acceptance by Mongolia on 15 April 2004

Protocol on the Authentic Quadrilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Montreal on 30 September 1977
- Acceptance by the Republic of Korea on 15 April 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 93 bis], signed at Montreal on 27 May 1947
- Ratification by the Republic of Korea on 16 April 2004

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 the Republic of Korea on 16 April 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by the Republic of Korea on 16 April 2004

Protocol on the Authentic Quadrilingual Text of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago, 1944), signed at Montreal on 30 September 1977
- Acceptance by the Gambia on 19 April 2004

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 the Gambia on 19 April 2004

Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Civil Aviation, signed at Montreal on 23 September 1971
- Accession by Benin on 19 April 2004

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 Benin on 19 April 2004

International COSPAS-SARSAT Programme Agreement, done at Paris on 1 July 1988
- Notification by Nigeria of Association with the Programme as a Ground Segment Provider on 20 April 2004 (effective 20 May 2004, when Nigeria's status as a User State ceases)

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Approval by the European Community on 29 April 2004
- Accession by Austria on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by Belgium on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by Denmark on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by Finland on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by France on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by Germany on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by Ireland on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by Italy on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by Luxembourg on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by the Netherlands on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by Spain on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by Sweden on 29 April 2004
- Ratification by the United Kingdom on 29 April 2004
- Accession  by Norway on 29 April 2004

March 2004

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 Mauritius on 2 March 2004

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 Mauritius on 2 March 2004

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Signature by Ukraine on 3 March 2004

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 Ukraine on 3 March 2004

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 Ecuador on 4 March 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 93 bis], signed at Montreal on 27 May 1947
- Ratification by Lithuania on 4 March 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 45], signed at Montreal on 14 June 1954
- Ratification by Lithuania on 4 March 2004

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 Lithuania on 4 March 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Vienna on 7 July 1971
- Ratification by Lithuania on 4 March 2004

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 Lithuania on 4 March 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 83 bis], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1980
- Ratification by Lithuania on 4 March 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 3 bis], signed at Montreal on 10 May 1984
- Ratification by Lithuania on 4 March 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by Lithuania on 4 March 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Lithuania on 4 March 2004

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 Lithuania on 4 March 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 83 bis], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1980
- Ratification by the United Republic of Tanzania on 9 March 2004

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 United Republic of Tanzania on 9 March 2004

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 the United Republic of Tanzania on 9 March 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Accession by the Gambia on 10 March 2004

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 the Gambia on 10 March 2004

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 the Gambia on 10 March 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Accession by Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on 29 March 2004

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Vienna on 7 July 1971
- Ratification by Benin on 30 March 2004

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 16 October 1974
- Ratification by Benin on 30 March 2004

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 Benin on 30 March 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 83 bis], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1980
- Ratification by Benin on 30 March 2004

Protocol relating to an amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 3 bis], signed at Montreal on 10 May 1984
- Ratification by Benin on 30 March 2004

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 56], signed at Montreal on 6 October 1989
- Ratification by Benin on 30 March 2004

Protocol relating to an Amendment to the Convention on International Civil Aviation [Article 50(a)], signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990
- Ratification by Benin on 30 March 2004

Convention on Damage Caused by Foreign Aircraft to Third Parties on the Surface, signed at Rome on 7 October 1952
- Accession by Benin on 30 March 2004

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 Benin on 30 March 2004

Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, done at Montreal on 28 May 1999
- Ratification by Benin on 30 March 2004

Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, signed at Tokyo on 14 September 1963
- Accession by Benin on 30 March 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Accession by Benin on 30 March 2004

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Signature by Canada on 31 March 2004

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 Canada on 31 March 2004

February 2004

Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, signed at Tokyo on 14 September 1963
- Accession by Azerbaijan on 5 February 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Ratification by Senegal on 11 February 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Ratification by Honduras on 18 February 2004

January 2004

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 Oman on 8 January 2004

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 Oman on 8 January 2004

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 Colombia on 14 January 2004

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 Equatorial Guinea on 14 January 2004

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 Honduras on 20 January 2004

Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Accession by Pakistan on 22 January 2004

Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment on Matters specific to Aircraft Equipment, signed at Cape Town on 16 November 2001
- Accession by Pakistan on 22 January 2004

Convention on the Marking of Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection, done at Montreal on 1 March 1991
- Ratification by Guinea on 23 January 2004

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