The Convention was signed in Strasbourg on 9 September 1996.
It came into force on 1st November 2009.
The first amendment to the Convention (adopted in June 2017), incorporating the treatment of gaseous residues, is currently undergoing ratification.
|Contracting States||Depositing of the instruments for ratifying, accepting or approving the Convention||Depositing of the instrument for ratifying, accepting or approving the first amendment to the Convention (gaseous residues)|
|GERMANY||10 March 2004||9 February 2021|
|BELGIUM||22 September 2009||25 August 2022|
|FRANCE||15 September 2005||In progress|
|LUXEMBOURG||14 May 2002||7 February 2020|
|NETHERLANDS||10 July 2000||3 July 2020|
|SWITZERLAND||16 July 1998||In progress|
The Contracting Parties transposed the Convention into their national law by means of the following legal instruments:
Table of dates of entry of resolutions into force in national regulations
The table summarises the dates on which resolutions adopted by the Conference of the Contracting Parties (CPC) have entered into force in national regulations. The table is updated regularly.