Accession by New Zealand of the Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (The Hague, 26 March 1999)

12 Nov 2013 7:26 PM | Anonymous
Accession by New Zealand of the Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (The Hague, 26 March 1999)

On 23 October 2012, New Zealand deposited with the Director-General its instrument of accession of the Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict.
The instrument contained the following declaration:

“[…] DECLARES that, consistent with the constitutional status of Tokelau and taking into account the commitment of the Government of New Zealand to the development of self-government for Tokelau through an act of self-determination under the Charter of the United Nations, this accession shall not extend to Tokelau unless and until a Declaration to this effect is lodged by the Government of New Zealand with the depositary on the basis of appropriate consultation with that territory;” [original: English].

In accordance with the terms of its Article 44, the date of entry into force of this Protocol with respect to New Zealand is 23 January 2014.

 

http://portal.unesco.org/en/ev.php-URL_ID=49150&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

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