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Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water [London version]

Treaty Type:  Multilateral

Depository:  United Kingdom [ Multidepositary ]

Place Of Signature:  London

Date Of Signature:  05-Aug-1963

Publication Records

  • PRO (now TNA) FO 93/1/727A/0: 0
  • UN Registration The 3/0: 48043
  • Miscellaneous Series 010/1963: Cmnd2118

Participant Status

CountryAction Action DateEffective Date
AFGHANISTAN Signature 08-Aug-1963
AFGHANISTAN Ratification 12-Mar-1964
ALGERIA Signature 14-Aug-1963
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA Succession 26-Jan-1989 01-Nov-1981
ARGENTINA Signature 09-Aug-1963
ARGENTINA Ratification 14-Nov-1986
Aruba Extension 01-Jan-1986
AUSTRALIA Signature 08-Aug-1963
AUSTRALIA Ratification 12-Nov-1963
AUSTRIA Signature 12-Sep-1963
AUSTRIA Ratification 17-Jul-1964
BAHAMAS Succession 16-Jul-1976 10-Jan-1973
BANGLADESH Accession 13-Mar-1985
BELGIUM Signature 08-Aug-1963
BELGIUM Ratification 01-Mar-1966
BOLIVIA Signature 21-Aug-1963
BOLIVIA Ratification 25-Jan-1966
BOTSWANA Succession 14-Feb-1968 30-Sep-1966
BRAZIL Signature 08-Aug-1963
BRAZIL Ratification 04-Mar-1965
BULGARIA Signature 08-Aug-1963
BULGARIA Ratification 02-Dec-1963
BURMA Signature 14-Aug-1963
BURMA Ratification 15-Nov-1963
CAMEROON Signature 06-Sep-1963
CANADA Signature 08-Aug-1963
CANADA Ratification 28-Jan-1964
Caribbean part of the Netherlands Extension 10-Oct-2010
CEYLON Signature 22-Aug-1963
CEYLON Ratification 13-Feb-1964
CHILE Signature 09-Aug-1963
CHILE Ratification 06-Oct-1965
COLOMBIA Signature 20-Aug-1963
CONGO Signature 09-Aug-1963
COSTA RICA Signature 09-Aug-1963
Curacao Extension 10-Oct-2010
CYPRUS Signature 08-Aug-1963
CYPRUS Ratification 15-Apr-1965
CZECH REPUBLIC Succession 05-Apr-1993 01-Jan-1993
CZECHOSLOVAKIA Signature 08-Aug-1963
CZECHOSLOVAKIA Ratification 14-Oct-1963
DAHOMEY Signature 03-Sep-1963
DAHOMEY Ratification 22-Apr-1965
DENMARK Signature 09-Aug-1963
DENMARK Ratification 15-Jan-1964
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Signature 17-Sep-1963
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Ratification 18-Jun-1964
ECUADOR Signature 01-Oct-1963
ECUADOR Ratification 08-May-1964
EL SALVADOR Signature 22-Aug-1963
EL SALVADOR Ratification 07-Dec-1964
ETHIOPIA Signature 09-Aug-1963
FIJI Succession 14-Aug-1972 10-Oct-1970
FINLAND Signature 08-Aug-1963
FINLAND Ratification 09-Jan-1964
GABON Ratification 04-Mar-1964
GAMBIA THE Succession 06-May-1965
GERMANY FEDERAL REPUBLIC Ratification 01-Dec-1964
GHANA Signature 04-Sep-1963
GHANA Ratification 27-Nov-1963
GREECE Signature 09-Aug-1963
GREECE Ratification 18-Dec-1963
HONDURAS Signature 15-Aug-1963
HONDURAS Ratification 02-Dec-1964
HUNGARY Signature 08-Aug-1963
HUNGARY Ratification 21-Oct-1963
ICELAND Signature 12-Aug-1963
ICELAND Ratification 29-Apr-1964
INDIA Signature 08-Aug-1963
INDIA Ratification 10-Oct-1963
INDONESIA Signature 23-Aug-1963
INDONESIA Ratification 08-May-1964
IRAN Signature 08-Aug-1963
IRAN Ratification 05-May-1964
IRAQ Signature 13-Aug-1963
IRAQ Ratification 30-Nov-1964
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Signature 08-Aug-1963
IRELAND, REPUBLIC OF Ratification 18-Dec-1963
ISRAEL Signature 08-Aug-1963
ISRAEL Ratification 15-Jan-1964
ITALY Signature 08-Aug-1963
ITALY Ratification 10-Dec-1964
JAMAICA Signature 13-Aug-1963
JAPAN Signature 14-Aug-1963
JAPAN Ratification 15-Jun-1964
JORDAN Signature 12-Aug-1963
JORDAN Ratification 29-May-1964
KENYA Accession 10-Jun-1965
KOREA REPUBLIC OF Signature 30-Aug-1963
KOREA REPUBLIC OF Ratification 24-Jul-1964
KUWAIT Signature 20-Aug-1963
KUWAIT Ratification 21-May-1965
KUWAIT Statement 21-May-1965
Land Berlin Extension 01-Dec-1964
LAOS Signature 12-Aug-1963
LAOS Ratification 10-Feb-1965
LEBANON Signature 13-Aug-1963
LEBANON Ratification 20-May-1965
LIBERIA Signature 16-Aug-1963
LIBERIA Ratification 22-May-1964
LIBYA Signature 09-Aug-1963
LIBYA Ratification 15-Jul-1968
LUXEMBOURG Signature 13-Aug-1963
LUXEMBOURG Ratification 10-Feb-1965
MALAWI Succession 07-Jan-1965 06-Jul-1964
MALAYSIA Signature 12-Aug-1963
MALAYSIA Ratification 16-Jul-1964
MALI Signature 23-Aug-1963
MALTA Succession 01-Dec-1964 21-Sep-1964
MAURITANIA Signature 17-Sep-1963
MAURITANIA Ratification 15-Apr-1964
MAURITIUS Succession 12-May-1969 12-Mar-1968
MEXICO Signature 08-Aug-1963
MEXICO Ratification 27-Dec-1963
MONGOLIA Signature 08-Aug-1963
MONGOLIA Ratification 07-Nov-1963
MONTENEGRO Succession 03-Jun-2006
MOROCCO Signature 30-Aug-1963
MOROCCO Ratification 01-Feb-1966
NEPAL Signature 26-Aug-1963
NEPAL Ratification 07-Oct-1964
NETHERLANDS THE Signature 09-Aug-1963
NETHERLANDS THE Ratification 14-Sep-1964
NEW ZEALAND Signature 08-Aug-1963
NEW ZEALAND Ratification 10-Oct-1963
NICARAGUA Signature 13-Aug-1963
NICARAGUA Ratification 26-Jan-1965
NIGER Signature 24-Sep-1963
NIGER Ratification 06-Jul-1964
NIGERIA Signature 02-Sep-1963
NIGERIA Ratification 17-Feb-1967
NORWAY Signature 09-Aug-1963
NORWAY Ratification 21-Nov-1963
PAKISTAN Signature 14-Aug-1963
PAKISTAN Ratification 03-Mar-1988
PAPUA NEW GUINEA Succession 27-Oct-1980 16-Sep-1975
PARAGUAY Signature 15-Aug-1963
PERU Signature 23-Aug-1963
PERU Ratification 04-Aug-1964
PHILIPPINES Signature 08-Aug-1963
PHILIPPINES Ratification 10-Nov-1965
POLAND Signature 08-Aug-1963
POLAND Ratification 14-Oct-1963
PORTUGAL Signature 09-Oct-1963
ROMANIA Signature 08-Aug-1963
ROMANIA Ratification 12-Dec-1963
RWANDA Accession 22-Oct-1963
SAN MARINO Signature 20-Sep-1963
SAN MARINO Ratification 03-Jul-1964
SENEGAL Signature 23-Sep-1963
SENEGAL Ratification 06-May-1964
SEYCHELLES Accession 12-Mar-1985
SIERRA LEONE Signature 04-Sep-1963
SIERRA LEONE Ratification 21-Feb-1964
SINGAPORE Succession 23-Jul-1968 09-Aug-1965
Sint Maarten Extension 10-Oct-2010
SLOVAK REPUBLIC Succession 17-May-1993 01-Jan-1993
SLOVENIA Succession 07-Apr-1992
SOUTH AFRICA Accession 10-Oct-1963
SOVIET UNION Signature 05-Aug-1963
SOVIET UNION Ratification 10-Oct-1963
SPAIN Signature 14-Aug-1963
SPAIN Ratification 17-Dec-1964
SUDAN Signature 09-Aug-1963
SUDAN Ratification 04-Mar-1966
SURINAME Accession 06-Jan-1993 06-Jan-1993
SWAZILAND Accession 29-May-1969
SWEDEN Signature 12-Aug-1963
SWEDEN Ratification 09-Dec-1963
SWITZERLAND Signature 26-Aug-1963
SWITZERLAND Ratification 16-Jan-1964
SYRIA Signature 13-Aug-1963
SYRIA Ratification 01-Jun-1964
Tanganyika Signature 16-Sep-1963
Tanganyika Ratification 06-Feb-1964
THAILAND Signature 08-Aug-1963
THAILAND Ratification 15-Nov-1963
TONGA Succession 22-Jun-1971 04-Jul-1970
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Signature 12-Aug-1963
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Ratification 16-Jul-1964
TUNISIA Signature 12-Aug-1963
TUNISIA Ratification 26-May-1965
TURKEY Signature 09-Aug-1963
TURKEY Ratification 08-Jul-1965
UGANDA Signature 29-Aug-1963
UGANDA Ratification 24-Mar-1964
UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC Signature 08-Aug-1963
UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC Ratification 10-Jan-1964
UNITED KINGDOM Statement 01-Jan-1905
UNITED KINGDOM Declaration 01-Jan-1905
UNITED KINGDOM Signature 05-Aug-1963
UNITED KINGDOM Ratification 10-Oct-1963
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Signature 05-Aug-1963
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Ratification 10-Oct-1963
URUGUAY Signature 27-Sep-1963
URUGUAY Ratification 25-Feb-1969
VENEZUELA Signature 20-Aug-1963
VENEZUELA Ratification 03-Mar-1965
WESTERN SAMOA Signature 05-Sep-1963
WESTERN SAMOA Ratification 19-Jan-1965
YUGOSLAVIA Signature 08-Aug-1963
YUGOSLAVIA Ratification 15-Jan-1964
ZAMBIA Succession 08-Feb-1965 24-Oct-1964

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