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Slavery Convention

Treaty data

Treaty number
003867
Date of conclusion
25-09-1926
Place of conclusion
Genève
Provisional application
Entry into force
09-03-1927
Retroactive effect
Termination
Treaty Series
1963, 74
1968, 11
1980, 80
1995, 270
Bulletin of Acts and Decrees
1927, 356
1928, 26
Parliamentary paper
338
Approval act
1927, 356
Consolidated text
0006262

Comment

The Slavery Convention is in force for the entire Kingdom as of 07-01-1928.

Kingdom of the Netherlands

Provisional application Entry into force Retroactive effect Termination
Netherlands
(in Europe)
07-01-1928
Netherlands
(Bonaire)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Sint Eustatius)
10-10-2010
Netherlands
(Saba)
10-10-2010
Aruba 01-01-1986
Curaçao 10-10-2010
Sint Maarten 10-10-2010

Parties

Parties with a link have a reservation.

Party Signature Provisional application Ratification

S=Signature without reservation or requirement of ratification
R=Ratification, Acceptance, Approval or Notification
A=Accession
Su=Succession
NK=Not Known

Entry into force Renunciation Termination
Afghanistan 09-11-1935 (A) 09-11-1935
Albania 02-07-1957 (A) 02-07-1957
Algeria 20-11-1963 (A) 20-11-1963
Antigua and Barbuda 25-10-1988 (Su) 01-11-1981
Australia 25-09-1926 18-06-1927 (R) 18-06-1927
Austria 25-09-1926 19-08-1927 (R) 19-08-1927
Azerbaijan 16-08-1996 (A) 16-08-1996
Bahamas 10-06-1976 (Su) 10-07-1973
Bahrain 27-03-1990 (A) 27-03-1990
Bangladesh 07-01-1985 (A) 07-01-1985
Barbados 22-07-1976 (Su) 30-11-1966
Belarus 13-09-1956 (A) 13-09-1956
Belgium 25-09-1926 23-09-1927 (R) 23-09-1927
Benin 04-04-1962 (Su) 01-08-1960
Bolivia 06-10-1983 (A) 06-10-1983
Bosnia and Herzegovina 01-09-1993 (Su) 06-03-1992
Brazil 06-01-1966 (A) 06-01-1966
Bulgaria 25-09-1926 09-03-1927 (R) 09-03-1927
Cameroon 07-03-1962 (Su) 01-01-1960
Canada 25-09-1926 06-08-1928 (R) 06-08-1928
Central African Republic 04-09-1962 (Su) 13-08-1960
Chile 20-06-1995 (A) 20-06-1995
China
Colombia 25-09-1926
Côte d'Ivoire 08-12-1961 (Su) 07-08-1960
Croatia 12-10-1992 (Su) 08-10-1991
Cuba 25-09-1926 06-07-1931 (R) 06-07-1931
Cyprus 21-04-1986 (Su) 16-08-1960
Czech Republic 22-02-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Czechoslovakia (<01-01-1993) 25-09-1926 10-10-1930 (R) 10-10-1930
Denmark 25-09-1926 17-05-1927 (R) 17-05-1927
Dominica 17-08-1994 (Su) 17-08-1994
Dominican Republic 16-07-1928 (A)
Ecuador 26-03-1928 (A) 26-03-1928
Egypt 25-01-1928 (A) 25-01-1928
Estonia 25-09-1926 16-05-1929 (R) 16-05-1929
Ethiopia 25-09-1926 21-01-1969 (R) 21-01-1969
Fiji 12-06-1972 (Su) 10-10-1970
Finland 25-09-1926 29-09-1927 (R) 29-09-1927
France 25-09-1926 28-03-1931 (R) 28-03-1931
Germany 25-09-1926 12-03-1929 (R) 12-03-1929
Ghana 03-05-1963 (Su) 06-03-1957
Greece 25-09-1926 04-07-1930 (R) 04-07-1930
Guatemala 11-11-1983 (A) 11-11-1983
Guinea 30-03-1962 (Su) 02-10-1958
Haïti 03-09-1927 (A) 03-09-1927
Hungary 17-02-1933 (A) 17-02-1933
India 25-09-1926 18-06-1927 (R) 18-06-1927
Iran 25-09-1926
Iraq 18-01-1929 (A) 18-01-1929
Ireland 18-07-1930 (A) 18-07-1930
Israel 06-01-1955 (A) 06-01-1955
Italy 25-09-1926 25-08-1928 (R) 25-08-1928
Jamaica 30-07-1964 (Su) 06-08-1962
Jordan 05-05-1959 (A) 05-05-1959
Kazakhstan 01-05-2008 (A) 01-05-2008
Kuwait 28-05-1963 (A) 28-05-1963
Kyrgyzstan 05-09-1997 (A) 05-09-1997
Latvia 25-09-1926 09-07-1927 (R) 09-07-1927
Lebanon 25-06-1931 (A) 25-06-1931
Lesotho 04-11-1974 (Su) 04-10-1966
Liberia 25-09-1926 17-05-1930 (R) 17-05-1930
Libya 14-02-1957 (A) 14-02-1957
Lithuania 25-09-1926
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of 18-01-1994 (Su) 17-11-1991
Madagascar 12-02-1964 (A) 12-02-1964
Malawi 02-08-1965 (A) 02-08-1965
Mali 02-02-1973 (Su) 22-09-1960
Malta 03-01-1966 (Su) 21-09-1964
Mauritania 06-06-1986 (A) 06-06-1986
Mauritius 18-07-1969 (Su) 12-03-1968
Mexico 08-09-1934 (A) 08-09-1934
Monaco 17-01-1928 (A) 17-01-1928
Mongolia 20-12-1968 (A) 20-12-1968
Montenegro 23-10-2006 (Su) 03-06-2006
Morocco 11-05-1959 (Su) 11-05-1959
Myanmar 01-04-1937 (Su) 18-06-1927
Nepal 07-01-1963 (A) 07-01-1963
Netherlands, the Kingdom of the 25-09-1926 07-01-1928 (R) 07-01-1928
New Zealand 25-09-1926 18-06-1927 (R) 18-06-1927
Nicaragua 03-10-1927 (A) 03-10-1927
Niger 25-08-1961 (Su) 03-08-1960
Nigeria 26-06-1961 (Su) 01-10-1960
Norway 25-09-1926 10-09-1927 (R) 10-09-1927
Pakistan 30-09-1955 (A) 30-09-1955
Panama 25-09-1926
Papua New Guinea 27-01-1982 (A) 27-01-1982
Paraguay 27-09-2007 (A) 27-09-2007
Philippines 12-07-1955 (A) 12-07-1955
Poland 25-09-1926 17-09-1930 (R) 17-09-1930
Portugal 25-09-1926 04-10-1927 (R) 04-10-1927
Republic of the Congo 15-10-1962 (Su) 15-08-1960
Romania 25-09-1926 22-06-1931 (R) 22-06-1931
Russian Federation 08-08-1956 (A) 08-08-1956
Saint Lucia 14-02-1990 (Su) 22-02-1979
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 09-11-1981 (A) 09-11-1981
Saudi Arabia 05-07-1973 (A) 05-07-1973
Senegal 02-05-1963 (Su) 20-08-1960
Serbia 12-03-2001 (Su) 27-04-1992
Seychelles 05-05-1992 (A) 05-05-1992
Sierra Leone 13-03-1962 (Su) 27-04-1961
Slovakia 28-05-1993 (Su) 01-01-1993
Solomon Islands 03-09-1981 (Su) 07-07-1978
South Africa 25-09-1926 18-06-1927 (R) 18-06-1927
Spain 25-09-1926 12-09-1927 (R) 12-09-1927
Sri Lanka 21-03-1958 (A) 21-03-1958
Sudan 15-09-1927 (A) 15-09-1927
Suriname 12-10-1979 (Su) 25-11-1975
Sweden 25-09-1926 17-12-1927 (R) 17-12-1927
Switzerland 01-11-1930 (A) 01-11-1930
Syria 25-06-1931 (A) 25-06-1931
Tanzania 28-11-1962 (A) 28-11-1962
Togo 27-02-1962 (Su) 27-04-1960
Trinidad and Tobago 11-04-1966 (Su) 31-08-1962
Tunisia 15-07-1966 (A) 15-07-1966
Turkey 24-07-1933 (A) 24-07-1933
Turkmenistan 01-05-1997 (A) 01-05-1997
Uganda 12-08-1964 (A) 12-08-1964
Ukraine 27-01-1959 (A) 27-01-1959
United Kingdom 25-09-1926 18-06-1927 (R) 18-06-1927
United States of America 21-03-1929 (A) 21-03-1929
Uruguay 07-06-2001 (A) 07-06-2001
Vietnam 14-08-1956 (A) 14-08-1956
Yemen 09-02-1987 (A) 09-02-1987
Yugoslavia (< 25-06-1991) 25-09-1926 28-09-1929 (R) 28-09-1929
Zambia 26-03-1973 (Su) 24-10-1964

Extensions

China

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Hong Kong SAR 01-07-1997
Macao SAR 20-12-1999

Portugal

Extended to Entry into force Termination
Macao (<20-12-1999) 04-10-1927 20-12-1999

Actions

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