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Volume 229: debated on Tuesday 27 July 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the treaties signed by Her Majesty's Government in 1992, giving for each treaty the date of signature and the date on which instruments of ratification were deposited, where appropriate.

The treaties signed by Her Majesty's Government in 1992 are listed in the table.Two of these have been ratified. An instrument of ratification for protocol No. 10 of the convention for the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms was deposited on 9 March 1993 and instruments of ratification for the convention on social security with Barbados were exchanged at London on 27 February 1992.

Multi-lateral treaties

Instrument and Title

Date of United Kingdom signature

European Convention on the Protection of the Archeological Heritage (revised). Signed at Valletta on 16 January 1992.16 January 1992
Convention on the Participation of Foreigners in Public Life at Local Level. Signed at Strasbourg 5 February 1992.5 February 1992
Treaty on European Union. Signed at Maastricht 7 February 1992.7 February 1992
Onchocerciasis Fund Agreement 1992. Signed at Washington 25 February 1992.25 February 1992
Convention on the Protection and the Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes. Signed at Helsinki 18 March 1992.18 March 1992
Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents. Signed at Helsinki 17 March 1992.18 March 1992
Treaty on Open Skies. Signed at Helsinki 24 March 1992.24 March 1992
Protocol No. 10 to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. Signed at Strasbourg 25 March 199225 March 1992

Instrument of Ratification deposited on 9 March 1993.

Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas. Signed at New York 17 March 1992.16 April 1992
Agreement on the European Economic area with Protocols 1–49, Annexes I-XXII and Final Act. Signed at Oporto 2 May 1992.2 May 1992
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Adopted at Nairobi 9 May 1992.12 June 1992
Convention on Biological Diversity. Adopted at Nairobi 11 May 1992.12 June 1992
Convention on the Accession of the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic to the Convention on the Law Applicable to Contractual Obligations, opened for signature in Rome 19 June 1980. Signed at Funchal 18 May 1992.18 May 1992
Convention on Revising the Convention setting up a European University Institute. Signed at Florence 18 June 1992.18 June 1992
Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic. Signed at Paris on 22 September 1992.3 November 1992
European Convention on Cinematographic Co-Production. Signed at Strasbourg 2 October 1992.5 November 1992
Second Additional Protocol to the European Convention on Extradition of 13 December 1957. Signed at Strasbourg 17 March 1978.9 November 1992

Instrument and Title

Date of United Kingdom signature

Protocol of Accession of the Hellenic Republic to the Western European Union, with an Annex. Signed at Rome 20 November 1992.20 November 1992
Protocol of 1992 to Amend the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1969–with Final Act.27 November 1992
Decision taken by Common Agreement between the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States on the location of the Seats of the Institutions and of Certain Bodies and Departments of the European Communities. Signed at Edinburgh 12 December 1992.12 December 1992

Bilateral Treaties

Instrument and Title

Dates of Signature

Argentina

Agreement concerning Air Services.Buenos Aires 24 January 1992
Exchange of Notes concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Argentina Debt Agreement No. 3 (1989)).London 17 March 1992
Exchange of Notes concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Argentina Debt Agreement No. 4 (1991)).London 17 March 1992

Australia

Exchange of Notes amending the Agreement on Social Security signed at London on 1 October 1990.Canberra 22 April 1992

Austria

Second Supplementary Convention to the Convention on Social Security between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Austria.London 13 October 1992

Barbados

Convention on Social Security with ProtocolLondon 7 January 1992

Instrument of Ratification deposited on 27 February 1992.

Bolivia

Exchange of Notes amending the United Kingdom/Bolivia Loan No. 1 1973 (The United Kingdom/Bolivia Retrospective Terms Agreement 1992)).La Paz 14 April 1992 and 9 June 1992
Exchange of Notes concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Bolivia Debt Agreement No. 4 (1992)).La Paz 30 July 1992 and 8 September 1992
Exchange of Notes extending the Agreement for the Promotion and Protection of Investments done at La Paz on 24 May 1988 to the Isle of Man, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Bermuda and the Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey.La Paz 3 December 1992 and 9 December 1992

Instrument and Title

Dates of Signature

Bulgaria

Exchange of Notes concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Bulgaria Debt Agreement No. 1 (1991).Sofia 30 September 1992 and 14 October 1992

Burkina Faso

Exchange of Notes concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Burkina Faso Debt Agreement No. 1 (1991)).Abidjan/ Ouagadougou 27 November 1991 and 13 January 1992

Canada

Exchange of Notes amending the Treaty on Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters signed at Ottawa on 22 June 1988.London 26 March 1992

Colombia

Exchange of Notes further amending the Air Services Agreement signed at Bogota on 16 October 1947.Bogota 16 December 1991 and 13 January 1992

Costa Rica

Exchange of Notes concerning the United Kingdom/Costa Rica Debt Rescheduling Agreement 1992.San Jose 16 November 1992 and 20 November 1992

Cote D'Ivoire

Agreement concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/Cote d'Ivoire Debt Agreement No. 6 (1991)).Abidjan 9 July 1992 and 30 July 1992

Cyprus

Exchange of Notes concerning the Berengaria Estate at Limassol.Nicosia 18 May 1992
Ecuador
Agreement concerning Mutual Assistance in relation to Drug Trafficking.Quito 7 May 1992
Exchange of Notes concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Ecuador Debt Agreement No. 5 (1992)).London 30 July 1992

Estonia

Exchange of Notes concerning the Settlement of Outstanding Claims and Financial Issues.Tallinn 26 March 1992

Finland

Exchange of Notes amending the Agreement for Air Services between and beyond their Respective Territories, done at London on 25 March 1965.Helsinki 13 April 1992 and 17 June 1992
Exchange of Notes further amending the Convention on Social Security signed at London on 12 December 1978.London 14 October 1992

France

Exchange of Notes concerning the Activities of Fishermen in the vicinity of the Channel Islands and the French Coast of the Cotentin Peninsular and, in particular, on the Schole Bank.Paris 10 July 1992

Instrument and Title

Dates of Signature

Gabon

Exchange of Notes concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Gabon Debt Agreement No. 4 (1991))Paris and Librevill 19 March 1992

Grenada

Exchange of Notes extending the Agreement for the Promotion and Protection of Investments done at London on 25 February 1988 to the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Bermuda and the Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey.Bridgetown and St. George 16 July 1992 and 20 July 1992

Guyana

Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income and Capital Gains.Georgetown 30 August 1992
Exchange of Notes extending the Promotion and Protection of Investments Agreement, 27 October 1989, to the Isle of Man, Gibraltar, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Bermuda and the Bailiwicks of Guernsey and Jersey.Georgetown 15 September 1992 and 22 September 1992

Honduras

Exchange of Notes concerning the United Kingdom/Honduras Retrospective Terms Adjustment Agreement 1992Tegucigalpa 31 August 1992

Hungary

Agreement on the Establishment of Activities of Cultural Centres.Budapest 11 March 1992

Iceland

Exchange of Notes amending the Convention on Social Security signed at Reykjavik on 25 August 1983.London 6 October 1992 and 26 October 1992

India

Extradition Treaty.London 22 September 1992
Agreement concerning the Investigation and Prosecution of Crime and the Tracing, Restraint and Confiscation of the Proceeds and Instruments of Crime (including Crimes Involving Currency Transfer) and Terrorist Funds.London 22 September 1992

Ireland

Protocol Supplementary to the Agreement concerning the Delimitation of Areas of the Continental Shelf between the two countries signed at Dublin on 7 November 1988.Dublin 8 December 1992

Japan

Exchange of Notes further amending the Schedule annexed to the Air Services Agreement of 29 December 1952.Tokyo 29 May 1992

Jordan

Exchange of Notes amending the United Kingdom/Jordan Loan Agreement 1987.Amman 26 March 1992

Instrument and Title

Dates of Signature

Exchange of Notes consolidating Certain Loans made by the United Kingdom to Jordan (The United Kingdom/Jordan Rescheduling Agreement 1992).Amman 6 December 1992

Lithuania

Exchange of Notes concerning the Transfer of Gold from the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to Lietuvos Bankas (The Bank of Lithuania).Vilnius 27 March 1992

Miscellaneous

Agreement between the Three Governments of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Federal Republic of Germany and the Kingdom of The Netherlands and the Government of the United States of America regarding the Establishment, Construction and Operation of a Uranium Enrichment Installation in the United States.Washington 24 July 1992

Morocco

Exchange of Notes concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Morocco Debt Agreement No. 6 (1992)).Rabat 1 September 1992 and 7 September 1992
Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters concerning the Provisional Application of the Agreement on Relations in the Sea Fisheries Sector initialled in Brussels on 15 May 1992.Brussels 21 December 1992
Agreement on Relations in the Sea Fisheries Sector.Brussels 21 December 1992

The Netherlands

Agreement relating to the Exploitation of the Markham Field Reservoirs and the Offtake of Petroleum therefrom.The Hague 26 May 1992

Nicaragua

Exchange of Notes amending the Treaty of Friendship Commerce and Navigation with Nicaragua signed at Managua on 28 July 1905.Managua 04 April 1992
Exchange of Notes concerning the United Kingdom/Nicaragua Debt Rescheduling Agreement 1992.Managua 07 October 1992 and 13 October 1992
Exchange of Notes amending the Treaty of Friendship Commerce and Navigation with Nicaragua signed at Managua on 28 July 1905.Managua 09 April 1992

Norway

Exchange of Notes concerning the Proposed Export by British Nuclear Fuels plc to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Halden Reactor Project, Oslo, of Uranium Oxide Powder.Oslo 22 January 1992
Exchange of Notes amending the convention on Social Security signed at Oslo on 19 June 1990.London 30 September 1992 and 05 November 1992

Instrument and Title

Dates of Signature

Peru

Exchange of Notes concerning Certain Commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Peru Debt Agreement No. 3 (1991)).London 17 September 1992

Philippines

Exchange of Notes concerning the United Kingdom Debt Rescheduling Agreement No. 1 1992.Manila 23 December 1992
Exchange of Notes concerning the United Kingdom/Philippines Debt Rescheduling Agreement No. 2 1992.Manila 23 December 1992
Exchange of Notes concerning the United Kingdom/Philippines Debt Rescheduling Agreement No. 3 1992.Manila 23 December 1992

Poland

Exchange of Notes concerning the Abolition of VisasWarsaw 17 June 1992

Russian Federation

Exchange of Notes between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Vnescheconombank of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, concerning the Deferral of the Debt of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and its Successors, to Foreign Offical Creditors.London 05 June 1992
Agreement on Economic Cooperation.London 9 November 1992
Agreement on the Establishment of Direct Secure Telephone Links between 10 Downing Street in London and the Kremlin in Moscow.London 9 November 1992
Treaty on the Principles of Relations.London 9 November 1992

Senegal

Exchange of Notes concerning Certain commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Senegal Debt Agreement No. 9 (1991)).Dakar 18 March 1992 and 9 April 1992

South Africa

Agreement for Air Services between and beyond their Respective Territories.London 11 August 1992
Agreement concerning Mutual Assistance in Relation to Drug Trafficking.Pretoria 2 September 1992

Sweden

Exchange of Notes amending the Convention on Social Security signed at Stockholm on 29 June 1987.London 30 September 1992 and 20 October 1992

Switzerland

Exchange of Notes further Amending the Agreement for Air Services between and beyond their respective Territories, done at London on 5 April 1950.Berne 2 November 1992 and 23 November 1992

Instrument and Title

Dates of Signature

Tanzania

Exchange of Notes concerning Certain commercial Debts (The United Kingdom/ Tanzania Debt Agreement No. 4 (1992)).Dar es Salaam 24 August 1992

Uganda

Convention for the Avoidance of double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and Capital Gains.Kampala 23 December 1992

United Arab Emirates

Agreement for the Promotion and Protection of Investments.Dubai 8 December 1992

United States of America

Exchange of Notes amending the Agreement for Financing of certain Programmes of Educational and Cultural Exchange signed in London on 10 May 1965.London 11 September 1992 and 23 September 1992
Exchange of Notes extending the Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the United States of America concerning the Investigation of Drug Trafficking Offences and the Seizure and Forfeiture of Proceeds and Instrumentalities of Drug Trafficking, signed at London on 9 February 1988, to GibraltarLondon 30 September 1992
Exchange of Notes extending the Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the United States of America concerning the Investigation of drug Trafficking Offences and the Seizure and Forfeiture of Proceeds and Instrumentalities of Drug Trafficking, signed at London on 9 February 1988, to the Isle of ManLondon 30 September 1992

Uruguay

Agreement on Legal Assistance in Relation to Drug Trafficking between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Oriental Republic of UruguayMontevideo 23 January 1992

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the treaties to which Her Majesty's Government acceded in 1992, giving for each treaty the date on which instruments of accession were deposited.