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INFCIRC/193/Add.5
19 February 1996

GENERAL Distr.
Original: ENGLISH


The Text of the Agreement Between Belgium, Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, the European Atomic Energy Community and the Agency in Connection with the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

INFCIRC/193

Accession of Sweden

  1. Article 23(a) of the Agreement (reproduced in document INFCIRC/193) of 5 April 1973 between Belgium, Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, Greece (reproduced in document INFCIRC/193/Add.2), Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal (reproduced in document INFCIRC/193/Add.3), Spain (reproduced in document INFCIRC/193/Add.4), the European Atomic Energy Community and the Agency in implementation of Article III(1) and (4)of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)(reproduced in document INFCIRC/140) provides that the Agreement shall come into force for non-nuclear-weapon States Party to NPT which become members of the European Atomic Energy Community upon:

    1. Notification to the Agency by the State concerned that its procedures with respect to the coming into force of the Agreement have been completed; and

    2. Notification to the Agency by the European Atomic Energy Community that it is in a position to apply its safeguards in respect of that State for the purposes of the Agreement.

  2. On 24 May 1995 the Agency received in respect of the European Atomic Energy Community and Sweden the notifications required by Article 23(a) of the Agreement. For practical accounting purposes as proposed in the notifications, the Agreement came into force for Sweden on 1 June 1995.