United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: Signature of Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)

State United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Treaty Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)
Action Type Signature
Depositary Government of the United Kingdom
Date 1 July 1968
Note
Statement communicated by Her Majesty's Government on 3 July 1968, to all States recognised by the United Kingdom:
 
"The Government of the United Kingdom wish to recall their view that if a regime is not recognised as the Government of a State, neither signature nor the deposit of any instrument by it, nor notification of any of those acts will bring about recognition of that regime by any other State."
 
Statement communicated by Her Majesty's Government on ratification of the Treaty by the United Kingdom on 27 November 1968, to all States recognised by the United Kingdom:
 
"The provisions of the Treaty shall not apply in regard to Southern Rhodesia unless and until the Government of the United Kingdom informs the other depository Governments that it is in a position to ensure that the obligations imposed by the Treaty in respect of that territory can be fully implemented."
Other Actions Ratification on deposit with London — 27 November 1968
Signature on deposit with Moscow — 1 July 1968
Ratification on deposit with Moscow — 29 November 1968
Signature on deposit with Washington — 1 July 1968
Ratification on deposit with Washington — 27 November 1968