China: Accession to Outer Space Treaty

State China
Treaty Outer Space Treaty
Action Type Accession
Depositary Government of the United Kingdom
Date 12 January 1984

Declaration: "The Government of the People's Republic of China declares as null and void the signature on and ratification of the said Treaty [in Washington] on 27 January 1967 and 24 July 1970 respectively by the Taiwan authorities usurping the name of China."


Ceased to apply to Hong Kong wef 1 July 1997. Applies to Hong Kong (SAR) wef 1 July 1997.

Link to Russian Text

Other Actions Accession on deposit with Moscow — 6 January 1984
Accession on deposit with Washington — 30 December 1983