The Energy Charter Treaty

Done at Place and Date Lisbon, 12/17/1994
Treaty Status (General) In Force
Treaty Status (Australia) Australia not yet a Party
Agreement Type Multilateral
Status List Site
Subject of Treaty Energy
Australian Signature for Multilaterals at Place and DateSigned for Australia, subject to ratification, with declaration pursuant to Art. 45(2) not accepting provisional application of treaty and declaration concerning trade related investment measures.
, 12/17/1994
Entry into Force Generally, Date and Conditions12/17/1994, Provisional application of the ECT terminated with effect from 13 December 2021. Australia deposited its declaration not to become a Contracting Party to the Energy Charter Treaty and the Energy Charter Protocol on Energy Efficiency and Related Environmental Aspects on 28 September 2021 in accordance with Article 45(3)(a).

eif generally 17 Dec 1994, provisionally, except for Part VII for signatories accepting such application)
Part VII: 17 Dec 1994 provisionally for all signatories;
16 April 1998, definitively
Entry into Force for Australia, Date and Conditions
Treaty Acceptance
1. Action and Date
2. Action and Date
Treaty Withdrawal
1. Action and Date Withdrawal, 12/13/2021
1. Done at and Date 28/9/2021
2. Action and Date
Registered with UN, Australia
Other Series Numbers and Reference to Text[1994] ATSD 4217; UKTS 2000/78 (Cm4761); Cm 2952; ILM 34 p360.
Amendments to Treaty and NotesNote: Rectification of 15 June 1996 to Annex PA and decision No 3 (except with respect to Art.14) not printed in some references. See also Protocol of 17 December 1994, Treaty collection No 87/4 done at the European Energy Charter Conference, 30 Nov 1994
Last Updated10/27/2021