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Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

 
Malaysia is a party to the principal international treaties dealing with disarmament and non-proliferation
 
Status Summary
a = accession
A = acceptance
AA = approval
D = succession
 
No.
Treaty
Entry into Force
Date of Signature
Date of deposit of instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession
Effective Date (Malaysia)
1
Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or Other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare (1925 Geneva Protocol)
8.2.1928
-
10.12.1970(a)
10.12.1970
2
Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water (Partial Test Ban Treaty), 5 August 1963 (PTBT)
10.10.1963
12.8.1963 (L)
21.8.1963 (M)
8.8.1963
(W)
16.7.1964 (L)
15.7.1964 M)
16.7.1964(W)
15.7.1964
3
Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies, 27 January 1967 (Outer Space)
10.10.1967
20.2.1967(W)
21.2.1967 (L)
3.5.1967 (M)
-
On date of deposit of instrument of ratification
4
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, 1 July 1968 (NPT)
5.3.1970
1.7.1968 (L), (M), (W)
5.3.1970 (L), (M), (W)
5.3.1970
5
Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Sea-Bed and the Ocean Floor and in the Subsoil Thereof, 11 February 1971 (Seabed Treaty)
18.5.1972
20.5.1971 (L), (M), (W)
21.6.1972 (L), (M), (W)
21.6.1972
6
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on their Destruction, 10 April 1972
(BWC)
26.3.1975
10.4.1972 (L), (M), (W)
6.9.1991 (L), (M)
26.9.1991 (W)
6.9.1991
7
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical
Weapons and on their Destruction,
13 January 1993 (CWC)
29.4.1997
13.1.1993
20.4.2000
20.5.2000
8
Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, 10 September 1996 (CTBT)
Not yet in force.
23.7.1998
17.1.2008
Not yet in force.
9
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, 18 September 1997 (APM)
1.3.1999
3.12.1997
22.4.1999
1.10.1999
10
Treaty on the Southeast Asia Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone (Bangkok Treaty), 15 December 1995; Annex and Protocol
27.3.1992
15.12.1995
11.10.1996
11.10.1996
 

Malaysia, with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the lead agency, is studying other relevant international treaties with a view to becoming a party to them including the following instruments:

No.
Treaty
Entry into Force
1
The Antarctic Treaty
23.6.1961
2
Convention on the Prohibition of Military or any Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques, 10 December 1976
(ENMOD Convention)
5.10.1978
3
Agreement Governing the Activities of States on the Moon and other Celestial Bodies, 18 December 1979
11.7.1984
4
Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, 10 October 1980 (CCWC)
2.12.1983
5
Protocol I on Non-Detectable Fragments
2.12.1983
6
Protocol II on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, Booby-Traps and Other Devices
2.12.1983
7
Protocol III on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Incendiary Weapons
2.12.1983
8
Protocol IV on Blinding Laser Weapons, 12 October 1995
3.12.1998
9
Amended Protocol II on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Mines, Booby-Traps and Other Devices, 3 May 1996
30.7.1998
10
Protocol V on Explosive Remnants of War
12.11.2006