Once the Danish Parliament ratifies the Agreement, Denmark will be the fifth Member State to ratify it (after Austria, Belgium, France and Malta). Ratification by thirteen Member States is required for the Agreement to enter into force.This information was duly reported on this weblog. Subsequently he has received two media releases from his friends at law firm Rouse. The first informed him yesterday that
Sweden has become the third EU Member State (behind Austria and France) to ratify the UPC Agreement.A little later, from the same firm, this blogger learned that
Belgium has crossed the UPC ratification finish line hot on the heels of Sweden. The Belgian Parliament passed the law authorising ratification of the UPC Agreement just before the national elections in May 2014.What has happened to Malta? Is it still there ...? Or should it have never been listed in the first place? Does anyone know.