§ Mr. MANDER
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what countries have not signed and ratified the Optional Clause, and have not acceded to the General Act of Arbitration, Conciliation, and Judicial Settlement?
§ Sir J. SIMON
Following is the answer:
The following States have not signed the Optional Clause:
United States of America. Cuba. Ecuador. Argentine Republic. Hejaz. Honduras. Bolivia. Japan. Chile. Paraguay. China. Venezuela. Colombia.
The following States have signed but not ratified the Optional Clause:
Costa Rica. Liberia. Czechoslovakia. Nicaragua. Dominican Republic. Persia. Peru. Guatemala. Poland.
The following States have not acceded to the General Act:
Abyssinia. Latvia. Afghanistan. Liberia. United States of America. Lithuania. Mexico. Argentine Republic. Nicaragua. Panama. Austria. Paraguay. Belgium. Persia. Bolivia. Peru. Brazil. Poland. Bulgaria. Portugal. Chile. Rumania. China. Salvador. Colombia. Siam. Cuba. South Africa. Czechoslovakia. St. Domingo. Ecuador. Switzerland. Egypt. Turkey. Germany. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Guatemala. Hayti. Honduras. Uruguay. Hungary. Venezuela. Japan. Yugoslavia.