18.6.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 160/51


Notice concerning the entry into force, between the European Community and the Principality of Liechtenstein, of the Protocol between the European Community, the Swiss Confederation and the Principality of Liechtenstein to the Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation concerning the criteria and mechanisms for establishing the State responsible for examining a request for asylum lodged in a Member State or in Switzerland

The above Protocol (1), signed in Brussels on 28 February 2008, entered into force between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation on 1 December 2008, following the completion of the relevant procedures on 24 October 2008.

As the procedures necessary for the entry into force of this Protocol between the European Community and the Principality of Liechtenstein have been completed on 7 March 2011, the above Protocol will enter into force as far as the Principality of Liechtenstein is concerned, in accordance with Article 5, third paragraph of the Protocol, on 1 May 2011.


(1)  OJ L 161, 24.6.2009, p. 8.