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Paragraphs in "International Tropical Timber Agreement" coded as DEPO

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Art.33 Article 33
Art.33.1x The Secretary-General of the United Nations is hereby designated as the depositary of this Agreement.
Art.34 Article 34
Art.34.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature at United Nations Headquarters from 2 January 1984 until one month after the date of its entry into force by Governments invited to the United Nations Conference on Tropical Timber, 1983.
Art.34.2 2. Any Government referred to in paragraph 1 of this article may:
Art.34.2.a (a) At the time of signing this Agreement, declare that by such signature it expresses its consent to be bound by this Agreement (definitive signature); or
Art.34.2.b (b) After signing this Agreement, ratify, accept or approve it by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the depositary.
Art.35 Article 35
Art.35.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for accession by the Governments of all States upon conditions established by the Council, which shall include a time-limit for the deposit of instruments of accession. The Council may, however, grant extensions of time to Governments which are unable to accede by the time-limit set in the conditions of accession.
Art.35.2 2. Accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of accession with the depositary.
Art.36 Article 36
Art.36.1x A signatory Government which intends to ratify, accept or approve this Agreement, or a Government for which the Council has established conditions for accession but which has not yet been able to deposit its instrument, may, at any time, notify the depositary that it will apply this Agreement provisionally either when it enters into force in accordance with article 37, or, if it is already in force, at a specified date.
Art.38 Article 38
Art.38.1 1. The Council may, by special vote, recommend an amendment of this Agreement to the members.
Art.38.2 2. The Council shall fix a date by which members shall notify the depositary of their acceptance of the amendment.
Art.38.3 3. An amendment shall enter into force 90 days after the depositary has received notifications of acceptance from members constituting at least two thirds of the producing members and accounting for at least 85 per cent of the votes of the producing members, and from members constituting at least two thirds of the consuming members and accounting for at least 85 per cent of the votes of the consuming members.
Art.38.4 4. After the depositary informs the Council that the requirements for entry into force of the amendment have been met, and notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 2 of this article relating to the date fixed by the Council, a member may still notify the depositary of its acceptance of the amendment, provided that such notification is made before the entry into force of the amendment.
Art.38.5 5. Any member which has not notified its acceptance of an amendment by the date on which such amendment enters into force shall cease to be a party to this Agreement as from that date, unless such member has satisfied the Council that its acceptance could not be obtained in time owing to difficulties in completing its constitutional or institutional procedures, and the Council decides to extend for that member the period for acceptance of the amendment. Such member shall not be bound by the amendment before it has notified its acceptance thereof.
Art.38.6 6. If the requirements for the entry into force of the amendment have not been met by the date fixed by the Council in accordance with paragraph 2 of this article, the amendment shall be considered withdrawn.
Conc.1 IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized thereto, have affixed their signatures under this Agreement on the dates indicated.
Conc.2 DONE at Geneva on the eighteenth day of November, one thousand nine hundred and eighty-three, the texts of this Agreement in the Arabic, English, French, Russian and Spanish languages being equally authentic. The authentic Chinese text of this Agreement shall be established by the depositary and submitted for adoption to all signatories and States and intergovernmental organisations which have acceded to this Agreement.