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Paragraphs in "Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean" coded as DEPO

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Art.34 Article 34 Signature, ratification, acceptance, approval
Art.34.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by Australia, Canada, China, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji Islands, France, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Republic of Palau, Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Korea, Independent State of Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in respect of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, United States of America and Republic of Vanuatu and shall remain open for signature for twelve months from the fifth day of September 2000.
Art.34.2 2. This Convention is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the signatories
Art.34.3 3. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the depositary.
Art.34.4 4. Each Contracting Party shall be a member of the Commission established by this Convention.
Art.35 Article 35 Accession
Art.35.1 1. This Convention shall remain open for accession by the States referred to in article 34, paragraph 1, and by any entity referred to in article 305, paragraph 1, subparagraphs (c), (d) and (e) of the 1982 Convention which is situated in the Convention Area.
Art.35.2 2. After the entry into force of this Convention, the Contracting Parties may, by consensus, invite other States and regional economic integration organizations, whose nationals and fishing vessels wish to conduct fishing for highly migratory fish stocks in the Convention Area to accede to this Convention.
Art.35.3 3. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the depositary.
Art.44 Article 44 Depositary
Art.44.1x The Government of New Zealand shall be the depositary of this Convention and any amendments or revisions thereto. The depositary shall register this Convention with the Secretary-General of the United Nations in accordance with article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.