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Paragraphs in "International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage" coded as DEPO

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Art.12 Article 12
Art.12.1 1 This Convention shall be open for signature at the Headquarters of the Organization from 1 October 2001 until 30 September 2002 and shall thereafter remain open for accession.
Art.12.2 2 States may express their consent to be bound by this Convention by:
Art.12.2.a (a) signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval;
Art.12.2.b (b) signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval followed by ratification, acceptance or approval; or
Art.12.2.c (c) accession.
Art.12.3 3 Ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General.
Art.12.4 4 Any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited after the entry into force of an amendment to this Convention with respect to all existing State Parties, or after the completion of all measures required for the entry into force of the amendment with respect to those State Parties shall be deemed to apply to this Convention as modified by the amendment.
Art.13 Article 13
Art.13.1 1 If a State has two or more territorial units in which different systems of law are applicable in relation to matters dealt with in this Convention, it may at the time of signature, ratification, acceptance, approval or accession declare that this Convention shall extend to all its territorial units or only to one or more of them and may modify this declaration by submitting another declaration at any time.
Art.13.2 2 Any such declaration shall be notified to the Secretary-General and shall state expressly the territorial units to which this Convention applies.
Art.13.3 3 In relation to a State Party which has made such a declaration:
Art.13.3.a (a) in the definition of "registered owner" in article 1(4), references to a State shall be construed as references to such a territorial unit;
Art.13.3.b (b) references to the State of a ship's registry and, in relation to a compulsory insurance certificate, to the issuing or certifying State, shall be construed as referring to the territorial unit respectively in which the ship is registered and which issues or certifies the certificate;
Art.13.3.c (c) references in this Convention to the requirements of national law shall be construed as references to the requirements of the law of the relevant territorial unit; and
Art.13.3.d (d) references in articles 9 and 10 to courts, and to judgements which must be recognized in States Parties, shall be construed as references respectively to courts of, and to judgements which must be recognized in, the relevant territorial unit.
Art.14 Article 14
Art.14.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force one year following the date on which eighteen States, including five States each with ships whose combined gross tonnage is not less than 1 million, have either signed it without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval or have deposited instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Secretary-General.
Art.17 Article 17
Art.17.1 1 This Convention shall be deposited with the Secretary-General.
Art.17.2 2 The Secretary-General shall:
Art.17.2.a (a) inform all States which have signed or acceded to this Convention of:
Art.17.2.a.i (i) each new signature or deposit of instrument together with the date thereof;
Art.17.2.a.ii (ii) the date of entry into force of this Convention;
Art.17.2.a.iii (iii) the deposit of any instrument of denunciation of this Convention together with the date of the deposit and the date on which the denunciation takes effect; and
Art.17.2.a.iv (iv) other declarations and notifications made under this Convention.
Art.17.2.b (b) transmit certified true copies of this Convention to all Signatory States and to all States which accede to this Convention.
Art.18 Article 18
Art.18.1x As soon as this Convention comes into force, the text shall be transmitted by the Secretary-General to the Secretariat of the United Nations for registration and publication in accordance with Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.