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Title Treaty Name Label Provision
2595 Convention For The Protection Of Birds Useful To Agriculture Art.14 Art. 14
2595 Convention For The Protection Of Birds Useful To Agriculture Art.14.1x The present Convention shall come in force at latest within a year from the date of the interchanging of papers.
2595 Convention For The Protection Of Birds Useful To Agriculture Art.14.2x It remains in force for all the signatory Powers for an indefinite period. Should any one of the same withdraw, such withdrawal does not affect the other Powers, and comes in force only one year from the day on which the withdrawal was brought to the notice of the other signatory States.
2597 Convention Respecting Measures For The Preservation And Protection Of The Fur Seals In The North Pacific Ocean Art.16 Article 16
2597 Convention Respecting Measures For The Preservation And Protection Of The Fur Seals In The North Pacific Ocean Art.16.1x This Convention shall go into effect upon 15 December 1911 and shall continue in force for a period of fifteen (15) years from that date, and thereafter until terminated by twelve (12) months' written notice given by one or more of the Parties to all of the others, which notice may be given at the expiration of fourteen years or at any time afterwards, and it is agreed that at any time prior to the termination of this Convention, upon the request of any one of the High Contracting Parties, a conference shall be held forthwith between representatives of all the Parties hereto, to consider and if possible agree upon a further extension of this Convention with such additions and modifications, if any, as may be found desirable.
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.10 Article 10
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.10.1x Until the recognition by the High Contracting Parties of a Russian Government shall permit Russia to adhere to the present Treaty, Russian nationals and companies shall enjoy the same rights as nationals of the High Contracting Parties.
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.10.2x Claims in the territories specified in Article 1 which they may have to put forward shall be presented under the conditions laid down in the present Treaty (Article 6 and Annex) through the intermediary of the Danish Government, who declare their willingness to lend their good offices for this purpose.
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.10.3x The present Treaty, of which the French and English texts are both authentic, shall be ratified.
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.10.4x Ratifications shall be deposited at Paris as soon as possible.
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.10.5x Powers of which the seat of the Government it outside Europe may confine their action to informing the Government of the French Republic, through their diplomatic representative at Paris, that their ratification has been given, and in this case they shall transmit the instrument as soon as possible.
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.10.6x The present Treaty will come into force, in so far as the stipulations of Article 8 are concerned, from the date of its ratifications by all the signatory Powers; and in all other respects on the same date as the mining regulations provided for in that Article.
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.10.7x Third Powers will be invited by the Government of the French Republic to adhere to the present Treaty duly ratified. This adhesion shall be effected by a communication addressed to the French Government, which will undertake to notify the other Contracting Parties.
2599 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts Art.9 Article 9
2599 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts Art.9.1x The present Convention shall come into force, at least for the first three States that have ratified it, within three months as from the date of ratification, and in the case of other States six months after their ratifications or accessions have been notified to the Italian Government.[2] The Convention entered into force for Australia and generally 3 April 1922.
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.7 Article 7
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.7.1x The present Agreement shall be ratified under the following conditions:
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.7.1x.ax Each Power will communicate its ratification with as little delay as possible to the French Government, who will notify the other signatory countries.
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.7.1x.bx The ratifications shall be deposited in the archives of the French Government.
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.7.1x.cx The present Agreement will enter into force for each signatory country on the day on which its ratification is deposited.
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.8 Article 8
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.8.1x The present Agreement is concluded for a period of seven years. On the expiry of this period, it will continue to remain in force for further periods of seven years between the States which have not notified one year before the end of each period their intention no longer to give effect to its provisions in so far as concerns them.
2607 Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.17 Article 17
2607 Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.17.1x The present Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the receipt by the Secretary-General of the League of Nations of ratifications or accessions on behalf of not less than eight Members of the League or non-member States, including the Kingdom of Norway and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
2608 Convention Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden Concerning The Preservation Of Plaice In The Skagerak, Kattegat And Sound Art.8 Article 8.
2608 Convention Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden Concerning The Preservation Of Plaice In The Skagerak, Kattegat And Sound Art.8.1x The present Convention shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited as soon as possible in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Stockholm.
2608 Convention Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden Concerning The Preservation Of Plaice In The Skagerak, Kattegat And Sound Art.8.2x The Convention shall come into force one month after the deposit of instruments of ratification and shall remain in force until the expiration of six months from the day on which it shall have been denounced by one of the Contracting States.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.18 Article 18
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.18.1 1. After the deposit or notification of not less than four ratifications or accessions on the part of Contracting Governments having territories covered by article 1, paragraph 3 (i), the present Convention shall come into force three months after the deposit or notification of the last of such ratifications or accessions, as between the Governments concerned. The Government of the United Kingdom will notify all the Governments mentioned in article 5, paragraph 2, of the date of the coming into force of the Convention.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.18.2 2. Any ratifications or accessions received after the date of the entry into force of the Convention shall take effect three months after the date of their receipt of the Government of the United Kingdom.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.19 Article 19
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.19.1 1. Any Contracting Government may at any time denounce the present Convention by a notification in writing addressed to the Government of the United Kingdom. Such denunciation shall take effect, as regards the Government making it, and in respect of all the territories of that Government to which the Convention shall then apply, either in full or in part, one year after the date of the receipt of the notification by the Government of the United Kingdom provided, however, that no denunciation shall take effect until the expiry of five years from the date of the entry into force of the Convention.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.19.2 2. If, as the result of simultaneous or successive denunciations, the number of Contracting Governments bound, in respect of one or more of their territories, by all the obligations of the present Convention is reduced to less than four, the Convention shall cease to be in force as from the date on which the last of such denunciations shall take effect in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.19.3 3. The Government of the United Kingdom will notify all the other Governments mentioned in article 5, paragraph 2, of any denunciations so received and the date on which they take effect. The Government of the United Kingdom will also, if occasion arises, similarly notify the date on which the Convention ceases to be in force under the provisions of the preceding paragraph.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.14 Article 14
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.14.1 1. The present Convention shall be registered by the Secretary-General of the League of Nations ninety days after the date of the procès-verbal mentioned in Article 13. It will come into force on that date.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.14.2 2. In respect of each Member or non-member State on whose behalf any instrument of ratification or accession is subsequently deposited, the Convention shall come into force ninety days after the date of the deposit of such instrument.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.15 Article 15 Duration and Denunciation
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.15.1 1. The duration of the present Convention shall be for two years from its entry into force.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.15.2 2. It shall remain in force for a further period of four years, and subsequently in respect of such Contracting Parties as have not denounced it at least six months before the expiry of the period.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.15.3 3. The denunciation shall be effected by a written notification addressed to the Secretary-General of the League of Nations, who will inform all the Members of the League and the non-member States referred to in Article II.
2613 Convention Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden Concerning The Preservation Of Plaice And Dab In The Skagerrak, Kattegat And Sound Art.8 Article 8.
2613 Convention Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden Concerning The Preservation Of Plaice And Dab In The Skagerrak, Kattegat And Sound Art.8.1x The present Convention shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited as soon as possible in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Oslo.
2613 Convention Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden Concerning The Preservation Of Plaice And Dab In The Skagerrak, Kattegat And Sound Art.8.2x The Convention shall come into force one month after the deposit of instruments of ratification and shall remain in force until the expiration of six months from the day on which it has been denounced by one of the contracting States.
2613 Convention Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden Concerning The Preservation Of Plaice And Dab In The Skagerrak, Kattegat And Sound Art.8.3x In faith whereof the Plenipotentiaries of the various contracting States have signed the present Convention and have thereto affixed their seals.
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.15 Article 15
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.15.1x Articles 5, 9, 13 and 14 of the present Agreement, in so far as they impose obligations not already in force, shall not until 1 December 1937, apply to factory ships, land stations or catchers attached thereto which are at present operating or which have already taken practical measures with a view to whaling operations during the period before the said date. In respect of such factory ships, land stations and whale catchers, the Agreement shall in any event come into force on the said date.
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.19 Article 19
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.19.1x The present Agreement shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as soon as possible. It shall come into force upon the deposit of instruments of ratification by a majority of the signatory Governments, which shall include the Governments of the United Kingdom, Germany and Norway; and for any other Government not included in such majority on the date of the deposit of its instrument of ratification.
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.19.2x The Government of the United Kingdom will inform the other Governments of the date on which the Agreement thus comes into force and the date of any ratification received subsequently.
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.20 Article 20
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.20.1x The present Agreement shall come into force provisionally on 1 July 1937, to the extent to which the signatory Governments are respectively able to enforce it; provided that if any Government within two months of the signature of the Agreement informs the Government of the United Kingdom that it is unwilling to ratify it the provisional application of the Agreement in respect of that Government shall thereupon cease.
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.20.2x The Government of the United Kingdom will communicate the name of any Government which has signified that it is unwilling to ratify the Agreement to the other Governments, any of whom may within one month of such communication withdraw its ratification or accession or signify its unwillingness to ratify as the case may be, and the provisional application of the Agreement in respect of that Government shall thereupon cease. Any such withdrawal or communication shall be notified to the Government of the United Kingdom, by whom it will be transmitted to the other Governments.
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.21 Article 21
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.21.1x The present Agreement shall, subject to the preceding Article, remain in force until 30 June 1938, and thereafter if, before that date, a majority of the contracting Governments, which shall include the Governments of the United Kingdom, Germany and Norway, shall have agreed to extend its duration. In the event of such extension it shall remain in force until the contracting Governments agree to modify it, provided that any contracting Government may, at any time after 30 June 1938, by giving notice on or before 1 January in any year to the Government of the United Kingdom (who on receipt of such notice shall at once communicate it to the other contracting Governments) withdraw from the Agreement, so that it shall cease to be in force in respect of that Government after 30 June following, and that any other contracting Government may, by giving notice in the like manner within one month of the receipt of such communication, withdraw also from the Agreement, so that it shall cease to be in force respecting it after the same date.
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.22 Article 22
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.22.1x Any Government which has not signed the present Agreement may accede thereto at any time after it has come into force. Accession shall be effected by means of a notification in writing addressed to the Government of the United Kingdom and shall take effect immediately after the date of its receipt.
2612 International Agreement For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.22.2x The Government of the United Kingdom will inform all the Governments which have signed or acceded to the present Agreement of all accessions received and the date of their receipt
2615 Convention On Nature Protection And Wildlife Preservation In The Western Hemisphere Art.11 Article XI
2615 Convention On Nature Protection And Wildlife Preservation In The Western Hemisphere Art.11.1 1. The original of the present Convention in Spanish, English, Portuguese and French shall be deposited with the Pan American Union and opened for signature by the American Governments on 12 October 1940.
2615 Convention On Nature Protection And Wildlife Preservation In The Western Hemisphere Art.11.2 2. The present Convention shall remain open for signature by the American Governments. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Pan American Union, which shall notify their receipt and the dates thereof, and the terms of any accompanying declarations or reservations, to all participating Governments.
2615 Convention On Nature Protection And Wildlife Preservation In The Western Hemisphere Art.11.3 3. The present Convention shall come into force three months after the deposit of not less than five ratifications with the Pan American Union.
2615 Convention On Nature Protection And Wildlife Preservation In The Western Hemisphere Art.11.4 4. Any ratification received after the date of the entry into force of the Convention, shall take effect three months after the date of its deposit with the Pan American Union.
2615 Convention On Nature Protection And Wildlife Preservation In The Western Hemisphere Art.12 Article XII
2615 Convention On Nature Protection And Wildlife Preservation In The Western Hemisphere Art.12.1 1. Any Contracting Government may at any time denounce the present Convention by a notification in writing addressed to the Pan American Union. Such denunciation shall take effect one year after the date of the receipt of the notification by the Pan American Union, provided, however, that no denunciation shall take effect until the expiration of five years from the date of the entry into force of this Convention.
2615 Convention On Nature Protection And Wildlife Preservation In The Western Hemisphere Art.12.2 2. If, as the result of simultaneous or successive denunciations, the number of Contracting Governments is reduced to less than three, the Convention shall cease to be in force from the date on which the last of such denunciations takes effect in accordance with the provisions of the preceding Paragraph.
2615 Convention On Nature Protection And Wildlife Preservation In The Western Hemisphere Art.12.3 3. The Pan American Union shall notify all of the American Governments of any denunciations and the date on which they take effect.
2615 Convention On Nature Protection And Wildlife Preservation In The Western Hemisphere Art.12.4 4. Should the Convention cease to be in force under the provisions of Paragraph 2 of this article, the Pan American Union shall notify all of the American Governments, indicating the date on which this will become effective.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.20 Article XX Amendment of Constitution
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.20.1 1. The Conference may amend this Constitution by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, provided that such majority is more than one half of the Member Nations of the Organization.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.20.2 2. An amendment not involving new obligations for Member Nations or Associate Members shall take effect forthwith, unless the resolution by which it is adopted provides otherwise. Amendments involving new obligations shall take effect for each Member Nation and Associate Member accepting the amendment on acceptance by two thirds of the Member Nations of the Organization and thereafter for each remaining Member Nation or Associate Member on acceptance by it. As regards an Associate Member, the acceptance of amendments involving new obligations shall be given on its behalf by the Member Nation or authority having responsibility for the international relations of the Associate Member.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.20.3 3. Proposals for the amendment of the Constitution may be made either by the Council or by a Member Nation in a communication addressed to the Director-General. The Director-General shall immediately inform all Member Nations and Associate Members of all proposals for amendments.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.20.4 4. No proposal for the amendment of the Constitution shall be included in the agenda of any session of the Conference unless notice thereof has been dispatched by the Director-General to Member Nations and Associate Members at least 120 days before the opening of the session.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.21 Article XXI Entry into Force of Constitution
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.21.1 1. This Constitution shall be open to acceptance by the nations specified in Annex I.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.21.2 2. The instruments of acceptance shall be transmitted by each government to the United Nations Interim Commission on Food and Agriculture, which shall notify their receipt to the governments of the nations specified in Annex I. Acceptance may be notified to the Interim Commission through a diplomatic representative, in which case the instrument of acceptance must be transmitted to the Commission as soon as possible thereafter.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.21.3 3. Upon the receipt by the Interim Commission of 20 notifications of acceptance, the Interim Commission shall arrange for this Constitution to be signed in a single copy by the diplomatic representatives duly authorized thereto of the nations who shall have notified their acceptance, and upon being so signed on behalf of not less than 20 of the nations specified in Annex I, this Constitution shall come into force immediately.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.21.4 4. Acceptances, the notification of which is received after the entry into force of this Constitution, shall become effective upon receipt by the Interim Commission or the Organization.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.14 Article 14
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.14.1x This Convention shall be ratified as soon as possible and shall come into force two months after the deposit of instruments of ratification by all the Governments which have signed the Convention, or upon such earlier date as may be agreed between any Governments which may ratify or accede to it under Article 15 in respect of those Governments.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.15 Article 15
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.15.1 (1) Any Government (other than the Government of a territory to which Article 16 applies) which has not signed this Convention may accede thereto at any time after it has come into force in accordance with Article 14. Accession shall be affected by means of a notification in writing addressed to the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and shall take effect immediately after the date of its receipt.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.15.2 (2) The Government of the United Kingdom will inform all the Governments which have signed or acceded to the present Convention of all accessions received and the date of their receipt.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5 Article V
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1 1. The Commission may amend from time to time the provisions of the Schedule by adopting regulations with respect to the conservation and utilization of whale resources, fixing
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.a (a) protected and unprotected species;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.b (b) open and closed seasons;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.c (c) open and closed waters, including the designation of sanctuary areas;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.d (d) size limits for each species;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.e (e) time, methods, and intensity of whaling (including the maximum catch of whales to be taken in any one season);
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.f (f) types and specifications of gear and apparatus and appliances which may be used;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.g (g) methods of measurement; and
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.h (h) catch returns and other statistical and biological records.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.2 2. These amendments of the Schedule
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.2.a (a) shall be such as are necessary to carry out the objectives and purposes of this Convention and to provide for the conservation, development, and optimum utilization of the whale resources;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.2.b (b) shall be based on scientific findings;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.2.c (c) shall not involve restrictions on the number or nationality of factory ships or land stations, nor allocate specific quotas to any factory or ship or land station or to any group of factory ships or land stations; and
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.2.d (d) shall take into consideration the interests of the consumers of whale products and the whaling industry.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.3 3. Each of such amendments shall become effective with respect to the Contracting Governments ninety days following notification of the amendment by the Commission to each of the Contracting Governments, except that
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.3.a (a) if any Government presents to the Commission objection to any amendment prior to the expiration of this ninety-day period, the amendment shall not become effective with respect to any of the Governments for an additional ninety days;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.3.b (b) thereupon, any other Contracting Government may present objection to the amendment at any time prior to the expiration of the additional ninety-day period, or before the expiration of thirty days from the date of receipt of the last objection received during such additional ninety-day period, whichever date shall be the later; and
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.3.c (c) thereafter, the amendment shall become effective with respect to all Contracting Governments which have not presented objection but shall not become effective with respect to any Government which has so objected until such date as the objection is withdrawn. The Commission shall notify each Contracting Government immediately upon receipt of each objection and withdrawal and each Contracting Government shall acknowledge receipt of all notifications of amendments, objections, and withdrawals.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.4 4. No amendments shall become effective before 1st July, 1949.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.10 Article X
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.10.1 1. This Convention shall be ratified and the instruments of ratifications shall be deposited with the Government of the United States of America.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.10.2 2. Any Government which has not signed this Convention may adhere thereto after it enters into force by a notification in writing to the Government of the United States of America.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.10.3 3. The Government of the United States of America shall inform all other signatory Governments and all adhering Governments of all ratifications deposited and adherences received.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.10.4 4. This Convention shall, when instruments of ratification have been deposited by at least six signatory Governments, which shall include the Governments of the Netherlands, Norway, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the United States of America, enter into force with respect to those Governments and shall enter into force with respect to each Government which subsequently ratifies or adheres on the date of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or the receipt of its notification of adherence.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.10.5 5. The provisions of the Schedule shall not apply prior to 1st July, 1948. Amendments to the Schedule adopted pursuant to Article V shall not apply prior to 1st July, 1949.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.11 Article XI
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.11.1x Any Contracting Government may withdraw from this Convention on 30th June, of any year by giving notice on or before 1st January, of the same year to the depository Government, which upon receipt of such a notice shall at once communicate it to the other Contracting Governments. Any other Contracting Government may, in like manner, within one month of the receipt of a copy of such a notice from the depository Government give notice of withdrawal, so that the Convention shall cease to be in force on 30th June, of the same year with respect to the Government giving such notice of withdrawal.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.11.2x The Convention shall bear the date on which it is opened for signature and shall remain open for signature for a period of fourteen days thereafter.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.9 Article IX
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.9.1 1. This Agreement shall enter into force upon the date of receipt of the fifth notification of acceptance.[1] Instrument of acceptance deposited for Australia 10 March 1949. The Agreement entered into force generally 9 November 1948.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.9.2 2. Notification of acceptance received after the entry into force of this Agreement shall enter into force on the date of their receipt by the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations who shall immediately inform all the Governments concerned and the Council of their receipt. [2] The Agreement entered into force for Australia 10 March 1949.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.5 Article V
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.5.1 1. The present Convention shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be exchanged at Washington as soon as possible.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.5.2 2. The present Convention shall enter into force on the date of exchange of ratifications.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.5.3 3. Any government, whose nationals participate in the fisheries covered by this Convention, desiring to adhere to the present Convention, shall address a communication to that effect to each of the High Contracting Parties. Upon receiving the unanimous consent of the High Contracting Parties to adherence, such government shall deposit with the Government of the United States of America an instrument of adherence which shall stipulate the effective date thereof. The Government of the United States of America shall furnish a certified copy of the Convention to each government desiring to adhere thereto. Each adhering government shall have all the rights and obligations under the Convention as if it had been an original signatory thereof.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.5.4 4. At any time after the expiration of ten years from the date of entry into force of this Convention any High Contracting Party may give notice of its intention of denouncing the Convention. Such notification shall become effective with respect to such notifying government one year after its receipt by the Government of the United States of America. After the expiration of the said one year period the Convention shall be effective only with respect to the remaining High Contracting Parties.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.5.5 5. The Government of the United States of America shall inform the other High Contracting Parties of all instruments of adherence and of notifications of denunciation received.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.15 Article XV
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.15.1 1. This Convention shall be ratified by the signatory Governments and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of the United States of America, referred to in this Convention as the " Depositary Government ".
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.15.2 2. This Convention shall enter into force upon the deposit of instruments of ratification by four signatory Governments, and shall enter into force with respect to each Government which subsequently ratifies on the date of the deposit of its instrument of ratification.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.15.3 3. Any Government which has not signed this Convention may adhere thereto by a notification in writing to the Depositary Government. Adherences received by the Depositary Government prior to the date of entry into force of this Convention shall become effective on the date this Convention enters into force. Adherences received by the Depositary Government after the date of entry into force of this Convention shall become effective on the date of receipt by the Depositary Government.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.15.4 4. The Depositary Government shall inform all signatory Governments and all adhering Governments of all ratifications deposited and adherences received.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.15.5 5. The Depositary Government shall inform all Governments concerned of the date this Convention enters into force.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.11 Article XI
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.11.a (a) The present Convention shall be ratified by the signatory Governments and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited in the archives of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.11.b (b) The present Convention shall enter into force as on the date of the receipt by the Government of the United Kingdom of the second instrument of ratification. It shall take effect in respect of those Governments who ratify or accede subsequently on the date of the deposit of the ratification or notification of accession. The present Convention shall remain in force for a period of ten years after its initial entry into force.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.11.c (c) At any time after the expiration of this period
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.11.c.1 (1) Any Contracting Government may denounce the Convention by written notification to the Government of the United Kingdom. Such denunciation shall take effect one year after the date of receipt of the notification by the Government of the United Kingdom.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.11.c.2 (2) Any Contracting Government may notify the Government of the United Kingdom that the Convention shall cease to apply to one or more of its territories, and it shall cease to apply to the territory or territories named in the notification one year after the date of the receipt of the notification by the Government of the United Kingdom.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.11.d (d) The Government of the United Kingdom shall inform each of the Contracting Governments of each notification received under this Article and of the date of its receipt.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.11 Article XI
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.11.1 1. This Convention shall be ratified by the Contracting Parties in accordance with their respective constitutional processes and the instruments of ratification shall be exchanged as soon as possible at Tokyo.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.11.2 2. This Convention shall enter into force on the date of the exchange of ratifications. It shall continue in force for a period of ten years and thereafter until one year from the day on which a Contracting Party shall give notice to the other Contracting Parties of an intention of terminating the Convention, where upon it shall terminate as to all Contracting Parties.
2638 Agreement Concerning Measures For The Protection Of The Stocks Of Deep Sea Prawns (Pandalus Borealis), European Lobsters (Homarus Vulgaris), Norway Lobsters (Nephrops Norvegicus) And Crabs (Cancer Pagurus) Art.8 Article 8
2638 Agreement Concerning Measures For The Protection Of The Stocks Of Deep Sea Prawns (Pandalus Borealis), European Lobsters (Homarus Vulgaris), Norway Lobsters (Nephrops Norvegicus) And Crabs (Cancer Pagurus) Art.8.1x This Agreement shall be ratified and shall come into force two months after the instruments of ratification are deposited with the Norwegian Government, which shall inform the Contracting Governments of the deposit of the ratifications and of the date on which the Agreement is to come into force.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.12 Article 12
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.12.a (a) The present Convention shall be ratified by the signatory Governments, and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited in the archives of the Government of the United Kingdom, which shall notify the other signatory Governments of the date of deposit of each instrument of ratification and of the date on which the present Convention enters into force in accordance with paragraph (b) of this Article.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.12.b (b) The present Convention shall enter into force on the date of deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification. In respect of any signatory Government ratifying subsequently the Convention shall enter into force on the date of the deposit of its instrument of ratification.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.14 Article 14
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.14.1x If at any time at least half of the Participating Governments have denounced this Convention in accordance with Article 13 of the present Convention, the Commission shall be dissolved, the records shall be lodged at the Common-wealth Institute of Entomology, and the funds shall be divided pro rata according to their annual contributions between such remaining Participating Governments as have made all annual contributions due under Article 10 (b) of the present Convention.
4106 Agreement relating to the International Convention for Regulating the Police of the North Seas Fishery Art.3 Article 3
4106 Agreement relating to the International Convention for Regulating the Police of the North Seas Fishery Art.3.1x The present Agreement shall come into force on the deposit of the sixth instrument of ratification. The Agreement shall, however, be provisionally applied as from the date of its signature, so far as it is possible to do so under the constitutional systems of the signatory Governments.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9 Article IX
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9.1 1. Any proposal by a Contracting Government for the amendment of this Agreement, except Appendices A and B, shall be communicated, through the Committee, to the Director-General of the Organization.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9.2 2. Any proposed amendment of this Agreement received by the Director-General of the Organization shall be presented to a session of the Council of the Organization for approval.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9.3 3. Notice of any proposed amendment of this Agreement shall be transmitted to the Contracting Governments by the Director-General of the Organization not later than the time when the agenda of the session of the Council at which the matter is to be considered is despatched.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9.4 4. Any such amendment of this Agreement, approved by the Council of the Organization, shall come into force with respect to all Contracting Governments as from the thirtieth day after acceptance by two-thirds of the Contracting Governments. Amendments involving new obligations for Contracting Governments, however, shall come into force in respect of each contracting Government only on acceptance by it and as from the thirtieth day after such acceptance.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9.5 5. The instruments of acceptance of amendments shall be deposited with the Director-General of the Organization. The effective date of acceptance shall be the date of such deposit. The Director-General of the Organization shall inform all Contracting Governments of the receipt of acceptances and the entry into force of amendments.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.10 Article X
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.10.1 1. The Government of any State situated in the Region, or any Government which is responsible for the international relations of a territory or territories in the Region, may become a party to this Agreement, by either
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.10.1.a (a) signature;[1] or
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.10.1.b (b) signature subject to ratification followed by such ratification; or
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.10.1.c (c) adherence.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.10.1.dx Governments may not subject their signature, ratification or adherence to any reservation.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.10.2 2. This Agreement, the text of which was approved by the Council of the Organization on 26 November 1955, shall be open for signature until 30 June 1956 or until the date of its entry into force in conformity with the provisions of Article XI, paragraph 1, whichever date is the later. The Director-General of the Organization shall immediately inform all signatory Governments of the signature of this Agreement by any other Government. Ratification shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of ratification with the Director-General of the Organization and shall become effective as from the date of deposit.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.10.3 3. This Agreement shall be open for adherence as from 1 July 1956 or from the date of its entry into force in conformity with the provisions of Article XI, paragraph 1, whichever date is the later. Adherence shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of adherence with the Director-General of the Organization and shall become effective as from the date of deposit.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.10.4 4. The Director-General of the Organization shall immediately inform all signatory and adhering Governments of the deposit of an instrument of ratification or of adherence.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.11 Article XI
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.11.1 1. This Agreement shall come into force as soon as three Governments have become parties to it, either by signature, or by signature subject to ratification followed by such ratification.[2]
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.11.2 2. The Director-General of the Organization shall notify all signatory Governments of the date of entry into force of this Agreement.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.12 Article XII
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.12.1 1. Any Contracting Government may, at any time after the expiration of one year from the date on which it became a party to the Agreement, or from the date on which the Agreement entered into force, whichever is the later, denounce this Agreement by notification addressed to the Director-General of the Organization who shall at once inform all signatory and adhering Governments of the denunciation.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.12.2 2. The denunciation shall take effect one year from the date of receipt of the notification by the Director-General of the Organization.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.12.3 3. This Agreement shall automatically be terminated should the parties to it become fewer than three as the result of denunciations.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.12 Article XII
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.12.1x Should any Party consider that the obligations of Article II, paragraphs 3, 4, or 5 or any other obligation undertaken by the Parties is not being carried out and notify the other Parties to that effect, all the Parties shall, within three months of the receipt of such notification, meet to consult together on the need for and nature of remedial measures. In the event that such consultation shall not lead to agreement as to the need for and nature of remedial measures, any Party may give written notice to the other Parties of intention to terminate the Convention and, notwithstanding the provisions of Article XIII, paragraph 4, the Convention shall thereupon terminate as to all the Parties nine months from the date of such notice.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.13 Article XIII
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.13.1 1. This Convention shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification deposited with the Government of the United States of America as soon as practicable.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.13.2 2. The Government of the United States of America shall notify the other signatory Governments of ratifications deposited.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.13.3 3. The Convention shall enter into force on the date of the deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.13.4 4. The Convention shall continue in force for twenty-two years and thereafter until the entry into force of a new or revised fur seal convention between the Parties, or until the expiration of one year after such period of twenty-two years, whichever may be the earlier; provided, however, that the Convention shall terminate one year from the day on which a Party gives written notice to the other Parties of an intention of terminating the Convention.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.13.5 5. At the request of any Party, representatives of the Parties will meet at a mutually convenient time within ninety days of such request to consider the desirability of modifications of the Convention.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.13.6 6. The original of this Convention shall be deposited with the Government of the United States of America, which shall communicate certified copies thereof to each of the Governments signatory to the Convention.
2672 Convention On The Continental Shelf Art.11 Article 11
2672 Convention On The Continental Shelf Art.11.1 1. This Convention shall come into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the twenty-second instrument of ratification or accession with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.[13]
2672 Convention On The Continental Shelf Art.11.2 2. For each State ratifying or acceding to the Convention after the deposit of the twenty-second instrument of ratification or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification or accession.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.18 Article 18
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.18.1 1. This Convention shall come into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the twenty-second instrument of ratification or accession with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.18.2 2. For each State ratifying or acceding to the Convention after the deposit of the twenty-second instrument of ratification or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification or accession
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.15 Article 15
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.15.1x This Convention shall be ratified and shall enter into force on the date of deposit of the last instrument of ratification with the Government of the Romanian People's Republic, in whose archives the original of the Convention shall be kept.
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.16 Article 16
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.16.1x The Convention is concluded for a term of five years.
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.16.2x For those Contracting Parties which do not give notice of termination of this Convention to the Government of the Romanian People's Republic not later than six months before the expiry of this term, it shall remain in force for a further period of five years.
184 Additional Protocol Concerning Compensation For Loss And Damage And For The Works To Be Carried Out By Finland In Connection With The Implementation Of The Agreement Concerning The Regulation Of Lake Inari By Means Of The Kaitakoski Hydroelectric Power Station And Dam Art.9 Article 9
184 Additional Protocol Concerning Compensation For Loss And Damage And For The Works To Be Carried Out By Finland In Connection With The Implementation Of The Agreement Concerning The Regulation Of Lake Inari By Means Of The Kaitakoski Hydroelectric Power Station And Dam Art.9.1x This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of its signature.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12 Article XII
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.1.a 1. a. The present Treaty may be modified or amended at any time by unanimous agreement of the Contracting Parties whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX. Any such modification or amendment shall enter into force when the depositary Government has received notice from all such Contracting Parties that they have ratified it.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.1.b b. Such modification or amendment shall thereafter enter into force as to any other Contracting Party when notice of ratification by it has been received by the depositary Government. Any such Contracting Party from which no notice of ratification is received within a period of two years from the date of entry into force of the modification or amendment in accordance with the provision of subparagraph 1(a) of this Article shall be deemed to have withdrawn from the present Treaty on the date of the expiration of such period.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.a 2. a. If after the expiration of thirty years from the date of entry into force of the present Treaty, any of the Contracting Parties whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX so requests by a communication addressed to the depositary Government, a Conference of all the Contracting Parties shall be held as soon as practicable to review the operation of the Treaty.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.b b. Any modification or amendment to the present Treaty which is approved at such a Conference by a majority of the Contracting Parties there represented, including a majority of those whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX, shall be communicated by the depositary Government to all Contracting Parties immediately after the termination of the Conference and shall enter into force in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 of the present Article
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.c c. If any such modification or amendment has not entered into force in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph 1(a) of this Article within a period of two years after the date of its communication to all the Contracting Parties, any Contracting Party may at any time after the expiration of that period give notice to the depositary Government of its withdrawal from the present Treaty; and such withdrawal shall take effect two years after the receipt of the notice by the depositary Government.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.13 Article XIII
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.13.1 1. The present Treaty shall be subject to ratification by the signatory States. It shall be open for accession by any State which is a Member of the United Nations, or by any other State which may be invited to accede to the Treaty with the consent of all the Contracting Parties whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX of the Treaty.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.13.2 2. Ratification of or accession to the present Treaty shall be affected by each State in accordance with its constitutional processes.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.13.3 3. Instruments of ratification and instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Government of the United States of America, hereby designated as the depositary Government.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.13.4 4. The depositary Government shall inform all signatory and acceding States of the date of each deposit of an instrument of ratification or accession, and the date of entry into force of the Treaty and of any modification or amendment thereto.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.13.5 5. Upon the deposit of instruments of ratification by all the signatory States, the present Treaty shall enter into force for those States and for States which have deposited instruments of accession. Thereafter the Treaty shall enter into force for any acceding State upon the deposit of its instruments of accession.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.13.6 6. The present Treaty shall be registered by the depositary Government pursuant to Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.12 Article 12
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.12.1x This Convention shall be ratified and shall enter into force on the date of deposit of the last instrument of ratification with the Government of the People's Republic of Bulgaria, in whose archives the original of the Convention shall be kept.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.12.2x The Government of the People's Republic of Bulgaria shall notify the Governments of all Contracting Parties of the date of deposit of the last instrument of ratification.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.12.3x Certified true copies of this Convention shall be transmitted by the Government of the People's Republic of Bulgaria to the other Contracting Parties.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.13 Article 13
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.13.1x This Convention is concluded for a term of five years. It shall remain in force for successive terms of five years for those Contracting Parties which do not inform the Government of the People's Republic of Bulgaria, six months before the expiry of the current five-year term, that they wish to terminate the Convention.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12 ARTICLE XII: Amendments
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12.1 1. This Convention may be amended by the Commission by a two-thirds majority of the membership of the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12.2 2. Proposals for amendments may be made by any Member Nation of the Commission in a communication addressed to the Director-General of the Organization not later than 120 days before the session at which the proposal is to be considered. The Director-General shall immediately inform all Member Nations of the Commission of all proposals for amendment.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12.3 3. Amendments shall become effective only with the concurrence of the Conference of the Organization and as from the date of such concurrence. The Director-General of the Organization shall inform all Member Nations of the Commission, all Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of such amendments.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12.4 4. Amendments involving new obligations for Member Nations of the Commission shall come into force in respect of each Member Nation only upon acceptance of amendments involving new obligations shall be deposited with the Director-General of the Organization. The Director-General of the Organization shall inform all Member Nations of the Commission, all Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of such acceptance. The rights and obligations of any Member Nation of the Commission that has not accepted an amendment involving additional obligations shall continue to be governed by the provisions of the Convention in force prior to the amendment.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.13 ARTICLE XIII: Acceptance
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.13.1 1. Acceptance of this Convention by any Member Nation or Associate Member of the Organization shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of acceptance with the Director-General of the Organization and shall take effect on receipt of such notification by the Director-General.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.13.2 2. Acceptance of this Convention by Non-Member Nations of the Organization shall become effective on the date on which the Commission approves the application for membership in conformity with the provisions of Article II of this Convention.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.13.3 3. The Director-General of the Organization shall inform all Member Nations of the Commission, all Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of all acceptances that have become effective.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.13.4 4. Acceptance of this Convention may be made subject to reservations which shall become operative only upon unanimous concurrence by the Member Nations of the Commission. The Director-General of the Organization shall notify forthwith all Member Nations of the Commission of any reservations. Members of the Commission not having replied within three months from the date of the notification shall be deemed to have accepted the reservation.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.17 ARTICLE XVII: Termination
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.17.1x This Convention shall be considered terminated if and when the number of Member Nations of the Commission falls below 6 unless the remaining Member Nations of the Commission unanimously decide otherwise, subject to the approval of the Conference of the Organization. The Director-General of the Organization shall inform all Member Nations of the Commission, all Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of such termination.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18 ARTICLE XVIII: Entry into force
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force as soon as twelve Member Nations or Associate Members of the Organization have become parties to it by the deposit of an instrument of acceptance in accordance with the provisions of Article XIII, paragraph 1 of this Convention.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.2 2. With respect to such Nations as are already Members of the Commission and who become parties to the present Convention, the provisions of this Convention shall replace the provisions of the Statutes of the International Poplar Commission adopted at the second session of the Commission held on 20 to 28 April 1948 in Italy.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.15 Article 15
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.15.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature until 31 March 1959. It shall be ratified as soon as possible and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of the United Kingdom.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.15.2 2. This Convention shall enter into force upon the deposit of instruments of ratification by all signatory States. If, however, after the lapse of one year from 31 March 1959, all the signatory States have not ratified this Convention, but not less than seven of them have deposited instruments of ratification, these latter States may agree among themselves by special protocol on the date on which this Convention shall enter into force; and in that case this Convention shall enter into force with respect to any State that ratifies thereafter on the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.15.3 3. Any State which has not signed this Convention may accede thereto at any time after it has come into force in accordance with paragraph (2) of this Article. Accession shall be effected by means of a notice in writing addressed to the Government of the United Kingdom and shall take effect on the date of its receipt. Any State which accedes to this Convention shall simultaneously undertake to give effect to those recommendations which are, at the time of its accession, binding on all the other Contracting States as well as to any other recommendations which are, at that time, binding on one or more of the Contracting States and are not specifically excluded by the acceding State in its notice of accession.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.15.4 4. The Government of the United Kingdom shall inform all signatory and acceding States of all ratifications deposited and accessions received and shall notify signatory States of the date and the States in respect of which this Convention enters into force.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.10 Article X
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.10.1x This Agreement shall be open for signature in Moscow until 1 July 1960.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.10.2x The Agreement shall be subject to ratification.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.10.3x The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretariat of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance, which shall act as the depositary of the Agreement.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.10.4x The Agreement shall enter into force on the date of the deposit of the fifth instrument of ratification, and notice of its entry into force shall be communicated by the depositary to the States signatories to this Agreement.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.11 Article XI
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.11.1x After its entry into force, the Agreement shall be open to accession by any State.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.11.2x For each State acceding to this Agreement, and for States depositing their instruments of ratification after the entry into force of the Agreement, the Agreement shall enter into force on the date of the deposit by the State concerned of its instrument of ratification or accession.
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.23 Article XXIII
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.23.Ax This Convention shall come into force three months after the deposit of the fifth instrument of ratification, and, in respect of each State ratifying it thereafter, three months after the deposit of the instrument of ratification by that State.
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.24 Article XXIV
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.24.A A. All States Members of the United Nations, or of any of the specialized agencies or of the International Atomic Energy Agency not represented at the International Conference on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage held in Vienna from 29 April to 19 May 1963, may accede to this Convention.
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.24.B B. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.24.C C. This Convention shall come into force in respect of the acceding State three months after the date of deposit of the instrument of accession of that State but not before the date of the entry into force of this Convention pursuant to Article XXIII.
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.25 Article XXV
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.25.A A. This Convention shall remain in force for a period of ten years from the date of its entry into force. Any Contracting Party may, by giving before the end of that period at least twelve months' notice to that effect to the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, terminate the application of this Convention to itself at the end of that period of ten years.
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.25.B B. This Convention shall, after that period of ten years, remain in force for a further period of five years for such Contracting Parties as have not terminated its application pursuant to paragraph 1 of this Article, and thereafter for successive periods of five years each for those Contracting Parties which have not terminated its application at the end of one of such periods, by giving, before the end of one of such periods, at least twelve months' notice to that effect to the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
2728 Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents Art.11 ARTICLE XI: Entry into Force
2728 Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents Art.11.1x This Agreement shall enter into force upon:
2728 Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents Art.11.1x.a a. signature without reservation in respect of ratification or
2728 Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents Art.11.1x.b b. signature with reservation in respect of ratification, followed by ratification, on behalf of two States and the International Atomic Energy Agency. Instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Director General of the Agency.
2729 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin Art.8 Article 8
2729 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin Art.8.1x The present Act, the French and Engish texts of which are equally authentic, shall be submitted for ratification to the signatory States and shall come into force immediately after ratification by all the signatory States.
2729 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin Art.8.2x The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of the Republic of Niger which shall notify each signatory State of the deposit of the said instruments.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.15 Article 15
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.15.1 1. Each of the Contracting Parties shall notify the Government of the Swiss Confederation when it has carried out the constitutional procedures required to put this agreement into force; the Government of the Swiss Confederation shall immediately confirm the date of receipt of such notification and shall advise the other Contracting Parties. The Agreement shall enter into force the first day of the month following receipt of the last notification.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.15.2 2. After a period of three years from its entry into force, this Agreement may at any moment be denounced with six months notice by each of the Contracting Parties, by a declaration addressed to the Government of the Swiss Confederation.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.16 ARTICLE 16
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.16.1 (1) This Convention shall be open until 31 December, 1964, for signature on behalf of the Governments of all states which participate in the work of the Council.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.16.2 (2) This Convention is subject to ratification or approval by the signatory Governments in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures. The instruments of ratification or approval shall be deposited with the Government of Denmark, who will act as the depository Government.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.16.3 (3) This Convention shall enter into force on the 22 July next following the deposit of the instruments of ratification or approval by all signatory Governments. If, however, on the 1 January, 1968, all the signatory Governments have not ratified this Convention, but not less than three quarters of the signatory Governments have deposited instruments of ratification or approval, these latter Governments may agree among themselves by special protocol on the date on which this Convention shall enter into force and on other related matters; and in that case this Convention shall enter into force, with respect to any other signatory Government that ratifies or approves thereafter, on the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification or approval.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.16.4 (4) After the entry into force of this Convention in accordance with paragraph 3 of this Article, the Government of any State may apply to accede to this Convention by addressing a written application to the Government of Denmark. It shall be permitted to deposit an instrument of accession with the Government after the approval of the Governments of three quarters of the states which have already deposited their instruments of ratification, approval or accession, has been notified to the Government of Denmark. For any acceding Government this Convention shall enter into force on the date of deposit of its instrument of accession.
2736 Indus Basin Development Fund (Supplemental) Agreement Art.6 Article VI
2736 Indus Basin Development Fund (Supplemental) Agreement Art.6.1 Section 6.01. This Agreement shall be open for signature on behalf of the Parties until 8 April 1964, or such later date as may be fixed by the Administrator.[2]
2736 Indus Basin Development Fund (Supplemental) Agreement Art.6.2 Section 6.02. This Agreement shall come into force and effect and shall become binding upon each of the Parties on the date, but not before the date, when it has been signed on behalf of all the Parties.[3] The Bank shall promptly after such date notify each of the other Parties and shall transmit to each of them certified copies, showing signatories and dates of signature.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.16 Article 16
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.16.1x This Agreement shall form an integral part of the Act of Niamey, and shall enter into force immediately after its ratification by all the signatory States. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of the Republic of Niger who shall notify the deposit of these instruments to each riparian State.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.18 Article 18
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.18.1x The Act of Niamey and this Agreement may be amended upon the written request of one third of the riparian States addressed to the Government of the Republic of Niger. Any proposal for revision shall require the approval of two thirds of the riparian States, and shall take effect six months after the date of its adoption.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.12 Article XII
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.12.1 1. The Convention shall remain in force for ten years and thereafter until a majority of Contracting Parties agree to terminate it.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.12.2 2. At any time after ten years from the date of entry into force of this Convention, any Contracting Party may withdraw from the Convention on December thirty-first of any year including the tenth year by written notification of withdrawal given on or before December thirty-first of the preceding year to the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.12.3 3. Any other Contracting Party may thereupon withdraw from this Convention with effect from the same December thirty-first by giving written notification of withdrawal to the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations not later than one month from the date of receipt of information from the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning any withdrawal, but not later than April first of that year.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.13 Article XIII
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.13.1 1. Any Contracting Party or the Commission may propose amendments to this Convention. The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations shall transmit a certified copy of the text of any proposed amendment to all the Contracting Parties. Any amendment not involving new obligations shall take effect for all Contracting Parties on the thirtieth day after its acceptance by three-fourths of the Contracting Parties. Any amendment involving new obligations shall take effect for each Contracting Party accepting the amendment on the ninetieth day after its acceptance by three-fourths of the Contracting Parties and thereafter for each remaining Contracting Party upon acceptance by it. Any amendment considered by one or more Contracting Parties to involve new obligations shall be deemed to involve new obligations and shall take effect accordingly. A government which becomes a Contracting Party after an amendment to this Convention has been opened for acceptance pursuant to the provisions of this Article shall be bound by the Convention as amended when the said amendment comes into force.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.13.2 2. Proposed amendments shall be deposited with the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Notifications of acceptance of amendments shall be deposited with the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.14 Article XIV
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.14.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by any Government which is a Member of the United Nations or of any Specialized Agency of the United Nations. Any such Government which does not sign this Convention may adhere to it at any time.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.14.2 2. This Convention shall be subject to ratification or approval by signatory countries in accordance with their constitutions. Instruments of ratification, approval, or adherence shall be deposited with the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.14.3 3. This Convention shall enter into force upon the deposit of instruments of ratification, approval, or adherence by seven Governments and shall enter into force with respect to each Government which subsequently deposits an instrument of ratification, approval or adherence on the date of such deposit.
4275 Protocol to the Agreement On Reciprocal Access To Fishing In The Skagerrak And The Kattegat Art.3 Article 3
4275 Protocol to the Agreement On Reciprocal Access To Fishing In The Skagerrak And The Kattegat Art.3.1 1. This Agreement shall be ratified. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited in the archives of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
4275 Protocol to the Agreement On Reciprocal Access To Fishing In The Skagerrak And The Kattegat Art.3.2 2. The Agreement shall come into force one month after the date on which the last of the Contracting States deposits its instrument of ratification.
4275 Protocol to the Agreement On Reciprocal Access To Fishing In The Skagerrak And The Kattegat Art.3.3 3. The Agreement shall remain in force for a period of thirty-five years and shall thereafter continue in force for successive periods of five years unless a Contracting State terminates it by giving written notice to the other Contracting States with effect from the expiry of the current period. Notice of termination must be given at least three years before the date of expiry.
4275 Protocol to the Agreement On Reciprocal Access To Fishing In The Skagerrak And The Kattegat Art.3.4x The Agreement shall be deposited in the archives of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a certified copy shall be transmitted by the said Ministry to each of the Contracting States.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.19 ARTICLE XIX
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.19.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force three months after the date on which twenty-eight Governments have become Parties in accordance with the provisions of Article XVIII, paragraph 2.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.19.2 2. The Government of the Principality of Monaco shall notify this date to all signatory Governments and the President of the Directing Committee.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.20 ARTICLE XX
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.20.1x After it has entered into force this Convention shall be open for accession by the Government of any maritime state which applies to the Government of the Principality of Monaco specifying the tonnage of its fleets, and whose admission is approved by two-thirds of the Member Governments. Such approval shall be notified by the Government of the Principality of Monaco to the Government concerned. The Convention shall enter into force for that Government on the date on which it has deposited its instrument of accession with the Government of the Principality of Monaco which shall inform the Member Governments and the President of the Directing Committee
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.21 ARTICLE XXI
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.21.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Convention.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.21.2 2. Proposals of amendment shall be considered by the Conference and decided upon by a majority of two-thirds of the Member Governments represented at the Conference. When a proposed amendment has been approved by the Conference, the President of the Directing Committee shall request the Government of the Principality of Monaco to submit it to all Contracting Parties.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.21.3 3. The amendment shall enter into force for all Contracting Parties three months after notifications of approval by two-thirds of the Contracting Parties have been received by the Government of the Principality of Monaco. The latter shall inform the Contracting Parties and the President of the Directing Committee of the fact, specifying the date of entry into force of the amendment.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.21.4 4. Any amendment to this Convention that has not entered into force is null and void at the opening of the next ordinary Session, unless the Conference decides otherwise.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.11 Article XI
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.11.1x This Agreement shall terminate upon completion of the Project.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.12 Article XII
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.12.1x This Agreement shall be opened for signature from 23 September 1968 and shall enter into force on the date when all Parties mentioned in the Preamble to the Agreement have signed it. In witness whereof the undersigned duly authorised thereto have signed the present Agreement.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.12.2x The text of this Agreement, in the English and French languages, in a single copy in each language, will be deposited in the archives of United Nations which shall communicate certified copies thereof to each of the Parties to this Agreement, it being agreed and understood that the English and French texts shall be considered equally authentic.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.12.3x [Signatures not reproduced here.]
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.17 Article XXI Entry into force
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.17.1 1. This Convention shall come into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification or accession with the Administrative Secretary General of the Organization of African Unity, who shall inform participating States accordingly.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.17.2 2. In the case of a State ratifying or acceding to the Convention after the depositing of the fourth instrument of ratification or accession, the Convention shall come into force on the thirtieth day after the deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification or accession.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.17.3 3. The London Convention of 1933 or any other Convention on the conservation of flora and fauna in their natural state shall cease to have effect in States in which this Convention has come into force.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.20 Article XXIV Revision
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.20.1 1. After the expiry of a period of five years from the date of entry into force of this Convention, any Contracting State may at any time make a request for the revision of part or the whole of this Convention by notification in writing addressed to the Administrative Secretary General of the Organization of African Unity.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.20.2 2. In the event of such a request the appropriate organ of the Organization of African Unity shall deal with the matter in accordance with the provision of sections 3 and 4 of Article XVI of this Convention
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.20.3.i 3. (i) At the request of one or more Contracting States and notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Article, the annex to the Convention may be revised or added to by the appropriate organ of the Organization of African Unity.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.20.3.ii (ii) Such revision or addition shall come into force three months after the approval by the appropriate organ of the Organization of African Unity.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.16 Article 16 DISSOLUTION OF THE CENTRE
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.16.1x.a a) Dissolution of the centre shall be decided only by the member states. This can only be decided in an extra-ordinary meeting convened for this issue in accordance with Article 8 of this agreement.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.16.1x.b b) In the case of dissolution of the centre, its assets and property shall be transferred to the Arab League.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.19 Article 19
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.19.1x This agreement shall come into force after the placing of the documents of ratification by 5 member states including the state where the centre is situated and shall come into effect with respect to these countries after one month from either the date of ratification, the date of affiliation or the date of admission to the membership of the centre.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.19.2x The Secretary General shall extend invitation to the member countries to attend the first meeting of the Administrative Council.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.48 Article 48 (FN: Text amended according to the provisions of the Additional Protocol (ETS No. 103) which entered into force on 7 November 1989.)
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.48.1 1. This Convention shall be open to signature by the member States of the Council of Europe. It shall be subject to ratification or acceptance. Instruments of ratification or acceptance shall be deposited with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.48.2 2. This Convention shall enter into force six months after the date of the deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification or acceptance.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.48.3 3. In respect of a signatory State ratifying or accepting subsequently, the Convention shall come into force six months after the date of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or acceptance.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.48.4 4. The European Economic Community may become a Contracting Party to this Convention by signing it. The Convention shall enter into force in respect of the Community six months after the date of its signature.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.51 Article 51
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.51.1 1. This Convention shall remain in force indefinitely.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.51.2 2. Any Contracting Party may, in so far as it is concerned, denounce this Convention by means of a notification addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.51.3 3. Such denunciation shall take effect six months after the date of receipt by the Secretary General of such notification.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.5 Article 5
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.5.1 1. This Agreement shall enter into force one month after the date on which three member States of the Council shall have become Parties to the Agreement, in accordance with the provisions of Article 4.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.5.2 2. As regards any member States who shall subsequently sign the Agreement without reservation in respect of ratification or acceptance or who shall ratify or accept it, the Agreement shall enter into force one month after the date of such signature or after the date of deposit of the instrument of ratification or acceptance.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.6 Article 6
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.6.1 1. After the entry into force of this Agreement,
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.6.1.a a. any member State of the Council of Europe which does not take part in the activities in the field of public health referred to in Resolution (59) 23 mentioned in the Preamble to this Agreement, may accede thereto;
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.6.1.b b. the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe may invite any State not a member of the Council to accede to this Agreement provided that the resolution containing such invitation receives the unanimous agreement by member States of the Council of Europe which take part in the activities in the field of public health referred to in Resolution (59) 23 mentioned in the Preamble to this Agreement.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.6.2 2. Such accession shall be effected by depositing with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe an instrument of accession which shall take effect one month after the date of its deposit.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.8 Article 8
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.8.1 1. This Agreement shall remain in force indefinitely.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.8.2 2. Any Contracting Party may, in so far as it is concerned, denounce this Agreement by means of a notification addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.8.3 3. Such denunciation shall take effect six months after the date of receipt by the Secretary General of such notification.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.11 Article XI
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.11.1 1. The present Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date on which Governments of fifteen States 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 of the Organization.[3]
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.11.2 2. For each State which subsequently ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to it the present Convention shall come into force on the ninetieth day after deposit by such State of the appropriate instrument.[4]
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.13 Article XIII
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.13.1 1. The United Nations where it is the administering authority for a territory, or any State Party to the present Convention responsible for the international relations of a territory, shall as soon as possible consult with the appropriate authorities of such territories or take such other measures as may be appropriate, in order to extend the present Convention to that territory and may at any time by notification in writing to the Secretary-General of the Organization declare that the present Convention shall extend to such territory.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.13.2 2. The present Convention shall, from the date of receipt of the notification or from such other date as may be specified in the notification, extend to the territory named therein.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.13.3 3. The United Nations, or any Party which has made a declaration under paragraph 1 of this Article may at any time after the date on which the Convention has been so extended to any territory declare by notification in writing to the Secretary-General of the Organization that the present Convention shall cease to extend to any such territory named in the notification.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.13.4 4. The present Convention shall cease to extend to any territory mentioned in such notification one year, or such longer period as may be specified therein, after the date of receipt of the notification by the Secretary-General of the Organization.
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.15 Article XV
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.15.1 1. The present Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date on which Governments of eight States including five States each with not less than 1,000,000 gross tons of tanker tonnage 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 of the Organization.
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.15.2 2. For each State which subsequently ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to it the present Convention shall come into force on the ninetieth day after deposit by such State of the appropriate instrument.
2776 Agreement For Cooperation In Dealing With Pollution Of The North Sea By Oil Art.9 Article 9
2776 Agreement For Cooperation In Dealing With Pollution Of The North Sea By Oil Art.9.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature by the Governments mentioned in the preamble from 9 June 1969.
2776 Agreement For Cooperation In Dealing With Pollution Of The North Sea By Oil Art.9.2 2. These Governments may become parties to this Agreement either by signature without reservation as to ratification or approval or by signature subject to ratification or approval followed by ratification or approval.
2776 Agreement For Cooperation In Dealing With Pollution Of The North Sea By Oil Art.9.3 3. Instruments of ratification or approval shall be deposited with the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.
2776 Agreement For Cooperation In Dealing With Pollution Of The North Sea By Oil Art.9.4 4. This Agreement shall enter into force two months after the date on which six Governments have signed the Agreement without reservation as to ratification or approval, or have deposited an instrument of ratification or approval.
2776 Agreement For Cooperation In Dealing With Pollution Of The North Sea By Oil Art.9.5 5. For each Government which subsequently signs the Agreement without reservation as to ratification or approval, or ratifies or approves it, it shall enter into force two months after the date of its signature or of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or approval.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.18 Article XVIII
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.18.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of at least four instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval, provided that the weight of the aggregate nominal catch in the Convention Area of the countries having deposited such instruments amounts to at least seven hundred thousand metric tons on the basis of the statistics published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations for the year one thousand nine hundred and sixty-eight.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.18.2 2. After the entry into force of this Convention in accordance with paragraph I of this Article, the Convention shall enter into force for each State whose Government deposits an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or adherence on the thirtieth day following the date on which such instrument is received by the Depositary.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.19 Article XIX
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.19.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Convention which shall be referred to the Commission for approval at a regular or special session. Proposals for the amendment of the Convention shall be communicated to the Depositary who shall inform the Contracting Parties thereof. Any amendment shall take effect for each Contracting Party accepting the amendment on the ninetieth day after its acceptance by three fourths of the Contracting Parties and thereafter for each remaining Contracting Party on the day on which the Depositary receives the notification of such acceptance.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.19.2 2. Any State which becomes a Contracting Party after an amendment to this Convention has been proposed for acceptance pursuant to the provisions of this Article shall be bound by the Convention as amended when the said amendment comes into force.
2787 Benelux Convention On The Hunting And Protection Of Birds Art.16 Article 16
2787 Benelux Convention On The Hunting And Protection Of Birds Art.16.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the Benelux Economic Union, who shall inform the Contracting Parties of the deposit of such instruments.
2787 Benelux Convention On The Hunting And Protection Of Birds Art.16.2 2. It shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the date of deposit of the third instrument of ratification.
2787 Benelux Convention On The Hunting And Protection Of Birds Art.16.3 3. It shall remain in force for the same period as the Treaty instituting the Benelux Economic Union.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.40 Article 40
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.40.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date on which the following requirements are fulfilled: [7]
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.40.1.a (a) at least eight States have deposited instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Secretary-General of the Organization, and
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.40.1.b (b) the Secretary-General of the Organization has received information in accordance with Article 39 that those persons in such States who would be liable to contribute pursuant to Article 10 have received during the preceding calendar year a total quantity of at least 750 million tons of contributing oil.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.40.2 2. However, this Convention shall not enter into force before the Liability Convention has entered into force.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.40.3 3. For each State which subsequently ratifies, accepts, approved or accedes to it, this Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after deposit by such State of the appropriate instrument.[8]
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.43 Article 43
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.43.1 1. This Convention shall cease to be in force on the date when the number of Contracting States falls below three.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.43.2 2. Contracting States which are bound by this Convention on the date before the day it ceases to be in force shall enable the Fund to exercise its functions as described under Article 44 and shall, for that purpose only, remain bound by this Convention.
2796 Agreement Between Denmark, Finland, Norway, And Sweden Concerning Cooperation In Measures To Deal With Pollution Of The Sea By Oil Art.12 Article 12
2796 Agreement Between Denmark, Finland, Norway, And Sweden Concerning Cooperation In Measures To Deal With Pollution Of The Sea By Oil Art.12.1x The Agreement is open for signature from September 16, 1971 and comes into force one month after it has been signed by Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. At the same time the Agreement of December 8, 1967 between Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden concerning Co-operation to Ensure Compliance with the Regulations for Preventing Pollution of the Sea by Oil shall cease to have effect.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.8 Article 8 Amendments to the Convention
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.8.1 1. This Convention may be amended at any time. The text of any amendment proposed by a Contracting Party shall be submitted to the Depositary, which shall transmit it to all the Contracting Parties.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.8.2 2. If one-third of the Contracting Parties request a meeting to discuss the proposed amendment the Depositary shall call such a meeting.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.8.3 3. An amendment shall enter into force when the Depositary has received instruments of ratification or acceptance thereof from all the Contracting Parties.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.9 Article 9 Amendments to the Annex
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.9.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to the Annex to this Convention. The text of any such proposed amendment shall be submitted to the Depositary which shall transmit it to all Contracting Parties.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.9.2 2. Each such proposed amendment shall become effective for all Contracting Parties six months after the date appearing on the notification from the Depositary to the Contracting Parties, if within 120 days of the notification date, no objection has been received and two-thirds of the Contracting Parties have notified the Depositary in writing of their approval.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.9.3 3. If an objection is received from any Contracting Party within 120 days of the notification date, the matter shall be considered by the Contracting Parties at their next meeting. If unanimity on the matter is not reached at the meeting, the Contracting Parties shall notify the Depositary within 120 days from the date of closure of the meeting of their approval or rejection of the original amendment or of any new amendment proposed by the meeting. If, by the end of this period, two-thirds of the Contracting Parties have approved such amendment, it shall become effective six months from the date of the closure of the meeting for those Contracting Parties which have by then notified their approval.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.9.4 4. Any Contracting Party which has objected to a proposed amendment may at any time withdraw that objection, and the proposed amendment shall become effective with respect to such Party immediately if the amendment is already in effect, or at such time as it becomes effective under the terms of this Article.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.9.5 5. The Depositary shall notify each Contracting Party immediately upon receipt of each approval or objection, of each withdrawal of objection, and of the entry into force of any amendment.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.9.6 6. Any State which becomes a party to this Convention after an amendment to the Annex has entered into force shall be bound by the Annex as so amended. Any State which become a Party to this Convention during the period when a proposed amendment is pending may approve or object to such amendment within the time limits applicable to other Contracting Parties.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.13 Article 13 Entry into force
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.13.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the seventh instrument of ratification or acceptance.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.13.2 2. Thereafter this Convention shall enter into force for each ratifying, accepting or acceding State on the thirtieth day after deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification, acceptance or accession.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.11 ARTICLE XI
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.11.1x Any State Party may propose amendments to this Convention. Amendments shall enter into force for each State Party accepting the amendments upon their acceptance by a majority of the States Parties to the Convention and thereafter for each remaining State Party on the date of acceptance by it.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.13 ARTICLE XIII
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.13.1 (1) This Convention shall be of unlimited duration.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.13.2 (2) Each State Party to this Convention shall in exercising its natural sovereignty have the right to withdraw from the Convention if it decides that extraordinary events, related to the subject matter of the Convention, have jeopardized the supreme interests of its country. It shall give notice of such withdrawal to all other States Parties to the Convention and to the United Nations Security Council three months in advance. Such notice shall include a statement of the extraordinary events it regards as having jeopardized its supreme interests.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.14 ARTICLE XIV
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.14.1 (1) This Convention shall be open to all States for signature. Any State which does not sign the Convention before its entry into force in accordance with paragraph (3) of this Article may accede to it at any time.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.14.2 (2) This Convention shall be subject to ratification by signatory States. Instruments of ratification and instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which are hereby designated the Depositary Governments.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.14.3 (3) This Convention shall enter into force after the deposit of instruments of ratification by twenty-two Governments, including the Governments designated as Depositaries of the Convention.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.14.4 (4) For States whose instruments of ratification or accession are deposited subsequent to the entry into force of this Convention, it shall enter into force on the date of the deposit of their instrument of ratification or accession.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.14.5 (5) The Depositary Governments shall promptly inform all signatory and acceding States of the date of each signature, the date of deposit of each instrument of ratification or of accession and the date of the entry into force of this Convention, and of the receipt of other notices.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.14.6 (6) This Convention shall be registered by the Depositary Governments pursuant to Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.6 ARTICLE VI
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.6.1x The present Agreement shall enter into force on April 15, 1972.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.6.2x The Agreement shall continue in force for a period of one year. If no Participating Government gives notice three months before the expiration of the Agreement of its intention to terminate the Agreement, then it shall be extended automatically for successive periods of one year unless terminated by a Participating Government 3 months before the expiration of the current period.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.6.3x Representatives of the three Governments shall consult yearly before the expiration date of the Agreement in order to review the effectiveness of the Agreement with a view to implementing possible further measures to improve the Observer Scheme.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.18 Article 18
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.18.1 1. The Commission shall draw up its own Rules of Procedure which shall be adopted by unanimous vote. The Government of Norway shall call the first meeting of the Commission as soon as practicable after the coming into force of this Convention.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.18.2 2. Recommendations for modification of the Annexes to this Convention in accordance with Article 17 (d) shall be adopted by a unanimous vote in the Commission, and the modification contained therein shall enter into force after unanimous approval by the Governments of the Contracting Parties.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.23 Article 23
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.23.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the seventh instrument of ratification or accession.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.23.2 2. For each State ratifying or acceding to the Convention after the deposit of the seventh instrument of ratification or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification or accession.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.33 Article 33
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.33.1x This Convention shall enter into force three months after the date of the deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification, acceptance or accession, but only with respect to those States which have deposited their respective instruments of ratification, acceptance or accession on or before that date. It shall enter into force with respect to any other State three months after the deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance or accession.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.37 Article 37
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.37.1 1. This Convention may be revised by the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Any such revision shall, however, bind only the States which shall become Parties to the revising convention.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.37.2 2. If the General Conference should adopt a new convention revising this Convention in whole or in part, then, unless the new convention otherwise provides, this Convention shall cease to be open to ratification, acceptance or accession, as from the date on which the new revising convention enters into force.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.16 ARTICLE XVI
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.16.1 1. Each Contracting State may propose amendments to this Convention. Any such proposed amendment shall be submitted to the Depositary Government and communicated by it to all Contracting States, which shall inform the Depositary Government about either their acceptance or rejection of the amendment as soon as possible after the receipt of the communication.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.16.1.ax The amendment shall enter into force ninety days after the Depositary Government has received notifications of acceptance of that amendment from all Contracting States.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.16.2 2. Each State which shall become a party to this Convention after the entry into force of an amendment in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 of this Article, is obliged to apply the Convention as amended.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.18 ARTICLE XVIII
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.18.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date of the deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification or approval.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.18.2 2. After entry into force of this Convention in accordance with paragraph 1 of this Article, the Convention shall enter into force for any other State, the Government of which has deposited an instrument of ratification, approval or accession, on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of such instrument with the Depositary Government.
2827 Agreement On Conservation Of Polar Bears Art.10 Article X
2827 Agreement On Conservation Of Polar Bears Art.10.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature at Oslo by the Governments of Canada, Denmark, Norway, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the United States of America until 31st March 1974.
2827 Agreement On Conservation Of Polar Bears Art.10.2 2. This Agreement shall be subject to ratification or approval by the signatory Governments. Instruments of ratification or approval shall be deposited with the Government of Norway as soon as possible.
2827 Agreement On Conservation Of Polar Bears Art.10.3 3. This Agreement shall be open for accession by the Governments referred to in paragraph I of this Article. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary Government.
2827 Agreement On Conservation Of Polar Bears Art.10.4 4. This Agreement shall enter into force ninety days after the deposit of the third instrument of ratification, approval or accession. Thereafter, it shall enter into force for a signatory or acceding Government on the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification. approval or accession.
2827 Agreement On Conservation Of Polar Bears Art.10.5 5. This Agreement shall remain in force initially for a period of five years from its date of entry into force, and unless any Contracting Party during that period requests the termination of the Agreement at the end of that period, it shall continue in force thereafter.
2827 Agreement On Conservation Of Polar Bears Art.10.6 6. On the request addressed to the Depositary Government by any of the Governments referred to in paragraph I of this Article. consultations shall be conducted with a view to convening a meeting of representatives of the five Governments to consider the revision or amendment of this Agreement.
2827 Agreement On Conservation Of Polar Bears Art.10.7 7. Any Party may denounce this Agreement by written notification to the Depositary Government at any time after five years from the date of entry into force of this Agreement. The denunciation shall take effect twelve months after the Depositary Government has received the notification.
2827 Agreement On Conservation Of Polar Bears Art.10.8 8. The Depositary Government shall notify the Governments referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article of the deposit of instruments of ratification, approval or accession, of the entry into force of this Agreement and of the receipt of notifications of denunciation and any other communications from a Contracting Part specifically provided for in this Agreement.
2827 Agreement On Conservation Of Polar Bears Art.10.9 9. The original of this Agreement shall be deposited with the Government of Norway which shall deliver certified copies thereof to each of the Governments referred to in paragraph I of this Article. The Depositary Government shall transmit certified copies of this Agreement to the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration and publication in accordance with Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15 Article XV
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.1 1. The following provisions shall apply in relation to amendments to Appendices I and II at meetings of the Conference of the Parties:
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.1.a (a) Any Party may propose an amendment to Appendix I or II for consideration at the next meeting. The text of the proposed amendment shall be communicated to the Secretariat at least 150 days before the meeting. The Secretariat shall consult the other Parties and interested bodies on the amendment in accordance with the provisions of sub-paragraphs (b) and (c) of paragraph 2 of this Article and shall communicate the response to all Parties not later than 30 days before the meeting.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.1.b (b) Amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of Parties present and voting. For these purposes "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote. Parties abstaining from voting shall not be counted among the two-thirds required for adopting an amendment.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.1.c (c) Amendments adopted at a meeting shall enter into force 90 days after that meeting for all Parties except those which make a reservation in accordance with paragraph 3 of this Article.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2 2. The following provisions shall apply in relation to amendments to Appendices I and II between meetings of the Conference of the Parties:
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.a (a) Any Party may propose an amendment to Appendix I or II for consideration between meetings by the postal procedures set forth in this paragraph.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.b (b) For marine species, the Secretariat shall, upon receiving the text of the proposed amendment, immediately communicate it to the Parties. It shall also consult inter-governmental bodies having a function in relation to those species especially with a view to obtaining scientific data these bodies may be able to provide and to ensuring co-ordination with any conservation measures enforced by such bodies. The Secretariat shall communicate the views expressed and data provided by these bodies and its own findings and recommendations to the Parties as soon as possible.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.c (c) For species other than marine species, the Secretariat shall, upon receiving the text of the proposed amendment, immediately communicate it to the Parties, and, as soon as possible thereafter, its own recommendations.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.d (d) Any Party may, within 60 days of the date on which the Secretariat communicated its recommendations to the Parties under sub-paragraph (b) or (c) of this paragraph, transmit to the Secretariat any comments on the proposed amendment together with any relevant scientific data and information.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.e (e) The Secretariat shall communicate the replies received together with its own recommendations to the Parties as soon as possible. (f) If no objection to the proposed amendment is received by the Secretariat within 30 days of the date the replies and recommendations were communicated under the provisions of sub-paragraph (e) of this paragraph, the amendment shall enter into force 90 days later for all Parties except those which make a reservation in accordance with paragraph 3 of this Article.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.g (g) If an objection by any Party is received by the Secretariat, the proposed amendment shall be submitted to a postal vote in accordance with the provisions of sub-paragraphs (h) , (i) and (j) of this paragraph.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.h (h) The Secretariat shall notify the Parties that notification of objection has been received.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.i (i) Unless the Secretariat receives the votes for, against or in abstention from at least one-half of the Parties within 60 days of the date of notification under sub-paragraph (h) of this paragraph, the proposed amendment shall be referred to the next meeting of the Conference for further consideration.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.j (j) Provided that votes are received from one-half of the Parties, the amendment shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of Parties casting an affirmative or negative vote.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.k (k) The Secretariat shall notify all Parties of the result of the vote.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.2.l (l) If the proposed amendment is adopted it shall enter into force 90 days after the date of the notification by the Secretariat of its acceptance for all Parties except those which make a reservation in accordance with paragraph 3 of this Article.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.15.3 3. During the period of 90 days provided for by sub-paragraph (c) of paragraph 1 or sub-paragraph (l) of paragraph 2 of this Article any Party may by notification in writing to the Depositary Government make a reservation with respect to the amendment. Until such reservation is withdrawn the Party shall be treated as a State not a Party to the present Convention with respect to trade in the species concerned.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.16 Article XVI
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.16.1 1. Any Party may at any time submit to the Secretariat a list of species which it identifies as being subject to regulation within its jurisdiction for the purpose mentioned in paragraph 3 of Article II. Appendix III shall include the names of the Parties submitting the species for inclusion therein, the scientific names of the species so submitted, and any parts or derivatives of the animals or plants concerned that are specified in relation to the species for the purposes of sub-paragraph (b) of Article I.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.16.2 2. Each list submitted under the provisions of paragraph 1 of this Article shall be communicated to the Parties by the Secretariat as soon as possible after receiving it. The list shall take effect as part of Appendix III 90 days after the date of such communication. At any time after the communication of such list, any Party may by notification in writing to the Depositary Government enter a reservation with respect to any species or any parts or derivatives, and until such reservation is withdrawn, the State shall be treated as a State not a Party to the present Convention with respect to trade in the species or part or derivative concerned.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.16.3 3. A Party which has submitted a species for inclusion in Appendix III may withdraw it at any time by notification to the Secretariat which shall communicate the withdrawal to all Parties. The withdrawal shall take effect 30 days after the date of such communication.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.16.4 4. Any Party submitting a list under the provisions of paragraph 1 of this Article shall submit to the Secretariat a copy of all domestic laws and regulations applicable to the protection of such species, together with any interpretations which the Party may deem appropriate or the Secretariat may request. The Party shall, for as long as the species in question is included in Appendix III, submit any amendments of such laws and regulations or any interpretations as they are adopted.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.17 Article XVII
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.17.1 1. An extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Secretariat on the written request of at least one-third of the Parties to consider and adopt amendments to the present Convention. Such amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of Parties present and voting. For these purposes "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote. Parties abstaining from voting shall not be counted among the two-thirds required for adopting an amendment.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.17.2 2. The text of any proposed amendment shall be communicated by the Secretariat to all Parties at least 90 days before the meeting.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.17.3 3. An amendment shall enter into force for the Parties which have accepted it 60 days after two-thirds of the Parties have deposited an instrument of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary Government. Thereafter, the amendment shall enter into force for any other Party 60 days after that Party deposits its instrument of acceptance of the amendment.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.22 Article XXII
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.22.1 1. The present Convention shall enter into force 90 days after the date of deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, with the Depositary Government.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.22.2 2. For each State which ratifies, accepts or approves the present Convention or accedes thereto after the deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the present Convention shall enter into force 90 days after the deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.67 Article 67
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.67.1 1. Each Signatory State shall, not later than 1st May, 1975, notify the Government of Belgium that, having complied with its constitutional procedures, it consents to be bound by this Agreement.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.67.2 2. On the tenth day following the day on which at least six States holding at least 60 per cent of the combined voting weights mentioned in Article 62 have deposited a notification of consent to be bound or an instrument of accession, this Agreement shall enter into force for such States.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.67.3 3. For each Signatory State which deposits its notification thereafter, this Agreement shall enter into force on the tenth day following the day of deposit.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.67.4 4. The Governing Board, acting by majority, may upon request from any Signatory State decide to extend, with respect to that State, the time limit for notification beyond 1st May, 1975.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.68 Article 68
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.68.1 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 67, this Agreement shall be applied provisionally by all Signatory States, to the extent possible not inconsistent with their legislation, as from 18th November, 1974 following the first meeting of the Governing Board.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.68.2 2. Provisional application of the Agreement shall continue until:
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.68.2.ax -the Agreement enters into force for the State concerned in accordance with Article 67, or
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.68.2.bx -60 days after the Government of Belgium receives notification that the State concerned will not consent to be bound by the Agreement, or
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.68.2.cx -the time limit for notification of consent by the State concerned referred to in Article 67 expires.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.69 Article 69
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.69.1 1. This Agreement shall remain in force for a period of ten years from the date of its entry into force and shall continue in force thereafter unless and until the Governing Board, acting by majority, decides on its termination.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.69.2 2. Any Participating Country may terminate the application of this Agreement for its part upon twelve months' written notice to the Government of Belgium to that effect, given not less than three years after the first day of the provisional application of this Agreement.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.71 Article 71
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.71.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for accession by any Member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development which is able and willing to meet the requirements of the Program. The Governing Board, acting by majority, shall decide on any request for accession.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.71.2 2. This Agreement shall enter into force for any State whose request for accession has been granted on the tenth day following the deposit of its instrument of accession with the Government of Belgium, or on the date of entry into force of the Agreement pursuant to Article 67, paragraph 2, whichever is the later.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.71.3 3. Accession may take place on a provisional basis under the conditions set out in Article 68, subject to such time limits as the Governing Board, acting by majority, may fix for an acceding State to deposit its notification of consent to be bound.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.73 Article 73
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.73.1x This Agreement may at any time be amended by the Governing Board, acting by unanimity. Such amendment shall come into force in a manner determined by the Governing Board, acting by unanimity and making provision for Participating Countries to comply with their respective constitutional procedures.
2858 Convention For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Chemical Pollution Art.14 Article 14
2858 Convention For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Chemical Pollution Art.14.1 1. Annexes I to IV inclusive, which shall form an integral part of this Convention, may be amended or added to for the purposes of adapting them to technical or scientific advances of or more effectively combating the chemical pollution of the Rhine.
2858 Convention For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Chemical Pollution Art.14.2 2. To this end, the International Commission shall recommend the amendments or additions which it considers appropriate.
2858 Convention For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Chemical Pollution Art.14.3 3. The amended or supplemented texts shall enter into force following unanimous acceptance by the Contracting Parties.
2858 Convention For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Chemical Pollution Art.17 Article 17
2858 Convention For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Chemical Pollution Art.17.1 1. Each Signatory Party shall notify the Government of the Swiss Confederation of the completion of their procedures for bringing this Convention into force.
2858 Convention For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Chemical Pollution Art.17.2 2. Subject to notification by each Contracting Party that the required procedures for the entry into force of the Additional Agreement to the Agreement concerning the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine against Pollution have been completed, this Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following receipt of the last notification provided for in the preceding paragraph.
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.14 Article 14
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.14.1x Each Signatory Party will notify the Government of the Swiss Confederation of the execution of the procedures required for the entry into force of this Convention. It shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following receipt of the last notification.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.14 Article 14
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.14.1 1. This Convention shall be open to signature by the member States of the Council of Europe and by the European Economic Community. It shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.14.2 2. This Convention shall enter into force six months after the date of the deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval by a member State of the Council of Europe.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.14.3 3. In respect of a signatory Party ratifying, accepting or approving after the date referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, the Convention shall enter into force six months after the date of the deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.15 Article 15
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.15.1 1. After the entry into force of this Convention, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe may, upon such terms and conditions as it deems appropriate, invite any non-member State to accede thereto.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.15.2 2. Such accession shall be effected by depositing with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe an instrument of accession which shall take effect six months after the date of its deposit.
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.1 Having as a common purpose the strengthening of intergovernmental cooperation in plant quarantine and plant protection in North America in order to prevent the introduction and spread of plant pests and noxious weeds and to foster the preservation of plant resources of North America:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.2 The parties to this Agreement agree as follows:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.3.1 1. For the purpose of this Agreement, unless the context otherwise requires:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.4.1.A A. "Plant Pest" means any living stage of: any insects, mites, nematodes, slugs, snails, protozoa, or other invertebrate animals, bacteria, fungi, other parasitic plants or reproductive parts thereof, viruses, o any organisms similar to or allied with any of the foregoing, or any infectious substances, which can directly or indirectly injure or cause disease or damage in any plants or parts thereof, or any processed, manufactured, or other products of plants.
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.5.1.B B. "Living Stage" includes the egg, pupal, and larval stages as well as any other living stage.
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.6.1.C C. "Noxious Weed" means any living stage, including but not limited to, seeds and reproductive parts, of any parasitic or other plant of a kind, or subdivision of a kind, which is of foreign origin, is new to or not widely prevalent in the United States, Canada, or Mexico, and can directly or indirectly injure crops, other useful plants, livestock, or poultry or other interests of agriculture, including irrigation, or navigation or the fish and wildlife resources of the United States, Canada or Mexico or the public health.
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.7.2 2. The Parties to this Agreement shall cooperate in preventing the introduction and spread of plant pests in North America by:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.8.2.A A. Keeping under constant review new records and outbreaks of plant pests:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.9.2.B B. Monitoring the movement and spread of established plants pests of concern to the parties of this Agreement:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.10.2.C C. Reviewing progress in detection, eradication and control of plant pests of crops of major importance in North America:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.11.2.D D. Reviewing plant quarantine measures adopted by participating governments and proposing revisions to existing plant quarantine measures and establishment of new measures moving toward uniform plant quarantine regulations:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.12.2.E E. Examining and studying problems in plant quarantine and closely related fields:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.13.2.F F. Keeping parties informed of plant quarantine and protection matters of mutual concern:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.14.2.G G. Promoting arrangements for the training or technical personnel in the fields of plant quarantine and plant protection:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.15.2.H H. Exchanging research and development information relating to plant pests and their control:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.16.2.I I. Adopting compatible phytosanitary certificates patterned after the model certificate as proposed by the International Plant Protection Convention:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.17.2.J J. Jointly participating in programs of research and methods development relating to plant protection and quarantine: and
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.18.2.K K. Taking such other actions as are mutually agreed upon.
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.19.3 3. To facilitate consultation regarding the cooperation regarding the cooperation contemplated in this Agreement representative of the agencies specified in paragraph 3 of this Agreement will meet annually at a North American Plant Protection Agreement (NAPPA) Workshop. The propose of such Workshops is to permit exchange of information relating to the implementation of this Agreement and to provide a forum for the discussion of particular problems which may arise in this field.
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.20.4 4. The agencies with principal responsibility in the implementation of this Agreement designated by the parties to this Agreement respectively shall be:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.21.4.A A. for the United States- the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.22.4.B B. for Canada- the Canada Department of Agriculture, Plant Quarantine Division: and
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.23.4.C C. for Mexico- Secretaria de Agricultura y Ganaderia de Mexico, Direccion General de Sanidad Vegetad:
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.24.5 5. This Agreement may be amended at any time by agreement of the parties.
2852 North American Plant Protection Convention Pre.25.6 6. This Agreement shall enter into force upon date of signature and shall continue in force indefinitely but may be discontinued at the request of any of the parties. Request for termination shall be submitted in writing to the other parties at least thirty (30) days prior to the desired effective date of termination.
2846 Agreement Regarding Monitoring Of The Stratosphere Art.11 ARTICLE XIII
2846 Agreement Regarding Monitoring Of The Stratosphere Art.11.1 1. This Agreement shall enter into force upon signature by the three Governments and remain in force for five years thereafter.
2846 Agreement Regarding Monitoring Of The Stratosphere Art.11.1.ax However, any Government may at any time give notice to the other Governments of its intention to withdraw from this Agreement, in which case the Agreement shall terminate six months after such notice has been given.
2846 Agreement Regarding Monitoring Of The Stratosphere Art.11.2 2. This Agreement may be extended by agreement of the three Governments for a further specified period.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.16 Article 16
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.16.1 1. Any Contracting Party to this Convention may propose amendments to the Convention. Amendments shall be adopted by a diplomatic conference which shall be convened by the Organization at the request of two thirds of the Contracting Parties.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.16.2 2. Any Contracting Party to this Convention may propose amendments to any Protocol. Such amendments shall be adopted by a diplomatic conference which shall be convened by the Organization at the request of two thirds of the Contracting Parties to the Protocol concerned.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.16.3 3. Amendments to this Convention shall be adopted by a three-fourths majority vote of the Contracting Parties to the Convention which are represented at the diplomatic conference and shall be submitted by the Depositary for acceptance by all Contracting Parties to the Convention. Amendments to any Protocol shall be adopted by a three-fourths majority vote of the Contracting Parties to such Protocol which are represented at the diplomatic conference and shall be submitted by the Depositary for acceptance by all Contracting Parties to such Protocol.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.16.4 4. Acceptance of amendments shall be notified to the Depositary in writing. Amendments adopted in accordance with paragraph 3 of this Article shall enter into force between Contracting Parties having accepted such amendments on the 30th day following the receipt by the Depositary of notification of their acceptance by at least three-fourths of the Contracting Parties to this Convention or to the Protocol concerned, as the case may be.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.16.5 5. After the entry into force of an amendment to this Convention or to a Protocol, any new Contracting Party to this Convention or such Protocol shall become a Contracting Party to the instrument as amended.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17 Article 17
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17.1 1. Annexes to this Convention or to any Protocol shall form an integral part of the Convention or such Protocol, as the case may be.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17.2 2. Except as may be otherwise provided in any Protocol, the following procedure shall apply to the adoption and entry into force of any amendments to Annexes to this Convention or to any Protocol, with the exception of amendments to the Annex on Arbitration:
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17.2.i (i) any Contracting Party may propose amendments to the Annexes to this Convention or to any Protocols and the meetings referred to in Article 14;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17.2.ii (ii) such amendments shall be adopted by a three-fourths majority vote of the Contracting Parties to the instrument in question;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17.2.iii (iii) the Depositary shall without delay communicate the amendments so adopted to all Contracting Parties;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17.2.iv (iv) any Contracting Party that is unable to approve an amendment to the Annexes to this Convention or to any Protocol shall so notify in writing the Depositary within a period determined by the Contracting Parties concerned when adopting the amendment;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17.2.v (v) the Depositary shall without delay notify all Contracting Parties of any notification received pursuant to the proceeding subparagraph;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17.2.vi (vi) on expiry of the period referred to in subparagraph (iv) above, the amendment to the Annex shall become effective for all Contracting Parties to this Convention or to the Protocol concerned which have not submitted a notification in accordance with the provisions of that subparagraph.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17.3 3. The adoption and entry into force of a new Annex to this Convention or to any Protocol shall be subject to the same procedure as for the adoption and entry into force of an amendment to an Annex in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 2 of this Article, provided that, if any amendment to the Convention or the Protocol concerned is involved, the new Annex shall not enter into force until such time as the amendment to the Convention or the Protocol concerned enters into force.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.17.4 4. Amendments to the Annex on Arbitration shall be considered to be amendments to this Convention and shall be proposed and adopted in accordance with the procedures set out in Article 16 above.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.27 Article 27
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.27.1 1. The Convention shall enter into force on the same date as the Protocol first entering into force.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.27.2 2. The Convention shall also enter into force with regard to the States, the European Economic Community and any regional economic grouping referred to in Article 24 if they have complied with the formal requirements for becoming Contracting Parties to any other Protocol not yet entered into force.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.27.3 3. Any Protocol to this Convention, except as otherwise provided in such Protocol, shall enter into force on the 30th day following the date of deposit of at least six instruments of ratification, acceptance, or approval of, or accession to such Protocol by the Parties referred to in Article 24.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.27.4 4. Thereafter, this Convention and any Protocol shall enter into force with respect to any State, the European Economic Community and any regional economic grouping referred to in Article 24 on the 30th day following the date of deposit of the instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2856 Supplementary Agreement To The Agreement Concerning the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine Against Pollution Art.2 Article 2 [ED: Added Article name]
2856 Supplementary Agreement To The Agreement Concerning the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine Against Pollution Art.2.1 The additional Agreement was to enter into force at the same time as the Convention for the Protection of the Rhine against Chemical Pollution, signed at Bonn on the same day.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.14 Article 14 Amendment of Certain Provisions of the Treaty
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.14.1.a (1) (a) Proposals under this Article for the amendment of Articles 10 and 11 may be initiated by any Contracting State or by the Director General.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.14.1.b (b) Such proposals shall be communicated by the Director General to the Contracting States at least six months in advance of their consideration by the Assembly.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.14.2.a (2) (a) Amendments to the Articles referred to in paragraph (1) shall be adopted by the Assembly.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.14.2.b (b) Adoption of any amendment to Article 10 shall require four-fifths of the votes cast; adoption of any amendment to Article 11 shall require three-fourths of the votes cast.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.14.3.a (3) (a) Any amendment to the Articles referred to in paragraph (1) shall enter into force one month after written notifications of acceptance, effected in accordance with their respective constitutional processes, have been received by the Director General from three-fourths of the Contracting States members of the Assembly at the time the Assembly adopted the amendment.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.14.3.b (b) Any amendment to the said Articles thus accepted shall bind all the Contracting States which were Contracting States at the time the amendment was adopted by the Assembly, provided that any amendment creating financial obligations for the said Contracting States or increasing such obligations shall bind only those Contracting States which have notified their acceptance of such amendment.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.14.3.c (c) Any amendment which has been accepted and which has entered into force in accordance with subparagraph (a) shall bind all States which become Contracting States after the date on which the amendment was adopted by the Assembly.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Sect.4 CHAPTER IV FINAL PROVISIONS
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.16 Article 16 Entry Into Force of the Treaty
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.16.1 (1) This Treaty shall enter into force, with respect to the first five States which have deposited their instruments of ratification or accession, three months after the date on which the fifth instrument of ratification or accession has been deposited.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.16.2 (2) This Treaty shall enter into force with respect to any other State three months after the date on which that State has deposited its instrument of ratification or accession unless a later date has been indicated in the instrument of ratification or accession. In the latter case, this Treaty shall enter into force with respect to that State on the date thus indicated.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.27 ARTICLE XXVII
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.27.1x This Treaty shall remain in force for an unlimited period of time, and shall not be open to adherence.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.28 ARTICLE XXVIII
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.28.0x This Treaty shall be ratified by all the Contracting parties and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.28.1 PARAGRAPH ONE: This Treaty shall become effective thirty days after the last instrument of ratification has been deposited by the Contracting Parties.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.28.2 PARAGRAPH TWO: The intention to denounce this Treaty shall be communicated by a Contracting Party to the remaining Contracting Parties at least ninety days prior to formal delivery of the instrument of denunciation to the Government of the Federative Republic o Brazil. This Treaty shall cease to have effect for the Contracting Party denouncing it one year after the denunciation has been formalized.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.28.3 PARAGRAPH THREE: This Treaty shall be drawn up in English, Dutch, Portuguese and Spanish, all having equal validity.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.21 Article XXI
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.21.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Convention to be considered and acted upon by the General Council at an annual or a special meeting. Any such proposed amendment shall be sent to the Executive Secretary at least ninety days prior to the meeting at which it is proposed to be acted upon and the Executive Secretary shall immediately transmit the proposal to al Contracting Parties.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.21.2 2. The adoption of a proposed amendment to the Convention by the General Council shall require a three-fourths majority of the votes of all Contracting Parties. The text of any proposed amendments so adopted shall be transmitted by the Depositary to all Contracting Parties.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.21.3 3. An amendment shall take effect for all Contracting Parties one hundred and twenty days following the date of transmittal specified in the notification by the Depositary of receipt of written notification of approval by three-fourths of all Contracting Parties unless any other Contracting Party notifies the Depositary that it objects to the amendment within ninety days of the date of transmittal specified in the notification by the Depositary of such receipt, in which case the amendment shall not take effect for any Contracting Party. Any Contracting Party which has objected to an amendment may at any time withdraw that objection. If all objections to an amendment are withdrawn, the amendment shall take effect for all Contracting Parties one hundred and twenty days following the date of transmittal specified in the notification by the Depositary of receipt of the last withdrawal.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.21.4 4. Any Party which becomes a Contracting Party to the Convention after an amendment has been adopted in accordance with paragraph 2 shall be deemed to have approved the said amendment.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.21.5 5. The Depositary shall promptly notify all Contracting Parties of the receipt of notifications of approval of amendments, the receipt of notifications of objection or withdrawal of objections, and the entry into force of amendments.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22 Article XXII
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature at Ottawa until 31 December 1978, by the Parties represented at the Diplomatic Conference on the Future of Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries, held at Ottawa from 11 to 21 October 1977. It shall thereafter be open for accession.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.2 2. This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the signatories and the instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Government of Canada referred to in this Convention as "the Depositary".
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.3 3. This Convention shall enter into force upon the first day of January following the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval by not less than six Signatories, at least one of which exercises fisheries jurisdiction in waters forming part of the Convention Area.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.4 4. Any party which has not signed this Convention may accede thereto by a notification in writing to the Depositary. Accessions received by the Depositary prior to the date of entry into force of this Convention shall become effective on the date this Convention enters into force. Accessions received by the Depositary after the date of entry into force of this Convention shall become effective on the date of receipt by the Depositary.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.5 5. The Depositary shall inform all Signatories and all Contracting Parties of all ratifications, acceptances or approvals deposited and accessions received.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.6 6. The Depositary shall convene the initial meeting of the Organization to be held not more than six months after the coming into force of the Convention, and shall communicate the provisional agenda to each Contracting Party not less than one month before the date of the meeting.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12 Article XII
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1 (1) The Convention may be amended by either of the following procedures:
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a (a) amendments after consideration within the Organization:
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.i (i) any amendment proposed by a Party shall be submitted to the Secretary-General, who shall then circulate it to all Members of the Organization, all Parties and the Director-General of the International Labour Office at least six months prior to its consideration;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.ii (ii) any amendment so proposed and circulated shall be referred to the Maritime Safety Committee of the Organization for consideration;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.iii (iii) Parties, whether or not Members of the Organization, shall be entitled to participate in the proceedings of the Maritime Safety Committee for consideration and adoption of amendments;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.iv (iv) amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting in the Maritime Safety Committee expanded as provided for in sub-paragraph (a)(iii) (hereinafter referred to as the "expanded Maritime Safety Committee") on condition that at least one third of the Parties shall be present at the time of voting;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.v (v) amendments so adopted shall be communicated by the Secretary-General to all Parties for acceptance;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.vi (vi) an amendment to an Article shall be deemed to have been accepted on the date on which it is accepted by two thirds of the Parties;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.vii (vii) an amendment to the Annex shall be deemed to have been accepted:
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.vii.1 1. at the end of two years from the date on which it is communicated to Parties for acceptance; or
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.vii.2 2. at the end of a different period, which shall not be less than one year, if so determined at the time of its adoption by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting in the expanded Maritime Safety Committee;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.vii.3x however, the amendments shall be deemed not to have been accepted if within the specified period either more than one third of Parties, or Parties the combined merchant fleets of which constitute not less than fifty per cent of the gross tonnage of the world's merchant shipping of ships of 100 gross register tons or more, notify the Secretary-General that they object to the amendment;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.viii (viii) an amendment to an Article shall enter into force with respect to those Parties which have accepted it, six months after the date on which it is deemed to have been accepted, and with respect to each Party which accepts it after that date, six months after the date of that Party's acceptance;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.ix (ix) an amendment to the Annex shall enter into force with respect to all Parties, except those which have objected to the amendment under sub-paragraph (a)(vii) and which have not withdrawn such objections, six months after the date on which it is deemed to have been accepted. Before the date determined for entry into force, any Party may give notice to the Secretary-General that it exempts itself from giving effect to that amendment for a period not longer than one year from the date of its entry into force, or for such longer period as may be determined by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting in the expanded Maritime Safety Committee at the time of the adoption of the amendment; or
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.b (b) amendment by a conference:
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.b.i (i) upon the request of a Party concurred in by at least one third of the Parties, the Organization shall convene, in association or consultation with the Director-General of the International Labour Office, a conference of Parties to consider amendments to the Convention;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.b.ii (ii) every amendment adopted by such a conference by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting shall be communicated by the Secretary-General to all Parties for acceptance;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.b.iii (iii) unless the conference decides otherwise, the amendment shall be deemed to have been accepted and shall enter into force in accordance with the procedures specified in sub-paragraph (a)(vi) and (a)(viii) or sub-paragraphs (a)(vii) and (a)(ix) respectively, provided that references in these sub-paragraphs to the expanded Maritime Safety Committee shall be taken to mean references to the conference.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.2 (2) Any declaration of acceptance of, or objection to, an amendment or any notice given under paragraph (1)(a)(ix) shall be submitted in writing to the Secretary-General, who shall inform all Parties of any such submission and the date of its receipt.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.3 (3) The Secretary-General shall inform all Parties of any amendments which enter into force, together with the date on which each such amendment enters into force.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.14 Article XIV
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.14.1 (1) The Convention shall enter into force twelve months after the date on which not less than twenty-five States, the combined merchant fleets of which constitute not less than fifty per cent of the gross tonnage of the world's merchant shipping of ships of 100 gross register tons or more, have either signed it without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval or deposited the requisite instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession in accordance with Article XIII. [3]
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.14.2 (2) The Secretary-General shall inform all States that have signed the Convention or acceded to it of the date on which it enters into force.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.14.3 (3) Any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited during the twelve months referred to in paragraph (1) shall take effect on the coming into force of the Convention or three months after the deposit of such instrument, whichever is the later date.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.14.4 (4) Any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited after the date on which the Convention enters into force shall take effect three months after the date of deposit.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.14.5 (5) After the date on which an amendment is deemed to have been accepted under Article XII, any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited shall apply to the Convention as amended.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.12 Article 12
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.12.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to the present Convention.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.12.2 2. The text of proposed amendments shall be submitted in writing to the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Europe, who shall communicate them to all Contracting Parties. The Executive Body shall discuss proposed amendments at its next annual meeting provided that such proposals have been circulated by the Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Europe to the Contracting Parties at least ninety days in advance.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.12.3 3. An amendment to the present Convention shall be adopted by consensus of the representatives of the Contracting Parties, and shall enter into force for the Contracting Parties which have accepted it on the ninetieth day after the date on which two-thirds of the Contracting Parties have deposited their instruments of acceptance with the depositary. Thereafter, the amendment shall enter into force for any other Contracting Party on the ninetieth day after the date on which that Contracting Party deposits its instrument of acceptance of the amendment.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.16 Article 16
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.16.1 1. The present Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the twenty- fourth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.16.2 2. For each Contracting Party which ratifies, accepts or approves the present Convention or accedes thereto after the deposit of the twenty-fourth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit by such Contracting Party of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.10 Article X
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.10.1 1. This Convention may be amended at any ordinary or extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.10.2 2. Proposals for amendment may be made by any Party.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.10.3 3. The text of any proposed amendment and the reasons for it shall be communicated to the Secretary at least one hundred and fifty days before the meeting at which it is to be considered and shall promptly be communicated by the Secretary to all Parties. Any comments on the text by the Parties shall be communicated to the Secretariat not less than sixty days before the meeting begins. The Secretariat shall, immediately after the last day for submission of comments, communicate to the Parties all comments submitted by that day.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.10.4 4. Amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of Parties present and voting.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.10.5 5. An amendment adopted shall enter into force for all Parties which have accepted it on the first day of the third month following the date on which two-thirds of the Parties have deposited an instrument of acceptance with the Depositary. For each Party which deposits an instrument of acceptance after the date on which two-thirds of the Parties have deposited an instrument of acceptance, the amendment shall enter into force for that Party on the first day of the third month following the deposit of its instrument of acceptance.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.11 Article XI
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.11.1 1. Appendices I and II may be amended at any ordinary or extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.11.2 2. Proposals for amendment may be made by any Party.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.11.3 3. The text of any proposed amendment and the reasons for it, based on the best scientific evidence available, shall be communicated to the Secretariat at least one hundred and fifty days before the meeting and shall promptly be communicated by the Secretariat to all Parties. Any comments on the text by the Parties shall be communicated to the Secretariat not less than sixty days before the meeting begins. The Secretariat shall, immediately after the last day for submission of comments, communicate to the Parties all comments submitted by that day.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.11.4 4. Amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of Parties present and voting.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.11.5 5. An amendment to the Appendices shall enter into force for all Parties ninety days after the meeting of the Conference of the Parties at which it was adopted, except for those Parties which make a reservation in accordance with paragraph 6 of this Article.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.11.6 6. During the period of ninety days provided for in paragraph 5 of this Article, any Party may by notification in writing to the Depositary make a reservation with respect to the amendment. A reservation to an amendment may be withdrawn by written notification to the Depositary and thereupon the amendment shall enter into force for that Party ninety days after the reservation is withdrawn.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.18 Article XVIII
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.18.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the third month following the date of deposit of the fifteenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Depositary.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.18.2 2. For each State or each regional economic integration organization which ratifies, accepts or approves this Convention or accedes thereto after the deposit of the fifteenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, this Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the third month following the deposit by such State or such organization of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.13 ARTICLE XII Amendment
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.13.1 1. Any proposal by a contracting party for the amendment of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-General of FAO.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.13.2 2. Any proposed amendment of this Convention received by the Director-General of FAO from a contracting party shall be presented to a regular or special session of the Conference of FAO for approval and, if the amendment involves important technical changes or imposes additional obligations on the contracting parties, it shall be considered by an advisory committee of specialists convened by FAO prior to the Conference.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.13.3 3. Notice of any proposed amendment of this Convention shall be transmitted to the contracting parties by the Director-General of FAO not later than the time when the agenda of the session of the Conference at which the matter is to be considered is dispatched.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.13.4 4. Any such proposed amendment of this Convention shall require the approval of the Conference of FAO and shall come into force as from the thirtieth day after acceptance by two-thirds of the contracting parties. Amendments involving new obligations for contracting parties, however, shall come into force in respect of each contracting party only on acceptance by it and as from the thirtieth day after such acceptance.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.13.5 5. The instruments of acceptance of amendments involving new obligations shall be deposited with the Director-General of FAO, who shall inform all contracting parties of the receipt of acceptance and the entry into force of amendments.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.14 ARTICLE XIV Entry into force
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.14.1x As soon as this Convention has been ratified by three signatory states it shall come into force between them. It shall come into force for each state ratifying or adhering thereafter from the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification or adherence.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.10 ARTICLE X SIGNATURE, ACCESSION, ENTRY INTO FORCE
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.10.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by members of the South Pacific Forum.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.10.2 2. This Convention is not subject to ratification and shall enter into force 30 days following the eighth signature. Thereafter it shall enter into force for any signing or acceding state thirty days after signature or the receipt by the depositary of an instrument of accession.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.10.3 3. This Convention shall be deposited with the Government of Solomon Islands (herein referred to as the depositary) who shall be responsible for its registration with the United Nations.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.10.4 4. States or territories admitted to membership of the Agency in accordance with Article II( b) shall deposit an instrument of accession with the depositary.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.10.5 5. Reservations to this Convention shall not be permitted.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.11 ARTICLE XI WITHDRAWAL AND AMENDMENT
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.11.1 1. Any Party may withdraw from this Convention by giving written notice to the depositary. Withdrawal shall take effect one year after receipt of such notice.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.11.2 2. Any Party may propose amendments to the Convention for consideration by the Committee. The text of any amendment shall be adopted by a unanimous decision. The Committee may determine the procedures for the entry into force of amendments to this Convention.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.17 Article 17 ENTRY INTO FORCE
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.17.1x The present Convention which is a revision of the Agreement of Niamey and the Riders which shall be annexed and which shall form an integral part of the Convention upon their signature by member States shall enter into force upon ratification by two thirds of signatory States in accordance with the constitutional procedures applicable in each signatory State.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.18 Article 18 AMENDMENTS AND REVISIONS
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.18.1 1.Any member State may submit proposals for the amendment or revision of this Convention.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.18.2 2.Any such amendment or revision proposed shall be sent to the Current Chairman of the Council who shall communicate them to other member States not later than 60 days after the receipt of such proposals.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.18.3 3.All amendments and revisions to this Convention shall enter into force in conformity with the provisions of Article 17.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.19 ARTICLE 19
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.19.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Convention. Any such proposed amendment shall be sent to the Secretary at least 90 days prior to the meeting at which the Contracting Party proposes it to be acted upon. The Secretary shall transmit the proposal immediately to the Contracting Parties.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.19.2 2. The adoption of a proposed amendment requires a three-fourths majority of all Contracting Parties. The text of any proposed amendment so adopted shall be transmitted by the Commission to the Depositary which shall forthwith forward it to the Contracting Parties.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.19.3 3. An amendment shall take effect for the Contracting Parties 120 days following the date of the notification by the Depositary of receipt of written notification of approval by three-fourths of all Contracting Parties, unless any other Contracting Party notifies the Depositary, within 90 days of the date of the notification by the Depositary of such receipt, that it objects to the amendment, in which case the amendment shall not take effect for any Contracting Party. A Contracting Party which has objected to an amendment may at any time withdraw its objection. If all objections to an amendment are withdrawn, the amendment shall take effect for the Contracting Parties 120 days following the date of the notification by the Depositary of receipt of the last withdrawal.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.19.4 4. A Party which ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to this Convention after an amendment has been adopted in accordance with paragraph 2 shall be deemed to have approved the said amendment.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.19.5 5. The Depositary shall promptly notify the Contracting Parties of the receipt of notifications of approval of amendments, the receipt of notification of objection or withdrawal of objections, and the entry into force of amendments.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.20 ARTICLE 20
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature from 18 November 1980 to 28 February 1981 by the following Parties: Bulgaria, Cuba, Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands, the European Economic Community, Finland, the German Democratic Republic, Iceland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. It shall be ratified, accepted, or approved as soon as possible and the instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, referred to in this Convention as "the Depositary".
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.2 2. This Convention shall enter into force upon the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval by not less than seven Signatories, provided that these include at least three Signatories exercising fisheries jurisdiction within Convention Area. If, however, this Convention has not entered into force one year from the date on which this Convention is opened for signature, but not less than five Signatories have deposited instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval, including at least three Signatories exercising fisheries jurisdiction within the Convention Area, these Signatories may agree among themselves by special protocol on the date on which this Convention shall enter into force; in that case this Convention shall enter into force with respect to any Party that ratifies, accepts or approves thereafter on the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.3 3. Any of the Parties referred to in paragraph 1 which has not signed this Convention may accede thereto at any time after it has entered into force in accordance with paragraph 2.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.4 4. Any state not referred to in paragraph 1, except a Member State of the European Economic Community, may accede to this Convention at any time after it has entered into force in accordance with paragraph 2, provided that an application for accession of that State meets with the approval of three-fourths of all the Contracting Parties.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.4.ax An application for accession shall be addressed in writing to the Depositary which shall notify all Contracting Parties thereof. The application is approved if within 90 days from the date of such notification three-fourths of all the Parties in respect of which this Convention has already entered into force by that date have notified the Depositary of their approval of the application.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.4.bx The Depositary shall notify the State applying for accession and all Contracting Parties of the result of the application.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.5 5. Accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of accession with the Depositary and shall take effect on the date of its receipt. As from that date any Party which accedes to this Convention shall be bound by the recommendations which are, at the time of its accession, binding on all the other Contracting Parties as well as by any other recommendations which are, at that time, binding on one or more of the Contracting Parties and are not specifically excluded by the acceding Party in its instrument of accession.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.6 6. The Depositary shall inform all Signatories and all acceding Parties of all instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited, and shall notify Signatories of the date and the Parties in respect of which this Convention enters into force.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.7 7. The Depositary shall call the first meeting of the Commission as soon as practicable after the entry into force of this Convention and shall communicate the provisional agenda to each Contracting Party.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.19 Article 19
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.19.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the twenty-first instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval with the depositary.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.19.2 2. For each State ratifying, accepting, approving or acceding to the Convention after the date of deposit of the twenty-first instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval, the Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.20 Article 20
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.20.1 1. Without prejudice to article 16 a State Party may propose amendments to this Convention. The proposed amendment shall be submitted to the depositary who shall circulate it immediately to all States Parties. If a majority of States Parties request the depositary to convene a conference to consider the proposed amendments, the depositary shall invite all States Parties to attend such a conference to being not sooner than thirty days after the invitations are issued. Any amendment adopted at the conference by a two-thirds majority of all States Parties shall be promptly circulated by the depositary to all States Parties.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.20.2 2. The amendment shall enter into force for each State Party that deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of the amendment on the thirtieth day after the date on which two thirds of the States Parties have deposited their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval with the depositary. Thereafter, the amendment shall enter into force for any other State Party on the day on which that State Party deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of the amendment.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.14 Article XIV
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.14.1x This Agreement shall enter into force sixty days after the third instrument of ratification has been deposited with the General Secretariat of the Permanent Commission of the South Pacific.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.16 Article XVI
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.16.1x This Agreement may be amended only with the unanimous agreement of the High Contracting Parties. Amendments shall be subject to ratification and shall enter into force once the third instrument of ratification has been deposited with the Executive Secretariat.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.17 Article XVII
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.17.1x This Agreement shall be open for accession by any State bordering the South-East Pacific.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.17.2x Accession shall be effected by the deposit of the relevant instrument with the Executive Secretariat, which shall communicate it to the High Contracting Parties.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.17.3x This Agreement shall enter into force for the State acceding to it sixty days after the deposit of the relevant instrument.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.19 Article 19 AMENDMENT OF THE CONVENTION OR PROTOCOLS
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.19.1 1. Any Contracting Party to this Convention may propose amendments to the Convention or to any of the protocols. The texts of any such draft amendments shall be communicated to the Contracting Parties by the Organization six months before their submission to an ordinary meeting of the Contracting Parties for examination.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.19.2 2. Any amendment shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Contracting Parties and shall enter into force twelve months after its approval.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.20 Article 20 ANNEXES AND AMENDMENTS TO ANNEXES
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.20.1 1. Annexes to this Convention or to any of its protocols shall form an integral part of the Convention or such protocol.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.20.2 2. Except as may be otherwise provided in any protocol, the procedure foreseen in article 19 shall apply to the adoption and entry into force of any amendments to annexes to this Convention or to any protocol.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.20.3 3. The adoption and entry into force of a new annex to this Convention or to any protocol shall be subject to the same procedure as the adoption and entry into force of an amendment to an annex in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 2 of this article provided that, if any amendment to the Convention or the protocol concerned is involved, the new annex shall not enter into force until such time as the amendment to the Convention or the protocol concerned enters into force.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.29 Article 29 ENTRY INTO FORCE
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.29.1 1. This Convention and the first of its protocols shall enter into force on the same date, in accordance with the following paragraph 2.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.29.2 2. The Convention and any of its protocols shall enter into force on the sixtieth day following the date of deposit of at least six instruments of ratification acceptance or approval of, or accession to, such Convention and protocol by the Parties referred to in article 26.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.29.3 3. Thereafter, this Convention and any protocol thereto shall enter into force with respect to any State referred to in article 26 on the sixtieth day following the date of deposit of the instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3076 First Arrangement Implementing The Nauru Agreement Setting Forth Minimum Terms And Conditions Of Access To The Fisheries Zones Of The Parties Art.10 Article X
3076 First Arrangement Implementing The Nauru Agreement Setting Forth Minimum Terms And Conditions Of Access To The Fisheries Zones Of The Parties Art.10.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature by the States named in the preamble hereto and shall be subject to ratification.
3076 First Arrangement Implementing The Nauru Agreement Setting Forth Minimum Terms And Conditions Of Access To The Fisheries Zones Of The Parties Art.10.2 2. This Agreement shall enter into force 30 days following receipt by the depositary of the fifth instrument of ratification. Thereafter it shall enter into force for any signing or acceding State 30 days after receipt by the depositary of an instrument of ratification or accession.
3076 First Arrangement Implementing The Nauru Agreement Setting Forth Minimum Terms And Conditions Of Access To The Fisheries Zones Of The Parties Art.10.3 3. This Agreement shall be deposited with the Government of Solomon Islands which shall be responsible for its registration with the United Nations.
3076 First Arrangement Implementing The Nauru Agreement Setting Forth Minimum Terms And Conditions Of Access To The Fisheries Zones Of The Parties Art.10.4 4. Following entry into force, this Agreement shall be open for accession by other States with the concurrence of all of the Parties to this Agreement.
3076 First Arrangement Implementing The Nauru Agreement Setting Forth Minimum Terms And Conditions Of Access To The Fisheries Zones Of The Parties Art.10.5 5. Reservations to this Agreement shall not be permitted.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.21 Article XXI ADOPTION AND AMENDMENTS OF THE CONVENTION AND ITS PROTOCOLS
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.21.1x The Council, or any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Convention, its protocols or annexes. Amendments of importance shall be adopted by a unanimous vote of the Contracting Parties. Other amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority. Any matter is considered important if so requested by one Contracting Party. Amendments shall enter into force when adopted by the Contracting Parties in accordance with articles XXVI and XXVII of this Convention.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.27 Article XXVII ENTRY INTO FORCE
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.27.1 1. The present Convention and the attached Protocol shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date of deposit of at least four instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval of, or accession to, the Convention.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.27.2 2. Any other protocol to this Convention, except as otherwise provided in such protocol, shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of at least four instruments of ratification acceptance or approval of, or accession to such protocol.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.27.3 3. This Convention or any such protocol shall enter into force with respect to any Contracting Party on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit by that Contracting Party of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2939 Benelux Convention On Nature Conservation And Landscape Protection Art.10 Article 10
2939 Benelux Convention On Nature Conservation And Landscape Protection Art.10.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the Benelux Economic Union, who shall inform the Contracting Parties of the deposit of such instruments.
2939 Benelux Convention On Nature Conservation And Landscape Protection Art.10.2 2. It shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the date of deposit of the third instrument of ratification.
2939 Benelux Convention On Nature Conservation And Landscape Protection Art.10.3 3. It shall remain in force for the same period as the Treaty instituting the Benelux Economic Union,
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17 ARTICLE 17
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature at Reykjavik from 2 March to 31 August 1982 by Canada, Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands, the European Economic Community, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the United States of America.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.2 2. This Convention shall be subject to ratification or approval.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.3 3. This Convention shall be open for accession by the parties referred to in paragraph 1 and, subject to the approval of the Council, by any other State that exercises fisheries jurisdiction in the North Atlantic Ocean or is a State of origin for salmon stocks subject to this Convention.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.4 4. Instruments of ratification, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.5 5. This Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the deposit of instruments of ratification, approval or accession by four Parties, provided that among the four Parties are two members of each Commission and that at least one of the two members of each Commission exercises fisheries jurisdiction in the Commission area.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.6 6. For each Party ratifying, approving or acceding to this Convention after the deposit of the requisite instruments of ratification, approval or accession under paragraph 5, it shall enter into force on the date of entry into force of the Convention or on the date of deposit of the instrument of ratification, approval or accession, whichever is the later.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.7 7. The Depositary shall inform the signatories and acceding Parties of the deposit of all instruments of ratification, approval and accession and shall notify the signatories and acceding parties of the date and the Parties in respect of which Convention enters into force.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.8 8. The Depositary shall call the first meeting of the Council and the Commissions as soon as practicable after the entry into force of this Convention.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.19 ARTICLE 19
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.19.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to this Convention to be considered by the Council. A proposed amendment shall be sent to the Secretary not later than 90 days before the meeting at which it is proposed to be considered. The Secretary shall immediately transmit the proposed amendment to the Parties.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.19.2 2. The adoption of an amendment by the Council shall require the unanimous vote of the Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote. The text of an amendment so adopted shall be transmitted by the Secretary to the Depositary which shall immediately notify the Parties thereof.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.19.3 3. An amendment shall enter into force for all Parties 30 days after the date specified in the notification by the Depositary of receipt from all Parties of instruments of ratification or approval.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.19.4 4. A Party which becomes bound by this Convention after an amendment has entered into force in accordance with paragraph 3 shall be considered as a Party to the Convention as amended.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.19.5 5. The Depositary shall immediately notify all Parties of the receipt of instruments of ratification or approval l and the entry into force of amendments.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.33 Article 33 - ENTRY INTO FORCE
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.33.1x This Agreement shall enter into force 30 days after the deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification. For each country that ratifies or accedes to the Agreement after the fourth instrument of ratification has been deposited, the Agreement shall enter into force on the date of deposit of such instrument of ratification or accession.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.35 Article 35 - AMENDMENTS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.35.1x Any State party to this Agreement may, through the Executive Management Board propose the amendment or alteration of this Agreement and the Executive Management Board shall report the proposal to other States party to this Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.35.2x The Conference of Ministers shall examine the proposals during its next ordinary meeting or it may under Article 12 call for an Extraordinary meeting. Proposals for amendment shall be voted on in accordance with Article 14 and shall, if approved, enter into force (thirty days after the fourth notification) in the same manner as set out in Article 33.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.37 Article 37
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.37.1 1. This Agreement shall enter into force definitively on 1 October 1984 or on any date thereafter, if 12 Governments of producing countries holding at least 55 per cent of the total votes as set out in annex A to this Agreement, and 16 Governments of consuming countries holding at least 70 per cent of the total votes as set out in annex B to this Agreement have signed this Agreement definitively or have ratified, accepted or approved it or acceded thereto pursuant to article 34, paragraph 2, or article 35.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.37.2 2. If this Agreement has not entered into force definitively on 1 October 1984, it shall enter into force provisionally on that date or on any date within six months thereafter, if 10 Governments of producing countries holding at least 50 per cent of the total votes as set out in annex A to this Agreement, and 14 Governments of consuming countries holding at least 65 per cent of the total votes as set out in annex B to this Agreement, have signed this Agreement definitively or have ratified, accepted or approved it pursuant to article 34, paragraph 2, or have notified the depositary under article 36 that they will apply this Agreement provisionally.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.37.3 3. If the requirements for entry into force under paragraph 1 or paragraph 2 of this article have not been met on 1 April 1985, the Secretary-General of the United Nations shall invite those Governments which have signed this Agreement definitively or have ratified, accepted or approved it pursuant to article 34, paragraph 2, or have notified the depositary that they will apply this Agreement provisionally, to meet at the earliest time practicable to decide whether to put this Agreement into force provisionally or definitively among themselves in whole or in part. Governments which decide to put this Agreement into force provisionally among themselves may meet from time to time to review the situation and decide whether this Agreement shall enter into force definitively among themselves.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.37.4 4. For any Government which has not notified the depositary under article 36 that it will apply this Agreement provisionally and which deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession after the entry into force of this Agreement, this Agreement shall enter into force on the date of such deposit.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.37.5 5. The Secretary-General of the United Nations shall convene the first session of the Council as soon as possible after the entry into force of this Agreement.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.38 Article 38
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.38.1 1. The Council may, by special vote, recommend an amendment of this Agreement to the members.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.38.2 2. The Council shall fix a date by which members shall notify the depositary of their acceptance of the amendment.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement 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.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement 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.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement 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.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement 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.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42 Article 42
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.1 1. This Agreement shall remain in force for a period of five years after its entry into force unless the Council, by special vote, decides to extend, renegotiate or terminate it in accordance with the provisions of this article.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.2 2. The Council may, by special vote, decide to extend this Agreement for not more than two periods of two years each.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.3 3. If, before the expiry of the five-year period referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, or before the expiry of an extension period referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, as the case may be, a new agreement to replace this Agreement has been negotiated but has not yet entered into force either definitively or provisionally, the Council may, by special vote, extend this Agreement until the provisional or definitive entry into force of the new agreement.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.4 4. If a new agreement is negotiated and enters into force during any period of extension of this Agreement under paragraph 2 or paragraph 3 of this article, this Agreement, as extended, shall terminate upon the entry into force of the new agreement.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.5 5. The Council may at any time, by special vote, decide to terminate this Agreement with effect from such date as it may determine.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.6 6. Notwithstanding the termination of this Agreement, the Council shall continue in being for a period not exceeding 18 months to carry out the liquidation of the Organization, including the settlement of accounts, and, subject to relevant decisions to be taken by special vote, shall have during that period such powers and functions as may be necessary for these purposes.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.7 7. The Council shall notify the depositary of any decision taken under this article.
2973 Provisional Understanding Regarding Deep Seabed Matters Art.12 Paragraph 12
2973 Provisional Understanding Regarding Deep Seabed Matters Art.12.1 12. (1) This Agreement shall enter into force 30 days after signature.
2973 Provisional Understanding Regarding Deep Seabed Matters Art.12.2 (2) A Party which has not adopted the necessary legal provisions for the issue of authorizations may, by a declaration relating to its signature of this Agreement, limit the application of this Agreement to the parts thereof other than those relating to the issue of authorizations. Where such a Party adopts legal provisions which, in the view of the other Parties, are similar in aims and effects to their own legal provisions, the first mentioned-Party shall notify all other Parties that it accepts fully the provisions of this Agreement. Such a Party may also declare, upon signature,, that, for constitutional reasons, this Agreement shall become effective for it only after notification to all other Parties.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.24 ARTICLE 24
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.24.1 (1) The Contracting Parties shall cooperate in the formulation and adoption of Protocols to the Agreement, prescribing agreed measures procedures and standards for the implementation of this Agreement.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.24.2 (2) The Contracting Parties at a diplomatic conference, may adopt Protocols to this Agreement.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.24.3 (3) The Protocols of this Agreement shall be subject to acceptance and shall enter it force on the thirtieth day after the deposit with the Depositary of the Instrument, )f Acceptance of all the Contracting Parties.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.25 ARTICLE 25
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.25.1 (1) Any Contracting Parties to this Agreement may propose amendments to the Agreement. Amendments shall be adopted by a diplomatic conference which shall be convened at the request of the majority of the Contracting Parties.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.25.2 (2) Amendments to this Agreement shall be adopted by a consensus of the Contracting Parties.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.25.3 (3) Acceptance of amendments shall be notified to the Depositary in writing and shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the receipt by the Depositary of notification of the acceptance by all the Contracting Parties.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.25.4 (4) After the entry into force of an amendment to this Agreement any new Contracting Party to this Agreement shall become a Contracting Party to this Agreement as amended.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.26 ARTICLE 26
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.26.1 (1) Appendices to this Agreement shall form an integral part of the Agreement;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.26.2 (2) Amendments to an Appendix;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.26.2.a (a) Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to an appendix at a meeting of the Contracting Parties;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.26.2.b (b) Such amendments shall be adopted by a consensus of the Contracting Parties;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.26.2.c (c) The Depositary shall without delay communicate the amendment so adopted to all Contracting Parties.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.26.3 (3) The adoption and entry into force of a new Appendix to this Agreement shall be subject to the same procedure as for the adoption and entry into force of an amendment to an Appendix as provided for in paragraph (2) of this Article provided that, the new Appendix shall not enter into force until such time as the amendment to the Agreement enters into force.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.33 ARTICLE 33
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.33.1 (1) This Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the deposit of the sixth Instrument of Ratification.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.33.2 (2) Thereafter, this Agreement shall enter into force with respect to any Contracting Party on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the instrument of accession by that Contracting Party.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.9 Article 9: Amendment of the Convention or protocols
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.9.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to this Convention or to any protocol. Such amendments shall take due account, inter alia, of relevant scientific and technical considerations.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.9.2 2. Amendments to this Convention shall be adopted at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties. Amendments to any protocol shall be adopted at a meeting of the Parties to the protocol in question. The text of any proposed amendment to this Convention or to any protocol, except as may otherwise be provided in such protocol, shall be communicated to the Parties by the secretariat at least six months before the meeting at which it is proposed for adoption. The secretariat shall also communicate proposed amendments to the signatories to this Convention for information.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.9.3 3. The Parties shall make every effort to reach agreement on any proposed amendment to this Convention by consensus. If all efforts at consensus have been exhausted, and no agreement reached, the amendment shall as a last resort be adopted by a three-fourths majority vote of the Parties present and voting at the meeting, and shall be submitted by the Depositary to all Parties for ratification, approval or acceptance.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.9.4 4. The procedure mentioned in paragraph 3 above shall apply to amendments to any protocol, except that a two-thirds majority of the parties to that protocol present and voting at the meeting shall suffice for their adoption.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.9.5 5. Ratification, approval or acceptance of amendments shall be notified to the Depositary in writing. Amendments adopted in accordance with paragraphs 3 or 4 above shall enter into force between parties having accepted them on the ninetieth day after the receipt by the Depositary of notification of their ratification, approval or acceptance by at least three-fourths of the Parties to this Convention or by at least two-thirds of the parties to the protocol concerned, except as may otherwise be provided in such protocol. Thereafter the amendments shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after that Party deposits its instrument of ratification, approval or acceptance of the amendments.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.9.6 6. For the purposes of this article, "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.10 Article 10: Adoption and amendment of annexes
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.10.1 1. The annexes to this Convention or to any protocol shall form an integral part of this Convention or of such protocol, as the case may be, and, unless expressly provided otherwise, a reference to this Convention or its protocols constitutes at the same time a reference to any annexes thereto. Such annexes shall be restricted to scientific, technical and administrative matters.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.10.2 2. Except as may be otherwise provided in any protocol with respect to its annexes, the following procedure shall apply to the proposal, adoption and entry into force of additional annexes to this Convention or of annexes to a protocol:
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.10.2.a (a) Annexes to this Convention shall be proposed and adopted according to the procedure laid down in article 9, paragraphs 2 and 3, while annexes to any protocol shall be proposed and adopted according to the procedure laid down in article 9, paragraphs 2 and 4;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.10.2.b (b) Any party that is unable to approve an additional annex to this Convention or annex to any protocol to which it is party shall so notify the Depositary, in writing, within six months from the date of the communication of the adoption by the Depositary. The Depositary shall without delay notify all Parties of any such notification received. A Party may at any time substitute an acceptance for a previous declaration of objection and the annexes shall thereupon enter into force for that Party;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.10.2.c (c) On the expiry of six months from the date of the circulation of the communication by the Depositary, the annex shall become effective for all Parties to this Convention or to any protocol concerned which have not submitted a notification in accordance with the provision of subparagraph (b) above.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.10.3 3. The proposal, adoption and entry into force of amendments to annexes to this Convention or to any protocol shall be subject to the same procedure as for the proposal, adoption and entry into force of annexes to the Convention or annexes to a protocol. Annexes and amendments thereto shall take due account, inter alia, of relevant scientific and technical considerations.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.10.4 4. If an additional annex or an amendment to an annex involves an amendment to this Convention or to any protocol, the additional annex or amended annex shall not enter into force until such time as the amendment to this Convention or to the protocol concerned enters into force.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.17 Article 17: Entry into force
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.17.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.17.2 2. Any protocol, except as otherwise provided in such protocol, shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the eleventh instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of such protocol or accession thereto.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.17.3 3. For each Party which ratifies, accepts or approves this Convention or accedes thereto after the deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, it shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit by such Party of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.17.4 4. Any protocol, except as otherwise provided in such protocol, shall enter into force for a party that ratifies, accepts or approves that protocol or accedes thereto after its entry into force pursuant to paragraph 2 above, on the ninetieth day after the date on which that party deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, or on the date which the Convention enters into force for that Party, whichever shall be the later.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.17.5 5. For the purposes of paragraphs 1 and 2 above, any instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by member States of such organization.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.11 ARTICLE 11
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.11.1x The Consultative Committee shall consider proposals for amendment of the provisions of this Treaty proposed by any Party and circulated by the Director to all Parties not less than three months prior to the convening of the Consultative Committee for this purpose. Any proposal agreed upon by consensus by the Consultative Committee shall be communicated to the Director who shall circulate it for acceptance to all Parties. An amendment shall enter into force thirty days after receipt by the depositary of acceptances from all Parties.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.13 ARTICLE 13
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.13.1 1. This Treaty is of a permanent nature and shall remain in force indefinitely, provided that in the event of a violation by any Party of a provision of this Treaty essential to the achievement of the objectives of the Treaty or of the spirit of the Treaty, every other Party shall have the right to withdraw from the Treaty.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.13.2 2. Withdrawal shall be effected by giving notice twelve months in advance to the Director who shall circulate such notice to all other Parties.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.15 ARTICLE 15
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.15.1 1. This Treaty shall enter into force on the date of deposit of the eighth Instrument of ratification.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.15.2 2. For a signatory which ratifies this Treaty after the date of deposit of the eighth instrument of ratification, the Treaty shall enter into force on the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14 Article 14
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by all States and Namibia, represented by the United Nations Council for Namibia, at the Headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna and at the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York, from 26 September 1986 and 6 October 1986 respectively, until its entry into force or for twelve months, whichever period is longer.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.2 2. A State and Namibia, represented by the Secretary-General of the United Nations may express its consent to be bound by this Convention either by signature, or by deposit of an instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval following signature made subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, or by deposit of an instrument of accession. The instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the depositary.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.3 3. This Convention shall enter into force thirty days after consent to be bound has been expressed by three States.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.4 4. For each State expressing consent to be bound by this Convention after its entry into force, this Convention shall enter into force for that State thirty days after the date of expression of consent.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.5.a 5 a. This Convention shall be open for accession, as provided for in this article, by international organizations and regional integration organizations constituted by sovereign States, which have competence in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements in matters covered by this Convention.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.5.b b. In matters within their competence such organizations shall, on their own behalf, exercise the rights and fulfil the obligations which this Convention attributes to States Parties.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.5.c c. When depositing its instrument of accession, such an organization shall communicate to the depositary a declaration indicating the extent of its competence in respect of matters covered by this Convention.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.5.d d. Such an organization shall not hold any vote additional to those of its Member States.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.16 Article 16
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.16.1 1. A State Party may propose amendments to this Convention. The proposed amendment shall be submitted to the depositary who shall circulate it immediately to all other States Parties.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.16.2 2. If a majority of the States Parties request the depositary to convene a conference to consider the proposed amendments, the depositary shall invite all States Parties to attend such a conference to begin not sooner than thirty days after the invitations are issued.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.16.2.ax Any amendment adopted at the conference by a two-thirds majority of all States Parties shall be laid down in a protocol which is open to signature in Vienna and New York by all States Parties.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.16.3 3. The protocol shall enter into force thirty days after consent to be bound has been expressed by three States. For each State expressing consent to be bound by the protocol after its entry into force, the protocol shall enter into force for that State thirty days after the date of expression of consent.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.12 Article 12
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.12.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by all States and Namibia, represented by the United Nations Council for Namibia, at the Headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna and at the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York, from 26 September 1986 and 6 October 1986 respectively, until its entry into force or for twelve months, whichever period is longer.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.12.2 2. A State and Namibia, represented by the United Nations Council for Namibia, may express its consent to be bound by this Convention either by signature, or be deposit of an instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval following signature made subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, or by deposit of an instrument of accession. The instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the depositary.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.12.3 3. This Convention shall enter into force thirty days after consent to be bound has been expressed by three States.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.12.4 4. For each State expressing consent to be bound by this Convention after its entry into force, this Convention shall enter into force for that State thirty days after the date of expression of consent.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.12.5.a 5 a. This Convention shall be open for accession, as provided for in this article, by international organizations and regional integration organizations constituted by sovereign States, which have competence in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements in matters covered by this Convention.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.12.5 b. In matters within their competence such organizations shall, on their own behalf, exercise the rights and fulfil the obligations which this Convention attributes to States Parties.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.12.5 c. When depositing its instrument of accession, such an organization shall communicate to the depositary a declaration indicating the extent of its competence in respect of matters covered by this Convention.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.12.5 d. Such an organization shall not hold any vote additional to those of its Member States.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.14 Article 14
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.14.1 1. A State Party may propose amendments to this Convention. The proposed amendment shall be submitted to the depositary who shall circulate it immediately to all other States Parties.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.14.2 2. If a majority of the States Parties request the depositary to convene a conference to consider the proposed amendments, the depositary shall invite all States Parties to attend such a conference to begin not sooner than thirty days after the invitations are issued. Any amendment adopted at the conference by a two-thirds majority of all States Parties shall be laid down in a protocol which is open to signature in Vienna and New York by all States Parties.
3003 Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Art.14.3 3. The protocol shall enter into force thirty days after consent to be bound has been expressed by three States. For each State expressing consent to be bound by the protocol after its entry into force, the protocol shall enter into force for the State thirty days after the date of expression of consent.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.32 Article 32
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.32.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of six months after the date on which four member States of the Council of Europe have expressed their consent to be bound by the Convention in accordance with the provisions of Article 31.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.32.2 2. In respect of a Signatory which subsequently expresses its consent to be bound by it, the Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of six months after the date of the deposit of the instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.33 Article 33
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.33.1 1. After the entry into force of this Convention, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe may invite any State not a member of the Council to accede to this Convention, by a decision taken by the majority provided for in Article 20.d of the Statute of the Council of Europe and by the unanimous vote of the representatives of the Contracting States entitled to sit on the Committee.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.33.2 2. In respect of any acceding State, the Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of six months after the date of deposit of the instrument of accession with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24 Article 24
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to this Convention. Amendments shall be adopted by a conference of plenipotentiaries which shall be convened by the Organisation at the request of two-thirds of the Parties.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.2 2. Any Party to this Convention may propose amendments to any Protocol. Such amendments shall be adopted by a conference of plenipotentiaries which shall be convened by the Organisation at the request of two-thirds of the Parties to the Protocol concerned.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.3 3. A proposed amendment to the Convention or any Protocol shall be communicated to the Organisation which shall promptly transmit such proposal for consideration to all the other Parties.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.4 4. A conference of plenipotentiaries to consider a proposed amendment to the Convention or any Protocol shall be convened not less than ninety days after the requirements for the convening of the Conference have been met pursuant to paragraphs 1 or 2, as the case may be.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.5 5. Any amendment to this Convention shall be adopted by a three-fourths majority vote of the Parties to the Convention which are represented at the conference of plenipotentiaries and shall be submitted by the Depositary for acceptance by all Parties to the Convention. Amendments to any Protocol shall be adopted by a three-fourths majority vote of the Parties to the Protocol which are represented at the conference of plenipotentiaries and shall be submitted by the Depositary for acceptance by all Parties to the Protocol.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.6 6. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval of amendments shall be deposited with the Depositary. Amendments shall enter into force between Parties having accepted such amendments of the instruments on the thirtieth day following the date of receipt by the Depositary of the instruments of at least three-fourths of the Parties to this Convention or to the Protocol concerned, as the case may be. Thereafter the amendments shall enter into force for any other Party on the thirtieth day after the date on which that Party deposits its instrument.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.7 7. After the entry into force of an amendment to this Convention or to a Protocol, any new Party to the Convention or such Protocol shall become a Party to the Convention or Protocol as amended.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25 Article 25
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.1 1. Annexes to this Convention or to any Protocol shall form an integral part of the Convention or such Protocol respectively.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.2 2. Except as may be otherwise provided in any Protocol with respect to its annexes, the following procedures shall apply to the adoption and entry into force of any amendments to annexes to this Convention or to annexes to any Protocol:
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.2.a (a) any Party may propose amendments to the annexes to this Convention or annexes to any Protocol;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.2.b (b) any proposed amendment shall be notified by the Organisation to the Parties not less than sixty days before the convening of a meeting of the Parties unless this requirement is waived by the meeting;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.2.c (c) such amendments shall be adopted at a meeting of the Parties by a three-fourths majority vote of the Parties to the instrument in question;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.2.d (d) the Depositary shall without delay communicate the amendments so adopted to all Parties;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.2.e (e) any Party that is unable to approve an amendment to the annexes to this Convention or to annexes to any Protocol shall so notify in writing to the Depositary within one hundred days from the date of the communication of the amendment by the Depositary. A Party may at any time substitute an acceptance for a previous declaration of objection, and the amendment shall thereupon enter into force for that Party;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.2.f (f ) the Depositary shall without delay notify all Parties of any notification received pursuant to the preceding sub-paragraph; and
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.2.g (g) on expiry of the period referred to in subparagraph (e) above, the amendment to the annex shall become effective for all Parties to this Convention or to the Protocol concerned which have not submitted a notification in accordance with the provisions of that sub-paragraph.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.3 3. The adoption and entry into force of a new annex shall be subject to the same procedure as that for the adoption and entry into force of an amendment to an annex as set out in the provisions of paragraph 2, provided that, if any amendment to the Convention or the Protocol concerned is involved, the new annex shall not enter into force until such time as that amendment enters into force.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.25.4 4. Amendments to the Annex on Arbitration shall be considered to be amendments to this Convention or its Protocols and shall be proposed and adopted in accordance with the procedures set out in Article 24.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.31 Article 31
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.31.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of at least ten instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.31.2 2. Any Protocol to this Convention, except as otherwise provided in such Protocol, shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of at least five instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval of such Protocol, or of accession thereto, provided that no Protocol shall enter into force before the Convention. Should the requirements for entry into force of a Protocol be met prior to those for entry into force of the Convention pursuant to paragraph 1, such Protocol shall enter into force on the same date as the Convention.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.31.3 3. Thereafter, this Convention and any Protocol shall enter into force with respect to any State referred to in Articles 28 or 30 on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3012 Agreement On The Preservation Of Confidentiality Of Data Concerning Deep Seabed Areas Art.5 Article 5
3012 Agreement On The Preservation Of Confidentiality Of Data Concerning Deep Seabed Areas Art.5.1x This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of its signature and, subject to Article 4, shall remain in force until otherwise agreed by the Parties.
4240 Exchange of Notes Between the United States and the Netherlands Related to the Agreement On The Resolution Of Practical Problems With Respect To Deep Seabed Mining Areas Art.7 Article 7
4240 Exchange of Notes Between the United States and the Netherlands Related to the Agreement On The Resolution Of Practical Problems With Respect To Deep Seabed Mining Areas Art.7.1 (1) This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of its signature and shall remain in force until otherwise agreed by the Parties.The Annexes to this Agreement are an integral part thereof.
4240 Exchange of Notes Between the United States and the Netherlands Related to the Agreement On The Resolution Of Practical Problems With Respect To Deep Seabed Mining Areas Art.7.2 (2) Any Party may declare, upon signature, that this Agreement shall enter into force for that Party only after notification to all other Parties that all legal requirements have been met.The Agreement shall enter into force for that Party upon receipt of such notification by all other Parties.
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.10 Article 10
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.10.1x This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of its signature.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.30 Article 30 Entry into Force
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.30.1x The present Agreement shall enter into force on the date on which four (4) of the states referred to in the first paragraph of Article 3 shall have deposited their respective Instruments of Ratification. Later, it shall enter into force for the remaining states on the date they deposit their Instrument of Ratification or Adherence.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.31 Article 31 Amendments
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.31.1 1. Any State Party hereto may propose amendments to the present Agreement. For consideration of same it is necessary for at least four (4) States Parties hereto to request the convening of a special meeting open to the participation by all member states. Approval of amendments shall be subject to the terms of Article 10 according to the subject matter thereof.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.31.2 2. The Organization's Secretariat shall remit to the member states the proposed amendments which have been presented, and shall convene the special meeting referred to in the preceding paragraph.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.31.3 3. Approved amendments shall be subject to ratification and shall enter into force in accordance with the prerequisites fixed by the Governing Board for same.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.17 Article 17
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.17.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to this Convention and any Party to a protocol may propose amendments to that protocol. Such amendments shall take due account, inter alia, of relevant scientific and technical considerations.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.17.2 2. Amendments to this Convention shall be adopted at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties. Amendments to any protocol shall be adopted at a meeting of the Parties to the protocol in question. The text of any proposed amendment to this Convention or to any protocol, except as may otherwise be provided in such protocol, shall be communicated to the Parties by the Secretariat at least six months before the meeting at which it is proposed for adoption. The Secretariat shall also communicate proposed amendments to the Signatories to this Convention for information.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.17.3 3. The Parties shall make every effort to reach agreement on any proposed amendment to this Convention by consensus. If all efforts at consensus have been exhausted, and no agreement reached, the amendment shall as a last resort be adopted by a three-fourths majority of the Parties present and voting at the meeting, and shall be submitted by the Depositary to all Parties for ratification, approval, formal confirmation or acceptance.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.17.4 4. The procedure mentioned in paragraph 3 above shall apply to amendments to any protocol, except that a two-thirds majority of the Parties to that protocol present and voting at the meeting shall suffice for their adoption.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.17.5 5. Instruments of ratification, approval, formal confirmation or acceptance of amendments shall be deposited with the Depositary. Amendments adopted in accordance with paragraphs 3 or 4 above shall enter into force between Parties having accepted them on the ninetieth day after the receipt by the Depositary of their instrument of ratification, approval, formal confirmation or acceptance by at least three-fourths of the Parties who accepted them or by at least two thirds of the Parties to the protocol concerned who accepted them, except as may otherwise be provided in such protocol. The amendments shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after that Party deposits its instrument of ratification, approval, formal confirmation or acceptance of the amendments.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.17.6 6. For the purpose of this Article, "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.18 Article 18
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.18.1 1. The annexes to this Convention or to any protocol shall form an integral part of this Convention or of such protocol, as the case may be and, unless expressly provided otherwise, a reference to this Convention or its protocols constitutes at the same time a reference to any annexes thereto. Such annexes shall be restricted to scientific, technical and administrative matters.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.18.2 2. Except as may be otherwise provided in any protocol with respect to its annexes, the following procedure shall apply to the proposal, adoption and entry into force of additional annexes to this Convention or of annexes to a protocol:
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.18.2.a (a) Annexes to this Convention and its protocols shall be proposed and adopted according to the procedure laid down in Article 17, paragraphs 2, 3 and 4;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.18.2.b (b) Any Party that is unable to accept an additional annex to this Convention or an annex to any protocol to which it is party shall so notify the Depositary, in writing, within six months from the date of the communication of the adoption by the Depositary. The Depositary shall without delay notify all Parties of any such notification received. A Party may at any time substitute an acceptance for a previous declaration of objection and the annexes shall thereupon enter into force for that Party;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.18.2.c (c) On the expiry of six months from the date of the circulation of the communication by the Depositary, the annex shall become effective for all Parties to this Convention or to any protocol concerned, which have not submitted a notification in accordance with the provision of subparagraph (b) above.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.18.3 3. The proposal, adoption and entry into force of amendments to annexes to this Convention or to any protocol shall be subject to the same procedure as for the proposal, adoption and entry into force of annexes to the Convention or annexes to a protocol. Annexes and amendments thereto shall take due account, inter alia, of relevant scientific and technical considerations.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.18.4 4. If an additional annex or an amendment to an annex involves an amendment to this Convention or to any protocol, the additional annex or amended annex shall not enter into force until such time the amendment to this Convention or to the protocol enters into force.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.25 Article 25
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.25.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the day of deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, formal confirmation, approval or accession.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.25.2 2. For each State or political and/or economic integration organization which ratifies, accepts, approves or formally confirms this Convention or accedes thereto after the date of the deposit of the twentieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval, formal confirmation or accession, it shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit by such State or political and/or economic integration organization of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval, formal confirmation or accession.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.25.3 3. For the purpose of paragraphs 1 and 2 above, any instrument deposited by a political and/or economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by member States of such organization.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.20 Article 20
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.20.1 1. Without prejudice to the provisions of Annex 1.3 of this Agreement, any proposal from one of the Parties with a view to amendment of this Agreement or its Annexes shall be studied at a meeting of the Parties. Following adoption of the proposal by a unanimous vote, the Parties shall be notified of the amendment by the depositary government.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.20.2 2. Such an amendment shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the date on which the depositary government receives notification of its approval by all Contracting Parties.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.22 Article 22
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.22.1 1. The signatory States and the European Economic Community become Parties to this Agreement either by signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval followed by ratification, acceptance or approval.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.22.2 2. The instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Government of Portugal.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.22.3 3. This Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the date on which all the States referred to in this Article and the European Economic Community sign without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval or deposit an instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.23 Article 23
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.23.1 1. The Parties may unanimously invite any other State having a north-east Atlantic coast to accede to this Agreement.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.23.2 2. If they do so, Articles 3 and 21 of this Agreement and Annex 1 hereto shall be amended accordingly. Any amendments shall be adopted by a unanimous vote at a meeting of the Contracting Parties and shall take effect at the time of entry into force of this Agreement for the acceding State.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.24 Article 24
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.24.1 1. For each State acceding to this Agreement, the latter shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the date on which the State concerned deposits its instrument of accession.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.24.2 2. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Government of Portugal.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14 Article 14
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.1 (1) This Convention may be amended by one of the procedures specified in the following paragraphs.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2 (2) Amendment after consideration by the Organization:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.a (a) Any amendment proposed by a Party to the Convention shall be submitted to the Organization and circulated by the Secretary-General to all Members of the Organization and all Parties at least six months prior to its consideration.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.b (b) Any amendment proposed and circulated as above shall be submitted to the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the Organization for consideration.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.c (c) Parties to the Convention, whether or not Members of the Organization, shall be entitled to participate in the proceedings of the Marine Environment Protection Committee.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.d (d) Amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of only the Parties to the Convention present and voting.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.e (e) If adopted in accordance with subparagraph (d), amendments shall be communicated by the Secretary-General to all Parties to the Convention for acceptance.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.f (f) (i) An amendment to an article or the Annex of the Convention shall be deemed to have been accepted on the date on which it is accepted by two thirds of the Parties.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.f.ii (ii) An amendment to an appendix shall be deemed to have been accepted at the end of a period to be determined by the Marine Environment Protection Committee at the time of its adoption, which period shall not be less than ten months, unless within that period an objection is communicated to the Secretary-General by not less than one third of the Parties.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.g (g) (i) An amendment to an article or the Annex of the Convention accepted in conformity with subparagraph (f)(i) shall enter into force six months after the date on which it is deemed to have been accepted with respect to the Parties which have notified the Secretary-General that they have accepted it.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.g.ii (ii) An amendment to an appendix accepted in conformity with subparagraph (f)(ii) shall enter into force six months after the date on which it is deemed to have been accepted with respect to all Parties with the exception of those which, before that date, have objected to it. A Party may at any time withdraw a previously communicated objection by submitting a notification to that effect to the Secretary-General.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3 (3) Amendment by a Conference:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3.a (a) Upon the request of a Party, concurred with by at least one third of the Parties, the Secretary-General shall convene a Conference of Parties to the Convention to consider amendments to the Convention.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3.b (b) An amendment adopted by such a Conference by a two-thirds majority of those Parties present and voting shall be communicated by the Secretary-General to all Parties for their acceptance.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3.c (c) Unless the Conference decides otherwise, the amendment shall be deemed to have been accepted and shall enter into force in accordance with the procedures specified in paragraph (2)(f) and (g).
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.4 (4) The adoption and entry into force of an amendment constituting an addition of an Annex or an appendix shall be subject to the procedure applicable to an amendment to the Annex.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.5 (5) Any Party which has not accepted an amendment to an article or the Annex under paragraph (2)(f)(i) or an amendment constituting an addition of an Annex or an appendix under paragraph (4) or has communicated an objection to an amendment to an appendix under paragraph (2)(f)(ii) shall be treated as a non-Party only for the purpose of the application of such amendment. Such treatment shall terminate upon the submission of a notification of acceptance under paragraph (2)(f)(i) or withdrawal of the objection under paragraph (2)(g)(ii).
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.6 (6) The Secretary-General shall inform all Parties of any amendment which enters into force under this article, together with the date on which the amendment enters into force.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.7 (7) Any notification of acceptance of, objection to, or withdrawal of objection to, an amendment under this article shall be communicated in writing to the Secretary-General who shall inform Parties of such notification and the date of its receipt.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.8 (8) An appendix to the Convention shall contain only provisions of a technical nature.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.16 Article 16
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.16.1 (1) This Convention shall enter into force twelve months after the date on which not less than fifteen States have either signed it without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval or have deposited the requisite instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession in accordance with article 15.[13]
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.16.2 (2) For States which have deposited an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession in respect of this Convention after the requirements for entry into force thereof have been met but prior to the date of entry into force, the ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall take effect on the date of entry into force of this Convention or three months after the date of deposit of the instrument, whichever is the later date.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.16.3 (3) For States which have deposited an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession after the date on which this Convention entered into force, this Convention shall become effective three months after the date of deposit of the instrument.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.16.4 (4) After the date on which an amendment to this Convention is deemed to have been accepted under article 14, any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited shall apply to this Convention as amended.
3078 Agreement On The Conservation Of Seals In The Wadden Sea Art.11 XI. Amendment of the Agreement
3078 Agreement On The Conservation Of Seals In The Wadden Sea Art.11.1x Any Party may propose amendments to this Agreement. Any such proposed amendment shall be submitted to the Depositary and communicated by it to all Parties, which shall inform the Depositary of their acceptance or rejection of the amendment as soon as possible after the receipt of the communication. The amendment shall enter into force ninety days after the Depositary has received notifications of acceptance of that amendment from all Parties.
3078 Agreement On The Conservation Of Seals In The Wadden Sea Art.16 XVI. Entry into Force
3078 Agreement On The Conservation Of Seals In The Wadden Sea Art.16.1x This Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the third month following the date of deposit of the third instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Depositary.
3078 Agreement On The Conservation Of Seals In The Wadden Sea Art.17 XVII. Denunciation
3078 Agreement On The Conservation Of Seals In The Wadden Sea Art.17.1x At any time, after the expiration of a period of five years from the date of entry into force of this Agreement, any Party may by written notice to the Depositary denounce this Agreement with effect from the end of a calendar year. This Agreement shall be terminated twelve months after the Depositary has received such notice.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.7 ARTICLE VII
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.7.1 1. This Agreement may be amended at any meeting of the Parties.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.7.2 2. Proposals for amendment may be made by any Party.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.7.3 3. The text of any proposed amendment and the reasons for it shall be communicated to the Depositary at least 90 days before the opening of the meeting. The Depositary shall transmit copies forthwith to the Parties.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.7.4 4. Amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting and shall enter into force for those Parties which have accepted them 60 days after the deposit of the fifth instrument of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary. Thereafter, they shall enter into force for a Party 30 days after the date of deposit of its instrument of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.12 ARTICLE XII
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.12.1x This Agreement shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date on which five Range States have become Parties in accordance with Article X. Thereafter it shall enter into force for a signatory or acceding State on the thirtieth day after the deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.17 ARTICLE 17 Amendment of the Convention and of Protocols
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.17.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to this Convention and any Party to a Protocol may propose amendments to that Protocol. Such amendments shall take due account, inter alia, of relevant scientific, technical, environmental and social considerations.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.17.2 2. Amendments to this Convention shall be adopted at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties. Amendments to any Protocol shall be adopted at a meeting of the Parties to the Protocol in question. The text of any proposed amendment to this Convention or to any Protocol, except as may otherwise be provided in such Protocol, shall be communicated to the Parties by the Secretariat at least six months before the meeting at which it is proposed for adoption. The Secretariat shall also communicate proposed amendments to the Signatories to this Convention for their information.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.17.3 3. The Parties shall make every effort to reach agreement on any proposed amendment to this Convention by consensus. If all efforts at consensus have been exhausted, and no agreement reached, the amendment shall, as a last resort, be adopted by a two-thirds majority vote of the Parties present and voting at the meeting. It shall then be submitted by the depository to all Parties for ratification, approval, formal confirmation or acceptance.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.17.3x Amendment of Protocols to this Convention
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.17.4 4. The procedure specified in paragraph 3 above shall apply to amendments to any protocol, except that a two-thirds majority of the Parties to that Protocol present and voting at the meeting shall suffice for their adoption.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.17.4x General Provisions
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.17.5 5. Instruments of ratification, approval, formal confirmation or acceptance of amendments shall be deposited with the Depository. Amendments adopted in accordance with paragraph 3 or 4 above shall enter into force between Parties having accepted them, on the ninetieth day after the receipt by the Depository of the instrument of ratification, approval, formal confirmation or acceptance by at least two-thirds of the Parties who accepted the amendments to the Protocol concerned, except as may otherwise be provided in such Protocol. The amendments shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after that Party deposits its instrument of ratification, approval, formal confirmation or acceptance of the amendments.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.17.6 6. For the purpose of this Article, "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.18 ARTICLE 18 Adoption and Amendment of Annexes
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.18.1 1. The annexes to this Convention or to any Protocol shall form an integral part of this Convention or of such Protocol, as the case may be and, unless expressly provided otherwise, a reference to this Convention or its Protocols constitutes at the same time a reference to any annexes thereto. Such annexes shall be restricted to scientific, technical and administrative matters.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.18.2 2. Except as may be otherwise provided in any Protocol with respect to its annexes, the following procedures shall apply to the proposal, adoption and entry into force of additional annexes to this Convention or of annexes to a protocol:
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.18.2.a (a) annexes to this Convention and its Protocols shall be proposed and adopted according to the procedure laid down in Article 17, paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this Convention;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.18.2.b (b) any Party that is unable to accept an additional annex to this convention or an annex to any Protocol to which it is Party shall so notify the Depository, in writing, within six months from the date of the communication of the adoption by the Depository. The Depository shall without delay notify all Parties of any such notification received. A Part may at any time substitute an acceptance for a previous declaration of objection and the annexes shall thereupon enter into force for that Party;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.18.2.c (c) upon the expiration of six months from the date of the circulation of the communication by the Depository, the annex shall become effective for all Parties to this Convention or to any Protocol concerned with the provision of sub-paragraph (b) above.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.18.3 3. The proposal, adoption and entry into force of amendments to annexes to this Convention or to any Protocol shall be subject to the same procedure as for the proposal, adoption and entry into force of annexes to the Convention or annexes to a Protocol. Annexes and amendments thereto shall take due account, inter alia, or relevant scientific and technical considerations.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.18.4 4. If an additional annex or an amendment to an annex involves an amendment to this Convention or to any Protocol, the additional annex or amended annex shall not enter into force until such time as the amendment to this Convention or to the Protocol enters into force.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.25 ARTICLE 25 Entry into Force
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.25.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification from Parties signatory to this Convention.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.25.2 2. For each State which ratifies this Convention or accedes thereto after the date of the deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification, it shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit by such State of its instrument of accession or ratification.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.14 Article 14 Signature, Ratification, Accession, Entry into force and Admission
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.14.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature by the States in Africa listed in Annex I, in Abidjan, on 13 December 1991, and thereafter, at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome until 31 December 1992. Such States that have signed the Agreement may become a party thereto by depositing an instrument of ratification. Such States that have not signed the Agreement may become a party thereto by depositing an instrument of accession.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.14.2 2. Instruments of ratification or accession shall be deposited with the Director-General of FAO, who shall be the Depositary of the present Agreement.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.14.3 3. Subject to Article 6, paragraph 3 of the present Agreement, and at any time after the entry into force of this Agreement, any State not referred to in paragraph 1 above may apply to the Director-General of FAO to become a member of INFOPÊCHE. The Director-General of FAO shall inform Member States of such application. The Governing Council shall then decide on the application in accordance with Article 6, paragraph 3, and if a favourable decision is made, invite the State concerned to accede to the Agreement establishing INFOPÊCHE. The State shall lodge its instrument of accession, whereby it consents to be bound by the provisions of this Agreement as from the date of its admission, with the Director-General within ninety days of the date of the invitation by the Governing Council.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.14.4 4. This Agreement shall enter into force, with respect to all States that have ratified it or acceded thereto, on the date when instruments of ratification or accession have been deposited by the Governments of at least five States listed in Annex I.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.15 Article 15 Amendment
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.15.1 1. Proposals for the amendment of this Agreement must be made by a Member State in a communication to the Depositary, who shall promptly notify the proposal to all Member States and to the Director of INFOPÊCHE.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.15.2 2. The Governing Council may amend this Agreement by a two-thirds majority of the Member States. Amendments shall take effect, with respect to all Contracting Parties, on the thirtieth day after their adoption by the Governing Council, except for any Contracting party which gives notice of withdrawal within thirty days of the adoption of such amendment, subject to Article 16, paragraph 1.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.15.3 3. No proposal for amendment shall be considered by the Governing Council unless it was received by the Depositary at least one hundred and twenty days before the opening day of the session at which it is to be considered.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.16 Article 16 Withdrawal and Dissolution
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.16.1 1. At any time after the expiration of three years from the date when it became a party to this Agreement, any Member State may give notice of its withdrawal from INFOPÊCHE to the Depositary. Such withdrawal shall take effect twelve months after the notice thereof was received by the Depositary or at any later date specified in the notice, provided, however, that any obligation incurred by the Member State vis-à-vis INFOPÊCHE shall remain valid and enforceable.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.16.2 2. INFOPÊCHE shall cease to exist at any time decided by the Governing Council by a three-quarters majority of all its Members. Any assets remaining after the land, buildings and fixtures have been disposed of, after the balance of any donated funds that have not been used has been returned to the respective donors, and after all obligations have been met, shall be distributed among the States which were Members of INFOPÊCHE at the time of the dissolution, in proportion to the contributions that they made, in accordance with Article 11, paragraph 2, for the year preceding the year of the dissolution.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.14 Article 14
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.14.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to this Convention.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.14.2 2. Proposed amendments shall be submitted in writing to the secretariat, which shall communicate them to all Parties. The proposed amendments shall be discussed at the next meeting of the Parties, provided these proposals have been circulated by the secretariat to the Parties at least ninety days in advance.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.14.3 3. The Parties shall make every effort to reach agreement on any proposed amendment to this Convention by consensus. If all efforts at consensus have been exhausted, and no agreement reached, the amendment shall as a last resort be adopted by a three-fourths majority vote of the Parties present and voting at the meeting.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.14.4 4. Amendments to this Convention adopted in accordance with paragraph 3 of this Article shall be submitted by the Depositary to all Parties for ratification, approval or acceptance. They shall enter into force for Parties having ratified, approved or accepted them on the ninetieth day after the receipt by the Depositary of notification of their ratification, approval or acceptance by at least three fourths of these Parties. Thereafter they shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after that Party deposits its instrument of ratification, approval or acceptance of the amendments.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.14.5 5. For the purpose of this Article, "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.14.6 6. The voting procedure set forth in paragraph 3 of this Article is not intended to constitute a precedent for future agreements negotiated within the Economic Commission for Europe.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.18 Article 18
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.18.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the sixteenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.18.2 2. For the purposes of paragraph 1 of this Article, any instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by States members of such an organization.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.18.3 3. For each State or organization referred to in Article 16 which ratifies, accepts or approves this Convention or accedes thereto after the deposit of the sixteenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, this Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit by such State or organization of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.12 Article 12
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.12.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by founding States referred to in Article 3.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.12.2 2. Acceptance of this Convention shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of acceptance with the Depositary.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.12.3 3. This Convention shall enter into force on receipt of the third such instrument of acceptance.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.13 Article 13
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.13.1 1. Pounding States and coastal States of the region referred to in Article 3 may, in accordance with the provisions of that Article, accede to this Convention by the deposit of an instrument of acceptance with the Depositary.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.13.2 2. Accession will be effective upon receipt of the instrument of acceptance by the Depositary.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.15 Article 15
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.15.1 1. Proposals for amendment may be made by any Member of the Board in writing, addressed to the Depositary, which shall promptly notify all Members of the Organisation.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.15.2 2. Amendments shall be effective upon receipt by the Depositary of instruments of acceptance from two-thirds of the Members of the Organisation.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.17 Article 17
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.17.1x This Convention shall be terminated if and when membership drops below three.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.16 Article 16
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.16.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature by the Governments in Asia and the Pacific listed in the Annex hereto, in Bangkok on 8 January 1988 and thereafter, at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome until 7 January 1989. Governments which have signed the Agreement may become a party thereto by depositing an instrument of ratification. Governments which have not signed the Agreement may become a party thereto by depositing an instrument of accession.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.16.2 2. Instruments of ratification or accession shall be deposited with the Director-General of FAO, who shall be the Depositary of this Agreement.[3]
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.16.3 3. Subject to Article 6, paragraph 3 of this Agreement, and at any time after the entry into force thereof, any Government not referred to in paragraph 1 above may apply to the Director-General of FAO to become a Member of the Organization. The Director-General of FAO shall inform Members of such application. The Governing Council shall then decide on the application in accordance with Article 6 and if a favourable decision is taken, invite the Government concerned to accede to this Agreement. The Government shall lodge its instrument of accession, whereby it consents to be bound by the provisions of this Agreement as from the date of its admission, with the Director-General of FAO within ninety days of the date of the invitation by the Governing Council.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.16.4 4. This Agreement shall enter into force, with respect to all Governments which have ratified it or acceded thereto, on the date when instruments of ratification or accession have been deposited by at least five Governments listed in the Annex.[4]
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.17 Article 17
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.17.1 1. The Governing Council may amend this Agreement by a three-quarters majority of the Members. Amendments shall take effect, with respect to all Contracting Parties, on the thirtieth day after their adoption by the Governing Council, except for any Contracting Party which gives notice of withdrawal within thirty days of receipt of notification of the adoption of such amendments, subject to the condition that any obligation incurred by the Member vis-à-vis the Organization shall remain valid and enforceable. Amendments adopted shall be notified to the Depositary forthwith.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.17.2 2. Proposals for the amendment of this Agreement may be made by a Member in a communication to the Depositary, who shall promptly notify the proposal to all Members and to the Coordinator of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.17.3 3. No proposal for amendment shall be considered by the Governing Council unless it was received by the Depositary at least one hundred and twenty days before the opening day of the session at which it is to be considered.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.18 Article 18
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.18.1 1. At any time after the expiration of three years from the date when it became a party to this Agreement, any Member may give notice of its withdrawal from the Organization to the Depositary. Such withdrawal shall take effect twelve months after the notice thereof was received by the Depositary or at any later date specified in the notice, provided, however, that any obligation incurred by the Member vis-à-vis the Organization shall remain valid and enforceable.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.18.2 2. The Organization shall cease to exist at any time decided by the Governing Council by a three-quarters majority of the Members. The disposal of any real property belonging to the Organization shall be subject to the prior approval of the Governing Council. Any assets remaining after the land, buildings and fixtures have been disposed of, after the balance of any donated funds that have not been used has been returned to the respective donors, and after all obligations have been met, shall be distributed among the Governments which were Members of the Organization at the time of the dissolution, in proportion to the contributions that they made, in accordance with Article 13, paragraph 2, for the year preceding the year of the dissolution.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.29 Article 29. Amendment of the Convention or Protocols
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.29.1 1. Amendments to this Convention may be proposed by any Contracting Party. Amendments to any protocol may be proposed by any Party to that protocol.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.29.2 2. Amendments to this Convention shall be adopted at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties. Amendments to any protocol shall be adopted at a meeting of the Parties to the Protocol in question. The text of any proposed amendment to this Convention or to any protocol, except as may otherwise be provided in such protocol, shall be communicated to the Parties to the instrument in question by the secretariat at least six months before the meeting at which it is proposed for adoption. The secretariat shall also communicate proposed amendments to the signatories to this Convention for information.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.29.3 3. The Parties shall make every effort to reach agreement on any proposed amendment to this Convention or to any protocol by consensus. If all efforts at consensus have been exhausted, and no agreement reached, the amendment shall as a last resort be adopted by a two-third majority vote of the Parties to the instrument in question present and voting at the meeting, and shall be submitted by the Depositary to all Parties for ratification, acceptance or approval.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.29.4 4. Ratification, acceptance or approval of amendments shall be notified to the Depositary in writing. Amendments adopted in accordance with paragraph 3 above shall enter into force among Parties having accepted them on the ninetieth day after the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval by at least two thirds of the Contracting Parties to this Convention or of the Parties to the protocol concerned, except as may otherwise be provided in such protocol. Thereafter the amendments shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after that Party deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of the amendments.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.29.5 5. For the purposes of this Article, "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.30 Article 30. Adoption and Amendment of Annexes
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.30.1 1. The annexes to this Convention or to any protocol shall form an integral part of the Convention or of such protocol, as the case may be, and, unless expressly provided otherwise, a reference to this Convention or its protocols constitutes at the same time a reference to any annexes thereto. Such annexes shall be restricted to procedural, scientific, technical and administrative matters.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.30.2 2. Except as may be otherwise provided in any protocol with respect to its annexes, the following procedure shall apply to the proposal, adoption and entry into force of additional annexes to this Convention or of annexes to any protocol:
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.30.2.a (a) Annexes to this Convention or to any protocol shall be proposed and adopted according to the procedure laid down in Article 29;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.30.2.b (b) Any Party that is unable to approve an additional annex to this Convention or an annex to any protocol to which it is Party shall so notify the Depositary, in writing, within one year from the date of the communication of the adoption by the Depositary. The Depositary shall without delay notify all Parties of any such notification received. A Party may at any time withdraw a previous declaration of objection and the annexes shall thereupon enter into force for that Party subject to subparagraph (c) below;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.30.2.c (c) On the expiry of one year from the date of the communication of the adoption by the Depositary, the annex shall enter into force for all Parties to this Convention or to any protocol concerned which have not submitted a notification in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph (b) above.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.30.3 3. The proposal, adoption and entry into force of amendments to annexes to this Convention or to any protocol shall be subject to the same procedure as for the proposal, adoption and entry into force of annexes to the Convention or annexes to any protocol.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.30.4 4. If an additional annex or an amendment to an annex is related to an amendment to this Convention or to any protocol, the additional annex or amendment shall not enter into force until such time as the amendment to the Convention or to the protocol concerned enters into force.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.36 Article 36. Entry Into Force
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.36.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the thirtieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.36.2 2. Any protocol shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the number of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, specified in that protocol, has been deposited.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.36.3 3. For each Contracting Party which ratifies, accepts or approves this Convention or accedes thereto after the deposit of the thirtieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, it shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit by such Contracting Party of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.36.4 4. Any protocol, except as otherwise provided in such protocol, shall enter into force for a Contracting Party that ratifies, accepts or approves that protocol or accedes thereto after its entry into force pursuant to paragraph 2 above, on the ninetieth day after the date on which that Contracting Party deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, or on the date on which this Convention enters into force for that Contracting Party, whichever shall be the later.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.36.5 5. For the purposes of paragraphs 1 and 2 above, any instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by member States of such organization.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20 Article XX
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to the articles of this Convention.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20.2 2. Any Contracting Party to this Convention may propose amendments to any Protocol.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20.3 3. Any such proposed amendment shall be transmitted to the depositary and communicated by it through diplomatic channels to all the Contracting Parties and to the Commission.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20.4 4. Amendments to this Convention and to any Protocol shall be adopted by consensus at a Diplomatic Conference of the Contracting Parties to be convened within 90 days after the circulation of the proposed amendment by the depositary.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20.5 5. The amendments shall enter into force 30 days after the depositary has received notifications of acceptance of these amendments from all Contracting Parties.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.21 Article XXI
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.21.1 1. Annexes to this Convection or to any Protocol shall form an integral part of the Convention or such Protocol, as the case may be.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.21.2 2. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to the Annexes to this Convention or to the Annexes of any Protocol through its Representative in the Commission. Such amendments shall be adopted by the Commission on the basis of consensus. The depositary, duly informed by the Chairman of the Commission of its decision, shall without delay communicate the amendments so adopted to all the Contracting Parties. Such amendments shall enter into force 30 days after the depositary has received notifications of acceptance from all Contracting Parties.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.21.3 3. The provisions of paragraph 2 of this Article shall apply to the adoption and entry into force of a new Annex to this Convention or to any Protocol.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.22 Article XXII
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.22.1x The depositary shall inform, through diplomatic channels, the Contracting Parties of the date on which amendments adopted under Articles XX and XXI enter into force.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.29 Article XXIX
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.29.1x This Convention shall enter into force 60 days after the date of deposit with the depositary of the fourth instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.29.2x For a State acceding to this Convention in accordance with Article XXVIII, the Convention shall enter into force 60 days after the deposit of its instrument of accession.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6 6. The Meeting of the Parties
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1 6.1. The Parties shall meet, at the invitation of the Bonn Convention Secretariat on behalf of any Party, within one year of the entry into force of this agreement, and thereafter, at the notification of the Secretariat, not less than once every three years to review the progress made and difficulties encountered in the implementation and operation of the agreement since the last Meeting, and to consider and decide upon:
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.a (a) The latest Secretariat report;
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.b (b) Matters relating to the Secretariat and the Advisory Committee;
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.c (c) The establishment and review of financial arrangements and the adoption of a budget for the forthcoming three years;
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.d (d) Any other item relevant to this agreement circulated among the Parties by a Party or by the Secretariat not later than 90 days before the Meeting, including proposals to amend the agreement and its Annex; and
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.e (e) The time and venue of the next Meeting.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.2.1 6.2.1. The following shall be entitled to send observers to the Meeting: the Depositary of this agreement, the secretariats of the Bonn Convention, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft, the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Landbased Sources, the Common Secretariat for the Cooperation on the Protection of the Wadden Sea, the International Whaling Commission, the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission, the International Baltic Sea Fisheries Commission, the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, and all non-Party Range States and Regional Economic Integration Organizations bordering on the waters concerned.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.2.2 6.2.2. Any other body qualified in cetacean conservation and management may apply to the Secretariat not less than 90 days in advance of the Meeting to be allowed to be represented by observers. The Secretariat shall communicate such applications to the Parties at least 60 days before the Meeting, and observers shall be entitled to be present unless that is opposed not less than 30 days before the Meeting by at least one third of the Parties.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.3 6.3. Decisions at Meetings shall be taken by a simple majority among Parties present and voting, except that financial decisions and amendments to the agreement and its Annex shall require a three-quarters majority among those present and voting. Each Party shall have one vote. However, in matters within their competence, the European Economic Community shall exercise their voting rights with a number of votes equal to the number of their member States which are Parties to the agreement.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.4 6.4 The Secretariat shall prepare and circulate a report of the Meeting to all Parties and observers within 90 days of the closure of the Meeting. This agreement and its Annex may be amended at any Meeting of the Parties.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.5.1 6.5.1. Proposals for amendments may be made by any Party.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.5.2 6.5.2. The text of any proposed amendment and the reasons for it shall be communicated to the Secretariat at least 90 days before the opening of the Meeting. The Secretariat shall transmit copies forthwith to the Parties.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.5.3 6.5.3. Amendments shall enter into force for those Parties which have accepted them 90 days after the deposit of the fifth instrument of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary. Thereafter they shall enter into force for a Party 30 days after the date of deposit of its instrument of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.8 8. Legal matters and formalities
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.8.1 8.1 This is an agreement within the meaning of the Bonn Convention, Article IV (4).
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.8.2 8.2 The provisions of this agreement shall in no way affect the rights and obligations of a Party deriving from any other existing treaty, convention, or agreement.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.8.3 8.3 The Secretary-General of the United Nations shall assume the functions of Depositary of this agreement.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.8.3.1 8.3.1 The Depositary shall notify all Signatories, all Regional Economic Integration Organizations and the Bonn Convention Secretariat of any signatures, deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, entry into force of the agreement, amendments, reservations and denunciations.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.8.3.2 8.3.2 The Depositary shall send certified true copies of the agreement to all signatories, all non-signatory Range States, all Regional Economic Integration Organizations and the Bonn Convention Secretariat.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.8.4 8.4. The agreement shall be open for signature at the United Nations Headquarters by 31 March 1992 and thereafter remain open for signature at the United Nations Headquarters by all Range States and Regional Economic Integration Organizations, until the date of entry into force of the agreement. They may express their consent to be bound by the agreement (a) by signature, not subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, or (b) if the agreement has been signed subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, by the deposit of an instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval. After the date of its entry into force, the agreement shall be open for accession by Range States and Regional Economic Integration Organizations.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.8.5 8.5. The agreement shall enter into force 90 days after six Range States have expressed their consent to be bound by it in accordance with Article 8.4. Thereafter, it shall enter into force for a State and Regional Economic Integration Organization on the 30th day after the date of signature, not subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, or of the deposit of an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Depositary.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.8.6 8.6. The agreement and its Annex shall not be subject to general reservations. However, a Range State or Regional Economic Integration Organization may, on becoming a Party in accordance with Article 8.4 and 8.5, enter a specific reservation with regard to any particular species, subspecies or population of small cetaceans. Such reservations shall be communicated to the Depositary on signing or at the deposit of an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.8.7 8.7. A Party may at any time denounce this agreement. Such denunciation shall be notified in writing to the Depositary and take effect one year after the receipt thereof.
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.12 Article XII
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.12.1 1. Any Party may propose to the depositary an amendment to this Treaty, which shall be considered by the Parties at a meeting arranged in accordance with Article IX.
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.12.2 2. The text of any amendments shall be adopted by unanimous decision of the Parties to the Treaty.
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.12.3 3. Any amendment to this Treaty which is adopted by the Parties shall enter into force upon the receipt by the depositary of the instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval by all of the Parties, or on such later date as may be specified in the amendment.
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.12.4 4. The depositary shall notify all of the Parties of the entry into force of an amendment.
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.13 Article XIII
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.13.1 1. This Treaty shall be open for signature by:
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.13.1.a (a) any member of the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency[4];
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.13.1.b (b) any Territory of a Member of the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency which has been authorized to sign the Treaty and to assume rights and obligations under it by the Government of the State which is internationally responsible for it.
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.13.2 2. This Treaty is subject to ratification by members of the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency and the Territories referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article[5]. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the depositary.
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.13.3 3. This Treaty shall enter into force on the date of deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification[6].
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.13.4 4. This Treaty shall remain open for accession by the members of the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency and the Territories referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the depositary.
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.13.5 5. If all of the Parties agree, a State which is not a Party to the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention may accede to this Treaty.
3132 Niue Treaty On Cooperation In Fisheries Surveillance And Law Enforcement In The South Pacific Region Art.13.6 6. For any member of the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency or a State or Territory which ratifies or accedes to the Treaty after the date of deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification, the Treaty shall enter into force on the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification or accession[7].
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.15 Article XV Final Clauses
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.15.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature in Uruguay by independent States of the Inter-American region from the 13th of May, 1992 to the 12th of May, 1993. These States shall be known as Founding Parties. The Agreement shall then be open for accession with the Depository by other independent States of the Inter-American region.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.15.2 2. This Agreement shall enter into force sixty days after the date on which six independent States of the Inter-American region have notified the Depository, through diplomatic channels, that they have completed their corresponding domestic legal requirements.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.15.3 3. Amendments approved by a two-thirds vote in the Conference of the Parties, shall come into force sixty days after the date on which two-thirds of the Parties have notified the Depository, through diplomatic channels, that they have completed their corresponding domestic legal requirements.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.15.4 4. Any Party may withdraw from this Agreement by providing written notification through diplomatic channels to the Depository, six months in advance of the effective date of withdrawal, without prejudice to its compliance with the pending obligations to the ongoing projects.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.15.5 5. The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States shall be the Depository of this Agreement.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.15.6 6. This Agreement shall be registered by the Depository with the General Secretariat of the United Nations.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.10 Article 10
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.10.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature on 9 April 1992 by the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland and Norway, and shall enter into force 90 days after signature.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.10.2 2. It shall remain open for signature by other Parties with the consent of the existing Signatories.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.10.3 3. Any Party may withdraw from this Agreement upon giving six months' notice.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.9 Article 9
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.9.1x The Contracting Parties to this Agreement will notify the Depository through diplomatic channels that this Agreement has been approved in accordance with their respective national legislations.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.9.2x This Agreement will enter into force on the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of three months after the data on which the their Contracting Party has notified the Depository that the Agreement has been approved according to its national legislation.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.9.3x This Agreement enters into force only among the Contracting Parties that have given the above notification to the Depository.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.10 Article 10
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.10.1x This Agreement has an unlimited duration.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.10.2x A Contracting Party wishing to withdraw from this Agreement will notify this decision to the Depository.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.10.3x The withdrawing State will cease to be a Contracting Party six months after the notification has been received by the Depository.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.10.4x The Depository will inform the other Contracting Parties of the withdrawal, which will only affect the relationship between the withdrawing State and the other Contracting Parties.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.11 Article 11
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.11.1x Every other State, member of the Central European Initiative – aiming at a better regional cooperation among the Governments enumerated in the Preamble to this Agreement – can accede to this Agreement by informing the Depository in writing of its intention to accede, subject to the consent of all the Contracting Parties.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.11.2x The accession will come into effect in compliance with the procedures set out in Article 9 which apply to the Contracting Parties.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.11.3x The Depository will transmit a certified copy of the document of accession to the Government of each signatory State as well as to the Governments of the States that have acceded to this Agreement later.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.4 Article 4
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.4.1 1. This Agreement and the Constitution appended hereto shall enter into force upon signature by three States[1]. The three original signatories to this Agreement shall thereafter be referred to as "the sponsors".
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.4.2 2. For each State depositing an instrument of accession, after the entry into force of this Agreement, this Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the month after the date of receipt by the Depositary of such instrument.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.5 Article 5
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.5.1x The amendment of this Agreement and fundamental provisions of the Constitution (as defined in Article 21 of the Constitution) shall be subject to the approval of the Parties to this Agreement. Such proposed amendments shall, following approval by the Board, be conveyed to Parties to this Agreement and shall enter into force 30 days after receipt by the Depositary of instruments of acceptance of the amendment from all Parties to this Agreement.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.24 Article 24
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.24.1 1. This Convention shall be binding only upon those Members of the International Labour Organization whose ratifications have been registered with the Director-General.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.24.2 2. It shall come into force 12 months after the date on which the ratifications of two Members have been registered with the Director-General.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.24.3 3. Thereafter, this Convention shall come into force for any Member 12 months after the date on which its ratification has been registered.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.29 Article 29
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.29.1 1. Should the Conference adopt a new Convention revising this Convention in whole or in part, then, unless the new Convention otherwise provides
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.29.1.a (a) the ratification by a Member of the new revising Convention shall ipso jure involve the immediate denunciation of this Convention, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 25 above, if and when the new revising Convention shall have come into force;
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.29.1.b (b) as from the date when the new revising Convention comes into force this Convention shall cease to be open to ratification by the Members.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.29.2 2. This Convention shall in any case remain in force in its actual form and content for those Members which have ratified it but have not ratified the revising Convention.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.19 ARTICLE XIX
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.19.1 1. The States specified in Annex I may become parties to this Agreement by:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.19.1.a (a) signature of this Agreement followed by the deposit of an instrument of ratification; or
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.19.1.b (b) deposit of an instrument of accession.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.19.2 2. This Agreement shall be open for signature by the States specified in Annex I in Rabat, on the 18th of February 1993 and thereafter at the Headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.19.3 3. Instruments of ratification or accession shall be deposited with the Director-General of FAO who shall be the Depositary of this Agreement.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.19.4 4. This Agreement shall enter into force, with respect to all States that have ratified it or acceded to it, on the date when instruments of ratification or accession have been deposited by the Governments of at least ten of the States specified in Annex I. Any other State specified in Annex I shall become a party to this Agreement on the date of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or accession.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.19.5 5. At any time after the entry into force of this Agreement, any State which is not specified in Annex I may notify the Director- General of FAO of its desire to become a Member of the Organization. The notification shall be accompanied by an instrument of accession, whereby the State consents to be bound by the provisions of this Agreement as from the date of its admission. The Director-General of FAO shall transmit copies of the said notification and instrument to the Governing Council, through the Executive Director of the Near East Plant Protection Organization. If, by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, the Governing Council decides to admit the State, the latter's accession shall take effect on the date of that decision, which shall promptly be notified to the Director-General of FAO.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.19.6 6. Ratification of this Agreement, or accession thereto, may not be made subject to any reservation.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.20 ARTICLE XX
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.20.1 1. Subject to paragraph 4, the Governing Council may amend this Agreement by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, provided that such majority is more than one half of the Member States. Amendments shall take effect, with respect to all contracting parties, on the sixtieth day after their adoption by the Governing Council.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.20.2 2. Proposals for the amendment of this Agreement may be made either by the Executive Committee or by a Member State in a communication to the Director-General of FAO, who shall promptly notify the proposal to all Member States and to the Executive Director of the Organization.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.20.3 3. No proposal for amendment shall be considered by the Governing Council unless it is notified by the Director-General of FAO to the Member States at least sixty days before the opening day of the session at which it is to be considered. The adoption of any amendment shall promptly be notified to the Director-General of FAO.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.20.4 4. Annex II to this Agreement may be amended only in the manner provided for therein.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.21 ARTICLE XXI
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.21.1 1. At any time after the expiration of four years from the date when it became a party to this Agreement any Member State may give notice of its withdrawal from the Organization to the Director-General of FAO. Such withdrawal shall take effect one year after the date when notice thereof was given or at any later date specified in the notice. The financial obligations of the Member State shall include the entire year in which the withdrawal takes effect.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.21.2 2. Where withdrawal by a Member State results in there being less than ten Member States, the Governing Council shall proceed to the liquidation of the Organization and notify the Depositary accordingly.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.21.3 3. For the purpose of the aforesaid liquidation, the Governing Council shall order the transfer to the host State of the land that it might have provided and of buildings and fixtures thereon, the return to the respective donors of any unused balance of donated funds, and the sale of any remaining assets. The proceeds of the sale and any other funds of the Organization shall, after all obligations, including liquidation costs, have been met, be distributed among the States that were members of the Organization at the time when notice was given of the withdrawal referred to in paragraph 2, in proportion to the contributions that they had made, in accordance with Article XVI.2 for the year during which the said notice was given.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.9 Article IX. PROCEDURES CONCERNING CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT MEASURES
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.9.1 1. Subject to paragraph 2, the Commission may, by a two-thirds majority of its Members present and voting, adopt conservation and management measures binding on Members of the Commission in accordance with this Article.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.9.2 2. Conservation and management measures for stocks for which a sub-commission has been established under paragraph 2 of Article XII, shall be adopted upon the proposal of the sub-commission concerned.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.9.3 3. The Secretary shall, without undue delay, notify the Members of the Commission of any conservation and management measures adopted by the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.9.4 4. Subject to paragraphs 5 and 6, conservation and management measures adopted by the Commission under paragraph 1, shall become binding on Members 120 days from the date specified in the Secretary's notification or on such other date as may be specified by the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.9.5 5. Any Member of the Commission may, within 120 days from the date specified or within such other period as may be specified by the Commission under paragraph 4, object to a conservation and management measure adopted under paragraph 1. A Member of the Commission which has objected to a measure shall not be bound thereby. Any other Member of the Commission may similarly object within a further period of 60 days from the expiry of the 120-day period. A Member of the Commission may also withdraw its objection at any time and become bound by the measure immediately if the measure is already in effect or at such time as it may come into effect under this article.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.9.6 6. If objections to a measure adopted under paragraph 1 are made by more than one-third of the Members of the Commission, the other Members shall not be bound by that measure; but this shall not preclude any or all of them from giving effect thereto.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.9.7 7. The Secretary shall notify each Member of the Commission immediately upon receipt of each objection or withdrawal of objection.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.9.8 8. The Commission may, by a simple majority of its Members present and voting, adopt recommendations concerning conservation and management of the stocks for furthering the objectives of this Agreement.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.17 Article XVII. ACCEPTANCE
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.17.1 1. Acceptance of this Agreement by any Member or Associate Member of FAO shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of acceptance with the Director-General.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.17.2 2. Acceptance of this Agreement by any State referred to in paragraph 2 of Article IV shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of acceptance with the Director-General. Acceptance shall become effective on the date on which the Commission approves the application for membership.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.17.3 3. The Director-General shall inform all Members of the Commission, all Members of FAO and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of all acceptances that have become effective.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.18 Article XVIII. ENTRY INTO FORCE
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.18.1x This Agreement shall enter into force as from the date of receipt by the Director-General of the tenth instrument of acceptance. Thereafter, with respect to each Member or Associate Member of FAO or State referred to in paragraph 2 of Article IV which subsequently deposits an instrument of acceptance, this Agreement shall enter into force on the date on which such acceptance takes effect or becomes effective in accordance with Article XVII above.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.20 Article XX. AMENDMENT
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.20.1 1. This Agreement may be amended by a three-quarters majority of the Members of the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.20.2 2. Proposals for amendments may be made by any Member of the Commission or by the Director-General. Proposals made by a Member of the Commission shall be addressed to both the Chairperson of the Commission and the Director-General and those made by the Director-General shall be addressed to the Chairperson of the Commission, not later than 120 days before the Session of the Commission at which the proposal is to be considered. The Director-General shall immediately inform all Members of the Commission of all proposals for amendments.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.20.3 3. Any amendment to this Agreement shall be reported to the Council of FAO which may disallow an amendment which is clearly inconsistent with the objectives and purposes of FAO or the provisions of the Constitution of FAO.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.20.4 4. Amendments not involving new obligations for Members of the Commission shall take effect for all Members from the date of their adoption by the Commission, subject to paragraph 3 above.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.20.5 5. Amendments involving new obligations for Members of the Commission shall, after adoption by the Commission, subject to paragraph 3 above, come into force in respect of each Member only upon its acceptance thereof. The instruments of acceptance of amendments involving new obligations shall be deposited with the Director-General. The Director-General shall inform all Members of the Commission and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of such acceptance. The rights and obligations of any Member of the Commission that has not accepted an amendment involving new obligations shall continue to be governed by the provisions of this Agreement in force prior to the Amendment.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.20.6 6. Amendments to the Annexes to this Agreement may be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Members of the Commission and shall come into force from the date of approval by the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.20.7 7. The Director-General shall inform all Members of the Commission, all Members and Associate Members of FAO and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of the entry into force of any amendment.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.22 Article XXII. TERMINATION
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.22.1x This Agreement shall be automatically terminated if and when, as the result of withdrawals, the number of Members of the Commission drops below ten, unless the remaining Members of the Commission unanimously decide otherwise.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.4 Article 4
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.4.i (i) This Agreement and the Constitution appended thereto shall come into force immediately upon receipt by the Depositary of written notifications by three States parties to this Agreement.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.4.ii (ii) For each State or International Organization depositing an instrument of accession, after the entry into force of this Agreement, this Agreement will enter into force on the first day of the month after the date of receipt by the Depositary of the notification.
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.4 Article IV
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.4.1x The present Agreement is open for joining by any state interested in addressing the tasks and objectives determined within it.
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.4.2x This Agreement is concluded for a ten-year period and is being considered for extension for a similar time period, provided none of the states-participants rejects it.
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.4.3x A state-participant can withdraw from this Agreement having informed the Depository and other states-participants of its intent at least six months in advance.
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.5 Article V
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.5.1x The present Agreement comes into force upon signature.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.47 Article 47: Entry into Force
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.47.1x This Agreement shall enter into force on January 1, 1994, immediately after entry into force of the NAFTA, on an exchange of written notifications certifying the completion of necessary legal procedures.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.11 ARTICLE XI
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.11.1 1. This Agreement shall enter into force as from the date of receipt by the Director-General of the twenty-fifth instrument of acceptance.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.11.2 2. For the purpose of this Article, an instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by Member States of such an organization.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.13 ARTICLE XIII
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.13.1 1. Any proposal by a Party for the amendment of this Agreement shall be communicated to the Director General.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.13.2 2. Any proposed amendment of this Agreement received by the Director General from a Party shall be presented to a regular or special session of the Conference for approval and, if the amendment involves important technical changes or imposes additional obligations on the Parties, it shall be considered by an advisory committee of specialists convened by FAO prior to the Conference.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.13.3 3. Notice of any proposed amendment of this Agreement shall be transmitted to the Parties by the Director General not later than the time when the agenda of the session of the Conference at which the matter is to be considered is dispatched.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.13.4 4. Any such proposed amendment of this Agreement shall require the approval of the Conference and shall come into force as from the thirtieth day after acceptance by two thirds of the Parties. Amendments involving new obligations for Parties, however, shall come into force in respect of each Party only on acceptance by it and as from the thirtieth day after such acceptance. Any amendment shall be deemed to involve new obligations for Parties unless the Conference in approving the amendment, decides otherwise by consensus.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.13.5 5. The instruments of acceptance of amendments involving new obligations shall be deposited with the Director General, who shall inform all Parties of the receipt of acceptance and the entry into force of amendments.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.13.6 6. For the purpose of this Article, an instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by Member States of such an organization.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10 Article 10
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature from the sixteenth day of June 1993 until the sixteenth day of June 1994, and shall thereafter remain open for accession, by:
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.1.ax Australia Niue
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.1.bx Cook Islands Papua New Guinea
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.1.cx Federated States of Micronesia Solomon Islands
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.1.dx Republic of Fiji Kingdom of Tonga
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.1.ex Republic of France Tuvalu
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.1.fx Republic of Kiribati United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on behalf of Pitcairn Islands
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.1.gx Republic of the Marshall Islands United States of America
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.1.hx Republic of Nauru Republic of Vanuatu
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.1.ix New Zealand Western Samoa
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.2 2. This Agreement is subject to ratification, acceptance, or approval by the Signatories.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.3 3. Reservations to this Agreement shall not be permitted.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.4 4. This Agreement shall enter into force thirty days from the date of deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval, or accession with the Depositary, and thereafter for each State, thirty days after the date of deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval, or accession with the Depositary.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.5 5. Following the expiry of the period when this Agreement is open for signature, and provided that this Agreement has entered into force, this Agreement shall be open for accession by any State other than those referred to in this Article which, desiring to accede to this Agreement, may so notify the Depositary, which shall in turn notify the Parties. In the absence of a written objection by a Party within six months of receipt of such notification, a State may accede by deposit of an instrument of accession with the Depositary, and accession shall take effect thirty days after the date of deposit.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.6 6. The Government of Western Samoa is hereby designated as the Depositary.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.10.7 7. The Depositary shall transmit certified copies of this Agreement to all Members and shall register this Agreement in accordance with Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.11 Article 11
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.11.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to this Agreement for consideration by the SPREP Meeting. The text of any amendment shall be circulated to Members no less than six months in advance of the Meeting at which it is to be considered.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.11.2 2. An amendment shall be adopted at a SPREP Meeting by consensus of all Parties attending the SPREP Meeting and shall enter into force thirty days after the receipt by the Depositary of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval of that amendment by all Parties.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.11.3 3. Any Party to this Agreement may withdraw from this Agreement by giving written notice to the Depositary. Withdrawal shall take effect one year after receipt of such notice by the Depositary.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.26 ARTICLE XXVI: Entry into Force
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.26.1x This Convention shall enter into force upon deposit of instruments of ratification by two-thirds of the States mentioned in Article IV(1).
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.27 ARTICLE XXVII: Accession or Adhesion
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.27.1x After its entry into force, this Convention shall remain open to accession or adhesion by any of the States referred to in Article IV(1). Accession or adhesion shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of accession or adhesion with the Government of the Republic of Colombia which shall inform the Member States and Associate Members. This Convention shall enter into force for the acceding or adhering State, thirty days after the deposit of its instrument of accession or adhesion.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.28 ARTICLE XXVIII: Amendment
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.28.1 1. Amendments to this Convention may be made by consensus of the Meeting of Heads of State or Government or of the Ministerial Council.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.28.2 2. Such amendments shall enter into force thirty days after ratification by two-thirds of the Member States.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.30 ARTICLE XXX: Duration and Withdrawal
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.30.1 1. This Convention shall have indefinite duration.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.30.2 2. Any Contracting Party may at any time withdraw from this Convention. Such withdrawal shall take effect one year after the date of the receipt by the depositary of the formal notification of withdrawal and shall be without prejudice to any obligation incurred by the withdrawing Party by or under this Convention prior to such withdrawal. This Convention shall continue in force thereafter with respect to the other Parties, provided that not less than two-thirds of the States referred to in Article IV(1) continue to be Parties.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.14 Article XIV
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.14.1 1. The Annex to this Convention shall form an integral part of this Convention. All references to this Convention shall be understood as including the Annex.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.14.2 2. The Annex to this Convention shall be considered amended upon the acceptance by the Governments of all Parties of a proposed amendment to the Annex adopted by the Annual Conference in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph 1(1) of Article IV. An amendment to the Annex shall enter into force on the date upon which the Depositary receives notification in writing from all Parties of their acceptance of the amendment.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.14.3 3. The Depositary shall notify all Parties of the date of receipt of each notification of acceptance of an amendment to the Annex.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.16 Article XVI
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.16.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature at Washington by the People's Republic of China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of Poland , the Russian Federation, and the United States of America.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.16.2 2. This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date on which at least four signatory States, including the Russian Federation and the United States of America, which are the coastal States of the Bering Sea, have deposited their instrument of ratification, acceptance, or approval with the Depositary.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.16.3 3. This Convention shall enter into force for each of the other signatory States on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of that State's instrument of ratification, acceptance, or approval.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.16.4 4. After the entry into force of this Convention, the Parties may, by unanimous agreement, invite other States whose nationals and fishing vessels wish to conduct fishing for pollock in the Convention Area to become Parties to this Convention. This Convention shall enter into force for any such other State on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the State's instrument of accession.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.17 Article XVII
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.17.1 1. Any Party may at any time propose an amendment to this Convention other than the Annex by providing the text of such a proposal to the Depositary. The Depositary shall promptly circulate any such proposals to all Parties.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.17.2 2. If one-half of the Parties request a meeting to discuss the proposed amendment, the Depositary shall call such a meeting, which shall take place no sooner than sixty days following the date of circulation of the proposal pursuant to paragraph 1 above.
3187 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea Art.17.3 3. An amendment shall enter into force when the Depositary has received instruments of ratification, acceptance, or approval thereof from all Parties.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.30 Article 30
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.30.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to the Convention.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.30.2 2. Amendments to the Convention shall be adopted at an ordinary session of the Conference of the Parties. The text of any proposed amendment shall be communicated to the Parties by the Permanent Secretariat at least six months before the meeting at which it is proposed for adoption. The Permanent Secretariat shall also communicate proposed amendments to the signatories to the Convention.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.30.3 3. The Parties shall make every effort to reach agreement on any proposed amendment to the Convention by consensus. If all efforts at consensus have been exhausted and no agreement reached, the amendment shall, as a last resort, be adopted by a two-thirds majority vote of the Parties present and voting at the meeting. The adopted amendment shall be communicated by the Permanent Secretariat to the Depositary, who shall circulate it to all Parties for their ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.30.4 4. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession in respect of an amendment shall be deposited with the Depositary. An amendment adopted pursuant to paragraph 3 shall enter into force for those Parties having accepted it on the ninetieth day after the date of receipt by the Depositary of an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by at least two thirds of the Parties to the Convention which were Parties at the time of the adoption of the amendment.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.30.5 5. The amendment shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after the date on which that Party deposits with the Depositary its instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of, or accession to the said amendment.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.30.6 6. For the purposes of this article and article 31, "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.31 Article 31
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.31.1 1. Any additional annex to the Convention and any amendment to an annex shall be proposed and adopted in accordance with the procedure for amendment of the Convention set forth in article 30, provided that, in adopting an additional regional implementation annex or amendment to any regional implementation annex, the majority provided for in that article shall include a two-thirds majority vote of the Parties of the region concerned present and voting. The adoption or amendment of an annex shall be communicated by the Depositary to all Parties.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.31.2 2. An annex, other than an additional regional implementation annex, or an amendment to an annex, other than an amendment to any regional implementation annex, that has been adopted in accordance with paragraph 1, shall enter into force for all Parties to the Convention six months after the date of communication by the Depositary to such Parties of the adoption of such annex or amendment, except for those Parties that have notified the Depositary in writing within that period of their non-acceptance of such annex or amendment. Such annex or amendment shall enter into force for Parties which withdraw their notification of non-acceptance on the ninetieth day after the date on which withdrawal of such notification has been received by the Depositary.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.31.3 3. An additional regional implementation annex or amendment to any regional implementation annex that has been adopted in accordance with paragraph 1, shall enter into force for all Parties to the Convention six months after the date of the communication by the Depositary to such Parties of the adoption of such annex or amendment, except with respect to:
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.31.3.a (a) any Party that has notified the Depositary in writing, within such six month period, of its non-acceptance of that additional regional implementation annex or of the amendment to the regional implementation annex, in which case such annex or amendment shall enter into force for Parties which withdraw their notification of non-acceptance on the ninetieth day after the date on which withdrawal of such notification has been received by the Depositary; and
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.31.3.b (b) any Party that has made a declaration with respect to additional regional implementation annexes or amendments to regional implementation annexes in accordance with article 34, paragraph 4, in which case any such annex or amendment shall enter into force for such a Party on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit with the Depositary of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with respect to such annex or amendment.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.31.4 4. If the adoption of an annex or an amendment to an annex involves an amendment to the Convention, that annex or amendment to an annex shall not enter into force until such time as the amendment to the Convention enters into force.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.36 Article 36
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.36.1 1. The Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the fiftieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.36.2 2. For each State or regional economic integration organization ratifying, accepting, approving or acceding to the Convention after the deposit of the fiftieth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit by such State or regional economic integration organization of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.36.3 3. For the purposes of paragraphs 1 and 2, any instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by States members of the organization.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.40 Article 40
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.40.1 1) Any state or Regional Economic Integration Organization may at the time of signature, ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, by a declaration deposited with the Depositary, declare that the Treaty shall be binding upon it with respect to all the territories for the international relations of which it is responsible, or to one or more of them. Such declaration shall take effect at the time the Treaty enters into force for that Contracting Party.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.40.2 2) Any Contracting Party may at a later date, by a declaration deposited with the Depositary, bind itself under this Treaty with respect to other territory specified in the declaration. In respect of such territory the Treaty shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the receipt by the Depositary of such declaration.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.40.3 3) Any declaration made under the two preceding paragraphs may, in respect of any territory specified in such declaration, be withdrawn by a notification to the Depositary. The withdrawal shall, subject to the applicability of Article 473), become effective upon the expiry of one year after the date of receipt of such notification by the Depositary.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.40.4 4) The definition of "Area" in Article 110) shall be construed having regard to any declaration deposited under this Article.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.42 Article 42
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.42.1 1) Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Treaty.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.42.2 2) The text of any proposed amendment to this Treaty shall be communicated to the Contracting Parties by the Secretariat at least three months before the date on which it is proposed for adoption by the Charter Conference.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.42.3 3) Amendments to this Treaty, texts of which have been adopted by the Charter Conference, shall be communicated by the Secretariat to the Depositary which shall submit them to all Contracting Parties for ratification, acceptance or approval.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.42.4 4) Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval of amendments to this Treaty shall be deposited with the Depositary. Amendments shall enter into force between Contracting Parties having ratified, accepted or approved them on the ninetieth day after deposit with the Depositary of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval by at least three-fourths of the Contracting Parties. Thereafter the amendments shall enter into force for any other Contracting Party on the ninetieth day after that Contracting Party deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of the amendments.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.44 Article 44
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.44.1 1) This Treaty shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit of the thirtieth instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval thereof, or of accession thereto, by a state or Regional Economic Integration Organization which is a signatory to the Charter as of 16 June 1995.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.44.2 2) For each state or Regional Economic Integration Organization which ratifies, accepts or approves this Treaty or accedes thereto after the deposit of the thirtieth instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval, it shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit by such state or Regional Economic Integration Organization of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.44.3 3) For the purposes of paragraph 1), any instrument deposited by a Regional Economic Integration Organization shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by member states of such Organization.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11 Article 11
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.1 1. Amendments to the Agreement may be proposed by any Party and communicated in writing to the Director of the Task Force who shall transmit the proposals to all Parties. The Director shall also communicate proposed amendments to the signatories to this Agreement for information.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.2 2. No proposal for amendment shall be considered by the Governing Council unless it is received by the Director at least one hundred and twenty days before the opening day of the meeting at which it is to be considered.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3 3. Amendments to the Agreement shall be adopted at a meeting of the Governing Council. If all efforts at consensus have been exhausted, and no agreement reached, the amendment shall as a last resort be adopted by a two-third majority vote of the Parties present and voting at the meeting. Amendments shall take effect, with respect to the Parties, on the thirtieth day after their adoption by the Governing Council. Amendments adopted shall be notified to the Depositary forthwith.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13 Article 13
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13.1 1. This Agreement shall enter into force on the sixtieth day after the date of the deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13.2 2. For each Party which ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to this Agreement after the deposit of the fourth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, this Agreement shall enter into force on the sixtieth day after the date of deposit by such Party of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.31 ARTICLE 31. ENTRY INTO FORCE
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.31.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit with the Depositary of the twenty- second instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval, including the instruments of seventeen States, each having at least one nuclear installation which has achieved criticality in a reactor core.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.31.2 2. For each State or regional organization of an integration of other nature which ratifies, accepts, approves or accedes to this Convention after the date of deposit of the last instrument required to satisfy the conditions set forth in paragraph 1, this Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the date of deposit with the Depositary of the appropriate instrument by such a State or organization.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.32 ARTICLE 32. AMENDMENTS TO THE CONVENTION
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.32.1 1. Any Contracting party may propose an amendment to this Convention. Proposed amendments shall be considered at a review meeting or an extraordinary meeting.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.32.2 2. The text of any proposed amendment and the reasons for it shall be provided to the Depositary who shall communicate the proposal to the Contracting Parties promptly and at least ninety days before the meeting for which it is submitted for consideration. Any comments received on such a proposal shall be circulated by the Depositary to the Contracting Parties.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.32.3 3. The Contracting Parties shall decide after consideration of the proposed amendment whether to adopt it by consensus, or, in the absence of consensus, to submit it to a Diplomatic Conference. A decision to submit a proposed amendment to a Diplomatic Conference shall require a two-thirds majority vote of the Contracting parties present and voting at the meeting, provided that at least one half of the Contracting Parties are present at the time of voting. Abstentions shall be considered as voting.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.32.4 4.. The Diplomatic Conference to consider and adopt amendments to this Convention shall be convened by the Depositary and held no later than one year after the appropriate decision taken in accordance with paragraph 3 of this Article. The Diplomatic Conference shall make every effort to ensure amendments are adopted by consensus. Should this not be possible, amendments shall be adopted with a two-thirds majority of all Contracting Parties.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.32.5 5. Amendments to this Convention adopted pursuant to paragraphs 3 and 4 above shall be subject to ratification, acceptance, approval, or confirmation by the Contracting Parties and shall enter into force for those Contracting Parties which have ratified, accepted, approved or confirmed them on the ninetieth day after the receipt by the Depositary of the relevant instruments by at least three fourths of the Contracting Parties. For a Contracting Party which subsequently ratifies, accepts, approves or confirms the said amendments, the amendments will enter into force on the ninetieth day after that Contracting Party has deposited its relevant instrument.
3201 Federated States Of Micronesia Arrangement For Regional Fisheries Access Art.21 Article 21 Entry into force
3201 Federated States Of Micronesia Arrangement For Regional Fisheries Access Art.21.1 1. This Arrangement is not subject to ratification and will enter into force thirty days after signature by whichever is the last to sign of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Kiribati and the Independent State of Papua New Guinea. For each State acceding to this Arrangement after its entry into force, this Arrangement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date that an instrument signifying accession by that State is received by the depositary.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41 Article 41
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.1 1. This Agreement shall enter into force definitively on 1 February 1995 or on any date thereafter, if 12 Governments of producing countries holding at least 55 per cent of the total votes as set out in annex A to this Agreement, and 16 Governments of consuming countries holding at least 70 per cent of the total votes as set out in annex B to this Agreement have signed this Agreement definitively or have ratified, accepted or approved it or acceded thereto pursuant to article 38, paragraph 2, or article 39.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.2 2. If this Agreement has not entered into force definitively on 1 February 1995, it shall enter into force provisionally on that date or on any date within six months thereafter, if, 10 Governments of producing countries holding at least 50 per cent of the total votes as set out in annex A to this Agreement, and 14 Governments of consuming countries holding at least 65 per cent of the total votes as set out in annex B to this Agreement, have signed this Agreement definitively or have ratified, accepted or approved it pursuant to article 38, paragraph 2, or have notified the depositary under article 40 that they will apply this Agreement provisionally.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.3 3. If the requirements for entry into force under paragraph 1 or paragraph 2 of this article have not been met on 1 September 1995, the Secretary-General of the United Nations shall invite those Governments which have signed this Agreement definitively or have ratified, accepted or approved it pursuant to article 38, paragraph 2, or have notified the depositary that they will apply this Agreement provisionally, to meet at the earliest time practicable to decide whether to put this Agreement into force provisionally or definitively among themselves in whole or in part. Governments which decide to put this Agreement into force provisionally among themselves may meet from time to time to review the situation and decide whether this Agreement shall enter into force definitively among themselves.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.4 4. For any Government which has not notified the depositary under article 40 that it will apply this Agreement provisionally and which deposits its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession after the entry into force of this Agreement, this Agreement shall enter into force on the date of such deposit.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.5 5. The Executive Director of the Organization shall convene the Council as soon as possible after the entry into force of this Agreement.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42 Article 42
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.1 1. The Council may, by special vote, recommend an amendment of this Agreement to members.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.2 2. The Council shall fix a date by which members shall notify the depositary of their acceptance of the amendment.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.3 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 75 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 75 per cent of the votes of the consuming members.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.4 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.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.5 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.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.42.6 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.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.46 Article 46
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.46.1 1. This Agreement shall remain in force for a period of four years after its entry into force unless the Council, by special vote, decides to extend, renegotiate or terminate it in accordance with the provisions of this article.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.46.2 2. The Council may, by special vote, decide to extend this Agreement for two periods of three years each.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.46.3 3. If, before the expiry of the four-year period referred to in paragraph 1 of this article, or before the expiry of an extension period referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, as the case may be, a new agreement to replace this Agreement has been negotiated but has not yet entered into force either definitively or provisionally, the Council may, by special vote, extend this Agreement until the provisional or definitive entry into force of the new agreement.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.46.4 4. If a new agreement is negotiated and enters into force during any period of extension of this Agreement under paragraph 2 or paragraph 3 of this article, this Agreement, as extended, shall terminate upon the entry into force of the new agreement.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.46.5 5. The Council may at any time, by special vote, decide to terminate this Agreement with effect from such date as it may determine.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.46.6 6. Notwithstanding the termination of this Agreement, the Council shall continue in being for a period not exceeding 18 months to carry out the liquidation of the Organization, including the settlement of accounts, and, subject to relevant decisions to be taken by special vote, shall have during that period such powers and functions as may be necessary for these purposes.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.46.7 7. The Council shall notify the depositary of any decision taken under this article.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.10 ARTICLE X
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.10.1 1. This Agreement may be amended at any ordinary or extraordinary session of the Meeting of the Parties.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.10.2 2. Proposals for amendment may be made by any Party.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.10.3 3. The text of any proposed amendment and the reasons for it shall be communicated to the Agreement secretariat not less than one hundred and fifty days before the opening of the session. The Agreement secretariat shall transmit copies forthwith to the Parties. Any comments on the text by the Parties shall be communicated to the Agreement secretariat not less than sixty days before the opening of the session. The Secretariat shall, as soon as possible after the last day for submission of comments, communicate to the Parties all comments submitted by that day.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.10.4 4. An amendment to the Agreement other than an amendment to its annexes shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting and shall enter into force for those Parties which have accepted it on the thirtieth day after the date on which two thirds of the Parties to the Agreement at the date of the adoption of the amendment have deposited their instruments of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary. For each Party which deposits an instrument of acceptance after the date on which two thirds of the Parties have deposited their instruments of acceptance, the amendment shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date on which it deposits its instrument of acceptance.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.10.5 5. Any additional annexes and any amendment to an annex shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting and shall enter into force for all Parties on the ninetieth day after the date of its adoption by the Meeting of the Parties, except for Parties which have entered a reservation in accordance with paragraph 6 of this Article.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.10.6 6. During the period of ninety days provided for in paragraph 5 of this Article, any Party may by written notification to the Depositary enter a reservation with respect to an additional annex or an amendment to an annex. Such reservation may be withdrawn at any time by written notification to the Depositary, and thereupon the additional annex or the amendment shall enter into force for that Party on the thirtieth day after the date of withdrawal of the reservation.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.14 ARTICLE XIV
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.14.1 1. This Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the third month after at least fourteen Range States or regional economic integration organizations, comprising at least seven from Africa and seven from Eurasia, have signed without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval, or have deposited their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval in accordance with Article XIII of this Agreement.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.14.2 2. For any Range State or regional economic integration organization which has:
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.14.2.a (a) signed without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance, or approval;
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.14.2.b (b) ratified, accepted, or approved; or
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.14.2.c (c) acceded to this Agreement after the date on which the number of Range States and regional economic integration organizations necessary to enable entry into force have signed it without reservation or have ratified, accepted or approved it, this Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the third month following the signature without reservation, or deposit, by that State or organization, of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3220 Agreement Between The Government Of The Republic Of Lithuania, Government Of The Republic Of Estonia, And The Government Of The Republic Of Latvia On Cooperation In The Field Of Environmental Protection Art.8 Article 8
3220 Agreement Between The Government Of The Republic Of Lithuania, Government Of The Republic Of Estonia, And The Government Of The Republic Of Latvia On Cooperation In The Field Of Environmental Protection Art.8.1x This Agreement shall enter into force upon signature.
3220 Agreement Between The Government Of The Republic Of Lithuania, Government Of The Republic Of Estonia, And The Government Of The Republic Of Latvia On Cooperation In The Field Of Environmental Protection Art.8.2x Each Party may withdraw from this Agreement by written notification. The withdrawal shall enter into force within twelve months of the receipt of such written notification by other Parties. After the withdrawal of one Party the Agreement shall remain in force for the other two Parties.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.16 Article 16
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.16.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to this Convention.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.16.2 2. Amendments to this Convention may be adopted only at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties at which at least two-thirds of the Parties are represented. The text of any proposed amendment to this Convention shall be communicated to the Parties by the Secretariat at least six months before the meeting at which it is proposed for adoption. The Secretariat shall also communicate proposed amendments to the Signatories to this Convention and to the Depositary for their information.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.16.3 3. The Parties shall make every effort to reach agreement on any proposed amendment to this Convention by consensus. If all efforts at consensus have been exhausted, and no agreement reached, the amendment shall, as a last resort, be adopted by a two-thirds majority vote of Parties present and voting, each Party having one vote, and shall be submitted by the Depositary to all Parties for ratification, approval or acceptance.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.16.4 4. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval of amendments shall be deposited with the Depositary. Amendments shall enter into force between Parties having accepted such amendments on the ninetieth day following the date of receipt by the Depositary of the instruments of at least three-fourths of the Parties to this Convention. Thereafter the amendments shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after the date on which that Party deposits its instrument.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.16.5 5. For the purpose of this Article, "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.17 Article 17
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.17.1 1. The Conference of the Parties may, at any ordinary meeting, adopt protocols to this Convention.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.17.2 2. The text of any proposed protocol shall be communicated to the Parties by the Secretariat at least six months before the meeting at which it is proposed for adoption.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.17.3 3. The procedure specified in Article 16.3 shall apply to the adoption of, and any amendments to, any protocol.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.17.4 4. The requirements for the entry into force of any protocol or subsequent amendments to such protocol shall be established by that protocol.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.17.5 5. Decisions under any protocol shall be taken only by the Parties to that protocol.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.18 Article 18
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.18.1 1. The annexes to this Convention shall form an integral part of this Convention and, unless expressly provided otherwise, a reference to this Convention constitutes, at the same time a reference to any annexes thereto. Such annexes shall be restricted to scientific, technical and administrative matters.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.18.2 2. The following procedures shall apply to the proposal, adoption and entry into force of additional annexes, or amendments to annexes, to this Convention:
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.18.2.a (a) such additional annexes or amendments to annexes shall be proposed and adopted according to the procedure laid down in Articles 16.1, 16.2 and 16.3 of this Convention;
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.18.2.b (b) any Party that is unable to accept such additional annexes or amendments to annexes, shall so notify the Depositary, in writing, within six months from the date of the communication of the adoption by the Depositary. The Depositary shall without delay notify all Parties of any such notification received. A Party may at any time substitute an acceptance for a previous declaration of objection and the annexes or amendments to annexes shall thereupon enter into force for that Party; and
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.18.2.c (c) upon the expiration of six months from the date of the circulation of the communication by the Depositary, the annexes or amendments to annexes shall enter into force for all Parties to this Convention, which have not submitted a notification in accordance with the provisions of sub-paragraph (b) above.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.18.3 3. If an additional annex or an amendment to an annex involves an amendment to this Convention or to any protocol, the additional annex or amended annex shall not enter into force until such time as the amendment to this Convention or to the protocol enters into force.
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.24 Article 24
3224 Convention To Ban The Importation Into The Forum Island Countries Of Hazardous And Radioactive Wastes And To Control The Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within The South Pacific Region Art.24.1x This Convention shall enter into force thirty days from the date of deposit of the tenth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession and thereafter for each State thirty days after the deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.40 Article 40
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.40.1 1. This Agreement shall enter into force 30 days after the date of deposit of the thirtieth instrument of ratification or accession.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.40.2 2. For each State or entity which ratifies the Agreement or accedes thereto after the deposit of the thirtieth instrument of ratification or accession, this Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the deposit of its instrument of ratification or accession.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.45 Article 45
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.45.1 1. A State Party may, by written communication addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, propose an amendment to this Agreement and request the convening of a conference to consider such proposed amendment. The Secretary-General shall circulate such communication to all States Parties. If, within six months from the date of the circulation of the communication, not less than one half of the States Parties reply favourably to the request, the Secretary-General shall convene the conference.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.45.2 2. The decision-making procedure applicable at the amendment conference convened pursuant to paragraph 1 shall be the same as that applicable at the United Nations Conference on Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, unless otherwise decided by the conference. The conference should make every effort to reach agreement on any amendments by way of consensus and there should be no voting on them until all efforts at consensus have been exhausted.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.45.3 3. Once adopted, amendments to this Agreement shall be open for signature by States Parties for 12 months from the date of adoption, at United Nations Headquarters, unless otherwise provided in the amendment itself.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.45.4 4. Articles 38, 39, 4, and 50 apply to all amendments to this Agreement.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.45.5 5. An amendment to this Agreement shall enter into force for the States Parties which establish their consent to be bound by it on the thirtieth day following the deposit of instruments of ratification or accession by two thirds of the States Parties. Thereafter, for each State Party ratifying or acceding to an amendment after the deposit of the required number of such instruments, the amendment shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the deposit of its instrument of ratification or accession.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.45.6 6. An amendment may provide that a smaller or a larger number of ratifications or accessions shall be required for its entry into force than are required by this article.
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.45.7 7. A State which becomes a Party to this Agreement after the entry into force of amendments in accordance with paragraph 5 shall, failing an expression of a different intention by that State:
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.45.7.a (a) be considered as a Party to this Agreement as so amended; and
3221 Agreement For The Implementation Of The Law Of The Sea Convention Relating To The Conservation And Management Of Straddling Fish Stocks And Highly Migratory Fish Stocks Art.45.7.b (b) be considered as a Party to the unamended Agreement in relation to any State Party not bound by the amendment.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.10 Article X
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.10.1 1. This Agreement may be amended at any ordinary or extraordinary session of the Meeting of the Parties.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.10.2 2. Proposals for amendments to the Agreement may be made by any Party. The text of any proposed amendment and the reasons for it shall be communicated to the Agreement secretariat not less than one hundred and fifty days before the opening of the session. The Agreement secretariat shall transmit copies forthwith to the Parties. Any comments on the text by the Parties shall be communicated to the Agreement secretariat not less than sixty days before the opening of the session. The Secretariat shall communicate to the Parties, as soon as possible after the last day for submission of comments, all comments submitted by that day.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.10.3 3. Any additional annex or any amendment to the Agreement other than an amendment to its annexes shall be adopted by a two thirds majority of the Parties present and voting and shall enter into force for those Parties which have accepted it on the thirtieth day after the date on which two thirds of the Parties to the Agreement at the date of the adoption of the additional annex or amendment have deposited their instruments of acceptance with the Depositary. For any Party that deposits an instrument of acceptance after the date on which two thirds of the Parties have deposited their instruments of acceptance, the additional annex or amendment shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date on which it deposits its instrument of acceptance.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.10.4 4. Any amendment to an annex to the Agreement shall be adopted by a two thirds majority of the Parties present and voting and shall enter into force for all Parties on the one hundred and fiftieth day after the date of its adoption by the Meeting of the Parties, except for Parties that have entered a reservation in accordance with paragraph 5 of this Article.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.10.5 5. During the period of one hundred and fifty days provided for in paragraph 4 of this Article, any Party may by written notification to the Depositary enter a reservation with respect to an amendment to an annex to the Agreement. Such reservation may be withdrawn by written notification to the Depositary, and thereupon the amendment shall enter into force for that Party on the thirtieth day after the date of withdrawal of the reservation.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.14 Article XIV
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.14.1 1. This Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the third month following the date on which at least seven coastal States of the Agreement area or regional economic integration organizations, comprising at least two from the subregion of the Black Sea and at least five from the subregion of the Mediterranean Sea and contiguous Atlantic area, have signed without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval, or have deposited their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval in accordance with Article XIII of this Agreement.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.14.2 2. For any Range State or regional economic integration organization which has:
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.14.2.a a) signed without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance, or approval;
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.14.2.b b) ratified, accepted, or approved; or
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.14.2.c c) acceded to
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.14.2.dx this Agreement after the date on which the number of Range States and regional economic integration organizations necessary to enable entry into force have signed it without reservation or have ratified, accepted or approved it, this Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the third month following the signature without reservation, or deposit, by that State or organization, of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.22 ARTICLE XXII
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.22.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force ninety days after the date of deposit of the eighth instrument of ratification.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.22.2 2. After the Convention has entered into force, it shall be open for accession by States in the Americas. This Convention shall enter into force for any such State on the date of its deposit of an instrument of accession with the Depositary.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.24 ARTICLE XXIV
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.24.1 1. Any Party may propose an amendment to this Convention by providing the Depositary the text of a proposed amendment at least 60 days in advance of the next meeting of the Parties. The Depositary shall promptly circulate any amendment proposed to all the Parties.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.24.2 2. Amendments to this Convention, adopted in accordance with the provisions of Article V(5), shall enter into force when the Depositary has received instruments of ratification from all Parties.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.26 ARTICLE XXVI
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.26.1 1. The Annexes to this Convention are an integral part hereof. All references to this Convention shall be understood as including its Annexes.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.26.2 2. Unless the Parties decide otherwise, the Annexes to this Convention may be amended, by consensus, at any meeting of the Parties. Unless otherwise agreed, amendments to an Annex shall enter into force for all Parties one year after adoption.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.34 Article 34
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.34.1x The following decisions of the Assembly shall require a two-thirds majority:
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.34.1x.a (a) a decision under Article 19, paragraphs 4 or 5 to suspend or reinstate the operation of a separate account;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.34.1x.b (b) a decision under Article 22, paragraph 2, not to take or continue action against a contributor;
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.34.1x.c (c) the appointment of the Director under Article 26(d);
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.34.1x.d (d) the establishment of subsidiary bodies, under Article 26(i), and matters relating to such establishment; and
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.34.1x.e (e) a decision under Article 51, paragraph 1, that this Convention shall continue to be in force.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.46 Article 46
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.46.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force eighteen months after the date on which the following conditions are fulfilled:
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.46.1.a (a) at least twelve States, including four States each with not less than 2 million units of gross tonnage, have expressed their consent to be bound by it, and
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.46.1.b (b) the Secretary-General has received information in accordance with Article 43 that those persons in such States who would be liable to contribute pursuant to Article 18, paragraphs 1(a) and (c) have received during the preceding calendar year a total quantity of at least 40 million tonnes of cargo contributing to the general account.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.46.2 2. For a State which expresses its consent to be bound by this Convention after the conditions for entry into force have been met, such consent shall take effect three months after the date of expression of such consent, or on the date on which this Convention enters into force in accordance with paragraph 1, whichever is the later.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48 Article 48
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.1 1. Without prejudice to the provisions of Article 47, the special procedure in this Article shall apply solely for the purposes of amending the limits set out in Article 9, paragraph 1 and Article 14, paragraph 5.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.2 2. Upon the request of at least one half, but in no case less than six, of the States Parties, any proposal to amend the limits specified in Article 9, paragraph 1, and Article 14, paragraph 5, shall be circulated by the Secretary-General to all Members of the Organization and to all Contracting States.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.3 3. Any amendment proposed and circulated as above shall be submitted to the Legal Committee of the Organization (the Legal Committee) for consideration at a date at least six months after the date of its circulation.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.4 4. All Contracting States, whether or not Members of the Organization, shall be entitled to participate in the proceedings of the Legal Committee for the consideration and adoption of amendments.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.5 5. Amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Contracting States present and voting in the Legal Committee, expanded as provided in paragraph 4, on condition that at least one half of the Contracting States shall be present at the time of voting.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.6 6. When acting on a proposal to amend the limits, the Legal Committee shall take into account the experience of incidents and, in particular, the amount of damage resulting therefrom, changes in the monetary values and the effect of the proposed amendment on the cost of insurance. It shall also take into account the relationship between the limits established in Article 9, paragraph 1, and those in Article 14, paragraph 5.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.7.a 7. (a) No amendment of the limits under this Article may be considered less than five years from the date this Convention was opened for signature nor less than five years from the date of entry into force of a previous amendment under this Article.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.7.b (b) No limit may be increased so as to exceed an amount which corresponds to a limit laid down in this Convention increased by six percent per year calculated on a compound basis from the date on which this Convention was opened for signature.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.7.c (c) No limit may be increased so as to exceed an amount which corresponds to a limit laid down in this Convention multiplied by three.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.8 8. Any amendment adopted in accordance with paragraph 5 shall be notified by the Organization to all Contracting States. The amendment shall be deemed to have been accepted at the end of a period of eighteen months after the date of notification, unless within that period no less than one-fourth of the States which were Contracting States at the time of the adoption of the amendment have communicated to the Secretary-General that they do not accept the amendment, in which case the amendment is rejected and shall have no effect.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.48.9 9. An amendment deemed to have been accepted in accordance with paragraph 8 shall enter into force eighteen months after its acceptance.