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2595 Convention For The Protection Of Birds Useful To Agriculture Art.13 Art. 13
2595 Convention For The Protection Of Birds Useful To Agriculture Art.13.1x Those States which have not participated in the present Convention may join the same, if they wish to do so. Any such intention must be diplomatically communicated to the Government of the French Republic and by the same to the Governments of the other signatory Powers.
2595 Convention For The Protection Of Birds Useful To Agriculture Art.15 Art. 15
2595 Convention For The Protection Of Birds Useful To Agriculture Art.15.1x The present Convention shall be ratified and the ratified documents shall be interchanged at Paris within the shortest time possible.[7]
2597 Convention Respecting Measures For The Preservation And Protection Of The Fur Seals In The North Pacific Ocean Art.17 Article 17
2597 Convention Respecting Measures For The Preservation And Protection Of The Fur Seals In The North Pacific Ocean Art.17.1x This Convention shall be ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof, by His Britannic Majesty, by His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, and by His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias; and ratifications shall be exchanged at Washington as soon as practicable.
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.6 Article 6
2599 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts Art.6.1x The present Convention shall be signed and ratified as soon as possible and ratifications shall be deposited with the Italian Government as soon as at least three of the contracting States are in a position to do so.
2599 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts Art.6.2x Each ratification shall be communicated by the Italian Government to the other contracting States and to the International Institute of Agriculture.
2599 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts Art.7 Article 7
2599 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts Art.7.1x Any self-governing State, Dominion or Colony which has not signed the present Convention may at its own request accede thereto.[1] Instrument of accession deposited for Australia 30 June 1921.
2599 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts Art.7.2x Colonies, at the request of the States to which they belong, may also be allowed to accede to the Convention under the same conditions as independent States.
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.6 Article 6
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.6.1x Governments which have not signed the present Agreement may accede to it on their request. Such accession shall be notified through the diplomatic channel to the French Government and by the latter to the other Contracting Governments; it will involve the undertaking to participate by means of a contribution to the expenses of the Office under the conditions laid down in Article 3.
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.
2607 Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.14 Article 14
2607 Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.14.1x The present Convention, the French and English texts of which shall both be authoritative, shall remain open until the thirty-first of March 1932 for signature on behalf of any Member of the League of Nations or of any non-member State.
2607 Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.15 Article 15
2607 Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.15.1x The present Convention shall be ratified. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the League of Nations, who shall notify their receipt to all Members of the League of Nations and non-member States indicating the dates of their deposit.
2607 Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.16 Article 16
2607 Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.16.1x As from the first of April 1932, any Member of the League of Nations and any non-member State, on whose behalf the Convention has not been signed before that date, may accede thereto.
2607 Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.16.2x The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the League of Nations, who shall notify all the Members of the League of Nations and non-member States of their deposit and the date thereof.
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.12 Article 12
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.12.1 1. Each Contracting Government shall furnish to the Government of the United Kingdom information as to the measures taken for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the preceding articles. The Government of the United Kingdom will communicate all the information so furnished to the Governments mentioned in article 5, paragraph 2.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.12.2 2. The Contracting Governments shall, wherever necessary, co-operate between themselves for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the preceding articles and to prevent the extinction of fauna and flora.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.12.3 3. All the Governments which sign or accede to the present Convention shall be deemed to be parties to the Protocol bearing this day's date drawn up to facilitate the co-operation mentioned in the preceding paragraph.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.13 Article 13
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.13.1 1. Any Contracting Government may, at the time of signature, ratification, or accession, or thereafter, make a declaration assuming in respect of any one or more of its territories (including metropolitan territories, colonies, overseas territories, or territories under suzerainty, protection, or mandate) other than those mentioned in paragraph 3 (i) of article 1, either all the obligations of the present Convention, or only those contained in article 9, paragraphs 3, 8 and 9. If such declaration is made subsequent to ratification or accession it shall be effected by means of a notification in writing addressed to the Government of the United Kingdom, and shall take effect on the entry into force of the Convention or, if the Convention is already in force, three months after the date of the receipt of the notification by the Government of the United Kingdom.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.13.2 2. It is understood that any Contracting Government may, by a single declaration made under the preceding paragraph, assume, in respect of some of its territories mentioned in that paragraph, all the obligations of the present Convention, and in respect of other such territories only the obligations contained in article 9 paragraphs 3, 8 and 9.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.13.3 3. Any Contracting Government which has made a declaration under the preceding paragraph, assuming, in respect of any territory, only the obligations contained in article 9 paragraphs 3, 8 and 9, may, at any subsequent time, by a notification in writing addressed to the Government of the United Kingdom, declare that such previous declaration shall henceforth be deemed to relate to all the obligations of the Convention in respect of the territory concerned and such subsequent declaration shall take effect on the entry into force of the Convention or, if the Convention is already in force, three months after the date of the receipt of the notification by the Government of the United Kingdom.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.13.4 4. Any Contracting Government may at any time, by a notification in writing addressed to the Government of the United Kingdom, determine the application of the Convention to any territory or territories which have been the subject of a declaration under paragraphs 1 and 3 of the present article, and the Convention shall thereupon cease to apply to the territory or territories mentioned in the notification one year after the date of its receipt by the Government of the United Kingdom, provided that such notification shall in no case take effect until the expiry of the period of five years mentioned in article 19, paragraph 1.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.13.5 5. It is understood that if, as the result of a notification made under the preceding paragraph, there would remain no territories of the Contracting Government concerned to which the Convention would be applicable either in full or in part, such Government shall, instead of making the notification, proceed by way of denunciation under article 19.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.13.6 6. It is further understood that no notification made under paragraph 4 of the present article, or otherwise, may purport to apply only the provisions of article 9 paragraphs 3, 8 and 9, to any territory to which at the time of the notification, the Convention applies in full.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.13.7 7. The Government of the United Kingdom will inform all the Governments mentioned in article 5 paragraph 2, of any notification received under the preceding paragraphs of the present article, of the date of their receipt of their terms.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.14 Article 14
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.14.1x It is understood that no Government will sign, ratify, or accede to the present Convention unless it either has territories covered by article 1, paragraph 3 (i), or makes or has made a declaration under article 13 assuming in respect of one or more territories the obligations of the Convention either in full or in part.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.15 Article 15
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.15.1x The present Convention, of which the French and English texts shall both be equally authentic, shall bear this day's date and shall be open for signature until the 31st March 1934.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.16 Article 16
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.16.1x The present Convention shall be subject to ratification. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of the United Kingdom, which will notify their receipt and the date thereof, and their terms and the terms of any accompanying declarations or reservations to all the Governments mentioned in article 5, paragraph 2.
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.17 Article 17
2609 Convention Relative To The Preservation Of Fauna And Flora In Their Natural State Art.17.1x At any time after the 31st March 1934, the present Convention shall be open to accession by any Government of a metropolitan territory, by which it has not been signed, whether it has territories covered by article 1, paragraph 3 (i), or not. Accessions shall be notified to the Government of the United Kingdom, which will inform all the Governments mentioned in article 5, paragraph 2, of all notifications received, their terms and the terms of any accompanying declarations or reservations, and the date of their receipt.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.11 Article 11 Signature and Ratification
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.11.1 1. The present Convention may be signed until February 15th, 1936, on behalf of any Member of the League of Nations or any non-member State to which the Council of the League of Nations shall have communicated a copy of the present Convention for the purpose.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.11.2 2. The present Convention shall be ratified. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the League of Nations, who will notify the deposit thereof to all the Members of the League of Nations and to the non-member States referred to in the preceding paragraph.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.12 Article 12 Accession
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.12.1 1. On and after February 16th, 1936, any Member of the League of Nations and any non-member State to which the Council of the League of Nations shall have communicated a copy of the present Convention may accede to it.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.12.2 2. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the League of Nations, who will notify such deposit to all the Members of the League of Nations and to the non-member States referred to in the preceding paragraph.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.16 Article 16 Application to Colonies, Protectorates, etc.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.16.1 1. In the absence of a contrary declaration by one of the High Contracting Parties at the time of signature, ratification or accession, the provisions of the present Convention shall not apply to colonies, protectorates, overseas territories, territories under its suzerainty or territories in respect of which a mandate has been entrusted to it.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.16.2 2. Nevertheless, the High Contracting Parties reserve the right to sign the Convention or to accede thereto, in accordance with the provisions of Articles 11 and 12, for their colonies, protectorates, overseas territories, territories under their suzerainty or territories in respect of which a mandate has been entrusted to them.
2610 International Convention For The Campaign Against Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.16.3 3. They further reserve the right to denounce the Convention separately, in accordance with the provisions of Article 15.
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.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
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.
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.
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.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.8 Article VIII
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.8.1 1. This Agreement shall be open to acceptance by Governments which are members of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.8.2 2. This Agreement shall also be open to acceptance by Governments which are not members o the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, with the approval of the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and of two-thirds of the members of the Council. Participation by such Governments in the activities of the Council shall be contingent upon the assumption of a proportionate share in the expenses of the Secretariat as determined by the Council and approved by the Food and Agriculture Organization Conference.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.8.3 3. The notifications of acceptance of this Agreement shall be deposited with the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, who shall immediately inform all the Governments concerned of their receipt.
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.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.17 Article XVII
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.1 1. The original of this Convention shall be deposited with the Government of the United States of America, which Government shall communicate certified copies thereof to all the signatory Governments and all the adhering Governments.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.2 2. The Depositary Government shall register this Convention with the Secretariat of the United Nations.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.3 3. This 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.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.10 Article X
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.10.a (a) Any Government which is not a signatory to the present Convention may be invited by the Council to accede thereto, subject to such conditions as the Contracting Governments may determine. Notification of accession shall be made to the Government of the United Kingdom and shall state the territory or territories to which the accession applies.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.10.b (b) The Government of the United Kingdom shall inform the other Contracting Governments of all notifications received under this Article.
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.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.9 Article IX
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.9.ax Any Contracting Government may at any time propose that the present Convention shall be extended to one or more of its territories other than those mentioned in Article I or in any notification made under Article X, and with the approval of the Council the Government of that territory shall become a Participating Government for the purposes of the present Convention.
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.
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.
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.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.11 Article 11
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.11.1x Any Government which is not a signatory to the present Convention may at any time after the Convention has entered into force in accordance with paragraph (b) of Article 12 accede thereto in respect of its metropolitan territory or any territory or territories for whose international relations it is responsible, situated in Africa to the south of the Sahara, by means of a notification in writing to the Government of the United Kingdom. The Government of the United Kingdom shall inform the other Governments party to the present Convention of each accession notified to them and the Convention shall apply to the territory or territories named in the notification from the date of its receipt by the Government of the United Kingdom.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2672 Convention On The Continental Shelf Art.10 Article 10
2672 Convention On The Continental Shelf Art.10.1x This Convention shall be open for accession by any States belonging to any of the categories mentioned in Article 8. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
2672 Convention On The Continental Shelf Art.8 Article 8
2672 Convention On The Continental Shelf Art.8.1x This Convention shall, until 31 October 1958, be open for signature by all States Members of the United Nations or of any of the specialized agencies, and by any other State invited by the General Assembly of the United Nations to become a party to the Convention.[11]
2672 Convention On The Continental Shelf Art.9 Article 9
2672 Convention On The Continental Shelf Art.9.1x This Convention is subject to ratification. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.[12]
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.15 Article 15
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.15.1x This Convention shall, until 31 October 1958, be open for signature by all States Members of the United Nations or of any of the specialized agencies, and by any other State invited by the General Assembly of the United Nations to become a Party to the Convention.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.16 Article 16
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.16.1x This Convention is subject to ratification. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.17 Article 17
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.17.1x This Convention shall be open for accession by any States belonging to any of the categories mentioned in Article 15. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with Secretary-General of the United Nations.
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.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.16 Article 16
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.16.1 1. In respect of each State Party to this Convention, the provisions of Articles 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 and Annexes I, II and III of the Convention for the Regulation of the Meshes of Fishing Nets and the Size Limits of Fish, signed at London, on 5 April 1946, as amended by decisions made under paragraph (10) of Article 12 of that Convention, shall remain in force but shall be deemed for the purposes of the present Convention to be a recommendation made and given effect without objection under this Convention as from the date of its entry into force in respect of that State within the area covered by the 1946 Convention; provided that in the period of two years after the coming into force of this Convention, any Contracting State may, on giving twelve months' written notice to the Government of the United Kingdom, withdraw from the whole or any part of the said recommendation. If a Contracting State has, in accordance with the provisions of this Article, given notice of its withdrawal from a part of the said recommendation, any other Contracting State may, with effect from the same date, give notice of its withdrawal from the same or any other part of the said recommendation, or from the recommendation as a whole.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.16.2 2. The provisions of the Convention for the Regulation of the Meshes of Fishing Nets and the Size Limits of Fish signed at London on 5 April 1949, shall, save as provided in paragraph (1) of this Article, cease to apply to each Contracting State to this Convention as from the date of the entry into force of this Convention in respect of that State.
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.14 Article 14
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.14.1x Other Black Sea States may accede to this Convention.
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.14 ARTICLE XIV: Territorial Application
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.1x Member Nations of the Commission shall, when accepting this Convention, state explicitly to which territories their participation shall extend. In the absence of such a declaration, participation shall be deemed to apply to all the territories for the international relations of which the Member Nation of the Commission is responsible. Subject to the provisions of Article XVI, paragraph 2 below, the scope of the territorial application may be modified by a subsequent declaration.
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.
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.21 Article XXI
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.21.Ax This Convention shall be open for signature by the States represented at the International Conference on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage held in Vienna from 29 April to 19 May 1963.
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.22 Article XXII
2721 Convention On Civil Liability For Nuclear Damage Art.22.Ax This Convention shall be ratified, and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.18 ARTICLE XVIII
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.18.1 1. This Convention shall be open in Monaco on 3 May 1967, and subsequently at the Legation of the Principality of Monaco in Paris from 1 June until 31 December 1967, for signature by any Government which participates in the work of the Bureau on 3 May 1967.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.18.2 2. The Governments referred to in paragraph 1 above may become Parties to the present Convention:
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.18.2.a (a) By signature without reservation as to ratification or approval, or
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.18.2.b (b) By signature subject to ratification or approval and the subsequent deposit of an instrument of ratification or approval.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.18.3 3. Instruments of ratification or approval shall be handed to the Legation of the Principality of Monaco in Paris to be deposited in the Archives of the Government of the Principality of Monaco.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.18.4 4. The Government of the Principality of Monaco shall inform the Governments referred to in paragraph 1 above, and the President of the Directing Committee, of each signature and of each deposit of an instrument of ratification or approval.
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
2760 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa Art.1 Article I
2760 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa Art.1.1 (1) The Phyto-sanitary Convention for Africa South of the Sahara done at London on July 29, 1954, and amended by Protocol done at London on October 11, 1961, is, and remain abrogated as far as it concerns the African Continent.
2760 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa Art.1.2 (2) The present Convention shall apply to all Member States of the Organization of African Unity, herein after referred to as "Member States".
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.18 Article 18
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.18.1x The signatories of this agreement shall ratify it in accor­dance with their laws and ratification documents shall be placed with the Secretariate of the Arab League which shall prepare a record certifying the placing of the ratification documents of every member country.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.15 Article XIX Signature and Ratification
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.15.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature immediately after being approved by the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the Organization of African Unity.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.15.2 2. This Convention shall be ratified by each of the Contracting States. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Administrative Secretary General of the Organization of African Unity.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.18 Article XXII Accession
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.18.1 1. After the date of approval specified in Article XIX paragraph (1), this Convention shall be open to accession by any independent and sovereign African State.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.18.2 2. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Administrative Secretary General of the Organization of African Unity.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.4 Article 4
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.4.1 1. This Agreement shall be open to signature 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 hereto. They may become Parties to it by either:
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.4.1.a a. signature without reservation in respect of ratification or acceptance, or
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.4.1.b b. signature with reservation in respect of ratification or acceptance, followed by ratification or acceptance.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.4.2 2. Instruments of ratification or acceptance shall be deposited with 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.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.7 Article 7
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.7.1 1. Any Contracting Party may at the time of signature or when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance or accession, specify the territory or territories to which this Agreement shall apply.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.7.2 2. Any Contracting Party may, when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance or accession or at any later date, by declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, extend this Agreement to any other territory or territories specified in the declaration and for whose international relations it is responsible or on whose behalf it is authorized to give undertakings.
2770 European Agreement On The Restriction Of The Use Of Certain Detergents In Washing And Cleaning Products Art.7.3 3. Any declaration made in pursuance of the preceding paragraph may, in respect of any territory mentioned in such declaration, be withdrawn according to the procedure laid down in Article 8 of this Agreement.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.10 Article X
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.10.1x Any Government, or intergovernmental organization, not a Party to this Agreement, may, with the prior approval of the Parties hereto and in accordance with such arrangements as they shall agree upon, become a Cooperating Member.
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.]
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.49 Article 49
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.49.1 1. After the entry into force of this Convention, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe may invite any non-member State to accede thereto.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.49.2 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.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.50 Article 50
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.50.1 1. Any Contracting Party may, at the time of signature or when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance or accession, specify the territory or territories to which this Convention shall apply.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.50.2 2. Any Contracting Party may, when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance or accession or at any later date, by declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, extend this Convention to any other territory or territories specified in the declaration and for whose international relations it is responsible or on whose behalf it is authorised to give undertakings.
2773 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals During International Transport Art.50.3 3. Any declarations made in pursuance of the preceding paragraph may, in respect of any territory mentioned in such declaration, be withdrawn according to the procedure laid down in Article 51 of this Convention.
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.17 Article XVII
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.17.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by the Government of any State represented at the Conference which adopted the Convention, or by the Government of any other State which is a Member of the United Nations or of any specialized agency of the United Nations.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.17.2 2. Signature of this Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.17.3 3. Once this Convention has entered into force, any State referred to in paragraph I of this Article which has not signed the Convention or any other State unanimously invited by the Commission to become a party to the Convention may adhere to it.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.17.4 4. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or adherence shall be deposited with the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, hereinafter referred to as the " Depositary. "
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.17.5 5. Ratification, acceptance, approval or adherence may not be made subject to any reservation.
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.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.10 Article X
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.10.1 1. Ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be effected by the deposit of a formal instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General of the Organization.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.10.2 2. Any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited after the entry into force of an amendment to the present Convention with respect to all existing Parties or after the completion of all measures required for the entry into force of the amendment with respect to those Parties shall be deemed to apply to the Convention as modified by the amendment.
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.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.9 Article IX
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.9.1 1. The present Convention shall remain open for signature until 31 December 1970 and shall thereafter remain open for accession.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.9.2 2. States Members of the United Nations or any of the Specialized Agencies or of the International Atomic Energy Agency or Parties to the Statute of the International Court of Justice may become Parties to this Convention by:
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.9.2.a (a) signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval;
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.9.2.b (b) signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval followed by ratification, acceptance or approval; or
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.9.2.c (c) accession.
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.13 Article XIII
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.1 1. The present Convention shall remain open for signature until 31 December 1970 and shall thereafter remain open for accession.
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.2 2. States Members of the United Nations or any of the Specialized Agencies or of the International Atomic Energy Agency or Parties to the Statute of the International Court of Justice may become Parties to this Convention by:
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.2.a (a) signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval;
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.2.b (b) signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval followed by ratification, acceptance or approval; or
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.2.c (c) accession
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.14 Article XIV
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.14.1 1. Ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be effected by the deposit of a formal instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General of the Organization.
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.14.2 2. Any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited after the entry into force of an amendment to the present Convention with respect to all existing Contracting States, or after the completion of all measures required for the entry into force of the amendment with respect to those Contracting States shall be deemed to apply to the Convention as modified by the amendment.
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.
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.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.37 Article 37
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.37.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by the States which have signed or which accede to the Liability Convention, and by any State represented at the Conference on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage, 1971. The Convention shall remain open for signature until 31 December 1972.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.37.2 2. Subject to paragraph 4, this Convention shall be ratified, accepted or approved by the States which have signed it.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.37.3 3. Subject to paragraph 4, this Convention is open for accession by States which did not sign it.[6]
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.37.4 4. This Convention may be ratified, accepted, approved or acceded to, only by States which have ratified, accepted, approved or acceded to the Liability Convention.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.38 Article 38
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.38.1 1. Ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be effected by the deposit of a formal instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General of the Organization.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.38.2 2. Any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited after the entry into force of an amendment to this Convention with respect to all existing Contracting States or after the completion of all measures required for the entry into force of the amendment with respect to those Parties shall be deemed to apply to the Convention as modified by the amendment.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.20 Article 20
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.20.1x This Convention shall be open for signature at Oslo until 15 August 1972 by the States invited to participate in the Conference on Marine Pollution, held there from 19 to 22 October 1971.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.21 Article 21
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.21.1x This Convention shall be subject to ratification. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of Norway.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.22 Article 22
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.22.1x This Convention shall be open for accession by any State referred to in Article 20. The Contracting Parties may unanimously invite other States to accede to the Convention. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Government of Norway.
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.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.10 Article 10 Signature
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.10.1x This Convention shall be open for signature at London from 1 June to 31 December 1972 by States participating in the Conference on the Conservation of Antarctic Seals held at London from 3 to 11 February 1972.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.11 Article 11 Ratification
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.11.1x This Convention is subject to ratification or acceptance. Instruments of ratification or acceptance shall be deposited with the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, hereby designated as the Depositary.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.12 Article 12 Accession
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.12.1x This Convention shall be open for accession by any State which may be invited to accede to this Convention with the consent of all the Contracting Parties.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.31 Article 31
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.31.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification or acceptance by States members of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.31.2 2. The instruments of ratification or acceptance shall be deposited with the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.32 Article 32
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.32.1 1. This Convention shall be open to accession by all States not members of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization which are invited by the General Conference of the Organization to accede to it.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.32.2 2. Accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of accession with the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.19 Article XIX
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.19.1x The present Convention shall be open for signature at Washington until 30th April 1973 and thereafter at Berne until 31st December 1974.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.20 Article XX
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.20.1x The present Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Government of the Swiss Confederation which shall be the Depositary Government.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.21 Article XXI
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.21.1x The present Convention shall be open indefinitely for accession. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary Government.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.17 ARTICLE XVII
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.17.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification or approval by the Signatory States. Instruments of ratification or instruments of approval shall be deposited with the Government of the Polish People's Republic which shall perform the functions of the Depositary Government.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.17.2 2. This Convention shall be open for accession to any State interested in the preservation and rational exploitation of living resources in the Baltic Sea and the Belts, or to any intergovernmental economic integration organization to which the competence in the matters regulated by this Convention has been transferred by its Member States, provided that this state or organization is invited by the Contracting States.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.17.3 3. Any reference to "Contracting State" in this Convention shall apply mutatis mutandis to the organizations mentioned under the previous paragraph and which have become Parties of this Convention.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.17.4 4. In case of conflict between the obligations of an organization mentioned in paragraph 2 under this Convention and its obligations arising under the terms of the agreement establishing such an organization or any acts relating to it, the obligations under this Convention shall prevail.
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.
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.70 Article 70
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.70.1 1. Any State may, at the time of signature, notification of consent to be bound in accordance with Article 67, accession or at any later date, declare by notification addressed to the Government of Belgium that this Agreement shall apply to all or any of the territories for whose international relations it is responsible, or to any territories within its frontiers for whose oil supplies it is legally responsible.
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.70.2 2. Any declaration made pursuant to paragraph 1 may, in respect of any territory mentioned in such declaration, be withdrawn in accordance with the provisions of Article 69, paragraph 2.
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.72 Article 72
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.72.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for accession by the European Communities.
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.72.2 2. This Agreement shall not in any way impede the further implementation of the treaties establishing the European Communities.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.10 X ACCEPTANCE OF FURTHER PARTICIPANTS
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.10.1x If other entities wish to join the project, the project board shall examine the economic and other conditions of such participation and prepare a recommendation thereon for the contracting parties. Acceptance of further participants requires unanimous agreement by the contracting parties.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.23 Article 23
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.23.1 1. No one may become a Contracting Party to this Convention unless it becomes at the same time a Contracting Party to at least one of the Protocols. No one may become a Contracting Party to a Protocol unless it is, or becomes at the same time, a Contracting Party to this Convention.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.23.2 2. Any Protocol to this Convention shall be binding only on the Contracting Parties to the Protocol in question.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.23.3 3. Decisions concerning any Protocol pursuant to Articles 14, 16 and 17 of this Convention shall be taken only by the Parties to the Protocol concerned.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.24 Article 24
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.24.1x This Convention, the Protocol for the prevention of pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by dumping from ships and aircraft and the Protocol concerning co-operation in combating pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by oil and other harmful substances in cases of emergency shall be open for signature in Barcelona on 16 February 1976 and in Madrid from 17 February 1976 to 16 February 1977 by any State invited as a participant in the Conference of Plenipotentiaries of the Coastal States of the Mediterranean Region on the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea, held in Barcelona from 2 to 16 February 1976, and by any State entitled to sign any Protocol. They shall also be open until the same date for signature by the European Economic Community and by any similar regional economic grouping at least one member of which is a coastal State of the Mediterranean Sea area and which exercise competences in fields covered by this Convention, as well as by any Protocol affecting them.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.25 Article 25
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.25.1x This Convention and any Protocol thereto shall be subject to ratification, acceptance, or approval. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Government of Spain, which will assume the functions of Depositary.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.26 Article 26
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.26.1 1. As from 17 February 1977, the present Convention, the Protocol for the prevention of pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by dumping from ships and aircraft, and the Protocol concerning co-operation in combating pollution of the Mediterranean Sea by oil and other harmful substances in cases of emergency shall be open for accession by the States, by the European Economic Community and by any grouping as referred to in Article 24.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.26.2 2. After the entry into force of the Convention and of any Protocol, any State not referred to in Article 24 may accede to this Convention and to any Protocol, subject to prior approval by three-fourths of the Contracting Parties to the Protocol concerned.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.26.3 3. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
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.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.16 Article 16
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.16.1 1. Any Contracting Party may, at the time of signature or when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, specify the territory or territories to which this Convention shall apply.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.16.2 2. Any Contracting Party may, when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession or at any later date, by declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, extend this Convention to any other territory or territories specified in the declaration and for whose international relations it is responsible or on whose behalf it is authorized to give undertakings.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.16.3 3. Any declaration made in pursuance of the preceding paragraph may, in respect of any territory mentioned in such declaration, be withdrawn according to the procedure laid down in Article 17 of this Convention.
2856 Supplementary Agreement To The Agreement Concerning the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine Against Pollution Art.1 Article 1 [ED: Added Article name]
2856 Supplementary Agreement To The Agreement Concerning the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine Against Pollution Art.1.1 The European Economic Community shall become a Contracting Party to the Agreement concerning the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine against Pollution and the Protocol of signature attached thereto (hereinafter referred to as "the Agreement" signed in Berne on 29 April 1963, from the date of the entry into force of this Additional Agreement. (Article i)."
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.
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.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.15 Article 15 Becoming Party to the Treaty
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.15.1 (1) Any State member of the International (Paris) Union for the Protection of Industrial Property may become party to this Treaty by:
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.15.1.i (i) signature followed by the deposit of an instrument of ratification, or
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.15.1.ii (ii) deposit of an instrument of accession.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.15.2 (2) Instruments of ratification or accession shall be deposited with the Director General.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.18 Article 18 Signature and Languages of the Treaty
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.18.1.a (1) (a) This Treaty shall be signed in a single original in the English and French languages, both texts being equally authentic.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.18.1.b (b) Official texts of this Treaty shall be established by the Director General, after consultation with the interested Governments and within two months from the date of signature of this Treaty, in the other languages in which the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization was signed.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.18.1.c (c) Official texts of this Treaty shall be established by the Director General, after consultation with the interested Governments, in the Arabic, German, Italian, Japanese and Portuguese languages, and such other languages as the Assembly may designate.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.18.2 (2) This Treaty shall remain open for signature at Budapest until December 31, 1977.
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.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.13 Article XIII
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.13.1 (1) The Convention shall remain open for signature at the Headquarters of the Organization from 1 December 1978 until 30 November 1979 and shall thereafter remain open for accession. Any State may become a Party by:
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.13.1.a (a) signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval; or
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.13.1.b (b) signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval; or [1]
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.13.2 (2) Ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General. [2]
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.13.3 (3) The Secretary-General shall inform all States that have signed the Convention or acceded to it and the Director-General of the International Labour Office of any signature or of the deposit of any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession and the date of its deposit.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.13.c (c) accession.
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.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1 Article I
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1 1. For the purpose of this Convention:
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.a a) "Migratory species" means the entire population or any geographically separate part of the population of any species or lower taxon of wild animals, a significant proportion of whose members cyclically and predictably cross one or more national jurisdictional boundaries;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.b b) "Conservation status of a migratory species" means the sum of the influences acting on the migratory species that may affect its long-term distribution and abundance;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.c c) "Conservation status" will be taken as "favourable" when:
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.c.i (1) population dynamics data indicate that the migratory species is maintaining itself on a long-term basis as a viable component of its ecosystems;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.c.ii (2) the range of the migratory species is neither currently being reduced, nor is likely to be reduced, on a long-term basis;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.c.iii (3) there is, and will be in the foreseeable future sufficient habitat to maintain the population of the migratory species on a long-term basis; and
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.c.iv (4) the distribution and abundance of the migratory species approach historic coverage and levels to the extent that potentially suitable ecosystems exist and to the extent consistent with wise wildlife management;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.d d) "Conservation status" will be taken as "unfavourable" if any of the conditions set out in sub-paragraph (c) of this paragraph is not met;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.e e) "Endangered" in relation to a particular migratory species means that the migratory species is in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.f f) "Range" means all the areas of land or water that a migratory species inhabits, stays in temporarily, crosses or overflies at any time on its normal migration route;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.g g) "Habitat" means any area in the range of a migratory species which contains suitable living conditions for that species;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.h h) "Range State" in relation to a particular migratory species means any State (and where appropriate any other Party referred to under subparagraph (k) of this paragraph) that exercises jurisdiction over any part of the range of that migratory species, or a State, flag vessels of which are engaged outside national jurisdictional limits in taking that migratory species;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.h.i i) "Taking" means taking, hunting, fishing capturing, harassing, deliberate killing, or attempting to engage in any such conduct;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.j j) "Agreement" means an international agreement relating to the conservation of one or more migratory species as provided for in Articles IV and V of this Convention; and
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.1.k k) "Party" means a State or any regional economic integration organization constituted by sovereign States which has competence in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international Agreements in matters covered by this Convention for which this Convention is in force.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.2 2. In matters within their competence, the regional economic integration organizations which are Parties to this Convention shall in their own name exercise the rights and fulfil the responsibilities which this Convention attributes to their member States. In such cases the member States of these organizations shall not be entitled to exercise such rights individually.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.1.3 3. Where this Convention provides for a decision to be taken by either a two-thirds majority or a unanimous decision of "the Parties present and voting" this shall mean "the Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote". Those abstaining from voting shall not be counted amongst "the Parties present and voting" in determining the majority.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.15 Article XV
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.15.1x This Convention shall be open for signature at Bonn for all States and any regional economic integration organization until the twenty-second day of June, 1980.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.16 Article XVI
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.16.1x This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, which shall be the Depositary.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.17 Article XVII
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.17.1x After the twenty-second day of June 1980 this Convention shall be open for accession by all non-signatory States and any regional economic integration organization. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
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.2 ARTICLE II MEMBERSHIP
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.2.1x Membership of the Agency shall be open to:
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.2.1x.a (a) members of the South Pacific Forum
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.2.1x.b (b) other states or territories in the region on the recommendation of the Committee and with the approval of the Forum.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.14 Article 14
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.14.1 1. The present Convention shall be open for signature at the United Nations Office at Geneva from 13 to 16 November 1979 on the occasion of the High-level Meeting within the framework of the Economic Commission for Europe on the Protection of the Environment, by the member States of the Economic Commission for Europe as well as States having consultative status with the Economic Commission for Europe, pursuant to paragraph 8 of Economic and Social Council resolution 36 (IV) of 28 March 1947, and by regional economic integration organizations, constituted by sovereign States members of the Economic Commission for Europe, which have competence in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements in matters covered by the present Convention.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.14.2 2. In matters within their competence, such regional economic integration organizations shall, on their own behalf, exercise the rights and fulfil the responsibilities which the present Convention attributes to their member States. In such cases, the member States of these organizations shall not be entitled to exercise such rights individually.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.15 Article 15
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.15.1 1. The present Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.15.2 2. The present Convention shall be open for accession as from 17 November 1979 by the States and organizations referred to in article 14, paragraph 1.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.15.3 3. The instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Secretary- General of the United Nations, who will perform the functions of the depositary.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.12 ARTICLE XI Ratification and adherence
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.12.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by all states until 1 May 1952 and shall be ratified at the earliest possible date. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Director-General of FAO, who shall give notice of the date of deposit to each of the signatory states.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.12.2 2. As soon as this Convention has come into force in accordance with Article XIV, it shall be open for adherence by non-signatory states. Adherence shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of adherence with the Director-General of FAO, who shall notify all signatory and adhering states.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.18 Article 18
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.18.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by all States at the Headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna and at the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York from 3 March 1980 until its entry into force.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.18.2 2. This Convention is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the signatory States.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.18.3 3. After its entry into force, this Convention will be open for accession by all States.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.18.4 4. a. This Convention shall be open for signature or accession by international organizations and regional organizations of an integration or other nature, provided that any such organization is constituted by sovereign States and has competence in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements in matters covered by this Convention.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.18.4.b b. In matters within their competence, such organizations shall, on their own behalf, exercise the rights and fulfil the responsibilities which this Convention attributes to States Parties.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.18.4.c c. When becoming party to this Convention such an organization shall communicate to the depository a declaration indicating which States are members thereof and which articles of this Convention do not apply to it.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.18.4.d d. Such an organization shall not hold any vote additional to those of its Member States.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.18.5 5. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with depositary.
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.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.25 Article 25 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE CONVENTION AND ITS RELATED PROTOCOLS
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.25.1 1. No State may become a Contracting Party to this Convention unless it becomes at the same time a Contracting Party to at least one protocol. No State may become a Contracting Party to a protocol unless it is, or becomes at the same time, a Contracting Party to this Convention.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.25.2 2. Any protocol to this Convention shall be binding only on the Contracting Parties to the protocol in question.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.25.3 3. Decisions concerning any protocol pursuant to articles 17, 19 and 20 of this Convention shall be taken only by the Parties to the protocol concerned.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.26 Article 26 SIGNATURE
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.26.1x This Convention and the Protocol on Cooperation in Combating Pollution in Cases of Emergency shall be in Abidjan from 23 March to 22 June 1981 for signature by any coastal or island State, from Mauritania to Namibia inclusive.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.27 Article 27 RATIFICATION, ACCEPTANCE AND APPROVAL
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.27.1x This Convention and any protocol thereto shall be subject to ratification, acceptance, or approval. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Government of the Ivory Coast, which will assume the functions of Depositary.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.28 Article 28 ACCESSION
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.28.1 1. As from 23 June 1981, the present Convention and the Protocol concerning Co-operation in Combating Pollution in Cases of Emergency shall be open for accession by the States 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.28.2 2. After the entry into force of this Convention and any protocol thereto, any African State not referred to in article 26 may accede to them.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.28.3 3. This Convention and any protocol thereto shall also remain open after the entry into force for accession by any other State, subject to the prior approval of three quarters of the States referred to in article 26 which have become Contracting Parties.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.28.4 4. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
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.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.25 Article XXV SIGNATURE
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.25.1x The present Convention together with the attached Protocol shall be open for signature in Jeddah by Governments of the States of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden invited to the Jeddah Regional Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Conservation of the Marine Environment and Coastal Areas in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden convened from 19 to 21 Rabie Althani A.H. 1402, corresponding to 13 to 15 February 1982.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.26 Article XXVI RATIFICATION, ACCEPTANCE, APPROVAL OR ACCESSION
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.26.1 1. The present Convention together with the attached Protocol shall be subject to ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by the States referred to in article XXV of this Convention. Any Contracting Party which has ratified, accepted, approved or acceded to the present Convention shall be considered as having ratified, accepted, approved or acceded to the attached Protocol.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.26.2 2. Any State member of the Arab League has the right to accede to the present Convention and its protocols.
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.
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,
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.30 Article 30 - SIGNATURE
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.30.1x This Agreement will be open for signature by any Member State of the Latin American Economic System at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru from October 29, 1982 until January 29, 1983.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.31 Article 31 - RATIFICATION
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.31.1x This Agreement shall be subject to ratification. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.32 Article 32 - ACCESSION
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.32.1x After 29 January, 1983 this Agreement shall be open to accession by any member of the Latin American Economic System. The instrument of accession shall be deposited at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Peru.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.34 Article 34
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.34.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature at United Nations Headquarters from 2 January 1984 until one month after the date of its entry into force by Governments invited to the United Nations Conference on Tropical Timber, 1983.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.34.2 2. Any Government referred to in paragraph 1 of this article may:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.34.2.a (a) At the time of signing this Agreement, declare that by such signature it expresses its consent to be bound by this Agreement (definitive signature); or
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.34.2.b (b) After signing this Agreement, ratify, accept or approve it by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the depositary.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.35 Article 35
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.35.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for accession by the Governments of all States upon conditions established by the Council, which shall include a time-limit for the deposit of instruments of accession. The Council may, however, grant extensions of time to Governments which are unable to accede by the time-limit set in the conditions of accession.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.35.2 2. Accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of accession with the depositary.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.36 Article 36
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.36.1x A signatory Government which intends to ratify, accept or approve this Agreement, or a Government for which the Council has established conditions for accession but which has not yet been able to deposit its instrument, may, at any time, notify the depositary that it will apply this Agreement provisionally either when it enters into force in accordance with article 37, or, if it is already in force, at a specified date.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.40 Article 40
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.40.1x If the Council decides that any member is in breach of its obligations under this Agreement and decides further that such breach significantly impairs the operation of this Agreement, it may, by special vote, exclude that member from this Agreement. The Council shall immediately so notify the depositary. Six months after the date of the Council's decision, that member shall cease to be a party to this Agreement.
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.
2973 Provisional Understanding Regarding Deep Seabed Matters Art.13 Paragraph 13
2973 Provisional Understanding Regarding Deep Seabed Matters Art.13.1x 13. After entry into force of this Agreement, additional States may, with the consent of all Parties, be invited to accede to this Agreement.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.12 Article 12: Signature
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.12.1x This Convention shall be open for signature by States and by regional economic integration organizations at the Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria in Vienna from 22 March 1985 to 21 September 1985, and at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 22 September 1985 to 21 March 1986.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.13 Article 13: Ratification, acceptance or approval
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.13.1 1. This Convention and any protocol shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by States and by regional economic integration organizations. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Depositary.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.13.2 2. Any organization referred to in paragraph 1 above which becomes a Party to this Convention or any protocol without any of its member States being a Party shall be bound by all the obligations under the Convention or the protocol, as the case may be. In the case of such organizations, one or more of whose member States is a Party to the Convention or relevant protocol, the organization and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligation under the Convention or protocol, as the case may be. In such cases, the organization and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under the Convention or relevant protocol concurrently.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.13.3 3. In their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval, the organizations referred to in paragraph 1 above shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Convention or the relevant protocol. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary of any substantial modification in the extent of their competence.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.14 Article 14: Accession
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.14.1 1. This Convention and any protocol shall be open for accession by States and by regional economic integration organizations from the date on which the Convention or the protocol concerned is closed for signature. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.14.2 2. In their instruments of accession, the organizations referred to in paragraph 1 above shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Convention or the relevant protocol. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary of any substantial modification in the extent of their competence.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.14.3 3. The provisions of article 13, paragraph 2, shall apply to regional economic integration organizations which accede to this Convention or any protocol.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.16 Article 16: Relationship between the Convention and its protocols
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.16.1 1. A State or a regional economic integration organization may not become a party to a protocol unless it is, or becomes at the same time, a Party to the Convention.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.16.2 2. Decisions concerning any protocol shall be taken only by the parties to the protocol concerned.
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.31 ARTICLE 31
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.31.1x This Agreement shall be subject to ratification by the Contracting Parties. The Instruments of Ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary- General of the ASEAN Secretariat, who shall assume the functions of Depositary.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.32 ARTICLE 32
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.32.1 (1) After the entry into force of the Agreement, any Member State may accede to this Agreement subject to prior approval by the Contracting Parties to this Agreement.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.32.2 (2) Instrument of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.31 Article 31
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.31.1x This Convention shall be open for signature by the member States of the Council of Europe and by the European Communities. It is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
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.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.35 Article 35
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.35.1 1. Any Signatory may, at the time of signature or when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, specify the territory or territories to which this Convention shall apply.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.35.2 2. Any Party may at any later date, by a declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, extend the application of this Convention to any other territory specified in the declaration. In respect of such territory, 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 receipt of such declaration by the Secretary General.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.35.3 3. Any declaration made under the two preceding paragraphs may, in respect of any territory specified in such declaration, be withdrawn by a notification addressed to the Secretary General. The withdrawal shall become effective on the first day of the month following the expiration of a period of six months after the date of receipt of such notification by the Secretary General.
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 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.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.
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.15 Article 15
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.15.1x A State may, upon signature or at any later date before this Convention enters into force for it, declare that it will apply this Convention provisionally.
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.
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.27 Article 27
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.27.1 1. No State may become a Party to this Convention unless it becomes at the same time a Party to one or more Protocols. No State may become a Party to a Protocol unless it is, or becomes at the same time, a Party to this Convention.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.27.2 2. Decisions concerning any Protocol pursuant to Articles 22, 24 and 25 of this Convention shall be taken only by the Parties to the Protocol concerned.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.28 Article 28
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.28.1x This Convention, the Protocol Concerning Cooperation in Combating Pollution Emergencies in the South Pacific Region, and the Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the South Pacific Region by Dumping shall be open for signature at the South Pacific Commission Headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia on 25 November 1986 and at the South Pacific Bureau for Economic Co-operation Headquarters, Suva, Fiji from 26 November 1986 to 25 November 1987 by States which were invited to participate in the Plenipotentiary Meeting of the High Level Conference on the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region held at Noumea, New Caledonia from 24 November 1986 to 25 November 1986.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.29 Article 29
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.29.1x This Convention and any Protocol thereto shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by States referred to in Article 28. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Director who shall be the Depositary.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.30 Article 30
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.30.1 1. This Convention and any Protocol hereto shall be open to accession by the States referred to in Article 28 as from the day following the date on which the Convention or Protocol concerned was closed for signature.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.30.2 2. Any State not referred to in paragraph 1 may accede to the Convention and to any Protocol subject to prior approval by three-fourths of the Parties to the Convention or the Protocol concerned.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.30.3 3. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.12 ARTICLE 12
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.12.1 1. This Treaty shall be open for signature by any Member of the South Pacific Forum.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.12.2 2. This Treaty shall be subject to ratification. Instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Director who is hereby designated depositary of this Treaty and its Protocols.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.12.3 3. If a Member of the South Pacific Forum whose territory is outside the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone becomes a Party to this Treaty, Annex 1 shall be deemed to be amended so far as is required to enclose at least the territory of that Party within the boundaries of the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone. The delineation of any area added pursuant to this paragraph shall be approved by the South Pacific Forum.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.21 Article 21
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.21.1x This Convention shall be open for signature by States, by Namibia, represented by the United Nations Council for Namibia, and by political and/or economic integration organizations, in Basel on 22 March 1989, at the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland in Berne from 23 March 1989 to 30 June 1989 and at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 1 July 1989 to 22 March 1990.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.22 Article 22
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.22.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by States and by Namibia, represented by the United Nations Council for Namibia, and to formal confirmation or approval by political and/or economic integration organizations. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, formal confirmation, or approval shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.22.2 2. Any organization referred to in paragraph 1 above which becomes a Party to this Convention without any of its members States being a Party shall be bound by all the obligations under the Convention. In the case of such organizations, one or more of whose member States is a Party to the Convention, the organization and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under the Convention. In such cases, the organization and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under the Convention concurrently.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.22.3 3. In their instruments of formal confirmation or approval, the organizations referred to in paragraph 1 above shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Convention. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary, who will inform the Parties of any substantial modification in the extent of their competence.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.23 Article 23
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.23.1 1. This Convention shall be open for accession by States, by Namibia, represented by the United Nations Council for Namibia, and by political and/or economic integration organizations from the day after the date on which the Convention is closed for signature. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.23.2 2. In their instruments of accession, the organizations referred to in paragraph 1 above shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Convention. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary of any substantial modification in the extent of their competence.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.23.3 3. The provisions of Article 22, paragraph 2, shall apply to political and/or economic integration organizations which accede to this Convention.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.26 Article 26 Signature, Ratification and Adherence
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.26.1x The present Agreement shall be open for signature, ratification and adherence according to the terms set out in Article 3. Adherence to the Agreement implies the adoption of the Governing Board's decisions which are valid on that date.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.3 Article 3 Members
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.3.1 1. The members of the Organization shall comprise Eastern Pacific Coastal Nations which sign and ratify the present Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.3.2 2. The present Agreement shall be open to adherence by other States whose vessels have fished the species listed in Attachment 2, and within the area of application.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.3.3 3. The Organization's Governing Board shall approve the admission of other members through adherence to the Agreement, respecting the principle of saturation fishing.
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.
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.
3078 Agreement On The Conservation Of Seals In The Wadden Sea Art.15 XV. Ratification, Acceptance, Approval
3078 Agreement On The Conservation Of Seals In The Wadden Sea Art.15.1x This Agreement shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, which shall be the Depositary.
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.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.15 Article 15
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.15.1 (1) This Convention shall remain open for signature at the Headquarters of the Organization from 30 November 1990 until 29 November 1991 and shall thereafter remain open for accession. Any State may become Party to this Convention by:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.15.1.a (a) signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval; or
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.15.1.b (b) signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval; or
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.15.1.c (c) accession.[12]
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.15.2 (2) Ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.21 ARTICLE 21 Signature
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.21.1x This Convention shall be open for signature by Member States of the OAU in Bamako and Addis Ababa for a period of six months from 30 January 1991 to 31 July 1991.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.22 ARTICLE 22 Ratification, Acceptance, Formal Confirmation or Approval
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.22.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance, formal confirmation, or approval by Member States of the OAU. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, formal confirmation, or approval shall be deposited with the Depository.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.22.2 2. Parties shall be bound by all obligations 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.23 ARTICLE 23 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.23.1x This Convention shall be open for accession by Member States of the OAU from the day after the date on which the Convention is closed for signature. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depository.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.16 Article 16
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.16.1x This Convention shall be open for signature at Espoo (Finland) from 25 February to 1 March 1991 and thereafter at United Nations Headquarters in New York until 2 September 1991 by States members of the Economic Commission for Europe as well as States having consultative status with the Economic Commission for Europe pursuant to paragraph 8 of the Economic and Social Council resolution 36 (IV) of 28 March 1947, and by regional economic integration organizations constituted by sovereign States members of the Economic Commission for Europe to which their member States have transferred competence in respect of matters governed by this Convention, including the competence to enter into treaties in respect of these matters.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.17 Article 17
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.17.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by signatory States and regional economic integration organizations.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.17.2 2. This Convention shall be open for accession as from 3 September 1991 by the States and organizations referred to in Article 16.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.17.3 3. The instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, who shall perform the functions of Depositary.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.17.4 4. Any organization referred to in Article 16 which becomes a Party to this Convention without any of its member States being a Party shall be bound by all the obligations under this Convention. In the case of such organizations, one or more of whose member States is a Party to this Convention, the organization and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under this Convention. In such cases, the organization and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under this Convention concurrently.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.17.5 5. In their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the regional economic integration organizations referred to in Article 16 shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by this Convention. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary of any relevant modification to the extent of their competence.
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.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.10 ARTICLE X
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.10.1x This Agreement shall be open to signature by Range States or Regional Economic Integration Organisations who may become Parties either by:
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.10.1x.a (a) signature without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval; or
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.10.1x.b (b) signature with reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.10.2x Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.10.3x This Agreement shall remain open for signature until the date of entry into force of the Agreement.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.11 ARTICLE XI
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.11.1x This Agreement shall be open for accession by Range States or Regional Economic Integration Organisations after the date of entry into force of the Agreement. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
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.6 Article 6 Membership
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.6.1 1. The Member States of INFOPÊCHE shall be the Contracting Parties to the present Agreement.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.6.2 2. The original founding Member States of INFOPÊCHE shall be those States in Africa specified in Annex I to this Agreement which ratify or accede to this Agreement in accordance with Article 14, paragraphs 1 and 2.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.6.3 3. The Governing Council of INFOPÊCHE may, by a two-thirds majority of all its Member States, authorize any State not referred to in Annex I to this Agreement, which has submitted an application for membership, to accede to the Agreement as in force at the time of accession, in accordance with Article 14, paragraph 3.
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.
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.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.28 Article XXVIII
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.28.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by the Black Sea States.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.28.2 2. This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the States which have signed it.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.28.3 3. This Convention shall be open for accession by any non-Black Sea State interested in achieving the aims of this Convention and contributing substantially to the protection and preservation of the marine environment of the Black Sea provided the said State has been invited by all Contracting Parties. Procedures with regard to the invitation for accession will be dealt with by the depositary.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.28.4 4. The instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the depositary. The depositary of this Convention shall be the Government of Romania.
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.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.32 Article 32. Relationship between this Convention and Its Protocols
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.32.1 1. A State or a regional economic integration organization may not become a Party to a protocol unless it is, or becomes at the same time, a Contracting Party to this Convention.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.32.2 2. Decisions under any protocol shall be taken only by the Parties to the protocol concerned. Any Contracting Party that has not ratified, accepted or approved a protocol may participate as an observer in any meeting of the parties to that protocol.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.33 Article 33. Signature
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.33.1x This Convention shall be open for signature at Rio de Janeiro by all States and any regional economic integration organization from 5 June 1992 until 14 June 1992, and at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 18 18 Page 19 20 15 June 1992 to 4 June 1993.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.34 Article 34. Ratification, Acceptance or Approval
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.34.1 1. This Convention and any protocol shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by States and by regional economic integration organizations. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.34.2 2. Any organization referred to in paragraph 1 above which becomes a Contracting Party to this Convention or any protocol without any of its member States being a Contracting Party shall be bound by all the obligations under the Convention or the protocol, as the case may be. In the case of such organizations, one or more of whose member States is a Contracting Party to this Convention or relevant protocol, the organization and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under the Convention or protocol, as the case may be. In such cases, the organization and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under the Convention or relevant protocol concurrently.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.34.3 3. In their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval, the organizations referred to in paragraph 1 above shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Convention or the relevant protocol. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary of any relevant modification in the extent of their competence.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.35 Article 35. Accession
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.35.1 1. This Convention and any protocol shall be open for accession by States and by regional economic integration organizations from the date on which the Convention or the protocol concerned is closed for signature. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.35.2 2. In their instruments of accession, the organizations referred to in paragraph 1 above shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Convention or the relevant protocol. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary of any relevant modification in the extent of their competence.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.35.3 3. The provisions of Article 34, paragraph 2, shall apply to regional economic integration organizations which accede to this Convention or any protocol.
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].
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.
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.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10 ARTICLE X
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1 1. The functions of the Governing Council shall be to:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.a (a) review the report and the recommendations submitted to it by the Executive Committee on the work of the Organization since its preceding regular session;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.b (b) determine the policy of the Organization and approve its programme of work and budget;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.c (c) determine the contributions of Member States as provided in Article XVI.3;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.d (d) adopt harmonized standards, guidelines and recommendations regarding plant protection;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.e (e) lay down general principles for the management and development of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.f (f) review the report on the work of the Organization and the audited accounts referred to in Article XV.3(a) ;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.g (g) adopt the Financial Regulations and the Administrative Regulations of the Organization, and appoint auditors;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.h (h) elect the members of the Executive Committee referred to in Article XIII.1;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.i (i) appoint the Executive Director of the Organization in accordance with Article XV.1;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.j (j) admit States to membership in accordance with Article XIX.5;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.k (k) adopt amendments to this Agreement in accordance with Article XX;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.l (l) adopt rules governing the arbitration of disputes;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.m (m) approve formal arrangements with other organizations or institutions referred to in Article XVIII and with governments, including any headquarters agreement concluded between the Organization and the State in which the seat of the Organization is situated (hereinafter referred to as "the host State") ;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.n (n) decide on the creation of any subsidiary body which may be necessary or useful for the carrying out of the functions of the Organization and their dissolution when appropriate;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.o (o) adopt Staff Regulations determining the general terms and conditions of employment of the staff; and
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.p (p) perform all other functions that have been entrusted to it by this Agreement or that are necessary or useful to carry out the Organization's activities.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.2 2. The Governing Council may, within the limits determined by it, delegate any matter coming within its functions to the Executive Committee, with the exception, however, of the functions specified in sub-paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (d), (h), (i), (j) and (k) of paragraph 1.
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.6 ARTICLE VI
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.6.1x The Members of the Organization shall be:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.6.1x.a (a) those States specified in Annex I to this Agreement which ratify or accede to this Agreement in accordance with Article XIX.1;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.6.1x.b (b) those States not specified in Annex I which are admitted to membership in accordance with Article XIX.5.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.3 Article 3
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.3.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature by States at Canberra at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia. It shall remain open for signature for a period of two years from the date of first signature.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.3.2 2. After the expiration of the period specified in paragraph 1, this Agreement shall remain open for accession by any State, subject to prior approval by the Board of Trustees of CIFOR by simple majority.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.3.3 3. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary of this Agreement.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.3.4 4. The Government of Australia shall be the Depositary of this Agreement.
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.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2 Article 2
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2.i (i) Consent to this Agreement may be individually conferred only by duly authorized representatives of their respective governments, recognized international organizations/institutions, or such other agencies and instrumentalities, both public or private, as may be determined by the Board of Trustees of ICLARM.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2.ii (ii) Consent must be expressed in writing, either by the affixation of signature on this Agreement or otherwise contained in a separate instrument.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2.iii (iii) Consent to this Agreement shall strictly be limited to bestowing international status upon ICLARM as a research center/institution, as may be individually conferred by the respective consenting Party.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2.iii.0x Such consent shall exclude the following effects:
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2.iii.a (a) it shall not bind any Party to automatically grant to ICLARM privileges and/or immunities of whatever form, nature and character;
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2.iii.b (b) it shall not oblige any of the Parties to provide any form of financial contribution or support to ICLARM, except that which may be voluntary in nature and character; and
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2.iii.c (c) it shall not constitute as an obligation upon any of the consenting Parties to assume or guarantee any of the liabilities, debts and other forms of obligation incurred by ICLARM, whether or not in the course of its operations.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2.iv (iv) This Agreement shall be open for signature by States and International Organizations at the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines. It shall remain open for signature for a period of two years from the date it is first signed, unless such period is extended prior to its expiry by the Depositary at the request of the Board of Trustees of ICLARM.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2.v (v) The Government of the Republic of the Philippines shall be the Depositary of this Agreement.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.2.vi (vi) The consent to be bound by this Agreement shall be undertaken by the signatories in accordance with their own laws, regulations or procedures.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.3 Article 3
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.3.i (i) After the expiration of the period in Article 2, paragraph (ii), the present Agreement shall remain open for accession by any State and any International Organization contingent upon approval by the Board of Trustees of ICLARM by simple majority.
3157 Agreement To Constitute The International Center For Living Aquatic Resources Management As An International Organization Art.3.ii (ii) The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary of this Agreement.
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.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.1 Article 1
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.1.1 1. The purpose of this Convention is the prevention of major accidents involving hazardous substances and the limitation of the consequences of such accidents.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.1.2 2. This Convention applies to major hazard installations.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.1.3 3. This Convention does not apply to:
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.1.3.a (a) nuclear installations and plants processing radioactive substances except for facilities handling non-radioactive substances at these installations;
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.1.3.b (b) military installations;
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.1.3.c (c) transport outside the site of an installation other than by pipeline.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.1.4 4. A Member ratifying this Convention may, after consulting the representative organizations of employers and workers concerned and other interested parties who may be affected, exclude from the application of the Convention installations or branches of economic activity for which equivalent protection is provided.
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.23 Article 23
3163 Convention Concerning The Prevention Of Major Industrial Accidents Art.23.1x The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-General of the International Labour Office for registration.
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.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.49 Article 49: Accession
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.49.1x Any country or group of countries may accede to this Agreement subject to such terms and conditions as may be agreed between such country or countries and the Council and following approval in accordance with the applicable legal procedures of each country.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.10 ARTICLE X
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.10.1 1. This Agreement shall be open to acceptance by any Member or Associate Member of FAO, and to any nonmember State that is a Member of the United Nations, or of any of the specialized agencies of the United Nations or of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.10.2 2. Acceptance of this Agreement shall be affected by the deposit of an instrument of acceptance with the Director General of FAO, hereinafter referred to as the Director-General.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.10.3 3. The Director General shall inform all Parties, all Members and Associate Members of FAO and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of all instruments of acceptance received.
3173 Agreement To Promote Compliance With International Conservation And Management Measures By Fishing Vessels On The High Seas Art.10.4 4. When a regional economic integration organization becomes a Party to this Agreement, such regional economic integration organization shall, in accordance with the provisions of Article II.7 of the FAO Constitution, as appropriate, notify such modifications or clarifications to its declaration of competence submitted under Article II.5 of the FAO Constitution as may be necessary in light of its acceptance of this Agreement. Any Party to this Agreement may, at any time, request a regional economic integration organization that is a Party to this Agreement to provide information as to which, as between the regional economic integration organization and its Member States, is responsible for the implementation of any particular matter covered by this Agreement. The regional economic integration organization shall provide this information within a reasonable time.
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.4 Article IV. MEMBERSHIP
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.1 1. Membership in the Commission shall be open to Members and Associate Members of FAO
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.1.a (a) that are:
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.1.a.i (i) coastal States or Associate Members situated wholly or partly within the Area;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.1.a.ii (ii) States or Associate Members whose vessels engage in fishing in the Area for stocks covered by this Agreement; or
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.1.a.iii (iii) regional economic integration organizations of which any State referred to in subparagraphs (i), or (ii) above is a member and to which that State has transferred competence over matters within the purview of this Agreement; and
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.1.b (b) that accept this Agreement in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 of Article XVII.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.2 2. The Commission may, by a two-thirds majority of its Members, admit to membership any other States that are not Members of FAO, but are Members of the United Nations, or of any of its Specialized Agencies or of the International Atomic Energy Agency, provided that such States:
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.2.a (a) are
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.2.a.i (i) coastal States situated wholly or partly within the Area; or
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.2.a.ii (ii) States whose vessels engage in fishing in the Area for stocks covered by this Agreement; and
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.2.b (b) have submitted an application for membership and a declaration made in a formal instrument that they accept this Agreement as in force at the time of acceptance in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article XVII.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.3 3. With a view to furthering the objectives of this Agreement, the Members of the Commission shall cooperate with each other to encourage any State or regional economic integration organization which is entitled to become, but is not yet, a Member of the Commission, to accede to this Agreement.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.4 4. If any Member of the Commission ceases to meet the criteria set out in paragraphs 1 or 2 above for two consecutive calendar years, the Commission may, after consultation with the Member concerned, determine that the Member is deemed to have withdrawn from this Agreement effective as from the date of that determination.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.5 5. For the purposes of this Agreement, the term “whose vessels” in relation to a Member Organization means vessels of a Member State of such Member Organization.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.4.6 6. Nothing in this Agreement, nor any act or activity carried out in pursuance of this Agreement, shall be interpreted as changing or in any way affecting the position of any party to this Agreement with respect to the legal status of any area covered by this Agreement.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.38 Article 38
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.38.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature, at United Nations Headquarters from 1 April 1994 until one month after the date of its entry into force, by Governments invited to the United Nations Conference for the Negotiation of a Successor Agreement to the International Tropical Timber Agreement, 1983.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.38.2 2. Any Government referred to in paragraph 1 of this article may:
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.38.2.a (a) At the time of signing this Agreement, declare that by such signature it expresses its consent to be bound by this Agreement (definitive signature); or
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.38.2.b (b) After signing this Agreement, ratify, accept or approve it by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the depositary.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.39 Article 39
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.39.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for accession by the Governments of all States upon conditions established by the Council, which shall include a time limit for the deposit of instruments of accession. The Council may, however, grant extensions of time to Governments which are unable to accede by the time-limit set in the conditions of accession.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.39.2 2. Accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of accession with the depositary.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.4 Article 4
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.4.1x There shall be two categories of membership in the Organization, namely:
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.4.1x.a (a) Producing; and
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.4.1x.b (b) Consuming.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.40 Article 40
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.40.1x A signatory Government which intends to ratify, accept or approve this Agreement, or a Government for which the Council has established conditions for accession but which has not yet been able to deposit its instrument, may, at any time, notify the depositary that it will apply this Agreement provisionally either when it enters into force in accordance with article 41, or, if it is already in force, at a specified date.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.5 Article 5
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.5.1 1. Any reference in this Agreement to "Governments" shall be construed as including the European Community and any other intergovernmental organization having responsibilities in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements, in particular commodity agreements. Accordingly, any reference in this Agreement to signature, ratification, acceptance or approval, or to notification of provisional application, or to accession shall, in the case of such intergovernmental organizations, be construed as including a reference to signature, ratification, acceptance or approval, or to notification of provisional application, or to accession, by such intergovernmental organizations.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.5.2 2. In the case of voting on matters within their competence, such intergovernmental organizations shall vote with a number of votes equal to the total number of votes attributable to their member States in accordance with article 10. In such cases, the member States of such intergovernmental organizations shall not be entitled to exercise their individual voting rights.
3176 International Tropical Timber Agreement Sect.4 CHAPTER IV. INTERNATIONAL TROPICAL TIMBER COUNCIL
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.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.33 Article 33
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.33.1x This Convention shall be opened for signature at Paris, on 14-15 October 1994, by States Members of the United Nations or any of its specialized agencies or that are Parties to the Statute of the International Court of Justice and by regional economic integration organizations. It shall remain open for signature, thereafter, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York until 13 October 1995.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.34 Article 34
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.34.1 1. The Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by States and by regional economic integration organizations. It shall be open for accession from the day after the date on which the Convention is closed for signature. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.34.2 2. Any regional economic integration organization which becomes a Party to the Convention without any of its member States being a Party to the Convention shall be bound by all the obligations under the Convention. Where one or more member States of such an organization are also Party to the Convention, the organization and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under the Convention. In such cases, the organization and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under the Convention concurrently.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.34.3 3. In their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, regional economic integration organizations shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Convention. They shall also promptly inform the Depositary, who shall in turn inform the Parties, of any substantial modification in the extent of their competence.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.34.4 4. In its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, any Party may declare that, with respect to it, any additional regional implementation annex or any amendment to any regional implementation annex shall enter into force only upon the deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with respect thereto.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.22 ARTICLE XXII: Signature
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.22.1x This Convention shall be open for signature from 24 day of July 1994 by any State, Country or Territory referred to in Article IV.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.23 ARTICLE XXIII: Ratification
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.23.1x This Convention shall be subject to ratification by the signatory States, Countries and Territories mentioned in Article IV in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures.
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.4 ARTICLE IV: Membership
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.4.1 1. Membership of the Association shall be open to the States of the Caribbean listed in Annex I to this Convention. These States shall have the right to participate in discussions and to vote at meetings of the Ministerial Council and Special Committees of the Association.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.4.2 2. Associate Membership shall be open to the States, Countries and Territories of the Caribbean listed in Annex II of this Convention. Associate Members shall have the right to intervene in discussions and vote at meetings of the Ministerial Council and Special Committees on matters which affect them directly, falling within their constitutional competence. The Council shall conclude relationship agreements with the respective State, Country or Territory which agreements shall set out the terms and conditions and the manner in which the Associate Member may participate in, and vote at meetings of the Ministerial Council and Special Committees.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.4.3 3. States mentioned in paragraph 1 of this Article, which sign and ratify this Convention prior to its entry into force or within one year thereafter, shall be Founding Members of the Association.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.12 Article 12
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.12.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature on 9 September 1994 by all African States at the Ministerial Meeting to conclude this Agreement in Lusaka, and thereafter from 12 September to 12 December 1994 at the Headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi, and from 13 December 1994 to 13 March 1995 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.12.2 2. This Agreement shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.12.3 3. This Agreement shall remain open for accession by any African State from the day after the date on which the Agreement is closed for signature.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.12.4 4. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.30 ARTICLE 30. SIGNATURE, RATIFICATION, ACCEPTANCE, APPROVAL, ACCESSION
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.30.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by all States at the Headquarters of the Agency in Vienna from 20 September 1994 until its entry into force.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.30.2 2. This Convention is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the signatory States.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.30.3 3. After its entry into force, this Convention shall be open for accession by all States.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.30.4.i 4. i. This Convention shall be open for signature or accession by regional organizations of an integration or other nature, provided that any such organization is constituted by sovereign States and has competence in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements in matters covered by this Convention.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.30.4.ii ii. In matters within their competence, such organizations shall, on their own behalf, exercise the rights and fulfil the responsibilities which this Convention attributes to States Parties
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.30.4.iii iii. When becoming party to this Convention, such an organization shall communicate to the Depositary referred to in Article 34, a declaration indicating which States are members thereof, which articles of this Convention apply to it, and the extent of its competence in the field covered by those articles.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.30.4.iv iv. Such an organization shall not hold any vote additional to those of its Member States.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.30.5 5. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3201 Federated States Of Micronesia Arrangement For Regional Fisheries Access Art.20 Article 20 Signature
3201 Federated States Of Micronesia Arrangement For Regional Fisheries Access Art.20.1x This Arrangement shall remain open for signature at the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Headquarters by the Parties to the Nauru Agreement Concerning Cooperation in the Management of Fisheries of Common Interest 1982 for twelve months from the date of its adoption.
3201 Federated States Of Micronesia Arrangement For Regional Fisheries Access Art.22 Article 22 Accession
3201 Federated States Of Micronesia Arrangement For Regional Fisheries Access Art.22.1 1. This Arrangement shall remain open for accession by Parties to the Nauru Agreement Concerning Cooperation in the Management of Fisheries of Common Interest 1982.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.33 Article 33
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.33.1 1) The Charter Conference may authorize the negotiation of a number of Energy Charter Protocols or Declarations in order to pursue the objectives and principles of the Charter.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.33.2 2) Any signatory to the Charter may participate in such negotiation.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.33.3 3) A state or Regional Economic Integration Organization shall not become a party to a Protocol or Declaration unless it is, or becomes at the same time, a signatory to the Charter and a Contracting Party to this Treaty.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.33.4 4) Subject to paragraph 3) and subparagraph 6)a), final provisions applying to a Protocol shall be defined in that Protocol.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.33.5 5) A Protocol shall apply only to the Contracting Parties which consent to be bound by it, and shall not derogate from the rights and obligations of those Contracting Parties not party to the Protocol.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.33.6.a 6) a) A Protocol may assign duties to the Charter Conference and functions to the Secretariat, provided that no such assignment may be made by an amendment to a Protocol unless that amendment is approved by the Charter Conference, whose approval shall not be subject to any provisions of the Protocol which are authorized by subparagraph b).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.33.6.b b) A Protocol which provides for decisions thereunder to be taken by the Charter Conference may, subject to subparagraph a), provide with respect to such decisions:
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.33.6.b.i i) for voting rules other than those contained in Article 36;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.33.6.b.ii ii) that only parties to the Protocol shall be considered to be Contracting Parties for the purposes of Article 36 or eligible to vote under the rules provided for in the Protocol.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.38 Article 38
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.38.1x This Treaty shall be open for signature at Lisbon from 17 December 1994 to 16 June 1995 by the states and Regional Economic Integration Organizations which have signed the Charter.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.39 Article 39
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.39.1x This Treaty shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by signatories. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Depositary.
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.41 Article 41
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.41.1x This Treaty shall be open for accession, from the date on which the Treaty is closed for signature, by states and Regional Economic Integration Organizations which have signed the Charter, on terms to be approved by the Charter Conference. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45 Article 45
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.1 1) Each signatory agrees to apply this Treaty provisionally pending its entry into force for such signatory in accordance with Article 44, to the extent that such provisional application is not inconsistent with its constitution, laws or regulations.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.2.a 2) a) Notwithstanding paragraph 1) any signatory may, when signing, deliver to the Depositary a declaration that it is not able to accept provisional application. The obligation contained in paragraph 1) shall not apply to a signatory making such a declaration. Any such signatory may at any time withdraw that declaration by written notification to the Depositary.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.2.b b) Neither a signatory which makes a declaration in accordance with subparagraph a) nor Investors of that signatory may claim the benefits of provisional application under paragraph 1).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.2.c c) Notwithstanding subparagraph a), any signatory making a declaration referred to in subparagraph a) shall apply Part VII provisionally pending the entry into force of the Treaty for such signatory in accordance with Article 44, to the extent that such provisional application is not inconsistent with its laws or regulations.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.3.a 3) a) Any signatory may terminate its provisional application of this Treaty by written notification to the Depositary of its intention not to become a Contracting Party to the Treaty. Termination of provisional application for any signatory shall take effect upon the expiration of 60 days from the date on which such signatory's written notification is received by the Depositary.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.3.b b) In the event that a signatory terminates provisional application under subparagraph a), the obligation of the signatory under paragraph 1) to apply Parts III and V with respect to any Investments made in its Area during such provisional application by Investors of other signatories shall nevertheless remain in effect with respect to those Investments for twenty years following the effective date of termination, except as otherwise provided in subparagraph c).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.3.c c) Subparagraph b) shall not apply to any signatory listed in Annex PA. A signatory shall be removed from the list in Annex PA effective upon delivery to the Depositary of its request therefor.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.4 4) Pending the entry into force of this Treaty the signatories shall meet periodically in the provisional Charter Conference, the first meeting of which shall be convened by the provisional Secretariat referred to in paragraph 5) not later than 180 days after the opening date for signature of the Treaty as specified in Article 38.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.5 5) The functions of the Secretariat shall be carried out on an interim basis by a provisional Secretariat until the entry into force of this Treaty pursuant to Article 44 and the establishment of a Secretariat.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.6 6) The signatories shall, in accordance with and subject to the provisions of paragraph 1) or subparagraph 2)c) as appropriate, contribute to the costs of the provisional Secretariat as if the signatories were Contracting Parties under Article 373). Any modifications made to Annex B by the signatories shall terminate upon the entry into force of this Treaty.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.7 7) A state or Regional Economic Integration Organization which, prior to this Treaty's entry into force, accedes to the Treaty in accordance with Article 41 shall, pending the Treaty's entry into force, have the rights and assume the obligations of a signatory under this Article.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.13 ARTICLE XIII
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.13.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature by any Range State, whether or not areas under its jurisdiction lie within the Agreement Area, or regional economic integration organization, at least one member of which is a Range State, either by:
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.13.1.a (a) signature without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval; or
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.13.1.b (b) signature with reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.13.2 2. This Agreement shall remain open for signature at The Hague until the date of its entry into force.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.13.3 3. This Agreement shall be open for accession by any Range State or regional economic integration organization mentioned in paragraph 1 above on and after the date of entry into force of the Agreement.
3216 Agreement On The Conservation Of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds Art.13.4 4. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
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.
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.1 Article 1
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.1.1x For the purposes of 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.1.1x.a (a) "Convention" means the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982;
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.1.1x.b (b) "conservation and management measures" means measures to conserve or manage one or more species of living marine resources that are adopted and applied consistent with the relevant rules of international law as reflected in the Convention and 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.1.1x.c (c) "fish" includes molluscs and crustaceans except those belonging to sedentary species as defined in article 77 of the Convention; 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.1.1x.d (d) "arrangement" means a cooperative mechanism established in accordance with the Convention and this Agreement by two or more States for the purpose, inter alia, of establishing conservation and management measures in a subregion or region for one or more straddling fish stocks or highly migratory fish stocks.
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.1.2.a 2. (a) "States Parties" means States which have consented to be bound by this Agreement and for which the Agreement is in force.
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.1.2.b (b) This Agreement applies mutatis mutandis:
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.1.2.b.i (i) to any entity referred to in article 305, paragraph 1 (c), (d) and (e), of the Convention 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.1.2.b.ii (ii) subject to article 47, to any entity referred to as an "international organization" in article 1 of Annex IX to the Convention which becomes a Party to this Agreement, and to that extent "States Parties" refers to those entities.
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.1.3 3. This Agreement applies mutatis mutandis to other fishing entities whose vessels fish on the high seas.
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.37 Article 37
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.37.1x This Agreement shall be open for signature by all States and the other entities referred to in article 1, paragraph 2(b), and shall remain open for signature at United Nations Headquarters for 12 months from the 1995.
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.38 Article 38
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.38.1x This Agreement is subject to ratification by States and the other entities referred to in article 1, paragraph 2(b). The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
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.39 Article 39
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.39.1x This Agreement shall remain open for accession by States and the other entities referred to in article 1, paragraph 2(b). The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
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.
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.47 Article 47
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.47.1 1. In cases where an international organization referred to in article 1 of Annex IX to the Convention does not have competence over all the matters governed by this Agreement, Annex IX to the Convention shall apply mutatis mutandis to participation by such international organization in this Agreement, except that the following provisions of that Annex shall not apply:
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.47.1.a (a) article 2, first sentence; 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.47.1.b (b) article 3, paragraph 1.
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.47.2 2. In cases where an international organization referred to in article 1 of Annex IX to the Convention has competence over all the matters governed by this Agreement, the following provisions shall apply to participation by such international organization in 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.47.2.a (a) at the time of signature or accession, such international organization shall make a declaration stating:
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.47.2.a.i (i) that it has competence over all the matters governed by 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.47.2.a.ii (ii) that, for this reason, its member States shall not become States Parties, except in respect of their territories for which the international organization has no responsibility; 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.47.2.a.iii (iii) that it accepts the rights and obligations of States under 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.47.2.b (b) participation of such an international organization shall in no case confer any rights under this Agreement on member states of the international organization;
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.47.2.c (c) in the event of a conflict between the obligations of an international organization under this Agreement and its obligations under the agreement establishing the international organization or any acts relating to it, the obligations under this Agreement shall prevail.
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.8 Article 8
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.8.1 1. Coastal States and States fishing on the high seas shall, in accordance with the Convention, pursue cooperation in relation to straddling fish stocks and highly migratory-fish stocks either directly or through appropriate subregional or regional fisheries management organizations or arrangements, taking into account the specific characteristics of the subregion or region, to ensure effective conservation and management of such stocks.
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.8.2 2. States shall enter into consultations in good faith and without delay, particularly where there is evidence that the straddling fish stocks and highly migratory fish stocks concerned may be under threat of over-exploitation or where a new fishery is being developed for such stocks. To this end, consultations may be initiated at the request of any interested state with a view to establishing appropriate arrangements to ensure conservation and management of the stocks. Pending agreement on such arrangements, States shall observe the provisions of this Agreement and shall act in good faith and with due regard to the rights, interests and duties of other States.
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.8.3 3. Where a subregional or regional fisheries management organization or arrangement has the competence to establish conservation and management measures for particular straddling fish stocks or highly migratory fish stocks, States fishing for the stocks on the high seas and relevant coastal States shall give effect to their duty to cooperate by becoming members of such organization or participants in such arrangement, or by agreeing to apply the conservation and management measures established by such organization or arrangement. States having a real interest in the fisheries concerned may become members of such organization or participants in such arrangement. The terms of participation in such organization or arrangement shall not preclude such States from membership or participation; nor shall they be applied in a manner which discriminates against any State or group of States having a real interest in the fisheries concerned.
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.8.4 4. Only those States which are members of such an organization or participants in such an arrangement, or which agree to apply the conservation and management measures established by such organization or arrangement, shall have access to the fishery resources to which those measures apply.
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.8.5 5. Where there is no subregional or regional fisheries management organization or arrangement to establish conservation and management measures for a particular straddling fish stock or highly migratory fish stock, relevant coastal States and States fishing on the high seas for such stocks in the subregion or region shall cooperate to establish such an organization or enter into other appropriate arrangements to ensure conservation and management of such stocks and shall participate in the work of the organization or arrangement.
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.8.6 6. Any State intending to propose that action be taken by an intergovernmental organization having competence with respect to living resources should, where such action would have a significant effect on conservation and management measures already established by a competent subregional or regional fisheries management organization or arrangement, consult through that organization or arrangement with its member States or participants. To the extent practicable, such consultation should take place prior to the submission of the proposal to the intergovernmental organization.
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.2 Article 2
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.2.0x Scope of the 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.2.1 1. The following substances shall be "hazardous wastes" for the purposes 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.2.1.a (a) wastes that belong to any category contained in Annex I of this Convention, unless they do not possess any of the characteristics contained in Annex II of this Convention; 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.2.1.b (b) wastes that are not covered under sub-paragraph (a) above, but which are defined as, or are considered to be, hazardous wastes by the national legislation of the exporting, importing or transit Party to, from or through which such wastes are to be sent.
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.2.2 2. Radioactive wastes are excluded from the scope of this Convention except as specifically provided for in Articles 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, and 4.5 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.2.3 3. Wastes which derive from the normal operations of a vessel, the discharge of which is covered by another international instrument, shall not fall within the scope 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.2.4 4. Nothing in this Convention shall affect in any way the sovereignty of States over their territorial sea, the sovereign rights and jurisdiction that States have in their exclusive economic zones and continental shelves, and the exercise by vessels and aircraft of all States of navigational rights and freedoms, as provided for in international law and as reflected in the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and other relevant international instruments.
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.2.5 5. Nothing in this Convention shall affect in any way the rights and obligations of any Party under international law including under other international agreements in force. Such agreements include the London Convention as amended; the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, including in particular Articles 31, 210 and 236 thereof; the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty, 1985, including in particular Article 7 thereof; and the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973.
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.2.5x Area of coverage
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.2.6 6. A Party may add areas under its jurisdiction within the Pacific Ocean between the Tropic of Cancer and 60 degrees South latitude and between 130 degrees East longitude and 120 degrees West longitude to the Convention Area. Such addition shall be notified to the Depositary who shall promptly notify the other Parties and the Secretariat. Such areas shall be incorporated within the Convention Area ninety days after notification to the Parties by the Depositary, provided there has been no objection to the proposal to add new areas by any Party. If there is any such objection the Parties concerned will consult with a view to resolving the matter.
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.21 Article 21
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.21.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by the Members of the South Pacific Forum at Waigani, Papua New Guinea, on 16 September 1995.
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.21.2 2. This Convention shall remain open for signature by the Members of the South Pacific Forum from 22 September 1995 until 21 March 1996 at the South Pacific Forum Secretariat, Suva.
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.22 Article 22
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.22.1x This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by Members of the South Pacific Forum. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Depositary.
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.23 Article 23
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.23.1 1. This Convention shall be open for accession by Members of the South Pacific Forum from the day after the date on which the Convention is closed for signature. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
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.23.2 2. Other States not members of the South Pacific Forum which have territories in the Convention Area may accede to the Convention. In addition, other States which do not have territories in the Convention Area may also accede to the Convention pursuant to a decision of the Conference of the Parties under Article 13.4(g).
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.45 Article 45
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.45.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature at the Headquarters of the Organization from 1 October 1996 to 30 September 1997 and shall thereafter remain open for accession.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.45.2 2. States may express their consent to be bound by this Convention by:
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.45.2.a (a) signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval; or
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.45.2.b (b) signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval; or
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.45.2.c (c) accession.
3240 International Convention On Liability And Compensation For Damage In Connection With The Carriage Of Hazardous And Noxious Substances By Sea Art.45.3 3. Ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.13 Article XIII
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.13.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature by any Range State, whether or not areas under its jurisdiction lie within the Agreement area, or regional economic integration organization, at least one member of which is a Range State, either by:
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.13.1.a a) signature without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval; or
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.13.1.b b) signature with reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.13.2 2. This Agreement shall remain open for signature at Monaco until the date of its entry into force.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.13.3 3. This Agreement shall be open for accession by any Range State or regional economic integration organization mentioned in paragraph 1, above, on and after the date of entry into force of the Agreement.
3254 Agreement On The Conservation Of Cetaceans Of The Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea And Contiguous Atlantic Area Art.13.4 4. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.21 ARTICLE XXI
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.21.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature at Caracas, Venezuela, by States in the Americas from December 1, 1996, until December 31, 1998.
3255 Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles Art.21.2 2. This Convention is subject to ratification by the Signatories in accordance with their domestic laws and procedures. Instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Government of Venezuela, which shall be the Depositary.
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.
3261 Convention On The Law Of The Non-Navigational Uses Of International Watercourses Art.34 Article 34
3261 Convention On The Law Of The Non-Navigational Uses Of International Watercourses Art.34.1x The present Convention shall be open for signature by all States and by regional economic integration organizations from 21 May 1997 until 20 May 2000 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
3261 Convention On The Law Of The Non-Navigational Uses Of International Watercourses Art.35 Article 35
3261 Convention On The Law Of The Non-Navigational Uses Of International Watercourses Art.35.1 1. The present Convention is subject to ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by States and by regional economic integration organizations. The instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
3261 Convention On The Law Of The Non-Navigational Uses Of International Watercourses Art.35.2 2. Any regional economic integration organization which becomes a Party to this Convention without any of its member States being a Party shall be bound by all the obligations under the Convention. In the case of such organizations, one or more of whose member States is a Party to this Convention, the organization and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under the Convention. In such cases, the organization and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under the Convention concurrently.
3261 Convention On The Law Of The Non-Navigational Uses Of International Watercourses Art.35.3 3. In their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the regional economic integration organizations shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Convention. These organizations shall also inform the Secretary-General of the United Nations of any substantial modification in the extent of their competence.
3264 Joint Convention On The Safety Of Spent Fuel Management And On The Safety Of Radioactive Waste Management Art.39 ARTICLE 39. SIGNATURE, RATIFICATION, ACCEPTANCE, APPROVAL, ACCESSION
3264 Joint Convention On The Safety Of Spent Fuel Management And On The Safety Of Radioactive Waste Management Art.39.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by all States at the Headquarters of the Agency in Vienna from 29 September 1997 until its entry into force.
3264 Joint Convention On The Safety Of Spent Fuel Management And On The Safety Of Radioactive Waste Management Art.39.2 2. This Convention is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the signatory States.
3264 Joint Convention On The Safety Of Spent Fuel Management And On The Safety Of Radioactive Waste Management Art.39.3 3. After its entry into force, this Convention shall be open for accession by all States.
3264 Joint Convention On The Safety Of Spent Fuel Management And On The Safety Of Radioactive Waste Management Art.39.4 4. (i) This Convention shall be open for signature subject to confirmation, or accession by regional organizations of an integration or other nature, provided that any such organization is constituted by sovereign States and has competence in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements in matters covered by this Convention.
3264 Joint Convention On The Safety Of Spent Fuel Management And On The Safety Of Radioactive Waste Management Art.39.4.ii (ii) In matters within their competence, such organizations shall, on their own behalf, exercise the rights and fulfil the responsibilities which this Convention attributes to States Parties.
3264 Joint Convention On The Safety Of Spent Fuel Management And On The Safety Of Radioactive Waste Management Art.39.4.iii (iii) When becoming party to this Convention, such an organization shall communicate to the Depositary referred to in Article 43, a declaration indicating which States are members thereof, which Articles of this Convention apply to it, and the extent of its competence in the field covered by those articles.
3264 Joint Convention On The Safety Of Spent Fuel Management And On The Safety Of Radioactive Waste Management Art.39.4.iv (iv) Such an organization shall not hold any vote additional to those of its Member States.
3264 Joint Convention On The Safety Of Spent Fuel Management And On The Safety Of Radioactive Waste Management Art.39.5 5. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval, accession or confirmation shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.24 Article XXIV Signature
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.24.1x This Agreement is open for signature at Washington from May 15, 1998, until May 14, 1999 by States with a coastline bordering the Agreement Area and by States or regional economic integration organizations which are members of the IATTC or whose vessels fish for tuna in the Agreement Area while the Agreement is open for signature.
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.25 Article XXV Ratification, Acceptance or Approval
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.25.1x This Agreement is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the Signatories in accordance with their domestic laws and procedures.
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.26 Article XXVI Accession
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.26.1x This Agreement shall remain open to accession by any State or regional economic integration organization that meets the requirements in Article XXIV, or is otherwise invited to accede to the Agreement on the basis of a decision by the Parties.
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.29 Article XXIX Provisional Application
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.29.1 1. This Agreement shall be applied provisionally by a State or regional economic integration organization which consents to its provisional application by so notifying the Depositary in writing. Such provisional application shall become effective from the date of receipt of the notification.
3282 Agreement On The International Dolphin Conservation Program Art.29.2 2. Provisional application by a State or regional economic integration organization shall terminate upon the entry into force of this Agreement for that State or regional economic integration organization or upon notification by that State or regional economic integration organization to the Depositary in writing of its intention to terminate provisional application.
3287 Protocol On Persistent Organic Pollutants To The Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.15 Article 15
3287 Protocol On Persistent Organic Pollutants To The Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.15.1 1. The present Protocol shall be open for signature at Aarhus (Denmark) from 24 to 25 June 1998, then at United Nations Headquarters in New York until 21 December 1998, by States members of the Commission as well as States having consultative status with the Commission pursuant to paragraph 8 of Economic and Social Council resolution 36 (IV) of 28 March 1947, and by regional economic integration organizations, constituted by sovereign States members of the Commission, which have competence in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements in matters covered by the Protocol, provided that the States and organizations concerned are Parties to the Convention.
3287 Protocol On Persistent Organic Pollutants To The Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.15.2 2. In matters within their competence, such regional economic integration organizations shall, on their own behalf, exercise the rights and fulfill the responsibilities which the present Protocol attributes to their member States. In such cases, the member States of these organizations shall not be entitled to exercise such rights individually.
3287 Protocol On Persistent Organic Pollutants To The Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.16 Article 16
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.17 Article 17
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.17.1x This Convention shall be open for signature at Aarhus (Denmark) on 25 June 1998, and thereafter at United Nations Headquarters in New York until 21 December 1998, by States members of the Economic Commission for Europe as well as States having consultative status with the Economic Commission for Europe pursuant to paragraphs 8 and 11 of Economic and Social Council resolution 36 (IV) of 28 March 1947, and by regional economic integration organizations constituted by sovereign States members of the Economic Commission for Europe to which their member States have transferred competence over matters governed by this Convention, including the competence to enter into treaties in respect of these matters.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.19 Article 19
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.19.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by signatory States and regional economic integration organizations.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.19.2 2. This Convention shall be open for accession as from 22 December 1998 by the States and regional economic integration organizations referred to in article 17.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.19.3 3. Any other State, not referred to in paragraph 2 above, that is a Member of the United Nations may accede to the Convention upon approval by the Meeting of the Parties.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.19.4 4. Any organization referred to in article 17 which becomes a Party to this Convention without any of its member States being a Party shall be bound by all the obligations under this Convention. If one or more of such an organization's member States is a Party to this Convention, the organization and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under this Convention. In such cases, the organization and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under this Convention concurrently.
3288 Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-Making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters Art.19.5 5. In their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the regional economic integration organizations referred to in article 17 shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by this Convention. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary of any substantial modification to the extent of their competence.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.21 Article 21
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.21.1x This Protocol shall be open for signature in London on 17 and 18 June 1999 on the occasion of the Third Ministerial Conference on Environment and Health, and thereafter at United Nations Headquarters in New York until 18 June 2000, by States members of the Economic Commission for Europe, by States members of the Regional Committee for Europe of the World Health Organization, by States having consultative status with the Economic Commission for Europe pursuant to paragraph 8 of Economic and Social Council resolution 36 (IV) of 28 March 1947, and by regional economic integration organizations constituted by sovereign States members of the Economic Commission for Europe or members of the Regional Committee for Europe of the World Health Organization to which their member States have transferred competence over matters governed by this Protocol, including the competence to enter into treaties in respect of these matters.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.22 Article 22
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.22.1 1. This Protocol shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by signatory States and regional economic integration organizations.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.22.2 2. This Protocol shall be open for accession by the States and organizations referred to in article 21.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.22.3 3. Any organization referred to in article 21 which becomes a Party without any of its member States being a Party shall be bound by all the obligations under this Protocol. In the case of such organizations, one or more of whose member States is a Party, the organization and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under this Protocol. In such cases, the organization and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under this Protocol concurrently.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.22.4 4. In their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the regional economic integration organizations referred to in article 21 shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by this Protocol. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary of any substantial modification to the extent of their competence.
3303 Protocol On Water And Health To The Convention On The Protection And Use Of Transboundary Watercourses And International Lakes Art.22.5 5. The instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
3309 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Regional Commission For Fisheries Art.13 Article XIII: Acceptance
3309 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Regional Commission For Fisheries Art.13.1 1. In accordance with Article I.2, this Agreement shall be open to acceptance by Members and Associate Members of the Organization as well as by non-member States of the Organization that are coastal States or Associate Members whose territories are situated wholly or partly within the Area defined in Article IV.
3309 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Regional Commission For Fisheries Art.13.2 2. Acceptance of this Agreement by any Member or Associate Member of the Organization that is a coastal State or Associate member whose territories are situated wholly or partly within the Area defined in Article IV, shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of acceptance with the Director-General of the Organization, the depositary of this Agreement, and shall take effect on receipt of such instrument by the Director-General.
3309 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Regional Commission For Fisheries Art.13.3 3. The Director-General of the Organization shall immediately inform all Members of the Commission, all Members and Associate Members of the Organization and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of all acceptances that have become effective.
3309 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Regional Commission For Fisheries Art.13.4 4. Acceptance of this Agreement may be made subject to reservations in accordance with the general rules of public international law as reflected in the provisions of Part II, Section 2 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties of 1969.
3321 Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Art.34 Article 34 Signature, ratification, acceptance, approval
3321 Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Art.34.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by Australia, Canada, China, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji Islands, France, Indonesia, Japan, Republic of Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Republic of Palau, Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Philippines, Republic of Korea, Independent State of Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kingdom of Tonga, Tuvalu, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in respect of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, United States of America and Republic of Vanuatu and shall remain open for signature for twelve months from the fifth day of September 2000.
3321 Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Art.34.2 2. This Convention is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the signatories
3321 Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Art.34.3 3. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the depositary.
3321 Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Art.34.4 4. Each Contracting Party shall be a member of the Commission established by this Convention.
3321 Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Art.35 Article 35 Accession
3321 Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Art.35.1 1. This Convention shall remain open for accession by the States referred to in article 34, paragraph 1, and by any entity referred to in article 305, paragraph 1, subparagraphs (c), (d) and (e) of the 1982 Convention which is situated in the Convention Area.
3321 Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Art.35.2 2. After the entry into force of this Convention, the Contracting Parties may, by consensus, invite other States and regional economic integration organizations, whose nationals and fishing vessels wish to conduct fishing for highly migratory fish stocks in the Convention Area to accede to this Convention.
3321 Convention on the Conservation and Management of the Highly Migratory Fish Stocks of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean Art.35.3 3. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the depositary.
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.13 Article 13 - Signature, ratification and entry into force
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.13.1 1 This Convention shall be open for signature by the member States of the Council of Europe. 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.
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.13.2 2 The Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the expiry of a period of three months after the date on which ten member States of the Council of Europe have expressed their consent to be bound by the Convention in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph.
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.13.3 3 In respect of any signatory State 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 expiry of a period of three months after the date of the deposit of the instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval.
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.14 Article 14 - Accession
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.14.1 1 After the entry into force of this Convention, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe may invite the European Community and any European State which is not a member of the Council of Europe, to accede to the Convention by a majority decision as provided in Article 20.d of the Council of Europe Statute, and by the unanimous vote of the States parties entitled to hold seats in the Committee of Ministers.
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.14.2 2 In respect of any acceding State, or the European Community in the event of its accession, this Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the expiry of a period of three months after the date of deposit of the instrument of accession with the Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.15 Article 15 -Territorial application
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.15.1 1 Any State or the European Community may, at the time of signature or when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, specify the territory or territories to which the Convention shall apply.
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.15.2 2 Any Party may, at any later date, by declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, extend the application of this Convention to any other territory specified in the declaration. The Convention shall take effect in respect of such territory on the first day of the month following the expiry of a period of three months after the date of receipt of the declaration by the Secretary General.
3330 European Landscape Convention Art.15.3 3 Any declaration made under the two paragraphs above may, in respect of any territory mentioned in such declaration, be withdrawn by notification addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. Such withdrawal shall become effective on the first day of the month following the expiry of a period of three months after the date of receipt of the notification by the Secretary General.
3334 Agreement For The Establishment Of A Commission For Controlling The Desert Locust In The Western Region Art.17 ARTICLE XVII
3334 Agreement For The Establishment Of A Commission For Controlling The Desert Locust In The Western Region Art.17.1 1. Acceptance of this Agreement by any Member of the Organization shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of acceptance with the Director-General and shall take effect on the date of deposit.
3334 Agreement For The Establishment Of A Commission For Controlling The Desert Locust In The Western Region Art.17.2 2. Acceptance of this Agreement by non-Member Nations of the Organization as provided for under Article V(2) above shall be effective from the date on which the Commission approves the application for membership.
3334 Agreement For The Establishment Of A Commission For Controlling The Desert Locust In The Western Region Art.17.3 3. The Director-General shall inform all the Members of the Commission, all the Members and Associate Members of the Organization and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of all acceptances that have become effective.
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.12 Article 12
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1 1 This Convention shall be open for signature at the Headquarters of the Organization from 1 October 2001 until 30 September 2002 and shall thereafter remain open for accession.
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.2 2 States may express their consent to be bound by this Convention by:
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.2.a (a) signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval;
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.2.b (b) signature subject to ratification, acceptance or approval followed by ratification, acceptance or approval; or
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.2.c (c) accession.
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.3 3 Ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General.
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.4 4 Any instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession deposited after the entry into force of an amendment to this Convention with respect to all existing State Parties, or after the completion of all measures required for the entry into force of the amendment with respect to those State Parties shall be deemed to apply to this Convention as modified by the amendment.
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.13 Article 13
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.1 1 If a State has two or more territorial units in which different systems of law are applicable in relation to matters dealt with in this Convention, it may at the time of signature, ratification, acceptance, approval or accession declare that this Convention shall extend to all its territorial units or only to one or more of them and may modify this declaration by submitting another declaration at any time.
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.2 2 Any such declaration shall be notified to the Secretary-General and shall state expressly the territorial units to which this Convention applies.
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.3 3 In relation to a State Party which has made such a declaration:
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.3.a (a) in the definition of "registered owner" in article 1(4), references to a State shall be construed as references to such a territorial unit;
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.3.b (b) references to the State of a ship's registry and, in relation to a compulsory insurance certificate, to the issuing or certifying State, shall be construed as referring to the territorial unit respectively in which the ship is registered and which issues or certifies the certificate;
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.3.c (c) references in this Convention to the requirements of national law shall be construed as references to the requirements of the law of the relevant territorial unit; and
3337 International Convention On Civil Liability For Bunker Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.3.d (d) references in articles 9 and 10 to courts, and to judgements which must be recognized in States Parties, shall be construed as references respectively to courts of, and to judgements which must be recognized in, the relevant territorial unit.
3338 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Fishery Resources In The South East Atlantic Ocean Art.25 Article 25 Signature, ratification, acceptance and approval
3338 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Fishery Resources In The South East Atlantic Ocean Art.25.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature on 20 April 2001, in Windhoek, Namibia, and subsequently at the head-quarters of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations for one year from its adoption on 20 April 2001 by all States and regional economic integration organisations participating in the Conference on the South-East Atlantic Fisheries Organisation held on 20 April 2001 and by all States and regional economic integration organisations whose vessels fish, or have fished in the Convention Area, for fishery resources covered by this Convention, in the four years preceding the adoption of the Convention.
3338 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Fishery Resources In The South East Atlantic Ocean Art.25.2 2. This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the States and regional economic integration organisations referred to in paragraph 1. The instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, hereafter 'the Depositary '.
3338 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Fishery Resources In The South East Atlantic Ocean Art.26 Article 26 Accession
3338 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Fishery Resources In The South East Atlantic Ocean Art.26.1 1. This Convention shall be open for accession by coastal States, and by all other States and regional economic integration organisations whose vessels fish in the Convention Area for fishery resources covered by this Convention.
3338 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Fishery Resources In The South East Atlantic Ocean Art.26.2 2. This Convention shall be open for accession by regional economic integration organisations, other than that regional economic integration organisation that qualifies as a Contracting Party under Article 25,which include among their member States one or more States which have transferred, in whole or in part, competence over matters covered by this Convention. The accession of such regional economic integration organisations shall be the subject of consultations within the Commission concerning the conditions for participation in the work of the Commission.
3338 Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Fishery Resources In The South East Atlantic Ocean Art.26.3 3. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary. Accessions received by the Depositary prior to the date of entry into force of this Convention shall become effective 30 days after the date on which this Convention enters into force.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.24 Article 24
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.24.1x This Convention shall be open for signature at Stockholm by all States and regional economic integration organizations on 23 May 2001, and at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 24 May 2001 to 22 May 2002.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.25 Article 25
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.25.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by States and by regional economic integration organizations. It shall be open for accession by States and by regional economic integration organizations from the day after the date on which the Convention is closed for signature. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the depositary.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.25.2 2. Any regional economic integration organization that becomes a Party to this Convention without any of its member States being a Party shall be bound by all the obligations under the Convention. In the case of such organizations, one or more of whose member States is a Party to this Convention, the organization and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under the Convention. In such cases, the organization and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under the Convention concurrently.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.25.3 3. In its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, a regional economic integration organization shall declare the extent of its competence in respect of the matters governed by this Convention. Any such organization shall also inform the depositary, who shall in turn inform the Parties, of any relevant modification in the extent of its competence.
3341 Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants Art.25.4 4. In its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, any Party may declare that, with respect to it, any amendment to Annex A, B or C shall enter into force only upon the deposit of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with respect thereto.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1 ARTICLE I
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.1 1. This Agreement shall apply to the species of albatrosses and petrels listed in Annex 1 to this Agreement, and their range as defined in paragraph 2(i) of this Article.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2 2. For the purpose of this Agreement:
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.a a) "Albatross" and/or "petrel" means one of any species, subspecies or population of the albatrosses and/or, as the case may be, petrels listed in Annex 1 to this Agreement;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.b b) "Secretariat" means the body established under Article VIII of this Agreement;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.c c) "Convention" means the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, 1979;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.d d) "UNCLOS" means the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.e e) "CCAMLR" means the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, 1980;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.f f) "Convention Secretariat" means the body established under Article IX of the Convention;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.g g) "Advisory Committee" means the body established under Article IX of this Agreement;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.h h) "Party" means, unless the context otherwise indicates, a State or regional economic integration organisation that is a Party to this Agreement;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.i i) "Range" means all the areas of land or water that any albatross or petrel inhabits, stays in temporarily, crosses, or over-flies at any time on its normal migration routes;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.j j) "Habitat" means any area which contains suitable living conditions for albatrosses and/or petrels;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.k k) "Parties present and voting" means the Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote; those abstaining from voting shall not be counted amongst the Parties present and voting;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.l l) "Migratory species" means the entire population or any geographically separate part of the population of any species or lower taxon of wild animals, a significant proportion of whose members cyclically and predictably cross one or more national boundaries;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.m m) "Conservation status of a migratory species" means the sum of the influences acting on the migratory species that may affect its long-term distribution and abundance;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.n n) Conservation status will be taken as "favourable" when all of the following conditions are met:
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.n.i i. population dynamics data indicate that the migratory species is maintaining itself on a long-term basis;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.n.ii ii. the range of the migratory species is neither currently being reduced, nor is likely to be reduced, on a long-term basis;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.n.iii iii. there is, and will be in the foreseeable future, sufficient habitat to maintain the population of the migratory species on a long-term basis; and
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.n.iv iv. the distribution and abundance of the migratory species approach historic coverage and levels to the extent that potentially suitable ecosystems exist and to the extent consistent with wise wildlife management;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.o o) Conservation status will be taken as "unfavourable" if any of the conditions set out in sub-paragraph n) of this paragraph is not met;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.p p) "Range State" means any State that exercises jurisdiction over any part of the range of albatrosses or petrels, or a State, flag vessels of which are engaged outside its national jurisdictional limits in taking, or which have the potential to take, albatrosses and petrels;
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.q q) "Taking" means taking, hunting, fishing, capturing, harassing, deliberate killing or attempting to engage in any such conduct; and
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.2.r r) "Regional economic integration organisation" means an organisation constituted by sovereign States of a given region which has competence in respect of matters governed by this Agreement and has been duly authorised, in accordance with its internal procedures, to sign, ratify, accept approve or accede to this Agreement.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.3 3. Any regional economic integration organisation which becomes a Party to the Agreement without any of its member States being a Party to the Agreement shall be bound by all the obligations under the Agreement. Where one or more member States of such an organisation are also Party to the Agreement, the organisation and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under the Agreement. In such cases, the organisation and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under the Agreement concurrently.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.4 4. In their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, regional economic integration organisations shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Agreement. They shall also promptly inform the Depository, who shall in turn inform the Parties, of any substantial modification in the extent of their competence.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.5 5. This Agreement is an AGREEMENT within the meaning of Article IV (3) of the Convention.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.1.6 6. The annexes to this Agreement form an integral part thereof. Any reference to the Agreement includes a reference to its annexes.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.15 ARTICLE XV
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.15.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature by any Range State or regional economic integration organisation, whether or not areas under its jurisdiction lie within the area of this Agreement, by:
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.15.1.a a) Signature without reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval; or
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.15.1.b b) Signature with reservation in respect of ratification, acceptance or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance or approval.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.15.2 2. This Agreement shall remain open for signature at Canberra until the date of its entry into force.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.15.3 3. This Agreement shall be open for accession by any Range State or regional economic integration organisation on and after the date of its entry into force.
3342 Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels Art.15.4 4. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3345 International Convention On The Control Of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships Art.17 ARTICLE 17
3345 International Convention On The Control Of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships Art.17.1 (1) This Convention shall be open for signature by any State at the Headquarters of the Organization from 1 February 2002 to 31 December 2002 and shall thereafter remain open for accession by any State.
3345 International Convention On The Control Of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships Art.17.2 (2) States may become Parties to this Convention by:
3345 International Convention On The Control Of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships Art.17.2.a (a) signature not subject to ratification, acceptance, or approval; or
3345 International Convention On The Control Of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships Art.17.2.b (b) signature subject to ratification, acceptance, or approval, followed by ratification, acceptance, or approval; or
3345 International Convention On The Control Of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships Art.17.2.c (c) accession.
3345 International Convention On The Control Of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships Art.17.3 (3) Ratification, acceptance, approval, or accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument to that effect with the Secretary-General.
3345 International Convention On The Control Of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships Art.17.4 (4) If a State comprises two or more territorial units in which different systems of law are applicable in relation to matters dealt with in this Convention, it may at the time of signature, ratification, acceptance, approval, or accession declare that this Convention shall extend to all its territorial units or only to one or more of them and may modify this declaration by submitting another declaration at any time.
3345 International Convention On The Control Of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems On Ships Art.17.5 (5) Any such declaration shall be notified to the Secretary-General and shall state expressly the territorial units to which this Convention applies.
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.25 Article 25 - Signature
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.25.1x This Treaty shall be open for signature at the FAO from 3 November 2001 to 4 November 2002 by all Members of FAO and any States that are not Members of FAO but are Members of the United Nations, or any of its specialized agencies or of the International Atomic Energy Agency.
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.26 Article 26 - Ratification, Acceptance or Approval
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.26.1x This Treaty shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the Members and non-Members of FAO referred to in Article 25. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, or approval shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.27 Article 27 - Accession
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.27.1x This Treaty shall be open for accession by all Members of FAO and any States that are not Members of FAO but are Members of the United Nations, or any of its specialized agencies or of the International Atomic Energy Agency from the date on which the Treaty is closed for signature. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.29 Article 29 - Member Organizations of FAO
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.29.1 29.1 When a Member Organization of FAO deposits an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession for this Treaty, the Member Organization shall, in accordance with the provisions of Article II.7 of the FAO Constitution, notify any change regarding its distribution of competence to its declaration of competence submitted under Article II.5 of the FAO Constitution as may be necessary in light of its acceptance of this Treaty. Any Contracting Party to this Treaty may, at any time, request a Member Organization of FAO that is a Contracting Party to this Treaty to provide information as to which, as between the Member Organization and its member states, is responsible for the implementation of any particular matter covered by this Treaty. The Member Organization shall provide this information within a reasonable time.
3346 International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture Art.29.2 29.2 Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval, accession or withdrawal, deposited by a Member Organization of FAO, shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by its Member States.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.17 ARTICLE 17
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.17.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Convention or its protocols. Such amendments shall be adopted at a meeting of the Contracting Parties convened by the Executive Secretariat at the request of a Contracting Party.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.17.2 2. Amendments to this Convention and its protocols shall be adopted by consensus of the Contracting Parties.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.17.3 3. Amendments shall be subject to ratification or accession and shall enter into force in the form established for the Convention and its protocols respectively to enter into force.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.20 ARTICLE 20
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.20.1 1. No State or economic integration organization may be a Contracting Party to a protocol that may be established in the future unless it is, or at the same time becomes a Contracting Party to this Convention.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.20.2 2. Protocols to this Convention shall be obligatory only for the Contracting Parties to the protocol in question.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.20.3 3. Decisions relating to any protocol pursuant to articles 15 and 17 of this Convention may only be adopted by the Contracting Parties to the protocol in question.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.21 ARTICLE 21
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.21.1x This Convention shall be open for signature in the city of Antigua Guatemala on February 18th, 2002 and in Guatemala City from February 19th, 2002 to February 18th, 2003 for States invited to participate in the Conference of Plenipotentiaries for the Adoption of the Convention for Cooperation in the Protection and Sustainable Development of the Marine and Coastal Areas of the Northeast Pacific and its respective Action Plan.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.22 ARTICLE 22
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.22.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the signatory States. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Depositary.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.22.2 2. This Convention shall be subject to compliance with the internal procedures of each Contracting Party.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.23 ARTICLE 23
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.23.1 1. This Convention shall be open for accession by any State from the date on which the Convention is closed for signature, and once the Convention enters into force, it shall be open for accession by the economic integration organizations that have been invited to form part of this Convention. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary, who shall inform the Contracting Parties thereof.
3350 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Sustainable Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The Northeast Pacific Art.23.2 2. In their instruments of accession, the organizations referred to in paragraph 1 above shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Convention. These organizations shall also inform the Depositary of any substantial modification in the extent of their competence.
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.22 Article 22
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.22.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to the Agreement.
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.22.2 2. The text of any proposed amendment shall be communicated to the Parties by the Secretariat at least six months before the Conference of the Parties at which it is proposed for adoption. The Secretariat shall also communicate proposed amendments to the signatories to the Agreement.
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.22.3 3. Amendments shall be adopted by consensus at an ordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.22.4 4. Amendments to this Agreement shall be subject to acceptance. The Depositary shall circulate the adopted amendment to all Parties for their acceptance. The amendment shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the deposit with the Depositary of the instruments of acceptance of all Parties.
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.22.5 5. After the entry into force of an amendment to this Agreement any new Party to this Agreement shall become a Party to this Agreement as amended.
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.28 Article 28
3352 ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution Art.28.1x This Agreement shall be subject to ratification, acceptance, approval or accession by the Member States. It shall be opened for accession from the day after the date on which the Agreement is closed for signature. Instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
4106 Agreement relating to the International Convention for Regulating the Police of the North Seas Fishery Art.2 Article 2
4106 Agreement relating to the International Convention for Regulating the Police of the North Seas Fishery Art.2.1x The present Agreement shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which shall notify all signatory Governments of each such deposit.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.11 Article XI TERRITORIAL APPLICATION
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.11.1 1. Any Government may at the time of ratification or adherence or at any time thereafter communicate to the Director-General of FAO a declaration that this Convention shall extend to all or any of the territories for the international relations of which it is responsible, and this Convention shall be applicable to all territories specified in the declaration as from the thirtieth day after the receipt of the declaration by the Director-General.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.11.2 2. Any Government which has communicated to the Director-General of FAO a declaration in accordance with paragraph 1 of this Article may at any time communicate a further declaration modifying the scope of any former declaration or terminating the application of the provisions of the present Convention in respect of any territory. Such modification or termination shall take effect as from the thirtieth day after the receipt of the declaration by the Director-General.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.11.3 3. The Director-General of FAO shall inform all signatory and adhering Governments of any declaration received under this Article.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.12 Article XII RATIFICATION AND ADHERENCE
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.12.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by all Governments until 1 May 1952 and shall be ratified at the earliest possible date. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Director-General of FAO, who shall give notice of the date of deposit to each of the signatory Governments.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.12.2 2. As soon as this Convention has come into force in accordance with Article XIV, it shall be open for adherence by non-signatory Governments. Adherence shall be affected by the deposit of an instrument of adherence with the Director-General of FAO, who shall notify all signatory and adhering Governments.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.20 Article XX. -Signature and Acceptance
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.20.a a. The present Convention shall remain open for signature or for accession, by those Governments which become parties to it, in accordance with the provisions of Article III, in the following circumstances:
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.20.a.1 1. by signature without reservation as to ratification, acceptance or approval;
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.20.a.2 2. by signature followed by ratification, acceptance or approval;
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.20.a.3 3. by accession.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.20.b b. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval, or of accession, shall be deposited with the French Government. The depositary shall inform all Member Governments of the date on which each has signed or deposited an instrument.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.21 Article XXI. -Territorial Application
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.21.a a. Any Government may at any time declare that its participation in the Convention includes all or any of the territories for whose international relations it is responsible. Such declaration shall be deposited with the French Government.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.21.b b. Any declaration made by a Member Government under the preceding paragraph shall take effect on the thirtieth day following its receipt by the French Government.
4251 Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Art.21.c c. The French Government shall immediately inform all Governments parties to the Convention of declarations made under this Article.
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.
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.1 Article 1
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.1.1x This Convention shall apply to the Baltic Sea Area. For the purposes of this Convention the "Baltic Sea Area" shall be the Baltic Sea and the entrance to the Baltic Sea bounded by the parallel of the Skaw in the Skagerrak at 57° 44.43'N. It includes the internal waters, i.e., for the purpose of this Convention waters on the landward side of the base lines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured up to the landward limit according to the designation by the Contracting Parties.
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.1.2x A Contracting Party shall, at the time of the deposit of the instrument of ratification, approval or accession inform the Depositary of the designation of its internal waters for the purposes of this Convention.
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.34 Article 34
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.34.1x This Convention shall be open for signature in Helsinki from 9 April 1992 until 9 October 1992 by States and by the European Economic Community participating in the Diplomatic Conference on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area held in Helsinki on 9 April 1992.
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.35 Article 35
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.35.1 1. This Convention shall be subject to ratification or approval.
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.35.2 2. This Convention shall, after its entry into force, be open for accession by any other State or regional economic integration organization interested in fulfilling the aims and purposes of this Convention, provided that this State or organization is invited by all the Contracting Parties. In the case of limited competence of a regional economic integration organization, the terms and conditions of its participation may be agreed upon between the Commission and the interested organization.
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.35.3 3. The instruments of ratification, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
4291 Amendments to the Convention On The Protection Of The Marine Environment Of The Baltic Sea Area (Annex IV; Regulations 4-13) Art.35.4 4. The European Economic Community and any other regional economic integration organization which becomes a Contracting Party to this Convention shall in matters within their competence, on their own behalf, exercise the rights and fulfill the responsibilities which this Convention attributes to their member states. In such cases, the member states of these organizations shall not be entitled to exercise such rights individually.
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.6 Article 6
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.6.1 1. The Members of the Organization shall be the Contracting Parties to this Agreement.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.6.2 2. The original Members of the Organization shall be the Governments in Asia and the Pacific invited to the Conference of Plenipotentiaries at which this Agreement was adopted, which have ratified the Agreement or have acceded thereto. A list of invited Governments is given in the Annex to this Agreement.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.6.3 3. The Governing Council of the Organization may, by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the Members, authorize any Government not referred to in paragraph 2 above, which has submitted an application for membership, to accede to this Agreement as in force at the time of accession, in accordance with Article 16, paragraph 3.