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II.2.280 TREATY ON THE LAW OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL NAVIGATION, 1940

The Ratification of Maritime Conventions

Chapter I.2.280

TREATY ON THE LAW OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL NAVIGATION, 1940

ADOPTED: Done at Montevideo, Uruguay, 19 March 1940
ENTERED INTO FORCE: Not yet in force
DEPOSITARY: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay
SECRETARY: Organisation of American States

IMPLEMENTATION

APPROVAL, EXCHANGE AND ACCESSION

Article XLIV

The simultaneous ratification of this treaty by all of the contracting States is not necessary in order to bring it into operation. The States which approve it shall communicate their approval to the Government of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, so that the latter may notify the other contracting States to that effect. This procedure shall take place of an exchange.

Article XLV

When the exchange has been made, in conformity with the preceding article, this treaty shall be effective from that time forth indefinitely; and the treaty signed in Montevideo on February 12, 1889, shall accordingly be without force.

Article XLVII

Article XLIV applies also to States which have not attended this Congress, but which wish to adhere to the present treaty.

DENUNCIATION

Article XLVI

If any of the contracting parties should deem it advisable to withdraw its adherence to the treaty or introduce changes into the said instrument, it shall so advise other signatories; but the withdrawal shall not take effect until two years after the date of denunciation, during which time an effort to reach a new accord shall be made.

DECLARATIONS AND RESERVATIONS

Bolivia

(Reservation made at the time of signature)

The Delegation of Bolivia subscribes to the present treaty in so far as it refers to fluvial, lacustrine and air navigation.

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