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II.7.470 PROTOCOL FOR THE PROTECTION OF SOUTH-EAST PACIFIC AGAINST POLLUTION FROM LAND-BASED SOURCES, 1983

The Ratification of Maritime Conventions

Chapter I.7.470

PROTOCOL FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE SOUTH-EAST PACIFIC AGAINST POLLUTION FROM LAND-BASED SOURCES, 1983

ADOPTED: Done in Quito on 22 July 1983
ENTERED INTO FORCE: 23 September 1986
DEPOSITARY: SPREP
SECRETARY: UNEP

IMPLEMENTATION

ACCESSION

Article XX

This Protocol shall be open for accession by any State bordering the South-East Pacific.

Accession shall be effected by the deposit of the relevant instrument with the Executive Secretariat, which shall communicate it to the High Contracting Parties.

This Protocol shall enter into force for the State acceding to it, 60 days after the deposit of the relevant instrument.

ENTRY INTO FORCE

Article XVII

This Protocol shall enter into force sixty days after the third instrument of ratification has been deposited with the General Secretariat of the Permanent Commission of the South Pacific.

DENUNCIATION

Article XVIII

This Protocol may be denounced by any of the High Contracting Parties after it has been in force for two years for the High Contracting Party denouncing it.

Such denunciation shall be effected by means of written notification to the Executive Secretariat, which shall communicate it forthwith to the High Contracting Parties.

The denunciation shall take effect one hundred and eighty days after the date of the said notification.

RESERVATIONS

Article XXI

No reservations concerning this Agreement may be entered.

AMENDMENTS

Article XIX

This Protocol may be amended only with the unanimous agreement of the High Contracting Parties. Amendments shall be subject to ratification and shall enter into force after the third instrument of ratification has been deposited with the Executive Secretariat.

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