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CHAPTER XXVII
ENVIRONMENT
1 .i Amendments to the Text and to Annexes I, II, III, IV, VI and VIII to the 1998 Protocol on Persistent Organic Pollutants
Geneva, 18 December 2009
Not yet in force
:
in accordance with article 14(3) of the Protocol which reads as follows: "Amendments to the present Protocol and to annexes I to IV, VI and VIII shall be adopted by consensus of the Parties present at a session of the Executive Body, and shall enter into force for the Parties which have accepted them on the ninetieth day after the date on which two thirds of the Parties have deposited with the Depositary their instruments of acceptance thereof. Amendments shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after the date on which that Party has deposited its instrument of acceptance thereof..
Text :
C.N.555.2010.TREATIES-3 of 14 September 2010 (Amendments to the text and to Annexes I, II, III, IV, VI and VII to the Protocol)
Participant
Acceptance(A)
Canada
23 Nov 2011 A
Cyprus
 5 Mar 2013 A
Luxembourg
17 Aug 2011 A
Netherlands 1
15 Mar 2012 A
Norway
26 Mar 2012 A
Romania
25 May 2012 A
Declarations and Reservations
(Unless otherwise indicated, the declarations were made
upon ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.)
Canada

Declaration:
       “[The Government of Canada] declares that it does not intend to be bound by the procedures set out in article 14, paragraph 5 ter as regards the amendment of annexes I to IV, VI and VIII of that Protocol.”

Norway

Declaration
       “With reference to article 3 no 5 litra (a) and annex III, Norway hereby declares that the reference year for PCB should be 2005.”

End Note
1.For the European part of the Netherlands