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CHAPTER XXVII
ENVIRONMENT
1 .l Amendments to the Text of and Annexes Other than III and VII to the 1998 Protocol on Heavy Metals.
Geneva, 13 December 2012
Not yet in force
:
in accordance with article 13(3) of the Protocol which reads as follows: "Amendments to the present Protocol and to annexes I, II, IV, V and VI 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".
Status :
Parties : 1
Text :
C.N.709.2013.TREATIES-XXVII.1.l of 11 October 2013 (Amendments to the Text of and Annexes Other than III and VII to the 1998 Protocol on Heavy Metals).
Participant
Acceptance(A)
United States of America
19 Mar 2015 A
United States of America

Declaration:
       “The United States hereby declares, pursuant to Article 15, paragraph 3, of the Protocol as amended, that it does not intend to be bound by the procedures set out in Article 13, paragraph 5ter, as regards the amendment of annexes II, IV, V, and VI.”