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Protocol to the Convention for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, Copenhagen, 1970
Done at Copenhagen 13 August 1970
Entered into force 12 November 1975
Primary source citation: 27 UST 1022, TIAS 8238
PROTOCOL TO THE CONVENTION FOR THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE EXPLORATION OF THE SEA
The Governments of the States Parties to the Convention for the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, signed at Copenhagen on the twelfth day of September 1964 (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Convention’),
Desiring to amend certain provisions of the Convention
Have agreed as follows:-
Paragraph (2) of Article 14 of the Convention shall be amended to read as follows:-
‘(2) the Council shall by a 2/3 majority vote of all the Contracting Parties approve an annual budget of the Council’.
(1) This Protocol shall be open for signature on behalf of the Governments of all States Parties to the Convention with or without reservation as to ratification or approval.
(2) Instruments of ratification or approval shall be deposited with the Government of Denmark.
(3) This Protocol shall enter into force on the date of which the Governments of all States Parties to the Convention have become Parties to this Protocol.
(4) The Government of Denmark shall inform the Governments of the States Parties to the convention of each signature, ratification or approval of this Protocol and of the date of the entry into force of the Protocol.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned being duly authorized have signed this Protocol.
DONE at Copenhagen this thirteenth day of August 1970, in the English and French languages, both texts being equally authentic, in a single copy which shall be deposited in the archives of the Government of Denmark who shall forward certified true copies to the Governments of all States Parties to the Convention.