Part VII

Final Clauses

Key Points

  • Article 34 relates to the process for signing the Convention, which is now closed.
  • Pursuant to Article 35, states may however become a party to the Convention by lodging an instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
  • States and regional economic integration organisations can become party to the Convention, but there are differences in terms of the rights and responsibilities that both have under the instrument.
  • Article 37 stipulates which texts of the Convention are deemed authentic.

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