Article 35

35.1.5 Accession

Accession is the method whereby a state which has not signed the treaty subsequently expresses its consent to become a party to that treaty. Generally, accessions occur once a treaty is closed for signature or after its entry into force.542

542 Arts 2(1)(b), 15 and 16 of the 1969 Vienna Convention (adopted 23 May 1969, entered into force 27 January 1980) 1155 UNTS 331 (Vienna Convention).

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