Article 36

Entry into Force

Convention Text

  1. The present Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day following the date of deposit of the thirty-fifth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
  2. For each state or regional economic integration organisation that ratifies, accepts or approves the Convention, or accedes thereto after the deposit of the thirty-fifth instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, the Convention shall enter into force on the ninetieth day after the deposit by such state or regional economic integration organization of its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.
  3. For the purposes of paragraphs 1 and 2, any instrument deposited by a regional economic integration organisation shall not be counted as additional to those deposited by states.
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