2. This Convention does not alter the rights and obligations of contracting states arising from other agreements compatible with this Convention and which do not affect the enjoyment of their rights by other contracting states or the performance of their obligations under this Convention. 4. A State which, after an amendment in paragraph 1 above comes into force, becomes a party to this convention, is considered, unless that State expresses another intention, b) as a party to the unmodified convention, with respect to a contracting state that is not bound by that amendment. (d) disseminate to The States Parties, for ratification or accession, the amendments adopted in accordance with this Convention; Signing, ratification, accession and authentic texts of amendments An « exchange of notes » is a record of a routine agreement that has many similarities to the private law treaty. The agreement consists of the exchange of two documents, each of which holds the document signed by the other`s representative. According to the usual procedure, the accepting State reiterates the text of the Member State of the Offer Member State in order to note its agreement. Signatories of the letters may be ministers, diplomats or department heads. The ticket exchange technique is often used, either because of its quick procedure or sometimes to avoid the legislative approval process. The term « amendment » refers to the formal amendment of the treaty provisions that affect all parties to the relevant agreement.
These changes must be made with the same formalities as those who participated in the initial training of the contract. Many multilateral treaties provide specific requirements for amendments. In the absence of such provisions, changes must be made by the agreement of all parties. 1. Once adopted, States Parties may sign amendments to this Convention for a period of twelve months from the date of its adoption at United Nations Headquarters in New York, unless otherwise stated by the amendment itself. 6. States parties agree that there is no change in the fundamental principle of the common heritage of humanity under Article 136 and that they are not subject to an agreement by derogation. (iii) the texts of the amendments referred to in paragraph 2, point (d), for their information. 3.
Two or more contracting states may enter into agreements to amend or suspend the application of the provisions of this Convention which apply exclusively to relations between them, provided that these agreements do not deal with a derogation whose effective application of the purpose and purpose of this Convention is incompatible, and provided that these agreements do not affect the application of the fundamental principles set out in it. and that the provisions of these conventions do not affect the enjoyment of their rights by other States parties or the performance of their obligations under this Convention. 1. A contracting state may, by written notification to the Secretary-General of the Authority, propose a modification of the provisions of this Convention which relate exclusively to activities carried out in this area, including Appendix VI, Section 4. The Secretary-General distributes this note to all States Parties. The proposed amendment is subject to assembly approval after approval by the Council. The representatives of the States Parties in these bodies have full authority to consider and approve the proposed amendment. The amendment approved by the Council and the Assembly is deemed to have been adopted.