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Article 19

Withdrawal

1. At any time after four years from the date on which this Convention has
entered into force for a Party, that Party may withdraw from the Convention
by giving written notification to the Depositary.

2. Except as may be provided in any protocol, at any time after four years
from the date on which such protocol has entered into force for a party,
that party may withdraw from the protocol by giving written notification to
the Depositary.

3. Any such withdrawal shall take effect upon expiry of one year after the
date of its receipt by the Depositary, or on such later date as may be
specified in the notification of the withdrawal.

4. Any Party which withdraws from this Convention shall be considered as
also having withdrawn from any protocol to which it is party.

Article 20

Depositary

1. The Secretary-General of the United Nations shall assume the functions
of depositary of this Convention and any protocols.

2. The Depositary shall inform the Parties, in particular, of:

(a) The signature of this Convention and of any protocol, and the deposit
of instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession in
accordance with articles 13 and 14;
(b) The date on which the Convention and any protocol will come into
force in accordance with article 17;
(c) Notifications of withdrawal made in accordance with article 19;
(d) Amendments adopted with respect to the Convention and any protocol,
their acceptance by the parties and their date of entry into force in
accordance with article 9;
(e) All communications relating to the adoption and approval of annexes
and to the amendment of annexes in accordance with article 10;
(f) Notifications by regional economic integration organizations of the
extent of their competence with respect to matters governed by this
Convention and any protocols, and of any modifications thereof.
(g) Declarations made in accordance with article 11, paragraph 3.

Article 21

Authentic Texts

The original of this Convention, of which the Arabic, Chinese, English,
French, Russian and Spanish texts are equally authentic, shall be deposited
with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized to that effect,
have signed this Convention.

Done at Vienna on the 22nd day of March 1985

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