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Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

 

Article VI

1. The present Protocol shall enter into force on the same day as the
Convention or on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the
second instrument of ratification or accession to the Protocol with the
Secretary-General of the United Nations, whichever date is the later.

2. For each State ratifying or acceding to the present Protocol after its
entry into force in accordance with paragraph 1 of this Article, the
Protocol shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after deposit by such
State of its instrument of ratification or accession.

Article VII

The Secretary-General of the United Nations shall inform all States which
may become Parties to the Convention:

(a) of signatures to the present Protocol and of the deposit of
instruments of ratification or accession, in accordance with Articles
III, IV and V;
(b) of the date on which the present Protocol will enter into force, in
accordance with Article VI.

Article VIII

The original of the present Protocol, of which the Chinese, English,
French, Russian and Spanish texts are equally authentic, shall be deposited
with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, who shall send certified
copies thereof to all States referred to in Article III.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned Plenipotentiaries, being duly authorized
thereto by their respective Governments, have signed the present Protocol.

DONE at Vienna, this eighteenth day of April one thousand nine hundred and
sixty-one.

OPTIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE VIENNA CONVENTION ON DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS,
CONCERNING THE COMPULSORY SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES. DONE AT VIENNA, ON
18 APRIL 1961

The States Parties to the present Protocol and to the Vienna Convention on
Diplomatic Relations, hereinafter referred to as “the Convention”, adopted
by the United Nations Conference held at Vienna from 2 March to 14 April
1961,

Expressing their wish to resort in all matters concerning them in respect
of any dispute arising out of the interpretation or application of the
Convention to the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of
Justice, unless some other form of settlement has been agreed upon by the
parties within a reasonable period,

Have agreed as follows:

Article I

Disputes arising out of the interpretation or application of the Convention
shall lie within the compulsory jurisdiction of the International Court of
Justice and may accordingly be brought before the Court by an application
made by any party to the dispute being a Party to the present Protocol.

Article II

The parties may agree, within a period of two months after one party has
notified its opinion to the other that a dispute exists, to resort not to
the International Court of Justice but to an arbitral tribunal. After the
expiry of the said period, either party may bring the dispute before the
Court by an application.

Article III

1. Within the same period of two months, the parties may agree to adopt a
conciliation procedure before resorting to the International Court of
Justice.

2. The conciliation commission shall make its recommendations within five
months after its appointment. If its recommendations are not accepted by
the parties to the dispute within two months after they have been
delivered, either party may bring the dispute before the Court by an
application.

Article IV

States Parties to the Convention, to the Optional Protocol concerning
Acquisition of Nationality,l and to the present Protocol may at any time
declare that they will extend the provisions of the present Protocol to
disputes arising out of the interpretation or application of the Optional
Protocol concerning Acquisition of Nationality. Such declarations shall be
notified to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Article V

The present Protocol shall be open for signature by all States which may
become Parties to the Convention, as follows: until 31 October 1961 at the
Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Austria and subsequently, until 31
March 1962, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Article VI

The present Protocol is subject to ratification. The instruments of
ratification shall be deposited with the Secretary-General of the United
Nations.

Article VII

The present Protocol shall remain open for accession by all States which
may become Parties to the Convention. The instruments of accession shall be
deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Article VIII

1. The present Protocol shall enter into force on the same day as the
Convention or on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the
second instrument of ratification or accession to the Protocol with the
Secretary-General of the United Nations, whichever day is the later.

2. For each State ratifying or acceding to the present Protocol after its
entry into force in accordance with paragraph 1 of this Article, the
Protocol shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after deposit by such
State of its instrument of ratification or accession.

Article IX

The Secretary-General of the United Nations shall inform all States which
may become Parties to the Convention:

(a) of signatures to the present Protocol and of the deposit of
instruments of ratification or accession, in accordance with Articles
V, VI and VII;
(b) of declarations made in accordance with Article IV of the present
Protocol;
(c) of the date on which the present Protocol will enter into force, in
accordance with Article VIII.

Article X

The original of the present Protocol, of which the Chinese, English,
French, Russian and Spanish texts are equally authentic, shall be deposited
with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, who shall send certified
copies thereof to all States referred to in Article V.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned Plenipotentiaries, being duly authorized
thereto by their respective Governments, have signed the present Protocol.

DONE at Vienna, this eighteenth day of April one thousand nine hundred and
sixty-one.


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