Matrix Chile - U.S. FTA and DR - CAFTA - Chapter 24: Final Provisions

A Comparative Guide to the Chile-United States Free Trade Agreement and the
Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement

A STUDY BY THE TRIPARTITE COMMITTEE


Chapter Twenty-Four: Final Provisions

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CHILE U.S.
Date of Signature: June 6, 2003
Chapter Twenty-Four:
Final Provisions
DR - CAFTA
Date of Signature: August 5, 2004
Chapter Twenty-Two:
Final Provisions
Article 24.1: Annexes, Appendices, and Footnotes Article 22.1: Annexes, Appendices, and Footnotes
The Annexes, Appendices, and footnotes to this Agreement constitute an integral part of this Agreement. The Annexes, Appendices, and footnotes to this Agreement constitute an integral part of this Agreement.
Article 24.2: Amendments Article 22.2: Amendments
1. The Parties may agree on any modification of or addition to this Agreement.

 

1. The Parties may agree on any amendment of this Agreement.The original English and Spanish texts of any amendment shall be deposited with the Depositary, which shall promptly provide a certified copy to each Party.
2. When so agreed, and approved in accordance with the applicable legal procedures of each Party, a modification or addition shall constitute an integral part of this Agreement. 2. When so agreed, and approved in accordance with the applicable legal procedures of each Party, an amendment shall constitute an integral part of this Agreement to take effect on the date on which all Parties have notified the Depositary in writing that they have approved the amendment or on such other date as the Parties may agree.
Article 24.3: Amendment of the WTO Agreement Article 22.3: Amendment of the WTO Agreement
If any provision of the WTO Agreement that the Parties have incorporated into this Agreement is amended, the Parties shall consult on whether to amend this Agreement. If any provision of the WTO Agreement that the Parties have incorporated into this Agreement is amended, the Parties shall consultwith a view to amending the relevant provision of this Agreement, as appropriate, in accordance with Article 22.2.

NO CORRESPONDING ARTICLE HEADING

Article 22.4: Reservations
NO CORRESPONDING PROVISION No Party may enter a reservation in respect of any provision of this Agreement without the written consent of the other Parties.
Article 24.4: Entry into Force and Termination Article 22.5: Entry into Force
1.The entry into force of this Agreement is subject to the completion of necessary domestic legal procedures by each Party.
1. (a) This Agreement shall enter into force on January 1, 2005, provided that the United States and one or more other signatories notify the Depositary in writing by that date that they have completed their applicable legal procedures.

(b) If this Agreement does not enter into force on January 1, 2005, this Agreement shall enter into force after the United States and one or more other signatories make such a notification, on such later date as they may agree.

2. This Agreement shall enter into force 60 days after the date on which the Parties exchange written notification that such procedures have been completed, or after such other period as the Parties may agree. 2. Thereafter, this Agreement shall enter into force for any other signatory 90 days after the date on which that signatory notifies the Depositary in writing that it has completed its applicable legal procedures. Unless the Parties otherwise agree, a signatory may not provide a notification under this paragraph later than two years after the date of entry into force of this Agreement.
 

 

3. The Depositary shall promptly inform the Parties and non-Party signatories of any notification under paragraph 1 or 2.

Article 24.4: Entry into Force and Termination Article 22.7: Withdrawal

3. Either Party may terminate this Agreement by written notification to the other Party. This Agreement shall expire 180 days after the date of such notification.

1. Any Party may withdraw from this Agreement by providing written notice of withdrawal to the Depositary. The Depositary shall promptly inform the Parties of such notification.
NO CORRESPONDING ARTICLE HEADING

Article 22.6: Accession

NO CORRESPONDING PROVISION

1. Any country or group of countries may accede to this Agreement subject to such terms and conditions as may be agreed between such country or countries and the Commission and following approval in accordance with the applicable legal procedures of each Party and acceding country.

2. The instrument of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary, which shall promptly inform each Party of the accession.

NO CORRESPONDING ARTICLE HEADING Article 22.7: Withdrawal
CORRESPONDS TO ARTICLE 24.4, PARAGRAPH 3 1. Any Party may withdraw from this Agreement by providing written notice of withdrawal to the Depositary. The Depositary shall promptly inform the Parties of such notification.

2. A withdrawal shall take effect six months after a Party provides written notice under paragraph 1, unless the Parties agree on a different period. If a Party withdraws, the Agreement shall remain in force for the remaining Parties.

NO CORRESPONDING ARTICLE HEADING

Article 22.8: Depositary

NO CORRESPONDING PROVISION The original English and Spanish texts of this Agreement shall be deposited with the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States, which shall serve as depositary. The Depositary shall promptly provide a certified copy of the original texts to each signatory.
Article 24.5: Authentic Texts Article 22.9: Authentic Texts
The English and Spanish texts of this Agreement are equally authentic. The English and Spanish texts of this Agreement are equally authentic.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, being duly authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this Agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, being duly authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this Agreement.
DONE at Miami, in duplicate, this sixth day of June, 2003. DONE, at Washington in English and Spanish, on this 5th day of August, 2004.
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHILE: FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF COSTA RICA:

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC:

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF EL SALVADOR:

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GUATEMALA:

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF HONDURAS:

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NICARAGUA:

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:

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