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Submission of various amendment proposals to the TIR Convention, 1975 and introducing new Annex 11

26 February 2020
On 26 February 2020, the Secretary-General of the United Nations in his capacity of depositary, re-issued depositary notification C.N.71.2020.TREATIES-XI.A.16 (English, French) of 25 February 2020, informing of the submission of various amendment proposals to the body of the Convention and introducing new Annex 11. In accordance with the provisions of article 59 (3) of the Convention, the proposed amendments shall come into force with respect to all Parties to the Convention three months after the expiry of a period of twelve months following the date of this communication during which no objection to the proposed amendments has been communicated to the Secretary-General by a Party. Annex 11 shall come into force in the absence of any objection to the proposal of amendments within the abovementioned twelve month period, except for those States which notify the depositary of their nonacceptance of Annex 11 between 25 February 2021 and 25 May 2021.