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Part VI Final Clauses, Article 28

James Devaney

From: The United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property: A Commentary

Edited By: Roger O'Keefe, Christian J. Tams

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 07 December 2023

Immunity from jurisdiction, states — Specific treaties — Treaties, signature
The present Convention shall be open for signature by all States until 17 January 2007, at United Nations Headquarters, New York. It is usual for modern multilateral treaties to include a provision like Article 28 of the Convention indicating when and where the treaty may be signed.1Article 28 fixes a discrete period during which the Convention is, or rather was, open for signature. On expiry of this period, accession2 becomes, and has now become, the only means by which a State that has not signed the Convention may become party to it. In contrast, those States...
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