Tacit Consent/Opting Out Procedure
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1 There is no generally accepted definition of the term tacit consent/opting out procedure. Meanwhile this specific amendment procedure can be found in a large number of multilateral treaties in various different forms (Treaties, Amendment and Revision). The main characteristics of this procedure are the following: based on treaty provisions, an organ of an international organization or a particular treaty body (International Organizations or Institutions, Decision-Making Bodies), such as a technical committee or a commission of experts, usually adopts a...