Canada - Panama Free Trade Agreement

Chapter Twenty-Four

Final Provisions

Article 24.01: Annexes, Appendices and Footnotes

The Annexes, Appendices and footnotes to this Agreement constitute integral parts of this Agreement.

Article 24.02: Amendments

  • 1. The Agreement may be amended in writing by mutual consent of the Parties.
  • 2. An amendment shall enter into force following an exchange of written notifications by the Parties certifying the completion of their respective necessary legal procedures. The amendment shall enter into force on the date agreed upon by the Parties.

Article 24.03: Reservations and Unilateral Declarations

This Agreement may not be subject to reservations nor to interpretive statements at the time of its ratification.

Article 24.04: Entry into Force

Each Party shall notify the other Party in writing of the completion of its legal or constitutional procedures required for the entry into force of this Agreement. This Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the latter notification of the completion of the procedures for the entry into force.

Article 24.05: Termination

This Agreement may be terminated by either Party by giving notice in writing. It shall cease to be in force 6 months after the date of receipt of that notice.

Article 24.06: Accession

A state or a regional economic organisation may accede to this Agreement upon terms and conditions to be set out in an Agreement on Accession between the Parties and the acceding state. The Parties and the acceding state or regional economic organisation shall notify each other through diplomatic channels of the completion of the domestic procedures necessary to approve the Agreement on Accession. The Agreement on Accession shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the later of these notifications.

In witness whereof, the undersigned, being duly authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this Agreement.

Done in duplicate at , this day of 2010, in the English, French and Spanish languages, each version being equally authentic

For Canada

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For the Republic of Panama

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