Proposed measures to extend the personal scope of the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees of 28 July 1951: Corrigendum 2

Annex II, page 2

The following sentence should be added at the end of the present text of Article V:

"Accession shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of accession with the Secretary-General of the United Nations."

Annex II, page 3

The present text of Article VII should be replaced by the following text:

Article VII


1.             At the time of accession, any State may make reservations in respect of Articles II and IV of the present Protocol and in respect of the application in accordance with Article I of the present Protocol of any provisions of the Convention other than those contained in Articles 1, 3, 4, 16(1) and 33, provided that in the case of a State Party to the Convention reservations made under this Article shall not extend to refugees in respect of whom the Convention applies.

2.             Reservations made by States Parties to the Convention in accordance with Article 42 thereof shall, unless withdrawn, be applicable in relation to their obligations under the present Protocol.

3.             Any State making a reservation in accordance with paragraph 1 of this Article may at any time withdraw such reservation by a communication to that effect addressed to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

4.             Declarations made under Article 40, paragraphs 1 and 2 of the Convention by a State Party thereto which accedes to the present Protocol shall be deemed to apply in respect of the present Protocol unless upon accession a notification to the contrary is addressed by the State Party concerned to the Secretary-General of the United Nations. The provisions of Article 40, paragraphs 2 and 3 and of Article 44, paragraph 3 of the Convention shall be deemed to apply mutatis mutandis to the present Protocol.

Annex II, Page 4

At the end of the third line of the present text of Article X, the following words should be added:

"and of declarations and notifications relating thereto."