International Atomic Energy Agency Information Circular (Unofficial electronic edition)
29 October 1999
Original: ENGLISH and RUSSIAN
PROTOCOL ADDITIONAL TO THE AGREEMENT
BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA AND
THE INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY
FOR THE APPLICATION OF SAFEGUARDS IN
CONNECTION WITH THE TREATY ON THE
NON-PROLIFERATION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS
Amendment of Article 17
The text of Article 17 of the Protocol Additional1/ to the Safeguards Agreement concluded between the Republic of Armenia and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the application of safeguards in connection with the Treaty for the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) has been amended to read as follows:
"This Protocol shall enter into force on the date on which the Agency receives from Armenia written notification that Armenia's statutory and/or constitutional requirements for entry into force have been met.
The Director General shall promptly inform all Member States of the Agency of the entry into force of this Protocol."
The above amendment was approved by the Board of Governors in June 1999, and was agreed to through an Exchange of Letters dated 28 June 1999 and 6 September 1999. Pursuant to that Exchange of Letters, the amendment of Article 17 entered into force on 10 September 1999, the date of receipt by the Agency of Armenia's acceptance thereof.