Through Which The "agreement On Postal Payment Services", Signed In Geneva, Approved On August 12, 2008

Original Language Title: Por medio de la cual se aprueba el "Acuerdo relativo a los servicios postales de pago", firmado en Ginebra, el 12 de agosto de 2008

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ACT 1442 2011
(February 23)
Official Gazette No. 48.000 of March 3, 2011
Official Gazette No. 47992 of February 23, 2011 CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC

By whereby the "Agreement on postal payment services", signed in Geneva on 12 August 2008. Notes
Summary Effective approved
Effective Jurisprudence


THE CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC
having regard to the text of the "Agreement on postal payment services", signed in Geneva on 12 August 2008.
(To be transcribed: photocopy of the text is attached full of the aforementioned international instruments).
AGREEMENT ON POSTAL SERVICES INDEX OF PAYMENT


PART I Common Principles on postal payment services Chapter I


General provisions Articles 1
.
2 Scope of the Agreement. Definitions
3. Designation operator
4.
Responsibility of Member Countries in May. 6
operational powers. Ownership of funds from postal payment services
7. Fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and financial crimes
8. Notice
9. CHAPTER II technology neutrality

General principles and quality of service
10. General
11 principles. Quality of Service

CHAPTER III Principles for electronic data exchange
12.
Interoperability 13. Security of electronic exchanges
14. Tracking and tracing

PART II Rules applicable to postal payment services Chapter I

Processing of postal payment orders
15. Deposit, entry and transmission of postal payment orders
16. Verification and provision of funds
17. 18
maximum amount. CHAPTER II Reimbursement


19 Complaints and liability. 20
claims. Liability of designated operators with regard to users
21. Reciprocal obligations and responsibilities of designated operators
22. Exemption from liability of designated operators
23. Reservations regarding liability CHAPTER III


Financial Dealings 24. 25
financial and accounting rules. Clearing and settlement PART III


Transitional and final provisions 26. Reservations
presented during the Congress 27. 28
final provisions. Entry into force and duration of the Agreement on Postal Payment Services
AGREEMENT ON PAYMENT POSTAL SERVICES
The undersigned, plenipotentiaries of the Governments of the Member Countries of the Union, having regard to Article 22.4 of the Constitution the Universal Postal Union signed in Vienna on 10 July 1964, they have adopted, by common consent and subject to article 25.4 of the Constitution, the following agreement, which is part of the principles of that Constitution, to establish a postal service of safe, accessible and adapted the greatest number of users based on systems that allow interoperability of networks of operators designated payment.

PART I. PRINCIPLES APPLICABLE TO COMMON POSTAL SERVICES PAYMENT.

CHAPTER I. GENERAL PROVISIONS.
ARTICLE 1. SCOPE OF THE AGREEMENT.
1. Each member country will make every effort to pay in their territory at least one of the following postal payment services: 1.1
cash Giro: the consignor hands over funds at the service access point of the designated operator and asks cash payment of the full amount, without any restraint, to the recipient. 1.2 Giro payment
consignor orders debiting your account held by the designated operator and asks for cash payment of the full amount without any deduction to the recipient.
Deposit Giro 1.3 consignor delivers funds at the service access point of the designated operator and asks to be deposited in the recipient's account without any retention.
1.4 Postal transfer: the sender orders debiting your account held by the designated operator and asks that an equivalent amount is credited to the recipient's account carried by the designated operator payer, without any restraint.
2. The Regulation sets out the measures necessary for the implementation of this agreement.

ARTICLE 2. DEFINITIONS.
1. Competent authority: all national authorities of a member country who supervise, under powers conferred by law or regulation, the activity of the designated operator or persons to whom this article. The competent authority may appeal to the administrative or judicial authorities involved in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing, mainly the national financial intelligence unit and supervisory authorities.

2. Down Payment: payment and partial advance made by the designated operator to the designated operator issuer pays to relieve the treasury of postal payment services designated operator payer.
3. Money laundering: conversion or transfer of currency issued by an entity or an individual, knowing that these come from criminal activity or from an act of participation in such activity, for the purpose of concealing or disguising the illicit origin of currencies or helping anyone any part in carrying out that activity to evade the legal consequences of his action: money laundering should be considered as such even if the activities that produce goods that are intended to whiten be made in the territory of another member country or a third country.
4. Insulation: mandatory separation of funds from the users of the designated operator which prevents the use of funds by users for other purposes other than the implementation of the operations of postal payment services.
5. Clearinghouse: within the framework of multilateral exchanges, a clearing house processes mutual debts and claims resulting from the services provided by an operator in favor of another. Its role is to account exchanges between operators, whose settlement is made through bank payments and to adopt the necessary measures in case of incidents settlement.
6. Compensation system which allows to minimize the amount of payments to be made, establishing a regular balance of debits and credits of the correspondents concerned. The compensation comprises two stages: determining the bilateral balances and then, by the sum of the bilateral balances, calculating the overall position of each with respect to to make a single settlement as the debit or credit position of the establishment considered set.
7. Centralizadora account: accumulation of funds from different sources into a single account.
8. Account link giro which reciprocally open designated operators within the framework of their bilateral relations, through whom reciprocal debts and credits are settled account.
9. Crime: all kinds of participation in the commission of a crime or an offense within the meaning of national legislation.
10. Deposit: deposit in cash or securities, to guarantee payments between designated operators amount.
11. Recipient: natural or legal person designated by the sender as the beneficiary of rotation or postal transfer.
12. Third currency: any currency brokerage used in case of non-convertibility between two currencies or for the clearing / settlement of accounts.
13. Duty of care in relation to users: general duty of designated operators, comprising obligations:
- Identify users.
- Learn about the purpose of the Postal payment order.
- Monitoring postal payment orders.
- Check the current nature of information on users.
- Report suspicious transactions to the competent authorities.
14. electronic data relating to postal payment orders: data transmitted electronically, from one designated operator to another, regarding the execution of postal payment orders, reclamation, modification or address correction or refund, entered by designated operators or generated automatically by their information system, and indicate a change in the state of postal payment order or request for the order.
15. Personal data: data identifying the sender or the addressee. They can be used only for the purpose for which they were obtained.
16. postal data: data necessary for routing and tracking the execution of postal payment order and statistics, as well as for the centralized clearing system.
17. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) data exchange operations, from one computer to another, using networks and standard formats compatible with the Union system.
18. Shipper natural or legal person who orders a designated operator that meets a card payment order in accordance with the Acts of the Union.
19. Financing of Terrorism: concept covering the financing of terrorist acts, terrorists and terrorist organizations.

20. User funds: sums paid by the shipper to the designated operator issuer, in cash or debited directly from the account of the sender, carried in the records of the designated operator issuer or by any other electronic means protected made available to the shipper by the designated operator issuer or any other financial operator to make a payment to a recipient specified by the sender in accordance with this agreement and its Regulations.
21. Issue currency: currency of the country of destination or third currency authorized by the destination country, where postal money order is issued.
22. Designated operator issuer: designated operator which transmits a postal order payment to the paying designated operator, in accordance with the Acts of the Union.
23. Paying designated operator: designated operator to Implement to the postal payment order in the recipient country, in accordance with the Acts of the Union.
24. Shelf life: period during which the Postal payment order can be validly fulfilled or revoked.
25. Service access point: physical or virtual place where the user may deposit or receive a postal order payment.
26. Compensation: amount owed by the issuing designated operator to the designated operator payer for payment to the recipient.
27. Revocability possibility for the sender to revoke its postal payment order (money order or transfer) up to the time of payment or the end of the validity period if payment has not been made.
28. Counterparty risk: related to the failure of one of the parties to a contract risk. It translates into a risk of loss or illiquidity.
29. Liquidity risk: The risk that a counterparty or a participant in a payment system is temporarily unable to cancel an obligation in full at maturity.
30. Marking of suspicious transactions: obligation designated based on national law and the resolutions of the Union, to communicate to their competent national authorities all information on suspicious transactions operator.
31. Tracking and tracing system which allows to track the route of a postal money order at all times and determine where you are and compliance status.
32. Fee: amount paid by an issuing designated operator to the issuer by a postal payment service.
33. Suspicious transaction: Postal payment order or request for reimbursement of a postal payment order, timely or repeated on the commission of a crime of money laundering or terrorist financing.
34. User: natural or legal person, consignor or consignee, which uses the postal payment services under this agreement.

ARTICLE 3. APPOINTMENT OF OPERATOR.
1. Member countries shall notify the International Bureau, within the end of the Congress six months, the name and address of the public body responsible for overseeing postal payment services. Member Countries should also communicate to the International Bureau, within the end of the Congress six months, the name and address of the operator or operators officially designated to operate the postal payment services through its (s) network (s), and fulfill the obligations arising from the Acts of the Union in his or its territories. Changes that occur between two Congresses, public bodies and the officially designated operators shall be notified as soon as possible to the International Bureau.
2. Designated operators shall provide the postal payment services in accordance with this Agreement.

ARTICLE 4. POWERS OF MEMBER COUNTRIES.
1. Countries shall take whatever measures they deem necessary to ensure the continuity of the postal payment services in case of default of its or their designated operators, without prejudice to the responsibility of that or those operators to other operators designated under the Acts of the Union.
2. In case of default of its designated operator, the member shall inform, through the International Bureau, the other member countries party to this agreement: 2.1
suspension of its international postal payment from the date indicated and until further notice. 2.2
measures taken with a view to the resumption of their services, possibly under the responsibility of a new designated operator.

ITEM 5. OPERATING POWERS.
1. Designated operators are responsible for compliance with postal payment services to other operators and users.

2. They should answer for risks such as operational risks, liquidity risks and counterparty risks, in accordance with national legislation.
3. For the execution of postal payment services whose provision is entrusted to them by their respective member country, designated operators enter into bilateral or multilateral agreements with the designated operators of their choice.

ARTICLE 6. OWNERSHIP OF FUNDS PAYMENT OF POSTAL SERVICES.
1. Any amount of money deposited in cash or debited from an account in order to fulfill a card payment order, property of the sender until the time of payment to the recipient or to the credit amount in the account of the recipient.
2. During the period of validity of postal payment order, the sender may revoke, until the time of payment to the recipient or until the amount is credited to the recipient's account.

ARTICLE 7. FIGHT AGAINST MONEY LAUNDERING, TERRORIST FINANCING AND FINANCIAL CRIMES.
1. Designated operators shall implement the necessary measures to fulfill its obligations under national and international law, including those relating to the fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and financial crimes.
2. They must report to the competent authorities in their countries suspicious transactions, in accordance with national laws and regulations.
3. The Regulation lays down the detailed obligations of designated operators regarding the identification of the user, the necessary monitoring and compliance procedures regulations in the fight against money laundering, terrorist financing and financial crimes.

ARTICLE 8. CONFIDENTIALITY.
1. Designated operators ensure the confidentiality and use of personal data, in compliance with national legislation and, where applicable, international obligations, and Regulation. The provisions of this Article shall not affect the communication of personal data in response to a request respecting national legislation of each member country.
2. The data required for compliance with postal money order are confidential.
3. Designated operators shall inform the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union, at least once a year, postal data for statistical purposes and possibly for evaluating the quality of service and centralized clearing. The International Bureau shall treat as confidential the individual postal data. Effective Jurisprudence


ARTICLE 9. Technological Neutrality.
1. The exchange of data necessary for the provision of services defined in this Agreement shall be governed by the principle of technological neutrality, which means that the provision of these services does not depend on the use of a particular technology.
2. The modalities of implementation of postal money orders, such as conditions of deposit, entry, shipping, payment, reimbursement, treatment of complaints or the period during which the funds are made available to the recipients they may vary depending on the technology used for transmission of postal payment order.
3. Postal payment services may be provided by combining different technologies.
CHAPTER II.
GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND QUALITY OF SERVICE.

ARTICLE 10. GENERAL PRINCIPLES.
1. Accessibility through the network.
1.1 postal payment services will be provided by designated operators in their (s) network (s), or any other network correspondent, to ensure the accessibility of these services to more people.
1.2 All users will have access to postal payment services regardless of the existence of any contractual or business relationship with the designated operator.
2. Separation of funds.
2.1 user funds will be isolated. These funds and the flows that generate be separated from the other funds and flows of operators, particularly their own funds.
2.2 Settlements relating to remuneration between designated operators are separate from settlements relating to users' funds.
3. Currency of issue and currency of payment of postal payment services.
3.1 The amount of postal payment order shall be expressed and paid in the currency of the destination country or in any other currency authorized by the destination country.
4. No repudiability.

4.1 The transmission of postal payment orders electronically is subject to the principle of non repudiability, according to which the designated operator issuer may not question the existence of these orders and the paying designated operator shall not deny having received them effectively insofar as the message conforms to the applicable technical standards.
4.2 shall be ensured by technical means non repudiability of postal payment orders transmitted electronically, regardless of the system used by designated operators.
5. Compliance with postal money orders.
5.1 Postal payment orders transmitted between designated operators must be fulfilled subject to the provisions of this agreement and national legislation.
5.2 designated operators network, the sum delivered to the issuing designated operator by the sender shall be the same as that paid to the recipient by the designated operator payer. 5.3
payment to the recipient is not subject to the receipt by the designated operator of the corresponding funds paying the consignor. It shall be made, subject to the compliance by the designated operator issuer of its obligations to the designated operator payer with respect to payments on account or account provisioning link.
6. Pricing.
Issuer 6.1 The designated operator shall fix the rate of postal payment services. 6.2
fee may be added the cost of any optional or supplementary service requested by the shipper.
7. Exoneration rates.
7.1 The provisions of the Universal Postal Convention concerning exemption from postal charges on postal items intended for prisoners of war and civilian internees may apply to shipments of postal payment services to such recipients.
8. Remuneration paying designated operator. 8.1 The designated operator
paying designated operator issuer receive remuneration for the execution of postal payment orders.
9. Frequency of settlements between designated operators.
9.1 The frequency of settlement between designated operators of sums paid or credited to a recipient on behalf of a sender may be different from that used for the payment of remuneration between designated operators. The settlement of amounts paid or credited shall be made at least once a month.
10. Obligation to provide information to users.
10.1 Users are entitled to the following information, which shall be published and communicated to all senders: conditions of provision of postal payment services, fees, expenses, rates and patterns of change, conditions of application of the responsibility addresses and information services and claims.
10.2 Access to this information is free.

ARTICLE 11. QUALITY OF SERVICE.
1. Designated operators may decide to identify postal payment services by means of a collective mark.
CHAPTER III.
PRINCIPLES TO TRADE ELECTRONIC DATA.

ARTICLE 12. INTEROPERABILITY.
1.
Networks 1.1 To ensure the exchange of data necessary for the fulfillment of postal payment services between all designated operators and monitoring the quality of service, they should use the system of electronic data interchange (EDI) of the Union or any other system that would ensure the interoperability of postal payment services under this agreement.

ITEM 13. SECURITY OF ELECTRONIC EXCHANGES.
1. Designated operators are responsible for the proper functioning of their equipment.
2. Electronic transmission of data shall be done safely, to ensure the authenticity of data transmitted and integrity.
3. Designated operators must provide security for transactions, in accordance with international standards. Effective Jurisprudence


ARTICLE 14. MONITORING AND LOCATION.
1. The systems used by designated operators shall permit track the processing of postal payment order, and their removal by the consignor, until the time of payment of the amount to the recipient or credit to the account of this or given the case, reimbursement to the shipper.
PART II.
RULES APPLICABLE TO POSTAL SERVICES PAYMENT.

CHAPTER I. PROCESSING OF PAYMENT ORDERS POST.

ARTICLE 15 DEPOSIT, ENTRY AND TRANSMISSION OF POSTAL PAYMENT ORDERS.
1. The deposition conditions, entry and transmission of postal payment orders are defined in the Regulations.

2. The duration of the validity of postal payment orders may not be extended. It is set in the Regulations. Effective Jurisprudence


ARTICLE 16. VERIFICATION AND AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS.
1. After verifying the identity of the recipient in accordance with national legislation and the accuracy of the information provided by the recipient, the paying designated operator shall make payment in cash. In the case of a rotation of deposit or transfer, will credit the recipient's account.
2. The deadlines for making available funds will be established in multilateral or bilateral agreements between designated operators.

ARTICLE 17. MAXIMUM AMOUNT.
1. Designated operators shall inform the International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union of the maximum amounts for the issuance and receipt set according to their national legislation.

AGREEMENT 18. REFUND.
1. Extension of repayment.
1.1 Reimbursement within the framework of the postal payment services shall apply to all postal payment order in the currency of the country of issue. The redemption amount will be equal to the amount paid by the shipper or debited from your account. It will be added to reimbursement rate Postal Service payment in case of default of a designated operator.
CHAPTER II.
CLAIMS AND LIABILITY.

ARTICLE 19. COMPLAINTS.
1. Claims are accepted within six months from the day following the day of acceptance of the postal order payment day.
2. Designated operators shall be entitled to charge their customers fees claim for postal payment orders, subject to their national legislation.

ARTICLE 20. LIABILITY OF DESIGNATED OPERATORS WITH RESPECT TO USERS.
1.
Processing funds designated operator 1.1 The issuer is liable to the consignor by the amounts paid at the counter or debited from the account of the consignor, until such time that the postal payment order has been duly paid or credited to the account the recipient or the sender refunded in cash or by credit to your account.

ARTICLE 21 RECIPROCAL OBLIGATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DESIGNATED OPERATORS.
1. Each designated operator shall be responsible for their own mistakes.
2. The modalities and extent of liability are set out in the Regulation.

ARTICLE 22. WAIVER OF LIABILITY OF DESIGNATED OPERATORS.
1. Designated operators shall not be liable:
1.1 In case of delay in implementing the service.
1.2 When they are unable to account for the execution of a postal payment order owing to the destruction of data relating to postal payment services by a case of force majeure, unless proof of their liability has been provided else.
1.3 Where the damage has been caused by default or negligence of the sender, mainly in relation to their duty to provide correct information in support of its postal payment order, including on the legality of the source of funds delivered as well including the grounds of postal money order. 1.4
If embargo on funds provided.
1.5 When funds in the case of prisoners of war or civilian internees.
1.6 When the user has made no inquiry within the period prescribed in the Regulations.
1.7 When the term has expired prescription of postal payment services in the issuing country.

ARTICLE 23. RESERVATIONS ON LIABILITY.
1. The provisions on liability set out in Articles 20 to 22 shall not be subject to reservations, except in cases of bilateral agreement.
CHAPTER III.
FINANCIAL RELATIONS.

ARTICLE 24. ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL RULES.
1. accounting rules.
1.1 designated operators comply with the accounting rules defined in the Regulation.
2. Formulation of monthly and general accounts. 2.1
paying designated operator shall, for each issuer designated operator a monthly account of the sums paid for postal payment services. The monthly accounts shall be incorporated, with the same frequency, in a general account including the prepayments and will lead to a balance.
3. Payment on account.

3.1 In case of imbalance in exchanges between designated operators, the designated operator issuer shall make a payment to account at least once a month at the beginning of the settlement period, the paying designated operator. In case of increasing the frequency of settlement of exchanges periods less than a week, operators can agree to waive this payment.
4. Centralizadora account.
4.1 In principle, each designated operator will have a centralizing account funds dedicated to users. These funds will be used exclusively to settle the designated operator postal payment orders paid to recipients or to reimburse shippers postal payment orders not executed.
4.2 When the designated operator doeth payments, these are paid into a dedicated account centralizadora paying designated operator. These prepayments are intended solely for making payments to recipients.
5. Down Payment. 5.1
a security deposit may be required under the conditions laid down in Regulation.
ARTICLE 25.
clearing and settlement.
1. centralized settlement.
1.1 Settlements between designated operators may be made through a centralized clearinghouse, as provided in the Regulations. They are made from the centralizing accounts designated operators.
2. Bilateral settlement.
2.1 Billing on the basis of the balance of the general account.
2.1.1 In general, designated operators that are not members of a centralized clearing system shall validate their accounts on the basis of the balance of the general account.
2.2 Liaison accounts.
Designated operators 2.2.1 When they come down with giro institutions, may reciprocally open liaison account through which mutual debts and claims relating to postal payment services will be settled.
2.2.2 When the designated operator of the destination country does not count with an institution giro system, the liaison account may be opened with another financial institution.
2.3 Payment currency.
2.3.1 Payment shall be made in the currency of the destination country or in a third currency agreed between the designated operators.
PART III.
TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS.

ARTICLE 26. RESERVATIONS MADE DURING THE CONGRESS.
1. A reservation incompatible with the object and purpose of the Union shall not be authorized.
2. As a rule, member countries whose view is not shared by other member countries shall endeavor, as far as possible, to adhere to the majority opinion. Reservations must be made only in case of absolute necessity and be properly motivated.
3. Reservations to articles of this Agreement shall be submitted to Congress in the form of a letter written in one of the working languages ​​of the International Bureau, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Rules of Procedure of the Congress proposal.
4. To take effect, the reservation submitted to Congress must be approved by the necessary majority in each case for the amendment of article that refers to the reservation.
5. In principle, the reservation will be applied on a reciprocal basis between the member country formulated and the other member countries.
6. Reservations to this Agreement shall be incorporated into the Final Protocol, in accordance with the proposals approved by Congress.

ARTICLE 27. FINAL PROVISIONS.
1. By analogy, the Convention shall apply, if necessary, in everything not expressly governed by this Agreement.
2. The article 4 of the Constitution shall not apply to this Agreement.
3. Conditions for approval of proposals concerning this Agreement and its Regulations.
3.1 To become effective, proposals submitted to Congress relating to this Agreement must be approved by the majority of member countries entitled to vote present and voting which are parties to the Agreement. At least half of these member countries represented in Congress and having the right to vote must be present for the vote.
3.2 To become effective, proposals concerning the Regulations under this Agreement must be approved by a majority of the members of the Postal Operations Council present and voting which have voting rights and are parties to the Agreement.
3.3 To become effective, proposals introduced between two Congresses relating to this Agreement must obtain:

3.3.1 Two-thirds of the votes -always that at least half of the member countries which are party to the Agreement and have the right to vote having taken part in the vote, if they involve the addition of new provisions; 3.3.2
majority vote -always that at least half of the member countries which are party to the Agreement and have the right to vote having taken part in the vote, if they involve amendments to the provisions of this Agreement; 3.3.3
majority vote, if they involve interpretation of the provisions of this Agreement.
3.4 Notwithstanding the provisions of 3.3.1, any member country whose national legislation is as yet incompatible with the proposed addition will have the power to formulate, within ninety days from the date of notification of this aggregate, a written statement the director General of the International Bureau stating that it is not possible to accept it.

ARTICLE 28. ENTRY INTO FORCE AND DURATION OF THE AGREEMENT ON POSTAL SERVICES PAYMENT.
1. This Agreement shall become effective on January 1, 2010 and shall remain in force until they begin to govern the Acts of the next Congress.
In witness whereof, the plenipotentiaries of the governments of the contracting countries have signed this Agreement in a single copy which shall be deposited with the Director General of the International Bureau. The International Bureau of the Universal Postal Union shall deliver a copy to each party.
Signed in Geneva on 12 August 2008. See signatures
below.
The Area Coordinator Treaties signed by the Directorate of International Legal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs CERTIFICA
:
That the reproduction of text above is true and complete copy of the text in Castilian of "Relative Agreement the Postal Payment Services, "signed in Geneva on 12 August 2008; taken from the publications of the Universal Postal Union, which consists of fifteen (15) pages, document rests in the archives of the Department of International Legal Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Given in Bogotá, DC, at twenty (26) days of January two thousand and ten (2010).
Treaty Area Coordinator Department of International Legal Affairs, Margarita Eliana Manjarrez
Herrera. RAMA

PUBLIC POWER EXECUTIVE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC
Bogotá, DC, November 17, 2009. Authorized
. Submit for consideration by the honorable Congress for constitutional purposes.
(Sgd.)
The Alvaro Uribe Foreign Minister,
(Sgd.) Jaime Bermudez.
DECREES: Article 1.
. To approve the "Agreement on postal payment services", signed in Geneva on 12 August 2008. Article 2.
. In accordance with the provisions of article 1 of the 7th Act of 1944, "Concerning the Postal Payment Services Agreement" signed in Geneva on 12 August 2008, that article 1 of this law is passed, will force the country from the date the international link is perfect therefrom.
Article 3o. This law applies from the date of publication.
Given in Bogotá, DC, honorable ... Presented to Congress by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Information Technologies and Communications.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaime Bermudez
.
The Minister of Information Technologies and Communications, María del Rosario Guerra
. RAMA

PUBLIC POWER EXECUTIVE PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC
Bogotá, DC, November 17, 2009. Authorized
. Submit for consideration by the honorable Congress for constitutional purposes.
(Sgd.)
The Alvaro Uribe Foreign Minister,
(Sgd.) Jaime Bermudez.
DECREES: Article 1.
. To approve the "Agreement on postal payment services", signed in Geneva on 12 August 2008. Article 2.
. In accordance with the provisions of article 1 of the 7th Act of 1944, the "Agreement on postal payment services", signed in Geneva on 12 August 2008, that article 1 of this law is passed, will force the country from the date the international link is perfect therefrom.
Article 3o. This law applies from the date of publication.
The President of the honorable Senate, Armando Benedetti
Villaneda.
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate,
EMILIO RAMÓN OTERO DAJUD.
The President of the honorable Chamber of Representatives,
CARLOS ALBERTO DIAZ ZULUAGA.

The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives,
JESUS ​​ALFONSO RODRÍGUEZ CAMARGO.
REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
transmittal and enforcement.
Run, after review by the Constitutional Court, pursuant to Article 241-10 of the Constitution.
Given in Bogotá, DC, on 23 February 2011.

CALDERON JUAN MANUEL SANTOS Minister of Foreign Affairs Maria Angela Holguin
CUÉLLAR.
The Minister of Information Technologies and Communications, Diego Molano Vega
.


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