Summary pursuant to sections 52 to 55 of the Constitution.
Keywords foreign and European Affairs, INTERNATIONAL agreement, transport, air TRANSPORT, Protocol, amendment, ARTICLE 50, CONVENTION, AVIATION CIVILE INTERNATIONALE JORF n ° 138 of June 16, 2007 page 10416 text no. 9 Decree No. 2007-1015 of June 14, 2007 on the publication of the Protocol amending article 50) of the Convention on international civil aviation, signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990 (1) NOR : MAEJ0755251D ELI: https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/decret/2007/6/14/MAEJ0755251D/jo/texte Alias: https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/eli/decret/2007/6/14/2007-1015/jo/texte the President of the Republic, on the report of the Prime Minister and the Minister of foreign and European Affairs, having regard to articles 52 to 55 of the Constitution;
Mindful of Decree No. 47-974 May 31, 1947, on the publication of the Convention of international civil aviation, signed in Chicago on 7 December 1944;
Having regard to Decree No. 53-192, 14 March 1953 as amended relating to the ratification and publication of international commitments entered into by France, enacts as follows: Article 1 the Protocol amending article 50 a) of the Convention on international civil aviation, signed at Montreal on 26 October 1990, will be published in the Official Journal of the French Republic.
Article 2 the Prime Minister and the Minister of foreign and European Affairs are responsible, each in relation to the implementation of this Decree, which shall be published in the Official Journal of the French Republic.
Annex P R O T O C O L E on the amendment of the ARTICLE 50 a) of the CONVENTION relating to the AVIATION civil international the Assembly of the Organization of international civil aviation met in Montreal October 25, 1990, in his twenty-eighth (extraordinary) session, having taken note of the desire of a large number of Contracting States to increase the number of members of the Council in order to ensure a better balance through wider of the Contracting States representation Having found it appropriate to increase the number of members of this body from thirty-three to thirty-six, having deemed it necessary to amend the Convention to this end to international civil aviation done at Chicago the seventh day of December 1944, 1. Approves, pursuant to the provisions of paragraph a) article 94(a) of the Convention aforesaid, the following amendment to the Convention project: "amend the second sentence of paragraph a) Article 50 of the Convention by replacing the words"thirty-three by "umpteen.";
2. fixed to one hundred and eight the number of Contracting States whose ratification is necessary for the entry into force of the proposed amendment, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph) of article 94 of the said Convention;
3. Decides that the Secretary-General of the Organization of the civil aviation international will establish in the languages English, Spanish, French and Russian, each being equally authentic, a Protocol concerning the above amendment and the provisions below: a) the Protocol will be signed by the Chairman and by the Secretary general of the Assembly.
(b) it will be subject to ratification by any State which has ratified the Convention of international civil aviation or acceded.
(c) the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the international civil aviation organization.
d) the Protocol enters into force the day of the filing of the one hundred eighth instrument of ratification with respect to those States which have ratified it.
e) the Secretary general shall notify immediately all Contracting States the date of the deposit of each instrument of ratification of the Protocol.
(f) the Secretary general shall immediately notify all States parties to the Convention the date on which the said Protocol enters into force.
(g) the Protocol will enter into force, with respect to any contracting which has ratified it after the above date, as soon as that State has deposited its instrument of ratification with the Organization of civil aviation international.
Accordingly, pursuant to the decision above the Assembly, this Protocol established by the Secretary general of the organization.
In faith of what, the President and the Secretary general of the twenty-eighth (extraordinary) session of the Assembly of the international civil aviation organization, being authorized thereto by the Assembly, have affixed their signatures to this Protocol.
Done at Montreal on the twenty-sixth day of October in the year one thousand nine hundred and ninety, in a single document in the English, French, Russian and Spanish languages, each text being equally authentic. This Protocol shall be deposited in the archives of the international civil aviation organization, and certified copies will be transmitted by the Secretary-General to all States parties to the Convention on international civil aviation done at Chicago the seventh day of December 1944.
Done at Paris, on June 14, 2007.
Nicolas Sarkozy by the President of the Republic: the Prime Minister, François Fillon Minister of Foreign Affairs and European, Bernard Kouchner