TREATIES AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL ACTS SERIES 13049
Protocol Between the
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Amending the Agreement of June 15, 1955,
Signed at Washington June 23, 1999
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Atomic Energy: Cooperation
Protocol amending the agreement of
June 15, 1955, as amended.
Signed at Washington June 23, 1999;
Entered into force December 13, 1999.
PROTOCOL AMENDING THE AGREEMENT FOR COOPERATION
CONCERNING CIVIL USES OF ATOMIC ENERGY
GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA AS AMENDED
The Government of the United States of America and the
Government of Canada;
Desiring to amend the Agreement for Cooperation Concerning
Civil Uses of Atomic Energy Between the Government of the
United States of America and the Government of Canada
signed at Washington on June 15, 1955, as amended by the
Agreements signed at Washington on June 26, 1956, June 11,
1960, and May 25, 1962, and at Ottawa on April 23, 1980
(hereinafter referred to as "the Agreement");
Have agreed as follows:
Article I of the Agreement is amended by changing the
termination date to read "January 1, 2030" and by adding
"This Agreement shall continue in force thereafter for
additional periods of five years each. Either Party
may, by giving six months' written notice to the other
Party, terminate this Agreement on January 1, 2030 or
at the end of any subsequent five year period."
Paragraph H of Article XII of the Agreement is amended to
"Each Party shall take such measures as are necessary
to ensure adequate physical protection of material,
equipment and devices subject to this Agreement, over
which a Party has jurisdiction and which are subject
to the relevant Agreement specified in Article I bis,
and apply criteria in accordance with the levels of
physical protection at least equivalent to those set
out in document INFCIRC/225/Rev. 3 of the
International Atomic Energy Agency entitled 'The
Physical Protection of Nuclear Material', or any
revision of that document agreed to by the Parties.
The Parties shall consult periodically, or at the
request of either Party, concerning matters relating
to physical protection."
The 9th paragraph, paragraph "I," of Article XIV of the
Agreement is amended by substituting "the Annex" in place
of "Annex B."
1. Article XV of the Agreement is amended to read: "The
Annex shall constitute an integral part of this Agreement."
2. "Annex A" shall be deleted from the Agreement, and the
heading of "Annex B" is amended to read: "Annex."
This Protocol shall enter into force on the date on which
the Parties exchange diplomatic notes informing each other
that they have complied with all applicable requirements
for its entry into force.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized,
have signed this Agreement.
DONE at Washington, this 23rd day of June, 1999, in
duplicate, in the English and French languages, both texts
being equally authentic.
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: CANADA: