U.S.-Vietnam Amendment to the Air Transport Agreement December 13, 2012

December 13, 2012

   

The Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (hereinafter, "the Parties"),

Have agreed to amend the Air Transport Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, done at Washington December 4, 2003, as amended, (hereinafter "the Agreement"), as follows:

Article 1

Article 17 (Entry into Force) of the Agreement shall be amended to read as follows:

"This Agreement shall enter into force upon the completion of an exchange of notes between the Parties confirming that each Party has completed the necessary internal procedures for entry into force of this Agreement."

 Article 2

This Agreement shall be provisionally applied, with effect from April 1, 2012, and shall enter into force upon the completion of an exchange of diplomatic notes between the Parties confirming that each Party has completed the necessary internal procedures for entry into force of this Agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this Agreement.

DONE at [ ], this [ ] day of [ ], 2012, in duplicate, in the English and Vietnamese languages, both texts being equally authentic.