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Home News Amendment of Article XII (c) (ii) of the ITSO Agreement entered into force on 16 January 2017
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In accordance with Article XV(e) of the Agreement: “The Depositary shall notify all the Parties as soon as it has received the acceptances, approvals or ratifications required by paragraph (d) of this Article for the entry into force of an amendment. Ninety days after the date of issue of this notification, the amendment shall enter into force for all Parties, including those that have not yet accepted, approved, or ratified it and have not withdrawn from ITSO.” [emphasis added].

 

The new text of the Article XII (c) (ii) to the ITSO Agreement will be:

In the event that the Company, or any future entity using the Common Heritage frequency assignments, waives such frequency assignment(s), uses such assignment(s) in ways other than those set forth in this Agreement, or declares bankruptcy, the Notifying Administrations shall authorize the use of such frequency assignment(s) only by entities that have signed a public services agreement, which will enable ITSO to ensure that the selected entities fulfill the Core Principles. 

 

NOTICE OF APPROVAL/ACCEPTANCE/RATIFICATION OF THE AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XII (C) (II) OF THE ITSO AGREEMENT HAS BEEN RECEIVED FROM THE FOLLOWING PARTIES: 

 

ALGERIA

ANGOLA

ARGENTINA

ARMENIA

AUSTRIA

AZERBAIJAN

BANGLADESH

BARBADOS

BELGIUM

BENIN

BHUTAN

BOLIVIA

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

BOTSWANA

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM

BURKINA FASO

CAMEROON

CAPE VERDE

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

CHAD

CHILE

COMOROS

CONGO

COTE D’IVOIRE

CUBA

CYPRUS

CZECH REPUBLIC

DEM. REPUBLIC OF CONGO

DEM. PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

ECUADOR

EGYPT

EL SALVADOR

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

ESTONIA

ETHIOPIA

FIJI

FRANCE

GABON

GAMBIA

GHANA

GERMANY

GREECE

GUINEA

HONDURAS

INDIA

IRAN

IRAQ

ITALY

JAMAICA

JORDAN

KENYA

KYRGYZ REPUBLIC

LEBANON

LIECHTENSTEIN

MADAGASCAR

MALAWI

MALI

MALTA

MAURITIUS

MEXICO

MONACO

MONGOLIA

MONTENEGRO

MOROCCO

MOZAMBIQUE

NEPAL

NIGER

NIGERIA

OMAN

PAKISTAN

PANAMA

PARAGUAY

PERU

PHILIPPINES

POLAND

PORTUGAL

QATAR

RWANDA

SAUDI ARABIA

SENEGAL

SERBIA

SINGAPORE

SOMALIA

SOUTH AFRICA

SRI LANKA

SPAIN

SUDAN

SWAZILAND

SWITZERLAND

TAJIKISTAN

TANZANIA

THAILAND

TOGO

TUNISIA

UGANDA

URUGUAY

VATICAN CITY

 

VENEZUELA

VIETNAM

ZIMBABWE

Official Circular Note from the US Department of State

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