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» CONVENTION ON THE REGULATION OF INTER-AMERICAN AUTO-MOTIVE TRAFFIC (C-11)  

 
Signatories and Ratifications
ADOPTED AT: WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES 
DATE: 12/15/43
CONF/ASSEM/MEETING: 
ENTRY INTO FORCE: 07/25/44 IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE XXI OF THE CONVENTION
DEPOSITORY: OAS GENERAL SECRETARIAT (ORIGINAL INSTRUMENT AND RATIFICATIONS)
TEXT: OAS, TREATY SERIES, NO. 24
UN REGISTRATION: 
OBSERVATIONS: See also the Convention of 1930 (C-1)
 
GENERAL INFORMATION OF THE TREATY: C-11

SIGNATORIES

SIGNATURE

RATIFICATION/ACCESSION

DEPOSIT

Argentina

06/27/47

10/02/48

11/04/48

Bolivia

12/15/43

 

 

Brazil

12/15/43

11/07/44

01/08/45

Chile

10/27/44 R 1

09/29/48 R a

10/28/48

Colombia

09/30/49

11/17/49

01/20/50

Costa Rica

01/20/44

09/01/49

09/29/49

Cuba

12/15/43

 

 

Dominican Republic

12/15/43 R 5

07/24/44 R d

08/04/44

Ecuador

12/15/43

07/08/54

08/02/54

El Salvador

01/06/44

05/06/46

05/22/46

Guatemala

12/15/43

06/07/44

07/06/44

Haiti

12/15/43

11/16/50

08/15/51

Honduras

04/24/44

04/25/47

05/24/47

Mexico

04/14/49 R 3

04/30/49 R c

06/24/49

Nicaragua

12/15/43

07/18/44

08/31/44

Panama

07/13/44

10/15/46

11/06/46

Paraguay

02/26/47 R 4

09/20/48

10/28/48

Peru

12/15/43

07/07/44

07/25/44

United States

12/31/43 R 2

08/08/46 R b

10/29/46

Uruguay

10/23/53

06/07/61

02/21/61

Venezuela

12/07/59 R 6

07/22/60 R e

10/31/60

REF = REFERENCE                                                     	                INST = TYPE OF INSTRUMENT
D = DECLARATION                         	   		  RA = RATIFICATION
R = RESERVATION                               		       	AC = ACCEPTANCE
INFORMA  = INFORMATION REQUIRED BY THE TREATY               AD = ACCESSION
                              
 
*DECLARATIONS/RESERVATIONS/DENUNCIATIONS/WITHDRAWS
TREATY REFERENCES: C-11

1. Chile:
(Reservations made at the time of signature)
1. The present adherence is subject to subsequent ratification following approval by the National Congress of Chile, in conformity with the provisions of Article XX of the Convention.
2. Articles XIV and XVI of this Convention will be binding upon Chile insofar as they are not contrary to its existing laws.
3. The Government of Chile reserves the right to sign transit agreements with American countries on such basis as it may deem necessary.

2. United States:
(Reservation made at the time of signature)
Signed subject to the understanding and reservation that nothing in Article XV shall be construed to require the use of personnel and facilities of the United States of America for the purpose of determining compliance with the provisions of Articles X and XI by vehicles whenever, in the opinion of the competent authorities of the United States of America, there would be an impairment of essential services performed by such personnel and facilities or an undue hindrance of the movement of automotive traffic into and from the territory of the United States of America.

3. Mexico:
(Reservations made at the time of signature)
1. The approval given by the Government of Mexico refers to the transit of private vehicles that transport their owners, or the families of friends of these, the transportation of whom serves no lucrative purpose.
2. Vehicles intended for public service for the transportation of persons or goods, will continue to be subject to the provisions of Mexican positive law.

4. Paraguay:
(Reservation made at the time of signature)
With a reservation regarding Article XIV.

5. Dominican Republic:
(Reservation made at the time of signature)
That the provisions of Article XIV do not imply that the one-year term specified in Article XII refers to the time during which a vehicle may travel in a Contracting State without having posted bond or without paying the duties demanded by law, but to the term of forfeiture of the certificate of admission within which the State may not demand the same. Also, that this Convention does not affect the treaties, conventions or other international agreements to which the Dominican Republic has consented or is consenting or its immigration laws.

6. Venezuela:
(Reservation made at the time of signature)
Automotive traffic conducted for profit, as well as the commercial transportation of persons and merchandise, remains subject to the provisions of Venezuelan legislation.

a. Chile:
(Reservations made at the time of ratification)
1. The Government of Chile reserves the right to sign transit agreements with American countries on such basis as it may deem necessary.
2. The customs pass of the Inter-American Federation of Automobile Clubs shall be included among the passes that, according to Article XIV, are deemed satisfactory.

b. United States:
(Reservation made at the time of ratification)
With the reservation made at the time of signature.

c. Mexico:
(Reservation made at the time of ratification)
The same reservations made at the time of signature, except that the word “positive”(Mexican positive law) has been omitted in the instrument of ratification.

d. Dominican Republic:
(Reservation made at the time of ratification)
With the reservation made at the time of signature.

e. Venezuela:
(Reservations made at the time of ratification)
With the reservation made at the time of signature.

 

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