[Signatories and Ratifications] [text in Spanish]
ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE PAN AMERICAN SANITARY CODE SIGNED AT HAVANA, CUBA, 14 NOVEMBER 1924, AT THE SEVENTH PAN AMERICAN SANITARY CONFERENCE
The Representatives of the Governments signatories to the Pan American Sanitary Code, being duly authorized by virtue of the Full Powers which have been accorded to them and which have been found to be in good and due form, sign the present Protocol, in the name of their respective Governments, in the English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French languages, on the date and at the place appearing below their signatures .
It is agreed to abrogate Articles 2, 9, 10, 11, 16 to 53 inclusive, 61 and 62 of the Pan American Sanitary Code, signed at Havana on 14 November 1924 at the Seventh Pan American Sanitary Conference, all of which relate to international traffic.
Henceforth, any periodic amendment that it should be appropriate to make in the titles, sections or articles of the Pan American Sanitary Code shall be the responsibility of the Pan American Sanitary Conference; for any such amendment to be valid, the provisions of the Constitution of the Pan American Sanitary Organization shall be carried out.
The original of the present Protocol shall be deposited with the Pan American Union, which shall transmit certified copies to the Governments for purposes of ratification.
The present Protocol shall be ratified by the signatory States in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Pan American Union, which shall notify the signatory Governments of such deposit.
This Protocol shall become effective on the first of October 1952 for those States which ratify this instrument before said date. It shall become effective with respect to the remaining states on the date of ratification there of.