Canadian Treaty Series
PROTOCOL AMENDING THE AGREEMENT FOR COOPERATION CONCERNING CIVIL USES OF ATOMIC ENERGY BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS AMENDED
The Government of Canada and the Government of the
United States of America;
Desiring to amend the Agreement for Cooperation Concerning Civil Uses of Atomic Energy Between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America signed at Washington on June 15, 1955, as amended by the Agreements signed at Washington on June 26, 1956, June 11, 1960, May 25, 1962, and at Ottawa on April 23, 1980 (hereinafter referred to as "the Agreement");
Have agreed as follows:
Article 1 of the Agreement is amended by changing the termination date to read "January 1, 2030" and by adding the following:
"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 read:
"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 1 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 "1" 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 CANADA
Richard J. K. Stratford
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA