(ETS no. 89)
The member States of the Council of Europe signatory to the European
Agreement on the Exchange of Tissue-Typing Reagents (hereafter called the
"Agreement") and to this Additional Protocol,
Having regard to the provisions of Article 5, paragraph 1 of the Agreement, according to
which "the Contracting Parties shall take all necessary measures to exempt from all
import duties the tissue-typing reagents placed at their disposal by the other
Considering that so far as the member States of the European Economic Community are
concerned, the undertaking to grant this exemption falls within the competence of the
Community, which possesses the necessary powers in this respect by virtue of the Treaty
which instituted it;
Considering therefore that for the purpose of the implementation of Article 5, paragraph 1
of the Agreement, it is necessary for the European Economic Community to be able to become
a Contracting Party to the Agreement,
Have agreed as follows:
The European Economic Community may become a Contracting Party to the Agreement by
This Additional Protocol shall be open to signature by the States signatory to the
Agreement, which may become Parties to the Additional Protocol in accordance with the
procedure laid down in Article 7 of the Agreement.
No State may become a Contracting Party to the Agreement without at the same time
becoming a Contracting Party to this Additional Protocol, which forms an integral part of
This Additional Protocol shall enter into force on the same date as the Agreement.
The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall notify the member States of the
Council and the European Economic Community of:
- any signature of this Additional Protocol;
- the deposit of any instrument of ratification or acceptance;
- the date of entry into force of this Additional Protocol.
In witness whereof, the undersigned, being duly authorised thereto, have signed this
Done at Strasbourg, this 24th day of June 1976, in English and in French, both texts being
equally authoritative, in a single copy which shall remain reposited in the archives of
the Council of Europe. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall transmit
certified copies to each of the signatory and acceding Parties.
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