PROTOCOL ON THE PROVISIONAL APPLICATION OF THE REVISED TREATY OF CHAGUARAMAS



THE STATES PARTIES,

RECALLING that the Treaty Establishing the Caribbean Community and Common Market signed on 4 July 1973 is being amended by nine Protocols thereto in order to create the Caribbean Community including the CARICOM Single Market and Economy;

CONSCIOUS that only Protocol I (Institutional Arrangements), Protocol II (Establishment, Services and Capital), Protocol IV (Trade Policy) and Protocol VII (Disadvantaged Countries, Regions and Sectors) have been signed and provisionally applied;

AWARE that the said nine Protocols have been consolidated and integrated into the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas establishing the Caribbean Community including the CARICOM Single Market and Economy which was signed by eight Member States on 5 July 2001 at the Twenty-First Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government which convened in Nassau, The Bahamas, from 4 to 7 July 2001;

BEARING IN MIND that the Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy has determined that the Revised Treaty should be signed and provisionally applied before 31 December 2001;

HAVE AGREED as follows:

ARTICLE I
PROVISIONAL APPLICATION OF THE REVISED TREATY OF CHAGUARAMAS


The States Parties to this Protocol have agreed to apply provisionally the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas signed at Nassau, The Bahamas, on 5 July 2001 except Articles 211 to 222 relating to the Caribbean Court of Justice pending its definitive entry into force in accordance with Article 234 thereof.

ARTICLE II
ENTRY INTO FORCE


This Protocol shall enter into force among the States Parties from the dates of signature hereof.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned plenipotentiaries being duly authorised have affixed their signatures to this Protocol.

DONE at                                on the                       day of                                    2002.

Signed by
for the Government of Antigua and Barbuda on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of Barbados on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of Belize on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of Grenada on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of Jamaica on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of Montserrat on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of Saint Lucia on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of The Republic of Suriname on the day of 2002
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Signed by
for the Government of The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago on the day of 2002
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