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Commentary of 1958 


The formal or diplomatic provisions which it is customary to place at the end of an international Convention to settle the procedure for bringing it into effect are grouped together under this heading (1). They are similar in all four Geneva Conventions of 1949.

Notes: (1) [(1) p.604] For general remarks on the final provisions of
multilateral Conventions, see Michael BRANDON, ' Final
Clauses in Multilateral Conventions, ' in The
International Law Quarterly, October, 1951, and the works
quoted in that Article. See also ' Handbook of Final
Clauses, ' United Nations Secretariat, 1951;