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Protocol for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict. The Hague, 14 May 1954.
III - Para. 15.
15. (a) The present Protocol may be revised if revision is requested by more than one-third of the High Contracting Parties.
(b) The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization shall convene a Conference for this purpose.
(c) Amendments to the present Protocol shall enter into force only after they have been unanimously adopted by the High Contracting Parties represented at the Conference and accepted by each of the High Contracting Parties.
(d) Acceptance by the High Contracting Parties of amendments to the present protocol, which have been adopted by the Conference mentioned in subparagraphs (b) and (c), shall be effected by the deposit of a formal instrument with the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
(e) After the entry into force of amendments to the present Protocol, only the text of the said Protocol thus amended shall remain open for ratification or accession.
In accordance with Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations, the present Protocol shall be registered with the Secretariat of the United Nations at the request of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
In faith whereof the undersigned, duly authorized, have signed the present Protocol.
Done at The Hague, this fourteenth day of May 1954, in English, French, Russian and Spanish, the four texts being equally authoritative, in a single copy which shall be deposited in the archives of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, and certified true copies of which shall be delivered to all the States referred to in paragraphs 6
as well as to the United Nations.
(Here follow signatures)