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Agreement Establishing The Caribbean Examinations Council

Common Name: Agreement establishing CXC


The participating Governments, recognizing the setting up of a CXC was a fit and proper subject for regional cooperation, establishes the Council, whose duties includes, inter alia, conduct such examinations as it may think appropriate and award certificates and diplomas on the results of examinations so conducted.

Date opened for Signature: 1972/04/10

Date of ratification

Antigua and Barbuda (May 4, 1972) Barbados (May 8, 1972) British Virgin Islands (June 26, 1972) Cayman Islands (May 29, 1972) Dominica (May 13, 1972) Grenada (May 4, 1972) Guyana (April 29, 1972) Jamaica (January 13, 1973) Montserrat (May 19, 1972) St Kitts and Nevis- Anguilla (May 4, 1972) St Lucia (June 16, 1972) St Vincent and the Grenadines (May 8, 1972)Trinidad and Tobago (June 5, 1972) Turks and Caicos Islands (May 5, 1972)

Resolution /Withdrawal:

Cayman Islands - Notice of Withdrawal 21 September 1977 Grenada - Resolution 7 July 2004 confirming entry into force of the agreement establishing the CXC on 29 April 1972

Entry into Force:

According to Article XVI (2) this Agreement shall come into force upon the deposit, not later than 30th April 1972, of Instruments of Ratification with the Secretary General by any two of the participating Governments of Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago and by any four other participating Governments. Entered into force on April 29, 1972.