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Protocol on The Privileges and Immunities of The Caribbean Examinations Council

Common Name: Protocol on Privileges and Immunities of CXC


Paragraph 2 of Article VIII of The Agreement establishing the CXC provides for this Protocol and for privileges and immunities and to be granted by participating Governments to the Council, connection with such matters as its property, funds and assets, premises, archives, exemption from foreign exchange controls, taxes, customs duties, import or export duties, etc. Note - Article XX provides for Provisional Application of the Protocol “participating governments may, upon signature of this Protocol, or any later date before it enters into force, declare their intention to apply it provisionally.”

Date opened for Signature: 1997/06/17

Date of ratification

Antigua and Barbuda (19 March 2007) Grenada (August 19, 2002) Jamaica (July 4, 2003) St. Kitts/Nevis (July 23, 2004) St. Lucia (23 March 2007) St. Vincent and the Grenadines (August 24, 2004) Trinidad and Tobago (8 August 2005)

Entry into Force:

According to Article XVI this Protocol shall come into force upon the deposit of Instruments of Ratification with the Depository by three-quarters of the Participating Governments. (There are 16 Participating Governments, accordingly, ratifications are required from 12)