(a) The United Nations, in cases where they are
the administering authority for a territory, or any Contracting Government
responsible for the international relations of a territory, shall
as soon as possible consult with such territory in an endeavour to
extend the present Convention to that territory and may at any time
by notification in writing to the Organization declare that the present
Convention shall extend to such territory.
(b) The present Convention shall, from the date
of the receipt of the notification or from such other date as may
be specified in the notification, extend to the territory named therein.
(a) The United Nations, or any Contracting Government
which has made a declaration under sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph
(1) of this Article, at any time after the expiry of a period of five
years from the date on which the Convention has been so extended to
any territory, may by notification in writing to the Organization
declare that the present Convention shall cease to extend to any such
territory named in the notification.
(b) The present Convention shall cease to extend
to any territory mentioned in such notification one year, or such
longer period as may be specified therein, after the date of receipt
of the notification by the Organization.
(3) The Organization shall inform all the Contracting
Governments of the extension of the present Convention to any territories
under paragraph (1) of this Article, and of the termination of any
such extension under the provisions of paragraph (2), stating in each
case the date from which the present Convention has been or will cease
to be so extended.