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Any High Contracting Party may likewise declare, at any time after the expiration of the period mentioned in article 66, that it desires that the present convention shall cease to apply to any or all of its colonies, protectorates, territories beyond the sen, or territories under its suzerainty or mandate. The convention shall in that case cease to apply to the territories named in such declaration 1 year after the date of deposit of this declaration in the archives of the Government of the Netherlands.

Notification to all participating countries. The Government of the Netherlands will inform the governments of all countries participating in the present convention, as well as the Office International d’Hygiène Publique, of the notifications and declarations made in pursuance of the above provisions, informing them at the same time of the date of their deposit in its archives.

article 66

Denunciation. The government of each country participating in the present convention may, at any time after the convention has been in force for that country for 5 years, denounce it by notification in writing addressed to the Government of the Netherlands through the diplomatic channel. The latter will deposit the act of denunciation in its archives; it will forthwith inform the governments of all the countries participating in the convention, as well as the Office International d’Hygiène Publique, and will at the same time notify them of the date of such deposit; each denunciation will come into force 1 year after that date.

article 67


The signature of the present convention shall not be accompanied by any reservation which has not previously been approved by the High Contracting Parties who are already signatories. Moreover, ratifications or accessions cannot be accepted if they