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UXIVERSAL POSTAL CONVENTIO~. MARCH 20,1934. 2755 Les additions et les modifica- tions apportees aux Heglements et a leurs Protoeoles finals sont constatees et notifices aux Ad- ministrations par Ie Burea.u inter- national. Il en est de n&me des interpretations visces a l'article 21, ยง 1, lettre (c). ARTICLE 23 EJ'ecution des resolutions. Toute addition ou modifitation adoptee n'est executoire que trois mois, au moins, aprcs sa notifica- tion. CHAPITRE IV Dl: BUREAU INTERNATIONAL. ARTICLE 24 Attributions genirales. 1.-Un Office central, fonction- nant it Berne SOllS la denomina- tion de Bnreau international de l'Union postule universelle, et place sons Ill. haute surveillance de l'Administration des postes suisse;:;, sort d'organe de liaison, d'information ct de consultation nux Pays de l'Union. Ce Bureau est charge, notam- mcnt, de reunir, de coordonner, de puhlicr et de distribuer les renseignements de toute nature qui interessent Ie service inter- national des postes; d'emettre, a la demande des Parties en cause, un avis sur I('s questions liti- gieuses; d'instruire les demandes en modification des Actes du Congres; de notifier les change- ments adopUs et, en general, de proceder aux etudes et aux tra- vaux de redaction ou de docu- mentation que Ia Convention, les Arrangements et leurs Regle- ments lui attribuent ou dont il serait saisi dans l'inter~t de l'Union. 2. - 11 intervient, a titre d'office de compensation, dans Ia liquida- tion des comptes de toute nature relatifs au service international des postes, entre les Administra- tions qui reclament cette inter- vention. Additions to and modifications BTarmstroBot (talk) of the Regulations and their . International Final Protocols are drawn up and communicated to the Adminis- trations by the International Bu- reau. The same applies to the interpretations contemplated in Article 21, Section 1, letter (c). ARTICLE 23 EiJectit'e date vJ decisions No addition or modification adopted is effective until at least three months after its notifica- tion. CHAPTER IV IXTERXATIONAL BUREAU ARTICLE 2-1 General junctions Effective date. International Du- reau. 1. A central Office operatinO' Operating, as a cen - , h tral office. at Berne under the name of International Bureau oj the Uni- versal Postal Union, and placed nndrl' the supervision of the Swiss Postal Administration, serves as an organ of liaison, information and consultation for the countries of tho Union. That Bureau is churged, in Functions,duties,etc. particular, with assembling, coor- dinating, publishing and distribut- ing information of all kinds con- cerning the international postal service; with giving, at the request of the interested :parties, an opin- ion on questions 10 dispute; with making known requests for modi- fication of the Acts of the Con- gress; with giving notice of the changes adopted; and, in general, with undertaking such studies and work in connection with editing and arranging material as the Convention, the Agreements and their Re~lations may assign to it, or which may be entrusted to it in the interests of the Union. 2. It acts as a clearing-house Settliug postal ac- for the settlement of accounts of counts. all kinds relative to the interna- tional postal service, between Administrations requesting such intervention.