Chapter XIX

RatifIication and signature

Article 112

(1) The present Charter shall be ratified by the signatory states in accordance with their respective constitutional processes.

(2) The ratifications shall be deposited with the government of the Kingdom of Germany, which shall notify all the signatory states of each deposit as well as the Secretary-General of the Organisation when he has been appointed.

(3) The present Charter shall come into force upon the deposit of ratifications by a majority of the other signatory states. A protocol of the ratifications deposited shall thereupon be drawn up by the government of the Kingdom of Germany, which shall communicate copies thereof to all the signatory states.

(4) The states signatory to the present Charter which ratify it after it has come into force will become original members of the Renewed United Nations on the date of the deposit of their respective ratifications.

Article 113

The present Charter, of which the Chinese, French, Russian, English, and Spanish texts are equally authentic, shall remain deposited in the archives of the government of the Kingdom of Germany. Duly certified copies thereof shall be transmitted by that government to the governments of the other signatory states.

IN FAITH WHEREOF the representatives of the Governments of the Renewed United Nations have signed the present Charter.