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Amended Articles Of Agreement

The ICSID Convention came into force through a multilateral agreement and came into force on 14 October 1966. Notwithstanding the provisions of other articles of this agreement, a member who informed the Fund that he was considering the use of transitional provisions under this provision may maintain restrictions on payments and transfers of ongoing international transactions as of the date of entry into the agreement and adapt to changing circumstances. However, in their exchange rate policy, members are constantly attentive to the Fund`s objectives and, as soon as conditions permit, they take all possible steps to develop trade and financial agreements with other members facilitating international payments and promoting a stable exchange rate system. In particular, members remove the restrictions in this section as soon as they are satisfied that, in the absence of such restrictions, they will be able to pay their balance of payments in a manner that does not place undue pressure on their access to the Fund`s general resources. 2. If the commitment that remains at the Fund`s expense after the imposition under Article XXIV, Section 2, Point b), and no agreement is reached within six months of the closing date, the terminating member commits to it within three years of the end or within the longer period set by the Fund. The terminating participant fulfils this obligation, for example: (a) by paying a currency freely usable to the Fund, or b) by obtaining special drawing rights in accordance with Article XXIV, Section 6, of the General Resource Account, or in agreement with a participant designated by the Fund or another holder, and by compensating for these special drawing rights. The IBRD agreement was drawn up at the United Nations Financial and Monetary Conference in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, july 1-22, 1944.

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On April 7, 2021
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