Proposal of amendments by Bolivia to the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
The Secretary-General has received a note verbale dated 12 March 2009 from the Permanent Mission of Bolivia to the United Nations, attached to which is a letter from the President of Bolivia, Evo Morales Ayma, dated 12 March 2009, in which the Government of Bolivia proposes to amend article 49, paragraphs 1 (c) and 2 (e), of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961, as amended by the Protocol amending the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, 1961 (see annex).
In accordance with article 47 (1) of the Convention, as amended, the Secretary-General, acting in his capacity as depositary, communicated to the Parties to the Convention the proposal of amendments and the reasons therefor received from Bolivia in a Depositary Notification dated 6 April 2009.
Also in accordance with article 47 (1) of the Convention, as amended, the Secretary-General is hereby communicating to the Economic and Social Council the text of the amendments and the reasons therefor received from Bolivia.
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- Aide-Memoire on the Bolivian Proposal To Amend Article 49 of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
May 15, 2009
United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)