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Article 17: Parties joining after entry into force

Subject to Article 5, any State or regional economic integration organization which becomes a Party to this Protocol after the date of its entry into force, shall fulfil forthwith the sum of the obligations under Article 2, as well as under Articles 2A to 2J and Article 4, that apply at that date to the States and regional economic integration organizations that became Parties on the date the Protocol entered into force.