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STEPS INVOLVED IN RATIFICATION OF THE ISA FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT

  • 1. Visit the ISA website www.isolaralliance.org and go to the Framework Agreement Tab to download the copies of the Framework Agreement in Hindi or any of the six UN languages. Certified copies of the Framework Agreement can also be obtained from the Depository, whose details are provided below
  • 2. Get the Executive approval for signing and ratifying the ISA Framework Agreement
  • 3. Thereafter get the approval of the Cabinet/Parliament or any other competent body authorised to approve the Ratification, Acceptance or Approval of ISA Framework Agreement through the concerned Ministry/Department
  • 4. After the Parliament/Cabinet approval, the formal Instrument of Ratification, Acceptance or Approval needs to be deposited with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India, the Depositary of the Framework Agreement.
  • 5. The Instrument of Ratification, Acceptance or Approval may be forwarded through a formal Note Verbale to MEA. (It is the prerogative of a member country to either deposit the Instrument of Ratification, Acceptance or Approval with the Indian Embassy/High Commission located in their country or directly with the MEA, Government of India through their Embassy/High Commission in New Delhi). The Coordinates of the Depository are given below.
  • 6. A Model Instrument of Ratification, Acceptance or Approval is annexed.

MODEL INSTRUMENT OF RATIFICATION, ACCEPTANCE OR APPROVAL

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WHEREAS : the Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance was opened for signature, at Marrakech on 15 November 2016

AND WHEREAS : the said Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance has been signed on behalf of the Government of [name of State] on [date],

NOW THEREFORE I : [name and title of the Head of State, Head of Government or Minister for Foreign Affairs] declare that the Government of [name of State], having considered the above-mentioned Framework Agreement of the International Solar Alliance,confirms and[ratifies, accepts, approves] the same and undertakes faithfully to perform and carry out the stipulations therein contained.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF : I have signed this instrument of [ratification, acceptance, approval] at [place] on [date].