1.Signed on June 8, 2009;
Entered into Force on July 15, 2009
WHEREAS the World Trade Organization at its Fourth Ministerial
Conference held between November 9 and November 13, 2001,
adopted the Protocol of Accession of the Separate Customs
Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu to the Marrakesh
Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization and approved
my country’s Application for Accession,
AND WHEREAS the Committee on Government Procurement adopted a
decision to approve my country’s Application for Accession to
the Agreement on Government Procurement on December 9, 2008,
IN ACCORDANCE WITH the constitutional procedures of the Republic
of China (Taiwan), I hereby ratify the Accession to the said
Agreement and provide this Instrument of Accession.
IN WITNESS THEREOF, I have signed this Instrument and have
affixed hereto the National Seal.
Done in Taipei on the eighth day of the sixth month of the
ninety-eighth year of the Republic of China (Taiwan),
corresponding to the eighth day of June of the year two thousand
and nine in the Gregorian calendar.
(Signed) Ma Ying-jeou
President of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
(Countersigned) Francisco H. L. Ou
Minister of Foreign Affairs