in Latin America and the Caribbean
pursuant to resolution 290 (VII)*
(* Resolution 290 (VII) was adopted by the General Conference of the Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean at Mexico City on 26 August 1992. )
2. The Contracting Parties shall simultaneously forward to the Agency copies of the reports submitted to the International Atomic Energy Agency with regard to matters that are subject of this Treaty that are relevant to the work of the Agency.
3. The information furnished by the Contracting Parties cannot be, totally or partially, disclosed or transmitted to third parties, by the recipients of the reports, except when the Contracting Parties give their express consent.
1. At the request of any of the Parties and with the authorization of the Council, the General Secretary may request any of the Contracting Parties to provide the Agency with complementary or supplementary information regarding any extraordinary event or circumstance which may affect compliance with this Treaty, explaining his reasons. The Contracting Parties undertake to cooperate promptly and fully with the General Secretary.
2. The General Secretary shall immediately inform the Council and the Contracting Parties of such requests and the respective replies.
Current article 16 shall be replaced by the following text:
1. The International Atomic Energy Agency has the power of carrying out special inspections, subject to article 12 and to the agreements referred to in article 13 of this Treaty.
2. At the request of any of the Contracting Parties in accordance with the procedures established in article 15 of this Treaty, the Council shall submit for consideration by the International Atomic Energy Agency a request that the necessary mechanisms be put into operation to carry out a special inspection.
3. The General Secretary shall request the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency opportunely to transmit to him the information forwarded for the knowledge of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency with regard to the conclusion of the special inspection. The General Secretary shall promptly make this information known to the Council.
4. The Council, through the General Secretary, shall transmit said information to all the Contracting Parties.
The Agency may conclude such agreements with the International Atomic Energy Agency as are authorized by the General Conference and as it considers likely to facilitate the efficient operation of the control system established in the present Treaty.
And the remaining articles, from article 20 onwards, shall be renumbered:
1. The Agency may also enter into relations with any international organization or body, especially any which may be established in the future to supervise disarmament or measures for the control of armaments in any part of the world.
2. The Contracting Parties may, if they see fit, request the advice of the Inter-American Nuclear Energy Commission on all technical matters connected with the application of this Treaty with which the Commission is competent to deal under its Statute.