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(1)If at any time the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (“the OSCE”) is not for the purposes of section 1 of the International Organisations Act 1968 (c. 48) (“the 1968 Act”) an organisation of which—
(a)the United Kingdom, or Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom, and
(b)at least one other sovereign Power, or the Government of such a Power,
are members, it is to be treated for those purposes as such an organisation.
(2)Any agreement or formal understanding between the United Kingdom or Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom and any other sovereign Power or the Government of such a Power and relating to the OSCE is to be treated for the purposes of section 1(5) and (6)(a) of the 1968 Act as an agreement between the United Kingdom and the OSCE.
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