Duration and Administration of Agreement:
(a) This Agreement shall enter into force when it has been signed by the representatives of each party.
(b) This Agreement shall remain in force unless either Contracting Party requests it be terminated.
(c) Amendments to the Agreement may be proposed by either signatory, then accepted or rejected by mutual agreement after consultation with the North Slope Borough Fish and Game Management Committee and the Inuvialuit Game Council. Formal written notification of any management changes or amendments to the Agreement approved and accepted by both parties should be made to the Marine Mammals Management section of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Anchorage, U.S.A. and the Department of Resources, Wildlife, and Economic Development in Yellowknife, Canada.