22.5. The Government may, in case of urgency, ratify an important international agreement or make an order referred to in the third paragraph of section 22.1 relating to an important international accord before it is tabled in or approved by the National Assembly. The Minister shall table the agreement or accord in the National Assembly together with a statement setting out the reasons for the urgency within 30 days after the ratification or the making of the order or, if the National Assembly is not sitting on that date, within 30 days of resumption.
The Minister of Economy and Innovation exercises the functions of the Minister of International Relations provided for in this section as regards any important international commitment which concerns international trade. Order in Council 820-2019 dated 14 August 2019, (2019) 151 G.O. 2 (French), 3787.