Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Iceland Concerning Icelandic Whaling for Scientific Purposes
Possible Sources (additional):
LEX-FAOC010357; bi10357.pdf; Treaties and Other International Acts Series 11541, pp. 1-7.
Notes (incl. non-URL source for text):
This Agreement, in the form of exchange of letters between the Parties, concerns the implementation of a three-point agreement reached between the Parties in Ottowa on 9 September, 1987. This Agreement obliges Iceland to submit its whale research programme to the International Whaling Commission and in return obliges the United States to refrain from certifying the Government of Iceland or its nationals of Iceland for the takin g of 80 fin whales and 20 "sei" whales taken in 1987, nor for whales taken in 1988 and thereafter as long as the Government of Iceland complies with its obligation as set forth above.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 112; 556; 021; 104