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Paragraphs in "Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries" coded as DESCR

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Pre.1 The Contracting Parties,
Pre.2 Noting that the coastal states of the North-East Atlantic have, in accordance with relevant principles of international law, extended their jurisdiction over the living resources of their adjacent waters to limits of up to two hundred nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured, and exercise within these areas sovereign rights for the purpose of exploring and exploiting, conserving and managing these resources,
Pre.3 Taking into account the work of the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea in the field of fisheries,
Pre.4 Desiring to promote the conservation and optimum utilisation of the fishery resources of the North-East Atlantic area within a framework appropriate to the regime of extended coastal state jurisdiction over fisheries, and accordingly to encourage international co-operation and consultation with respect to these resources,
Pre.5 Considering that the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Convention of 24 January 1959* should accordingly be replaced,
Pre.6 Have agreed as follows: