1079

Researcher: 
Mitchell
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Signature Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 
1997-06-04
Signature Year: 
1997
Entry into force (EIF) Date: 
1997-06-04
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Subsidiary Agreement On Fisheries Between The Government Of Australia And The Government Of Japan Concerning Japanese Tuna Long Line Fishing
Alternative Treaty Names: 
Subsidiary Agreement Between The Government Of Australia And The Government Of Japan Concerning Japanese Tuna Long-Line Fishing Of 1997
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC011842; aus11842.htm; AU STLII, Australian Treaty Series, Australia WWW.
Treaty Type
Multilateral / Bilateral / Other - New: 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Title
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Subsidiary Agreement On Fisheries Between The Government Of Australia And The Government Of Japan Concerning Japanese Tuna Long Line Fishing
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
fish/tuna
Lineage
Lineage: 
Australia Japan Tuna Long Line
Sequence: 
117.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
BEA - Bilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Species/Fauna/Fish/Ocean
Category: 
ENV/FISH
Deletable
Codes
Fish codes
Fish: 
Fish
Tuna: 
Tuna
Treaty Text (legacy)
Notes (incl. non-URL source for text): 
This Agreement is made pursuant to paragraph 2 of Article II of the Agreement on Fisheries between the Parties entered into on 17 October 1979.; This Agreement is made pursuant to paragraph 2 of Article II of the Agreement on Fisheries between the Parties entered into on 17 October 1979.; This Agreement has been reached in the framework of an Agreement on Fisheries between Australia and Japan signed on 17 October 1979. ('The Hea d Agreement'). The aim of the present Agreement is to establish detailed procedures for the conduct of tuna long-line fishing operations by fishing vessels of Japan within the Australian fishing zone and for the issuance of licences by the Government of Australia. Article I fixes the number of licences which shall be issued by Australia (290) and the total payment for those licences. Australia shall allow Japan to fish for tuna and bill-fish together with all other species of finfish including o ceanic sharks which are incidentally caught by using floating long-lines and hand lines in accordance with specifications of article II and the Agreement. Drifting of long-lines into prohibited areas shall not be considered automatically by Australia as infringement of the Agreement (art. III). Article IV provides for port entry of Japanese vessels. The remaining provisions deal, inter alia, with: licences for masters of vessels (art. V); methods of and terms and conditions with respect to cat ch reports, application for licences, and communication between vessels and authorities (art. VI); and consultation between the Parties (VIII). (Completed by an Appendix specifying also terms and conditions and procedures as referred to in article VI).; FAO Descriptors: 110; 105; 020; 032; 104; 055; 023
Member Code: 
AUS,JPN,
Members: 
Japan,Australia,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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