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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Signature Date (yyyy-mm-dd): 
1987-11-30
Signature Year: 
1987
Entry into force (EIF) Date: 
1989-02-01
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Agreement Between The European Economic Community And The Government Of The People's Re Public Of Angola On Fishing In The Waters Of Angola
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC011926; bi-11926.doc; EEC Celex, CD-rom.
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: 
Agreement Between The European Economic Community And The Government Of The People's Re Public Of Angola On Fishing In The Waters Of Angola
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
water/ waters/community/europe/fish
Lineage
Lineage: 
Not Yet Assigned
Sequence: 
100.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
Other (non-multi, non-bi) Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Species/Fauna/Fish/FreshwaterResources/Organization/Region
Category: 
ENV/FISH
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Notes (incl. non-URL source for text): 
The Agreement has been adopted by the Community with Council Regulation (EEC) No. 3620/87 of 30 November 1987.; The Agreement has been adopted by the Community with Council Regulation (EEC) No. 3620/87 of 30 November 1987.; The Agreement has been concluded for an initial period of three years from the date of its entry into force and shall remain in force for a further period of two years, unless denounced by notice given at least three m onths before the date of expiry of each such two-year period (art. 14).; The Agreement regulates the exploration, exploitation, conservation and management of the living resources of the Atlantic Ocean. To these ends it establishes the principles and rules governing fisheries between the Community and Angola. It includes the fishing activities of vessels flying the flags of Member States of the Community, in the waters over which Angola has sovereignty or jurisdiction in respect of fisheries. According to the provisions of article 2, Angola shal l permit fishing by Community vessels in Angola's fishing zone. The Community shall observe the provisions of this Agreement and Angola's laws and regulations concerning fisheries, in accordance with the provisions of the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea. The measures taken by Angolan authorities to regulate fisheries for the purpose of conservation, shall be based on objective and scientific criteria. It shall apply equally to the Community and other third country vessels witho ut prejudice to special agreements concluded between developing countries within the same geographical area. However, it should be noted that tuna vessels are an exception for which the procedure is defined in the Annex, fishing activities by Community vessels in Angola's fishing zone are subject to the possession of a fishing licence issued by the authorities of Angola, upon inspection of the vessels and payment of a licence fee by the shipowner concerned. In return for the fishing opportunitie s the Community shall pay financial compensation to Angola, in accordance with the conditions set out in the Protocol annexed to this Agreement. Article 9 concerns the establishment of a joint committee in charge of the proper application of the Agreement. Amendments to the Agreement may be made upon consultation between the Parties in case the Angolan Government decides to take conservation measures which may affect the activities of Community vessels. The Agreement is followed by (a) one Ann ex concerning conditions for the pursuit of fishing activities in Angola's fishing zone by Community vessels, and (b) three Appendices containing model forms of the application for licences to fish for shrimp and licences to fish for tuna also statistics on catch and activity.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 105; 020; 107; 003
Member Code: 
EUR,AGO,
Members: 
European Union, Angola,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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