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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Data entry notes: 
In Annex I are indicated the conditions for the granting of licences. The Community authorities shall present to the Gabonese Ministry responsible for fisheries, an application for licences for each vessel. Licences shall be valid for one year. They shall be renewable. The fee shall be set at ECU 25 per tonne caught within Gabon's fishing zones. The shipowners shall complete a statement of catch. The vessels shall be author ized to engage in fishing activities in the waters beyond twelve nautical miles from the base lines. Vessels shall notify the Gabonese Ministry of their intention to enter or leave Gabon's fishing zone. In case of a vessel found to be fishing without having informed the Gabonese Ministry before any judicial proceedings, an attempt shall be made to resolve the presumed infringement through a compromise procedure. The zones adjacent to oil extraction activities shall be closed to all shipping. (4 articles and 2 Annexes) ; The Protocol sets out the fishing oppo rtunities and financial compensation provided for in the Agreement between the European Community and the Gabonese Republic on fishing off the coast of Gabon. The Agreement regards freezer tuna seiners: 42 vessels, surface longliners: 33 vessels. The financial compensation referred to in Article 7 of the Agreement shall be fixed at ECU 270 000 per year. During the period covered by the Protocol, the Community shall contribute to financing measures such as scientific and technical programmes and projects for the protection and surveillance of fishing zones.Implements: LEX-FAOC018016; FAO Descriptors: 110; 105; 020; 003; 014; 029
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Protocol Setting Out The Fishing Opportunities And Financial Compensation Provided For In The Agreement Between The European Community And The Gabonese Republic On Fishing Off The Coast Of Gabon
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC018017; bi-18017.doc; CELEX-EUR Official Journal of the European Communities L.308, 18/11/1998, pp. 0004 - 0011.
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1998-04-01
Signature Year: 
1998
Date IEA entered into force: 
1998-04-01
Treaty Type
Membership eligibility (multilateral, bilateral, etc): 
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: 
Protocol Setting Out The Fishing Opportunities And Financial Compensation Provided For In The Agreement Between The European Community And The Gabonese Republic On Fishing Off The Coast Of Gabon
Words used to code as Environmental: 
community/europe/fish
Lineage
Lineage: 
Not Yet Assigned
Sequence in lineage: 
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/Organization/Region
Category: 
ENV/FISH
Deletable
Member Code: 
EUR,GAB,
Members: 
European Union, Gabon,
OrigMEAgrees: 
0