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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Data entry notes: 
Council Regulation (EC) No 2127/98 Of 1 October 1998 Relating To The Conclusion Of The ; The Protocol concerns the fishing opportunities of the Europ ean Economic Community in waters of the Islamic Federal Republic of the Comoros and the financial contribution and technical programmes for the development of the Comoros fisheries. Licences authorising fishing in Comorian waters shall be granted to 44 freezer tuna seiners and 16 surface longliners for a period of three years. The financial compensation referred to in Article 6 of the Agreement shall be fixed at ECU 180 000 per year and shall cover catches of 4 500 tonnes per year in Comorian wa ters. Licences shall be issued to shipowners for a specific vessel at the request of the Commission of the European Communities. Licences shall be valid for one year renewable. The licence fee shall be set at ECU 20/tonne of tuna caught in Comorian waters. Licences shall be issued following advance payment to the Comoros of a lump sum of ECU 1 750 a year for each tuna seiner and ECU 750 a year for each surface longliner. The shipowners shall complete a statement of catch. To avoid adverse effect s on small-scale fisheries in Comorian waters, Community tuna vessels shall not be allowed to fish within 10 nautical miles of any of the islands nor within a radius of three nautical miles of fish aggregating devices placed by the Comorian Ministry responsible for fisheries. Any coelacanth (Latimeria chalumnae) caught by a Community vessel remains property of the Comoros. The fishing opportunities fixed in the Protocol shall be allocated among the Member States a s follows: a) Tuna seiners: Spain: 22 vessels, France: 21 vessels, Italy: 1 vessel, b) Surface longliners: Spain: 13 vessels, Portugal: 3 vessels.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 105; 020; 004; 003; 014; 055; 026; 107
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Protocol Setting Out The Fishing Opportunities And Financial Contribution Provided For In The Agreement Between The European Economic Community And The Islamic Federal Republic Of The Comoros On Fishing Off The Comoros For The Period 28 February 1998 To 27 February 2001,
Alternative Treaty Name: 
Protocol Setting Out, For The Period 28 February 1998 To 27 February 2001, The Fishing Opportunities And Financial Contribution Provided For In The Agreement Between The European Economic Community And The Islamic Federal Republic Of The Comoros On Fishing Off The Comoros
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC007235; bi-7235.doc; Eur CELEX, Official Journal L. 217, 05/08/1998 p. 0030 - 0034.
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1998-10-21
Signature Year: 
1998
Date IEA entered into force: 
1998-10-21
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 Contribution Provided For In The Agreement Between The European Economic Community And The Islamic Federal Republic Of The Comoros On Fishing Off The Comoros For The Period 28 February 1998 To 27 February 2001,
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,COM,
Members: 
European Union, Comoros,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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