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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Data entry notes: 
For tuna fishing, this total financial contribution shall cover a catch of 8 500 tonnes a year in Côte d'Ivoire waters. Out of the total financial contribution referred to in Article 3(1), the Côte d'Ivoire authorities shall allocate a sum in order to finance scientific programmes to promote better understanding of fisheries and the living resources of the fishing zone of Côte d'Ivoire. The relevant Community authorities shall present to the Office of the Secretary of State for Fisheries in Côte d'Ivoire, via the Delegation of the Commission of the European Communities in Côte d'Ivoire, an application for each vessel wishing to fish under the Agreement. Licences shall be valid for one year. They shall be renewable. The fee shall be set at ECU 20 per tonne of fish caught within the Côte d’Ivoire fishing zone. In the case of freezer trawlers, licences s hall be valid for three, six or twelve months. They shall be renewable. The annual fee shall be fixed at the rate of ECU 140 per GRT per vessel. To protect nurseries and local small-scale fishing activities, Community vessels with licences may not carry out fishing activities as provided for in Article 2 of the Agreement in the following zones:- up to twelve nautical miles from the coast in the case of surface longliners and pole-and-line tuna vessels,- up to six nautical miles from the co ast in the case of freezer trawlers,- up to the 200-metre isobath in the case of freezer tuna seiners. The minimum mesh size authorized shall be:(a) 40 mm for freezer trawlers taking deepwater crustaceans;(b) 70 mm for freezer trawlers taking cephalopods; (c) 60 mm for freezer trawlers taking fish. (8 articles and 1 Annex) ; The Protocol establishes the fishing rights and financial contribution provided for in the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire on fishing off the coast of Côte d'Ivoire. The fishing rights pursuant to Article 2 of the Agreement shall be as follows:(a) freezer trawlers designed to fish demersal species, taking deepwater crustaceans, cephalopods and demersal fish: three vessels;(b) pole-and-line tuna vessels: seven vessels;(c) surface longliners: 14 vessels;(d) tuna seiners: 39 vessels. The total financial contribution referred to in Article 8 of the Agreement shall be ECU 3 million.Implements: LEX-FAOC018043; FAO Descriptors: 110; 105; 044; 107; 003; 014; 020; 025; 030
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Protocol Establishing The Fishing Rights And Financial Contribution Provided For In The Agreement Between The European Economic Community And The Republic Of Cote D'ivoire On Fishing Off The Coast Of Cote D'ivoire
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC018009; bi-18009.doc; CELEX-EUR Official Journal of the European Communities No. L.025, 31/01/1998 p. 0085 - 0095.
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1998-10-23
Signature Year: 
1998
Date IEA entered into force: 
1998-10-23
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 Establishing The Fishing Rights And Financial Contribution Provided For In The Agreement Between The European Economic Community And The Republic Of Cote D'ivoire On Fishing Off The Coast Of Cote D'ivoire
Words used to code as Environmental: 
community/europe/fish
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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,CIV,
Members: 
European Union, Cote d'Ivoire,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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