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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Data entry notes: 
The Protocol defines the fishing opportunities of vessels of the European Communities in waters of the Seychelles and financial and technical assistance for the development of Seychelles fisheries (art. 6) pursuant to previous agreement between the Parties. The financial compensation shall be fixed at EUR 2300000 per year. Licences to fish simultaneously in Seychelles waters shall be granted to 47 ocean-going tuna seiners and 3 2 surface longliners for a period of three years beginning on 18 January 1999. During the period referred under article 1, the European Community shall contribute to fisheries development measures involving scientific and technical programmes in Seychelles. In Annex I are indicated the conditions for the pursuit of fishing activities by Community vessels in Seychelles's waters. To avoid any adverse effect on small-scale fisheries in Seychelles' waters, fishing by Community vessels shall not be a uthorized in the zones defined in Seychelles regulations nor within three miles around any fish-aggregating device placed by the Seychelles' authorities. Applications for fishing licences shall be forwarded by the Commission of the European Communities, on behalf of the shipowners to the Seychelles Fishing Authority, via its representative for Seychelles. Licences shall be valid for a period of one year renewable. The fee shall be set at EUR 25 per tonne caught within Seychelles' waters. Licen ces shall be issued following advance payment to Seychelles of a lump sum, per year and for each vessel, of EUR 7500 for tuna seiners, EUR 1375 for surface longliners of more than 150 GRT and EUR 1000 for surface longliners of 150 GRT or less, equivalent to the fees for respectively 300 tonnes, 55 tonnes and 40 tonnes caught within Seychelles' waters per year. Fishing licences for surface longliners shall authorize the fishing of not only tuna but also swordfish, marlin and sailfish. The Communi ty vessels licensed to fish in Seychelles' waters shall complete a form as set out in Appendix 2 and 3 concerning the declaration of catches.Implements: LEX-FAOC009092; FAO Descriptors: 110; 105; 107; 044; 003; 014; 020; 023; 055; 033
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Protocol Defining For The Period 18 January 1999 To 17 January 2002 The Fishing Opportunities And The Financial Contribution Provided For By The Agreement Between The European Economic Community And The Republic Of Seychelles On Fishing Off Seychelles
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC017987; bi-17987.doc; EEC Celex, Official Journal L 131, 27/05/1999.
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1999-01-17
Signature Year: 
1999
Date IEA entered into force: 
1999-01-18
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 Defining For The Period 18 January 1999 To 17 January 2002 The Fishing Opportunities And The Financial Contribution Provided For By The Agreement Between The European Economic Community And The Republic Of Seychelles On Fishing Off Seychelles
Words used to code as Environmental: 
community/europe/fish
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Sequence in lineage: 
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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,SYC,
Members: 
European Union, Seychelles,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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