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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Palau Arrangement For The Management Of The Western Pacific Purse Seine Fishery
Alternative Treaty Name: 
Palau Arrangement
Possible Sources (additional): 
http://iea.uoregon.edu/pages/MarineMammals/engine/Documents/1-0335-0346.htm; http://faolex.fao.org/docs/pdf/mul45003.pdf; LEX-FAOC005180; sol5180.pdf; Regional Compendium of Fisheries Legislation (Western Pacific Region), FFA/FAO, June 1993, pp. 1697-1708.
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1992-10-28
Signature Year: 
1992
Place IEA was signed: 
Suva
Date IEA entered into force: 
1995-11-01
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: 
Palau Arrangement For The Management Of The Western Pacific Purse Seine Fishery
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
fish
Lineage
Lineage: 
Micronesia Fisheries
Sequence in lineage: 
200.000
Secretariat and auspices
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
AmendProtToB: 
3136
AmendProtToC: 
3136
AmendProtToType: 
Agreement
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
MEA - Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Species/Fauna/Fish
Category: 
ENV/FISH
Lang1: 
EN.txt
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Short Name: 
Palau Arrangement
Core Filename: 
1992-ManagementWesternPacificPurseSeineFishery
Data entry notes: 
Provisions of this Arrangement shall apply to all species of tuna and tuna-like species, taken by purse seine vessels in the Area (art. 2). Area means the Purse Seine Fisheries Management Area including EEZ's or Fisheries Zones of the Parties and adjacent high seas areas in the Western Pacific (art. 1). The Parties will meet once a year for the purpose of reviewing the current status of tuna stocks and to establish necessary measures for their management an d conservation (the "Management Meeting") (art. 3). The decisions of the Management Meeting shall be reached by concensus and will be binding on the Parties (art. 4). Articles and 6 make provision for an order of priority and allocation criteria with respect to licences for purse seine vessels. Licences will not exceed the limits set out in Annex 1. Additional licences require an extra fee. The Director of the FFA shall assist the Parties in impelmenting the provisions of this Agreement. The Arr angement consists of 11 articles.Implements: LEX-FAOC005181; FAO Descriptors: 110; 105; 023; 021
Date text posted to IEA: 
200601
Member Code: 
FSM,KIR,MYS,NRU,PLW,PNG,SLB,TUV,
Members: 
Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Malaysia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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