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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Amendments to the Treaty and to the Annexes to the Treaty On Fisheries Between The Governments Of Certain Pacific Island States And The Government Of The United States of America Regarding Longline Fishing on the High Seas of the Treaty Area, the Closing of the Archipelagic Waters of Papua New Guinea, and the Opening of the Waters of Solomon Islands (Article 3.2 and Annex 1)
Alternative Treaty Name: 
South Pacific Fisheries Treaty
Possible Sources (additional): 
6263 KAV xxiii; New Zealand-MOFA list; http://www.mfat.govt.nz/support/legal/treatynegnew.html
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1999-03-30
Signature Year: 
1999
Place IEA was signed: 
Koror, Palau
Date IEA entered into force: 
2003-06-15
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: 
Amendments to the Treaty and to the Annexes to the Treaty On Fisheries Between The Governments Of Certain Pacific Island States And The Government Of The United States of America Regarding Longline Fishing on the High Seas of the Treaty Area, the Closing of the Archipelagic Waters of Papua New Guinea, and the Opening of the Waters of Solomon Islands (Article 3.2 and Annex 1)
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
water/ waters/fish/pacific island
Lineage
Lineage: 
Pacific Island Fisheries
Sequence in lineage: 
200.050
Secretariat and auspices
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
AmendProtToA: 
3014
AmendProtToB: 
3014
AmendProtToType: 
Amendment
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
MEA - Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Species/Fauna/Fish/FreshwaterResources/Region
Category: 
ENV/FISH
Lang1: 
EN.txt
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Short Name: 
South Pacific Fisheries Treaty
Core Filename: 
1999-AmendmentsLonglinePapuaNewGuineaSolomonIslands-1987-FisheriesPacificIslandsUS
Data entry notes: 
This amendment allows US longline vessels to fish in high-seas portions of the Treaty area. Amendments to annexes are considered "executive agreements"
Date text posted to IEA: 
200503
Member Code: 
AUS,COK,FJI,KIR,MHL,FSM,FSM,NRU,NIU,PLW,PNG,SLB,USA,
Members: 
Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, United States of America,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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