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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
North Pacific Driftnet Agreement Between The United States of America And Japan
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC008791; bi8791.pdf; Treaties and Other International Acts Series 11726, pp. 1-26.
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1990-04-12
Signature Year: 
1990
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: 
North Pacific Driftnet Agreement Between The United States of America And Japan
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
driftnet
Lineage
Lineage: 
Not Yet Assigned
Sequence in lineage: 
100.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
BEA - Bilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Species/Fauna/Fish/Ocean
Category: 
ENV/FISH
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Data entry notes: 
The Agreement is effected by the exchange of Letters signed at Tokyo and Silver Springs 12 April 1990. The Agreement is followed by Annexes and Attachment.; The Agreement is effected by the exchange of Letters signed at Tokyo and Silver Springs 12 April 1990. The Agreement is followed by Annexes and Attachment.; The Fisheries Agency of Japan proposes to the United States the Japanese High Seas Driftnet Fishery 1990 Observer Program, Arrangements for Observation of Japanese High Seas Driftnet Operations for 1990, and Regulatory Enforcement and Information Gathering Program of the Government of Japan on the Japanese High Seas Squid and Large-mesh Driftne t Fisheries for the 1990. The United States accepts to participate in programs to collect and snare scientific data, but protests the decision of the Japanese Government to extend the Northern boundary of squid fishery for July and August, and supports revision of this boundary for next year if the results of the scientific program proposed warrants a change. the Program provides for the deployment of a team of observeres consisting of Canadian, U.S. and Japanese scientific observers, for data c ollection, data exchange and reporting and for coordination of research (Annex A). Annex B describes the arrangements for the implementation of scientific observer programs on board of Japanese high seas driftnet vessels in the North Pacific Ocean for 1990.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 105; 020; 032; 104
Member Code: 
USA,JPN,
Members: 
United States,Japan,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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