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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Fisheries Of The United States Coast-Agreement Between The United States of America And Latvia
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC007925; bi7925.pdf; Treaties and Other International Acts Series (USA), No. 12150, pp. 1-23.
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1993-04-08
Signature Year: 
1993
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: 
Fisheries Of The United States Coast-Agreement Between The United States of America And Latvia
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
fish
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
Category: 
ENV/FISH
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Data entry notes: 
The purpose of this Agreement is to promote effective conser vation and rational management of fisheries off the United States Coast, to facilitate the rapid development of the United States Fishing Industry and to establish common understanding of the principles and procedures under which fishing by nationals of Latvia of living resources over which the US has sovereign rights may be conducted (art. I). Total allowable catch and the allocation of a fishing quota shall be determined by the US each year (art. III). Factors in the determination of such a qu ota are outlined in article IV. Latvia shall ensure that its nationals comply with provisions of this Agreement. Applications for fishing permits made by Latvia on behalf of its nationals shall be prepared and processed in accordance with the Annex (art.VI to IX). Fishing vessels of the United States shall be allowed to fish in waters of Latvia on terms not more restrictive than those established in accordance with this Agreement (art. XV). The Annex contains procedures for the application for fishing permits and the granting of permits. (18 articles); FAO Descriptors: 110; 105; 020; 004; 005
Member Code: 
USA,LVA,
Members: 
United States,Latvia,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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