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Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the Russian Federation on joint transboundary waterbodies management and protection

Document type
Bilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Oct 19, 1992
Source
FAO, FAOLEX;  IUCN (ID: TRE-150672)
Title (Other)

Соглашение между Правительством Украины и Правительством Российской Федерации о совместном использовании и охране трансграничных водных объектов

Place of adoption
Kiev
Language
Russian
Entry into force
Oct 19, 1992
Subject
Fisheries, Water
Keyword
Fishery management and conservation International agreement-text Waterworks Groundwater Aquaculture Liability/compensation Surface water Ecosystem preservation
Abstract

The present Agreement shall be applicable to boundary waters that include: (a) surface water segments delimiting the state boundary between the Contracting Parties; (b) surface water and groundwater at the crossing point of the state border (art. 1). The Parties shall not carry out without prior coordination water management arrangements that could cause damage to water management, fisheries and land (art. 2). The authorized bodies of the Parties shall provide for: (a) maintenance of waterworks; (b) coordination of water protection and water management arrangements; (c) prevention of water pollution; (d) fish farming and ecosystem preservation (art. 3). In case of damages and material losses caused by one of the Parties to the other it shall be liable to compensation thereof (art. 5). The authorized bodies shall cooperate in the forms of: (a) exchange of information; (b) hydrological prognostication; (c) data collection (art. 6). The authorized bodies of the Parties shall carry out fish stocks protection arrangements in the boundary waterbodies (art. 12).

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www.government.ru

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