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Agreement between the Russian Federation and Finland on boundary water ecosystems

Document type
Bilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Apr 24, 1964
Source
FAO, FAOLEX;  IUCN (ID: TRE-151014)
Title (Other)

СОГЛАШЕНИЕ МЕЖДУ СОЮЗОМ СОВЕТСКИХ СОЦИАЛИСТИЧЕСКИХ РЕСПУБЛИК И ФИНЛЯНДСКОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКОЙ О ПОГРАНИЧНЫХ ВОДНЫХ СИСТЕМАХ

Language
Russian, Finnish
Entry into force
May 7, 1965
Subject
Fisheries, Water
Keyword
Diadromous fish Inland fisheries Fishery management and conservation Stock enhancement/repopulation International agreement-text Inland waters Navigation Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution Ecosystem preservation Freshwater resources management
Abstract

Boundary water ecosystems are intended lakes, rivers and streams delimiting the state border (art. 1). The Parties have agreed as follows: (a) to maintain the existing location of water ecosystems, depth and water level of water bodies for ensuring free water drain (art. 2); (b) to keep waterways open for free passage of water, navigation, floating logs and passage of fish (art. 3); (c) to prevent freshwater pollution (art. 4); (d) to ensure conservation and stock enhancement salmon and white-fish by ensuring free passage of the aforesaid fish species along the main waterways (art. 15).

Full text
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Website
www.jointrivers.org

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Countries Entry into force
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Russian Federation -