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Niue Treaty on Cooperation in Fisheries Surveillance and Law Enforcement in the South Pacific Region

Document type
Multilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Jul 9, 1992
Source
IUCN (ID: TRE-001964)
Place of adoption
Honiara
Depository
Niue (New Zealand)
Language
English
Entry into force
May 20, 1993
Subject
Fisheries, Sea
Keyword
Access right International organization Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation International agreement-text Enforcement/compliance Foreign fishing
Abstract

A Treaty to promote effectiveness in regional surveillance and enforcement through cooperation between member states and coordination of efforts of member states. The text of a Preamble and 14 articles: Definitions (1); Relationship with Other Treaties (II); General Cooperation (III); Cooperation in the Impementation of Harmonized Minimum Terms and Conditions of Fisheries Access (IV); Exchange of Information (V); Cooperation in Fisheries Surveillance and Law Enforcement (VI); Cooperation in Prosecutions (VII); Cooperation in Enforcement of Penalties (VIII); Consultations (IX); Notification (X); Depositary (XI); Amendments (XII); Final Clauses (XIII); Certification and Registration (XIV). Article IV makes provision for access requirements for foreign fishing vessels. The Parties shall cooperate in the implementation of harmonized terms and conditions of fisheries access as may be agreed upon from time to time (Art. IV, para. 1). A Party may be allowed, by way of provisions of a Subsidiary Agreement, by another Party to extend its fisheries surveillance and law enforcement activities to the territorial sea and archipelagic waters of that other Party (Art. VI, para. 1).

Full text
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Website
www.treaties.mfat.govt.nz

Country/Territory/Participant

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Countries Entry into force Ratification * Simple signature
Australia
Cook Islands (New Zealand)
Fiji
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Micronesia, Fed. States
Nauru
New Zealand
Niue (New Zealand)
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tokelau (New Zealand) - -
Tonga
Tuvalu - -
Vanuatu

* [1] Ratification [2] Accession/approbation [3] Acceptance/approval [4] Succession [5] Consent to be bound [6] Definite signature

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