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Protocol setting out, for the period from 3 August 2002 to 2 August 2004, the fishing opportunities and the financial contribution provided for by the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Government of the Republic of Angola on fishing off Angola

Document type
Bilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Aug 3, 2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX;  IUCN (ID: TRE-149238)
Language
English
Subject
Fisheries
Keyword
Access right Bycatch Marine fisheries International agreement-text Protected fish species Fishing licence Enforcement/compliance Transshipment Inspection Mesh Fishing area Fishing licence fee Offences/penalties Landing
Abstract

Article 1 of this Agreement fixes the fishing opportunities for Community fishing vessels fishing for shrimps and pelagic species in the Angolan waters. Fishing for Centrophorus granulosus shall be prohibited. The implementation of the Agreement shall be suspended in case the Community fails to make the payments provided for in articles 2, 3 and 4 within the time limits established therein. Annex A lays down the conditions governing the fishing activities of Community vessels in Angolan waters. The following aspects are dealt with: (1) applications for licences and formalities for their issuance; (2) licence fees; (3) biological rest period; (4) by-catches; (5) landings; (6) control of transhipments; (7) reporting catches; (8) fishing zones; (9) scientific observers; (10) mesh size; (11) inspection and monitoring; (12) infringements. Annex B establishes the conditions which shall govern fishing for pelagic species in Angolan waters.

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