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Fisheries: North Pacific driftnet - Agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Korea.
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Countries: United States of America; Korea, Republic of
Date of Text: 07/08/1991
Source: Treaties and Other International Acts Series 11802, pp. 1-5.
Amended by: LEX-FAOC008786 Fisheries: North Pacific Driftnet - Agreement between the United States of America and the Republic of Korea extending the Agreement of May 8 and August 7, 1991. 30/06/1992
Type of Text: Agreement
Abstract: The Parties agree on procedures with respect to requests of one party to visit a vessel of the other party to verify compliance with drifnet fishing regulations (commas [a], [b], [d], [e], [f] and [g]). The visiting officials may verify compliance with drifnet fishing regulations, remove any anadromous species on board, document incidental catches of marine mammals, seabirds, and anadromous species, and take representative samples of these resources (comma [c]). The appropriate authorities will ensure that the visit and verification procedure for driftnet vessels will also apply to all transport vessels (comma [h]).
Comment: The Agreement is effected by the exchange of Notes signed at Washington 8 May and 7 August 1991. It will remain in force through 30 June 1992.
Main subjects: Fisheries