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Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Korea on cooperation in preventing illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing of living marine resources.
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Countries: Russian Federation; Korea, Republic of
Date of Text: 22/12/2009
Entry into Force: This Agreement shall be effective from the date of receiving of the last written confirmation of the Parties on carrying out all the necessary internal procedures for its coming into force.
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Type of Text: Agreement
Abstract: The Parties have agreed to cooperate in information exchanges with regard to: (a) imports of living marine resources, originating from the State of one Party, to the territory of the State of the other Party; (b) calls of fishing vessels carrying living marine resources from the State of one Party to the ports of the State of the other Party for trade purposes; (c) name of the vessel (in transcription of the vessel's registry documents), vessel type, registration (hull) number of fishing vessel, international call sign of fishing vessel, name of vessel's owner, net weight (in tons) by each living marine resources, date and port of landing living marine resources and copies of Cargo Customs Declarations presented by the vessel’s master and information on delivered living marine resources; and (d) violation of domestic laws and regulations related to the fishing activities by vessels of the State of one Party which conducts fishing activities in the maritime area of the State of the other Party. The Parties should coordinate their measures to deter, prevent and eliminate illegal deliveries of living marine resources from maritime areas of one Party to port of other Party, including exchanges of appropriate information. Each Party shall promote mutual exchanges of officials and experts from fisheries inspection bodies and other relevant authorities of each Party for sharing experience and information to deter, prevent and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.
Comment: The present Agreement shall be effective for a period of 3 years and shall be automatically extended for further annual periods, unless either Party notifies in writing to the other Party of its intention to terminate this Agreement at least 6 months prior to its expiring.
Main subjects: Fisheries