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1966: Agreement Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden On Reciprocal Access To Fishing In The Skagerrak And The Kattegat

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  Provision  First Coders Codes  Second Coders Codes 
Titl.1  Agreement Between Denmark, Norway And Sweden On Reciprocal Access To Fishing In The Skagerrak And The Kattegat  TITL  TITL 
Src.1  Source:  SRC  SRC 
Pre.1  The Governments of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, desiring to maintain the access of fishermen of the three countries to the fishery resources in the areas of the Skagerrak and the Kattegat which have long been a common fishing ground, have, with a view to the possibility of changes in the fishery limits of the three countries, agreed, as neighbouring countries, to enter into an arrangement based on the following provisions:  GOAL DESC  DESC GOAL 
Art.1  Article 1  SCOP  SCOP 
Art.1.1x  The area to which this Agreement relates comprises the Skagerrak and the northern Kattegat bounded on the west by a straight line running through the Hanstholm lighthouse and the Lindesnes lighthouse and on the south by a straight line running through the Skagen lighthouse and the Tistlarna lighthouse.     
Art.2  Article 2  SUBS  SUBS CONS 
Art.2.1  1. Each of the Contracting States shall, irrespective of such fishery limits as they may otherwise establish, permit vessels of the other two countries to engage in fishing in the water area specified in article 1 to a distance of four nautical miles (1 nautical mile = 1,852 metres) from the baseline of the territorial sea, with the result that the aforementioned water area shall, for the purposes of such fishing, be deemed to constitute the high seas.     
Art.2.2  2. To such extent as may be considered appropriate, an attempt shall be made through mutual consultation to establish as uniform regulations as possible in the three countries in respect of fishing in the area specified in article 1.     
Art.3.1  1. This Agreement shall be ratified. The instruments of ratification shall be deposited in the archives of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.    RELA 
Art.3.2  2. The Agreement shall come into force one month after the date on which the last of the Contracting States deposits its instrument of ratification.     
Art.3.3  3. The Agreement shall remain in force for a period of thirty-five years and shall thereafter continue in force for successive periods of five years unless a Contracting State terminates it by giving written notice to the other Contracting States with effect from the expiry of the current period. Notice of termination must be given at least three years before the date of expiry.     
Art.3.4x  The Agreement shall be deposited in the archives of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a certified copy shall be transmitted by the said Ministry to each of the Contracting States.    RELA 
Conc.1  IN WITNESS WHEREOF the respective plenipotentiaries have signed this Agreement.  CONC TEXT  CONC TEXT 
Conc.2  DONE at Copenhagen on 19 December 1966 in one copy in the Danish, Norwegian and Swedish languages.     
Conc.3  For the Government of Denmark: J. O. KRAG For the Government of Norway: B. AUGDAHL For the Government of Sweden: R. BAGGE     
Please cite as:
Data from Ronald B. Mitchell. 2002-2018. International Environmental Agreements Database Project (Version 2014.3).
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Date accessed: 22 October 2018