Agreement relating to the International Convention for Regulating the Police of the North Sea Fisheries signed at The Hague on 6 May 1882, The Hague, 1955
Done at The Hague 3 June 1955
Entered into force 20 June 1958
Depositary: The Netherlands
Primary source citation: United Nations Treaty Series
AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, BELGIUM, DENMARK, FRANCE, THE NETHERLANDS AND THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND RELATING TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR REGULATING THE POLICE OF THE NORTH SEA FISHERIES SIGNED AT THE HAGUE ON 6 MAY 1882. SIGNED AT THE HAGUE, ON 3 JUNE 1955
The Governments signatory to the present Agreement ;
In order that effect may be given in respect of the Federal Republic of Germany to the International Convention for regulating the police of North Sea fisheries signed at The Hague on May 6, 1882 ;
Have agreed as follows :
1. The supervision of fisheries pursuant to the International Convention for regulating the police of the North Sea fisheries signed at The Hague on May 6, 1882 shall be exercised by ships belonging to the naval forces of the signatory Governments.
2. If the necessity should arise, these ships may be replaced by other state-owned ships commanded by an officer specially appointed for the purpose by the Government concerned and able to produce his commission on demand.
The present Agreement shall be ratified and the instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which shall notify all signatory Governments of each such deposit.
The present Agreement shall come into force on the deposit of the sixth instrument of ratification. The Agreement shall, however, be provisionally applied as from the date of its signature, so far as it is possible to do so under the constitutional systems of the signatory Governments.
In witness whereof the undersigned, having been duly
authorised thereto by their respective Governments, have signed the
Done at The Hague, 3 June
1955, in the English and French languages, both texts being equally
authentic in a single original, which shall be deposited in the
archives of the Government of the Netherlands, which shall transmit
certified copies thereof to each signatory Government.
For the Federal Republic of Germany:(footnote 1):
(Signed) H. Muhlenfeld
(Signed) L. Couvreur
(Signed) Wilhelm Eickhoff
(Signed) J.P. Garnier
For the Netherlands: (Signed) J.W. Beyen
For the United Kingdom of Great Britain and
(Signed) Paul Mason
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