21979A1031(10)

80/1153/ECSC: Agreement on products within the province of the European Coal and Steel Community

Official Journal L 347 , 22/12/1980 P. 0183 - 0205


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AGREEMENT

ON PRODUCTS WITHIN THE PROVINCE OF THE EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY

( 80/1153/ECSC )

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS ,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF DENMARK ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC ,

THE PRESIDENT OF IRELAND ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC ,

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE GRAND DUKE OF LUXEMBOURG ,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS ,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND ,

CONTRACTING PARTIES TO THE TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY SIGNED IN PARIS ON 17 APRIL 1951 , WHOSE STATES ARE HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS " MEMBER STATES " ,

OF THE ONE PART , AND

THE HEAD OF STATE OF THE BAHAMAS ,

THE HEAD OF STATE OF BARBADOS ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BENIN ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CAPE VERDE ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF THE COMOROS ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE IVORY COAST ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF JIBUTI ,

THE PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF DOMINICA ,

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE PROVISIONAL MILITARY ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL AND OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE REVOLUTIONARY ARMY OF ETHIOPIA ,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF FIJI ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE GABONESE REPUBLIC ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA ,

THE HEAD OF STATE OF GRENADA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GUINEA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL OF STATE OF GUINEA BISSAU ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF EQUATORIAL GUINEA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UPPER VOLTA ,

THE HEAD OF STATE OF JAMAICA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KIRIBATI ,

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF MADAGASCAR ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALI ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF MAURITANIA ,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF MAURITIUS ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NIGER ,

THE HEAD OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA ,

THE HEAD OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF RWANDA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SAINT LUCIA ,

THE HEAD OF STATE OF WESTERN SAMOA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF SOLOMON ISLANDS ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE SOMALI DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC , PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF SUDAN ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SURINAM ,

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE KINGDOM OF SWAZILAND ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHAD ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TOGO ,

HIS MAJESTY KING TAUFA'AHAU TUPOU IV OF TONGA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ,

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF TUVALU ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAIRE ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA ,

WHOSE STATES ARE HEREINAFTER CALLED " THE ACP STATES " ,

OF THE OTHER PART ,

HAVING REGARD TO THE TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY ,

HAVING REGARD TO THE TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY , AND IN PARTICULAR ARTICLE 232 THEREOF ,

WHEREAS THE SECOND ACP-EEC CONVENTION OF LOME , SIGNED THIS DAY , DOES NOT APPLY TO PRODUCTS FALLING WITHIN THE PROVINCE OF THE EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY ,

DESIROUS , HOWEVER , OF DEVELOPING TRADE IN THESE PRODUCTS BETWEEN THE MEMBER STATES AND THE ACP STATES ,

HAVE DECIDED TO CONCLUDE THIS AGREEMENT AND TO THIS END HAVE DESIGNATED AS PLENIPOTENTIARIES :

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE BELGIANS :

MR PAUL NOTERDAEME ,

AMBASSADOR ,

PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ;

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF DENMARK :

MR NIELS ERSBOELL ,

STATE SECRETARY ,

AMBASSADOR ,

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY :

MR KLAUS VON DOHNANYI ,

MINISTER OF STATE ,

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FRENCH REPUBLIC :

MR ROBERT GALLEY ,

MINISTER FOR COOPERATION ,

MR PIERRE BERNARD-REYMOND ,

STATE SECRETARY ,

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ;

THE PRESIDENT OF IRELAND :

MR MICHAEL O'KENNEDY ,

MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF IRELAND ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC :

THE HONOURABLE GIUSEPPE ZAMBERLETTI ,

UNDER-SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS ;

HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE GRAND DUKE OF LUXEMBOURG :

MR JEAN DONDELINGER ,

AMBASSADOR ,

PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF LUXEMBOURG TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ;

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS :

MR D . F . VAN DER MEI ,

SECRETARY OF STATE ,

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ;

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND :

THE HONOURABLE DOUGLAS RICHARD HURD , CBE ,

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT ,

MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS ;

THE HEAD OF STATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS :

H . E . MR R . F . ANTHONY ROBERTS ,

HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF THE BAHAMAS IN LONDON ;

THE HEAD OF STATE OF BARBADOS :

THE HONOURABLE HAROLD BERNARD ST JOHN , QC , MP ,

DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF TRADE , TOURISM AND INDUSTRY ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF BENIN :

MR ANDRE ATCHADE ,

MINISTER FOR TRADE AND TOURISM ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA :

MR ARCHIBALD MOOKETSA MOGWE ,

MINISTER OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BURUNDI :

MR DONATIEN BIHUTE ,

MINISTER FOR PLANNING ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF CAMEROON :

MR ROBERT NAAH ,

DEPUTY MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS AND PLANNING ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CAPE VERDE :

MR ABILIO AUGUSTO MONTERO DUARTE ,

MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC :

MR JEAN-PIERRE LE BOUDER ,

MINISTER FOR COOPERATION , PLANNING , GENERAL STATISTICS , COMPANIES AND CONSULTANCY BUREAUX ON PROJECTS RELATING INTER ALIA TO THE ORGANIZATION AND PROMOTION OF AGRO-INDUSTRIAL OPERATIONS ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF THE COMOROS :

MR ALI MIROUDJAE ,

MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND COOPERATION ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO :

MR ELENGA NGAPORO ,

MINISTER FOR TRADE ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE IVORY COAST :

MR ABDOULAYE KONE ,

MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS , FINANCING AND PLANNING ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF JIBUTI :

H . E . MR AHMED IBRAHIM ABDI ,

AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF THE REPUBLIC OF JIBUTI TO THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT AND TO THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY ;

THE PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA :

MR ARDEN SHILLINGFORD ,

HIGH COMMISSIONER OF DOMINICA IN LONDON ;

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE PROVISIONAL MILITARY ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL AND OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE REVOLUTIONARY ARMY OF ETHIOPIA :

MR TEFERRA WOLDE-SEMAIT ,

MINISTER OF FINANCE ;

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF FIJI :

MR SATYA NAND NANDAN ,

AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY ,

HEAD OF THE MISSION OF FIJI TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE GABONESE REPUBLIC :

MR MICHEL ANCHOUEY ,

MINISTER FOR PLANNING , DEVELOPMENT , REGIONAL PLANNING AND TOURISM ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA :

MR MOHAMADU CADI CHAM ,

MINISTER OF FINANCE AND TRADE ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA :

H . E . MR AMON NIKOI ,

MINISTER OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC PLANNING ;

THE HEAD OF STATE OF GRENADA :

MR FENNIS AUGUSTINE ,

HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR GRENADA IN LONDON ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GUINEA :

MR N'FALY SANGARE ,

MINISTER DELEGATE TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL OF STATE OF GUINEA BISSAU :

H . E . DR VASCO CABRAL ,

STATE COMMISSIONER FOR ECONOMIC COORDINATION AND PLANNING ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF EQUATORIAL GUINEA :

LIEUT . CRISTINO SERICHE MALABO BIOCO ,

MEMBER OF THE SUPREME MILITARY COUNCIL ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA :

MR SAMUEL RUDOLPH INSANALLY ,

GUYANA'S PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UPPER VOLTA :

MR GEORGES SANOGOH ,

MINISTER FOR PLANNING AND COOPERATION ;

THE HEAD OF STATE OF JAMAICA :

H . E . MR DONALD RAINFORD ,

AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY OF JAMAICA TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA :

MR JOSEPH MULIRO ,

PERMANENT SECRETARY ,

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KIRIBATI :

THE HONOURABLE DOUGLAS RICHARD HURD , CBE , MP ,

MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND ;

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO :

THE HONOURABLE MORENA MAKHAOLA LEROTHOLI ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA :

THE HONOURABLE D . FRANKLIN NEAL ,

MINISTER OF PLANNING AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF MADAGASCAR :

H . E . MR JUSTIN RARIVOSON ,

MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS AND TRADE ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI :

THE HONOURABLE STOTT ZONDWAYO JERE , MP ,

MINISTER FOR TRADE , INDUSTRY AND TOURISM ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALI :

H . E . MR ALIOUNE BLONDIN BEYE ,

MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF MAURITANIA :

MR ABDELLAH OULD DADDAH ,

AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY ,

REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF MAURITANIA TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ;

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF MAURITIUS :

THE HONOURABLE SIR SATEAM BOOLELL , KNIGHT ,

MINISTER FOR AGRICULTURE , NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NIGER :

MR MAI MAIGENA ,

MINISTER FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS , TRADE AND INDUSTRY ;

THE HEAD OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA :

H . E . MR P . AYODELE AFOLABI ,

AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY ,

HEAD OF THE MISSION OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ;

THE HEAD OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA :

MR FREDERICK BERNARD CARL REIHER ,

AMBASSADOR TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF RWANDA :

MR AMBROISE MULINDANGABO ,

MINISTER FOR PLANNING ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SAINT LUCIA :

MR GEORGE WILLIAM ODLUM ,

DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER ,

MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE ;

THE HEAD OF STATE OF WESTERN SAMOA :

THE HONOURABLE FILIPO VAOVASAMANAIA ,

MINISTER FOR FINANCE ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE :

MRS MARIA DE AMORIM ,

MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND COOPERATION ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL :

MR OUSMANE SECK ,

MINISTER FOR FINANCE AND ECONOMIC AFFAIRS ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SEYCHELLES :

MR MAXIME FERRARI ,

MINISTER FOR PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE :

THE HONOURABLE DR I . M . FOFANA ,

MINISTER FOR TRADE AND INDUSTRY ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF SOLOMON ISLANDS :

THE HONOURABLE DOUGLAS RICHARD HURD , CBE , MP ,

MINISTER OF STATE ,

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AND COMMONWEALTH AFFAIRS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

THE PRESIDENT OF THE SOMALI DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC , PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL :

H . E . MR OMAR SALAH AHMED ,

AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY ,

REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SOMALI DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE SUDAN :

MR IZZ EL DIN HAMID ,

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SURINAM :

MR LUDWIG C . ZUIVERLOON ,

MINISTER OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS ;

HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE KINGDOM OF SWAZILAND :

MR DZABULUMJIVA H . S . NHLABATSI ,

DEPUTY MINISTER FOR WORKS , POWER AND COMMUNICATIONS ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA :

MR ALPHONSE M . RULEGURA ,

MINISTER FOR TRADE ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHAD :

MR ISSAKA RAMAT AL HAMDOU ,

CHARGE D'AFFAIRES A.I .

BRUSSELS EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHAD ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TOGO :

MR KOUDJOLOU DOGO ,

MINISTER FOR PLANNING , INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE REFORM ;

HIS MAJESTY KING TAUFA'AHAU TUPOU IV OF TONGA :

H . R . H . CROWN PRINCE TUPOUTO'A ,

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO :

H . E . MR EUSTACE SEIGNORET ,

HIGH COMMISSIONER ( LONDON ) ;

HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF TUVALU :

MR SATYA NAND NANDAN ,

AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY AND PLENIPOTENTIARY , HEAD OF THE MISSION OF FIJI TO THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA :

THE HONOURABLE ATEKER EJALU ,

MINISTER OF REGIONAL COOPERATION ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAIRE :

MR KIAKWAMA KIA KIZIKI ,

STATE COMMISSIONER FOR THE ECONOMY , INDUSTRY AND TRADE ;

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA :

MR REMI CHISUPA , MP ,

MINISTER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY ;

WHO , HAVING EXCHANGED THEIR FULL POWERS , FOUND IN GOOD AND DUE FORM ,

HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS :

ARTICLE 1

PRODUCTS WITHIN THE PROVINCE OF THE EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY SHALL , WHEN THEY ORIGINATE IN THE ACP STATES , ON IMPORT INTO THE COMMUNITY BE ADMITTED FREE OF CUSTOMS DUTIES AND CHARGES HAVING EQUIVALENT EFFECT .

ARTICLE 2

PRODUCTS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 1 ORIGINATING IN THE MEMBER STATES SHALL , ON IMPORT INTO THE ACP STATES , BE ADMITTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF TITLE I , CHAPTER 1 , OF THE SECOND ACP-EEC CONVENTION OF LOME SIGNED THIS DAY .

ARTICLE 3

IF THE OFFERS MADE BY FIRMS OF THE ACP STATES ARE LIKELY TO BE DETRIMENTAL TO THE FUNCTIONING OF THE COMMON MARKET AND IF ANY SUCH DETRIMENT IS ATTRIBUTABLE TO A DIFFERENCE IN THE CONDITIONS OF COMPETITION AS REGARDS PRICES , MEMBER STATES MAY TAKE APPROPRIATE MEASURES , SUCH AS WITHDRAWING THE CONCESSIONS REFERRED TO IN ARTICLE 1 .

ARTICLE 4

CONSULTATIONS SHALL TAKE PLACE BETWEEN THE PARTIES CONCERNED IN ALL CASES WHERE , IN THE OPINION OF ONE OF THEM , THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS CALLS FOR SUCH CONSULTATIONS .

ARTICLE 5

THE PROVISIONS LAYING DOWN THE RULES OF ORIGIN FOR THE APPLICATION OF THE SECOND ACP-EEC CONVENTION OF LOME SHALL ALSO APPLY TO THIS AGREEMENT .

ARTICLE 6

THIS AGREEMENT SHALL NOT AFFECT THE PROVISIONS OF THE TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY , OR THE POWERS OF JURISDICTION CONFERRED BY THAT TREATY .

ARTICLE 7

THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE RATIFIED BY THE SIGNATORY STATES UNDER THE CONDITIONS PROVIDED FOR IN ARTICLE 182 OF THE SECOND ACP-EEC CONVENTION OF LOME SIGNED THIS DAY .

IT SHALL ENTER INTO FORCE AT THE SAME TIME AS THE SAID CONVENTION .

ARTICLE 8

THIS AGREEMENT SHALL EXPIRE AFTER A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS FROM THE FIRST DAY OF MARCH 1980 , NAMELY THE 28TH DAY OF FEBRUARY 1985 . IT SHALL CEASE TO APPLY TO ANY SIGNATORY STATE WHICH , UNDER ARTICLE 189 OF THE SECOND ACP-EEC CONVENTION OF LOME IS NO LONGER A PARTY TO THAT CONVENTION .

ARTICLE 9

THIS AGREEMENT , DRAWN UP IN TWO ORIGINALS , IN THE DANISH , DUTCH , ENGLISH , FRENCH , GERMAN AND ITALIAN LANGUAGES , ALL TEXTS BEING EQUALLY AUTHENTIC , SHALL BE DEPOSITED IN THE ARCHIVES OF THE SECRETARIAT OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES AND WITH THE SECRETARIAT OF THE ACP STATES , WHICH SHALL BOTH TRANSMIT A CERTIFIED COPY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF EACH OF THE SIGNATORY STATES .

TIL BEKRAEFTELSE HERAF HAR UNDERTEGNEDE BEFULDMAEGTIGEDE UNDERSKREVET DENNE AFTALE .

ZU URKUND DESSEN HABEN DIE UNTERZEICHNETEN BEVOLLMAECHTIGTEN IHRE UNTERSCHRIFTEN UNTER DIESES ABKOMMEN GESETZT .

IN WITNESS WHEREOF THE UNDERSIGNED PLENIPOTENTIARIES HAVE SIGNED THIS AGREEMENT .

EN FOI DE QUOI , LES PLENIPOTENTIAIRES SOUSSIGNES ONT APPOSE LEURS SIGNATURES AU BAS DU PRESENT ACCORD .

IN FEDE DI CHE , I PLENIPOTENZIARI SOTTOSCRITTI HANNO APPOSTO LE LORO FIRME IN CALCE AL PRESENTE ACCORDO .

TEN BLIJKE WAARVAN DE ONDERGETEKENDE GEVOLMACHTIGDEN HUN HANDTEKENING ONDER DEZE OVEREENKOMST HEBBEN GESTELD .

UDFAERDIGET I LOME , DEN ENOGTREDIVTE OKTOBER NITTEN HUNDREDE OG NIOGHALVFJERDS .

GESCHEHEN ZU LOME AM EINUNDDREISSIGSTEN OKTOBER NEUNZEHNHUNDERTNEUNUNDSIEBZIG .

DONE AT LOME ON THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF OCTOBER IN THE YEAR ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-NINE .

FAIT A LOME , LE TRENTE ET UN OCTOBRE MIL NEUF CENT SOIXANTE-DIX-NEUF .

FATTO A LOME , ADDI TRENTUNO OTTOBRE MILLENOVECENTOSETTANTANOVE .

GEDAAN TE LOME , DE EENENDERTIGSTE OKTOBER NEGENTIENHONDERD NEGENENZEVENTIG .

POUR SA MAJESTE LE ROI DES BELGES

VOOR ZIJNE MAJESTEIT DE KONING DER BELGEN

FOR HENDES MAJESTAET DRONNINGEN AF DANMARK

FUER DEN PRAESIDENTEN DER BUNDESREPUBLIK DEUTSCHLAND

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF IRELAND

PER IL PRESIDENTE DELLA REPUBBLICA ITALIANA

POUR SON ALTESSE ROYALE LE GRAND-DUC DE LUXEMBOURG

VOOR HARE MAJESTEIT DE KONINGIN DER NEDERLANDEN

FOR HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

FOR THE HEAD OF STATE OF THE BAHAMAS

FOR THE HEAD OF STATE OF BARBADOS

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE POPULAIRE DU BENIN

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BOTSWANA

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DU BURUNDI

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE UNIE DU CAMEROUN

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CAPE VERDE

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE CENTRAFRICAINE

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE FEDERALE ISLAMIQUE DES COMORES

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE POPULAIRE DU CONGO

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DE COTE-D'IVOIRE

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DE DJIBOUTI

FOR THE PRIME MINISTER AND MINISTER OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF DOMINICA

FOR THE CHAIRMAN OF THE PROVISIONAL MILITARY ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL AND OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE REVOLUTIONARY ARMY OF ETHIOPIA

FOR HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF FIJI

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE GABONAISE

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA

FOR THE HEAD OF STATE OF GRENADA

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DU GUINEE

POUR LE PRESIDENT DU CONSEIL D'ETAT DE LA GUINEE-BISSAU

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DE GUINEE EQUATORIALE

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DE LA HAUTE-VOLTA

FOR THE HEAD OF STATE OF JAMAICA

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KIRIBATI

FOR HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE KINGDOM OF LESOTHO

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LIBERIA

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DEMOCRATIQUE DE MADAGASCAR

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DU MALI

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE ISLAMIQUE DE MAURITANIE

POUR SA MAJESTE LA REINE DE L'ILE MAURICE

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DU NIGER

FOR THE HEAD OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA

FOR THE HEAD OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE RWANDAISE

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SAINT LUCIA

FOR THE HEAD OF STATE OF WESTERN SAMOA

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DU SENEGAL

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DES SEYCHELLES

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SIERRA LEONE

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF THE SOLOMON ISLANDS

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE SOMALI DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC ,

PRESIDENT OF THE SUPREME REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE SUDAN

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SURINAM

FOR HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF THE KINGDOM OF SWAZILAND

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DU TCHAD

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE TOGOLAISE

FOR HIS MAJESTY KING TAUFA'AHAU TUPOU IV OF TONGA

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

FOR HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN OF TUVALU

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

POUR LE PRESIDENT DE LA REPUBLIQUE DU ZAIRE

FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA