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Document 21998A0117(01)

Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters concerning the provisional application of the Protocol establishing, for the period 1 July 1997 to 30 June 2000, the fishing rights and financial compensation provided for in the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea on fishing off the coast of Equatorial Guinea

OJ L 11, 17.1.1998, p. 31–32 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 30/06/2000

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21998A0117(01)

Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters concerning the provisional application of the Protocol establishing, for the period 1 July 1997 to 30 June 2000, the fishing rights and financial compensation provided for in the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea on fishing off the coast of Equatorial Guinea

Official Journal L 011 , 17/01/1998 P. 0031 - 0032


AGREEMENT IN THE FORM OF AN EXCHANGE OF LETTERS concerning the provisional application of the Protocol establishing, for the period 1 July 1997 to 30 June 2000, the fishing rights and financial compensation provided for in the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea on fishing off the coast of Equatorial Guinea

A. Letter from the Government of Equatorial Guinea

Sir,

With reference to the Protocol initialled on 25 June 1997 establishing the fishing rights and financial compensation for the period 1 July 1997 to 30 June 2000, I have the honour to inform you that the Government of Equatorial Guinea is ready to apply this Protocol on a provisional basis, with effect from 1 July 1997, pending its entry into force in accordance with Article 8 thereof, provided that the European Community is disposed to do the same.

This is on the understanding that a first instalment equal to one third of the financial compensation specified in Article 2 of the Protocol is paid by 31 December 1997.

I should be obliged if you would confirm the European Community's agreement to such provisional application.

Please accept, Sir, the assurance of my highest consideration.

For the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

B. Letter from the Community

Sir,

I have the honour to acknowledge receipt of your letter of today's date, which reads as follows:

'With reference to the Protocol initialled on 25 June 1997 establishing the fishing rights and financial compensation for the period 1 July 1997 to 30 June 2000, I have the honour to inform you that the Government of Equatorial Guinea is ready to apply this Protocol on a provisional basis, with effect from 1 July 1997, pending its entry into force in accordance with Article 8 thereof, provided that the European Community is disposed to do the same.

This is on the understanding that a first instalment equal to one-third of the financial compensation specified in Article 2 of the Protocol is paid by 31 December 1997.

I should be obliged if you would confirm the European Community's agreement to such provisional application.`

I have the honour to confirm the European Community's agreement to this provisional application of the Protocol.

Please accept, Sir, the assurance of my highest consideration.

On behalf of the Council of the European Union

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