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Summary of Treaty

Official Title Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of South Africa on trade in spirits - Protocol - Final Act - Declarations
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Paarl - SA
Date of Signature 28/01/2002
Date of Entry Into Force 28/01/2002
Duration Indefinite
Objective of Agreement To provide for conditions to facilitate and promote trade in spirits produced in South Africa and the Community, on the basis of non-discrimination and reciprocity.
Remarks This Agreement applies to spirits falling under heading 2208 of the International Convention on the Harmonised Commodity, Description and Coding System (Harmonised System), done at Brussels on 14 June 1983, which are produced in such a manner that they conform to the applicable legislation regulating the production of a particular type of spirit in the territory of a Contracting Party. The agreement provides for provisions related with the reciprocal protection of the names which are used for the identification of spirits originating in the territories of the Contracting.
OJ Reference L28, 30/01/2002, p. 113
Depositary South Africa
Contracting Parties European Community, South Africa
Authentic Texts Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Subject Matters ACP countries
Territorial application Article 19 Convention
Management Joint committee
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 21 January 2002 on the conclusion of an Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of South Africa on trade in spirits; OJ L28 of 30/01/2002, p.112
Competence Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 133

Last Update :   17/11/2008