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GENERAL DATA
Official Title Additional Protocol to the Agreement on Trade, Development and Cooperation between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of South Africa, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Pretoria
Date of Signature 10/10/2007
Date of Entry Into Force 01/01/2007
Duration Indefinite
Objective of Agreement To take account of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania to the EU.
Remarks Provisional application as from 1 January 2007 Article 6(2) of the Act of Accession 2005 provides for a simplified procedure, whereby such protocols are to be concluded by the Council of the European Union, acting unanimously on behalf of the Member States, and the third country concerned. This procedure is without prejudice to the Community’s own competences. The Additional Protocol provides for the necessary technical adaptations of the TDCA that ensue from the accession of the new contracting parties, in particular regarding: – institutional provisions: the Protocol includes a number of adjustments brought about by the accession of the new Member States to this mixed agreement and an increase in the number of official languages; – rules of origin: the multilingual provisions in Protocol 1 to the TDCA concerning the definition of the concept of “originating products” and methods of administrative cooperation have been amended to include the languages of the new Member States.
Relation and Association with Other Agreements -Agreement on Trade, Development and Cooperation between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of South Africa, of the other part - Protocol 1 concerning the definition of the concept of 'originating products' and methods of administrative cooperation - Protocol 2 on mutual administrative assistance in customs matters - Final Act - Declarations
-Additional Protocol to the Agreement on Trade, Development and Cooperation between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of South Africa, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union
OJ Reference L 22, 25/01/2008, p. 13
Contracting Parties European Community, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Authentic Texts Afrikaans, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian , Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish
Subject Matters Africa
Development
Trade
Clause(s)
Entry into force conditions Article 7 Agreement
EU PARTICIPATION
Ratification Status NOT
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 9 October 2007 on the signing and provisional application of an Additional Protocol to the Agreement on Trade, Development and Cooperation between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of South Africa, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania to the European Union; OJ L22 of 25/01/2008, p.11
Competence Mixed
Legal Basis Treaty EC: Article 310


Last Update :   25/03/2009