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Summary of Treaty

Official Title Agreement in the form of an exchange of letters between the European Economic Community and Australia on trade in mutton, lamb and goat meat
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Brussels
Date of Signature 14/11/1980
Date of Entry Into Force 20/10/1980
Duration Indefinite
Objective of Agreement For the purpose of drawing up provisions concerning import into the European Economic Community of mutton, lamb and goatmeat from Australia, on connection with implementation by the Community of the common organization of the market in sheepmeat and goatmeat.
Remarks Voluntary restraint agreement. Renewable automatically unless one year's notice of termination is given in writing. Amended in 1994 by agreement in the form of an exchange of letters and amended subsequently in the same manner. The Agreement contains an annex establishing a price monitoring procedure. Temporary adjustments by agreement in the form of an exchange of letters.
OJ Reference L275, 18/10/1980, p. 20
Depositary Council of the European Union
Contracting Parties European Economic Community, Australia
Subject Matters Agriculture
Community import
trade agreement
voluntary restraint agreement
Management Consultative Committee (Article 10)
Conclusion Decision Council Decision of 14 October 1980 on the conclusion of voluntary restraint Agreements with Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and Uruguay in the sheep meat and goat meat sector; OJ L 275 of the 18/10/1980 p. 13
Competence Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EEC: Article 113

Last Update :   18/11/2006