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12887 Canada - Agreement Amending Annex B of the Treaty on Pacific Coast Albacore Tuna Vessels and Port Privileges of May 26, 1981


   
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TREATIES AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL ACTS SERIES 12887

 

 

FISHERIES: Tuna

Agreement Between the
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
and CANADA

Amending the Treaty of
May 26, 1981

Effected by Exchange of Notes
Signed at Washington October 3 and 9, 1997

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Pursuant to Public Law 89—497, approved July 8, 1966
(80 Stat. 271; 1 U.S.C. 113)—

“. . .the Treaties and Other International Acts Series issued
under the authority of the Secretary of State shall be competent
evidence . . . of the treaties, international agreements other than
treaties, and proclamations by the President of such treaties and
international agreements other than treaties, as the case may be,
therein contained, in all the courts of law and equity and of maritime
jurisdiction, and in all the tribunals and public offices of the
United States, and of the several States, without any further proof
or authentication thereof.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CANADA

Fisheries: Tuna

Agreement amending the treaty of May 26, 1981.
Effected by exchange of notes
Signed at Washington October 3 and 9, 1997;
Entered into force October 9, 1997.

 

DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
WASHINGTON
[October 3, 1997]
Excellency:
 I have the honor to refer to the Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada on Pacific Coast Albacore Tuna Vessels and Port Privileges, with annexes, signed at Washington May 26, 1981 ("the Treaty"). As contemplated in Article VII of the Treaty, I have the honor to propose, on behalf of the Government of the United States of America, that Annex B of the Treaty be amended to read as follows:
"Annex B
1. Fishing vessels of the United States of America shall, pursuant to Article II, be authorized to enter the following ports located in Canada:
Coal Harbour
Port Hardy Prince Rupert
Victoria Vancouver Ucluelet
2. Canadian fishing vessels shall, pursuant to Article III, be authorized to enter the following ports located in the United States of America:
Astoria
Bellingham
Coos Bay
Eureka
Newport
Westport"
If this proposal is acceptable to the Government of Canada, I have the further honor to propose that this note, together with Your Excellency's favorable reply, shall constitute an Agreement between our two Governments, which shall enter into force on the date of Your Excellency's note in reply.
Accept, Excellency, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration.
For the Secretary of State:
His Excellency,
Raymond Chretien,
Ambassador of Canada.
Canadian Embassy  Ambassade du Canada
Note No. 0314
Madam Secretary of State,
I have the honour to acknowledge receipt of your Note, concerning the Treaty between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America on Pacific Coast Albacore Tuna Vessels and Port Privileges, with annexes, signed at Washington May 26, 1981, which reads as follows:
"I have the honor to refer to the Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Canada on Pacific Coast Albacore Tuna Vessels and Port Privileges, with annexes, signed at Washington May 26, 1981 ("the Treaty"). As contemplated in Article VII of the Treaty, I have the honor to propose, on behalf of the Government of the United States of America, that Annex B of the Treaty be amended to read as follows:
"Annex B
1. Fishing vessels of the United States of America shall, pursuant to Article II, be authorised to enter the following ports located in Canada:
Coal Harbour
Port Hardy
Prince Rupert
Victoria
Vancouver
Ucluelet
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2. Canadian fishing vessels shall, pursuant to Article III, be authorised to enter the following ports located in the United States of America:
Astoria
Bellingham
Coos Bay
Eureka
Newport
Westport"
If this proposal is acceptable to the Government of Canada, I have the further honor to propose that this note, together with Your Excellency's favorable reply, shall constitute an Agreement between our two Governments, which shall enter into force on the date of Your Excellency's note in reply.
Accept, Excellency, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration."
I have the honour to advise you that the Government of Canada has accepted the proposal, and, accordingly, your Note and this Note in reply, which is equally authentic in English and French, shall constitute an Agreement between our two Governments, which shall enter into force on the date of this reply.
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Accept, Madam Secretary, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration.
Washington, D.C., October 9, 1997
Your sincerely,
D.G. Waddell
Minister (Economic)
and Deputy Head of Mission
The Honourable Madeleine Korbel Albright Secretary of State



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