The European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Multilateral Trade Negotiations) Order 1980


Published: 1980-02-13

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Statutory Instruments
1980 No. 191

EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES
The European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Multilateral Trade Negotiations) Order 1980

Laid before Parliament in draft

Made
13th February 1980

Coming into operation in accordance with Article 1

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 13th day of February 1980

Present,

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament in accordance with section 1 of the European Communities Act 1972 and has been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred on Her by section 1(3) of the European Communities Act 1972 and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Multilateral Trade Negotiations) Order 1980. It shall come into operation in respect of the Treaties specified in Part I of the Schedule to this Order on the date on which the Order is made. In respect of each Treaty specified in Part II of the Schedule to this Order, the Order shall come into operation on the date on which the Treaty enters into force for the European Economic Community, which date will be notified in the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes.

2.  The Treaties specified in the Schedule to this Order are to be regarded as Community Treaties as defined in section 1(2) of the European Communities Act 1972.

N.E. Leigh
Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE

PART I

Agreement

Cmnd. No.
Date opened for Signature at Geneva

Agreement on Interpretation and Application of Articles VI, XVI and XXIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

7658
12th April 1979

Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
7657
12th April 1979

Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
7664
12th April 1979

Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft
7661
12th April 1979

Agreement on Import Licensing Procedures
7660
12th April 1979

Geneva (1979) Protocol to the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
7668
30th June 1979

PART II

Agreement on Implementation of Article VII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

7663
12th April 1979

Agreement on Government Procurement
7662
12th April 1979

Protocol to the Agreement on Implementation of Article VII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
7774
1st November 1979

EXPLANATORY NOTE
This Order declares the Agreements listed in the Schedule reached in the Multilateral Trade Negotiations of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade to be Community Treaties as defined in section 1(2) of the European Communities Act 1972. The principal effect of declaring the Agreements to be Community Treaties as so defined is to bring into play, in relation to the Agreements, the provisions of section 2 of the European Communities Act 1972 which provides for the implementation of Treaties thus specified.

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