180. by-laws of the Federal Minister for culture, constitutional and media regarding the amendment of the announcement of the agreement between the Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, integration and exterior and the Norwegian Minister for Foreign Affairs of Austria's representation in the procedure of issuance of Schengen visas in Lilongwe (Malawi)
On the basis of the section 10 No. 1 of the Gazette law - BGBlG, Federal Law Gazette I no. 100/2003 as amended, is published:
Corrected the published German language translation of the Austrian opening note of the agreement between the Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, integration and exterior and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs about the representation in Austria under the procedure of issuance of Schengen visas in Lilongwe (Malawi), BGBl. III is no. 177/2014, as follows:
The full text of the note of verbale is the following:
The Austrian Embassy in Oslo presents the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs his recommendation and is honoured to propose the following agreement:
Norway will represent Austria in matters concerning all types of visa applications on the following Konsularposten:
The present note verbale and the note of the reply of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall, in accordance with article 8.4 of Regulation (EC) No. 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 establishing a code on visas of the Community (Visa), which with entered into force April 05th, 2010, form a bilateral agreement. The agreement is to be implemented in accordance with the Guide to the Community code on visas, as well as in accordance with the provisions of this agreement.
The actual conditions of use this agreement may reach informally to agree on.
The Austrian Embassy in Nairobi is the competent Austrian authority (hereinafter: Embassy of Austria). Adress-, telephone - and fax data as well as email addresses and contact persons of the Austrian Embassy will be communicated in writing. The Norwegian Embassy in Lilongwe, is (in the following: the Embassy) considers that all requirements for a visa, in accordance with the Community code on visas are met, the Embassy will carry out the issuance of a visa.
Should the message come to the conclusion that the requirements for a visa, in accordance with the Community code on visas do not exist, the empowerment is the Embassy refused a visa, as in article 8, paragraph 4, point d.) of the Community code on visas, set to come.
The Embassy has the power to attachment of visas on those travel documents that are accepted as valid by the Austrian authorities as well as by the Norwegian authorities.
Geographically limited validity visas can be issued only with the consent of the Austrian Embassy. This provision is not applicable, if the restriction based merely, that the travel document is not recognised by all the Schengen States as valid, unless because Austria does not recognize the validity of the travel document.
Norway will inform Austria, according to the General or specific request regarding the issued visa. Visa fees are in accordance with the Schengen - acquis to introduce with the claim on any visa to Norway. In addition, Austria will make no payments on Norway for the processing of visa applications.
In case of the consent of the Norwegian Foreign Minister to this agreement graced to the Austrian Embassy to propose that this note and the confirmatory note of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will form an agreement between the Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, integration and exterior and the Norwegian Minister for Foreign Affairs. This agreement shall enter into force on 15 August 2014 and can be suspended at any time by both sides through note verbale or lifted.
The Embassy of Austria used this opportunity, the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to renew the assurances of its award-winning consideration.
Oslo, July 8, 2014
Königl. Ministry of Foreign Affairs