Decree No. 6,758, Of February 2, 2009

Original Language Title: Decreto nº 6.758, de 2 de Fevereiro de 2009

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DECREE No. 6758, OF 2 FEBRUARY 2009
offers on the implementation of the Fiftieth Additional Protocol to the Economic Complementation Agreement 35 (50Pa-ACE35) signed between the Governments of the Argentine Republic, the Federative Republic of Brazil, Republic of Paraguay and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, Member States of MERCOSUR, and the Government of the Republic of Chile, 10 December 2008.
the PRESIDENT oF tHE REPUBLIC, using the powers conferred upon him by art. 84, item IV of the Constitution, and
Whereas the Montevideo Treaty of 1980 which created the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI), signed by Brazil on 12 August 1980 and promulgated by Decree No. 87 054, of March 23, 1982, provides for the mode of the Economic Complementation Agreement;
Whereas the plenipotentiary of the Argentine Republic, the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Paraguay and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, Member States of MERCOSUR, and the Republic of Chile, based on the Montevideo Treaty of 1980 signed in June 25, 1996, in San Luis, Argentina, the Economic Complementation Agreement No. 35, promulgated by Decree No. 2075 of November 19, 1996;
Whereas the plenipotentiary of the Argentine Republic, the Federative Republic of Brazil, Paraguay and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, MERCOSUR Republic, and the Republic of Chile, based on the Montevideo Treaty of 1980 signed, on December 10, 2008, in Montevideo, the Fiftieth Additional Protocol to the Economic Complementation Agreement No. 35, between the Governments of the Argentine Republic, the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Paraguay and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, MERCOSUR and the Government of the Republic of Chile;
DECREES:
Art. 1 The Fiftieth Additional Protocol to the Economic Complementation Agreement No. 35, between the Governments of the Argentine Republic, the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Paraguay and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, Member States of MERCOSUR, and the Government of the Republic of Chile, of December 10, 2008, attached a copy to this Decree, it shall be implemented and enforced as fully as it is contained.
Art. 2 This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its publication.
Brasilia, February 2, 2009; 188th year of Independence and 121 of the Republic.

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim

SUPPLEMENTARY AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO ECONOMIC No 35
BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENTS OF THE STATES PARTIES TO THE MERCOSUR AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHILE


Fiftieth Additional Protocol The plenipotentiaries of Argentina, the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Paraguay and the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, Member States of MERCOSUR, and the Republic of Chile, accredited by their respective governments under powers granted in good and due form, deposited in due course with the General Secretariat of the Latin American Association integration (ALADI).
BEARING IN MIND that the 1980 Montevideo Treaty contemplates the different levels of development across the region and recognizes the Republic of Paraguay as a country of relatively less developed.
CONSIDERING the MCS-CH Resolution 1/08, adopted at the Eighteenth Special Meeting of the ACE Administrative Commission No. 35, by which it agrees to modify the Rules of Origin of the Economic Complementation Agreement No. 35, to ensure special treatment and differentiated to Paraguay, HAVE AGREED
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Article 1 - Replace paragraph 12 of Article 3 of Annex 13 "Rules of Origin" of the Economic Complementation Agreement No. 35, which is worded as follows: | || "12. for goods included in Appendix 2 of this Annex, the Republic of Chile grants the Republic of Paraguay a different origin regime until 31.12.2018."
Article 2 - The list of products, and the applicable rules of origin are detailed in the Annex to this Protocol, which replaces the current Appendix 2 of Annex 13 of the Economic Complementation Agreement No. 35.
Article 3 - this Protocol shall enter into force bilaterally 30 days after the date on which Chile and Paraguay notify the General Secretariat of the ALADI compliance with domestic legislation for its entry into force.
The General Secretariat of the ALADI is the depositary of this Protocol, which shall send duly certified copies to the Governments of the signatory and the Secretariat of the MERCOSUR countries.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the respective plenipotentiaries have signed this Protocol in the city of Montevideo, on the tenth day of December in the year two thousand and eight, in one original in the Portuguese and Spanish languages, both texts being equally valid. (:) To the Government of Argentina: Juan Carlos Olima;. For the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil: Regis Percy Arslanian; For the Government of the Republic of Paraguay: Emilio Giménez; For the Government of the Republic of Uruguay: Gonzalo Rodríguez Gigena; For the Government of the Republic of Chile: Eduardo Araya Alemparte.
APPENDIX 2 (Corresponding to Article 3)
The Republic of Chile grants the Republic of Paraguay, a source system, as detailed:

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