Decree No. 4,007, 12 November 2001

Original Language Title: Decreto nº 4.007, de 12 de Novembro de 2001

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DECREE NO 4,007, DE November 12, 2001

Provides on the implementation of the Fifteenth Additional Protocol to the Economic Supplementation Agreement No. 2 (extension of the ACE-2), between the Governments of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, of August 27 2001.

THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, in the use of the attribution that confers you the art. 84, inciso IV, of the Constitution ;

Considering that the 1980 Treaty of Montevideo, which created the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI), firmed by Brazil on August 12, 1980 and approved by the National Congress, through Legislative Decree No. 66, of November 16, 1981, provides for the modality of Economic Supplementation Agreement ;

Considering that the Plenipotentiaries of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, on the basis of the 1980 Treaty of Montevideo, signed, on December 20, 1982, in Montevideo, the Supplementation Agreement Economic paragraph 2, between the Governments of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, which has been incorporated into the Brazilian legal order by means of Decree No 88,419 of June 20, 1983 ;

Considering that the Plenipotentiaries of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, based on the 1980 Treaty of Montevideo, signed on August 27, 2001, in Montevideo, the Fourth Protocol Additional to the Economic Supplementation Agreement No. 2 (extension of ACE-2), between the Governments of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Eastern Republic of Uruguay ;

D E C R E T A:

Art. 1º It is promulgated, for all purposes, the Fifteenth Additional Protocol to the Economic Supplementation Agreement No. 2 (extension of the ACE-2), between the Governments of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Eastern Republic of the Uruguay, apensed by copy to this Decree.

Art. 2º This Decree goes into effect on the date of its publication.

Brasilia, November 12, 2001 ; 180º of Independence and 113º of the Republic.

Fernando Henrique Cardoso

Gilberto Coutinho Paranhos Velloso

Economic Supplementation Agreement No. 2 concluded between the Federative Republic of Brazil AND The Eastern Republic of Uruguay

Fifteenth Additional Protocol

The Plenipotentiaries of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, accredited by their respective Governments under powers that have been bestowed in good and due form, deposited expeditiously in the Secretarial-General of the Latin American Integration Association (ALADI),

Considering:

The decision of the Brazilian Government not to be worth the faculty of automatically extending the Economic Supplementation Agreement No. 2 by the 6-year term, pursuant to Article 14 of that instrument ;

That almost the entirety of the tariff items marketed between Brazil and Uruguay are already under the free trade regime established by the Economic Supplementation Agreement No. 18 and complementary instruments ;

The need to ensure adequate time frame for the solution of the trade question from the special customs areas of the States Parties ; and

The next entry into force of Decision No. 70/00, of the Common Market Council, which approves the Agreement on Automotive Policy of MERCOSUR,

Concoming in:

Single Article. Extend from 1º September 2001 until September 30, 2001 the duration of the Economic Supplementation Agreement No. 2 and the paced preferences in its scope.

The General Secretariat of ALADI shall be depositary of this Protocol, of which it shall send duly authenticated copies to the signatory Governments.

In faith than, the respective Plenipotentiaries sign the present Protocol in the city of Montevideo, at the twenty-seven days of the month of August two thousand and one, in an original in the Portuguese and Spanish languages, both of which are texts equally valid.

By the Government of the Federative Republic Do Brasil:

Jose Artur Denot Medeiros

By the Government of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay:

Elbio Rosselli Frieri