465 OF 1998
Official Journal No 43,360 of 11 August 1998
By means of which the "Convention of Tourism Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of Jamaica" is approved, signed in Santa Fe de Bogota, D.C., on twenty (20) April of a thousand nine hundred four (1994).
Having regard to the text of the "Convention of Tourism Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of Jamaica", signed in Santa Fe de Bogota, D. C., on the twentieth (20th) of April of a thousand nine hundred and ninety-four (1994), which to the letter says:
(To be transcribed: attached photocopy of the full text of the international instrument mentioned, duly authenticated by the Head of the Legal Office (E.), of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
" TOURISM COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF JAMAICA
The Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of Jamaica, with the desire to cement the friendly relations between the two countries in the field of tourism cooperation and recognizing the mutual benefit that it offers for its economic and social development, have agreed as follows:
ARTICLE 1o. The Parties shall promote and implement tourism cooperation programmes in accordance with the objectives and priorities of their economic and social development in their countries and the availability of resources. economic, technical and financial within the limit to which internal legislation marks them.
ARTICLE 2o. As set out in the previous article, the Parties shall encourage and facilitate the development of cooperation programmes and projects, which shall be carried out among others, in the following ways:
1. Technology transfer and provision of technical services.
2. Exchange of information and documentation.
3. Exchange of experts and scientists.
4. Mutual supply of training facilities at various levels.
ARTICLE 3o. When the parties consider it necessary for the execution or development of a specific project, they may request and use, by mutual agreement, the cooperation of an international body.
(a) The Parties shall formulate joint programmes on specific projects within the framework of this Convention, through the Joint Committee;
(b) The specific modalities for each project, including financial obligations, shall be prepared by means of supplementary agreements to this Convention.
ARTICLE 5o. Each Party shall grant to experts and scientists on the other hand, to participate in cooperation projects, the privileges and immunities necessary for the performance of its functions, in accordance with the with .. internal legislation in force.
ARTICLE 6o. Unless otherwise agreed, the tourist information deriving from the cooperation activities that are conducted under this Convention shall be considered by the Parties as such. confidential and may not be disclosed to Third Parties without mutual consent.
ARTICLE 7o. For the implementation of this instrument, the Parties shall constitute a Joint Commission coordinated by the respective official tourism agencies, which shall be intended to:
1. Monitor compliance with this Convention and its Programs.
2. Identify and evaluate priority sectors for the implementation of specific cooperation projects.
3. Propose cooperation programmes.
4. Evaluate the results of the execution of specific projects.
The Joint Committee shall meet at mutually agreed intervals in order to meet the intended objectives, at the place and date of the Joint Committee. Consultations on any of the above issues may, however, be carried out whenever it is deemed necessary, apart from the meetings of the Joint Committee, as agreed by the Parties,
ARTICLE 8. This Convention shall be submitted for approval to the constitutional procedures established in each country and shall enter into force with the respective notifications in which the compliance with internal legal procedures.
Its duration shall be five (5) years automatically extendable for periods of one (1) year, unless one of the Contracting Parties, notifies the Other in writing with six (6) months in advance of the expiration date of the period corresponding, your intention to terminate it.
This notification shall not affect the development of the programmes in accordance with Article IV unless the Parties decide otherwise.
Made in the city of Santa Fe de Bogota, D. C., at twenty (20) days of April 1994, in two copies, in the Spanish and English languages, both texts being equally authentic.
By the Government of the Republic of Colombia,
NOEMI SANIN DE RUBIO.
The Foreign Minister,
By the Government of Jamaica,
BENJAMIN CLARE. "
The Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade,
The undersigned Head of the Legal Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Colombia
That the present reproduction is faithful photocopy taken from the original text of the "Convention of Tourism Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of Jamaica", made in the city of Santa Fe de Bogota, D. C., at twenty (20) days of April of the month of April thousand nine hundred and ninety-four (1994), which rests in the archives of the Legal Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Dada in the city of Santa Fe de Bogota, D. C., at twenty-one (21) days of the month of July of a thousand nine hundred and ninety-seven (1997).
ASTRID VALLADARES MARTINEZ.
Chief Legal Officer (E.)
EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF PUBLIC POWER
Presidency of the Republic
Santa Fe de Bogota, D. C., March 19, 1996
Approved. Submit to the consideration of the honorable National Congress for the constitutional effects.
(Fdo.) ERNESTO SAMPER PIZANO
(Fdo.) RODRIGO PARDO GARCIA-PENA.
The Foreign Minister,
ARTICLE 1o. Approve the "Agreement of Tourism Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of Jamaica", signed in Santa Fe de Bogota, D. C., the twenty (20) of April of a thousand nine hundred and ninety-five four (1994).
ARTICLE 2o. In accordance with the provisions of Article 1o. of Law 7a. In 1944, the "Convention of Tourism Cooperation between the Government of the Republic of Colombia and the Government of Jamaica", signed in the city of Santa Fe de Bogota, D. C., on (20) April of a thousand nine hundred and ninety-four (1994), which was 1o. of this law shall be adopted, shall bind the country from the date on which the international link with respect to the law is perfected.
ARTICLE 3o. This law governs from the date of its publication.
AMYLKAR ACOSTA MEDINA
The President of the honorable Senate of the Republic,
PEDRO PUMAREJO VEGA.
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate of the Republic,
CARLOS SQUIRLA BALLESTEROS.
The President of the honorable House of Representatives,
DIEGO VIVAS TAFUR.
The Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives,
COMMUNICATE AND PUBLISH.
Execute a review of the Constitutional Court in accordance with Article 241-10 of the Political Constitution.
Dada en Santa Fe de Bogota, 4 August 1998.
ERNESTO SAMPER PIZANO
CAMILO REYES RODRIGUEZ.
The Foreign Minister,
CARLOS JULIO GAITAN GONZALEZ.
The Minister of Economic Development,