ACT 604 OF 2000
Official Journal No. 44108 of July 31, 2000 CONGRESS COLOMBIA
Through which the "Basic Agreement on Technical Cooperation is approved and science between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Nicaragua "made in Bogotá, the twenty-eight (28) June in 1991 (1991). Summary
Term Notes DECREES
having regard to the text of the "Basic Agreement on Technical and Scientific Cooperation between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Nicaragua" made in Bogotá, the twenty-eight (28) June in 1991 ( 1991), which reads:
(to be transliterated: photocopy of the full text of that instrument, duly authenticated by the Head of the Legal Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) is attached.
BASIC AGREEMENT ON SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL COOPERATION BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA
AND THE REPUBLIC OF NICARAGUA
The Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Nicaragua, then called the "Contracting Parties"
MOVED by the desire to strengthen the bonds of friendship between the Colombian towns and Nicaraquense,
Desiring to develop the set of technical and scientific relations between the two countries based on respect for the principles of equality and mutual benefits ,
CONSCIOUS of the need to provide a legal framework for cooperation appropriate to the Colombo-Nicaraguan relations, according to the policy of economic and social development of each country, they have agreed as follows: ARTICLE
1o. The Contracting Parties undertake to carry out and promote on the basis of this Agreement, programs and projects of technical and scientific cooperation in accordance with the objectives of economic and social development.
The technical and scientific cooperation will be agreed through supplementary agreements for each program or project in particular.
. Supplemental Agreements shall specify, among other things, the objectives of programs and projects, work schedules, the obligations of each of the Contracting Parties and joint financing arrangements that are considered appropriate.
ARTICLE 3o. It is up to the respective national bodies responsible for Technical and Scientific Cooperation in accordance with the national legislation of each country to coordinate the implementation of programs and projects under this Agreement. In the case of the Republic of Nicaragua such functions correspond to the Foreign Ministry in coordination with other ministries, and in the case of the Republic of Colombia to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Planning Department.
. For the purposes of this Agreement, the Technical and Scientific Cooperation may take the following forms:
1. Joint or coordinated implementation of research programs, development and training;
2. Creation of research institutions, and / or centers for improvement and experimental production;
3. Seminars and conferences and exchange of information and documentation; and
4. Any other form of technical cooperation that is intended to encourage development in general of any of the Parties in accordance with their respective policies for economic and social development.
The 5th ARTICLE. The Contracting Parties may use the following means to implement forms of cooperation:
1. Granting scholarships of specialization, professional development or training;
2. Sending experts, researchers and technicians to provide consultation services and advice in specific projects or programs;
3. Sending or exchanging equipment and necessary for the implementation of programs or technical cooperation projects materials; and
4. Any other means agreed by the Contracting Parties.
. The Contracting Parties may, by agreement subject to the rules of international law or domestic law, seek financing and participation of international organizations or other countries interested in the activities, programs and projects resulting from the form of technical cooperation and scientific provided for in article 3 of this Agreement and the Supplemental Agreements to be signed.
Article 7. The Contracting Parties agree to establish a Joint Committee consisting of members appointed by each of them, which will meet at least every two years, at the request of one of the Parties alternately in Nicaragua or Colombia.
The Joint Commission shall main functions suggest to the Contracting Parties appropriate for the best execution of the present Agreement, in the spirit that animates it, seek agile and automatic solution of any questions that arise in its application and present any initiative they consider beneficial to foster relationships of technical and scientific cooperation between the two countries.
Ministries of Foreign Affairs during the interim time the Joint Committee does not meet, maintain close contact in order to identify programs and projects to be covered under this Agreement, formalize and monitor its effectiveness.
. Any dispute arising out of the interpretation or application of this Basic Agreement shall be resolved by the means established in international law for the peaceful settlement of disputes.
Article 9. 1. The Contracting Parties shall facilitate the importation free of customs duties and objects necessary for the effective implementation of the technical cooperation provided for in the Basic Agreement and the Supplemental Agreements.
2. Imported duty-free items, in accordance with the provisions of the preceding paragraph may not be sold in the territory of the other Party, unless the competent authorities of that territory permit and after complying with the requirements of the law internal.
3. The Contracting Parties shall grant facilities within the provisions of the domestic legal provisions, experts researchers, scientists and technicians of the other Party engaged in activities pursuant to this Agreement, for the importation of personal effects and furniture and for imports your vehicle for private use in accordance with applicable laws of each country, re receptor personal effects and furniture country.
Contracting Parties may withdraw any expert provided that they notify the other party sixty (60) days in advance and, if appropriate, shall take all necessary measures so that such a provision does not negatively affect the project or running program.
Article 10. This Agreement shall be submitted for improvement to the constitutional and legal procedures of each country and shall enter into force thirty (30) days after the date of receipt, through diplomatic channels, of the second notification of compliance internal requirements. This Agreement will have a duration of five (5) years, automatically renewable for equal terms, unless either Contracting Party gives notice in writing to the other of its intention to terminate, with an advance of three (3) months from the date expiration of the respective term.
Article 11. This Agreement may be terminated by either Party, by written communication shall take effect six (6) months after the date of receipt of the notification. Unless otherwise agreed shall not affect the continuation of the programs that are running.
Made in Bogota at twenty (28) days of the month of June in 1991 (1991) in two originals in the Spanish language being equally authentic.
For the Government of the Republic of Colombia Luis Fernando Jaramillo Correa C.
Foreign Minister of the Republic of Colombia
For the Government of the Republic of Nicaragua
ENRIQUE DREYFUS Minister Foreign of the Republic of Nicaragua
the undersigned Head of the Legal Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
That this reproduction is faithful copy taken from the original text of " Basic agreement on Technical and Scientific Cooperation between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Nicaragua ", made in Bogota at twenty (28) June in 1991 (1991).
This authentication is issued in the city of Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, eleven (11) days of March in 1999 (1999).
VARELA HECTOR ADOLFO Sintura
Chief Legal Office EXECUTIVE BRANCH PUBLIC POWER
PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, April 13, 1999
Approved. Submit to the consideration of the honorable National Congress for constitutional purposes.
Andres Pastrana (. OTF)
Guillermo Fernandez de Soto Minister for Foreign Affairs
ARTICLE 1o. Approval of the "Basic Agreement on Technical and Scientific Cooperation between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Nicaragua" made in Bogotá, the twenty-eight (28) June in 1991 (1991). Article 2.
. In accordance with the provisions of article 1. 7a Act. 1944, the "Basic Agreement on Technical and Scientific Cooperation between the Republic of Colombia and the Republic of Nicaragua" made in Bogotá, the twenty-eight (28) June in 1991 (1991), which article 1 . this law passed, it will force the country from the date the international link is perfect therefrom.
ARTICLE 3o. This law applies from the date of publication. PINEDO MIGUEL VIDAL
The President of the honorable Senate of the Republic Manuel Enríquez Rosero
The Secretary General of the honorable Senate Nancy Patricia Gutiérrez CASTANEDA
The President of the honorable House of Representatives
Moratto GUSTAVO BUSTAMANTE Secretary General of the honorable House of Representatives
REPUBLIC oF COLOMBIA - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
COMMUNICATED AND PUBLISHED Given in Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, 27 July 2000
Run prior review by the Constitutional Court, pursuant to Article 241-10 of the Constitution.
ANDRES Clemencia Forero UCROS
The Deputy Minister of Territorial Sovereignty America, responsible for the functions
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs