On The Amendment Of The Washington Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora

Original Language Title: Par Grozījumu Vašingtonas konvencijā par starptautisko tirdzniecību ar apdraudētajām savvaļas dzīvnieku un augu sugām

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: for amendment of the Washington Convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora article 1. 1983. April 30, Gaborone amendment adopted by the Washington Convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and Flora (hereinafter referred to as the amendment) with this law is adopted and approved. 2. article. The amendment shall enter into force Washington to the Convention on international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora in article XVII on time and in order, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify the newspaper "journal". 3. article. The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. With the law put an amendment in English, and its translation into Latvian language. The law adopted by the Parliament in 2004 on September 23. State v. President Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga in Riga 2004 13 October Gaborone amendment of the Convention on International trade of Endangered species of Wild Fauna and flora At the end of article XX, paragraph (1) to (5) shall be added: "1. This Convention shall be open for accession by regional economic integration organisations constituted by sovereign States which have competence in respect of the negotiation conclusions and implementation of international agreements, in matters transferred to them by their Member States and covered by this Convention. 2. In their instruments of accession, such organisation shall declare the exten of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Convention. These organisations shall also inform the Depository Government of any substantial modification in the exten of their competence. Notifications by regional economic integration organisations concerning their competence with respect to matters governed by this Convention and shall be distributed modifications of their theret the parties by the Depository Government. 3. In matters within their competence, such regional economic integration organisations shall exercise the rights and fulfil the obligations to which this Convention attributes to their Member States, which are parties to the Convention. In such cases the Member States of the organisations shall not be entitled to exercise such rights individually. 4. In the fields of their competence, the regional economic integration organisations shall exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their Member States which are parties to the Convention. Such organisations shall not exercise their right to vote if their Member States exercise their will, and vice versa. 5. Any reference to a "Party" in the sense used in the article 1 (h) of this Convention, the "State"/"States" or "State Party"/State the parties to the Convention "shall be construed as including a reference to any regional economic integration organisation having competence in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements in matters covered by this Convention."

Gaborone amendment to the Convention on the international trade in endangered species of wild fauna and flora-article XXI supplemented with five points: 1. This Convention shall be open for accession by a sovereign State established regional economic integration organisations which are within the competence of the international treaty, the conclusion of the consultation and implementation issues referred to them by the Member States and governed by this Convention. 2. in their instruments of accession, such organization indicates its competence in respect of matters governed by the Convention. These organizations inform the depositary of any substantial changes in their jurisdiction. The depositary shall transmit to the Member States of the regional economic integration organization notifications of competence and changes with respect to the matters governed by the Convention. 3. In matters within their competence, such regional economic integration organizations shall exercise the rights and fulfil the responsibilities, which the Convention imposes on the Member States that are parties to the Convention. In this case, the Member States of the organization can not use this right individually. 4. In matters within their competence, regional economic integration organizations shall exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equivalent to the number of Member States that are parties to the Convention. These organizations cannot use their right to vote if their Member States they use, and vice versa. 5. Any reference to "Member State" in article I of the Convention (h) meaning to "country/countries" or "country party/parties States" also includes a reference to each regional economic integration organization, the international treaty discussion, conclusion and application of the matters governed by this Convention. "

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