Law No. 173 Of 2 October 1998 To Accept The Additional Protocol No. 6 To The Central European Free Trade Agreement (Cefta), Signed At Warsaw On 19 December 1997

Original Language Title:  LEGE nr. 173 din 2 octombrie 1998 pentru acceptarea Protocolului adiţional nr. 6 la Acordul central european de comerţ liber (CEFTA), semnat la Varşovia la 19 decembrie 1997

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Law No. 173 of 2 October 1998 to accept the additional Protocol No. 6 to the central european free trade agreement (CEFTA), signed at Warsaw on 19 December 1997 PARLIAMENT ISSUING published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 384 of 9 October 1998, the Romanian Parliament adopts this law.


The sole article is accepting the additional Protocol No. 6 to the central european free trade agreement (CEFTA), signed at Warsaw on 19 December 1997, which replaces the Protocol 21 on the exchange of concessions on agricultural products between Romania, on the one hand, and the Republic of Slovenia, on the other hand, the annex to the agreement of the central european free trade agreement.
This law was adopted by the Senate at its meeting on 8 June 1998, in compliance with the provisions of art. 74 para. (2) of the Constitution of Romania.
PRESIDENT of the SENATE, pp. CRISTIAN DUMITRESCU this law was adopted by the Chamber of deputies at its meeting on 3 September 1998, in compliance with the provisions of art. 74 para. (2) of the Constitution of Romania.
p. CHAMBER of DEPUTIES PRESIDENT, PAULA IVĂNESCU Bucharest, October 2, 1998.
No. 173.


ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL No. 6 to the central european free trade agreement) Note ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ *) version.

─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ the representatives of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Poland, Romania, the Slovak Republic and the Republic of Slovenia, hereinafter referred to as the parties, taking into account the agreement on the accession of the Republic of Slovenia to the central european free trade agreement, particularly the provisions of art. 5, and the agreement on the accession of Romania to the central european free trade agreement, particularly the provisions of the Protocol, taking into account the statement made by the first Ministers on 12 September 1997, the Republic of Slovenia in Portoroz, reaffirming the commitment to be privatized market, which form the basis of relations between them, recognizing that this protocol will promote the intensification of mutually beneficial commercial relations between them and will help in the process of their integration in Europe in accordance with the provisions of art. 34, 35, 37 and 39 of the central european free trade agreement, have decided as follows: Article 1 the protocols 11, 12, 13 and 21 to the central european free trade agreement and the annexes thereto are removed and replaced with new protocols, 11, 12, 13 and 21 and annexes thereto, which constitute an integral part of this protocol.


Article 2 This protocol shall constitute an integral part of the central european free trade agreement.


Article 3 1. This additional protocol shall enter into force on the 30th day after the date of receipt by the depositary of the notification of the last of the parties with respect to the completion of the procedures necessary for this purpose.
2. The depositary shall notify all parties that the procedures necessary for the entry into force of this additional protocol.
3. If this additional protocol shall enter into force not later than 1 April 1998 shall be applied provisionally from that date.
In witness whereof the respective Plenipotentiaries subsemnaţi, being fully authorized for that purpose, have signed this additional protocol.
Done at Warsaw on 19 December 1997, in a single authentic copy in English, which will be deposited with the Government of the Republic of Poland. The depositary shall transmit certified copies to the parties.
Czech Republic Republic of Hungary Republic of Poland Romania Slovak Republic Slovenia Republic PROTOCOL 21 (article 12), exchange of concessions on agricultural products between Romania, on the one hand, and the Republic of Slovenia, of the other part 1. Customs import duties applicable in Romania to products originating in the Republic of Slovenia and the import duties applicable in the Republic of Slovenia to products originating in Romania listed in Annex A to this protocol, shall be abolished on 1 April 1998, with the exception of products marked with an asterisk.
In the case of products marked with an asterisk, it will be applied to zero customs duty, within the limits of the quotas set out in annex A1. The quotas listed in annex A1 will be eliminated on 1 January 2000.
In the case of products marked with two asterisks, customs duties will be reduced progressively by both sides, according to the following timetable:-on 1 April 1998-30% of the basic charge;
-from 1 January 1999 to charges remaining will be removed.
2. The customs duties applicable to the import into Romania to products originating in the Republic of Slovenia and the import duties applicable in the Republic of Slovenia to products originating in Romania listed in Annex B to this protocol, shall be reduced to the level laid down in this annex as from 1 April 1998, with the exception of products marked with an asterisk.
In the case of products marked with an asterisk, customs duties will be reduced progressively by both parties, within the limits of the quotas set out in annex B1 according to the following timetable:-on 1 April 1998-40% of the basic fee, but no more than the level laid down in Annex B-January 1, 1999 at the level laid down in Annex B Quotas referred to in annex B1 shall be eliminated as from 1 January 2000.
In the case of products marked with two asterisks, customs duties will be reduced progressively by both sides at the level laid down in this annex, in accordance with the following timetable:-on 1 April 1998-30% of the basic fee, up to but not exceeding the level laid down in Annex B;
-from 1 January 1999 to the level laid down in annex b. 3. Customs import duties applicable in Romania to products originating in the Republic of Slovenia, contained in Annex C to this protocol, shall be reduced, without quantitative limits, or within the limits of the quotas specified in this annex, the level laid down in it, with effect from 1 April 1998.
4. the customs import Duties applicable in the Republic of Slovenia to products originating in Romania listed in Annex D to this protocol, shall be reduced, without quantitative limits, or within the limits of the quotas specified in this annex, the level laid down in it, with effect from 1 April 1998.
5. Basic Fees agreed upon by this protocol are customs duties on most-favoured nation level, applied at the time of importation. Duties include ad-valorem duties and specific duties on specific product.


Annex A to PROTOCOL 21 (HS code ' 96) 01.01 0712.90.50 1206.00.10 0102.10 15.22 0712.90.90 1207.10 16.03 07.13 0103.10 12.07.20 16.04 16.05 01.04 07.14 1207.30 01.06 1207.40 02.04 * that 1702.20 08.02 1207.50 18.01 02.05 08.03 1207.60 02.06 08.04 1207.92 February 18th March 18 02.08 08.05 1207.99 18.04 18.05 0301.10 0301.91 0807.20 0806.20 12.08 December 9 1902.40 0301.92 0808.20 12.11 19.03 0301.99 0810.40 1212.10 1905.30 1212.20 03.03 2 March 1991, 1905.40 0810.50 0810.90 1212.30 1905.90 03.04 03.05 08.12 1212.92 2003.20 08.13 1212.99 2005.70 June 3 08.14 12.13 2008.11
03.07 09.01 12.14 2008.19 09.02 2008.20 05.02 13.01 (a) October 09/03 13.02 2008.30 09.04 2009.11 May 3rd 14.01 * 05.04 09.05 14.02 2010.2 * 05.05 09.06 14.03 2009.20 * no 05.06 09.07 14.04 2009.30 05.07 15.01 * 2009.40 * Sept. 8th August 5 0909.10 0909.20 15.03 15.02 2101.11 05.09 2101.12 05.10 0909.50 2101.20 15.05 15.04 05.11 09.10 2103.10 n 06.01 06.02 1001.10 15.06 22.01 1005.10 15.07 23.01 06.04 10.06 10.07 15.08 23.02 23.03 0701.10 15th September 0709.10 April 23 0709.30 10.08 15.10 15.11 1102.30 23.05 1103.14 0709.52 0709.40 1512.21 1512.29 23.07 June 23rd June
05. August 23 0712.30 12.02 12.01 15.13 15.15 23.09 Dec. 3rd 0712.90.19 0712.90.11 15.18 xxxx 12.04 0712.90.30 1205.00.10 15.20 15.21 Annex A1 to PROTOCOL 21 ┌ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ package ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ package ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ┐ ' 96 │ │ HS code 1998 Quota │ │ │ │ 1999 Quota (tonnes) (tonnes) │ │ in ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ please ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ please ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ │ ┤ 0204 │ │ │ └ 20 25 ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ┴ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ┴ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ┘ 21 Annex B to the PROTOCOL (' 96) ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ Code maximum duty applicable, to (%)
─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ ─ 0102.90 * 15 0103.91 * 10 * 0103.92 * 15 0105.12 * 9 0105.11 9 0105.19 * 9 0105.92 * 0105.93 0105.99 * 10 * 10 * 10 * 02.01 02.02 25 25 25 28 02.03 * 0207.14.10 * 0207.12 * 28 0207.14.20 * 28 0207.14.30 0207.14.40 0207.14.50 28 28 28 0207.14.60 * 28 0207.14.70 10 28 28 0207.27.91 0207.14.91 0207.14.99 0207.36.81 0207.36.85 10 0207.36.89 10 10 10 20 20 February 9 0210.11 * 0210.12 * 0210.19 * 20 * 20 0210.20 20 0301.93 20 0210.90 * 5 0402.21 * 0402.10 37 * 37 * 37 0402.99 * 0402.91 37 0404.10 0404.90 14 14 0704.20 10 0704.90 10 0705.19 10 0705.21 10 0705.29 10 0706.10 10 0708.20 10 0708.90 10 0709.20 5 0709.70 10 0710.22 7 0710.29 7 0710.30 7 0710.40 7 0710.90 7 0807.11.00 8 0807.19.00 9 0809.10 9

0809.30 9 0811.10 9 0909.30 9 0810.30 4 0909.40 4 15 October 15 1001.90 10.03 10.04 18 15 15 15 11.01 11.02.10 11.02.20 15 11.02.90 15 11.03.12 15 11.03.13 15 11.03.19 15 11.03.21 15 11.03.29 15 11.04.12 15 11.04.19 15 11.04.11 15 11.04.21 15 11.04.22 15 11.04.23 15 11.04.29 15 11.04.30 15 11.08.19 15 11.08.14 11.05.10 14 14 14 14 11.08.20 11.09 12.10 5 15.17 * 20 * 15 16.02.20 15 16.02.31 16.02.10 * 15 16.02.32 * 15 16.02.39 * 15 16.02.42 * 15 16.02.49 * 15
16.02.50 * 18 17.02.11.00 20 17.02.19.00 20 17.02.60 30 17.03 17.04 14 12 12 10 19.02.11 18.06.10 18.06.20 20 19.02.19 20 19.04.20.10 6 1905.10 7 1905.20 1904.90 7 7 15 15 2001.20 2001.10 2002.10 2002.90 11 * 11 2005.10 2005.20 20 15 15 2005.40 2005.59 7 2005.60 2005.51 7 2 17 15 2005.80 2005.90.75 4 2008.60 2008.40 2008.50 6 6 2008.80 6 2008.91 6 2008.70 7 2008.92 2008.99 2009.60 4 6 4 12 2101.30 2102.30 2009.70 14 7 4 4 2104.10 2104.20
2106.10 7
2202.10 19
2202.90 10
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Anexa B1

LA PROTOCOLUL 21
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
   Cod Contingent 1998 Contingent 1999
 SA '96 (tone) (tone)
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0102.90 20 20
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0103 110 125
────
 0103.91
 0103.92
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0105 50 75
────
 0105.11
 0105.12
 0105.19
 0105.92
 0105.93
 0105.99
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0201 20 50
 0202 împreună cu cota
                             pentru 0201
───────────────────────────────────────────── ─────────────────────────────────
 0203 40 55
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0210 40 80
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0402 30 45
────
 0402.10
 0402.21
 0402.91
 0402.99
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 1602 100 150
────
 1602.31
 1602.32
 1602.39
 1602.42
 1602.49
 1602.50
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────


Anexa C

LA PROTOCOLUL 21
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
   Cod Taxa vamal Contingent
 SA '96 (%) (tone)
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0207, cu excepţia: 70 150
 ───
 0207.12
 0207.14
 0207.27.91
 0207.36.81
 0207.36.85
 0207.36.89
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0401.20 30 100
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 1601 28 100
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 1602.90 28 100
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 20.04.90 25 30
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────


Anexa D

LA PROTOCOLUL 21
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
     Cod Taxa vamală Contingent
   SA '96 (%) (tone)
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0603.10 15 nelimitat
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0705.11.80 10 50
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0806.10 0 nelimitat
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 0810.20 15 nelimitat
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 1005.90.00 0 15.000
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 1512.11.91 0 150
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 1601 28 100
──────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
 1602.90 28 100
───── ─────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────

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