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Rules of origin in the fisheries sector – the ACP perspective Monday 7 th . March 2003, Brussels. Ross Denton Baker & McKenzie, London Ross.firstname.lastname@example.org. Overview. What is the purpose of the EU-ACP relationship? What are the functions of rules of origin?
trade deflection a function of tariffs
does the EU have more “lenient” rules of origin for raw, unprocessed goods, or goods that do not compete with EU products?
(e) products obtained by hunting or fishing conducted there
(f) products of sea fishing and other products taken from the sea outside the territorial waters by their vessels
(g) products made aboard their factory ships exclusively from products referred to in subparagraph (f)
Only applies to vessels and factory ships
(a) which are registered or recorded in an EC Member State, in an ACP State or in an OCT
(b) which sail under the flag of an EC Member State, of an ACP State or of an OCT;
(c) which are owned to an extent of at least 50 per cent by nationals of States party to the Agreement, or of an OCT, or by a company with its head office in one of these States or OCT, of which the Chairman of the Board of Directors or the Supervisory Board, and the majority of the members of such boards are nationals of States party to the Agreement, or of an OCT, and of which, in addition, in the case of partnerships or limited companies, at least half the capital belongs to those States party to the Agreement or to public bodies or nationals of the said States, or of an OCT;
(d) of which at least 50 % of the crew, master and officers included, are nationals of States party to the Agreement, or of an OCT.
- that the ACP State offered the Community the opportunity to negotiate a fisheries agreement and the Community did not accept this offer;
- that at least 50% of the crew, master and officers included are nationals of States party to the Agreement, or of an OCT;
- that the charter or lease contract has been accepted by the ACP-EC Customs Cooperation Committee as providing adequate opportunities for developing the capacity of the ACP State to fish on its own account and in particular as conferring on the ACP State the responsibility for the nautical and commercial management of the vessel placed at its disposal for a significant period of time.
“Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates”
“Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates”