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CONVENTION FOR THE CONSERVATION OF SALMON IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN Objectives ========== To promote the conservation, restoration, enhancement and rational management of salmon stock in the North Atlantic Ocean through international cooperation, as well as the acquisition, analysis and dissemination of appropriate scientific information. Summary of provisions ===================== (a) The Convention to apply to specific salmon stocks, the views of any party with regard to its jurisdiction over fisheries or the law of the sea not to be affected (art. 1); (b) The fishing of salmon to be prohibited in certain areas, with some exceptions (art. 2). The North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization to be established with legal personality, its components and objectives defined in article 3; (c) Regulatory measures proposed to be notified by the Secretary, they shall be binding unless an objection is lodged or they are denounced. Emergency regulatory measures shall also be proposed and may be objected to (art. 13); (d) All parties to ensure that the provisions of the Convention as well as the regulatory measures binding on them are made effective, including the imposition of adequate penalties for violations, and to produce an annual statement of action taken in that regard (art. 14); (e) All parties to provide information on statistical, scientific, legal and regulatory measures and programmes relating to the conservation, restoration and enhancement of salmon stocks (art. 15). Annual reports regarding the adoption or repeal of related laws, regulation and programmes, as well as any new commitments regarding new measures, or information regarding new factors relevant to the abundance of salmon stocks, to be prepared. Membership ========== The Convention is subject to ratification or approval. It is open for accession by Canada, Denmark (in respect of the Faeroe Islands), Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the United States of America and EEC, and, subject to the approval of the Council, by any other State that exercises fisheries jurisdiction in the North Atlantic Ocean or is a State of origin for salmon stocks subject to this Convention. Date of adoption 2. 3.1982 Place of adoption Reykjavik, Iceland Date of entry into force 1.10.1983 Language English, French Depositary European Economic Community Participant Entry into force ----------- ---------------- Canada 1.10.1983 Denmark* 1.10.1983 Finland 18. 5.1984 Iceland 1.10.1983 Norway 1.10.1983 Sweden 17. 5.1984 United States of America 1.10.1983 European Economic Community 1.10.1983 * For the Faeroe Islands. ***** .