Oceans and Law of the Sea

The United Nations Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks (in force as from 11 December 2001)

Designations of an appropriate authority by States parties article 21, paragraph 4, of the Agreement

Last updated 23 October 2007

Pursuant to article 21, paragraph 4, of the Agreement, at the time of becoming a party to the Agreement, a State shall designate an appropriate authority to receive notifications pursuant to article 21 and shall give due publicity to such designation through the relevant subregional or regional fisheries management organization or arrangement.

This page sets out information received by the United Nations from States parties in respect of their designations of an appropriate authority. The publication of this information is for information purposes only and is without prejudice to the obligations of a State party as set out in article 21, paragraph 4, of the Agreement.


Federal Agency of Agriculture and Food

Palmaille 9

22767 Hamburg

 Tel:       + 49 40 38905-0

            + 49 40 38905-173 (direct)

Fax:      + 49 40 38905-128

Email:   poststelle@ble.de


Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources (Seafood Control Division)

Leeson Lane

Dublin 2


 Email: andrew.kinneen@dcmnr.gov.ie

Irish Naval Service (Commanding Officer)



Co. Cork


 Tel:       + 353 21 437 8752

            + 353 21 486 4830

Fax:      + 353 21 437 8096



Fisheries Agency

International Affairs Division

Kasumigaseki 1-2-1, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo, Japan

Tel:       03-3591-1086

Fax:      03-3502-0571


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