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1971 Multilateral Agreement on Commercial Rights of Non-Scheduled Air Services among the Association of South East Asian Nations

CIL Subject Classification
Date of Adoption 13/03/1971
Place of Adoption Manila, the Philippines, 4th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting/AMM)
Issued/Adopted by Foreign Ministers of ASEAN
Dispute settlement provisions

Article 4:

“If any dispute arises between Member States relating to the interpretation or application of the present Agreement, they shall, in the first place, endeavor to settle it by negotiation between themselves.

If they fail to reach a settlement they may agree to refer the dispute for decision firstly, to the Permanent Committee on Civil Air Transportation, secondly, to the ASEAN Standing Committee and lastly, to the ASEAN Ministers whose decisions shall be final.

The Member States of ASEAN undertake to comply with the final decision given under paragraph 2 of this Article.

If any Member State of ASEAN fails to comply with the decision given under paragraph 2 of this Article, the other Member States may limit, withhold or revoke any rights granted to it by virtue of the present Agreement.”

Also a covered agreement in Appendix I of the 1996 Protocol on Dispute Settlement Mechanism (superseded). However, this instrument was not included in the coverage list of the 2004 Protocol on the Enhanced Dispute Settlement Mechanism.

Depository

Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia

Annexes

Annex to the Agreement (Designated airports for the taking on or discharging third or fourth freedom traffic)

Entry Into Force Status In Question
Source

Status Information Not Available

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

(Entry into Force)

Article 6:

“As soon as more than two of the signatory States have deposited their instruments of ratification of this Agreement, it shall enter into force among them, three months after the date of the deposit of the third instrument of ratification. It shall enter into force for each State which deposits its instrument of ratification three months after the deposit of such instrument of ratification.”

(Termination)

Article 8:

“Any Member State of ASEAN may denounce this Agreement by written notification of denunciation to the Permanent Committee in Civil Air Transportation of ASEAN who shall notify the other Member States of the denunciation.

Denunciation shall take effect one year after receipt by the Permanent Committee on Civil Air Transportation of the notification of the denunciation.”

Status
ASEAN States (Source:

Ratification information not available.  Accession information compiled by CIL

as of 16/04/2019)
Brunei Darussalam Accession 07/01/1984
Cambodia Accession 30/04/1999
Indonesia Signature 13/03/1971
Lao PDR Accession 16/10/1997
Malaysia Signature 13/03/1971
Myanmar Accession 16/10/1997
Philippines Signature 13/03/1971
Singapore Signature 18/03/1971
Thailand Signature 13/03/1971
Viet Nam Accession 28/07/1995
Related Instruments
Related Instruments

Air-Service Protocols of the 1995 ASEAN Framework Agreement on Services

2002 ASEAN Memorandum of Understanding on Air Freight Services

2009 ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on Air Services

2009 ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on the Full Liberalisation of Air Freight Services

2010 ASEAN Multilateral Agreement on the Full Liberalisation of Passenger Air Services

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Brunei Darussalam acceded to this Agreement pursuant to the 1984 Declaration of the Admission of Brunei Darussalam into ASEAN.

Vietnam acceded to this Agreement pursuant to the 1995 Declaration of the Admission of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Lao PDR acceded to this Agreement pursuant to the 1997 Second Protocol for the Accession of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to ASEAN Agreements.

Myanmar acceded to this Agreement pursuant to the 1997 Second Protocol for the Accession of the Union of Myanmar to ASEAN Agreements.

Cambodia acceded to this Agreement pursuant to the 1999 Protocol for the Accession of the Kingdom of Cambodia to ASEAN Agreements.