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Full Title

2000 Protocol 8 Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures to Implement the ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit

Short Title / Abbreviations

AFAFGIT Protocol 8

CIL Subject Classification
Date of Adoption 27/10/2000
Place of Adoption Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 22nd Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers on Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF)
Issued/Adopted by Agriculture Ministers of ASEAN
Dispute settlement provisions

Pursuant to Article 6.2 “This Protocol shall supplement the ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit signed on 16 December 1998 in Ha Noi, Viet Nam and, as between the Contracting Parties to this Protocol, the Agreement and this Protocol shall be read and interpreted together as one single instrument.”

Article 30 of the 1998 ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit refers to the consultation and dispute settlement rules and procedures in the 1996 Protocol on Dispute Settlement Mechanism.

Subsequently, the 1998 ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit was one of the “Covered Agreements” pursuant to Article 1.1 of the 2004 ASEAN Protocol on Enhanced Dispute Settlement Mechanism read together with its Appendix I.

Depository

Secretary-General of ASEAN

Annexes

ASEAN Member Countries National Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Regulations

Entry Into Force Status In Force
Source

ASEAN Secretariat

Date of Entry into Force

13/01/2011

Entry into Force / Termination Provisions

Article 6.4 ‘Final Provisions’:

“This Protocol shall enter into force upon the deposit of Instruments of Ratification or Acceptance by all Contracting Parties with the Secretary-General of ASEAN.”

Status
ASEAN States (Source:

ASEAN Secretariat

as of 02/07/2018)
Brunei Darussalam Signature 27/10/2000
Ratification 07/08/2010
Cambodia Signature 27/10/2000
Ratification 23/05/2003
Indonesia Signature 27/10/2000
Ratification 29/01/2003
Lao PDR Signature 27/10/2000
Acceptance 09/05/2001
Malaysia Signature 27/10/2000
Ratification 13/01/2011
Myanmar Signature 27/10/2000
Ratification 26/09/2002
Philippines Signature 27/10/2000
Ratification 29/01/2010
Singapore Signature 27/10/2000
Ratification 30/03/2006
Thailand Signature 27/10/2000
Ratification 03/10/2003
Viet Nam Signature 27/10/2000
Acceptance 29/03/2001
Related Instruments
This instrument amends/supersedes

1998 ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit

Related Instruments

2007 Protocol 1 Designation of Transit Transport Routes and Facilities (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

2018 Protocol 2 Designation of Frontier Posts (ASEAN Framework Agreement on Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

1999 Protocol 3 Types and Quantity of Road Vehicles (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

1999 Protocol 4 Technical Requirements of Vehicles (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

2001 Protocol 5 ASEAN Scheme of Compulsory Motor Vehicle Insurance (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

2011 Protocol 6 Railways Border and Interchange Stations (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

2015 Protocol 7 Customs Transit System (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

2002 Protocol 9 Dangerous Goods (ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Goods in Transit)

2009 ASEAN Framework Agreement on the Facilitation of Inter-State Transport

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Additional Information

Dates of ratification and acceptance given above were obtained from the ASEAN Secretariat’s Legal Instruments website and its electronic collection of instruments of ratification and acceptance. Some of the dates given appear to be the dates of execution of the instruments of ratification/acceptance, rather than their date of receipt by the depository.

Prepared By SB On 05/07/2016
Checked By CL On 18/07/2016
Last Updated By CSW On 15/04/2019