European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership and Co-operation Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States and the Republic of Azerbaijan) Order 1998

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1998/1061

1998No. 1061

EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES

The European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership

and Co-operation Agreement between the European Communities

and their Member States and the Republic of Azerbaijan) Order

1998

22ndApril1998

At the Court at Windsor Castle, the 22nd day of April 1998

Present,

The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas a draft of this Order has been laid before Parliament in accordance with section 1 of the European Communities Act 1972 ( a) and has been approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred on Her by section 1(3) of the European Communities Act 1972 or otherwise in Her Majesty vested, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Partnership and Co-operation Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States and the Republic of Azerbaijan) Order 1998. It shall come into force in respect of the treaty specified in the Schedule to this Order on the date on which the treaty enters into force for the United Kingdom. This date will be notified in the London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes.

2. The treaty specified in the Schedule to this Order is to be regarded as a Community Treaty as defined in section 1(2) of the European Communities Act 1972.

N. H. Nicholls

Clerk of the Privy Council

SCHEDULE

The Partnership and Co-operation Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Azerbaijan, of the other part, signed at Luxembourg on 22 April 1996 ( b).

(a) 1972 c. 68; section 1(2) was amended by the European Union (Accessions) Act 1994 c. 38.

(b) Cm 3456.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order declares the Partnership and Co-operation Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States and the Republic of Azerbaijan, signed on 22 April 1996, to be a Community Treaty as defined in section 1(2) of the European Communities Act 1972. The Agreement establishes a Partnership with the objectives of providing an appropriate framework for political dialogue, supporting the Republic's efforts to consolidate its democracy, to develop its economy and to complete the transition into a market economy, promoting trade, investment and harmonious economic relations...

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