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AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF CHINA (TAIWAN) AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAURU ON COAST GUARD COOPERATION
1.Signed on March 25, 2019 Entered into force on March 25, 2019
The Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the
Government of the Republic of Nauru, hereinafter referred to
individually as a “Party” and collectively as the “Parties”;
WISHING to promote cooperation between coast guard authorities
of both countries;
BEING concerned about coast guard development;
ACTING on the principle of equality and reciprocity;
Hereby have agreed as follows:
1.1 The competent authorities that shall implement this
(a) The Ocean Affairs Council of the Government of the Republic
of China (Taiwan); and
(b) The Nauru Police Force of the Government of the Republic of
1.2 The Parties shall dedicate themselves to engaging in
exchange activities and cooperation in accordance with their
respective domestic laws, as set out in the provisions of this
Agreement and as required by their official responsibilities
This Agreement sets out the framework for cooperation between
the Parties in developing coast guard.
Scope of Cooperation
The Parties agree to seek feasibility of cooperation in the
(a) The exchange of personnel visiting;
(b)The exchange of personnel for training;
(c) Maritime search and rescue;
(d)To implement other areas of cooperation as agreed upon by
Forms of Cooperation
To ensure the effective implementation of this Agreement, the
Parties shall cooperate as follows:
(a) To exchange business visits;
(b)To conduct coast guard ship’s port visit;
(c) The exchange of training program;
(d)To invite personnel to attend international conferences;
(e) To conduct joint exercises of maritime search and rescue.
Settlement of Disputes
Any dispute arising out of the interpretation or implementation
of this Agreement shall be settled amicably through
consultation or negotiation between the Parties.
Relations of this Agreement with other International Instruments
This Agreement shall not prejudice the rights and obligations
stemming from other international instruments to which both
countries are Party to.
The expenses incurred in the implementation of this Agreement
shall be borne by the respective Parties, unless otherwise
agreed upon by the Parties.
The competent authorities, in the course of their cooperation
in accordance with this Agreement, will use English as the
medium of communication.
Entry into Force, Termination and Amendment
9.1 This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of
signature of the Parties.
9.2 This Agreement shall remain in effect unless either Party
giving six (6) months written notification in advance to the
Party to terminate this Agreement.
9.3 This Agreement may be amended by mutual consultation
between the Parties.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized by
the respective Governments, have signed this Agreement.
Done in duplicate on the 25th day of March, 2019 at Yaren in
the Chinese and English languages, both texts being equally
For the Government of For the Government of
the Republic of China the Republic of Nauru
Kuo-En Chen Corey Caleb
Deputy Minister of the Commissioner of Police
Ocean Affairs Council Nauru Police Force
of the Coast Guard