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Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of the People s Republic of China on protection of migratory birds and natural habitats thereof.

Type of law

The two Parties are willing to cooperate in the conservation of migratory birds and natural habitats thereof. The Text consists of 6 Articles.
The definition of the term migratory birds mentioned in this Agreement is given in Article 1. The Agreement requires the Parties take appropriate measures, including: limiting the circumstances under which migratory birds and their eggs are taken, or traded or exchanged; protecting and conserving migratory birds and important habitats and setting up bird sanctuaries; exchanging information; and developing joint research projects.
The Agreement further contains an Annex listing the species and subspecies of birds for which there is reliable evidence of migration between the two countries.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Agreement enters into force on 8 June 1981.
This Agreement shall remain in force for fifteen years and shall continue in force thereafter until terminated in accordance with the provisions in paragraph 2 of this Article.
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