A Review of International
Legal Instruments

Facilitation of Transport and Trade
in Sub-Saharan Africa
 
  Annexes  
     
  Chapter I - no annexes  
   
  Chapter III  
  Chapter IV  
  Chapter V  
  Chapter VI  
  Chapter VII  
 
   
     
Chapter II    
     
Annex II-1  
Annex II-2 General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (Geneva, 1947) - (4.563Mb)  
Annex II-3 Convention on the High Seas (Extracts) (Geneva, 1958) - (726Kb)  
Annex II-4 Final Act of the United Nations Conference on Transit Trade of Landlocked Countries (with annexed resolutions) and New York 1965 Convention on Transit Trade of Landlocked Countries - (1.776Mb)  
Annex II-5 Convention establishing a Customs Cooperation Council (Brussels, 1950) - (645Kb)  
Annex II-6 Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures (Kyoto, 1973) - (1.591Mb)  
Annex II-7 International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Control of Goods (Geneva, 1982) - (1.249Mb)  
Annex II-8 Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance for the Prevention, Investigation and Repression of Customs Offences (Nairobi, 1977) - (1.332Mb)  
Annex II-9 European Convention on Customs Treatment of Pallets in International Trade (Geneva, 1960) - (471Kb)  
Annex II-10 Customs Convention on Containers (Geneva, 1956) - (729Kb)  
Annex II-11 Customs Convention on Containers (Geneva, 1972) - (2.149Mb)  
Annex II-12 Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Packings (Brussels, 1960) - (514Kb)  
Annex II-13 Convention and Statute on the International Regime of Maritime Ports (Geneva, 1923) - (2.460MB)  
Annex II-14 Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (London, 1965) - (1.522Mb)  
Annex II-15 Convention on the Liability of Operators of Transport Terminals in International Trade (Vienna, 1991) - (255Kb)  
Annex II-16 Convention and Statute on the International Regime of Railways (Geneva, 1923) - (1.142Mb)  
Annex II-17 Convention and Statute on the Regime of Navigable Waterways of International Concern (Barcelona, 1921) - (1.027Mb)  
Annex II-18 Convention on Road Traffic (Geneva, 1949) - (2.005Mb)  
Annex II-19 Protocol on Road Signs and Signals (Geneva, 1949) - (1,925Mb)  
Annex II-20 Convention on Road Traffic (Vienna, 1968) - (4.082Mb)  
Annex II-21 Convention on Road Signs and Signals (Vienna, 1968) - (4.083Mb)  
Annex II-22 Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets (Geneva, 1975) - (2.752Mb)  
Annex II-23 Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Private Road Vehicles (New York, 1954) - (1.403Mb)  
Annex II-24 Customs Convention on the Temporary Importation of Commercial Road Vehicles (Geneva, 1956) - (1.265Mb)  
Annex II-25 Convention on the Taxation of Road Vehicles Engaged in Interna-tional Goods Transport (Geneva, 1956) - (491Kb)  
Annex II-26 Convention on the Contract for International Carriage of Goods by Road (Geneva, 1956) - (1.157Mb)  
Annex II-27 Convention on International Multimodal Transport of Goods (Geneva, 1980) - (219Kb)  
Annex II-28 1992 UNCTAD/International Chamber of Commerce Rules for Combined Transport Document - (250Kb)  
       
 
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  Chapter III    
       
  Annex III-1 ACP-EU Partnership Agreement (Cotonou, 2000) - (1.158Mb)  
  Annex III-2 African Declaration on Cooperation, Development, and Economic Independence (Addis Ababa, 1973) - (937Kb)  
  Annex III-3 Treaty establishing the African Economic Community (Abuja, 1991) - (237Kb)  
  Annex III-4 Protocol on Relations between the African Economic Community and the Regional Economic Communities (Addis Ababa, 1998) - (112Kb)  
  Annex III-5 African Maritime Transport Charter (Addis Ababa, 1994) - (116Kb)  
  Annex III-6 OHADA Treaty on Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (Port Louis, 1993) - (172Kb)  
  Annex III-7 Acte uniforme OHADA relatif au contrat de transport de marchandises par route (2003) - (842Kb)  
  Annex III-8 Traité instituant une organisation intégrée de l'industrie des assurances dans les États africains (Yaoundé, 1992) - (235Kb)  
       
 
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  Chapter IV    
       
  Annex IV-1 Traité instituant une Union économique et douanière de l'Afrique centrale - UDEAC (Brazzaville, 1964) - (1.383Mb)  
  Annex IV-2 UDEAC - Convention inter-États de transports routiers de marchandises diverses (Libreville,1996) - (2.427Mb)  
  Annex IV-3 Convention inter-États de transport multimodal en UDEAC (Libreville, 1996) - (1.984Mb)  
  Annex IV-4 UDEAC - Conditions d'exercice de la profession de transporteur routier inter-États de marchandises diverses (Libreville, 1996) - (586Kb)  
  Annex IV-5 Traité instituant la Communauté économique et monétaire d'Afrique centrale - CEMAC (N'djamena, 1994) - (5.130Mb)  
  Annex IV-6 CEMAC - Code de la navigation intérieure (N'djamena, 1999) - (7.921Mb)  
  Annex IV-7 CEMAC - Réglementation du transport par route des marchandises dangereuses - (5.359Mb)  
  Annex IV-8 CEMAC - Code communautaire de la marine marchande (Bangui, 2001) - Organisation des transports maritimes - (550Kb)  
  Annex IV-9 CEMAC - Code communautaire de la route (Bangui, 2001) - (5.724Mb)  
  Annex IV-10 Treaty establishing the Economic Community of Central African State - ECCAS (Libreville, 1983) - (202Kb)  
  Annex IV-11 Protocol relating to the Freedom of Movement and Right of Establishment of Nationals of Member States within the Economic Community of Central African States (Libreville, 1983) - (461Kb)  
  Annex IV-12 ECCAS Protocol on Transport and Transit Facilities - (1.458Mb)  
  Annex IV-13 Convention establishing the Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries (Gisenyi, 1976) - (407Kb)  
  Annex IV-14 CEPGL - Amendement à l'Accord commercial et de coopération douanière entre la République du Burundi, la République rwandaise et la République du Zaïre (Gisenyi, 1982) (Marchandises en transit) - (332Kb)  
  Annex IV-15 CEPGL - Protocole relatif aux normes de transit routier (Gisenyi, 1982) - (497Kb)  
  Annex IV-16 Accord instituant un régime fluvial uniforme et créant la Commission internationale du Bassin Congo-Oubangui-Sangha - (1.220Mb)  
       
 
 
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  Chapter V    
       
  Annex V-1 Northern Corridor Transit Agreement (1985) - (2.325Mb)  
  Annex V-2 Northern Corridor Transit Agreement - Protocol No 1 - Maritime Port Facilities (1985) - (278Kb)  
  Annex V-3 Northern Corridor Transit Agreement - Protocol No 2 - Transit Routes and Facilities (1985) - (437Kb)  
  Annex V-4 Northern Corridor Transit Agreement - Protocol No 3 - Customs Control (1985) - (1.178Mb)  
  Annex V-5 Northern Corridor Transit Agreement - Protocol No 4 - Documentation and Procedures (1985) - (1.596Mb)  
  Annex V-6 Northern Corridor Transit Agreement - Protocol No 5 - Transport by Rail of Goods in Transit (1985) - (405Kb)  
  Annex V-7 Northern Corridor Transit Agreement - Protocol No 6 - Transport by Road of Goods in Transit (1985) - (706Kb)  
  Annex V-8 Northern Corridor Transit Agreement - Protocol No 7 - Handling of Dangerous Goods (1985) - (372Kb)  
  Annex V-9 Northern Corridor Transit Agreement - Protocol No 8 - Facilities for Transit Agencies et Employees (1985) - (284Kb)  
  Annex V-10 Northern Corridor Transit Agreement - Protocol No 9 - Third Party Motor Vehicle Insurance (1985) - (812Kb)  
  Annex V-11 Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community (Arusha, 1999) - (278Kb)  
  Annex V-12 Agreement establishing the Intergovernmental Authority on Development - IGAD (Nairobi, 1996) - (128Kb)  
       
 
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  Chapter VI    
       
  Annex VI-1 South African Customs Union Agreement (Pretoria, 1969) - (1.267Mb)  
  Annex VI-2 Accord général de coopération entre les États membres de la Commission de l'Océan indien (Victoria, 1984) - (311Kb)  
  Annex VI-3 Protocole additionnel à l'Accord général de coopération entre les États membres de la Commission de l'océan indien (Victoria, 1989) - (469Kb)  
  Annex VI-4 Charter of the Indian Ocean RIM Association (1997) - (115Kb)  
  Annex VI-5 Traité établissant une zone d'échanges préférentiels pour l'Afrique orientale et australe (Lusaka, 1981) - (2.150Mb)  
  Annex VI-6 Protocol relating to customs cooperation within the Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern African States (Lusaka, 1981) - (414Kb)  
  Annex VI-7 Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern African States - Protocol on transit trade and transit facilities (Lusaka, 1981) - (1.723Mb)  
  Annex VI-8 Preferential Trade Area for Eastern and Southern African States - Protocol on Transport et Communications (Lusaka, 1981) - (633Kb)  
  Annex VI-9 Protocol on Simplification and Harmonization of Trade Documents and Procedures - (245Kb)  
  Annex VI-10 PTA Protocol on the Establishment of a Third Party Motor Vehicle Insurance - (921Kb)  
  Annex VI-11 Treaty on the Southern African Development Community (Windhoek, 1992) - (296Kb)  
  Annex VI-12 SADC Protocol on Transport, Communications and Meteorology - (748Kb)  
  Annex VI-13 Lake Shipping et Port Services Agreement (to be inserted when available)  
  Annex VI-14 Treaty establishing a Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa - COMESA (Kampala, 1993) - (524Kb)  
  Annex VI-15 COMESA Protocol on Transit Trade and Transit Facilities - (1.012Mb)  
  Annex VI-16 COMESA Protocol on the Establishment of a Third Party Motor Vehicle Insurance Scheme - (591Kb)  
  Annex VI-17 COMESA Customs Document - A Completion Guide - (1.2Mb)  
  Annex VI-18 Memorandum of Understanding on the Development and Management of the Trans-Kalahari Corridor - (206Kb)  
       
 
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  Chapter VII    
       
  Annex VII-1 Treaty establishing the Economic Community of West African States (Lagos,1975) - (1.277Mb)  
  Annex VII-2 Revised Treaty establishing the Economic Community of West African States (Cotonou, 1993) - (238Kb)  
  Annex VII-3 ECOWAS Decision on the establishment of a National Monitoring Committees for the effective implementation of Decisions and Protocols on Transport - (340Kb)  
  Annex VII-4 ECOWAS A/DEC/ 20/5/80 Decision relating to the transport programme - (253Kb)  
  Annex VII-5 ECOWAS C/DEC 8/12/88 Decision on the second phase of the road projects relating to interconnecting roads for the opening-up of the landlocked countries - (173Kb)  
  Annex VII-6 ECOWAS C/RES 6/5/90 Resolution on the completion of the remaining sections of the Trans-West African highway network and the interconnecting roads to facilitate access to land-locked countries - (126Kb)  
  Annex VII-7 Cotonou Convention Regulating Inter-state Road Transportation between ECOWAS Member States - (432Kb)  
  Annex VII-8 ECOWAS Resolution C/RES 3/5/90 on the computerization of vehicle registration in member states - (116Kb)  
  Annex VII-9 ECOWAS Resolution C/RES 5/5/90 on axle road - (93Kb)  
  Annex VII-10 ECOWAS Decision C/DEC 7/7/91 relating to the road traffic regulations based on the 11.5 tons axle load to protect road infrastructure and road transport vehicles - (134Kb)  
  Annex VII-11 ECOWAS Decision A/Dec 2/5/81 relating to the harmonization of highway legislation in the Community - (187Kb)  
  Annex VII-12 ECOWAS Resolution C/RES 7/5/90 on the establishment of an appropriate administrative framework - (102Kb)  
  Annex VII-13 Lomé Convention relating to Interstate Road Transit of Goods - (4.758Mb)  
  Annex VII-14 ECOWAS Interstate Road Transit Log-book (ISRT) annexed to the Convention A/P 4/5/82 relating to Interstate Road Transit of Goods - (1.846Mb)  
  Annex VII-15 ECOWAS Resolution C/RES. 1/12/88 on the implementation of the program of the Higher Committee on Land Transport - (125Kb)  
  Annex VII-16 Resolution C/RES 4/5/90 on the reduction of the number of check points in ECOWAS member States - (94Kb)  
  Annex VII-17 Decision A/DEC.13/01/03 relating to the establishment of regional road transport and transit facilitation program in support of intra-community trade and cross-border movements - (349Kb)  
  Annex VII-18 Decision A/ECOWAS Directive C/DIR 3/12/88 on the implementation of the land transport program - (1.703Mb)  
  Annex VII-19 ECOWAS A/SP 1/5/90 Supplementary Convention establishing a Community guarantee mechanism for inter-state road transit of goods - (3.698Mb)  
  Annex VII-20 ECOWAS A/P 1/7/85 Convention on the Temporary Importation of Passenger Vehicles into Member States - (659Kb)  
  Annex VII-21 Protocol A/P 1/5/82 on the establishment of an ECOWAS Brown Card relating to Motor Vehicle Third Party Liability Insurance  
  Annex VII-22 Agreement for the implementation of the ECOWAS Brown Card Scheme (Annex to Protocol A/P 1/5/82) - (3.283Mb)  
  Annex VII-23 C/DEC 2/5/83 Decision relating to the implementation of the ECOWAS In-surance Brown Card - (120Kb)  
  Annex VII-24 Decision A/DEC. 2/8/94 on the Community Program for road safety and road accident prevention in the ECOWAS States - (291Kb)  
  Annex VII-25 ECOWAS DEC.5.8.94 on the granting of observer statute to the African Group on International Road Safety (AGIRS) - (164Kb)  
  Annex VII-26 ECOWAS Protocol relating to Free Movement of Persons, Residence and Free Establishment (Dakar, 1979) - (3.193Mb)  
  Annex VII-27 ECOWAS Supplementary Protocol A/SP 1/7/86 on the second phase (Right of Residence) of the Protocol on Free Movement of Persons: the Right of Residence and Establishment - (3.274Mb)  
  Annex VII-28 Convention for Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters (Cotonou, 1982) - (711Kb)  
  Annex VII-29 C/DIR 3/12/88 Directive on the implementation of the land transport program - (151Kb)  
  Annex VII-30 Convention relative à la création du Centre Régional de Formation pour l'Entretien Routier (Abidjan, 1970) - (471Kb)  
  Annex VII-31 Traité de l'Union économique et monétaire ouest-africaine (Dakar, 1994)  
  Annex VII-32 Mano River Declaration (Malema, 1973) - (502Kb)  
  Annex VII-33 Convention relative au Statut du Fleuve Sénégal (Nouakchott, 1972) - (256Kb)  
  Annex VII-34 Convention portant création de l'Organisation pour la Mise en valeur du Fleuve Sénégal (Nouakchott, 1972) - (311Kb)  
  Annex VII-35 Agreement concerning the River Niger and the navigation and transport on the River Niger (Niamey, 1964) - (360Kb)  
  Annex VII-36 Convention creating the Niger Basin Authority (with a Proto-col relating to the Development Fund of the Niger Basin (Faranah, 1980) - (672Kb)  
  Annex VII-37 Maritime Transport Charter for Central and West Africa (Abidjan, 1975) - (302Kb)  
  Annex VII-38 Convention on a Code of Conduct for Liner Conferences (Geneva, 1974) - (2.697Mb)  
  Annex VII-39 Convention on the Institutionalization of the Ministerial Conference (Accra, 1977) - (546Kb)  
  Annex VII-40 (Accra Convention, Annex A) Constitution of the Association of National Shipping Lines - (248Kb)  
  Annex VII-41 (Accra Convention, Annex B) Constitution of the Union of National Shipper's Councils - (259Kb)  
  Annex VII-42 (Accra Convention, Annex C) Constitution of the Port Management Association of West and central African States - (737Kb)  
  Annex VII-43 (Accra Convention, Annex D) Convention on the regionalization of the Nangua Accra and Abidjan National Maritime Institutes (794Kb)  
       
 
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