Līgums latviešu valodā
Līgums angļu valodā
Saeima ir pieņēmusi un Valsts
prezidents izsludina šādu likumu:
Par Jumta līgumu starpvalstu naftas un gāzes transporta sistēmu dibināšanas organizacionālai struktūrai
1.pants. 1999.gada 22.jūlijā Kijevā parakstītais Jumta līgums starpvalstu naftas un gāzes transporta sistēmu dibināšanas organizacionālai struktūrai (turpmāk Līgums) ar šo likumu tiek pieņemts un apstiprināts.
2.pants. Likums stājas spēkā tā izsludināšanas dienā. Līdz ar likumu izsludināms Līgums angļu valodā un tā tulkojums latviešu valodā.
3.pants. Līguma saistību izpildi Latvijas Republikā koordinē Ārlietu ministrija.
4.pants. Līgums stājas spēkā tā 15.pantā paredzētajā laikā un kārtībā, un Ārlietu ministrija par to paziņo laikrakstā Latvijas Vēstnesis.
Likums Saeimā pieņemts 2001.gada 15.martā.
Valsts prezidente V.Vīķe-Freiberga
Rīgā 2001.gada martā
JUMTA LĪGUMS STARPVALSU NAFTAS UN GĀZES TRANSPORTA SISTĒMU DIBINĀŠANAS ORGANIZACIONĀLAI STRUKTŪRAI
Valstis kas slēdz šo Līgumu, (turpmāk tekstā Puses),
Atzīstot, ka droši naftas un gāzes transporta ceļi uz pasaules tirgu būs nepieciešami Pušu nākotnes labklājībai un enerģētikas drošībai,
Apzinoties, ka pieņemot lēmumus par naftas, dabasgāzes un/vai to produktu transportu, ieskaitot tranzītu, jāņem vērā visi juridiskie, komerciālie, vides un finansiālie faktori sadarbībā ar citām ieinteresētajām valstīm, kā arī vietējiem un ārvalstu uzņēmumiem, kas investē ogļūdeņraža resursu pētījumos,
Respektējot tirgus ekonomikas likumus naftas un gāzes sektorā, to skaitā ES dalībvalstīs spēkā esošos likumus un noteikumus, kā arī vēloties dot ieguldījumu starptautisko tiesību normu un prakses attīstībā, attiecībā uz naftas un gāzes tranzīta sektoru,
Saprotot, ka valstīm ir svarīga loma investīciju un tranzīta riska samazināšanā,
Rēķinoties, ka investīciju veicināšana, aizsardzība un režīms, saskaņā ar starptautiski pieņemtajiem standartiem un starptautiskajām ekonomiskajām tiesībām, rada vajadzīgos priekšnoteikumus naftas un gāzes transporta sektora attīstībai,
Ar mērķi izveidot kopējus likumus un mehānismus, kas nodrošina efektīvu Starpvalstu naftas un gāzes transporta sistēmu darbību, saskaņā ar likumiem un noteikumiem, kas ir spēkā starptautiskajā naftas un gāzes industrijā,
Ņemot vērā Enerģētikas hartā nospraustos principus,
IR VIENOJUŠĀS PAR SEKOJOŠO:
Apzīmējumi un definīcijas
Puses sadarbosies šī Līguma noteiktās struktūras ietvaros ar mērķi nodibināt, balstoties uz abpusēji pieņemamām normām un noteikumiem, vienu vai vairākas Starpvalstu naftas un gāzes transporta sistēmas, rehabilitējot esošās naftas un gāzes transporta sistēmas, būvējot jaunas, kur tas nepieciešams, kā arī veicot Starpvalstu naftas un gāzes transporta sistēmas/-u ekspluatāciju un tehnisko apkopi.
Rehabilitācija un Būvniecība
3. Lai nodrošinātu vienas vai vairāku Starpvalstu naftas un gāzes transporta sistēmu, kas izveidotas starp vairāk kā vienu Iesaistīto Pusi, viendabīgumu un ekspluatācijas efektivitāti, šīs Iesaistītās Puses līguma slēgšanas brīdī saskaņā ar 1. un 2. punkta noteikumiem par Starpvalstu naftas un gāzes transporta sistēmas nacionālo daļu rehabilitāciju un būvniecību vienojas piemērot tehniskās instrukcijas vai standartus, kas ir starptautiski atzīti naftas un gāzes industrijā.
Projekta realizācijas integrētā forma
Pušu ekskluzīvās jurisdikcijas jautājumi
Realizējot šo Līgumu, puses vienojas par ciešāku starpvaldību sadarbību ar mērķi izveidot kopējas institūcijas, kas darbojas saskaņā ar starptautiskām normām, kā Kioto protokols Apvienoto Nāciju organizācijas deklarācijai Par klimata maiņu un Enerģētikas hartas protokols Par enerģijas resursu efektīvu izmantošanu un ar to saistītiem vides aspektiem, ņemot vērā vietējos vides apstākļus, un realizēt kopēju politiku vides aizsardzībā pret jebkādu kaitīgu ietekmi, ko varētu radīt Starpvalstu naftas un gāzes transporta sistēmas projektēšana, finansēšana, rehabilitācija, būvniecība, tehniskā apkope un ekspluatācija.
Inkorporācija nacionālajās tiesību normās
Valsts un starpvalstu saistību izpildes garantijas
Katra Puse garantē korektu un savlaicīgu no šī Līguma un tam pievienotajiem Protokoliem izrietošo saistību izpildi attiecībā uz citām Pusēm, kā arī trešajām personām, kas stājas līgumsaistībās ar šo Pusi par projektēšanas, rehabilitēšanas, būvniecības, finansēšanas, ekspluatācijas un tehniskās apkopes darbu veikšanu saskaņā ar šo Līgumu izveidotās Starpvalstu naftas un gāzes transporta sistēmas ietvaros.
Strīdu izskatīšanas kārtība
Visi strīdi un nesaskaņas, kas rodas starp Pusēm un ir saistīti ar šī Līguma un tam klātpievienoto Protokolu interpretāciju un realizāciju, kā arī nesaskaņas starp kādu no Pusēm un trešo personu, kas saistītas ar tāda kontrakta vai līguma interpretāciju vai realizāciju, kas noslēgts starp Pusi un minēto trešo personu šī Līguma vai tam klātpievienoto Protokolu normu realizācijai, tiks izskatīti saskaņā ar atsevišķu Protokolu, par ko Puses vienojas atsevišķi.
Pilnvarotās kompetentās institūcijas
Citi starptautiski līgumi
Līgumu parakstījuši pilnvarotie pārstāvji angļu valodā un katras Puses valsts valodā. Neskaidrību gadījumā noteicošais ir teksts angļu valodā.
Līgums glabājas Depozitārijā, kur tas atradīsies tā arhīvos. Katra no Pusēm saņems no Depozitārija Līguma precīzu kopiju. Līguma Depozitārijam vienlaicīgi tiek uzlikts par pienākumu nosūtīt Līguma autentisko kopiju Apvienoto Nāciju organizācijas Ģenerālsekretāram reģistrācijai, saskaņā ar ANO hartas 102. pantu.
Parakstīts Kijevā, tūkstoš deviņi simti deviņdesmit devītā gada divdesmit otrajā jūlijā.
UMBRELLA AGREEMENT ON THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK
FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF INTERSTATE OIL AND GAS TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS
The States party to the present Agreement (hereinafter referred to as "Parties"),
Recognizing that secure oil and gas access routes to world markets will be important to the future prosperity and energy security of the Parties;
Aware that account must be taken of all the legal, technical, commercial, environmental and financial factors in reaching decisions on transportation, including transit, of oil or natural gas and/or their processed products, in co-operation with other interested States, as well as with local and foreign companies investing in exploitation of hydrocarbon resources;
Respecting market economy rules in the oil and gas sector, such as the rules and regulations applicable in the EU countries, and wishing to contribute to the development of international rules and practices governing transit activities in the oil and gas sector;
Conscious that states have an important role to play in reducing investment and transit risks;
Considering that the protection, promotion and treatment of foreign investments and investors according to internationally acceptable standards and complying with the rules of international economic law constitute appropriate measures to develop the oil and gas transportation sector;
Determined to establish common rules and mechanisms, safeguarding the effective Operation of Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems, in accordance with the rules and practices in force in the international oil and gas industry,
Taking into consideration the principles enunciated in the Energy Charter Treaty,
HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
Definitions and Titles
2. Titles in the present Agreement are intended solely for ease of reference and should not be construed as affecting the interpretation of the provisions of this Agreement.
The Parties will co-operate, within the framework of the present Agreement, in order to establish, under mutually acceptable terms and conditions, one or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System(s), by means of the Rehabilitation of the existing oil and gas transportation system(s), the Construction - where appropriate - of new Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System(s) and the Operation and Maintenance of these transportation system(s).
Scope of Application
1. For the purposes of Article 1, the Parties agree to undertake, or to pursue bilateral and/or multilateral negotiations with other Parties in order to determine by separate Protocol which parts of the existing, or under Construction, Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems crossing their territory, they wish to be used as parts of one or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems to be established, maintained and operated pursuant to the present Agreement, as well as which new parts they accept to be constructed, operated and maintained in their territory as parts of the aforementioned Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems.
2. Without prejudice to the establishment of interconnections between two or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems established pursuant to the present Agreement, such transportation systems could be considered as separate projects, to be designed, financed, rehabilitated, constructed, operated and maintained in accordance with different technical, commercial, financial and environmental considerations. Each Party may agree with other Parties to establish more than one Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems.
1. Without prejudice to Article 7 paragraph 2, and taking into consideration the need to provide for rules ensuring efficient functioning of any Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System established pursuant to the present Agreement, the Operation of any such system, if agreed by the Participating Parties, may be assigned to a common Operation Entity, to be established or selected according to the principles rules and procedures, which will be negotiated and agreed upon by the Participating Parties and, as appropriate, by Other Legal Entities Concerned.
2. The Operation Entity could enter into a common Operation agreement with the Participating Parties and, as appropriate, with Other Legal Entities Concerned, describing the principles and rules according to which the Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System established by these Parties shall be operated.
3. Without prejudice to Article 7, and unless otherwise expressly provided for in a Protocol to be subsequently annexed herein, a common Operation Entity may only provide transport services to oil and gas buyers and/or suppliers and to any other legal entity which has a right to such transportation services under a specific agreement, pursuant to oil and gas transportation agreements, following international standards and usages of the oil and gas industry.
Rehabilitation and Construction
1. Unless otherwise expressly provided for in the present Agreement, each Participating Party, in implementing the decision of two or more Participating Parties relating to the establishment of one or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems, maintains the right to rehabilitate the existing Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System crossing its territory and to construct any new Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System crossing its territory pursuant to the national legislation, rules and regulations in force in said Party.
2. The provisions of paragraph 1 do not preclude the right of a Party to enter into a different arrangement with other Participating Parties, in view of rehabilitating and constructing the parts of an Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System crossing their territories. To this effect, two or more Parties may decide to assign the design, Rehabilitation and Construction of the works lying within their territories to a legal entity or to a group of legal entities, established or selected as the Participating Parties may jointly decide.
3. In order to ensure technical homogeneity and operational efficiency of one or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems to be established between more than one Participating Parties, such Participating Parties agree to apply, when contracting out, as per paragraphs 1 and 2, the Rehabilitation and Construction of the national parts of one or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems, commonly agreed technical specifications which are internationally recognized by the oil and gas industry.
1. The provisions of Article 4 similarly apply to the Maintenance of the rehabilitated or newly constructed parts of one or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems, established pursuant to the present Agreement.
2. Subject to the provisions of Article 3 paragraph 1, when a common Operation Entity operates an Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System established pursuant to the present Agreement and should the Maintenance of such a system be assigned to a legal entity, or a group of legal entities, different from the common Operation Entity as described in Article 3, the legal entity, or the group of legal entities, responsible for the Maintenance of such a transportation system shall operate under the control and supervision of the common Operation Entity, as the Maintenance agreement, to be made by virtue of this Article, and the common Operation agreement, provided for in Article 3 paragraph 2, shall expressly provide.
1. In implementing their decision to establish an Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System pursuant to the present Agreement, the Participating Parties and, as appropriate, Other Legal Entities Concerned, if they so agree, may decide to assign the overall responsibility of the feasibility study, design and supervision of the Rehabilitation and Construction of such a transportation system to a common Project Management Entity to be established or selected by the Participating Parties and, as appropriate, by Other Legal Entities Concerned, according to mutually acceptable principles, rules and procedures which will be negotiated and agreed upon by the Participating Parties and, as appropriate, by Other Legal Entities Concerned.
2. Without prejudice to the provisions of Article 7 paragraph 2, nothing precludes the Participating Parties and, as appropriate, the Other Legal Entities Concerned, from assigning the function of the Project Management Entity to the common Operation Entity described in Article 3 paragraph 1.
Integrated Forms of Project Implementation
1. Taking into consideration the specific technical, commercial and financial requirements for the establishment of any individual Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System pursuant to the present Agreement, the Participating Parties might agree to assign two or more functions among those contemplated separately in Articles 3 to 6, to a single legal entity, or a group of legal entities, to be established or selected by the Participating Parties as more specifically described in:
2. The Parties may adopt any other Integrated Form of Project Implementation, including but not limited to common Operation, in order to implement their decision to establish one or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems pursuant to the present Agreement.
Issues relating to the Exclusive Jurisdiction of the Parties
1. In implementing the decision to establish one or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems pursuant to the present Agreement, the Participating Parties shall establish, by separate Protocol, the rules governing issues relating to the application by each Participating Party of its exclusive jurisdiction over its territory, as well as over the natural and legal persons operating within such territory, concerning issues including but not limited to social security and labour legislation, Construction regulations, licensing procedures, safety and health regulations, fiscal and customs issues and environmental protection legislation, relating to the design, financing, Rehabilitation, Construction, Maintenance and Operation of the national parts of an Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System established pursuant to the present Agreement.
2. Unless otherwise expressly provided for in the present Agreement or in the Protocols subsequently annexed herein, no Party will modify its national legislation to the extent that such legislation will impair the conditions of design, financing, Rehabilitation, Construction, Maintenance and Operation of an Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System established pursuant to the present Agreement or Protocols subsequently annexed herein, after the present Agreement or Protocols subsequently annexed herein enter into force. In case of inconsistency between the provisions of the present Agreement or any Protocol subsequently annexed to this Agreement and the national legislation of the Parties, the provisions of this Agreement shall prevail.
3. The Parties shall co-operate in order to establish, by a Protocol to be subsequently annexed herein, an authorized Interstate Committee which will be empowered to monitor, in the name and on behalf of the Participating Parties, the implementation of their decision to establish one or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems established pursuant to the present Agreement.
4. The Parties shall co-operate in order to establish, by a Protocol to be subsequently annexed herein, an authorized Emergency Committee which will make recommendations regarding the co-ordination of all the steps, measures and common actions to be taken by the government of each Participating Party within its territory necessary to ensure the security and protection of the facilities of an Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System established pursuant to this Agreement against events such as natural disasters, earthquakes, radioactive or chemical contamination, civil riots, acts of terrorism or sabotage, criminal damage and other events of similar nature. Such events, as well as the functions and powers of the Emergency Committee shall be determined by the Participating Parties, on a mutually acceptable basis for each individual Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System established pursuant to the present Agreement.
5. The Protocols subsequently annexed to the present Agreement shall constitute an integral part of this Agreement and shall be in force only for the Parties which have signed these Protocols.
Protection of the Environment
In implementing the present Agreement, the Parties agree to develop tighter intergovernmental co-operation with a view to creating common institutions acting in accordance with international rules, such as those enunciated in the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Treaty on Climate Change and the Energy Charter Protocol on Energy Efficiency and Related Environmental Aspects, taking into account local environmental conditions, and to implement common policies safeguarding the environment against any harmful effect caused by the design, Construction, Rehabilitation, Maintenance and Operation of one or more Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation Systems established pursuant to the present Agreement.
Implementation in the National Legal Orders
1. The Parties shall take all the appropriate measures in order to incorporate and implement the provisions of the present Agreement in their national legal orders.
2. Where the present Agreement provides for or implies the conclusion of a separate Protocol to be subsequently annexed to this Agreement, such a Protocol or Protocols shall be negotiated and agreed upon by the Participating Parties, taking into consideration the specific requirements for the implementation of any individual Project to be established within the framework of the present Agreement. The incorporation and implementation of such a Protocol or Protocols in the national legal orders of the Participating Parties shall be pursued in accordance with the relevant constitutional and legislative provisions of said Parties.
3. A Party may not invoke the provisions of its national legal order as justification for its failure to perform its obligations under the present Agreement and the Protocols subsequently annexed herein.
State and Interstate Performance Guarantee
Each Party guarantees the proper and timely execution of its obligations arising out of the present Agreement and the Protocols subsequently annexed herein vis-ą-vis all the other Parties, as well as vis-ą-vis any third parties entering into a contract or agreement with this Party for the design, Rehabilitation, Construction, financing, Operation and Maintenance of an Interstate Oil and Gas Transportation System, established pursuant to the present Agreement.
Settlement of Disputes
Any disputes arising between the Parties relating to the interpretation and to the implementation of the present Agreement and the Protocols subsequently annexed herein, as well as any disputes arising between a Party and a third party relating to the interpretation and implementation of any contract or agreement which is made between a Party and said third party for the implementation of this Agreement and the Protocols subsequently annexed herein, shall be settled in accordance with the rules provided for in a separate Protocol to be established by the Parties.
Authorized Competent Entities
1. Each Party shall designate and notify to the other Parties the national authority, agency, state-owned enterprise or any other authorized legal entity, which will be responsible, according to its national legislation, for the implementation of the present Agreement in each one of the sectors (oil and gas) covered by this Agreement.
2. The Parties accept and guarantee the obligations undertaken by these entities for the implementation of the present Agreement and the Protocols subsequently annexed herein, as their own obligations.
Relation to other International Treaties
1. The provisions of the present Agreement do not preclude the right of the Parties to have recourse to other forms of intergovernmental co-operation in the oil and gas transit sector.
2. The provisions of the present Agreement may not be interpreted as modifying or terminating any other international treaties in force in the oil and gas transit sector, as well as any other international treaties concluded by the Parties with other States, the purpose of which is related to the protection, treatment and promotion, within the territory of the Parties, of foreign investments originating from these other States.
1. The present Agreement is of indefinite duration.
2. The present Agreement shall be open for signature from the twenty-second day of July 1999 until the first day of January 2000. The present Agreement shall be subject to ratification by the Parliaments or other competent bodies of the signatory States. Instruments of ratification shall be deposited with the Depositary. The Depositary of the present Agreement shall be the Government of the Ukraine.
3. The present Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the date of deposit of the third instrument of ratification by a State which is signatory to this Agreement. The present Agreement shall be open for accession from the date on which the Agreement is closed for signature. The instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary. For each Party which shall deposit its instrument of ratification or accession after the present Agreement has entered into force, this Agreement shall enter into force on the date of such deposit with the Depositary.
4. The present Agreement is subject to the general principles of international law, including the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.
In witness whereof the undersigned, being duly authorized to that effect, have signed the present Agreement in English and the official language of each Party. In the case of discrepancy, the English text shall prevail.
The present Agreement is deposited with the Depository, which will retain it in its archives. Each of the Parties will receive from the Depository a true copy of the present Agreement. The Depository of this Agreement is equally requested to transmit an authentic copy of the present Agreement to the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration under the Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.
Done at Kiev, on the twenty-second day of July in the year one thousand nine hundred and ninety-nine.
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