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Accession: 09/04/2015
Entry into force: 08/07/2015


Mr Hans Stielstra
Acting Head of the Unit for Global Sustainability, Trade and Multilateral Agreements
Directorate General for the Environment
European Commission
Avenue Beaulieu 5
1160 Brussels

Tel: +32 299 11 98

The European Union is competent for the adoption of common conditions for the issue, use and presentation of permits and certificates granted under the Convention. Management Authorities of the EU Member States* are competent to grant permits or certificates on behalf of their country.

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