32 U.S.T. 1310; 1980 U.S.T. LEXIS 208
January 29, 1980; April 25, 1980, Date-Signed
April 25, 1980, Date-In-Force
Agreement effected by exchange of notes
Dated at Suva and Funafuti January 29 and April 25, 1980;
Entered into force April 25, 1980.
The American Embassy to the Tuvalu Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Note No. 1
The Embassy of the United States of America presents its compliments to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Tuvalu and has the honor ton refer to the notification by the Government of Tuvalu to the Secretary General of the United Nations indicating that the Government of Tuvalu considers itself bound, until further notification, by Treaties and Agreements applicable to Tuvalu before Independence.
The Government of the United States has examined the list of Treaties and Agreements between the United States and the United Kingdom that had application in Tuvalu before Independence and proposes that the following Treaties and Agreements be considered as remaining in force between the United States and Tuvalu:
--Agreement concerning Air Services, with Annexes and Exchange of Letters, signed July 23, 1977, and amended April 25, 1978. (TIAS 8641, 8965; 28 UST 5367; 29 UST.)
--Consular Convention, signed June 5, 1951. (TIAS 2494; 3 UST 3426.)
--Extradition Treaty with Protocol of Signature and Exchange of Notes, signed June 8, 1972. (TIAS 8468; 28 UST 227.)
--Agreement relating to the establishment of a Peace Corps Program in Tuvalu, effected by Exchange of Notes August 25, 1977.
(TIAS 9119; 29 UST.)
--Agreement relating to the reciprocal granting of authorizations to permit licensed amateur radio operators of either country to operate their stations in the other country, effected by Exchange of Notes November 26, 1965. (TIAS 5941; 16 UST 2047.)
--Agreement extending to certain territories the application of the Agreement of November 26, 1965 relating to the reciprocal granting of authorizations to permit licensed amateur radio operators of either country to operate their stations in the other country, effected by Exchange of Notes December 11, 1969. (TIAS 6800; 20 UST 4089.)
--Declaration affording reciprocal protection to trademarks, signed October 24, 1877. (TS 138; 20 Stat. 703.)
--Agreements for the waiver of the visa requirements for United States citizens traveling to the United Kingdom and for the granting of gratis passport visas to British subjects entering the United States as nonimmigrants, effected by Exchange of Notes November 9 and 12, 1948. (TIAS 1926; 62 Stat. 3824.)
When the Treaty of Friendship between Tuvalu and the United States signed in 1979 enters into force, that Treaty will be included in the list or Treaties and Agreements in force between the United States and Tuvalu.
If the foregoing is acceptable to the Government of Tuvalu, the Embassy proposes that this Note and your Note concurring therein shall constitute an Agreement between our two Governments regarding this matter which shall enter into force on the date of your reply.
The Embassy of the United States of America avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs the assurances of its highest consideration.
The Office of the Tuvalu Prime Minister to the American Embassy
GOVERNMENT OF TUVALU
The Government of Tuvalu presents its compliments to the Embassy of the United States of America and has the honour to refer to its previous note dated March 1980 regarding treaties and agreements applicable to Tuvalu before independence.
The Government of Tuvalu wishes to confirm that it concurs in the continuation in force of the treaties and agreements listed in note No. 1 dated 29th January 1980 from the Embassy of the United States of America.
The Government of Tuvalu avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Embassy of the United States the assurances of its highest consideration.
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
SUVA, 29 January 1980.
OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER
25 April 1980