ECOWAS – Supplementary Protocol A/SP.1/5/81 Amending Article 2 of the Protocol relating to the Definition of the Concept of Originating Products from the Member States of the Economic Community of West African States
This is an Amendment of Article 2 of the 1976 Protocol relating to the Definition of the Concept of Originating Products of the Member States of the Economic Community of West African States, which relate to Rules of Origin of Community goods.
Article 2 was expanded to include a clause on traditional handicrafts, and another clause which states that “All the conditions for the acceptance of products originating from Member States for trade within the Community are subject to amendments periodically by the Council.”
Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Cape Verde, Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Gambia, Liberia, Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo signed and adopted the supplementary protocol.
Date of publication: 29 May 1981
Theme: ECOWAS Frameworks
Type: ECOWAS Protocol
Source: ECOWAS Library and Documentation Centre