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Agreement on the Harmonisation of Fiscal Incentives to Industry


The contracting parties to the Agreement establishing the CARIFTA Free Trade Association, in pursuance of the declared intention set out in Article 23 and in Annex A to take measures to secure the adoption of a regional policy of incentives to industry as early as possible, and the need for promoting the balanced and harmonious development of the Region by means of the Conferment of incentives to industry, agreed to establish a Scheme to be known as the 'Harmonisation of Fiscal Incentives to Industry Scheme' under this Agreement.

Date opened for Signature: 1973/07/1

Date of ratification

Barbados (April 18, 1974) Belize (November 9, 1973) Dominica (January 14, 1974) Grenada (October 16, 1973) Guyana (September 17, 1973) Jamaica (July 31, 1973) Montserrat (January 7, 1974) St Kitts, Nevis & Anguilla (August 19, 1974) St Lucia (November 13, 1973) St Vincent (September 17, 1973) Trinidad & Tobago (September 3, 1973)

Entry into Force:

Entered into force on April 18, 1974. AGREEMENT REGISTERED WITH UN ON AUGUST 28, 1974 Certificate of Registration No. 19816. According to Article 22 this Agreement shall enter into force on 1st July, 1973, if instruments of ratifications have been previously deposited in accordance with Article 21 of this Agreement by at least ten of the States mentioned in paragraph 1 (a) of Article 2 thereof, and if not, then on such date on which the tenth such instrument has been so deposited.