Measure 8 - Border Agency Cooperation


Each Member shall ensure that its authorities and agencies responsible for border controls and procedures dealing with the importation, exportation, and transit of goods cooperate with one another and coordinate their activities in order to facilitate trade.


Each Member shall, to the extent possible and practicable, cooperate on mutually agreed terms with other Members with whom it shares a common border with a view to coordinating procedures at border crossings to facilitate cross-border trade. Such cooperation and coordination may include:

alignment of working days and hours;
alignment of procedures and formalities;
development and sharing of common facilities;
joint controls;
establishment of one stop border post control.