This agreement does not in any way affect the provisions of domestic law and the existing or entering into force bilateral or multilateral treaties or agreements, applying more favourable conditions to nationals of other contracting parties. 4. The Republic of Latvia notes that from the date of its accession to the Convention, previous agreements between the Republic of Latvia and the Organization concerning their participation as non-members in certain OECD bodies are deemed to be terminated. From the date of its accession, the Republic of Latvia will participate in these OECD bodies as a member of the Organization. 2. Within three months of the adoption of this instrument, the Republic of Latvia takes a position on any instrument of the organisation adopted between the date of this decision and the date of accession of the Republic of Latvia to the Convention. (ii) air services for which an operating licence can only be granted to companies that are majority owned by EU and EEA countries and/or EU and EEA nationals, unless otherwise stated by an international agreement signed by the EU. Health Commission: a progress report within two years of joining the Organization. 4. The Republic of Latvia, after the accession of the OECD institutions, sends the following progress reports to OECD institutions: 6. The Republic of Latvia accepts the publication of an annual summary of the Progress made by the Secretary-General after accession. Latvia, as a Schengen member state, is pursuing the EU`s common visa policy. Visas and entry are carried out in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) 539/2001 of 15 March 2001, which lists third countries whose nationals are subject to visa requirements to cross the external borders of Member States, as well as persons whose nationals are exempt from this obligation, Regulation (EC) no Regulation (EC) 810/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council of 13 July 2009 establishing a Community Visa Code (Visa Code), agreements to facilitate the issuance of visas to union with third countries and the regulation (13 July 2009) EC) No 562/2006 of the European Parliament and the Council of 15 March 2006 establishing an EU code on cross-border rules (Schengen border code).
Latvia reserves the right to issue individual visas. The United Kingdom consulted its citizens immediately after joining the European Communities: after the British general election in October 1974, Harold Wilson`s Labour government held a referendum to keep one of its campaign promises. The non-binding referendum took place on 5 June 1975, about two and a half years after the United Kingdom`s accession. It was the first national referendum ever held in the UK, and the „yes“ vote was won by a landslide of 67.23% out of a turnout of 65%, with 66 of the 68 local counting areas receiving a majority of the votes in favour.  Article 11, paragraph 2: Latvia reserves its position on the sentence set out in paragraph 2. Latvia also reserves the right not to include the obligation for the competent authorities to jointly regulate the method of application of paragraph 2. taxes, in the categories covered by Article 2, paragraph 1.b.iii, which are levied on behalf of political sub-divisions or local authorities of a contracting party. given the roadmap for Latvia`s accession to the OECD agreement [C (2013)122/FINAL], adopted by the Council on 15 October 2013 which sets out the conditions and procedures for the accession of the Republic of Latvia to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (`organisation`) all the substantive instruments of the organisation that were in force at the time of the OECD Council`s decision to invite the Republic of Latvia to join the convention, with comments in Appendix 1-4 of this declaration, of which they are an integral part.