As a result, the provisions on citizens` rights will be extended to Gibraltar, as well as the provisions on intellectual property, public procurement, ongoing police and judicial cooperation, data and judicial proceedings. The provisions relating to goods on the market apply to the Crown Dependencies. Emerging countries note that the agreement does not extend to other overseas territories or territories. This agreement was first announced on 20 December 2018 and published in the draft and marks today (28 January 2020) the formal signature. Barclay said: „This agreement underlines the importance of our relations with our close friends and allies in the EEA-EFTA countries. 7.Following investigations by committee members into the delay between the conclusion and signature of the agreement and the reason for its provisional application, officials from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said that the agreement was only operational in a scenario in which the EU Withdrawal Agreement entered into force and that, as such, „the signing of this agreement depended on the signature of the EU WA“. This agreement is just a first step.. . .