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Paragraphs in "Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger" coded as HOBF

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Art.2 Article 2
Art.2.1x The Commission shall have the following functions, in particular:
Art.2.1x.a a) prepare General Regulations which will permit the full application of the principles set forth in the Act of Niamey, and to ensure their effective application.
Art.6 Article 6
Art.6.1x The Commission shall have an Administrative Secretary.
Art.6.2x The Commission shall, by a two-thirds majority vote, appoint the Administrative Secretary from among the candidates proposed by the riparian States.
Art.6.3x Each riparian State shall be entitled to nominate a candidate for the office of Administrative Secretary.
Art.6.4x The Administrative Secretary shall hold office for three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment. The conditions of his service shall be defined in the Staff Regulations.
Art.7 Article 7
Art.7.1x The Administrative Secretary shall be assisted in his duties by such staff as the Commission shall determine. The conditions of employment of the Staff shall be defined in the Staff Regulations.
Art.9 Article 9
Art.9.1x The Commission may, by a two-thirds majority vote, remove the Administrative Secretary from office.
Art.10 Article 10
Art.10.1x The riparian States shall make contributions towards the regular Budget of the Commission in the proportions to be determined by the Commission. The Commission shall establish an annual Budget and shall submit it to the riparian States for approval.
Art.10.2x Any expenditure incurred in respect of special services rendered to a State by the Commission shall be paid by that State.
Art.11 Article 11
Art.11.1x The Commission shall have for all purposes the status of an international organization. The Commissioners and the Administrative Secretary shall be accorded diplomatic privileges and immunities by the riparian States. The other staff of the Commission shall be accorded such privileges and immunities as are accorded to officials of the Organization of African Unity of equivalent status.
Art.14 Article 14
Art.14.1x The roads, railways and lateral canals that may be constructed for the special purpose of avoiding the non-navigable portions of the River or of improving certain sections of the waterways, shall be considered in their use as means of communication, as integral part of the River Niger, and shall be equally open to international traffic within the framework of specific regulations set up by the Commission and approved by the riparian States.
Art.14.2x On these roads, railways and canals only such tolls shall be collected as are calculated on the cost of construction, maintenance and management. As regards such tolls, the nationals of all States shall be treated on the basis of complete equality.
Art.15 Article 15
Art.15.1x The River Niger Commission shall establish general regulations to ensure the safety and control of navigation on the understanding that such regulations shall be designed to facilitate, as much as possible, the movement of vessels and boats.