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Paragraphs in "Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic" coded as HOBS

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Art.4 Article IV
Art.4.1x The Contracting Parties hereby agree to establish and to maintain a Commission to be known as the International Commission for the Southeast Atlantic Fisheries, hereinafter referred to as the " Commission, " which shall carry out the functions set forth in this Convention.
Art.5 Article V
Art.5.1 1. The Commission shall hold a regular session at least once every two years. A special session shall be called at any time at the request of one Contracting Party provided that such request is supported by at least three other Contracting Parties.
Art.5.2 2. Each of the Contracting Parties shall be represented on the Commission by not more than three Commissioners who may be accompanied by experts and advisers.
Art.5.3 3. Each Contracting Party shall have one vote in the Commission. Except as may be otherwise provided in this Convention, decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a majority of two thirds of the Contracting Parties present and voting. Two thirds of the Contracting Parties shall constitute a quorum.
Art.5.4 4. At each regular session the Commission shall elect from among the Commissioners the following officers: a Chairman, a First Vice-Chairman and a Second Vice-Chairman. These officers shall remain in office until the election of their successors at the next regular session and shall not be eligible to serve for more than two consecutive terms in the same office. A commissioner, when acting as Chairman, shall not vote.
Art.5.5 5. The working languages of the Commission shall be English, French and Spanish.
Art.5.6 6. The Commission shall adopt such rules of procedure and other internal administrative regulations as are necessary to carry out its functions. The rules of procedure of subsidiary bodies established by the Commission under Article VII may be adopted by such subsidiary bodies, but shall only enter into force upon approval by the Commission.
Art.11 Article XI
Art.11.1 1. The Commission shall seek to conclude agreements and maintain working arrangements with other international organizations which have related objectives, and in particular the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, to ensure effective collaboration and coordination and to avoid duplication with respect to their work.
Art.11.2 2. The Commission may invite any appropriate international organization and the Government of any State eligible to become a party to this Convention under Article XVII, but which is not a member of the Commission, to be represented in an observer capacity at sessions of the Commission or its subsidiary bodies.
Art.12 Article XII
Art.12.1 1. The Commission shall appoint an Executive Secretary on such conditions as it may determine.
Art.12.2 2. The staff of the Commission shall be appointed by the Executive Secretary in accordance with such rules and on such conditions as may be determined by the Commission.
Art.12.3 3. The Executive Secretary shall perform such functions as the Commission may prescribe, including the following:
Art.12.3.a (a) receiving and transmitting the Commission's official communications;
Art.12.3.b (b) preparing budget estimates for review by the Commission at its regular sessions;
Art.12.3.c (c) preparing for submission to the Commission at its regular sessions a report on the Commission's activities and the programme of work, and arranging for the subsequent publication of this report and the proceedings of the Commission;
Art.12.3.d (d) arranging for the collection and analysis of statistics and other data necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Convention;
Art.12.3.e (e) preparing for submission to the Commission, and for possible subsequent publication, reports on statistical, biological and other matters;
Art.12.3.f (f) authorizing the disbursement of funds in accordance with the Commission's budget;
Art.12.3.g (g) accounting for the funds of the Commission; and
Art.12.3.h (h) arranging for cooperation with international organizations as provided for under Article XI of this Convention.
Art.15 Article XV
Art.15.1 1. The Commission shall determine where its seat shall be situated.
Art.15.2 2. The Commission shall have legal personality. It shall, in particular, have capacity to contract, and to acquire and dispose of movable and immovable property.