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Paragraphs in "Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals" coded as AMND

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Art.3 Article 3 Annexed measures
Art.3.1 1. This Convention includes an Annex specifying measures which the Contracting Parties hereby adopt. Contracting Parties may from time to time in the future adopt other measures with respect to the conservation, scientific study and rational and humane use of seal resources, prescribing inter alia:
Art.3.1.a a) permissible catch;
Art.3.1.b b) protected and unprotected species;
Art.3.1.c c) open and closed seasons;
Art.3.1.d d) open and closed areas, including the designation of reserves;
Art.3.1.e e) the designation of special areas where there shall be no disturbance of seals;
Art.3.1.f f) limits relating to sex, size, or age for each species;
Art.3.1.g g) restrictions relating to time of day and duration, limitations of effort and methods of sealing;
Art.3.1.h h) types and specifications of gear and apparatus and appliances which may be used;
Art.3.1.i i) catch returns and other statistical and biological records;
Art.3.1.j j) procedures for facilitating the review and assessment of scientific information;
Art.3.1.k k) other regulatory measures including an effective system of inspection.
Art.3.2 2. The measures adopted under paragraph (1) of this Article shall be based upon the best scientific and technical evidence available.
Art.3.3 3. The Annex may from time to time be amended in accordance with the procedures provided for in Article 9.
Art.8 Article 8 Amendments to the Convention
Art.8.1 1. This Convention may be amended at any time. The text of any amendment proposed by a Contracting Party shall be submitted to the Depositary, which shall transmit it to all the Contracting Parties.
Art.8.2 2. If one-third of the Contracting Parties request a meeting to discuss the proposed amendment the Depositary shall call such a meeting.
Art.8.3 3. An amendment shall enter into force when the Depositary has received instruments of ratification or acceptance thereof from all the Contracting Parties.
Art.9 Article 9 Amendments to the Annex
Art.9.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to the Annex to this Convention. The text of any such proposed amendment shall be submitted to the Depositary which shall transmit it to all Contracting Parties.
Art.9.2 2. Each such proposed amendment shall become effective for all Contracting Parties six months after the date appearing on the notification from the Depositary to the Contracting Parties, if within 120 days of the notification date, no objection has been received and two-thirds of the Contracting Parties have notified the Depositary in writing of their approval.
Art.9.3 3. If an objection is received from any Contracting Party within 120 days of the notification date, the matter shall be considered by the Contracting Parties at their next meeting. If unanimity on the matter is not reached at the meeting, the Contracting Parties shall notify the Depositary within 120 days from the date of closure of the meeting of their approval or rejection of the original amendment or of any new amendment proposed by the meeting. If, by the end of this period, two-thirds of the Contracting Parties have approved such amendment, it shall become effective six months from the date of the closure of the meeting for those Contracting Parties which have by then notified their approval.
Art.9.4 4. Any Contracting Party which has objected to a proposed amendment may at any time withdraw that objection, and the proposed amendment shall become effective with respect to such Party immediately if the amendment is already in effect, or at such time as it becomes effective under the terms of this Article.
Art.9.5 5. The Depositary shall notify each Contracting Party immediately upon receipt of each approval or objection, of each withdrawal of objection, and of the entry into force of any amendment.
Art.9.6 6. Any State which becomes a party to this Convention after an amendment to the Annex has entered into force shall be bound by the Annex as so amended. Any State which become a Party to this Convention during the period when a proposed amendment is pending may approve or object to such amendment within the time limits applicable to other Contracting Parties.