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Paragraphs in "European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes" coded as HOBS

Label Provision
Art.8 Article 8
Art.8.1 1. A Standing Committee shall be set up within a year of the entry into force of this Convention.
Art.8.2 2. Each Contracting Party shall have the right to appoint a representative to the Standing Committee. Any member State of the Council of Europe which is not a Contracting Party to the Convention shall have the right to be represented on the Committee by an observer.
Art.8.3 3. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall convene the Standing Committee whenever he finds it necessary and in any case when a majority of the representatives of the Contracting Parties or the representative of the European Economic Community, being itself a Contracting Party, request its convocation.
Art.8.4 4. A majority of representatives of the Contracting Parties shall constitute a quorum for holding a meeting of the Standing Committee.
Art.8.5 5. The Standing Committee shall take its decision by a majority of the votes cast; however, unanimity of the votes cast shall be required for:
Art.8.5.a a. the adoption of the recommendations provided for in paragraph 1 of Article 9;
Art.8.5.b b. the decision to admit observers other than those referred to in paragraph 2 of this article;
Art.8.5.c c. the adoption of the report referred to in Article 13; this report could set out, where appropriate, divergent opinions.
Art.8.6 6. Subject to the provisions of this Convention, the Standing Committee shall draw up its own rules of procedure.