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Paragraphs in "Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment" coded as AMND

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Art.3.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall, individually or jointly, take all appropriate measures, in accordance with the present Convention and those protocols in force to which they are party, for the conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden environment including the prevention, abatement and combating of marine pollution.
Art.3.2 2. In addition to the Protocol concerning Regional Co-operation in Combating Pollution by Oil and other Harmful Substances in Cases of Emergency, the Contracting Parties shall co-operate in the formulation and adoption of other protocols prescribing agreed measures, procedures and standards for the implementation of this Convention.
Art.3.3 3. The Contracting Parties shall establish national standards, laws and regulations as required for the effective discharge of the obligation prescribed in paragraph 1 of this article, and shall endeavour to harmonize their national policies in this regard and for this purpose appoint the National Authority.
Art.3.4 4. The Contracting Parties shall co-operate with the competent international, regional and sub-regional organizations to establish and adopt regional standards, recommended practices and procedures for the conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden environment, including the prevention, abatement and combating of pollution from all sources in conformity with the objectives of the present Convention, and to assist each other in fulfilling their obligations under the present Convention.
Art.3.5 5. The Contracting Parties shall use their best endeavours to ensure that the implementation of the present Convention shall not cause transformation of one type or form of pollution to another which could be more detrimental to the environment.
Art.18.1x The Council shall have the duties and functions necessary to achieve the objectives of this Convention and its protocols, and in particular:
Art.18.1x.a (a) To adopt its internal regulations;
Art.18.1x.b (b) To keep under review the implementation of the Convention and its protocols, and the action plan adopted for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols;
Art.18.1x.c (c) To make recommendations regarding the adoption of any additional protocols or any amendments to the Convention or to its protocols;
Art.18.1x.d (d) To adopt, review and amend, as required, the annexes to this Convention and to its protocols;
Art.18.1x.e (e) To adopt and conclude agreements with States or with organizations with similar purposes or interests within the aims of this Convention and for the achievement of its purposes and which the Council deems necessary for the discharge of its duties;
Art.18.1x.f (f) To review and evaluate the state of the marine environment and coastal areas on the basis of reports provided by the Contracting Parties, or by the international organizations concerned;
Art.18.1x.g (g) To establish subsidiary bodies and ad hoc working groups, as required, to consider any matters related to this Convention and its protocols or related to the annexes of this Convention and its protocols or related to the action plan;
Art.18.1x.h (h) To consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties and reports prepared by the General Secretariat on questions relating to the Convention and to matters relevant to the administration of the Organization and to decide upon them;
Art.18.1x.i (i) To endeavour to settle any differences or disputes between the Contracting Parties as to the interpretation or implementation of this Convention or its protocols or annexes;
Art.18.1x.j (j) To appoint the Secretary General;
Art.18.1x.k (k) To adopt and issue its rules of procedure, administrative and financial regulations guided by the constitution and regulations of ALECSO. The Council may adopt or amend any other regulations necessary for the discharge of its duties;
Art.18.1x.l (l) To adopt the financial rules which determine, in particular, the contributions of the Contracting Parties;
Art.18.1x.m (m) To adopt the financial budget of the Organization;
Art.18.1x.n (n) To adopt the projects and budgets for the Organization activities;
Art.18.1x.o (o) To approve a report on the work and activities of the Organization to be submitted for information to the ALECSO General Conference;
Art.18.1x.p (p) To define and develop relations between the Organization and Arab organizations or bodies;
Art.18.1x.q (q) To perform any additional functions necessary for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols or which the Council deems necessary for the discharge of its duties.
Art.21.1x The Council, or any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Convention, its protocols or annexes. Amendments of importance shall be adopted by a unanimous vote of the Contracting Parties. Other amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority. Any matter is considered important if so requested by one Contracting Party. Amendments shall enter into force when adopted by the Contracting Parties in accordance with articles XXVI and XXVII of this Convention.