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Paragraphs in "Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean" coded as HOBS

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Art.3.1 1. There is hereby established an international organization that shall be known as the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization, hereinafter referred to as the "Organization".
Art.3.2 2. The objective of the Organization shall be to contribute through consultation and co-operation to the conservation, restoration, enhancement and rational management of salmon stocks subject to this Convention, taking into account the best scientific evidence available to it.
Art.3.3 3. The Organization shall consist of:
Art.3.3.a (a) a Council,
Art.3.3.b (b) three regional Commissions:
Art.3.3.b.ix - a North American Commission,
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Art.3.3.c (c) a Secretary.
Art.3.4 4. The areas of the Commissions shall be as follows:
Art.3.4.a (a) North American Commission: maritime waters within areas of fisheries jurisdiction of coastal States off the east coast of North America;
Art.3.4.b (b) West Greenland Commission: maritime waters within the area of fisheries jurisdiction off the coast of West Greenland west of a line drawn along 44° W longitude south to 59° N latitude, thence due east to 42° W longitude and thence due south; and
Art.3.4.c (c) North-East Atlantic Commission: maritime waters east of the line referred to in subparagraph (b).
Art.3.5 5. The Organization shall have legal personality and shall enjoy in the territories of the Parties and in its relations with other international organizations such legal capacity as may be necessary to perform its functions and achieve its ends. The immunities and privileges which the Organization, its officers and staff and representatives of the Parties shall enjoy in the territory of a State shall be subject to agreement between the Organization and the State concerned.
Art.3.6 6. The official languages of the Organization shall be English and French.
Art.3.7 7. The office of the Organization shall be at Edinburgh or at such other place as the Council may decide.
Art.5.1 1. Each Party shall be a member of the Council and may appoint to the Council not more than three representatives who may be accompanied at its meetings by experts and advisers.
Art.5.2 2. The Council shall elect a President and Vice-President who shall serve for two years. They shall be eligible for re-election, provided that they not serve for more than four years in succession in each office. The President and Vice-President shall not be representatives of the same Party.
Art.5.3 3. The President of the Council shall be the principal representative of the Organization.
Art.5.4 4. The President shall convene a regular annual meeting of the Council and the Commissions at a time and place determined by the Council.
Art.5.5 5. Upon the request of a Party with the concurrence of another Party the President shall call meetings of the Council other than annual meetings at such time and place as the President may determine.
Art.5.6 6. The Council shall submit to the Parties an annual report of the activities of the Organization.
Art.6.1 1. The Council shall adopt its rules of procedure.
Art.6.2 2. Each member of the Council shall have one vote in its proceedings.
Art.6.3 3. Except where otherwise provided, decisions of the Council shall be taken by a three-quarters majority of the votes of the members present and casting an affirmative or negative vote. No vote shall be taken unless two thirds of the members are present.
Art.16 ARTICLE 16
Art.16.1 1. The Council shall adopt an annual budget for the Organization. The Secretary shall transmit a draft budget to the Parties, together with a schedule of contributions, not later than 60 days before the meeting of the Council at which the budget is to be considered.
Art.16.2 2. The Council shall determine the annual contribution of each Party according to the following formula:
Art.16.2.a (a) 30% of the budget shall be divided equally among the Parties; and
Art.16.2.b (b) 70% of the budget shall be divided among the Parties in proportion to their nominal catches of salmon subject to this Convention in the calendar year ending not more than 18 months and not less than 6 months before the beginning of the financial year.
Art.16.3 3. The Secretary shall notify each Party of its contribution. Contributions shall be paid not later than four months after the date of such notification.
Art.16.4 4. Contributions shall be payable in the currency of the State in which the office of the Organization is located, unless the Council decides otherwise.
Art.16.5 5. The contribution of a Party for which this Convention has entered into force during the course of a financial year shall for that year be a part of the annual contribution proportional to the number of complete months remaining in the year from the date of entry into force for that Party.
Art.16.6 6. A Party which has not paid its contributions for two consecutive years shall not be entitled to vote under this Convention until it has fulfilled its obligations, unless the Council decides otherwise.
Art.16.7 7. The financial affairs of the Organization shall be audited annually by external auditors to be selected by the Council.
Art.17 ARTICLE 17
Art.17.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature at Reykjavik from 2 March to 31 August 1982 by Canada, Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands, the European Economic Community, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the United States of America.
Art.17.2 2. This Convention shall be subject to ratification or approval.
Art.17.3 3. This Convention shall be open for accession by the parties referred to in paragraph 1 and, subject to the approval of the Council, by any other State that exercises fisheries jurisdiction in the North Atlantic Ocean or is a State of origin for salmon stocks subject to this Convention.
Art.17.4 4. Instruments of ratification, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
Art.17.5 5. This Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the deposit of instruments of ratification, approval or accession by four Parties, provided that among the four Parties are two members of each Commission and that at least one of the two members of each Commission exercises fisheries jurisdiction in the Commission area.
Art.17.6 6. For each Party ratifying, approving or acceding to this Convention after the deposit of the requisite instruments of ratification, approval or accession under paragraph 5, it shall enter into force on the date of entry into force of the Convention or on the date of deposit of the instrument of ratification, approval or accession, whichever is the later.
Art.17.7 7. The Depositary shall inform the signatories and acceding Parties of the deposit of all instruments of ratification, approval and accession and shall notify the signatories and acceding parties of the date and the Parties in respect of which Convention enters into force.
Art.17.8 8. The Depositary shall call the first meeting of the Council and the Commissions as soon as practicable after the entry into force of this Convention.