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Paragraphs in "ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources" coded as HOBF

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Art.5.1x Appendix I to this Agreement shall list endangered species recognized by the Contracting Parties as of prime importance to the Region and deserving special attention. The Appendix shall be adopted by a meeting of the Contracting Parties; Accordingly, Contracting Parties shall, wherever possible,
Art.5.1x.a (a) prohibit the taking of these species, except for exceptional circumstances by special allowance from the designated authorities of the Contracting Parties;
Art.5.1x.b (b) regulate the trade in and possession of specimens and products of those species accordingly;
Art.5.1x.c (c) especially protect habitat of those species by ensuring that sufficient portions are included in protected areas;
Art.5.1x.d (d) take all other necessary measures to improve their, conservation status, and restore their populations to the highest possible level.
Art.5.2 (2) Each Contracting Party shall, whenever Possible, apply the above measures to species endangered at national level.
Art.5.3 (3) The Contracting Parties recognize their special responsibility in respect of species that are endemic to areas under their Jurisdiction and shall undertake accordingly to take, wherever possible, all the necessary measures to maintain the population of such species at the highest possible level.
Art.21 ARTICLE 21
Art.21.1 (1) Ordinary meetings of the Contracting Parties shall be, held at least once in three years, in as far as possible in conjunction with appropriate meetings of ASEAN, and extraordinary meetings shall be held at any other time upon the request of one Contracting Party provided that such request is supported by at least one other Party.
Art.21.2 (2) it shall be the function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties, in particular
Art.21.2.a (a) to keep under review the implementation of this Agreement and the need for other measures, in particular the Appendices;
Art.21.2.b (b) to adopt, review and amend as required any Appendix to this Agreement;
Art.21.2.c (c) to consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties in accordance with Article 28 or any other information which may be submitted by a Party, directly or through the Secretariat;
Art.21.2.d (d) to make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Protocol or any amendment to this Agreement;
Art.21.2.e (e) to establish working groups or any other subsidiary body as required to consider any matter related to this Agreement; (f) to consider and undertake any additional action including the adoption of financial rules, that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Agreement.
Art.22 ARTICLE 22
Art.22.1x On the coming into force of this Agreement the Contracting Parties shall designate the Secretariat responsible for carrying out the following functions:
Art.22.1x.a (a) to convene and prepare the meetings of Contracting Parties;
Art.22.1x.b (b) to convene diplomatic conferences for the purpose of adopting Protocols;
Art.22.1x.c (c) to transmit to the Contracting Parties notifications, reports and other information received in accordance with this Agreement;
Art.22.1x.d (d) to consider inquiries by, and information from, the Contracting Parties, and to consult with them on questions relating to this Agreement.
Art.22.1x.e (e) to perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by the Contracting Parties;
Art.22.1x.f (f) to ensure the necessary coordination with other competent international bodies and in particular to enter into the such administrative arrangements as may be required for the effective discharge of the secretariat functions.
Art.24 ARTICLE 24
Art.24.1 (1) The Contracting Parties shall cooperate in the formulation and adoption of Protocols to the Agreement, prescribing agreed measures procedures and standards for the implementation of this Agreement.
Art.24.2 (2) The Contracting Parties at a diplomatic conference, may adopt Protocols to this Agreement.
Art.24.3 (3) The Protocols of this Agreement shall be subject to acceptance and shall enter it force on the thirtieth day after the deposit with the Depositary of the Instrument, )f Acceptance of all the Contracting Parties.
Art.25 ARTICLE 25
Art.25.1 (1) Any Contracting Parties to this Agreement may propose amendments to the Agreement. Amendments shall be adopted by a diplomatic conference which shall be convened at the request of the majority of the Contracting Parties.
Art.25.2 (2) Amendments to this Agreement shall be adopted by a consensus of the Contracting Parties.
Art.25.3 (3) Acceptance of amendments shall be notified to the Depositary in writing and shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the receipt by the Depositary of notification of the acceptance by all the Contracting Parties.
Art.25.4 (4) After the entry into force of an amendment to this Agreement any new Contracting Party to this Agreement shall become a Contracting Party to this Agreement as amended.
Art.26 ARTICLE 26
Art.26.1 (1) Appendices to this Agreement shall form an integral part of the Agreement;
Art.26.2 (2) Amendments to an Appendix;
Art.26.2.a (a) Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to an appendix at a meeting of the Contracting Parties;
Art.26.2.b (b) Such amendments shall be adopted by a consensus of the Contracting Parties;
Art.26.2.c (c) The Depositary shall without delay communicate the amendment so adopted to all Contracting Parties.
Art.26.3 (3) The adoption and entry into force of a new Appendix to this Agreement shall be subject to the same procedure as for the adoption and entry into force of an amendment to an Appendix as provided for in paragraph (2) of this Article provided that, the new Appendix shall not enter into force until such time as the amendment to the Agreement enters into force.
Art.28 ARTICLE 28
Art.28.1x The Contracting Parties shall transmit to the Secretariat reports on the measures adopted in implementation of this Agreement in such form and at such intervals as the meetings of Contracting Parties may determine.