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Paragraphs in "Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization" coded as FINAD

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Art.8 Article 8 Functions of the Governing Board
Art.8.0x The Governing Board shall have the following functions
Art.8.1 1. The drawing up of the Organization's general policy and the supervision of compliance with its objectives;
Art.8.2 2. Adoption of measures based on recommendations made by the Scientific Committee, for conserving species covered by this Agreement when so required, including:
Art.8.2.a A. Establishing a maximum permissible global annual quota of catch per species in the Agreement's area of application, which shall include the sum total of the national quotas fixed by each coastal State for the seas adjacent to and within 200 miles of its coastline.
Art.8.2.b B. Establishment of annual guidelines fixing open and closed fishing seasons for species requiring conservation measures, according to the best available scientific evidence; and
Art.8.2.c C. Determining the allowable incidental fishing levels.
Art.8.3 3. Establishment of specific guidelines for the Executive Secretary to issue Annual international Fishing Permits of Licences to vessels of Member States for fishing the high seas within the Agreement's area of application.
Art.8.4 4. Modification of the Agreement's area of application on the high seas, when so recommended by the Scientific Committee.
Art.8.5 5. Modification of the list of species contained in Attachment (2) when so recommended by the Scientific Committee.
Art.8.6 6. Endeavour to obtain the services and resources of competent national or International agencies or bodies for scientific and technical purposes, according to the present Agreement's objectives.
Art.8.7 7. Determination, for the effects of paragraph 3 of Article 3 and based on the best available information, as to when a species covered by the Agreement is being exploited at or close to the level of maximum sustainable yield, and the conservation of which may be endangered by the additional participation of new States in the fishing of same. In such case the Governing Board shall declare a fishing saturation point and members shall cooperate with the Organization to implement this declaration.
Art.8.8 8. Approval of the admission of new members to the Organization, respecting the principle of overfishing, according to the terms set out in paragraph 3 of Article 3 of the present Agreement.
Art.8.9 9. Designation and replacement of the Executive Secretary of the Organization.
Art.8.10 10. Designation and replacement of the Scientific Research Coordinator.
Art.8.11 11. Take decisions relating to the Organization's budget.
Art.8.12 12. Charge the Executive secretary with carrying out activities and functions considered relevant, as well as approval, should the need arise, of initiatives submitted by said official.
Art.8.13 13. Approval of its own rules of procedure, those of the Scientific Committee and those of the Secretariat; and
Art.8.14 14. Exercise any other powers granted to it under the present Agreement.
Art.15 Article 15 The Executive Secretary’s Functions
Art.15.0x The Executive Secretary shall have the following duties:
Art.15.1 1. Implementation of decisions adopted by the Governing Board.
Art.15.2 2. Subject to the specific guidelines established by the Governing Board, issue international fishing permits and licences to vessels of member states to fish in the portion of the high seas falling within the Agreement's area of application, and shall be responsible for the handling of all matters relating to said permits and licences.
Art.15.3 3. Cooperation with Eastern Pacific Coastal States in order to simplify, facilitate, coordinate and, where possible, to standardize the prerequisites for granting national permits or licences for fishing the species covered by this Agreement.
Art.15.4 4. Keeping of records on vessels and catches.
Art.15.5 5. Submitting a proposal to the Governing Board regarding the Organization's budget and program of activities, bearing in mind the proposals made by States Parties thereto.
Art.15.6 6. Submitting a proposal of a draft agenda for Governing Board Meetings and convening same, bearing in mind the proposals of Member States.
Art.15.7 7. Provision of administrative and technical support for meetings of other bodies within the organization, acting as Secretary for these.
Art.15.8 8. Nomination and replacement of the Organization's administrative personnel according to the standards and procedures set by the Governing Board, as well as of scientific personnel, according to point 3 of Article 13.
Art.15.9 9. Representation of the Organization in legal matters.
Art.15.10 10. Proposal of rules of procedures to the Governing Board for their approval.
Art.15.11 11. Any other function which, pursuant to the present Agreement, is entrusted to him by other bodies within the Organization.
Art.24 Article 24 Funding
Art.24.1x Funding of the organization will be made up of assets and rights which may be acquired for free or for a price.
Art.25 Article 25 Budget
Art.25.1x The Organization's budget shall be funded principally from income derived from granting international permits or licences for fishing the high seas within the Agreement's area of application.
Art.25.2x When said income is not sufficient to defray the Organization's expenses the States Parties shall contribute a proportionate quota to be fixed bearing in mind the following factors, among others:
Art.25.2x.ax Permissible domestic catch.
Art.25.2x.bx Annual volume of catch made both by its own fleet as well as by vessels holding fishing permits.
Art.25.2x.cx The gross tonnage of the domestic tuna fleet.