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Paragraphs in "Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention" coded as HOBS

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Art.1 Article 1
Art.1.1 1. The contracting parties hereby establish the Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organisation (hereafter referred to as "the Organisation").
Art.1.2 2. The Organisation shall consist of a Board, a Committee and a Secretariat.
Art.1.3 3. The headquarters of the Organisation shall be in the Seychelles.
Art.3 Article 3
Art.3.1 1. Membership of the Organisation shall be open to:
Art.3.1.a (a) any founding State described in Annex I;
Art.3.1.b (b) with unanimous approval of parties, any independent coastal State bordering the Western Indian Ocean whose territory is situated principally in the Western Indian Ocean region, having a common interest with parties in the conservation, management and optimum utilization of the highly migratory tuna and tuna-like species of the region occurring within and beyond its exclusive economic zone.
Art.3.2 2. For the purposes of this Article "Western Indian Ocean region" is the area described in Annex II.
Art.4 Article 4
Art.4.1 1. Each Member shall appoint to the Board one representative, who shall be the Minister responsible for fisheries, or any other Minister.
Art.4.2 2. The Board shall hold regular sessions at least once a year. A special session shall be held at least once a year. A special session shall be held at any time at the request of a majority of Members.
Art.4.3 3. The Board shall adopt such rules of procedure as it considers necessary.
Art.4.4 4. The Board shall determine the policy of the Organisation and may direct the Committee on any matter pertaining to the policies and functions of the Organisation.
Art.8 Article 8
Art.8.1 1. The Organisation shall have international legal personality and such legal capacity as may be necessary for the exercise of its functions and the fulfilment of its purposes, in particular the capacity to conclude agreements at the international level to contract, to acquire and dispose of moveable and immoveable property and to sue and to be sued in accordance with its legal and diplomatic status.
Art.8.2 2. Subject to approval by the Board, an agreement shall promptly be concluded between the Organisation and the Government of Seychelles, providing for such privileges and immunities as may be necessary for the proper discharge of the functions of the Organisation.
Art.19 Article 19
Art.19.1x The official languages of the Organisation shall be English and French.