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Paragraphs in "Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa" coded as DISP

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Art.8 Article 8 Functions of the Governing Council
Art.8.1x The Functions of the Governing Council shall be:
Art.8.1x.a (a) to determine the policy of INFOPÊCHE and approve its programme of work and its budget;
Art.8.1x.b (b) to determine the contributions of Member States as provided in Article 11;
Art.8.1x.c (c) to establish special funds for the development of new programmes and projects;
Art.8.1x.d (d) to lay down general standards and guidelines for the management of INFOPÊCHE including the fees to be charged for its services;
Art.8.1x.e (e) to review the work and activities of INFOPÊCHE and the audited accounts, and give guidance to the Director of INFOPÊCHE on the implementation of its decisions;
Art.8.1x.f (f) to adopt the Financial Regulations;
Art.8.1x.g (g) to elect its Chairman and other officers, appoint the Director of INFOPÊCHE and, if necessary, a Deputy Director and to terminate their appointment;
Art.8.1x.h (h) to adopt rules Governing the settlement of disputes, referred to in Article 17;
Art.8.1x.i (i) to approve formal arrangements with other organizations or institutions and with governments;
Art.8.1x.j (j) to adopt the Staff Regulations which fix the general conditions of service of the staff;
Art.8.1x.k (k) to establish if it deems appropriate, sub-regional offices;
Art.8.1x.l (l) to establish technical committees whenever necessary to advise it on specific issues; and
Art.8.1x.m (m) to perform all other functions that have been entrusted to it by this Agreement or that are ancillary to the accomplishment of the approved activities of INFOPÊCHE.
Art.17 Article 17 Interpretation and Settlement of Disputes
Art.17.1 1. Any dispute concerning the interpretation or application of this Agreement which cannot be settled by negotiation, conciliation or similar means may be referred by any party to the dispute to the Governing Council for its recommendation. Failing settlement of the dispute, the matter shall be submitted to an arbitral tribunal consisting of three arbitrators. The parties to the dispute shall appoint one arbitrator each; the two arbitrators so appointed shall designate by mutual agreement the third arbitrator, who shall be the President of the tribunal. If one of the Parties does not appoint an arbitrator within two months of the appointment of the first arbitrator, or if the President of the arbitral tribunal has not been designated within two months of the appointment of the second arbitrator, the Chairman of the Governing Council shall designate him within a further two-month period.
Art.17.2 2. Any Member State that fails to abide by an arbitral award rendered in accordance with paragraph 1 of this Article may be suspended from the exercise of the rights and privileges of membership by a simple majority of the Governing Council.