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Paragraphs in "Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic" coded as HOBF

Label Provision
Art.2 Article 2
Art.2.1x The objective of the Commission shall be to contribute through regional consultation and cooperation to the conservation, rational management and study of marine mammals in the North Atlantic.
Art.4 Article 4
Art.4.1 1. Each Party shall be a member of the Council.
Art.4.2 2. The functions of the Council shall be:
Art.4.2.a (a) to provide a forum for the study, analysis and exchange of information among the Parties on matters concerning marine mammals in the North Atlantic;
Art.4.2.b (b) to establish appropriate Management Committees and coordinate their activities;
Art.4.2.c (c) to establish guidelines and objectives for the work of the Management Committees;
Art.4.2.d (d) to establish working arrangements with the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea and other appropriate organizations;
Art.4.2.e (e) to coordinate requests for scientific advice;
Art.4.2.f (f) to establish cooperation with States not Parties to this Agreement in order to further the objective set out in Article 2.
Art.4.3 3. Decisions of the Council shall be taken by the unanimous vote of those members present and casting an affirmative vote.
Art.6 Article 6
Art.6.1 1. The Scientific Committee shall consist of experts appointed by the Parties.
Art.6.2 2. Subject to the approval of the Council, the Scientific Committee may invite other experts to participate in the conduct of its work.
Art.6.3 3. The Scientific Committee shall provide scientific advice in response to requests from the Council, utilizing, to the extent possible, existing scientific information.
Art.7 Article 7
Art.7.1 1. The Council shall establish a Secretariat.
Art.7.2 2. The Secretariat shall perform such functions as the Council may determine.
Art.8 Article 8
Art.8.1x The Council may agree to admit observers to meetings of the Commission when such admission is consistent with the objective set out in Article 2.