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Paragraphs in "International Tropical Timber Agreement" coded as SECS

Label Provision
Art.16 Article 16
Art.16.1 1. The Council shall, by special vote, appoint the Executive Director.
Art.16.2 2. The terms and conditions of appointment of the Executive Director shall be determined by the Council.
Art.16.3 3. The Executive Director shall be the chief administrative officer of the Organization and shall be responsible to the Council for the administration and operation of this Agreement in accordance with decisions of the Council.
Art.16.4 4. The Executive Director shall appoint the staff in accordance with regulations to be established by the Council. The Council shall, by special vote, decide the number of executive and professional staff the Executive Director may appoint. Any changes in the number of executive and professional staff shall be decided by the Council by special vote. The staff shall be responsible to the Executive Director.
Art.16.5 5. Neither the Executive Director nor any member of the staff shall have any financial interest in the timber industry or trade, or associated commercial activities.
Art.16.6 6. In the performance of their duties, the Executive Director and staff shall not seek or receive instructions from any member or from any authority external to the Organization. They shall refrain from any action which might reflect adversely on their positions as international officials ultimately responsible to the Council. Each member shall respect the exclusively international character of the responsibilities of the Executive Director and staff and shall not seek to influence them in the discharge of their responsibilities.
Art.25 Article 25
Art.25.1 1. Bearing in mind the needs of developing countries, members may submit pre-project and project proposals to the Council in the fields of research and development, market intelligence, further and increased wood processing in producing member countries, and reforestation and forest management. Pre projects and projects should contribute to the achievement of one or more of the objectives of this Agreement.
Art.25.2 2. The Council, in approving pre-projects and projects, shall take into account:
Art.25.2.a (a) Their relevance to the objectives of this Agreement;
Art.25.2.b (b) Their environmental and social effects;
Art.25.2.c (c) The desirability of maintaining an appropriate geographical balance;
Art.25.2.d (d) The interests and characteristics of each of the developing producing regions;
Art.25.2.e (e) The desirability of equitable distribution of resources among the fields referred to in paragraph 1 of this article;
Art.25.2.f (f) Their cost-effectiveness; and
Art.25.2.g (g) The need to avoid duplication of efforts.
Art.25.3 3. The Council shall establish a schedule and procedure for submitting, appraising, and prioritizing pre-projects and projects seeking funding from the Organization, as well as for their implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The Council shall decide on the approval of pre-projects and projects for financing or sponsorship in accordance with article 20 or article 21.
Art.25.4 4. The Executive Director may suspend disbursement of the Organization's funds to a pre-project or project if they are being used contrary to the project document or in cases of fraud, waste, neglect or mismanagement. The Executive Director will provide to the Council at its next session a report for its consideration. The Council shall take appropriate action.
Art.25.5 5. The Council may, by special vote, terminate its sponsorship of any pre project or project.