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Paragraphs in "Convention On The Conservation And Management Of Pollock Resources In The Central Bering Sea" coded as HOBS

Label Provision
Art.3 Article III
Art.3.1 1. To achieve the objectives of this Convention, the Parties agree to:
Art.3.1.a (a) convene an Annual Conference of the Parties; and
Art.3.1.b (b) establish a Scientific and Technical Committee.
Art.3.2 2. The Parties shall adopt and amend as necessary rules of procedure both for the Annual Conferences and the Scientific and Technical Committee.
Art.5 Article V
Art.5.1 1. Each Party has one vote in making decisions at the Annual Conference.
Art.5.2 2. Except as provided elsewhere in this Convention, decisions of the Annual Conference on matters of substance shall be taken by consensus. A matter shall be deemed to be of substance if any Party considers it to be of substance.
Art.5.3 3. Decisions on matters other than those referred to in paragraph 2 above shall be taken by a simple majority of the votes of all Parties casting affirmative or negative votes.
Art.6 Article VI
Art.6.1 1. The Annual Conferences shall be held in rotation among the Parties.
Art.6.2 2. The site of the next Annual Conference shall be decided by the previous Annual Conference.
Art.6.3 3. The Parties shall at the end of each Annual Conference elect a Chairperson and a Vice-Chairperson who shall serve until the end of the next Annual Conference.
Art.12 Article XII
Art.12.1 1. The Parties agree to invite the attention of any non-Party to this Convention to any matter relating to the fishing operations of its nationals, residents, or vessels flying its flag that could affect adversely the attainment of the objectives of this Convention.
Art.12.2 2. The Parties shall, consistent with international law, encourage any non-Party to the provisions of' this Convention and any conservation and management measures adopted pursuant thereto.
Art.12.3 3. If fishing operations by nationals, residents, or vessels of any non-Party could affect adversely the attainment of the objectives of this Convention, the Parties shall take measures, individually or collectively, are consistent with international law, and which they deem necessary and appropriate, to deter such operations.
Art.12.4 4. Each Party shall take appropriate measures aimed at preventing fishing vessels registered under its laws and regulations from transferring their registration for the purpose of avoiding compliance with the provisions of this Convention or conservation and management measures adopted pursuant thereto.
Art.12.5 5. The Parties may, by unanimous agreement, invite the representative of any non-Party to participate as an observer at the Annual Conferences.
Art.15 Article XV
Art.15.1x The official language of the Annual Conference and the Scientific and Technical Committee shall be English.