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Paragraphs in "Energy Charter Treaty" coded as REVW

Label Provision
Art.32 Article 32
Art.32.1 1) In recognition of the need for time to adapt to the requirements of a market economy, a Contracting Party listed in Annex T may temporarily suspend full compliance with its obligations under one or more of the following provisions of this Treaty, subject to the conditions in paragraphs 3) to 6):
Art.32.1.ax Article 62) and 5)
Art.32.1.bx Article 74)
Art.32.1.cx Article 91)
Art.32.1.dx Article 107) - specific measures
Art.32.1.ex Article 141)d) - related only to transfer of unspent earnings
Art.32.1.fx Article 203)
Art.32.1.gx Article 221) and 3)
Art.32.2 2) Other Contracting Parties shall assist any Contracting Party which has suspended full compliance under paragraph 1) to achieve the conditions under which such suspension can be terminated. This assistance may be given in whatever form the other Contracting Parties consider most effective to respond to the needs notified under subparagraph 4)c) including, where appropriate, through bilateral or multilateral arrangements.
Art.32.3 3) The applicable provisions, the stages towards full implementation of each, the measures to be taken and the date or, exceptionally, contingent event, by which each stage shall be completed and measure taken are listed in Annex T for each Contracting Party claiming transitional arrangements. Each such Contracting Party shall take the measure listed by the date indicated for the relevant provision and stage as set out in Annex T. Contracting Parties which have temporarily suspended full compliance under paragraph (1) undertake to comply fully with the relevant obligations by 1 July 2001. Should a Contracting Party find it necessary, due to exceptional circumstances, to request that the period of such temporary suspension be extended or that any further temporary suspension not previously listed in Annex T be introduced, the decision on a request to amend Annex T shall be made by the Charter Conference.
Art.32.4 4) A Contracting Party which has invoked transitional arrangements shall notify the Secretariat no less often than once every 12 months:
Art.32.4.a a) of the implementation of any measures listed in its Annex T and of its general progress to full compliance;
Art.32.4.b b) of the progress it expects to make during the next 12 months towards full compliance with its obligations, of any problem if foresees and of its proposals for dealing with that problem;
Art.32.4.c c) of the need for technical assistance to facilitate completion of the stages set out in Annex T as necessary for the full implementation of this Treaty, or to deal with any problem notified pursuant to subparagraph b) as well as to promote other necessary market-oriented reforms and modernization of its energy sector;
Art.32.4.d d) of any possible need to make a request of the kind referred to in paragraph 3).
Art.32.5 5) The Secretariat shall:
Art.32.5.a a) circulate to all Contracting Parties the notifications referred to in paragraph 4);
Art.32.5.b b) circulate and actively promote, relying where appropriate on arrangements existing within other international organizations, the matching of needs for and offers of technical assistance referred to in paragraph 2) and subparagraph 4)c);
Art.32.5.c c) circulate to all Contracting Parties at the end of each six month period a summary of any notifications made under subparagraph 4)a) or d).
Art.32.6 6) The Charter Conference shall annually review the progress by Contracting Parties towards implementation of the provisions of this Article and the matching of needs and offers of technical assistance referred to in paragraph 2) and subparagraph 4)c). In the course of that review it may decide to take appropriate action.
Art.34 Article 34
Art.34.1 1) The Contracting Parties shall meet periodically in the Energy Charter Conference referred to herein as the "Charter Conference") at which each Contracting Party shall be entitled to have one representative. Ordinary meetings shall be held at intervals determined by the Charter Conference.
Art.34.2 2) Extraordinary meetings of the Charter Conference may be held at such times as may be determined by the Charter Conference, or at the written request of any Contracting Party, provided that, within six weeks of the request being communicated to the Contracting Parties by the Secretariat, it is supported by at least one-third of the Contracting Parties.
Art.34.3 3) The functions of the Charter Conference shall be to:
Art.34.3.a a) carry out the duties assigned to it by this Treaty and any Protocols;
Art.34.3.b b) keep under review and facilitate the implementation of the principles of the Charter and of the provisions of this Treaty and the Protocols;
Art.34.3.c c) facilitate in accordance with this Treaty and the Protocols the coordination of appropriate general measures to carry out the principles of the Charter;
Art.34.3.d d) consider and adopt programmes of work to be carried out by the Secretariat;
Art.34.3.e e) consider and approve the annual accounts and budget of the Secretariat;
Art.34.3.f f) consider and approve or adopt the terms of any headquarters or other agreement, including privileges and immunities considered necessary for the Charter Conference and the Secretariat;
Art.34.3.g g) encourage cooperative efforts aimed at facilitating and promoting market-oriented reforms and modernization of energy sectors in those countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics undergoing economic transition;
Art.34.3.h h) authorize and approve the terms of reference for the negotiation of Protocols, and consider and adopt the texts thereof and of amendments thereto;
Art.34.3.i i) authorize the negotiation of Declarations, and approve their issuance;
Art.34.3.j j) decide on accessions to this Treaty;
Art.34.3.k k) authorize the negotiation of and consider and approve or adopt association agreements;
Art.34.3.l l) consider and adopt texts of amendments to this Treaty;
Art.34.3.m m) consider and approve modifications of and technical changes to the Annexes to this Treaty;
Art.34.3.n n) appoint the Secretary-General and take all decisions necessary for the establishment and functioning of the Secretariat including the structure, staff levels and standard terms of employment of officials and employees.
Art.34.4 4) In the performance of its duties, the Charter Conference, through the Secretariat, shall cooperate with and make as full a use as possible, consistently with economy and efficiency, of the services and programmes of other institutions and organizations with established competence in matters related to the objectives of this Treaty.
Art.34.5 5) The Charter Conference may establish such subsidiary bodies as it considers appropriate for the performance of its duties.
Art.34.6 6) The Charter Conference shall consider and adopt rules of procedure and financial rules.
Art.34.7 7) In 1999 and thereafter at intervals of not more than five years) to be determined by the Charter Conference, the Charter Conference shall thoroughly review the functions provided for in this Treaty in the light of the extent to which the provisions of the Treaty and Protocols have been implemented. At the conclusion of each review the Charter Conference may amend or abolish the functions specified in paragraph 3) and may discharge the Secretariat.