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Paragraphs in "Inter-American Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles" coded as SBS

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Art.7.1 1. At their first meeting, the Parties shall establish a Consultative Committee of Experts, hereinafter referred to as "the Consultative Committee", which shall be constituted as follows:
Art.7.1.a a. Each Party may appoint one representative to the Consultative Committee, who may be accompanied at each meeting by advisors;
Art.7.1.b b. The Parties shall also appoint, by consensus, three representatives with recognized expertise in matters pertaining to this Convention, from each of the following groups:
Art.7.1.b.i (i) the scientific community;
Art.7.1.b.ii (ii) the private sector; and
Art.7.1.b.iii (iii) nongovernmental organizations.
Art.7.2 2. The functions of the Consultative Committee shall be to:
Art.7.2.a a. Review and analyze the reports referred to in Article XI, and any other information relating to the protection and conservation of populations of sea turtles and their habitats;
Art.7.2.b b. Solicit from any Party additional relevant information relating to the implementation of the measures set forth in this Convention or adopted pursuant thereto;
Art.7.2.c c. Examine reports concerning the environmental, socio-economic and cultural impact on affected communities resulting from the measures set forth in this Convention or adopted pursuant thereto;
Art.7.2.d d. Evaluate the efficiency of the different measures proposed to reduce the capture and incidental mortality of sea turtles, as well as the efficiency of different kinds of TEDs;
Art.7.2.e e. Present a report to the Parties on its work, including, as appropriate, recommendations on the adoption of additional conservation and management measures to promote the objective of this Convention;
Art.7.2.f f. Consider reports of the Scientific Committee;
Art.7.2.g g. Perform such other functions as the Parties may assign.
Art.7.3 3. The Consultative Committee shall meet at least once a year for the first three years after the entry into force of the Convention, and after that in accordance with decisions made by the Parties.
Art.7.4 4. The Parties may establish expert groups to advise the Consultative Committee.
Art.8.1 1. At their first meeting, the Parties shall establish a Scientific Committee which shall be comprised of representatives designated by the Parties and which shall meet, preferably, prior to the meetings of the Consultative Committee.
Art.8.2 2. The functions of the Scientific Committee shall be to:
Art.8.2.a a. Examine and, as appropriate, conduct research on sea turtles covered by this Convention, including research on their biology and population dynamics;
Art.8.2.b b. Evaluate the environmental impact on sea turtles and their habitats of activities such as fishing operations and the exploitation of marine resources, coastal development, dredging, pollution, clogging of estuaries and reef deterioration, among other things, as well as the potential impact of activities undertaken as a result of exceptions to the measures allowed in accordance with this Convention;
Art.8.2.c c. Analyze relevant research conducted by the Parties;
Art.8.2.d d. Formulate recommendations for the protection and conservation of sea turtles and their habitats;
Art.8.2.e e. Make recommendations on scientific and technical matters at the request of any Party regarding specific matters related to this Convention;
Art.8.2.f f. Perform such other scientific functions as the Parties may assign.