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Paragraphs in "Agreement On The Conservation Of Albatrosses And Petrels" coded as DEFN

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Art.1.1 1. This Agreement shall apply to the species of albatrosses and petrels listed in Annex 1 to this Agreement, and their range as defined in paragraph 2(i) of this Article.
Art.1.2 2. For the purpose of this Agreement:
Art.1.2.a a) "Albatross" and/or "petrel" means one of any species, subspecies or population of the albatrosses and/or, as the case may be, petrels listed in Annex 1 to this Agreement;
Art.1.2.b b) "Secretariat" means the body established under Article VIII of this Agreement;
Art.1.2.c c) "Convention" means the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, 1979;
Art.1.2.d d) "UNCLOS" means the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982;
Art.1.2.e e) "CCAMLR" means the Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, 1980;
Art.1.2.f f) "Convention Secretariat" means the body established under Article IX of the Convention;
Art.1.2.g g) "Advisory Committee" means the body established under Article IX of this Agreement;
Art.1.2.h h) "Party" means, unless the context otherwise indicates, a State or regional economic integration organisation that is a Party to this Agreement;
Art.1.2.i i) "Range" means all the areas of land or water that any albatross or petrel inhabits, stays in temporarily, crosses, or over-flies at any time on its normal migration routes;
Art.1.2.j j) "Habitat" means any area which contains suitable living conditions for albatrosses and/or petrels;
Art.1.2.k k) "Parties present and voting" means the Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote; those abstaining from voting shall not be counted amongst the Parties present and voting;
Art.1.2.l l) "Migratory species" means the entire population or any geographically separate part of the population of any species or lower taxon of wild animals, a significant proportion of whose members cyclically and predictably cross one or more national boundaries;
Art.1.2.m m) "Conservation status of a migratory species" means the sum of the influences acting on the migratory species that may affect its long-term distribution and abundance;
Art.1.2.n n) Conservation status will be taken as "favourable" when all of the following conditions are met:
Art.1.2.n.i i. population dynamics data indicate that the migratory species is maintaining itself on a long-term basis;
Art.1.2.n.ii ii. the range of the migratory species is neither currently being reduced, nor is likely to be reduced, on a long-term basis;
Art.1.2.n.iii iii. there is, and will be in the foreseeable future, sufficient habitat to maintain the population of the migratory species on a long-term basis; and
Art.1.2.n.iv iv. the distribution and abundance of the migratory species approach historic coverage and levels to the extent that potentially suitable ecosystems exist and to the extent consistent with wise wildlife management;
Art.1.2.o o) Conservation status will be taken as "unfavourable" if any of the conditions set out in sub-paragraph n) of this paragraph is not met;
Art.1.2.p p) "Range State" means any State that exercises jurisdiction over any part of the range of albatrosses or petrels, or a State, flag vessels of which are engaged outside its national jurisdictional limits in taking, or which have the potential to take, albatrosses and petrels;
Art.1.2.q q) "Taking" means taking, hunting, fishing, capturing, harassing, deliberate killing or attempting to engage in any such conduct; and
Art.1.2.r r) "Regional economic integration organisation" means an organisation constituted by sovereign States of a given region which has competence in respect of matters governed by this Agreement and has been duly authorised, in accordance with its internal procedures, to sign, ratify, accept approve or accede to this Agreement.
Art.1.3 3. Any regional economic integration organisation which becomes a Party to the Agreement without any of its member States being a Party to the Agreement shall be bound by all the obligations under the Agreement. Where one or more member States of such an organisation are also Party to the Agreement, the organisation and its member States shall decide on their respective responsibilities for the performance of their obligations under the Agreement. In such cases, the organisation and the member States shall not be entitled to exercise rights under the Agreement concurrently.
Art.1.4 4. In their instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, regional economic integration organisations shall declare the extent of their competence with respect to the matters governed by the Agreement. They shall also promptly inform the Depository, who shall in turn inform the Parties, of any substantial modification in the extent of their competence.
Art.1.5 5. This Agreement is an AGREEMENT within the meaning of Article IV (3) of the Convention.
Art.1.6 6. The annexes to this Agreement form an integral part thereof. Any reference to the Agreement includes a reference to its annexes.