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Paragraphs in "ASEAN Agreement On Transboundary Haze Pollution" coded as SECF

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Art.18 Article 18
Art.18.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Secretariat not later than one year after the entry into force of this Agreement. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at least once every year, in as far as possible in conjunction with appropriate meetings of ASEAN.
Art.18.2 2. Extraordinary meetings shall be held at any other time upon the request of one Party provided that such request is supported by at least one other Party.
Art.18.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review and evaluation the implementation of this Agreement and to this end shall:
Art.18.3.a a. Take such action as is necessary to ensure the effective implementation of this Agreement;
Art.18.3.b b. Consider reports and other information which may be submitted by a Party directly or through the Secretariat;
Art.18.3.c c. Consider and adopt protocols in accordance with the Article 21 of this Agreement;
Art.18.3.d d. Consider and adopt any amendment to this Agreement;
Art.18.3.e e. Adopt, review and amend as required any Annexes to this Agreement;
Art.18.3.f f. Establish subsidiary bodies as may be required for the implementation of this Agreement; and
Art.18.3.g g. Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the objective of this Agreement.
Art.19 Article 19
Art.19.1 1. A Secretariat is hereby established.
Art.19.2 2. The functions of the Secretariat shall include:
Art.19.2.a a. Arrange for and service meetings of the Conference of the Parties and of other bodies established by this Agreement;
Art.19.2.b b. Transmit to the Parties notifications, reports and other information received in accordance with this Agreement;
Art.19.2.c c. Consider inquiries by, and information from, the Parties, and to consult with them on questions relating to this Agreement;
Art.19.2.d d. Ensure the necessary co-ordination with other relevant international bodies and in particular to enter into administrative arrangements as may be required for the effective discharge of the Secretariat functions; and
Art.19.2.e e. Perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by the Parties.
Art.19.3 3. The ASEAN Secretariat shall serve as the Secretariat to this Agreement.
Art.20 Article 20
Art.20.1 1. A Fund is hereby established for the implementation of this Agreement.
Art.20.2 2. It shall be known as the ASEAN Transboundary Haze Pollution Control Fund.
Art.20.3 3. The Fund shall be administered by the ASEAN Secretariat under the guidance of the Conference of the Parties.
Art.20.4 4. The Parties shall, in accordance with the decisions of the Conference of the Parties, make voluntary contributions to the Fund.
Art.20.5 5. The Fund shall be open to contributions from other sources subject to the agreement of or approval by the Parties.
Art.20.6 6. The Parties may, where necessary, mobilise additional resources required for the implementation of this Agreement from relevant international organisations, in particular regional financial institutions and the international donor community.
Art.22 Article 22
Art.22.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to the Agreement.
Art.22.2 2. The text of any proposed amendment shall be communicated to the Parties by the Secretariat at least six months before the Conference of the Parties at which it is proposed for adoption. The Secretariat shall also communicate proposed amendments to the signatories to the Agreement.
Art.22.3 3. Amendments shall be adopted by consensus at an ordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
Art.22.4 4. Amendments to this Agreement shall be subject to acceptance. The Depositary shall circulate the adopted amendment to all Parties for their acceptance. The amendment shall enter into force on the thirtieth day after the deposit with the Depositary of the instruments of acceptance of all Parties.
Art.22.5 5. After the entry into force of an amendment to this Agreement any new Party to this Agreement shall become a Party to this Agreement as amended.