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

Label Provision
Art.4 Article 4
Art.4.0x In pursuing the objective of this Agreement, the Parties shall:
Art.4.1 1. Co-operate in developing and implementing measures to prevent and monitor transboundary haze pollution as a result of land and/ or forest fires which should be mitigated, and to control sources of fires, including by the identification of fires, development of monitoring, assessment and early warning systems, exchange of information and technology, and the provision of mutual assistance.
Art.4.2 2. When the transboundary haze pollution originates from within their territories, respond promptly to a request for relevant information or consultations sought by a State or States that are or may be affected by such transboundary haze pollution, with a view to minimising the consequences of the transboundary haze pollution.
Art.4.3 3. Take legislative, administrative and/ or other measures to implement their obligations under this Agreement.
Art.9 Article 9
Art.9.1x Each Party shall undertake measures to prevent and control activities related to land and/ or forest fires that may lead to transboundary haze pollution, which include:
Art.9.1x.a a. Developing and implementing legislative and other regulatory measures, as well as programmes and strategies to promote zero burning policy to deal with land and/ or forest fires resulting in transboundary haze pollution;
Art.9.1x.b b. Developing other appropriate policies to curb activities that may lead to land and/ or forest fires;
Art.9.1x.c c. Identifying and monitoring areas prone to occurrence of land and/ or forest fires;
Art.9.1x.d d. Strengthening local fire management and firefighting capability and co-ordination to prevent the occurrence of land and/ or forest fires;
Art.9.1x.e e. Promoting public education and awareness-building campaigns and strengthening community participation in fire management to prevent land and/ or forest fires and haze pollution arising from such fires;
Art.9.1x.f f. Promoting and utilising indigenous knowledge and practices in fire prevention and management; and
Art.9.1x.g g. Ensuring that legislative, administrative and/ or other relevant measures are taken to control open burning and to prevent land clearing using fire.
Art.11 Article 11
Art.11.1 1. Each Party shall ensure that appropriate legislative, administrative and financial measures are taken to mobilise equipment, materials, human and financial resources required to respond to and mitigate the impact of land and/ or forest fires and haze pollution arising from such fires.
Art.11.2 2. Each Party shall forthwith inform other Parties and the ASEAN Centre of such measures.
Art.13 Article 13
Art.13.0x Unless otherwise agreed:
Art.13.1 1. The requesting or receiving Party shall exercise the overall direction, control, co-ordination and supervision of the assistance within its territory. The assisting Party should, where the assistance involves personnel, designate in consultation with the requesting or receiving Party, the person or entity who should be in charge of and retain immediate operational supervision over the personnel and the equipment provided by it. The designated person or entity should exercise such supervision in co-operation with the appropriate authorities of the requesting or receiving Party.
Art.13.2 2. The requesting or receiving Party shall provide, to the extent possible, local facilities and services for the proper and effective administration of the assistance. It shall also ensure the protection of personnel, equipment and materials brought into its territory by or on behalf of the assisting Party for such purposes.
Art.13.3 3. A Party providing or receiving assistance in response to a request referred to in paragraph (1) above shall co-ordinate that assistance within its territory.
Art.14 Article 14
Art.14.1 1. The requesting or receiving Party shall accord to personnel of the assisting Party and personnel acting on its behalf, the necessary exemptions and facilities for the performance of their functions.
Art.14.2 2. The requesting or receiving Party shall accord the assisting Party exemptions from taxation, duties or other charges on the equipment and materials brought into the territory of the requesting or receiving Party for the purpose of the assistance.
Art.14.3 3. The requesting or receiving Party shall facilitate the entry into, stay in and departure from its territory of personnel and of equipment and materials involved or used in the assistance.
Art.15 Article 15
Art.15.1x Each Party shall, at the request of the Party concerned, seek to facilitate the transit through its territory of duly notified personnel, equipment and materials involved or used in the assistance to the requesting or receiving Party.
Art.16 Article 16
Art.16.1 1. In order to increase the preparedness for and to mitigate the risks to human health and the environment arising from land and/ or forest fires or haze pollution arising from such fires, the Parties shall undertake technical co-operation in this field, including the following:
Art.16.1.a a. Facilitate mobilisation of appropriate resources within and outside the Parties;
Art.16.1.b b. Promote the standardisation of the reporting format of data and information;
Art.16.1.c c. Promote the exchange of relevant information, expertise, technology, techniques and know-how;
Art.16.1.d d. Provide or make arrangements for relevant training, education and awareness-raising campaigns, in particular relating to the promotion of zero-burning practices and the impact of haze pollution on human health and the environment;
Art.16.1.e e. Develop or establish techniques on controlled burning particularly for shifting cultivators and small farmers, and to exchange and share experiences on controlled-burning practices;
Art.16.1.f f. Facilitate exchange of experience and relevant information among enforcement authorities of the Parties;
Art.16.1.g g. Promote the development of markets for the utilisation of biomass and appropriate methods for disposal of agricultural wastes;
Art.16.1.h h. Develop training programmes for firefighters and trainers to be trained at local, national and regional levels; and
Art.16.1.i i. Strengthen and enhance the technical capacity of the Parties to implement this Agreement.
Art.16.2 2. The ASEAN Centre shall facilitate activities for technical co-operation as identified in paragraph 1 above.