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

Label Provision
Art.1 Article 1
Art.1.0x For the purposes of this Agreement:
Art.1.1 1. "Assisting Party" means a State, international organisation, any other entity or person that offer and/ or render assistance to a Requesting Party or a Receiving Party in the event of land and/ or forest fires or haze pollution.
Art.1.2 2. "Competent authorities" means one or more entities designated and authorised by each Party to act on its behalf in the implementation of this Agreement.
Art.1.3 3. "Controlled burning" means any fire, combustion or smouldering that occurs in the open air, which is controlled by national laws, rules, regulations or guidelines and does not cause fire outbreaks and transboundary haze pollution.
Art.1.4 4. "Fire prone areas" means areas defined by the national authorities as areas where fires are most likely to occur or have a higher tendency to occur.
Art.1.5 5. "Focal point" means an entity designated and authorised by each Party to receive and transmit communications and data pursuant to the provisions of this Agreement.
Art.1.6 6. "Haze pollution" means smoke resulting from land and/ or forest fire which causes deleterious effects of such a nature as to endanger human health, harm living resources and ecosystems and material property and impair or interfere with amenities and other legitimate uses of the environment.
Art.1.7 7. "Land and/ or forest fires" means fires such as coal seam fires, peat fires, and plantation fires.
Art.1.8 8. "Member State" means a Member State of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Art.1.9 9. "Open burning" means any fire, combustion or smouldering that occurs in the open air.
Art.1.10 10. "Party" means a Member State of ASEAN that has consented to be bound by this Agreement and for which the Agreement is in force.
Art.1.11 11. "Receiving Party" means a Party that accepts assistance offered by an Assisting Party or Parties in the event of land and/ or forest fires or haze pollution.
Art.1.12 12. "Requesting Party" means a Party that requests from another Party or Parties assistance in the event of land and/ or forest fires or haze pollution.
Art.1.13 13. "Transboundary haze pollution" means haze pollution whose physical origin is situated wholly or in part within the area under the national jurisdiction of one Member State and which is transported into the area under the jurisdiction of another Member State.
Art.1.14 14. "Zero burning policy" means a policy that prohibits open burning but may allow some forms of controlled burning.