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Paragraphs in "Amendments To The Convention For The Establishment Of The European And Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization" coded as SECF

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Art.9.1 1. If there is any dispute regarding the interpretation or application of this Convention, or if a contracting Government considers that any action by another contracting Government is in conflict with the obligations of the latter under Articles V and VI of this Convention, especially regarding the basis of prohibiting or restricting the imports of plants or plant products coming from its territories, the Government or Governments concerned may request the Director-General of FAO to appoint a committee to consider the question in dispute.
Art.9.2 2. The Director-General of FAO shall thereupon, after consultation with the Governments concerned, appoint a committee of experts which shall include representatives of those Governments. This committee shall consider the question in dispute, taking into account all documents and other forms of evidence submitted by the Governments concerned. This committee shall submit a report to the Director-General of FAO who shall transmit it to the Governments concerned, and to other contracting Governments.
Art.9.3 3. The contracting Governments agree that the recommendations of such a committee, while not binding in character, will become the basis for renewed consideration by the Governments concerned of the matter out of which the disagreement arose.
Art.9.4 4. The Governments concerned shall share equally the expenses of the experts.
Art.17 Article XVII. -The Director-General
Art.17.0x The Director-General shall:
Art.17.a a. be the head of the secretariat of the Organization, which functions under his responsibility;
Art.17.b b. carry out the programme approved by the Council and such tasks as may be entrusted to him by the Executive Committee;
Art.17.c c. report at each regular session of the Council on the activity of the Organization and the financial position.
Art.19 Article XIX. –Amendments
Art.19.a a. Texts of proposed amendments to the present Convention and to Schedule I thereto shall be communicated by the Director-General to Member Governments at least three months in advance of their consideration by the Council.
Art.19.b b. Amendments to the Convention shall come into effect when adopted by a two-thirds majority of the members of the Council present and voting, provided that amendments involving new obligations for Member Governments -with the exception of the amendments to Schedule I referred to in paragraph c. below -shall come into force in respect of each such Government only on acceptance by it.
Art.19.c c. Amendments to Schedule I shall be adopted by the Council by a majority of two-thirds of the Member Governments.
Art.19.d d. Acceptance of amendments shall be deposited with the French Government who shall inform all Member Governments of the receipt of acceptances and the entry into force of amendments.