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Paragraphs in "Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau)" coded as SBS

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Art.3 Article 3.
Art.3.0x The permanent bodies of the Organisation for the Development of the Gambia River Basin shall be:
Art.3.1 1. The Conference of Heads of State and Government
Art.3.2 2. The Council of Ministers
Art.3.3 3. The High Commission
Art.3.4 4. The Permanent Water Commission
Art.3.5 5. Such other organs which may be deemed necessary for the realisation of the programme of the Organisation.
Art.8 Article 8
Art.8.1 (1) The Council of Ministers shall consist of a single Minister representing each member State. The Ministers may be accompanied by members of their respective governments.
Art.8.2 (2) The Council of Ministers shall define the general policies for the development of the Gambia River Basin, for the utilisation of its resources and for co-operation between contracting States and shall exercise overall control of the Organisation.
Art.8.3 (3) The Council of Ministers may create any new organs which it deems necessary for the proper functioning of the Organisation.
Art.8.4 (4) The order of priority of projects for the development and exploitation of the resources of the Gambia River shall be determined by the Council of Ministers.
Art.8.5 (5) River basin development programmes which are of interest to one or more member States shall be submitted for the approval of the Council of Ministers prior to execution.
Art.8.6 (6) The Council of Ministers shall decide the work programme of the Organisation and shall approve its operating budget, deciding the financial contributions of each member State thereto.
Art.8.7 (7) The decisions of the Council of Ministers shall be taken unanimously and shall be binding on all member States.
Art.8.8x The Council of Ministers shall approve the internal regulations of the High Commission .
Art.9 Article 9.
Art.9.1x The Chairmanship of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation shall rotate amongst member States and shall last two years.
Art.10 Article 10.
Art.10.1x The Council of Ministers of the Organisation shall meet in ordinary sessions twice a year, and shall be convened by its Chairman into extraordinary sessions at the request of a member State.
Art.10.2x The Chairman of the Council of Ministers shall control and preside at the ordinary and extraordinary sessions.
Art.10.3x Meetings shall take place in rotation in each member State. Each State shall be obliged to attend meetings of the Council of Ministers.
Art.10.4x The Council of Ministers shall report to the Conference of Heads of State and Government by the intermediary of its Chairman assisted by the High Commissioner.
Art.11 Article 11.
Art.11.1x Between sessions of the Council of Ministers, the High Commissioner shall represent the Organisation.
Art.11.2x He shall take all decisions within his capacity in accordance with the directives of the Council of Ministers and within the limits of the powers bestowed on him.
Art.12 Article 12.
Art.12.1x The High Commission of the Organisation shall be directed by a High Commissioner. The High Commissioner shall be appointed by the Conference of Heads of State and Government on recommendation of the Council of Ministers for a period of 4 years which is renewable. He shall relinquish his duties in the same manner.
Art.12.2x The High Commission shall be the executive organ of the Organisation. It shall apply the decisions of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation and report regularly as regards the execution of these decisions and of all the initiatives that it has been called upon to take in conformity with the directives given by the Council of Ministers.
Art.12.3x The structure of the High Commission shall be fixed by the Council of Ministers proposed by the High Commissioner.
Art.17 Article 17 [2]
Art.17.1x The High Commissioner shall be seconded by a Secretary General, by Directors and Advisers. The High Commissioner may delegate authority to the Secretary General and to the Directors if he judges it necessary for the smooth functioning of the Organisation, however, he shall remain ultimately responsible.
Art.18 Article 18 [2]
Art.18.1x The Secretary General, Directors and Advisers shall be appointed by the Council of Ministers on the recommendation of the High Commissioner. Their functions shall be terminated in like manner.
Art.18.2x The Secretary General, who is senior in rank to the Directors, shall act for the High Commissioner in the event of absence or indisposibility.
Art.18.3x The Secretary General and Directors, aside from their attributions, shall assume the following functions:
Art.18.3x.i - the complete briefing of the High Commissioner on the running of the services;
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Art.19 Article 19.
Art.19.1x The Permanent Water Commission shall be charged with the responsibility of defining the principles and modalities of the utilization of the Gambia River waters between the States and between sectors using the water: industry, agriculture and transport.
Art.19.2x The Commission shall be composed of the Representatives of member States of the Organisation.
Art.19.3x It shall serve as a consultative organ for the Council of Ministers.
Art.19.4x It shall meet when required and convened by the High Commissioner.