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2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.3 Article 3
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.3.1x The cost of the preliminary outlay, as well as the annual expenditure for the working and upkeep of the Office, shall be covered by the contributions of the Contracting States as laid down in the conditions provided for in the organic statutes to which reference has been made in Article 2.
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.4 Article 4
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.4.1x The sums representing the contribution of each of the Contracting States shall be paid by the latter at the commencement of each year through the intermediary of the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs to the "Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations" at Paris, whence they will be withdrawn, as and when necessity arises, on the order of the director of the Office.
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.6 Article 6
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.6.1x Governments which have not signed the present Agreement may accede to it on their request. Such accession shall be notified through the diplomatic channel to the French Government and by the latter to the other Contracting Governments; it will involve the undertaking to participate by means of a contribution to the expenses of the Office under the conditions laid down in Article 3.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.4 Article IV Functions of the Conference
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.4.1 1. The Conference shall determine the policy and approve the budget of the Organization and shall exercise the other powers conferred upon it by this Constitution.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.4.2 2. The Conference shall adopt General Rules and Financial Regulations for the Organization.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.4.3 3. The Conference may, by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, make recommendations to Member Nations and Associate Members concerning questions relating to food and agriculture, for consideration by them with a view to implementation by national action.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.4.4 4. The Conference may make recommendations to any international organization regarding any matter pertaining to the purpose of the Organization.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.4.5 5. The Conference may review any decision taken by the Council or by any commission or committee of the Conference or Council, or by any subsidiary body of such commissions or committees.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18 Article XVIII Budget and Contributions
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.1 1. The Director-General shall submit to each regular session of the Conference the budget of the Organization for approval.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.2 2. Each Member Nation and Associate Member undertakes to contribute annually to the Organization its share of the budget, as apportioned by the Conference. When determining the contributions to be paid by Member Nations and Associate Members, the Conference shall take into account the difference in status between Member Nations and Associate Members.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.3 3. Each Member Nation and Associate Member shall, upon approval of its application, pay as its first contribution a proportion, to be determined by the Conference, of the budget for the current financial period.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.4 4. The financial period of the Organization shall be the two calendar years following the normal date for the regular session of the Conference, unless the Conference should otherwise determine.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.5 5. Decisions on the level of the budget shall be taken by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.6 6. A Member Organization shall not be required to contribute to the budget as specified in paragraph 2 of this Article, but shall pay to the Organization a sum to be determined by the Conference to cover administrative and other expenses arising out of its membership in the Organization. A Member Organization shall not vote on the budget.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3 Article III
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.1 1. The Contracting Governments agree to establish an International Whaling Commission, hereinafter referred to as the Commission, to be composed of one member from each Contracting Government. Each member shall have one vote and may be accompanied by one or more experts and advisers.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.2 2. The Commission shall elect from its own members a Chairman and Vice-Chairman and shall determine its own Rules of Procedure. Decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a simple majority of those members voting except that a three-fourths majority of those members voting shall be required for action in pursuance of Article V. The Rules of Procedure may provide for decisions otherwise than at meetings of the Commission.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.3 3. The Commission may appoint its own Secretary and staff.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.4 4. The Commission may set up, from among its own members and experts or advisers, such committees as it considers desirable to perform such functions as it may authorize.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.5 5. The expenses of each member of the Commission and of his experts and advisers shall be determined by his own Government.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.6 6. Recognizing that specialized agencies related to the United Nations will be concerned with the conservation and development of whale fisheries and the products arising there from and desiring to avoid duplication of functions, the Contracting Governments will consult among themselves within two years after the coming into force of this Convention to decide whether the Commission shall be brought within the framework of a specialized agency related to the United Nations.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.7 7. In the meantime the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland shall arrange, in consultation with the other Contracting Governments, to convene the first meeting of the Commission, and shall initiate the consultation referred to in paragraph 6 above.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.8 8. Subsequent meetings of the Commission shall be convened as the Commission may determine.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.6 Article VI
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.6.1 1. The expenses of delegates and their alternates, experts and advisers occasioned by attendance at meetings of the Council shall be determined and paid by their respective Governments.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.6.2 2. The expenses of the Secretariat, including publications and communications, and of the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council when performing duties connected with its work during intervals between its meeting, shall be determined and paid by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations within the limits of an annual budget prepared and approved in accordance with the current regulations of that Organization.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.6.3 3. The expenses of research or development projects undertaken by individual members of the Council, whether independently or upon the recommendation of the Council, shall be determined and paid by their respective Governments.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.6.4 4. The expenses incurred in connection with cooperative research or development projects undertaken in accordance with the provisions of Article III, paragraphs (d) and (e) unless otherwise available shall be determined and paid by the member Governments in the form and proportion to which they shall mutually agree.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1 Article I
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.1 1. The High Contracting Parties agree to establish and operate a joint Commission, to be known as the Inter-American Tropic al Tuna Commission, hereinafter referred to as the Commission, which shall carry out the objectives of this Convention. The Commission shall be composed of national sections, each consisting of from one to four members, appointed by the Governments of the respective High Contracting Parties.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.2 2. The Commission shall submit annually to the Government of each High Contracting Party a report on its investigations and findings, with appropriate recommendations, and shall also inform such Governments, whenever it is deemed advisable, on any matter relating to the objectives of this Convention.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.3 3. Each High Contracting Party shall determine and pay the expenses incurred by its section. Joint expenses incurred by the Commission shall be paid by the High Contracting Parties through contributions in the form and proportion recommended by the Commission and approved by the High Contracting Parties. The proportion of joint expenses to be paid by each High Contracting Party shall be related to the proportion of the total catch from the fisheries covered by this Convention utilized by that High Contracting Party.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.4 4. Both the general annual program of activities and the budget of joint expenses shall be recommended by the Commission and submitted for approval to the High Contracting Parties.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.5 5. The Commission shall decide on the most convenient place or places for its headquarters.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.6 6. The Commission shall meet at least once each year, and at such other times as may be requested by a national section. The date and place of first meeting shall be determined by agreement between the High Contracting Parties.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.7 7. At its first meeting the Commission shall select a chairman and a secretary from different national sections. The chairman and the secretary shall hold office for a period of one year. During succeeding years, selection of the chairman and the secretary from the national section shall be in such a manner that the chairman and the secretary will be of different nationalities, and as well provide each High Contracting Party in turn, with an opportunity to be represented in those offices.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.8 8. Each national section shall have one vote. Decisions, resolutions, recommendations, and publications of the Commission shall be made only by a unanimous vote.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.9 9. The Commission shall be entitled to adopt and to amend subsequently, as occasion may require, by-laws or rules for the conduct of its meetings.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.10 10. The Commission shall be entitled to employ necessary personnel for the performance of its functions and duties.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.11 11. Each High Contracting Party shall be entitled to establish an Advisory Committee for its section, to be composed of persons who shall be well informed concerning tuna fishery problems of common concern. Each such Advisory Committee shall be invited to attend the non-executive sessions of the Commission.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.12 12. The Commission may hold public hearings. Each national section also may hold public hearings within its own country.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13 13. The Commission shall designate a Director of Investigations who shall be technically competent and who shall be responsible to the Commission and may be freely removed by it. Subject to the instruction of the Commission and with its approval, the Director of Investigations shall have charge of:
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.a a) the drafting of programs of investigations, and the preparation of budget estimates for the Commission;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.b b) authorizing the disbursement of the funds for the joint expenses of the Commission;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.c c) the accounting of the funds for the joint expenses of the Commission;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.d d) the appointment and immediate direction of technical and other personnel required for the functions of the Commission;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.e e) arrangements for the co-operation with other organizations or individuals in accordance with paragraph 16 of this Article;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.f f) the co-ordination of the work of the Commission with that of organizations and individuals whose co-operation has been arranged for;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.g g) the drafting of administrative, scientific and other reports for the Commission;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.h h) the performance of such other duties as the Commission may require.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.14 14. The official languages of the Commission shall be English and Spanish, and members of the Commission may use either languages during meetings. When requested, translation shall be made to the other language. The minutes, official documents, and publications of the Commission shall be in both languages, but official correspondence of the Commission may be written, at the discretion of the secretary, in either language.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.15 15. Each national section shall be entitled to obtain certified copies of any documents pertaining to the Commission except that the Commission will adopt and may amend subsequently rules to ensure the confidential character of records of statistics of individual catches and individual company operations.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.16 16. In the performance of its duties and functions the Commission may request the technical and scientific services of, and information from, official agencies of the High Contracting Parties, and any international, public, or private institution or organization, or any private individual.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2 Article II
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.1 1. The Contracting Governments shall establish and maintain a Commission for the purposes of this Convention. The Commission shall be known as the International Commission for the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries, hereinafter referred to as " the Commission ".
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2 2. Each of the Contracting Governments may appoint not more than three Commissioners and one or more experts or advisers to assist its Commissioner or Commissioners.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.3 3. The Commission shall elect from its members a Chairman and a Vice Chairman, each of whom shall serve for a term of two years and shall be eligible for re-election but not to a succeeding term. The Chairman and Vice Chairman must be Commissioners from different Contracting Governments.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.4 4. The seat of the Commission shall be in North America at a place to be chosen by the Commission.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.5 5. The Commission shall hold a regular annual meeting at its seat or at such place in North America as may be agreed upon by the Commission.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.6 6. Any other meeting of the Commission may be called by the Chairman at such time and place as he may determine, upon the request of the Commissioner of a Contracting Government and subject to the concurrence of the Commissioners of two other Contracting Governments, including the Commissioner of a Government in North America.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.7 7. Each Contracting Government shall have one vote which may be cast by any Commissioner from that Government. Decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a two-thirds majority of the votes of all the Contracting Governments.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.8 8. The Commission shall adopt, and amend as occasion may require, financial regulations and rules and by-laws for the conduct of its meetings and for the exercise of its functions and duties.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11 Article XI
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.1 1. Each Contracting Government shall pay the expenses of the Commissioners, experts and advisers appointed by it.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.2 2. The Commission shall prepare an annual administrative budget of the proposed necessary administrative expenditures of the Commission and an annual special projects budget of proposed expenditures on special studies and investigations to be undertaken by or on behalf of the Commission pursuant to Article VI or by or on behalf of any Panel pursuant to Article VII.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.3 3. The Commission shall calculate the payments due from each Contracting Government under the annual administrative budget according to the following formula :
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.3.a (a) from the administrative budget there shall be deducted a sum of 500 United States dollars for each Contracting Government;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.3.b (b) the remainder shall be divided into such number of equal shares as corresponds to the total number of Panel memberships;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.3.c (c) the payment due form any Contracting Government shall be the equivalent of 500 United States dollars plus the number of shares equal to the number of Panels in which that Government participates.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.4 4. The Commission shall notify each Contracting Government the sum due from that Government as calculated under paragraph 3 of this Article and as soon as possible thereafter each Contracting Government shall pay to the Commission the sum so notified.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.5 5. The annual special projects budget shall be allocated to the Contracting Governments according to a scale to be determined by agreement among the Contracting Governments, and the sums so allocated to any Contracting Government shall be paid to the Commission by that Government.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.6 6. Contributions shall be payable in the currency of the country in which the seat of the Commission is located, except that the Commission may accept payment in the currencies in which it may be anticipated that expenditures of the Commission will be made from time to time, up to an amount established each year by the Commission in connection with the preparation of the annual budgets.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.7 7. At its first meeting the Commission shall approve an administrative budget for the balance of the first financial year in which the Commission functions and shall transmit to the Contracting Governments copies' of that budget together with notices of their respective allocations.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.8 8. In subsequent financial years, the Commission shall submit to each Contracting Government drafts of the annual budgets together with a schedule of allocations, not less than six weeks before the annual meeting of the Commission at which the budgets are to be considered.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.6 Article VI
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.6.a (a) The ordinary annual expenses of the Council and Control Service shall be covered by contributions, of the Participating Governments in the proportion of 12 per cent. for Southern Rhodesia, 16 per cent. for the Belgian Congo, 8 per cent, for Ruanda-Urundi, 28 per cent. for the Union of South Africa and 36 per cent. for all the remaining Governments.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.6.b (b) The apportionment of contributions shall be reviewed by the Council in the event of any other Government becoming a participating Government in accordance with Articles IX or X.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.6.c (c) Each Participating Government shall have the option of paying its share of the annual expenses in cash or in kind, either by providing quarters or transport or by paying its own personnel seconded to the Control Service, with the agreement of the Council or of the Director of the Control Service.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.7 Article VII
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.7.a (a) The Secretary of the Council shall be entrusted with the collection of the contributions of the Participating Governments, as well as the keeping of the accounts of the Control Service.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.7.b (b) The Government of Northern Rhodesia shall audit the annual accounts of the Service and submit them to the Council. These accounts, when approved by the Council, shall be forwarded to the Participating Governments.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2 Article II
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.1 1. In order to realize the objectives of this Convention, the Contracting Parties shall establish and maintain the International North Pacific Fisheries Commission, hereinafter referred to as "the Commission."
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.2 2. The Commission shall be composed of three national sections, each consisting of not more than four members appointed by the governments of the respective Contracting Parties.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.3 3. Each national section shall have one vote. All resolutions, recommendations and other decisions of the Commission shall be made only by a unanimous vote of the three national sections except when under the provisions of article III, section I (c) (ii) only two participate.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.4 4. The Commission may decide upon and amend, as occasion may require, by-laws or rules for the conduct of its meetings.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.5 5. The Commission shall meet at least once each year and at such other times as may be requested by a majority of the national sections. The date and place of the first meeting shall be determined by agreement between the Contracting Parties.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.6 6. At its first meeting the Commission shall select a Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary from different national sections. The Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary shall hold office for a period of one year. During succeeding years selection of a Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary from the national sections shall be made in such a manner as will provide each Contracting Party in turn with representation in those offices.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.7 7. The Commission shall decide on a convenient place for the establishment of the Commission's headquarters.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.8 8. Each Contracting Party may establish an Advisory Committee for its national section to be composed of persons who shall be well informed concerning North Pacific fishery problems of common concern. Each such Advisory Committee shall be invited to attend all sessions of the Commission except those which the Commission decides to be in camera.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.9 9. The Commission may hold public hearings. Each national section may also hold public hearings within its own country.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.10 10. The official languages of the Commission shall be Japanese and English. Proposals and data may be submitted to the Commission in either language .
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.11 11. Each Contracting Party shall determine and pay the expenses incurred by its national section. Joint expenses incurred by the Commission shall be paid by the Commission through contributions made by the Contracting Parties in the form and proportion recommended by the Commission and approved by the Contracting Parties.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.12 12. An annual budget of joint expenses shall be recommended by the Commission and submitted to the Contracting Parties for approval.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.2.13 13. The Commission shall authorize the disbursement of funds for the joint expenses of the Commission and may employ personnel and acquire facilities necessary for the performance of its functions.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.10 Article 10
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.10.a (a) Each Participating Government shall contribute towards the cost of the Secretariat of the Commission and towards the cost of the work carried out by the Institutes referred to in Article 9 of the present Convention pursuant to the agreement to be concluded between the Executive Council of the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux and the Commission.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.10.b (b) The total annual cost, which shall be contributed by the Participating Governments, is fixed at £5,000 until such time as they otherwise agree. The Government of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland and any Government which accedes to this Convention under Article 11 shall contribute one-half of the amount contributed by each of the other Participating Governments which shall contribute in equal parts.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.10.c (c) Payment shall be made to the account of the Commission in London. The first payment shall be made within one month of the date of entry into force of the present Convention by those Governments which have, at that date, already deposited their instruments of ratification, and within one month of the date of the deposit of the instrument of ratification or notification of accession by those Governments which subsequently ratify or accede to the Convention. Subsequent payments shall be made on the corresponding date in each succeeding year.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Sect.5 MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.14 Article 14
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.14.1x If at any time at least half of the Participating Governments have denounced this Convention in accordance with Article 13 of the present Convention, the Commission shall be dissolved, the records shall be lodged at the Common-wealth Institute of Entomology, and the funds shall be divided pro rata according to their annual contributions between such remaining Participating Governments as have made all annual contributions due under Article 10 (b) of the present Convention.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2 Article II
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.1 1. The Contracting Governments hereby establish a regional committee, to be known as the Plant Protection Committee for the South East Asia and Pacific Region, whose functions shall include:
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.1.a (a) the determination of procedures and arrangements necessary for the implementation of this Agreement and the making of recommendations to the Contracting Governments accordingly;
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.1.b (b) the review of reports submitted by the Contracting Governments of progress in the implementation of this Agreement;
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.1.c (c) the consideration of problems requiring cooperation on a regional basis and of measures for mutual assistance.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.2 2. Each Contracting Government shall be represented on the Committee and shall have one vote. A majority of the Contracting Governments shall constitute a quorum. Decisions of the Committee shall be taken by a majority of the votes cast except as otherwise provided in this Agreement.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.3 3. The Committee shall meet whenever convened by the Director-General of the Organization after consultation with the Chairman of the Committee. The Director-General of the Organization shall convene the Committee at least once every two years or when so requested by at least one third of the Contracting Governments.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.4 4. The Committee shall elect from amongst the delegates a Chairman who shall serve for a period of two years or until the first session of the Committee held after the expiration of the period of two years. The Chairman shall be eligible for re-election.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.5 5. Expenses incurred by delegates of Contracting Governments in attending sessions of the Committee shall be determined and paid by their respective Governments. The Director-General of the Organization shall appoint and provide the secretariat of the Committee from the staff of the Organization who shall serve only during the sessions of the Committee. The expenses of the secretariat of the Committee shall be determined and paid by the Organization.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.6 6. The Committee shall establish its own rules of procedure.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5 Article V
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.1 1. The Parties agree to establish the North Pacific Fur Seal Commission to be composed of one member from each Party.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2 2. The duties of the Commission shall be to:
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2.a a) formulate and co-ordinate research programs designed to achieve the objectives set forth in Article II, paragraph 1;
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2.b b) recommend these co-ordinated research programs to the respective Parties for implementation;
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2.c c) study the data obtained from the implementation of such co-ordinated research programs;
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2.d d) recommend appropriate measures to the Parties on the basis of the findings obtained from the implementation of such coordinated research programmes, including measures regarding the size and the sex and age composition of the seasonal commercial kill from a herd and regarding a reduction or suspension of the harvest of seals on any island or group of islands in case the total number of seals on that island or group of islands falls below the level of maximum sustainable productivity; provided, however, that due consideration be given to the subsistence needs of Indians, Ainos, Aleuts, or Eskimos who live on the islands where fur seals breed, when it is not possible to provide sufficient seal meat for such persons from the seasonal commercial harvest or research activities; and
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2.e e) study whether or not pelagic sealing in conjunction with land sealing could be permitted in certain circumstances without adversely affecting achievement of the objectives of this Convention, and make recommendations thereon to the Parties at the end of the twenty-first year after entry into force of the Convention.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.3 3. In addition to the duties specified in paragraph 2 of this Article, the Commission shall, subject to Article II, paragraph 3, determine from time to time the number of seals to be marked on the rookery islands, and the total number of seals which shall be taken at sea for research purposes, the times at which such seals shall be taken and the areas in which they shall be taken, as well as the number to be taken by each Party, taking into account any recommendations made pursuant to Article V, paragraph 2(d).
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.4 4. Each Party shall have one vote. Decisions and recommendations shall be made by unanimous vote. With respect to any recommendations regarding the size and the sex and age composition of the seasonal commercial kill from a herd, only those Parties sharing in the seal-skins from that herd under the provisions of Article IX, paragraph 1 shall vote.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.5 5. The Commission shall elect from its members a Chairman and other necessary officials and shall adopt rules of procedure for the conduct of its work.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.6 6. The Commission shall hold an annual meeting at such time and place as it may decide. Additional meetings shall be held when requested by two or more members of the Commission.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.7 7. The expenses of each member of the Commission shall be paid by his own Government. Such joint expenses as may be incurred by the Commission shall be defrayed by the Parties by equal contributions. Each Party shall also contribute to the Commission annually an amount equivalent to the value of the sealskins it confiscates under the provisions of Article VI, paragraph 5.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.8 8. The Commission shall submit an annual report of its activities to the Parties.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.9 9. The Commission may from time to time make recommendations to the Parties on any matter which relates to the fur seal resources or to the administration of the Commission.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9 Article 9
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.1 1. Any dispute which may arise between States under Articles 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 shall, at the request of any of the parties, be submitted for settlement to a special commission of five members, unless the parties agree to seek a solution by another method of peaceful settlement, as provided for in Article 33 of the Charter of the United Nations.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.2 2. The members of the commission, one of whom shall be designated as chairman, shall be named by agreement between the States in dispute within three months of the request for settlement in accordance with the provisions of this Article. Failing agreement they shall, upon the request of any State party, be named by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, within a further three-month period, in consultation with the States in dispute and with the President of the International Court of Justice and the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, from amongst well-qualified persons being nationals of States not involved in the dispute and specializing in legal, administrative or scientific questions relating to fisheries, depending upon the nature of the dispute to be settled. Any vacancy arising after the original appointment shall be filled in the same manner as provided for the initial selection.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.3 3. Any State party to proceedings under these Articles shall have the right to name one of its nationals to the special commission, with the right to participate fully in the proceedings on the same footing as a member of the commission but without the right to vote or to take part in the writing of the commission's decision.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.4 4. The commission shall determine its own procedure, assuring each party to the proceedings a full opportunity to he heard and to present its case. It shall also determine how the costs and expenses shall be divided between the parties to the dispute, failing agreement by the parties on this matter.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.5 5. The special commission shall render its decision within a period of five months from the time it is appointed unless it decides, in case of necessity, to extend the time limit for a period not exceeding three months.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.6 6. The special commission shall, in reaching its decisions, adhere to these Articles and to any special agreements between the disputing parties regarding settlement of the dispute.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.7 7. Decisions of the commission shall be by majority vote.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.10 ARTICLE X: Expenses
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.10.1 1. Expenses incurred by delegates of Member Nations of the Commission and of their alternates and advisers, when attending sessions of the Commission, or subsidiary bodies, as well as the expenses incurred by observers, shall be borne by the respective governments or organizations.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.10.2 2. Expenses of all the members of the Executive Committee when attending sessions of the Executive Committee shall be borne by the countries of which they are nationals.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.10.3 3. Expenses incurred by individuals invited in their personal capacity to attend sessions or participate in the work of the Commission or its subsidiary bodies shall be borne by such individuals except when they have been requested to perform a specific task on behalf of the Commissions or its subsidiary bodies.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.10.4 4. The expenses of the Secretariat shall be borne by the Organization.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.10.5 5. When the Commission or Executive Committee hold sessions elsewhere than at the seat of the Commission, all additional expenses related to such sessions shall be borne by the host government. The expenses for publications relating to sessions of the Commission other than the report of such sessions, of the Executive Committee and subsidiary bodies shall be borne by the host government.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4 Article 4
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.1 1. Each Contracting State shall pay the expense of the Commissioners, experts and advisers appointed by it.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.2 2. The Commission shall prepare an annual budget of the proposed expenditures of the Commission.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.3 3. In any year in which the annual budget amounts to 200 pounds or less for each Contracting State the total sum shall be shared equally between Contracting States.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.4 4. In any year in which the annual budget exceeds 200 pounds for each Contracting State, the Commission shall calculate the payments due from each Contracting State according to the following formula:
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.4.a a) from the budget there shall be deducted a sum of 200 pounds for each Contracting State;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.4.b b) the remainder shall be divided into such number of equal shares as correspond to the total number of Regional Committee memberships;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.4.c c) the payment due from any Contracting State shall be the equivalent of 200 pounds plus the number of shares equal to the number of Regional Committees in which that State participates.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.5 5. The Commission shall notify to each Contracting State the sum due from that State as calculated under paragraph (3) or (4) of this Article and as soon as possible thereafter each Contracting State shall pay to the Commission the sum so notified.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.6 6. Contributions shall be payable in the currency of the country in which the Office of the Commission is located, except that the Commission may accept payment in the currencies in which it may be expected that expenditures of the Commission will be made from time to time, up to an amount established each year by the Commission when preparing the annual budget.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.7 7. At its first meeting the Commission shall approve a budget for the balance of the first financial year in which the Commission functions and shall transmit to the Contracting States copies of that budget together with notices of their respective contributions as assessed under paragraph (3) or (4) of this Article.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.4.8 8. In subsequent financial years, the Commission shall submit to each Contracting State drafts of annual budgets, together with a schedule of allocations, not less than six weeks before the annual meeting of the Commission at which the budgets are to be considered.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.9 Article IX
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.9.0x Expenses incurred in carrying out the provisions of this Agreement shall be allocated as follows:
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.9.1 1. Expenses incurred in carrying out the measures provided for in article II and article IV, sub-paragraph 1, shall be borne by the Contracting Party sending the information and material referred to in the said articles.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.9.2 2. Travel and subsistence expenses of persons referred to in article IV, sub-paragraphs 2 and 3, and article VIII shall be borne by the Contracting Party sending these persons.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.9.3 3. Expenses incurred in carrying out the measures provided for in article IV, subparagraphs 4 and 5, and article VII shall be allocated by agreement between the parties concerned.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.9.4 4. Expenses incurred in the organization and conduct of the international conferences provided for in article VIII shall be borne by the States in whose territories they are held.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12 Article 12
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall bear the expenses of its representation within the Commission and its working groups, as well as of current research undertaken on its territory.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12.2 2. The remaining cost of the Commission's activities shall be shared out among the Contracting Parties as follows:
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12.2.ax Federal Republic of Germany 24.5%
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12.2.bx French Republic 24.5%
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12.2.cx Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 1.5%
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12.2.dx Kingdom of the Netherlands 4.5%
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12.2.ex European Economic Community 13 %
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12.2.fx Swiss Confederation 12 %
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12.2.gx Total 100 %
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.12.3x In certain cases, the Commission may adopt a different distribution.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.11 ARTICLE 11
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.11.1 (1) The President and Vice-Presidents shall together constitute the Bureau of the Council.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.11.2 (2) The Bureau shall be the Executive Committee of the Council and shall carry out the decisions of the Council, draw up its agenda and convene its meetings. It shall also prepare the budget. It shall invest the reserve funds and carry out the tasks entrusted to it by the Council. It shall account to the Council for its activities.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.14 ARTICLE 14
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.14.1 (1) Each Contracting Party shall pay the expenses of the delegates, experts and advisers appointed by it, except in so far as the Council may otherwise determine.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.14.2 (2) The Council shall approve an annual budget of the proposed expenditure of the Council.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.14.3 (3) In the first and second financial years after this Convention enters into force in accordance with Article 16 of this Convention, the Contracting Parties shall contribute to the expenses of the Council such sums as they respectively contributed or undertook to contribute, in respect of the year preceding the enteringry into force of this Convention.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.14.4 (4) In respect of the third and subsequent financial years the Contracting Parties shall contribute sums calculated in accordance with a scheme to be prepared by the Council and accepted by all Contracting Parties. This scheme may be modified by the Council with the agreement of all Contracting Parties.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.14.5 (5) A Government acceding to this Convention shall contribute to the expenses of the Council such sums as may be agreed between that Government and the Council in respect of each financial year until the scheme under paragraph 4 provides for contributions from that Government.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.14.6 (6) A Contracting Party which has not paid its contribution for two consecutive years shall not enjoy any rights under this Convention until it has fulfilled its financial obligations.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.10 Article 10
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.10.1x The riparian States shall make contributions towards the regular Budget of the Commission in the proportions to be determined by the Commission. The Commission shall establish an annual Budget and shall submit it to the riparian States for approval.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.10.2x Any expenditure incurred in respect of special services rendered to a State by the Commission shall be paid by that State.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.3 Article III
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.3.1 1. The Contracting Parties hereby agree to establish and maintain a Commission to be known as the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas, hereinafter referred to as "the Commission", which shall carry out the objectives set forth in this Convention.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.3.2 2. Each of the Contracting Parties shall be represented on the Commission by not more than three Delegates. Such Delegates may be assisted by experts and advisors.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.3.3 3. Except as may otherwise be provided in this Convention, decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a majority of the Contracting Parties, each Contracting Party having one vote. Two-thirds of the Contracting Parties shall constitute a quorum.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.3.4 4. The Commission shall hold a regular meeting once every two years. A special meeting may be called at any time at the request of a majority of the Contracting Parties or by decision of the Council as constituted in Article V.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.3.5 5. At its first meeting, and thereafter at each regular meeting, the Commission shall elect from among its Members a Chairman, a first Vice-Chairman and a second Vice-Chairman who shall not be re-elected for more than one term.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.3.6 6. The meetings of the Commission and its subsidiary bodies shall be public unless the Commission otherwise decides.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.3.7 7. The official languages of the Commission shall be English, French and Spanish.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.3.8 8. The Commission shall have authority to adopt such rules of procedure and financial regulations as are necessary to carry out its functions.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.3.9 9. The Commission shall submit a report to the Contracting Parties every two years on its work and findings and shall also inform any Contracting Party, whenever requested, on any matter relating to the objectives of the Convention.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.7 Article VII
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.7.1x The Commission shall appoint an Executive Secretary who shall serve at the pleasure of the Commission. The Executive Secretary, subject to such rules and procedures as may be determined by the Commission, shall have authority with respect to the selection and administration of the staff of the Commission. He shall also perform, inter alia, the following functions as the Commission may prescribe:
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.7.1x.a a) co-ordinating the programmes of investigation by the Contracting Parties;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.7.1x.b b) preparing budget estimates for review by the Commission;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.7.1x.c c) authorising the disbursement of funds in accordance with the Commission's budget;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.7.1x.d d) accounting for the funds of the Commission;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.7.1x.e e) arranging for co-operation with the organizations referred to in Article XI of this Convention;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.7.1x.f f) preparing the collection and analysis of data necessary to accomplish the purposes of the Convention particularly those data relating to the current and maximum sustainable catch of tuna stocks;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.7.1x.g g) preparing for approval by the Commission scientific, administrative and other reports of the Commission and its subsidiary bodies.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10 Article X
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.1 1. The Commission shall adopt a budget for the joint expenses of the Commission for the biennium following each regular meeting.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2 2. Each Contracting Party shall contribute annually to the budget of the Commission an amount equal to:
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2.a a) U.S. $ 1,000 (one thousand United States dollars) for Commission membership.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2.b b) U.S. $ 1,000 (one thousand United States dollars) for each Panel membership.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2.c c) If the proposed budget for joint expenses for any biennium should exceed the whole amount of contributions to be made by the Contracting Parties under (a) and (b) of this paragraph, one-third of the amount of such excess shall be contributed by the Contracting Parties in proportion to their contributions made under (a) and (b) of this paragraph. For the remaining two-thirds the Commission shall determine on the basis of the latest available information:
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2.c.i (i) the total of the round weight of catch of Atlantic tuna and tuna-like fishes and the net weight of canned products of such fishes for each Contracting Party;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2.c.ii (ii) the total of (i) for all Contracting Parties. Each Contracting Party shall contribute its share of the remaining two-thirds in the same ratio that its total in (i) bears to the total in (ii). That part of the budget referred to in this sub-paragraph shall be set by agreement of all the Contracting Parties present and voting.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.3 3. The Council shall review the second half of the biennial budget at its regular meeting between Commission meetings and, on the basis of current and anticipated developments, may authorize reapportionment of amounts in the Commission budget for the second year within the total budget approved by the Commission.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.4 4. The Executive Secretary of the Commission shall notify each Contracting Party of its yearly assessment. The contributions shall be payable on January first of the year for which the assessment was levied. Contributions not received before January first of the succeeding year shall be considered as in arrears.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.5 5. Contributions to the biennial budget shall be payable in such currencies as the Commission may decide.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.6 6. At its first meeting the Commission shall approve a budget for the balance of the first year the Commission functions and for the following biennium. It shall immediately transmit to the Contracting Parties copies of these budgets together with notices of the respective assessments for the first annual contribution.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.7 7. Thereafter, within a period not less than sixty days before the regular meeting of the Commission which precedes the biennium, the Executive Secretary shall submit to each Contracting Party a draft biennial budget together with a schedule of proposed assessments.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.8 8. The Commission may suspend the voting rights of any Contracting Party when its arrears of contributions equal or exceed the amount due from it for the two preceding years.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.9 9. The Commission shall establish a Working Capital Fund to finance operations of the Commission prior to receiving annual contributions, and for such other purposes as the Commission may determine. The Commission shall determine the level of the Fund, assess advances necessary for its establishment, and adopt regulations governing the use of the Fund.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.10 10. The Commission shall arrange an annual independent audit of the Commission's accounts. The reports of such audits shall be reviewed and approved by the Commission, or by the Council in years when there is no regular Commission meeting.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.11 11. The Commission may accept contributions, other than provided for in paragraph 2 of this Article, for the prosecution of its work.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5 ARTICLE V
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x The functions of the Conference shall be :
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.a (a) To give general directives on the functioning and work of the Organization;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.b (b) To elect the members of the Directing Committee and its President;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.c (c) To examine the reports submitted to it by the Bureau;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.d (d) To make decisions in respect of all proposals of a technical or administrative nature submitted by Member Governments or by the Bureau;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.e (e) To approve the budget by a majority of two-thirds of the Member Governments represented at the Conference;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.f (f) To adopt, by a two-thirds majority of the Member Governments, amendments to the General Regulations and Financial Regulations;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.g (g) To adopt, by the majority prescribed in the preceding paragraph, any particular regulations that may prove to be necessary, notably on the status of the directors and staff of the Bureau.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.7 ARTICLE VII
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.7.1 1. The supervision of the financial administration of the Organization shall be exercised by a Finance Committee on which each Member Government may be represented by one delegate.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.7.2 2. The Committee shall meet during sessions of the Conference. It may meet in extraordinary session.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.14 ARTICLE XIV
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.14.1x The expenses necessary for the functioning of the Organization shall be met :
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.14.1x.a (a) From the ordinary annual contributions of Member Governments in accordance with a scale based on the tonnage of their fleets;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.14.1x.b (b) From donations, bequests, subventions and other sources, with the approval of the Finance Committee.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.15 ARTICLE XV
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.15.1x Any Member Government which is two years in arrears in its contributions shall be denied all rights and benefits conferred on Member Governments by the Convention and the Regulations until such time as the outstanding contributions have been paid.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.16 ARTICLE XVI
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.16.1x The budget of the Organization shall be drafted by the Directing Committee, studied by the Finance Committee and approved by the Conference.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.4 Article IV
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.4.1 1. The Coordinator shall convene a meeting of the Cooperating Members and the United Nations Development Programme at least twice a year to receive and examine reports and information referred to in Article V.9 and Article VI.6, as well as the budget referred to in Article V.4, and, at any other time, at the request of three or more Cooperating Members. Normally, at least two weeks notice of such meetings shall be given.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.4.2 2. The Cooperating Members and the United Nations Development Programme may hold consultations concerning measures to be taken for major problems arising in respect of the implementation of the Project, and make recommendations to the Government through the Coordinator. The Government shall take due cognizance of such recommendations. In making such recommendations referred to above, the Cooperating Members shall advise the Government whether the recommendation is a consensus or is supported by the majority of the Cooperating Members whose combined contributions also constitute more than half of the total of such contributions.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6 Article VI
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.1 1. The Government shall cause the Project to be carried out with due diligence and efficiency and in conformity with sound engineering and financial practices and shall accord first priority, in its development program, to the Project.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.2 2. The Government shall make good any deficit in foreign exchange which may arise in the course of the execution of the Project.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.3 3. The Government shall make available promptly as required the necessary local currency for carrying out the Project. In preparing a schedule for the use of local currency, the Government shall consult with the Coordinator.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.4 4. The Government shall at its own expense and promptly as needed obtain and make available land and interests in land required for the carrying out or operation of the Project free of any incumbrance.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.5 5. The Corporation shall maintain in a manner satisfactory to the Coordinator and to Cooperating Members records adequate to identify the goods and services financed by the latter's contributions, to disclose the use thereof in the Project, and to show the progress of the Project. The Government shall consider requests from Cooperating Members, as may be necessary for the execution of the Project, to visit the site of the Project and to see goods used or required for the Project. It shall furnish to the Coordinator all such information concerning the Project as he shall reasonably request.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.6 6. The Government and the Coordinator shall from time to time exchange views with regard to matters relating to the purposes of this Agreement. The Government will promptly inform the Coordinator who shall forthwith inform the Cooperating Members of any condition which interferes with, or which threatens to interfere with, the accomplishment of the purposes of this Agreement.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.7 7. The Government shall grant an exemption from, or the Corporation shall bear from its own funds the cost of any taxes, duties, fees, or levies which may be imposed in respect of:
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.7.a (a) the receipts of contractors, suppliers, companies and firms furnishing or supplying property or services for the purposes of carrying out the Project;
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.7.b (b) The salaries, allowances, bonuses and other income of experts, technicians and employees not normally resident in Cambodia;
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.7.c (c) The importation and making available for consumption of the equipment, property, products and services necessary for the purposes of carrying out the Project and the re-exportation of such equipment, property and products not required after completion of the Project operations.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.12 Article XVI Inter-State Co-operation
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.12.1 1. The Contracting States shall co-operate:
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.12.1.a (a) whenever such co-operation is necessary to give effect to the provisions of this convention, and
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.12.1.b (b) whenever any national measure is likely to affect the natural resources of any other State.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.12.2 2. The Contracting States shall supply the Organization of African Unity with:
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.12.2.a (a) the text of laws, decrees, regulations and instructions in force in their territories, which are intended to ensure the implementation of this Convention;
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.12.2.b (b) reports on the results achieved in applying the provisions of this Convention; and
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.12.2.c (c) all the information necessary for the complete documentation of matters dealt with by this Convention if requested.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.12.3 3. If so requested by Contracting States, the Organization of African Unity shall organize any meeting which may be necessary to dispose of any matters covered by this Convention. Requests for such meetings must be made by at least three of the Contracting States and be approved by two thirds of the States which it is proposed should participate in such meetings.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.12.4 4. Any expenditure arising from this Convention, which devolves upon the Organization of African Unity shall be included in its regular budget, unless shared by the Contracting States or otherwise defrayed.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.1 Article 1 ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CENTRE
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.1.1x An Arab Centre with a legal entity and an independent budget called "The Arab Centre for the Studies of Dry and Barren Land" shall be established within the framework of the Arab League.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.7 Article 7 FUNCTIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.7.1x The Administrative Council shall have the following function
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.7.1x.a (a) To lay down and supervise the general policy of the Centre;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.7.1x.b (b) To approve the plan of studies and research;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.7.1x.c (c) To approve the budget of the Centre and to adopt its final accounts.;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.7.1x.d (d) To prepare the internal financial and administrative rules and regulations for the work of the Centre and its branches and the terms for grant of scholarships;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.7.1x.e (e) Admission of Arab Countries, other than members of the League, to the membership of the Centre;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.7.1x.f (f) Award of Scholarships.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.12 Article 12 THE FINANCIAL SOURCES OF THE CENTRE
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.12.1x Financial sources of the centre shall be as follows:
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.12.1x.a a) Members share in the budget of the centre provided that the share of the country where the centre is situated shall not be less than 25 % of the budget and the Ad­ministrative Council shall decide by resolution the shares of the other-member states;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.12.1x.b b) Contribution from the Arab League;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.12.1x.c c) Contributions from the concerned International Organi­zations;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.12.1x.d d) Gifts, donations and grants which the Administrative Council accepts.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.4 Article IV
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.4.1 1. Under the supervision of the Organization, there shall be set up and maintained the list of experts contemplated by Article III of the present Convention, and the Organization shall make necessary and appropriate regulations in connection therewith, including the determination of the required qualifications.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.4.2 2. Nominations to the list may be made by Member States of the Organization and by Parties to this Convention. The experts shall be paid on the basis of services rendered by the States utilizing those services.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12 Article XII
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.1 1. The Commission shall appoint an Executive Secretary on such conditions as it may determine.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.2 2. The staff of the Commission shall be appointed by the Executive Secretary in accordance with such rules and on such conditions as may be determined by the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.3 3. The Executive Secretary shall perform such functions as the Commission may prescribe, including the following:
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.3.a (a) receiving and transmitting the Commission's official communications;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.3.b (b) preparing budget estimates for review by the Commission at its regular sessions;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.3.c (c) preparing for submission to the Commission at its regular sessions a report on the Commission's activities and the programme of work, and arranging for the subsequent publication of this report and the proceedings of the Commission;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.3.d (d) arranging for the collection and analysis of statistics and other data necessary to accomplish the purposes of this Convention;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.3.e (e) preparing for submission to the Commission, and for possible subsequent publication, reports on statistical, biological and other matters;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.3.f (f) authorizing the disbursement of funds in accordance with the Commission's budget;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.3.g (g) accounting for the funds of the Commission; and
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.12.3.h (h) arranging for cooperation with international organizations as provided for under Article XI of this Convention.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.13 Article XIII
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.13.1 1. At each regular session the Commission shall adopt a budget for the following fiscal period and budget estimates for the fiscal period following thereafter. The fiscal period shall be two years. However, should the Commission hold more than one regular session during a fiscal period, it may revise the current budget if required. Subject to the agreement of all Contracting Parties, the Commission may, at any session, adopt a supplementary budget.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.13.2 2. The contributions to the budget and any supplementary budget to be paid by each Contracting Party shall be payable in such currency or currencies and at such time as the Commission shall decide.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.13.3 3. The voting rights of any Contracting Party whose arrears of contributions equal or exceed its total contribution falling due in the preceding fiscal period shall be suspended unless the Commission decides otherwise.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.13.4 4. The Commission may also accept from any private or public sources other contributions for the furtherance of its objectives. Such contributions shall be used and administered in accordance with rules to be adopted by the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.13.5 5. The Commission shall arrange for an annual independent audit of its accounts to be made and submitted for review and approval by the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.13.6 6. The Commission shall establish a Working Capital Fund to finance operations of the Commission prior to receiving annual contributions, and for such other purposes as the Commission may determine. The Commission shall fix the level of the Fund, assess advances necessary for its establishment, and adopt regulations governing its use.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.14 Article XIV
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.14.1x The Commission shall calculate the contributions to be made by the Contracting Parties to the budget including any supplementary budget according to the following formula:
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.14.1x.a (a) One third of the total amount of the budget including any supplementary budget shall be contributed by the Contracting Parties in equal parts;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.14.1x.b (b) Each Contracting Party shall contribute in respect of each Regional or Stock Committee of which it is a member an amount equivalent to one third of its contribution under subparagraph (a) above. This proportion shall be reduced, if necessary, in order that the total amount contributed by the Contracting Parties under this subparagraph shall not exceed one third of the total budget including any supplementary budget;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.14.1x.c (c) Any remaining portion of the budget including any supplementary budget shall be contributed by each Contracting Party in the proportion that its nominal catch in the Convention Area bears to the aggregate nominal catch of all Contracting Parties in that Area. In computing this catch the Commission shall take into account all fishes, crustaceans, molluscs and other marine invertebrates, with the exception of such species as may be excluded from the application of this Convention in accordance with Article III. The catch shall be determined on the basis of the average for the last two calendar years for which statistics have been published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.10 Article 10
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.10.1 1. Contributions to the Fund shall be made in respect of each Contracting State by any person who, in the calendar year referred to in Article 11, paragraph 1, as regards initial contributions and in Article 12, paragraphs 2(a) or (b), as regards annual contributions, has received in total quantities exceeding 150,000 tons:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.10.1.a (a) in the ports or terminal installations in the territory of that State contributing oil carried by sea to such ports or terminal installations; and
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.10.1.b (b) in any installations situated in the territory of that Contracting State contributing oil which has been carried by sea and discharged in a port or terminal installation of a non-Contracting State, provided that contributing oil shall only be taken into account by virtue of this sub-paragraph on first receipt in a Contracting State after its discharge in that non-Contracting State.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.10.2.a 2. (a) For the purposes of paragraph 1, where the quantity of contributing oil received in the territory of a Contracting State by any person in a calendar year when aggregated with the quantity of contributing oil received in the same Contracting State in that year by any associated person or persons exceeds 150,000 tons, such person shall pay contributions in respect of the actual quantity received by him notwithstanding that that quantity did not exceed 150,000 tons.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.10.2.b (b) "Associated person" means any subsidiary or commonly controlled entity. The question whether a person comes within this definition shall be determined by the national law of the State concerned.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.11 Article 11
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.11.1 1. In respect of each Contracting State initial contributions shall be made of an amount which shall for each person referred to in Article 10 be calculated on the basis of a fixed sum for each ton of contributing oil received by him during the calendar year preceding that in which this Convention entered into force for that State.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.11.2 2. The sum referred to in paragraph 1 shall be determined by the Assembly within two months after the entry into force of this Convention. In performing this function the Assembly shall, to the extent possible, fix the sum in such a way that the total amount of initial contributions would, if contributions were to be made in respect of 90 per cent of the quantities of contributing oil carried by sea in the world, equal 75 million francs.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.11.3 3. The initial contributions shall in respect of each Contracting State be paid within three months following the date at which the Convention entered into force for that State.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12 Article 12
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1 1. With a view to assessing for each person referred to in Article 10 the amount of annual contributions due, if any, and taking account of the necessity to maintain sufficient liquid funds, the Assembly shall for each calendar year make an estimate in the form of a budget of:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1.i (i) Expenditure
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1.i.a (a) costs and expenses of the administration of the Fund in the relevant year and any deficit from operations in preceding years;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1.i.b (b) payments to be made by the Fund in the relevant year for the satisfaction of claims against the Fund due under Article 4 or 5, including repayment on loans previously taken by the Fund for the satisfaction of such claims, to the extent that the aggregate amount of such claims in respect of any one incident does not exceed 15 million francs;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1.i.c (c) payments to be made by the Fund in the relevant year for the satisfaction of claims against the Fund due under Article 4 or 5, including repayments on loans previously taken by the Fund for the satisfaction of such claims, to the extent that the aggregate amount of such claims in respect of any one incident is in excess of 15 million francs;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1.ii (ii) Income
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1.ii.a (a) surplus funds from operations in preceding years, including any interest;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1.ii.b (b) initial contributions to be paid in the course of the year;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1.ii.c (c) annual contributions, if required to balance the budget;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.1.ii.d (d) any other income.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.2 2. For each person referred to in Article 10 the amount of his annual contribution shall be determined by the Assembly and shall be calculated in respect of each Contracting State:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.2.a (a) in so far as the contribution is for the satisfaction of payments referred to in paragraph 1(i)(a) and (b) on the basis of a fixed sum for each ton of contributing oil received in the relevant State by such persons during the preceding calendar year; and
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.2.b (b) in so far as the contribution is for the satisfaction of payments referred to in paragraph 1(i)(c) of this Article on the basis of a fixed sum for each ton of contributing oil received by such person during the calendar year preceding that in which the incident in question occurred, provided that State was a party to this Convention at the date of the incident.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.3 3. The sums referred to in paragraph 2 above shall be arrived at by dividing the relevant total amount of contributions required by the total amount of contributing oil received in all Contracting States in the relevant year.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.4 4. The Assembly shall decide the portion of the annual contribution which shall be immediately paid in cash and decide on the date of payment. The remaining part of each annual contribution shall be paid upon notification by the Director.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.5 5. The Director may, in cases and in accordance with conditions to be laid down in the Internal Regulations of the Fund, require a contributor to provide financial security for the sums due from him.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.12.6 6. Any demand for payments made under paragraph 4 shall be called rateably from all individual contributors.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.31 Article 31
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.31.1 1. Each Contracting State shall bear the salary, travel and other expenses of its own delegation to the Assembly and of its representatives on the Executive Committee and on subsidiary bodies.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.31.2 2. Any other expenses incurred in the operation of the Fund shall be borne by the Fund.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Sect.8 VOTING
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.5 ARTICLE V
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.5.1x Each Participating Government which nominates one or more Observers who are appointed to a land station or group of land stations by International Whaling Commission shall pay the salary and other emoluments, international travel costs, subsistence, lodging and other necessary expenses, including medical costs, of those Observers. When it is necessary that an Observer be accompanied by an interpreter, the salary and all other necessary expenses of that interpreter shall be paid by the nominating Government.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.7 ARTICLE VII
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.7.1 1. The Commission shall adopt its financial rules.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.7.2 2. The Commission shall adopt a two years budget of proposed expenditures and budget estimates for the fiscal period following thereafter.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.7.3 3. The total amount of the budget including any supplementary budget shall be contributed by the Contracting Parties according to the following formula:
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.7.3.a a) one-third of the budget shall be divided equally among the Contracting Parties,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.7.3.b b) two-third of the budget shall be divided in proportion to the TACs available to the Contracting Parties in accordance with the Financial regulations for the Commission
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.7.4 4. Each Contracting State shall pay the expenses related to the participation in the Commission of its representatives, experts and advisers.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8 Article VIII
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.1 1. The Parties shall take appropriate measures to enforce the provisions of the present Convention and to prohibit trade in specimens in violation thereof. These shall include measures:
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.1.a (a) to penalize trade in, or possession of, such specimens, or both; and
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.1.b (b) to provide for the confiscation or return to the State of export of such specimens.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.2 2. In addition to the measures taken under paragraph 1 of this Article, a Party may, when it deems it necessary, provide for any method of internal reimbursement for expenses incurred as a result of the confiscation of a specimen traded in violation of the measures taken in the application of the provisions of the present Convention.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.3 3. As far as possible, the Parties shall ensure that specimens shall pass through any formalities required for trade with a minimum of delay. To facilitate such passage, a Party may designate ports of exit and ports of entry at which specimens must be presented for clearance. The Parties shall ensure further that all living specimens, during any period of transit, holding or shipment, are properly cared for so as to minimize the risk of injury, damage to health or cruel treatment.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art..8.4 4. Where a living specimen is confiscated as a result of measures referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article:
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.4.a (a) the specimen shall be entrusted to a Management Authority of the State of confiscation;
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.4.b (b) the Management Authority shall, after consultation with the State of export, return the specimen to that State at the expense of that State, or to a rescue centre or such other place as the Management Authority deems appropriate and consistent with the purposes of the present Convention; and
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.4.c (c) the Management Authority may obtain the advice of a Scientific Authority, or may, whenever it considers it desirable, consult the Secretariat in order to facilitate the decision under sub-paragraph (b) of this paragraph, including the choice of a rescue centre or other place.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.5 5. A rescue centre as referred to in paragraph 4 of this Article means an institution designated by a Management Authority to look after the welfare of living specimens, particularly those that have been confiscated.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.6 6. Each Party shall maintain records of trade in specimens of species included in Appendices I, II and III which shall cover:
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.6.a (a) the names and addresses of exporters and importers; and
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.6.b (b) the number and type of permits and certificates granted; the States with which such trade occurred; the numbers or quantities and types of specimens, names of species as included in Appendices I, II and III and, where applicable, the size and sex of the specimens in question.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.7 7. Each Party shall prepare periodic reports on its implementation of the present Convention and shall transmit to the Secretariat:
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.7.a (a) an annual report containing a summary of the information specified in sub-paragraph (b) of paragraph 6 of this Article; and
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.7.b (b) a biennial report on legislative, regulatory and administrative measures taken to enforce the provisions of the present Convention.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.8 8. The information referred to in paragraph 7 of this Article shall be available to the public where this is not inconsistent with the law of the Party concerned.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.64 Article 64
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.64.1 1. The expenses of the Secretariat and all other common expenses shall be shared among all Participating Countries according to a scale of contributions elaborated according to the principles and rules set out in the Annex to the "OECD Resolution of the Council on Determination of the Scale of Contributions by Member Countries to the Budget of the Organisation" of 10th December, 1963. After the first year of application of this Agreement, the Governing Board shall review this scale of contributions and, acting by unanimity, shall decide upon any appropriate changes in accordance with Article 73.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.64.2 2. Special expenses incurred in connection with special activities carried out pursuant to Article 65 shall be shared by the Participating Countries taking part in such special activities in such proportions as shall be determined by unanimous agreement between them.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.64.3 3. The Executive Director shall, in accordance with the financial regulations adopted by the Governing Board and not later than 1st October of each year, submit to the Governing Board a draft budget including personnel requirements. The Governing Board, acting by majority, shall adopt the budget.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.64.4 4. The Governing Board, acting by majority, shall take all other necessary decisions regarding the financial administration of the Agency.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.64.5 5. The financial year shall begin on 1st January and end on 31st December of each year. At the end of each financial year, revenues and expenditures shall be submitted to audit.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4 IV ORGANIZATION OF THE PROJECT
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1 1. The project shall be directed by a project board. The board shall decide on all matters concerning the project within the framework of this Agreement.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.ax Each contracting party shall appoint one member of the board. The member appointed by AES will be the chairman of the board. Each member of the board may be assisted at the board meeting by one specialist who shall not have a voting right. The board shall meet at least 3 times a year. Additional board meetings shall be convened at the request of one member of the board.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.bx The decisions of the project board shall normally be made by mutual agreement. Should it be necessary to vote on any decision, each member of the board shall have a number of votes in proportion to the financial commitment of the contracting party concerned according to Article VI below. Every member shall be given the opportunity to cast his vote. 60 % of the votes cast are required for a decision. An opportunity will be provided for voting in absentia and/or through designated alternate upon proper and timely notification of the matter to be voted on. Should it be necessary to revise the programme, the board should be prepared to meet at short notice.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.cx The distribution of votes among the four Nordic countries will be stated at the first board meeting.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.dx AES has an absolute veto right against decisions involving the safety of the plant or conflicts with Swedish laws and regulations.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.2 2. AES shall appoint a project manager. The appointment requires the approval of the project board. The project manager shall be responsible to the project board for the execution and management of the agreed project. His duties include the drawing up of detailed programmes of work, including cost and time schedules.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.2.ax The project manager shall be present at the meetings of the project board and shall have the right to participate in the deliberations He shall report at each meeting on the progress of the work of the project.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.3 3. A committee, called the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), shall be established. The committee shall be composed of senior technical experts. Each contracting party having a share of 20 % of the total budget shall have the right to designate two members and each contracting party having a share of less than 20 % shall have the right to designate one member. The committee has the authority to direct the project manager on technical matters within the scope, cost and time schedule of the programme. Differences in opinion between the TAC members shall be resolved by the vote following the same procedure as applies to the voting in the board. If the project manager considers a proposal from the TAC to lead to an increase in costs or to a prolongation of the time schedule, the matter shall immediately be brought by him to the attention of the board for decision. Pending the decision of the board, no action shall be taken by the project manager that may infringe upon the freedom of the board to decide. The project manager shall be in attendance at the meetings of the committee.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.3.ax The chairman of the project board chairs the meeting of the TAC. The committee shall meet at least three times per year. The meetings shall be convened by the chairman of the project board on his own initiative or at the request of members representing at least 40 % of the votes of the committee.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.4 4. In the performance of his duties, the project manger shall be assisted by a project staff as exemplified in Appendix C.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.5 5. AES undertakes to render the necessary technical and administrative services and to procure the material for implementation of the project. Legal acts relating to the carrying out of the project shall be performed by AES on behalf of the contracting parties.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.6 6. For the financial management of the project, AES shall arrange an adequate book-keeping and reporting system according to the needs of this Agreement. Additional reporting that may be required for specific national reasons is not the responsibility of the project. The auditing shall be performed by the auditors of AES, and if so requested by any of the other parties, by auditors elected by them.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6 VI BUDGET AND FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1 1. Expenditure relating to the carrying out of the project shall be borne by the contracting parties under the conditions specified in the present Article.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.ax The project budget as presented in Appendix D amounts to Skr 13.7 millions. This amount includes all foreseen wage and price increases for the programme planned to be carried out and specified in Appendix A - F.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.bx As a reserve to cover possible additional expenses caused during the project in excess of the budget, the parties undertake jointly to make available an amount of Skr 0.5 million. The parties also undertake jointly to make available an amount of Skr 0.3 million in excess of the budget as a reserve to cover unforeseen inflationary cost increases during the project. The utilization of these reserves requires specific decisions by the project board. Including the reserves the total budget is Skr 14.5 millions.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.cx The project costs and the relevant reserve stated in this Article are calculated on the basis of a current station availability during the period indicated in the time schedule in Appendix E. Cost increase due to interrupted availability of the Marviken plant shall he borne by the AES, provided that the interruptions are not caused by the performance of the experiments.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx The contracting parties undertake to contribute to the financing of the total budget as follows:
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.ix [TAB]%.[TAB]Skr
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.iix millions
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.iiix GKSS[TAB]20[TAB]2.9
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.ivx CFA[TAB]10[TAB]1.45
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.vx EdF[TAB]10[TAB]1.45
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.vix JAERI[TAB]20[TAB]2.9
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.viix AEC[TAB]20[TAB]2.9
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.viiix AED
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.ixx MTI
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.xx AEN
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.xix AES[TAB]20[TAB]2.9
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.xiix [TAB]100[TAB]14.5
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.3 3. The project shall be debited with the cost of the personnel of the project staff supplied by the contracting parties under the conditions specified in Article VII and in Appendix D, where all personnel costs are given according to nominal AES wage codes, inclusive of statutory social dues multiplied by 1.75. When project personnel are working outside their home organizations, the project shall be debited with an additional per diem cost according to AES's rules. Costs for travels to and from the permanent residence of the personnel are paid by the respective home organization.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.3.ax For services rendered by the parties upon order from the project using personnel not classified as project personnel and for material provided, the party shall be reimbursed for its costs. Thus neither profit nor gain shall be included except in case of commercial products already on the market.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.4 4. When paying their financial contributions according to this Article VI the parties shall be entitled to deduct the costs for wages and per diem of project personnel according to Article VI:3.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.5 5. Within six weeks after the end of each quarter of a year, the project manager shall present accounts for the project to the parties in summarized figures as to the costs incurred during the preceding quarter, and shall at the same time give a cost estimate for the current quarter.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.5.ax The total actual cost for the project shall be accounted for within three months after the termination of the project.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.6 6. Payments of contributions shall be made to AES and made available to the project in quarterly instalments on the basis of cost estimates and accounts as outlined under this Article VI:5, and quarterly reports.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.6.ax The first advance payment shall be due within four weeks after the signing of this Agreement by all the parties and shall cover all the costs accounted for in the budget incurred up to the date of signature as well as the costs calculated for the rest of the current quarter. The subsequent advance payments are due within two weeks upon receipt of the quarterly cost accounts/costs estimated.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.7 VII SUPPLY OF PERSONNEL
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.7.1 1. During the project, the contracting parties shall, within the total budget, contribute to the project staff by supplying project personnel, along the lines specified in Appendix C: p 4.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.7.1.ax The project staff shall be appointed and seconded to the project by the contracting parties with the agreement of the project manager. The project manager shall be responsible for the duly qualified composition and efficiency of the project staff and shall have the right to take the appropriate measures to that effect. The project personnel will remain in the employment of their respective employers. The project staff, during their participation in the project, work under the authority of the project manager and shall be subject to the general working rules of AES such as ordinary working hours, vacation periods etc.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.7.2 2. The parties shall, if considered necessary by the board, maintain at the disposal of the project their project personnel for a period not exceeding the period stated in Appendix E by more than three months. Such prolongation shall fall within the total budget and be credited according to the same rules as set out in Article VI:3.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.7.3 3. In addition, each party may at their own expense and under their own responsibility participate with delegated personnel to the extent agreed by the project manager. They may use their own equipment if agreed by the project manager. Such personnel when working in the project are subject to the rules stated in this Article VII:1.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9 IX LIABILITY
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.1 1. AES undertakes to maintain during the whole project period the following insurance protection.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.1.ax -Insurance of the equipment procured for the experimental work against fire, explosion, water pipe damage and/or damage to machinery, amounting to a total coverage of Skr 8 million.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.1.bx - Insurance of the data records against loss through fire, theft, and transport accidents, amounting to a coverage of Skr 1 million.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.1.cx -Liability insurance covering personal injury and damage to property which befall the project personnel or third parties and for which a party to this Agreement or its personnel is responsible according to the applicable general rules. This insurance shal
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.2 2. The cost for the above insurances shall be paid by the project as a part of the project cost.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.3 3. The non-Swedish parties shall not be liable for any indemnification in excess of the amounts stated above. In case of excess AES shall be liable for any indemnification whatsoever.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.4 4. This Agreement shall not limit any right to compensation on the basis of the general rules which are applicable in each case for the indemnification of personal injury or damage to property.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12 XII ARRANGEMENTS FOR TERMINATION OF THE PROJECT
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.1x Equipment purchased within the project budget is regarded as being the property of the parties, each having a share in the percentage proportion to the financial contribution as given in Article VI:2.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.2x After the termination of the project such equipment which can still be utilized for other purposes will be evaluated under consideration of normal depreciation. AES will make up a list of such equipment and its value for approval by the project board.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.3x If AES with the approval of the project board decides to retain such equipment, the other parties will be credited in proportion to their financial grants.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.4x The project board shall decide upon the disposal of such remaining equipment as is not retained by AES.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.5x When selling equipment after the termination of the experiments, the costs for dismantling of such equipment and associated restoration shall be paid from the income of the sale of such equipment. The estimated economic net result shall be approved by the board before any action is taken in such matters.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.6x In case of a decision to terminate the project prior to its fulfilment, under the circumstances described in Article XI, AES undertakes to cancel the remaining delivery contracts and other remaining commitments for the project as soon as possible.
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.10 Article 10
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.10.1 1. If any difficulties should result from the application of Article 9, and a period of six months has gone by since such difficulties were noted by the International Commission, the latter, in order to present a report to the Governments, may call upon the services of an independent expert at the request of a Contracting Party.
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.10.2 2. The expenses relating to the inquiry, including the expert's fee, shall be divided among the Contracting Parties mentioned below, as follows:
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.10.2.ax Federal Republic of Germany two sevenths (2/7)
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.10.2.bx French Republic two sevenths (2/7)
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.10.2.cx Kingdom of the Netherlands two sevenths (2/7)
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.10.2.dx Swiss Confederation one seventh (1/7)
2857 Convention On The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution By Chlorides Art.10.2.ex The International Commission may, in certain cases, establish a different method for dividing the expenses.
2846 Agreement Regarding Monitoring Of The Stratosphere Art.9 ARTICLE XI
2846 Agreement Regarding Monitoring Of The Stratosphere Art.9.1x Activities under this Agreement shall be subject to budgetary appropriations and to the applicable laws and regulations of each country.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.18 Article 18
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.18.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall adopt rules of procedure for their meetings and conferences envisaged in Articles 14, 15 and 16 above.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.18.2 2. The Contracting Parties shall adopt financial rules, prepared in consultation with the Organization, to determine, in particular, their financial participation.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16 Article XVI
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall pay the expenses of its own delegation to all meetings held pursuant to this Convention.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.2 2. The General Council shall adopt an annual budget for the Organization.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.3 3. The General Council shall establish the contributions due from each Contracting Party under the annual budget on the following basis:
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.3.a (a) 10% of the budget shall be divided among the coastal States in proportion to their nominal catches in the Convention Area in the year ending two years before the beginning of the budget year;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.3.b (b) 30% of the budget shall be divided equally among all the Contracting Parties; and
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.3.c (c) 60% of the budget shall be divided among all Contracting Parties in proportion to their nominal catches in the Convention Area in the year ending two years before the beginning of the budget year.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.3.dx The nominal catches referred to above shall be the reported catches of the species listed in Annex I, which forms an integral part of this Convention.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.4 4. The Executive Secretary shall notify each Contracting Party of the contribution due from that Party as calculated under paragraph 3, and as soon as possible thereafter each Contracting Party shall pay to the Organization its contribution.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.5 5. Contributions shall be payable in the currency of the country in which the headquarters of the Organization is located, except if otherwise authorized by the General Council.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.6 6. Subject to paragraph 11, the General Council shall, at its first meeting, approve a budget for the balance of the first financial year in which the Organization functions and the Executive Secretary shall transmit to the Contracting Parties copies of that budget together with notices of their respective contributions.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.7 7. For subsequent financial years, drafts of the annual budget shall be submitted by the Executive Secretary to each Contracting Party together with a schedule of contributions, not less than sixty days before the annual meeting of the Organization at which the budgets are to be considered.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.8 8. A Contracting Party acceding to this Convention during the course of a financial year shall contribute in respect of that year a part of the contribution calculated in accordance with the provisions of this Article that is proportional to the number of complete months remaining in the year.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.9 9. A Contracting Party which has not paid its contributions for two consecutive years shall not enjoy any right of casting votes and presenting objections under this Convention until it has fulfilled its obligations, unless the General Council decides otherwise.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.10 10. The financial affairs of the Organization shall be audited annually by external auditors to be selected by the General Council.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.11 11. If the Convention enters into force on 1 January 1979, the provisions of Annex II, which forms an integral part of this Convention, shall apply in place of the provisions of paragraph 6.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7 Article VII
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.1 1. The Conference of the Parties shall be the decision-making organ of this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.2 2. The Secretariat shall call a meeting of the Conference of the Parties not later than two years after the entry into force of this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.3 3. Thereafter the Secretariat shall convene ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties at intervals of not more than three years, unless the Conference decides otherwise, and extraordinary meetings at any time on the written request of at least one-third of the Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall establish and keep under review the financial regulations of this Convention. The Conference of the Parties shall, at each of its ordinary meetings, adopt the budget for the next financial period. Each Party shall contribute to this budget according to a scale to be agreed upon by the Conference. Financial regulations, including the provisions on the budget and the scale of contributions as well as their modifications, shall be adopted by unanimous vote of the Parties present and voting.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5 5. At each of its meetings the Conference of the Parties shall review the implementation of this Convention and may in particular:
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.a a) review and assess the conservation status of migratory species;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.b b) review the progress made towards the conservation of migratory species, especially those listed in Appendices I and II;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.c c) make such provision and provide such guidance as may be necessary to enable the Scientific Council and the Secretariat to carry out their duties;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.d d) receive and consider any reports presented by the Scientific Council, the Secretariat, any Party or any standing body established pursuant to an Agreement;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.e e) make recommendations to the Parties for improving the conservation status of migratory species and review the progress being made under Agreements;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.f f) in those cases where an Agreement has not been concluded, make recommendations for the convening of meetings of the Parties that are Range States of a migratory species or group of migratory species to discuss measures to improve the conservation status of the species;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.g g) make recommendations to the Parties for improving the effectiveness of this Convention; and
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.h h) decide on any additional measure that should be taken to implement the objectives of this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.6 6. Each meeting of the Conference of the Parties should determine the time and venue of the next meeting.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.7 7. Any meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall determine and adopt rules of procedure for that meeting. Decisions at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall require a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting, except where otherwise provided for by this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.8 8. The United Nations, its Specialized Agencies, the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not a party to this Convention and, for each Agreement, the body designated by the parties to that Agreement, may be represented by observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9 9. Any agency or body technically qualified in protection, conservation and management of migratory species, in the following categories, which has informed the Secretariat of its desire to be represented at meetings of the Conference of the Parties by observers, shall be admitted unless at least one-third of the Parties present object:
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9.a a) international agencies or bodies, either governmental or non-governmental, and national governmental agencies and bodies; and
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9.b b) national non-governmental agencies or bodies which have been approved for this purpose by the State in which they are located.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9.cx Once admitted, these observers shall have the right to participate but not to vote.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6 ARTICLE VI DIRECTOR, STAFF AND BUDGET
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.1 1. The Committee shall appoint a Director of the Agency on such conditions as it may determine.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.2 2. The Committee may appoint a Deputy Director of the Agency on such conditions as it may determine.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.3 3. The Director may appoint other staff in accordance with such rules and on such conditions as the Committee may determine.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.4 4. The Director shall submit to the Committee for approval:
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.4.a (a) an annual report on the activities of the Agency for the preceding year;
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.4.b (b) a draft work programmed and budget for the succeeding year.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.5 5. The approved report, budget and work programmed shall be submitted to the Forum.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.6 6. The budget shall be financed by contributions according to the shares set out in the Annex to this Convention. The Annex shall be subject to review from time to time by the Committee.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.7 7. The Committee shall adopt financial regulations for the administration of the finances of the Agency. Such regulations may authorize the Agency to accept contributions from private or public sources.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.8 8. All questions concerning the budget of the Agency, including contributions to the budget, shall be determined by the Committee.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.6.9 9. In advance of the Committee's approval of the budget, the Agency shall be entitled to incur expenditure up to a limit not exceeding two-thirds of the preceding year's approved budgetary expenditure.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9 Article 9 THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAT
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.1 1.The Executive Secretariat is the executive organ of the Authority.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.2 2.The Executive Secretariat is run by an Executive Secretary who is appointed, upon recommendation by the Council of Ministers, to the Summit of Heads of State and Government for a period of four (4) years, renewable only once. Each member State has the right to present a candidate for the post of Executive Secretary.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.3 3.The Executive Secretary is the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority. He is assisted by a Deputy Executive Secretary appointed by the Council of Ministers for a term of four (4) years, renewable only once. The Deputy Executive Secretary is under the authority of the Executive Secretary.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.4 4.The Executive Secretary and/or the Deputy Executive Secretary may be removed from office by the Summit on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.5 5.Subject to the overriding importance of securing for the Authority the services of persons possessing the highest qualifications and technical experience due regard shall be paid, on appointing officers to the offices of the Executive Secretariat, to the desirability of maintaining an equitable distribution of appointments to such posts among member States.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.6 6.In the exercise of his duties, the Executive Secretary shall be responsible to the superior organs of the Authority. The Deputy Executive Secretary and the other officials of the Secretariat shall be responsible to the Executive Secretary.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.7 7.The Executive Secretary shall be responsible for the administration of the Authority and all its organs. For this purpose, he shall specifically:
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.7.a (a) undertake such works and studies with a view to achieving the objectives of the Authority, as may be assigned to him by the Council of Ministers and formulate such proposals as may assist in the harmonious development of the Authority;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.7.b (b) negotiate loans and receive gifts on behalf of the Authority with approval by the Council of Ministers.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Sect.4 Chapter IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.10 Article 10 THE BUDGET OF THE AUTHORITY
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.10.1 1.It is established for every year a balanced Budget of the Authority.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.10.2 2.All the expenses of the Authority, including those relating to the specialized organs of the Executive Secretary, are approved, for each fiscal year, by the Council of Ministers and are imputable to the Budget according to conditions and modalities which are defined in the financial regulations of the Authority.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.11 Article 11 CONTRIBUTIONS OF MEMBER STATES
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.11.1 1.The operating Budget of the Executive Secretary of the Authority shall be financed by contributions equally shared among the member States.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.11.2 2.The member States pledge to pay regularly their annual contributions to the Budget of the Authority.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.12 Article 12 CURRENCIES OF PAYMENT OF CONTRIBUTIONS
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.12.1 1.The contributions payable by each member State of the Authority under this Convention shall be paid in convertible currency.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.12.2 2.The Unit of Account in which the Budget of the Authority is established is that of the host country.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.12.3 3.Are considered as "convertible currencies" under this Article: currencies declared as such by the International Monetary Fund and other currencies which the Council shall consider as such.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.12.4 4.The exchange rate of the currencies of the member States of the Authority meant for the payments of their contributions under this Convention, shall be the official rate declared to the International Monetary Fund at the date of payment. In case the currency of a member State depreciates, the normal rate of buying and selling of the member State's Central Bank shall be applied.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.13 Article 13 FINANCIAL REGULATION
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.13.1 1.The Council of Ministers shall establish the Financial Regulation with a view to implementing the provisions of this Chapter.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14 Article 14 THE FINANCIAL CONTROLLER AND THE EXTERNAL AUDITOR
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14.1 1.A Financial Controller shall be appointed by the Council of Ministers to whom he shall be answerable. He shall be directly responsible as far as the financial management of the Secretariat is concerned.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14.2 2.An External Auditor of the Authority is appointed on the recommendation of the host country to the Council of Ministers and may be removed from office, when need be, by the Council.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14.3 3.The rules governing the terms and conditions of service of the Financial Controller and the powers of the External Auditor are as laid down in the Financial Regulation.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Sect.5 Chapter V SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17 ARTICLE 17
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall pay the expenses of its own delegation to all meetings held under this Convention.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.2 2. At its first meeting the Commission shall adopt a budget for its first financial year. At this meeting the Commission may also, as appropriate, adopt a budget for the second financial year.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.3 3. At each annual session the Commission shall adopt a budget for the following financial year and a budget estimate for the financial year following thereafter. A draft budget and draft budget estimate shall be submitted by the President of the Commission to the Contracting Parties not less than 40 days before the meeting of the Commission at which they are to be considered.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.4 4. The Commission shall determine the contributions due from each Contracting Party under the annual budgets according to the following formula:
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.4.a (a) one-third of the budget shall be divided equally among the Contracting Parties,
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.4.b (b) two-thirds of the budget shall be divided among the Contracting Parties in proportion of their nominal catches in the Convention Area, on the basis of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea definitive catch statistics for the calendar year ending not more than 24 and not less than 18 months before the beginning of the budget year,
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.4.c (c) however, the annual contribution of any Contracting Party which has a population of less than 300,000 inhabitants shall be limited to a maximum of 5% of the total budget. When this contribution is so limited, the remaining part of the budget shall be divided among the other Contracting Parties in accordance with sub-paragraph (a) and (b). This rule shall be effective for the first five budget years of the Commission and thereafter it shall be subject to annual review by the Commission which may change it by a decision adopted by a three-fourths majority of all Contracting Parties.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.5 5. The Commission shall notify each Contracting Party of the contribution due from that Party as determined under paragraph 4 and of the date as determined by the Commission by which this contribution shall be paid.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.6 6. The contribution of a Contracting Party which has acceded to this Convention during the course of a financial year shall, in respect of that year, be a part proportional to the number of complete months remaining in the year of the annual contribution calculated in accordance with paragraph 4.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.7 7. Contributions shall be payable in the currency of the country in which the Office of the Commission is located.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.8 8. A Contracting Party which has not paid by the date determined by the Commission its contributions for two years shall not enjoy the right of casting votes and of making objections under this Convention until it has fulfilled its obligations, unless, at the request of the Contracting Party concerned, the Commission decides otherwise.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.9 9. The Commission shall adopt rules for the conduct of its financial affairs.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.13 Article XIII
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.13.1x For the purposes of the administration and application of this Agreement, the High Contracting Parties hereby designate the Permanent Commission of the South Pacific as Executive Secretariat of the Agreement. At their first meeting the Parties shall establish the procedure and financing for the performance of this function.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.21 Article 21 RULES OF PROCEDURE AND FINANCIAL RULES
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.21.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall adopt rules of procedure for their meetings and conferences envisaged in articles 17 and 18 above.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.21.2 2. The Contracting Parties shall adopt financial rules, prepared in consultation with the Organization, to determine, in particular, their financial participation.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18 Article XVIII DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x The Council shall have the duties and functions necessary to achieve the objectives of this Convention and its protocols, and in particular:
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.a (a) To adopt its internal regulations;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.b (b) To keep under review the implementation of the Convention and its protocols, and the action plan adopted for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.c (c) To make recommendations regarding the adoption of any additional protocols or any amendments to the Convention or to its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.d (d) To adopt, review and amend, as required, the annexes to this Convention and to its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.e (e) To adopt and conclude agreements with States or with organizations with similar purposes or interests within the aims of this Convention and for the achievement of its purposes and which the Council deems necessary for the discharge of its duties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.f (f) To review and evaluate the state of the marine environment and coastal areas on the basis of reports provided by the Contracting Parties, or by the international organizations concerned;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.g (g) To establish subsidiary bodies and ad hoc working groups, as required, to consider any matters related to this Convention and its protocols or related to the annexes of this Convention and its protocols or related to the action plan;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.h (h) To consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties and reports prepared by the General Secretariat on questions relating to the Convention and to matters relevant to the administration of the Organization and to decide upon them;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.i (i) To endeavour to settle any differences or disputes between the Contracting Parties as to the interpretation or implementation of this Convention or its protocols or annexes;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.j (j) To appoint the Secretary General;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.k (k) To adopt and issue its rules of procedure, administrative and financial regulations guided by the constitution and regulations of ALECSO. The Council may adopt or amend any other regulations necessary for the discharge of its duties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.l (l) To adopt the financial rules which determine, in particular, the contributions of the Contracting Parties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.m (m) To adopt the financial budget of the Organization;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.n (n) To adopt the projects and budgets for the Organization activities;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.o (o) To approve a report on the work and activities of the Organization to be submitted for information to the ALECSO General Conference;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.p (p) To define and develop relations between the Organization and Arab organizations or bodies;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.q (q) To perform any additional functions necessary for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols or which the Council deems necessary for the discharge of its duties.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.20 Article XX BUDGET AND FINANCIAL RESOURCES OF THE ORGANIZATION
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.20.1 1. The Organization shall have its own budget.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.20.2 2. The financial resources of the Organization shall consist of:
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.20.2.a (a) Contributions by the Contracting Parties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.20.2.b (b) ALECSO contribution;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.20.2.c (c) Other contributions accepted by the Council.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.20.3 3. Reports on the budget of the Organization shall be transmitted to the ALECSO General Conference for information.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4 ARTICLE 4
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.1 1. The functions of the Council shall be:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.1.a (a) to provide a forum for the study, analysis and exchange of information among the Parties on matters concerning the salmon stocks subject to this Convention, and on the achievement of the objective of the Convention;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.1.b (b) to provide a forum for consultation and co-operation on matters concerning the salmon stocks in the North Atlantic Ocean beyond Commission areas;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.1.c (c) to facilitate the co-ordination of the activities of the Commissions and to co-ordinate the initiatives of the Parties under article 2, paragraph 3;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.1.d (d) to establish working arrangements with the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea and other appropriate fisheries and scientific organizations;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.1.e (e) to make recommendations to the Parties, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea or other appropriate fisheries and scientific organizations concerning the undertaking of scientific research;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.1.f (f) to supervise and co-ordinate the administrative, financial and other internal affairs of the Organization, including the relations among its constituent bodies;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.1.g (g) to co-ordinate the external relations of the Organization; and
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.1.h (h) to perform such other functions as are conferred on it by this Convention.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.2 2. The Council shall have the authority to make recommendations to the Parties and the Commissions on matters concerning salmon stocks subject to this Convention, including the enforcement of laws and regulations, provided that no recommendation shall be made concerning the management of salmon harvests within the area of fisheries jurisdiction of a Party.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.4.3 3. Notwithstanding paragraph 2, upon the specific request of a Commission, the Council shall have the authority to make recommendations to that Commission on regulatory measures which the Commission may propose pursuant to this Convention.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16 ARTICLE 16
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.1 1. The Council shall adopt an annual budget for the Organization. The Secretary shall transmit a draft budget to the Parties, together with a schedule of contributions, not later than 60 days before the meeting of the Council at which the budget is to be considered.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.2 2. The Council shall determine the annual contribution of each Party according to the following formula:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.2.a (a) 30% of the budget shall be divided equally among the Parties; and
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.2.b (b) 70% of the budget shall be divided among the Parties in proportion to their nominal catches of salmon subject to this Convention in the calendar year ending not more than 18 months and not less than 6 months before the beginning of the financial year.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.3 3. The Secretary shall notify each Party of its contribution. Contributions shall be paid not later than four months after the date of such notification.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.4 4. Contributions shall be payable in the currency of the State in which the office of the Organization is located, unless the Council decides otherwise.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.5 5. The contribution of a Party for which this Convention has entered into force during the course of a financial year shall for that year be a part of the annual contribution proportional to the number of complete months remaining in the year from the date of entry into force for that Party.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.6 6. A Party which has not paid its contributions for two consecutive years shall not be entitled to vote under this Convention until it has fulfilled its obligations, unless the Council decides otherwise.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.7 7. The financial affairs of the Organization shall be audited annually by external auditors to be selected by the Council.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11 Article 11 - POWERS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x The Conference of Ministers, as the Organization’s supreme Authority, has the following powers:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.a a. To formulate the general policy of the Organization and to adopt the measures required o achieve its objectives, in accordance with the present Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.b b. To consider and evaluate the operation of the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.c c. Approve any amendments to the Agreement in accordance with Article 35.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.d d. To review, modify or supplement the fields of cooperation within the region as established in Article 5 of this Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.e e. To appoint and dismiss the Executive Director and the Assistant Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.f f. To approve, amend or reject, as may be the case, the reports and proposals of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.g g. To select a country other than the host country to hold a regular or special meeting whenever it is deemed convenient.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.h h. To give instructions to the Executive Management Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.i i. To establish a system of initial contributions and annual dues and any amendment thereof in accordance with the needs of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.j j. To approve the Program of Activities and the budget of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.k k. To study and approve the Annual Report submitted by the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.l l. To approve the creation of Technical Committees or other systems of cooperation.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.m m. To approve in the First Regular Meeting the Regulations of the Organization to be made by the Executive Director and to amend them when it is deemed convenient.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.n n. To consider and decide on any other matter pertaining to the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16 Article 16 - POWERS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x The Governing Board shall formulate, analyze, revise, propose and recommend to the Conference all those provisions necessary for the application of this Agreement and achievement of its objectives. To this end, the Governing Board has the following powers:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a a. To make recommendations to the Conference of Ministers for the fastest development of the sector, bearing in mind the food requirements of the people, the needs of the workers and entrepreneurs, and the need to attain an adequate level in the utilization of resources. In this sense, it shall make recommendations on the following matters:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.1 1. The general policy of the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.2 2. Revision, amendment or supplementing of the regional cooperation areas established in Article 5 of this Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.3 3. The reports and proposals of the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.4 4. The Program of Activities, Budget of the Organization and External Audit.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.5 5. The creation of Technical Committees or other systems of cooperation.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.6 6. The evaluation of the operation of the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.7 7. Other matters pertaining to the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.b b. To consider and to propose to the Conference of Ministers the amendments to the Agreement, and Regulations made hereunder directed to strengthen the Organization and to improve its operation.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.c c. To select the external auditor considering the proposals of the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21 Article 21 - FUNCTIONS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x The Executive Director is the highest executive officer of OLDEPESCA. His functions are as follows:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.a a. To carry out policies of OLDEPESCA within the objectives of the Organization and the resolutions of the Conference of Ministers.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.b b. To prepare the Program of Activities of OLDEPESCA and its Budget to be submitted to the Governing Board and to the Conference of Ministers.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.c c. To adopt the technical and administrative measures necessary to hold the Conference of Ministers and the Governing Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.d d. To prepare, in close coordination with the countries, the technical proposals to be considered by the Governing Board and the Conference of Ministers.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.e e. To act as Secretary at the Meeting of the Conference of Ministers and the Governing Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.f f. To engage and dismiss from office the personnel he may deem necessary for the efficient performance of the functions of OLDEPESCA and the advisers required to carry out the Program of Activities.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.g g. To propose to the Governing Board the creation of Technical Committees and systems of cooperation he may deem necessary for the formulation and execution of specific projects.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.h h. To receive contributions from Member Countries and to manage the assets of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.i i. To draft and submit for consideration to the Board the financial reports of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.j j. To propose and to hire external auditing services for each financial report according to Article 16 (c) of the present Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.k k. To represent OLDEPESCA before the different governments, conferences and other forums related to the Organization. Similarly, to be its legal representative.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.l l. To attend without the right to vote the Meetings of the Conference of Ministers and the Governing Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.m m. To exercise the powers vested upon him expressly by the Conference of Ministers or Governing Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.n n. To propose to the Conference of Ministers or to the Governing Board the measures to be adopted which may contribute to a better organization and operation of the Executive Management Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.n? ñ. To make such financial arrangements as are in keeping with the mandates of the Conference of Ministers and Organization policies for the adequate development of the Organization and its Program of Activities.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.o o. To sign international technical cooperation agreements approved by the Governing Board and by the Conference of Ministers to achieve the objectives of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.p p. To appoint or remove the Assistant Executive Director informing the Governing Board and the Conference of Ministers so the latter may pronounce on it.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.26 Article 26 - ASSETS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.26.1x The financial assets of OLDEPESCA consist of the initial contribution and annual dues of its Members and all the property and rights it may acquire whether by purchase or by gift. The contribution of its Members shall be in accordance with the scheme of the Latin American Economic System as determined by the Conference of Ministers and may be changed in accordance with its needs.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.27 Article 27 - BUDGET
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.27.1x The operations of OLDEPESCA shall be financed through annual contributions made by the Member Countries. The Executive Management Board shall propose to the Governing Board a draft budget and a quota of annual contributions due from Member Countries in keeping with the system established by the Conference of Ministers. The fiscal year begins January 1st, and ends December 31st. OLDEPESCA seek additional sources of funds to finance its operation. The Conference of Ministers shall determine the means to achieve this objective.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.28 Article 28 - EXTERNAL AUDITING
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.28.1x At the end of each fiscal year, an external auditor shall examine the accounting books and registers of OLDEPESCA and shall submit to the Governing Board the corresponding financial reports which the Board in turn shall submit for consideration to the Conference. This external auditor shall have access to OLDEPESCA’s accounting and shall submit the reports he may deem pertinent or which may be requested.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Sect.5 CHAPTER FIVE. PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1 Article l.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x There is hereby created a Joint Organisation of Co-operation for the Development of the Gambia River Basin, whose headquarters shall be located at Kaolack in the Republic of Senegal. It can be transferred to any other location by a decision of the Heads of State and Government.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax This Organisation is charged with the responsibility:
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax.1 (1) To apply the Convention relating to the status of the River Gambia.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax.2 (2) To promote and to co-ordinate the studies and works for the development of the Gambia River Basin within the national territories of the member States of the organization.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax.3 (3) To execute such technical and economic projects as the member States would wish to assign to it. In order to realize this objective, the Organisation may receive donations, obtain loans and launch appeals for technical assistance with the consent of the Council of Ministers.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8 Article 8
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) 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.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) 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.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.3 (3) The Council of Ministers may create any new organs which it deems necessary for the proper functioning of the Organisation.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) 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.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) 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.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) 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.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.7 (7) The decisions of the Council of Ministers shall be taken unanimously and shall be binding on all member States.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.8x The Council of Ministers shall approve the internal regulations of the High Commission .
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.13 Article 13.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.13.1x The High Commissioner of the Organisation shall be responsible for the financial operations of the Organisation notably its operating budget, its study and its construction budgets.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.20 Article 20.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.20.1x The operating budget, the implementation budgets of the Organisation shall be paid for by member States and from all other resources, either internal or obtained from external sources by the Council of Ministers.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Sect.9 IX. VARIOUS PROVISIONS
2949 Agreement Between South Africa, Swaziland And Mozambique Relative To The Establishment Of A Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee Regarding Rivers Of Common Interest Art.4 Article 4
2949 Agreement Between South Africa, Swaziland And Mozambique Relative To The Establishment Of A Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee Regarding Rivers Of Common Interest Art.4.1x Each Government shall bear its own representative's cost as well as the cost of any persons it wishes to appoint as advisors.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.7 Article 7
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.7.1 1. The Council shall exercise all such powers and perform or arrange for the performance of all such functions as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this Agreement.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.7.2 2. The Council shall, by special vote, adopt such rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this Agreement, including its own rules of procedure and the financial and staff regulations of the Organization. Such financial regulations shall, inter alia, govern the receipt and expenditure of funds under the Administrative and Special Accounts. The Council may, in its rules of procedure, provide for a procedure whereby it may, without meeting, decide specific questions.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.7.3 3. The Council shall keep such records as are required for the performance of its functions under this Agreement.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9 Article 9
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.1 1. As a general rule, the Council shall hold at least one regular session a year.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.2 2. The Council shall meet in special session whenever it so decides or at the request of:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.2.a (a) The Executive Director, in agreement with the Chairman of the Council; or
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.2.b (b) A majority of producing members or a majority of consuming members; or
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.2.c (c) Members holding at least 500 votes.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.3 3. Sessions of the Council shall be held at the headquarters of the Organization unless the Council, by special vote, decides otherwise. If on the invitation of any member the Council meets elsewhere than at the headquarters of the Organization, that member shall pay the additional cost of holding the meeting away from headquarters.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.4 4. Notice of any sessions and the agenda for such sessions shall be communicated to members by the Executive Director at least six weeks in advance, except in cases of emergency, when notice shall be communicated at least seven days in advance.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.18 Article 18
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.18.1 1. There shall be established two accounts:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.18.1.a (a) The Administrative Account; and
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.18.1.b (b) The Special Account.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.18.2 2. The Executive Director shall be responsible for the administration of these accounts and the Council shall make provision in its rules of procedure therefor.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19 Article 19
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.1 1. The expenses necessary for the administration of this Agreement shall be brought into the Administrative Account and shall be met by annual contributions paid by members in accordance with their respective constitutional or institutional procedures and assessed in accordance with paragraphs 3, 4 and 5 of this article.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.2 2. The expenses of delegations to the Council, the committees and any other subsidiary bodies of the Council referred to in article 24 shall be met by the members concerned. In cases where a member requests special services from the Organization, the Council shall require that member to pay the costs of such services.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.3 3. Before the end of each financial year, the Council shall approve the administrative budget of the Organization for the following financial year and shall assess the contribution of each member to that budget.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.4 4. The contribution of each member to the administrative budget for each financial year shall be in the proportion which the number of its votes at the time the administrative budget for that financial year is approved bears to the total votes of all the members. In assessing contributions, the votes of each member shall be calculated without regard to the suspension of any member's voting rights or any redistribution of votes resulting therefrom.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.5 5. The initial contribution of any member joining the Organization after the entry into force of this Agreement shall be assessed by the Council on the basis of the number of votes to be held by that member and the period remaining in the current financial year, but the assessment made upon other members from the current financial year shall not thereby be altered.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.6 6. Contributions to the first administrative budget shall become due on a date to be decided by the Council at its first session. Contributions to subsequent administrative budgets shall become due on the first day of each financial year. Contributions of members in respect of the financial year in which they join the Organization shall be due on the date on which they become members.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.7 7. If a member has not paid its full contribution to the administrative budget within four months after such contribution becomes due in accordance with paragraph 6 of this article, the Executive Director shall request that member to make payment as quickly as possible. If that member has still not paid its contribution within two months after such request, that member shall be requested to state the reasons for its inability to make payment. If at the expiry of seven months from the due date of contribution, that member has still not paid its contribution, its voting rights shall be suspended and an interest charge shall be levied on its late contribution at the central bank rate of the host country until such time as it has paid in full its contribution, unless the Council, by special vote, decides otherwise.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.8 8. A member whose rights have been suspended under paragraph 7 of this article shall remain liable to pay its contribution.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.21 Article 21
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.21.1 1. Contributions to the Administrative Account shall be payable in freely usable currencies and shall be exempt from foreign-exchange restrictions.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.21.2 2. Financial contributions to the Special Account shall be payable in freely usable currencies and shall be exempt from foreign-exchange restrictions.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.21.3 3. The Council may also decide to accept other forms of contributions to the Special Account, including scientific and technical equipment or personnel, to meet the requirements of approved projects.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.22 Article 22
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.22.1 1. The Council shall appoint independent auditors for the purpose of auditing the accounts of the Organization.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.22.2 2. Independently audited statements of the Administrative Account and of the Special Account shall be made available to members as soon as possible after the close of each financial year, but not later than six months after that date, and be considered for approval by the Council at its next session, as appropriate. A summary of the audited accounts and balance sheet shall thereafter be published.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Sect.7.2 CHAPTER VII - OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.26 Article 26
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.26.1x When the Common Fund becomes operational, the Organization shall take full advantage of the facilities of the Second Account of the Common Fund according to the principles set out in the Agreement establishing the Common Fund for Commodities.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Sect.9 CHAPTER IX - STATISTICS, STUDIES AND INFORMATION
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41 Article 41
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.1 1. The Council shall determine any settlement of accounts with a member which ceases to be a party to this Agreement owing to:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.1.a (a) Non-acceptance of an amendment to this Agreement under article 38;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.1.b (b) Withdrawal from this Agreement under article 39; or
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.1.c (c) Exclusion from this Agreement under article 40.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.2 2. The Council shall retain any contribution paid to the Administrative Account by a member which ceases to be a party to this Agreement.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.41.3 3. A member which has ceased to be a party to this Agreement shall not be entitled to any share of the proceeds of liquidation or the other assets of the Organization. Nor shall such member be liable for payment of any part of the deficit, if any, of the Organization upon termination of this Agreement.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.17 ARTICLE 17
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.17.1 (1) The Contracting Parties shall identify or maintain the administrative machinery necessary to implement the provisions of this Agreement, and, here several government- al institutions are involved, create the necessary coordinating mechanism for the authorities dealing with designated aspects of the environment.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.17.2 (2) They shall endeavour to allocate sufficient funds to the task necessary for the implementation of this Agreement, as well as sufficient qualified personnel with adequate enforcement powers.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Sect.6 CHAPTER VI
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21 ARTICLE 21
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.1 (1) Ordinary meetings of the Contracting Parties shall be, held at least once in three years, in as far as possible in conjunction with appropriate meetings of ASEAN, and extraordinary meetings shall be held at any other time upon the request of one Contracting Party provided that such request is supported by at least one other Party.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2 (2) it shall be the function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties, in particular
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.a (a) to keep under review the implementation of this Agreement and the need for other measures, in particular the Appendices;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.b (b) to adopt, review and amend as required any Appendix to this Agreement;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.c (c) to consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties in accordance with Article 28 or any other information which may be submitted by a Party, directly or through the Secretariat;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.d (d) to make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Protocol or any amendment to this Agreement;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.e (e) to establish working groups or any other subsidiary body as required to consider any matter related to this Agreement; (f) to consider and undertake any additional action including the adoption of financial rules, that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Agreement.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22 Article 22
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1 1. The Parties shall hold ordinary meetings once every two years. Ordinary meetings shall review the implementation of this Convention and its Protocols and, in particular, shall:
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.a (a) assess periodically the state of the environment in the Convention Area;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.b (b) consider the information submitted by the Parties under Article 19;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.c (c) adopt, review and amend as required annexes to this Convention and to its Protocols, in accordance with the provisions of Article 25;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.d (d) make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Protocols or any amendments to this Convention or its Protocols in accordance with the provisions of Articles 23 and 24;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.e (e) establish working groups as required to consider any matters concerning this Convention and its Protocols;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.f (f) consider co-operative activities to be undertaken within the framework of this Convention and its Protocols, including their financial and institutional implications and to adopt decisions relating thereto;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.g (g) consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its Protocols; and
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.h (h) adopt by consensus financial rules and budget prepared in consultation with the Organisation, to determine, inter alia, the financial participation of the Parties under this Convention and those Protocols to which they are party.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.2 2. The Organisation shall convene the first ordinary meeting of the Parties not later than one year after the date on which the Convention enters into force in accordance with Article 31.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.3 3. Extraordinary meetings shall be convened at the request of any Party or upon the request of the Organisation, provided that such requests are supported by at least two-thirds of the Parties. It shall be the function of an extraordinary meeting of the Parties to consider those items proposed in the request for the holding of the extraordinary meeting and any other items agreed to by all the Parties attending the meeting.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.4 4. The Parties shall adopt by consensus at their first ordinary meeting, rules of procedure for their meetings.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8 Article 8 Functions of the Governing Board
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.0x The Governing Board shall have the following functions
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.1 1. The drawing up of the Organization's general policy and the supervision of compliance with its objectives;
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2 2. Adoption of measures based on recommendations made by the Scientific Committee, for conserving species covered by this Agreement when so required, including:
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2.a A. Establishing a maximum permissible global annual quota of catch per species in the Agreement's area of application, which shall include the sum total of the national quotas fixed by each coastal State for the seas adjacent to and within 200 miles of its coastline.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2.b B. Establishment of annual guidelines fixing open and closed fishing seasons for species requiring conservation measures, according to the best available scientific evidence; and
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2.c C. Determining the allowable incidental fishing levels.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.3 3. Establishment of specific guidelines for the Executive Secretary to issue Annual international Fishing Permits of Licences to vessels of Member States for fishing the high seas within the Agreement's area of application.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.4 4. Modification of the Agreement's area of application on the high seas, when so recommended by the Scientific Committee.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.5 5. Modification of the list of species contained in Attachment (2) when so recommended by the Scientific Committee.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.6 6. Endeavour to obtain the services and resources of competent national or International agencies or bodies for scientific and technical purposes, according to the present Agreement's objectives.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.7 7. Determination, for the effects of paragraph 3 of Article 3 and based on the best available information, as to when a species covered by the Agreement is being exploited at or close to the level of maximum sustainable yield, and the conservation of which may be endangered by the additional participation of new States in the fishing of same. In such case the Governing Board shall declare a fishing saturation point and members shall cooperate with the Organization to implement this declaration.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.8 8. Approval of the admission of new members to the Organization, respecting the principle of overfishing, according to the terms set out in paragraph 3 of Article 3 of the present Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.9 9. Designation and replacement of the Executive Secretary of the Organization.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.10 10. Designation and replacement of the Scientific Research Coordinator.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.11 11. Take decisions relating to the Organization's budget.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.12 12. Charge the Executive secretary with carrying out activities and functions considered relevant, as well as approval, should the need arise, of initiatives submitted by said official.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.13 13. Approval of its own rules of procedure, those of the Scientific Committee and those of the Secretariat; and
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.14 14. Exercise any other powers granted to it under the present Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15 Article 15 The Executive Secretary’s Functions
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.0x The Executive Secretary shall have the following duties:
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.1 1. Implementation of decisions adopted by the Governing Board.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.2 2. Subject to the specific guidelines established by the Governing Board, issue international fishing permits and licences to vessels of member states to fish in the portion of the high seas falling within the Agreement's area of application, and shall be responsible for the handling of all matters relating to said permits and licences.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.3 3. Cooperation with Eastern Pacific Coastal States in order to simplify, facilitate, coordinate and, where possible, to standardize the prerequisites for granting national permits or licences for fishing the species covered by this Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.4 4. Keeping of records on vessels and catches.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.5 5. Submitting a proposal to the Governing Board regarding the Organization's budget and program of activities, bearing in mind the proposals made by States Parties thereto.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.6 6. Submitting a proposal of a draft agenda for Governing Board Meetings and convening same, bearing in mind the proposals of Member States.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.7 7. Provision of administrative and technical support for meetings of other bodies within the organization, acting as Secretary for these.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.8 8. Nomination and replacement of the Organization's administrative personnel according to the standards and procedures set by the Governing Board, as well as of scientific personnel, according to point 3 of Article 13.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.9 9. Representation of the Organization in legal matters.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.10 10. Proposal of rules of procedures to the Governing Board for their approval.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.11 11. Any other function which, pursuant to the present Agreement, is entrusted to him by other bodies within the Organization.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.24 Article 24 Funding
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.24.1x Funding of the organization will be made up of assets and rights which may be acquired for free or for a price.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.25 Article 25 Budget
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.25.1x The Organization's budget shall be funded principally from income derived from granting international permits or licences for fishing the high seas within the Agreement's area of application.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.25.2x When said income is not sufficient to defray the Organization's expenses the States Parties shall contribute a proportionate quota to be fixed bearing in mind the following factors, among others:
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.25.2x.ax Permissible domestic catch.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.25.2x.bx Annual volume of catch made both by its own fleet as well as by vessels holding fishing permits.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.25.2x.cx The gross tonnage of the domestic tuna fleet.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15 Article 15
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Executive Director of UNEP not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.2 2. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the Secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules to determine in particular the financial participation of the Parties under this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.4 4. The Parties at their first meeting shall consider any additional measures needed to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities with respect to the protection and the preservation of the marine environment in the context of this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5 5. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review and evaluation the effective implementation of this Convention, and, in addition, shall:
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.a (a) Promote the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing harm to human health and the environment by hazardous wastes and other wastes;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.b (b) Consider and adopt, as required, amendments to this Convention and its annexes, taking into consideration, inter alia, available scientific, technical, economic and environmental information;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.c (c) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation and in the operation of the agreements and arrangements envisaged in Article 11;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.d (d) Consider and adopt protocols as required; and
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.e (e) Establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.6 6. The United Nations, its specialized agencies, as well as any State not Party to this Convention, may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any other body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to hazardous wastes or other wastes which has informed the Secretariat of its wish to be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of Parties, may be admitted unless at least one third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.7 7. The Conference of the Parties shall undertake three years after the entry into force of this Convention, and at least every six years thereafter, an evaluation of its effectiveness and, if deemed necessary, to consider the adoption of a complete or partial ban of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and other wastes in light of the latest scientific, environmental, technical and economic information.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.15 Article 15
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.15.1 1. Meetings of the Parties to this Agreement shall be held at regular intervals or at any time when, owing to special circumstances, it shall be decided to do so pursuant to the rules of procedure.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.15.2 2. In the course of their first meetings, the Parties shall draw up rules of procedure and financial regulations, which shall be adopted by a unanimous vote. 3. The depositary government shall convene the first meeting of the Parties as soon as possible following entry into force of this Agreement.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.21 Article 21
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.21.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall contribute 2,5 % of the expenditure involved in the secretariat function for this Agreement as referred to in Annex 2.7. Two-thirds of the balance of this expenditure shall be covered by the depositary government, and the remaining third by the other States as follows: - the Kingdom of Spain: 40 %, - the French Republic: 40 %, - the Kingdom of Morocco: 20 %.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.21.2 2. The other functions of the Centre which are referred to in Annex 2 shall be covered as far as possible by voluntary contributions from the Parties, the amount of which shall be indicated at the meeting of the Contracting Parties.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12 Article 12
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1 (1) Parties designate the Organization, subject to its agreement and the availability of adequate resources to sustain the activity, to perform the following functions and activities:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a (a) information services:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a.i (i) to receive, collate and disseminate on request the information provided by Parties (see, for example, articles 5(2) and (3), 6(3) and 10) and relevant information provided by other sources; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a.ii (ii) to provide assistance in identifying sources of provisional financing of costs (see, for example, article 7(2));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b (b) education and training:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b.i (i) to promote training in the field of oil pollution preparedness and response (see, for example, article 9); and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b.ii (ii) to promote the holding of international symposia (see, for example, article 8(3));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c (c) technical services:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.i (i) to facilitate co-operation in research and development (see, for example, articles 8(1), (2) and (4) and 9(1)(d));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.ii (ii) to provide advice to States establishing national or regional response capabilities; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.iii (iii) to analyse the information provided by Parties (see, for example, articles 5(2) and (3), 6(3) and 8(1)) and relevant information provided by other sources and provide advice or information to States;
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d (d) technical assistance:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d.i (i) to facilitate the provision of technical assistance to States establishing national or regional response capabilities; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d.ii (ii) to facilitate the provision of technical assistance and advice, upon the request of States faced with major oil pollution incidents.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.2 (2) In carrying out the activities specified in this article, the Organization shall endeavour to strengthen the ability of States individually or through regional arrangements to prepare for and combat oil pollution incidents, drawing upon the experience of States, regional agreements and industry arrangements and paying particular attention to the needs of developing countries.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.3 (3) The provisions of this article shall be implemented in accordance with a programme developed and kept under review by the Organization.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.2 ARTICLE II
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.2.1 1. This Agreement is an AGREEMENT within the meaning of paragraph 3 of Article IV of the Convention.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.2.2 2. The provisions of this Agreement shall not relieve Parties of their obligations under any existing treaty, convention or agreement.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.2.3 3. Each Party to this Agreement shall designate one or more competent authorities to whom it shall assign responsibility for the implementation of this Agreement. It shall communicate the name and address of its authority or authorities to the other Parties to this Agreement.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.2.4 4. Appropriate administrative and financial support for this Agreement shall be determined by its Parties in consultation with the Parties to the Convention.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5 ARTICLE V
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.1 1. There shall be periodic meetings of the Parties to this Agreement. The Government of the United Kingdom shall call the first meeting of the Parties to the Agreement not later than three years after the date of entry into force of the Agreement. The Parties to the Agreement shall adopt rules of procedure for their meetings and financial rules, including the provisions on the budget and the scale of contributions for the next financial period. Such rules shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting. Decisions taken under the financial rules shall require a three-quarters majority of the Parties present and voting.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.2 2. At their meetings the Parties may establish such scientific and other working groups as they see fit.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.3 3. Any Range States or Regional Economic Integration Organisation not a Party to this Agreement, the Secretariat of the Convention, the Council of Europe in its capacity as the Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats and similar intergovernmental organisations may be represented by observers at meetings of the Parties. Any agency or body technically qualified in the conservation and management of bats may be represented by observers at meetings of the Parties unless at least one-third of the Parties present object. Only Parties may vote at meetings of the Parties.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.4 4. Except as provided for in paragraph 5 below, each Party to this Agreement shall have one vote.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.5 5. Regional Economic Integration Organisations which are Parties to this Agreement shall, in matters within their competence, exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their Member States which are Parties to the Agreement and present at the time of the vote. A Regional Economic Integration Organisation shall not exercise its right to vote if its Member States exercise theirs, and vice versa.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.14 ARTICLE 14 Financial Aspects
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.14.1 1. The regular budget of the Conference of Parties, as required in Articles 15 and 16 of this Convention, shall be prepared by the Secretariat and approved by the Conference
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.14.2 2. Parties shall, at the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties, agree on a scale of contributions to the recurrent budget of the Secretariat.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.14.3 3. The Parties shall also consider the establishment of a revolving fund to assist, on an interim basis, in case of emergency situations to minimize damage from disasters or accidents arising from transboundary movements of hazardous wastes or during the disposal of such wastes.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.14.4 4. The Parties agree that, according to the specific needs of different regions and sub-regions, regional or sub-regional centres for training and technology transfers regarding the management of hazardous wastes and minimization of their generation should be established, as well as appropriate funding mechanisms of a voluntary nature.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15 ARTICLE 15 Conference of the Parties
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.1 1. A Conference of the Parties, made up of Ministers having the environment as their mandate, is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the parties shall be convened by the Secretary General of the OAU not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.2 2. The Conference of the Parties to this Convention shall adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules to determine in particular the financial rules to determine in particular the financial participation of the Parties to this Convention.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.3 3. The Parties to this Convention at their first meeting shall consider any additional measures needed to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities with respect to the protection and the preservation of the marine and inland waters environments in the context of this Convention.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continued review and evaluation the effective implementation of this Convention, and in addition, shall:
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.a (a) promote the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing harm to human health and the environment by hazardous wastes;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.b (b) consider and adopt amendments to this Convention and its annexes, taking into consideration, inter alia, available scientific, technical, economic and environmental information;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.c (c) consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purpose of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation and in the operation of the agreements and arrangements envisaged in Article 11 of this Convention;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.d (d) consider and adopt protocols as required;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.e (e) establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention; and
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.f (f) make decisions for the peaceful settlement of disputes arising from the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes, if need be, according to international law.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.5 5. Organizations may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to hazardous wastes which has informed the Secretariat, may be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8 Article 8 Functions of the Governing Council
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x The Functions of the Governing Council shall be:
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.a (a) to determine the policy of INFOPÊCHE and approve its programme of work and its budget;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.b (b) to determine the contributions of Member States as provided in Article 11;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.c (c) to establish special funds for the development of new programmes and projects;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.d (d) to lay down general standards and guidelines for the management of INFOPÊCHE including the fees to be charged for its services;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.e (e) to review the work and activities of INFOPÊCHE and the audited accounts, and give guidance to the Director of INFOPÊCHE on the implementation of its decisions;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.f (f) to adopt the Financial Regulations;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.g (g) to elect its Chairman and other officers, appoint the Director of INFOPÊCHE and, if necessary, a Deputy Director and to terminate their appointment;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.h (h) to adopt rules Governing the settlement of disputes, referred to in Article 17;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.i (i) to approve formal arrangements with other organizations or institutions and with governments;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.j (j) to adopt the Staff Regulations which fix the general conditions of service of the staff;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.k (k) to establish if it deems appropriate, sub-regional offices;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.l (l) to establish technical committees whenever necessary to advise it on specific issues; and
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.m (m) to perform all other functions that have been entrusted to it by this Agreement or that are ancillary to the accomplishment of the approved activities of INFOPÊCHE.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10 Article 10 The Director and Staff
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.1 1. INFOPÊCHE shall have a Director appointed by the Governing Council on such conditions as it may determine. The tenure of the Director is three years. His term may be renewed by decision of the Governing Council.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.2 2. The Director shall be the legal representative of INFOPÊCHE. He shall direct the work of INFOPÊCHE under the guidance of the Governing Council, in accordance with its policy and decisions.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.3 3. The Director shall submit to the Governing Council at each regular session:
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.3.a (a) a report on the work of INFOPÊCHE, as well as the audited accounts; and
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.3.b (b) a draft programme of work of INFOPÊCHE and a draft budget.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.4 4. The Director shall prepare and organize the sessions of the Governing Council and all other meetings of INFOPÊCHE. He shall provide the secretariat for such meetings and attend them.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.5 5. The Governing Council may decide to appoint a Deputy Director. The Deputy Director would have the powers and duties entrusted to the Director under this Agreement, if and for so long as the Director were unable to perform his duties.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.6 6. Should it deem it necessary, the Governing Council may accept that the Director and the Deputy Director of INFOPÊCHE be persons seconded by States or international organizations.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.7 7. Staff members shall be appointed by the Director in accordance with the policy, general standards and guidelines laid down by the Governing Council and in accordance with the Staff Regulations.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11 Article 11 Finances
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1 1. The financial resources of INFOPÊCHE shall be:
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1.a (a) the contributions of the Member States to the budget of INFOPÊCHE;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1.b (b) the revenue obtained from the provision of services against payment, for example subscriptions to INFOPÊCHE publications, sales of information, paid advertisements in INFOPÊCHE publications and consultant fees for its technical services;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1.c (c) subventions from States and international organizations;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1.d (d) donations and legacies provided that acceptance of such donations and legacies is compatible with the objectives of INFOPÊCHE; and
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1.e (e) such other resources as are approved by the Governing Council and compatible with the objectives of INFOPÊCHE.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.2 2. Member States undertake to pay annual contributions in freely convertible currencies to the regular budget of INFOPÊCHE. There shall be for each Member State a minimum contribution determined by the Governing Council. The Governing Council shall establish a scale of contributions, approved by unanimous vote, and taking account of GNP per capita of each Member State. The Host State is exempted from payment of any contribution for as long as it provides the services and covers the costs described in Section 1, Part B of Annex II. At each regular session, the Governing Council shall, by a majority of three-quarters of the Member States participating in the session, determine the regular budget for the following year.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.3 3. INFOPÊCHE shall be operated having regard to generally accepted commercial principles. To this end, INFOPÊCHE shall charge for its services at rates set by the Governing Council with a view to the revenue thus derived covering the operating costs and administrative expenses of INFOPÊCHE, and replacement of operating assets.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.4 4. If the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contribution due from it for the two preceding calendar years, a Member State, on the decision of the Governing Council, may lose its voting right in the Governing Council.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.16 Article 16 Withdrawal and Dissolution
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.16.1 1. At any time after the expiration of three years from the date when it became a party to this Agreement, any Member State may give notice of its withdrawal from INFOPÊCHE to the Depositary. Such withdrawal shall take effect twelve months after the notice thereof was received by the Depositary or at any later date specified in the notice, provided, however, that any obligation incurred by the Member State vis-à-vis INFOPÊCHE shall remain valid and enforceable.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.16.2 2. INFOPÊCHE shall cease to exist at any time decided by the Governing Council by a three-quarters majority of all its Members. Any assets remaining after the land, buildings and fixtures have been disposed of, after the balance of any donated funds that have not been used has been returned to the respective donors, and after all obligations have been met, shall be distributed among the States which were Members of INFOPÊCHE at the time of the dissolution, in proportion to the contributions that they made, in accordance with Article 11, paragraph 2, for the year preceding the year of the dissolution.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6 Article 6
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.1 1. The Board shall appoint a Director and may appoint a Deputy Director of the Secretariat on such conditions as it may determine.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.2 2. The Director may appoint such other staff in accordance with such rules and on such conditions as the Committee may determine.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3 3. The Secretariat shall, in accordance with the objects of the Organisation, have the following functions,
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.a (a) collect, analyse, evaluate and distribute to Members relevant information on matters including:
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.a.i (i) statistics on the living marine resources of the region and in particular tune and tuna like species;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.a.ii (ii) fisheries management plans and procedures, legislation and agreements;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.a.iii (iii) prices, transport, processing and marketing of fish and fish products;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.a.iv (iv) fishing patterns and technology;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.a.v (v) fisheries surveillance and enforcement;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.b (b) provide on request to any Member:
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.b.i (i) technical advice and information;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.b.ii (ii) assistance in any relevant matters;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.c (c) seek to establish working arrangements with relevant regional and international organisations;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.d (d) submit to the Committee an annual report, including audited financial statements, on the activities of the Organisation for the preceding year, and submit for approval a work programme and budget for the succeeding year;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.e (e) maintain effective relations with donor organisations;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.6.3.f (f) undertake such other functions an the Committee may direct.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.7 Article 7
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.7.1x The organisation shall be funded by:
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.7.1x.a (a) contributions from Members;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.7.1x.b (b) other sources including, grants, donations and other forms of assistance as may be from time to time agreed by the Board.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5 Article 5
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5.1 1. The Seat of the Organization shall be determined by the Governing Council, subject to the consent of the Member concerned.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5.2 2. The Host Government shall provide free of charge or at a nominal rent, such accommodation and facilities as are necessary for the efficient conduct of work at the Seat of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5.3 3. If necessary, the Governing Council may establish subsidiary offices, subject to the consent of the Members concerned; in so doing account should be taken of the possibility of utilizing accommodation in existing centres.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7 Article 7
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.1 1. Members shall, in accordance with this Agreement, have the right:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.1.a (a) to attend the meetings of the Governing Council and other appropriate meetings that may be called by the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.1.b (b) to obtain on request, free of charge within reasonable limits, information available within the Organization, on matters of their concern, including guidelines for obtaining technical assistance, and collaboration in the study of their problems; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.1.c (c) to receive free of charge publications and other information that may be distributed by the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2 2. Members shall, in accordance with this Agreement, have the following obligations:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.a (a) to settle their financial obligations towards the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.b (b) to collaborate in determining the technical activities of the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.c (c) to provide, promptly, information reasonably requested by the Organization, to the extent that this is not contrary to any laws or regulations of the Member;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.d (d) to undertake assignments that may be mutually agreed between individual Members or groups of Members and the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.e (e) to accord to the Organization and its Members, in so far as it may be possible under the constitutional procedures of the respective Members, facilities which are deemed essential for the successful functioning of the Organization; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.f (f) to collaborate, in general, in the fulfilment of the objectives and functions of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9 Article 9
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1 1. The functions of the Governing Council shall be:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.a (a) to determine the policy of the Organization and to approve by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the Members its programme of work and its budget, giving due consideration to the conclusions and recommendations of the Technical Advisory Committee referred to in Article 11;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.b (b) to assess, by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the Members, the contribution of Members as provided in Article 13;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.c (c) to establish special funds to enable the acceptance of additional resources for the development of programmes and projects;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.d (d) to lay down general standards and guidelines for the management of the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.e (e) to evaluate the progress of work and activities of the Organization including the auditing of accounts, in accordance with policies and procedures established for the purpose by the Governing Council, and to give guidance to the Coordinator on the implementation of its decisions;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.f (f) to formulate and adopt the Financial Regulations and the Administrative Regulations, and to appoint auditors;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.g (g) to appoint the Coordinator of the Organization and to determine his conditions of service;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.h (h) to adopt rules governing the settlement of disputes, referred to in Article 19;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.i (i) to approve formal arrangements with governments as well as other organizations or institutions, including any headquarters agreement concluded between the Organization and the Host Government;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.j (j) to adopt the Staff Regulations which determine the general terms and conditions of employment of the staff;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.k (k) to approve agreements for cooperation to be concluded pursuant to Article 15; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.l (l) to perform all other functions that have been entrusted to it by this Agreement or that are ancillary to the accomplishment of the approved activities of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12 Article 12
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.1 1. The Organization shall have a Coordinator appointed by the Governing Council.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.2 2. The Coordinator shall be the legal representative of the Organization. He shall direct the work of the Organization under the guidance of the Governing Council in accordance with its policies and decisions.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.3 3. The Coordinator shall submit to the Governing Council at each regular session:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.3.a (a) a report on the work of the Organization, as well as the audited accounts; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.3.b (b) a draft programme of work and a draft budget for the following year.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.4 4. The Coordinator shall:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.4.a (a) prepare and organize the sessions of the Governing Council and all other meetings of the Organization and shall provide the secretariat therefor;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.4.b (b) ensure coordination among Members of the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.4.c (c) organize conferences, symposia, regional training programmes and other meetings in accordance with the approved programme of work;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.4.d (d) initiate proposals for joint action programmes with regional and other international bodies;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.4.e (e) be responsible for the management of the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.4.f (f) ensure the publication of research findings, training manuals, information print-outs and other materials as required;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.4.g (g) take action on other matters consistent with the objectives of the Organization; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.4.h (h) perform any other function as may be specified by the Governing Council.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.12.5 5. Staff members and consultants shall be appointed by the Coordinator in accordance with the policy, general standards and guidelines laid down by the Governing Council and in accordance with the Staff Regulations. The Coordinator shall promulgate Staff Rules, as required, to implement the foregoing.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.13 Article 13
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.13.1 1. The financial resources of the Organization shall be:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.13.1.a (a) the contributions of the Members to the budget of the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.13.1.b (b) the revenue obtained from the provision of services against payment;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.13.1.c (c) donations, provided that acceptance of such donations is compatible with the objectives of the Organization; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.13.1.d (d) such other resources as are approved by the Governing Council and compatible with the objectives of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.13.2 2. Members undertake to pay annual contributions in freely convertible currencies to the regular budget of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.13.3 3. A Member which is in arrears in the payment of its financial contributions to the Organization shall have no vote in the Governing Council if the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the two preceding calendar years. The Governing Council may, nevertheless, permit such a Member to vote if it is satisfied that the failure to pay was due to conditions beyond the control of the Member.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.13.4 4. Unless otherwise agreed by the consensus of the Members of the Organization, each Member's financial liability to the Governing Council and to other Members and for the acts of omission and commission of the Governing Council shall be limited to the extent of its obligation to make contributions to the budget of the Organization.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23 Article 23. Conference of the Parties
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.2 2. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the Secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules governing the funding of the Secretariat. At each ordinary meeting, it shall adopt a budget for the financial period until the next ordinary meeting.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under review the implementation of this Convention, and, for this purpose, shall:
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.a (a) Establish the form and the intervals for transmitting the information to be submitted in accordance with Article 26 and consider such information as well as reports submitted by any subsidiary body;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.b (b) Review scientific, technical and technological advice on biological diversity provided in accordance with Article 25;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.c (c) Consider and adopt, as required, protocols in accordance with Article 28;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.d (d) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with Articles 29 and 30, amendments to this Convention and its annexes;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.e (e) Consider amendments to any protocol, as well as to any annexes thereto, and, if so decided, recommend their adoption to the parties to the protocol concerned;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.f (f) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with Article 30, additional annexes to this Convention;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.g (g) Establish such subsidiary bodies, particularly to provide scientific and technical advice, as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.h (h) Contact, through the Secretariat, the executive bodies of conventions dealing with matters covered by this Convention with a view to establishing appropriate forms of cooperation with them; and
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.i (i) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.5 5. The United Nations, its specialized agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not Party to this Convention, may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any other body or agency, whether governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, which has informed the Secretariat of its wish to be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties, may be admitted unless at least one third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.40 Article 40. Secretariat Interim Arrangements
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.40.1x The secretariat to be provided by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme shall be the secretariat referred to in Article 24, paragraph 2, on an interim basis for the period between the entry into force of this Convention and the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.23 Article XXIII
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.23.1x The Contracting Parties shall decide upon all financial matters on the basis of unanimity, taking into account the recommendations of the Commission.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6 6. The Meeting of the Parties
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1 6.1. The Parties shall meet, at the invitation of the Bonn Convention Secretariat on behalf of any Party, within one year of the entry into force of this agreement, and thereafter, at the notification of the Secretariat, not less than once every three years to review the progress made and difficulties encountered in the implementation and operation of the agreement since the last Meeting, and to consider and decide upon:
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.a (a) The latest Secretariat report;
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.b (b) Matters relating to the Secretariat and the Advisory Committee;
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.c (c) The establishment and review of financial arrangements and the adoption of a budget for the forthcoming three years;
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.d (d) Any other item relevant to this agreement circulated among the Parties by a Party or by the Secretariat not later than 90 days before the Meeting, including proposals to amend the agreement and its Annex; and
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.1.e (e) The time and venue of the next Meeting.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.2.1 6.2.1. The following shall be entitled to send observers to the Meeting: the Depositary of this agreement, the secretariats of the Bonn Convention, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft, the Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Landbased Sources, the Common Secretariat for the Cooperation on the Protection of the Wadden Sea, the International Whaling Commission, the North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission, the International Baltic Sea Fisheries Commission, the Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, and all non-Party Range States and Regional Economic Integration Organizations bordering on the waters concerned.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.2.2 6.2.2. Any other body qualified in cetacean conservation and management may apply to the Secretariat not less than 90 days in advance of the Meeting to be allowed to be represented by observers. The Secretariat shall communicate such applications to the Parties at least 60 days before the Meeting, and observers shall be entitled to be present unless that is opposed not less than 30 days before the Meeting by at least one third of the Parties.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.3 6.3. Decisions at Meetings shall be taken by a simple majority among Parties present and voting, except that financial decisions and amendments to the agreement and its Annex shall require a three-quarters majority among those present and voting. Each Party shall have one vote. However, in matters within their competence, the European Economic Community shall exercise their voting rights with a number of votes equal to the number of their member States which are Parties to the agreement.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.4 6.4 The Secretariat shall prepare and circulate a report of the Meeting to all Parties and observers within 90 days of the closure of the Meeting. This agreement and its Annex may be amended at any Meeting of the Parties.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.5.1 6.5.1. Proposals for amendments may be made by any Party.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.5.2 6.5.2. The text of any proposed amendment and the reasons for it shall be communicated to the Secretariat at least 90 days before the opening of the Meeting. The Secretariat shall transmit copies forthwith to the Parties.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.6.5.3 6.5.3. Amendments shall enter into force for those Parties which have accepted them 90 days after the deposit of the fifth instrument of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary. Thereafter they shall enter into force for a Party 30 days after the date of deposit of its instrument of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.7 7. Financing
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.7.1 7.1. The Parties agree to share the cost of the budget, with Regional Economic Integration Organizations contributing 2.5 per cent of the administrative costs and other Parties sharing the balance in accordance with the United Nations scale, but with a maximum of 25 per cent per Party.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.7.2 7.2. The share of each Party in the cost of the Secretariat and any additional sum agreed for covering other common expenses shall be paid to the Government or international organization hosting the Secretariat, as soon as practicable after the end of March and in no case later than before the end of June each year.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.7.3 7.3. The Secretariat shall prepare and keep financial accounts by calendar years.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5 Article V The Conference of the Parties
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.1 1. The Conference of the Parties shall be the principal policy-making organ of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.2 2. Each Party shall be a member of the Conference of the Parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall meet at least once every year.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.a a) consider and adopt measures to establish, review and update the policies and procedures of the Institute, as well as to evaluate its work and the accomplishment of its objectives;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.b b) review periodically and approve, on the basis of recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Committee, the Scientific Agenda of the Institute and to consider and approve its long-range plans and annual program and budget, taking into account:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.b.i i) The processes or issues that are unique to the region and their significance on a global scale;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.b.ii ii) The research strengths within the region and how those strengths can be best utilized in order to contribute to the global effort to understand global change; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.b.iii iii) The need to integrate research on global issues through cooperation among research institutes, among States and among the different parts of the Inter-American region, and with regional and international global change research programs.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.c c) Consider and approve the financial policies, the annual budget and the financial records of the Institute submitted by the Director;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.d d) Elect the Members of the Executive Council and the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee, and the Director;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.e e) Consider and approve the Rules of Procedure of the Executive Council;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.f f) Decide on the venue for its annual ordinary and extraordinary meetings, which shall be rotated among the Parties;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.g g) Issue, through the Director, invitations to become Associates of the Institute, as provided in Article XI of this Agreement;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.h h) Authorize the Director to conclude with an accepting Associate an Agreement of Association;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.i i) Decide on the development and designation of Institute Research Centers and on their location, as provided in Article IX;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.j j) Make decisions regarding the location of the Directorate;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.k k) Establish ad hoc committees as necessary;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.l l) Approve amendments to this Agreement in accordance with Article XV, Section 3; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.m m) Perform other functions as necessary to achieve the objectives of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6 Article VI The Executive Council
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.1 1. The Executive Council shall be the executive organ of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.2 2. The Executive Council shall be composed of up to nine members elected by the Conference of the Parties for two-year terms, taking into account the need for balanced geographic representation.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.3 3. The Executive Council shall meet at least twice a year and shall strive to hold its meetings in different locations among the Parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4 4. The Executive Council shall:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.a a) Develop recommendations on the policies for the Institute, for submission to and approval by the Conference of the Parties;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.b b) Ensure that the Director implements the policies adopted by the Conference of the Parties;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.c c) Make recommendations to the Conference of the Parties regarding the long-range plans and annual program and budget;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.d d) Make recommendations to the Conference of the Parties regarding the financial policies of the Institute proposed by the Director;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.e e) Appoint an external auditor and review the annual external audit of the financial records submitted annually by the Director to the Conference of the Parties;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.f f) Make recommendations to the Conference of the Parties regarding amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the Executive Council;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.g g) Propose to the Conference of the Parties the designation of Institute Research Centers; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.h h) Perform any other functions entrusted to it by the Conference of the Parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8 Article VIII The Directorate
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.1 1. The Directorate shall be the primary administrative organ of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.2 2. The Directorate shall be composed of a Director and staff.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.3 3. The Director shall be the highest executive officer of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.4 4. The Director shall be elected by a two-thirds majority of the Conference of the Parties from nominations submitted by the Parties and for a three-year term with eligibility for a single additional term.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.5 5. The Director shall:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.5.a a) Prepare and submit to the Conference of the Parties, through the Executive Council, the proposed long-range plan, the proposed financial policies and the annual program and budget of the Institute, including annually adjusted allocations to the Directorate and to the Institute Research Centers;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.5.b b) Implement the financial policies and the annual program and budget approved by the Conference of the Parties, maintaining detailed records of all revenue and expenditure of the Institute, and committing authorized resources for the purposes of managing the Institute;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.5.c c) Be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program of the Institute and the implementation of the policies approved by the Conference of the Parties in accordance with the direction provided by the Executive Council, and to cooperate with the Executive Council in those regards;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.5.d d) Act as Secretariat to the Conference of the Parties, to the Executive Council and to the Scientific Advisory Committee and, as such, participate ex officio in meetings of the organs of the Institute;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.5.e e) Promote and represent the Institute;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.5.f f) Forward to the Conference of the Parties offers to host Institute Research Centers based on proposals submitted in accordance with Article IX;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.5.g g) Issue invitations of Association (i.e., to Associates of the Institute) approved by the Conference of the Parties, and to conclude with each accepting Associate an Agreement of Association;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.5.h h) Submit annually audited financial records to the Conference of the Parties, through the Executive Council; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.5.i i) Perform any other functions entrusted to it by the Conference of the Parties or the Executive Council.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.8.6 6. The Director shall not be a citizen or permanent resident of the Party hosting the Directorate.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9 Article IX Institute Research Centers
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.1 1. Institute Research Centers shall be developed and designated by the Conference of the Parties only based upon proposals submitted by Parties interested in hosting such Centers in their own territory.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.2 2. Each Institute Research Center must have a long-term commitment to a program of research within the objectives of the Institute for which the Center shall be responsible to the Institute. Each Research Center shall present its long-range plans and annual program and budget to the Conference of the Parties for its approval, based on advice from the Scientific Advisory Committee and the Institute's needs to integrate the plans and programs of all of the Centers.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3 3. The Institute Research Centers shall, inter alia:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.a a) Conduct and support in-house and extramural interdisciplinary global change research;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.b b) Collect data and promote the full, open and efficient exchange of data and information between the Institute and the Parties;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.c c) Strengthen capabilities and facilities of existing institutions;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.d d) Create regional capacity and provide advanced training in fields relevant to global change;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.e e) Participate ex-officio, through their respective Directors, in the meetings of the Conference of the Parties, the Executive Council and the Scientific Advisory Committee; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.f f) Perform any other functions provided in this Agreement for the Institute Research Centers or entrusted to them by the Conference of the Parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4 4. When deciding on the development or designation of an Institute Research Center, the Conference of the Parties shall take into account:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.a a) The need to achieve broad coverage of all biogeographically defined subregions of the Inter-American region;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.b b) The need to consolidate a regional network of research components focusing on the different areas of the Scientific Agenda of the Institute;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.c c) The ease of access to the site for visiting scientists and technicians;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.d d) The availability of logistics support including, inter alia, mail, telecommunications and housing;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.e e) The demonstrable interest of scientists and governments in conducting global change research and in cooperating with other institutions;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.f f) The existence of a scientific institution or nucleus at the site actively engaged, in whole or in substantive part, in global change research;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.g g) The likelihood of long-term stability of interest and support for the research objectives of the Institute;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.h h) The ability to contribute resources to the overall Institute through, interalia, areas of specialty, expertise and location;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.i i) The conditions offered by the proposing Parties regarding the open and efficient transfer of institute-related funds, of easy entry to and exit from the State for personnel and equipment which are properly accredited as being associated with the work of the Institute; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.J j) The possibility of access to aggregate data bases and close proximity to more specialized research capabilities in subjects associated with global change and research training.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.13 Article XIII Financial Provisions
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.13.1 1. A budget of operational expenses for the Institute, consisting of salaries for the Directorate and basic support for the Directorate, Scientific Advisory Committee, and Executive Council, shall be supported by voluntary contributions pledged annually for a three-year period by the Parties in accordance with the interests of the Parties. Such pledges shall be in increments of US $5,000. The adoption of the annual budget shall be by consensus of the Parties. The Parties recognize that regular contributions to the operational budget are essential to the success of the Institute and that such contributions shall take into account the research resources of the contributing parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.13.2 2. Major research programs and specific projects, to be sponsored by the Institute, shall be supported from voluntary financial contributions pledged by the Parties and by the Associates of the Institute, or donated by other States outside the region, regional or international intergovernmental organizations, and industries and other nongovernmental and private organizations interested in supporting the Scientific Agenda and programmatic activities of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.13.3 3. The Executive Council, with the assistance of the Director, will propose to the Conference of the Parties, for its approval, the establishment of an endowment fund which would generate income through an interest-bearing arrangement, as well as options to obtain resources through other means.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.2 Article 2
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.2.1x The Parties shall not be under any obligation to provide financial support to CIFOR beyond voluntary contributions. The Parties shall not be under any responsibility, individually or collectively, for any debts, liabilities or obligations of the Center. Financing of the Center's activities shall be undertaken pursuant to Article 17 of the Constitution.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10 ARTICLE X
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1 1. The functions of the Governing Council shall be to:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.a (a) review the report and the recommendations submitted to it by the Executive Committee on the work of the Organization since its preceding regular session;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.b (b) determine the policy of the Organization and approve its programme of work and budget;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.c (c) determine the contributions of Member States as provided in Article XVI.3;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.d (d) adopt harmonized standards, guidelines and recommendations regarding plant protection;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.e (e) lay down general principles for the management and development of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.f (f) review the report on the work of the Organization and the audited accounts referred to in Article XV.3(a) ;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.g (g) adopt the Financial Regulations and the Administrative Regulations of the Organization, and appoint auditors;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.h (h) elect the members of the Executive Committee referred to in Article XIII.1;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.i (i) appoint the Executive Director of the Organization in accordance with Article XV.1;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.j (j) admit States to membership in accordance with Article XIX.5;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.k (k) adopt amendments to this Agreement in accordance with Article XX;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.l (l) adopt rules governing the arbitration of disputes;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.m (m) approve formal arrangements with other organizations or institutions referred to in Article XVIII and with governments, including any headquarters agreement concluded between the Organization and the State in which the seat of the Organization is situated (hereinafter referred to as "the host State") ;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.n (n) decide on the creation of any subsidiary body which may be necessary or useful for the carrying out of the functions of the Organization and their dissolution when appropriate;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.o (o) adopt Staff Regulations determining the general terms and conditions of employment of the staff; and
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.p (p) perform all other functions that have been entrusted to it by this Agreement or that are necessary or useful to carry out the Organization's activities.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.2 2. The Governing Council may, within the limits determined by it, delegate any matter coming within its functions to the Executive Committee, with the exception, however, of the functions specified in sub-paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (d), (h), (i), (j) and (k) of paragraph 1.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15 ARTICLE XV
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.0x The Executive Director and Staff
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.1 1. The Organization shall have an Executive Director appointed by the Governing Council on such conditions as it may determine.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.2 2. The Executive Director shall be the legal representative of the Organization. He shall direct the work of the Organization in accordance with the policy and decisions adopted by the Governing Council and under the guidance of the Executive Committee.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.3 3. TheExecutive Director shall, through the Executive Committee, submit to the Governing Council at each regular session:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.3.a (a) a report on the work of the Organization as well as the audited accounts; and
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.3.b (b) a draft programme of work of the Organization and a draft budget for the following financial period.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4 4. The Executive Director shall:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.a (a) prepare and organize the sessions of the Governing Council and the Executive Committee and all other meetings of the Organization and shall provide the Secretariat therefore;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.b (b) ensure co-ordination among Members of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.c (c) organize conferences, symposia, regional training programmes and other meetings in accordance with the approved programme of work;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.d (d) initiate proposals for joint action programmes with regional and other international bodies;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.e (e) be responsible for the management of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.f (f) ensure the publication of research findings, training manuals, information print-outs and other materials as required;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.g (g) take action on other matters consistent with the objectives of the Organization; and
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.h (h) perform any other function as may be specified by the Governing Council.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.5 5. The Executive Director shall be assisted by a Deputy Executive Director, appointed by him with the approval of the Executive Committee.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.6 6. The Deputy Executive Director and the other staff members of the Organization shall be appointed by the Executive Director of the Organization in accordance with the policy and principles laid down by the Governing Council and in accordance with the Staff Regulations. The Executive Director shall promulgate Staff Rules, as required, to implement the foregoing.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16 ARTICLE XVI
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16.1 1. The resources of the Organization shall include:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16.1.a (a) the annual contributions of the Member States of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16.1.b (b) revenue obtained from the provision of services against payment;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16.1.c (c) gifts, legacies, grants and any other form of donation, from any source, approved by the Executive Committee, provided that acceptance of such donation is compatible with the objectives of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16.1.d (d) the proceeds from the investment of liquid assets or part thereof;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16.1.e (e) such other resources as are approved by the Executive Committee and compatible with the objectives of the Organization.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16.2 2. The Member States of the Organization undertake to pay annual contributions in freely convertible currencies to the regular budget of the Organization.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16.3 3. At each regular session the Governing Council of the Organization shall by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, or by consensus when it is possible, determine the aggregate amount of contributions for the following biennium. The Governing Council shall apportion that amount on the basis of the rates at which the Member States contribute under the United Nations scale of assessments in force at the time.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16.4 4. To determine the annual contribution of each Member State, the amount apportioned to it shall be divided into two equal instalments, one of which shall be payable at the beginning of the first year of the biennium and the other at the beginning of the second year.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.16.5 5. A Member State which is in arrears in the payment of its contribution to the Organization shall have no vote in the Governing Council and in the Executive Committee if the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the two preceding calendar years. The Governing Council may, nevertheless, permit such a Member to vote in the Governing Council and in the Executive Committee if it is satisfied that the failure to pay was due to conditions beyond the control of the Member State.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5 Article V. OBJECTIVES, FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMISSION
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.1 1. The Commission shall promote cooperation among its Members with a view to ensuring, through appropriate management, the conservation and optimum utilization of stocks covered by this Agreement and encouraging sustainable development of fisheries based on such stocks.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.2 2. In order to achieve these objectives, the Commission shall have the following functions and responsibilities, in accordance with the principles expressed in the relevant provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea:
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.2.a (a) to keep under review the conditions and trends of the stocks and to gather, analyse and disseminate scientific information, catch and effort statistics and other data relevant to the conservation and management of the stocks and to fisheries based on the stocks covered by this Agreement;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.2.b (b) to encourage, recommend, and coordinate research and development activities in respect of the stocks and fisheries covered by this Agreement, and such other activities as the Commission may decide appropriate, including activities connected with transfer of technology, training and enhancement, having due regard to the need to ensure the equitable participation of Members of the Commission in the fisheries and the special interests and needs of Members in the region that are developing countries;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.2.c (c) to adopt, in accordance with Article IX and on the basis of scientific evidence, conservation and management measures, to ensure the conservation of the stocks covered by this Agreement and to promote the objective of their optimum utilization throughout the Area;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.2.d (d) to keep under review the economic and social aspects of the fisheries based on the stocks covered by this Agreement bearing in mind, in particular, the interests of developing coastal states;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.2.e (e) to consider and approve its programme and autonomous budget, as well as the accounts for the past budgetary period;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.2.f (f) to transmit to the Director-General of FAO (hereinafter referred to as the “Director-General”) reports on its activities, programme, accounts and autonomous budget and on such other matters as may be appropriate for action by the Council or the Conference of FAO;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.2.g (g) to adopt its own Rules of Procedure, Financial Regulations and other internal administrative regulations as may be necessary to carry out its functions; and
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.2.h (h) to carry out such other activities as may be necessary to fulfil its objectives as set out above.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.5.3 3. The Commission may adopt decisions and recommendations, as required, with a view to furthering the objectives of this Agreement.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6 Article VI. SESSIONS OF THE COMMISSION
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.1 1. Each Member of the Commission shall be represented at sessions of the Commission by a single delegate who may be accompanied by an alternate and by experts and advisers. Alternates, experts and advisers may take part in the proceedings of the Commission but may not vote, except in the case of an alternate who is duly authorized to substitute for the delegate.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.2 2. Each Member of the Commission shall have one vote. Unless otherwise provided in this Agreement, decisions and recommendations of the Commission shall be taken by a majority of the votes cast. A majority of the Members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.3 3. The Commission may adopt and amend, as required, its own Rules of Procedure by a two-thirds majority of its Members, which Rules shall not be inconsistent with this Agreement or with the Constitution of FAO.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.4 4. The Chairperson of the Commission shall convene an annual regular session of the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.5 5. Special sessions of the Commission may be convened by the Chairperson of the Commission at the request of at least one-third of its Members.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.6 6. The Commission shall elect its Chairperson and no more than (two) Vice-Chairpersons, each of whom shall serve for a term of two years and shall be eligible for re-election but shall not serve for more than four years in succession. In electing the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairpersons the Commission shall pay due regard to the need for an equitable representation from among the Indian Ocean States.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.7 7. The Commission may adopt and amend, as required, the Financial Regulations of the Commission by a two-thirds majority of its Members, which Financial Regulations shall be consistent with the principles embodied in the Financial Regulations of FAO. The Financial Regulations and amendments thereto shall be reported to the Finance Committee of FAO which shall have the power to disallow them if it finds that they are inconsistent with the principles embodied in the Financial Regulations of FAO.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.8 8. In order to ensure close cooperation between the Commission and FAO, FAO shall have the right to participate without vote in all meetings of the Commission and subsidiary bodies established in accordance with paragraph 5 of Article XII.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.8 Article VIII. ADMINISTRATION
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.8.1 1. The Secretary of the Commission (hereinafter referred to as the “Secretary”) shall be appointed by the Director-General with the approval of the Commission, or in the event of appointment between regular sessions of the Commission, with the approval of the Members of the Commission. The staff of the Commission shall be appointed by the Secretary and shall be under the Secretary's direct supervision. The Secretary and staff of the Commission shall be appointed under the same terms and conditions as staff members of FAO; they shall, for administrative purposes, be responsible to the Director-General.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.8.2 2. The Secretary shall be responsible for implementing the policies and activities of the Commission and shall report thereon to the Commission. The Secretary shall also act as Secretary to other subsidiary bodies established by the Commission, as required.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.8.3 3. The expenses of the Commission shall be paid out of its autonomous budget except those relating to such staff and facilities as can be made available by FAO. The expenses to be borne by FAO shall be determined and paid within the limits of the biennial budget prepared by the Director-General and approved by the Conference of FAO in accordance with the General Rules and the Financial Regulations of FAO.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.8.4 4. Expenses incurred by delegates, their alternates, experts and advisers when attending, as government representatives, sessions of the Commission, its sub-commissions and its committees, as well as the expenses incurred by observers at sessions, shall be borne by the respective governments or organizations. The expenses of experts invited by the Commission to attend, in their individual capacity, meetings of the Commission or its sub-commissions or committees shall be borne by the budget of the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12 Article XII. SUBSIDIARY BODIES
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.1 1. The Commission shall establish a permanent Scientific Committee.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.2 2. The Commission may establish sub-commissions to deal with one or more of the stocks covered by this Agreement.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.3 3. Such sub-commissions shall be open to Members of the Commission which are coastal States lying on the migratory path of the stocks concerned in the sub-commission or are States whose vessels participate in the fisheries of these stocks.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4 4. A sub-commission shall provide a forum for consultation and cooperation on matters related to the management of the stocks concerned and in particular:
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.a (a) to keep under review the stocks concerned and to gather scientific and other relevant information relating to the stocks concerned;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.b (b) to assess and analyse the conditions and trends of the stocks concerned;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.c (c) to coordinate research and studies of the stocks concerned;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.d (d) to report to the Commission on its findings;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.e (e) to propose such recommendations for action by the Members of the Commission as may be appropriate, including action to obtain necessary information relating to the stocks and proposals for conservation and management measures;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.f (f) to consider any matter referred to it by the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.5 5. The Commission may, subject to the provisions of this Article, establish such committees, working parties or other subsidiary bodies as may be necessary for the purposes of this Agreement.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.6 6. The establishment by the Commission of any sub-commission which requires funding by the Commission, and of any committee, working party or other subsidiary body shall be subject to the availability of the necessary funds in the approved autonomous budget of the Commission or of FAO as the case may be. When the related expenses are to be borne by FAO, the determination of such availability shall be made by the Director-General. Before taking any decision involving expenditure in connection with the establishment of subsidiary bodies, the Commission shall have before it a report from the Secretary or the Director-General, as appropriate, on the administrative and financial implications.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.7 7. Subsidiary bodies shall provide to the Commission such information regarding their activities as the Commission may require.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13 Article XIII. FINANCES
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13.1 1. Each Member of the Commission undertakes to contribute annually its share of the autonomous budget in accordance with a scale of contributions to be adopted by the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13.2 2. At each regular session, the Commission shall adopt its autonomous budget by consensus of its Members provided, however, that if, after every effort has been made, a consensus cannot be reached in the course of that session, the matter will be put to a vote and the budget shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of its Members.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13.3.a 3. (a) The amount of the contribution of each Member of the Commission shall be determined in accordance with a scheme which the Commission shall adopt and amend by consensus.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13.3.b (b) In adopting the scheme, due consideration shall be given to each Member being assessed an equal basic fee and a variable fee based, inter alia, on the total catch and landings of species covered by this Agreement in the Area, and the per capita income of each Member.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13.3.c (c) The scheme adopted or amended by the Commission shall be set out in the Financial Regulations of the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13.4 4. Any non-Member of FAO that becomes a Member of the Commission shall be required to make such contribution towards the expenses incurred by FAO with respect to the activities of the Commission as the Commission may determine.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13.5 5. Contributions shall be payable in freely convertible currencies unless otherwise determined by the Commission with the concurrence of the Director-General.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13.6 6. The Commission may also accept donations and other forms of assistance from organizations, individuals and other sources for purposes connected with the fulfilment of any of its functions.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13.7 7. Contributions and donations and other forms of assistance received shall be placed in a Trust Fund administered by the Director-General in conformity with the Financial Regulations of FAO.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.13.8 8. A Member of the Commission which is in arrears in the payment of its financial contributions to the Commission shall have no vote in the Commission if the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the two preceding calendar years. The Commission may, nevertheless, permit such a Member to vote if it is satisfied that the failure to pay was due to conditions beyond the control of the Member.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10 Article 10: Council Functions
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1 1. The Council shall be the governing body of the Commission and shall:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.a (a) serve as a forum for the discussion of environmental matters within the scope of this Agreement;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.b (b) oversee the implementation and develop recommendations on the further elaboration of this Agreement and, to this end, the Council shall, within four years after the date of entry into force of this Agreement, review its operation and effectiveness in the light of experience;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.c (c) oversee the Secretariat;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.d (d) address questions and differences that may arise between the Parties regarding the interpretation or application of this Agreement;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.e (e) approve the annual program and budget of the Commission; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.1.f (f) promote and facilitate cooperation between the Parties with respect to environmental matters.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2 2. The Council may consider, and develop recommendations regarding:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.a (a) comparability of techniques and methodologies for data gathering and analysis, data management and electronic data communications on matters covered by this Agreement;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.b (b) pollution prevention techniques and strategies;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.c (c) approaches and common indicators for reporting on the state of the environment;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.d (d) the use of economic instruments for the pursuit of domestic and internationally agreed environmental objectives;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.e (e) scientific research and technology development in respect of environmental matters;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.f (f) promotion of public awareness regarding the environment;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.g (g) transboundary and border environmental issues, such as the long-range transport of air and marine pollutants;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.h (h) exotic species that may be harmful;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.i (i) the conservation and protection of wild flora and fauna and their habitat, and specially protected natural areas;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.j (j) the protection of endangered and threatened species;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.k (k) environmental emergency preparedness and response activities;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.l (1) environmental matters as they relate to economic development;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.m (m) the environmental implications of goods throughout their life cycles;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.n (n) human resource training and development in the environmental field;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.o (o) the exchange of environmental scientists and officials;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.p (p) approaches to environmental compliance and enforcement;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.q (q) ecologically sensitive national accounts;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.r (r) eco-labelling; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.2.s (s) other matters as it may decide.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.3 3. The Council shall strengthen cooperation on the development and continuing improvement of environmental laws and regulations, including by:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.3.a (a) promoting the exchange of information on criteria and methodologies used in establishing domestic environmental standards; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.3.b (b) without reducing levels of environmental protection, establishing a process for developing recommendations on greater compatibility of environmental technical regulations, standards and conformity assessment procedures in a manner consistent with the NAFTA.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.4 4. The Council shall encourage:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.4.a (a) effective enforcement by each Party of its environmental laws and regulations;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.4.b (b) compliance with those laws and regulations; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.4.c (c) technical cooperation between the Parties.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.5 5. The Council shall promote and, as appropriate, develop recommendations regarding:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.5.a (a) public access to information concerning the environment that is held by public authorities of each Party, including information on hazardous materials and activities in its communities, and opportunity to participate in decision-making processes related to such public access; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.5.b (b) appropriate limits for specific pollutants, taking into account differences in ecosystems.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6 6. The Council shall cooperate with the NAFTA Free Trade Commission to achieve the environmental goals and objectives of the NAFTA by:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.a (a) acting as a point of inquiry and receipt for comments from non-governmental organizations and persons concerning those goals and objectives;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.b (b) providing assistance in consultations under Article 1114 of the NAFTA where a Party considers that another Party is waiving or derogating from, or offering to waive or otherwise derogate from, an environmental measure as an encouragement to establish, acquire, expand or retain an investment of an investor, with a view to avoiding any such encouragement;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.c (c) contributing to the prevention or resolution of environment-related trade disputes by:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.c.i (i) seeking to avoid disputes between the Parties,
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.c.ii (ii)making recommendations to the Free Trade Commission with respect to the avoidance of such disputes, and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.c.iii (iii) identifying experts able to provide information or technical advice to NAFTA committees, working groups and other NAFTA bodies;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.d (d) considering on an ongoing basis the environmental effects of the NAFTA; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.6.e (e) otherwise assisting the Free Trade Commission in environment-related matters.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.7 7. Recognizing the significant bilateral nature of many transboundary environmental issues, the Council shall, with a view to agreement between the Parties pursuant to this Article within three years on obligations, consider and develop recommendations with respect to:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.7.a (a) assessing the environmental impact of proposed projects subject to decisions by a competent government authority and likely to cause significant adverse transboundary effects, including a full evaluation of comments provided by other Parties and persons of other Parties;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.7.b (b) notification, provision of relevant information and consultation between Parties with respect to such projects; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.7.c (c) mitigation of the potential adverse effects of such projects.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.8 8. The Council shall encourage the establishment by each Party of appropriate administrative procedures pursuant to its environmental laws to permit another Party to seek the reduction, elimination or mitigation of transboundary pollution on a reciprocal basis.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.10.9 9. The Council shall consider and, as appropriate, develop recommendations on the provision by a Party, on a reciprocal basis, of access to and rights and remedies before its courts and administrative agencies for persons in another Party's territory who have suffered or are likely to suffer damage or injury caused by pollution originating in its territory as if the damage or injury were suffered in its territory.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Sect.B Section B: The Secretariat
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11 Article 11: Secretariat Structure and Procedures
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.1 1. The Secretariat shall be headed by an Executive Director, who shall be chosen by the Council for a three-year term, which may be renewed by the Council for one additional three- year term. The position of Executive Director shall rotate consecutively between nationals of each Party. The Council may remove the Executive Director solely for cause.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.2 2. The Executive Director shall appoint and supervise the staff of the Secretariat, regulate their powers and duties and fix their remuneration in accordance with general standards to be established by the Council. The general standards shall provide that:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.2.a (a) staff shall be appointed and retained, and their conditions of employment shall be determined, strictly on the basis of efficiency, competence and integrity;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.2.b (b) in appointing staff, the Executive Director shall take into account lists of candidates prepared by the Parties and by the Joint Public Advisory Committee;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.2.c (c) due regard shall be paid to the importance of recruiting an equitable proportion of the professional staff from among the nationals of each Party; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.2.d (d) the Executive Director shall inform the Council of all appointments.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.3 3. The Council may decide, by a two-thirds vote, to reject any appointment that does not meet the general standards. Any such decision shall be made and held in confidence.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.4 4. In the performance of their duties, the Executive Director and the staff shall not seek or receive instructions from any government or any other authority external to the Council. Each Party shall respect the international character of the responsibilities of the Executive Director and the staff and shall not seek to influence them in the discharge of their responsibilities.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.5 5. The Secretariat shall provide technical, administrative and operational support to the Council and to committees and groups established by the Council, and such other support as the Council may direct.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.6 6. The Executive Director shall submit for the approval of the Council the annual program and budget of the Commission, including provision for proposed cooperative activities and for the Secretariat to respond to contingencies.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.7 7. The Secretariat shall, as appropriate, provide the Parties and the public information on where they may receive technical advice and expertise with respect to environmental matters.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.8 8. The Secretariat shall safeguard:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.8.a (a) from disclosure information it receives that could identify a non-governmental organization or person making a submission if the person or organization so requests or the Secretariat otherwise considers it appropriate; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.11.8.b (b) from public disclosure any information it receives from any non-governmental organization or person where the information is designated by that non-governmental organization or person as confidential or proprietary.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.43 Article 43: Funding of the Commission
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.43.1x Each Party shall contribute an equal share of the annual budget of the Commission, subject to the availability of appropriated funds in accordance with the Party's legal procedures. No Party shall be obligated to pay more than any other Party in respect of an annual budget.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3 Article 3
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1 1. The SPREP Meeting shall be open to the Membership of the Parties to this Agreement and, with the appropriate authorisation of the Party having responsibility for its international affairs, of each of the following:
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.1x American Samoa
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.2x French Polynesia
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.3x Guam
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.4x New Caledonia
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.5x Northern Mariana Islands
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.6x Palau
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.7x Tokelau
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.1.8x Wallis and Futuna.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.2 2. The SPREP Meeting shall be held at such times as the SPREP Meeting may determine. A special SPREP Meeting may be held at any time as provided in the Rules of Procedure.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3 3. The SPREP Meeting shall be the plenary body and its functions shall be:
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.a (a) to provide a forum for Members to consult on matters of common concern with regard to the protection and improvement of the environment of the South Pacific region and, in particular, to further the purposes of SPREP;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.b (b) to approve and review the Action Plan for SPREP and to determine the general policies of SPREP;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.c (c) to adopt the report of the Director on the operation of SPREP;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.d (d) to adopt the work programmes of SPREP and review progress in their implementation;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.e (e) to adopt the Budget estimates of SPREP;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.f (f) to make recommendations to Members;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.g (g) to appoint the Director;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.h (h) to give directions to the Director concerning the implementation of the Work Programme;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3.h.i (i) to approve rules and conditions for the appointment of the staff of the Secretariat; and
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.3 (j) to carry out such other functions as are specified in this Agreement or are necessary for the effective functioning of SPREP.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.4 4. The SPREP Meeting may establish such committees and sub-committees and other subsidiary bodies as it considers necessary.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.5 5. In addition to the functions referred to in paragraph (3) of this Article, the SPREP Meeting shall, through such mechanisms as it considers appropriate, consult and co-operate with the Meetings of Parties to:
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.5.a (a) the Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific adopted at Apia on 12 June 1976;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.5.b (b) the Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region adopted at Noumea on 24 November 1986 and related Protocols; and
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.5.c (c) any other international or regional Agreement that may be concluded for the protection of the environment of the South Pacific region,
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.3.5.dx with a view to ensuring the achievement of the purpose of SPREP and of this Agreement and facilitating the achievement of the purposes of those Conventions.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.5 Article 5
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.5.1 1. The Budget estimates for SPREP shall be prepared by the Director.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.5.2 2. Adoption of the Budget of SPREP and determination of all other questions relating to the Budget shall be by consensus.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.5.3 3. The SPREP Meeting shall adopt financial regulations for the administration of SPREP. Such regulations may authorise SPREP to accept contributions from private and public sources.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7 Article 7
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1 1. The functions of the Secretariat shall be to implement the activities of SPREP, which shall include:
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1.a (a) to promote, undertake and co-ordinate the implementation of the SPREP Action Plan through the annual Programmes of Work, and review and report regularly on progress thereon to Members;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1.b (b) to carry out research and studies as required to implement the SPREP Action Plan through the annual Programmes of Work;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1.c (c) to advise and assist Members on the implementation of activities carried out under the SPREP Action Plan or consistent with its purpose;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1.d (d) to provide a means of regular consultation among Members on the implementation of activities under the SPREP Action Plan and on other relevant issues;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1.e (e) to co-ordinate and establish working arrangements with relevant national, regional and international organisations;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1.f (f) to gather and disseminate relevant information for Members and other interested Governments and organisations;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1.g (g) to promote the development and training of personnel of Members and to promote public awareness and education, including the publication of materials;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1.h (h) to assist Members in the acquisition, interpretation and evaluation of scientific and technical data and information;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1.i (i) to undertake such other activities and follow such procedures as the SPREP Meeting may decide; and
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.1.j (j) to seek financial and technical resources for SPREP.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.2 2. In addition to the functions described in paragraph (1) of this Article, the Secretariat shall be responsible for the co-ordination and implementation of any functions that the SPREP Meeting may agree to undertake relating to:
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.2.a (a) the Convention on Conservation of Nature in the South Pacific;
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.2.b (b) the Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region, the Protocol for the Prevention of Pollution of the South Pacific Region by Dumping, and the Protocol concerning Co-operation in Combating Pollution Emergencies in the South Pacific Region; and
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.7.2.c (c) any other international or regional Agreement that may be concluded for the protection of the environment of the South Pacific region.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9 ARTICLE IX: Functions of the Ministerial Council
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x Consistent with the functions and activities of the Association set out in Article III (2) of the Convention, the Ministerial Council shall:
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.a (a) define courses of action, policies and programmes of the Association;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.b (b) consider and approve the biennial Work Programme and Budget of the Association;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.c (c) consider and determine applications for membership, associate membership of, or observer status with, the Association;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.d (d) determine the Social Partners which it recognises and accepts and define their roles;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.e (e) appoint the Secretary-General and such other senior officials of the Secretariat as it may deem appropriate;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.f (f) establish Rules of Procedure and guidelines governing the functioning of the Association;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.g (g) approve the regulations governing the operations of the Secretariat;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.h (h) authorize the negotiation and conclusion, by the Secretary-General, of agreements with third parties, institutions or groups of states or other entities as may be required for the advancement of the work of the Association;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.i (i) recommend and/or adopt amendments to the Convention proposed by Member States in accordance with Article XXVIII;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.j (j) decide on the interpretation of this Convention;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.9.1x.k (k) perform such other functions as may be determined by the Meeting of Heads of State or Government.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.12 ARTICLE XII: Budget
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.12.1 1. The Ministerial Council shall examine and approve with such modifications, as it deems necessary, the draft Budget of the Association submitted by the Committee on Budget and Administration.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.12.2 2. Voting on the total figure of the Budget shall be preceded by a vote on each budget head. Each budget head shall be approved by a three-quarters majority of the votes of delegates present and voting. The total of the Budget of the Association shall be approved by consensus of delegates present.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.12.3 3. The Budget of the Association shall be prepared on a biennial basis, subject to an annual review. Where in any year, the Budget of the Association is not approved, the Budget of the Association voted for the previous biennium shall remain in force and Member States, and Associate Members shall continue to make the same contributions as for the preceding biennium.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.12.4 4. Contributions by Member States to the Budget of the Association shall be made in such proportions as the Ministerial Council may decide.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.15 ARTICLE XV: Functions of the Secretariat
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.15.1 1. In addition to any duties which may be assigned to it by the Ministerial Council, the Secretariat shall perform the following functions for the achievement of the purposes and functions of the Association:
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.15.1.a (a) assist the Ministerial Council and the Special Committees of the Association in the development and implementation of policies and programmes;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.15.1.b (b) maintain contact with other sub-regional, regional and international organisations;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.15.1.c (c) initiate, organise and conduct studies on integration issues, and in particular, trade, investment and economic and social development issues;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.15.1.d (d) collect, store and disseminate information to Member States, Associate Members, and when the Ministerial Council so decides, to other relevant entities;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.15.1.e (e) service Meetings of the Ministerial Council and the Special Committees of the Association and take appropriate action on determinations emanating from such meetings;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.15.1.f (f) coordinate, within the framework of the work programme of the Association, the activities of donor agencies, international, regional and national institutions;
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.15.1.g (g) prepare the draft Budget of the Association for examination by the Committee on Budget and Administration every two years to be submitted for the consideration and approval, as appropriate, by the Ministerial Council.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.15.2 2. In the discharge of its functions, the Secretariat shall enter into cooperation arrangements with, and draw on, the capacities of the existing integration organisations in the region.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.13 Article 13
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.13.1 1. Measures to support action programmes pursuant to article 9 include, inter alia:
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.13.1.a (a) financial cooperation to provide predictability for action programmes, allowing for necessary long-term planning;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.13.1.b (b) elaboration and use of cooperation mechanisms which better enable support at the local level, including action through non-governmental organizations, in order to promote the replicability of successful pilot programme activities where relevant;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.13.1.c (c) increased flexibility in project design, funding and implementation in keeping with the experimental, iterative approach indicated for participatory action at the local community level; and
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.13.1.d (d) as appropriate, administrative and budgetary procedures that increase the efficiency of cooperation and of support programmes.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.13.2 2. In providing such support to affected developing country Parties, priority shall be given to African country Parties and to least developed country Parties.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22 Article 22
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2 2. The Conference of the Parties is the supreme body of the Convention. It shall make, within its mandate, the decisions necessary to promote its effective implementation. In particular, it shall:
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.a (a) regularly review the implementation of the Convention and the functioning of its institutional arrangements in the light of the experience gained at the national, subregional, regional and international levels and on the basis of the evolution of scientific and technological knowledge;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.b (b) promote and facilitate the exchange of information on measures adopted by the Parties, and determine the form and timetable for transmitting the information to be submitted pursuant to article 26, review the reports and make recommendations on them;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.c (c) establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of the Convention;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.d (d) review reports submitted by its subsidiary bodies and provide guidance to them;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.e (e) agree upon and adopt, by consensus, rules of procedure and financial rules for itself and any subsidiary bodies;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.f (f) adopt amendments to the Convention pursuant to articles 30 and 31;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.g (g) approve a programme and budget for its activities, including those of its subsidiary bodies, and undertake necessary arrangements for their financing;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.h (h) as appropriate, seek the cooperation of, and utilize the services of and information provided by, competent bodies or agencies, whether national or international, intergovernmental or non-governmental;
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.i (i) promote and strengthen the relationship with other relevant conventions while avoiding duplication of effort; and
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.2.j (j) exercise such other functions as may be necessary for the achievement of the objective of the Convention.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall, at its first session, adopt its own rules of procedure, by consensus, which shall include decision-making procedures for matters not already covered by decision-making procedures stipulated in the Convention. Such procedures may include specified majorities required for the adoption of particular decisions.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.4 4. The first session of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the interim secretariat referred to in article 35 and shall take place not later than one year after the date of entry into force of the Convention. Unless otherwise decided by the Conference of the Parties, the second, third and fourth ordinary sessions shall be held yearly, and thereafter, ordinary sessions shall be held every two years.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.5 5. Extraordinary sessions of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be decided either by the Conference of the Parties in ordinary session or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within three months of the request being communicated to the Parties by the Permanent Secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.6 6. At each ordinary session, the Conference of the Parties shall elect a Bureau. The structure and functions of the Bureau shall be determined in the rules of procedure. In appointing the Bureau, due regard shall be paid to the need to ensure equitable geographical distribution and adequate representation of affected country Parties, particularly those in Africa.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.7 7. The United Nations, its specialized agencies and any State member thereof or observers thereto not Party to the Convention, may be represented at sessions of the Conference of the Parties as observers. Any body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, which is qualified in matters covered by the Convention, and which has informed the Permanent Secretariat of its wish to be represented at a session of the Conference of the Parties as an observer, may be so admitted unless at least one third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3188 Convention To Combat Desertification In Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought And/Or Desertification, Particularly In Africa Art.22.8 8. The Conference of the Parties may request competent national and international organizations which have relevant expertise to provide it with information relevant to article 16, paragraph (g), article 17, paragraph 1 (c) and article 18, paragraph 2( b).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27 Article 27
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.1 1) Contracting Parties shall endeavour to settle disputes concerning the application or interpretation of this Treaty through diplomatic channels.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.2 2) If a dispute has not been settled in accordance with paragraph 1) within a reasonable period of time, either party thereto may, except as otherwise provided in this Treaty or agreed in writing by the Contracting Parties, and except as concerns the application or interpretation of Article 6 or Article 19 or, for Contracting Parties listed in Annex IA, the last sentence of Article 101), upon written notice to the other party to the dispute submit the matter to an ad hoc tribunal under this Article.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3 3) Such an ad hoc arbitral tribunal shall be constituted as follows:
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.a a) The Contracting Party instituting the proceedings shall appoint one member of the tribunal and inform the other Contracting Party to the dispute of its appointment within 30 days of receipt of the notice referred to in paragraph 2) by the other Contracting Party;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.b b) Within 60 days of the receipt of the written notice referred to in paragraph 2), the other Contracting Party party to the dispute shall appoint one member. If the appointment is not made within the time limit prescribed, the Contracting Party having instituted the proceedings may, within 90 days of the receipt of the written notice referred to in paragraph 2), request that the appointment be made in accordance with subparagraph d);
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.c c) A third member, who may not be a national or citizen of a Contracting Party party to the dispute, shall be appointed by the Contracting Parties parties to the dispute. That member shall be the President of the tribunal. If, within 150 days of the receipt of the notice referred to in paragraph 2), the Contracting Parties are unable to agree on the appointment of a third member, that appointment shall be made, in accordance with subparagraph d), at the request of either Contracting Party submitted within 180 days of the receipt of that notice;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.d d) Appointments requested to be made in accordance with this paragraph shall be made by the Secretary-General of the Permanent Court of International Arbitration within 30 days of the receipt of a request to do so. If the Secretary-General is prevented from discharging this task, the appointments shall be made by the First Secretary of the Bureau. If the latter, in turn, is prevented from discharging this task, the appointments shall be made by the most senior Deputy;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.e e) Appointments made in accordance with subparagraphs a) to d) shall be made with regard to the qualifications and experience, particularly in matters covered by this Treaty, of the members to be appointed;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.f f) In the absence of an agreement to the contrary between the Contracting Parties, the Arbitration Rules of UNCITRAL shall govern, except to the extent modified by the Contracting Parties parties to the dispute or by the arbitrators. The tribunal shall take its decisions by a majority vote of its members;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.g g) The tribunal shall decide the dispute in accordance with this Treaty and applicable rules and principles of international law;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.h h) The arbitral award shall be final and binding upon the Contracting Parties parties to the dispute;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.i i) Where, in making an award, a tribunal finds that a measure of a regional or local government or authority within the Area of a Contracting Party listed in Part I of Annex P is not in conformity with this Treaty, either party to the dispute may invoke the provisions of Part II of Annex P;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.j j) The expenses of the tribunal, including the remuneration of its members, shall be borne in equal shares by the Contracting Parties parties to the dispute. The tribunal may, however, at its discretion direct that a higher proportion of the costs be paid by one of the Contracting Parties parties to the dispute;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.k k) Unless the Contracting Parties parties to the dispute agree otherwise, the tribunal shall sit in The Hague, and use the premises and facilities of the Permanent Court of Arbitration;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.27.3.l l) A copy of the award shall be deposited with the Secretariat which shall make it generally available.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34 Article 34
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.1 1) The Contracting Parties shall meet periodically in the Energy Charter Conference referred to herein as the "Charter Conference") at which each Contracting Party shall be entitled to have one representative. Ordinary meetings shall be held at intervals determined by the Charter Conference.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.2 2) Extraordinary meetings of the Charter Conference may be held at such times as may be determined by the Charter Conference, or at the written request of any Contracting Party, provided that, within six weeks of the request being communicated to the Contracting Parties by the Secretariat, it is supported by at least one-third of the Contracting Parties.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3 3) The functions of the Charter Conference shall be to:
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.a a) carry out the duties assigned to it by this Treaty and any Protocols;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.b b) keep under review and facilitate the implementation of the principles of the Charter and of the provisions of this Treaty and the Protocols;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.c c) facilitate in accordance with this Treaty and the Protocols the coordination of appropriate general measures to carry out the principles of the Charter;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.d d) consider and adopt programmes of work to be carried out by the Secretariat;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.e e) consider and approve the annual accounts and budget of the Secretariat;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.f f) consider and approve or adopt the terms of any headquarters or other agreement, including privileges and immunities considered necessary for the Charter Conference and the Secretariat;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.g g) encourage cooperative efforts aimed at facilitating and promoting market-oriented reforms and modernization of energy sectors in those countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics undergoing economic transition;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.h h) authorize and approve the terms of reference for the negotiation of Protocols, and consider and adopt the texts thereof and of amendments thereto;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.i i) authorize the negotiation of Declarations, and approve their issuance;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.j j) decide on accessions to this Treaty;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.k k) authorize the negotiation of and consider and approve or adopt association agreements;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.l l) consider and adopt texts of amendments to this Treaty;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.m m) consider and approve modifications of and technical changes to the Annexes to this Treaty;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.3.n n) appoint the Secretary-General and take all decisions necessary for the establishment and functioning of the Secretariat including the structure, staff levels and standard terms of employment of officials and employees.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.4 4) In the performance of its duties, the Charter Conference, through the Secretariat, shall cooperate with and make as full a use as possible, consistently with economy and efficiency, of the services and programmes of other institutions and organizations with established competence in matters related to the objectives of this Treaty.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.5 5) The Charter Conference may establish such subsidiary bodies as it considers appropriate for the performance of its duties.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.6 6) The Charter Conference shall consider and adopt rules of procedure and financial rules.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.34.7 7) In 1999 and thereafter at intervals of not more than five years) to be determined by the Charter Conference, the Charter Conference shall thoroughly review the functions provided for in this Treaty in the light of the extent to which the provisions of the Treaty and Protocols have been implemented. At the conclusion of each review the Charter Conference may amend or abolish the functions specified in paragraph 3) and may discharge the Secretariat.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36 Article 36
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.1 1) Unanimity of the Contracting Parties Present and Voting at the meeting of the Charter Conference where such matters fall to be decided shall be required for decisions by the Charter Conference to:
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.1.a a) adopt amendments to this Treaty other than amendments to Articles 34 and 35 and Annex T;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.1.b b) approve accessions to this Treaty under Article 41 by states or Regional Economic Integration Organizations which were not signatories to the Charter as of 16 June 1995;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.1.c c) authorize the negotiation of and approve or adopt the text of association agreements;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.1.d d) approve modifications to Annexes EM, NI, G and B;
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.1.e e) approve technical changes to the Annexes to this Treaty; and
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.1.f f) approve the Secretary-General's nominations of panelists under Annex D, paragraph 7).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.1.gx The Contracting Parties shall make every effort to reach agreement by consensus on any other matter requiring their decision under this Treaty. If agreement cannot be reached by consensus, paragraphs 2) to 5) shall apply.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.2 2) Decisions on budgetary matters referred to in Article 343)e) shall be taken by a qualified majority of Contracting Parties whose assessed contributions as specified in Annex B represent, in combination, at least three-fourths of the total assessed contributions specified therein.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.3 3) Decisions on matters referred to in Article 347) shall be taken by a three-fourths majority of the Contracting Parties.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.4 4) Except in cases specified in subparagraphs 1)a) to f), paragraphs 2) and 3), and subject to paragraph 6), decisions provided for in this Treaty shall be taken by a three-fourth majority of the Contracting Parties Present and Voting at the meeting of the Charter Conference at which such matters fall to be decided.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.5 5) For purposes of this Article, "Contracting Parties Present and Voting" means Contracting Parties present and casting affirmative or negative votes, provided that the Charter Conference may decide upon rules of procedure to enable such decisions to be taken by Contracting Parties by correspondence.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.6 6) Except as provided in paragraph 2), no decision referred to in this Article shall be valid unless it has the support of a simple majority of the Contracting Parties.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.7 7) A Regional Economic Integration Organization shall, when voting, have a number of votes equal to the number of its member states which are Contracting Parties to this Treaty; provided that such an Organization shall not exercise its right to vote if its member states exercise theirs, and vice versa.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.36.8 8) In the event of persistent arrears in a Contracting Party's discharge of financial obligations under this Treaty, the Charter Conference may suspend that Contracting Party's voting rights in whole or in part.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.37 Article 37
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.37.1 1) Each Contracting Party shall bear its own costs of representation at meetings of the Charter Conference and any subsidiary bodies.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.37.2 2) The cost of meetings of the Charter Conference and any subsidiary bodies shall be regarded as a cost of the Secretariat.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.37.3 3) The costs of the Secretariat shall be met by the Contracting Parties assessed according to their capacity to pay, determined as specified in Annex B, the provisions of which may be modified in accordance with Article 361)d).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.37.4 4) A Protocol shall contain provisions to assure that any costs of the Secretariat arising from that Protocol are borne by the parties thereto.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.37.5 5) The Charter Conference may in addition accept voluntary contributions from one or more Contracting Parties or from other sources. Costs met from such contributions shall not be considered costs of the Secretariat for the purposes of paragraph 3).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Sect.8 PART VIII
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45 Article 45
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.1 1) Each signatory agrees to apply this Treaty provisionally pending its entry into force for such signatory in accordance with Article 44, to the extent that such provisional application is not inconsistent with its constitution, laws or regulations.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.2.a 2) a) Notwithstanding paragraph 1) any signatory may, when signing, deliver to the Depositary a declaration that it is not able to accept provisional application. The obligation contained in paragraph 1) shall not apply to a signatory making such a declaration. Any such signatory may at any time withdraw that declaration by written notification to the Depositary.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.2.b b) Neither a signatory which makes a declaration in accordance with subparagraph a) nor Investors of that signatory may claim the benefits of provisional application under paragraph 1).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.2.c c) Notwithstanding subparagraph a), any signatory making a declaration referred to in subparagraph a) shall apply Part VII provisionally pending the entry into force of the Treaty for such signatory in accordance with Article 44, to the extent that such provisional application is not inconsistent with its laws or regulations.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.3.a 3) a) Any signatory may terminate its provisional application of this Treaty by written notification to the Depositary of its intention not to become a Contracting Party to the Treaty. Termination of provisional application for any signatory shall take effect upon the expiration of 60 days from the date on which such signatory's written notification is received by the Depositary.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.3.b b) In the event that a signatory terminates provisional application under subparagraph a), the obligation of the signatory under paragraph 1) to apply Parts III and V with respect to any Investments made in its Area during such provisional application by Investors of other signatories shall nevertheless remain in effect with respect to those Investments for twenty years following the effective date of termination, except as otherwise provided in subparagraph c).
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.3.c c) Subparagraph b) shall not apply to any signatory listed in Annex PA. A signatory shall be removed from the list in Annex PA effective upon delivery to the Depositary of its request therefor.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.4 4) Pending the entry into force of this Treaty the signatories shall meet periodically in the provisional Charter Conference, the first meeting of which shall be convened by the provisional Secretariat referred to in paragraph 5) not later than 180 days after the opening date for signature of the Treaty as specified in Article 38.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.5 5) The functions of the Secretariat shall be carried out on an interim basis by a provisional Secretariat until the entry into force of this Treaty pursuant to Article 44 and the establishment of a Secretariat.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.6 6) The signatories shall, in accordance with and subject to the provisions of paragraph 1) or subparagraph 2)c) as appropriate, contribute to the costs of the provisional Secretariat as if the signatories were Contracting Parties under Article 373). Any modifications made to Annex B by the signatories shall terminate upon the entry into force of this Treaty.
3202 Energy Charter Treaty Art.45.7 7) A state or Regional Economic Integration Organization which, prior to this Treaty's entry into force, accedes to the Treaty in accordance with Article 41 shall, pending the Treaty's entry into force, have the rights and assume the obligations of a signatory under this Article.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4 Article 4
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.1 1. The Parties shall, individually and/or jointly, take appropriate measures in accordance with this Agreement to investigate and prosecute cases of illegal trade.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.2 2. Each Party shall co-operate with one another and with the Task Force to ensure the effective implementation of this Agreement.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.3 3. Each Party shall provide the Task Force on a regular basis with relevant information and scientific data relating to illegal trade.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.4 4. Each Party shall provide the Task Force with technical assistance relating to its operations, as needed by the Task Force.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.5 5. Each Party shall accord to the Director, Field Officers and the Intelligence Officer of the Task Force while engaged in carrying out the functions of the Task Force in accordance with paragraph 9 of Article 5, the relevant privileges and immunities, including those specified under paragraph 11 of Article 5.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.6 6. Each Party shall protect information designated as confidential that becomes available to any of the Parties in connection with the implementation of this Agreement. Such information shall be used exclusively for the purposes of implementing this Agreement.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.7 7. Each Party shall encourage public awareness campaigns aimed at enlisting public support for the objective of this Agreement, and the said campaigns shall be so designed as to encourage public reporting of illegal trade.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.8 8. Each Party shall adopt and enforce such legislative and administrative measures as may be necessary for the purposes of giving effect to this Agreement.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.9 9. Each Party shall return to the country of original export or country of re-export any specimen of species of wild fauna and flora confiscated in the course of illegal trade, provided that:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.9.a (a) the country of original export of the specimen(s) can be determined; or
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.9.b (b) the country of re-export is able to show evidence that the specimen(s) re-exported were imported by that country in accordance with the provisions of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora governing import and re-export; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.9.c (c) the costs of returning such specimens of wild fauna and flora are borne by the country receiving the specimen(s) , unless there is an alternative offer to bear costs to which both the Party returning the specimen(s) and the Party receiving the specimen(s) agree.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.10 10. Each Party shall pay its contribution to the budget of the Task Force as determined by the Governing Council.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.4.11 11. Each Party shall report to the Governing Council on implementation of its obligations under this Agreement at intervals as determined by the Governing Council.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5 Article 5
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.1 1. A Task Force is hereby established to be known as the Task Force for Co-operative Enforcement Operations Directed at Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.2 2. The Task Force shall be composed of a Director, Field Officers and an Intelligence Officer and such other staff as may be decided by the Governing Council.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.3 3. The Task Force shall include at least one Field Officer seconded by each Party and approved by the Governing Council. Each Field Officer shall be appointed to serve for a term of three years, or such other term as may be determined by the Governing Council. Upon the recommendation of the Director made in consultation with the Party concerned, the Governing Council may shorten or increase the term of other Field Officers.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.4 4. The Director shall be appointed by the Governing Council from among the Field Officers.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.5 5. The Director and other Field Officers shall retain their national law enforcement authority during their time of service with the Task Force.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.6 6. The appointment of the Director, other Field Officers and the Intelligence Officer, as well as their terms of service, shall be decided in accordance with rules established by the Governing Council. The terms and conditions of service of other support staff as deemed necessary for the functioning of the Task Force shall also be decided by the Governing Council.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.7 7. The Director shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the Task Force and shall be accountable to the Governing Council and responsible for:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.7.a (a) appointing other support staff as deemed necessary for the functioning of the Task Force;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.7.b (b) commanding and coordinating the work of the Task Force;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.7.c (c) preparing budgets annually or as required by the Governing Council;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.7.d (d) implementing policies and decisions agreed by the Governing Council;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.7.e (e) providing reports annually and as required by the Governing Council;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.7.f (f) arranging for and servicing meetings of the Governing Council; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.7.g (g) performing such other functions as may be determined by the Governing Council.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.8 8. The Task Force shall possess international legal personality. It shall have in the territory of each Party the legal capacity required for the performance of its functions under this Agreement. The Task Force shall in the exercise of its legal personality be represented by the Director.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.9 9. The functions of the Task Force shall be:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.9.a (a) to facilitate co-operative activities among the National Bureaus in carrying out investigations pertaining to illegal trade;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.9.b (b) to investigate violations of national laws pertaining to illegal trade, at the request of the National Bureaus or with the consent of the Parties concerned, and to present to them evidence gathered during such investigations;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.9.c (c) to collect, process and disseminate information on activities that pertain to illegal trade, including establishing and maintaining databases;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.9.d (d) to provide, upon request of the Parties concerned, available information related to the return to the country of original export, or country of re-export, of confiscated wild fauna and flora; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.9.e (e) to perform such other functions as may be determined by the Governing Council.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.10 10. In carrying out its functions, the Task Force, when necessary and appropriate, may use undercover operations, subject to the consent of the Parties concerned and under conditions agreed with the said Parties.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.11 11. For the purposes of paragraph 9 of this Article, the Director, other Field Officers and the Intelligence Officer of the Task Force shall enjoy, in connection with their official duties and strictly within the limits of their official capacities, the following privileges and immunities:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.11.a (a) immunity from arrest, detention, search and seizure, and legal process of any kind in respect of words spoken or written and all acts performed by them; they shall continue to be so immune after the completion of their functions as officials of the Task Force;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.11.b (b) inviolability of all official papers, documents and equipment;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.11.c (c) exemption from all visa requirements and entry restrictions;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.11.d (d) protection of free communication to and from the headquarters of the Task Force;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.11.e (e) exemption from currency or exchange restrictions as is accorded representatives of foreign governments on temporary official missions; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.11.f (f) such other privileges and immunities as may be determined by the Governing Council.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.12 12. Privileges and immunities are granted to the Director, other Field Officers and the Intelligence Officer in the interests of the Task Force and not for the personal benefit of the individuals themselves. The Governing Council shall have the right and the duty to waive the immunity of any official in any case where, in the opinion of the Governing Council, the immunity would impede the course of justice and it can be waived without prejudice to the interests of the Task Force.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.5.13 13. The Task Force shall not undertake or be involved in any intervention, or activities of a political, military, religious or racial character.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7 Article 7
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.1 1. A Governing Council consisting of the Parties to this Agreement is hereby established to be known as the Governing Council for Co-operative Enforcement Operations Directed at Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.2 2. Each Party shall send a delegation to the meetings of the Governing Council and shall be represented on the Governing Council by a Minister or alternate who shall be the head of the delegation. Because of the technical nature of the Task Force, Parties should endeavour to include the following in their delegations:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.2.a (a) high ranking officials dealing with wildlife law enforcement affairs;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.2.b (b) officials whose normal duties are connected with the activities of the Task Force; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.2.c (c) specialists in the subjects on the agenda.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.3 3. The first meeting of the Governing Council shall be convened by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme not later than three months after the entry into force of this Agreement. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Governing Council shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Council at its first meeting.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.4 4. Meetings of the Governing Council will normally be held at the Seat of the Task Force unless the Council decides otherwise.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.5 5. Extraordinary meetings of the Governing Council shall be held at such times as may be determined by the Council, or at the written request of any Party, provided that such request is supported by at least one third of the Parties within two months of the request being communicated to them by the Director of the Task Force.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6 6. At its first meeting, the Governing Council shall:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6.a (a) by consensus elect its Chairperson and adopt rules of procedure, including decision-making procedures, which may include specified majorities required for adoption of particular decisions;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6.b (b) decide the Seat of the Task Force;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6.c (c) consider and approve the appointment of the Director, other Field Officers and the Intelligence Officer and decide upon their terms and conditions of service as well as the terms and conditions of service of the supporting staff;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6.d (d) adopt terms of reference and financial and administrative rules of the Task Force; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.6.e (e) consider and approve an initial budget to establish and operate the Task Force and agree upon the contributions of each Party to the budget.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.7 7. At ordinary meetings the Governing Council shall approve a budget for the Task Force and agree upon the contributions of each Party to the budget.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.8 8. The Governing Council shall determine the general policies of the Task Force and, for this purpose, shall:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.8.a (a) consider the reports submitted by the Director; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.8.b (b) upon expiry, termination or renewal of their terms of service, consider and approve the appointment of the Director, other Field Officers and the Intelligence Officer.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.9 9. The Governing Council shall:
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.9.a (a) keep under review the implementation of this Agreement;
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.9.b (b) consider and undertake any additional action that may be deemed necessary for the achievement of the objective of this Agreement in the light of experience gained in its operation; and
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.7.9.c (c) consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with Article 11, amendments to this Agreement.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8 Article 8
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.1 1. There shall be a budget for the Task Force.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.2 2. The financial management of the Task Force shall be governed by the financial rules adopted by the Governing Council.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.3 3. The Governing Council shall determine the mode of payment and currencies of contributions by the Parties to the budget of the Task Force. Other resources of the Task Force may include extra budgetary resources such as grants, donations, funds for projects and programmes and technical assistance.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.4 4. The Parties undertake to pay annually their agreed contributions to the budget of the Task Force by a specified date as determined by the Governing Council.
3195 Agreement On Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed At Illegal Trade In Wild Fauna And Flora Art.8.5 5. The Unit of Account in which the budget will be prepared shall be determined by the Governing Council.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.22 ARTICLE 22. PROCEDURAL ARRANGEMENTS
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.22.1 1. At the preparatory meeting held pursuant to Article 21 the Contracting Parties shall prepare and adopt by consensus Rules of Procedure and Financial Rules.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.22.ax The Contracting Parties shall establish in particular and in accordance with the Rules of Procedure:
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.22.ax.i i. guidelines regarding the form and structure of the reports to be submitted pursuant to Article 5;
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.22.ax.ii ii. a date for the submission of such reports;
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.22.ax.iii iii. the process for reviewing such reports.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.22.2 2. At review meetings the Contracting Parties may, if necessary, review the arrangements established pursuant to sub-paragraphs (i)-(iii) above, and adopt revisions by consensus unless otherwise provided for in the Rules of Procedure. They may also amend the Rules of Procedure and the Financial Rules, by consensus.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.28 ARTICLE 28. SECRETARIAT
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.28.1 1. The International Atomic Energy Agency, (hereinafter referred to as the "Agency") shall provide the secretariat for the meetings of the Contracting Parties.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.28.2 2. The secretariat shall:
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.28.2.i i. convene, prepare and service the meetings of the Contracting Parties;
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.28.2.ii ii. transmit to the Contracting Parties information received or prepared in accordance with the provisions of this Convention.
3197 Convention On Nuclear Safety Art.28.2.iiix The costs incurred by the Agency in carrying out the functions referred to in sub-paragraphs i) and (ii) above shall be borne by the Agency as part of its regular budget.
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