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2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.8 Article 8
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.8.1x Norway undertakes to provide for the territories specified in Article 1 mining regulations which, especially from the point of view of imposts, taxes or charges of any kind, and of general or particular labour conditions, shall exclude all privileges, monopolies or favours for the benefit of the State or of the nationals of any one of the High Contracting Parties, including Norway, and shall guarantee to the paid staff of all categories the remuneration and protection necessary for their physical, moral and intellectual welfare.
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.8.2x Taxes, dues and duties levied shall be devoted exclusively to the said territories and shall not exceed what is required for the object in view.
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.8.3x So far, particularly, as the exportation of minerals is concerned, the Norwegian Government shall have the right to levy an export duty which shall not exceed 1% of the maximum value of the minerals exported up to 100,000 tons, and beyond that quantity the duty will be proportionately diminished. The value shall be fixed at the end of the navigation season by calculating the average free on board price obtained.
2598 Treaty Concerning The Archipelago Of Spitsbergen Art.8.4x Three months before the date fixed for their coming into force, the draft mining regulations shall be communicated by the Norwegian Government to the other Contracting Powers. If during this period one or more of the said Powers propose to modify these regulations before they are applied, such proposals shall be communicated by the Norwegian Government to the other contracting Powers in order that they may be submitted to examination and the decision of a Commission composed of one representative of each of the said Powers. This Commission shall meet at the invitation of the Norwegian Government and shall come to a decision within a period of three months from the date of its first meeting. Its decisions shall be taken by a majority.
2599 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts Art.5 Article 5
2599 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts Art.5.1x Any proposal coming from a contracting State regarding amendments to the present Convention shall be communicated by that State to the International Institute of Agriculture and referred by the Institute to a meeting of delegates of the Contracting Parties, which shall be convened at Rome by the Institute at the time of a General Assembly of that institution.
2599 Convention concerning the Organisation of Combat against Locusts Art.5.2x The proposals made by the delegates shall then be submitted for approval to the States which have acceded to the present Convention.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.1 Article I Functions of the Organization
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.1.1 1. The Organization shall collect, analyze, interpret and disseminate information relating to nutrition, food and agriculture. In this Constitution, the term "agriculture" and its derivatives include fisheries, marine products, forestry and primary forestry products.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.1.2 2. The Organization shall promote and, where appropriate, shall recommend national and international action with respect to: scientific, technological, social and economic research relating to nutrition, food and agriculture; the improvement of education and administration relating to nutrition, food and agriculture, and the spread of public knowledge of nutritional and agricultural science and practice; the conservation of natural resources and the adoption of improved methods of agricultural production; the improvement of the processing, marketing and distribution of food and agricultural products; the adoption of policies for the provision of adequate agricultural credit, national and international; the adoption of international policies with respect to agricultural commodity arrangements.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.1.3 3. It shall also be the function of the Organization: to furnish such technical assistance as governments may request; to organize, in cooperation with the governments concerned, such missions as may be needed to assist them to fulfill the obligation arising from their acceptance of the recommendations of the United Nations Conference on Food and Agriculture and of this Constitution; and generally to take all necessary and appropriate action to implement the purposes of the Organization as set forth in the Preamble.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2 Article II Membership and Associate Membership
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.1 1. The original Member Nations of the Organization shall be such of the nations specified in Annex I as accept this Constitution, in accordance with the provisions of Article XXI.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.2 2. The Conference may by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, provided that a majority of the Member Nations of the Organization is present, decide to admit as an additional Member of the Organization any nation which has submitted an application for membership and a declaration made in a formal instrument that it will accept the obligations of the Constitution as in force at the time of admission.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.3 3. The Conference may by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, provided that a majority of the Member Nations of the Organization is present, decide to admit as a Member of the Organization any regional economic integration organization meeting the criteria set out in paragraph 4 of this Article, which has submitted an application for membership and a declaration made in a formal instrument that it will accept the obligations of the Constitution as in force at the time of admission. Subject to paragraph 8 of this Article, references to Member Nations under this Constitution shall include Member Organizations, except as otherwise expressly provided.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.4 4. To be eligible to apply for membership of the Organization under paragraph 3 of this Article, a regional economic integration organization must be one constituted by sovereign States, a majority of which are Member Nations of the Organization, and to which its Member States have transferred competence over a range of matters within the purview of the Organization, including the authority to make decisions binding on its Member States in respect of those matters.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.5 5. Each regional economic integration organization applying for membership in the Organization shall, at the time of such application, submit a declaration of competence specifying the matters in respect of which competence has been transferred to it by its Member States.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.6 6. Member States of a Member Organization shall be presumed to retain competence over all matters in respect of which transfers of competence have not been specifically declared or notified to the Organization.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.7 7. Any change regarding the distribution of competence between the Member Organization and its Member States shall be notified by the Member Organization or its Member States to the Director-General, who shall circulate such information to the other Member Nations of the Organization.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.8 8. A Member Organization shall exercise membership rights on an alternative basis with its Member States that are Member Nations of the Organization in the areas of their respective competences and in accordance with rules set down by the Conference.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.9 9. Except as otherwise provided in this Article, a Member Organization shall have the right to participate in matters within its competence in any meeting of the Organization, including any meeting of the Council or other body, other than bodies of restricted membership referred to below, in which any of its Member States are entitled to participate. A Member Organization shall not be eligible for election or designation to any such body, nor shall it be eligible for election or designation to any body established jointly with other organizations. A Member Organization shall not have the right to participate in bodies of restricted membership specified in the rules adopted by the Conference.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.10 10. Except as otherwise provided in this Constitution or in rules set down by the Conference, and Article III paragraph 4 notwithstanding, a Member Organization may exercise on matters within its competence, in any meeting of the Organization in which it is entitled to participate, a number of votes equal to the number of its Member States which are entitled to vote in such meeting. Whenever a Member Organization exercises its right to vote, its Member States shall not exercise theirs, and conversely.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.11 11. The Conference may, under the same conditions regarding the required majority and quorum as prescribed in paragraph 2 above, decide to admit as an Associate Member of the Organization any territory or group of territories which is not responsible for the conduct of its international relations upon application made on its behalf by the Member Nation or authority having responsibility for its international relations, provided that such Member Nation or authority has submitted a declaration made in a formal instrument that it will accept on behalf of the proposed Associate Member the obligations of the Constitution as in force at the time of admission, and that it will assume responsibility for ensuring the observance of the provisions of paragraph 4 of Article VIII, paragraphs 1 and 2 of Article XVI, and paragraphs 2 and 3 of Article XVIII of this Constitution with regard to the Associate Member.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.12 12. The nature and extent of the rights and obligations of Associate Members are defined in the relevant provision of this Constitution and the rules and regulations of the Organization.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.13 13. Membership and Associate Membership shall become effective on the date on which the Conference approved the application.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3 Article III The Conference
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.1 1. There shall be a Conference of the Organization in which each Member Nation and Associate Member shall be represented by one delegate. Associate Members shall have the right to participate in the deliberations of the Conference but shall not hold office or have the right to vote.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.2 2. Each Member Nation and Associate Member may appoint alternates, associates and advisers to its delegate. The Conference may determine the conditions for the participation of alternates, associates and advisers in its proceedings, but any such participation shall be without the right to vote, except in the case of an alternate, associate, or adviser participating in the place of a delegate.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.3 3. No delegate may represent more than one Member Nation or Associate Member.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.4 4. Each Member Nation shall have only one vote. A Member Nation which is in arrears in the payment of its financial contributions to the Organization shall have no vote in the Conference if the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the two preceding calendar years. The Conference may, nevertheless, permit such a Member Nation to vote if it is satisfied that the failure to pay is due to conditions beyond the control of the Member Nation.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.5 5. The Conference may invite any international organization which has responsibilities related to those of the Organization to be represented at its meetings on the conditions prescribed by the Conference. No representative of such an organization shall have the right to vote.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.6 6. The Conference shall meet once in every two years in regular session. It may meet in special session: if at any regular session the Conference decides, by a majority of the votes cast, to meet in the following year; if the Council so instructs the Director-General, or if at least one-third of the Member Nations so request.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.7 7. The Conference shall elect its own officers.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.8 8. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Constitution or by rules made by the Conference, all decisions of the Conference shall be taken by a majority of the votes cast.
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.5 Article V Council of the Organization
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.1 1. A Council of the Organization consisting of forty-nine Member Nations shall be elected by the Conference. Each Member Nation on the Council shall have one representative and shall have only one vote. Each Member of the Council may appoint alternates, associates and advisers to its representative. The Council may determine the conditions for the participation of alternates, associates and advisers in its proceedings, but any such participation shall be without the right to vote, except in the case of an alternate, associate or adviser participating in the place of a representative. No representative may represent more than one Member of the Council. The tenure and other conditions of office of the Members of the Council shall be subject to rules made by the Conference.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.2 2. The Conference shall, in addition, appoint an independent Chairman of the Council.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.3 3. The Council shall have such powers as the Conference may delegate to it, but the Conference shall not delegate the powers set forth in paragraphs 2, 3 and 11 of Article II, Article IV, paragraph 1 of Article VII, Article XII, paragraph 4 of Article XIII, paragraphs 1 and 6 of Article XIV and Article XX of this Constitution.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.4 4. The Council shall appoint its officers other than the Chairman and, subject to any decisions of the Conference, shall adopt its own Rules of Procedure.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.5 5. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Constitution or by rules made by the Conference or Council, all decisions of the Council shall be taken by a majority of the votes cast.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.6 6. In the performance of its functions, the Council shall be assisted by a Programme Committee, a Finance Committee, a Committee on Constitutional and Legal Matters, a Committee on Commodity Problems, a Committee on Fisheries, a Committee on Forestry, a Committee on Agriculture and a Committee on World Food Security. These Committees shall report to the Council and their composition and terms of reference shall be governed by rules adopted by the Conference.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6 Article VI Commissions, Committees, Conferences, Working Parties and Consultations
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.1 1. The Conference or Council may establish commissions, the membership of which shall be open to all Member Nations and Associate Members, or regional commissions open to all Member Nations and Associate Members whose territories are situated wholly or in part in one or more regions, to advise on the formulation and implementation of policy and to coordinate the implementation of policy. The Conference or Council may also establish, in conjunction with other intergovernmental organizations, joint commissions open to all Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and of the other organizations concerned, or joint regional commissions open to Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and of the other organizations concerned, whose territories are situated wholly or in part in the region.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.2 2. The Conference, the Council, or the Director-General on the authority of the Conference or Council may establish committees and working parties to study and report on matters pertaining to the purpose of the Organization and consisting either of selected Member Nations and Associate Members, or of individuals appointed in their personal capacity because of their special competence in technical matters. The Conference, the Council, or the Director-General on the authority of the Conference or Council may, in conjunction with other intergovernmental organizations, also establish joint committees and working parties, consisting either of selected Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and of the other organizations concerned, or of individuals appointed in their personal capacity. The selected Member Nations and Associate Members shall, as regards the Organization, be designated either by the Conference or the Council, or by the Director-General if so decided by the Conference or Council. The individuals appointed in their personal capacity shall, as regards the Organization, be designated either by the Conference, the Council, selected Member Nations or Associate Members, or by the Director-General, as decided by the Conference or Council.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.3 3. The Conference, the Council, or the Director-General on the authority of the Conference or Council shall determine the terms of reference and reporting procedures, as appropriate, of commissions, committees and working parties established by the Conference, the Council, or the Director-General as the case may be. Such commissions and committees may adopt their own rules of procedure and amendments thereto, which shall come into force upon approval by the Director-General. The terms of reference and reporting procedures of joint commissions, committees and working parties established in conjunction with other intergovernmental organizations shall be determined in consultation with the other organizations concerned.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.4 4. The Director-General may establish, in consultation with Member Nations, Associate Members and National FAO Committees, panels of experts, with a view to developing consultation with leading technicians in the various fields of activity of the Organization. The Director-General may convene meetings of some or all of these experts for consultation on specific subjects.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.5 5. The Conference, the Council, or the Director-General on the authority of the Conference or Council may convene general, regional, technical or other conferences, or working parties or consultations of Member Nations and Associate Members, laying down their terms of reference and reporting procedures, and may provide for participation in such conferences, working parties and consultations, in such manner as they may determine, of national and international bodies concerned with nutrition, food and agriculture.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.6 6. When the Director-General is satisfied that urgent action is required, he may establish the committees and working parties and convene the conferences, working parties and consultations provided for in paragraphs 2 and 5 above. Such action shall be notified by the Director-General to Member Nations and Associate Members and reported to the following session of the Council.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.7 7. Associate Members included in the membership of the commissions, committees or working parties, or attending the conferences, working parties or consultations referred to in paragraphs 1, 2 and 5 above, shall have the right to participate in the deliberations of such commissions, committees, conferences, working parties and consultations, but shall not hold office or have the right to vote.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7 Article VII The Director-General
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.1 1. There shall be a Director-General of the Organization who shall be appointed by the Conference for a term of six years. He shall be eligible for reappointment.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.2 2. The appointment of the Director-General under this Article shall be made by such procedures and on such terms as the Conference may determine.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.3 3. Should the office of Director-General become vacant prior to the expiry of his term of office, the Conference shall, either at the next regular session or at a special session convened in accordance with Article III, paragraph 6 of this Constitution, appoint a Director-General in accordance with the provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article. However, the duration of the term of office of the Director-General appointed at a special session shall expire at the end of the year of the third regular session of the Conference following the date of his appointment.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.4 4. Subject to the general supervision of the Conference and the Council, the Director-General shall have full power and authority to direct the work of the Organization.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.5 5. The Director-General or a representative designated by him shall participate, without the right to vote, in all meetings of the Conference and of the Council and shall formulate for consideration by the Conference and the Council proposals for appropriate action in regard to matters coming before them.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.9 Article IX Seat
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.9.1x The seat of the Organization shall be determined by the Conference.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12 Article XII Relations with the United Nations
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12.1 1. The Organization shall maintain relations with the United Nations as a specialized agency within the meaning of Article 57 of the Charter of the United Nations.1
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12.2 2. Agreements defining the relations between the Organization and the United Nations shall be subject to the approval of the Conference.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.13 Article XIII Cooperation with Organizations and Persons
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.13.1 1. In order to provide for close cooperation between the Organization and other international organizations with related responsibilities, the Conference may enter into agreements with the competent authorities of such organizations, defining the distribution of responsibilities and methods of cooperation.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.13.2 2. The Director-General may, subject to any decision of the Conference, enter into agreements with other intergovernmental organizations for the maintenance of common services, for common arrangements in regard to recruitment, training, conditions of service and other related matters, and for interchanges of staff.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.13.3 3. The Conference may approve arrangements placing other international organizations dealing with questions relating to food and agriculture under the general authority of the Organization on such terms as may be agreed with the competent authorities of the organization concerned.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.13.4 4. The Conference shall make rules laying down the procedure to be followed to secure proper consultation with governments in regard to relations between the Organization and national institutions or private persons.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14 Article XIV Conventions and Agreements
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.1 1. The Conference may, by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast and in conformity with rules adopted by the Conference, approve and submit to Member Nations conventions and agreements concerning questions relating to food and agriculture.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.2 2. The Council, under rules to be adopted by the Conference, may, by a vote concurred in by at least two thirds of the membership of the Council, approve and submit to Member Nations: agreements concerning questions relating to food and agriculture which are of particular interest to Member Nations of geographical areas specified in such agreements and are designed to apply only to such areas; supplementary conventions or agreements designed to implement any convention or agreement which has come into force under paragraphs 1 or 2 (a).
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.3 3. Conventions, agreements, and supplementary conventions and agreements shall:
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.3.ax be submitted to the Conference or Council through the Director-General on behalf of a technical meeting or conference comprising Member Nations, which has assisted in drafting the convention or agreement and has suggested that it be submitted to Member Nations concerned for acceptance; contain provisions concerning the Member Nations of the Organization, and such non-member States as are members of the United Nations, any of its specialized agencies or the International Atomic Energy Agency, and regional economic integration organizations, including Member Organizations, to which their Member States have transferred competence over matters within the purview of the conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions and agreements, including the power to enter into treaties in respect thereto, which may become parties thereto and the number of acceptances by Member Nations necessary to bring such convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement into force, and thus to ensure that it will constitute a real contribution to the achievement of its objectives. In the case of conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions and agreements establishing commissions or committees, participation by non-member States of the Organization that are members of the United Nations, any of its specialized agencies or the International Atomic Energy Agency or by regional economic integration organizations other than Member Organizations, shall in addition be subject to prior approval by at least two-thirds of the membership of such commissions or committees. Where any convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement provides that a Member Organization or a regional economic integration organization that is not a Member Organization may become a party thereto, the voting rights to be exercised by such organizations and the other terms of participation shall be defined therein. Any such convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement shall, where the Member States of the organization do not participate in that convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement, and where other parties exercise one vote only, provide that the organization shall exercise only one vote in any body established by such convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement, but shall enjoy equal rights of participation with Member Nations parties to such convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement; not entail any financial obligations for Member Nations not parties to it other than their contributions to the Organization provided for in Article XVIII, paragraph 2 of this Constitution.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.4 4. Any convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement approved by the Conference or Council for submission to Member Nations shall come into force for each contracting party as the convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement may prescribe.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.5 5. As regards an Associate Member, conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions and agreements shall be submitted to the authority having responsibility for the international relations of the Associate Member.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.6 6. The Conference shall make rules laying down the procedure to be followed to secure proper consultation with governments and adequate technical preparations prior to consideration by the Conference or the Council of proposed conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions and agreements.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.7 7. Two copies in the authentic language or languages of any convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement approved by the Conference or the Council shall be certified by the Chairman of the Conference or of the Council respectively and by the Director-General. One of these copies shall be deposited in the archives of the Organization. The other copy shall be transmitted to the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration once the convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement has come into force as a result of action taken under this Article. In addition, the Director-General shall certify copies of those conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions or agreements and transmit one copy to each Member Nation of the Organization and to such non-member States or regional economic integration organizations as may become parties to the conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions or agreements.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.15 Article XV Agreements between the Organization and Member Nations
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.15.1 1. The Conference may authorize the Director-General to enter into agreements with Member Nations for the establishment of international institutions dealing with questions relating to food and agriculture.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.15.2 2. In pursuance of a policy decision taken by the Conference by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, the Director-General may negotiate and enter into such agreements with Member Nations subject to the provisions of paragraph 3 below.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.15.3 3. The signature of such agreements by the Director-General shall be subject to the prior approval of the Conference by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast. The Conference may, in a particular case or cases, delegate the authority of approval to the Council, requiring a vote concurred in by at least two thirds of the membership of the Council.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.16 Article XVI Legal Status
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.16.1 1. The Organization shall have the capacity of a legal person to perform any legal act appropriate to its purpose which is not beyond the powers granted to it by this Constitution.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.16.2 2. Each Member Nation and Associate Member undertakes, insofar as it may be possible under its constitutional procedure, to accord to the Organization all the immunities and facilities which it accords to diplomatic missions, including inviolability of premises and archives, immunity from suit and exemptions from taxation.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.16.3 3. The Conference shall make provision for the determination by an administrative tribunal of disputes relating to the conditions and terms of appointment of members of the staff.
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.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.20 Article XX Amendment of Constitution
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.20.1 1. The Conference may amend this Constitution by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, provided that such majority is more than one half of the Member Nations of the Organization.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.20.2 2. An amendment not involving new obligations for Member Nations or Associate Members shall take effect forthwith, unless the resolution by which it is adopted provides otherwise. Amendments involving new obligations shall take effect for each Member Nation and Associate Member accepting the amendment on acceptance by two thirds of the Member Nations of the Organization and thereafter for each remaining Member Nation or Associate Member on acceptance by it. As regards an Associate Member, the acceptance of amendments involving new obligations shall be given on its behalf by the Member Nation or authority having responsibility for the international relations of the Associate Member.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.20.3 3. Proposals for the amendment of the Constitution may be made either by the Council or by a Member Nation in a communication addressed to the Director-General. The Director-General shall immediately inform all Member Nations and Associate Members of all proposals for amendments.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.20.4 4. No proposal for the amendment of the Constitution shall be included in the agenda of any session of the Conference unless notice thereof has been dispatched by the Director-General to Member Nations and Associate Members at least 120 days before the opening of the session.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12 Article 12
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.1 (1) The Contracting Governments undertake to set up a permanent Commission to which each of them shall appoint one or if they so desire two delegates.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.2 (2) The Commission shall elect its own President either from among the delegates or from independent nominees. If a delegate has been elected President lie shall forthwith cease to be the delegate of his Government and that Government shall have the right to appoint another person to serve as its delegate.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.3 (3) The Commission shall draw up its own rules of procedure including provisions for the term of office of the President and the election of subsequent Presidents and such rules may be altered or amended from time to time by a majority of the delegates of Contracting Governments who are present and vote. Only ill the case of an even division of votes on any such matter shall the President have a casting vote and it shall be decisive.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.4 (4) For the purpose of voting on all matters within the scope of this article each Contracting Government shall possess one vote, whether it has appointed one delegate or two, but the vote may be exercised by either delegate.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.5 (5) It shall be the duty of this Commission to consider whether the provisions of this Convention should be extended or altered. For this purpose the Commission shall where practicable consult the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.6 (6) The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland undertakes to call the first meeting of this Commission in the United Kingdom within two years from the coming into force of this Convention, and to call subsequent meetings at the request of the President at such time and in such places as the Commission shall decide.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.7 (7) There shall be a meeting of the Commission not less than once in every three years.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.8 (8) The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland undertakes to communicate the agenda for the first meeting to all other Contracting Governments not less than one month before the date of the meeting.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.9 (9) Reports of the proceedings of the Commission shall be transmitted by the President of the Commission to the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which shall in turn communicate them to all the Governments which have ratified or acceded to this Convention.
2619 Convention For The Regulation Of The Meshes Of Fishing Nets And The Size Limits Of Fish Art.12.10 (10) The Contracting Governments undertake to give effect to any recommendation of the Commission for the extension or alteration of this Convention which has been carried unanimously at a meeting of the Commission and accepted by all Contracting Governments not represented at the meeting.
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.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.4 Article IV
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.4.1 1. The Commission may either in collaboration with or through independent agencies of the Contracting Governments or other public or private agencies, establishments, or organizations, or independently
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.4.1.a (a) encourage, recommend, or if necessary, organize studies and investigations relating to whales and whaling;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.4.1.b (b)collect and analyze statistical information concerning the current condition and trend of the whale stocks and the effects of whaling activities thereon;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.4.1.c (c)study, appraise, and disseminate information concerning methods of maintaining and increasing the populations of whale stocks.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.4.2 2. The Commission shall arrange for the publication of reports of its activities, and it may publish independently or in collaboration with the International Bureau for Whaling Statistics at Sandefjord in Norway and other organizations and agencies such reports as it deems appropriate, as well as statistical, scientific, and other pertinent information relating to whales and whaling.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5 Article V
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1 1. The Commission may amend from time to time the provisions of the Schedule by adopting regulations with respect to the conservation and utilization of whale resources, fixing
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.a (a) protected and unprotected species;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.b (b) open and closed seasons;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.c (c) open and closed waters, including the designation of sanctuary areas;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.d (d) size limits for each species;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.e (e) time, methods, and intensity of whaling (including the maximum catch of whales to be taken in any one season);
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.f (f) types and specifications of gear and apparatus and appliances which may be used;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.g (g) methods of measurement; and
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.1.h (h) catch returns and other statistical and biological records.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.2 2. These amendments of the Schedule
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.2.a (a) shall be such as are necessary to carry out the objectives and purposes of this Convention and to provide for the conservation, development, and optimum utilization of the whale resources;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.2.b (b) shall be based on scientific findings;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.2.c (c) shall not involve restrictions on the number or nationality of factory ships or land stations, nor allocate specific quotas to any factory or ship or land station or to any group of factory ships or land stations; and
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.2.d (d) shall take into consideration the interests of the consumers of whale products and the whaling industry.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.3 3. Each of such amendments shall become effective with respect to the Contracting Governments ninety days following notification of the amendment by the Commission to each of the Contracting Governments, except that
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.3.a (a) if any Government presents to the Commission objection to any amendment prior to the expiration of this ninety-day period, the amendment shall not become effective with respect to any of the Governments for an additional ninety days;
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.3.b (b) thereupon, any other Contracting Government may present objection to the amendment at any time prior to the expiration of the additional ninety-day period, or before the expiration of thirty days from the date of receipt of the last objection received during such additional ninety-day period, whichever date shall be the later; and
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.3.c (c) thereafter, the amendment shall become effective with respect to all Contracting Governments which have not presented objection but shall not become effective with respect to any Government which has so objected until such date as the objection is withdrawn. The Commission shall notify each Contracting Government immediately upon receipt of each objection and withdrawal and each Contracting Government shall acknowledge receipt of all notifications of amendments, objections, and withdrawals.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.5.4 4. No amendments shall become effective before 1st July, 1949.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.6 Article VI
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.6.1x The Commission may from time to time make recommendations to any or all Contracting Governments on any matters which relate to whales or whaling and to the objectives and purposes of this Convention.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.7 Article VII
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.7.1x The Contracting Government shall ensure prompt transmission to the International Bureau for Whaling Statistics at Sandefjord in Norway, or to such other body as the Commission may designate, of notifications and statistical and other information required by this Convention in such form and manner as may be prescribed by the Commission.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.8 Article VIII
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.8.1 1. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Convention any Contracting Government may grant to any of its nationals a special permit authorizing that national to kill, take and treat whales for purposes of scientific research subject to such restrictions as to number and subject to such other conditions as the Contracting Government thinks fit, and the killing, taking, and treating of whales in accordance with the provisions of this Article shall be exempt from the operation of this Convention. Each Contracting Government shall report at once to the Commission all such authorizations which it has granted. Each Contracting Government may at any time revoke any such special permit which it has granted.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.8.2 2. Any whales taken under these special permits shall so far as practicable be processed and the proceeds shall be dealt with in accordance with directions issued by the Government by which the permit was granted.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.8.3 3. Each Contracting Government shall transmit to such body as may be designated by the Commission, in so far as practicable, and at intervals of not more than one year, scientific information available to that Government with respect to whales and whaling, including the results of research conducted pursuant to paragraph 1 of this Article and to Article IV.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.8.4 4. Recognizing that continuous collection and analysis of biological data in connection with the operations of factory ships and land stations are indispensable to sound and constructive management of the whale fisheries, the Contracting Governments will take all practicable measures to obtain such data.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.2 Article II
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.2.1 1. Each member Government shall be represented at meetings of the Council by a single delegate, who may be accompanied by an alternate and by experts and advisers. Participation in meetings of the Council by alternates, experts and advisers shall not entail the right to vote, except in the case of an alternate who is acting in the place of a delegate during his absence.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.2.2 2. Each member Government shall have one vote. Decisions of the Council shall be taken by a simple majority of the votes cast, except as otherwise provided by this Agreement. A majority of the total membership of the Council shall constitute a quorum.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.2.3 3. The Council shall elect a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.2.4 4. The Council shall determine the frequency, dates and place of its meeting and establish rules governing its procedure.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.2.5 5. The Chairman shall call a meeting of the Council at least once in every year, unless directed otherwise by a majority of the member Governments. The initial meeting shall be called by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations within six months after the entry into force of this Agreement, and at such place as it may designate.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.2.6 6. The seat of the Council shall be at the seat of the Regional Office of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations most conveniently situated within the area defined in Article IV. Pending the establishment of such a Regional Office, the Council shall select a temporary seat within that area.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.2.7 7. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations shall provide the Secretariat for the Council and shall appoint its Secretary.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3 Article III
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3.1x The Council shall have the following functions and duties:
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3.1x.a (a) To formulate the oceanographical, biological and other technical aspects of the problems of development and proper utilization of living aquatic resources;
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3.1x.b (b) To encourage and coordinate research and the application of improved methods in every day practices;
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3.1x.c (c) To assemble, publish or otherwise disseminate oceanographical, biological and other technical information relating to living aquatic resources;
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3.1x.d (d) To recommend to member Governments such national or cooperative research and development projects as may appear necessary or desirable to fill gaps in such knowledge;
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3.1x.e (e) To undertake, where appropriate, cooperative research and development projects directed to this end;
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3.1x.f (f) To propose, and where necessary to adopt, measures to bring about the standardization of scientific equipment, techniques and nomenclature;
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3.1x.g (g) To extend its good offices in assisting member Governments to secure essential materials and equipment;
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3.1x.h (h) To report upon such questions relating to oceanographical, biological and other technical problems as may be recommended to it by member Governments or by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and other international, national or private organizations, with related interests;
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.3.1x.h.i (i) To report annually to the Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations upon its activities, for the information of the Conference; and to make such other reports to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations on matters falling within the competence of the Council as may seem to it necessary and desirable.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.4 Article IV
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.4.1x The Council shall carry out the functions and duties set forth in Article III in the Indo-Pacific areas.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.5 Article V
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.5.1x The Council shall cooperate closely with other international bodies in matters of mutual interest.
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.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.2 Article II
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.2.1x The Commission shall perform the following functions and duties:
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.2.1x.1 1. Make investigations concerning the abundance, biology, biometry, and ecology of yellowfin (Neothunnus) and skipjack (Kaisuwonus) tuna in the waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean fished by the nationals of the High Contracting Parties, and the kinds of fishes commonly used as bait in the tuna fisheries, especially the anchovetta, and of other kinds of fish taken by tuna fishing vessels; and the effects of natural factors and human activities on the abundance of the populations of fishes supporting all these fisheries.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.2.1x.2 2. Collect and analyze information re lating to current and past conditions and trends of the populations of fishes covered by this Convention.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.2.1x.3 3. Study and appraise information concerning methods and procedures for maintaining and increasing the populations of fishes covered by this Convention.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.2.1x.4 4. Conduct such fishing and other activities, on the high seas and in waters which are under the jurisdiction of the High Contracting Parties, as may be necessary to attain the end referred to in sub-paragraphs 1, 2, and 3 of this Article.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.2.1x.5 5. Recommend from time to time, on the basis of scientific investigations, proposals for joint action by the High Contracting Parties designed to keep the populations of fishes covered by this Convention at those levels of abundance which will permit the ma ximum sustained catch.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.2.1x.6 6. Collect statistics and all kinds of reports concerning catches and the operations of fishing boats, and other information concerning the fishing for fishes covered by this Convention, from vessels or persons engaged in these fisheries.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.2.1x.7 7. Publish or otherwise disseminate reports relative to the results of its findings and such other reports as fall within the scope of this Convention, as well as scientific, statistical, and other data relating to the fisheries maintained by the nationals of the High Contracting Parties for the fishes covered by this Convention.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.3 Article III
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.1 1. The Commission shall appoint an Executive Secretary according to such procedure and on such terms as it may determine.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.2 2. The staff of the Commission shall be appointed by the Executive Secretary in accordance with such rules and procedures as may be determined and authorized by the Commission.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.3 3. The Executive Secretary shall, subject to the general supervision of the Commission, have full power and authority over the staff and shall perform such other functions as the Commission shall prescribe.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6 Article VI
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1 1. The Commission shall be responsible in the field of scientific investigation for obtaining and collating the information necessary for maintaining those stocks of fish which support international fisheries in the Convention area and the Commission may, through or in collaboration with agencies of the Contracting Governments or other public or private agencies and organizations or, when necessary, independently :
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1.a (a) make such investigations as it finds necessary into the abundance, life history and ecology of any species of aquatic life in any part of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1.b (b) collect and analyze statistical information relating to the current conditions and trends of the fishery resources of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1.c (c) study and appraise information concerning the methods for maintaining and increasing stocks of fish in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1.d (d) hold or arrange such hearings as may be useful or essential in connection with the development of complete factual information necessary to carry out the provisions of this Convention;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1.e (e) conduct fishing operations in the Convention area at any time for purposes of scientific investigation;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1.f (f) publish and otherwise disseminate reports of its findings and statistical, scientific and other information relating to the fisheries of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean as well as such other reports as fall within the scope of this Convention.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.2 2. Upon the unanimous recommendation of each Panel affected, the Commission may alter the boundaries of the sub-areas set out in the Annex. Any such alteration shall forthwith be reported to the Depositary Government which shall inform the Contracting Governments, and the sub-areas defined in the Annex shall be altered accordingly.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.3 3. The Contracting Governments shall furnish to the Commission, at such time and in such form as may be required by the Commission, the statistical information referred to in paragraph I (b) of this Article.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8 Article VIII
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1 1. The Commission may, on the recommendations of one or more Panels, and on the basis of scientific investigations, transmit to the Depositary Government proposals, for joint action by the Contracting Governments, designed to keep the stocks of those species of fish which support international fisheries in the Convention area at a level permitting the maximum sustained catch by the application, with respect to such species of fish, of one or more of the following measures:
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1.a (a) establishing open and closed seasons;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1.b (b) closing to fishing such portions of a sub-area as the Panel concerned finds to be a spawning area or to be populated by small or immature fish;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1.c (c) establishing size limits for any species;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1.d (d) prescribing the fishing gear and appliances the use of which is prohibited;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1.e (e) prescribing an over-all catch limit for any species of fish.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.2 2. Each recommendation shall be studied by the Commission and thereafter the Commission shall either
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.2.a (a) transmit the recommendation as a proposal to the Depositary Government with such modifications or suggestions as the Commission may consider desirable, or
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.2.b (b) refer the recommendation back to the Panel with comments for its reconsideration.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.3 3. The Panel may, after reconsidering the recommendation returned to it by the Commission, reaffirm that recommendation, with or without modification.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.4 4. If, after a recommendation is reaffirmed, the Commission is unable to adopt the recommendation as a proposal, it shall send a copy of the recommendation to the Depositary Government with a report of the Commission's decision. The Depositary Government shall transmit copies of the recommendation and of the Commission's report to the Contracting Governments.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.5 5. The Commission may, after consultation with all the Panels, transmit proposals to the Depositary Government within the scope of paragraph I of this Article affecting the Convention area as a whole.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.6 6. The Depositary Government shall transmit any proposal received by it to the Contracting Governments for their consideration and may make such suggestions as will facilitate acceptance of the proposal.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.7 7. The Contracting Governments shall notify the Depositary Government of their acceptance of the proposal, and the Depositary Government shall notify the Contracting Governments of each acceptance communicated to it, including the date of receipt thereof.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.8 8. The proposal shall become effective for all Contracting Governments four months after the date on which notifications of acceptance shall have been received by the Depositary Government from all the Contracting Governments participating in the Panel or Panels for the sub-area or sub-areas to which the proposal applies.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.9 9. At any time after the expiration of one year from the date on which a proposal becomes effective, any Panel Government for the sub-area to which the proposal applies may give to the Depositary Government notice of the termination of its acceptance of the proposal and, if that notice is not withdrawn, the proposal shall cease to be effective for that Panel Government at the end of one year from the date of receipt of the notice by the Depositary Government. At any time after a proposal has ceased to be effective for a Panel Government under this paragraph, the proposal shall cease to be effective for any other Contracting Government upon the date a notice of withdrawal by such Government is received by the Depositary Government. The Depositary Government shall notify all Contracting Governments of every notice under this paragraph immediately upon the receipt thereof.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.9 Article IX
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.9.1x The Commission may invite the attention of any or all Contracting Governments to any matters which relate to the objectives and purposes of this Convention.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.10 Article X
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.10.1 1. The Commission shall seek to establish and maintain working arrangements with other public international organizations which have related objectives, particularly the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, to ensure effective collaboration and coordination with respect to their work and, in the case of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, the avoidance of duplication of scientific investigations.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.10.2 2. The Commission shall consider, at the expiration of two years from the date of entry into force of this Convention, whether or not it should recommend to the Contracting Governments that the Commission be brought within the framework of a specialized agency of the United Nations.
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.2 Article II
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.2.ax In order to carry out research on the Red Locust and to decide on and carry out adequate methods of combat, an International Service for the Control of the Red Locust (hereinafter referred to as the Control Service) shall be established by the Council.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4 Article IV
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.a (a) The Council shall elect from among its members a President to hold office for one year. It shall have authority to appoint or dismiss the Secretary of the Council, the Director, the Secretary-Accountant and the scientific and technical personnel of the Control Service, and to determine their conditions of service.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.b (b) The Council shall meet in ordinary session each year in the month of June or July. Extraordinary meetings of the Council may be convened by the President or at the request of a majority of the Participating Governments.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.c (c) The Director of the Control Service shall forward each year, one month before the date fixed for the next meeting of the Council, his annual report to the Council. This shall be examined during the annual meeting of the Council.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.d (d) The Council shall at its annual meeting adopt the plans and estimates for the operations of the Control Service for the following Control year (beginning on the 1st July, of the current calendar year and ending on the 30th June of the following calendar year).
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.e (e) The Council shall make its own rules of procedure, and shall have power to appoint an Executive Committee to carry out its decisions.
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.
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.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3 Article III
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.1 1. The Commission shall perform the following functions:
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.1.a a) In regard to any stock of fish specified in the annex, study for the purpose of determining annually whether such stock continues to qualify for abstention under the provisions of article IV. If the Commission determines that such stock no longer meets the conditions of article IV, the Commission shall recommend that it be removed from the annex. Provided, however, that with respect to the stocks of fish originally specified in the Annex, no determination or recommendation as to whether such stock continues to qualify for abstention shall be made for five years after the entry into force of this Convention.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.1.b b) To permit later additions to the annex, study, on request of a Contracting Party, any stock of fish of the Convention area, the greater part of which is harvested by one or more of the Contracting Parties, for the purpose of determining whether such stock qualifies for abstention under the provisions of article IV. If the Commission decides that the particular stock fulfils the conditions of article IV it shall recommend (1) that such stock be added to the annex, (2) that the appropriate Party or Parties abstain from fishing such stock and (3) that the Party or Parties participating in the fishing of such stock continue to carry out necessary conservation measures.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.1.c c) In regard to any stock of fish in the Convention area:
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.1.c.i (i) Study, on request of any Contracting Party concerned, any stock of fish which is under substantial exploitation by two or more of the Contracting Parties, and which is not covered by a conservation agreement between such Parties existing at the time of the conclusion of this Convention, for the purpose of determining need for joint conservation measures;
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.1.c.ii (ii) Decide and recommend necessary joint conservation measures including any relaxation thereof to be taken as a result of such study. Provided, however that only the national sections of the Contracting Parties engaged in substantial exploitation of such stock of fish may participate in such decision and recommendation. The decisions and recommendations shall be reported regularly to all the Contracting Parties, but shall apply only to the Contracting Parties the national sections of which participated in the decisions and recommendations.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.1.c.iii (iii) Request the Contracting Party or Parties concerned to report regularly the conservation measures adopted from time to time with regard to the stocks of fish specified in the Annex, whether or not covered by conservation agreements between the Contracting Parties, and transmit such information to the other Contracting Party or Parties.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.1.d d) Consider and make recommendations to the Contracting Parties concerning the enactment of schedules of equivalent penalties for violations of this Convention.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.1.e e) Compile and study the records provided by the Contracting Parties pursuant to article VIII.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.1.f f) Submit annually to each Contracting Party a report on the Commission's operations, investigations and findings, with appropriate recommendations, and inform each Contracting Party, whenever it is deemed advisable, on any matter relating to the objectives of this Convention.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.2 2. The Commission may take such steps, in agreement with the Parties concerned, as will enable it to determine the extent to which the undertakings agreed to by the Parties under the provisions of article V, section 2 and the measures recommended by the Commission under the provisions of this article and accepted by the Parties concerned have been effective.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.3.3 3. In the performance of its functions, the Commission shall, insofar as feasible, utilize the technical and scientific services of, and information from, official agencies of the Contracting Parties and their political subdivisions and may, when desirable and if available utilize the services of, and information from, any public or private institution or organization or any private individual.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.4 Article IV
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.4.1 1. In making its recommendations the Commission shall be guided by the spirit and intent of this Convention and by the considerations below mentioned.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.4.1.a a) Any conservation measures for any stock of fish decided upon under the provisions of this Convention shall be recommended for equal application to all Parties engaged in substantial exploitation of such stock.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.4.1.b b) With regard to any stock of fish which the Commission determines reasonably satisfies all the following conditions, a recommendation shall be made as provided for in article III, section 1, (b):
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.4.1.b.i (i) Evidence based upon scientific research indicates that more intensive exploitation of the stock will not provide a substantial increase in yield which can be sustained year after year.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.4.1.b.ii (ii) The exploitation of the stock is limited or otherwise regulated through legal measures by each Party which is substantially engaged in its exploitation, for the purpose of maintaining or increasing its maximum sustained productivity; such limitations and regulations being in accordance with conservation programs based on scientific research, and
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.4.1.b.iii (iii) The stock is the subject of extensive scientific study designed to discover whether the stock is being fully utilized and the conditions necessary for maintaining its maximum sustained productivity.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.4.1 Provided, however, that no recommendation shall be made for abstention by a Contracting Party concerned with regard to: (1) any stock of which at any time during the twenty-five years next preceding the entry into force of this Convention has been under substantial exploitation by that Party having regard to the conditions referred to in section 2 of this article; (2) any stock of fish which is harvested in greater part by a country or countries not party to this Convention; (3) waters in which there is historic intermingling of fishing operations of the Parties concerned. intermingling of the stocks of fish exploited by these operations, and a long established history of joint conservation and regulation among the parties concerned so that there is consequent impracticability of segregating the operations and administering control. It is recognized that the conditions specified in subdivision (3) of this proviso apply to Canada and the United States of America in the waters off the Pacific Coasts of the United States of America and Canada from and including the waters of the Gulf of Alaska southward and, therefore, no recommendation shall be made for abstention by either the United States of America or Canada in such waters.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.4.2 2. In any decision or recommendation allowances shall be made for the effect of strikes, wars, or exceptional economic or biological conditions which may have introduced temporary declines in or suspension of productivity exploitation. or management of the stock of fish concerned.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.7 Article VII
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.7.1 1. The annex to this Convention shall be considered amended from the date upon which the Commission receives notification from all the Contracting Parties of acceptance of a recommendation to amend the annex made by the Commission in accordance with the provisions of article III, section I or of the Protocol to this Convention.
2639 International Convention For The High Seas Fisheries Of The North Pacific Ocean Art.7.2 2. The Commission shall notify all the Contracting Parties of the date of receipt of each notification of acceptance of an amendment to the annex.
2638 Agreement Concerning Measures For The Protection Of The Stocks Of Deep Sea Prawns (Pandalus Borealis), European Lobsters (Homarus Vulgaris), Norway Lobsters (Nephrops Norvegicus) And Crabs (Cancer Pagurus) Art.7 Article 7
2638 Agreement Concerning Measures For The Protection Of The Stocks Of Deep Sea Prawns (Pandalus Borealis), European Lobsters (Homarus Vulgaris), Norway Lobsters (Nephrops Norvegicus) And Crabs (Cancer Pagurus) Art.7.1x A commission shall be set up consisting of two representatives (one representative for scientific research in fishing and one for the fishing industry) from each of the Contracting Parties. The purpose of the commission shall be to attempt to coordinate the scientific and practical research conducted by the various countries with regard to stocks of prawns, European lobsters, Norway lobsters and crabs in the area to which the Agreement applies. The commission shall also, on the basis of available information, consider whether there are grounds for modifying existing measures for the protection of stocks of the aforementioned shell-fish or for introducing other measures, and, as the circumstances require, shall make appropriate recommendations to the Contracting Governments. The commission shall itself determine its procedure and when it shall meet. The first meeting of the commission shall be called by the Norwegian Government.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.2 Article 2
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.2.a (a) There shall be set up a permanent commission (hereinafter referred to as "the Commission"), to be known as the Inter-African Phyto-Sanitary Commission on which each of the Participating Governments shall be represented and shall exercise one vote.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.2.b (b) The Commission shall determine its own procedure by a majority vote.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.2.c (c) The Commission shall seek such information and shall recommend such action as will lead to the fulfilment of the objects of the present Convention.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.2.d (d) The Commission shall meet at least once a year and at other times when requested so to do by any two of the Participating Governments.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.2.e (e) Any proposal supported by the votes of not less than two-thirds of the Participating Governments shall be deemed to be carried. Such votes shall be given at a meeting of the Commission or shall be communicated in writing when a proposal has been submitted to the Participating Governments other than at a meeting.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.3 Article 3
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.3.1x The Commission shall appoint a Scientific Secretary whose duties shall be as follows:
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.3.1x.a (a) To ensure liaison between the Commission, the Participating Governments, and the Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa South of the Sahara;
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.3.1x.b (b) To prepare an annual report on the work of the Commission, and on his scientific, administrative and financial activities; to submit this report to the Commission for its approval; and to send copies of the approved report to Participating Governments, and the Secretariat of the Commission for Technical Co-operation in Africa South of the Sahara;
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.3.1x.c (c) To transmit to the Commission any observations received on the annual report;
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.3.1x.d (d) To represent the Commission on the Permanent Committee of Information established under Article 9 of the present Convention and at any international meetings at which the Commission deems his presence desirable.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Sect.2 MEASURES OF PROTECTION
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.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.3 Article III
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.3.1x For the purpose of preventing the introduction into its territory or territories of destructive diseases and pests, and in particular those listed in Appendix A to this Agreement, each Contracting Government shall use its best endeavours to apply, with respect to the importation of any plants, including their packings and containers, and any packings and containers of plant origin, from anywhere outside the Region, such measures of prohibition, certification, inspection, disinfection, disinfestation, quarantine, destruction or other measures as may be recommended by the Committee, taking into consideration the provisions of Articles V and VI of the International Plant Protection Convention.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.3.2x Appendix A to this Agreement may be modified by a decision of the Committee.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.4 Article IV
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.4.1x In view of the importance of the Hevea rubber industry in the Region, and of the danger of introducing the destructive South American leaf blight (Dothidella ulei) of the Hevea rubber tree, the Contracting Governments shall take the measures specified in Appendix B to this Agreement. Appendix B to this Agreement may be modified by a decision of the Committee taken unanimously.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.5 Article V
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.5.1x For the purpose of preventing the spread within the Region of destructive diseases and pests, each Contracting Government shall use its best endeavours to apply, with respect to the importation into its territory of any plants, including packings and containers, and any packings and containers of plant origin, from another territory within the Region, such measures of prohibition, certification, inspection, disinfection, disinfestation, quarantine, destruction or other measures as may be recommended by the Committee, in addition to measures already adopted by each Contracting Government.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9 Article IX
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9.1 1. Any proposal by a Contracting Government for the amendment of this Agreement, except Appendices A and B, shall be communicated, through the Committee, to the Director-General of the Organization.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9.2 2. Any proposed amendment of this Agreement received by the Director-General of the Organization shall be presented to a session of the Council of the Organization for approval.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9.3 3. Notice of any proposed amendment of this Agreement shall be transmitted to the Contracting Governments by the Director-General of the Organization not later than the time when the agenda of the session of the Council at which the matter is to be considered is despatched.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9.4 4. Any such amendment of this Agreement, approved by the Council of the Organization, shall come into force with respect to all Contracting Governments as from the thirtieth day after acceptance by two-thirds of the Contracting Governments. Amendments involving new obligations for Contracting Governments, however, shall come into force in respect of each contracting Government only on acceptance by it and as from the thirtieth day after such acceptance.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.9.5 5. The instruments of acceptance of amendments shall be deposited with the Director-General of the Organization. The effective date of acceptance shall be the date of such deposit. The Director-General of the Organization shall inform all Contracting Governments of the receipt of acceptances and the entry into force of amendments.
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.
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.10 Article 10
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.10.1x For the purposes of scientific research the Contracting Parties may conduct joint experimental fishing operations in the Danube waters of any of the States Parties to this Convention, on the basis of recommendations by the Mixed Commission and by agreement between the countries concerned in each particular case.
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.12 Article 12
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.12.1x It shall be the duty of the Mixed Commission:
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.12.1x.1 1. To work out agreed measures, arising out of this Convention, for the regulation of fishing and the augmentation of the stocks of fish in the river Danube;
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.12.1x.2 2. To present proposals to the Contracting Parties with a view to amending or supplementing the Regulations for Fishing in the River Danube and to take decisions on questions which it is authorized under the said Fishing Regulations to resolve;
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.12.1x.3 3. To organize the exchange of information among the Contracting Parties concerning the implementation of this Convention;
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.12.1x.4 4. To co-ordinate the planning of scientific research projects on the study of fishing in the Danube to be conducted jointly or severally by the competent agencies of the Contracting Parties;
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.12.1x.5 5. To determine the nature and scope of the statistical and other data which each Contracting Party shall furnish to the Mixed Commission for the purpose of implementing this Convention;
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.12.1x.6 6. To deal with such other matters as the Contracting Parties may refer to it.
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.13 Article 13
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.13.1x The Mixed Commission may make recommendations to the Contracting Parties on the matters within its competence.
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.13.2x The recommendations of the Mixed Commission and its decisions on the matters mentioned in article 12 above shall be deemed adopted by the Commission if they receive the favourable votes of the representatives of all the countries members thereof.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9 Article IX
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.1 1. Representatives of the Contracting Parties named in the preamble to the present Treaty shall meet at the City of Canberra within two months after the date of entry into force of the Treaty, and thereafter at suitable intervals and places, for the purpose of exchanging information, consulting together on matters of common interest pertaining to Antarctica, and formulating and considering, and recommending to their Governments, measures in furtherance of the principles and objectives of the Treaty, including measures regarding:
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.1.a a. use of Antarctica for peaceful purposes only;
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.1.b b. facilitation of scientific research in Antarctica;
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.1.c c. facilitation of international scientific cooperation in Antarctica;
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.1.d d. facilitation of the exercise of the rights of inspection provided for in Article VII of the Treaty;
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.1.e e. questions relating to the exercise of jurisdiction in Antarctica;
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.1.f f. preservation and conservation of living resources in Antarctica.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.2 2. Each Contracting Party which has become a party to the present Treaty by accession under Article XIII shall be entitled to appoint representatives to participate in the meetings referred to in paragraph 1 of the present Article, during such times as that Contracting Party demonstrates its interest in Antarctica by conducting substantial research activity there, such as the establishment of a scientific station or the dispatch of a scientific expedition.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.3 3. Reports from the observers referred to in Article VII of the present Treaty shall be transmitted to the representatives of the Contracting Parties participating in the meetings referred to in paragraph 1 of the present Article.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.4 4. The measures referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article shall become effective when approved by all the Contracting Parties whose representatives were entitled to participate in the meetings held to consider those measures.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.9.5 5. Any or all of the rights established in the present Treaty may be exercised as from the date of entry into force of the Treaty whether or not any measures facilitating the exercise of such rights have been proposed, considered or approved as provided in this Article.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12 Article XII
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.1.a 1. a. The present Treaty may be modified or amended at any time by unanimous agreement of the Contracting Parties whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX. Any such modification or amendment shall enter into force when the depositary Government has received notice from all such Contracting Parties that they have ratified it.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.1.b b. Such modification or amendment shall thereafter enter into force as to any other Contracting Party when notice of ratification by it has been received by the depositary Government. Any such Contracting Party from which no notice of ratification is received within a period of two years from the date of entry into force of the modification or amendment in accordance with the provision of subparagraph 1(a) of this Article shall be deemed to have withdrawn from the present Treaty on the date of the expiration of such period.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.a 2. a. If after the expiration of thirty years from the date of entry into force of the present Treaty, any of the Contracting Parties whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX so requests by a communication addressed to the depositary Government, a Conference of all the Contracting Parties shall be held as soon as practicable to review the operation of the Treaty.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.b b. Any modification or amendment to the present Treaty which is approved at such a Conference by a majority of the Contracting Parties there represented, including a majority of those whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX, shall be communicated by the depositary Government to all Contracting Parties immediately after the termination of the Conference and shall enter into force in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 of the present Article
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.c c. If any such modification or amendment has not entered into force in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph 1(a) of this Article within a period of two years after the date of its communication to all the Contracting Parties, any Contracting Party may at any time after the expiration of that period give notice to the depositary Government of its withdrawal from the present Treaty; and such withdrawal shall take effect two years after the receipt of the notice by the depositary Government.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.9 Article 9
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.9.1x The Mixed Commission shall have the following functions:
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.9.1x.1 (1) It shall work out agreed measures to regulate fishing, with a view to the conservation and augmentation of the stocks of fish in the Black Sea, and to develop industrial fishing technique;
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.9.1x.2 (2) It shall introduce amendments to article 5 of the Convention concerning the species and dimensions of fish caught in the Black Sea. Proposals for such amendments must be communicated to the representatives of the Contracting Parties on the Mixed Commission not later than three months before the opening of the Commission's regular session;
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.9.1x.3 (3) It shall co-ordinate the planning of scientific research projects on matters relating to fishing in the Black Sea, to be conducted by the competent authorities of the Contracting Parties;
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.9.1x.4 (4) It shall determine the nature and extent of the statistical and other data which each Contracting Party shall furnish to the Mixed Commission for the purpose of implementing this Convention;
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.9.1x.5 (5) It shall exchange information concerning the application of this Convention;
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.9.1x.6 (6) It shall examine such other matters as the Contracting Parties may refer to it.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.10 Article 10
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.10.1x The Mixed Commission shall make recommendations to the Contracting Parties on the matters referred to in article 9 with the exception of paragraph 2 of that article, on which the Commission may take decisions.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.10.2x Recommendations and decisions shall be deemed to be adopted by the Mixed Commission if they receive the favourable votes of the representatives of all the Contracting Parties.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2 ARTICLE II: Membership
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.1 1. Member Nations of the Commission shall be such Member Nations or Associate Members of the Organization as accept this Convention in accordance with the provisions of Article XIII of this Convention.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.2.2 2. The Commission may, by a two-thirds majority of its membership, admit to membership such other States that are Members of the United Nations, any of its Specialized Agencies or the International Atomic Energy Agency as have submitted an application for membership and a declaration made in a formal instrument that they accept this Convention as in force at the time of admission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3 ARTICLE III: Functions
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.1x The functions of the Commission shall be:
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.1x.a a) to study the scientific, technical, social and economic aspects of poplar and willow cultivation;
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.1x.b b) to promote the exchange of ideas and material between research workers, producers and users;
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.1x.c c) to arrange joint research programs;
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.1x.d d) to stimulate the organization of congress combined with study tours;
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.1x.e e) to report and make recommendations to the Conference of the Organization, through the Director-General of the Organization; and
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.3.1x.f f) to make recommendations to National Poplar Commissions, through the Director-General of the Organization and the governments concerned.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7 ARTICLE VII: Executive Committee
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.1 1. There shall be an Executive Committee of the Commission consisting of 12 members and up to 5 co-opted members.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.2 2. Twelve members of the Executive Committee shall be elected by the Commission from among individuals nominated by Member Nations of the Commission upon the suggestion of their respective National Poplar Commissions. Members of the Executive Committee shall be appointed in their personal capacity because of their special competence, and shall serve for a period of four years. Members of the Executive Committee shall be eligible for re-election.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.3 3. The Executive Committee may, in order to ensure the co-operation of the necessary specialists, co-opt one to five additional members under the same conditions as are provided for in paragraph 2 above. The term of office of the additional members shall expire with the term of the elected members.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.4 4. The Executive Committee shall, between sessions of the Commission, act on behalf of the Commission as its executive organ. The Executive Committee shall in particular make proposals to the Commission regarding the general orientation and the program of work of the Commission, study technical questions and implement the program as approved by the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.5 5. The Executive Committee shall elect from amongst its members a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.6 6. Sessions of the Executive Committee may be convened as often as necessary by the Director-General of the Organization in consultation with its Chairman. The Committee shall meet in connection with each regular session of the Commission. It shall also meet at least once between two regular sessions of the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.7 7. The Executive Committee shall report to the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.9 ARTICLE IX: Subsidiary Bodies
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.9.1 1. The Commission, may, if necessary, establish sub-commissions, committees or working parties, subject to the availability of the necessary funds in the relevant chapter of the approved budget of the Organization. Sessions of such sub-commissions, committees or working parties shall be convened by the Director-General of the Organization in consultation with the Chairman of such body.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.9.2 2. Membership in subsidiary bodies shall be open to all Member Nations of the Commission, or shall consist of selected Member Nations of the Commission, or of individuals appointed in their personal capacity, as determined by the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12 ARTICLE XII: Amendments
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12.1 1. This Convention may be amended by the Commission by a two-thirds majority of the membership of the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12.2 2. Proposals for amendments may be made by any Member Nation of the Commission in a communication addressed to the Director-General of the Organization not later than 120 days before the session at which the proposal is to be considered. The Director-General shall immediately inform all Member Nations of the Commission of all proposals for amendment.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12.3 3. Amendments shall become effective only with the concurrence of the Conference of the Organization and as from the date of such concurrence. The Director-General of the Organization shall inform all Member Nations of the Commission, all Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of such amendments.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.12.4 4. Amendments involving new obligations for Member Nations of the Commission shall come into force in respect of each Member Nation only upon acceptance of amendments involving new obligations shall be deposited with the Director-General of the Organization. The Director-General of the Organization shall inform all Member Nations of the Commission, all Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and the Secretary-General of the United Nations of such acceptance. The rights and obligations of any Member Nation of the Commission that has not accepted an amendment involving additional obligations shall continue to be governed by the provisions of the Convention in force prior to the amendment.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3 Article 3
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.1 1. A North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (hereinafter referred to as the Commission) is hereby established and shall be maintained for the purposes of this Convention.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.2 2. Each Contracting State may appoint as its Delegation to the Commission not more than two Commissioners and such experts and advisors to assist them as that State may determine.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.3 3. The Commission shall elect its own President and not more than two Vice-Presidents who need not be chosen from the Commissioners or their experts or advisers. If a member of a Delegation has been elected President he shall forthwith cease to act as a member of that Delegation, and if a Commissioner has been elected the State concerned shall have the right to appoint another person to serve in his place.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.4 4. The Office of the Commission shall be in London.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.5 5. Except where the Commission determines otherwise, it shall meet once a year in London at such time as it shall decide: provided, however, that upon the request of a Commissioner of a Contracting State, the President shall, as soon as practicable, summon a meeting at such time and place as he may determine.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.6 6. The Commission shall appoint its own Secretary and may from time to time appoint such other staff as it may require.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.7 7. The Commission may set up such Committees as it considers desirable to perform such functions as it may determine.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.8 8. Each Delegation shall have one vote in the Commission which may be cast only by a Commissioner of the State concerned. Decisions shall be taken by a simple majority except where otherwise specifically provided. If there is an even division of votes on any matter which is subject to a simple majority decision, the proposal shall be regarded as rejected.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.9 9. Subject to the provisions of this Article, the Commission shall draw up its own Rules of Procedure, including provisions for the election of the President and Vice-Presidents and their terms of office.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.10 10. The Government of the United Kingdom shall call the first meeting of the Commission as soon as practicable after the coming into force of this Convention, and shall communicate the provisional agenda to each of the other Contracting States not less than two months before the date of the meeting.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.11 11. Reports of the proceedings of the Commission shall be transmitted and proposals and recommendations shall be notified as soon as possible to all Contracting States in English and in French.
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.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.5 Article 5
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.5.1 1. The Commission shall establish a Regional Committee, with the powers and duties described in Article 6 of this Convention, for each of the regions into which the Convention area is divided.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.5.2 2. The representation on any Regional Committee so established shall be determined by the Commission, provided, however, that any Contracting State with a coastline adjacent to that region, or exploiting the fisheries of the region, has automatically the right of representation on the Regional Committee. Contracting States exploiting elsewhere a stock which is also fished in that region shall have the opportunity of being represented on the Regional Committee.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.5.3 3. Subject to the provisions of Article 6 of this Convention, the Commission shall determine the terms of reference of, and the procedure to be followed by, each Regional Committee.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.5.4 4. The Commission may at any time alter the boundaries and vary the number of the regions defined in the Annex to this Convention, provided this is by the unanimous decision of the Delegations present and voting and no objection is made within three months thereafter by any Contracting States not represented, or not voting, at the meeting.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6 Article 6
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1 1. It shall be the duty of the Commission:
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.a a) to keep under review the fisheries in the Convention area:
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.b b) to consider, in the light of the technical information available, what measures may be required for the conservation of the fish stocks and for the rational exploitation of the fisheries in the area;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.c c) to consider, at the request of any Contracting State, representations made to it by a State which is not a party to this Convention for the opening of negotiations on the conservation of fish stocks in the Convention area or any part thereof; and
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.d d) to make to Contracting States recommendations, based as far as practicable on the results of scientific research and investigation, with regard to any of the measures set out in Article 7 of this Convention.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.2 2. It shall be the duty of a Regional Committee to perform, in relation to its Region, functions of review and consideration similar to those described in paragraph (1) of this Article in relation to the Commission and the Convention area. A Regional Committee may initiate proposals for measures in relation to its region and shall consider any such proposals as may be remitted to it by the Commission.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.3 3. A Regional Committee may prepare draft recommendations for consideration by the Commission, which may adopt any such draft recommendations, with any modifications it may consider desirable, as recommendations for the purpose of Article 7 of this Convention.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.4 4. A Regional Committee may at any time appoint sub-committees to study specific problems affecting parts of the Region and to report thereon to the Regional Committee.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7 Article 7
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1 1. The measures relating to the objectives and purposes of this Convention which the Commission and Regional Committees may consider, and on which the Commission may make recommendations to the Contracting States, are
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.a a) any measures for the regulation of the size of mesh of fishing nets;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.b b) any measures for regulation of the size limits of fish that may be retained on board vessels, or landed, or exposed or offered for sale;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.c c) any measures for the establishment of closed seasons;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.d d) any measures for the establishment of closed areas;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.e e) any measures for the regulation of fishing gear and appliances, other than regulation of the size of mesh of fishing nets;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.f f) any measures for the improvement and the increase of marine resources, which may include artificial propagation, the transplantation of organisms and the transplantation of young.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.2 2. Measures for regulating the amount of total catch, or the amount of fishing effort in any period, or any other kinds of measures for the purpose of the conservation of the fish stocks in the Convention area, may be added to the measures listed in paragraph (1) of this Article on a proposal adopted by not less than a two-thirds majority of the Delegations present and voting and subsequently accepted by all Contracting States in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.3 3. The measures provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Article may relate to any or all species of sea fish and shell fish, but not to sea mammals; to any or all methods of fishing; and to any or all parts of the methods of fishing; and to any or all parts of the Convention area.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.8 Article 8
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.8.1 1. Subject to the provisions of this Article, the Contracting States undertake to give effect to any recommendation made by the Commission under Article 7 of this Convention and adopted by not less than a two-thirds majority of the Delegations present and voting.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.8.2 2. Any Contracting State may, within ninety days of the date of notice of a recommendation to which paragraph (1) of this Article applies, object to it and in that event shall not be under obligation to give effect to the recommendation.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.8.3 3. In the event of an objection being made within the ninety-day period, any other Contracting State may similarly object at any time within a further period of sixty days, or within thirty days after receiving notice of an objection by another Contracting State made within the further period of sixty days.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.8.4 4. If objections to a recommendation are made by three or more of the Contracting States, all the other Contracting States shall be relieved forthwith of any obligation to give effect to that recommendation but any or all of them may nevertheless agree among themselves to give effect to it.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.8.5 5. Any Contracting State which has objected to a recommendation may at any time withdraw that objection and shall then, subject to the provisions of paragraph (4) of this Article, give effect to the recommendation within ninety days, or as from the date determined by the Commission under Article 9 of this Convention, whichever is the later.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.8.6 6. The Commission shall notify each Contracting State immediately upon receipt of each objection and withdrawal.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.10 Article 10
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.10.1 1. At any time after two years from the date on which it has been required to give effect to any recommendation to which paragraph (1) of Article 8 of this Convention applies any Contracting State may give the Commission notice of the termination of its acceptance of the recommendation and, if that notice is not withdrawn, the recommendation shall cease to be binding on that Contracting State at the end of twelve months from the date of the notice.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.10.2 2. At any time after a recommendation has ceased to be binding on a Contracting State under paragraph (1) of this Article, the recommendation shall cease to be binding on any other State which so desires upon the date of notice to the Commission of withdrawal of acceptance of that recommendation by such other State.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.10.3 3. The Commission shall notify all Contracting States of every notice under this Article immediately upon the receipt thereof.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.11 Article 11
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.11.1 1. In order that the recommendations made by the Commission for the conservation of the stocks of fish within the Convention area shall be based so far as practicable upon the results of scientific research and investigation, the Commission shall when possible seek the advice of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea and the cooperation of the Council in carrying out any necessary investigations and, for this purpose, may make such joint arrangements as may be agreed with the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea or may make such other arrangements as it may think fit.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.11.2 2. The Commission may seek to establish and maintain working arrangements with any other International organization which has related objectives.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.12 Article 12
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.12.1 1. The Contracting States undertake to furnish on the request of the Commission any available statistical and biological information the Commission may need for the purposes of this Convention.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.12.2 2. The Commission may publish or otherwise disseminate reports of its activities and such other information relating to the fisheries in the Convention area or any part of that area as it may deem appropriate.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.13 Article 13
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.13.1 1. Without prejudice to the sovereign rights of States in regard to their territorial and internal waters, each Contracting State shall take in its territories and in regard to its own nationals and its own vessels appropriate measures to ensure the application of the provisions of this Convention and of the recommendations of the Commission which have become binding on that Contracting State and the punishment of infractions of the said provisions and recommendations.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.13.2 2. Each Contracting State shall transmit annually to the Commission a statement of the action taken by it for these purposes.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.13.3 3. The Commission may by a two-thirds majority make recommendations for, on the one hand, measures of national control in the territories of the Contracting States and, on the other hand, national and international measures of control on the high seas, for the purpose of ensuring the application of the Convention and the measures in force thereunder. Such recommendations shall be subject to the provisions of Articles 8, 9 and 10.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.1 Article I
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.1.1x The Contracting Parties shall take such measures as may be necessary for the control of the plant pests and diseases and weeds specified in the list annexed to the Agreement. The said list may be modified by decision of the international conference on the quarantine and protection of plants convened pursuant to article VIII of this Agreement.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.2 Article II
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.2.1x The Contracting Parties shall regularly exchange information concerning the spread of dangerous plant pests and diseases and the measures being taken for their control. The form and frequency of such exchanges of information shall be determined by the international conference on the quarantine and protection of plants provided for in article VIII of this Agreement.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.2.2x In the event of the outbreak of especially dangerous quarantinable plant pests and diseases, centres of infection of which are discovered for the first time, the relevant information shall be transmitted immediately.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.5 Article V
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.5.1x The Contracting Parties undertake to apply uniform phytosanitary regulations for the import, export and transit of consignments of vegetable origin dispatched from one country to another. The aforesaid regulations shall be formulated at the international conference provided for in article VIII of this Agreement.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.8 Article VIII
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.8.1x The Contracting Parties have agreed to convene whenever necessary, and not less than once every three years, international conferences on the quarantine and protection of plants, for the purpose of resolving practical problems connected with the fulfilment of the obligations arising from this Agreement and with a view to the exchange of information and of experience gained in carrying out the measures provided for in this Agreement.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.8.2x The date and place of meeting of each international conference and the topics to be discussed shall be determined by the Contracting Parties.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.8.3x Communications between the competent authorities of the Contracting Parties on matters arising from this Agreement shall be effected both directly and through the secretariat of the Standing Commission of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance for economic, scientific and technical co-operation in agriculture.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.8.4x With a view to the preparation of proposals on the most urgent questions relating to plant quarantine and protection arising during the intervals between conferences, special working groups consisting of representatives of the countries concerned may be established by agreement between them.
2729 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin Art.5 Article 5
2729 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin Art.5.1x In order to further their co-operation for the attainment of the objectives of this Act, the riparian States undertake to establish an Inter-Governmental Organisation which will be entrusted with the task of encouraging, promoting and coordinating the studies and programmes concerning the exploitation of the resources of the River Niger basin. The composition, the functions and the procedures of such Inter-Governmental Organisation shall be the subject of a subsequent agreement.
2729 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin Art.6 Article 6
2729 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin Art.6.1x The Inter-Governmental Organisation of the River Niger shall establish appropriate close relations with the competent specialised agencies of the Organisation of African Unity and shall also maintain useful relations with the United Nations Organisation, its specialised agencies, and other international organisations.
2729 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin Art.7 Article 7
2729 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin Art.7.1x Any dispute that may arise between the riparian States regarding the interpretation or application of the present Act shall be amicably settled by direct agreement between them or through the Inter-Governmental Organisation referred to in Articles 5 and 6 above.
2729 Act Regarding Navigation And Economic Cooperation Between The States Of The Niger Basin Art.7.2x Failing such settlement, the dispute shall be decided by arbitration, in particular by the Commission of Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration of the Organisation of African Unity, or by judicial settlement by the International Court of Justice.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.2 Article 2
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.2.1 1. The Commission shall:
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.2.1.a a) prepare and carry out all necessary research to determine the nature, importance and origin of pollution of the Rhine and put the results of such research to use;
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.2.1.b b) propose to Contracting Parties measures capable of protecting the Rhine against pollution;
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.2.1.c c) prepare the basis of possible arrangements between the Contracting Parties concerning the protection of the waters of the Rhine.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.2.2 2.The Commission, furthermore, shall be empowered to deal with any other matters which the Contracting Parties may, by common agreement, confide to it.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.3 Article 3
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.3.1 1. The Commission shall be composed of delegations of Contracting Parties. Each Party may appoint at the most four delegates, including a head of delegation.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.3.2 2. Each delegation may be assisted by experts to examine certain questions. The Commission shall determine the conditions of their participation in its work.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.4 Article 4
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.4.1 1. Details regarding the exercise of the chairmanship of the Commission by the delegation shall be worked out by the Commission and included in its rules of procedure; the delegation assuming the chairmanship shall designate one of its members as chairman of the Commission.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.4.2 2. As a general rule the chairman shall not intervene in meetings of the Commission as spokesman of his delegation.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.5 Article 5
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.5.1 1. The Commission shall meet in ordinary session once a year at the convocation of its Chairman.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.5.2 2. Extraordinary session shall be convoked by the Chairman at the request of two delegations.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.5.3 3. The Chairman shall propose the agenda. Each delegation shall have the right to inscribe upon the agenda those points which it wishes to have considered. The order of the agenda shall be decided by the Commission by a majority vote.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.7 Article 7
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.7.1 1. The Commission shall set up a working group for current research and may, if necessary, set up others for special missions.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.7.2 2. The working groups shall be composed of delegates or experts appointed by each delegation.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.7.3 3. The Commission shall decide the mission of each working group, fix the maximum number of members and appoint its chairman.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.8 Article 8
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.8.1x Within the framework of its research and the use to be made of the results thereby obtained, the Commission may serve as a scientific institution giving full guarantees of independence.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.9 Article 9
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.9.1x The Commission may make use of services of competent persons or organizations in order to examine special questions.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.10 Article 10
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.10.1x The Commission shall collaborate with the international commissions for the Rhine and its estuaries and shall decide upon co-operation with other organizations entrusted with the protection of waters.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.11 Article 11
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.11.1x The Commission shall each year furnish the signatory Governments with a report of its activity, including in particular the results of its research and analyses.
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.1 ARTICLE 1
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.1.1x It shall be the duty of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea, hereinafter referred to as the "Council",
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.1.1x.a (a) to promote and encourage research and investigations for the study of the sea particularly those related to the living resources thereof;
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.1.1x.b (b) to draw up programmers required for this purpose and to organize, in agreement with the Contracting Parties, such research and investigations as may appear necessary;
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.1.1x.c (c) to publish or otherwise disseminate the results of research and investigations carried out under its auspices or to encourage the publication thereof.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.2 ARTICLE 2
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.2.1x The Council shall be concerned with the Atlantic Ocean and its adjacent seas and primarily concerned with the North Atlantic.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.4 ARTICLE 4
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.4.1x The Council shall seek to establish and maintain working arrangements with other international organisations which have related objectives and cooperate, as far as possible, with them, in particular in the supply of scientific information requested.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.9 ARTICLE 9
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.9.1 (1) Subject to the provisions of this Convention the Council shall draw up its own Rules of Procedure which shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Contracting Parties.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.9.2 (2) English and French shall be the working languages of the Council.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.12 ARTICLE 12
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.12.1x There shall be a Consultative Committee, a Finance Committee and such other committees as the Council may deem necessary for the discharge of its functions with the duties respectively assigned to them in the Rules of Procedure.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.13 ARTICLE 13
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.13.1 (1) The Council shall appoint a General Secretary on such terms and to perform such duties as it may determine.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.13.2 (2) Subject to any general directions of the Council the Bureau shall appoint such other staff as may be required for the purposes of the Council on such terms and to perform such duties as it may determine.
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.2 Article 2
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.2.1x The Commission shall have the following functions, in particular:
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.2.1x.a a) prepare General Regulations which will permit the full application of the principles set forth in the Act of Niamey, and to ensure their effective application.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.6 Article 6
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.6.1x The Commission shall have an Administrative Secretary.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.6.2x The Commission shall, by a two-thirds majority vote, appoint the Administrative Secretary from among the candidates proposed by the riparian States.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.6.3x Each riparian State shall be entitled to nominate a candidate for the office of Administrative Secretary.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.6.4x The Administrative Secretary shall hold office for three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment. The conditions of his service shall be defined in the Staff Regulations.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.7 Article 7
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.7.1x The Administrative Secretary shall be assisted in his duties by such staff as the Commission shall determine. The conditions of employment of the Staff shall be defined in the Staff Regulations.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.9 Article 9
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.9.1x The Commission may, by a two-thirds majority vote, remove the Administrative Secretary from office.
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.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.11 Article 11
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.11.1x The Commission shall have for all purposes the status of an international organization. The Commissioners and the Administrative Secretary shall be accorded diplomatic privileges and immunities by the riparian States. The other staff of the Commission shall be accorded such privileges and immunities as are accorded to officials of the Organization of African Unity of equivalent status.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Sect.2 CHAPTER II AGRICULTURAL AND INDUSTRIAL UTILIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.14 Article 14
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.14.1x The roads, railways and lateral canals that may be constructed for the special purpose of avoiding the non-navigable portions of the River or of improving certain sections of the waterways, shall be considered in their use as means of communication, as integral part of the River Niger, and shall be equally open to international traffic within the framework of specific regulations set up by the Commission and approved by the riparian States.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.14.2x On these roads, railways and canals only such tolls shall be collected as are calculated on the cost of construction, maintenance and management. As regards such tolls, the nationals of all States shall be treated on the basis of complete equality.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.15 Article 15
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.15.1x The River Niger Commission shall establish general regulations to ensure the safety and control of navigation on the understanding that such regulations shall be designed to facilitate, as much as possible, the movement of vessels and boats.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Sect.4 CHAPTER IV GENERAL PROVISIONS
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.4 Article IV
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.4.1 1. In order to carry out the objectives of this Convention the Commission shall be responsible for the study of the populations of tuna and tuna-like fishes (the Scombriformes with the exception of the families Trichiuridae and Gempylidae and the genus Scomber) and such other species of fishes exploited in tuna fishing in the Convention area as are not under investigation by another international fishery organization. Such study shall include research on the abundance, biometry and ecology of the fishes; the oceanography of their environment; and the effects of natural and human factors upon their abundance. The Commission, in carrying out these responsibilities shall, insofar as feasible, utilise the technical and scientific services of, and information from, official agencies of the Contracting Parties and their political subdivisions and may, when desirable, utilize the available services and information of any public or private institution, organization or individual, and may undertake within the limits of its budget independent research to supplement the research work being done by governments, national institutions or other international organizations.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.4.2 2. The carrying out of the provisions in paragraph 1 of this Article shall include:
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.4.2.a a) collecting and analysing statistical information relating to the current conditions and trends of the tuna fishery resources of the Convention area;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.4.2.b b) studying and appraising information concerning measures and methods to ensure maintenance of the populations of tuna and tuna-like fishes in the Convention area at levels which will permit the maximum sustainable catch and which will ensure the effective exploitation of these fishes in a manner consistent with this catch;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.4.2.c c) recommending studies and investigations to the Contracting Parties;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.4.2.d d) publishing and otherwise disseminating reports of its findings and statistical, biological and other scientific information relative to the tuna fisheries of the Convention area.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.5 Article V
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.5.1 1. There is established within the Commission a Council which shall consist of the Chairman and the Vice-Chairman of the Commission together with the representatives of not less than four and not more than eight Contracting Parties. The Contracting Parties represented on the Council shall be elected at each regular meeting of the Commission. However, if at any time the number of the Contracting Parties exceeds forty, the Commission may elect an additional two Contracting Parties to be represented on the Council. The Contracting Parties of which the Chairman and Vice-Chairman are nationals shall not be elected to the Council. In elections to the Council the Commission shall give due consideration to the geographic, tuna fishing and tuna processing interests of the Contracting Parties, as well as to the equal right of the Contracting Parties to be represented on the Council.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.5.2 2. The Council shall perform such functions as are assigned to it by this Convention or are designated by the Commission, and shall meet at least once in the interim between regular meetings of the Commission. Between meetings of the Commission the Council shall make necessary decisions on the duties to be carried out by the staff and shall issue necessary instructions to the Executive Secretary. Decisions of the Council shall be made in accordance with rules to be established by the Commission.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.6 Article VI
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.6.1x To carry out the objectives of this Convention the Commission may establish Panels on the basis of species, group of species, or of geographic areas. Each Panel in such case:
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.6.1x.a a) shall be responsible for keeping under review the species, group of species, or geographic area under its purview, and for collecting scientific and other information relating thereto;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.6.1x.b b) may propose to the Commission, upon the basis of scientific investigations, recommendations for joint action by the Contracting Parties;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.6.1x.c c) may recommend to the Commission studies and investigations necessary for obtaining information relating to its species, group of species or geographic area, as well as the co-ordination of programmes of investigation by the Contracting Parties.
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.8 Article VIII
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.1.a 1. a) The Commission may, on the basis of scientific evidence, make recommendations designed to maintain the populations of tuna and tuna-like fishes that may be taken in the Convention area at levels which will permit the maximum sustainable catch. These recommendations shall be applicable to the Contracting Parties under the conditions laid down in paragraphs 2 and 3 of this Article.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.1.b b) The recommendations referred to above shall be made:
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.1.b.i (i) at the initiative of the Commission if an appropriate Panel has not been established or with the approval of at least two-thirds of all the Contracting Parties if an appropriate Panel has been established;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.1.b.ii (ii) on the proposal of an appropriate Panel if such a Panel has been established;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.1.b.iii (iii) on the proposal of the appropriate Panels if the recommendation in question relates to more than one geographic area, species or group of species.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.2 2. Each recommendation made under paragraph 1 of this Article shall become effective for all Contracting Parties six months after the date of the notification from the Commission transmitting the recommendation to the Contracting Parties, except as provided in paragraph 3 of this Article.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.3.a 3. a) If any Contracting Party in the case of a recommendation made under paragraph 1 (b) (i) above, or any Contracting Party member of a Panel concerned in the case of a recommendation made under paragraph 1 (b) (ii) or (iii) above, presents to the Commission an objection to such recommendation within the six months period provided for in paragraph 2 above, the recommendation shall not become effective for an additional sixty days.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.3.b b) Thereupon any other Contracting Party may present an objection prior to the expiration of the additional sixty days period, or within forty-five days of the date of the notification of an objection made by another Contracting Party within such additional sixty days, whichever date shall be the later.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.3.c c) The recommendation shall become effective at the end of the extended period or periods for objection, except for those Contracting Parties that have presented an objection.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.3.d d) However, if a recommendation has met with an objection presented by only one or less than one-fourth of the Contracting Parties, in accordance with subparagraphs (a) and (b) above, the Commission shall immediately notify the Contracting Party or Parties having presented such objection that it is to be considered as having no effect.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.3.e e) In the case referred to in subparagraph (d) above the Contracting Party or Parties concerned shall have an additional period of sixty days from the date of said notification in which to reaffirm their objection. On the expiry of this period the recommendation shall become effective, except with respect to any Contracting Party having presented an objection and reaffirmed it within the delay provided for.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.3.f f) If a recommendation has met with objection from more than one-fourth but less than the majority of the Contracting Parties, in accordance with subparagraphs (a) and (b) above, the recommendation shall become effective for the Contracting Parties that have not presented an objection thereto.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.3.g g) If objections have been presented by a majority of the Contracting Parties the recommendation shall not become effective.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.4 4. Any Contracting Party objecting to a recommendation may at any time withdraw that objection, and the recommendation shall become effective with respect to such Contracting Party immediately if the recommendation is already in effect, or at such time as it may become effective under the terms of this Article.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.8.5 5. The Commission shall notify each Contracting Party immediately upon receipt of each objection and of each withdrawal of an objection, and of the entry into force of any recommendation.
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.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.11 Article XI
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.11.1 1. The Contracting Parties agree that there should be a working relationship between the Commission and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. To this end the Commission shall enter into negotiations with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations with a view to concluding an agreement pursuant to Article XIII of the Organization's Constitution. Such agreement should provide, inter alia, for the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to appoint a Representative who would participate in all meetings of the Commission and its subsidiary bodies, but without the right to vote.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.11.2 2. The Contracting Parties agree that there should be co-operation between the Commission and other international fisheries commissions and scientific organizations which might contribute to the work of the Commission. The Commission may enter into agreements with such commissions and organizations.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.11.3 3. The Commissions may invite any appropriate international organization and any Government which is a Member of the United Nations or of any Specialized Agency of the United Nations and which is not a member of the Commission, to send observers to meetings of the Commission and its subsidiary bodies.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.2 ARTICLE II
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.2.1x The Organization shall have a consultative and purely technical nature. It shall be the object of the Organization to bring about :
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.2.1x.a (a) The co-ordination of the activities of national hydrographic offices;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.2.1x.b (b) The greatest possible uniformity in nautical charts and documents;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.2.1x.c (c) The adoption of reliable and efficient methods of carrying out and exploiting hydrographic surveys;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.2.1x.d (d) The development of the sciences in the field of hydrography and the techniques employed in descriptive oceanography.
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.6 ARTICLE VI
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.1 1. The Conference shall be composed of representatives of the Member Governments. It shall meet in ordinary session every five years. An extraordinary session of the Conference may be held at the request of a Member Government or of the Bureau, subject to approval by the majority of the Member Governments.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.2 2. The Conference shall be convened by the Bureau on at least six months' notice. A provisional agenda shall be submitted with the notice.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.3 3. The Conference shall elect its President and Vice-President.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.4 4. Each Member Government shall have one vote. However, for the voting on the questions referred to in Article V( b), each Government shall have a number of votes determined by a scale established in relation to the tonnage of their fleets.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.5 5. Conference decisions shall be taken by a simple majority of the Member Governments represented at the Conference, except where this Convention provides otherwise. When voting for or against is evenly divided, the President of the Conference shall be empowered to a decision. In the case of resolutions to be inserted in the Repertory of Technical Resolutions, the majority shall in any event include the affirmative votes of not less than one third of the Member Governments.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.6 6. Between sessions of the Conference the Bureau may consult the Member Governments by correspondence on questions concerning the technical functioning of the Organization. The voting procedure shall conform to that provided for in paragraph 5 of this Article, the majority being calculated in this case on the basis of the total membership of the Organization.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.7 7. The Conference shall constitute its own Committees, including the Finance Committee referred to in Article VII.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.11 ARTICLE XI
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.11.1x The functioning of the Organization shall be set forth in detail in the General Regulations and Financial Regulations, which are annexed to this Convention but do not form an integral part thereof.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.13 ARTICLE XIII
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.13.1x The Organization shall have juridical personality. In the territory of each of its Members it shall enjoy, subject to agreement with the Member Government concerned, such privileges and immunities as may be necessary for the exercise of its functions and the fulfillment of its object.
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.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.21 ARTICLE XXI
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.21.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Convention.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.21.2 2. Proposals of amendment shall be considered by the Conference and decided upon by a majority of two-thirds of the Member Governments represented at the Conference. When a proposed amendment has been approved by the Conference, the President of the Directing Committee shall request the Government of the Principality of Monaco to submit it to all Contracting Parties.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.21.3 3. The amendment shall enter into force for all Contracting Parties three months after notifications of approval by two-thirds of the Contracting Parties have been received by the Government of the Principality of Monaco. The latter shall inform the Contracting Parties and the President of the Directing Committee of the fact, specifying the date of entry into force of the amendment.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.21.4 4. Any amendment to this Convention that has not entered into force is null and void at the opening of the next ordinary Session, unless the Conference decides otherwise.
2760 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa Art.7 Article VII
2760 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa Art.7.1 (1) There shall be established a Panel of Scientific Consultants composed of Specialists in plant Pathology, Entomology, Nematology and other related disciplines.
2760 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa Art.7.2 (2) The Panel of Scientific Consultants shall advise the OAU on various technical problems relating to plant health and protection.
2760 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa Art.7.3 (3) The Members of the Panel of Scientific Consultants shall be appointed by the Council of Ministers at the recommendation of the Educational, Scientific, Cultural and Health Commission. The Scientific Council of Africa shall make proposals of possible candidates to the Educational, Scientific, Cultural and Health Commission. Each Member of the Panel shall serve for a period of four years, and may be re-appointed.
2760 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa Art.7.4 (4) Consultation shall normally be done by mail, but when the volume of work warrants it meeting of the Panel may be called to deal with the work.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.2 Article II
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.2.1 1. The Government shall assume responsibility for the letting, supervision and administration of all contracts and for the execution of the project. The Government shall appoint the Corporation as its executive agent for the foregoing purposes and the operation of the project. If circumstances require the Government may request the Coordinator to consult with Cooperating Members and the United Nations Development Programme in order to provide technical and administrative assistance for the effective functioning of the Corporation; Cooperating Members and the United Nations Development Programme shall consult on how to meet such additional requests.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.2.2 2. The Corporation shall use the services of consulting engineers in the execution of the project in accordance with this Agreement. The consulting engineer for the construction of the dam, power station and diversion weir will be the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Authority which shall provide designs and specifications to the Corporation and shall advise the Corporation on the letting, supervision and administration of all contracts. The consulting engineer for the designs and specifications for the irrigation system will be appointed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations acting as the executing agency of the United Nations Development Programme. The consulting engineer for supervision of the construction of the irrigation system will be the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Authority.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.2.3 3. The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Authority will provide engineering advice to the Corporation for the over-all planning and coordination of all features of the project; advise the Corporation on variations in contracts or other special measures required in response to unforeseen circumstances; tender advice through the Corporation to the Government and the Coordinator on measures necessary to strengthen the technical and administrative organization of the Corporation for the successful execution of the project.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.2.4 4. The Bank shall undertake, as necessary, the banking operations for the Project relating to contributions from Cooperating Members in accordance with this Agreement.
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.5 Article V
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.1 1. Contributions by the Cooperating Members shall be used for or applied exclusively to carry out the Project, subject to such terms and conditions as each Cooperating Member has established in respect of its contribution.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.2 2. The Corporation shall furnish to the Coordinator promptly upon their preparation, (i) draft contracts, plans and specifications, cost estimates, plans of construction and construction schedules for the project and (ii) any material modifications subsequently made therein, in such detail as the Coordinator shall from time to time request.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.3 3. As soon as possible after the entry into force of this Agreement the Corporation, advised by the consulting engineer and the Coordinator, and in consultation with interested individual Corporating Members shall determine the procedures for tendering and for the arrangement of the contracts, and shall inform the Cooperating Members, it being understood that, in so far as the national regulations of a Cooperating Member so require, any tendering or contracting procedures relating to that Cooperating Member's contribution shall meet such requirements. The responsibility for awarding the main contracts shall rest with the Corporation.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.4 4. The Corporation shall present through the Coordinator to the Cooperating Members as soon as possible after the entry into force of this agreement and on each 30 June and 31 December thereafter a budget prepared in consultation with the Coordinator covering estimated expenditure, both in foreign and local currencies, for the ensuing twelve months. Cooperating Members shall take due cognizance of the financial requirements of the budget thus prepared.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.5 5. Whenever drawings upon foreign contributions whether in cash or in kind are required, the Corporation shall provide the Coordinator with the necessary justification for each drawing in such manner as may be agreed with each Cooperating Member. Each request for drawing shall be validated by the counter-signature of the Coordinator. Provided that the request does not exceed the undrawn portion of its contribution each Cooperating Member shall then arrange payment accordingly.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.6 6. The Corporation on the advice of the consulting engineer shall establish suitable procedures for financial control of work in progress on all construction sites, including procedures for periodic stocktaking and for safe custody of engineering stores.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.7 7. The Bank entrusted with the accountancy in respect of the foreign contributions shall set up suitable accounting procedures for this purpose and shall at quarterly intervals transmit to the Coordinator statements of accounts relating to the project for which it is responsible.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.8 8. Upon the termination of the Agreement any unused contribution or part thereof remaining to the credit of the Government with the Bank shall be reimbursed to the Cooperating Member in question unless otherwise agreed between the Government and the Cooperating Member.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.9 9. The Coordinator shall send to each Cooperating Member and the United Nations Development Programme (i) quarterly reports concerning the progress of the Project and (ii) quarterly reports containing appropriate information on the use of the contributions.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.10 10. The Government and the Coordinator shall arrange for the comprehensive and regular audit of all financial transactions, stores and equipment.
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.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.8 Article VIII
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.8.1 1. The Government, assisted by the Coordinator, shall inform the Cooperating Members of the completion of the Project.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.8.2 2. The Project shall be deemed to be complete when
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.8.2.a (a) The reservoir has filled to full supply level and is ready for operation; or
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.8.2.b (b) The two units of the power station have been completed and in operation for twelve months; or
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.8.2.c (c) The 5,000 hectares of irrigation are in operation, whichever is the latest.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3 Article 3 OBJECTS AND MEANS OF THE CENTRE
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1 (1) The Centre may conduct regional studies on barren areas in the Arab Countries with especial emphasis on the following main studies:
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.ax - Studies relating to water resources, including atmospheric water, surface water and underground water, and meteorological studies (e.g. water vapour in the atmosphere, types of thunderstorms and their annual distribution etc.);
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.bx - Studies of surface water and underground water with the purpose of their effective utilization;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.cx - Studies of utilization of water resources in the light of the hydrological balance of the water resource;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.dx - Studies on the geological and geomorphological aspects of the different areas;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.ex - Studies on the economy of barren land utilization;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.fx - Studies of soils and map plotting of the different types and classification and their priority for agricultural utilization and suggestions for the best means for each areas;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.gx - Studies on the degree of soil erosion by wind torrents, irrigation water and rains and on conducting experiments for best soil conservation;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.hx - Studies on the best means of irrigation and drainage;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.ix - Studies of the best means of soil and water usage;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.jx - Studies on the effect of salinity in the soils and plants and its remedy;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.kx - Studies of the problems of the deterioration of the agri- culture and protective crops and its remedy;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.lx - Studies on the adaptation of plants and animals;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.mx #NAME?
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2 (2) To achieve these objects the centre undertakes:
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2.a (a) The training of specialists and technicians in the fields of research for the determination, reservation and utilization of the natural resources such as water, soil, pasture and forest etc.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2.b (b) The Administrative Council may establish branches in the member Arab Countries whenever it deems necessary.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2.c (c) The exchange of scientific knowledge and information between the Arab and other countries.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2.d (d) The co-operation with similar international organizations and agencies which have interests in barrer lands such as the Unesco and the International Geographic Union.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2.e (e) The extension of education in reserving the natural resources such as water soils, protective crops, pastures, forests, games etc.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.4 Article 4 RESIDENCE OF THE CENTRE
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.4.a (a) The Residence of the Centre shall be in Damascus.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.4.b (b) The Administrative Council may establish branches in the member Arab Countries whenever it deems necessary.
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.10 Article 10 THE GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.10.1x The Centre shall have a General Administration consisting of a full time Director General to be appointed by the AdĀ­ministrative Council and a number of officials and experts to be appointed by the General Manager, The terms of service of those officials shall be provided for by the inĀ­ternal regulations of the Centre.
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18 Article XVIII
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.1 1. A Conference for the purpose of revising or amending the present Convention may be convened by the Organization.
2785 International Convention On Civil Liability For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.2 2. The Organization shall convene a Conference of the Contracting States for revising or amending the present Convention at the request of not less than one-third of the Contracting States.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5 Article V
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.1 1. The Commission shall hold a regular session at least once every two years. A special session shall be called at any time at the request of one Contracting Party provided that such request is supported by at least three other Contracting Parties.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.2 2. Each of the Contracting Parties shall be represented on the Commission by not more than three Commissioners who may be accompanied by experts and advisers.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.3 3. Each Contracting Party shall have one vote in the Commission. Except as may be otherwise provided in this Convention, decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a majority of two thirds of the Contracting Parties present and voting. Two thirds of the Contracting Parties shall constitute a quorum.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.4 4. At each regular session the Commission shall elect from among the Commissioners the following officers: a Chairman, a First Vice-Chairman and a Second Vice-Chairman. These officers shall remain in office until the election of their successors at the next regular session and shall not be eligible to serve for more than two consecutive terms in the same office. A commissioner, when acting as Chairman, shall not vote.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.5 5. The working languages of the Commission shall be English, French and Spanish.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.6 6. The Commission shall adopt such rules of procedure and other internal administrative regulations as are necessary to carry out its functions. The rules of procedure of subsidiary bodies established by the Commission under Article VII may be adopted by such subsidiary bodies, but shall only enter into force upon approval by the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.6 Article VI
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.6.1 1. In order to achieve the objectives set out in this Convention, the Commission shall be responsible for the study of all fish and other living resources in the Convention Area. Such study shall include research on the abundance, life history, biometry and ecology of these resources; and the study of their environment. In undertaking the study of these matters, the Commission shall collect, analyse, publish and disseminate, by all appropriate means, statistical, biological and other scientific information on the said resources.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.6.2 2. The Commission, in carrying out its responsibilities shall, insofar as feasible, utilize the technical and scientific services of, and information from, official agencies of the Contracting Parties. The Commission may, when necessary, utilize other services and information, and may also undertake, within the limits of its supplementary budget, independent research to supplement the research being done by governments, national institutions or other international organizations.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.6.3 3. The Contracting Parties shall furnish, on the request of the Commission, any available statistical and other data and information the Commission may need for the purposes of the Convention.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7 Article VII
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.1 1. The Commission may establish a Regional Committee for each of the regions into which the Convention Area may be divided on an ecological basis and a Stock Committee with respect to any stock to be found in the Convention Area. The Commission may also establish a Scientific Advisory Council, hereinafter referred to as the " Council. " The Commission may establish such other subsidiary bodies as are necessary for the performance of its functions, determining their composition and terms of reference in each case.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.2 2. Regional Committees shall have the functions specified in this Article, except with respect to any stock for which a Stock Committee is competent.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.3 3. A Regional or Stock Committee may initiate, on the basis of the results of scientific investigations, proposals regarding measures that are applicable to the region or stock for which it has been established and shall consider any proposals that may be referred to it by the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.4 4. A Regional or Stock Committee may prepare draft recommendations for consideration by the Commission. The Commission may adopt such draft recommendations, with any amendments it may consider desirable, in accordance with Article VIII of this Convention.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.5 5. The Commission shall designate the Contracting Parties that may be represented on a Regional or Stock Committee. However, when a Regional or Stock Committee is established a Contracting Party shall automatically have the right to be represented thereon if it fishes in the region; or if it exploits the stock concerned; or if it has a coastline adjacent to the region concerned or the area where the stock is to be found. If a Contracting Party exploits a stock outside the region covered by a Regional or Stock Committee, it may be eligible to be represented thereon if the Commission so decides.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.6 6. The functions of the Council shall be to advise and assist the Commission and its Regional and Stock Committees with respect to the scientific aspects of their responsibilities.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.7 7. Each Contracting Party may send a delegation of scientists to the Council composed of as many experts as it whishes. The Council may establish subsidiary bodies and determine their composition.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.8 8. The Council may, with the concurrence of the Commission, invite other scientists or expert to participate in its deliberations in an advisory capacity.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.9 9. The Council shall hold regular sessions whose timing shall be determined by the Commission in relation to its regular sessions. The Council may hold special sessions subject to the approval of the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8 Article VIII
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.1 1. The Commission may make, on its own initiative or on the proposal of a Regional or Stock Committee and on the basis of the results of scientific investigations, recommendations relating to the objectives of this Convention. These recommendations shall become binding on the Contracting Parties under the conditions laid down in Article IX.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.2 2. The matters with respect to which the Commission may make recommendations shall be:
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.2.a (a) the regulation of the sizes of mesh of fishing nets;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.2.b (b) the regulation of the size limits of fish that may be retained on board any fishing craft or landed, or exposed or offered for sale;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.2.c (c) the establishment of open and closed seasons;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.2.d (d) the establishment of open and closed areas;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.2.e (e) the regulation of fishing gear and appliances, other than regulation of the size of mesh of fishing nets;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.2.f (f) the improvement and the increase of living resources, which may include artificial propagation, the transplantation and acclimatization of organisms, the transplantation of young, and predator control;
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.2.g (g) the regulation of the total catch by species, group of species or, if appropriate, by regions; and
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.2.h (h) any other type of measure directly related to the conservation of all fish and other living resources in the Convention Area.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.3.a 3. (a) If the Commission makes a recommendation under paragraph 2 (g) of this Article, it may invite the Contracting Parties concerned, as determined by the Commission, to elaborate agreements on the allocation of a total catch quota taking into account the fishing interests of all the countries concerned and ensuring, as far as possible, that all the countries concerned abide by the Commission's recommendation for a total catch quota and by any agreed allocation.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.3.b (b) the terms of any such agreement shall be reported by the Contracting Parties concerned to the Commission as soon as possible. Without prejudice to the binding force of such agreements on the parties thereto, the Commission may thereupon make recommendations, pursuant to paragraph 1 of this Article, on the subject matter of the said agreements.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.8.4 4. The Commission shall notify all Contracting Parties of recommendations adopted by the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.9 Article IX
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.9.1 1. Subject to the provisions of this Article, the Contracting Parties undertake to give effect to any recommendation adopted by the Commission in accordance with Article VIII.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.9.2 2. Any Contracting Party may, within ninety days of notification of a recommendation, present an objection to it to the Commission and in that event shall not be under an obligation to give effect to the recommendation.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.9.3 3. If an objection is presented within the ninety-day period referred to in the preceding paragraph any other Contracting Party may present an objection at any time within a further period of sixty days or within thirty days after notification of an objection presented by another Contracting Party made within the further sixty-day period.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.9.4 4. If objections to a recommendation are presented by at least three Contracting Parties, all the other Contracting Parties shall be relieved forthwith of any obligation to give effect to that recommendation; nevertheless, any or all of them may agree among themselves to give effect to it.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.9.5 5. Any Contracting Party which has presented an objection to a recommendation may at any time withdraw that objection and shall then, subject to the provisions of the preceding paragraph, give effect to the recommendation within ninety days.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.9.6 6. The Commission shall notify all Contracting Parties of each objection or withdrawal immediately upon receipt thereof.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.11 Article XI
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.11.1 1. The Commission shall seek to conclude agreements and maintain working arrangements with other international organizations which have related objectives, and in particular the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, to ensure effective collaboration and coordination and to avoid duplication with respect to their work.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.11.2 2. The Commission may invite any appropriate international organization and the Government of any State eligible to become a party to this Convention under Article XVII, but which is not a member of the Commission, to be represented in an observer capacity at sessions of the Commission or its subsidiary bodies.
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.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.19 Article XIX
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.19.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to this Convention which shall be referred to the Commission for approval at a regular or special session. Proposals for the amendment of the Convention shall be communicated to the Depositary who shall inform the Contracting Parties thereof. Any amendment shall take effect for each Contracting Party accepting the amendment on the ninetieth day after its acceptance by three fourths of the Contracting Parties and thereafter for each remaining Contracting Party on the day on which the Depositary receives the notification of such acceptance.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.19.2 2. Any State which becomes a Contracting Party after an amendment to this Convention has been proposed for acceptance pursuant to the provisions of this Article shall be bound by the Convention as amended when the said amendment comes into force.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4 Article 4
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.1 1. For the purpose of fulfilling its function under Article 2, paragraph 1(a), the Fund shall pay compensation to any person suffering pollution damage if such person has been unable to obtain full and adequate compensation for the damage under the terms of the Liability Convention,
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.1.a (a) because no liability for the damage arises under the Liability Convention;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.1.b (b) because the owner liable for the damage under the Liability Convention is financially incapable of meeting his obligations in full and any financial security that may be provided under Article VII of that Convention does not cover or is insufficient to satisfy the claims for compensation for the damage; an owner being treated as financially incapable of meeting his obligations and a financial security being treated as insufficient if the person suffering the damage has been unable to obtain full satisfaction of the amount of compensation due under the Liability Convention after having taken all reasonable steps to pursue the legal remedies available to him;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.1.c (c) because the damage exceeds the owner's liability under the Liability Convention as limited pursuant to Article V, paragraph 1, of that Convention or under the terms of any other international Convention in force or open for signature, ratification or accession at the date of this Convention.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.1.dx Expenses reasonably incurred or sacrifices reasonably made by the owner voluntarily to prevent or minimize pollution damage shall be treated as pollution damage for the purposes of this Article.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.2 2. The Fund shall incur no obligation under the preceding paragraph if:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.2.a (a) it proves that the pollution damage resulted from an act of war, hostilities, civil war or insurrection or was caused by oil which has escaped or been discharged from a warship or other ship owned or operated by a State and used, at the time of the incident, only on Government non-commercial service; or
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.2.b (b) the claimant cannot prove that the damage resulted from an incident involving one or more ships.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.3 3. If the Fund proves that the pollution damage resulted wholly or partially either from an act or omission done with intent to cause damage by the person who suffered the damage or from the negligence of that person, the Fund may be exonerated wholly or partially from its obligation to pay compensation to such person provided, however, that there shall be no such exoneration with regard to such preventive measures which are compensated under paragraph 1. The Fund shall in any event be exonerated to the extent that the shipowner may have been exonerated under Article III, paragraph 3, of the Liability Convention.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.4 4. (a) Except as otherwise provided in subparagraph (b) of this paragraph, the aggregate amount of compensation payable by the Fund under this Article shall in respect of any one incident be limited, so that the total sum of that amount and the amount of compensation actually paid under the Liability Convention for pollution damage caused in the territory of the Contracting States, including any sums in respect of which the Fund is under an obligation to indemnify the owner pursuant to Article 5, paragraph 1, of this Convention, shall not exceed 450 million francs.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.4.b (b) The aggregate amount of compensation payable by the Fund under this Article for pollution damage resulting from a natural phenomenon of an exceptional, inevitable and irresistible character shall not exceed 450 million francs.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.5 5. Where the amount of established claims against the Fund exceeds the aggregate amount of compensation payable under paragraph 4, the amount available shall be distributed in such a manner that the proportion between any established claim and the amount of compensation actually recovered by the claimant under the Liability Convention and this Convention shall be the same for all claimants.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.6 6. The Assembly of the Fund (hereinafter referred to as "the Assembly") may, having regard to the experience of incidents which have occurred and in particular the amount of damage resulting therefrom and to changes in the monetary values, decide that the amount of 450 million francs referred to in paragraph 4, sub-paragraphs (a) and (b), shall be changed; provided, however, that this amount shall in no case exceed 900 million francs or be lower than 450 million francs. The changed amount shall apply to incidents which occur after the date of the decision effecting the change.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.7 7. The Fund shall, at the request of a Contracting State, use its good offices as necessary to assist that State to secure promptly such personnel, material and services as are necessary to enable the State to take measures to prevent or mitigate pollution damage arising from an incident in respect of which the Fund may be called upon to pay compensation under this Convention.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.4.8 8. The Fund may on conditions to be laid down in the Internal Regulations provide credit facilities with a view to the taking of preventive measures against pollution damage arising from a particular incident in respect of which the Fund may be called upon to pay compensation under this Convention.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5 Article 5
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.1 1. For the purpose of fulfilling its function under Article 2, paragraph 1(b), the Fund shall indemnify the owner and his guarantor for that portion of the aggregate amount of liability under the Liability Convention which:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.1.a (a) is in excess of an amount equivalent to 1,500 francs for each ton of the ship's tonnage or of an amount of 125 million francs, whichever is the less, and
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.1.b (b) is not in excess of an amount equivalent to 2,000 francs for each ton of the said tonnage or an amount of 210 million francs, whichever is the less, provided, however, that the Fund shall incur no obligation under this paragraph where the pollution damage resulted from the wilful misconduct of the owner himself.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.2 2. The Assembly may decide that the Fund shall, on conditions to be laid down in the Internal Regulations, assume the obligations of a guarantor in respect of ships referred to in Article 3, paragraph 2, with regard to the portion of liability referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article. However, the Fund shall assume such obligations only if the owner so requests and if he maintains adequate insurance or other financial security covering the owner's liability under the Liability Convention up to an amount equivalent to 1,500 francs for each ton of the ship's tonnage or an amount of 125 million francs, whichever is the less. If the Fund assumes such obligations, the owner shall in each Contracting State be considered to have complied with Article VII of the Liability Convention in respect of the portion of his liability mentioned above.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.3 3. The Fund may be exonerated wholly or partially from its obligations under paragraph 1 towards the owner and his guarantor if the Fund proves that as a result of the actual fault or privity of the owner:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.3.a (a) the ship from which the oil causing the pollution damage escaped did not comply with the requirements laid down in:[2]
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.3.a.i (i) the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto, [3] and as amended by Resolutions MEPC.14(20), MEPC.47(31), MEPC.51(32) and MEPC.52(32) adopted by the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization on 7 September 1984, 4 July 1991, 6 March 1992 and 6 March 1992 respectively; or
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.3.a.ii (ii) the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto,[4] and as amended by Resolutions MSC.1(XLV), MSC.6(48), MSC.13(57) and MSC.27(61) adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organization on 20 November 1981, 17 June 1983, 11 April 1989 and 11 December 1992, respectively, and as amended by Resolution 1 adopted on 9 November 1988 by the Conference of Contracting Governments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 on the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System; or
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.3.a.iii (iii) the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966;[5] or
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.3.a.iv (iv) the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972; or
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.3.a.v (v) any amendments to the above-mentioned Conventions which have been determined as being of an important nature in accordance with Article XVI(5) of the Convention mentioned under (i), Article IX(e) of the Convention mentioned under (ii) or Article 29(3)(d) or (4)(d) of the Convention mentioned under (iii), provided, however, that such amendments had been in force for at least twelve months at the time of the incident; and
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.3.b (b) the incident or damage was caused wholly or partially by such non-compliance.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.3.c The provisions of this paragraph shall apply irrespective of whether the Contracting State in which the ship was registered or whose flag it was flying is a Party to the relevant Instrument.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.4 4. Upon the entry into force of a new Convention designed to replace, in whole or in part, any of the Instruments specified in paragraph 3, the Assembly may decide at least six months in advance a date on which the new Convention will replace such Instrument or part thereof for the purpose of paragraph 3. However, any State Party to this Convention may declare to the Director before that date that it does not accept such replacement; in which case the decision of the Assembly shall have no effect in respect of a ship registered in, or flying the flag of, that State at the time of the incident. Such a declaration may be withdrawn at any later date and shall in any event cease to have effect when the State in question becomes a party to such new Convention.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.5 5. A ship complying with the requirements in an amendment to an Instrument specified in paragraph 3 or with requirements in a new Convention, where the amendment or Convention is designed to replace in whole or in part such Instrument, shall be considered as complying with the requirements in the said Instrument for the purposes of paragraph 3.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.6 6. Where the Fund, acting as a guarantor by virtue of paragraph 2, has paid compensation for pollution damage in accordance with the Liability Convention, it shall have a right of recovery from the owner if and to the extent that the Fund would have been exonerated pursuant to paragraph 3 from its obligations under paragraph 1 to indemnify the owner.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.5.7 7. Expenses reasonably incurred and sacrifices reasonably made by the owner voluntarily to prevent or minimize pollution damage shall be treated as included in the owner's liability for the purposes of this Article.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.9 Article 9
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.9.1 1. Subject to the provisions of Article 5, the Fund shall, in respect of any amount of compensation for pollution damage paid by the Fund in accordance with Article 4, paragraph 1, of this Convention, acquire by subrogation the rights that the person so compensated may enjoy under the Liability Convention against the owner or his guarantor.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.9.2 2. Nothing in this Convention shall prejudice any right of recourse or subrogation of the Fund against persons other than those referred to in the preceding paragraph. In any event the right of the Fund to subrogation against such person shall not be less favourable than that of an insurer of the person to whom compensation or indemnification has been paid.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.9.3 3. Without prejudice to any other rights of subrogation or recourse against the Fund which may exist, a Contracting State or agency thereof which has paid compensation for pollution damage in accordance with provisions of national law shall acquire by subrogation the rights which the person so compensated would have enjoyed under this Convention.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Sect.3 CONTRIBUTIONS
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.13 Article 13
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.1 1. The amount of any contribution due under Article 12 and which is in arrear shall bear interest at a rate which shall be determined by the Assembly for each calendar year provided that different rates may be fixed for different circumstances.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.2 2. Each Contracting State shall ensure that any obligation to contribute to the Fund arising under this Convention in respect of oil received within the territory of that State is fulfilled and shall take any appropriate measures under its law, including the imposing of such sanctions as it may deem necessary, with a view to the effective execution of any such obligation; provided, however, that such measures shall only be directed against those persons who are under an obligation to contribute to the Fund.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.13.3 3. Where a person who is liable in accordance with the provisions of Articles 10 and 11 to make contributions to the Fund does not fulfil his obligations in respect of any such contribution or any part thereof and is in arrear for a period exceeding three months, the Director shall take all appropriate action against such person on behalf of the Fund with a view to the recovery of the amount due. However, where the defaulting contributor is manifestly insolvent or the circumstances otherwise so warrant, the Assembly may, upon recommendation of the Director, decide that no action shall be taken or continued against the contributor.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18 Article 18
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.0x The functions of the Assembly shall, subject to the provisions of Article 26, be:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.1 1. to elect at each regular session its Chairman and two Vice-Chairmen who shall hold office until the next regular session;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.2 2. to determine its own rules of procedure, subject to the provisions of this Convention;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.3 3. to adopt Internal Regulations necessary for the proper functioning of the Fund;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.4 4. to appoint the Director and make provisions for the appointment of such other personnel as may be necessary and determine the terms and conditions of service of the Director and other personnel;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.5 5. to adopt the annual budget and fix the annual contributions;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.6 6. to appoint auditors and approve the accounts of the Fund;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.7 7. to approve settlements of claims against the Fund, to take decisions in respect of the distribution among claimants of the available amount of compensation in accordance with Article 4, paragraph 5, and to determine the terms and conditions according to which provisional payments in respect of claims shall be made with a view to ensuring that victims of pollution damage are compensated as promptly as possible;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.8 8. to elect the members of the Assembly to be represented on the Executive Committee, as provided in Articles 21, 22 and 23;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.9 9. to establish any temporary or permanent subsidiary body it may consider to be necessary;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.10 10. to determine which non-Contracting States and which inter-governmental and international non-governmental organizations shall be admitted to take part, without voting rights, in meetings of the Assembly, the Executive Committee, and subsidiary bodies;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.11 11. to give instructions concerning the administration of the Fund to the Director, the Executive Committee and subsidiary bodies;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.12 12. to review and approve the reports and activities of the Executive Committee;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.13 13. to supervise the proper execution of the Convention and of its own decisions;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.14 14. to perform such other functions as are allocated to it under the Convention or are otherwise necessary for the proper operation of the Fund.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22 Article 22
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.1 1. The Executive Committee shall consist of one-third of the members of the Assembly but of not less than seven or more than fifteen members. Where the number of members of the Assembly is not divisible by three, the one-third referred to shall be calculated on the next higher number which is divisible by three.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2 2. When electing the members of the Executive Committee the Assembly shall:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.a (a) secure an equitable geographical distribution of the seats on the Committee on the basis of an adequate representation of Contracting States particularly exposed to the risks of oil pollution and of Contracting States having large tanker fleets; and
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b (b) elect one half of the members of the Committee, or in case the total number of members to be elected is uneven, such number of the members as is equivalent to one half of the total number less one, among those Contracting States in the territory of which the largest quantities of oil to be taken into account under Article 10 were received during the preceding calendar year, provided that the number of States eligible under this sub-paragraph shall be limited as shown in the table below:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.i Total number of Members on the Committee[TAB]Number of States eligible under sub-paragraph (b)[TAB]Number of States to be elected under sub-paragraph (b)
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.ii 7[TAB]5[TAB]3
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.iii 8[TAB]6[TAB]4
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.iv 9[TAB]6[TAB]4
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.v 10[TAB]8[TAB]5
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.vi 11[TAB]8[TAB]5
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.vii 12[TAB]9[TAB]6
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.viii 13[TAB]9[TAB]6
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.ix 14[TAB]11[TAB]7
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.x 15[TAB]11[TAB]7
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.3 3. A member of the Assembly which was eligible but was not elected under sub-paragraph (b) shall not be eligible to be elected for any remaining seat on the Executive Committee.
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
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.34 Article 34
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.34.1 1. The Fund, its assets, income, including contributions, and other property shall enjoy in all Contracting States exemption from all direct taxation.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.34.2 2. When the Fund makes substantial purchases of movable or immovable property, or has important work carried out which is necessary for the exercise of its official activities and the cost of which includes indirect taxes or sales taxes, the Governments of Member States shall take, whenever possible, appropriate measures for the remission or refund of the amount of such duties and taxes.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.34.3 3. No exemption shall be accorded in the case of duties, taxes or dues which merely constitute payment for public utility services.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.34.4 4. The Fund shall enjoy exemption from all customs duties, taxes and other related taxes on articles imported or exported by it or on its behalf for its official use. Articles thus imported shall not be transferred either for consideration or gratis on the territory of the country into which they have been imported except on conditions agreed by the government of that country.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.34.5 5. Persons contributing to the Fund and victims and owners of ships receiving compensation from the Fund shall be subject to the fiscal legislation of the State where they are taxable, no special exemption or other benefit being conferred on them in this respect.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.34.6 6. Information relating to individual contributors supplied for the purpose of this Convention shall not be divulged outside the Fund except in so far as it may be strictly necessary to enable the Fund to carry out its functions including the bringing and defending of legal proceedings.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.34.7 7. Independently of existing or future regulations concerning currency or transfers, Contracting States shall authorize the transfer and payment of any contribution to the Fund and of any compensation paid by the Fund without any restriction.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Sect.9 TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.35 Article 35
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.35.1 1. The Fund shall incur no obligation whatsoever under Article 4 or 5 in respect of incidents occurring within a period of one hundred and twenty days after the entry into force of this Convention.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.35.2 2. Claims for compensation under Article 4 and claims for indemnification under Article 5, arising from incidents occurring later than one hundred and twenty days but not later than two hundred and forty days after the entry into force of this Convention may not be brought against the Fund prior to the elapse of the two hundred and fortieth day after the entry into force of this Convention.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.44 Article 44
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.44.1 1. If this Convention ceases to be in force, the Fund shall nevertheless
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.44.1.a (a) meet its obligations in respect of any incident occurring before the Convention ceased to be in force;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.44.1.b (b) be entitled to exercise its rights to contributions to the extent that these contributions are necessary to meet the obligations under sub-paragraph (a), including expenses for the administration of the Fund necessary for this purpose.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.44.2 2. The Assembly shall take all appropriate measures to complete the winding up of the Fund, including the distribution in an equitable manner of any remaining assets among those persons who have contributed to the Fund.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.44.3 3. For the purposes of this Article the Fund shall remain a legal person.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6 Article 6 Consultation between Contracting Parties
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6.1 1. At any time after commercial sealing has begun a Contracting Party may propose through the Depositary that a meeting of Contracting Parties be convened with a view to:
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6.1.a a) establishing by a two-thirds majority of the Contracting Parties, including the concurring votes of all States signatory to this Convention present at the meeting, an effective system of control, including inspection, over the implementation of the provisions of this Convention;
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6.1.b b) establishing a commission to perform such functions under this Convention as the Contracting Parties may deem necessary; or
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6.1.c c) considering other proposals, including:
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6.1.c.i (i) the provision of independent scientific advice;
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6.1.c.ii (ii) the establishment, by a two-thirds majority, of a scientific advisory committee which may be assigned some or all of the functions requested of SCAR under this Convention, if commercial sealing reaches significant proportions;
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6.1.c.iii (iii) the carrying out of scientific programmes with the participation of the Contracting Parties; and
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6.1.c.iv (iv) the provision of further regulatory measures, including moratoria.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6.2 2. If one-third of the Contracting Parties indicate agreement the Depositary shall convene such a meeting, as soon as possible.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.6.3 3. A meeting shall be held at the request of any Contracting Party, if SCAR reports that the harvest of any species of Antarctic seal in the area to which this Convention applies is having a significantly harmful effect on the total stocks or the ecological system in any particular locality.
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.7 Article 7 Review of operations
2808 Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals Art.7.1x The Contracting Parties shall meet within five years after the entry into force of this Convention and at least every five years thereafter to review the operation of the Convention.
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.12 ARTICLE XII
2807 Convention On The Prohibition Of The Development, Production And Stockpiling Of Bacteriological (Biological) And Toxin Weapons, And On Their Destruction Art.12.1x Five years after the entry into force of this Convention, or earlier if it is requested by a majority of the Parties to the Convention by submitting a proposal to this effect to the Depositary Governments, a conference of States Parties to the Convention shall be held at Geneva, Switzerland, to review the operation of the Convention, with a view to assuring that the purposes of the preamble and the provisions of the Convention, including the provisions concerning negotiations on chemical weapons, are being realized. Such review shall take into account any new scientific and technological developments relevant to the Convention.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.6 Article 6
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.6.1x No waste containing such quantities of the substances and materials listed in Annex II to this Convention as the Commission established under the provisions of Article 16, hereinafter referred to as "the Commission", shall define as significant, shall be dumped without a specific permit in each case from the appropriate national authority or authorities. When such permits are issued, the provisions of Annexes II and III of this Convention shall be applied.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.9 Article 9
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.9.1x If a Contracting Party in an emergency considers that a substance listed in Annex I to this Convention cannot be disposed of on land without unacceptable danger or damage, the Contracting Party concerned shall forthwith consult the Commission. The Commission shall recommend methods of storage or the most satisfactory means of destruction or disposal under the prevailing circumstances. The Contracting Party shall inform the Commission of the steps adopted in pursuance of its recommendation. The Contracting Parties pledge themselves to assist one another in such situations.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.17 Article 17
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.17.1x It shall be the duty of the Commission:
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.17.1x.a a) To exercise overall supervision over the implementation of this Convention;
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.17.1x.b b) To receive and consider the records of permits and approvals issued and of dumping which has taken place, as provided for in Articles 8, 9 and 11 of this Convention, and to define the standard procedure to be adopted for this purpose;
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.17.1x.c c) To review generally the condition of the seas within the area to which this Convention applies, the efficacy of the control measures being adopted, and the need for any additional or different measures;
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.17.1x.d d) To keep under review the contents of the Annexes to this Convention, and to recommend such amendments, additions or deletions as may be agreed;
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.17.1x.e e) To discharge such other functions as may be appropriate under the terms of this Convention.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.18 Article 18
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.18.1 1. The Commission shall draw up its own Rules of Procedure which shall be adopted by unanimous vote. The Government of Norway shall call the first meeting of the Commission as soon as practicable after the coming into force of this Convention.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.18.2 2. Recommendations for modification of the Annexes to this Convention in accordance with Article 17 (d) shall be adopted by a unanimous vote in the Commission, and the modification contained therein shall enter into force after unanimous approval by the Governments of the Contracting Parties.
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.25 Article 25
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.25.1x A conference for the purpose of revising or amending this Convention may be convened by the depositary Government at the request of the Commission adopted by a two-thirds majority.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.10 Article 10
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.10.1 1. The World Heritage Committee shall adopt its Rules of Procedure.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.10.2 2. The Committee may at any time invite public or private organizations or individuals to participate in its meetings for consultation on particular problems.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.10.3 3. The Committee may create such consultative bodies as it deems necessary for the performance of its functions.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.11 Article 11
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.11.1 1. Every State Party to this Convention shall, in so far as possible, submit to the World Heritage Committee an inventory of property forming part of the cultural and natural heritage, situated in its territory and suitable for inclusion in the list provided for in paragraph 2 of this Article. This inventory, which shall not be considered exhaustive, shall include documentation about the location of the property in question and its significance.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.11.2 2. On the basis of the inventories submitted by States in accordance with paragraph 1, the Committee shall establish, keep up to date and publish, under the title of "World Heritage List," a list of properties forming part of the cultural heritage and natural heritage, as defined in Articles 1 and 2 of this Convention, which it considers as having outstanding universal value in terms of such criteria as it shall have established. An updated list shall be distributed at least every two years.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.11.3 3. The inclusion of a property in the World Heritage List requires the consent of the State concerned. The inclusion of a property situated in a territory, sovereignty or jurisdiction over which is claimed by more than one State shall in no way prejudice the rights of the parties to the dispute.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.11.4 4. The Committee shall establish, keep up to date and publish, whenever circumstances shall so require, under the title of "List of World Heritage in Danger", a list of the property appearing in the World Heritage List for the conservation of which major operations are necessary and for which assistance has been requested under this Convention. This list shall contain an estimate of the cost of such operations. The list may include only such property forming part of the cultural and natural heritage as is threatened by serious and specific dangers, such as the threat of disappearance caused by accelerated deterioration, large- scale public or private projects or rapid urban or tourist development projects; destruction caused by changes in the use or ownership of the land; major alterations due to unknown causes; abandonment for any reason whatsoever; the outbreak or the threat of an armed conflict; calamities and cataclysms; serious fires, earthquakes, landslides; volcanic eruptions; changes in water level, floods and tidal waves. The Committee may at any time, in case of urgent need, make a new entry in the List of World Heritage in Danger and publicize such entry immediately.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.11.5 5. The Committee shall define the criteria on the basis of which a property belonging to the cultural or natural heritage may be included in either of the lists mentioned in paragraphs 2 and 4 of this article.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.11.6 6. Before refusing a request for inclusion in one of the two lists mentioned in paragraphs 2 and 4 of this article, the Committee shall consult the State Party in whose territory the cultural or natural property in question is situated.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.11.7 7. The Committee shall, with the agreement of the States concerned, co-ordinate and encourage the studies and research needed for the drawing up of the lists referred to in paragraphs 2 and 4 of this article.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.13 Article 13
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.13.1 1. The World Heritage Committee shall receive and study requests for international assistance formulated by States Parties to this Convention with respect to property forming part of the cultural or natural heritage, situated in their territories, and included or potentially suitable for inclusion in the lists mentioned referred to in paragraphs 2 and 4 of Article 11. The purpose of such requests may be to secure the protection, conservation, presentation or rehabilitation of such property.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.13.2 2. Requests for international assistance under paragraph 1 of this article may also be concerned with identification of cultural or natural property defined in Articles 1 and 2, when preliminary investigations have shown that further inquiries would be justified.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.13.3 3. The Committee shall decide on the action to be taken with regard to these requests, determine where appropriate, the nature and extent of its assistance, and authorize the conclusion, on its behalf, of the necessary arrangements with the government concerned.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.13.4 4. The Committee shall determine an order of priorities for its operations. It shall in so doing bear in mind the respective importance for the world cultural and natural heritage of the property requiring protection, the need to give international assistance to the property most representative of a natural environment or of the genius and the history of the peoples of the world, the urgency of the work to be done, the resources available to the States on whose territory the threatened property is situated and in particular the extent to which they are able to safeguard such property by their own means.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.13.5 5. The Committee shall draw up, keep up to date and publicize a list of property for which international assistance has been granted.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.13.6 6. The Committee shall decide on the use of the resources of the Fund established under Article 15 of this Convention. It shall seek ways of increasing these resources and shall take all useful steps to this end.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.13.7 7. The Committee shall co-operate with international and national governmental and non-governmental organizations having objectives similar to those of this Convention. For the implementation of its programmes and projects, the Committee may call on such organizations, particularly the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of cultural Property (the Rome Centre), the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), as well as on public and private bodies and individuals.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.13.8 8. Decisions of the Committee shall be taken by a majority of two-thirds of its members present and voting. A majority of the members of the Committee shall constitute a quorum.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15 Article 15
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.1 1. A Fund for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of Outstanding Universal Value, called "the World Heritage Fund", is hereby established.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.2 2. The Fund shall constitute a trust fund, in conformity with the provisions of the Financial Regulations of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.3 3. The resources of the Fund shall consist of:
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.3.a a. compulsory and voluntary contributions made by States Parties to this Convention,
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.3.b b. Contributions, gifts or bequests which may be made by:
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.3.b.i i. other States;
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.3.b.ii ii. the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, other organizations of the United Nations system, particularly the United Nations Development Programme or other intergovernmental organizations;
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.3.b.iii iii. public or private bodies or individuals;
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.3.c c. any interest due on the resources of the Fund;
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.3.d d. funds raised by collections and receipts from events organized for the benefit of the fund; and
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.3.e e. all other resources authorized by the Fund's regulations, as drawn up by the World Heritage Committee.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.15.4 4. Contributions to the Fund and other forms of assistance made available to the Committee may be used only for such purposes as the Committee shall define. The Committee may accept contributions to be used only for a certain programme or project, provided that the Committee shall have decided on the implementation of such programme or project. No political conditions may be attached to contributions made to the Fund.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.20 Article 20
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.20.1x Subject to the provisions of paragraph 2 of Article 13, sub-paragraph (c) of Article 22 and Article 23, international assistance provided for by this Convention may be granted only to property forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee has decided, or may decide, to enter in one of the lists mentioned in paragraphs 2 and 4 of Article 11.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.21 Article 21
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.21.1 1. The World Heritage Committee shall define the procedure by which requests to it for international assistance shall be considered and shall specify the content of the request, which should define the operation contemplated, the work that is necessary, the expected cost thereof, the degree of urgency and the reasons why the resources of the State requesting assistance do not allow it to meet all the expenses. Such requests must be supported by experts' reports whenever possible.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.21.2 2. Requests based upon disasters or natural calamities should, by reasons of the urgent work which they may involve, be given immediate, priority consideration by the Committee, which should have a reserve fund at its disposal against such contingencies.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.21.3 3. Before coming to a decision, the Committee shall carry out such studies and consultations as it deems necessary.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.23 Article 23
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.23.1x The World Heritage Committee may also provide international assistance to national or regional centres for the training of staff and specialists at all levels in the field of identification, protection, conservation, presentation and rehabilitation of the cultural and natural heritage.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.26 Article 26
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.26.1x The World Heritage Committee and the recipient State shall define in the agreement they conclude the conditions in which a programme or project for which international assistance under the terms of this Convention is provided, shall be carried out. It shall be the responsibility of the State receiving such international assistance to continue to protect, conserve and present the property so safeguarded, in observance of the conditions laid down by the agreement.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Sect.6 VI. EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.29 Article 29
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.29.1 1. The States Parties to this Convention shall, in the reports which they submit to the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on dates and in a manner to be determined by it, give information on the legislative and administrative provisions which they have adopted and other action which they have taken for the application of this Convention, together with details of the experience acquired in this field.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.29.2 2. These reports shall be brought to the attention of the World Heritage Committee.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.29.3 3. The Committee shall submit a report on its activities at each of the ordinary sessions of the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Sect.8 VIII. FINAL CLAUSES
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.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9 ARTICLE IX
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.1 1. It shall be the duty of the Commission:
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.1.a a) to coordinate the management of the living resources in the Convention area by collecting, aggregating, analysing and disseminating statistical data, for example concerning catch, fishing effort, and other information,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.1.b b) to promote coordination, as appropriate, of scientific research and, when desirable, of joint programmes of` such research in the Convention area,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.1.c c) to prepare and submit recommendations based as far as practicable on results of the scientific research and concerning measures referred to in Article X for consideration of the Contracting States,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.1.d d) to examine information submitted by the Contracting States in accordance with Article XII paragraph 3.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.2 2. ln implementing its functions, the Commission shall, when appropriate, seek the services of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and of other international technical and scientific organizations and shall make use of information provided by the official bodies of the Contracting States.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.3 3. To perform its functions the Commission may set up working groups or other subsidiary bodies and determine their composition and terms of reference.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.10 ARTICLE X
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.10.1x Measures relating to the purposes of this Convention which the Commission may consider and in regard of which it may take recommendations to the Contracting States are:
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.10.1x.a a) any measures for the regulation of fishing gear, appliances and catching methods,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.10.1x.b b) any measures regulating the size limits of fish that may be retained on board vessels or landed? exposed or offered for sale,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.10.1x.c c) any measures establishing closed seasons,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.10.1x.d d) any measures establishing closed areas,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.10.1x.e e) any measures improving and increasing the living marine resources, official reproduction and transplantation of fish and other organisms,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.10.1x.f f) any measures establishing total allowable catch or fishing effort according to species, stocks, areas and fishing periods including total allowable catches for areas under the fisheries jurisdiction of Contracting States,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.10.1x.g g) any other measures related to the conservation and rational exploitation of the living marine resources.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.11 ARTICLE XI
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.11.1 1. Subject to the provisions of this Article, the Contracting States undertake to give effect to any recommendation made by the Commission under Article X of this Convention from the date determined by the Commission, which shall not be before the period for objection provided for in this Article has elapsed.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.11.2 2. Any Contracting State may within ninety days from the date of notification of a recommendation object to it and in that event shall not be under obligation to give effect to that recommendation. A Contracting State may also at any time withdraw its objection and give effect to a recommendation.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.11.2.ax In the event of an objection being made within the ninety days period, any other Contracting State may similarly object at any time within a further period of sixty days.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.11.3 3. It objections to a recommendation are made by three or more Contracting States, the other Contracting States shall be relieved forthwith of any obligation to give effect to that recommendation.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.11.4.a 4. a) After the date of entry into force of a recommendation adopted by the Commission any Contracting State may notify the Commission of the termination of its acceptance of the recommendation and, if that notification is not withdrawn, the recommendation shall cease to be binding on that Contracting State at the end of one year from the date of notification.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.11.4.b b) A recommendation which has ceased to be binding on a Contracting State shall cease to be binding on any other Contracting State thirty days after the date on which the latter notifies the Commission of the termination of its acceptance of the recommendation.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.11.5 5. The Commission shall notify the Contracting States of any notification under this Article immediately upon receipt thereof.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.15 ARTICLE XV
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.15.1 1. The Commission shall cooperate with other international organizations having related objectives.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.15.2 2. The Commission may extend an invitation to any international organization concerned or to the Government of any State, not a party to this Convention, to participate as an observer in the sessions of` the Commission or meetings of its subsidiary bodies.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11 Article XI
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.1 1. The Secretariat shall call a meeting of the Conference of the Parties not later than two years after the entry into force of the present Convention.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.2 2. Thereafter the Secretariat shall convene regular meetings at least once every two years, unless the Conference decides otherwise, and extraordinary meetings at any time on the written request of at least one-third of the Parties.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3 3. At meetings, whether regular or extraordinary, the Parties shall review the implementation of the present Convention and may:
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3.a (a) make such provision as may be necessary to enable the Secretariat to carry out its duties;
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3.b (b) consider and adopt amendments to Appendices I and II in accordance with Article XV;
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3.c (c) review the progress made towards the restoration and conservation of the species included in Appendices I, II and III;
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3.d (d) receive and consider any reports presented by the Secretariat or by any Party; and
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.3.e (e) where appropriate, make recommendations for improving the effectiveness of the present Convention.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.4 4. At each regular meeting, the Parties may determine the time and venue of the next regular meeting to be held in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 2 of this Article.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art..11.5 5. At any meeting, the Parties may determine and adopt rules of procedure for the meeting.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.6 6. The United Nations, its Specialized Agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not a Party to the present Convention, may be represented at meetings of the Conference by observers, who shall have the right to participate but not to vote.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.7 7. Any body or agency technically qualified in protection, conservation or management of wild fauna and flora, in the following categories, which has informed the Secretariat of its desire to be represented at meetings of the Conference by observers, shall be admitted unless at least one-third of the Parties present object:
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.7.a (a) international agencies or bodies, either governmental or non-governmental, and national governmental agencies and bodies; and
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.11.7.b (b) national non-governmental agencies or bodies which have been approved for this purpose by the State in which they are located. Once admitted, these observers shall have the right to participate but not to vote.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13 Article XIII
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13.1 1. When the Secretariat in the light of information received is satisfied that any species included in Appendix I or II is being affected adversely by trade in specimens of that species or that the provisions of the present Convention are not being effectively implemented, it shall communicate such information to the authorized Management Authority of the Party or Parties concerned.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13.2 2. When any Party receives a communication as indicated in paragraph 1 of this Article, it shall, as soon as possible, inform the Secretariat of any relevant facts insofar as its laws permit and, where appropriate, propose remedial action. Where the Party considers that an inquiry is desirable, such inquiry may be carried out by one or more persons expressly authorized by the Party.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.13.3 3. The information provided by the Party or resulting from any inquiry as specified in paragraph 2 of this Article shall be reviewed by the next Conference of the Parties which may make whatever recommendations it deems appropriate.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.17 Article XVII
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.17.1 1. An extraordinary meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Secretariat on the written request of at least one-third of the Parties to consider and adopt amendments to the present Convention. Such amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of Parties present and voting. For these purposes "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote. Parties abstaining from voting shall not be counted among the two-thirds required for adopting an amendment.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.17.2 2. The text of any proposed amendment shall be communicated by the Secretariat to all Parties at least 90 days before the meeting.
2814 Convention On International Trade In Endangered Species Of Wild Fauna And Flora Art.17.3 3. An amendment shall enter into force for the Parties which have accepted it 60 days after two-thirds of the Parties have deposited an instrument of acceptance of the amendment with the Depositary Government. Thereafter, the amendment shall enter into force for any other Party 60 days after that Party deposits its instrument of acceptance of the amendment.
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.2 Article 2
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.3 Article 3
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.3.1 1. The emergency reserve commitment set out in Article 2 may be satisfied by:
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.3.1.ax -oil stocks,
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.3.1.bx -fuel switching capacity,
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.3.1.cx -stand-by oil production,
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.3.1.dx in accordance with the provisions of the Annex which forms an integral part of this Agreement.
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.3.2 2. The Governing Board shall, acting by majority, not later than 1st July, 1975, decide the extent to which the emergency reserve commitment may be satisfied by the elements mentioned in paragraph 1.
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.4 Article 4
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.4.1 1. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall, on a continuing basis, review the effectiveness of the measures taken by each Participating Country to meet its emergency reserve commitment.
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.4.2 2. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall report to the Management Committee, which shall make proposals, as appropriate, to the Governing Board. The Governing Board may, acting by majority, adopt recommendations to Participating Countries.
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 Chapt.2 Chapter II
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.5 Article 5
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.5.1 1. Each Participating Country shall at all times have ready a program of contingent oil demand restraint measures enabling it to reduce its rate of final consumption in accordance with Chapter IV.
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.5.2 2. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall, on a continuing basis, review and assess:
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.5.2.ax -each Participating Country's program of demand restraint measures,
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.5.2.bx #NAME?
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.5.3 3. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall report to the Management Committee, which shall make proposals, as appropriate, to the Governing Board. The Governing Board may, acting by majority, adopt recommendations to Participating Countries.
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 Chapt.3 Chapter III
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.6 Article 6
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.11 Article 11
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.11.1 1. It is not an objective of the Program to seek to increase, in an emergency, the share of world oil supply that the group had under normal market conditions. Historical oil trade patterns should be preserved as far as is reasonable, and due account should be taken of the position of individual non-participating countries.
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.11.2 2. In order to maintain the principles set out in paragraph l, the Management Committee shall make proposals, as appropriate, to the Governing Board, which, acting by majority, shall decide on such proposals.
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 Chapt.4 Chapter IV
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.18 Article 18
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.18.1 1. The term "base period" means the most recent four quarters with a delay of one-quarter necessary to collect information. While emergency measures are applied with regard to the group or to a Participating Country, the base period shall remain fixed.
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.18.2 2. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall examine the base period set out in paragraph 1, taking into account in particular such factors as growth, seasonal variations in consumption and cyclical changes and shall, not later than 1st April, 1975, report to the Management Committee. The Management Committee shall make proposals, as appropriate, to the Governing Board, which, acting by majority, shall decide on these proposals not later than 1st July, 1975.
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.19 Article 19
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.19.1 1. The Secretariat shall make a finding when a reduction of oil supplies as mentioned in Article 13, 14 or 17 has occurred or can reasonably be expected to occur, and shall establish the amount of the reduction or expected reduction for each Participating Country and for the group. The Secretariat shall keep the Management Committee informed of its deliberations, and shall immediately report its finding to the members of the Committee and inform the Participating Countries thereof. The report shall include information on the nature of the reduction.
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.19.2 2. Within 48 hours of the Secretariat's reporting a finding, the Committee shall meet to review the accuracy of the data compiled and the information provided. The Committee shall report to the Governing Board within a further 48 hours. The report shall set out the views expressed by the members of the Committee, including any views regarding the handling of the emergency.
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.19.3 3. Within 48 hours of receiving the Management Committee's report, the Governing Board shall meet to review the finding of the Secretariat in the light of that report. The activation of emergency measures shall be considered confirmed and Participating Countries shall implement such measures within 15 days of such confirmation unless the Governing Board, acting by special majority, decides within a further 48 hours not to activate the emergency measures, to activate them only in part or to fix another time limit for their implementation.
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.19.4 4. If, according to the finding of the Secretariat, the conditions of more than one of the Articles 14, 13 and 17 are fulfilled, any decision not to activate emergency measures shall be taken separately for each Article and in the above order. If the conditions in Article 17 are fulfilled with regard to more than one Participating Country any decision not to activate allocation shall be taken separately with respect to each Country.
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.19.5 5. Decisions pursuant to paragraphs 3 and 4 may at any time be reversed by the Governing Board, acting by majority.
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.19.6 6. In making its finding under this Article, the Secretariat shall consult with oil companies to obtain their views regarding the situation and the appropriateness of the measures to be taken.
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.19.7 7. An international advisory board from the oil industry shall be convened, not later than the activation of emergency measures, to assist the Agency in ensuring the effective operation of such measures.
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.20 Article 20
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.20.1 1. The Secretariat shall make a finding when cumulative daily emergency reserve drawdown obligations have reached or can reasonably be expected to reach 50 per cent of emergency reserve commitments. The Secretariat shall immediately report its finding to the members of the Management Committee and inform the Participating Countries thereof. The report shall include information on the oil situation.
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.20.2 2. Within 72 hours of the Secretariat's reporting such a finding, the Management Committee shall meet to review the data compiled and the information provided. On the basis of available information the Committee shall report to the Governing Board within a further 48 hours proposing measures required for meeting the necessities of the situation, including the increase in the level of mandatory demand restraint that may be necessary. The report shall set out the views expressed by the members of the Committee.
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.20.3 3. The Governing Board shall meet within 48 hours of receiving the Committee's report and proposal. The Governing Board shall review the finding of the Secretariat and the report of the Management Committee and shall within a further 48 hours, acting by special majority, decide on the measures required for meeting the necessities of the situation, including the increase in the level of mandatory demand restraint that may be necessary.
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.21 Article 21
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.21.1 1. Any Participating Country may request the Secretariat to make a finding under Article 19 or 20.
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.21.2 2. If, within 72 hours of such request, the Secretariat does not make such a finding, the Participating Country may request the Management Committee to meet and consider the situation in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement.
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.21.3 3. The Management Committee shall meet within 48 hours of such request in order to consider the situation. It shall, at the request of any Participating Country, report to the Governing Board within a further 48 hours. The report shall set out the views expressed by the members of the Committee and by the Secretariat, including any views regarding the handling of the situation.
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.21.4 4. The Governing Board shall meet within 48 hours of receiving the Management Committee's report. If it finds, acting by majority, that the conditions set out in Article 13, 14, 15 or 17 are fulfilled, emergency measures shall be activated accordingly.
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.22 Article 22
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.22.1x The Governing Board may at any time decide by unanimity to activate any appropriate emergency measures not provided for in this Agreement if the situation so requires.
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.23 Article 23
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.23.1 1. The Secretariat shall make a finding when a reduction of supplies as mentioned in Article 13, 14 or 17 has decreased or can reasonably be expected to decrease below the level referred to in the relevant Article. The Secretariat shall keep the Management Committee informed of its deliberations and shall immediately report its finding to the members of the Committee and inform the Participating Countries thereof.
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.23.2 2. Within 72 hours of the Secretariat's reporting a finding, the Management Committee shall meet to review the data compiled and the information provided. It shall report to the Governing Board within a further 48 hours. The report shall set out the views expressed by the members of the Committee, including any views regarding the handling of the emergency.
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.23.3 3. Within 48 hours of receiving the Committee's report, the Governing Board shall meet to review the finding of the Secretariat in the light of the report from the Management Committee. The deactivation of emergency measures or the applicable reduction of the demand restraint level shall be considered confirmed unless the Governing Board, acting by special majority, decides within a further 48 hours to maintain the emergency measures or to deactivate them only in part.
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.23.4 4. In making its finding under this Article, the Secretariat shall consult with the international advisory board, mentioned in Article 19, paragraph 7, to obtain its views regarding the situation and the appropriateness of the measures to be taken.
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.23.5 5. Any Participating Country may request the Secretariat to make a finding under this Article.
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.24 Article 24
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.24.1x When emergency measures are in force, and the Secretariat has not made a finding under Article 23, the Governing Board, acting by special majority, may at any time decide to deactivate the measures either wholly or in part.
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 Chapt.5.1x Chapter V
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.29 Article 29
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.29.1 1. Within 60 days of the first day of the provisional application of this Agreement, and as appropriate thereafter, the Standing Group on the Oil Market shall submit a report to the Management Committee identifying the precise data within the list of subjects in Article 27, paragraph 1, which are required for the efficient operation of the General Section, and specifying the procedures for obtaining such data on a regular basis.
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.29.2 2. The Management Committee shall review the report and make proposals to the Governing Board which, within 30 days of the submission of the report to the Management Committee, and acting by majority, shall take the decisions necessary for the establishment and efficient operation of the General Section.
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.31 Article 31
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.31.1 1. The Standing Group on the Oil Market shall on a continuing basis review the operation of the General Section.
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.31.2 2. In the event of changes in the conditions of the international oil market, the Standing Group on the Oil Market shall report to the Management Committee. The Committee shall make proposals on appropriate changes to the Governing Board which, acting by majority, shall decide on such proposals.
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.33 Article 33
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.33.1x Under the Special Section, the Participating Countries shall, on a regular basis, make available to the Secretariat information on the precise data identified in accordance with Article 34 on the following subjects:
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.33.1x.a (a) Oil consumption and supply;
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.33.1x.b (b) Demand restraint measures;
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.33.1x.c (c) Levels of emergency reserves;
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.33.1x.d (d) Availability and utilisation of transportation facilities;
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.33.1x.e (e) Current and projected levels of international supply and demand;
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.33.1x.f (f) Other subjects, as decided by the Governing Board, acting in unanimity.
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.34 Article 34
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.34.1 1. Within 30 days of the first day of the provisional application of this Agreement, the Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall submit a report to the Management Committee identifying the precise data within the list of subjects in Article 33 which are required under the Special Section to ensure the efficient operation of emergency measures and specifying the procedures for obtaining such data on a regular basis, including accelerated procedures in times of emergency.
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.34.2 2. The Management Committee shall review the report and make proposals to the Governing Board which, within 30 days of the submission of the report to the Management Committee, and acting by majority, shall take the decisions necessary for the establishment and efficient operation of the Special Section.
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.36 Article 36
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.36.1x The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall on a continuing basis review the operation of the Special Section and shall, as appropriate, report to the Management Committee. The Committee shall make proposals on appropriate changes to the Governing Board, which, acting by majority, shall decide on such proposals.
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 Chapt.6.1x Chapter VI
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.37 Article 37
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.37.1 1. The Participating Countries shall establish within the Agency a permanent framework for consultation within which one or more Participating Countries may, in an appropriate manner, consult with and request information from individual oil companies on all important aspects of the oil industry, and within which the Participating Countries may share among themselves on a co-operative basis the results of such consultations.
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.37.2 2. The framework for consultation shall be established under the auspices of the Standing Group on the Oil Market.
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.37.3 3. Within 60 days of the first day of the provisional application of this Agreement, and as appropriate thereafter, the Standing Group on the Oil Market, after consultation with oil companies, shall submit a report to the Management Committee on the procedures for such consultations. The Management Committee shall review the report and make proposals to the Governing Board, which, within 30 days of the submission of the report to the Management Committee, and acting by majority, shall decide on such procedures.
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.38 Article 38
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.38.1 1. The Standing Group on the Oil Market shall present a report to the Management Committee on consultations held with any oil company within 30 days thereof.
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.38.2 2. The Management Committee shall consider the report and may make proposals on appropriate co-operative action to the Governing Board, which shall decide on such proposals.
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.39 Article 39
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.39.1 1. The Standing Group on the Oil Market shall, on a continuing basis, evaluate the results of the consultations with and the information collected from oil companies.
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.39.2 2. On the basis of these evaluations, the Standing Group may examine and assess the international oil situation and the position of the oil industry and shall report to the Management Committee.
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.39.3 3. The Management Committee shall review such reports and make proposals on appropriate co-operative action to the Governing Board, which shall decide on such proposals.
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.43 Article 43
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.43.1 1. The Management Committee shall review the reports of the Standing Group and make appropriate proposals to the Governing Board, which shall decide on these proposals not later than 1st July, 1975.
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.43.2 2. The Governing Board shall take into account possibilities for co-operation within a broader framework.
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 Chapt.8.2 Chapter VIII
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.48 Article 48
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.48.1 1. The Standing Group on Relations with Producer and other Consumer Countries will examine and report to the Management Committee on the matters described in this Chapter.
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.48.2 2. The Management Committee may make proposals on appropriate co-operative action regarding these matters to the Governing Board, which shall decide on such proposals.
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 Chapt.9.2 Chapter IX
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.49 Article 49
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.49.1 1. The Agency shall have the following organs:
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.49.1.ax #NAME?
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.49.1.bx #NAME?
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.49.1.cx #NAME?
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.49.1.dx #NAME?
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.49.1.ex #NAME?
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.49.1.fx #NAME?
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.49.2 2. The Governing Board or the Management Committee may, acting by majority, establish any other organ necessary for the implementation of the Program.
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.49.3 3. The Agency shall have a Secretariat to assist the organs mentioned in paragraphs 1 and 2.
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.50 Article 50
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.50.1 1. The Governing Board shall be composed of one or more ministers or their delegates from each Participating Country.
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.50.2 2. The Governing Board, acting by majority, shall adopt its own rules of procedure. Unless otherwise decided in the rules of procedure, these rules shall also apply to the Management Committee and the Standing Groups.
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.50.3 3. The Governing Board, acting by majority, shall elect its Chairman and Vice-Chairmen.
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.51 Article 51
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.51.1 1. The Governing Board shall adopt decisions and make recommendations which are necessary for the proper functioning of the Program.
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.51.2 2. The Governing Board shall review periodically and take appropriate action concerning developments in the international energy situation, including problems relating to the oil supplies of any Participating Country or Countries, and the economic and monetary implications of these developments. In its activities concerning the economic and monetary implications of developments in the international energy situation, the Governing Board shall take into account the competence and activities of international institutions responsible for overall economic and monetary questions.
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.51.3 3. The Governing Board, acting by majority, may delegate any of its functions to any other organ 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.52 Article 52
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.52.1 1. Subject to Article 61, paragraph 2, and Article 65, decisions adopted pursuant to this Agreement by the Governing Board or by any other organ by delegation from the Board shall be binding on the Participating Countries.
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.52.2 2. Recommendations shall not be binding.
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.56 Article 56
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.56.1 1. The Standing Group on the Oil Market shall carry out the functions assigned to it in Chapters V and VI and any other function delegated to it by the Governing Board.
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.56.2 2. The Standing Group may review and report to the Management Committee on any matter within the scope of Chapters V and VI.
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.56.3 3. The Standing Group may consult with oil companies on any matter within its competence.
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.57 Article 57
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.57.1 1. The Standing Group on Long Term Co-operation shall carry out the functions assigned to it in Chapter VII and any other function delegated to it by the Governing Board.
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.57.2 2. The Standing Group may review and report to the Management Committee on any matter within the scope of Chapter VII.
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.58 Article 58
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.58.1 1. The Standing Group on Relations with Producer and other Consumer Countries shall carry out the functions assigned to it in Chapter VIII and any other function delegated to it by the Governing Board.
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.58.2 2. The Standing Group may review and report to the Management Committee on any matter within the scope of Chapter VIII.
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.58.3 3. The Standing Group may consult with oil companies on any matter within its competence.
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.59 Article 59
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.59.1 1. The Secretariat shall be composed of an Executive Director and such staff as is necessary.
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.59.2 2. The Executive Director shall be appointed by the Governing Board.
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.59.3 3. In the performance of their duties under this Agreement the Executive Director and the staff shall be responsible to and report to the organs 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.59.4 4. The Governing Board, acting by majority, shall take all decisions necessary for the establishment and the functioning of the Secretariat.
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.60 Article 60
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.62 Article 62
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.62.1 1. Unanimity shall require all of the votes of the Participating Countries present and voting. Countries abstaining shall be considered as not voting.
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.62.2 2. When majority or special majority is required, the Participating Countries shall have the following voting weights:
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.62.2.ax [TAB]General voting weights[TAB]Oil Consumption voting weights[TAB]Combined voting weights
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.62.2.bx Australia[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.cx Austria[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.dx Belgium[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.ex Canada[TAB]3[TAB]4[TAB]7
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.62.2.fx Czech Republic[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.gx Denmark[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.hx Finland[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.ix France[TAB]3[TAB]6[TAB]9
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.62.2.jx Germany[TAB]3[TAB]8[TAB]11
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.62.2.kx Greece[TAB]3[TAB]0[TAB]3
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.62.2.lx Hungary[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.mx Ireland[TAB]3[TAB]0[TAB]3
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.62.2.nx Italy[TAB]3[TAB]5[TAB]8
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.62.2.ox Japan[TAB]3[TAB]14[TAB]17
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.62.2.px Korea (Republic of)[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.qx Luxembourg[TAB]3[TAB]0[TAB]3
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.62.2.rx The Netherlands[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.sx New Zealand[TAB]3[TAB]0[TAB]3
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.62.2.tx Portugal[TAB]3[TAB]0[TAB]3
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.62.2.ux Spain[TAB]3[TAB]2[TAB]5
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.62.2.vx Sweden[TAB]3[TAB]2[TAB]5
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.62.2.wx Switzerland[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.yx Turkey[TAB]3[TAB]1[TAB]4
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.62.2.zx United Kingdom[TAB]3[TAB]5[TAB]8
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.62.2.aax United States[TAB]3[TAB]43[TAB]46
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.62.2.abx Totals[TAB]75[TAB]100[TAB]175
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.62.3 3. Majority shall require 60 per cent of the total combined voting weights and 50 per cent of the general voting weights cast.
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.62.4 4. Special majority shall require:
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.62.4.a (a) 60 per cent of the total combined voting weights and 57 general voting weights for:
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.62.4.a -the decision under Article 2, paragraph 2, relating to the increase in the emergency reserve commitment;
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.62.4.a.i -decisions under Article 19, paragraph 3, not to activate the emergency measures referred to in Articles 13 and 14;
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.62.4.a.ii -decisions under Article 20, paragraph 3, on the measures required for meeting the necessities of the situation;
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.62.4.a.iii -decisions under Article 23, paragraph 3, to maintain the emergency measures referred to in Articles 13 and 14;
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.62.4.a.iv -decisions under Article 24 to deactivate the emergency measures referred to in Articles 13 and 14.
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.62.4.b (b) 66 general voting weights for:
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.62.4.b.i -decisions under Article 19, paragraph 3, not to activate the emergency measures referred to in Article 17;
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.62.4.b.ii -decisions under Article 23, paragraph 3, to maintain the emergency measures referred to in Article 17;
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.62.4.b.iii -decisions under Article 24 to deactivate the emergency measures referred to in Article 17.
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.62.5 5. The Governing Board, acting by unanimity, shall decide on the necessary increase, decrease, and redistribution of the voting weights referred to in paragraph 2, as well as on amendment of the voting requirements set out in paragraphs 3 and 4 in the event that
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.62.5.ax -a Country accedes to this Agreement in accordance with Article 71, or
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.62.5.bx -a Country withdraws from this Agreement in accordance with Article 68, paragraph 2, or Article 69, paragraph 2.
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.62.6 6. The Governing Board shall review annually the number and distribution of voting weights specified in paragraph 2, and, on the basis of such review, acting by unanimity, shall decide whether such voting weights should be increased or decreased, or redistributed, or both, because a change in any Participating Country's share in total oil consumption has occurred or for any other reason.
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.62.7 7. Any change in paragraph 2, 3 or 4 shall be based on the concepts underlying those paragraphs and paragraph 6.
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.63 Article 63
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.
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.67 Article 67
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.67.1 1. Each Signatory State shall, not later than 1st May, 1975, notify the Government of Belgium that, having complied with its constitutional procedures, it consents to be bound by this Agreement.
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.67.2 2. On the tenth day following the day on which at least six States holding at least 60 per cent of the combined voting weights mentioned in Article 62 have deposited a notification of consent to be bound or an instrument of accession, this Agreement shall enter into force for such States.
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.67.3 3. For each Signatory State which deposits its notification thereafter, this Agreement shall enter into force on the tenth day following the day of deposit.
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.67.4 4. The Governing Board, acting by majority, may upon request from any Signatory State decide to extend, with respect to that State, the time limit for notification beyond 1st May, 1975.
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.69 Article 69
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.69.1 1. This Agreement shall remain in force for a period of ten years from the date of its entry into force and shall continue in force thereafter unless and until the Governing Board, acting by majority, decides on its termination.
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.69.2 2. Any Participating Country may terminate the application of this Agreement for its part upon twelve months' written notice to the Government of Belgium to that effect, given not less than three years after the first day of the provisional application of this Agreement.
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.71 Article 71
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.71.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for accession by any Member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development which is able and willing to meet the requirements of the Program. The Governing Board, acting by majority, shall decide on any request for accession.
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.71.2 2. This Agreement shall enter into force for any State whose request for accession has been granted on the tenth day following the deposit of its instrument of accession with the Government of Belgium, or on the date of entry into force of the Agreement pursuant to Article 67, paragraph 2, whichever is the later.
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.71.3 3. Accession may take place on a provisional basis under the conditions set out in Article 68, subject to such time limits as the Governing Board, acting by majority, may fix for an acceding State to deposit its notification of consent to be bound.
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.73 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.73.1x This Agreement may at any time be amended by the Governing Board, acting by unanimity. Such amendment shall come into force in a manner determined by the Governing Board, acting by unanimity and making provision for Participating Countries to comply with their respective constitutional procedures.
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.5 V TIME SCHEDULE
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5.1 1. The starting date of the project is February 1, 1975 and the project shall he carried out in accordance with the time schedule in Appendix E.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5.2 2. As no development work on instrumentation or other equipment is planned within the project it is vitally important that the board makes it their responsibility to supervise that only well proven and tested instrumentation and other equipment is used for the experiments. At the end of the preparation phase the board shall review the situation regarding the installed instrumentation and other equipment and its formal approval is required for the start of the experimental phase.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5.3 3. At least after every second blowdown the TAC shall decide whether the blowdown and measurement conditions have concurred with the general descriptions of the experiments in the agreement and whether the information achieved is complete enough to be useful or if the experiments should be repeated. This decision shall be communicated to the board members immediately
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.8 VIII INFORMATION AND USE OF RESULTS, INCLUSIVE OF INVENTIONS
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.8.1 1. The results of the project shall be presented in the form of appropriate progress and final reports as specified in Appendix F.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.8.2 2. All information derived from the execution of the project shall be made available to 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.8.3 3. Prior to approval by the parties for publication, the information will be freely available to government authorities, organizations and companies in the participating countries for their own use but not for publication by discretion of the respective parties. When required by administrative procedure in its country, each party may on its own responsibility disseminate or otherwise make use of information from the experiments.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.8.3.ax The project will not bear any responsibility for such information as is not approved by the project board and which is not contained in the project reports as specified in this Article VIII:1. In such cases the party should carefully consider the possible necessity of due reservations regarding the validity of the information with respect to the final total evaluation of the project results. During the period covered by the Agreement the parties may not without the consent of the project board supply information on project progress and resluts to organizations and companies outside the contracting Nordic countries, the Federal Republic of Germany, the United States, France and Japan.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.8.4 4. Prior to the termination of the project, the project board must decide upon such results that may not be published.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.8.5 5. Patentable or not patentable inventions made in the course of the project work shall be made available to the project; the party responsible for any such invention undertakes to give the right of use to the project, free of cost charge.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.8.6 6. Patentable inventions made in the course of the project work shall be considered made by the inventor as member of his home organization and patent matters shall be settled by the respective party according to the laws and regulations in the respective country, provided, however, if a party decides to file patent applications for an invention in one or several countries, the other parties shall be granted non-exclusive royalty-free licences to use the invention in such countries, including the right to grant sublicences to organizations and companies of their own country.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.8.7 7. Each party waives any and all claims against the other parties for compensation, royalty or award, as regards any inventions or discoveries, made in the course of, or under this Agreement and releases the other parties with respect to any and all such claims, including any claim under the provisions of the applicable employer-employee invention legislation of the participating countries.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.8.8 8. When one party has previously been granted or has applied for patents on an invention which could have significance for carrying out the project, the right of use of this invention shall be granted the project free of cost charge by the respective party.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.10 X ACCEPTANCE OF FURTHER PARTICIPANTS
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.10.1x If other entities wish to join the project, the project board shall examine the economic and other conditions of such participation and prepare a recommendation thereon for the contracting parties. Acceptance of further participants requires unanimous agreement by 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.11 XI UNFORESEEN OCCURRENCES AND RIGHT TO WITHDRAW
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.11.1 1. Should unforeseen occurrences put in doubt the achievement of the project objectives within the agreed time, budget or cost schedule, the project manager shall immediately report to the project board, which shall decide on the continuation. A decision to continue shall require the unanimous agreement of the parties, and must include necessary amendments of the time, budget or cost schedule as the case may be.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.11.2 2. If a decision to continue the project can not be reached, then any party to this Agreement shall have the right to withdraw from the Agreement. In such a case the withdrawing party is under an obligation to fulfil its share of project commitments which originate prior to the date of the withdrawal. The withdrawing party has the right to all information produced by the project up to the date of withdrawal. The information will be supplied in the form existing at the date of withdrawal without processing of the data.
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.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.8 Article 8
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.8.1 1. A Standing Committee shall be set up within a year of the entry into force of this Convention.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.8.2 2. Each Contracting Party shall have the right to appoint a representative to the Standing Committee. Any member State of the Council of Europe which is not a Contracting Party to the Convention shall have the right to be represented on the Committee by an observer.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.8.3 3. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall convene the Standing Committee whenever he finds it necessary and in any case when a majority of the representatives of the Contracting Parties or the representative of the European Economic Community, being itself a Contracting Party, request its convocation.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.8.4 4. A majority of representatives of the Contracting Parties shall constitute a quorum for holding a meeting of the Standing Committee.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.8.5 5. The Standing Committee shall take its decision by a majority of the votes cast; however, unanimity of the votes cast shall be required for:
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.8.5.a a. the adoption of the recommendations provided for in paragraph 1 of Article 9;
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.8.5.b b. the decision to admit observers other than those referred to in paragraph 2 of this article;
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.8.5.c c. the adoption of the report referred to in Article 13; this report could set out, where appropriate, divergent opinions.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.8.6 6. Subject to the provisions of this Convention, the Standing Committee shall draw up its own rules of procedure.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.9 Article 9
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.9.1 1. The Standing Committee shall be responsible for the elaboration and adoption of recommendations to the Contracting Parties containing detailed provisions for the implementation of the principles set out in Chapter I of this Convention, to be based on scientific knowledge concerning the various species of animals.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.9.2 2. For the purpose of carrying out its responsibilities under paragraph 1 of this article, the Standing Committee shall follow developments in scientific research and new methods in animal husbandry.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.9.3 3. Unless a longer period is decided upon by the Standing Committee, a recommendation shall become effective as such six months after the date of its adoption by the Committee. As from the date when a recommendation becomes effective each Contracting Party shall either implement it or inform the Standing Committee by notification to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe of the reasons why it has decided that it cannot implement the recommendation or can no longer implement it.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.9.4 4. If two or more Contracting Parties or the European Economic Community, being itself a Contracting Party, have given notice in accordance with paragraph 3 of this article of their decision not to implement or no longer to implement a recommendation, that recommendation shall cease to have effect.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.10 Article 10
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.10.1x The Standing Committee shall use its best endeavours to facilitate a friendly settlement of any difficulty which may arise between Contracting Parties concerning the implementation of this Convention.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.11 Article 11
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.11.1x The Standing Committee may express an advisory opinion on any question concerning the protection of animals at the request of a Contracting Party.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.12 Article 12
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.12.1x Each Contracting Party may appoint one or more bodies from which the Standing Committee may request information and advice to assist it in its work. Contracting Parties shall communicate to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe the names and addresses of such bodies.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.13 Article 13
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Art.13.1x The Standing Committee shall submit to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, at the expiry of the third year after the entry into force of this Convention and of each further period of three years, a report on its work and on the functioning of the Convention, including if it deems it necessary proposals for amending the Convention.
2845 European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes Chapt.3.1x Chapter III - Final provisions
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14 Article 14
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall hold ordinary meetings once every two years and extraordinary meetings at any other time deemed necessary, upon the request of the Organization or at the request of any Contracting Party, provided that such requests are supported by at least two Contracting Parties;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution