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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.
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.2 Article 2
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.2.1x The Office shall work under the authority and control of a committee formed by delegates of the contracting Governments. The composition and duties of this committee, as well as the organisation and powers of the said office, are laid down in the organic statutes which are annexed to the present Agreement and which are considered as forming an integral part thereof.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Pre.1 Preamble
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Pre.2 The Nations accepting this Constitution, being determined to promote the common welfare by furthering separate and collective action on their part for the purpose of: raising levels of nutrition and standards of living of the peoples under their respective jurisdictions;
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Pre.3 securing improvements in the efficiency of the production and distribution of all food and agricultural products;
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Pre.4 bettering the condition of rural populations;
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Pre.5 and thus contributing towards an expanding world economy and ensuring humanity's freedom from hunger;
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Pre.6 hereby establish the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, hereinafter referred to as the "Organization" through which the Members will report to one another on the measures taken and the progress achieved in the field of action set forth above.
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.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.10 Article X Regional and Liaison Offices
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.10.1 1. There shall be such regional offices and subregional offices as the Director-General, with the approval of the Conference, may decide.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.10.2 2. The Director-General may appoint officials for liaison with particular countries or areas, subject to agreement of the government concerned.
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.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.
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.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.1 Article I
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.1.1 1. The contracting Governments agree to establish a Council, to be known as the Indo-Pacific Fisheries Council, for the purpose of carrying out the functions and duties hereinafter set forth in Article III.
2624 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indo-Pacific Fisheries Commission Art.1.2 2. The members of the Council shall be the Governments which accept this Agreement in accordance with the provisions of Article IX thereof.
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.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1 Article I
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.1 1. The High Contracting Parties agree to establish and operate a joint Commission, to be known as the Inter-American Tropic al Tuna Commission, hereinafter referred to as the Commission, which shall carry out the objectives of this Convention. The Commission shall be composed of national sections, each consisting of from one to four members, appointed by the Governments of the respective High Contracting Parties.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.2 2. The Commission shall submit annually to the Government of each High Contracting Party a report on its investigations and findings, with appropriate recommendations, and shall also inform such Governments, whenever it is deemed advisable, on any matter relating to the objectives of this Convention.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.3 3. Each High Contracting Party shall determine and pay the expenses incurred by its section. Joint expenses incurred by the Commission shall be paid by the High Contracting Parties through contributions in the form and proportion recommended by the Commission and approved by the High Contracting Parties. The proportion of joint expenses to be paid by each High Contracting Party shall be related to the proportion of the total catch from the fisheries covered by this Convention utilized by that High Contracting Party.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.4 4. Both the general annual program of activities and the budget of joint expenses shall be recommended by the Commission and submitted for approval to the High Contracting Parties.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.5 5. The Commission shall decide on the most convenient place or places for its headquarters.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.6 6. The Commission shall meet at least once each year, and at such other times as may be requested by a national section. The date and place of first meeting shall be determined by agreement between the High Contracting Parties.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.7 7. At its first meeting the Commission shall select a chairman and a secretary from different national sections. The chairman and the secretary shall hold office for a period of one year. During succeeding years, selection of the chairman and the secretary from the national section shall be in such a manner that the chairman and the secretary will be of different nationalities, and as well provide each High Contracting Party in turn, with an opportunity to be represented in those offices.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.8 8. Each national section shall have one vote. Decisions, resolutions, recommendations, and publications of the Commission shall be made only by a unanimous vote.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.9 9. The Commission shall be entitled to adopt and to amend subsequently, as occasion may require, by-laws or rules for the conduct of its meetings.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.10 10. The Commission shall be entitled to employ necessary personnel for the performance of its functions and duties.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.11 11. Each High Contracting Party shall be entitled to establish an Advisory Committee for its section, to be composed of persons who shall be well informed concerning tuna fishery problems of common concern. Each such Advisory Committee shall be invited to attend the non-executive sessions of the Commission.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.12 12. The Commission may hold public hearings. Each national section also may hold public hearings within its own country.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13 13. The Commission shall designate a Director of Investigations who shall be technically competent and who shall be responsible to the Commission and may be freely removed by it. Subject to the instruction of the Commission and with its approval, the Director of Investigations shall have charge of:
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.a a) the drafting of programs of investigations, and the preparation of budget estimates for the Commission;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.b b) authorizing the disbursement of the funds for the joint expenses of the Commission;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.c c) the accounting of the funds for the joint expenses of the Commission;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.d d) the appointment and immediate direction of technical and other personnel required for the functions of the Commission;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.e e) arrangements for the co-operation with other organizations or individuals in accordance with paragraph 16 of this Article;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.f f) the co-ordination of the work of the Commission with that of organizations and individuals whose co-operation has been arranged for;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.g g) the drafting of administrative, scientific and other reports for the Commission;
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.13.h h) the performance of such other duties as the Commission may require.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.14 14. The official languages of the Commission shall be English and Spanish, and members of the Commission may use either languages during meetings. When requested, translation shall be made to the other language. The minutes, official documents, and publications of the Commission shall be in both languages, but official correspondence of the Commission may be written, at the discretion of the secretary, in either language.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.15 15. Each national section shall be entitled to obtain certified copies of any documents pertaining to the Commission except that the Commission will adopt and may amend subsequently rules to ensure the confidential character of records of statistics of individual catches and individual company operations.
2627 Convention For The Establishment Of An Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Art.1.16 16. In the performance of its duties and functions the Commission may request the technical and scientific services of, and information from, official agencies of the High Contracting Parties, and any international, public, or private institution or organization, or any private individual.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2 Article II
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.1 1. The Contracting Governments shall establish and maintain a Commission for the purposes of this Convention. The Commission shall be known as the International Commission for the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries, hereinafter referred to as " the Commission ".
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2 2. Each of the Contracting Governments may appoint not more than three Commissioners and one or more experts or advisers to assist its Commissioner or Commissioners.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.3 3. The Commission shall elect from its members a Chairman and a Vice Chairman, each of whom shall serve for a term of two years and shall be eligible for re-election but not to a succeeding term. The Chairman and Vice Chairman must be Commissioners from different Contracting Governments.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.4 4. The seat of the Commission shall be in North America at a place to be chosen by the Commission.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.5 5. The Commission shall hold a regular annual meeting at its seat or at such place in North America as may be agreed upon by the Commission.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.6 6. Any other meeting of the Commission may be called by the Chairman at such time and place as he may determine, upon the request of the Commissioner of a Contracting Government and subject to the concurrence of the Commissioners of two other Contracting Governments, including the Commissioner of a Government in North America.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.7 7. Each Contracting Government shall have one vote which may be cast by any Commissioner from that Government. Decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a two-thirds majority of the votes of all the Contracting Governments.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.8 8. The Commission shall adopt, and amend as occasion may require, financial regulations and rules and by-laws for the conduct of its meetings and for the exercise of its functions and duties.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5 Article V
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.1 1. Each Contracting Government may set up an Advisory Committee composed of persons, including fishermen, vessel owners and others, well informed concerning the problems of the fisheries of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. With the assent of the Contracting Government concerned, a representative or representatives of an Advisory Committee may attend as observers all non-executive meetings of the Commission or of any Panel in which their Government participates.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.2 2. The Commissioners of each Contracting Government may hold public hearings within the territories they represent.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.1 Article I
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.1.a (a) An International Council for the Control of the Red Locust (hereinafter referred to as the Council) shall be established and shall be composed of representatives of the Governments of the following territories:
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.1.a.1 (1) the Union of South Africa;
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.1.a.2 (2) Kenya, Uganda, Tanganyika Territory, Nyasaland, Northern Rhodesia, and the British High Commission Territories in South Africa (Basutoland, Bechuanaland Protectorate and Swaziland);
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.1.a.3 (3) the Belgian Congo and Ruanda Urundi;
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.1.a.4 (4) Southern Rhodesia.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.1.a.5x To the above-mentioned shall be added any other territory or territories to which the present Convention may be applied under Article IX or Article X.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.1.b (b) The Governments mentioned above are hereinafter referred to as the Participating Governments.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.1.c (c) The seat of the Council shall be at Abercorn in Northern Rhodesia.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.3 Article III
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.3.a (a) Each of the Participating Governments shall appoint one representative to the Council; provided, however, that the three British High Commission Territories in South Africa shall have one representative between them to represent these three territories.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.3.b (b) Each representative shall be entitled to a number of votes proportionate to the total annual financial contribution of his Government; provided that the representative of the three British High Commission Territories in South Africa shall be entitled to a number of votes proportionate to the total annual financial contribution of the three territories;
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.3.c (c) The Anti-Locust Research Centre shall be represented on the Council by a representative in a consultative capacity.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.3.d (d) The Council may invite the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations to appoint observers to attend the meetings of 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.
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.
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.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2 Article II
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.1 1. The Contracting Governments hereby establish a regional committee, to be known as the Plant Protection Committee for the South East Asia and Pacific Region, whose functions shall include:
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.1.a (a) the determination of procedures and arrangements necessary for the implementation of this Agreement and the making of recommendations to the Contracting Governments accordingly;
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.1.b (b) the review of reports submitted by the Contracting Governments of progress in the implementation of this Agreement;
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.1.c (c) the consideration of problems requiring cooperation on a regional basis and of measures for mutual assistance.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.2 2. Each Contracting Government shall be represented on the Committee and shall have one vote. A majority of the Contracting Governments shall constitute a quorum. Decisions of the Committee shall be taken by a majority of the votes cast except as otherwise provided in this Agreement.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.3 3. The Committee shall meet whenever convened by the Director-General of the Organization after consultation with the Chairman of the Committee. The Director-General of the Organization shall convene the Committee at least once every two years or when so requested by at least one third of the Contracting Governments.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.4 4. The Committee shall elect from amongst the delegates a Chairman who shall serve for a period of two years or until the first session of the Committee held after the expiration of the period of two years. The Chairman shall be eligible for re-election.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.5 5. Expenses incurred by delegates of Contracting Governments in attending sessions of the Committee shall be determined and paid by their respective Governments. The Director-General of the Organization shall appoint and provide the secretariat of the Committee from the staff of the Organization who shall serve only during the sessions of the Committee. The expenses of the secretariat of the Committee shall be determined and paid by the Organization.
2663 Plant Protection Agreement For The Asia And Pacific Region Art.2.6 6. The Committee shall establish its own rules of procedure.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5 Article V
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.1 1. The Parties agree to establish the North Pacific Fur Seal Commission to be composed of one member from each Party.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2 2. The duties of the Commission shall be to:
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2.a a) formulate and co-ordinate research programs designed to achieve the objectives set forth in Article II, paragraph 1;
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2.b b) recommend these co-ordinated research programs to the respective Parties for implementation;
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2.c c) study the data obtained from the implementation of such co-ordinated research programs;
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2.d d) recommend appropriate measures to the Parties on the basis of the findings obtained from the implementation of such coordinated research programmes, including measures regarding the size and the sex and age composition of the seasonal commercial kill from a herd and regarding a reduction or suspension of the harvest of seals on any island or group of islands in case the total number of seals on that island or group of islands falls below the level of maximum sustainable productivity; provided, however, that due consideration be given to the subsistence needs of Indians, Ainos, Aleuts, or Eskimos who live on the islands where fur seals breed, when it is not possible to provide sufficient seal meat for such persons from the seasonal commercial harvest or research activities; and
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.2.e e) study whether or not pelagic sealing in conjunction with land sealing could be permitted in certain circumstances without adversely affecting achievement of the objectives of this Convention, and make recommendations thereon to the Parties at the end of the twenty-first year after entry into force of the Convention.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.3 3. In addition to the duties specified in paragraph 2 of this Article, the Commission shall, subject to Article II, paragraph 3, determine from time to time the number of seals to be marked on the rookery islands, and the total number of seals which shall be taken at sea for research purposes, the times at which such seals shall be taken and the areas in which they shall be taken, as well as the number to be taken by each Party, taking into account any recommendations made pursuant to Article V, paragraph 2(d).
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.4 4. Each Party shall have one vote. Decisions and recommendations shall be made by unanimous vote. With respect to any recommendations regarding the size and the sex and age composition of the seasonal commercial kill from a herd, only those Parties sharing in the seal-skins from that herd under the provisions of Article IX, paragraph 1 shall vote.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.5 5. The Commission shall elect from its members a Chairman and other necessary officials and shall adopt rules of procedure for the conduct of its work.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.6 6. The Commission shall hold an annual meeting at such time and place as it may decide. Additional meetings shall be held when requested by two or more members of the Commission.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.7 7. The expenses of each member of the Commission shall be paid by his own Government. Such joint expenses as may be incurred by the Commission shall be defrayed by the Parties by equal contributions. Each Party shall also contribute to the Commission annually an amount equivalent to the value of the sealskins it confiscates under the provisions of Article VI, paragraph 5.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.8 8. The Commission shall submit an annual report of its activities to the Parties.
2668 Interim Convention On Conservation Of North Pacific Fur Seals Art.5.9 9. The Commission may from time to time make recommendations to the Parties on any matter which relates to the fur seal resources or to the administration of the Commission.
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.11 Article 11
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.11.1x With a view to working out and co-ordinating measures for the application of this Convention, a Mixed Commission shall be established. Each Contracting Party shall appoint two representatives to the said Commission within three months after the entry into force of this Convention. The Governments of the Contracting Parties shall communicate to one another through the diplomatic channel the names of their representatives on the Commission.
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.11.2x The Mixed Commission shall meet at least once a year in the territory of each of the Contracting Parties in turn.
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.11.3x The Mixed Commission shall function under a statute which shall be drafted by the Commission at its first meeting after the entry into force of this Convention and approved by the Governments of the Contracting Parties.
2671 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Waters Of The Danube Art.11.4x The place and date of meeting of the Mixed Commission shall be fixed by the Commission in advance.
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.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.8 Article 8
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.8.1x With a view to working out and co-ordinating measures for the application of this Convention, a Mixed Commission shall be established.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.8.2x Within one month after the entry into force of the Convention, each Contracting Party shall appoint one representative to the said Commission and shall communicate the name of its representative to the other Contracting Parties.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.8.3x The Mixed Commission shall meet at least once a year in the territory of each of the Contracting Parties in turn.
2683 Convention Concerning Fishing In The Black Sea Art.8.4x The Mixed Commission shall function under a statute drafted by it at its first meeting and approved by the Contracting Parties.
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.1 ARTICLE I: Status
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.1.0x The International Poplar Commission (hereinafter referred to as "the Commission") shall be placed within the framework of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (hereinafter referred to as "the Organization" and the present Convention whose object is to achieve that purpose shall be governed by the provisions of Article XIV of the Constitution of the Organization.
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.5 ARTICLE V: Seat of the Commission
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.1x The seat of the Commission shall be in Rome at the Headquarters of the Organization.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6 ARTICLE VI: Sessions
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.1 1. Each Member Nation of the Commission shall be represented at sessions of the Commission by a single delegate who may be accompanied by an alternate and by experts and advisers. Alternates, experts and advisers may take part in the proceedings of the Commission but not vote, except in the case of an alternate who is duly authorized to substitute for the delegate. Each Member Nation of the Commission shall have one vote. Decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a majority of the votes cast except as otherwise provided in this Convention. A majority of the Member Nations of the Commission shall constitute a quorum.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.2 2. The Director-General of the Organization, in consultation with the Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Commission, shall convene a regular session of the Commission once every four years. Special sessions of the Commission may be convened by the Director-General in consultation with the Chairman of the Executive Committee, or if requested by the Commission, or by at least one-third of the Member Nations of the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.3 3. The sessions of the Commission shall be held at the place determined by the Commission within the territories of its Member Nations or at the seat of the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.4 4. The Commission shall elect, at the beginning of each session, from amongst the delegates, a Chairman and two Vice-Chairmen.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.5 5. There shall be a General Committee of the session consisting of the Chairman and the two Vice-Chairmen of the session and the Chairman and the Vice-Chairmen of the Executive Committee.
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.11 ARTICLE XI: Rules of Procedure
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.11.1x The Commission may, by a majority of two-thirds of its membership, adopt and amend its own rules of procedures, which shall be consistent with the General Rules of the Organization. The Rules of the Commission and any amendment thereto shall come into force upon approval by the Director-General of the Organization, and from the date of such approval.
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.
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.
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.6 Article 6
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.6.1 1. Each delegation shall have one vote.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.6.2 2. In those areas coming within its jurisdiction the European Economic Community shall have the number of votes corresponding to the number of its Member States which are Contracting Parties to this Agreement. The European Economic Community shall not vote in cases where its Member States vote and vice versa.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.6.3 3. Decisions of the Commission shall, except where otherwise provided in this Agreement, be taken in the presence of all delegations and by unanimity; a written method may be used under conditions to be laid down in the rules of procedure.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.6.4 4. Unanimity shall not be impeded by the abstention of a single delegation. However, this provision shall not apply to the delegation of the European Economic Community.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.13 Article 13
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.13.1x The Commission shall draw up its rules of procedure.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.14 Article 14
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.14.1x The working languages of the Commission shall be German and French.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.3 ARTICLE 3
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.3.1 (1) The Council shall be maintained in accordance with the provisions of this Convention.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.3.2 (2) The seat of the Council shall remain at Copenhagen.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.6 ARTICLE 6
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.6.1 (1) Each Contracting Party shall be represented at the Council by not more than two delegates.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.6.2 (2) A delegate who is not present at a meeting of the Council may be replaced by a substitute who shall have all the powers of the delegate for that meeting.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.6.3 (3) Each Contracting Party may appoint such experts and advisers as it may determine to assist in the work of the Council.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.7 ARTICLE 7
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.7.1 (1) The Council shall meet in ordinary session once a year. This session shall be held in Copenhagen, unless the Council decides otherwise.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.7.2 (2) Extraordinary sessions of the Council may be called by the Bureau at such place and time as it may determine and shall be so called on the request of at least one-third of the Contracting Parties.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.8 ARTICLE 8
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.8.1 (1) Each Contracting Party shall have one vote in the Council.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.8.2 (2) Decisions of the Council shall, except where otherwise in this Convention specially provided, be taken by a simple majority of the votes cast for or against. 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.
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.10 ARTICLE 10
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.10.1 (1) The Council shall elect from among the delegates its President, a first Vice-President, and a further 5 Vice-Presidents. This last number may be augmented by a decision taken by the Council by a two-thirds majority.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.10.2 (2) The President and the Vice-Presidents shall assume office on the first day of November next following their election, for a term of three years. They are eligible for re-election according to the Rules of Procedure.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.10.3 (3) On assuming office the President shall cease forthwith to be a delegate.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.11 ARTICLE 11
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.11.1 (1) The President and Vice-Presidents shall together constitute the Bureau of the Council.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.11.2 (2) The Bureau shall be the Executive Committee of the Council and shall carry out the decisions of the Council, draw up its agenda and convene its meetings. It shall also prepare the budget. It shall invest the reserve funds and carry out the tasks entrusted to it by the Council. It shall account to the Council for its activities.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.15 ARTICLE 15
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.15.1 (1) The Council shall enjoy, in the territories of the Contracting Parties, such legal capacity as may be agreed between the Council and the Government of the Contracting Party concerned.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.15.2 (2) The Council, delegates and experts, the General Secretary and other officials shall enjoy in the territories of the Contracting Parties such privileges and immunities, necessary for the fulfillment of their functions, as may be agreed between the Council and the Government of the Contracting Party concerned.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.1 Article 1
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.1.1x There shall be established an Inter-Governmental Organization as mentioned in Article 5 of the Act of Niamey of October 26, 1963, which shall be called River Niger Commission.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.3 Article 3
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.3.1x The Commission shall consist of nine Commissioners on for each riparian State. The Commissioners may be assisted by experts. The Commission shall establish its own Rules of Procedure.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.4 Article 4
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.4.1x The quorum of the Commission shall be six Commissioners. The decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a majority of two-thirds of the Commissioners present and voting.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.5 Article 5
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.5.1x The Commission shall meet in ordinary session once a year. It may meet in extraordinary session at the joint request of any three riparian States by notification addressed to the Administrative Secretary.
2742 Agreement Concerning The Niger River Commission And The Navigation And Transport On The River Niger Art.5.2x The Headquarters of the Commission shall be at Niamey. The meetings of the Commission may take place in the territory of any of the riparian States.
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.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.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
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.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.1 ARTICLE I
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.1.1x There is hereby established an International Hydrographic Organization, hereinafter referred to as the Organization, the seat of which shall be in Monaco.
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.3 ARTICLE III
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.3.1x The Members of the Organization are the Governments Parties to this Convention.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.4 ARTICLE IV
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.4.1x The Organization shall comprise :
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.4.2x The International Hydrographic Conference, hereinafter referred to as the Conference;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.4.3x The International Hydrographic Bureau, hereinafter referred to as the Bureau, administrated by the Directing Committee.
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.10 ARTICLE X
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.10.1 1. The Directing Committee shall administer the Bureau in accordance with the provisions of this Convention and the Regulations and with directives given by the Conference.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.10.2 2. The Directing Committee shall be composed of three members of different nationality, elected by the Conference, which shall further elect one of them to fill the office of President of the Committee. The term of office of the Directing Committee shall be five years. If a post of director falls vacant during the period between two Conferences, a by-election may be held by correspondence as provided for in the General Regulations. (See Annex at the end of this chapter)
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.10.3 3. The President of the Directing Committee shall represent the Organization.
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.12 ARTICLE XII
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.12.1x The official languages of the Organization shall be English and French.
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.
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.
2760 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa Art.8 Article VIII
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.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.1 Article I
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.1.1x The contracting States hereby establish an AFRICAN CONVENTION ON THE CONSERVATION OF NATURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.1 Article 1 ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CENTRE
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.1.1x An Arab Centre with a legal entity and an independent budget called "The Arab Centre for the Studies of Dry and Barren Land" shall be established within the framework of the Arab League.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.2 Article 2 MEMBERSHIP
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.2.1x The Centre shall be constituted of the member states in the Arab League which join this Agreement. Other Arab Countries shall be admitted to membership of the Centre on request and with the Approval of the Centre's Administrative Council.
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.5 Article 5 ORGANS OF THE CENTRE
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.5.1x The Centre shall consist of the following organs:
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.5.1x.a (a) Administrative Council
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.5.1x.b (b) General Administration
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.5.1x.c (c) Branches of the Centre
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.6 Article 6 THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNCIL
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.6.a (a) The Administrative Council shall consist of a representative of each member state who shall be a senior official in the field of care of dry and barren lands.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.6.b (b) The Director General of the Centre and the Directors of the cultural and economical administration of the Arab League shall attend the meetings of the Council and shall have the right to participate in the deliberations with no right to vote. The Director General of the Centre shall be the Secretary of the Council.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.8 Article 8 MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.8.1x The Administrative Council shall meet three times a year. It may be called for extraordinary meetings on the request of the President or the Director General of the Centre. Such meeting shall have an agenda specifying the place and date of the meeting.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.8.2x The Quorum shall be 2/3 of the members and chairmanship of ordinary meetings shall be in turn according to the alpha­betical order of the members.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.9 Article 9
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.9.1x The decisions of the council shall be by the majority of the votes of the members present and voting, and in case the votes are equal the chairman shall have and exercise another vote.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.14 Article 14 IMMUNITY
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.14.1x The funds and property of the centre in the territory of the member countries wherever that may be and in which ever possession shall enjoy immunity against inspection, con­fiscation and acquisition of any kind by any legislative or executive authority.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.15 Article 15 IMMUNITY OFFICIALS
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.15.1x The representatives of the member countries in the centre, the officials and experts shall enjoy immunities and privi­leges necessary for their work in fulfilment of the object of the centre. The Secretary General of the Arab League shall determine these immunities and privileges in consul­tation with the concerned Arab Countries.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.16 Article 16 DISSOLUTION OF THE CENTRE
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.16.1x.a a) Dissolution of the centre shall be decided only by the member states. This can only be decided in an extra-ordinary meeting convened for this issue in accordance with Article 8 of this agreement.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.16.1x.b b) In the case of dissolution of the centre, its assets and property shall be transferred to the Arab League.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.14 Article XIV
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.14.1 1. A Conference for the purpose of revising or amending the present Convention may be convened by the Organization.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.14.2 2. The Organization shall convene a Conference of the States Parties to the present Convention for revising or amending the present Convention at the request of not less than one-third of the Parties.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.4 Article IV
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.4.1x The Contracting Parties hereby agree to establish and to maintain a Commission to be known as the International Commission for the Southeast Atlantic Fisheries, hereinafter referred to as the " Commission, " which shall carry out the functions set forth in this Convention.
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.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.15 Article XV
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.15.1 1. The Commission shall determine where its seat shall be situated.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.15.2 2. The Commission shall have legal personality. It shall, in particular, have capacity to contract, and to acquire and dispose of movable and immovable property.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.2 Article 2
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.2.1 1. An International Fund for compensation for pollution damage, to be named "The International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund" and hereinafter referred to as "The Fund", is hereby established with the following aims:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.2.1.a (a) to provide compensation for pollution damage to the extent that the protection afforded by the Liability Convention is inadequate;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.2.1.b (b) to give relief to shipowners in respect of the additional financial burden imposed on them by the Liability Convention, such relief being subject to conditions designed to ensure compliance with safety at sea and other conventions;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.2.1.c (c) to give effect to the related purposes set out in this Convention.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.2.2 2. The Fund shall in each Contracting State be recognized as a legal person capable under the laws of that State of assuming rights and obligations and of being a party in legal proceedings before the courts of that State. Each Contracting State shall recognize the Director of the Fund (hereinafter referred to as "The Director") as the legal representative of the Fund.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.16 Article 16
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.16.1x The Fund shall have an Assembly, a Secretariat headed by a Director and, in accordance with the provisions of Article 21, an Executive Committee.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Sect.5 ASSEMBLY
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.17 Article 17
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.17.1x The Assembly shall consist of all Contracting States to this Convention.
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.19 Article 19
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.19.1 1. Regular sessions of the Assembly shall take place once every calendar year upon convocation by the Director; provided, however, that if the Assembly allocates to the Executive Committee the functions specified in Article 18, paragraph 5, regular sessions of the Assembly shall be held once every two years.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.19.2 2. Extraordinary sessions of the Assembly shall be convened by the Director at the request of the Executive Committee or of at least one-third of the members of the Assembly and may be convened on the Director's own initiative after consultation with the Chairman of the Assembly. The Director shall give members at least thirty days' notice of such sessions.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.20 Article 20
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.20.1x A majority of the members of the Assembly shall constitute a quorum for its meetings.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Sect.5 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32 Article 32
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32.1x The following provisions shall apply to voting in the Assembly and the Executive Committee:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32.1x.a (a) each member shall have one vote;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32.1x.b (b) except as otherwise provided in Article 33, decisions of the Assembly and the Executive Committee shall be by a majority vote of the members present and voting;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32.1x.c (c) decisions where a three-fourths or a two-thirds majority is required shall be by a three-fourths or two-thirds majority vote, as the case may be, of those present;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32.1x.d (d) for the purpose of this Article the phrase "members present" means "members present at the meeting at the time of the vote", and the phrase "members present and voting" means "members present and casting an affirmative or negative vote". Members who abstain from voting shall be considered as not voting.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33 Article 33
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.1 1. The following decisions of the Assembly shall require a three-fourths majority:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.1.a (a) an increase in accordance with Article 4, paragraph 6, in the maximum amount of compensation payable by the Fund;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.1.b (b) a determination, under Article 5, paragraph 4, relating to the replacement of the Instruments referred to in that paragraph;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.1.c (c) the allocation to the Executive Committee of the functions specified in Article 18, paragraph 5.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.2 2. The following decisions of the Assembly shall require a two-thirds majority:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.2.a (a) a decision under Article 13, paragraph 3, not to take or continue action against a contributor;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.2.b (b) the appointment of the Director under Article 18, paragraph 4;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.2.c (c) the establishment of subsidiary bodies, under Article 18, paragraph 9.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.42 Article 42
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.42.1 1. Any Contracting State may, within ninety days after the deposit of an instrument of denunciation the result of which it considers will significantly increase the level of contributions for remaining Contracting States, request the Director to convene an extraordinary session of the Assembly. The Director shall convene the Assembly to meet not later than sixty days after receipt of the request.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.42.2 2. The Director may convene, on his own initiative, an extraordinary session of the Assembly to meet within sixty days after the deposit of any instrument of denunciation, if he considers that such denunciation will result in a significant increase in the level of contributions for the remaining Contracting States.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.42.3 3. If the Assembly at an extraordinary session convened in accordance with paragraph 1 or 2 decides that the denunciation will result in a significant increase in the level of contributions for the remaining Contracting States, any such State may, not later than one hundred and twenty days before the date on which that denunciation takes effect, denounce this Convention with effect from the same date.
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.16 Article 16
2802 Convention For The Prevention Of Marine Pollution By Dumping From Ships And Aircraft Art.16.1x A Commission, made up of representatives of each of the Contracting Parties, is hereby established. The Commission shall meet at regular intervals and at any time when, due to special circumstances, it is so decided in accordance with the Rules of Procedure.
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.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.8 Article 8
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.8.1 1. An Intergovernmental Committee for the Protection of the Cultural and Natural Heritage of Outstanding Universal Value, called "the World Heritage Committee", is hereby established within the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It shall be composed of 15 States Parties to the Convention, elected by States Parties to the Convention meeting in general assembly during the ordinary session of the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. The number of States members of the Committee shall be increased to 21 as from the date of the ordinary session of the General Conference following the entry into force of this Convention for at least 40 States.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.8.2 2. Election of members of the Committee shall ensure an equitable representation of the different regions and cultures of the world.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.8.3 3. A representative of the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (Rome Centre), a representative of the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and a representative of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), to whom may be added, at the request of States Parties to the Convention meeting in general assembly during the ordinary sessions of the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, representatives of other intergovernmental or non-governmental organizations, with similar objectives, may attend the meetings of the Committee in an advisory capacity.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.9 Article 9
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.9.1 1. The term of office of States members of the World Heritage Committee shall extend from the end of the ordinary session of the General Conference during which they are elected until the end of its third subsequent ordinary session.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.9.2 2. The term of office of one-third of the members designated at the time of the first election shall, however, cease at the end of the first ordinary session of the General Conference following that at which they were elected; and the term of office of a further third of the members designated at the same time shall cease at the end of the second ordinary session of the General Conference following that at which they were elected. The names of these members shall be chosen by lot by the President of the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization after the first election.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.9.3 3. States members of the Committee shall choose as their representatives persons qualified in the field of the cultural or natural heritage.
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.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.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.5 ARTICLE V
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.5.1 1. An International Baltic Sea Fishery Commission, hereinafter referred to as "the Commission", is hereby established for the purposes of this Convention.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.5.2 2. Each Contracting State may appoint not more than two representatives as members of the Commission and such experts and advisers to assist them as that State may determine.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.5.3 3. The Commission shall elect a Chairman and a ViceChairman from amongst its members who shall serve for a period of four years and who shall be eligible for reelection, but not for two consecutive terms of office. The Chairman and the ViceChairman shall be elected from the representatives of different Contracting States.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.5.4 4. A member of the Commission elected as its Chairman shall forthwith cease to act as a representative of a State and shall not vote. The State concerned shall have the right to appoint another representative to serve in the Chairman's place.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.6 ARTICLE VI
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.6.1 1. The Office of the Commission shall be in Warsaw.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.6.2 2. The Commission shall appoint its Secretary and as it may require appropriate staff to assist him.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.6.3 3. The Commission shall adopt its rules of procedure and other provisions which the Commission shall consider necessary for its work.
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.8 ARTICLE VIII
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.8.1 1. Except where the Commission decides otherwise, it shall hold its sessions every two years in Warsaw at such time as it shall deem suitable. Upon the request of a representative of a Contracting State in the Commission, provided it is endorsed by a representative of another Contracting State, the Chairman of the Commission shall, as soon as possible, summon an extraordinary session at such time and place as he determines, however not later than three months from the date of the submission of the request.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.8.2 2. The first session of the Commission shall be called by the Depositary Government of this Convention and shall take place within a period of ninety days from the date following the entry into force of this Convention.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.8.3 3. Each Contracting State shall have one vote in the Commission. Decisions and recommendations of the Commission shall be taken by a twothird majority of votes of the Contracting States, present and voting at the meeting, provided, however, that any recommendation relating to areas under the fisheries jurisdiction of one or more Contracting States shall enter into force for these States only in case they have given affirmative vote thereto.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.8.4 4. English shall be the working language of the Commission. The languages of the Signatory States are the official languages of the Commission. Only recommendations, decisions and resolutions of the Commission shall be made in these languages. At meetings of the Commission any Contracting State has the right to have all the proceedings translated into its own language. All the costs related to such translations shall be borne by that State.
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.
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.1 Article 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.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:
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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.61 Article 61
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.61.1 1. The Governing Board shall adopt decisions and recommendations for which no express voting provision is made in this Agreement, as follows:
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.61.1.a (a) 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.61.1.a.i #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.61.1.a.ii #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.61.1.a.iii #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.61.1.b (b) by 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.61.1.b.i #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.61.2 2. Decisions mentioned in paragraph 1 (b) may provide:
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.61.2.a (a) that they shall not be binding on one or more 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.61.2.b (b) that they shall be binding only under certain conditions.
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.
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.
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.
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 Art.14.2 2. It shall be the function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties to keep under review the implementation of this Convention and the Protocols and, in particular
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.1 (i) to review gradually the inventories carried out by Contracting Parties and competent international organizations on the state of marine pollution and its effects in the Mediterranean Sea area;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.ii (ii) to consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties under Article 20;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.iii (iii) to adopt, review and amend as required the Annexes to this Convention and to the Protocols in accordance with the procedure established in Article 17;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.iv (iv) to make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Additional Protocols or any amendments to this Convention or the Protocols in accordance with the provisions of Articles 15 and 16;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.v (v) to establish working groups as required to consider any matters related to this Convention and the Protocols and Annexes;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.vi (vi) to consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and the Protocols.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.18 Article 18
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.18.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall adopt rules of procedure for their meetings and conferences envisaged in Articles 14, 15 and 16 above.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.18.2 2. The Contracting Parties shall adopt financial rules, prepared in consultation with the Organization, to determine, in particular, their financial participation.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.19 Article 19
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.19.1x Within the areas of their competence, the European Economic Community and any regional economic grouping referred to in Article 24 of this Convention shall exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their Member States which are Contracting Parties to this Convention and to one or more Protocols; the European Economic Community and any grouping as referred to above shall not exercise their right to vote in cases where the Member States concerned exercise theirs, and conversely.
2856 Supplementary Agreement To The Agreement Concerning the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine Against Pollution Art.3 According to Article 3 of the Supplementary Agreement
2856 Supplementary Agreement To The Agreement Concerning the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine Against Pollution Art.3.1 1. The delegation which holds the chair of the commission at the time of the entry into force of the Additional Agreement shall continue to preside until its three-year period of Office expires.
2856 Supplementary Agreement To The Agreement Concerning the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine Against Pollution Art.3.2 2. The details of the subsequent exercise of the chairmanship of the Commission by the delegations shall be worked out by the Commission in the light of its new composition and before the expiry of the period of office referred to in paragraph 1.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.1 Article 1 Establishment of a Union
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.1.1x The States party to this Treaty (hereinafter called "the Contracting States") constitute a Union for the international recognition of the deposit of microorganisms for the purposes of patent procedure.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.8 Article 8 Termination and Limitation of the Status of International Depositary Authority
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.8.1.a (1) (a) Any Contracting State or any intergovernmental industrial property organization may request the Assembly to terminate, or to limit to certain kinds of microorganisms, any authority's status of international depositary authority on the ground that the requirements specified in Article 6 have not been or are no longer complied with. However, such a request may not be made by a Contracting State or intergovernmental industrial property organization in respect of an international depositary authority for which it has made the declaration referred to in Article 7(1)(a).
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.8.1.b (b) Before making the request under subparagraph (a), the Contracting State or the intergovernmental industrial property organization shall, through the intermediary of the Director General, notify the reasons for the proposed request to the Contracting State or the intergovernmental industrial property organization which has made the communication referred to in Article 7(1) so that that State or organization may, within six months from the date of the said notification, take appropriate action to obviate the need for making the proposed request.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.8.1.c (c) Where the Assembly finds that the request is well founded, it shall decide to terminate, or to limit to certain kinds of microorganisms, the status of international depositary authority of the authority referred to in subparagraph (a). The decision of the Assembly shall require that a majority of two-thirds of the votes cast be in favor of the request.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.8.2.a (2) (a) The Contracting State or intergovernmental industrial property organization having made the declaration referred to in Article 7(1)(a) may, by a communication addressed to the Director General, withdraw its declaration either entirely or in respect only of certain kinds of microorganisms and in any event shall do so when and to the extent that its assurances are no longer applicable.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.8.2.b (b) Such a communication shall, from the date provided for in the Regulations, entail, where it relates to the entire declaration, the termination of the status of international depositary authority or, where it relates only to certain kinds of microorganisms, a corresponding limitation of such status.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.8.3 (3) The details of the procedure under paragraphs (1) and (2) are provided in the Regulations.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10 Article 10 Assembly
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.1.a (1) (a) The Assembly shall consist of the Contracting States.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.1.b (b) Each Contracting State shall be represented by one delegate, who may be assisted by alternate delegates, advisors, and experts.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.1.c (c) Each intergovernmental industrial property organization shall be represented by special observers in the meetings of the Assembly and any committee and working group established by the Assembly.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.1.d (d) Any State not member of the Union which is a member of the Organization or of the International (Paris) Union for the Protection of Industrial Property and any intergovernmental organization specialized in the field of patents other than an intergovernmental industrial property organization as defined in Article 2(v) may be represented by observers in the meetings of the Assembly and, if the Assembly so decides, in the meetings of any committee or working group established by the Assembly.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a (2) (a) The Assembly shall:
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.i (i) deal with all matters concerning the maintenance and development of the Union and the implementation of this Treaty;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.ii (ii) exercise such rights and perform such tasks as are specially conferred upon it or assigned to it under this Treaty;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.iii (iii) give directions to the Director General concerning the preparations for revision conferences;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.iv (iv) review and approve the reports and activities of the Director General concerning the Union, and give him all necessary instructions concerning matters within the competence of the Union;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.v (v) establish such committees and working groups as it deems appropriate to facilitate the work of the Union;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.vi (vi) determine, subject to paragraph (1)(d), which States other than Contracting States, which intergovernmental organizations other than intergovernmental industrial property organizations as defined in Article 2(v) and which international non-governmental organizations shall be admitted to its meetings as observers and to what extent international depositary authorities shall be admitted to its meetings as observers;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.vii (vii) take any other appropriate action designed to further the objectives of the Union;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.viii (viii) perform such other functions as are appropriate under this Treaty.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.b (b) With respect to matters which are of interest also to other Unions administered by the Organization, the Assembly shall make its decisions after having heard the advice of the Coordination Committee of the Organization.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.3 (3) A delegate may represent, and vote in the name of, one State only.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.4 (4) Each Contracting State shall have one vote.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.5.a (5) (a) One-half of the Contracting States shall constitute a quorum.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10..5b (b) In the absence of the quorum, the Assembly may make decisions but, with the exception of decisions concerning its own procedure, all such decisions shall take effect only if the quorum and the required majority are attained through voting by correspondence as provided in the Regulations.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.6.a (6) (a) Subject to Articles 8(1)(c), 12(4) and 14(2)(b), the decisions of the Assembly shall require a majority of the votes cast.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.6.b (b) Abstentions shall not be considered as votes.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.7.a (7) (a) The Assembly shall meet once in every second calendar year in ordinary session upon convocation by the Director General, preferably during the same period and at the same place as the General Assembly of the Organization.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.7.b (b) The Assembly shall meet in extraordinary session upon convocation by the Director General, either on his own initiative or at the request of one-fourth of the Contracting States.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.8 (8) The Assembly shall adopt its own rules of procedure.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11 Article 11 International Bureau
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.1 (1) The International Bureau shall:
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.1.i (i) perform the administrative tasks concerning the Union, in particular such tasks as are specifically assigned to it under this Treaty and the Regulations or by the Assembly;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.1.ii (ii) provide the secretariat of revision conferences, of the Assembly, of committees and working groups established by the Assembly, and of any other meeting convened by the Director General and dealing with matters of concern to the Union.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.2 (2) The Director General shall be the chief executive of the Union and shall represent the Union.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.3 (3) The Director General shall convene all meetings dealing with matters of concern to the Union.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.4.a (4) (a) The Director General and any staff member designated by him shall participate, without the right to vote, in all meetings of the Assembly, the committees and working groups established by the Assembly, and any other meeting convened by the Director General and dealing with matters of concern to the Union.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.4.b (b) The Director General, or a staff member designated by him, shall be ex officio secretary of the Assembly, and of the committees, working groups and other meetings referred to in subparagraph (a).
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.5.a (5) (a) The Director General shall, in accordance with the directions of the Assembly, make the preparations for revision conferences.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.5.b (b) The Director General may consult with intergovernmental and international non-governmental organizations concerning the preparations for revision conferences.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.5.c (c) The Director General and persons designated by him shall take part, without the right to vote, in the discussions at revision conferences.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.11.5.d (d) The Director General, or a staff member designated by him, shall be ex officio secretary of any revision conference.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.20 ARTICLE XX
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.20.0x Notwithstanding the fact that more adequate frequency for meetings can be established at a later date, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Contracting Parties shall convene meetings when deemed opportune or advisable, in order to establish the basic guidelines for common policies, for assessing and evaluating the general development or the process of Amazonian cooperation and for taking decisions designed to carry out the aims set out in this document.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.20.1 PARAGRAPH ONE: Meetings of Foreign Affairs Ministers shall be convened at the request of any of the Contracting Parties, provided that the request has the support of no fewer than four Member States.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.20.2 PARAGRAPH TWO: The first Meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers shall be held within a period of two years following the date of entry into force of this Treaty. The venue and date of the first meeting shall be established by agreement among the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the Contracting Parties.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.20.3 PARAGRAPH THREE: Designation of the host country for the meetings shall be by rotation and in alphabetical order.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.25 ARTICLE XXV
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.25.1x Decisions at meetings held in accordance with Articles XX and XXI shall always require the unanimous vote of the Member Countries of his Treaty. Decisions made at meetings held in accordance with Article XXIV shall always require the unanimous vote of the participating countries.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2 Article II
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.1 1. The Contracting Parties agree to establish and maintain an international organization whose object shall be to contribute through consultation and cooperation to the optimum utilization, rational management and conservation of the fishery resources of the Convention Area. This organization shall be known as the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization, hereinafter referred to as "the Organization", and shall carry out the functions set forth in this Convention.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2 2. The Organization shall consist of:
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2.a a) a General Council;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2.b b) a Scientific Council;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2.c c) a Fisheries Commission;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2.d d) a Secretariat.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.3 3. The Organization shall have legal personality and shall enjoy in its relations with other international organizations and in the territories of the Contracting Parties such legal capacity as may be necessary to perform its functions and achieve its ends. The immunities and privileges which the Organization and its officers shall enjoy in the territory of a Contracting Party shall be subject to agreement between the Organization and the Contracting Party concerned.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.4 4. The headquarters of the Organization shall be at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, or as such other place as may be decided by the General Council.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4 Article IV
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall be a member of the General Council and shall appoint to the Council not more than three representatives who may be accompanied at any of its meetings by alternates, experts and advisers.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.2 2. The General Council shall elect a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman, each of whom shall serve for a term of two years and shall be eligible for re-election but shall not serve for more than four years in succession. The Chairman shall be a representative of a Contracting Party that is a member of the Fisheries Commission and the Chairman and Vice-Chairman shall be representatives of different Contracting Parties.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.3 3. The Chairman shall be the President of the Organization and shall be its principal representative.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.4 4. The Chairman of the General Council shall convene a regular annual meeting of the Organization at a place decided upon by the General Council and which shall normally be in North America.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.5 5. Any meeting of the General Council, other than the annual meeting, may be called by the Chairman at such time and place as the Chairman may determine, upon the request of a Contracting Party with the concurrence of another Contracting Party.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.6 6. The General Council may establish such Committees and Subcommittees as it considers desirable for the exercise of its duties and functions.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5 Article V
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall have one vote in proceedings of the General Council.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.2 2. Except where otherwise provided, decisions of the General Council shall be taken by a majority of the votes of all Contracting Parties present and casting affirmative or negative votes, provided that no vote shall be taken unless there is a quorum of at least two-thirds of the Contracting Parties.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.3 3. The General Council shall adopt, and amend as occasion may require, rules for the conduct of its meetings and for the exercise of its functions.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.4 4. The General Council shall submit to the Contracting Parties an annual report of the activities of the Organization.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22 Article XXII
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature at Ottawa until 31 December 1978, by the Parties represented at the Diplomatic Conference on the Future of Multilateral Cooperation in the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries, held at Ottawa from 11 to 21 October 1977. It shall thereafter be open for accession.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.2 2. This Convention shall be subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the signatories and the instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval shall be deposited with the Government of Canada referred to in this Convention as "the Depositary".
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.3 3. This Convention shall enter into force upon the first day of January following the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval by not less than six Signatories, at least one of which exercises fisheries jurisdiction in waters forming part of the Convention Area.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.4 4. Any party which has not signed this Convention may accede thereto by a notification in writing to the Depositary. Accessions received by the Depositary prior to the date of entry into force of this Convention shall become effective on the date this Convention enters into force. Accessions received by the Depositary after the date of entry into force of this Convention shall become effective on the date of receipt by the Depositary.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.5 5. The Depositary shall inform all Signatories and all Contracting Parties of all ratifications, acceptances or approvals deposited and accessions received.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.22.6 6. The Depositary shall convene the initial meeting of the Organization to be held not more than six months after the coming into force of the Convention, and shall communicate the provisional agenda to each Contracting Party not less than one month before the date of the meeting.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10 Article 10
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.1 1. The representatives of the Contracting Parties shall, within the framework of the Senior Advisers to ECE Governments on Environmental Problems, constitute the Executive Body of the present Convention, and shall meet at least annually in that capacity.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2 2. The Executive Body shall:
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2.a (a) review the implementation of the present Convention;
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2.b (b) establish, as appropriate, working groups to consider matters related to the implementation and development of the present Convention and to this end to prepare appropriate studies and other documentation and to submit recommendations to be considered by the Executive Body;
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2.c (c) fulfil such other functions as may be appropriate under the provisions of the present Convention.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.3 3. The Executive Body shall utilize the Steering Body for the EMEP to play an integral part in the operation of the present Convention, in particular with regard to data collection and scientific cooperation.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.4 4. The Executive Body, in discharging its functions, shall, when it deems appropriate, also make use of information from other relevant international organizations.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7 Article VII
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.1 1. The Conference of the Parties shall be the decision-making organ of this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.2 2. The Secretariat shall call a meeting of the Conference of the Parties not later than two years after the entry into force of this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.3 3. Thereafter the Secretariat shall convene ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties at intervals of not more than three years, unless the Conference decides otherwise, and extraordinary meetings at any time on the written request of at least one-third of the Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall establish and keep under review the financial regulations of this Convention. The Conference of the Parties shall, at each of its ordinary meetings, adopt the budget for the next financial period. Each Party shall contribute to this budget according to a scale to be agreed upon by the Conference. Financial regulations, including the provisions on the budget and the scale of contributions as well as their modifications, shall be adopted by unanimous vote of the Parties present and voting.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5 5. At each of its meetings the Conference of the Parties shall review the implementation of this Convention and may in particular:
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.a a) review and assess the conservation status of migratory species;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.b b) review the progress made towards the conservation of migratory species, especially those listed in Appendices I and II;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.c c) make such provision and provide such guidance as may be necessary to enable the Scientific Council and the Secretariat to carry out their duties;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.d d) receive and consider any reports presented by the Scientific Council, the Secretariat, any Party or any standing body established pursuant to an Agreement;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.e e) make recommendations to the Parties for improving the conservation status of migratory species and review the progress being made under Agreements;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.f f) in those cases where an Agreement has not been concluded, make recommendations for the convening of meetings of the Parties that are Range States of a migratory species or group of migratory species to discuss measures to improve the conservation status of the species;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.g g) make recommendations to the Parties for improving the effectiveness of this Convention; and
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.5.h h) decide on any additional measure that should be taken to implement the objectives of this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.6 6. Each meeting of the Conference of the Parties should determine the time and venue of the next meeting.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.7 7. Any meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall determine and adopt rules of procedure for that meeting. Decisions at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall require a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting, except where otherwise provided for by this Convention.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.8 8. The United Nations, its Specialized Agencies, the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not a party to this Convention and, for each Agreement, the body designated by the parties to that Agreement, may be represented by observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9 9. Any agency or body technically qualified in protection, conservation and management of migratory species, in the following categories, which has informed the Secretariat of its desire to be represented at meetings of the Conference of the Parties by observers, shall be admitted unless at least one-third of the Parties present object:
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9.a a) international agencies or bodies, either governmental or non-governmental, and national governmental agencies and bodies; and
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9.b b) national non-governmental agencies or bodies which have been approved for this purpose by the State in which they are located.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.7.9.cx Once admitted, these observers shall have the right to participate but not to vote.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.1 ARTICLE I AGENCY
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.1.1 1. There is hereby established a South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.1.2 2. The Agency shall consist of a Forum Fisheries Committee and a Secretariat.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.1.3 3. The seat of the Agency shall be at Honiara, Solomon Islands.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.2 ARTICLE II MEMBERSHIP
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.2.1x Membership of the Agency shall be open to:
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.2.1x.a (a) members of the South Pacific Forum
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.2.1x.b (b) other states or territories in the region on the recommendation of the Committee and with the approval of the Forum.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4 ARTICLE IV COMMITTEE
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4.1 1. The Committee shall hold a regular session at least once every year. A special session shall be held at any time at the request of at least four Parties. The Committee shall endeavor to take decisions by consensus.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4.2 2. Where consensus is not possible each Party shall have one vote and decisions shall be taken by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4.3 3. The Committee shall adopt such rules of procedure and other internal administrative regulations as it considers necessary.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4.4 4. The committee may establish such sub-committees, including technical and budget sub-committees as it may consider necessary.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4.5 5. The South Pacific Bureau for Economic Co-operation (SPEC) may participate in the work of the Committee. States, territories and other international organizations may participate as observers in accordance with such criteria as the Committee may determine.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.8 ARTICLE VIII LEGAL STATUS, PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.8.1 1. The Agency shall have legal personality and in particular the capacity to contract, to acquire and dispose of movable and immovable property and to sue and be sued.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.8.2 2. The Agency shall be immune from suit and other legal process and its premises, archives and property shall be inviolable.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.8.3 3. Subject to approval by the Committee the Agency shall promptly conclude an agreement with the Government of Solomon Islands providing for such privileges and immunities as may be necessary for the proper discharge of the functions of the Agency.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.1 Article 1
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.1.1 1.By this Convention, the High Contracting Parties decide to change the River Niger Commission to "Niger Basin Authority" hereinafter referred to as "the Authority".
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.1.2 2.The Authority is established in lieu of the River Niger Commission established by the Agreement Relating to the River Niger Commission and to Navigation and Transports on the River Niger, made in Niamey on 25th November 1964, and revised in Niamey on 2nd February 1968 and on 15th June 1973 and in Lagos on 26th January 1979.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.1.3 3.The Authority inherits all the assets and assumes all the obligations of the River Niger Commission.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.1.4 4.The Headquarters of the Authority shall be in Niamey, Republic of Niger.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.2 Article 2 COMPOSITION OF THE AUTHORITY
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.2.1x The Riparian States of the Niger River, its tributaries and sub-tributaries, who are signatories of this Convention are members of the Authority and hereafter referred to as "Member States".
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Sect.2 Chapter II AIM AND OBJECTIVES OF THE AUTHORITY
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5 Article 5 INSTITUTIONS
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5.1 1.The institutions of the Authority shall be as follows:
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5.1.a (a) The Summit of Heads of State and Government;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5.1.b (b) The Council of Ministers;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5.1.c (c) The Technical Committee of Experts;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5.1.d (d) The Executive Secretariat and its specialised Organs.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.6 Article 6 THE SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT-COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONS
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.6.1 1.The Summit of Heads of State and Government hereinafter referred to as "the Summit" is the supreme organ of orientation and decision.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.6.2 2.The Summit is made up of Heads of State and Government or their duly accredited Representatives.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.6.3 3.The Summit shall define the general orientation of the development policy of the Authority and ensure the control of its executive functions with a view to achieving its objectives.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.6.4 4.It shall meet once every two years in ordinary Session in the member State holding the Chairmanship. The quorum shall be the simple majority.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.6.5 5.The Summit may meet in extraordinary Session at the request of the Current Chairman or a member State on the unanimous agreement of other member States.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.6.6 6.The decisions and the directives of the Summit shall commit all the Institutions of the Authority.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.6.7 7.The Summit shall definitely pronounce judgment on any matter which has not been resolved at the level of Council of Ministers.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.6.8 8.Except otherwise decided, the Summit shall elect a Chairman for two years by rotation among member States according to the French alphabetical order by country. Between two sessions he shall represent the Summit and take decisions within his powers in the interest and for a harmonious operation of the Organization.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.16 Article 16 IMMUNITIES; PRIVILEGES AND ADVANTAGES
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.16.1 1.The Authority as an Inter-Governmental Institution shall enjoy legal personality.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.16.2 2.The Authority shall have in the territory of each member State:
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.16.2.a (a) The legal capacity required for the performance of its functions under this Convention;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.16.2.b (b) The power to acquire, enjoy and dispose of movable and immovable property;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.16.2.c (c) The right to institute legal proceedings.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.16.3 3.In the exercise of its legal capacity under this Article the Authority shall be represented by the Executive Secretary.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.16.4 4.The Executive Secretary and his Deputy shall be accorded diplomatic privileges and immunities by the member States. The other staff of the Commission shall be accorded such privileges and immunities as accorded to officials of the Organization of African Unity of equivalent status.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3 ARTICLE 3
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.1 1. For the purposes of this Convention the Contracting Parties agree to establish and maintain a North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission, hereinafter referred to as "the Commission".
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.2 2. The Commission shall have legal personality and shall enjoy in its relations with other international organisations and in the territories of the Contracting Parties such legal capacity as may be necessary to perform its functions and achieve its ends.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.3 3. Each Contracting Party shall appoint to the Commission not more than two representatives who may be accompanied at any of its meetings by experts and advisers.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.4 4. The Commission shall elect its own President and not more than two Vice Presidents.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.5 5. The Office of the Commission shall be in London.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.6 6. Except when the Commission determines otherwise, it shall meet once a year in London at such time as it decides; provided, however, that upon the request of a Contracting Party and subject to the concurrence of three other Contracting Parties, the President shall, as soon as practicable, convene a meeting at such time and place as he may determine.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.7 7. The Commission shall appoint its own Secretary and such other staff as it may require.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.8 8. The Commission may set up such Committees and other subsidiary bodies as it considers desirable for the exercise of its duties and functions.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.9 9. Each Contracting party shall have one vote in the Commission. Decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a simple majority, or, if this Convention specifically requires a qualified majority, by a two-thirds majority of the votes of all Contracting Parties present and casting affirmative or negative votes, provided that no vote shall be taken unless there is a quorum of at least two thirds of the Contracting Parties. 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.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.10 10. Subject to the provisions of this Article, the Commission shall adopt its own Rules of Procedure, including provisions for the election of the President and Vice-Presidents and their terms of office.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.11 11. Reports of the proceedings of the Commission shall be transmitted as soon as possible to the Contracting Parties in English and French.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17 ARTICLE 17
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall pay the expenses of its own delegation to all meetings held under this Convention.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.2 2. At its first meeting the Commission shall adopt a budget for its first financial year. At this meeting the Commission may also, as appropriate, adopt a budget for the second financial year.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.3 3. At each annual session the Commission shall adopt a budget for the following financial year and a budget estimate for the financial year following thereafter. A draft budget and draft budget estimate shall be submitted by the President of the Commission to the Contracting Parties not less than 40 days before the meeting of the Commission at which they are to be considered.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.4 4. The Commission shall determine the contributions due from each Contracting Party under the annual budgets according to the following formula:
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.4.a (a) one-third of the budget shall be divided equally among the Contracting Parties,
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.4.b (b) two-thirds of the budget shall be divided among the Contracting Parties in proportion of their nominal catches in the Convention Area, on the basis of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea definitive catch statistics for the calendar year ending not more than 24 and not less than 18 months before the beginning of the budget year,
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.4.c (c) however, the annual contribution of any Contracting Party which has a population of less than 300,000 inhabitants shall be limited to a maximum of 5% of the total budget. When this contribution is so limited, the remaining part of the budget shall be divided among the other Contracting Parties in accordance with sub-paragraph (a) and (b). This rule shall be effective for the first five budget years of the Commission and thereafter it shall be subject to annual review by the Commission which may change it by a decision adopted by a three-fourths majority of all Contracting Parties.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.5 5. The Commission shall notify each Contracting Party of the contribution due from that Party as determined under paragraph 4 and of the date as determined by the Commission by which this contribution shall be paid.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.6 6. The contribution of a Contracting Party which has acceded to this Convention during the course of a financial year shall, in respect of that year, be a part proportional to the number of complete months remaining in the year of the annual contribution calculated in accordance with paragraph 4.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.7 7. Contributions shall be payable in the currency of the country in which the Office of the Commission is located.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.8 8. A Contracting Party which has not paid by the date determined by the Commission its contributions for two years shall not enjoy the right of casting votes and of making objections under this Convention until it has fulfilled its obligations, unless, at the request of the Contracting Party concerned, the Commission decides otherwise.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.17.9 9. The Commission shall adopt rules for the conduct of its financial affairs.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.16 Article 16
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.16.1 1. A conference of States Parties shall be convened by the depositary of five years after the entry into force of this Convention to review the implementation of the Convention and its adequacy as concerns the preamble, the whole of the operative part and the annexes in the light of the then prevailing situation.
2911 Convention On The Physical Protection Of Nuclear Material Art.16.2 2. At intervals of not less than five years thereafter, the majority of States Parties may obtain, by submitting a proposal to this effect to the depositary, the convening of further conferences with the same objective.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12 Article Xll
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.1x The High Contracting Parties shall hold ordinary sessions at least every two years and extraordinary sessions at any time whenever two or more of them so request.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.3x The ordinary sessions shall be held at the same time as those of the Co-ordinating Commission for Scientific Research of the Permanent Commission of the South Pacific, or its Legal Commission.
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.4x At ordinary sessions, the High Contracting Parties shall examine, inter alia, the following points:
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.4x.a (a) The extent to which this Agreement is being implemented, the effectiveness of the measures taken and the need to develop other kinds of activities;
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.4x.b (b) The advisability of amending or revising the annex to this Agreement, and of modifying or expanding any resolutions adopted in pursuance thereof; and
2932 Agreement On Regional Cooperation In Combating Pollution Of The Southeast Pacific By Oil And Other Harmful Substances In Cases Of Emergency Art.12.4x.c (c) The performance of any other function which may assist in achieving the purposes of this Agreement.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17 Article 17 MEETINGS OF THE CONTRACTING PARTIES
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17.1 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, supported by at least three other Contracting Parties.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17.2 2. It shall be the function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties to keep under review the implementation of this Convention and its related protocols and, in particular:
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17.2.i (i)To consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties under article 22;
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17.2.ii (ii)To adopt, review and amend as required annexes to this Convention and to its related protocols, in accordance with the provisions of article 20;
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.17.2.iii (iii)To make recommendations
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.18 Article 18 ADOPTION OF ADDITIONAL PROTOCOLS
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.18.1 1. The Contracting Parties, at a conference of plenipotentiaries, may adopt additional protocols to this Convention pursuant to paragraph 2 of article 4.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.18.2 2. A conference of plenipotentiaries shall be convened for the purpose of adopting additional protocols by the Organization at the request of not less than two thirds of the Contracting Parties.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.18.3 3. Pending the entry into force of this Convention, the Organization may, after consulting with the signatories to this Convention, convene a conference of plenipotentiaries for the purpose of adopting additional protocols.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.21 Article 21 RULES OF PROCEDURE AND FINANCIAL RULES
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.21.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall adopt rules of procedure for their meetings and conferences envisaged in articles 17 and 18 above.
2926 Convention For Cooperation In The Protection And Development Of The Marine And Coastal Environment Of The West And Central African Region Art.21.2 2. The Contracting Parties shall adopt financial rules, prepared in consultation with the Organization, to determine, in particular, their financial participation.
3076 First Arrangement Implementing The Nauru Agreement Setting Forth Minimum Terms And Conditions Of Access To The Fisheries Zones Of The Parties Art.5 Article V
3076 First Arrangement Implementing The Nauru Agreement Setting Forth Minimum Terms And Conditions Of Access To The Fisheries Zones Of The Parties Art.5.1 1. The Parties shall seek the assistance of the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency in providing secretariat services for implementing and coordinating the provisions of this Agreement.
3076 First Arrangement Implementing The Nauru Agreement Setting Forth Minimum Terms And Conditions Of Access To The Fisheries Zones Of The Parties Art.5.2 2. An annual meeting of the Parties shall be convened preceding or following the regular session of the Forum Fisheries Committee in order to promote the implementation of this Agreement. Additional meetings may be convened at the request of three or more Parties. Such requests shall be communicated to the Director of the Forum Fisheries Agency who will inform the other Parties.
3076 First Arrangement Implementing The Nauru Agreement Setting Forth Minimum Terms And Conditions Of Access To The Fisheries Zones Of The Parties Art.5.3 3. With the concurrence of the Parties, members of the South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency, not Parties to this Agreement, may attend - as observers -the meetings referred to in this Article.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16 Article XVI REGIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE RED SEA AND GULF OF ADEN ENVIRONMENT
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.1 1. A Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Environment, the permanent headquarters of which shall be located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is hereby established.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.2 2. The Organization shall consist of the following organs:
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.2.a (a) A Council comprised of a representative of each Contracting Party;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.2.b (b) A General Secretariat;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.2.c (c) A Committee for the Settlement of Disputes whose composition, terms of reference and rules of procedure shall be decided by the Council.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.3 3. The Organization shall enjoy, in the territory of each Contracting Party, all legal qualifications necessary for the discharge of its duties and the performance of all activities concerned with the achievement of its aims.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.17 Article XVII THE COUNCIL
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.17.1.a 1. (a) Membership of the Council shall be made up of the Contracting Parties, each Contracting Party having one vote in the meetings of the Council.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.17.1.b (b) Meetings of the Council shall be attended by the Director General of ALECSO or his delegate.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.17.2 2. The Council shall hold one ordinary meeting every year, and may hold extraordinary meetings in accordance with its rules of procedure. Meetings shall be convened at the headquarters of the Organization or at any place as prescribed by its internal regulations or by the Council. The Chairmanship of the Council shall be given to each Contracting Party, in turn, in the Arabic alphabetical order starting with the Depositary State. The term of office of the Chairman shall be one year.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.17.3 3. Two thirds of the Council membership shall constitute a quorum for its meetings.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.17.4 4. The voting procedure in the Council shall be as follows:
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.17.4.a (a) Decisions on important matters shall be taken by a unanimous vote of the Contracting Parties present and voting;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.17.4.b (b) Decisions on procedural matters shall be taken by a two-thirds majority vote of the Contracting Parties present and voting.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18 Article XVIII DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x The Council shall have the duties and functions necessary to achieve the objectives of this Convention and its protocols, and in particular:
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.a (a) To adopt its internal regulations;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.b (b) To keep under review the implementation of the Convention and its protocols, and the action plan adopted for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.c (c) To make recommendations regarding the adoption of any additional protocols or any amendments to the Convention or to its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.d (d) To adopt, review and amend, as required, the annexes to this Convention and to its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.e (e) To adopt and conclude agreements with States or with organizations with similar purposes or interests within the aims of this Convention and for the achievement of its purposes and which the Council deems necessary for the discharge of its duties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.f (f) To review and evaluate the state of the marine environment and coastal areas on the basis of reports provided by the Contracting Parties, or by the international organizations concerned;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.g (g) To establish subsidiary bodies and ad hoc working groups, as required, to consider any matters related to this Convention and its protocols or related to the annexes of this Convention and its protocols or related to the action plan;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.h (h) To consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties and reports prepared by the General Secretariat on questions relating to the Convention and to matters relevant to the administration of the Organization and to decide upon them;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.i (i) To endeavour to settle any differences or disputes between the Contracting Parties as to the interpretation or implementation of this Convention or its protocols or annexes;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.j (j) To appoint the Secretary General;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.k (k) To adopt and issue its rules of procedure, administrative and financial regulations guided by the constitution and regulations of ALECSO. The Council may adopt or amend any other regulations necessary for the discharge of its duties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.l (l) To adopt the financial rules which determine, in particular, the contributions of the Contracting Parties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.m (m) To adopt the financial budget of the Organization;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.n (n) To adopt the projects and budgets for the Organization activities;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.o (o) To approve a report on the work and activities of the Organization to be submitted for information to the ALECSO General Conference;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.p (p) To define and develop relations between the Organization and Arab organizations or bodies;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.q (q) To perform any additional functions necessary for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols or which the Council deems necessary for the discharge of its duties.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19 Article XIX THE GENERAL SECRETARIAT
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.1 1. The Secretary General shall head the General Secretariat and perform the functions necessary for the management of the Convention and its protocols, annexes, the action plan and the work of the General Secretariat;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2 2. The General Secretariat shall have the duties and powers necessary to achieve the purposes of this Convention and its protocols and to execute the action plan, according to decisions of the Council, and in particular:
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.a (a) To prepare for and convene the meetings of the Council and its subsidiary bodies and ad hoc working groups;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.b (b) To transmit to the Contracting Parties notifications, reports and other information received;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.c (c) To consider inquiries by, and information from, the Contracting Parties and to consult with them on questions relating to this Convention and its protocols, annexes and the action plan;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.d (d) To prepare and submit reports on matters relating to this Convention, its protocols, annexes and the action plan or relating to the administration of the Organization;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.e (e) To establish, maintain and disseminate an up-to-date collection of national laws concerning the conservation of the marine environment of all Contracting Parties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.f (f) To provide technical assistance and advice for the drafting of appropriate national legislation for the effective implementation of this Convention and its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.g (g) To organize and co-ordinate training programmes in areas related to the implementation of this Convention, its protocols and the action plan;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.h (h) To perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by the Council for the implementation of this Convention, its protocols and the action plan.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3 ARTICLE 3
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.1 1. There is hereby established an international organization that shall be known as the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization, hereinafter referred to as the "Organization".
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.2 2. The objective of the Organization shall be to contribute through consultation and co-operation to the conservation, restoration, enhancement and rational management of salmon stocks subject to this Convention, taking into account the best scientific evidence available to it.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3 3. The Organization shall consist of:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3.a (a) a Council,
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3.b (b) three regional Commissions:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3.b.ix - a North American Commission,
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3.b.iix #NAME?
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3.b.iiix #NAME?
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3.c (c) a Secretary.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.4 4. The areas of the Commissions shall be as follows:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.4.a (a) North American Commission: maritime waters within areas of fisheries jurisdiction of coastal States off the east coast of North America;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.4.b (b) West Greenland Commission: maritime waters within the area of fisheries jurisdiction off the coast of West Greenland west of a line drawn along 44° W longitude south to 59° N latitude, thence due east to 42° W longitude and thence due south; and
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.4.c (c) North-East Atlantic Commission: maritime waters east of the line referred to in subparagraph (b).
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.5 5. The Organization shall have legal personality and shall enjoy in the territories of the Parties and in its relations with other international organizations such legal capacity as may be necessary to perform its functions and achieve its ends. The immunities and privileges which the Organization, its officers and staff and representatives of the Parties shall enjoy in the territory of a State shall be subject to agreement between the Organization and the State concerned.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.6 6. The official languages of the Organization shall be English and French.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.7 7. The office of the Organization shall be at Edinburgh or at such other place as the Council may decide.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.5 ARTICLE 5
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.5.1 1. Each Party shall be a member of the Council and may appoint to the Council not more than three representatives who may be accompanied at its meetings by experts and advisers.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.5.2 2. The Council shall elect a President and Vice-President who shall serve for two years. They shall be eligible for re-election, provided that they not serve for more than four years in succession in each office. The President and Vice-President shall not be representatives of the same Party.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.5.3 3. The President of the Council shall be the principal representative of the Organization.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.5.4 4. The President shall convene a regular annual meeting of the Council and the Commissions at a time and place determined by the Council.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.5.5 5. Upon the request of a Party with the concurrence of another Party the President shall call meetings of the Council other than annual meetings at such time and place as the President may determine.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.5.6 6. The Council shall submit to the Parties an annual report of the activities of the Organization.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.6 ARTICLE 6
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.6.1 1. The Council shall adopt its rules of procedure.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.6.2 2. Each member of the Council shall have one vote in its proceedings.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.6.3 3. Except where otherwise provided, decisions of the Council shall be taken by a three-quarters majority of the votes of the members present and casting an affirmative or negative vote. No vote shall be taken unless two thirds of the members are present.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16 ARTICLE 16
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.1 1. The Council shall adopt an annual budget for the Organization. The Secretary shall transmit a draft budget to the Parties, together with a schedule of contributions, not later than 60 days before the meeting of the Council at which the budget is to be considered.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.2 2. The Council shall determine the annual contribution of each Party according to the following formula:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.2.a (a) 30% of the budget shall be divided equally among the Parties; and
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.2.b (b) 70% of the budget shall be divided among the Parties in proportion to their nominal catches of salmon subject to this Convention in the calendar year ending not more than 18 months and not less than 6 months before the beginning of the financial year.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.3 3. The Secretary shall notify each Party of its contribution. Contributions shall be paid not later than four months after the date of such notification.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.4 4. Contributions shall be payable in the currency of the State in which the office of the Organization is located, unless the Council decides otherwise.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.5 5. The contribution of a Party for which this Convention has entered into force during the course of a financial year shall for that year be a part of the annual contribution proportional to the number of complete months remaining in the year from the date of entry into force for that Party.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.6 6. A Party which has not paid its contributions for two consecutive years shall not be entitled to vote under this Convention until it has fulfilled its obligations, unless the Council decides otherwise.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.16.7 7. The financial affairs of the Organization shall be audited annually by external auditors to be selected by the Council.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17 ARTICLE 17
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature at Reykjavik from 2 March to 31 August 1982 by Canada, Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands, the European Economic Community, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the United States of America.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.2 2. This Convention shall be subject to ratification or approval.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.3 3. This Convention shall be open for accession by the parties referred to in paragraph 1 and, subject to the approval of the Council, by any other State that exercises fisheries jurisdiction in the North Atlantic Ocean or is a State of origin for salmon stocks subject to this Convention.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.4 4. Instruments of ratification, approval or accession shall be deposited with the Depositary.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.5 5. This Convention shall enter into force on the first day of the month following the deposit of instruments of ratification, approval or accession by four Parties, provided that among the four Parties are two members of each Commission and that at least one of the two members of each Commission exercises fisheries jurisdiction in the Commission area.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.6 6. For each Party ratifying, approving or acceding to this Convention after the deposit of the requisite instruments of ratification, approval or accession under paragraph 5, it shall enter into force on the date of entry into force of the Convention or on the date of deposit of the instrument of ratification, approval or accession, whichever is the later.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.7 7. The Depositary shall inform the signatories and acceding Parties of the deposit of all instruments of ratification, approval and accession and shall notify the signatories and acceding parties of the date and the Parties in respect of which Convention enters into force.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.17.8 8. The Depositary shall call the first meeting of the Council and the Commissions as soon as practicable after the entry into force of this Convention.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.1 Article 1 - NAME
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.1.1x The Latin American States represented at the third Annual Meeting of Ministers responsible for matters concerning fisheries create the Latin American Organization for Fishery Development, the abbreviation of which is OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.1.2x OLDEPESCA shall have international legal personality, and shall be governed by the provisions of this Agreement and Regulations made hereunder.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.2 Article 2 - HEADQUARTERS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.2.1x The headquarters of OLDEPESCA will be located in the city of Lima, Peru.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.6 Article 6 - MEMBERSHIP
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.6.1x The members of OLDEPESCA shall be those States belonging to the Latin American Economic System which sign and ratify [or] which accede to the present Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.9 Article 9 - ORGANS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.9.1x OLDEPESCA consists of the following organs:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.9.1x.a a. Conference of Ministers
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.9.1x.b b. Governing Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.9.1x.c c. Executive Management Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Sect.3.1 First Section. Conference of Ministers
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.10 Article 10 - COMPOSITION
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.10.1x The Conference of Ministers is the supreme authority of the Organization. It consists of Ministers or Secretaries of State who are responsible for matters related to the fishery sector, who may attend the Conference with such experts and advisors as they may deem necessary.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.10.2x In the event a Minister is unable to attend a meeting, he may be represented by a delegate appointed expressly for this purpose.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.12 Article 12 - MEETINGS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.12.1x The Conference of Ministers shall hold a regular meeting once a year. It may also hold extraordinary meetings at the request of at least one half plus one of the Member States. The meetings shall be convened by the Executive Director and shall be held at OLDEPESCA Headquarters, except when otherwise agreed upon by the Conference of Ministers.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.12.2x The Conference of Ministers shall elect a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman. The Executive Director shall act as Secretary of the said Conference.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.12.3x At the first ordinary meeting of the Conference of Ministers, the first Chairman and Vice-Chairman shall be elected by consensus. Should there be no consensus those officers shall be elected by a vote of no less than two thirds of the Member States present.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.12.4x The Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Conference of Ministers shall act in those capacities until the following Regular Meeting and shall preside over the extraordinary meetings to be held during this period.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.12.5x Afterwards, the offices of Chairman and the Vice-Chairman shall be held successively by the Minister of each country in alphabetical order according to the Spanish language.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.12.6x During the exercise of his functions, the Chairman or whoever is acting as such, shall be replaced as a representative of his Government by the delegate appointed to this end.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.12.7x During the meetings of the Conference of Ministers, the Permanent Secretariat of SELA shall act as observer, as may all those countries or international organizations the Conference may invite. The Conference may also hold meetings that may be attended only by its members.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.13 Article 13 - QUORUM
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.13.1x The Conference of Ministers may hold meetings only with the attendance of at least one half plus one of its members.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.14 Article 14 - THE RESOLUTIONS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.14.1x The Conference shall express its will through Resolutions. Each country shall have one vote. The Resolutions shall be adopted by a majority of no less than two thirds of the Member Countries present in the cases set out in subparagraphs (a), (c), (f), (j), (m) of Article 11. In other cases Resolutions shall be adopted by a majority of no less than one half plus one of the Member Countries present.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Sect.3.2 Second Section. Governing Board
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21 Article 21 - FUNCTIONS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x The Executive Director is the highest executive officer of OLDEPESCA. His functions are as follows:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.a a. To carry out policies of OLDEPESCA within the objectives of the Organization and the resolutions of the Conference of Ministers.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.b b. To prepare the Program of Activities of OLDEPESCA and its Budget to be submitted to the Governing Board and to the Conference of Ministers.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.c c. To adopt the technical and administrative measures necessary to hold the Conference of Ministers and the Governing Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.d d. To prepare, in close coordination with the countries, the technical proposals to be considered by the Governing Board and the Conference of Ministers.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.e e. To act as Secretary at the Meeting of the Conference of Ministers and the Governing Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.f f. To engage and dismiss from office the personnel he may deem necessary for the efficient performance of the functions of OLDEPESCA and the advisers required to carry out the Program of Activities.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.g g. To propose to the Governing Board the creation of Technical Committees and systems of cooperation he may deem necessary for the formulation and execution of specific projects.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.h h. To receive contributions from Member Countries and to manage the assets of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.i i. To draft and submit for consideration to the Board the financial reports of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.j j. To propose and to hire external auditing services for each financial report according to Article 16 (c) of the present Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.k k. To represent OLDEPESCA before the different governments, conferences and other forums related to the Organization. Similarly, to be its legal representative.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.l l. To attend without the right to vote the Meetings of the Conference of Ministers and the Governing Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.m m. To exercise the powers vested upon him expressly by the Conference of Ministers or Governing Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.n n. To propose to the Conference of Ministers or to the Governing Board the measures to be adopted which may contribute to a better organization and operation of the Executive Management Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.n? ñ. To make such financial arrangements as are in keeping with the mandates of the Conference of Ministers and Organization policies for the adequate development of the Organization and its Program of Activities.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.o o. To sign international technical cooperation agreements approved by the Governing Board and by the Conference of Ministers to achieve the objectives of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.21.1x.p p. To appoint or remove the Assistant Executive Director informing the Governing Board and the Conference of Ministers so the latter may pronounce on it.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.25 Article 25 - LEGAL CAPACITY
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.25.1x OLDEPESCA shall have international legal personality and capacity to hire, purchase and transfer personal property or real estate as well as to institute judicial proceedings for the achievement of its objectives, according to the domestic laws of the States where such capacity is exercised.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1 Article l.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x There is hereby created a Joint Organisation of Co-operation for the Development of the Gambia River Basin, whose headquarters shall be located at Kaolack in the Republic of Senegal. It can be transferred to any other location by a decision of the Heads of State and Government.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax This Organisation is charged with the responsibility:
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax.1 (1) To apply the Convention relating to the status of the River Gambia.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax.2 (2) To promote and to co-ordinate the studies and works for the development of the Gambia River Basin within the national territories of the member States of the organization.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax.3 (3) To execute such technical and economic projects as the member States would wish to assign to it. In order to realize this objective, the Organisation may receive donations, obtain loans and launch appeals for technical assistance with the consent of the Council of Ministers.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3 Article 3.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.0x The permanent bodies of the Organisation for the Development of the Gambia River Basin shall be:
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.1 1. The Conference of Heads of State and Government
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.2 2. The Council of Ministers
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.3 3. The High Commission
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.4 4. The Permanent Water Commission
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.5 5. Such other organs which may be deemed necessary for the realisation of the programme of the Organisation.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Sect.4 IV. CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.4 Article 4.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.4.1x The Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Organisation shall be the supreme organ of the Organisation. It shall define the policies of co-operation and development of the Organisation. It shall take decisions concerning the political, economic, and general interests of the Organisation and all decisions relating to its objectives.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.5 Article 5.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.5.1x The Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Organisation shall hold its ordinary session once a year. It may be convened into an extraordinary session on the initiative of its Chairman or at the request of a member State.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.5.2x Decisions shall be taken by the unanimous vote of all members.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.6 Article 6.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.6.1x The decisions adopted by the Conference shall be binding on all member States, who are obliged to see to their implementation.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.7 Article 7.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.7.1x The Chairmanship of the Conference of Heads of State and Government shall be in rotation and shall last for two years for each Head of State and Government.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Sect.5 V. THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.18 Article 18 [2]
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.18.1x The Secretary General, Directors and Advisers shall be appointed by the Council of Ministers on the recommendation of the High Commissioner. Their functions shall be terminated in like manner.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.18.2x The Secretary General, who is senior in rank to the Directors, shall act for the High Commissioner in the event of absence or indisposibility.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.18.3x The Secretary General and Directors, aside from their attributions, shall assume the following functions:
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.18.3x.i - the complete briefing of the High Commissioner on the running of the services;
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.18.3x.ii #NAME?
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Sect.7 VII. THE PERMANENT WATER COMMISSION
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.21 Article 21.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.21.1x Any riparian State of the River Gambia may join the Organisation. To this effect it shall address a written request to the State retaining the instruments of ratification, who will inform the other member States.
2949 Agreement Between South Africa, Swaziland And Mozambique Relative To The Establishment Of A Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee Regarding Rivers Of Common Interest Art.1 Article 1
2949 Agreement Between South Africa, Swaziland And Mozambique Relative To The Establishment Of A Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee Regarding Rivers Of Common Interest Art.1.1x The Contracting Parties shall establish a Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee.
2949 Agreement Between South Africa, Swaziland And Mozambique Relative To The Establishment Of A Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee Regarding Rivers Of Common Interest Art.2 Article 2
2949 Agreement Between South Africa, Swaziland And Mozambique Relative To The Establishment Of A Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee Regarding Rivers Of Common Interest Art.2.1x The Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee (hereinafter referred to as "the TPTC") shall consist of three representatives from each Government one of whom shall be nominated chairman, and each Government will have power to co-opt additional suitable persons to take part in the discussions as advisors. The chairmanship and the venue of meetings shall rotate among the Republic of South Africa and the Kingdom of Swaziland and the People's Republic of Mozambique.
2949 Agreement Between South Africa, Swaziland And Mozambique Relative To The Establishment Of A Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee Regarding Rivers Of Common Interest Art.3 Article 3
2949 Agreement Between South Africa, Swaziland And Mozambique Relative To The Establishment Of A Tripartite Permanent Technical Committee Regarding Rivers Of Common Interest Art.3.1x The three Chairmen shall convene the TPTC as and when circumstances require. Six members of the Committee shall form a quorum for any meeting, provided at least two representatives of each Government are present at such meetings. All conclusions and recommendations by the TPTC shall be by consensus.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.3 Article 3
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.3.1 1. The International Tropical Timber Organization is hereby established to administer the provisions and supervise the operation of this Agreement.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.3.2 2. The Organization shall function through the International Tropical Timber Council established under article 6, the committees and other subsidiary bodies referred to in article 24, and the Executive Director and staff.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.3.3 3. The Council shall, at its first session, decide on the location of the headquarters of the Organization.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.3.4 4. The headquarters of the Organization shall at all times be located in the territory of a member.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.4 Article 4
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.4.1x There shall be two categories of membership in the Organization, namely:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.4.1x.a (a) Producing; and
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.4.1x.b (b) Consuming.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.5 Article 5
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.5.1 1. Any reference in this Agreement to "Governments" shall be construed as including the European Economic Community and any other intergovernmental organization having responsibilities in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements, in particular commodity agreements. Accordingly, any reference in this Agreement to signature, ratification, acceptance or approval, or to notification of provisional application, or to accession shall, in the case of such intergovernmental organizations, be construed as including a reference to signature, ratification, acceptance or approval, or to notification of provisional application, or to accession, by such intergovernmental organizations.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.5.2 2. In the case of voting on matters within their competence, such intergovernmental organizations shall vote with a number of votes equal to the total number of votes attributable to their member States in accordance with article 10. In such cases, the member States of such intergovernmental organizations shall not be entitled to exercise their individual voting rights.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Sect.5.2 CHAPTER IV - INTERNATIONAL TROPICAL TIMBER COUNCIL
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.6 Article 6
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.6.1 1. The highest authority of the Organization shall be the International Tropical Timber Council, which shall consist of all the members of the Organization.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.6.2 2. Each member shall be represented in the Council by one representative and may designate alternates and advisers to attend sessions of the Council.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.6.3 3. An alternate representative shall be empowered to act and vote on behalf of the representative during the latter's absence or in special circumstances.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.7 Article 7
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.7.1 1. The Council shall exercise all such powers and perform or arrange for the performance of all such functions as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this Agreement.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.7.2 2. The Council shall, by special vote, adopt such rules and regulations as are necessary to carry out the provisions of this Agreement, including its own rules of procedure and the financial and staff regulations of the Organization. Such financial regulations shall, inter alia, govern the receipt and expenditure of funds under the Administrative and Special Accounts. The Council may, in its rules of procedure, provide for a procedure whereby it may, without meeting, decide specific questions.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.7.3 3. The Council shall keep such records as are required for the performance of its functions under this Agreement.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.8 Article 8
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.8.1 1. The Council shall elect for each calendar year a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman, whose salaries shall not be paid by the Organization.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.8.2 2. The Chairman and the Vice-Chairman shall be elected, one from among the representatives of producing members and the other from among the representatives of consuming members. These offices shall alternate each year between the two categories of members, provided, however, that this shall not prohibit the re-election of either or both, under exceptional circumstances, by special vote of the Council.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.8.3 3. In the temporary absence of the Chairman, the Vice-Chairman shall act in his place. In the temporary absence of both the Chairman and the Vice-Chairman, or in the absence of one or both of them for the rest of the term for which they were elected, the Council may elect new officers from among the representatives of the producing members and/or from among the representatives of the consuming members, as the case may be, on a temporary basis or for the rest of the term for which the predecessor or predecessors were elected.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9 Article 9
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.1 1. As a general rule, the Council shall hold at least one regular session a year.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.2 2. The Council shall meet in special session whenever it so decides or at the request of:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.2.a (a) The Executive Director, in agreement with the Chairman of the Council; or
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.2.b (b) A majority of producing members or a majority of consuming members; or
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.2.c (c) Members holding at least 500 votes.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.3 3. Sessions of the Council shall be held at the headquarters of the Organization unless the Council, by special vote, decides otherwise. If on the invitation of any member the Council meets elsewhere than at the headquarters of the Organization, that member shall pay the additional cost of holding the meeting away from headquarters.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.9.4 4. Notice of any sessions and the agenda for such sessions shall be communicated to members by the Executive Director at least six weeks in advance, except in cases of emergency, when notice shall be communicated at least seven days in advance.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10 Article 10
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.1 1. The producing members shall together hold 1,000 votes and the consuming members shall together hold 1,000 votes.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.2 2. The votes of the producing members shall be distributed as follows:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.2.a (a) Four hundred votes shall be distributed equally among the three producing regions of Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. The votes thus allocated to each of these regions shall then be distributed equally among the producing members of that region;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.2.b (b) Three hundred votes shall be distributed among the producing members in accordance with their respective shares of the total tropical forest resources of all producing members; and
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.2.c (c) Three hundred votes shall be distributed among the producing members in proportion to the average of the values of their respective net exports of tropical timber during the most recent three-year period for which definitive figures are available.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.3 3. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 2 of this article, the total votes allocated to the producing members from the African region, calculated in accordance with paragraph 2 of this article, shall be distributed equally among all producing members from the African region. If there are any remaining votes, each of these votes shall be allocated to a producing member from the African region: the first to the producing member which is allocated the highest number of votes calculated in accordance with paragraph 2 of this article, the second to the producing member which is allocated the second highest number of votes, and so on until all the remaining votes have been distributed.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.4 4. For purposes of the calculation of the distribution of votes under paragraph 2(b) of this article, "tropical forest resources" means productive closed broadleaved forests as defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.5 5. The votes of the consuming members shall be distributed as follows: each consuming member shall have 10 initial votes; the remaining votes shall be distributed among the consuming members in proportion to the average volume of their respective net imports of tropical timber during the three-year period commencing four calendar years prior to the distribution of votes.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.6 6. The Council shall distribute the votes for each financial year at the beginning of its first session of that year in accordance with the provisions of this article. Such distribution shall remain in effect for the rest of that year, except as provided for in paragraph 7 of this article.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.7 7. Whenever the membership of the Organization changes or when any member has its voting rights suspended or restored under any provision of this Agreement, the Council shall redistribute the votes within the affected category or categories of members in accordance with the provisions of this article. The Council shall, in that event, decide when such redistribution shall become effective.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.10.8 8. There shall be no fractional votes.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.11 Article 11
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.11.1 1. Each member shall be entitled to cast the number of votes it holds and no member shall be entitled to divide its votes. A member may, however, cast differently from such votes any votes which it is authorized to cast under paragraph 2 of this article.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.11.2 2. By written notification to the Chairman of the Council, any producing member may authorize, under its own responsibility, any other producing member, and any consuming member may authorize, under its own responsibility, any other consuming member, to represent its interests and to cast its votes at any meeting of the Council.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.11.3 3. When abstaining, a member shall be deemed not to have cast its votes.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.12 Article 12
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.12.1 1. The Council shall endeavour to take all decisions and to make all recommendations by consensus. If consensus cannot be reached, the Council shall take all decisions and make all recommendations by a simple distributed majority vote, unless this Agreement provides for a special vote.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.12.2 2. Where a member avails itself of the provisions of article 11, paragraph 2, and its votes are cast at a meeting of the Council, such member shall, for the purposes of paragraph 1 of this article, be considered as present and voting.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.13 Article 13
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.13.1 1. The quorum for any meeting of the Council shall be the presence of a majority of producing members and a majority of consuming members, provided that such members hold at least two thirds of the total votes in their respective categories.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.13.2 2. If there is no quorum in accordance with paragraph 1 of this article on the day fixed for the meeting and on the following day, the quorum on the subsequent days of the session shall be the presence of a majority of producing members and a majority of consuming members, provided that such members hold a majority of the total votes in their respective categories.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.13.3 3. Representation in accordance with article 11, paragraph 2, shall be considered as presence.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.15 Article 15
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.15.1x The Council may invite any non-member Government or any of the organizations referred to in articles 14, 20 and 27 concerned with tropical timber to attend as observers any of the meetings of the Council.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.17 Article 17
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.17.1 1. The Organization shall have legal personality. It shall in particular have the capacity to contract, to acquire and dispose of movable and immovable property, and to institute legal proceedings.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.17.2 2. The Organization shall, as soon as possible after the entry into force of this Agreement, seek to conclude with the Government of the country in which the headquarters of the Organization is to be located (hereinafter referred to as the "host Government") an agreement (hereinafter referred to as the "Headquarters Agreement") relating to such status, privileges and immunities of the Organization, of its Executive Director, its staff and experts, and of representatives of members, as are necessary for the purpose of discharging their functions.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.17.3 3. Pending the conclusion of the Headquarters Agreement referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, the Organization shall request the host Government to grant, within the limits of its national legislation, exemption from taxation on remuneration paid by the Organization to its employees, and on the assets, income and other property of the Organization.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.17.4 4. The Organization may also conclude, with one or more countries, agreements to be approved by the Council relating to such capacity, privileges and immunities as may be necessary for the proper functioning of this Agreement.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.17.5 5. If the headquarters of the Organization is moved to another country, the member in question shall, as soon as possible, conclude with the Organization a headquarters agreement to be approved by the Council.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.17.6 6. The Headquarters Agreement shall be independent of this Agreement. It shall, however terminate:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.17.6.a (a) By agreement between the host Government and the Organization;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.17.6.b (b) In the event of the headquarters of the Organization being moved from the country of the host Government; or
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.17.6.c (c) In the event of the Organization ceasing to exist.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Sect.6 CHAPTER VI - FINANCE
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19 Article 19
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.1 1. The expenses necessary for the administration of this Agreement shall be brought into the Administrative Account and shall be met by annual contributions paid by members in accordance with their respective constitutional or institutional procedures and assessed in accordance with paragraphs 3, 4 and 5 of this article.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.2 2. The expenses of delegations to the Council, the committees and any other subsidiary bodies of the Council referred to in article 24 shall be met by the members concerned. In cases where a member requests special services from the Organization, the Council shall require that member to pay the costs of such services.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.3 3. Before the end of each financial year, the Council shall approve the administrative budget of the Organization for the following financial year and shall assess the contribution of each member to that budget.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.4 4. The contribution of each member to the administrative budget for each financial year shall be in the proportion which the number of its votes at the time the administrative budget for that financial year is approved bears to the total votes of all the members. In assessing contributions, the votes of each member shall be calculated without regard to the suspension of any member's voting rights or any redistribution of votes resulting therefrom.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.5 5. The initial contribution of any member joining the Organization after the entry into force of this Agreement shall be assessed by the Council on the basis of the number of votes to be held by that member and the period remaining in the current financial year, but the assessment made upon other members from the current financial year shall not thereby be altered.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.6 6. Contributions to the first administrative budget shall become due on a date to be decided by the Council at its first session. Contributions to subsequent administrative budgets shall become due on the first day of each financial year. Contributions of members in respect of the financial year in which they join the Organization shall be due on the date on which they become members.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.7 7. If a member has not paid its full contribution to the administrative budget within four months after such contribution becomes due in accordance with paragraph 6 of this article, the Executive Director shall request that member to make payment as quickly as possible. If that member has still not paid its contribution within two months after such request, that member shall be requested to state the reasons for its inability to make payment. If at the expiry of seven months from the due date of contribution, that member has still not paid its contribution, its voting rights shall be suspended and an interest charge shall be levied on its late contribution at the central bank rate of the host country until such time as it has paid in full its contribution, unless the Council, by special vote, decides otherwise.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.19.8 8. A member whose rights have been suspended under paragraph 7 of this article shall remain liable to pay its contribution.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21 ARTICLE 21
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.1 (1) Ordinary meetings of the Contracting Parties shall be, held at least once in three years, in as far as possible in conjunction with appropriate meetings of ASEAN, and extraordinary meetings shall be held at any other time upon the request of one Contracting Party provided that such request is supported by at least one other Party.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2 (2) it shall be the function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties, in particular
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.a (a) to keep under review the implementation of this Agreement and the need for other measures, in particular the Appendices;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.b (b) to adopt, review and amend as required any Appendix to this Agreement;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.c (c) to consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties in accordance with Article 28 or any other information which may be submitted by a Party, directly or through the Secretariat;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.d (d) to make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Protocol or any amendment to this Agreement;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.e (e) to establish working groups or any other subsidiary body as required to consider any matter related to this Agreement; (f) to consider and undertake any additional action including the adoption of financial rules, that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Agreement.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.27 ARTICLE 27
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.27.1x The Contracting Parties shall adopt rules of procedure for their meetings.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.28 ARTICLE 28
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.28.1x The Contracting Parties shall transmit to the Secretariat reports on the measures adopted in implementation of this Agreement in such form and at such intervals as the meetings of Contracting Parties may determine.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6 Article 6: Conference of the Parties
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the secretariat designated on an interim basis under article 7 not later than one year after entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.2 2. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt rules of procedure and financial rules for itself and for any subsidiary bodies it may establish, as well as financial provisions governing the functioning of the secretariat.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review the implementation of this Convention, and, in addition, shall:
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.a (a) Establish the form and the intervals for transmitting the information to be submitted in accordance with article 5 and consider such information as well as reports submitted by any subsidiary body;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.b (b) Review the scientific information on the ozone layer, on its possible modification and on possible effects of any such modification;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.c (c) Promote, in accordance with article 2, the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing the release of substances causing or likely to cause modification of the ozone layer, and make recommendations on any other measures relating to this Convention;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.d (d) Adopt, in accordance with articles 3 and 4, programmes for research, systematic observations, scientific and technological co-operation, the exchange of information and the transfer of technology and knowledge;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.e (e) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with articles 9 and 10, amendments to this Convention and its annexes;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.f (f) Consider amendments to any protocol, as well as to any annexes thereto, and, if so decided, recommend their adoption to the parties to the protocol concerned;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.g (g) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with article 10, additional annexes to this Convention;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.h (h) Consider and adopt, as required, protocols in accordance with article 8; 1
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.i (i) Establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.j (j) Seek, where appropriate, the services of competent international bodies and scientific committees, in particular the World Meteorological Organization and the World Health Organization as well as the Co-ordinating Committee on the Ozone Layer, in scientific research, systematic observations and other activities pertinent to the objectives of this Convention, and make use as appropriate of information from these bodies and committees;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.k (k) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.5 5. The United Nations, its specialized agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not party to this Convention, may be represented at meetings of the Conference of the Parties by observers. Any body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to the protection of the ozone layer which has informed the secretariat of its wish to be represented at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties as an observer may be admitted unless at least one-third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.15 Article 15: Right to vote
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.15.1 1. Each Party to this Convention or to any protocol shall have one vote.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.15.2 2. Except as provided for in paragraph 1 above, regional economic integration organizations, in matters within their competence, shall exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their member States which are Parties to the Convention or the relevant protocol. Such organizations shall not exercise their right to vote if their member States exercise theirs, and vice versa.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.10 ARTICLE 10
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.10.1x Without prejudice to the conduct of consultations among Parties by other means, the Director, at the request of any Party, shall convene a meeting of the Consultative Committee established by Annex 3 for consultation and co-operation on any matter arising in relation to this Treaty or for reviewing its operation.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14 Article 14
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.1 1. This Convention shall be open for signature by all States and Namibia, represented by the United Nations Council for Namibia, at the Headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna and at the Headquarters of the United Nations in New York, from 26 September 1986 and 6 October 1986 respectively, until its entry into force or for twelve months, whichever period is longer.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.2 2. A State and Namibia, represented by the Secretary-General of the United Nations may express its consent to be bound by this Convention either by signature, or by deposit of an instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval following signature made subject to ratification, acceptance or approval, or by deposit of an instrument of accession. The instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession shall be deposited with the depositary.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.3 3. This Convention shall enter into force thirty days after consent to be bound has been expressed by three States.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.4 4. For each State expressing consent to be bound by this Convention after its entry into force, this Convention shall enter into force for that State thirty days after the date of expression of consent.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.5.a 5 a. This Convention shall be open for accession, as provided for in this article, by international organizations and regional integration organizations constituted by sovereign States, which have competence in respect of the negotiation, conclusion and application of international agreements in matters covered by this Convention.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.5.b b. In matters within their competence such organizations shall, on their own behalf, exercise the rights and fulfil the obligations which this Convention attributes to States Parties.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.5.c c. When depositing its instrument of accession, such an organization shall communicate to the depositary a declaration indicating the extent of its competence in respect of matters covered by this Convention.
3004 Convention On Assistance In The Case Of A Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Art.14.5.d d. Such an organization shall not hold any vote additional to those of its Member States.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.30 Article 30
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Art.30.1x The Parties shall, within five years from the entry into force of this Convention and every five years thereafter, or more frequently if a majority of the Parties should so request, hold multilateral consultations within the Council of Europe to examine the application of this Convention, and the advisability of revising it or extending any of its provisions. These consultations shall take place at meetings convened by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. The Parties shall communicate the name of their representative to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe at least two months before meetings.
2999 European Convention For The Protection Of Vertebrate Animals Used For Experimental And Other Scientific Purposes Sect.11 Part XI - Final Provisions
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22 Article 22
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1 1. The Parties shall hold ordinary meetings once every two years. Ordinary meetings shall review the implementation of this Convention and its Protocols and, in particular, shall:
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.a (a) assess periodically the state of the environment in the Convention Area;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.b (b) consider the information submitted by the Parties under Article 19;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.c (c) adopt, review and amend as required annexes to this Convention and to its Protocols, in accordance with the provisions of Article 25;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.d (d) make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Protocols or any amendments to this Convention or its Protocols in accordance with the provisions of Articles 23 and 24;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.e (e) establish working groups as required to consider any matters concerning this Convention and its Protocols;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.f (f) consider co-operative activities to be undertaken within the framework of this Convention and its Protocols, including their financial and institutional implications and to adopt decisions relating thereto;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.g (g) consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its Protocols; and
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.h (h) adopt by consensus financial rules and budget prepared in consultation with the Organisation, to determine, inter alia, the financial participation of the Parties under this Convention and those Protocols to which they are party.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.2 2. The Organisation shall convene the first ordinary meeting of the Parties not later than one year after the date on which the Convention enters into force in accordance with Article 31.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.3 3. Extraordinary meetings shall be convened at the request of any Party or upon the request of the Organisation, provided that such requests are supported by at least two-thirds of the Parties. It shall be the function of an extraordinary meeting of the Parties to consider those items proposed in the request for the holding of the extraordinary meeting and any other items agreed to by all the Parties attending the meeting.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.4 4. The Parties shall adopt by consensus at their first ordinary meeting, rules of procedure for their meetings.
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5 Article S
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.1x A Technical Committee shall be established, composed of representatives of the following authorities:
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.2x In the case of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany:
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.3x The South-West Regional Office for Navigable Waterways and Navigation at Mainz;
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.4x The Office for the Management of Waterways of Rheinland-Pfalz;
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.5x The Office for the Protection of the Environment - Nature Conservation and Water Management - of the Saarland.
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.6x In the case of the Government of the French Republic:
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.7x The Department of Navigation at Nancy, in the case of the Moselle, and the Department of Navigation at Strasbourg, in the case of the Saar.
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.8x In the case of the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg:
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.9x The Department of Navigation of the Ministry of Transport and the Waterways Division of the Highways Administration.
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.10x The Committee shall meet as necessary at the request of one of the authorities. It may decide to hold periodic meetings.
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.11x The Committee shall work out the details necessary for the implementation of this Agreement in a technical report.
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.12x The Committee shall also be responsible for managing the automatic information system for reporting water levels in the Moselle basin which is the subject of this Agreement. The Committee may, with a view to improving the system, decide, inter alia, to:
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.13x Update the technical report;
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.14x Modify the equipment or add additional equipment;
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.15x Delegate some of its responsibilities to one or more of the authorized persons referred to in article 4;
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.16x Move or reconstruct one or more of the water-level measurement transmission stations.
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.17x The Committee may also submit to the Governments proposals going beyond the tasks specified above, in particular, with respect to the transmission of additional information from existing installations.
3022 Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel Art.5.18x The decisions of the Committee shall be unanimous. Its decisions shall be binding on the Contracting Parties only in respect of the areas of competence of the responsible administrative authorities, particularly with respect to budgetary matters.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.1 Article 1 The Organization’s Name, Establishment, Seat and Legal status
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.1.1 1. The States parties to this Agreement agree to establish and maintain an international body to be called the Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.1.2 2. The seat of the Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization shall be in the City of Guayaquil. The Organization shall enter into and sign an Agreement with the Government of the Republic of Ecuador regarding the respective seat of the Organization, as well as corresponding Agreements with the Governments of other States Parties in whose territory offices or agencies are to be established.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.1.3 3. The Organization shall have its own status an a juridical entity and shall enjoy, in the course of its relations with other international organizations and within the territories of the States parties hereto, full legal powers necessary to carry out its functions and achieve its purposes. Likewise, in keeping with pertaining national legislation it shall be competent to enter into contracts, acquire and transfer chattels and real estate, as well as to file lawsuits in fulfilment of its functions.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.3 Article 3 Members
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.3.1 1. The members of the Organization shall comprise Eastern Pacific Coastal Nations which sign and ratify the present Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.3.2 2. The present Agreement shall be open to adherence by other States whose vessels have fished the species listed in Attachment 2, and within the area of application.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.3.3 3. The Organization's Governing Board shall approve the admission of other members through adherence to the Agreement, respecting the principle of saturation fishing.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7 Article 7 Organic Structure
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1 1. The Organization shall be made up of the following principal bodies:
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1.a A. The Governing Board is the Organization's supreme body, and is comprised of representatives from all the States Parties. Each Member State shall have one representative on the Governing Board with the right to one vote, and may also accredit the technical, scientific and auxiliary personnel it deems advisable, according to the respective rules of procedure.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1.a.ix The Presidency of the Governing Board for each of the meetings shall be held for one year, by each State in turn, in alphabetical rotation. At the first Ordinary Meeting the Presidency shall be filled by the State in which the Organization's headquarters are located.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1.a.iix The President shall remain in office until the next Ordinary Meeting and shall preside over all Extraordinary Meetings held during this period. While carrying out this office the President or substitute shall be replaced as his/her Government's Representative by a delegate nominated for this purpose.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1.b B. The Scientific Committee which is the advisory body to the Governing Board and its Secretariat, is comprised of a representative named by each States Party, selected by its scientific community. This Committee shall be the responsibility of a Research Coordinator; and
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1.c C. The Secretariat, which is the Organization's executive organ, shall be the responsibility of an Executive Secretary.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.2 2. The Governing Board may establish such subsidiary organs as it deems necessary.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8 Article 8 Functions of the Governing Board
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.0x The Governing Board shall have the following functions
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.1 1. The drawing up of the Organization's general policy and the supervision of compliance with its objectives;
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2 2. Adoption of measures based on recommendations made by the Scientific Committee, for conserving species covered by this Agreement when so required, including:
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2.a A. Establishing a maximum permissible global annual quota of catch per species in the Agreement's area of application, which shall include the sum total of the national quotas fixed by each coastal State for the seas adjacent to and within 200 miles of its coastline.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2.b B. Establishment of annual guidelines fixing open and closed fishing seasons for species requiring conservation measures, according to the best available scientific evidence; and
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2.c C. Determining the allowable incidental fishing levels.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.3 3. Establishment of specific guidelines for the Executive Secretary to issue Annual international Fishing Permits of Licences to vessels of Member States for fishing the high seas within the Agreement's area of application.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.4 4. Modification of the Agreement's area of application on the high seas, when so recommended by the Scientific Committee.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.5 5. Modification of the list of species contained in Attachment (2) when so recommended by the Scientific Committee.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.6 6. Endeavour to obtain the services and resources of competent national or International agencies or bodies for scientific and technical purposes, according to the present Agreement's objectives.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.7 7. Determination, for the effects of paragraph 3 of Article 3 and based on the best available information, as to when a species covered by the Agreement is being exploited at or close to the level of maximum sustainable yield, and the conservation of which may be endangered by the additional participation of new States in the fishing of same. In such case the Governing Board shall declare a fishing saturation point and members shall cooperate with the Organization to implement this declaration.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.8 8. Approval of the admission of new members to the Organization, respecting the principle of overfishing, according to the terms set out in paragraph 3 of Article 3 of the present Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.9 9. Designation and replacement of the Executive Secretary of the Organization.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.10 10. Designation and replacement of the Scientific Research Coordinator.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.11 11. Take decisions relating to the Organization's budget.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.12 12. Charge the Executive secretary with carrying out activities and functions considered relevant, as well as approval, should the need arise, of initiatives submitted by said official.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.13 13. Approval of its own rules of procedure, those of the Scientific Committee and those of the Secretariat; and
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.14 14. Exercise any other powers granted to it under the present Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.9 Article 9 Meetings of the Governing Board
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.9.1 1. The Governing Board shall meet regularly once a year and shall hold Extraordinary Meetings at the request of at least three (3) of its members.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.9.2 2. Ordinary Meetings, shall be held prior to the commencement of the respective fishing season, in the place and on the date that the Governing Board itself shall decide.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.9.3 3. The Governing Board may only hold a valid session if a minimum of two-thirds of the States Parties to the present Agreement attends.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.10 Article 10 Decision-Making
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.10.1 1. The Governing Board shall, as a rule, endeavour to have all Its decisions adopted by a consensus of the members present.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.10.2 2. A consensus will be necessary for the adoption of decision regarding the functions set out In Article 8, points 1, 4, 5, 8, 13, 14 and in Article 33.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.10.3 3. A two-thirds majority shall be necessary of States Parties present, including half plus one of Latin American Eastern Pacific Coastal States, for the adoption of decisions regarding functions established in Article 8 points 2, 3, 7 and 11.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.10.4 4. A two-thirds majority of the States Parties present shall be necessary for the adoption of decisions regarding the functions established in Article 8 points: 6, 9, 10 and 12.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.34 Article 34 Languages
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.34.1x The official languages of the Organization shall be Spanish and English.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15 Article 15
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Executive Director of UNEP not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.2 2. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the Secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules to determine in particular the financial participation of the Parties under this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.4 4. The Parties at their first meeting shall consider any additional measures needed to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities with respect to the protection and the preservation of the marine environment in the context of this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5 5. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review and evaluation the effective implementation of this Convention, and, in addition, shall:
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.a (a) Promote the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing harm to human health and the environment by hazardous wastes and other wastes;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.b (b) Consider and adopt, as required, amendments to this Convention and its annexes, taking into consideration, inter alia, available scientific, technical, economic and environmental information;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.c (c) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation and in the operation of the agreements and arrangements envisaged in Article 11;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.d (d) Consider and adopt protocols as required; and
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.e (e) Establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.6 6. The United Nations, its specialized agencies, as well as any State not Party to this Convention, may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any other body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to hazardous wastes or other wastes which has informed the Secretariat of its wish to be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of Parties, may be admitted unless at least one third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.7 7. The Conference of the Parties shall undertake three years after the entry into force of this Convention, and at least every six years thereafter, an evaluation of its effectiveness and, if deemed necessary, to consider the adoption of a complete or partial ban of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and other wastes in light of the latest scientific, environmental, technical and economic information.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.24 Article 24
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.24.1 1. Except as provided for in paragraph 2 below, each Contracting Party to this Convention shall have one vote.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.24.2 2. Political and/or economic integration organizations, in matters within their competence, in accordance with Article 22, paragraph 3, and Article 23, paragraph 2, shall exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their member States which are Parties to the Convention or the relevant protocol. Such organizations shall not exercise their right to vote if their member States exercise theirs, and vice versa.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.1 Article 1
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.1.1x The Contracting Parties to this Agreement (hereinafter referred to as 'the Parties') undertake, individually or jointly as the case may be, to take all appropriate measures under this Agreement in order to be prepared to deal with an incident of pollution at sea such as pollution caused by hydrocarbons or other harmful substances.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.15 Article 15
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.15.1 1. Meetings of the Parties to this Agreement shall be held at regular intervals or at any time when, owing to special circumstances, it shall be decided to do so pursuant to the rules of procedure.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.15.2 2. In the course of their first meetings, the Parties shall draw up rules of procedure and financial regulations, which shall be adopted by a unanimous vote. 3. The depositary government shall convene the first meeting of the Parties as soon as possible following entry into force of this Agreement.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.16 Article 16
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.16.1x In the areas falling within its jurisdiction, the European Economic Community shall exercise its voting right with a number of votes equal to the number of its Member States which are Parties to this Agreement. The European Economic Community shall not exercise its voting right in cases where Member States exercise theirs and vice versa.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.8 Article 8
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.8.1 (1) Parties agree to co-operate directly or, as appropriate, through the Organization or relevant regional organizations or arrangements in the promotion and exchange of results of research and development programmes relating to the enhancement of the state-of-the-art of oil pollution preparedness and response, including technologies and techniques for surveillance, containment, recovery, dispersion, clean-up and otherwise minimizing or mitigating the effects of oil pollution, and for restoration.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.8.2 (2) To this end, Parties undertake to establish directly or, as appropriate, through the Organization or relevant regional organizations or arrangements, the necessary links between Parties' research institutions.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.8.3 (3) Parties agree to co-operate directly or through the Organization or relevant regional organizations or arrangements to promote, as appropriate, the holding on a regular basis of international symposia on relevant subjects, including technological advances in oil pollution combating techniques and equipment.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.8.4 (4) Parties agree to encourage, through the Organization or other competent international organizations, the development of standards for compatible oil pollution combating techniques and equipment.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12 Article 12
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1 (1) Parties designate the Organization, subject to its agreement and the availability of adequate resources to sustain the activity, to perform the following functions and activities:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a (a) information services:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a.i (i) to receive, collate and disseminate on request the information provided by Parties (see, for example, articles 5(2) and (3), 6(3) and 10) and relevant information provided by other sources; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a.ii (ii) to provide assistance in identifying sources of provisional financing of costs (see, for example, article 7(2));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b (b) education and training:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b.i (i) to promote training in the field of oil pollution preparedness and response (see, for example, article 9); and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b.ii (ii) to promote the holding of international symposia (see, for example, article 8(3));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c (c) technical services:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.i (i) to facilitate co-operation in research and development (see, for example, articles 8(1), (2) and (4) and 9(1)(d));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.ii (ii) to provide advice to States establishing national or regional response capabilities; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.iii (iii) to analyse the information provided by Parties (see, for example, articles 5(2) and (3), 6(3) and 8(1)) and relevant information provided by other sources and provide advice or information to States;
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d (d) technical assistance:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d.i (i) to facilitate the provision of technical assistance to States establishing national or regional response capabilities; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d.ii (ii) to facilitate the provision of technical assistance and advice, upon the request of States faced with major oil pollution incidents.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.2 (2) In carrying out the activities specified in this article, the Organization shall endeavour to strengthen the ability of States individually or through regional arrangements to prepare for and combat oil pollution incidents, drawing upon the experience of States, regional agreements and industry arrangements and paying particular attention to the needs of developing countries.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.3 (3) The provisions of this article shall be implemented in accordance with a programme developed and kept under review by the Organization.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14 Article 14
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.1 (1) This Convention may be amended by one of the procedures specified in the following paragraphs.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2 (2) Amendment after consideration by the Organization:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.a (a) Any amendment proposed by a Party to the Convention shall be submitted to the Organization and circulated by the Secretary-General to all Members of the Organization and all Parties at least six months prior to its consideration.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.b (b) Any amendment proposed and circulated as above shall be submitted to the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the Organization for consideration.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.c (c) Parties to the Convention, whether or not Members of the Organization, shall be entitled to participate in the proceedings of the Marine Environment Protection Committee.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.d (d) Amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of only the Parties to the Convention present and voting.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.e (e) If adopted in accordance with subparagraph (d), amendments shall be communicated by the Secretary-General to all Parties to the Convention for acceptance.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.f (f) (i) An amendment to an article or the Annex of the Convention shall be deemed to have been accepted on the date on which it is accepted by two thirds of the Parties.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.f.ii (ii) An amendment to an appendix shall be deemed to have been accepted at the end of a period to be determined by the Marine Environment Protection Committee at the time of its adoption, which period shall not be less than ten months, unless within that period an objection is communicated to the Secretary-General by not less than one third of the Parties.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.g (g) (i) An amendment to an article or the Annex of the Convention accepted in conformity with subparagraph (f)(i) shall enter into force six months after the date on which it is deemed to have been accepted with respect to the Parties which have notified the Secretary-General that they have accepted it.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.g.ii (ii) An amendment to an appendix accepted in conformity with subparagraph (f)(ii) shall enter into force six months after the date on which it is deemed to have been accepted with respect to all Parties with the exception of those which, before that date, have objected to it. A Party may at any time withdraw a previously communicated objection by submitting a notification to that effect to the Secretary-General.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3 (3) Amendment by a Conference:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3.a (a) Upon the request of a Party, concurred with by at least one third of the Parties, the Secretary-General shall convene a Conference of Parties to the Convention to consider amendments to the Convention.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3.b (b) An amendment adopted by such a Conference by a two-thirds majority of those Parties present and voting shall be communicated by the Secretary-General to all Parties for their acceptance.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3.c (c) Unless the Conference decides otherwise, the amendment shall be deemed to have been accepted and shall enter into force in accordance with the procedures specified in paragraph (2)(f) and (g).
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.4 (4) The adoption and entry into force of an amendment constituting an addition of an Annex or an appendix shall be subject to the procedure applicable to an amendment to the Annex.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.5 (5) Any Party which has not accepted an amendment to an article or the Annex under paragraph (2)(f)(i) or an amendment constituting an addition of an Annex or an appendix under paragraph (4) or has communicated an objection to an amendment to an appendix under paragraph (2)(f)(ii) shall be treated as a non-Party only for the purpose of the application of such amendment. Such treatment shall terminate upon the submission of a notification of acceptance under paragraph (2)(f)(i) or withdrawal of the objection under paragraph (2)(g)(ii).
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.6 (6) The Secretary-General shall inform all Parties of any amendment which enters into force under this article, together with the date on which the amendment enters into force.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.7 (7) Any notification of acceptance of, objection to, or withdrawal of objection to, an amendment under this article shall be communicated in writing to the Secretary-General who shall inform Parties of such notification and the date of its receipt.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.8 (8) An appendix to the Convention shall contain only provisions of a technical nature.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5 ARTICLE V
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.1 1. There shall be periodic meetings of the Parties to this Agreement. The Government of the United Kingdom shall call the first meeting of the Parties to the Agreement not later than three years after the date of entry into force of the Agreement. The Parties to the Agreement shall adopt rules of procedure for their meetings and financial rules, including the provisions on the budget and the scale of contributions for the next financial period. Such rules shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting. Decisions taken under the financial rules shall require a three-quarters majority of the Parties present and voting.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.2 2. At their meetings the Parties may establish such scientific and other working groups as they see fit.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.3 3. Any Range States or Regional Economic Integration Organisation not a Party to this Agreement, the Secretariat of the Convention, the Council of Europe in its capacity as the Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats and similar intergovernmental organisations may be represented by observers at meetings of the Parties. Any agency or body technically qualified in the conservation and management of bats may be represented by observers at meetings of the Parties unless at least one-third of the Parties present object. Only Parties may vote at meetings of the Parties.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.4 4. Except as provided for in paragraph 5 below, each Party to this Agreement shall have one vote.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.5 5. Regional Economic Integration Organisations which are Parties to this Agreement shall, in matters within their competence, exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their Member States which are Parties to the Agreement and present at the time of the vote. A Regional Economic Integration Organisation shall not exercise its right to vote if its Member States exercise theirs, and vice versa.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15 ARTICLE 15 Conference of the Parties
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.1 1. A Conference of the Parties, made up of Ministers having the environment as their mandate, is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the parties shall be convened by the Secretary General of the OAU not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.2 2. The Conference of the Parties to this Convention shall adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules to determine in particular the financial rules to determine in particular the financial participation of the Parties to this Convention.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.3 3. The Parties to this Convention at their first meeting shall consider any additional measures needed to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities with respect to the protection and the preservation of the marine and inland waters environments in the context of this Convention.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continued review and evaluation the effective implementation of this Convention, and in addition, shall:
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.a (a) promote the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing harm to human health and the environment by hazardous wastes;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.b (b) consider and adopt amendments to this Convention and its annexes, taking into consideration, inter alia, available scientific, technical, economic and environmental information;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.c (c) consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purpose of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation and in the operation of the agreements and arrangements envisaged in Article 11 of this Convention;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.d (d) consider and adopt protocols as required;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.e (e) establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention; and
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.f (f) make decisions for the peaceful settlement of disputes arising from the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes, if need be, according to international law.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.5 5. Organizations may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to hazardous wastes which has informed the Secretariat, may be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.24 ARTICLE 24 Right to Vote
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.24.1x Each Contracting Party to this Convention shall have one vote.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.1 Article 1 Establishment
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.1.1x The Contracting Parties hereby establish the Intergovernmental Organization for Marketing Information and Cooperation Services for Fishery Products in Africa, hereinafter referred to as "INFOPÊCHE".
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.3 Article 3 Objectives
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.3.1x The objectives of INFOPÊCHE shall be:
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.3.1x.a (a) to contribute to the development and modernization of the fisheries sector of the Contracting Parties;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.3.1x.b (b) to contribute to more balanced supplies of fishery products to the Contracting Parties
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.3.1x.c (c) to make the best use of export opportunities within and outside Africa; and
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.3.1x.d (d) to promote technical and economic cooperation among Contracting Parties.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.5 Article 5 Headquarters
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.5.1 1. The seat of INFOPÊCHE is in Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire). However, if on the date on which this Agreement enters into force, the Côte d'Ivoire has not deposited an instrument of ratification or accession in respect of this Agreement, the seat of INFOPÊCHE shall be determined by the Governing Council by a two & shy thirds majority of its members.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.5.2 2. The Host State shall make available to INFOPÊCHE, without charge, the premises required for its operation as described in Annex II to this Agreement.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.5.3 3. The Host State shall undertake to grant to INFOPÊCHE, to its premises, property, funds and assets, to the members of the Governing Council, to the Director and the staff of INFOPÊCHE and to the consultants, the privileges, immunities and facilities provided for in Article 12 and in Annex II to this Agreement.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.6 Article 6 Membership
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.6.1 1. The Member States of INFOPÊCHE shall be the Contracting Parties to the present Agreement.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.6.2 2. The original founding Member States of INFOPÊCHE shall be those States in Africa specified in Annex I to this Agreement which ratify or accede to this Agreement in accordance with Article 14, paragraphs 1 and 2.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.6.3 3. The Governing Council of INFOPÊCHE may, by a two-thirds majority of all its Member States, authorize any State not referred to in Annex I to this Agreement, which has submitted an application for membership, to accede to the Agreement as in force at the time of accession, in accordance with Article 14, paragraph 3.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.7 Article 7 The Governing Council
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.7.1 1. INFOPÊCHE shall have a Governing Council consisting of all Member States. Each Member State shall designate one representative to act on its behalf.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.7.2 2. The Governing Council shall hold a regular session annually at such time and place as it shall determine.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.7.3 3. The Governing Council may hold special sessions if it so decides or at the request of one-third of its members.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.7.4 4. The Governing Council shall elect its Chairman and other officers who will hold office for two years.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.7.5 5. The Governing Council shall adopt its own Rules of Procedure, by a two­thirds majority of the votes cast. The Rules of Procedure may provide the possibility for the Governing Council, in special circumstances, to modify the conditions of adoption of a decision.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.7.6 6. Each Member State of the Governing Council shall have one vote. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, all decisions of the Governing Council shall be taken by a simple majority of the votes cast. A simple majority of the members shall constitute a quorum.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.9 Article 9 Observers
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.9.1x Non-member States, organizations and institutions that are able to make a significant contribution to the activities of INFOPÊCHE may be invited to be represented at sessions of the Governing Council as observers, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure adopted under Article 7, paragraph 5.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11 Article 11 Finances
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1 1. The financial resources of INFOPÊCHE shall be:
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1.a (a) the contributions of the Member States to the budget of INFOPÊCHE;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1.b (b) the revenue obtained from the provision of services against payment, for example subscriptions to INFOPÊCHE publications, sales of information, paid advertisements in INFOPÊCHE publications and consultant fees for its technical services;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1.c (c) subventions from States and international organizations;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1.d (d) donations and legacies provided that acceptance of such donations and legacies is compatible with the objectives of INFOPÊCHE; and
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.1.e (e) such other resources as are approved by the Governing Council and compatible with the objectives of INFOPÊCHE.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.2 2. Member States undertake to pay annual contributions in freely convertible currencies to the regular budget of INFOPÊCHE. There shall be for each Member State a minimum contribution determined by the Governing Council. The Governing Council shall establish a scale of contributions, approved by unanimous vote, and taking account of GNP per capita of each Member State. The Host State is exempted from payment of any contribution for as long as it provides the services and covers the costs described in Section 1, Part B of Annex II. At each regular session, the Governing Council shall, by a majority of three-quarters of the Member States participating in the session, determine the regular budget for the following year.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.3 3. INFOPÊCHE shall be operated having regard to generally accepted commercial principles. To this end, INFOPÊCHE shall charge for its services at rates set by the Governing Council with a view to the revenue thus derived covering the operating costs and administrative expenses of INFOPÊCHE, and replacement of operating assets.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.11.4 4. If the amount of its arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contribution due from it for the two preceding calendar years, a Member State, on the decision of the Governing Council, may lose its voting right in the Governing Council.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.12 Article 12 Legal Status, Privileges and Immunities
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.12.1 1. INFOPÊCHE shall possess juridical personality and such legal capacity, as well as privileges and immunities, as may be necessary for the fulfilment of the Organization's objectives and for the exercise of its functions.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.12.2 2. The representatives of Member States and the Director and staff of INFOPÊCHE shall be accorded the privileges and immunities necessary for the independent exercise of their functions with INFOPÊCHE.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.12.3 3. Each Member State shall accord the status, privileges and immunities referred to above in the following manner:
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.12.3.a (a) In the territory of each Member State which has acceded to the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies, those which are stipulated therein, mutatis mutandis;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.12.3.b (b) In the territory of each Member State which has not acceded to the above Convention but which has acceded to the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United Nations, those which are stipulated therein, mutatis mutandis; and
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.12.3.c (c) If a Member State has not acceded to either of the above Conventions it shall, within six months of the deposit of its instrument of ratification or accession, conclude an agreement with INFOPÊCHE granting a status and privileges and immunities comparable to those provided for in the said Conventions.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.12.4 4. Privileges and immunities are accorded to the representatives of Member States and the Director and staff of INFOPÊCHE not for the personal benefit of the individuals themselves, but in order to safeguard the independent exercise of their functions in connection with the Organization. Consequently, a Member State or the Director, as the case may be, not only has the right but is under a duty to waive the immunity of its representatives or of a staff member in any case where, in the opinion of the Member State or of the Director, the immunity would impede the course of justice, and where it can be waived without prejudice to the purpose for which the immunity is accorded. If the Member State sending the representative or the Director, as the case may be, does not waive the immunity of the representative or the staff member, the Member State or the Director shall make the strongest efforts to achieve an equitable solution of the matter.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.12.5 5. INFOPÊCHE may conclude agreements with States in which offices of the Organization may be located, specifying the privileges and immunities and facilities to be enjoyed by the Organization to enable it to fulfil its objectives and to perform its functions.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.16 Article 16 Withdrawal and Dissolution
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.16.1 1. At any time after the expiration of three years from the date when it became a party to this Agreement, any Member State may give notice of its withdrawal from INFOPÊCHE to the Depositary. Such withdrawal shall take effect twelve months after the notice thereof was received by the Depositary or at any later date specified in the notice, provided, however, that any obligation incurred by the Member State vis-à-vis INFOPÊCHE shall remain valid and enforceable.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.16.2 2. INFOPÊCHE shall cease to exist at any time decided by the Governing Council by a three-quarters majority of all its Members. Any assets remaining after the land, buildings and fixtures have been disposed of, after the balance of any donated funds that have not been used has been returned to the respective donors, and after all obligations have been met, shall be distributed among the States which were Members of INFOPÊCHE at the time of the dissolution, in proportion to the contributions that they made, in accordance with Article 11, paragraph 2, for the year preceding the year of the dissolution.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11 Article 11
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.1 1. The Parties shall meet, so far as possible, in connection with the annual sessions of the Senior Advisers to ECE Governments on Environmental and Water Problems. The first meeting of the Parties shall be convened not later than one year after the date of the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, meetings of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by a meeting of the Parties, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2 2. The Parties shall keep under continuous review the implementation of this Convention, and, with this purpose in mind, shall:
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.a (a) Review the policies and methodological approaches to environmental impact assessment by the Parties with a view to further improving environmental impact assessment procedures in a transboundary context;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.b (b) Exchange information regarding experience gained in concluding and implementing bilateral and multilateral agreements or other arrangements regarding the use of environmental impact assessment in a transboundary context to which one or more of the Parties are party;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.c (c) Seek, where appropriate, the services of competent international bodies and scientific committees in methodological and technical aspects pertinent to the achievement of the purposes of this Convention;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.d (d) At their first meeting, consider and by consensus adopt rules of procedure for their meetings;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.e (e) Consider and, where necessary, adopt proposals for amendments to this Convention;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.11.2.f (f) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.12 Article 12
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.12.1 1. Each Party to this Convention shall have one vote.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.12.2 2. Except as provided for in paragraph 1 of this Article, regional economic integration organizations, in matters within their competence, shall exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their member States which are Parties to this Convention. Such organizations shall not exercise their right to vote if their member States exercise theirs, and vice versa.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.1 Article 1
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.1.1 1. The contracting parties hereby establish the Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organisation (hereafter referred to as "the Organisation").
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.1.2 2. The Organisation shall consist of a Board, a Committee and a Secretariat.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.1.3 3. The headquarters of the Organisation shall be in the Seychelles.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.3 Article 3
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.3.1 1. Membership of the Organisation shall be open to:
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.3.1.a (a) any founding State described in Annex I;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.3.1.b (b) with unanimous approval of parties, any independent coastal State bordering the Western Indian Ocean whose territory is situated principally in the Western Indian Ocean region, having a common interest with parties in the conservation, management and optimum utilization of the highly migratory tuna and tuna-like species of the region occurring within and beyond its exclusive economic zone.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.3.2 2. For the purposes of this Article "Western Indian Ocean region" is the area described in Annex II.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.4 Article 4
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.4.1 1. Each Member shall appoint to the Board one representative, who shall be the Minister responsible for fisheries, or any other Minister.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.4.2 2. The Board shall hold regular sessions at least once a year. A special session shall be held at least once a year. A special session shall be held at any time at the request of a majority of Members.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.4.3 3. The Board shall adopt such rules of procedure as it considers necessary.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.4.4 4. The Board shall determine the policy of the Organisation and may direct the Committee on any matter pertaining to the policies and functions of the Organisation.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.8 Article 8
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.8.1 1. The Organisation shall have international legal personality and such legal capacity as may be necessary for the exercise of its functions and the fulfilment of its purposes, in particular the capacity to conclude agreements at the international level to contract, to acquire and dispose of moveable and immoveable property and to sue and to be sued in accordance with its legal and diplomatic status.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.8.2 2. Subject to approval by the Board, an agreement shall promptly be concluded between the Organisation and the Government of Seychelles, providing for such privileges and immunities as may be necessary for the proper discharge of the functions of the Organisation.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.19 Article 19
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.19.1x The official languages of the Organisation shall be English and French.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.1 Article 1
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.1.1x The Contracting Parties hereby establish the Organization for the Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia and the Pacific (NACA) with the objectives and functions set out hereinafter.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3 Article 3
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3.1 1. The objectives of the Organization shall be to assist the Members in their efforts to expand aquaculture development mainly for the purpose of:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3.1.a (a) increasing production;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3.1.b (b) improving rural income and employment;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3.1.c (c) diversifying farm production; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3.1.d (d) increasing foreign exchange earnings and savings.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3.2 2. In order to facilitate the achievement of the foregoing objectives, the Organization shall:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3.2.a (a) consolidate the establishment of an expanded network of aquaculture centres to share the responsibility of research, training and information exchange essential to aquaculture development in the region;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3.2.b (b) strengthen institutional and personal links among national and regional centres through the exchange of technical personnel, technical know-how and information;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3.2.c (c) promote regional self-reliance in aquaculture development through Technical Cooperation among Developing Countries (TCDC); and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.3.2.d (d) promote the role of women in aquaculture development.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5 Article 5
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5.1 1. The Seat of the Organization shall be determined by the Governing Council, subject to the consent of the Member concerned.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5.2 2. The Host Government shall provide free of charge or at a nominal rent, such accommodation and facilities as are necessary for the efficient conduct of work at the Seat of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5.3 3. If necessary, the Governing Council may establish subsidiary offices, subject to the consent of the Members concerned; in so doing account should be taken of the possibility of utilizing accommodation in existing centres.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.6 Article 6
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.6.1 1. The Members of the Organization shall be the Contracting Parties to this Agreement.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.6.2 2. The original Members of the Organization shall be the Governments in Asia and the Pacific invited to the Conference of Plenipotentiaries at which this Agreement was adopted, which have ratified the Agreement or have acceded thereto. A list of invited Governments is given in the Annex to this Agreement.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.6.3 3. The Governing Council of the Organization may, by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the Members, authorize any Government not referred to in paragraph 2 above, which has submitted an application for membership, to accede to this Agreement as in force at the time of accession, in accordance with Article 16, paragraph 3.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7 Article 7
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.1 1. Members shall, in accordance with this Agreement, have the right:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.1.a (a) to attend the meetings of the Governing Council and other appropriate meetings that may be called by the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.1.b (b) to obtain on request, free of charge within reasonable limits, information available within the Organization, on matters of their concern, including guidelines for obtaining technical assistance, and collaboration in the study of their problems; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.1.c (c) to receive free of charge publications and other information that may be distributed by the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2 2. Members shall, in accordance with this Agreement, have the following obligations:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.a (a) to settle their financial obligations towards the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.b (b) to collaborate in determining the technical activities of the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.c (c) to provide, promptly, information reasonably requested by the Organization, to the extent that this is not contrary to any laws or regulations of the Member;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.d (d) to undertake assignments that may be mutually agreed between individual Members or groups of Members and the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.e (e) to accord to the Organization and its Members, in so far as it may be possible under the constitutional procedures of the respective Members, facilities which are deemed essential for the successful functioning of the Organization; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.7.2.f (f) to collaborate, in general, in the fulfilment of the objectives and functions of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.8 Article 8
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.8.1 1. The Organization shall have a Governing Council on which each Member shall be represented. The Governing Council shall be the supreme body of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.8.2 2. The Governing Council shall adopt its own Rules of Procedure.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.8.3 3. The Governing Council shall hold an annual session at such time and place as it shall determine.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.8.4 4. Special sessions of the Governing Council may be convened by the Coordinator at the request of not less than two-thirds of the Members.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.8.5 5. The Governing Council may, in its Rules of Procedure, establish a procedure whereby the Chairman of the Governing Council may obtain a vote of the Members on a specific question without convening a meeting of the Council.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.8.6 6. The Governing Council shall elect its Chairman and other officers.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.8.7 7. Each Member shall have one vote. Unless otherwise provided in this Agreement, decisions of the Governing Council shall be taken by a majority of the votes cast. A majority of the Members shall constitute a quorum.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.8.8 8. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) shall be invited to be represented at meetings of the Governing Council in an advisory capacity.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.8.9 9. Donor Governments may be represented at meetings of the Governing Council in accordance with an agreement concluded with the Organization under Article 15 of this Agreement.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.10 Article 10
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.10.1x Non-member Governments, organizations and institutions that are able to make a significant contribution to the activities of the Organization may, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure adopted under Article 8, paragraph 2, be invited to be represented at sessions of the Governing Council as observers.
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