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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.5 Article V Council of the Organization
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.1 1. A Council of the Organization consisting of forty-nine Member Nations shall be elected by the Conference. Each Member Nation on the Council shall have one representative and shall have only one vote. Each Member of the Council may appoint alternates, associates and advisers to its representative. The Council may determine the conditions for the participation of alternates, associates and advisers in its proceedings, but any such participation shall be without the right to vote, except in the case of an alternate, associate or adviser participating in the place of a representative. No representative may represent more than one Member of the Council. The tenure and other conditions of office of the Members of the Council shall be subject to rules made by the Conference.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.2 2. The Conference shall, in addition, appoint an independent Chairman of the Council.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.3 3. The Council shall have such powers as the Conference may delegate to it, but the Conference shall not delegate the powers set forth in paragraphs 2, 3 and 11 of Article II, Article IV, paragraph 1 of Article VII, Article XII, paragraph 4 of Article XIII, paragraphs 1 and 6 of Article XIV and Article XX of this Constitution.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.4 4. The Council shall appoint its officers other than the Chairman and, subject to any decisions of the Conference, shall adopt its own Rules of Procedure.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.5 5. Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Constitution or by rules made by the Conference or Council, all decisions of the Council shall be taken by a majority of the votes cast.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.5.6 6. In the performance of its functions, the Council shall be assisted by a Programme Committee, a Finance Committee, a Committee on Constitutional and Legal Matters, a Committee on Commodity Problems, a Committee on Fisheries, a Committee on Forestry, a Committee on Agriculture and a Committee on World Food Security. These Committees shall report to the Council and their composition and terms of reference shall be governed by rules adopted by the Conference.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6 Article VI Commissions, Committees, Conferences, Working Parties and Consultations
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.1 1. The Conference or Council may establish commissions, the membership of which shall be open to all Member Nations and Associate Members, or regional commissions open to all Member Nations and Associate Members whose territories are situated wholly or in part in one or more regions, to advise on the formulation and implementation of policy and to coordinate the implementation of policy. The Conference or Council may also establish, in conjunction with other intergovernmental organizations, joint commissions open to all Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and of the other organizations concerned, or joint regional commissions open to Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and of the other organizations concerned, whose territories are situated wholly or in part in the region.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.2 2. The Conference, the Council, or the Director-General on the authority of the Conference or Council may establish committees and working parties to study and report on matters pertaining to the purpose of the Organization and consisting either of selected Member Nations and Associate Members, or of individuals appointed in their personal capacity because of their special competence in technical matters. The Conference, the Council, or the Director-General on the authority of the Conference or Council may, in conjunction with other intergovernmental organizations, also establish joint committees and working parties, consisting either of selected Member Nations and Associate Members of the Organization and of the other organizations concerned, or of individuals appointed in their personal capacity. The selected Member Nations and Associate Members shall, as regards the Organization, be designated either by the Conference or the Council, or by the Director-General if so decided by the Conference or Council. The individuals appointed in their personal capacity shall, as regards the Organization, be designated either by the Conference, the Council, selected Member Nations or Associate Members, or by the Director-General, as decided by the Conference or Council.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.3 3. The Conference, the Council, or the Director-General on the authority of the Conference or Council shall determine the terms of reference and reporting procedures, as appropriate, of commissions, committees and working parties established by the Conference, the Council, or the Director-General as the case may be. Such commissions and committees may adopt their own rules of procedure and amendments thereto, which shall come into force upon approval by the Director-General. The terms of reference and reporting procedures of joint commissions, committees and working parties established in conjunction with other intergovernmental organizations shall be determined in consultation with the other organizations concerned.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.4 4. The Director-General may establish, in consultation with Member Nations, Associate Members and National FAO Committees, panels of experts, with a view to developing consultation with leading technicians in the various fields of activity of the Organization. The Director-General may convene meetings of some or all of these experts for consultation on specific subjects.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.5 5. The Conference, the Council, or the Director-General on the authority of the Conference or Council may convene general, regional, technical or other conferences, or working parties or consultations of Member Nations and Associate Members, laying down their terms of reference and reporting procedures, and may provide for participation in such conferences, working parties and consultations, in such manner as they may determine, of national and international bodies concerned with nutrition, food and agriculture.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.6 6. When the Director-General is satisfied that urgent action is required, he may establish the committees and working parties and convene the conferences, working parties and consultations provided for in paragraphs 2 and 5 above. Such action shall be notified by the Director-General to Member Nations and Associate Members and reported to the following session of the Council.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.6.7 7. Associate Members included in the membership of the commissions, committees or working parties, or attending the conferences, working parties or consultations referred to in paragraphs 1, 2 and 5 above, shall have the right to participate in the deliberations of such commissions, committees, conferences, working parties and consultations, but shall not hold office or have the right to vote.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7 Article VII The Director-General
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.1 1. There shall be a Director-General of the Organization who shall be appointed by the Conference for a term of six years. He shall be eligible for reappointment.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.2 2. The appointment of the Director-General under this Article shall be made by such procedures and on such terms as the Conference may determine.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.3 3. Should the office of Director-General become vacant prior to the expiry of his term of office, the Conference shall, either at the next regular session or at a special session convened in accordance with Article III, paragraph 6 of this Constitution, appoint a Director-General in accordance with the provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Article. However, the duration of the term of office of the Director-General appointed at a special session shall expire at the end of the year of the third regular session of the Conference following the date of his appointment.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.4 4. Subject to the general supervision of the Conference and the Council, the Director-General shall have full power and authority to direct the work of the Organization.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.5 5. The Director-General or a representative designated by him shall participate, without the right to vote, in all meetings of the Conference and of the Council and shall formulate for consideration by the Conference and the Council proposals for appropriate action in regard to matters coming before them.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.8 Article VIII Staff
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.8.1 1. The staff of the Organization shall be appointed by the Director-General in accordance with such procedure as may be determined by rules made by the Conference.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.8.2 2. The staff of the Organization shall be responsible to the Director-General. Their responsibilities shall be exclusively international in character and they shall not seek or receive instructions in regard to the discharge thereof from any authority external to the Organization. The Member Nations and Associate Members undertake fully to respect the international character of the responsibilities of the staff and not to seek to influence any of their nationals in the discharge of such responsibilities.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.8.3 3. In appointing the staff, the Director-General shall, subject to the paramount importance of securing the highest standards of efficiency and of technical competence, pay due regard to the importance of selecting personnel recruited on as wide a geographical basis as is possible.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.8.4 4. Each Member Nation and Associate Member undertakes, insofar as it may be possible under its constitutional procedure, to accord to the Director-General and senior staff diplomatic privileges and immunities and to accord to other members of the staff all facilities and immunities accorded to nondiplomatic personnel attached to diplomatic missions or, alternatively, to accord to such other members of the staff the immunities and facilities which may hereafter be accorded to equivalent members of the staffs of other public international organizations.
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.11 Article XI Reports by Member Nations and Associate Members
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.11.1 1. All Member Nations and Associate Members shall communicate regularly to the Director-General, on publication, the texts of laws and regulations pertaining to matters within the competence of the Organization which the Director-General considers useful for the purposes of the Organization.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.11.2 2. With respect to the same matters, all Member Nations and Associate Members shall also communicate regularly to the Director-General statistical, technical and other information published or otherwise issued by, or readily available to, the government. The Director-General shall indicate from time to time the nature of the information which would be most useful to the Organization and the form in which this information might be supplied.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.11.3 3. Member Nations and Associate Members may be requested to furnish, at such times and in such form as the Conference, the Council or the Director-General may indicate, other information, reports or documentation pertaining to matters within the competence of the Organization, including reports on the action taken on the basis of resolutions or recommendations of the Conference.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14 Article XIV Conventions and Agreements
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.1 1. The Conference may, by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast and in conformity with rules adopted by the Conference, approve and submit to Member Nations conventions and agreements concerning questions relating to food and agriculture.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.2 2. The Council, under rules to be adopted by the Conference, may, by a vote concurred in by at least two thirds of the membership of the Council, approve and submit to Member Nations: agreements concerning questions relating to food and agriculture which are of particular interest to Member Nations of geographical areas specified in such agreements and are designed to apply only to such areas; supplementary conventions or agreements designed to implement any convention or agreement which has come into force under paragraphs 1 or 2 (a).
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.3 3. Conventions, agreements, and supplementary conventions and agreements shall:
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.3.ax be submitted to the Conference or Council through the Director-General on behalf of a technical meeting or conference comprising Member Nations, which has assisted in drafting the convention or agreement and has suggested that it be submitted to Member Nations concerned for acceptance; contain provisions concerning the Member Nations of the Organization, and such non-member States as are members of the United Nations, any of its specialized agencies or the International Atomic Energy Agency, and regional economic integration organizations, including Member Organizations, to which their Member States have transferred competence over matters within the purview of the conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions and agreements, including the power to enter into treaties in respect thereto, which may become parties thereto and the number of acceptances by Member Nations necessary to bring such convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement into force, and thus to ensure that it will constitute a real contribution to the achievement of its objectives. In the case of conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions and agreements establishing commissions or committees, participation by non-member States of the Organization that are members of the United Nations, any of its specialized agencies or the International Atomic Energy Agency or by regional economic integration organizations other than Member Organizations, shall in addition be subject to prior approval by at least two-thirds of the membership of such commissions or committees. Where any convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement provides that a Member Organization or a regional economic integration organization that is not a Member Organization may become a party thereto, the voting rights to be exercised by such organizations and the other terms of participation shall be defined therein. Any such convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement shall, where the Member States of the organization do not participate in that convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement, and where other parties exercise one vote only, provide that the organization shall exercise only one vote in any body established by such convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement, but shall enjoy equal rights of participation with Member Nations parties to such convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement; not entail any financial obligations for Member Nations not parties to it other than their contributions to the Organization provided for in Article XVIII, paragraph 2 of this Constitution.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.4 4. Any convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement approved by the Conference or Council for submission to Member Nations shall come into force for each contracting party as the convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement may prescribe.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.5 5. As regards an Associate Member, conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions and agreements shall be submitted to the authority having responsibility for the international relations of the Associate Member.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.6 6. The Conference shall make rules laying down the procedure to be followed to secure proper consultation with governments and adequate technical preparations prior to consideration by the Conference or the Council of proposed conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions and agreements.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.14.7 7. Two copies in the authentic language or languages of any convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement approved by the Conference or the Council shall be certified by the Chairman of the Conference or of the Council respectively and by the Director-General. One of these copies shall be deposited in the archives of the Organization. The other copy shall be transmitted to the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration once the convention, agreement, supplementary convention or agreement has come into force as a result of action taken under this Article. In addition, the Director-General shall certify copies of those conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions or agreements and transmit one copy to each Member Nation of the Organization and to such non-member States or regional economic integration organizations as may become parties to the conventions, agreements, supplementary conventions or agreements.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.15 Article XV Agreements between the Organization and Member Nations
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.15.1 1. The Conference may authorize the Director-General to enter into agreements with Member Nations for the establishment of international institutions dealing with questions relating to food and agriculture.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.15.2 2. In pursuance of a policy decision taken by the Conference by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, the Director-General may negotiate and enter into such agreements with Member Nations subject to the provisions of paragraph 3 below.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.15.3 3. The signature of such agreements by the Director-General shall be subject to the prior approval of the Conference by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast. The Conference may, in a particular case or cases, delegate the authority of approval to the Council, requiring a vote concurred in by at least two thirds of the membership of the Council.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18 Article XVIII Budget and Contributions
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.1 1. The Director-General shall submit to each regular session of the Conference the budget of the Organization for approval.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.2 2. Each Member Nation and Associate Member undertakes to contribute annually to the Organization its share of the budget, as apportioned by the Conference. When determining the contributions to be paid by Member Nations and Associate Members, the Conference shall take into account the difference in status between Member Nations and Associate Members.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.3 3. Each Member Nation and Associate Member shall, upon approval of its application, pay as its first contribution a proportion, to be determined by the Conference, of the budget for the current financial period.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.4 4. The financial period of the Organization shall be the two calendar years following the normal date for the regular session of the Conference, unless the Conference should otherwise determine.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.5 5. Decisions on the level of the budget shall be taken by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.18.6 6. A Member Organization shall not be required to contribute to the budget as specified in paragraph 2 of this Article, but shall pay to the Organization a sum to be determined by the Conference to cover administrative and other expenses arising out of its membership in the Organization. A Member Organization shall not vote on the budget.
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.4 Article IV
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.1 1. The Contracting Governments shall establish and maintain a Panel for each of the sub-areas provided for by Article 1, in order to carry out the objectives of this Convention. Each Contracting Government participating in any Panel shall be represented on such Panel by its Commissioner or Commissioners, who may be assisted by experts or advisers. Each Panel shall elect from its members a Chairman who shall serve for a period of two years and shall be eligible for re-election but not to a succeeding term.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.2 2. After this Convention has been in force for two years, but not before that time, Panel representation shall be reviewed annually by the Commission, which shall have the power, subject to consultation with the Panel concerned, to determine representation on each Panel on the basis of current substantial exploitation in the sub-area concerned of fishes of the cod group (Gadiformes), of flat-fishes (Pleuronectiformes), and of rosefish (genus Sebastes), except that each Contracting Government with coastline adjacent to a sub-area shall have the right of representation on the Panel for the sub-area.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.3 3. Each Panel may adopt, and amend as occasion may require, rules of procedure 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.4.4 4. Each Government participating in a Panel shall have one vote, which shall be cast by a Commissioner representing that Government. Decisions of the Panel shall be taken by a two-thirds majority of the votes of all the Governments participating in that Panel.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.5 5. Commissioners of Contracting Governments not participating in a particular Panel shall have the right to attend the meetings of such Panel as observers, and may be accompanied by experts and advisers.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.6 6. The Panels shall, in the exercise of their functions and duties, use the services of the Executive Secretary and the staff of the Commission.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7 Article VII
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.1 1. Each Panel established under Article IV shall be responsible for keeping under review the fisheries of its sub-area and the scientific and other information relating thereto.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.2 2. Each Panel, upon the basis of scientific investigations, may make recommendations to the Commission for joint action by the Contracting Governments on the matters specified in paragraph I of Article VIII.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.3 3. Each Panel may recommend to the Commission studies and investigations within the scope of this Convention which are deemed necessary in the development of factual information relating to its particular sub-area.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.4 4. Any Panel may make recommendations to the Commission for the alteration of the boundaries of the sub-areas defined in the Annex.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.5 5. Each Panel shall investigate and report to the Commission upon any matter referred to it by the Commission.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.6 6. A Panel shall not incur any expenditure except in accordance with directions given by the Commission.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8 Article VIII
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1 1. The Commission may, on the recommendations of one or more Panels, and on the basis of scientific investigations, transmit to the Depositary Government proposals, for joint action by the Contracting Governments, designed to keep the stocks of those species of fish which support international fisheries in the Convention area at a level permitting the maximum sustained catch by the application, with respect to such species of fish, of one or more of the following measures:
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1.a (a) establishing open and closed seasons;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1.b (b) closing to fishing such portions of a sub-area as the Panel concerned finds to be a spawning area or to be populated by small or immature fish;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1.c (c) establishing size limits for any species;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1.d (d) prescribing the fishing gear and appliances the use of which is prohibited;
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1.e (e) prescribing an over-all catch limit for any species of fish.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.2 2. Each recommendation shall be studied by the Commission and thereafter the Commission shall either
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.2.a (a) transmit the recommendation as a proposal to the Depositary Government with such modifications or suggestions as the Commission may consider desirable, or
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.2.b (b) refer the recommendation back to the Panel with comments for its reconsideration.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.3 3. The Panel may, after reconsidering the recommendation returned to it by the Commission, reaffirm that recommendation, with or without modification.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.4 4. If, after a recommendation is reaffirmed, the Commission is unable to adopt the recommendation as a proposal, it shall send a copy of the recommendation to the Depositary Government with a report of the Commission's decision. The Depositary Government shall transmit copies of the recommendation and of the Commission's report to the Contracting Governments.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.5 5. The Commission may, after consultation with all the Panels, transmit proposals to the Depositary Government within the scope of paragraph I of this Article affecting the Convention area as a whole.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.6 6. The Depositary Government shall transmit any proposal received by it to the Contracting Governments for their consideration and may make such suggestions as will facilitate acceptance of the proposal.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.7 7. The Contracting Governments shall notify the Depositary Government of their acceptance of the proposal, and the Depositary Government shall notify the Contracting Governments of each acceptance communicated to it, including the date of receipt thereof.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.8 8. The proposal shall become effective for all Contracting Governments four months after the date on which notifications of acceptance shall have been received by the Depositary Government from all the Contracting Governments participating in the Panel or Panels for the sub-area or sub-areas to which the proposal applies.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.9 9. At any time after the expiration of one year from the date on which a proposal becomes effective, any Panel Government for the sub-area to which the proposal applies may give to the Depositary Government notice of the termination of its acceptance of the proposal and, if that notice is not withdrawn, the proposal shall cease to be effective for that Panel Government at the end of one year from the date of receipt of the notice by the Depositary Government. At any time after a proposal has ceased to be effective for a Panel Government under this paragraph, the proposal shall cease to be effective for any other Contracting Government upon the date a notice of withdrawal by such Government is received by the Depositary Government. The Depositary Government shall notify all Contracting Governments of every notice under this paragraph immediately upon the receipt thereof.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4 Article IV
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.a (a) The Council shall elect from among its members a President to hold office for one year. It shall have authority to appoint or dismiss the Secretary of the Council, the Director, the Secretary-Accountant and the scientific and technical personnel of the Control Service, and to determine their conditions of service.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.b (b) The Council shall meet in ordinary session each year in the month of June or July. Extraordinary meetings of the Council may be convened by the President or at the request of a majority of the Participating Governments.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.c (c) The Director of the Control Service shall forward each year, one month before the date fixed for the next meeting of the Council, his annual report to the Council. This shall be examined during the annual meeting of the Council.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.d (d) The Council shall at its annual meeting adopt the plans and estimates for the operations of the Control Service for the following Control year (beginning on the 1st July, of the current calendar year and ending on the 30th June of the following calendar year).
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.e (e) The Council shall make its own rules of procedure, and shall have power to appoint an Executive Committee to carry out its decisions.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.5 Article V
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.5.a a) The functions of the Control Service are as follows:
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.5.a.1 (1) To organise the permanent control of known outbreak areas of the Red Locust and the investigation of regions suspected of being sources of origin of the Red Locust.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.5.a.2 (2) To take steps for the immediate destruction of any incipient swarms of Red Locusts discovered in recognised outbreak areas.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.5.a.3 (3) To organise, in collaboration with the Participating Governments, a Central Information Service on the movements and breeding of swarms of Red Locusts which might have spread outside the outbreak areas
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.5.a.4 (4) To keep the Participating Governments and the Anti-Locust Research Centre informed of the Red Locust situation and of the progress of the operations of the Control Service by means of periodical reports.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.5.a.5 (5) To study the habits and the ecology of the Red Locust and the methods for its control.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.5.b (b) The Director of the Control Service shall engage all personnel of the Control Service, other than those whom the Council is authorised to appoint in accordance with Article IV (a).
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.9 Article 9
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.9.a (a) There shall be established in London a Permanent Committee of Information which shall consist of the Directors of the Commonwealth Institute of Entomology and the Commonwealth Mycological Institute and of the Scientific Secretary of the Commission appointed under Article 3 of the present Convention, who shall also act as Secretary of the Committee.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.9.b (b) The Permanent Committee of Information shall act as an intermediary between the Institutes referred to in paragraph (a) of this Article and the Commission for the transmission of relevant information regarding the type, nature and extent of diseases, insect pests and other enemies of plants inside and outside the area defined in Article 1 of the present Convention and shall supply the Commission with such information as it may require.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.9.c (c) Members of the Permanent Committee of Information, may, in that capacity and for the ends of the present Convention, correspond directly on scientific subjects with the specialists of the territories defined in Article 1 of the present Convention.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.9.d (d) The Scientific Secretary of the Commission shall have access to the Institutes referred to in paragraph (a) of this Article and, pursuant to an agreement to be concluded between the Executive Council of the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux and the Commission, shall report to the Commission on the work carried on in those Institutes in relation to this Convention.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Art.9.e (e) The Permanent Committee of Information shall endeavour to arrange for the exchange of information with the World Reporting Service on plant diseases and pests which is to be established in accordance with the provisions of Article VII of the aforesaid International Plant Protection Convention.
2652 Phytosanitary Convention For Africa South Of The Sahara Sect.4 FINANCE
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9 Article 9
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.1 1. Any dispute which may arise between States under Articles 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 shall, at the request of any of the parties, be submitted for settlement to a special commission of five members, unless the parties agree to seek a solution by another method of peaceful settlement, as provided for in Article 33 of the Charter of the United Nations.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.2 2. The members of the commission, one of whom shall be designated as chairman, shall be named by agreement between the States in dispute within three months of the request for settlement in accordance with the provisions of this Article. Failing agreement they shall, upon the request of any State party, be named by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, within a further three-month period, in consultation with the States in dispute and with the President of the International Court of Justice and the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, from amongst well-qualified persons being nationals of States not involved in the dispute and specializing in legal, administrative or scientific questions relating to fisheries, depending upon the nature of the dispute to be settled. Any vacancy arising after the original appointment shall be filled in the same manner as provided for the initial selection.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.3 3. Any State party to proceedings under these Articles shall have the right to name one of its nationals to the special commission, with the right to participate fully in the proceedings on the same footing as a member of the commission but without the right to vote or to take part in the writing of the commission's decision.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.4 4. The commission shall determine its own procedure, assuring each party to the proceedings a full opportunity to he heard and to present its case. It shall also determine how the costs and expenses shall be divided between the parties to the dispute, failing agreement by the parties on this matter.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.5 5. The special commission shall render its decision within a period of five months from the time it is appointed unless it decides, in case of necessity, to extend the time limit for a period not exceeding three months.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.6 6. The special commission shall, in reaching its decisions, adhere to these Articles and to any special agreements between the disputing parties regarding settlement of the dispute.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.9.7 7. Decisions of the commission shall be by majority vote.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.10 Article 10
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.10.1 1. The special commission shall, in disputes arising under Article 7, apply the criteria listed in paragraph 2 of that Article. In disputes under Articles 4, 5, 6 and 8 the commission shall apply the following criteria, according to the issues involved in the dispute:
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.10.1.a (a) Common to the determination of disputes arising under Article 4, 5 and 6 are the requirements:
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.10.1.a.i (i) That scientific findings demonstrate the necessity of conservation measures;
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.10.1.a.ii (ii) That the specific measures are based on scientific findings and are practicable; and
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.10.1.a.iii (iii) That the measures do not discriminate, in form or in fact, against fishermen of other States.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.10.1.b (b) Applicable to the determination of disputes arising under Article 8 is the requirement that scientific findings demonstrate the necessity for conservation measures, or that the conservation program is adequate, as the case may be.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.10.2 2. The special commission may decide that pending its award the measures in dispute shall not be applied, provided that, in the case of disputes under Article 7, the measures shall only be suspended when it is apparent to the commission on the basis of prima facie evidence that the need for the urgent application of such measures does not exist.
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.11 Article 11
2675 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The High Seas Art.11.1x The decisions of the special commission shall be binding on the States concerned and the provisions of paragraph 2 of Article 94 of the Charter of the United Nations shall be applicable to those decisions. If the decisions are accompanied by any recommendations, they shall receive the greatest possible consideration.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12 Article XII
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.1.a 1. a. The present Treaty may be modified or amended at any time by unanimous agreement of the Contracting Parties whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX. Any such modification or amendment shall enter into force when the depositary Government has received notice from all such Contracting Parties that they have ratified it.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.1.b b. Such modification or amendment shall thereafter enter into force as to any other Contracting Party when notice of ratification by it has been received by the depositary Government. Any such Contracting Party from which no notice of ratification is received within a period of two years from the date of entry into force of the modification or amendment in accordance with the provision of subparagraph 1(a) of this Article shall be deemed to have withdrawn from the present Treaty on the date of the expiration of such period.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.a 2. a. If after the expiration of thirty years from the date of entry into force of the present Treaty, any of the Contracting Parties whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX so requests by a communication addressed to the depositary Government, a Conference of all the Contracting Parties shall be held as soon as practicable to review the operation of the Treaty.
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.b b. Any modification or amendment to the present Treaty which is approved at such a Conference by a majority of the Contracting Parties there represented, including a majority of those whose representatives are entitled to participate in the meetings provided for under Article IX, shall be communicated by the depositary Government to all Contracting Parties immediately after the termination of the Conference and shall enter into force in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1 of the present Article
2688 Antarctic Treaty Art.12.2.c c. If any such modification or amendment has not entered into force in accordance with the provisions of subparagraph 1(a) of this Article within a period of two years after the date of its communication to all the Contracting Parties, any Contracting Party may at any time after the expiration of that period give notice to the depositary Government of its withdrawal from the present Treaty; and such withdrawal shall take effect two years after the receipt of the notice by the depositary Government.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7 ARTICLE VII: Executive Committee
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.1 1. There shall be an Executive Committee of the Commission consisting of 12 members and up to 5 co-opted members.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.2 2. Twelve members of the Executive Committee shall be elected by the Commission from among individuals nominated by Member Nations of the Commission upon the suggestion of their respective National Poplar Commissions. Members of the Executive Committee shall be appointed in their personal capacity because of their special competence, and shall serve for a period of four years. Members of the Executive Committee shall be eligible for re-election.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.3 3. The Executive Committee may, in order to ensure the co-operation of the necessary specialists, co-opt one to five additional members under the same conditions as are provided for in paragraph 2 above. The term of office of the additional members shall expire with the term of the elected members.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.4 4. The Executive Committee shall, between sessions of the Commission, act on behalf of the Commission as its executive organ. The Executive Committee shall in particular make proposals to the Commission regarding the general orientation and the program of work of the Commission, study technical questions and implement the program as approved by the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.5 5. The Executive Committee shall elect from amongst its members a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.6 6. Sessions of the Executive Committee may be convened as often as necessary by the Director-General of the Organization in consultation with its Chairman. The Committee shall meet in connection with each regular session of the Commission. It shall also meet at least once between two regular sessions of the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.7.7 7. The Executive Committee shall report to the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.15 ARTICLE XV: Interpretation and Settlement of Disputes
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.15.1x Any dispute regarding the interpretation or application of this Convention, if not settled by the Commission, shall be referred to a committee composed of one member appointed by each of the parties to the dispute, and in addition an independent chairman chosen by the members of the committee. The recommendations of such a committee, while not binding in character, shall become the basis for renewed consideration by the parties concerned of the matter out of which the disagreement arose. If as the result of this procedure the dispute is not settled, it shall be referred to the International Court of Justice in accordance with the Statute of the Court, unless the parties to the dispute agree to another method of settlement.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6 Article 6
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1 1. It shall be the duty of the Commission:
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.a a) to keep under review the fisheries in the Convention area:
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.b b) to consider, in the light of the technical information available, what measures may be required for the conservation of the fish stocks and for the rational exploitation of the fisheries in the area;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.c c) to consider, at the request of any Contracting State, representations made to it by a State which is not a party to this Convention for the opening of negotiations on the conservation of fish stocks in the Convention area or any part thereof; and
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.d d) to make to Contracting States recommendations, based as far as practicable on the results of scientific research and investigation, with regard to any of the measures set out in Article 7 of this Convention.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.2 2. It shall be the duty of a Regional Committee to perform, in relation to its Region, functions of review and consideration similar to those described in paragraph (1) of this Article in relation to the Commission and the Convention area. A Regional Committee may initiate proposals for measures in relation to its region and shall consider any such proposals as may be remitted to it by the Commission.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.3 3. A Regional Committee may prepare draft recommendations for consideration by the Commission, which may adopt any such draft recommendations, with any modifications it may consider desirable, as recommendations for the purpose of Article 7 of this Convention.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.4 4. A Regional Committee may at any time appoint sub-committees to study specific problems affecting parts of the Region and to report thereon to the Regional Committee.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.7 Article VII
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.7.1x With a view to co-ordinating their activities in the field of quarantine enforcement and to supervising the application of the measures necessary for the control of quarantinable plant pests and diseases in frontier areas, the Contracting Parties agree to establish, where necessary, special commissions consisting of representatives of the countries concerned, the members of such commissions being granted the right of repeated frontier crossing and of remaining in the territory of other States for such time as may be necessary for the fulfilment of the functions assigned to them.
2728 Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents Art.2 ARTICLE II: Special Functions of the Agency
2728 Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents Art.2.1 1. The International Atomic Energy Agency shall, at the request of and in consultation with the Requesting State:
2728 Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents Art.2.1.a a. Advise upon the measures to be taken and the assistance required.
2728 Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents Art.2.1.b b. Assist in securing from its Member States not parties to this Agreement such assistance as cannot readily be provided by the other Contracting Parties.
2728 Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents Art.2.1.c c. Co-ordinate the provision of assistance.
2728 Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents Art.2.2 2. At any time after he has been notified by a Contracting State of the existence of an emergency within its territory, the Director General of the Agency may designate, in consultation with that State, an observer, who may enter its territory for the purpose of investigating the nature and extent of the emergency and reporting to him thereon. The Director General may, in addition, authorize such person to act as his representative.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.7 Article 7
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.7.1 1. The Commission shall set up a working group for current research and may, if necessary, set up others for special missions.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.7.2 2. The working groups shall be composed of delegates or experts appointed by each delegation.
2719 Protocol Of Signature To The Agreement Concerning The International Commission For The Protection Of The Rhine Against Pollution Art.7.3 3. The Commission shall decide the mission of each working group, fix the maximum number of members and appoint its chairman.
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.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.13 ARTICLE 13
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.13.1 (1) The Council shall appoint a General Secretary on such terms and to perform such duties as it may determine.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.13.2 (2) Subject to any general directions of the Council the Bureau shall appoint such other staff as may be required for the purposes of the Council on such terms and to perform such duties as it may determine.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.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.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.5 Article V
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.5.1 1. There is established within the Commission a Council which shall consist of the Chairman and the Vice-Chairman of the Commission together with the representatives of not less than four and not more than eight Contracting Parties. The Contracting Parties represented on the Council shall be elected at each regular meeting of the Commission. However, if at any time the number of the Contracting Parties exceeds forty, the Commission may elect an additional two Contracting Parties to be represented on the Council. The Contracting Parties of which the Chairman and Vice-Chairman are nationals shall not be elected to the Council. In elections to the Council the Commission shall give due consideration to the geographic, tuna fishing and tuna processing interests of the Contracting Parties, as well as to the equal right of the Contracting Parties to be represented on the Council.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.5.2 2. The Council shall perform such functions as are assigned to it by this Convention or are designated by the Commission, and shall meet at least once in the interim between regular meetings of the Commission. Between meetings of the Commission the Council shall make necessary decisions on the duties to be carried out by the staff and shall issue necessary instructions to the Executive Secretary. Decisions of the Council shall be made in accordance with rules to be established by the Commission.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.6 Article VI
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.6.1x To carry out the objectives of this Convention the Commission may establish Panels on the basis of species, group of species, or of geographic areas. Each Panel in such case:
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.6.1x.a a) shall be responsible for keeping under review the species, group of species, or geographic area under its purview, and for collecting scientific and other information relating thereto;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.6.1x.b b) may propose to the Commission, upon the basis of scientific investigations, recommendations for joint action by the Contracting Parties;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.6.1x.c c) may recommend to the Commission studies and investigations necessary for obtaining information relating to its species, group of species or geographic area, as well as the co-ordination of programmes of investigation by the Contracting Parties.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10 Article X
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.1 1. The Commission shall adopt a budget for the joint expenses of the Commission for the biennium following each regular meeting.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2 2. Each Contracting Party shall contribute annually to the budget of the Commission an amount equal to:
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2.a a) U.S. $ 1,000 (one thousand United States dollars) for Commission membership.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2.b b) U.S. $ 1,000 (one thousand United States dollars) for each Panel membership.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2.c c) If the proposed budget for joint expenses for any biennium should exceed the whole amount of contributions to be made by the Contracting Parties under (a) and (b) of this paragraph, one-third of the amount of such excess shall be contributed by the Contracting Parties in proportion to their contributions made under (a) and (b) of this paragraph. For the remaining two-thirds the Commission shall determine on the basis of the latest available information:
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2.c.i (i) the total of the round weight of catch of Atlantic tuna and tuna-like fishes and the net weight of canned products of such fishes for each Contracting Party;
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.2.c.ii (ii) the total of (i) for all Contracting Parties. Each Contracting Party shall contribute its share of the remaining two-thirds in the same ratio that its total in (i) bears to the total in (ii). That part of the budget referred to in this sub-paragraph shall be set by agreement of all the Contracting Parties present and voting.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.3 3. The Council shall review the second half of the biennial budget at its regular meeting between Commission meetings and, on the basis of current and anticipated developments, may authorize reapportionment of amounts in the Commission budget for the second year within the total budget approved by the Commission.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.4 4. The Executive Secretary of the Commission shall notify each Contracting Party of its yearly assessment. The contributions shall be payable on January first of the year for which the assessment was levied. Contributions not received before January first of the succeeding year shall be considered as in arrears.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.5 5. Contributions to the biennial budget shall be payable in such currencies as the Commission may decide.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.6 6. At its first meeting the Commission shall approve a budget for the balance of the first year the Commission functions and for the following biennium. It shall immediately transmit to the Contracting Parties copies of these budgets together with notices of the respective assessments for the first annual contribution.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.7 7. Thereafter, within a period not less than sixty days before the regular meeting of the Commission which precedes the biennium, the Executive Secretary shall submit to each Contracting Party a draft biennial budget together with a schedule of proposed assessments.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.8 8. The Commission may suspend the voting rights of any Contracting Party when its arrears of contributions equal or exceed the amount due from it for the two preceding years.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.9 9. The Commission shall establish a Working Capital Fund to finance operations of the Commission prior to receiving annual contributions, and for such other purposes as the Commission may determine. The Commission shall determine the level of the Fund, assess advances necessary for its establishment, and adopt regulations governing the use of the Fund.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.10 10. The Commission shall arrange an annual independent audit of the Commission's accounts. The reports of such audits shall be reviewed and approved by the Commission, or by the Council in years when there is no regular Commission meeting.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.10.11 11. The Commission may accept contributions, other than provided for in paragraph 2 of this Article, for the prosecution of its work.
2758 Convention On The Conduct Of Fishing Operations In The North Atlantic Art.7 Article 7
2758 Convention On The Conduct Of Fishing Operations In The North Atlantic Art.7.1 (1) In any dispute that arises between the nationals of different Contracting Parties concerning damaged gear or damage to vessels resulting from entanglement of gear, the following procedure will apply in the absence of agreement among the Contracting Parties concerning the resolution of such disputes:
2758 Convention On The Conduct Of Fishing Operations In The North Atlantic Art.7.1.ax At the request of the Contracting Party of a complainant each Contracting Party concerned will appoint a review board or other appropriate authority for handling the claim. These boards or other authorities will examine the facts and endeavour to bring about a settlement.
2758 Convention On The Conduct Of Fishing Operations In The North Atlantic Art.7.2 (2) These arrangements are without prejudice to the rights of complainants to prosecute their claims by way of ordinary legal procedure.
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.7 ARTICLE VII
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.7.1 1. The supervision of the financial administration of the Organization shall be exercised by a Finance Committee on which each Member Government may be represented by one delegate.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.7.2 2. The Committee shall meet during sessions of the Conference. It may meet in extraordinary session.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.8 ARTICLE VIII
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.8.1x For the fulfillment of the objects defined in Article II it shall be the responsibility of the Bureau, in particular :
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.8.1x.a (a) To bring about a close and permanent association between national hydrographic offices;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.8.1x.b (b) To study any matters relating to hydrography and the allied sciences and techniques, and to collect the necessary papers;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.8.1x.c (c) To further the exchange of nautical charts and documents between hydrographic offices of Member Governments;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.8.1x.d (d) To circulate the appropriate documents;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.8.1x.e (e) To tender guidance and advice upon request, in particular to countries engaged in setting-up or expanding their hydrographic service;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.8.1x.f (f) To encourage co-ordination of hydrographic surveys with relevant oceanographic activities;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.8.1x.g (g) To extend and facilitate the application of oceanographic knowledge for the benefit of navigators;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.8.1x.h (h) To cooperate with international organizations and scientific institutions which have related objectives
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.14 ARTICLE XIV
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.14.1x The expenses necessary for the functioning of the Organization shall be met :
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.14.1x.a (a) From the ordinary annual contributions of Member Governments in accordance with a scale based on the tonnage of their fleets;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.14.1x.b (b) From donations, bequests, subventions and other sources, with the approval of the Finance Committee.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.16 ARTICLE XVI
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.16.1x The budget of the Organization shall be drafted by the Directing Committee, studied by the Finance Committee and approved by the Conference.
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.2 Article II
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.2.1 1. The Government shall assume responsibility for the letting, supervision and administration of all contracts and for the execution of the project. The Government shall appoint the Corporation as its executive agent for the foregoing purposes and the operation of the project. If circumstances require the Government may request the Coordinator to consult with Cooperating Members and the United Nations Development Programme in order to provide technical and administrative assistance for the effective functioning of the Corporation; Cooperating Members and the United Nations Development Programme shall consult on how to meet such additional requests.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.2.2 2. The Corporation shall use the services of consulting engineers in the execution of the project in accordance with this Agreement. The consulting engineer for the construction of the dam, power station and diversion weir will be the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Authority which shall provide designs and specifications to the Corporation and shall advise the Corporation on the letting, supervision and administration of all contracts. The consulting engineer for the designs and specifications for the irrigation system will be appointed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations acting as the executing agency of the United Nations Development Programme. The consulting engineer for supervision of the construction of the irrigation system will be the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Authority.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.2.3 3. The Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Authority will provide engineering advice to the Corporation for the over-all planning and coordination of all features of the project; advise the Corporation on variations in contracts or other special measures required in response to unforeseen circumstances; tender advice through the Corporation to the Government and the Coordinator on measures necessary to strengthen the technical and administrative organization of the Corporation for the successful execution of the project.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.2.4 4. The Bank shall undertake, as necessary, the banking operations for the Project relating to contributions from Cooperating Members in accordance with this Agreement.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.4 Article IV
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.4.1 1. The Coordinator shall convene a meeting of the Cooperating Members and the United Nations Development Programme at least twice a year to receive and examine reports and information referred to in Article V.9 and Article VI.6, as well as the budget referred to in Article V.4, and, at any other time, at the request of three or more Cooperating Members. Normally, at least two weeks notice of such meetings shall be given.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.4.2 2. The Cooperating Members and the United Nations Development Programme may hold consultations concerning measures to be taken for major problems arising in respect of the implementation of the Project, and make recommendations to the Government through the Coordinator. The Government shall take due cognizance of such recommendations. In making such recommendations referred to above, the Cooperating Members shall advise the Government whether the recommendation is a consensus or is supported by the majority of the Cooperating Members whose combined contributions also constitute more than half of the total of such contributions.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5 Article V
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.1 1. Contributions by the Cooperating Members shall be used for or applied exclusively to carry out the Project, subject to such terms and conditions as each Cooperating Member has established in respect of its contribution.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.2 2. The Corporation shall furnish to the Coordinator promptly upon their preparation, (i) draft contracts, plans and specifications, cost estimates, plans of construction and construction schedules for the project and (ii) any material modifications subsequently made therein, in such detail as the Coordinator shall from time to time request.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.3 3. As soon as possible after the entry into force of this Agreement the Corporation, advised by the consulting engineer and the Coordinator, and in consultation with interested individual Corporating Members shall determine the procedures for tendering and for the arrangement of the contracts, and shall inform the Cooperating Members, it being understood that, in so far as the national regulations of a Cooperating Member so require, any tendering or contracting procedures relating to that Cooperating Member's contribution shall meet such requirements. The responsibility for awarding the main contracts shall rest with the Corporation.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.4 4. The Corporation shall present through the Coordinator to the Cooperating Members as soon as possible after the entry into force of this agreement and on each 30 June and 31 December thereafter a budget prepared in consultation with the Coordinator covering estimated expenditure, both in foreign and local currencies, for the ensuing twelve months. Cooperating Members shall take due cognizance of the financial requirements of the budget thus prepared.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.5 5. Whenever drawings upon foreign contributions whether in cash or in kind are required, the Corporation shall provide the Coordinator with the necessary justification for each drawing in such manner as may be agreed with each Cooperating Member. Each request for drawing shall be validated by the counter-signature of the Coordinator. Provided that the request does not exceed the undrawn portion of its contribution each Cooperating Member shall then arrange payment accordingly.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.6 6. The Corporation on the advice of the consulting engineer shall establish suitable procedures for financial control of work in progress on all construction sites, including procedures for periodic stocktaking and for safe custody of engineering stores.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.7 7. The Bank entrusted with the accountancy in respect of the foreign contributions shall set up suitable accounting procedures for this purpose and shall at quarterly intervals transmit to the Coordinator statements of accounts relating to the project for which it is responsible.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.8 8. Upon the termination of the Agreement any unused contribution or part thereof remaining to the credit of the Government with the Bank shall be reimbursed to the Cooperating Member in question unless otherwise agreed between the Government and the Cooperating Member.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.9 9. The Coordinator shall send to each Cooperating Member and the United Nations Development Programme (i) quarterly reports concerning the progress of the Project and (ii) quarterly reports containing appropriate information on the use of the contributions.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.5.10 10. The Government and the Coordinator shall arrange for the comprehensive and regular audit of all financial transactions, stores and equipment.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6 Article VI
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.1 1. The Government shall cause the Project to be carried out with due diligence and efficiency and in conformity with sound engineering and financial practices and shall accord first priority, in its development program, to the Project.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.2 2. The Government shall make good any deficit in foreign exchange which may arise in the course of the execution of the Project.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.3 3. The Government shall make available promptly as required the necessary local currency for carrying out the Project. In preparing a schedule for the use of local currency, the Government shall consult with the Coordinator.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.4 4. The Government shall at its own expense and promptly as needed obtain and make available land and interests in land required for the carrying out or operation of the Project free of any incumbrance.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.5 5. The Corporation shall maintain in a manner satisfactory to the Coordinator and to Cooperating Members records adequate to identify the goods and services financed by the latter's contributions, to disclose the use thereof in the Project, and to show the progress of the Project. The Government shall consider requests from Cooperating Members, as may be necessary for the execution of the Project, to visit the site of the Project and to see goods used or required for the Project. It shall furnish to the Coordinator all such information concerning the Project as he shall reasonably request.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.6 6. The Government and the Coordinator shall from time to time exchange views with regard to matters relating to the purposes of this Agreement. The Government will promptly inform the Coordinator who shall forthwith inform the Cooperating Members of any condition which interferes with, or which threatens to interfere with, the accomplishment of the purposes of this Agreement.
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.7 7. The Government shall grant an exemption from, or the Corporation shall bear from its own funds the cost of any taxes, duties, fees, or levies which may be imposed in respect of:
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.7.a (a) the receipts of contractors, suppliers, companies and firms furnishing or supplying property or services for the purposes of carrying out the Project;
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.7.b (b) The salaries, allowances, bonuses and other income of experts, technicians and employees not normally resident in Cambodia;
2772 Agreement On Administrative Arrangements For The Prek Thnot (Cambodia) Power And Irrigation Development Project Art.6.7.c (c) The importation and making available for consumption of the equipment, property, products and services necessary for the purposes of carrying out the Project and the re-exportation of such equipment, property and products not required after completion of the Project operations.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.5 Article V Water
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.5.1 1. The contracting States shall establish policies for conservation, utilization and development of underground and surface water, and shall endeavour to guarantee for their populations a sufficient and continuous supply of suitable water, taking appropriate measures with due regard to –
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.5.1.a (a) the study of water cycles and the investigation of each catchment area;
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.5.1.b (b) the co-ordination and planning of water resources development projects;
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.5.1.c (c) the administration and control of all water utilization; and
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.5.1.d (d) prevention and control of water pollution.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.5.2 2. Where surface or underground water resources are shared by two or more of the contracting States, the latter shall act in consultation, and if the need arises, set up inter-State Commissions to study and resolve problems arising from the joint use of these resources, and for the joint development and conservation thereof.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7 Article VII
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.1 1. The Commission may establish a Regional Committee for each of the regions into which the Convention Area may be divided on an ecological basis and a Stock Committee with respect to any stock to be found in the Convention Area. The Commission may also establish a Scientific Advisory Council, hereinafter referred to as the " Council. " The Commission may establish such other subsidiary bodies as are necessary for the performance of its functions, determining their composition and terms of reference in each case.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.2 2. Regional Committees shall have the functions specified in this Article, except with respect to any stock for which a Stock Committee is competent.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.3 3. A Regional or Stock Committee may initiate, on the basis of the results of scientific investigations, proposals regarding measures that are applicable to the region or stock for which it has been established and shall consider any proposals that may be referred to it by the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.4 4. A Regional or Stock Committee may prepare draft recommendations for consideration by the Commission. The Commission may adopt such draft recommendations, with any amendments it may consider desirable, in accordance with Article VIII of this Convention.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.5 5. The Commission shall designate the Contracting Parties that may be represented on a Regional or Stock Committee. However, when a Regional or Stock Committee is established a Contracting Party shall automatically have the right to be represented thereon if it fishes in the region; or if it exploits the stock concerned; or if it has a coastline adjacent to the region concerned or the area where the stock is to be found. If a Contracting Party exploits a stock outside the region covered by a Regional or Stock Committee, it may be eligible to be represented thereon if the Commission so decides.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.6 6. The functions of the Council shall be to advise and assist the Commission and its Regional and Stock Committees with respect to the scientific aspects of their responsibilities.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.7 7. Each Contracting Party may send a delegation of scientists to the Council composed of as many experts as it whishes. The Council may establish subsidiary bodies and determine their composition.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.8 8. The Council may, with the concurrence of the Commission, invite other scientists or expert to participate in its deliberations in an advisory capacity.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.9 9. The Council shall hold regular sessions whose timing shall be determined by the Commission in relation to its regular sessions. The Council may hold special sessions subject to the approval of the Commission.
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.26 Article 26
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.26.1 1. The functions of the Executive Committee shall be:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.26.1.a (a) to elect its Chairman and adopt its own rules of procedure, except as otherwise provided in this Convention;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.26.1.b (b) to assume and exercise in place of the Assembly the following functions:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.26.1.b.i (i) making provision for the appointment of such personnel, other than the Director, as may be necessary and determining the terms and conditions of service of such personnel;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.26.1.b.ii (ii) approving settlements of claims against the Fund and taking all other steps envisaged in relation to such claims in Article 18, paragraph 7;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.26.1.b.iii (iii) giving instructions to the Director concerning the administration of the Fund and supervising the proper execution, by him of the Convention, of the decisions of the Assembly and of the Committee's own decisions; and
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.26.1.c (c) to perform such other functions as are allocated to it by the Assembly.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.26.2 2. The Executive Committee shall each year prepare and publish a report of the activities of the Fund during the previous calendar year.
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.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.3 ARTICLE III
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.3.1 1. It shall be the duty of Observers to carry out surveillance at the land stations or groups of land stations in order to verify the observance of the provisions of the Convention. Observers shall at all times be responsible to the Commission and shall neither seek nor receive instructions from any authority other than the Commission.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.3.2 2. Participating Governments receiving Observers shall accord them the status of senior officials and shall take appropriate measures to ensure the security, welfare, freedom and dignity of the Observers and any accompanying interpreters. In particular Participating Governments shall ensure suitable accommodation and medical care.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.3.3 3. The Observers shall not be vested with any administrative power in regard to the activities of the land station or group of land stations to which they are appointed, and shall have no authority to interfere in any way with those activites.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.3.4 4. Observers shall be enabled to observe freely the operations of the land station or group of land stations to which they are appointed, and shall be accorded the necessary facilities for carrying out their duties. In particular Observers shall be permitted to ascertain the species, size, sex and number of whales taken.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.3.5 5. All reports required to be made, and all records and data required to be kept or supplied in accordance with the Schedule to the Convention, shall be freely and immediately available to the Observers for examination, and they shall be given all necessary explanations concerning such reports, records and data.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.3.6 6. The manager, senior officials, or national inspectors, at any of the land stations or group of land stations where Observers are on duty, shall supply any information that is necessary for the discharge of the functions of the Observers.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.3.7 7. When there is reasonable ground to believe that an infraction of the provisions of the Convention has taken place, it shall be brought in writing to the immediate notice both of the manager of the land station and of the senior national inspector by an Observer, who shall, if he deems it sufficiently serious, at once inform the Secretary of the Commission of the said infraction together with the explanation or comments of the manager of the land station and the senior national inspector.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.3.8 8. An Observer shall draw up a report covering his observations including possible infractions of the provisions of the Convention and the Schedule which have taken place during the season, and shall submit it both to the manager of the land station and to the senior national inspector for information and such explanations and comments as they may wish to make. All such explanations and comments shall be attached to the Observer's report, which shall be transmitted to the Secretary of the Commission as soon as possible.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.4 ARTICLE IV
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.4.1 1. Any Observer who does not know the language of the country which operates the land station or group of land stations to which he is appointed, or the English language, must be accompanied by an interpreter who shall be of the same nationality as the Observer.
2806 Agreement Between The Government Of Canada, The Government Of The Republic Of Iceland And The Government Of The Kingdom Of Norway Concerning An International Observer Scheme For Land-Based Whaling Stations In The North Atlantic Area Art.4.2 2. Where an Observer does not speak the language of the land station or group of land stations to which he is appointed but speaks English, then the land station at which he is on duty is required to provide at least one English speaking person.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.4 Article 4
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.4.1 1. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall, on a continuing basis, review the effectiveness of the measures taken by each Participating Country to meet its emergency reserve commitment.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.4.2 2. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall report to the Management Committee, which shall make proposals, as appropriate, to the Governing Board. The Governing Board may, acting by majority, adopt recommendations to Participating Countries.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Chapt.2 Chapter II
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.5 Article 5
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.5.1 1. Each Participating Country shall at all times have ready a program of contingent oil demand restraint measures enabling it to reduce its rate of final consumption in accordance with Chapter IV.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.5.2 2. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall, on a continuing basis, review and assess:
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.5.2.ax -each Participating Country's program of demand restraint measures,
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.5.2.bx #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.5.3 3. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall report to the Management Committee, which shall make proposals, as appropriate, to the Governing Board. The Governing Board may, acting by majority, adopt recommendations to Participating Countries.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Chapt.3 Chapter III
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.6 Article 6
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.9 Article 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.9.1 1. For purposes of satisfying allocation rights and allocation obligations, the following elements will be included:
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.9.1.ax -all crude oil,
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.9.1.bx -all petroleum products,
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.9.1.cx #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.9.1.dx #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.9.2 2. To calculate a Participating Country's allocation right, petroleum products normally imported by that Participating Country, whether from other Participating Countries or from non-participating countries, shall be expressed in crude oil equivalent and treated as though they were imports of crude oil to that 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.9.3 3. Insofar as possible, normal channels of supply will be maintained as well as the normal supply proportions between crude oil and products and among different categories of crude oil and products.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.9.4 4. When allocation takes place, an objective of the Program shall be that available crude oil and products shall, insofar as possible, be shared within the refining and distributing industries as well as between refining and distributing companies in accordance with historical supply patterns.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.10 Article 10
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.10.1 1. The objectives of the Program shall include ensuring fair treatment for all Participating Countries and basing the price for allocated oil on the price conditions prevailing for comparable commercial transactions.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.10.2 2. Questions relating to the price of oil allocated during an emergency shall be examined by the Standing Group on Emergency Questions.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.11 Article 11
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.11.1 1. It is not an objective of the Program to seek to increase, in an emergency, the share of world oil supply that the group had under normal market conditions. Historical oil trade patterns should be preserved as far as is reasonable, and due account should be taken of the position of individual non-participating countries.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.11.2 2. In order to maintain the principles set out in paragraph l, the Management Committee shall make proposals, as appropriate, to the Governing Board, which, acting by majority, shall decide on such proposals.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Chapt.4 Chapter IV
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.18 Article 18
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.18.1 1. The term "base period" means the most recent four quarters with a delay of one-quarter necessary to collect information. While emergency measures are applied with regard to the group or to a Participating Country, the base period shall remain fixed.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.18.2 2. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall examine the base period set out in paragraph 1, taking into account in particular such factors as growth, seasonal variations in consumption and cyclical changes and shall, not later than 1st April, 1975, report to the Management Committee. The Management Committee shall make proposals, as appropriate, to the Governing Board, which, acting by majority, shall decide on these proposals not later than 1st July, 1975.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.19 Article 19
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.19.1 1. The Secretariat shall make a finding when a reduction of oil supplies as mentioned in Article 13, 14 or 17 has occurred or can reasonably be expected to occur, and shall establish the amount of the reduction or expected reduction for each Participating Country and for the group. The Secretariat shall keep the Management Committee informed of its deliberations, and shall immediately report its finding to the members of the Committee and inform the Participating Countries thereof. The report shall include information on the nature of the reduction.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.19.2 2. Within 48 hours of the Secretariat's reporting a finding, the Committee shall meet to review the accuracy of the data compiled and the information provided. The Committee shall report to the Governing Board within a further 48 hours. The report shall set out the views expressed by the members of the Committee, including any views regarding the handling of the emergency.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.19.3 3. Within 48 hours of receiving the Management Committee's report, the Governing Board shall meet to review the finding of the Secretariat in the light of that report. The activation of emergency measures shall be considered confirmed and Participating Countries shall implement such measures within 15 days of such confirmation unless the Governing Board, acting by special majority, decides within a further 48 hours not to activate the emergency measures, to activate them only in part or to fix another time limit for their implementation.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.19.4 4. If, according to the finding of the Secretariat, the conditions of more than one of the Articles 14, 13 and 17 are fulfilled, any decision not to activate emergency measures shall be taken separately for each Article and in the above order. If the conditions in Article 17 are fulfilled with regard to more than one Participating Country any decision not to activate allocation shall be taken separately with respect to each Country.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.19.5 5. Decisions pursuant to paragraphs 3 and 4 may at any time be reversed by the Governing Board, acting by majority.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.19.6 6. In making its finding under this Article, the Secretariat shall consult with oil companies to obtain their views regarding the situation and the appropriateness of the measures to be taken.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.19.7 7. An international advisory board from the oil industry shall be convened, not later than the activation of emergency measures, to assist the Agency in ensuring the effective operation of such measures.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.20 Article 20
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.20.1 1. The Secretariat shall make a finding when cumulative daily emergency reserve drawdown obligations have reached or can reasonably be expected to reach 50 per cent of emergency reserve commitments. The Secretariat shall immediately report its finding to the members of the Management Committee and inform the Participating Countries thereof. The report shall include information on the oil situation.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.20.2 2. Within 72 hours of the Secretariat's reporting such a finding, the Management Committee shall meet to review the data compiled and the information provided. On the basis of available information the Committee shall report to the Governing Board within a further 48 hours proposing measures required for meeting the necessities of the situation, including the increase in the level of mandatory demand restraint that may be necessary. The report shall set out the views expressed by the members of the Committee.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.20.3 3. The Governing Board shall meet within 48 hours of receiving the Committee's report and proposal. The Governing Board shall review the finding of the Secretariat and the report of the Management Committee and shall within a further 48 hours, acting by special majority, decide on the measures required for meeting the necessities of the situation, including the increase in the level of mandatory demand restraint that may be necessary.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.21 Article 21
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.21.1 1. Any Participating Country may request the Secretariat to make a finding under Article 19 or 20.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.21.2 2. If, within 72 hours of such request, the Secretariat does not make such a finding, the Participating Country may request the Management Committee to meet and consider the situation in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.21.3 3. The Management Committee shall meet within 48 hours of such request in order to consider the situation. It shall, at the request of any Participating Country, report to the Governing Board within a further 48 hours. The report shall set out the views expressed by the members of the Committee and by the Secretariat, including any views regarding the handling of the situation.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.21.4 4. The Governing Board shall meet within 48 hours of receiving the Management Committee's report. If it finds, acting by majority, that the conditions set out in Article 13, 14, 15 or 17 are fulfilled, emergency measures shall be activated accordingly.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.23 Article 23
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.23.1 1. The Secretariat shall make a finding when a reduction of supplies as mentioned in Article 13, 14 or 17 has decreased or can reasonably be expected to decrease below the level referred to in the relevant Article. The Secretariat shall keep the Management Committee informed of its deliberations and shall immediately report its finding to the members of the Committee and inform the Participating Countries thereof.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.23.2 2. Within 72 hours of the Secretariat's reporting a finding, the Management Committee shall meet to review the data compiled and the information provided. It shall report to the Governing Board within a further 48 hours. The report shall set out the views expressed by the members of the Committee, including any views regarding the handling of the emergency.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.23.3 3. Within 48 hours of receiving the Committee's report, the Governing Board shall meet to review the finding of the Secretariat in the light of the report from the Management Committee. The deactivation of emergency measures or the applicable reduction of the demand restraint level shall be considered confirmed unless the Governing Board, acting by special majority, decides within a further 48 hours to maintain the emergency measures or to deactivate them only in part.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.23.4 4. In making its finding under this Article, the Secretariat shall consult with the international advisory board, mentioned in Article 19, paragraph 7, to obtain its views regarding the situation and the appropriateness of the measures to be taken.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.23.5 5. Any Participating Country may request the Secretariat to make a finding under this Article.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.29 Article 29
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.29.1 1. Within 60 days of the first day of the provisional application of this Agreement, and as appropriate thereafter, the Standing Group on the Oil Market shall submit a report to the Management Committee identifying the precise data within the list of subjects in Article 27, paragraph 1, which are required for the efficient operation of the General Section, and specifying the procedures for obtaining such data on a regular basis.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.29.2 2. The Management Committee shall review the report and make proposals to the Governing Board which, within 30 days of the submission of the report to the Management Committee, and acting by majority, shall take the decisions necessary for the establishment and efficient operation of the General Section.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.30 Article 30
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.30.1x In preparing its reports under Article 29, the Standing Group on the Oil Market shall
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.30.1x.ax -consult with oil companies to ensure that the System is compatible with industry operations;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.30.1x.bx -identify specific problems and issues which are of concern to Participating Countries;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.30.1x.cx -identify specific data which are useful and necessary to resolve such problems and issues;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.30.1x.dx -work out precise standards for the harmonization of the required information in order to ensure comparability of the data;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.30.1x.ex #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.31 Article 31
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.31.1 1. The Standing Group on the Oil Market shall on a continuing basis review the operation of the General Section.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.31.2 2. In the event of changes in the conditions of the international oil market, the Standing Group on the Oil Market shall report to the Management Committee. The Committee shall make proposals on appropriate changes to the Governing Board which, acting by majority, shall decide on such proposals.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.32 Article 32
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.32.1 1. Under the Special Section of the Information System, the Participating Countries shall make available to the Secretariat all information which is necessary to ensure the efficient operation of emergency measures.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.32.2 2. Each Participating Country shall take appropriate measures to ensure that all oil companies operating within its jurisdiction make such information available to it as is necessary to enable it to fulfill its obligations under paragraph 1 and under Article 33.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.32.3 3. The Secretariat shall, on the basis of this information and other information available, continuously survey the supply of oil to and the consumption of oil within the group and 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.34 Article 34
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.34.1 1. Within 30 days of the first day of the provisional application of this Agreement, the Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall submit a report to the Management Committee identifying the precise data within the list of subjects in Article 33 which are required under the Special Section to ensure the efficient operation of emergency measures and specifying the procedures for obtaining such data on a regular basis, including accelerated procedures in times of emergency.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.34.2 2. The Management Committee shall review the report and make proposals to the Governing Board which, within 30 days of the submission of the report to the Management Committee, and acting by majority, shall take the decisions necessary for the establishment and efficient operation of the Special Section.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.35 Article 35
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.35.1x In preparing its report under Article 34, the Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall:
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.35.1x.ax -consult with oil companies to ensure that the System is compatible with industry operations;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.35.1x.bx -work out precise standards for the harmonization of the required information in order to ensure comparability of the data;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.35.1x.cx #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.36 Article 36
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.36.1x The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall on a continuing basis review the operation of the Special Section and shall, as appropriate, report to the Management Committee. The Committee shall make proposals on appropriate changes to the Governing Board, which, acting by majority, shall decide on such proposals.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Chapt.6.1x Chapter VI
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.37 Article 37
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.37.1 1. The Participating Countries shall establish within the Agency a permanent framework for consultation within which one or more Participating Countries may, in an appropriate manner, consult with and request information from individual oil companies on all important aspects of the oil industry, and within which the Participating Countries may share among themselves on a co-operative basis the results of such consultations.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.37.2 2. The framework for consultation shall be established under the auspices of the Standing Group on the Oil Market.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.37.3 3. Within 60 days of the first day of the provisional application of this Agreement, and as appropriate thereafter, the Standing Group on the Oil Market, after consultation with oil companies, shall submit a report to the Management Committee on the procedures for such consultations. The Management Committee shall review the report and make proposals to the Governing Board, which, within 30 days of the submission of the report to the Management Committee, and acting by majority, shall decide on such procedures.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.38 Article 38
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.38.1 1. The Standing Group on the Oil Market shall present a report to the Management Committee on consultations held with any oil company within 30 days thereof.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.38.2 2. The Management Committee shall consider the report and may make proposals on appropriate co-operative action to the Governing Board, which shall decide on such proposals.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.39 Article 39
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.39.1 1. The Standing Group on the Oil Market shall, on a continuing basis, evaluate the results of the consultations with and the information collected from oil companies.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.39.2 2. On the basis of these evaluations, the Standing Group may examine and assess the international oil situation and the position of the oil industry and shall report to the Management Committee.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.39.3 3. The Management Committee shall review such reports and make proposals on appropriate co-operative action to the Governing Board, which shall decide on such proposals.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.40 Article 40
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.40.1x The Standing Group on the Oil Market shall submit annually a general report to the Management Committee on the functioning of the framework for consultation with oil companies.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Chapt.7.1x Chapter VII
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42 Article 42
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1 1. The Standing Group on Long Term Co-operation shall examine and report to the Management Committee on co-operative action. The following areas shall in particular be considered:
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.a (a) Conservation of energy, including co-operative programs on
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.a.i -exchange of national experiences and information on energy conservation;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.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.42.1.b (b) Development of alternative sources of energy such as domestic oil, coal, natural gas, nuclear energy and hydro-electric power, including co-operative programs on
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.b.i -exchange of information on such matters as resources, supply and demand, price and taxation;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.b.ii -ways and means for reducing the growth of consumption of imported oil through the development of alternative sources of energy;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.b.iii
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.b.iv -concrete projects, including jointly financed projects;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.b #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.42.1.c.i (c) Energy research and development, including as a matter of priority co-operative programs on
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.c.ii -coal technology;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.c.iii -solar energy;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.c.iv -radioactive waste management;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.c.v -controlled thermonuclear fusion;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.c.vi -production of hydrogen from water;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.c.vii -nuclear safety;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.c.viii -waste heat utilisation;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.c.ix -conservation of energy;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.c.x -municipal and industrial waste utilisation for energy conservation;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.c.xi #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.42.1.d (d) Uranium enrichment, including co-operative programs
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.d.i -to monitor developments in natural and enriched uranium supply;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.d.ii -to facilitate development of natural uranium resources and enrichment services;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.d.iii -to encourage such consultations as may be required to deal with international issues that may arise in relation to the expansion of enriched uranium supply;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.1.d.iv #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.42.2 2. In examining the areas of co-operative action, the Standing Group shall take due account of ongoing activities elsewhere.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.42.3 3. Programs developed under paragraph 1 may be jointly financed. Such joint financing may take place in accordance with Article 64, 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.43 Article 43
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.43.1 1. The Management Committee shall review the reports of the Standing Group and make appropriate proposals to the Governing Board, which shall decide on these proposals not later than 1st July, 1975.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.43.2 2. The Governing Board shall take into account possibilities for co-operation within a broader framework.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Chapt.8.2 Chapter VIII
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.48 Article 48
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.48.1 1. The Standing Group on Relations with Producer and other Consumer Countries will examine and report to the Management Committee on the matters described in this Chapter.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.48.2 2. The Management Committee may make proposals on appropriate co-operative action regarding these matters to the Governing Board, which shall decide on such proposals.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Chapt.9.2 Chapter IX
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.53 Article 53
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.53.1 1. The Management Committee shall be composed of one or more senior representatives of the Government of 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.53.2 2. The Management Committee shall carry out the functions assigned to it in this Agreement and any other function delegated to it by the Governing Board.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.53.3 3. The Management Committee may examine and make proposals to the Governing Board, as appropriate, on any matter within the scope of this Agreement.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.53.4 4. The Management Committee shall be convened upon the request of any 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.53.5 5. The Management Committee, 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.54 Article 54
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.54.1 1. Each Standing Group shall be composed of one or more representatives of the Government of 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.54.2 2. The Management Committee, acting by majority, shall elect the Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of 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.55 Article 55
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.55.1 1. The Standing Group on Emergency Questions shall carry out the functions assigned to it in Chapters I to V and the Annex and any other function delegated to it by the Governing Board.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.55.2 2. The Standing Group may review and report to the Management Committee on any matter within the scope of Chapters I to V and the Annex.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.55.3 3. The Standing Group may consult with oil companies on any matter within its competence.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.56 Article 56
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.56.1 1. The Standing Group on the Oil Market shall carry out the functions assigned to it in Chapters V and VI and any other function delegated to it by the Governing Board.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.56.2 2. The Standing Group may review and report to the Management Committee on any matter within the scope of Chapters V and VI.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.56.3 3. The Standing Group may consult with oil companies on any matter within its competence.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.57 Article 57
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.57.1 1. The Standing Group on Long Term Co-operation shall carry out the functions assigned to it in Chapter VII and any other function delegated to it by the Governing Board.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.57.2 2. The Standing Group may review and report to the Management Committee on any matter within the scope of Chapter VII.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.58 Article 58
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.58.1 1. The Standing Group on Relations with Producer and other Consumer Countries shall carry out the functions assigned to it in Chapter VIII and any other function delegated to it by the Governing Board.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.58.2 2. The Standing Group may review and report to the Management Committee on any matter within the scope of Chapter VIII.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.58.3 3. The Standing Group may consult with oil companies on any matter within its competence.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.63 Article 63
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4 IV ORGANIZATION OF THE PROJECT
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1 1. The project shall be directed by a project board. The board shall decide on all matters concerning the project within the framework of this Agreement.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.ax Each contracting party shall appoint one member of the board. The member appointed by AES will be the chairman of the board. Each member of the board may be assisted at the board meeting by one specialist who shall not have a voting right. The board shall meet at least 3 times a year. Additional board meetings shall be convened at the request of one member of the board.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.bx The decisions of the project board shall normally be made by mutual agreement. Should it be necessary to vote on any decision, each member of the board shall have a number of votes in proportion to the financial commitment of the contracting party concerned according to Article VI below. Every member shall be given the opportunity to cast his vote. 60 % of the votes cast are required for a decision. An opportunity will be provided for voting in absentia and/or through designated alternate upon proper and timely notification of the matter to be voted on. Should it be necessary to revise the programme, the board should be prepared to meet at short notice.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.cx The distribution of votes among the four Nordic countries will be stated at the first board meeting.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.1.dx AES has an absolute veto right against decisions involving the safety of the plant or conflicts with Swedish laws and regulations.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.2 2. AES shall appoint a project manager. The appointment requires the approval of the project board. The project manager shall be responsible to the project board for the execution and management of the agreed project. His duties include the drawing up of detailed programmes of work, including cost and time schedules.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.2.ax The project manager shall be present at the meetings of the project board and shall have the right to participate in the deliberations He shall report at each meeting on the progress of the work of the project.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.3 3. A committee, called the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), shall be established. The committee shall be composed of senior technical experts. Each contracting party having a share of 20 % of the total budget shall have the right to designate two members and each contracting party having a share of less than 20 % shall have the right to designate one member. The committee has the authority to direct the project manager on technical matters within the scope, cost and time schedule of the programme. Differences in opinion between the TAC members shall be resolved by the vote following the same procedure as applies to the voting in the board. If the project manager considers a proposal from the TAC to lead to an increase in costs or to a prolongation of the time schedule, the matter shall immediately be brought by him to the attention of the board for decision. Pending the decision of the board, no action shall be taken by the project manager that may infringe upon the freedom of the board to decide. The project manager shall be in attendance at the meetings of the committee.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.3.ax The chairman of the project board chairs the meeting of the TAC. The committee shall meet at least three times per year. The meetings shall be convened by the chairman of the project board on his own initiative or at the request of members representing at least 40 % of the votes of the committee.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.4 4. In the performance of his duties, the project manger shall be assisted by a project staff as exemplified in Appendix C.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.5 5. AES undertakes to render the necessary technical and administrative services and to procure the material for implementation of the project. Legal acts relating to the carrying out of the project shall be performed by AES on behalf of the contracting parties.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.4.6 6. For the financial management of the project, AES shall arrange an adequate book-keeping and reporting system according to the needs of this Agreement. Additional reporting that may be required for specific national reasons is not the responsibility of the project. The auditing shall be performed by the auditors of AES, and if so requested by any of the other parties, by auditors elected by them.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5 V TIME SCHEDULE
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5.1 1. The starting date of the project is February 1, 1975 and the project shall he carried out in accordance with the time schedule in Appendix E.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5.2 2. As no development work on instrumentation or other equipment is planned within the project it is vitally important that the board makes it their responsibility to supervise that only well proven and tested instrumentation and other equipment is used for the experiments. At the end of the preparation phase the board shall review the situation regarding the installed instrumentation and other equipment and its formal approval is required for the start of the experimental phase.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.5.3 3. At least after every second blowdown the TAC shall decide whether the blowdown and measurement conditions have concurred with the general descriptions of the experiments in the agreement and whether the information achieved is complete enough to be useful or if the experiments should be repeated. This decision shall be communicated to the board members immediately
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6 VI BUDGET AND FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTIONS
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1 1. Expenditure relating to the carrying out of the project shall be borne by the contracting parties under the conditions specified in the present Article.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.ax The project budget as presented in Appendix D amounts to Skr 13.7 millions. This amount includes all foreseen wage and price increases for the programme planned to be carried out and specified in Appendix A - F.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.bx As a reserve to cover possible additional expenses caused during the project in excess of the budget, the parties undertake jointly to make available an amount of Skr 0.5 million. The parties also undertake jointly to make available an amount of Skr 0.3 million in excess of the budget as a reserve to cover unforeseen inflationary cost increases during the project. The utilization of these reserves requires specific decisions by the project board. Including the reserves the total budget is Skr 14.5 millions.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.cx The project costs and the relevant reserve stated in this Article are calculated on the basis of a current station availability during the period indicated in the time schedule in Appendix E. Cost increase due to interrupted availability of the Marviken plant shall he borne by the AES, provided that the interruptions are not caused by the performance of the experiments.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx The contracting parties undertake to contribute to the financing of the total budget as follows:
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.ix [TAB]%.[TAB]Skr
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.iix millions
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.iiix GKSS[TAB]20[TAB]2.9
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.ivx CFA[TAB]10[TAB]1.45
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.vx EdF[TAB]10[TAB]1.45
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.vix JAERI[TAB]20[TAB]2.9
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.viix AEC[TAB]20[TAB]2.9
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.viiix AED
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.ixx MTI
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.xx AEN
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.xix AES[TAB]20[TAB]2.9
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.1.dx.xiix [TAB]100[TAB]14.5
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.3 3. The project shall be debited with the cost of the personnel of the project staff supplied by the contracting parties under the conditions specified in Article VII and in Appendix D, where all personnel costs are given according to nominal AES wage codes, inclusive of statutory social dues multiplied by 1.75. When project personnel are working outside their home organizations, the project shall be debited with an additional per diem cost according to AES's rules. Costs for travels to and from the permanent residence of the personnel are paid by the respective home organization.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.3.ax For services rendered by the parties upon order from the project using personnel not classified as project personnel and for material provided, the party shall be reimbursed for its costs. Thus neither profit nor gain shall be included except in case of commercial products already on the market.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.4 4. When paying their financial contributions according to this Article VI the parties shall be entitled to deduct the costs for wages and per diem of project personnel according to Article VI:3.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.5 5. Within six weeks after the end of each quarter of a year, the project manager shall present accounts for the project to the parties in summarized figures as to the costs incurred during the preceding quarter, and shall at the same time give a cost estimate for the current quarter.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.5.ax The total actual cost for the project shall be accounted for within three months after the termination of the project.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.6 6. Payments of contributions shall be made to AES and made available to the project in quarterly instalments on the basis of cost estimates and accounts as outlined under this Article VI:5, and quarterly reports.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.6.6.ax The first advance payment shall be due within four weeks after the signing of this Agreement by all the parties and shall cover all the costs accounted for in the budget incurred up to the date of signature as well as the costs calculated for the rest of the current quarter. The subsequent advance payments are due within two weeks upon receipt of the quarterly cost accounts/costs estimated.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.7 VII SUPPLY OF PERSONNEL
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.7.1 1. During the project, the contracting parties shall, within the total budget, contribute to the project staff by supplying project personnel, along the lines specified in Appendix C: p 4.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.7.1.ax The project staff shall be appointed and seconded to the project by the contracting parties with the agreement of the project manager. The project manager shall be responsible for the duly qualified composition and efficiency of the project staff and shall have the right to take the appropriate measures to that effect. The project personnel will remain in the employment of their respective employers. The project staff, during their participation in the project, work under the authority of the project manager and shall be subject to the general working rules of AES such as ordinary working hours, vacation periods etc.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.7.2 2. The parties shall, if considered necessary by the board, maintain at the disposal of the project their project personnel for a period not exceeding the period stated in Appendix E by more than three months. Such prolongation shall fall within the total budget and be credited according to the same rules as set out in Article VI:3.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.7.3 3. In addition, each party may at their own expense and under their own responsibility participate with delegated personnel to the extent agreed by the project manager. They may use their own equipment if agreed by the project manager. Such personnel when working in the project are subject to the rules stated in this Article VII:1.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9 IX LIABILITY
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.1 1. AES undertakes to maintain during the whole project period the following insurance protection.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.1.ax -Insurance of the equipment procured for the experimental work against fire, explosion, water pipe damage and/or damage to machinery, amounting to a total coverage of Skr 8 million.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.1.bx - Insurance of the data records against loss through fire, theft, and transport accidents, amounting to a coverage of Skr 1 million.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.1.cx -Liability insurance covering personal injury and damage to property which befall the project personnel or third parties and for which a party to this Agreement or its personnel is responsible according to the applicable general rules. This insurance shal
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.2 2. The cost for the above insurances shall be paid by the project as a part of the project cost.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.3 3. The non-Swedish parties shall not be liable for any indemnification in excess of the amounts stated above. In case of excess AES shall be liable for any indemnification whatsoever.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.9.4 4. This Agreement shall not limit any right to compensation on the basis of the general rules which are applicable in each case for the indemnification of personal injury or damage to property.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.11 XI UNFORESEEN OCCURRENCES AND RIGHT TO WITHDRAW
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.11.1 1. Should unforeseen occurrences put in doubt the achievement of the project objectives within the agreed time, budget or cost schedule, the project manager shall immediately report to the project board, which shall decide on the continuation. A decision to continue shall require the unanimous agreement of the parties, and must include necessary amendments of the time, budget or cost schedule as the case may be.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.11.2 2. If a decision to continue the project can not be reached, then any party to this Agreement shall have the right to withdraw from the Agreement. In such a case the withdrawing party is under an obligation to fulfil its share of project commitments which originate prior to the date of the withdrawal. The withdrawing party has the right to all information produced by the project up to the date of withdrawal. The information will be supplied in the form existing at the date of withdrawal without processing of the data.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12 XII ARRANGEMENTS FOR TERMINATION OF THE PROJECT
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.1x Equipment purchased within the project budget is regarded as being the property of the parties, each having a share in the percentage proportion to the financial contribution as given in Article VI:2.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.2x After the termination of the project such equipment which can still be utilized for other purposes will be evaluated under consideration of normal depreciation. AES will make up a list of such equipment and its value for approval by the project board.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.3x If AES with the approval of the project board decides to retain such equipment, the other parties will be credited in proportion to their financial grants.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.4x The project board shall decide upon the disposal of such remaining equipment as is not retained by AES.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.5x When selling equipment after the termination of the experiments, the costs for dismantling of such equipment and associated restoration shall be paid from the income of the sale of such equipment. The estimated economic net result shall be approved by the board before any action is taken in such matters.
2838 Agreement Concerning A Joint Project For Planning, Design, Experiment, Preparation, Performance And Reporting Of Reactor Safety Experiments Concerning Containment Response Art.12.6x In case of a decision to terminate the project prior to its fulfilment, under the circumstances described in Article XI, AES undertakes to cancel the remaining delivery contracts and other remaining commitments for the project as soon as possible.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21 ARTICLE XXI
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x The Amazonian Cooperation Council comprising of top level diplomatic representatives shall meet once a year. Its duties shall be as follows:
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.1 1 . To ensure that the aims and objectives of the Treaty are complied with.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.2 2. To be responsible for carrying out the decisions taken at meetings of Foreign Affairs Ministers.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.3 3. To recommend to the Parties the advisability and the appropriateness of convening meetings of Foreign Affairs Ministers and of drawing-up the corresponding Agenda.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.4 4. To take under consideration initiatives and plans present by the Parties as well as to adopt decisions for undertaking bilateral or multilateral studies and plans, the execution of which as the case may be, shall be the duty of the Permanent National Commissions.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.5 5. To evaluate the implementation of plans of bilateral or multilateral interest.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.0x.6 6. To draw-up the Rules and Regulations for its proper functioning.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.1 PARAGRAPH ONE: The Council shall hold special meetings through the initiative of any of the Contracting Parties with the support of the majority of the rest.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.21.2 PARAGRAPH TWO: The venue of regular meetings shall be rotated in alphabetical order among the Contracting Parties.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.24 ARTICLE XXIV
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.24.1x Whenever necessary, the Contracting Parties may set up special Commissions to study specific problems or matters related to the aims of this Treaty.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.3 Article III
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.1x The functions of the General Council shall be:
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.1x.a (a) to supervise and coordinate the organizational, administrative, financial and other internal affairs of the Organization, including the relations among its constituent bodies;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.1x.b (b) to coordinate the external relations of the Organization;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.1x.c (c) to review and determine the membership of the Fisheries Commission pursuant to Article XIII; and
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.1x.d (d) to exercise such other authority as is conferred upon it by this Convention.
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.6 Article VI
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1 1. The functions of the Scientific Council shall be:
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1.a (a) to provide a forum for consultation and cooperation among the Contracting Parties with respect to the study, appraisal and exchange of scientific information and views relating to the fisheries of the Convention Area, including environmental and ecological factors affecting these fisheries, and to encourage and promote cooperation among the Contracting Parties in scientific research designed to fill gaps in knowledge pertaining to these matters;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1.b (b) to compile and maintain statistics and records and to publish or disseminate reports, information and materials pertaining to the fisheries of the Convention Area, including environmental and ecological factors affecting these fisheries;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1.c (c) to provide scientific advice to coastal States, where requested to do so pursuant to Article VII; and
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.1.d (d) to provide scientific advice to the Fisheries Commission, pursuant to Article VIII or on its own initiative as required for the purposes of the Commission.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.2 2. The functions of the Scientific Council may, where appropriate, be carried out in cooperation with other public or private organizations having related objectives.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.6.3 3. The Contracting Parties shall furnish to the Scientific Council any available statistical and scientific information requested by the Council for the purpose of this Article.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7 Article VII
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.1 1. The Scientific Council shall, at the request of a coastal State, consider and report on any question pertaining to the scientific basis for the management and conservation of fishery resources in waters under the fisheries jurisdiction of that coastal State within the Convention Area.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.2 2. The coastal State shall, in consultation with the Scientific Council, specify terms of reference for the consideration of any question referred to the Council pursuant to paragraph 1. These terms of reference shall include, along with any other matters deemed appropriate, such of the following as are applicable:
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.2.a (a) a statement of the question referred, including a description of the fisheries and area to be considered;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.2.b (b) where scientific estimates or predictions are sought, a description of any relevant factors or assumptions to be taken into account; and
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.7.2.c (c) where applicable, a description of any objectives the coastal State is seeking to attain and an indication of whether specific advice or a range of options should be provided.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8 Article VIII
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.8.1x The Scientific Council shall consider and report on any question referred to it by the Fisheries Commission pertaining to the scientific basis for the management and conservation of fishery resources within the Regulatory Area and shall take into account the terms of reference specified by the Fisheries Commission in respect of that question.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.9 Article IX
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.9.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall be a member of the Scientific Council and shall appoint to the Council its own 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.9.2 2. The Scientific 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 and Vice-Chairman shall be representatives of different Contracting Parties.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.9.3 3. Any meeting of the Scientific Council, other than the annual meeting convened pursuant to Article IV, may be called by the Chairman at such time and place as the Chairman may determine, upon the request of a coastal State or 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.9.4 4. The Scientific 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.10 Article X
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.10.1 1. Scientific advice to be provided by the Scientific Council pursuant to this Convention shall be determined by consensus. Where consensus cannot be achieved, the Council shall set out in its report all views advanced on the matter under consideration.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.10.2 2. Decisions of the Scientific Council with respect to the election of officers, the adoption and the amendment of rules and other matters pertaining to the organization of its work shall be taken by a majority of votes of all Contracting Parties present and casting affirmative or negative votes, and for these purposes each Contracting Party shall have one vote. 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.10.3 3. The Scientific 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.11 Article XI
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.1 1. The Fisheries Commission, hereinafter referred to as "the Commission", shall be responsible for the management and conservation of the fishery resources of the Regulatory Area in accordance with the provisions of this Article.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.2 2. The Commission may adopt proposals for joint action by the Contracting Parties designed to achieve the optimum utilization of the fishery resources of the Regulatory Area. In considering such proposals, the Commission shall take into account any relevant information or advice provided to it by the Scientific Council.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.3 3. In the exercise of its functions under paragraph 2, the Commission shall seek to ensure consistency between:
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.3.a (a) any proposal that applies to a stock or group of stocks occurring both within the Regulatory Area and within an area under the fisheries jurisdiction of a coastal State, or any proposal that would have an effect through species interrelationships on a stock or group of stocks occurring in whole or in part within an area under the fisheries jurisdiction of a coastal State; and
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.3.b (b) any measures or decisions taken by the coastal State for the management and conservation of that stock or group of stocks with respect to fishing activities conducted within the area under its fisheries jurisdiction. The appropriate coastal State and the Commission shall accordingly promote the coordination of such proposals, measures and decisions. Each coastal State shall keep the Commission informed of its measures and decisions for the purpose of this Article.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.4 4. Proposals adopted by the Commission for the allocation of catches in the Regulatory Area shall take into account the interests of Commission members whose vessels have traditionally fished within that Area, and, in the allocation of catches from the Grand Banks and Flemish Cap, Commission members shall give special consideration to the Contracting Party whose coastal communities are primarily dependent on fishing for stocks related to these fishing banks and which has undertaken extensive efforts to ensure the conservation of such stocks through international action, in particular, by providing surveillance and inspection of international fisheries on these banks under an international scheme of joint enforcement.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.5 5. The Commission may also adopt proposals for international measures of control and enforcement within the Regulatory Area for the purpose of ensuring within that Area the application of this Convention and the measures in force thereunder.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.6 6. Each proposal adopted by the Commission shall be transmitted by the Executive Secretary to all Contracting Parties, specifying he date of transmittal for the purposes of paragraph 1 of Article XII.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.7 7. Subject to the provisions of Article XII, each proposal adopted by the Commission under this Article shall become a measure binding on all Contracting Parties to enter into force on a date determined by the Commission.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.8 8. The Commission may refer to the Scientific Council any question pertaining to the scientific basis for the management and conservation of fishery resources within the Regulatory Area and shall specify terms of reference for the consideration of that question.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.11.9 9. The Commission may invite the attention of any or all Commission members to any matters which relate to the objectives and purposes of this Convention within the Regulatory Area.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.12 Article XII
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.12.1 1. If any Commission member presents to the Executive Secretary an objection to a proposal within sixty days of the date of transmittal specified in the notification of the proposal by the Executive Secretary, the proposal shall not become a binding measure until the expiration of forty days following the date of transmittal specified in the notification of that object to the Contracting Parties. Thereupon any other Commission member may similarly object prior to the expiration of the additional forty-day period, or within thirty days after the date of transmittal specified in the notification to the Contracting Parties of any objection presented within that additional forty-day period, whichever shall be the later. The proposal shall then become a measure binding on all Contracting Parties, except those which have presented objections, at the end of the extended period or periods for objecting. If, however, at the end of such extended period or periods, objections have been presented and maintained by a majority of Commission members, the proposal shall not become a binding measure, unless any or all of the Commission members nevertheless agree as among themselves to be bound by it on an agreed date.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.12.2 2. Any Commission member which has objected to a proposal may at any time withdraw that objection and the proposal immediately shall become a measure binding on such a member, subject to the objection procedure provided for in this Article.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.12.3 3. At any time after the expiration of one year from the date on which a measure enters into force, any Commission member may give to the Executive Secretary notice of its intention not to be bound by the measure, and, if that notice is not withdrawn, the measure shall cease to be binding on that member at the end of one year from the date of receipt of the notice by the Executive Secretary. At any time after a measure has ceased to be binding on a Commission member under this paragraph, the measure shall cease to be binding on any other Commission member upon the date a notice of its intention not to be bound is received by the Executive Secretary.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.12.4 4. The Executive Secretary shall immediately notify each Contracting Party of:
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.12.4.a (a) the receipt of each objection and withdrawal of objection under paragraphs 1 and 2;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.12.4.b (b) the date on which any proposal becomes a binding measure under the provisions of paragraph 1; and
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.12.4.c (c) the receipt of each notice under paragraph 3.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.13 Article XIII
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.13.1 1. The membership of the Commission shall be reviewed and determined by the General Council at its annual meeting and shall consist of:
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.13.1.a (a) each Contracting Party which participates in the fisheries of the Regulatory Area; and
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.13.1.b (b) any Contracting Party which has provided evidence satisfactory to the General Council that it expects to participate in the fisheries of the Regulatory Area during the year of that annual meeting or during the following calendar year.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.13.2 2. Each Commission member shall appoint to the Commission 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.13.3 3. Any Contracting Party that is not a Commission member may attend meetings of the Commission as an observer.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.13.4 4. The Commission 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 and Vice-Chairman shall be representatives of different Commission members.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.13.5 5. Any meeting of the Commission, other than the annual meeting convened pursuant to Article IV, may be called by the Chairman at such time and place as the Chairman may determine, upon the request of any Commission member.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.13.6 6. The Commission 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.16 Article XVI
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall pay the expenses of its own delegation to all meetings held pursuant to this Convention.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.2 2. The General Council shall adopt an annual budget for the Organization.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.3 3. The General Council shall establish the contributions due from each Contracting Party under the annual budget on the following basis:
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.3.a (a) 10% of the budget shall be divided among the coastal States in proportion to their nominal catches in the Convention Area in the year ending two years before the beginning of the budget year;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.3.b (b) 30% of the budget shall be divided equally among all the Contracting Parties; and
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.3.c (c) 60% of the budget shall be divided among all Contracting Parties in proportion to their nominal catches in the Convention Area in the year ending two years before the beginning of the budget year.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.3.dx The nominal catches referred to above shall be the reported catches of the species listed in Annex I, which forms an integral part of this Convention.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.4 4. The Executive Secretary shall notify each Contracting Party of the contribution due from that Party as calculated under paragraph 3, and as soon as possible thereafter each Contracting Party shall pay to the Organization its contribution.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.5 5. Contributions shall be payable in the currency of the country in which the headquarters of the Organization is located, except if otherwise authorized by the General Council.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.6 6. Subject to paragraph 11, the General Council shall, at its first meeting, approve a budget for the balance of the first financial year in which the Organization functions and the Executive Secretary shall transmit to the Contracting Parties copies of that budget together with notices of their respective contributions.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.7 7. For subsequent financial years, drafts of the annual budget shall be submitted by the Executive Secretary to each Contracting Party together with a schedule of contributions, not less than sixty days before the annual meeting of the Organization at which the budgets are to be considered.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.8 8. A Contracting Party acceding to this Convention during the course of a financial year shall contribute in respect of that year a part of the contribution calculated in accordance with the provisions of this Article that is proportional to the number of complete months remaining in the year.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.9 9. A Contracting Party which has not paid its contributions for two consecutive years shall not enjoy any right of casting votes and presenting objections under this Convention until it has fulfilled its obligations, unless the General Council decides otherwise.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.10 10. The financial affairs of the Organization shall be audited annually by external auditors to be selected by the General Council.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.16.11 11. If the Convention enters into force on 1 January 1979, the provisions of Annex II, which forms an integral part of this Convention, shall apply in place of the provisions of paragraph 6.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.20 Article XX
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.1 1. The Convention Area shall be divided into scientific and statistical sub-areas, divisions and subdivisions, the boundaries of which shall be those defined in Annex III to this Convention.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.2 2. On the request of the Scientific Council, the General Council may by a two-thirds majority vote of all Contracting Parties, if deemed necessary for scientific or statistical purposes, modify the boundaries of the scientific and statistical sub-areas, divisions and subdivisions set out in Annex 111, provided that each coastal State exercising fisheries jurisdiction in any part of the area affected concurs in such action.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.3 3. On the request of the Fisheries Commission and after having consulted the Scientific Council, the General Council may by a two-thirds majority vote of all Contracting Parties, if deemed necessary for management purposes, divide the Regulatory Area into appropriate regulatory divisions and subdivisions. These may subsequently be modified in accordance with the same procedure. The boundaries of any such divisions and subdivisions shall be defined in Annex III.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.20.4 4. Annex III to this Convention, either in its present terms or as modified from time to time pursuant to this Article, forms an integral part of this Convention.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12 Article XII
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1 (1) The Convention may be amended by either of the following procedures:
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a (a) amendments after consideration within the Organization:
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.i (i) any amendment proposed by a Party shall be submitted to the Secretary-General, who shall then circulate it to all Members of the Organization, all Parties and the Director-General of the International Labour Office at least six months prior to its consideration;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.ii (ii) any amendment so proposed and circulated shall be referred to the Maritime Safety Committee of the Organization for consideration;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.iii (iii) Parties, whether or not Members of the Organization, shall be entitled to participate in the proceedings of the Maritime Safety Committee for consideration and adoption of amendments;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.iv (iv) amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting in the Maritime Safety Committee expanded as provided for in sub-paragraph (a)(iii) (hereinafter referred to as the "expanded Maritime Safety Committee") on condition that at least one third of the Parties shall be present at the time of voting;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.v (v) amendments so adopted shall be communicated by the Secretary-General to all Parties for acceptance;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.vi (vi) an amendment to an Article shall be deemed to have been accepted on the date on which it is accepted by two thirds of the Parties;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.vii (vii) an amendment to the Annex shall be deemed to have been accepted:
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.vii.1 1. at the end of two years from the date on which it is communicated to Parties for acceptance; or
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.vii.2 2. at the end of a different period, which shall not be less than one year, if so determined at the time of its adoption by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting in the expanded Maritime Safety Committee;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.vii.3x however, the amendments shall be deemed not to have been accepted if within the specified period either more than one third of Parties, or Parties the combined merchant fleets of which constitute not less than fifty per cent of the gross tonnage of the world's merchant shipping of ships of 100 gross register tons or more, notify the Secretary-General that they object to the amendment;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.viii (viii) an amendment to an Article shall enter into force with respect to those Parties which have accepted it, six months after the date on which it is deemed to have been accepted, and with respect to each Party which accepts it after that date, six months after the date of that Party's acceptance;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.a.ix (ix) an amendment to the Annex shall enter into force with respect to all Parties, except those which have objected to the amendment under sub-paragraph (a)(vii) and which have not withdrawn such objections, six months after the date on which it is deemed to have been accepted. Before the date determined for entry into force, any Party may give notice to the Secretary-General that it exempts itself from giving effect to that amendment for a period not longer than one year from the date of its entry into force, or for such longer period as may be determined by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting in the expanded Maritime Safety Committee at the time of the adoption of the amendment; or
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.b (b) amendment by a conference:
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.b.i (i) upon the request of a Party concurred in by at least one third of the Parties, the Organization shall convene, in association or consultation with the Director-General of the International Labour Office, a conference of Parties to consider amendments to the Convention;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.b.ii (ii) every amendment adopted by such a conference by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting shall be communicated by the Secretary-General to all Parties for acceptance;
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.1.b.iii (iii) 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 sub-paragraph (a)(vi) and (a)(viii) or sub-paragraphs (a)(vii) and (a)(ix) respectively, provided that references in these sub-paragraphs to the expanded Maritime Safety Committee shall be taken to mean references to the conference.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.2 (2) Any declaration of acceptance of, or objection to, an amendment or any notice given under paragraph (1)(a)(ix) shall be submitted in writing to the Secretary-General, who shall inform all Parties of any such submission and the date of its receipt.
2884 International Convention On Standards Of Training, Certification And Watchkeeping For Seafarers Art.12.3 (3) The Secretary-General shall inform all Parties of any amendments which enter into force, together with the date on which each such amendment enters into force.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8 Article VIII
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8.1 1. At its first meeting, the Conference of the Parties shall establish a Scientific Council to provide advice on scientific matters.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8.2 2. Any Party may appoint a qualified expert as a member of the Scientific Council. In addition, the Scientific Council shall include as members qualified experts selected and appointed by the Conference of the Parties; the number of these experts, the criteria for their selection and the terms of their appointments shall be as determined by the Conference of the Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8.3 3. The Scientific Council shall meet at the request of the Secretariat as required by the Conference of the Parties.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8.4 4. Subject to the approval of the Conference of the Parties, the Scientific Council shall establish its own rules of procedure.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8.5 5. The Conference of the Parties shall determine the functions of the Scientific Council, which may include:
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8.5.a a) providing scientific advice to the Conference of the Parties, to the Secretariat, and, if approved by the Conference of the Parties, to any body set up under this Convention or an Agreement or to any Party;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8.5.b b) recommending research and the co-ordination of research on migratory species, evaluating the results of such research in order to ascertain the conservation status of migratory species and reporting to the Conference of the Parties on such status and measures for its improvement;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8.5.c c) making recommendations to the Conference of the Parties as to the migratory species to be included in Appendices I and II, together with an indication of the range of such migratory species;
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8.5.d d) making recommendations to the Conference of the Parties as to specific conservation and management measures to be included in Agreements on migratory species; and
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.8.5.e e) recommending to the Conference of the Parties solutions to problems relating to the scientific aspects of the implementation of this Convention, in particular with regard to the habitats of migratory species.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.8 ARTICLE VIII Regional plant protection organizations
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.8.1 1. The contracting parties undertake to cooperate with one another in establishing regional plant protection organizations in appropriate areas.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.8.2 2. The regional plant protection organizations shall function as the coordinating bodies in the areas covered, shall participate in various activities to achieve the objectives of this Convention and, where appropriate, shall gather and disseminate information.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.9 ARTICLE IX Settlement of disputes
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.9.1 1. If there is any dispute regarding the interpretation or application of this Convention, or if a contracting party considers that any action by another contracting party is in conflict with the obligations of the latter under Articles V and VI of this Convention, especially regarding the basis of prohibiting or restricting the imports of plants or plant products coming from its territories, the government or governments concerned may request the Director-General of FAO to appoint a committee to consider the question in dispute.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.9.2 2. The Director-General of FAO shall thereupon, after consultation with the governments concerned, appoint a committee of experts which shall include representatives of those governments. This committee shall consider the question in dispute, taking into account all documents and other forms of evidence submitted by the governments concerned. This committee shall submit a report to the Director-General of FAO, who shall transmit it to the governments concerned and to the governments of other contracting parties.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.9.3 3. The contracting parties agree that the recommendations of such a committee, while not binding in character, will become the basis for renewed consideration by the governments concerned of the matter out of which the disagreement arose.
2905 International Plant Protection Convention (1979 Revised Text) Art.9.4 4. The governments concerned shall share equally the expenses of the experts.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.7 Article 7 COUNCIL OF MINISTERS-COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONS
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.7.1 1.The Council of Ministers of the Authority hereinafter referred to as "the Council" is the organ of control of the Authority. It is made up of Ministers or their accredited representatives. Each member State shall have one vote. Each Minister may be assisted by experts.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.7.2 2.The Council is responsible for the monitoring of the activities of the Executive Secretariat and shall report them to the Summit. It shall prepare the meetings of the Summit and examine all the problems, deal with matters presented to it and submit the recommendations of these meetings to the Summit.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.7.3 3.The Council shall meet once a year in ordinary Session. The quorum shall be reached on simple majority. The recommendations and resolutions shall be adopted by consensus.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.7.4 4.The Current Chairman of the Council shall convene an extraordinary meeting of the Council at the request of a member State.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.7.5 5.The Council shall meet in the country assuming the chairmanship, or the Host Country, or in any other place designated by the Chairman of the Summit. The Chairman is elected for two years. Between Sessions, he shall represent the Council. He takes decisions according to the directives of the Summit and within the limit of the powers conferred upon him. The Chairmanship is assumed by rotation according to French alphabetical order of the names of the countries.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.8 Article 8 THE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS - CREATION, COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONS
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.8.1 1.The Technical Committee of Experts shall comprise representatives from each member State with the mandate to:
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.8.1.a (a) Prepare all meetings of the Council of Ministers;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.8.1.b (b) Submit reports and recommendations to the Council of Ministers.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.8.2 2.The Technical Committee of Experts may meet at the Executive Secretary's request according to a schedule approved by the Council of Ministers.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.8.3 3.Any other meeting of the Technical Committee of Experts shall be approved by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9 Article 9 THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARIAT
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.1 1.The Executive Secretariat is the executive organ of the Authority.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.2 2.The Executive Secretariat is run by an Executive Secretary who is appointed, upon recommendation by the Council of Ministers, to the Summit of Heads of State and Government for a period of four (4) years, renewable only once. Each member State has the right to present a candidate for the post of Executive Secretary.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.3 3.The Executive Secretary is the Chief Executive Officer of the Authority. He is assisted by a Deputy Executive Secretary appointed by the Council of Ministers for a term of four (4) years, renewable only once. The Deputy Executive Secretary is under the authority of the Executive Secretary.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.4 4.The Executive Secretary and/or the Deputy Executive Secretary may be removed from office by the Summit on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.5 5.Subject to the overriding importance of securing for the Authority the services of persons possessing the highest qualifications and technical experience due regard shall be paid, on appointing officers to the offices of the Executive Secretariat, to the desirability of maintaining an equitable distribution of appointments to such posts among member States.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.6 6.In the exercise of his duties, the Executive Secretary shall be responsible to the superior organs of the Authority. The Deputy Executive Secretary and the other officials of the Secretariat shall be responsible to the Executive Secretary.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.7 7.The Executive Secretary shall be responsible for the administration of the Authority and all its organs. For this purpose, he shall specifically:
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.7.a (a) undertake such works and studies with a view to achieving the objectives of the Authority, as may be assigned to him by the Council of Ministers and formulate such proposals as may assist in the harmonious development of the Authority;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.9.7.b (b) negotiate loans and receive gifts on behalf of the Authority with approval by the Council of Ministers.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Sect.4 Chapter IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.10 Article 10 THE BUDGET OF THE AUTHORITY
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.10.1 1.It is established for every year a balanced Budget of the Authority.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.10.2 2.All the expenses of the Authority, including those relating to the specialized organs of the Executive Secretary, are approved, for each fiscal year, by the Council of Ministers and are imputable to the Budget according to conditions and modalities which are defined in the financial regulations of the Authority.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.13 Article 13 FINANCIAL REGULATION
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.13.1 1.The Council of Ministers shall establish the Financial Regulation with a view to implementing the provisions of this Chapter.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14 Article 14 THE FINANCIAL CONTROLLER AND THE EXTERNAL AUDITOR
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14.1 1.A Financial Controller shall be appointed by the Council of Ministers to whom he shall be answerable. He shall be directly responsible as far as the financial management of the Secretariat is concerned.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14.2 2.An External Auditor of the Authority is appointed on the recommendation of the host country to the Council of Ministers and may be removed from office, when need be, by the Council.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14.3 3.The rules governing the terms and conditions of service of the Financial Controller and the powers of the External Auditor are as laid down in the Financial Regulation.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Sect.5 Chapter V SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES
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.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.24 Article XXIV SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.24.1 1. In case of a dispute as to the interpretation or application of this Convention, its protocols or its annexes, the Contracting Parties concerned shall seek a settlement of the dispute through amicable means.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.24.2 2. If the Contracting Parties concerned cannot settle the dispute, the matter shall be referred to the Council for its consideration.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.24.3 3. If the Council does not reach a settlement of the dispute, it shall be submitted to the Committee for the Settlement of Disputes referred to in paragraph 2(c) of article XVI of this Convention.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.7 ARTICLE 7
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.7.1 1. The functions of the North American Commission with regard to its area shall be:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.7.1.a (a) to provide a forum for consultation and co-operation between the members:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.7.1.a.i (i) on matters related to minimizing catches in the area of fisheries jurisdiction of one member of salmon originating in the rivers of another Party, and
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.7.1.a.ii (ii) in cases where activities undertaken or proposed by one member affect salmon originating in the rivers of the other member because, for example, of biological interactions;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.7.1.b (b) to propose regulatory measures for salmon fisheries under the jurisdiction of a member which harvest amounts of salmon significant to the other member in whose rivers that salmon originates, in order to minimize such harvests;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.7.1.c (c) to propose regulatory measures for salmon fisheries under the jurisdiction of a member which harvest amounts of salmon significant to another Party in whose rivers that salmon originates; and
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.7.1.d (d) to make recommendations to the Council concerning the undertaking of scientific research.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.7.2 2. Each member shall, with respect to its vessels and the area under its fisheries jurisdiction, take the measures necessary to minimize by-catches of salmon originating in the rivers of the other member.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.7.3 3. Fishing patterns in salmon fisheries in the North American Commission area shall not be altered in a manner which results in the initiation of fishing or increase in catches of salmon originating in the rivers of another Party, except with the consent of the latter.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.8 ARTICLE 8
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.8.1x The functions of the West Greenland Commission and the North-East Atlantic Commission with regard to their respective areas shall be:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.8.1x.a (a) to provide a forum for consultation and co-operation among the members concerning the conservation, restoration, enhancement and rational management of salmon stocks subject to this Convention;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.8.1x.b (b) to propose regulatory measures for fishing in the area of fisheries jurisdiction of a member of salmon originating in the rivers of other Parties; and
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.8.1x.c (c) to make recommendations to the Council concerning the undertaking of scientific research.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.9 ARTICLE 9
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.9.1x In exercising the functions set out in articles 7 and 8, a Commission shall take into account:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.9.1x.a (a) the best available information, including advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea and other appropriate scientific organizations;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.9.1x.b (b) measures taken and other factors, both inside and outside the Commission area, that affect the salmon stocks concerned;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.9.1x.c (c) the efforts of States of origin to implement and enforce measures for the conservation, restoration, enhancement and rational management of salmon stocks in their rivers and areas of fisheries jurisdiction, including measures referred to in article 15, paragraph 5 (b);
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.9.1x.d (d) the extent to which the salmon stocks concerned feed in the areas of fisheries jurisdiction of the respective Parties;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.9.1x.e (e) the relative effects of harvesting salmon at different stages of their migration routes;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.9.1x.f (f) the contribution of Parties other than States of origin to the conservation of salmon stocks which migrate into their areas of fisheries jurisdiction by limiting their catches of such stocks or by other measures; and
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.9.1x.g (g) the interests of communities which are particularly dependent on salmon fisheries.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10 ARTICLE 10
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10.1 1. The Parties shall be members of the Commissions as follows:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10.1.a (a) North American Commission: Canada and the United States of America;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10.1.b (b) West Greenland Commission: Canada, the European Economic Community and the United States of America;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10.1.c (c) North-East Atlantic Commission: Denmark in respect of the Faroe Islands, the European Economic Community, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10.2 2. At its first meeting the Council shall review and may by unanimous vote modify the membership of the West Greenland Commission.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10.3 3. A Party not mentioned in paragraph 1 (b) may, at its request and upon the unanimous decision of the Council, become a member of the West Greenland Commission or the North-East Atlantic Commission if it is a State of origin for significant quantities of salmon occurring in the respective Commission area or if it exercises fisheries jurisdiction in that area.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10.4 4. Parties may participate as observers in the deliberations of a Commission of which they are not members.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10.5 5. Each member may appoint to a Commission 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.10.6 6. Each Commission shall elect a Chairman and Vice-Chairman 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 Chairman and Vice-Chairman shall not be representatives of the same member.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10.7 7. Upon the request of a member of a Commission with the concurrence of another member the Chairman shall call meetings of the Commission other than annual meetings at such time and place as the Chairman may determine.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.10.8 8. Each Commission shall, on a timely basis, make a report of its activities to the Council.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.11 ARTICLE 11
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.11.1 1. Each Commission shall adopt its rules of procedure.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.11.2 2. Each member of a Commission shall have one vote in its proceedings. In addition, in the case of the North American Commission, the European Economic Community shall have the right to submit and vote on proposals for regulatory measures concerning salmon stocks originating in the territories referred to in article 18. In the case of the North-East Atlantic Commission, Canada and the United States of America shall each have the right to submit and vote on proposals for regulatory measures concerning salmon stocks originating in the rivers of Canada or the United States of America, respectively, and occurring off East Greenland.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.11.3 3. Decisions of a Commission shall be taken by the unanimous vote of those present and casting an affirmative or negative vote. No vote shall be taken unless two thirds of those entitled to vote on the matter concerned are present.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.13 ARTICLE 13
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.13.1 1. The Secretary shall, without undue delay, notify the members of a Commission of any regulatory measure proposed by that Commission.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.13.2 2. Subject to paragraph 3, a regulatory measure proposed by a Commission under article 7, paragraph 1( b) or (c), or article 8, subparagraph (b), shall become binding on its members 60 days after the date specified in the Secretary's notification or, if a later date is determined by the Commission, on such date.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.13.3 3. Any member in whose area of fisheries jurisdiction a regulatory measure would apply may, within 60 days of the date specified in the Secretary's notification, lodge an objection to it. In this case the regulatory measure shall not become binding on any member. A member which has lodged an objection may at any time withdraw it. Thirty days after all objections are withdrawn the regulatory measure shall become binding, subject to paragraph 2.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.13.4 4. After the expiration of one year from the date on which a regulatory measure becomes binding, any member in whose area of fisheries jurisdiction the regulatory measure applies may denounce it by written notice to the Secretary. The Secretary shall immediately inform the other members of such denunciation. The regulatory measure shall cease to be binding on all members 60 days after the date of receipt by the Secretary of the notice of denunciation or, if a later date is indicated by the member, on such date.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.13.5 5. A Commission may propose an emergency regulatory measure having effect prior to the expiration of the 60-day period referred to in paragraph 2. The members shall make best efforts to implement the measure, unless there is an objection by a member within 30 days after the Commission has proposed it.
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.16 Article 16 - POWERS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x The Governing Board shall formulate, analyze, revise, propose and recommend to the Conference all those provisions necessary for the application of this Agreement and achievement of its objectives. To this end, the Governing Board has the following powers:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a a. To make recommendations to the Conference of Ministers for the fastest development of the sector, bearing in mind the food requirements of the people, the needs of the workers and entrepreneurs, and the need to attain an adequate level in the utilization of resources. In this sense, it shall make recommendations on the following matters:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.1 1. The general policy of the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.2 2. Revision, amendment or supplementing of the regional cooperation areas established in Article 5 of this Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.3 3. The reports and proposals of the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.4 4. The Program of Activities, Budget of the Organization and External Audit.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.5 5. The creation of Technical Committees or other systems of cooperation.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.6 6. The evaluation of the operation of the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.a.7 7. Other matters pertaining to the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.b b. To consider and to propose to the Conference of Ministers the amendments to the Agreement, and Regulations made hereunder directed to strengthen the Organization and to improve its operation.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.16.1x.c c. To select the external auditor considering the proposals of the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.17 Article 17 - MEETINGS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.17.1x The Governing Board shall hold an Ordinary Meeting once a year prior to the Annual Meeting of the Conference of Ministers. It may hold extraordinary meetings at the request of at least one half plus one of the Member Countries or of the Conference of Ministers.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.17.2x The Meeting of the Governing Board 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.17.3x The Governing Board shall elect a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman from among its Members. The Executive Director shall act as Secretary.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.17.4x At the first ordinary meeting of the Board the first Chairman and Vice-Chairman shall be elected in the same manner as that set out in Article 12.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.17.5x The Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Governing Board shall act in those capacities until the following Regular Meeting and shall preside over the special meetings to be held during this period.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.17.6x Afterwards, the office of Chairman and Vice-Chairman shall be held successively by the representative of each country in alphabetical order according to the Spanish language.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.17.7x 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 respective alternate representative.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.18. Article 18 - QUORUM
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.18.1x The Governing Board may hold meetings only with the attendance of at least plus one of its members.
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.22 Article 22 - ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.22.1x The Assistant Executive Director shall perform the duties that the Executive Director assigns to him and shall represent him during his absence. To be appointed to this position, the same requirements which are established in Article 20 in respect of the appointment of Executive Director shall be met.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.23 Article 23 - APPOINTMENT OF PERSONNEL
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.23.1x The Executive Director shall appoint personnel for the Executive Management Board. To this end, he shall consider above all the efficiency, competence and honesty of the candidates. If possible and in so far as this is not incompatible with the previous criterion, consideration shall be given to the desirability of obtaining as wide a Latin American geographical representation as possible. During the exercise of their functions, personnel shall not receive or seek instructions from any Government or from any other authority external to OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Sect.3.4 Fourth Section. Technical Committees
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.24 Article 24 - CREATION AND OPERATION
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.24.1x The Conference of Ministers may on its own initiative or at the proposal of the Governing Board set up such technical committees and systems of operation as may be thought necessary for the formulation and execution of specific projects. The Technical Committees shall be composed of representatives of the Countries participating in the respective projects. The periods of operation of such shall not continue longer than the life of the project being carried out. The Committees shall report their activities to the Executive Director and he, in turn to the Governing Board. The Executive Management Board shall actin in the execution of the different projects.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Sect.4 CHAPTER FOUR. LEGAL CAPACITY, ASSETS AND FINANCIAL RESOURCE
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.27 Article 27 - BUDGET
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.27.1x The operations of OLDEPESCA shall be financed through annual contributions made by the Member Countries. The Executive Management Board shall propose to the Governing Board a draft budget and a quota of annual contributions due from Member Countries in keeping with the system established by the Conference of Ministers. The fiscal year begins January 1st, and ends December 31st. OLDEPESCA seek additional sources of funds to finance its operation. The Conference of Ministers shall determine the means to achieve this objective.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.35 Article 35 - AMENDMENTS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.35.1x Any State party to this Agreement may, through the Executive Management Board propose the amendment or alteration of this Agreement and the Executive Management Board shall report the proposal to other States party to this Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.35.2x The Conference of Ministers shall examine the proposals during its next ordinary meeting or it may under Article 12 call for an Extraordinary meeting. Proposals for amendment shall be voted on in accordance with Article 14 and shall, if approved, enter into force (thirty days after the fourth notification) in the same manner as set out in Article 33.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1 Article l.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x There is hereby created a Joint Organisation of Co-operation for the Development of the Gambia River Basin, whose headquarters shall be located at Kaolack in the Republic of Senegal. It can be transferred to any other location by a decision of the Heads of State and Government.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax This Organisation is charged with the responsibility:
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax.1 (1) To apply the Convention relating to the status of the River Gambia.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax.2 (2) To promote and to co-ordinate the studies and works for the development of the Gambia River Basin within the national territories of the member States of the organization.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.1.1x.ax.3 (3) To execute such technical and economic projects as the member States would wish to assign to it. In order to realize this objective, the Organisation may receive donations, obtain loans and launch appeals for technical assistance with the consent of the Council of Ministers.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8 Article 8
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.1 (1) The Council of Ministers shall consist of a single Minister representing each member State. The Ministers may be accompanied by members of their respective governments.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.2 (2) The Council of Ministers shall define the general policies for the development of the Gambia River Basin, for the utilisation of its resources and for co-operation between contracting States and shall exercise overall control of the Organisation.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.3 (3) The Council of Ministers may create any new organs which it deems necessary for the proper functioning of the Organisation.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.4 (4) The order of priority of projects for the development and exploitation of the resources of the Gambia River shall be determined by the Council of Ministers.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.5 (5) River basin development programmes which are of interest to one or more member States shall be submitted for the approval of the Council of Ministers prior to execution.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.6 (6) The Council of Ministers shall decide the work programme of the Organisation and shall approve its operating budget, deciding the financial contributions of each member State thereto.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.7 (7) The decisions of the Council of Ministers shall be taken unanimously and shall be binding on all member States.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.8.8x The Council of Ministers shall approve the internal regulations of the High Commission .
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.10 Article 10.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.10.1x The Council of Ministers of the Organisation shall meet in ordinary sessions twice a year, and shall be convened by its Chairman into extraordinary sessions at the request of a member State.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.10.2x The Chairman of the Council of Ministers shall control and preside at the ordinary and extraordinary sessions.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.10.3x Meetings shall take place in rotation in each member State. Each State shall be obliged to attend meetings of the Council of Ministers.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.10.4x The Council of Ministers shall report to the Conference of Heads of State and Government by the intermediary of its Chairman assisted by the High Commissioner.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Sect.6 VI. THE HIGH COMMISSION
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.11 Article 11.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.11.1x Between sessions of the Council of Ministers, the High Commissioner shall represent the Organisation.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.11.2x He shall take all decisions within his capacity in accordance with the directives of the Council of Ministers and within the limits of the powers bestowed on him.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.12 Article 12.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.12.1x The High Commission of the Organisation shall be directed by a High Commissioner. The High Commissioner shall be appointed by the Conference of Heads of State and Government on recommendation of the Council of Ministers for a period of 4 years which is renewable. He shall relinquish his duties in the same manner.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.12.2x The High Commission shall be the executive organ of the Organisation. It shall apply the decisions of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation and report regularly as regards the execution of these decisions and of all the initiatives that it has been called upon to take in conformity with the directives given by the Council of Ministers.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.12.3x The structure of the High Commission shall be fixed by the Council of Ministers proposed by the High Commissioner.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.13 Article 13.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.13.1x The High Commissioner of the Organisation shall be responsible for the financial operations of the Organisation notably its operating budget, its study and its construction budgets.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.14 Article 14.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.14.1x The High Commissioner shall be responsible to the Council of Ministers to whom he shall report on his management and the activities of the High Commission.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.15 Article 15.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.15.1x The High Commissioner may be charged by one or more member States to find funds for the implementation of programmes connected with the development of the Gambia River Basin.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.16 Article 16.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.16.1x The High Commissioner shall represent member States in their relations with international and bilateral aid institutions with reference to the Gambia River Basin.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.16.2x In this regard he is empowered to negotiate and to make contacts within the ambit of his powers which are delegated to him by the Council of Ministers in the name of all the member States of the organisation.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.16.3x The High Commissioner shall examine the projects evolved by the States for the development of the Gambia River Basin and shall submit them with his opinions to the Council of Ministers of the Organisation.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.16.4x The High Commissioner may be charged by one or several member States with the execution of studies and the actual control of works linked to the implementation of the scheme.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.17 Article 17 [2]
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.17.1x The High Commissioner shall be seconded by a Secretary General, by Directors and Advisers. The High Commissioner may delegate authority to the Secretary General and to the Directors if he judges it necessary for the smooth functioning of the Organisation, however, he shall remain ultimately responsible.
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.19 Article 19.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.19.1x The Permanent Water Commission shall be charged with the responsibility of defining the principles and modalities of the utilization of the Gambia River waters between the States and between sectors using the water: industry, agriculture and transport.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.19.2x The Commission shall be composed of the Representatives of member States of the Organisation.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.19.3x It shall serve as a consultative organ for 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.19.4x It shall meet when required and convened by the High Commissioner.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Sect.8 VIII. BUDGETS
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.20 Article 20.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.20.1x The operating budget, the implementation budgets of the Organisation shall be paid for by member States and from all other resources, either internal or obtained from external sources by the Council of Ministers.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Sect.9 IX. VARIOUS PROVISIONS
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.24 Article 24
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.24.1 1. The following committees are hereby established as permanent committees of the Organization:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.24.1.a (a) Committee on Economic Information and Market Intelligence;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.24.1.b (b) Committee on Reforestation and Forest Management; and
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.24.1.c (c) Committee on Forest Industry.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.24.2 2. The Council may, by special vote, establish such other committees and subsidiary bodies as it deems appropriate and necessary.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.24.3 3. The committees and subsidiary bodies referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 of this article shall be responsible to, and work under the general direction of, the Council. Meetings of the committees and subsidiary bodies shall be convened by the Council.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.24.4 4. Participation in each of the committees shall be open to all members. The rules of procedure of the Committees shall be decided by the Council.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25 Article 25
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.1 1. The Committee on Economic Information and Market Intelligence shall:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.1.a (a) Keep under review the availability and quality of statistics and other information required by the Organization;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.1.b (b) Analyse the statistical data and specific indicators as identified in annex C for the monitoring of international tropical timber trade;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.1.c (c) Keep under continuous review the international tropical timber market, its current situation and short-term prospects on the basis of the data mentioned in subparagraph (b) above and other relevant information;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.1.d (d) Make recommendations to the Council on the need for, and nature of, appropriate studies on tropical timber, including long-term prospects of the international tropical timber market, and monitor and review any studies commissioned by the Council;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.1.e (e) Carry out any other tasks related to the economic, technical and statistical aspects of tropical timber assigned to it by the Council;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.1.f (f) Assist in the provision of technical co-operation to producing members to improve their relevant statistical services.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.2 2. The Committee on Reforestation and Forest Management shall:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.2.a (a) Keep under regular review the support and assistance being provided at a national and international level for reforestation and forest management for the production of industrial tropical timber;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.2.b (b) Encourage the increase of technical assistance to national programmes for reforestation and forest management;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.2.c (c) Assess the requirements and identify all possible sources of financing for reforestation and forest management;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.2.d (d) Review regularly future needs of international trade in industrial tropical timber and, on this basis, identify and consider appropriate possible schemes and measures in the field of reforestation and forest management;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.2.e (e) Facilitate transfer of knowledge in the field of reforestation and forest management with the assistance of competent organizations;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.2.f (f) Co-ordinate and harmonize these activities for co-operation in the field of reforestation and forest management with the relevant activities pursued elsewhere, such as those under FAO, UNEP, the World Bank, regional banks and other competent organizations.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3 3. The Committee on Forest Industry shall:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3.a (a) Promote co-operation between producing and consuming members as partners in the development of processing activities in producing member countries, inter alia, in the following areas:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3.a.i (i) Transfer of technology;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3.a.ii (ii) Training;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3.a.iii (iii) Standardization of nomenclature of tropical timber;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3.a.iv (iv) Harmonization of specifications of processed products;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3.a.v (v) Encouragement of investment and joint ventures; and
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3.a.vi (vi) Marketing;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3.b (b) Promote exchange of information in order to facilitate structural changes involved in increased and further processing in the interests of both producing and consuming members;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3.c (c) Monitor ongoing activities in this field, and identify and consider problems and possible solutions to them in co-operation with the competent organizations;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.3.d (d) Encourage the increase of technical assistance to national programmes for the processing of tropical timber.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.4 4. Research and development shall be a common function of the committees established under article 24, paragraph 1.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.5 5. In view of the close relationship between research and development, reforestation and forest management, increased and further processing, and market intelligence, each of the permanent committees, in addition to carrying out the functions assigned to it above, shall, with regard to project proposals referred to it, including those on research and development in its area of competence:
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.5.a (a) Consider and technically appraise and evaluate project proposals;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.5.b (b) In accordance with general guidelines established by the Council, decide on and implement pre-project activities necessary for making recommendations on project proposals to the Council;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.5.c (c) Identify possible sources of finance for projects referred to in article 20, paragraph 2;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.5.d (d) Follow up the implementation of projects and provide for the collection and dissemination of the results of projects as widely as possible for the benefit of all members;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.5.e (e) Make recommendations to the Council relating to projects;
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.5.f (f) Carry out any other tasks related to projects assigned to it by the Council.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Art.25.6 6. In carrying out these common functions, each committee shall take into account the need to strengthen the training of personnel in producing member countries; to consider and propose modalities for organizing or strengthening the research and development activities and capacities of members, particularly producing members; and to promote the transfer of research know-how and techniques among members, particularly among producing members.
2965 International Tropical Timber Agreement Sect.8.6 CHAPTER VIII- RELATIONSHIP WITH THE COMMON FUND FOR COMMODITIES
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.11 Article 11: Settlement of disputes
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.11.1 1. In the event of a dispute between Parties concerning the interpretation or application of this Convention, the parties concerned shall seek solution by negotiation.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.11.2 2. If the parties concerned cannot reach agreement by negotiation, they may jointly seek the good offices of, or request mediation by, a third party.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.11.3 3. When ratifying, accepting, approving or acceding to this Convention, or at any time thereafter, a State or regional economic integration organization may declare in writing to the Depositary that for a dispute not resolved in accordance with paragraph 1 or paragraph 2 above, it accepts one or both of the following means of dispute settlement as compulsory:
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.11.3.a (a) Arbitration in accordance with procedures to be adopted by the Conference of the Parties at its first ordinary meeting;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.11.3.b (b) Submission of the dispute to the International Court of Justice.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.11.4 4. If the parties have not, in accordance with paragraph 3 above, accepted the same or any procedure, the dispute shall be submitted to conciliation in accordance with paragraph 5 below unless the parties otherwise agree.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.11.5 5. A conciliation commission shall be created upon the request of one of the parties to the dispute. The commission shall be composed of an equal number of members appointed by each party concerned and a chairman chosen jointly by the members appointed by each party. The commission shall render a final and recommendatory award, which the parties shall consider in good faith.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.11.6 6. The provisions of this Article shall apply with respect to any protocol except as provided in the protocol concerned.
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.11 ARTICLE 11
3009 Protocol I To The South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty Art.11.1x The Consultative Committee shall consider proposals for amendment of the provisions of this Treaty proposed by any Party and circulated by the Director to all Parties not less than three months prior to the convening of the Consultative Committee for this purpose. Any proposal agreed upon by consensus by the Consultative Committee shall be communicated to the Director who shall circulate it for acceptance to all Parties. An amendment shall enter into force thirty days after receipt by the depositary of acceptances from all Parties.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.23 Article 23
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.23.1 1. The Parties may, at a conference of plenipotentiaries, adopt Protocols to this Convention pursuant to paragraph 3 of Article 5.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.23.2 2. If so requested by a majority of the Parties, the Organisation shall convene a conference of plenipotentiaries for the purpose of adopting Protocols to this Convention.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24 Article 24
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.1 1. Any Party may propose amendments to this Convention. Amendments shall be adopted by a conference of plenipotentiaries which shall be convened by the Organisation at the request of two-thirds of the Parties.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.2 2. Any Party to this Convention may propose amendments to any Protocol. Such amendments shall be adopted by a conference of plenipotentiaries which shall be convened by the Organisation at the request of two-thirds of the Parties to the Protocol concerned.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.3 3. A proposed amendment to the Convention or any Protocol shall be communicated to the Organisation which shall promptly transmit such proposal for consideration to all the other Parties.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.4 4. A conference of plenipotentiaries to consider a proposed amendment to the Convention or any Protocol shall be convened not less than ninety days after the requirements for the convening of the Conference have been met pursuant to paragraphs 1 or 2, as the case may be.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.5 5. Any amendment to this Convention shall be adopted by a three-fourths majority vote of the Parties to the Convention which are represented at the conference of plenipotentiaries and shall be submitted by the Depositary for acceptance by all Parties to the Convention. Amendments to any Protocol shall be adopted by a three-fourths majority vote of the Parties to the Protocol which are represented at the conference of plenipotentiaries and shall be submitted by the Depositary for acceptance by all Parties to the Protocol.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.6 6. Instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval of amendments shall be deposited with the Depositary. Amendments shall enter into force between Parties having accepted such amendments of the instruments on the thirtieth day following the date of receipt by the Depositary of the instruments of at least three-fourths of the Parties to this Convention or to the Protocol concerned, as the case may be. Thereafter the amendments shall enter into force for any other Party on the thirtieth day after the date on which that Party deposits its instrument.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.24.7 7. After the entry into force of an amendment to this Convention or to a Protocol, any new Party to the Convention or such Protocol shall become a Party to the Convention or Protocol as amended.
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.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.11 Article 11 Functions of the Scientific Committee
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.11.0x The Scientific Committee shall be charged with the following:
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.11.1 1. Promote, coordinate and implement within the Agreements area of application, such studies and research of a scientific and technical nature an are needed to achieve the Organization's aims in compliance with the Governing Board's decisions. Said research activities within the area of ocean adjacent to its coasts up to 200 miles shall require prior express consent from the coastal state concerned, pursuant to its laws.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.11.2 2. Formulate recommendations regarding the conservation of the species, covered by the present Agreement, based on the best available scientific evidence and on the results of their research regarding the abundance, biology, biometry, ecology and dynamics of the numbers of said species.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.11.3 3. Foster and promote cooperation between the parties through duly accredited national research institutions in the field of scientific research in order to increase knowledge on the species covered by the Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.11.4 4. Evaluate and approve the results of the research and studies presented by the Research Coordinator.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.11.5 5. Through the Executive Secretary to request from members of the Organization the scientific and statistical information it requires, keeping confidential matter as such and as it is provided.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.11.6 6. Compile and maintain statistics and records, and to publish or divulge reports and material regarding species covered by the Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.11.7 7. Cooperate with other national and international organizations both public and private having similar aims.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.11.8 8. Propose approval by the Governing Board of the Organization's rules of procedure.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.11.9 9. Any other function entrusted to it by the Governing Board or set out in the present Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.13 Article 13 Scientific Research Coordinator
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.13.1 1. The Scientific Research Coordinator shall be responsible both for the Scientific Committee's activities and for research according to the terms set out in Article 11, and shall be designated by the Governing Board for a period of three years, and may be re-elected for a similar period. In the event of withdrawal or removal, the Governing Board shall immediately proceed to elect a new Coordinator who shall carry out these functions for a new period.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.13.2 2. The Research Coordinator shall be a citizen of a coastal State member of the organization, but of different nationality from the Executive Secretary, and shall be professionally competent regarding problems of scientific research on tuna fishing, and shall hold the position of an International Officer.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.13.3 3. The Research Coordinator shall submit to the Executive Secretary the nomination of scientific personnel required to carry out properly the Organization's functions, as well as their replacement. To this end the Governing Board's standards and procedures will be taken into consideration and where possible an equitable geographical distribution will be applied.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.13.3.ax Furthermore, the Scientific Research Coordinator may propose to the Governing body, should he/she deem it advisable, the designation of an independent team of international scientists or hiring the services of an international scientific organization to carry out the work of the Scientific Committee.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.13.4 4. In fulfilling their functions the Research Coordinator and the Organization's scientific personnel shall refrain from acting in any way whatsoever that may be incompatible with their position as international officers. Likewise, they may not have any financial interest whatever in the exploration, exploitation, marketing and other activities relating to the species covered by this Agreement. Finally, they shall, even after retirement from office, keep confidential all such information as came to their knowledge while in office.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.14 Article 14 The Secretariat
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.14.1 1. The Secretariat shall provide the necessary services for carrying out the Organization's activities, and shall be comprised of officers and personnel designated by the Executive Secretary, based on the assigned personnel chart approved by the Governing Board.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.14.2 2. The Executive Secretary is the Organization's legal representative and is responsible for the Secretariat's compliance with its functions. Same shall be designated by the Governing Board for a period of three years and may be re-elected for one more similar period. In the event of resignation or removal the Governing Board shall immediately proceed to elect a new Executive Secretary, who shall carry out these functions for a new period.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.14.3 3. The Executive Secretary shall be a high level professional, citizen of an Eastern Pacific Coastal State Member of the Organization but of different nationality from the Scientific Research Coordinator and shall be well versed in the problems of tuna fishing and shall hold the post of International Officer.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.14.4 4. In fulfilment of their duties the Organization's Executive Secretary and staff shall refrain from acting in any way whatsoever which would be incompatible with their status an international officers. Likewise they shall not have any financial interest whatsoever in exploration, exploitation, marketing or other activities relating to the matters covered by this Agreement. Lastly they should maintain as confidential, even after their departure from office, all such confidential information as came to their knowledge, during their tenure.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15 Article 15 The Executive Secretary’s Functions
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.0x The Executive Secretary shall have the following duties:
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.1 1. Implementation of decisions adopted by the Governing Board.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.2 2. Subject to the specific guidelines established by the Governing Board, issue international fishing permits and licences to vessels of member states to fish in the portion of the high seas falling within the Agreement's area of application, and shall be responsible for the handling of all matters relating to said permits and licences.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.3 3. Cooperation with Eastern Pacific Coastal States in order to simplify, facilitate, coordinate and, where possible, to standardize the prerequisites for granting national permits or licences for fishing the species covered by this Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.4 4. Keeping of records on vessels and catches.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.5 5. Submitting a proposal to the Governing Board regarding the Organization's budget and program of activities, bearing in mind the proposals made by States Parties thereto.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.6 6. Submitting a proposal of a draft agenda for Governing Board Meetings and convening same, bearing in mind the proposals of Member States.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.7 7. Provision of administrative and technical support for meetings of other bodies within the organization, acting as Secretary for these.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.8 8. Nomination and replacement of the Organization's administrative personnel according to the standards and procedures set by the Governing Board, as well as of scientific personnel, according to point 3 of Article 13.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.9 9. Representation of the Organization in legal matters.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.10 10. Proposal of rules of procedures to the Governing Board for their approval.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.15.11 11. Any other function which, pursuant to the present Agreement, is entrusted to him by other bodies within the Organization.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16 Article 16 Granting of Permits or Licences
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.1 1. It is the exclusive right of the coastal states to grant permits or licences for fishing the seas adjacent to and within 200 miles of their coasts.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.2 2. Such national permits or licences may indicate forms of action and other conditions established by the grantor state's laws and regulations. Similarly, said permits or licences may indicate the areas in which same apply, in order not to adversely affect the economic needs of coastal fishing communities and the coastal state's own development needs, without, however, impairing possible access of other member state's vessels to the surpluses of the grantor state, or its obligation not to affect the present.Agreement's objectives and purposes.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.3 3. The Executive Secretary shall issue to vessels of states Parties hereto, annual international permits or licences to fish the high seas within the Agreement's area of application.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.4 4. The granting of permits or licences shall be effected upon payment of a fee to be fixed annually by the Governing Board covering the portion of high seas within the Agreement's area of application. The Governing Board shall promote the necessary action with a view to sponsoring the establishment of a uniform system of payments to be set up by the coastal States, exercising their faculties to grant access to fishing in their adjacent waters.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.5 5. Based on the bent available scientific evidence and on recommendations supplied by the Scientific Committee, each coastal state shall annually determine and inform the Organization sixty (60) days before the Governing Board's Ordinary Meeting, of the volume of concentration of each species covered by the Agreement in the seas adjacent to and within 200 miles of its coastline, the national permissible fishing quota and the surpluses of said quota that may be made available giving priority to vessels of other States Parties hereto, under issue of the respective fishing permits, and only if said vessels cannot or do not wish to acquire said national permits may the respective coastal state negotiate its surplus to third party non-member states, issuing them national fishing permits.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.5.ax In the absence of such information within the indicated period, surpluses established for the previous fishing season shall remain in force.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.6 6. Those wishing to apply to a State Party for a national permit or licence may do so directly or through the Executive Secretary of the Organization who will pass on the request to the corresponding coastal state.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.7 7. The coastal states shall inform the Executive,Secretary of the fishing permits or licences granted to domestic as well as foreign vessels, through national official channels and in accordance with their domestic laws.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.8 8. The Secretariat shall disseminate ample information on the availability of such surpluses among the fishing enterprises o f the member states who may be interested in this catch and, before the fishing season opens, shall sponsor arrangements to facilitate the granting of the appropriate permits or licences by the coastal state in question.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.9 9. A coastal State not having sufficient available scientific research or extraction capacity may, on its own authority, according to domestic needs, and based on scientific evidence such as that which may be provided to them by the Scientific Committee, annually determine its permissible domestic quota, as well as its own fishing capacity and the surpluses that may be made available to State Parties hereto, upon issue of national permits or licences.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.9.ax Within the framework of contents of Article 2, point 2, the States Parties shall adopt said measures as soon as possible in favour of such States as request same.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.9.bx States Parties hereto not having sufficient infrastructure to fish their domestic permissible catch, may temporarily, until December 31 of the fifth year after the present Agreement comes into force, fish said resource under various manners of participation by vessels flying foreign flags of non-party States.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.9.cx States Parties to this Agreement, with the support of the General Secretariat or directly, shall promote actions to foster joint operations or fishing activities under other conditions with companies from member coastal countries not having at their disposal sufficient infrastructure.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.16.9.dx Bearing in mind the resolutions of the coastal states referred to in points 5 and 8 of the present Article and based on the best available scientific evidence, the Governing Board, at the recommendation of the Scientific Committee, shall establish the volume of abundance of each species covered by the Agreement, in the high seas covered by its area of application, in order to determine the permissible global quota of annual catch within said area, should the species in question require such conservation measures.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.17 Article 17 Fishing Access Records
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.17.1 1. Domestic or international permits or licences granted pursuant to paragraphs 1, 2, 3 and 5 of Article 16, shall be registered in a fishing access record form to be provided by the Executive Secretary to such vessels as set out on fishing activities within the Agreement's area of application, in portions of which said permits or licences are applicable. Said records shall be annual and should be used for each open fishing season.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.17.2 2. The fishing access records mentioned in the preceding paragraph shall not be applicable to domestic vessels fishing exclusively in the seas adjacent to and within 200 miles of their own coastal state.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.18 Article 18 Fixing Fishing Season Dates
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.18.1 1. The Scientific Committee, following the Governing Board's guidelines, shall establish the opening and closing of the fishing season for the Agreement's total area of application, in order that the maximum permissible total catch be respected for species which require said methods of conservation.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.18.1.ax Should an Eastern Pacific Coastal Member State, based on its scientific evidence, believe that the closing date established by the Scientific Committee should be modified, the Executive Secretary shall convene the Governing Board immediately in order to hold the corresponding Extraordinary Meeting.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.18.1.bx The Executive Secretary shall notify Member States of the opening and closing dates of each fishing season.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.18.2 2. In accordance with the terms of the previous point, when fixing the opening and closing dates for each season, priority consideration shall be given to ensure that each Coastal Member State has sufficient time to fish in the seas adjacent to and within 200 miles of its coastline.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.18.2.0x Following shall be the effects of closing the fishing season.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.18.2.a A. On the closing date the fleets of non-coastal States Parties shall cease to fish in the Agreement's area of application; and
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.18.2.b B. As from the closing date the fleets of coastal states parties hereto may continue fishing only in the seas adjacent to and within 200 miles of their own coastline.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.21 Article 21 Enforcement
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.21.1 1. The Executive Secretary shall promptly inform each State Party hereto, of the names of the vessels to which fishing access record forms have been issued, as well as the seas within 200 miles of the coastlines of coastal States Parties in which said permits are valid.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.21.2 2. Each coastal member State shall enforce the application measures set out in the present Agreement, in the seas adjacent to and within 200 miles of its coastline, according to its own domestic laws.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.21.3 3. Supervision and control of any vessel within the present Agreement's area of application and corresponding to the high seas, shall be the responsibility of the State under whose flag the vessel operates.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.21.4 4. When carrying out supervisory responsibilities of conservation measures with respect to vessels of another Member State, on account of violations of sea rights within 200 miles of their coastlines, the coastal state shall adopt the following measures:
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.21.4.a A. As soon as any enforcement or supervision measure be taken, immediately notify the State under whose flag the vessel operates, through diplomatic channels, as well as the Executive Secretary.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.21.4.b B. Withdraw fish, but only in ports, from the holds of vessels of other member States.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.21.5 5. Inspections on board shall be carried out expeditiously with a minimum of interference in fishing operations and involving the least possible risk to vessel and crew.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.21.6 6. The Member States shall adopt the necessary internal legislative measures for complying with their supervisory responsibilities under this Agreement, and shall cooperate in establishing a uniform system of sanctions and other penalties.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.18 Article 18
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.18.1 1. An International Centre shall be set up with the aim of assisting those States which are Parties to react swiftly and effectively to pollution incidents.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.18.2 2. This Centre, having its seat in the depositary State, shall cooperate with existing bodies in the other Parties in order to ensure the desired swiftness and effectiveness throughout the region covered by this Agreement and, where necessary, outside that region.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.18.3 3. The meeting of the Parties shall define the functions of the Centre on the basis of the guidelines given in Annex 2.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.19 Article 19
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.19.1 1. The International Centre shall prepare suitable proposals for the Parties with the aim of improving the mobility and complementary nature of the material facilities of the various Parties.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.19.2 2. Recommendations shall be aimed in particular at operations to renew or increase national stocks.
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.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10 Article 10 The Director and Staff
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.1 1. INFOPÊCHE shall have a Director appointed by the Governing Council on such conditions as it may determine. The tenure of the Director is three years. His term may be renewed by decision of the Governing Council.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.2 2. The Director shall be the legal representative of INFOPÊCHE. He shall direct the work of INFOPÊCHE under the guidance of the Governing Council, in accordance with its policy and decisions.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.3 3. The Director shall submit to the Governing Council at each regular session:
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.3.a (a) a report on the work of INFOPÊCHE, as well as the audited accounts; and
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.3.b (b) a draft programme of work of INFOPÊCHE and a draft budget.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.4 4. The Director shall prepare and organize the sessions of the Governing Council and all other meetings of INFOPÊCHE. He shall provide the secretariat for such meetings and attend them.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.5 5. The Governing Council may decide to appoint a Deputy Director. The Deputy Director would have the powers and duties entrusted to the Director under this Agreement, if and for so long as the Director were unable to perform his duties.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.6 6. Should it deem it necessary, the Governing Council may accept that the Director and the Deputy Director of INFOPÊCHE be persons seconded by States or international organizations.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.7 7. Staff members shall be appointed by the Director in accordance with the policy, general standards and guidelines laid down by the Governing Council and in accordance with the Staff Regulations.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.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.17 Article 17 Interpretation and Settlement of Disputes
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.17.1 1. Any dispute concerning the interpretation or application of this Agreement which cannot be settled by negotiation, conciliation or similar means may be referred by any party to the dispute to the Governing Council for its recommendation. Failing settlement of the dispute, the matter shall be submitted to an arbitral tribunal consisting of three arbitrators. The parties to the dispute shall appoint one arbitrator each; the two arbitrators so appointed shall designate by mutual agreement the third arbitrator, who shall be the President of the tribunal. If one of the Parties does not appoint an arbitrator within two months of the appointment of the first arbitrator, or if the President of the arbitral tribunal has not been designated within two months of the appointment of the second arbitrator, the Chairman of the Governing Council shall designate him within a further two-month period.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.17.2 2. Any Member State that fails to abide by an arbitral award rendered in accordance with paragraph 1 of this Article may be suspended from the exercise of the rights and privileges of membership by a simple majority of the Governing Council.
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.9 Article 9
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.9.1x The Parties shall give special consideration to the setting up, or intensification of, specific research programmes aimed at:
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.9.1x.a (a) Improving existing qualitative and quantitative methods for assessing the impacts of proposed activities;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.9.1x.b (b) Achieving a better understanding of cause-effect relationships and their role in integrated environmental management;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.9.1x.c (c) Analysing and monitoring the efficient implementation of decisions on proposed activities with the intention of minimizing or preventing impacts;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.9.1x.d (d) Developing methods to stimulate creative approaches in the search for environmentally sound alternatives to proposed activities, production and consumption patterns;
3086 Convention On Environmental Impact Assessment In A Transboundary Context Art.9.1x.e (e) Developing methodologies for the application of the principles of environmental impact assessment at the macro-economic level. The results of the programmes listed above shall be exchanged by the Parties.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5 Article 5
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.1 1. Each Member shall be represented on the Committee by the senior official responsible for fisheries or a related area.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.2 2. The Board shall appoint a Chairman and two Vice-Chairmen from among the Committee members on such conditions as it may determine.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.3 3. The Committee shall meet as often as required and at least once a year.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.4 4. The Committee shall endeavour to take decisions by consensus. In the absence of consensus, and unless otherwise provided in this Convention, a two-thirds majority of voting members shall be required for a decision.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.5 5. The Committee shall adopt such rules of procedure and other internal administrative regulations as it considers necessary.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.6 6. The Committee may establish such sub-committees, including technical and budget sub-committees, as it considers necessary.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.7 7. The Committee shall act in an executive capacity and have the following functions and responsibilities, inter alia, to:
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.7.a (a) provide technical advice and guidance to the Board;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.7.b (b) provide a forum for Members to consult together on any matter of common concern in relation to fisheries;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.7.c (c) provide direction to the Secretariat with respect to its functions and responsibilities;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.5.7.d (d) carry out such other functions as may be required.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.11 Article 11
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.11.1 1. The Governing Council shall establish a Technical Advisory Committee composed of one representative designated by each Member of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.11.2 2. The representatives designated on the Technical Advisory Committee shall be persons with special competence and expertise in the field of aquaculture.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.11.3 3. The Technical Advisory Committee shall meet at least once a year and at any time at the request of the Governing Council.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.11.4 4. At its annual meeting the Committee shall designate one of the Committee members as Chairman who shall convene the next annual meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.11.5 5. The Technical Advisory Committee shall advise the Governing Council on all technical aspects of the activities of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.11.6 6. At each session, the Technical Advisory Committee shall adopt a report, which shall be submitted to the Governing Council.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.11.7 7. FAO shall be invited to be represented at Sessions of the Technical Advisory Committee. Where appropriate, representatives of Donor Governments and of other organizations or institutions shall also be invited to be represented at such sessions.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.25 Article 25. Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.25.1 1. A subsidiary body for the provision of scientific, technical and technological advice is hereby established to provide the Conference of the Parties and, as appropriate, its other subsidiary bodies with timely advice relating to the implementation of this Convention. This body shall be open to participation by all Parties and shall be multidisciplinary. It shall comprise government representatives competent in the relevant field of expertise. It shall report regularly to the Conference of the Parties on all aspects of its work.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.25.2 2. Under the authority of and in accordance with guidelines laid down by the Conference of the Parties, and upon its request, this body shall:
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.25.2.a (a) Provide scientific and technical assessments of the status of biological diversity;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.25.2.b (b) Prepare scientific and technical assessments of the effects of types of measures taken in accordance with the provisions of this Convention;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.25.2.c (c) Identify innovative, efficient and state-of-the-art technologies and know-how relating to the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity and advise on the ways and means of promoting development and/ or transferring such technologies;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.25.2.d (d) Provide advice on scientific programmes and international cooperation in research and development related to conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity; and
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.25.2.e (e) Respond to scientific, technical, technological and methodological questions that the Conference of the Parties and its subsidiary bodies may put to the body.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.25.3 3. The functions, terms of reference, organization and operation of this body may be further elaborated by the Conference of the Parties.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.19 Article XIX
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.19.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall meet in conference upon recommendation by the Commission. They shall also meet in Conference within ten days at the request of one Contracting Party under extraordinary circumstances.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.19.2 2. The primary function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties shall be the review of the implementation of this Convention and of the Protocols upon the report of the Commission.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.19.3 3. A non-Black Sea State which accedes to this Convention may attend the meetings of the Contracting Parties in an advisory capacity.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.5 5. The Advisory Committee
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.5.1 5.1. The Meeting of the Parties shall establish an Advisory Committee to provide expert advice and information to the Secretariat and the Parties on the conservation and management of small cetaceans and on other matters in relation to the running of the agreement, having regard to the need not to duplicate the work of other international bodies and the desirability of drawing on their expertise.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.5.2 5.2. Each Party shall be entitled to appoint one member of the Advisory Committee.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.5.3 5.3. The Advisory Committee shall elect a chairman and establish its own rules of procedure.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.5.4 5.4. Each Committee member may be accompanied by advisers, and the Committee may invite other experts to attend its meetings. The Committee may establish working groups.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5 Article V The Conference of the Parties
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.1 1. The Conference of the Parties shall be the principal policy-making organ of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.2 2. Each Party shall be a member of the Conference of the Parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall meet at least once every year.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.a a) consider and adopt measures to establish, review and update the policies and procedures of the Institute, as well as to evaluate its work and the accomplishment of its objectives;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.b b) review periodically and approve, on the basis of recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Committee, the Scientific Agenda of the Institute and to consider and approve its long-range plans and annual program and budget, taking into account:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.b.i i) The processes or issues that are unique to the region and their significance on a global scale;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.b.ii ii) The research strengths within the region and how those strengths can be best utilized in order to contribute to the global effort to understand global change; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.b.iii iii) The need to integrate research on global issues through cooperation among research institutes, among States and among the different parts of the Inter-American region, and with regional and international global change research programs.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.c c) Consider and approve the financial policies, the annual budget and the financial records of the Institute submitted by the Director;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.d d) Elect the Members of the Executive Council and the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee, and the Director;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.e e) Consider and approve the Rules of Procedure of the Executive Council;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.f f) Decide on the venue for its annual ordinary and extraordinary meetings, which shall be rotated among the Parties;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.g g) Issue, through the Director, invitations to become Associates of the Institute, as provided in Article XI of this Agreement;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.h h) Authorize the Director to conclude with an accepting Associate an Agreement of Association;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.i i) Decide on the development and designation of Institute Research Centers and on their location, as provided in Article IX;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.j j) Make decisions regarding the location of the Directorate;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.k k) Establish ad hoc committees as necessary;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.l l) Approve amendments to this Agreement in accordance with Article XV, Section 3; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.5.4.m m) Perform other functions as necessary to achieve the objectives of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6 Article VI The Executive Council
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.1 1. The Executive Council shall be the executive organ of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.2 2. The Executive Council shall be composed of up to nine members elected by the Conference of the Parties for two-year terms, taking into account the need for balanced geographic representation.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.3 3. The Executive Council shall meet at least twice a year and shall strive to hold its meetings in different locations among the Parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4 4. The Executive Council shall:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.a a) Develop recommendations on the policies for the Institute, for submission to and approval by the Conference of the Parties;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.b b) Ensure that the Director implements the policies adopted by the Conference of the Parties;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.c c) Make recommendations to the Conference of the Parties regarding the long-range plans and annual program and budget;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.d d) Make recommendations to the Conference of the Parties regarding the financial policies of the Institute proposed by the Director;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.e e) Appoint an external auditor and review the annual external audit of the financial records submitted annually by the Director to the Conference of the Parties;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.f f) Make recommendations to the Conference of the Parties regarding amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the Executive Council;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.g g) Propose to the Conference of the Parties the designation of Institute Research Centers; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.6.4.h h) Perform any other functions entrusted to it by the Conference of the Parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7 Article VII The Scientific Advisory Committee
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7.1 1. The Scientific Advisory Committee shall be the principal scientific advisory organ of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7.2 2. The Scientific Advisory Committee shall be composed of ten members elected by the Conference of the Parties to serve in their personal capacity for three-year terms and with eligibility for a single additional term. The Conference of the Parties shall elect six Scientific Advisory Committee members from nominations received from the Parties; three from nominations received from the Scientific Advisory Committee itself; and one from nominations received from the Institute's Associates. These members shall be scientists recognized internationally for their expertise in areas relevant to the objectives of the Institute, ensuring broad subregional, regional, and worldwide representation, as well as representation from a variety of disciplines relevant to global change research.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7.3 3. The Scientific Advisory Committee shall meet as necessary and at least once a year.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7.4 4. The Scientific Advisory Committee shall:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7.4.a a) Make recommendations to the Conference of the Parties regarding the Scientific Agenda, long-range plans and annual program of the Institute;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7.4.b b) Direct the peer review system of the Institute, ensuring through its rules of procedure that individual Committee members do not participate in the evaluation of proposals which they have themselves submitted;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7.4.c c) Adopt its own rules of procedure;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7.4.d d) Establish scientific panels for particular issues;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7.4.e e) Assess the scientific results obtained by the Institute; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.7.4.f f) Perform any other functions entrusted to it by the Conference of the Parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.10 Article X Affiliated Research Institutions
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.10.1 1. An institution which submits a proposal for a specific research project, through the appropriate Party, may be designated by the Conference of the Parties as being affiliated to the Institute for the duration of the project. The Conference shall base its decision on a review of the proposal, taking into account the views of the Scientific Advisory Committee as to the scientific merit of the proposed project and its relevance to the objectives of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.10.2 2. Affiliated research institutions shall be responsible to the Institute for the portion of its work sponsored by the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.13 Article XIII Financial Provisions
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.13.1 1. A budget of operational expenses for the Institute, consisting of salaries for the Directorate and basic support for the Directorate, Scientific Advisory Committee, and Executive Council, shall be supported by voluntary contributions pledged annually for a three-year period by the Parties in accordance with the interests of the Parties. Such pledges shall be in increments of US $5,000. The adoption of the annual budget shall be by consensus of the Parties. The Parties recognize that regular contributions to the operational budget are essential to the success of the Institute and that such contributions shall take into account the research resources of the contributing parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.13.2 2. Major research programs and specific projects, to be sponsored by the Institute, shall be supported from voluntary financial contributions pledged by the Parties and by the Associates of the Institute, or donated by other States outside the region, regional or international intergovernmental organizations, and industries and other nongovernmental and private organizations interested in supporting the Scientific Agenda and programmatic activities of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.13.3 3. The Executive Council, with the assistance of the Director, will propose to the Conference of the Parties, for its approval, the establishment of an endowment fund which would generate income through an interest-bearing arrangement, as well as options to obtain resources through other means.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.4 Article 4
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.4.1 1. Each Party shall be a member of the Council.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.4.2 2. The functions of the Council shall be:
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.4.2.a (a) to provide a forum for the study, analysis and exchange of information among the Parties on matters concerning marine mammals in the North Atlantic;
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.4.2.b (b) to establish appropriate Management Committees and coordinate their activities;
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.4.2.c (c) to establish guidelines and objectives for the work of the Management Committees;
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.4.2.d (d) to establish working arrangements with the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea and other appropriate organizations;
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.4.2.e (e) to coordinate requests for scientific advice;
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.4.2.f (f) to establish cooperation with States not Parties to this Agreement in order to further the objective set out in Article 2.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.4.3 3. Decisions of the Council shall be taken by the unanimous vote of those members present and casting an affirmative vote.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.5 Article 5
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.5.1 1. Management Committees shall with respect to stocks of marine mammals within their respective mandates:
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.5.1.a (a) propose to their members measures for conservation and management;
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.5.1.b (b) make recommendations to the Council concerning scientific research.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.5.2 2. Decisions of Management Committees shall be taken by the unanimous vote of those members present and casting an affirmative vote.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.6 Article 6
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.6.1 1. The Scientific Committee shall consist of experts appointed by the Parties.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.6.2 2. Subject to the approval of the Council, the Scientific Committee may invite other experts to participate in the conduct of its work.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.6.3 3. The Scientific Committee shall provide scientific advice in response to requests from the Council, utilizing, to the extent possible, existing scientific information.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.7 Article 7
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.7.1 1. The Council shall establish a Secretariat.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.7.2 2. The Secretariat shall perform such functions as the Council may determine.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.8 Article 8
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.8.1x The Council may agree to admit observers to meetings of the Commission when such admission is consistent with the objective set out in Article 2.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.3 Article 3
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.3.1 1. This Agreement shall be open for signature by States at Canberra at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Australia. It shall remain open for signature for a period of two years from the date of first signature.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.3.2 2. After the expiration of the period specified in paragraph 1, this Agreement shall remain open for accession by any State, subject to prior approval by the Board of Trustees of CIFOR by simple majority.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.3.3 3. Instruments of accession shall be deposited with the Depositary of this Agreement.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.3.4 4. The Government of Australia shall be the Depositary of this Agreement.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.5 Article 5
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.5.1x The amendment of this Agreement and fundamental provisions of the Constitution (as defined in Article 21 of the Constitution) shall be subject to the approval of the Parties to this Agreement. Such proposed amendments shall, following approval by the Board, be conveyed to Parties to this Agreement and shall enter into force 30 days after receipt by the Depositary of instruments of acceptance of the amendment from all Parties to this Agreement.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.12 ARTICLE XII
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.12.1x The Executive Director may invite, subject to the approval of the Governing Council, non-member States, organizations and institutions that are able to make a significant contribution to the activities of the Organization to be represented at sessions of the Governing Council as observers.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13 ARTICLE XIII
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.1 1. The Organization shall have an Executive Committee composed of the Chairman, elected as provided for in Article IX.5, and of designated representatives of six Member States elected by the Governing Council.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.2 2. The six Member States referred to in paragraph 1 shall be elected with due regard to the agro-climatic diversity of the Region and the principle of rotation among Member States at each regular session of the Governing Council, for terms of two years. However, at the first regular session of the Governing Council, three of the six Member States shall be elected for terms of three years. At subsequent regular sessions, the Governing Council shall specify the commencement of the two-year term to be served by each of the six Member States elected at the session concerned. Any vacancy in the Committee occurring in the period between elections shall be filled by another Member State co-opted, with its concurrence, by the remaining members. The State co-opted shall be a member of the Executive Committee until the end of the term of the State that it is replacing.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.3 3. The Executive Committee shall meet at least once a year at such time as it shall determine. Special sessions of the Executive Committee may be convened at the request of the Chairman or of a majority of its members. Sessions of the Executive Committee shall normally be held at the seat of the Organization.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.4 4. With the exception of the Chairman, who is elected by the Governing Council, as provided for in paragraph 5 of Article IX, the Executive Committee shall, at the annual session provided for in paragraph 3 of this Article, elect its officers from among its members. The officers shall hold office until the next annual session. The Executive Committee shall adopt its own rules of procedure. All decisions shall be taken by a simple majority of the votes cast. A simple majority of the members shall constitute a quorum.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.5 5. The Governing Council may establish rules whereby the chairman may consult the members of the Executive Committee to correspondence or other rapid means of communication, should matters of exceptional urgency requiring action by the Committee arise between two of the Committee's sessions.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6 6. The Executive Committee shall:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6.a (a) review the activities of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6.b (b) make recommendations to the Governing Council on any matters relevant to the Council's functions;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6.c (c) give guidance to the Executive Director of the Organization on the implementation of the policy and decisions adopted by the Governing Council;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6.d (d) carry out any other functions entrusted to it by this Agreement or delegated to it by the Governing Council pursuant to Article X.2; and
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.6.e (e) establish specialized working groups in order to meet particular situations, when required.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.13.7 7. At each session the Executive Committee shall adopt a report which shall be submitted to the Governing Council.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.14 ARTICLE XIV
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.14.1x As provided for in Article X.1(n), the Governing Council may establish, as required, ad hoc or permanent bodies constituted by individuals chosen on the basis of their expertise in plant protection to advise the Executive Committee on specific technical matters. As provided for in Article XIII.6(e), the Executive Committee may establish specialized working groups in order to meet particular situations.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15 ARTICLE XV
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.0x The Executive Director and Staff
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.1 1. The Organization shall have an Executive Director appointed by the Governing Council on such conditions as it may determine.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.2 2. The Executive Director shall be the legal representative of the Organization. He shall direct the work of the Organization in accordance with the policy and decisions adopted by the Governing Council and under the guidance of the Executive Committee.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.3 3. TheExecutive Director shall, through the Executive Committee, submit to the Governing Council at each regular session:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.3.a (a) a report on the work of the Organization as well as the audited accounts; and
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.3.b (b) a draft programme of work of the Organization and a draft budget for the following financial period.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4 4. The Executive Director shall:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.a (a) prepare and organize the sessions of the Governing Council and the Executive Committee and all other meetings of the Organization and shall provide the Secretariat therefore;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.b (b) ensure co-ordination among Members of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.c (c) organize conferences, symposia, regional training programmes and other meetings in accordance with the approved programme of work;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.d (d) initiate proposals for joint action programmes with regional and other international bodies;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.e (e) be responsible for the management of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.f (f) ensure the publication of research findings, training manuals, information print-outs and other materials as required;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.g (g) take action on other matters consistent with the objectives of the Organization; and
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.4.h (h) perform any other function as may be specified by the Governing Council.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.5 5. The Executive Director shall be assisted by a Deputy Executive Director, appointed by him with the approval of the Executive Committee.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.15.6 6. The Deputy Executive Director and the other staff members of the Organization shall be appointed by the Executive Director of the Organization in accordance with the policy and principles laid down by the Governing Council and in accordance with the Staff Regulations. The Executive Director shall promulgate Staff Rules, as required, to implement the foregoing.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.18 ARTICLE XVIII
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.18.1x The Organization may co-operate with other intergovernmental organizations or institutions. To this end, the Executive Director, acting under the authority of the Governing Council may establish working relationships with such organizations or institutions, and make any arrangements that may be necessary to ensure effective co-operation. Any formal arrangements entered into with such organizations and institutions shall be subject to the approval of the Governing Council.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.20 ARTICLE XX
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.20.1 1. Subject to paragraph 4, the Governing Council may amend this Agreement by a two-thirds majority of the votes cast, provided that such majority is more than one half of the Member States. Amendments shall take effect, with respect to all contracting parties, on the sixtieth day after their adoption by the Governing Council.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.20.2 2. Proposals for the amendment of this Agreement may be made either by the Executive Committee or by a Member State in a communication to the Director-General of FAO, who shall promptly notify the proposal to all Member States and to the Executive Director of the Organization.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.20.3 3. No proposal for amendment shall be considered by the Governing Council unless it is notified by the Director-General of FAO to the Member States at least sixty days before the opening day of the session at which it is to be considered. The adoption of any amendment shall promptly be notified to the Director-General of FAO.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.20.4 4. Annex II to this Agreement may be amended only in the manner provided for therein.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12 Article XII. SUBSIDIARY BODIES
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.1 1. The Commission shall establish a permanent Scientific Committee.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.2 2. The Commission may establish sub-commissions to deal with one or more of the stocks covered by this Agreement.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.3 3. Such sub-commissions shall be open to Members of the Commission which are coastal States lying on the migratory path of the stocks concerned in the sub-commission or are States whose vessels participate in the fisheries of these stocks.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4 4. A sub-commission shall provide a forum for consultation and cooperation on matters related to the management of the stocks concerned and in particular:
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.a (a) to keep under review the stocks concerned and to gather scientific and other relevant information relating to the stocks concerned;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.b (b) to assess and analyse the conditions and trends of the stocks concerned;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.c (c) to coordinate research and studies of the stocks concerned;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.d (d) to report to the Commission on its findings;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.e (e) to propose such recommendations for action by the Members of the Commission as may be appropriate, including action to obtain necessary information relating to the stocks and proposals for conservation and management measures;
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.4.f (f) to consider any matter referred to it by the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.5 5. The Commission may, subject to the provisions of this Article, establish such committees, working parties or other subsidiary bodies as may be necessary for the purposes of this Agreement.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.6 6. The establishment by the Commission of any sub-commission which requires funding by the Commission, and of any committee, working party or other subsidiary body shall be subject to the availability of the necessary funds in the approved autonomous budget of the Commission or of FAO as the case may be. When the related expenses are to be borne by FAO, the determination of such availability shall be made by the Director-General. Before taking any decision involving expenditure in connection with the establishment of subsidiary bodies, the Commission shall have before it a report from the Secretary or the Director-General, as appropriate, on the administrative and financial implications.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.12.7 7. Subsidiary bodies shall provide to the Commission such information regarding their activities as the Commission may require.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.8 Article 8: The Commission
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.8.1 1. The Parties hereby establish the Commission for Environmental Cooperation.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.8.2 2. The Commission shall comprise a Council, a Secretariat and a Joint Public Advisory Committee.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Sect.A Section A: The Council
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.16 Article 16: Joint Public Advisory Committee
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.16.1 1. The Joint Public Advisory Committee shall comprise 15 members, unless the Council otherwise decides. Each Party or, if the Party so decides, its National Advisory Committee convened under Article 17, shall appoint an equal number of members.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.16.2 2. The Council shall establish the rules of procedure for the Joint Public Advisory Committee, which shall choose its own chair.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.16.3 3. The Joint Public Advisory Committee shall convene at least once a year at the time of the regular session of the Council and at such other times as the Council, or the Committee's chair with the consent of a majority of its members, may decide.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.16.4 4. The Joint Public Advisory Committee may provide advice to the Council on any matter within the scope of this Agreement, including on any documents provided to it under paragraph 6, and on the implementation and further elaboration of this Agreement, and may perform such other functions as the Council may direct.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.16.5 5. The Joint Public Advisory Committee may provide relevant technical, scientific or other information to the Secretariat, including for purposes of developing a factual record under Article 15. The Secretariat shall forward to the Council copies of any such information.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.16.6 6. The Secretariat shall provide to the Joint Public Advisory Committee at the time they are submitted to the Council copies of the proposed annual program and budget of the Commission, the draft annual report, and any report the Secretariat prepares pursuant to Article 13.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.16.7 7. The Council may, by a two-thirds vote, make a factual record available to the Joint Public Advisory Committee.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.30 Article 30: Role of Experts
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.30.1x On request of a disputing Party, or on its own initiative, the panel may seek information and technical advice from any person or body that it deems appropriate, provided that the disputing Parties so agree and subject to such terms and conditions as such Parties may agree.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31 Article 31: Initial Report
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.1 1. Unless the disputing Parties otherwise agree, the panel shall base its report on the submissions and arguments of the Parties and on any information before it pursuant to Article 30.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.2 2. Unless the disputing Parties otherwise agree, the panel shall, within 180 days after the last panelist is selected, present to the disputing Parties an initial report containing:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.2.a (a) findings of fact;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.2.b (b) its determination as to whether there has been a persistent pattern of failure by the Party complained against to effectively enforce its environmental law, or any other determination requested in the terms of reference; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.2.c (c) in the event the panel makes an affirmative determination under subparagraph (b), its recommendations, if any, for the resolution of the dispute, which normally shall be that the Party complained against adopt and implement an action plan sufficient to remedy the pattern of non-enforcement.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.3 3. Panelists may furnish separate opinions on matters not unanimously agreed.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.4 4. A disputing party may submit written comments to the panel on its initial report within 30 days of presentation of the report.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.5 5. In such an event, and after considering such written comments, the panel, on its own initiative or on the request of any disputing Party, may:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.5.a (a) request the views of any participating Party;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.5.b (b) reconsider its report; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.31.5.c (c) make any further examination that it considers appropriate.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.32 Article 32: Final Report
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.32.1 1. The panel shall present to the disputing Parties a final report, including any separate opinions on matters not unanimously agreed, within 60 days of presentation of the initial report, unless the disputing Parties otherwise agree.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.32.2 2. The disputing Parties shall transmit to the Council the final report of the panel, as well as any written views that a disputing Party desires to be appended, on a confidential basis within 15 days after it is presented to them.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.32.3 3. The final report of the panel shall be published five days after it is transmitted to the Council.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.33 Article 33: Implementation of Final Report
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.33.1x If, in its final report, a panel determines that there has been a persistent pattern of failure by the Party complained against to effectively enforce its environmental law, the disputing Parties may agree on a mutually satisfactory action plan, which normally shall conform with the determinations and recommendations of the panel. The disputing Parties shall promptly notify the Secretariat and the Council of any agreed resolution of the dispute.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34 Article 34: Review of Implementation
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.1 1. If, in its final report, a panel determines that there has been a persistent pattern of failure by the Party complained against to effectively enforce its environmental law, and:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.1.a (a) the disputing Parties have not agreed on an action plan under Article 33 within 60 days of the date of the final report, or
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.1.b (b) the disputing Parties cannot agree on whether the Party complained against is fully implementing
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.1.b.i (i) an action plan agreed under Article 33,
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.1.b.ii (ii)an action plan deemed to have been established by a panel under paragraph 2, or
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.1.b.iii (iii) an action plan approved or established by a panel under paragraph 4,
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.1.b.ivx any disputing Party may request that the panel be reconvened. The requesting Party shall deliver the request in writing to the other Parties and to the Secretariat. The Council shall reconvene the panel on delivery of the request to the Secretariat.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.2 2. No Party may make a request under paragraph 1(a) earlier than 60 days, or later than 120 days, after the date of the final report. If the disputing Parties have not agreed to an action plan and if no request was made under paragraph l(a), the last action plan, if any, submitted by the Party complained against to the complaining Party or Parties within 60 days of the date of the final report, or such other period as the disputing Parties may agree, shall be deemed to have been established by the panel 120 days after the date of the final report.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.3 3. A request under paragraph 1(b) may be made no earlier than 180 days after an action plan has been:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.3.a (a) agreed under Article 33;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.3.b (b) deemed to have been established by a panel under paragraph 2; or
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.3.c (c) approved or established by a panel under paragraph 4;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.3.c.ix and only during the term of any such action plan.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.4 4. Where a panel has been reconvened under paragraph 1(a), it:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.4.a (a) shall determine whether any action plan proposed by the Party complained against is sufficient to remedy the pattern of non-enforcement and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.4.a.i (i) if so, shall approve the plan, or
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.4.a.ii (ii)if not, shall establish such a plan consistent with the law of the Party complained against, and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.4.b (b) may, where warranted, impose a monetary enforcement assessment in accordance with Annex 34,
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.4.b.ix within 90 days after the panel has been reconvened or such other period as the disputing Parties may agree.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.5 5. Where a panel has been reconvened under paragraph 1(b), it shall determine either that:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.5.a (a) the Party complained against is fully implementing the action plan, in which case the panel may not impose a monetary enforcement assessment, or
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.5.b (b) the Party complained against is not fully implementing the action plan, in which case the panel shall impose a monetary enforcement assessment in accordance with Annex 34,
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.5.b.ix within 60 days after it has been reconvened or such other period as the disputing Parties may agree.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.34.6 6. A panel reconvened under this Article shall provide that the Party complained against shall fully implement any action plan referred to in paragraph 4(a)(ii) or 5(b), and pay any monetary enforcement assessment imposed under paragraph 4(b) or 5(b), and any such provision shall be final.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.35 Article 35: Further Proceeding
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.35.1x A complaining Party may, at any time beginning 180 days after a panel determination under Article 34(5)(b), request in writing that a panel be reconvened to determine whether the Party complained against is fully implementing the action plan. On delivery of the request to the other Parties and the Secretariat, the Council shall reconvene the panel. The panel shall make the determination within 60 days after it has been reconvened or such other period as the disputing Parties may agree.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36 Article 36: Suspension of Benefits
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.1 1. Subject to Annex 36A, where a Party fails to pay a monetary enforcement assessment within 180 days after it is imposed by a panel:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.1.a (a) under Article 34(4)(b), or
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.1.b (b) under Article 34(5)(b), except where benefits may be suspended under paragraph 2(a),
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.1.b.ix any complaining Party or Parties may suspend, in accordance with Annex 36B, the application to the Party complained against of NAFTA benefits in an amount no greater than that sufficient to collect the monetary enforcement assessment.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.2 2. Subject to Annex 36A, where a panel has made a determination under Article 34(5)(b) and the panel:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.2.a (a) has previously imposed a monetary enforcement assessment under Article 34 (4)(b) or established an action plan under Article 34(4)(a)(ii); or
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.2.b (b) has subsequently determined under Article 35 that a Party is not fully implementing an action plan;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.2.b.ix the complaining Party or Parties may, in accordance with Annex 36B, suspend annually the application to the Party complained against of NAFTA benefits in an amount no greater than the monetary enforcement assessment imposed by the panel under Article 34(5)(b).
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.3 3. Where more than one complaining Party suspends benefits under paragraph 1 or 2, the combined suspension shall be no greater than the amount of the monetary enforcement assessment.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.4 4. Where a Party has suspended benefits under paragraph 1 or 2, the Council shall, on the delivery of a written request by the Party complained against to the other Parties and the Secretariat, reconvene the panel to determine whether the monetary enforcement assessment has been paid or collected, or whether the Party complained against is fully implementing the action plan, as the case may be. The panel shall submit its report within 45 days after it has been reconvened. If the panel determines that the assessment has been paid or collected, or that the Party complained against is fully implementing the action plan, the suspension of benefits under paragraph 1 or 2, as the case may be, shall be terminated.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.36.5 5. On the written request of the Party complained against, delivered to the other Parties and the Secretariat, the Council shall reconvene the panel to determine whether the suspension of benefits by the complaining Party or Parties pursuant to paragraph 1 or 2 is manifestly excessive. Within 45 days of the request, the panel shall present a report to the disputing Parties containing its determination.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Part.6 PART SIX
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.5 Article 5
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.5.1 1. The Budget estimates for SPREP shall be prepared by the Director.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.5.2 2. Adoption of the Budget of SPREP and determination of all other questions relating to the Budget shall be by consensus.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.5.3 3. The SPREP Meeting shall adopt financial regulations for the administration of SPREP. Such regulations may authorise SPREP to accept contributions from private and public sources.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.6 Article 6
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.6.1 1. The Director of SPREP shall be the head of the Secretariat.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.6.2 2. The Director shall appoint staff to the Secretariat in accordance with such rules and conditions as the SPREP Meeting may determine.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.6.3 3. The Director shall report annually to the South Pacific Conference and the South Pacific Forum on the activities of SPREP.
3161 Agreement Establishing The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Art.6.4 4. The Director shall be responsible to the SPREP Meeting for the administration and management of SPREP and such other functions as the SPREP Meeting may decide.
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.8 ARTICLE VIII: The Ministerial Council
3192 Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States Art.8.1 1. The Ministerial Council, comprising representatives