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2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.1 Article 1
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.1.1x The High Contracting Parties undertake to found and maintain an International Office for dealing with Contagious Diseases of Animals, with its seat at Paris.
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.2 Article 2
2602 International Agreement For The Creation Of An International Office For Dealing With Contagious Diseases Of Animals Art.2.1x The Office shall work under the authority and control of a committee formed by delegates of the contracting Governments. The composition and duties of this committee, as well as the organisation and powers of the said office, are laid down in the organic statutes which are annexed to the present Agreement and which are considered as forming an integral part thereof.
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations 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.9 Article IX Seat
2617 Constitution Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.9.1x The seat of the Organization shall be determined by the Conference.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3 Article III
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.1 1. The Contracting Governments agree to establish an International Whaling Commission, hereinafter referred to as the Commission, to be composed of one member from each Contracting Government. Each member shall have one vote and may be accompanied by one or more experts and advisers.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.2 2. The Commission shall elect from its own members a Chairman and Vice-Chairman and shall determine its own Rules of Procedure. Decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a simple majority of those members voting except that a three-fourths majority of those members voting shall be required for action in pursuance of Article V. The Rules of Procedure may provide for decisions otherwise than at meetings of the Commission.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.3 3. The Commission may appoint its own Secretary and staff.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.4 4. The Commission may set up, from among its own members and experts or advisers, such committees as it considers desirable to perform such functions as it may authorize.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.5 5. The expenses of each member of the Commission and of his experts and advisers shall be determined by his own Government.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.6 6. Recognizing that specialized agencies related to the United Nations will be concerned with the conservation and development of whale fisheries and the products arising there from and desiring to avoid duplication of functions, the Contracting Governments will consult among themselves within two years after the coming into force of this Convention to decide whether the Commission shall be brought within the framework of a specialized agency related to the United Nations.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.7 7. In the meantime the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland shall arrange, in consultation with the other Contracting Governments, to convene the first meeting of the Commission, and shall initiate the consultation referred to in paragraph 6 above.
2621 International Convention For The Regulation Of Whaling Art.3.8 8. Subsequent meetings of the Commission shall be convened as the Commission may determine.
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.5 Article V
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.1 1. Each Contracting Government may set up an Advisory Committee composed of persons, including fishermen, vessel owners and others, well informed concerning the problems of the fisheries of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. With the assent of the Contracting Government concerned, a representative or representatives of an Advisory Committee may attend as observers all non-executive meetings of the Commission or of any Panel in which their Government participates.
2625 International Convention For The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.2 2. The Commissioners of each Contracting Government may hold public hearings within the territories they represent.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.2 Article II
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.2.ax In order to carry out research on the Red Locust and to decide on and carry out adequate methods of combat, an International Service for the Control of the Red Locust (hereinafter referred to as the Control Service) shall be established by the Council.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4 Article IV
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.a (a) The Council shall elect from among its members a President to hold office for one year. It shall have authority to appoint or dismiss the Secretary of the Council, the Director, the Secretary-Accountant and the scientific and technical personnel of the Control Service, and to determine their conditions of service.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.b (b) The Council shall meet in ordinary session each year in the month of June or July. Extraordinary meetings of the Council may be convened by the President or at the request of a majority of the Participating Governments.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.c (c) The Director of the Control Service shall forward each year, one month before the date fixed for the next meeting of the Council, his annual report to the Council. This shall be examined during the annual meeting of the Council.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.d (d) The Council shall at its annual meeting adopt the plans and estimates for the operations of the Control Service for the following Control year (beginning on the 1st July, of the current calendar year and ending on the 30th June of the following calendar year).
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.4.e (e) The Council shall make its own rules of procedure, and shall have power to appoint an Executive Committee to carry out its decisions.
2626 International Convention For The Permanent Control Of Outbreak Areas Of The Red Locust Art.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.
184 Additional Protocol Concerning Compensation For Loss And Damage And For The Works To Be Carried Out By Finland In Connection With The Implementation Of The Agreement Concerning The Regulation Of Lake Inari By Means Of The Kaitakoski Hydroelectric Power Station And Dam Art.7 Article 7
184 Additional Protocol Concerning Compensation For Loss And Damage And For The Works To Be Carried Out By Finland In Connection With The Implementation Of The Agreement Concerning The Regulation Of Lake Inari By Means Of The Kaitakoski Hydroelectric Power Station And Dam Art.7.1x Any dispute arising between the USSR Ministry, the Norwegian Ministry and the Finnish Ministry concerning the application of this Agreement shall be settled by a Mixed Commission composed of two members appointed by the USSR Ministry, two members appointed by the Norwegian Ministry and two members appointed by the Finnish Ministry. If agreement is not reached in the Mixed Commission, the dispute shall be settled by the Government of the USSR, the Government of Norway and the Government of Finland through the diplomatic channel.
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.9 ARTICLE IX: Subsidiary Bodies
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.9.1 1. The Commission, may, if necessary, establish sub-commissions, committees or working parties, subject to the availability of the necessary funds in the relevant chapter of the approved budget of the Organization. Sessions of such sub-commissions, committees or working parties shall be convened by the Director-General of the Organization in consultation with the Chairman of such body.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.9.2 2. Membership in subsidiary bodies shall be open to all Member Nations of the Commission, or shall consist of selected Member Nations of the Commission, or of individuals appointed in their personal capacity, as determined by the Commission.
2687 Convention Placing The International Poplar Commission Within The Framework Of The Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations Art.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.3 Article 3
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.1 1. A North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (hereinafter referred to as the Commission) is hereby established and shall be maintained for the purposes of this Convention.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.2 2. Each Contracting State may appoint as its Delegation to the Commission not more than two Commissioners and such experts and advisors to assist them as that State may determine.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.3 3. The Commission shall elect its own President and not more than two Vice-Presidents who need not be chosen from the Commissioners or their experts or advisers. If a member of a Delegation has been elected President he shall forthwith cease to act as a member of that Delegation, and if a Commissioner has been elected the State concerned shall have the right to appoint another person to serve in his place.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.4 4. The Office of the Commission shall be in London.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.5 5. Except where the Commission determines otherwise, it shall meet once a year in London at such time as it shall decide: provided, however, that upon the request of a Commissioner of a Contracting State, the President shall, as soon as practicable, summon a meeting at such time and place as he may determine.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.6 6. The Commission shall appoint its own Secretary and may from time to time appoint such other staff as it may require.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.7 7. The Commission may set up such Committees as it considers desirable to perform such functions as it may determine.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.8 8. Each Delegation shall have one vote in the Commission which may be cast only by a Commissioner of the State concerned. Decisions shall be taken by a simple majority except where otherwise specifically provided. If there is an even division of votes on any matter which is subject to a simple majority decision, the proposal shall be regarded as rejected.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.9 9. Subject to the provisions of this Article, the Commission shall draw up its own Rules of Procedure, including provisions for the election of the President and Vice-Presidents and their terms of office.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.10 10. The Government of the United Kingdom shall call the first meeting of the Commission as soon as practicable after the coming into force of this Convention, and shall communicate the provisional agenda to each of the other Contracting States not less than two months before the date of the meeting.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.3.11 11. Reports of the proceedings of the Commission shall be transmitted and proposals and recommendations shall be notified as soon as possible to all Contracting States in English and in French.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.5 Article 5
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.5.1 1. The Commission shall establish a Regional Committee, with the powers and duties described in Article 6 of this Convention, for each of the regions into which the Convention area is divided.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.5.2 2. The representation on any Regional Committee so established shall be determined by the Commission, provided, however, that any Contracting State with a coastline adjacent to that region, or exploiting the fisheries of the region, has automatically the right of representation on the Regional Committee. Contracting States exploiting elsewhere a stock which is also fished in that region shall have the opportunity of being represented on the Regional Committee.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.5.3 3. Subject to the provisions of Article 6 of this Convention, the Commission shall determine the terms of reference of, and the procedure to be followed by, each Regional Committee.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.5.4 4. The Commission may at any time alter the boundaries and vary the number of the regions defined in the Annex to this Convention, provided this is by the unanimous decision of the Delegations present and voting and no objection is made within three months thereafter by any Contracting States not represented, or not voting, at the meeting.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6 Article 6
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1 1. It shall be the duty of the Commission:
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.a a) to keep under review the fisheries in the Convention area:
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.b b) to consider, in the light of the technical information available, what measures may be required for the conservation of the fish stocks and for the rational exploitation of the fisheries in the area;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.c c) to consider, at the request of any Contracting State, representations made to it by a State which is not a party to this Convention for the opening of negotiations on the conservation of fish stocks in the Convention area or any part thereof; and
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.1.d d) to make to Contracting States recommendations, based as far as practicable on the results of scientific research and investigation, with regard to any of the measures set out in Article 7 of this Convention.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.2 2. It shall be the duty of a Regional Committee to perform, in relation to its Region, functions of review and consideration similar to those described in paragraph (1) of this Article in relation to the Commission and the Convention area. A Regional Committee may initiate proposals for measures in relation to its region and shall consider any such proposals as may be remitted to it by the Commission.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.3 3. A Regional Committee may prepare draft recommendations for consideration by the Commission, which may adopt any such draft recommendations, with any modifications it may consider desirable, as recommendations for the purpose of Article 7 of this Convention.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.6.4 4. A Regional Committee may at any time appoint sub-committees to study specific problems affecting parts of the Region and to report thereon to the Regional Committee.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7 Article 7
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1 1. The measures relating to the objectives and purposes of this Convention which the Commission and Regional Committees may consider, and on which the Commission may make recommendations to the Contracting States, are
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.a a) any measures for the regulation of the size of mesh of fishing nets;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.b b) any measures for regulation of the size limits of fish that may be retained on board vessels, or landed, or exposed or offered for sale;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.c c) any measures for the establishment of closed seasons;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.d d) any measures for the establishment of closed areas;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.e e) any measures for the regulation of fishing gear and appliances, other than regulation of the size of mesh of fishing nets;
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.1.f f) any measures for the improvement and the increase of marine resources, which may include artificial propagation, the transplantation of organisms and the transplantation of young.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.2 2. Measures for regulating the amount of total catch, or the amount of fishing effort in any period, or any other kinds of measures for the purpose of the conservation of the fish stocks in the Convention area, may be added to the measures listed in paragraph (1) of this Article on a proposal adopted by not less than a two-thirds majority of the Delegations present and voting and subsequently accepted by all Contracting States in accordance with their respective constitutional procedures.
2680 Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Convention Art.7.3 3. The measures provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2) of this Article may relate to any or all species of sea fish and shell fish, but not to sea mammals; to any or all methods of fishing; and to any or all parts of the methods of fishing; and to any or all parts of the Convention area.
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.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.8 Article VIII
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.8.1x The Contracting Parties have agreed to convene whenever necessary, and not less than once every three years, international conferences on the quarantine and protection of plants, for the purpose of resolving practical problems connected with the fulfilment of the obligations arising from this Agreement and with a view to the exchange of information and of experience gained in carrying out the measures provided for in this Agreement.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.8.2x The date and place of meeting of each international conference and the topics to be discussed shall be determined by the Contracting Parties.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.8.3x Communications between the competent authorities of the Contracting Parties on matters arising from this Agreement shall be effected both directly and through the secretariat of the Standing Commission of the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance for economic, scientific and technical co-operation in agriculture.
2690 Agreement Concerning Cooperation In The Quarantine Of Plants And Their Protection Against Pests And Diseases Art.8.4x With a view to the preparation of proposals on the most urgent questions relating to plant quarantine and protection arising during the intervals between conferences, special working groups consisting of representatives of the countries concerned may be established by agreement between them.
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.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.12 ARTICLE 12
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.12.1x There shall be a Consultative Committee, a Finance Committee and such other committees as the Council may deem necessary for the discharge of its functions with the duties respectively assigned to them in the Rules of Procedure.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.13 ARTICLE 13
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.13.1 (1) The Council shall appoint a General Secretary on such terms and to perform such duties as it may determine.
2741 Convention For The International Council For The Exploration Of The Sea Art.13.2 (2) Subject to any general directions of the Council the Bureau shall appoint such other staff as may be required for the purposes of the Council on such terms and to perform such duties as it may determine.
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.11 Article XI
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.11.1 1. The Contracting Parties agree that there should be a working relationship between the Commission and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. To this end the Commission shall enter into negotiations with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations with a view to concluding an agreement pursuant to Article XIII of the Organization's Constitution. Such agreement should provide, inter alia, for the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to appoint a Representative who would participate in all meetings of the Commission and its subsidiary bodies, but without the right to vote.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.11.2 2. The Contracting Parties agree that there should be co-operation between the Commission and other international fisheries commissions and scientific organizations which might contribute to the work of the Commission. The Commission may enter into agreements with such commissions and organizations.
2751 International Convention For The Conservation Of Atlantic Tunas Art.11.3 3. The Commissions may invite any appropriate international organization and any Government which is a Member of the United Nations or of any Specialized Agency of the United Nations and which is not a member of the Commission, to send observers to meetings of the Commission and its subsidiary bodies.
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.4 ARTICLE IV
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.4.1x The Organization shall comprise :
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.4.2x The International Hydrographic Conference, hereinafter referred to as the Conference;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.4.3x The International Hydrographic Bureau, hereinafter referred to as the Bureau, administrated by the Directing Committee.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5 ARTICLE V
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x The functions of the Conference shall be :
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.a (a) To give general directives on the functioning and work of the Organization;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.b (b) To elect the members of the Directing Committee and its President;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.c (c) To examine the reports submitted to it by the Bureau;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.d (d) To make decisions in respect of all proposals of a technical or administrative nature submitted by Member Governments or by the Bureau;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.e (e) To approve the budget by a majority of two-thirds of the Member Governments represented at the Conference;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.f (f) To adopt, by a two-thirds majority of the Member Governments, amendments to the General Regulations and Financial Regulations;
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.5.1x.g (g) To adopt, by the majority prescribed in the preceding paragraph, any particular regulations that may prove to be necessary, notably on the status of the directors and staff of the Bureau.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6 ARTICLE VI
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.1 1. The Conference shall be composed of representatives of the Member Governments. It shall meet in ordinary session every five years. An extraordinary session of the Conference may be held at the request of a Member Government or of the Bureau, subject to approval by the majority of the Member Governments.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.2 2. The Conference shall be convened by the Bureau on at least six months' notice. A provisional agenda shall be submitted with the notice.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.3 3. The Conference shall elect its President and Vice-President.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.4 4. Each Member Government shall have one vote. However, for the voting on the questions referred to in Article V( b), each Government shall have a number of votes determined by a scale established in relation to the tonnage of their fleets.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.5 5. Conference decisions shall be taken by a simple majority of the Member Governments represented at the Conference, except where this Convention provides otherwise. When voting for or against is evenly divided, the President of the Conference shall be empowered to a decision. In the case of resolutions to be inserted in the Repertory of Technical Resolutions, the majority shall in any event include the affirmative votes of not less than one third of the Member Governments.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.6 6. Between sessions of the Conference the Bureau may consult the Member Governments by correspondence on questions concerning the technical functioning of the Organization. The voting procedure shall conform to that provided for in paragraph 5 of this Article, the majority being calculated in this case on the basis of the total membership of the Organization.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.6.7 7. The Conference shall constitute its own Committees, including the Finance Committee referred to in Article VII.
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.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.9 ARTICLE IX
2757 Convention On The International Hydrographic Organization Art.9.1x The Bureau shall be composed of the Directing Committee and the technical and administrative staff required by the Organization.
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.
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.
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.
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.11 Article XV Organization of National Conservation Services
2769 African Convention On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.11.1x Each Contracting State shall establish, if it has not already done so, a single agency empowered to deal with all matters covered by this Convention, but, where this is not possible a co-coordinating machinery shall be established for this purpose.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3 Article 3 OBJECTS AND MEANS OF THE CENTRE
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1 (1) The Centre may conduct regional studies on barren areas in the Arab Countries with especial emphasis on the following main studies:
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.ax - Studies relating to water resources, including atmospheric water, surface water and underground water, and meteorological studies (e.g. water vapour in the atmosphere, types of thunderstorms and their annual distribution etc.);
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.bx - Studies of surface water and underground water with the purpose of their effective utilization;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.cx - Studies of utilization of water resources in the light of the hydrological balance of the water resource;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.dx - Studies on the geological and geomorphological aspects of the different areas;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.ex - Studies on the economy of barren land utilization;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.fx - Studies of soils and map plotting of the different types and classification and their priority for agricultural utilization and suggestions for the best means for each areas;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.gx - Studies on the degree of soil erosion by wind torrents, irrigation water and rains and on conducting experiments for best soil conservation;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.hx - Studies on the best means of irrigation and drainage;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.ix - Studies of the best means of soil and water usage;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.jx - Studies on the effect of salinity in the soils and plants and its remedy;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.kx - Studies of the problems of the deterioration of the agri- culture and protective crops and its remedy;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.lx - Studies on the adaptation of plants and animals;
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.1.mx #NAME?
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2 (2) To achieve these objects the centre undertakes:
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2.a (a) The training of specialists and technicians in the fields of research for the determination, reservation and utilization of the natural resources such as water, soil, pasture and forest etc.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2.b (b) The Administrative Council may establish branches in the member Arab Countries whenever it deems necessary.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2.c (c) The exchange of scientific knowledge and information between the Arab and other countries.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2.d (d) The co-operation with similar international organizations and agencies which have interests in barrer lands such as the Unesco and the International Geographic Union.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.3.2.e (e) The extension of education in reserving the natural resources such as water soils, protective crops, pastures, forests, games etc.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.4 Article 4 RESIDENCE OF THE CENTRE
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.4.a (a) The Residence of the Centre shall be in Damascus.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.4.b (b) The Administrative Council may establish branches in the member Arab Countries whenever it deems necessary.
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.10 Article 10 THE GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
2768 Agreement For The Establishment For Arab Centre For The Studies Of Dry And Barren Land Art.10.1x The Centre shall have a General Administration consisting of a full time Director General to be appointed by the Ad­ministrative Council and a number of officials and experts to be appointed by the General Manager, The terms of service of those officials shall be provided for by the in­ternal regulations of the Centre.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.4 Article IV
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.4.1 1. Under the supervision of the Organization, there shall be set up and maintained the list of experts contemplated by Article III of the present Convention, and the Organization shall make necessary and appropriate regulations in connection therewith, including the determination of the required qualifications.
2784 International Convention Relating To Intervention On The High Seas In Cases Of Oil Pollution Casualties Art.4.2 2. Nominations to the list may be made by Member States of the Organization and by Parties to this Convention. The experts shall be paid on the basis of services rendered by the States utilizing those services.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5 Article V
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.1 1. The Commission shall hold a regular session at least once every two years. A special session shall be called at any time at the request of one Contracting Party provided that such request is supported by at least three other Contracting Parties.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.2 2. Each of the Contracting Parties shall be represented on the Commission by not more than three Commissioners who may be accompanied by experts and advisers.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.3 3. Each Contracting Party shall have one vote in the Commission. Except as may be otherwise provided in this Convention, decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a majority of two thirds of the Contracting Parties present and voting. Two thirds of the Contracting Parties shall constitute a quorum.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.4 4. At each regular session the Commission shall elect from among the Commissioners the following officers: a Chairman, a First Vice-Chairman and a Second Vice-Chairman. These officers shall remain in office until the election of their successors at the next regular session and shall not be eligible to serve for more than two consecutive terms in the same office. A commissioner, when acting as Chairman, shall not vote.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.5 5. The working languages of the Commission shall be English, French and Spanish.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.5.6 6. The Commission shall adopt such rules of procedure and other internal administrative regulations as are necessary to carry out its functions. The rules of procedure of subsidiary bodies established by the Commission under Article VII may be adopted by such subsidiary bodies, but shall only enter into force upon approval by the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7 Article VII
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.1 1. The Commission may establish a Regional Committee for each of the regions into which the Convention Area may be divided on an ecological basis and a Stock Committee with respect to any stock to be found in the Convention Area. The Commission may also establish a Scientific Advisory Council, hereinafter referred to as the " Council. " The Commission may establish such other subsidiary bodies as are necessary for the performance of its functions, determining their composition and terms of reference in each case.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.2 2. Regional Committees shall have the functions specified in this Article, except with respect to any stock for which a Stock Committee is competent.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.3 3. A Regional or Stock Committee may initiate, on the basis of the results of scientific investigations, proposals regarding measures that are applicable to the region or stock for which it has been established and shall consider any proposals that may be referred to it by the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.4 4. A Regional or Stock Committee may prepare draft recommendations for consideration by the Commission. The Commission may adopt such draft recommendations, with any amendments it may consider desirable, in accordance with Article VIII of this Convention.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.5 5. The Commission shall designate the Contracting Parties that may be represented on a Regional or Stock Committee. However, when a Regional or Stock Committee is established a Contracting Party shall automatically have the right to be represented thereon if it fishes in the region; or if it exploits the stock concerned; or if it has a coastline adjacent to the region concerned or the area where the stock is to be found. If a Contracting Party exploits a stock outside the region covered by a Regional or Stock Committee, it may be eligible to be represented thereon if the Commission so decides.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.6 6. The functions of the Council shall be to advise and assist the Commission and its Regional and Stock Committees with respect to the scientific aspects of their responsibilities.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.7 7. Each Contracting Party may send a delegation of scientists to the Council composed of as many experts as it whishes. The Council may establish subsidiary bodies and determine their composition.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.8 8. The Council may, with the concurrence of the Commission, invite other scientists or expert to participate in its deliberations in an advisory capacity.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.7.9 9. The Council shall hold regular sessions whose timing shall be determined by the Commission in relation to its regular sessions. The Council may hold special sessions subject to the approval of the Commission.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.11 Article XI
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.11.1 1. The Commission shall seek to conclude agreements and maintain working arrangements with other international organizations which have related objectives, and in particular the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, to ensure effective collaboration and coordination and to avoid duplication with respect to their work.
2783 Convention On The Conservation Of The Living Resources Of The Southeast Atlantic Art.11.2 2. The Commission may invite any appropriate international organization and the Government of any State eligible to become a party to this Convention under Article XVII, but which is not a member of the Commission, to be represented in an observer capacity at sessions of the Commission or its subsidiary bodies.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.16 Article 16
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.16.1x The Fund shall have an Assembly, a Secretariat headed by a Director and, in accordance with the provisions of Article 21, an Executive Committee.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Sect.5 ASSEMBLY
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18 Article 18
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.0x The functions of the Assembly shall, subject to the provisions of Article 26, be:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.1 1. to elect at each regular session its Chairman and two Vice-Chairmen who shall hold office until the next regular session;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.2 2. to determine its own rules of procedure, subject to the provisions of this Convention;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.3 3. to adopt Internal Regulations necessary for the proper functioning of the Fund;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.4 4. to appoint the Director and make provisions for the appointment of such other personnel as may be necessary and determine the terms and conditions of service of the Director and other personnel;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.5 5. to adopt the annual budget and fix the annual contributions;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.6 6. to appoint auditors and approve the accounts of the Fund;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.7 7. to approve settlements of claims against the Fund, to take decisions in respect of the distribution among claimants of the available amount of compensation in accordance with Article 4, paragraph 5, and to determine the terms and conditions according to which provisional payments in respect of claims shall be made with a view to ensuring that victims of pollution damage are compensated as promptly as possible;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.8 8. to elect the members of the Assembly to be represented on the Executive Committee, as provided in Articles 21, 22 and 23;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.9 9. to establish any temporary or permanent subsidiary body it may consider to be necessary;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.10 10. to determine which non-Contracting States and which inter-governmental and international non-governmental organizations shall be admitted to take part, without voting rights, in meetings of the Assembly, the Executive Committee, and subsidiary bodies;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.11 11. to give instructions concerning the administration of the Fund to the Director, the Executive Committee and subsidiary bodies;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.12 12. to review and approve the reports and activities of the Executive Committee;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.13 13. to supervise the proper execution of the Convention and of its own decisions;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.18.14 14. to perform such other functions as are allocated to it under the Convention or are otherwise necessary for the proper operation of the Fund.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.21 Article 21
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.21.1x The Executive Committee shall be established at the first regular session of the Assembly after the date on which the number of Contracting States reaches fifteen.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22 Article 22
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.1 1. The Executive Committee shall consist of one-third of the members of the Assembly but of not less than seven or more than fifteen members. Where the number of members of the Assembly is not divisible by three, the one-third referred to shall be calculated on the next higher number which is divisible by three.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2 2. When electing the members of the Executive Committee the Assembly shall:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.a (a) secure an equitable geographical distribution of the seats on the Committee on the basis of an adequate representation of Contracting States particularly exposed to the risks of oil pollution and of Contracting States having large tanker fleets; and
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b (b) elect one half of the members of the Committee, or in case the total number of members to be elected is uneven, such number of the members as is equivalent to one half of the total number less one, among those Contracting States in the territory of which the largest quantities of oil to be taken into account under Article 10 were received during the preceding calendar year, provided that the number of States eligible under this sub-paragraph shall be limited as shown in the table below:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.i Total number of Members on the Committee[TAB]Number of States eligible under sub-paragraph (b)[TAB]Number of States to be elected under sub-paragraph (b)
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.ii 7[TAB]5[TAB]3
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.iii 8[TAB]6[TAB]4
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.iv 9[TAB]6[TAB]4
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.v 10[TAB]8[TAB]5
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.vi 11[TAB]8[TAB]5
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.vii 12[TAB]9[TAB]6
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.viii 13[TAB]9[TAB]6
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.ix 14[TAB]11[TAB]7
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.2.b.x 15[TAB]11[TAB]7
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.22.3 3. A member of the Assembly which was eligible but was not elected under sub-paragraph (b) shall not be eligible to be elected for any remaining seat on the Executive Committee.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.23 Article 23
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.23.1 1. Members of the Executive Committee shall hold office until the end of the next regular session of the Assembly.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.23.2 2. Except to the extent that may be necessary for complying with the requirements of Article 22, no State Member of the Assembly may serve on the Executive Committee for more than two consecutive terms.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.24 Article 24
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.24.1x The Executive Committee shall meet at least once every calendar year at thirty days' notice upon convocation by the Director, either on his own initiative or at the request of its Chairman or of at least one-third of its members. It shall meet at such places as may be convenient.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.25 Article 25
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.25.1x At least two-thirds of the members of the Executive Committee shall constitute a quorum for its meetings.
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.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32 Article 32
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32.1x The following provisions shall apply to voting in the Assembly and the Executive Committee:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32.1x.a (a) each member shall have one vote;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32.1x.b (b) except as otherwise provided in Article 33, decisions of the Assembly and the Executive Committee shall be by a majority vote of the members present and voting;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32.1x.c (c) decisions where a three-fourths or a two-thirds majority is required shall be by a three-fourths or two-thirds majority vote, as the case may be, of those present;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.32.1x.d (d) for the purpose of this Article the phrase "members present" means "members present at the meeting at the time of the vote", and the phrase "members present and voting" means "members present and casting an affirmative or negative vote". Members who abstain from voting shall be considered as not voting.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33 Article 33
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.1 1. The following decisions of the Assembly shall require a three-fourths majority:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.1.a (a) an increase in accordance with Article 4, paragraph 6, in the maximum amount of compensation payable by the Fund;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.1.b (b) a determination, under Article 5, paragraph 4, relating to the replacement of the Instruments referred to in that paragraph;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.1.c (c) the allocation to the Executive Committee of the functions specified in Article 18, paragraph 5.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.2 2. The following decisions of the Assembly shall require a two-thirds majority:
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.2.a (a) a decision under Article 13, paragraph 3, not to take or continue action against a contributor;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.2.b (b) the appointment of the Director under Article 18, paragraph 4;
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.33.2.c (c) the establishment of subsidiary bodies, under Article 18, paragraph 9.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.45 Article 45
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.45.1 1. A Conference for the purpose of revising or amending this Convention may be convened by the Organization.
2800 International Convention On The Establishment Of An International Fund For Compensation For Oil Pollution Damage Art.45.2 2. The Organization shall convene a Conference of the Contracting States for the purpose of revising or amending this Convention at the request of not less than one-third of all Contracting States.
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.2 ARTICLE II
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.2.1 1. Each Participating Government shall nominate to the International Whaling Commission (hereinafter referred to as "the Commission"), a number of its nationals to act as Observers in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. The number of Observers nominated by a Participating Government shall at least equal the number of land stations or group of land stations operating in that country.
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.2.2 2. From the Observers so nominated the Commission, or the Chairman acting on behalf of the Commission, will appoint at least one Observer for duty at each land station or group of land stations in the North Atlantic area. Each Participating Government may advise the Commission that certain named Observers are being nominated for successive periods of duty at the same land station or group of land stations and may rotate these Observers providing that due notice is given to the Secretary of the Commission to be transmitted to the other Participating Governments. One Observer shall be on duty at each land station or group of land stations throughout the whaling season.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.5 Article 5
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.5.0x To ensure that effective and active measures are taken for the protection, conservation and presentation of the cultural and natural heritage situated on its territory, each State Party to this Convention shall endeavor, in so far as possible, and as appropriate for each country:
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.5.1 1. to adopt a general policy which aims to give the cultural and natural heritage a function in the life of the community and to integrate the protection of that heritage into comprehensive planning programmes;
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.5.2 2. to set up within its territories, where such services do not exist, one or more services for the protection, conservation and presentation of the cultural and natural heritage with an appropriate staff and possessing the means to discharge their functions;
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.5.3 3. to develop scientific and technical studies and research and to work out such operating methods as will make the State capable of counteracting the dangers that threaten its cultural or natural heritage;
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.5.4 4. to take the appropriate legal, scientific, technical, administrative and financial measures necessary for the identification, protection, conservation, presentation and rehabilitation of this heritage; and
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.5.5 5. to foster the establishment or development of national or regional centres for training in the protection, conservation and presentation of the cultural and natural heritage and to encourage scientific research in this field.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.10 Article 10
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.10.1 1. The World Heritage Committee shall adopt its Rules of Procedure.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.10.2 2. The Committee may at any time invite public or private organizations or individuals to participate in its meetings for consultation on particular problems.
2812 Convention For The Protection Of The World Cultural And Natural Heritage Art.10.3 3. The Committee may create such consultative bodies as it deems necessary for the performance of its functions.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9 ARTICLE IX
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.1 1. It shall be the duty of the Commission:
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.1.a a) to coordinate the management of the living resources in the Convention area by collecting, aggregating, analysing and disseminating statistical data, for example concerning catch, fishing effort, and other information,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.1.b b) to promote coordination, as appropriate, of scientific research and, when desirable, of joint programmes of` such research in the Convention area,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.1.c c) to prepare and submit recommendations based as far as practicable on results of the scientific research and concerning measures referred to in Article X for consideration of the Contracting States,
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.1.d d) to examine information submitted by the Contracting States in accordance with Article XII paragraph 3.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.2 2. ln implementing its functions, the Commission shall, when appropriate, seek the services of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and of other international technical and scientific organizations and shall make use of information provided by the official bodies of the Contracting States.
2822 Convention On Fishing And Conservation Of The Living Resources In The Baltic Sea And the Belts Art.9.3 3. To perform its functions the Commission may set up working groups or other subsidiary bodies and determine their composition and terms of reference.
2836 Implementing Agreement 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.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.25 Article 25
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.25.1 l. The Participating Countries shall establish an Information System consisting of two sections:
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.25.1.ax -a General Section on the situation in the international oil market and activities of oil companies,
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2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.25.2 2. The System shall be operated on a permanent basis, both under normal conditions and during emergencies, and in a manner which ensures the confidentiality of the information made available.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.25.3 3. The Secretariat shall be responsible for the operation of the Information System and shall make the information compiled available to the Participating Countries.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27 Article 27
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.1 1. Under the General Section of the Information System, the Participating Countries shall, on a regular basis, make available to the Secretariat information on the precise data identified in accordance with Article 29 on the following subjects relating to oil companies operating within their respective jurisdictions:
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.1.a (a) Corporate structure;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.1.b (b) Financial structure, including balance sheets, profit and loss accounts, and taxes paid;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.1.c (c) Capital investments realised;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.1.d (d) Terms of arrangements for access to major sources of 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.27.1.e (e) Current rates of production and anticipated changes therein;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.1.f (f) Allocations of available crude supplies to affiliates and other customers (criteria and realisations);
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.1.g (g) Stocks;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.1.h (h) Cost of crude oil and oil 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.27.1.i (i) Prices, including transfer prices to affiliates;
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.1.j (j) Other subjects, as decided by the Governing Board, acting by unanimity.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.2 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 fulfill its obligations under paragraph 1, taking into account such relevant information as is already available to the public or to Governments.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.3 3. Each Participating Country shall provide information on a non-proprietary basis and on a company and/ or country basis as appropriate, and in such a manner and degree as will not prejudice competition or conflict with the legal requirements of any Participating Country relating to competition.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.27.4 4. No Participating Country shall be entitled to obtain, through the General Section, any information on the activities of a company operating within its jurisdiction which could not be obtained by it from that company by application of its laws or through its institutions and customs if that company were operating solely within its jurisdiction.
2836 Implementing Agreement 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.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.49 Article 49
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.49.1 1. The Agency shall have the following organs:
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.49.1.ax #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.49.1.bx #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.49.1.cx #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.49.1.dx #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.49.1.ex #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.49.1.fx #NAME?
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.49.2 2. The Governing Board or the Management Committee may, acting by majority, establish any other organ necessary for the implementation of the Program.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.49.3 3. The Agency shall have a Secretariat to assist the organs mentioned in paragraphs 1 and 2.
2836 Implementing Agreement On The Technical Exchange Of Information In The Field Of Reactor Safety Research And Development To The Agreement on an International Energy Programme Art.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.
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.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.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.10 Article 10
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.10.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall endeavour to establish, in close co-operation with the international bodies which they consider competent, complementary or joint programmes, Including, as appropriate, programmes at the bilateral or multilateral levels, for pollution monitoring in the Mediterranean Sea area and shall endeavour to establish a pollution monitoring system for that area.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.10.2 2. For this purpose, the Contracting Parties shall designate the competent authorities responsible for pollution monitoring within areas under their national jurisdiction and shall participate as far as practicable in international arrangements for pollution monitoring in areas beyond national jurisdiction.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.10.3 3. The Contracting Parties undertake to cooperate in the formulation, adoption and implementation of such Annexes to this Convention as may be required to prescribe common procedures and standards for pollution monitoring.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.11 Article 11
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.11.1 1. The Contracting Parties. undertake as far as possible to co-operate directly, or when appropriate through competent regional or other international organizations, in the fields of science and technology and to exchange data as well as other scientific information for the purpose of this Convention.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.11.2 2. The Contracting Parties undertake as far as possible to develop and co-ordinate their national research programmes relating to all types of marine pollution in the Mediterranean Sea area and to co-operate in the establishment and implementation of regional and other international research programmes for the purposes of this Convention.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.11.3 3. The Contracting Parties undertake to co-operate in the provision of technical and other possible assistance in fields relating to marine pollution, with priority to be given to the special needs of developing countries in the Mediterranean region.
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14 Article 14
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.1 1. The Contracting Parties shall hold ordinary meetings once every two years and extraordinary meetings at any other time deemed necessary, upon the request of the Organization or at the request of any Contracting Party, provided that such requests are supported by at least two Contracting Parties;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2 2. It shall be the function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties to keep under review the implementation of this Convention and the Protocols and, in particular
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.1 (i) to review gradually the inventories carried out by Contracting Parties and competent international organizations on the state of marine pollution and its effects in the Mediterranean Sea area;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.ii (ii) to consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties under Article 20;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.iii (iii) to adopt, review and amend as required the Annexes to this Convention and to the Protocols in accordance with the procedure established in Article 17;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.iv (iv) to make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Additional Protocols or any amendments to this Convention or the Protocols in accordance with the provisions of Articles 15 and 16;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.v (v) to establish working groups as required to consider any matters related to this Convention and the Protocols and Annexes;
2841 Convention For The Protection Of The Mediterranean Sea Against Pollution Art.14.2.vi (vi) to consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and the Protocols.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10 Article 10 Assembly
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.1.a (1) (a) The Assembly shall consist of the Contracting States.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.1.b (b) Each Contracting State shall be represented by one delegate, who may be assisted by alternate delegates, advisors, and experts.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.1.c (c) Each intergovernmental industrial property organization shall be represented by special observers in the meetings of the Assembly and any committee and working group established by the Assembly.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.1.d (d) Any State not member of the Union which is a member of the Organization or of the International (Paris) Union for the Protection of Industrial Property and any intergovernmental organization specialized in the field of patents other than an intergovernmental industrial property organization as defined in Article 2(v) may be represented by observers in the meetings of the Assembly and, if the Assembly so decides, in the meetings of any committee or working group established by the Assembly.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a (2) (a) The Assembly shall:
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.i (i) deal with all matters concerning the maintenance and development of the Union and the implementation of this Treaty;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.ii (ii) exercise such rights and perform such tasks as are specially conferred upon it or assigned to it under this Treaty;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.iii (iii) give directions to the Director General concerning the preparations for revision conferences;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.iv (iv) review and approve the reports and activities of the Director General concerning the Union, and give him all necessary instructions concerning matters within the competence of the Union;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.v (v) establish such committees and working groups as it deems appropriate to facilitate the work of the Union;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.vi (vi) determine, subject to paragraph (1)(d), which States other than Contracting States, which intergovernmental organizations other than intergovernmental industrial property organizations as defined in Article 2(v) and which international non-governmental organizations shall be admitted to its meetings as observers and to what extent international depositary authorities shall be admitted to its meetings as observers;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.vii (vii) take any other appropriate action designed to further the objectives of the Union;
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.a.viii (viii) perform such other functions as are appropriate under this Treaty.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.2.b (b) With respect to matters which are of interest also to other Unions administered by the Organization, the Assembly shall make its decisions after having heard the advice of the Coordination Committee of the Organization.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.3 (3) A delegate may represent, and vote in the name of, one State only.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.4 (4) Each Contracting State shall have one vote.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.5.a (5) (a) One-half of the Contracting States shall constitute a quorum.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10..5b (b) In the absence of the quorum, the Assembly may make decisions but, with the exception of decisions concerning its own procedure, all such decisions shall take effect only if the quorum and the required majority are attained through voting by correspondence as provided in the Regulations.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.6.a (6) (a) Subject to Articles 8(1)(c), 12(4) and 14(2)(b), the decisions of the Assembly shall require a majority of the votes cast.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.6.b (b) Abstentions shall not be considered as votes.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.7.a (7) (a) The Assembly shall meet once in every second calendar year in ordinary session upon convocation by the Director General, preferably during the same period and at the same place as the General Assembly of the Organization.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.7.b (b) The Assembly shall meet in extraordinary session upon convocation by the Director General, either on his own initiative or at the request of one-fourth of the Contracting States.
2863 Treaty On The International Recognition Of The Deposit Of Microorganisms For The Purposes Of Patent Procedure Art.10.8 (8) The Assembly shall adopt its own rules of procedure.
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.
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.25 ARTICLE XXV
2883 Treaty For Amazonian Cooperation Art.25.1x Decisions at meetings held in accordance with Articles XX and XXI shall always require the unanimous vote of the Member Countries of his Treaty. Decisions made at meetings held in accordance with Article XXIV shall always require the unanimous vote of the participating countries.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2 Article II
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.1 1. The Contracting Parties agree to establish and maintain an international organization whose object shall be to contribute through consultation and cooperation to the optimum utilization, rational management and conservation of the fishery resources of the Convention Area. This organization shall be known as the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization, hereinafter referred to as "the Organization", and shall carry out the functions set forth in this Convention.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2 2. The Organization shall consist of:
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2.a a) a General Council;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2.b b) a Scientific Council;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2.c c) a Fisheries Commission;
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.2.d d) a Secretariat.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.3 3. The Organization shall have legal personality and shall enjoy in its relations with other international organizations and in the territories of the Contracting Parties such legal capacity as may be necessary to perform its functions and achieve its ends. The immunities and privileges which the Organization and its officers shall enjoy in the territory of a Contracting Party shall be subject to agreement between the Organization and the Contracting Party concerned.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.2.4 4. The headquarters of the Organization shall be at Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, or as such other place as may be decided by the General Council.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4 Article IV
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall be a member of the General Council and shall appoint to the Council not more than three representatives who may be accompanied at any of its meetings by alternates, experts and advisers.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.2 2. The General Council shall elect a Chairman and a Vice-Chairman, each of whom shall serve for a term of two years and shall be eligible for re-election but shall not serve for more than four years in succession. The Chairman shall be a representative of a Contracting Party that is a member of the Fisheries Commission and the Chairman and Vice-Chairman shall be representatives of different Contracting Parties.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.3 3. The Chairman shall be the President of the Organization and shall be its principal representative.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.4 4. The Chairman of the General Council shall convene a regular annual meeting of the Organization at a place decided upon by the General Council and which shall normally be in North America.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.5 5. Any meeting of the General Council, other than the annual meeting, may be called by the Chairman at such time and place as the Chairman may determine, upon the request of a Contracting Party with the concurrence of another Contracting Party.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.4.6 6. The General Council may establish such Committees and Subcommittees as it considers desirable for the exercise of its duties and functions.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5 Article V
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.1 1. Each Contracting Party shall have one vote in proceedings of the General Council.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.2 2. Except where otherwise provided, decisions of the General Council shall be taken by a majority of the votes of all Contracting Parties present and casting affirmative or negative votes, provided that no vote shall be taken unless there is a quorum of at least two-thirds of the Contracting Parties.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.3 3. The General Council shall adopt, and amend as occasion may require, rules for the conduct of its meetings and for the exercise of its functions.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.5.4 4. The General Council shall submit to the Contracting Parties an annual report of the activities of the Organization.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.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.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.14 Article XIV
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.14.1 1. Each Commission member shall have one vote in proceedings of the Commission.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.14.2 2. Decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a majority of the votes of all Commission members 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 Commission members.
2888 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In The Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Art.14.3 3. The Commission shall adopt, and amend as occasion may require, rules for the conduct of its meetings and for the exercise of its functions.
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.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10 Article 10
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.1 1. The representatives of the Contracting Parties shall, within the framework of the Senior Advisers to ECE Governments on Environmental Problems, constitute the Executive Body of the present Convention, and shall meet at least annually in that capacity.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2 2. The Executive Body shall:
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2.a (a) review the implementation of the present Convention;
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2.b (b) establish, as appropriate, working groups to consider matters related to the implementation and development of the present Convention and to this end to prepare appropriate studies and other documentation and to submit recommendations to be considered by the Executive Body;
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.2.c (c) fulfil such other functions as may be appropriate under the provisions of the present Convention.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.3 3. The Executive Body shall utilize the Steering Body for the EMEP to play an integral part in the operation of the present Convention, in particular with regard to data collection and scientific cooperation.
2904 Convention On Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution Art.10.4 4. The Executive Body, in discharging its functions, shall, when it deems appropriate, also make use of information from other relevant international organizations.
2896 Convention On The Conservation Of Migratory Species Of Wild Animals Art.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.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4 ARTICLE IV COMMITTEE
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4.1 1. The Committee shall hold a regular session at least once every year. A special session shall be held at any time at the request of at least four Parties. The Committee shall endeavor to take decisions by consensus.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4.2 2. Where consensus is not possible each Party shall have one vote and decisions shall be taken by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4.3 3. The Committee shall adopt such rules of procedure and other internal administrative regulations as it considers necessary.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4.4 4. The committee may establish such sub-committees, including technical and budget sub-committees as it may consider necessary.
2899 South Pacific Forum Fisheries Agency Convention Art.4.5 5. The South Pacific Bureau for Economic Co-operation (SPEC) may participate in the work of the Committee. States, territories and other international organizations may participate as observers in accordance with such criteria as the Committee may determine.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5 Article 5 INSTITUTIONS
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5.1 1.The institutions of the Authority shall be as follows:
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5.1.a (a) The Summit of Heads of State and Government;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5.1.b (b) The Council of Ministers;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5.1.c (c) The Technical Committee of Experts;
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.5.1.d (d) The Executive Secretariat and its specialised Organs.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.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.14 Article 14 THE FINANCIAL CONTROLLER AND THE EXTERNAL AUDITOR
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14.1 1.A Financial Controller shall be appointed by the Council of Ministers to whom he shall be answerable. He shall be directly responsible as far as the financial management of the Secretariat is concerned.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14.2 2.An External Auditor of the Authority is appointed on the recommendation of the host country to the Council of Ministers and may be removed from office, when need be, by the Council.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Art.14.3 3.The rules governing the terms and conditions of service of the Financial Controller and the powers of the External Auditor are as laid down in the Financial Regulation.
2922 Convention Creating The Niger Basin Authority Sect.5 Chapter V SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3 ARTICLE 3
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.1 1. For the purposes of this Convention the Contracting Parties agree to establish and maintain a North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission, hereinafter referred to as "the Commission".
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.2 2. The Commission shall have legal personality and shall enjoy in its relations with other international organisations and in the territories of the Contracting Parties such legal capacity as may be necessary to perform its functions and achieve its ends.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.3 3. Each Contracting Party shall appoint to the Commission not more than two representatives who may be accompanied at any of its meetings by experts and advisers.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.4 4. The Commission shall elect its own President and not more than two Vice Presidents.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.5 5. The Office of the Commission shall be in London.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.6 6. Except when the Commission determines otherwise, it shall meet once a year in London at such time as it decides; provided, however, that upon the request of a Contracting Party and subject to the concurrence of three other Contracting Parties, the President shall, as soon as practicable, convene a meeting at such time and place as he may determine.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.7 7. The Commission shall appoint its own Secretary and such other staff as it may require.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.8 8. The Commission may set up such Committees and other subsidiary bodies as it considers desirable for the exercise of its duties and functions.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.9 9. Each Contracting party shall have one vote in the Commission. Decisions of the Commission shall be taken by a simple majority, or, if this Convention specifically requires a qualified majority, by a two-thirds majority of the votes of all Contracting Parties present and casting affirmative or negative votes, provided that no vote shall be taken unless there is a quorum of at least two thirds of the Contracting Parties. If there is an even division of votes on any matter which is subject to a simple majority decision, the proposal shall be regarded as rejected.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.10 10. Subject to the provisions of this Article, the Commission shall adopt its own Rules of Procedure, including provisions for the election of the President and Vice-Presidents and their terms of office.
2921 Convention On Future Multilateral Cooperation In Northeast Atlantic Fisheries Art.3.11 11. Reports of the proceedings of the Commission shall be transmitted as soon as possible to the Contracting Parties in English and French.
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.16 Article XVI REGIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR THE CONSERVATION OF THE RED SEA AND GULF OF ADEN ENVIRONMENT
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.1 1. A Regional Organization for the Conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Environment, the permanent headquarters of which shall be located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is hereby established.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.2 2. The Organization shall consist of the following organs:
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.2.a (a) A Council comprised of a representative of each Contracting Party;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.2.b (b) A General Secretariat;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.2.c (c) A Committee for the Settlement of Disputes whose composition, terms of reference and rules of procedure shall be decided by the Council.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.16.3 3. The Organization shall enjoy, in the territory of each Contracting Party, all legal qualifications necessary for the discharge of its duties and the performance of all activities concerned with the achievement of its aims.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18 Article XVIII DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COUNCIL
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x The Council shall have the duties and functions necessary to achieve the objectives of this Convention and its protocols, and in particular:
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.a (a) To adopt its internal regulations;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.b (b) To keep under review the implementation of the Convention and its protocols, and the action plan adopted for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.c (c) To make recommendations regarding the adoption of any additional protocols or any amendments to the Convention or to its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.d (d) To adopt, review and amend, as required, the annexes to this Convention and to its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.e (e) To adopt and conclude agreements with States or with organizations with similar purposes or interests within the aims of this Convention and for the achievement of its purposes and which the Council deems necessary for the discharge of its duties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.f (f) To review and evaluate the state of the marine environment and coastal areas on the basis of reports provided by the Contracting Parties, or by the international organizations concerned;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.g (g) To establish subsidiary bodies and ad hoc working groups, as required, to consider any matters related to this Convention and its protocols or related to the annexes of this Convention and its protocols or related to the action plan;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.h (h) To consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties and reports prepared by the General Secretariat on questions relating to the Convention and to matters relevant to the administration of the Organization and to decide upon them;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.i (i) To endeavour to settle any differences or disputes between the Contracting Parties as to the interpretation or implementation of this Convention or its protocols or annexes;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.j (j) To appoint the Secretary General;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.k (k) To adopt and issue its rules of procedure, administrative and financial regulations guided by the constitution and regulations of ALECSO. The Council may adopt or amend any other regulations necessary for the discharge of its duties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.l (l) To adopt the financial rules which determine, in particular, the contributions of the Contracting Parties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.m (m) To adopt the financial budget of the Organization;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.n (n) To adopt the projects and budgets for the Organization activities;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.o (o) To approve a report on the work and activities of the Organization to be submitted for information to the ALECSO General Conference;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.p (p) To define and develop relations between the Organization and Arab organizations or bodies;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.18.1x.q (q) To perform any additional functions necessary for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its protocols or which the Council deems necessary for the discharge of its duties.
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19 Article XIX THE GENERAL SECRETARIAT
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.1 1. The Secretary General shall head the General Secretariat and perform the functions necessary for the management of the Convention and its protocols, annexes, the action plan and the work of the General Secretariat;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2 2. The General Secretariat shall have the duties and powers necessary to achieve the purposes of this Convention and its protocols and to execute the action plan, according to decisions of the Council, and in particular:
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.a (a) To prepare for and convene the meetings of the Council and its subsidiary bodies and ad hoc working groups;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.b (b) To transmit to the Contracting Parties notifications, reports and other information received;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.c (c) To consider inquiries by, and information from, the Contracting Parties and to consult with them on questions relating to this Convention and its protocols, annexes and the action plan;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.d (d) To prepare and submit reports on matters relating to this Convention, its protocols, annexes and the action plan or relating to the administration of the Organization;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.e (e) To establish, maintain and disseminate an up-to-date collection of national laws concerning the conservation of the marine environment of all Contracting Parties;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.f (f) To provide technical assistance and advice for the drafting of appropriate national legislation for the effective implementation of this Convention and its protocols;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.g (g) To organize and co-ordinate training programmes in areas related to the implementation of this Convention, its protocols and the action plan;
2935 Regional Convention For The Conservation Of The Red Sea And Gulf Of Aden Environment Art.19.2.h (h) To perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by the Council for the implementation of this Convention, its protocols and the action plan.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3 ARTICLE 3
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.1 1. There is hereby established an international organization that shall be known as the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization, hereinafter referred to as the "Organization".
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.2 2. The objective of the Organization shall be to contribute through consultation and co-operation to the conservation, restoration, enhancement and rational management of salmon stocks subject to this Convention, taking into account the best scientific evidence available to it.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3 3. The Organization shall consist of:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3.a (a) a Council,
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3.b (b) three regional Commissions:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3.b.ix - a North American Commission,
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2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.3.c (c) a Secretary.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.4 4. The areas of the Commissions shall be as follows:
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.4.a (a) North American Commission: maritime waters within areas of fisheries jurisdiction of coastal States off the east coast of North America;
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.4.b (b) West Greenland Commission: maritime waters within the area of fisheries jurisdiction off the coast of West Greenland west of a line drawn along 44° W longitude south to 59° N latitude, thence due east to 42° W longitude and thence due south; and
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.4.c (c) North-East Atlantic Commission: maritime waters east of the line referred to in subparagraph (b).
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.5 5. The Organization shall have legal personality and shall enjoy in the territories of the Parties and in its relations with other international organizations such legal capacity as may be necessary to perform its functions and achieve its ends. The immunities and privileges which the Organization, its officers and staff and representatives of the Parties shall enjoy in the territory of a State shall be subject to agreement between the Organization and the State concerned.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.6 6. The official languages of the Organization shall be English and French.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.3.7 7. The office of the Organization shall be at Edinburgh or at such other place as the Council may decide.
2937 Convention For The Conservation Of Salmon In The North Atlantic Ocean Art.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.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.9 Article 9 - ORGANS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.9.1x OLDEPESCA consists of the following organs:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.9.1x.a a. Conference of Ministers
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.9.1x.b b. Governing Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.9.1x.c c. Executive Management Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Sect.3.1 First Section. Conference of Ministers
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11 Article 11 - POWERS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x The Conference of Ministers, as the Organization’s supreme Authority, has the following powers:
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.a a. To formulate the general policy of the Organization and to adopt the measures required o achieve its objectives, in accordance with the present Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.b b. To consider and evaluate the operation of the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.c c. Approve any amendments to the Agreement in accordance with Article 35.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.d d. To review, modify or supplement the fields of cooperation within the region as established in Article 5 of this Agreement.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.e e. To appoint and dismiss the Executive Director and the Assistant Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.f f. To approve, amend or reject, as may be the case, the reports and proposals of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.g g. To select a country other than the host country to hold a regular or special meeting whenever it is deemed convenient.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.h h. To give instructions to the Executive Management Board.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.i i. To establish a system of initial contributions and annual dues and any amendment thereof in accordance with the needs of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.j j. To approve the Program of Activities and the budget of OLDEPESCA.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.k k. To study and approve the Annual Report submitted by the Executive Director.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.l l. To approve the creation of Technical Committees or other systems of cooperation.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.m m. To approve in the First Regular Meeting the Regulations of the Organization to be made by the Executive Director and to amend them when it is deemed convenient.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.11.1x.n n. To consider and decide on any other matter pertaining to the Organization.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.15 Article 15 - COMPOSITION
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.15.1x The Governing Board is the technical agency of OLDEPESCA. It consists of an Official Representative and a substitute appointed by each Member Country.
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.19 Article 19 - RESOLUTIONS
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.19.1x The Board shall express its will through Resolutions. Each country shall have one vote. The Resolutions shall be adopted by a majority of no less than one half plus one of the Members present.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Sect.3.3 Third Section. Executive Management Board
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.20 Article 20 - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.20.1x An Executive Director shall be in charge of the Executive Management Board. The officer shall be a highly qualified individual in every respect with such experience as to ensure the proper performance of his duties. As Executive Director he shall neither seek nor receive instructions from any member country except through the Conference of Ministers, or from any countries or authorities external to OLDEPESCA. He shall refrain from any action incompatible with his position as an international officer and shall not hold any other position, whether remunerated or not. The Executive Director is responsible only to the Conference of Ministers.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.20.2x The Executive Director shall be a national of a Member Country of OLDEPESCA and shall after his appointment, reside in the host country of the Organization. He shall be appointed by the Conference of Ministers for a term of three years, and may be reappointed for one additional term, only. In the event of his resignation or removal from office, the Conference shall immediately proceed to appoint a new Executive Director who shall exercise his functions for the same term.
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.38 Article 38 - DISPUTES
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.38.1x Disputes relating to the application and interpretation of this Agreement which are not settled by the Members concerned shall at the request of any party to the conflict be referred to the Conciliation Commission appointed for this purpose and comprising delegates of the member countries chosen by the parties to the dispute.
2942 Constitutional Agreement Of The Latin American Organization For Fisheries Development Art.38.2x In the event that the dispute is not settled via the proceedings of the Conciliation Commission, the provisions of international law for the peaceful settlement of disputes shall be applied until a solution acceptable to the parties is found.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3 Article 3.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.0x The permanent bodies of the Organisation for the Development of the Gambia River Basin shall be:
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.1 1. The Conference of Heads of State and Government
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.2 2. The Council of Ministers
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.3 3. The High Commission
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.4 4. The Permanent Water Commission
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.3.5 5. Such other organs which may be deemed necessary for the realisation of the programme of the Organisation.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Sect.4 IV. CONFERENCE OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.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.9 Article 9.
4469 Amendment To The Convention Relating To The Creation Of The Gambia River Basin Development Organization (Adhesion of Guinée-Bissau) Art.9.1x The Chairmanship of the Council of Ministers of the Organisation shall rotate amongst member States and shall last two years.
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.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
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.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21 ARTICLE 21
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.1 (1) Ordinary meetings of the Contracting Parties shall be, held at least once in three years, in as far as possible in conjunction with appropriate meetings of ASEAN, and extraordinary meetings shall be held at any other time upon the request of one Contracting Party provided that such request is supported by at least one other Party.
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2 (2) it shall be the function of the meetings of the Contracting Parties, in particular
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.a (a) to keep under review the implementation of this Agreement and the need for other measures, in particular the Appendices;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.b (b) to adopt, review and amend as required any Appendix to this Agreement;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.c (c) to consider reports submitted by the Contracting Parties in accordance with Article 28 or any other information which may be submitted by a Party, directly or through the Secretariat;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.d (d) to make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Protocol or any amendment to this Agreement;
2990 ASEAN Agreement On The Conservation Of Nature And Natural Resources Art.21.2.e (e) to establish working groups or any other subsidiary body as required to consider any matter related to this Agreement; (f) to consider and undertake any additional action including the adoption of financial rules, that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Agreement.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6 Article 6: Conference of the Parties
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the secretariat designated on an interim basis under article 7 not later than one year after entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.2 2. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt rules of procedure and financial rules for itself and for any subsidiary bodies it may establish, as well as financial provisions governing the functioning of the secretariat.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review the implementation of this Convention, and, in addition, shall:
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.a (a) Establish the form and the intervals for transmitting the information to be submitted in accordance with article 5 and consider such information as well as reports submitted by any subsidiary body;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.b (b) Review the scientific information on the ozone layer, on its possible modification and on possible effects of any such modification;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.c (c) Promote, in accordance with article 2, the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing the release of substances causing or likely to cause modification of the ozone layer, and make recommendations on any other measures relating to this Convention;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.d (d) Adopt, in accordance with articles 3 and 4, programmes for research, systematic observations, scientific and technological co-operation, the exchange of information and the transfer of technology and knowledge;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.e (e) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with articles 9 and 10, amendments to this Convention and its annexes;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.f (f) Consider amendments to any protocol, as well as to any annexes thereto, and, if so decided, recommend their adoption to the parties to the protocol concerned;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.g (g) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with article 10, additional annexes to this Convention;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.h (h) Consider and adopt, as required, protocols in accordance with article 8; 1
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.i (i) Establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.j (j) Seek, where appropriate, the services of competent international bodies and scientific committees, in particular the World Meteorological Organization and the World Health Organization as well as the Co-ordinating Committee on the Ozone Layer, in scientific research, systematic observations and other activities pertinent to the objectives of this Convention, and make use as appropriate of information from these bodies and committees;
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.4.k (k) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.6.5 5. The United Nations, its specialized agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not party to this Convention, may be represented at meetings of the Conference of the Parties by observers. Any body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to the protection of the ozone layer which has informed the secretariat of its wish to be represented at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties as an observer may be admitted unless at least one-third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
2982 Convention For The Protection Of The Ozone Layer Art.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.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.16 Article 16
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.16.1 1. The Parties agree to develop and maintain, with the assistance of competent global, regional and subregional organisations as requested, technical guidelines and legislation giving adequate emphasis to environmental and social factors to facilitate balanced development of their natural resources and planning of their major projects which might affect the marine environment in such a way as to prevent or minimise harmful impacts on the Convention Area.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.16.2 2. Each Party shall, within its capabilities, assess the potential effects of such projects on the marine environment, so that appropriate measures can be taken to prevent any substantial pollution of, or significant and harmful changes within, the Convention Area.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.16.3 3. With respect to the assessment referred to in paragraph 2, each Party shall, where appropriate, invite:
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.16.3.a (a) public comment according to its national procedures;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.16.3.b (b) other Parties that may be affected to consult with it and submit comments.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.16.4x The results of these assessments shall be communicated to the Organisation, which shall make them available to interested Parties.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22 Article 22
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1 1. The Parties shall hold ordinary meetings once every two years. Ordinary meetings shall review the implementation of this Convention and its Protocols and, in particular, shall:
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.a (a) assess periodically the state of the environment in the Convention Area;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.b (b) consider the information submitted by the Parties under Article 19;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.c (c) adopt, review and amend as required annexes to this Convention and to its Protocols, in accordance with the provisions of Article 25;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.d (d) make recommendations regarding the adoption of any Protocols or any amendments to this Convention or its Protocols in accordance with the provisions of Articles 23 and 24;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.e (e) establish working groups as required to consider any matters concerning this Convention and its Protocols;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.f (f) consider co-operative activities to be undertaken within the framework of this Convention and its Protocols, including their financial and institutional implications and to adopt decisions relating thereto;
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.g (g) consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention and its Protocols; and
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.1.h (h) adopt by consensus financial rules and budget prepared in consultation with the Organisation, to determine, inter alia, the financial participation of the Parties under this Convention and those Protocols to which they are party.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.2 2. The Organisation shall convene the first ordinary meeting of the Parties not later than one year after the date on which the Convention enters into force in accordance with Article 31.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.3 3. Extraordinary meetings shall be convened at the request of any Party or upon the request of the Organisation, provided that such requests are supported by at least two-thirds of the Parties. It shall be the function of an extraordinary meeting of the Parties to consider those items proposed in the request for the holding of the extraordinary meeting and any other items agreed to by all the Parties attending the meeting.
3005 Convention For The Protection Of The Natural Resources And Environment Of The South Pacific Region Art.22.4 4. The Parties shall adopt by consensus at their first ordinary meeting, rules of procedure for their meetings.
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.7 Article 7 Organic Structure
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1 1. The Organization shall be made up of the following principal bodies:
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1.a A. The Governing Board is the Organization's supreme body, and is comprised of representatives from all the States Parties. Each Member State shall have one representative on the Governing Board with the right to one vote, and may also accredit the technical, scientific and auxiliary personnel it deems advisable, according to the respective rules of procedure.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1.a.ix The Presidency of the Governing Board for each of the meetings shall be held for one year, by each State in turn, in alphabetical rotation. At the first Ordinary Meeting the Presidency shall be filled by the State in which the Organization's headquarters are located.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1.a.iix The President shall remain in office until the next Ordinary Meeting and shall preside over all Extraordinary Meetings held during this period. While carrying out this office the President or substitute shall be replaced as his/her Government's Representative by a delegate nominated for this purpose.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1.b B. The Scientific Committee which is the advisory body to the Governing Board and its Secretariat, is comprised of a representative named by each States Party, selected by its scientific community. This Committee shall be the responsibility of a Research Coordinator; and
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.1.c C. The Secretariat, which is the Organization's executive organ, shall be the responsibility of an Executive Secretary.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.7.2 2. The Governing Board may establish such subsidiary organs as it deems necessary.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8 Article 8 Functions of the Governing Board
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.0x The Governing Board shall have the following functions
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.1 1. The drawing up of the Organization's general policy and the supervision of compliance with its objectives;
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2 2. Adoption of measures based on recommendations made by the Scientific Committee, for conserving species covered by this Agreement when so required, including:
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2.a A. Establishing a maximum permissible global annual quota of catch per species in the Agreement's area of application, which shall include the sum total of the national quotas fixed by each coastal State for the seas adjacent to and within 200 miles of its coastline.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2.b B. Establishment of annual guidelines fixing open and closed fishing seasons for species requiring conservation measures, according to the best available scientific evidence; and
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.2.c C. Determining the allowable incidental fishing levels.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.3 3. Establishment of specific guidelines for the Executive Secretary to issue Annual international Fishing Permits of Licences to vessels of Member States for fishing the high seas within the Agreement's area of application.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.4 4. Modification of the Agreement's area of application on the high seas, when so recommended by the Scientific Committee.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.5 5. Modification of the list of species contained in Attachment (2) when so recommended by the Scientific Committee.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.6 6. Endeavour to obtain the services and resources of competent national or International agencies or bodies for scientific and technical purposes, according to the present Agreement's objectives.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.7 7. Determination, for the effects of paragraph 3 of Article 3 and based on the best available information, as to when a species covered by the Agreement is being exploited at or close to the level of maximum sustainable yield, and the conservation of which may be endangered by the additional participation of new States in the fishing of same. In such case the Governing Board shall declare a fishing saturation point and members shall cooperate with the Organization to implement this declaration.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.8 8. Approval of the admission of new members to the Organization, respecting the principle of overfishing, according to the terms set out in paragraph 3 of Article 3 of the present Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.9 9. Designation and replacement of the Executive Secretary of the Organization.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.10 10. Designation and replacement of the Scientific Research Coordinator.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.11 11. Take decisions relating to the Organization's budget.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.12 12. Charge the Executive secretary with carrying out activities and functions considered relevant, as well as approval, should the need arise, of initiatives submitted by said official.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.13 13. Approval of its own rules of procedure, those of the Scientific Committee and those of the Secretariat; and
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.8.14 14. Exercise any other powers granted to it under the present Agreement.
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.12 Article 12 Scientific Committee Meetings
3049 Agreement Creating The Eastern Pacific Tuna Fishing Organization Art.12.1x The Scientific Committee shall meet regularly once a year, before the meeting of the Governing Board and will hold Extraordinary Meetings when so requested by at least three (3) of its members.
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.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15 Article 15
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Executive Director of UNEP not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.2 2. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the Secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules to determine in particular the financial participation of the Parties under this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.4 4. The Parties at their first meeting shall consider any additional measures needed to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities with respect to the protection and the preservation of the marine environment in the context of this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5 5. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continuous review and evaluation the effective implementation of this Convention, and, in addition, shall:
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.a (a) Promote the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing harm to human health and the environment by hazardous wastes and other wastes;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.b (b) Consider and adopt, as required, amendments to this Convention and its annexes, taking into consideration, inter alia, available scientific, technical, economic and environmental information;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.c (c) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation and in the operation of the agreements and arrangements envisaged in Article 11;
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.d (d) Consider and adopt protocols as required; and
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.5.e (e) Establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.6 6. The United Nations, its specialized agencies, as well as any State not Party to this Convention, may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any other body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to hazardous wastes or other wastes which has informed the Secretariat of its wish to be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of Parties, may be admitted unless at least one third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3042 Convention On The Control Of Transboundary Movements Of Hazardous Wastes And Their Disposal Art.15.7 7. The Conference of the Parties shall undertake three years after the entry into force of this Convention, and at least every six years thereafter, an evaluation of its effectiveness and, if deemed necessary, to consider the adoption of a complete or partial ban of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and other wastes in light of the latest scientific, environmental, technical and economic information.
3079 Cooperation Agreement For The Protection Of The Coasts And Waters Of The North-East Atlantic Against Pollution Art.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.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12 Article 12
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1 (1) Parties designate the Organization, subject to its agreement and the availability of adequate resources to sustain the activity, to perform the following functions and activities:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a (a) information services:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a.i (i) to receive, collate and disseminate on request the information provided by Parties (see, for example, articles 5(2) and (3), 6(3) and 10) and relevant information provided by other sources; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.a.ii (ii) to provide assistance in identifying sources of provisional financing of costs (see, for example, article 7(2));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b (b) education and training:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b.i (i) to promote training in the field of oil pollution preparedness and response (see, for example, article 9); and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.b.ii (ii) to promote the holding of international symposia (see, for example, article 8(3));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c (c) technical services:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.i (i) to facilitate co-operation in research and development (see, for example, articles 8(1), (2) and (4) and 9(1)(d));
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.ii (ii) to provide advice to States establishing national or regional response capabilities; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.c.iii (iii) to analyse the information provided by Parties (see, for example, articles 5(2) and (3), 6(3) and 8(1)) and relevant information provided by other sources and provide advice or information to States;
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d (d) technical assistance:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d.i (i) to facilitate the provision of technical assistance to States establishing national or regional response capabilities; and
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.1.d.ii (ii) to facilitate the provision of technical assistance and advice, upon the request of States faced with major oil pollution incidents.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.2 (2) In carrying out the activities specified in this article, the Organization shall endeavour to strengthen the ability of States individually or through regional arrangements to prepare for and combat oil pollution incidents, drawing upon the experience of States, regional agreements and industry arrangements and paying particular attention to the needs of developing countries.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.12.3 (3) The provisions of this article shall be implemented in accordance with a programme developed and kept under review by the Organization.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14 Article 14
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.1 (1) This Convention may be amended by one of the procedures specified in the following paragraphs.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2 (2) Amendment after consideration by the Organization:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.a (a) Any amendment proposed by a Party to the Convention shall be submitted to the Organization and circulated by the Secretary-General to all Members of the Organization and all Parties at least six months prior to its consideration.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.b (b) Any amendment proposed and circulated as above shall be submitted to the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the Organization for consideration.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.c (c) Parties to the Convention, whether or not Members of the Organization, shall be entitled to participate in the proceedings of the Marine Environment Protection Committee.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.d (d) Amendments shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of only the Parties to the Convention present and voting.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.e (e) If adopted in accordance with subparagraph (d), amendments shall be communicated by the Secretary-General to all Parties to the Convention for acceptance.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.f (f) (i) An amendment to an article or the Annex of the Convention shall be deemed to have been accepted on the date on which it is accepted by two thirds of the Parties.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.f.ii (ii) An amendment to an appendix shall be deemed to have been accepted at the end of a period to be determined by the Marine Environment Protection Committee at the time of its adoption, which period shall not be less than ten months, unless within that period an objection is communicated to the Secretary-General by not less than one third of the Parties.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.g (g) (i) An amendment to an article or the Annex of the Convention accepted in conformity with subparagraph (f)(i) shall enter into force six months after the date on which it is deemed to have been accepted with respect to the Parties which have notified the Secretary-General that they have accepted it.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.2.g.ii (ii) An amendment to an appendix accepted in conformity with subparagraph (f)(ii) shall enter into force six months after the date on which it is deemed to have been accepted with respect to all Parties with the exception of those which, before that date, have objected to it. A Party may at any time withdraw a previously communicated objection by submitting a notification to that effect to the Secretary-General.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3 (3) Amendment by a Conference:
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3.a (a) Upon the request of a Party, concurred with by at least one third of the Parties, the Secretary-General shall convene a Conference of Parties to the Convention to consider amendments to the Convention.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3.b (b) An amendment adopted by such a Conference by a two-thirds majority of those Parties present and voting shall be communicated by the Secretary-General to all Parties for their acceptance.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.3.c (c) Unless the Conference decides otherwise, the amendment shall be deemed to have been accepted and shall enter into force in accordance with the procedures specified in paragraph (2)(f) and (g).
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.4 (4) The adoption and entry into force of an amendment constituting an addition of an Annex or an appendix shall be subject to the procedure applicable to an amendment to the Annex.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.5 (5) Any Party which has not accepted an amendment to an article or the Annex under paragraph (2)(f)(i) or an amendment constituting an addition of an Annex or an appendix under paragraph (4) or has communicated an objection to an amendment to an appendix under paragraph (2)(f)(ii) shall be treated as a non-Party only for the purpose of the application of such amendment. Such treatment shall terminate upon the submission of a notification of acceptance under paragraph (2)(f)(i) or withdrawal of the objection under paragraph (2)(g)(ii).
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.6 (6) The Secretary-General shall inform all Parties of any amendment which enters into force under this article, together with the date on which the amendment enters into force.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.7 (7) Any notification of acceptance of, objection to, or withdrawal of objection to, an amendment under this article shall be communicated in writing to the Secretary-General who shall inform Parties of such notification and the date of its receipt.
3083 International Convention On Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response And Cooperation Art.14.8 (8) An appendix to the Convention shall contain only provisions of a technical nature.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5 ARTICLE V
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.1 1. There shall be periodic meetings of the Parties to this Agreement. The Government of the United Kingdom shall call the first meeting of the Parties to the Agreement not later than three years after the date of entry into force of the Agreement. The Parties to the Agreement shall adopt rules of procedure for their meetings and financial rules, including the provisions on the budget and the scale of contributions for the next financial period. Such rules shall be adopted by a two-thirds majority of the Parties present and voting. Decisions taken under the financial rules shall require a three-quarters majority of the Parties present and voting.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.2 2. At their meetings the Parties may establish such scientific and other working groups as they see fit.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.3 3. Any Range States or Regional Economic Integration Organisation not a Party to this Agreement, the Secretariat of the Convention, the Council of Europe in its capacity as the Secretariat of the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats and similar intergovernmental organisations may be represented by observers at meetings of the Parties. Any agency or body technically qualified in the conservation and management of bats may be represented by observers at meetings of the Parties unless at least one-third of the Parties present object. Only Parties may vote at meetings of the Parties.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.4 4. Except as provided for in paragraph 5 below, each Party to this Agreement shall have one vote.
3106 Agreement On The Conservation Of Populations of European Bats Art.5.5 5. Regional Economic Integration Organisations which are Parties to this Agreement shall, in matters within their competence, exercise their right to vote with a number of votes equal to the number of their Member States which are Parties to the Agreement and present at the time of the vote. A Regional Economic Integration Organisation shall not exercise its right to vote if its Member States exercise theirs, and vice versa.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.5 ARTICLE 5 Designation of Competent Authorities, Focal Point and Dumpwatch
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.5.(1x) To facilitate the implementation of this Convention, the Parties shall:
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.5.(1x).1 1. Designate or establish one or more competent authorities and one focal point. One competent authority shall be designated to receive the notification in case of a State of transit.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.5.(1x).2 2. Inform the Secretariat, within three months of the date of the entry into force of this Convention for them, which agencies they have designated as their focal point and their competent authorities.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.5.(1x).3 3. Inform the Secretariat, within one month of the date of decision, of any changes regarding the designations made by them under paragraph 2 above.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.5.(1x).4 4. Appoint a national body to act as a Dumpwatch. In such capacity as a Dumpwatch, the designated national body only will be required to co-ordinate with the concerned governmental and non-governmental bodies.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.12 ARTICLE 12 Liabilities and Compensation
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.12.1x The Conference of Parties shall set up an ad hoc expert organ to prepare a draft protocol setting out appropriate rules and procedures in the field of liabilities and compensation for damage resulting from the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15 ARTICLE 15 Conference of the Parties
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.1 1. A Conference of the Parties, made up of Ministers having the environment as their mandate, is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the parties shall be convened by the Secretary General of the OAU not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.2 2. The Conference of the Parties to this Convention shall adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules to determine in particular the financial rules to determine in particular the financial participation of the Parties to this Convention.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.3 3. The Parties to this Convention at their first meeting shall consider any additional measures needed to assist them in fulfilling their responsibilities with respect to the protection and the preservation of the marine and inland waters environments in the context of this Convention.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under continued review and evaluation the effective implementation of this Convention, and in addition, shall:
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.a (a) promote the harmonization of appropriate policies, strategies and measures for minimizing harm to human health and the environment by hazardous wastes;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.b (b) consider and adopt amendments to this Convention and its annexes, taking into consideration, inter alia, available scientific, technical, economic and environmental information;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.c (c) consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purpose of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation and in the operation of the agreements and arrangements envisaged in Article 11 of this Convention;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.d (d) consider and adopt protocols as required;
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.e (e) establish such subsidiary bodies as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention; and
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.4.f (f) make decisions for the peaceful settlement of disputes arising from the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes, if need be, according to international law.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.15.5 5. Organizations may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any body or agency, whether national or international, governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to hazardous wastes which has informed the Secretariat, may be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.20 ARTICLE 20 Settlement of Disputes
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.20.1 1. In case of dispute between Parties as to the interpretation or application of, or compliance with, this Convention or any Protocol thereto, the Parties shall seek a settlement of the dispute through negotiations or any other peaceful means of their own choice.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.20.2 2. If the Parties concerned cannot settle their dispute as provided in paragraph 1 of this Article, the dispute shall be submitted either to an ad hoc organ set up by the Conference for this purpose, or to the International Court of Justice.
3085 Convention On The Ban Of The Import Into Africa And The Control Of Transboundary Movement And Management Of Hazardous Wastes Within Africa Art.20.3 3. The conduct of arbitration of disputes between Parties by the ad hoc organ provided for in paragraph 2 of this Article shall be as provided in Annex V of this Convention.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8 Article 8 Functions of the Governing Council
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x The Functions of the Governing Council shall be:
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.a (a) to determine the policy of INFOPÊCHE and approve its programme of work and its budget;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.b (b) to determine the contributions of Member States as provided in Article 11;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.c (c) to establish special funds for the development of new programmes and projects;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.d (d) to lay down general standards and guidelines for the management of INFOPÊCHE including the fees to be charged for its services;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.e (e) to review the work and activities of INFOPÊCHE and the audited accounts, and give guidance to the Director of INFOPÊCHE on the implementation of its decisions;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.f (f) to adopt the Financial Regulations;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.g (g) to elect its Chairman and other officers, appoint the Director of INFOPÊCHE and, if necessary, a Deputy Director and to terminate their appointment;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.h (h) to adopt rules Governing the settlement of disputes, referred to in Article 17;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.i (i) to approve formal arrangements with other organizations or institutions and with governments;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.j (j) to adopt the Staff Regulations which fix the general conditions of service of the staff;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.k (k) to establish if it deems appropriate, sub-regional offices;
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.l (l) to establish technical committees whenever necessary to advise it on specific issues; and
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.8.1x.m (m) to perform all other functions that have been entrusted to it by this Agreement or that are ancillary to the accomplishment of the approved activities of INFOPÊCHE.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10 Article 10 The Director and Staff
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.1 1. INFOPÊCHE shall have a Director appointed by the Governing Council on such conditions as it may determine. The tenure of the Director is three years. His term may be renewed by decision of the Governing Council.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.2 2. The Director shall be the legal representative of INFOPÊCHE. He shall direct the work of INFOPÊCHE under the guidance of the Governing Council, in accordance with its policy and decisions.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.3 3. The Director shall submit to the Governing Council at each regular session:
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.3.a (a) a report on the work of INFOPÊCHE, as well as the audited accounts; and
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.3.b (b) a draft programme of work of INFOPÊCHE and a draft budget.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.4 4. The Director shall prepare and organize the sessions of the Governing Council and all other meetings of INFOPÊCHE. He shall provide the secretariat for such meetings and attend them.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.5 5. The Governing Council may decide to appoint a Deputy Director. The Deputy Director would have the powers and duties entrusted to the Director under this Agreement, if and for so long as the Director were unable to perform his duties.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.6 6. Should it deem it necessary, the Governing Council may accept that the Director and the Deputy Director of INFOPÊCHE be persons seconded by States or international organizations.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.10.7 7. Staff members shall be appointed by the Director in accordance with the policy, general standards and guidelines laid down by the Governing Council and in accordance with the Staff Regulations.
3108 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Intergovernmental Organization For Marketing Information And Cooperation Services For Fishery Products In Africa Art.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.1 Article 1
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.1.1 1. The contracting parties hereby establish the Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organisation (hereafter referred to as "the Organisation").
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.1.2 2. The Organisation shall consist of a Board, a Committee and a Secretariat.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.1.3 3. The headquarters of the Organisation shall be in the Seychelles.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.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.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.18 Article 18
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.18.1 1. Any dispute regarding the interpretation or application of this convention, if not settled by the parties or the Board shall be referred to an arbitration tribunal.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.18.2 2. The tribunal shall be composed of three persons:
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.18.2.a (a) one person appointed by each party to the dispute;
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.18.2.b (b) an independent chairman, appointed by the Board in consultation with the Parties to the dispute.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.18.3 3. In the event the Board determines that arrangements under paragraph 2 are impracticable, it shall appoint an independent person to establish the tribunal.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.18.4 4. (a) Unless the parties otherwise agree, the arbitration shall take place in a member country not party to the dispute.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.18.4.b (b) The applicable rules of procedure for the tribunal shall be those in force in the member country where the arbitration takes place.
3095 Western Indian Ocean Tuna Organization Convention Art.18.5 5. The decision of the tribunal shall be final and binding upon the parties to the dispute.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5 Article 5
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5.1 1. The Seat of the Organization shall be determined by the Governing Council, subject to the consent of the Member concerned.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5.2 2. The Host Government shall provide free of charge or at a nominal rent, such accommodation and facilities as are necessary for the efficient conduct of work at the Seat of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.5.3 3. If necessary, the Governing Council may establish subsidiary offices, subject to the consent of the Members concerned; in so doing account should be taken of the possibility of utilizing accommodation in existing centres.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9 Article 9
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1 1. The functions of the Governing Council shall be:
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.a (a) to determine the policy of the Organization and to approve by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the Members its programme of work and its budget, giving due consideration to the conclusions and recommendations of the Technical Advisory Committee referred to in Article 11;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.b (b) to assess, by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the Members, the contribution of Members as provided in Article 13;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.c (c) to establish special funds to enable the acceptance of additional resources for the development of programmes and projects;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.d (d) to lay down general standards and guidelines for the management of the Organization;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.e (e) to evaluate the progress of work and activities of the Organization including the auditing of accounts, in accordance with policies and procedures established for the purpose by the Governing Council, and to give guidance to the Coordinator on the implementation of its decisions;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.f (f) to formulate and adopt the Financial Regulations and the Administrative Regulations, and to appoint auditors;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.g (g) to appoint the Coordinator of the Organization and to determine his conditions of service;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.h (h) to adopt rules governing the settlement of disputes, referred to in Article 19;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.i (i) to approve formal arrangements with governments as well as other organizations or institutions, including any headquarters agreement concluded between the Organization and the Host Government;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.j (j) to adopt the Staff Regulations which determine the general terms and conditions of employment of the staff;
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.k (k) to approve agreements for cooperation to be concluded pursuant to Article 15; and
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.9.1.l (l) to perform all other functions that have been entrusted to it by this Agreement or that are ancillary to the accomplishment of the approved activities of the Organization.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.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.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.19 Article 19
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.19.1 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 consent 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 the arbitrator or the President, as the case may be, within a further two-month period.
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.19.2 2. The proceedings of the arbitral tribunal shall be carried out in accordance with the rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).
4494 Amendment to the Agreement On The Network Of Aquaculture Centres In Asia And The Pacific Art.19.3 3. A Member which 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 two-thirds majority of the Members.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23 Article 23. Conference of the Parties
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.1 1. A Conference of the Parties is hereby established. The first meeting of the Conference of the Parties shall be convened by the Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme not later than one year after the entry into force of this Convention. Thereafter, ordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at regular intervals to be determined by the Conference at its first meeting.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.2 2. Extraordinary meetings of the Conference of the Parties shall be held at such other times as may be deemed necessary by the Conference, or at the written request of any Party, provided that, within six months of the request being communicated to them by the Secretariat, it is supported by at least one third of the Parties.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.3 3. The Conference of the Parties shall by consensus agree upon and adopt rules of procedure for itself and for any subsidiary body it may establish, as well as financial rules governing the funding of the Secretariat. At each ordinary meeting, it shall adopt a budget for the financial period until the next ordinary meeting.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4 4. The Conference of the Parties shall keep under review the implementation of this Convention, and, for this purpose, shall:
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.a (a) Establish the form and the intervals for transmitting the information to be submitted in accordance with Article 26 and consider such information as well as reports submitted by any subsidiary body;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.b (b) Review scientific, technical and technological advice on biological diversity provided in accordance with Article 25;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.c (c) Consider and adopt, as required, protocols in accordance with Article 28;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.d (d) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with Articles 29 and 30, amendments to this Convention and its annexes;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.e (e) Consider amendments to any protocol, as well as to any annexes thereto, and, if so decided, recommend their adoption to the parties to the protocol concerned;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.f (f) Consider and adopt, as required, in accordance with Article 30, additional annexes to this Convention;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.g (g) Establish such subsidiary bodies, particularly to provide scientific and technical advice, as are deemed necessary for the implementation of this Convention;
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.h (h) Contact, through the Secretariat, the executive bodies of conventions dealing with matters covered by this Convention with a view to establishing appropriate forms of cooperation with them; and
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.4.i (i) Consider and undertake any additional action that may be required for the achievement of the purposes of this Convention in the light of experience gained in its operation.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.23.5 5. The United Nations, its specialized agencies and the International Atomic Energy Agency, as well as any State not Party to this Convention, may be represented as observers at meetings of the Conference of the Parties. Any other body or agency, whether governmental or non-governmental, qualified in fields relating to conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, which has informed the Secretariat of its wish to be represented as an observer at a meeting of the Conference of the Parties, may be admitted unless at least one third of the Parties present object. The admission and participation of observers shall be subject to the rules of procedure adopted by the Conference of the Parties.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.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.
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.39 Article 39. Financial Interim Arrangements
3128 Convention On Biological Diversity Art.39.1x Provided that it has been fully restructured in accordance with the requirements of Article 21, the Global Environment Facility of the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Environment Programme and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development shall be the institutional structure referred to in Article 21 on an interim basis, for the period between the entry into force of this Convention and the first meeting of the Conference of the Parties or until the Conference of the Parties decides which institutional structure will be designated in accordance with Article 21.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17 Article XVII
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.1 1. In order to achieve the purposes of this Convention, the Contracting Parties shall establish a Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution, hereinafter referred to as "the Commission".
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.2 2. Each Contracting Party shall be represented in the Commission by one Representative who may be accompanied by Alternate Representatives, Advisers and Experts.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.3.1x 3. The Chairmanship of the Commission shall be assumed by each Contracting Party, in turn, in the alphabetical order of the English language. The first Chairman of the Commission shall be the Representative of the Republic of Bulgaria.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.3.2x The Chairman shall serve for one year, and during his term he cannot act in the capacity of Representative of his country. Should the Chairmanship fall vacant, the Contracting Party chairing the Commission shall appoint a successor to remain in office until the term of its Chairmanship expires.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.4 4. The Commission shall meet at last once a year. The Chairman shall convene extraordinary meetings upon the request of any Contracting Party.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.5 5. Decisions and recommendations of the Commission shall be adopted unanimously by the Black Sea States.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.6 6. The Commission shall be assisted in its activities by a permanent Secretariat. The Commission shall nominate the Executive Director and other officials of the Secretariat. The Executive Director shall appoint the technical staff in accordance with the rules to be established by the Commission. The Secretariat shall be composed of nationals of all Black Sea States.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.6.ax The Commission and the Secretariat shall have their headquarters in Istanbul. The location of the headquarters may be changed by the Contracting Parties by consensus.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.7 7. The Commission shall adopt its Rules of Procedure for carrying out its functions, decide upon the organization of its activities and establish subsidiary bodies in accordance with the provisions of this Convention.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.8 8. Representatives, Alternate Representatives, Advisers and Experts of the Contracting Parties shall enjoy in the territory of the respective Contracting Party diplomatic privileges and immunities in accordance with international law.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.9 9. The privileges and immunities of the officials of the Secretariat shall be determined by agreement among the Contracting Parties.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.10 10. The Commission shall have such legal capacity as may be necessary for the exercise of its functions.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.17.11 11. The Commission shall conclude a Headquarters Agreement with the host Contracting Party.
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.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20 Article XX
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to the articles of this Convention.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20.2 2. Any Contracting Party to this Convention may propose amendments to any Protocol.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20.3 3. Any such proposed amendment shall be transmitted to the depositary and communicated by it through diplomatic channels to all the Contracting Parties and to the Commission.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20.4 4. Amendments to this Convention and to any Protocol shall be adopted by consensus at a Diplomatic Conference of the Contracting Parties to be convened within 90 days after the circulation of the proposed amendment by the depositary.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.20.5 5. The amendments shall enter into force 30 days after the depositary has received notifications of acceptance of these amendments from all Contracting Parties.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.26 Article XXVI
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.26.1 1. At the request of a Contracting Party or upon a recommendation by the Commission, a Diplomatic Conference of the Contracting Parties may be convened with the consent of all Contracting Parties in order to adopt additional Protocols.
3124 Convention On The Protection Of The Black Sea Against Pollution Art.26.2 2. Signature, ratification, acceptance, approval, accession to, entry into force, and denounciation of additional Protocol shall be done in accordance with procedures contained, respectively, in Articles XXVIII, XXIX, and XXX of this Convention.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.2 2. Purpose and basic arrangements
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.2.1 2.1. The Parties undertake to cooperate closely in order to achieve and maintain a favourable conservation status for small cetaceans.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.2.2 2.2. In particular, each Party shall apply within the limits of its jurisdiction and in accordance with its international obligations, the conservation, research and management measures prescribed in the Annex.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.2.3 2.3. Each Party shall designate a Coordinating Authority for activities under this agreement.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.2.4 2.4. The Parties shall establish a Secretariat and an Advisory Committee not later that at their first Meeting.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.2.5 2.5. A brief report shall be submitted by each Party to the Secretariat not later than 31 March each year, commencing with the first complete year after the entry into force of the agreement for that Party. The report shall cover progress made and difficulties experienced during the past calendar year in implementing the agreement.
3118 Agreement On The Conservation Of Small Cetaceans Of The Baltic And North Seas Art.2.6 2.6. The provisions of this agreement shall not affect the rights of a Party to take stricter measures for the conservation of small cetaceans.
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.9 Article IX Institute Research Centers
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.1 1. Institute Research Centers shall be developed and designated by the Conference of the Parties only based upon proposals submitted by Parties interested in hosting such Centers in their own territory.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.2 2. Each Institute Research Center must have a long-term commitment to a program of research within the objectives of the Institute for which the Center shall be responsible to the Institute. Each Research Center shall present its long-range plans and annual program and budget to the Conference of the Parties for its approval, based on advice from the Scientific Advisory Committee and the Institute's needs to integrate the plans and programs of all of the Centers.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3 3. The Institute Research Centers shall, inter alia:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.a a) Conduct and support in-house and extramural interdisciplinary global change research;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.b b) Collect data and promote the full, open and efficient exchange of data and information between the Institute and the Parties;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.c c) Strengthen capabilities and facilities of existing institutions;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.d d) Create regional capacity and provide advanced training in fields relevant to global change;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.e e) Participate ex-officio, through their respective Directors, in the meetings of the Conference of the Parties, the Executive Council and the Scientific Advisory Committee; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.3.f f) Perform any other functions provided in this Agreement for the Institute Research Centers or entrusted to them by the Conference of the Parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4 4. When deciding on the development or designation of an Institute Research Center, the Conference of the Parties shall take into account:
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.a a) The need to achieve broad coverage of all biogeographically defined subregions of the Inter-American region;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.b b) The need to consolidate a regional network of research components focusing on the different areas of the Scientific Agenda of the Institute;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.c c) The ease of access to the site for visiting scientists and technicians;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.d d) The availability of logistics support including, inter alia, mail, telecommunications and housing;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.e e) The demonstrable interest of scientists and governments in conducting global change research and in cooperating with other institutions;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.f f) The existence of a scientific institution or nucleus at the site actively engaged, in whole or in substantive part, in global change research;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.g g) The likelihood of long-term stability of interest and support for the research objectives of the Institute;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.h h) The ability to contribute resources to the overall Institute through, interalia, areas of specialty, expertise and location;
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.i i) The conditions offered by the proposing Parties regarding the open and efficient transfer of institute-related funds, of easy entry to and exit from the State for personnel and equipment which are properly accredited as being associated with the work of the Institute; and
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.9.4.J j) The possibility of access to aggregate data bases and close proximity to more specialized research capabilities in subjects associated with global change and research training.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.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.11 Article XI Associates of the Institute
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.11.1 1. The Conference of the Parties may invite States outside the region, regional or international intergovernmental organizations, and industries and other nongovermnental and private organizations interested in supporting the Scientific Agenda and programmatic activities of the Institute, to become Associates of the Institute.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.11.2 2. Associates may participate as observers in the meetings of the Conference of the Parties.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.11.3 3. Associates shall be entitled collectively to nominate one member of the Scientific Advisory committee, on the basis of a procedure to be agreed among them.
3127 Agreement Establishing The Inter-American Institute For Global Change Research Art.11.4 4. Each Associate shall conclude with the Institute, through the Director, an Agreement of Association which shall specify the area or areas of the Scientific Agenda that will be supported by the Associate, and the modalities of such support.
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.3 Article 3
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.3.1x The Commission shall consist of:
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.3.1x.a (a) a Council;
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.3.1x.b (b) Management Committees;
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.3.1x.c (c) a Scientific Committee;
3119 Agreement On Cooperation In Research, Conservation And Management Of Marine Mammals In The North Atlantic Art.3.1x.d (d) a Secretariat.
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.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.2 Article 2
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.2.1x The trends of cooperation and the implementation of the provisions of Article 1 will be agreed upon by a Joint Committee, made up of representatives of the Contracting Parties.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.2.2x The Joint Committee will give recommendations to the Contracting Parties as regards the implementation of Article 1 and will propose specific fields and priorities for the aforesaid cooperation.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.2.3x The Joint Committee will meet once a year and exceptionally more often upon request of one of the Contracting Parties, it will be chaired in annual rotating shifts by each Contracting Party, following the English alphabetical order of the names of the members States.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.2.4x The Joint Committee, if necessary, can designate Sub Committees in charge of specific sectors.
3133 Cooperation Agreement On The Forecast, Prevention And Mitigation Of Natural And Technological Disasters Art.2.5x The Joint Committee will adopt its own rules of procedure.
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.1 Article 1
3154 Establishment Agreement For The Center For International Forestry Research Art.1.1x There shall be established an independent international organization entitled the "Center for International Forestry Research" (hereinafter referred to as "CIFOR" or "the Center") which shall operate in accordance with the Constitution appended hereto and forming an integral part of this Agreement.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10 ARTICLE X
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1 1. The functions of the Governing Council shall be to:
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.a (a) review the report and the recommendations submitted to it by the Executive Committee on the work of the Organization since its preceding regular session;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.b (b) determine the policy of the Organization and approve its programme of work and budget;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.c (c) determine the contributions of Member States as provided in Article XVI.3;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.d (d) adopt harmonized standards, guidelines and recommendations regarding plant protection;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.e (e) lay down general principles for the management and development of the Organization;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.f (f) review the report on the work of the Organization and the audited accounts referred to in Article XV.3(a) ;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.g (g) adopt the Financial Regulations and the Administrative Regulations of the Organization, and appoint auditors;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.h (h) elect the members of the Executive Committee referred to in Article XIII.1;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.i (i) appoint the Executive Director of the Organization in accordance with Article XV.1;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.j (j) admit States to membership in accordance with Article XIX.5;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.k (k) adopt amendments to this Agreement in accordance with Article XX;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.l (l) adopt rules governing the arbitration of disputes;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.m (m) approve formal arrangements with other organizations or institutions referred to in Article XVIII and with governments, including any headquarters agreement concluded between the Organization and the State in which the seat of the Organization is situated (hereinafter referred to as "the host State") ;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.n (n) decide on the creation of any subsidiary body which may be necessary or useful for the carrying out of the functions of the Organization and their dissolution when appropriate;
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.o (o) adopt Staff Regulations determining the general terms and conditions of employment of the staff; and
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.1.p (p) perform all other functions that have been entrusted to it by this Agreement or that are necessary or useful to carry out the Organization's activities.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.10.2 2. The Governing Council may, within the limits determined by it, delegate any matter coming within its functions to the Executive Committee, with the exception, however, of the functions specified in sub-paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (d), (h), (i), (j) and (k) of paragraph 1.
3152 Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization Art.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.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6 Article VI. SESSIONS OF THE COMMISSION
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.1 1. Each Member of the Commission shall be represented at sessions of the Commission by a single delegate who may be accompanied by an alternate and by experts and advisers. Alternates, experts and advisers may take part in the proceedings of the Commission but may not vote, except in the case of an alternate who is duly authorized to substitute for the delegate.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.2 2. Each Member of the Commission shall have one vote. Unless otherwise provided in this Agreement, decisions and recommendations of the Commission shall be taken by a majority of the votes cast. A majority of the Members of the Commission shall constitute a quorum.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.3 3. The Commission may adopt and amend, as required, its own Rules of Procedure by a two-thirds majority of its Members, which Rules shall not be inconsistent with this Agreement or with the Constitution of FAO.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.4 4. The Chairperson of the Commission shall convene an annual regular session of the Commission.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.5 5. Special sessions of the Commission may be convened by the Chairperson of the Commission at the request of at least one-third of its Members.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.6 6. The Commission shall elect its Chairperson and no more than (two) Vice-Chairpersons, each of whom shall serve for a term of two years and shall be eligible for re-election but shall not serve for more than four years in succession. In electing the Chairperson and the Vice-Chairpersons the Commission shall pay due regard to the need for an equitable representation from among the Indian Ocean States.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.7 7. The Commission may adopt and amend, as required, the Financial Regulations of the Commission by a two-thirds majority of its Members, which Financial Regulations shall be consistent with the principles embodied in the Financial Regulations of FAO. The Financial Regulations and amendments thereto shall be reported to the Finance Committee of FAO which shall have the power to disallow them if it finds that they are inconsistent with the principles embodied in the Financial Regulations of FAO.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.6.8 8. In order to ensure close cooperation between the Commission and FAO, FAO shall have the right to participate without vote in all meetings of the Commission and subsidiary bodies established in accordance with paragraph 5 of Article XII.
3174 Agreement For The Establishment Of The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission Art.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.
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.2 Article II
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.2.1x States-participants consider it necessary:
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.2.1x.ax - to establish, on a parity basis, the Interstate Council for the Aral Sea basin crisis, and under it:
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.2.1x.bx - Standing Tashkent-based Executive Committee;
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.2.1x.cx #NAME?
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.2.1x.dx - Coordinating Commission on Water Resources, acting in conformity with the Agreement signed on February 18, 1992 in Almaty.
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.2.2x The statute on interstate Agreement is approved by the Heads of the states-participants
3155 Agreement On Joint Activities In Addressing The Aral Sea And The Zone Around The Sea Crisis, Improving The Environment, And Ensuring The Social And Economic Development Of The Aral Sea Region Art.2.3x States-participants agreed to draft a joint conception of addressing the Aral Sea crisis and rehabilitating the environment in the area around the Sea, and to draw up a coordinated program on the scientific research and activities, and also to create a common information system of monitoring the environment and to organize issuance of the "Information Review" on the Aral Sea Basin problems.
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.9 Article 9: Council Structure and Procedures
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.9.1 1. The Council shall comprise cabinet-level or equivalent representatives of the Parties, or their designees.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.9.2 2. The Council shall establish its rules and procedures.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.9.3 3. The Council shall convene:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.9.3.a (a) at least once a year in regular session; and
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.9.3.b (b) in special session at the request of any Party.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.9.3.b.ix Regular sessions shall be chaired successively by each Party.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.9.4 4. The Council shall hold public meetings in the course of all regular sessions. Other meetings held in the course of regular or special sessions shall be public where the Council so decides.
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.9.5 5. The Council may:
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.9.5.a (a) establish, and assign responsibilities to, ad hoc or standing committees, working groups or expert groups;
3168 North American Agreement On Environmental Cooperation Art.9.5.b (b) seek the advice of non-governmental organizations or persons, including independent experts; and
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