Paragraphs in "Convention For The Protection Of Birds Useful To Agriculture" coded as SUBS

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Art.1 Article 1.
Art.1.1x Birds useful to agriculture, particularly the insect-eaters and namely those birds enumerated in the first Schedule attached to the present Convention (which Schedule the Parliaments of the several countries may enlarge by additions) shall be unconditionally protected by a prohibition forbidding them to be killed in any way whatsoever, as well as the destruction of their nests, eggs and broods.
Art.1.2x Until such time as this result shall be completely realised, the high contracting parties bind themselves to take, or to propose to their Parliaments to take, all such measures as are necessary to carry the resolutions contained in the following clauses into effect.
Art.2 Art. 2
Art.2.1x It shall be forbidden, at any season and in any manner whatsoever, to steal nests and eggs, to take or destroy nestlings.
Art.2.2x The import of these nests, eggs and nestlings, their transport, the colportage of the same, their putting up to sale, their sale and purchase shall be prohibited.
Art.2.3x This prohibition does not concern nests built by birds in dwelling-houses, or any kinds of buildings, on the same or in the interior of court-yards, which may be destroyed by owners, occupiers or any person authorised by the same.[1]
Art.3 Art. 3
Art.3.1x The construction and employment of traps, cages, nets, nooses, lime-twigs or any other kind of instruments used for the purpose of rendering easy the wholesale capture or destruction of birds, shall be forbidden.
Art.4 Art. 4
Art.4.1x In case the high contracting parties should not be in a position to enforce the prohibitions included in the preceding clause at once and in their entirety, they may mitigate the severity of the said prohibitions as required, but engage to restrict the use of methods, weapons and instruments of capture and killing in such a manner that the protective measures contained in Art. 3 may be carried into effect gradatim.
Art.5 Art. 5
Art.5.1x Besides the general prohibitions enacted in Art. 3, it shall be forbidden, from March 1 to Sept 15 of each year, to take or kill any birds, with the exception of those indicated in articles 8 and 9.[2]
Art.5.2x The sale or offering for sale of the same is also, during the same period, forbidden.
Art.5.3x The high contracting parties engage, as far as their respective laws permit, to prohibit the import and delivery as well as the transport of the said birds from March 1 till Sept. 15.[3]
Art.6 Art. 6
Art.6.1x The respective authorities may give exceptional, temporary licences to the owners of vineyards, orchards and gardens, of nurseries, afforested ground or cornfields or to the cultivators of the same or to individuals entrusted with the control of the same, for the shooting of birds whose presence is harmful and causes real damage.
Art.6.2x However, the sale or offering for sale of birds shot under such circumstances shall be forbidden.
Art.7 Art. 7
Art.7.1x The respective authorities may grant exemptions from the enactments of this Convention for scientific purposes or to encourage the propagation of birds, in single instances and after taking all measures of precaution necessary to prevent any abuse of the same.
Art.7.2x Permission may be granted, -- similar preventive measures being taken in every case -- for the taking, sale and keeping of birds intended to be kept in cages. Permission to be granted by the respective authorities.
Art.8 Art. 8
Art.8.1x The enactments of the present convention do not apply to poultry, nor to birds regarded as game (winged game) which are on preserves and are included by the Parliaments of the respective countries among birds considered as game.
Art.8.2x The destruction of winged game, on any other territory whatsoever, is permitted with firearms only and in the period prescribed by law.
Art.8.3x The signatory States engage[4] to prohibit the sale, transport and delivery of any winged game the shooting of which is forbidden in their own country, as long as this prohibition lasts.
Art.10 Art. 10
Art.10.1x The high contracting parties will take steps to have their laws brought into harmony with the enactments of the present Convention from the date of entry into force of the Convention.[6]