Paragraphs in "Benelux Convention On The Hunting And Protection Of Birds" coded as SUBS

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Art.1 Article 1
Art.1.1 1. Each of the three Governments undertakes to classify game in its national laws according to the following categories: large game, small game, wild fowl and other game.
Art.1.2 2. For the purposes of this Convention, these terms shall have the following meaning:
Art.1.2.a a) large game: European red deer (Cervus elaphus), roe deer (roebuck) (Capreolus capreolus), fallow deer (Dama dama) Sardinian and Corsican mouflon (Ovis musimon) European wild boar (Sus scrofa);
Art.1.2.b b) small game: common hare (Lepus europaeus), pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), black grouse (Lyryrys tetrix), Hungarian (European) partridge (Perdix perdix), European woodcock (Scolopax rusticola);
Art.1.2.c c) wild fowl, all species of goose and duck (Anatidae), Eurasian golden plover (Pluvialis) appricarius), common snipe (Gallinago gallinago) great snipe (Gallinago media), jacksnipe (Lymnocryptes minimus), European coot (Fulica atra);
Art.1.2.d d) other game: wood-pigeon (Colomba palumbus), carrion- crow and hooded crow (Corvus corone corone and Corvus corone cornix), rook (Corvus frugilegus), jackdaw (Corvus monedula), common jay (Garrulus glandarius), black-billed magpie (Pica pica), European rabbit (Orvctolagus cuniculus), common red fox (Vulpes vulpes), European wildcat (Felis catus), polecat (Putorius putorius), stoat (Mustela erminea) common weasel (Mustela nivalis), pine marten and beech (stone) marten (Martes martes and Martes fiona), Eurasian badger (Meles meles), Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) and seal (Phoca vitulina and Halichoerus grypus).
Art.1.3 3. The Committee of Ministers, established under article 15 of the Treaty instituting the Benelux Economic Union, may change or supplement any of the Categories specified in paragraph 2 by decisions taken in conformity with article 19 (a) of the Treaty for the Union.
Art.1.4 4. Pending harmonization of the categories of game, each of the Contracting Parties may add other species of animal to the aforementioned categories.
Art.3 Article 3
Art.3.1x Land used for shooting must have minimum dimensions. The dimensions shall conform to the hunting requirements of each country, it being understood that:
Art.3.1x.a a) The minimum area of a single unit may not be less than 25 hectares in the Netherlands, and north and west of the Sambre-Meuse line in Belgium, and may not be less than 50 hectares south of that line in Belgium and also in Luxembourg;
Art.3.1x.b b) Wild fowl may be hunted over a smaller area provided that, at the time when hunting takes place each single unit of land includes a stretch of water of at least one hectare.
Art.3.2x None of the three countries may, however prescribe minimum areas smaller than those specified in the legal provisions or national regulations at present in force.
Art.5 Article 5
Art.5.1 l. Subject to national health provisions, the transport and marketing of live or dead game shall be authorized from the day of commencement of the hunting season for that particular game until the tenth day after the close of the season.
Art.5.2 2. From the eleventh day after the close of the season until commencement of the following season, the transport and marketing of live or dead game shall be authorized only in conformity with the regulations of the Government in whose territory the transport or marketing takes place.
Art.6 Article 6
Art.6.1x In the case of traffic with third countries, the import, export and transit of live or dead game shall be governed by the regulations in force in the partner countries in which such operations take place.
Sect.2 Part II
Art.7 Article 7
Art.7.1x The three Governments undertake to protect the species of birds living in the wild state in the Benelux countries, other than the species considered to be game under article l; to this end and without prejudice to the provisions of article 8, the Committee of Ministers shall determine, by decisions taken in conformity with article 19 (a) of the Treaty of the Union, the protective measures, and the species of birds to which such measures apply.
Art.9 Article 9
Art.9.1x In the case of traffic with third countries, the import, export and transit of all live or dead birds, and of their eggs and young, shall be permitted only with prior authorization from the partner countries in which such operations take place.
Sect.3 Part III
Art.13 Article 13
Art.13.1 1. Each of the three Governments retains the right, subject to the prior approval of the Committee of Ministers, recorded in a decision taken in conformity with article 19 (a) of the Treaty for the Union, to authorize departures from the provisions of this Convention in the interest of science or nature conservation or for the purpose of preventing damage.
Art.13.2 2. In cases of emergency, however, each of the Governments may adopt and apply measures which depart from the provisions of this Convention, over a maximum period of three months, pending decision by the Committee of Ministers. The other Governments shall be informed of such provisional application through the Secretary-General of the Benelux Economic Union.