Paragraphs in "European Convention For The Protection Of Animals Kept For Farming Purposes" coded as SUBS

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Label Provision
Art.2 Article 2
Art.2.1x Each Contracting Party shall give effect to the principles of animal welfare laid down in Articles 3 to 7 of this Convention.
Art.3 Article 3
Art.3.1x Animals shall be housed and provided with food, water and care in a manner which - having regard to their species and to their degree of development, adaptation and domestication - is appropriate to their physiological and ethological needs in accordance with established experience and scientific knowledge.
Art.4 Article 4
Art.4.1 1. The freedom of movement appropriate to an animal, having regard to its species and in accordance with established experience and scientific knowledge, shall not be restricted in such a manner as to cause it unnecessary suffering or injury.
Art.4.2 2. Where an animal is continuously or regularly tethered or confined, it shall be given the space appropriate to its physiological and ethological needs in accordance with established experience and scientific knowledge.
Art.5 Article 5
Art.5.1x The lighting, temperature, humidity, air circulation, ventilation, and other environmental conditions such as gas concentration or noise intensity in the place in which an animal is housed, shall - having regard to its species and to its degree of development, adaptation and domestication - conform to its physiological and ethological needs in accordance with established experience and scientific knowledge.
Art.6 Article 6
Art.6.1x No animal shall be provided with food or liquid in a manner, nor shall such food or liquid contain any substance, which may cause unnecessary suffering or injury.
Art.7 Article 7
Art.7.1 1. The condition and state of health of animals shall be thoroughly inspected at intervals sufficient to avoid unnecessary suffering and in the case of animals kept in modern intensive stock-farming at least once a day.
Art.7.2 2. The technical equipment used in modern intensive stock-farming systems shall be thoroughly inspected at least once a day, and any defect discovered shall be remedied with the least possible delay. When a defect cannot be remedied forthwith, all temporary measures necessary to safeguard the welfare of the animals shall be taken immediately.
Chapt.2.2 Chapter II - Detailed implementation
Art.8 Article 8
Art.8.1 1. A Standing Committee shall be set up within a year of the entry into force of this Convention.
Art.8.2 2. Each Contracting Party shall have the right to appoint a representative to the Standing Committee. Any member State of the Council of Europe which is not a Contracting Party to the Convention shall have the right to be represented on the Committee by an observer.
Art.8.3 3. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall convene the Standing Committee whenever he finds it necessary and in any case when a majority of the representatives of the Contracting Parties or the representative of the European Economic Community, being itself a Contracting Party, request its convocation.
Art.8.4 4. A majority of representatives of the Contracting Parties shall constitute a quorum for holding a meeting of the Standing Committee.
Art.8.5 5. The Standing Committee shall take its decision by a majority of the votes cast; however, unanimity of the votes cast shall be required for:
Art.8.5.a a. the adoption of the recommendations provided for in paragraph 1 of Article 9;
Art.8.5.b b. the decision to admit observers other than those referred to in paragraph 2 of this article;
Art.8.5.c c. the adoption of the report referred to in Article 13; this report could set out, where appropriate, divergent opinions.
Art.8.6 6. Subject to the provisions of this Convention, the Standing Committee shall draw up its own rules of procedure.
Art.12 Article 12
Art.12.1x Each Contracting Party may appoint one or more bodies from which the Standing Committee may request information and advice to assist it in its work. Contracting Parties shall communicate to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe the names and addresses of such bodies.
Art.16 Article 16
Art.16.1 1. Any Contracting Party may, at the time of signature or when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, specify the territory or territories to which this Convention shall apply.
Art.16.2 2. Any Contracting Party may, when depositing its instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession or at any later date, by declaration addressed to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, extend this Convention to any other territory or territories specified in the declaration and for whose international relations it is responsible or on whose behalf it is authorized to give undertakings.
Art.16.3 3. Any declaration made in pursuance of the preceding paragraph may, in respect of any territory mentioned in such declaration, be withdrawn according to the procedure laid down in Article 17 of this Convention.