Paragraphs in "Agreement On The Establishment Of The Near East Plant Protection Organization" coded as SUBS

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Art.3.1x The objectives of the Organization shall be primarily to promote international co-operation in the Region in strengthening plant protection activities and capabilities with the aim of:
Art.3.1x.a (a) controlling pests of plants and plant products in an appropriate manner;
Art.3.1x.b (b) preventing the spread of economically important pests of plants and plant products and especially their introduction across national boundaries;
Art.3.1x.c (c) minimizing interference with international trade resulting from phytosanitary measures.
Art.8.1 1. Member States shall, in accordance with this Agreement have the right:
Art.8.1.a (a) to obtain on request information available within the organization on such matters relating to the objectives and functions of the Organization as may be of concern to them, including guidelines for obtaining technical assistance, and collaboration in the study of their problems;
Art.8.1.b (b) to designate the appropriate national authority which will ensure liaison between the Government and the Organization; and
Art.8.1.c (c) to receive free of charge publications and other information that may be distributed by the Organization.
Art.8.2 2. In addition to obligations provided for elsewhere in this Agreement, Member States shall have the following obligations:
Art.8.2.a (a) to collaborate in deciding upon the technical activities of the Organization;
Art.8.2.b (b) to provide, as soon as possible, information reasonably requested by the Organization, to the extent that this is not contrary to any laws or regulations of the Member State;
Art.8.2.c (c) to accord to the Organization and its Member States, insofar as it may be possible under the constitutional procedures of the respective States, such facilities as may be required for the successful functioning of the Organization; and
Art.8.2 (d) to collaborate, in general, in the fulfilment of the objectives and functions of the Organization.
Art.17.1 1. The Organization shall be an autonomous intergovernmental organization. it shall have juridical personality and such legal capacity as may be necessary for the fulfilment of its objectives and for the exercise of its functions.
Art.17.2 2. The Organization shall have the capacity to contract, to acquire and dispose of immovable and movable property, and to be a party to legal proceedings.
Art.17.3 3. Each Member State of the Organization shall grant:
Art.17.3.a (a) to the Organization and its property, funds and assets, such privileges, immunities and facilities as may be appropriate to enable the Organization to carry out its activities; and
Art.17.3.b (b) to the representatives of any State or intergovernmental organization performing official duties in connection with the work of the Organization and to the Executive Director and staff of the Organization, such privileges, immunities and facilities as may be appropriate to enable them to perform their official duties.
Art.17.4 4. Each Member State shall accord the status, privileges and immunities referred to above by applying, mutatis mutandis, to the Organization, the representatives of States and intergovernmental organizations and to the Executive Director and staff of the Organization, the privileges and immunities provided for in the Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the Specialized Agencies adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations an 21 November 1947.
Art.17.5 5. Without prejudice to paragraphs 3 and 4, the host State undertakes to accord the privileges, immunities and facilities set out in Annex II to this Agreement.
Art.17.6 6. The Organization may conclude agreements with States in which offices of the Organization may be located, specifying the privileges, immunities and facilities to be enjoyed by the Organization to enable it to fulfil its objectives and to perform its functions.
Art.21.1 1. At any time after the expiration of four years from the date when it became a party to this Agreement any Member State may give notice of its withdrawal from the Organization to the Director-General of FAO. Such withdrawal shall take effect one year after the date when notice thereof was given or at any later date specified in the notice. The financial obligations of the Member State shall include the entire year in which the withdrawal takes effect.
Art.21.2 2. Where withdrawal by a Member State results in there being less than ten Member States, the Governing Council shall proceed to the liquidation of the Organization and notify the Depositary accordingly.
Art.21.3 3. For the purpose of the aforesaid liquidation, the Governing Council shall order the transfer to the host State of the land that it might have provided and of buildings and fixtures thereon, the return to the respective donors of any unused balance of donated funds, and the sale of any remaining assets. The proceeds of the sale and any other funds of the Organization shall, after all obligations, including liquidation costs, have been met, be distributed among the States that were members of the Organization at the time when notice was given of the withdrawal referred to in paragraph 2, in proportion to the contributions that they had made, in accordance with Article XVI.2 for the year during which the said notice was given.