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Handbook for the Vienna Convention for the
Protection of the Ozone Layer - 7th Edition (2006)
Sections   Section One The Vienna Convention Section Two Decisions Section Three Rules of Procedure Section Four General Index
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Contents

Forewordv
Introductionvii
Section 1The Vienna Convention1
The Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer3
Preamble3
Article 1:Definitions3
Article 2:General obligations4
Article 3:Research and systematic observations4
Article 4:Co-operation in the legal, scientific and technical fields5
Article 5:Transmission of information5
Article 6:Conference of the Parties5
Article 7:Secretariat7
Article 8:Adoption of protocols7
Article 9:Amendment of the Convention or protocols7
Article 10:Adoption and amendment of annexes8
Article 11:Settlement of disputes8
Article 12:Signature9
Article 13:Ratification, acceptance or approval9
Article 14:Accession9
Article 15:Right to vote10
Article 16:Relationship between the Convention and its protocols10
Article 17:Entry into force10
Article 18:Reservations10
Article 19:Withdrawal10
Article 20:Depositary11
Article 21:Authentic texts11
Annex I:Research and systematic observations11
Annex II:Information exchange14
Declarations made at the time of adoption of the Final Act of the Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Protection of the Ozone Layer16
Section 2Decisions of the Conferences of the Parties to the Vienna Convention17
Decisions of the Conferences of the Parties to the Vienna Convention19
Index to the decisions20
First Conference of the Parties (Helsinki, 26–28 April 1989)20
Second Conference of the Parties (Nairobi, 17–19 June 1991)20
Third Conference of the Parties (Bangkok, 23 November 1993)21
Fourth Conference of the Parties (San José, 25 and 27 November 1996)21
Fifth Conference of the Parties (Beijing, 29 November–3 December 1999)21
Sixth Conference of the Parties (Rome, 25–29 November 2002)22
Seventh Conference of the Parties (Dakar, 12–16 December 2005)22
Article 3:Research and systematic observations23
Decisions on Research and Systematic Observations23
Decisions on Ozone Research Managers27
Article 5:Transmission of information31
Article 6:Conference of the Parties32
Decisions on meetings of the Conference of the Parties32
Decisions on financial matters34
Article 7:Secretariat40
Article 8:Adoption of protocols41
Article 9:Amendment of the Convention or protocols42
Article 11:Settlement of disputes43
Article 14:Accession46
Section 3Rules of Procedure49
Rules of procedure for meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention and Meetings of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol51
Introduction51
Purposes51
Definitions51
Place of meetings52
Dates of meetings52
Observers53
Agenda53
Representation and credentials54
Officers55
Committees and working groups56
Secretariat56
Conduct of business57
Voting58
Languages60
Sound records of the meeting61
Ad hoc meetings61
Amendments to rules of procedure61
Overriding authority of the Convention or the Protocol61
Section 4General Index63
General index65

 

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