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1996: Inter-american Convention For The Protection And Conservation Of Sea Turtles

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Provisions coded as containing the code: REVW
  Provision  First Coders Codes  Second Coders Codes 
Art.5.1  1. For the first three years following the entry into force of this Convention, the Parties shall hold an ordinary meeting at least once per year to consider matters pertaining to the implementation of the provisions of this Convention. Following that, the Parties shall hold ordinary meetings at least once every two years.     
Art.5.2  2. The Parties may also hold extraordinary meetings when deemed necessary. These meetings shall be convened at the request of any Party, provided that such request is supported by a majority of the Parties.     
Art.5.3  3. At such meetings, the Parties shall, among other things:     
Art.5.3.a  a. Evaluate compliance with the provisions of this Convention;     
Art.5.3.b  b. Examine the reports and consider the recommendations of the Consultative Committee and the Scientific Committee, established pursuant to Articles VII and VIII, regarding the implementation of this Convention;     
Art.5.3.c  c. Adopt such additional conservation and management measures as deemed appropriate to achieve the objective of this Convention. If the Parties consider it necessary, such measures may be included in an Annex to this Convention;  ATTACH  ATTACH 
Art.5.3.d  d. Consider, and as necessary adopt, amendments to this Convention, in accordance with Article XXIV.     
Art.5.3.e  e. Review reports of the Secretariat, if established, relating to its budget and activities.     
Art.5.4  4. At their first meeting, the Parties shall adopt rules of procedure for meetings of the Parties as well as for meetings of the Consultative Committee and the Scientific Committee, and shall consider other matters relating to those committees.     
Art.5.5  5. Decisions reached at meetings of the Parties shall be adopted by consensus.     
Art.5.6  6. The Parties may invite other interested States, relevant international organizations, as well as the private sector, scientific institutions and nongovernmental organizations with recognized expertise in matters pertaining to this Convention to attend their meetings as observers and to participate in activities under this Convention.     
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Data from Ronald B. Mitchell. 2002-2018. International Environmental Agreements Database Project (Version 2014.3).
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Date accessed: 20 November 2018