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1998: Convention On Access To Information, Public Participation In Decision-making And Access To Justice In Environmental Matters

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Provisions coded as containing the code: ATTACH
  Provision  First Coders Codes  Second Coders Codes 
Art.6.1.a  (a) Shall apply the provisions of this article with respect to decisions on whether to permit proposed activities listed in annex I;  ATTACH  ATTACH 
Art.6.1.b  (b) Shall, in accordance with its national law, also apply the provisions of this article to decisions on proposed activities not listed in annex I which may have a significant effect on the environment. To this end, Parties shall determine whether such a proposed activity is subject to these provisions; and  ATTACH  ATTACH 
Art.10.2.h.i  (i) At their first meeting, review their experience in implementing the provisions of article 5, paragraph 9, and consider what steps are necessary to develop further the system referred to in that paragraph, taking into account international processes and developments, including the elaboration of an appropriate instrument concerning pollution release and transfer registers or inventories which could be annexed to this Convention.  ATTACH   
Art.10.3  3. The Meeting of the Parties may, as necessary, consider establishing financial arrangements on a consensus basis.    ATTACH 
Art.13.1x  The annexes to this Convention shall constitute an integral part thereof.  ATTACH   
Art.14  Article 14    ATTACH 
Art.14.4  4. Amendments to this Convention adopted in accordance with paragraph 3 above shall be communicated by the Depositary to all Parties for ratification, approval or acceptance. Amendments to this Convention other than those to an annex shall enter into force for Parties having ratified, approved or accepted them on the ninetieth day after the receipt by the Depositary of notification of their ratification, approval or acceptance by at least three fourths of these Parties. Thereafter they shall enter into force for any other Party on the ninetieth day after that Party deposits its instrument of ratification, approval or acceptance of the amendments.  ATTACH RELA   
Art.14.5  5. Any Party that is unable to approve an amendment to an annex to this Convention shall so notify the Depositary in writing within twelve months from the date of the communication of the adoption. The Depositary shall without delay notify all Parties of any such notification received. A Party may at any time substitute an acceptance for its previous notification and, upon deposit of an instrument of acceptance with the Depositary, the amendments to such an annex shall become effective for that Party.  ATTACH RELA  ATTACH 
Art.14.6  6. On the expiry of twelve months from the date of its communication by the Depositary as provided for in paragraph 4 above an amendment to an annex shall become effective for those Parties which have not submitted a notification to the Depositary in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 5 above, provided that not more than one third of the Parties have submitted such a notification.  ATTACH RELA  ATTACH 
Art.14.7  7. For the purposes of this article, "Parties present and voting" means Parties present and casting an affirmative or negative vote.    ATTACH 
Art.16.2.b  (b) Arbitration in accordance with the procedure set out in annex II.  ATTACH  RELA 
Art.16.3  3. If the parties to the dispute have accepted both means of dispute settlement referred to in paragraph 2 above, the dispute may be submitted only to the International Court of Justice, unless the parties agree otherwise.  RELA  ATTACH 
Please cite as:
Data from Ronald B. Mitchell. 2002-2018. International Environmental Agreements Database Project (Version 2014.3).
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Date accessed: 18 December 2018