STATUTES  

 

CHAPTER FOUR: GENERAL PROVISIONS

 

 

ARTICLE 13 : REPRESENTATION

 

13.1 - Each member agency will be represented in the Alliance by its Director General. If prevented from attending, he can delegate his power to a representative from his agency.

 

13.2 - In the General Assembly and Follow-up Committee meetings each Director General may be accompanied by another member of the agency concerned without right to vote, the maximum from each thus being two persons.

 

ARTICLE 14 : LANGUAGES

 

14.1 - The working languages of the Alliance are Arabic, English and French. The language of correspondence is English.

 

14.2 - The Statutes are drawn up in three languages : Arabic, English and French. In the event of a dispute over translation, the English text will be the text of reference.

 

ARTICLE 15 : DISPUTES ON THE STATUTES

 

In case of disagreement in the interpretation of the Statutes, the General Assembly convened either in ordinary, or in extraordinary session appoints a committee formed by three delegates elected within the members, with the task of seeking a solution. The committee shall inform member agencies of its decision within a period of two months. Its decision will be discussed during the following General Assembly.

 

ARTICLE 16 : AMENDMENT OF THE STATUTES

 

The statutes can be amended only by the General Assembly, convened in extraordinary session, with a resolution taken by a majority of three-quarters of members present, according to articles 7.3 and 9.

 

ARTICLE 17 : DISSOLUTION

 

The Alliance can be dissolved only by the General Assembly convened in extraordinary session with a resolution taken by a majority of three-quarters of members present, according to articles 7.3 and 9.

 

ARTICLE 18 : OFFICIAL ADDRESS OF THE ALLIANCE

 

The official address of the Alliance shall be that of the Secretary General.

 

ARTICLE 19 : APPLICABLE LAW

 

In cases not expressly covered by this act, the French law will be applied.

 

ARTICLE 20 : ENFORCEMENT

 

The Statutes shall come into force once signed by the member agencies.