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Article Comparison - International Cocoa Agreement

Article 9
Sessions of the Council

1. As a general rule, the Council shall hold one regular session in each half of the cocoa year.

2. The Council shall meet in special session whenever it so decides or at the request of:

(a) Any five Members;

(b) A Member or Members having at least 200 votes;

(c) The Executive Committee; or

(d) The Executive Director, for the purposes of articles 23 and 60.

3. Notice of sessions shall be given at least 30 calendar days in advance, except in case of emergency.

4. Sessions shall be held at the headquarters of the Organization unless the Council, by special vote, decides otherwise. If, on the invitation of any Member, the Council meets elsewhere than at the headquarters of the Organization, that Member shall pay the additional costs involved.