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Full Title 2016 Agreement on the Establishment of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Animal Health and Zoonoses
Short Title / Abbreviations ACCAHZ
CIL Subject Classification
Date of Adoption 07/10/2016
Place of Adoption Singapore, 38th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF)
Issued/Adopted by ASEAN Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry
Dispute Settlement

"Article X: Settlement of Disputes

  1. Any differences or disputes between two or more ASEAN Member States concerning the interpretation, implementation, or application of this Agreement shall be settled amicably by negotiation, or by any other peaceful means as may be agreed upon by them.
  2. If the disputing ASEAN Member States are unable to achieve a peaceful settlement of the dispute pursuant to the procedure set forth in Paragraph 1 of this Article, any of the ASEAN Member States concerned by refer the dispute to the Governing Board, failing which, the dispute may be referred to the SOM-AMAF for final resolution."
Depository Secretary-General of ASEAN

Appendix 1: Focal Agencies Designated for Implementation and Exchange of Information ACCAHZ

Appendix 2: Terms of Reference of the Governing Board of the ACCAHZ

Appendix 3: Arrangement and Key Elements for Hosting the Office

Appendix 4: Funding Arrangements of the ACCAHZ

Entry Into Force Status Not In Force
Entry into Force/Termination Provisions

"Article XIV: Termination

  1. This Agreement shall be terminated by agreement in writing provided by all ASEAN Member States after having satisfied themselves that the termination may be conducted in such manner as to not prejudice their respective interests in this matter. Upon termination of this Agreement, the ACCAHZ shall stand dissolved.
  2. Upon the dissolution of the ACCAHZ, the disposal of the assets and liabilities of the ACCAHZ shall be determined jointly by all ASEAN Member States and there shall be a written record of such joint determination.
  3. Termination of this Agreement will not affect the implementation of activities or programmes that were decided upon prior to termination.

Article XV: Final provisions

  1. This Agreement shall be signed and subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the ASEAN Member States.
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  4. This Agreement shall enter into force on the thirtieth (30th) day after the date on which all ASEAN Member States have deposited their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval with the Depositary."
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Brunei Darussalam
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