601st meeting – 17 September 1997

Item 4.5

4.5

AD HOC COMMITTEE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION MECHANISM OF THE FRAMEWORK CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF NATIONAL MINORITIES (CAHMEC)
Final Activity Report

(CM(97)147 and CM(97)147 add)

Decisions

The Deputies

1. adopted Resolution (97)10 "Rules adopted by the Committee of Ministers on the Monitoring arrangements under Articles 24 to 26 of the framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities" which appear in appendix 5 to the present volume of decisions;

2. decided that the resolution will enter into force on the date of deposit of the twelfth instrument of ratification, acceptance or approval of the framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities;

3. adopted the following rule:

"Decisions pursuant to Articles 24.1 and 25.2 of the framework convention shall be considered to be adopted if two-thirds of the representatives of Contracting Parties casting a vote, including a majority of the representatives of the Contracting Parties entitled to sit on the Committee of Ministers, vote in favour.";

4. noted that the rule adopted under 3 above may be revised whenever the Committee of Ministers deems it appropriate;

5. taking account of decisions 1-4 above, took note of the Report of the fourth Meeting of the CAHMEC and of its Final Activity Report; as they appear in CM(97)147 and addendum.



 

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