Posted the: 2016-03-22 Numac: 2014015490 FEDERAL Foreign Affairs, external trade and development COOPERATION PUBLIC SERVICE April 8, 2003. -Law concerning consent to the agreement between the Government of the French Republic, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Government of the Italian Republic and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on the establishment of the organisation for joint armament cooperation (OCCAR), and Annexes I, II, III and IV, made at Farnborough on 9 September 1998 (1) (1) see Moniteur belge of 03/07/2003 (pages 35868-35883) dated 10 June 2014 the following decision on the amendment to Appendix IV of the Convention was signed in Rome: Decision of the Supervisory Board on the amendment of annex IV of the Convention between the Government of the French Republic, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the Government of the Italian Republic and the Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on the Organization Joint Armament cooperation (OCCAR) (four annexes) signed in Farnborough on 9 September 1998.
The Supervisory Board, in accordance with paragraph 6 of annex IV to the Convention on the establishment of the Organisation for joint armament cooperation signed in Farnborough on 9 September 1998, hereinafter 'the Convention': decides what follows: annex IV of the Convention is amended by the present and which reads as follows: "annex IV modalities of taking of DECISION 1. The undermentioned resolutions are adopted by all of the Member States: a) reinforced qualified majority (i) membership of a new State Member;
(ii) assignment of a programme to OCCAR and integration of programmes carried out in cooperation between Member States;
(iii) conclusion of any agreement or arrangement in accordance with articles 37 and 38 of the Convention;
(vi) rules and procedures of OCCAR;
(v) Organization of the AE;
(vi) appointment of the Director of AE and his Deputy.
Reinforced qualified majority means that 10 votes from a decision preventing its adoption.
(b) by a majority of voices (i) establishment or dissolution of the Committee.
2. the system of decision-making within a program is specified in a particular program agreement, taking into account the General guidelines established by the Board.
3. weight to decisions referred to in paragraph 1: a) the initial number of votes of each founding Member State is 10 votes;
(b) a new Member State in OCCAR has an appropriate number of votes as decided by the existing Member States.
4. where this Convention does not specify the manner in which a decision must be taken, or if a dispute arises as to the application of a provision, the decision is taken unanimously.
5 this annex may be amended by unanimous decision of the Council at ministerial level. "And also decides what follows: this amendment shall enter into force thirty days after the depositary has received notification of their acceptance by all Member States.
Done in a single original, in French, German, English and Italian languages, all these texts being equally authentic.
Done at Rome, June 10, 2014.
STATEN ETATSONDERTEKENING SIGNATURETYPE INSTEMMING TYPE CONSENTEMENTDATUM INSTEMMING DATE entered into force Duitsland 2014-06-Allemagne10 CONSENTEMENTINWERKINGSTREDING / / België Belgique10/06/2014Aanvaarding Acceptation11/02/2015 Spanje Espagne10/06/2014Aanvaarding Acceptation13/10/2014 2014-06-France10 Frankrijk / / Italy 2014-06-Italie10 / / Verenigd Koninkrijk Kingdom-Uni10/06/2014.