Convention on Inter-parliamentary Assembly of the State Parties of the Commonwealth of Independent States
of May 26, 1995
State Parties of this Convention,
aiming at further development of cooperation with each other in political, economic, legal and other areas,
in view of the Commonwealths of Independent States fixed in the Memorandum of Council of heads of states of October 21, 1994 provisions concerning importance of continuation of the active line on transformation of the Commonwealth of Independent States into capable merging of the states and need of consecutive forming of effective integration structure of the Commonwealth,
believing that important contribution to case of development and increase in efficiency of their cooperation with each other are the joint activities directed to rapprochement of their national legal system and creation of proper mechanisms for its successful implementation
considering the provisions containing in the Charter of the Commonwealth of Independent States
considering provisions of the Agreement on Inter-parliamentary Assembly of the State Parties of the Commonwealth of Independent States signed by the Supreme Councils (Parliaments) of the State Parties of the Commonwealth of Independent States on March 27, 1992, Regulations of Inter-parliamentary Assembly, and also other acts of internal nature of Inter-parliamentary Assembly existing by the time of adoption of this Convention
estimating as the experience, very useful to the subsequent development of inter-parliamentary cooperation within the Commonwealth of Independent States, accumulated by the Inter-parliamentary Assembly which was still performing the activities as body of inter-parliamentary cooperation
considering necessary for the purpose of enhancement of the mechanism of inter-parliamentary cooperation within the Commonwealth of Independent States to give to Inter-parliamentary Assembly proper legal status, agreed as follows:
The inter-parliamentary Assembly is interstate body of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
For the purposes of this Convention the below-provided terms have the following value:
a) "State Party" - the state which performed the procedures provided by Items 1 and 2 of article 22 of this Convention;
b) "Parliament of the State Party of this Convention" the supreme legislative body of this state according to its constitutional acts;
c) "Inter-parliamentary Assembly" - the Inter-parliamentary Assembly of the State Parties of the Commonwealth of Independent States founded by the Parliaments of the State Parties of the Commonwealth of Independent States which signed in the city of Alma-Ata on March 27, 1992 the relevant Agreement, consisting of parliamentary delegations of the State Parties, Council of Assembly, the permanent and temporary commissions, other facilitative branches, and also the Secretariat of Council of Inter-parliamentary Assembly;
d) "officials of Inter-parliamentary Assembly" - the Secretaries general of Council of Assembly, other members of personnel of Inter-parliamentary Assembly working in it at permanent basis and included by the Secretary general in the list of officials of Inter-parliamentary Assembly which is subject to approval of Assembly by Council, except for the persons employed in the state in the territory of which take place the headquarters - the apartment of Inter-parliamentary Assembly, its body or bodies, and receiving hourly pay;
e) "experts in business trips for Inter-parliamentary Assembly" persons, others, than the officials who are carrying out the orders of Inter-parliamentary Assembly rendering it expert services and employed according to its internal regulations;
e) "premises of Inter-parliamentary Assembly" - buildings or parts of buildings, including the parcel of land on which they are located, belonging to Inter-parliamentary Assembly and used by it for the official purposes;
g) "property and assets of Inter-parliamentary Assembly" - all property belonging to Inter-parliamentary Assembly, and also assets belonging to it, irrespective of, where and in whose order this property and these assets are;
h) "Regulations" - Regulations of Inter-parliamentary Assembly.
1. The inter-parliamentary Assembly consists of parliamentary delegations of the State Parties.
2. The parliamentary delegation consists of the representatives of the state of the participant elected or appointed by Parliament of the State Party of this Convention from among the members according to its internal regulations and procedures. The parliamentary delegation is headed by the head of parliamentary delegation.
3. The amount, effective period and procedure for the termination of powers of parliamentary delegation of the State Party is determined by this State Party according to its internal regulations and procedures.
4. From consent or by the invitation of Council of Assembly at open sessions of Inter-parliamentary Assembly and its bodies can be present at quality of observers:
a) representatives of bodies of the Commonwealth of Independent States,
b) representatives of Parliaments of the states, not being participants of this Convention,
c) representatives of the international organizations,
d) representatives of public organizations both the State Parties, and the states specified in the subitem "b" of item 4 of this Article.
a) discusses questions of cooperation of the State Parties in different areas and submits the recommendations about these questions to Council of heads of states and/or Council of Heads of Government, other bodies of the Commonwealth of Independent States, Parliaments, depending on being of case in point;
b) considers the matters referred to it by Council of heads of states and/or Council of Heads of Government and submits recommendations about them according to Council of heads of states and/or Council of Heads of Government, and also other bodies of the Commonwealth of Independent States;
c) accepts recommendations about rapprochement of the legislation of the states of participants;
d) adopts standard (model) legal acts and with the corresponding recommendations sends them to Parliaments of the states of participants of this Convention;
e) accepts recommendations about synchronization of ratification procedures (approval) of the State Parties of the Commonwealth of Independent States by Parliaments of the agreements (agreements) signed within the Commonwealth, and in case of the relevant decision made by Council of heads of states or Council of Heads of Government of the Commonwealth of Independent States - and other international treaties, participation in which the State Parties of the Commonwealth is very desirable for achievement of their common goals enshrined in the Charter of the Commonwealth of Independent States;
e) accepts recommendations about reduction of the legislation of the State Parties in compliance with provisions of the international treaties signed by these states within the Commonwealth of Independent States;
g) promotes implementation of exchange between the State Parties of information of legal nature;
h) discusses other questions of inter-parliamentary cooperation.
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