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Amendments to the General Regulations — Limitation of the number of terms of office of the Secretary-General
(Cg-XIII, Res. 36)

THE CONGRESS,

NOTING:

(1) General summary paragraph 10.4.6 of the Abridged Final Report with Resolutions of the Twelfth World Meteorological Congress (WMO-No. 827),

(2) Resolution 12 (EC-L) — Limitation of the number of terms of office of the Secretary-General,

CONSIDERING:

(1) That Resolution 12 (EC-L) was based on the conclusion of the meeting organized by the Permanent Representative of France in accordance with the guidelines of Twelfth Congress referred to in NOTING (1) in that resolution, (2) That these conclusions have enabled Congress to reach consensus on the issue of the limitation of the number of terms of office of the Secretary-General,

DECIDES:

(1) To approve the following new General Regulation:

REGULATION 195 BIS

A Secretary-General may serve a maximum of three four-years terms. This regulation will take effect from Fourteenth Congress and will apply to any candidate who may have previously served in the post;

(2) To renumber the other Regulations accordingly.

 

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