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PART I
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PART I
Article I Definitions and Scheme
About us >APRACA Regulations > PART I Article I Definitions and Scheme
  1. In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires:

    a) “Association” shall mean the Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association;
    b) “Chairman”, “Vice-Chairman” and “Secretary General” shall mean the Chairman, the ViceChairman and the Secretary General of the Association respectively;
    c) “General Assembly” and “Executive Committee” shall mean the General Assembly and the Executive Committee of the Association respectively;
    d) “Ordinary Meeting of the General Assembly” shall mean a meeting of the General Assembly held in terms of Article VI (1) (a) of the Regulations;
    e) “General Meeting of the General Assembly” shall mean a meeting of the General Assembly held in terms of Article VI (1)(b) of the Regulations;
    f) “General Secretariat” shall mean the Secretary General and the staff of the Association appointed in conformity with the Regulations;
    g) “Member” shall mean any entity that has become a member of the Association in conformity with the Regulations;
    h) “Qualified Majority” shall mean a two thirds of votes cast at a meeting, provided that such votes contain at least one vote from a Member from each of not less than two thirds of the Represented Countries present at such meeting;
    i) “Region” shall mean the countries served by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (hereinafter referred to as the FAO) Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, and such other countries as may be determined by the General Assembly from time to time;
    j) “Regulations” shall mean these Regulations as amended from time to time; and
    k) “Represented Country” shall mean a country in which at least one Member is incorporated or has its Head Office.

  2. These Regulations are divided into two parts numbered Part I and Part II. The regulations in Part II shall at all times be consistent with those in Part I. if any regulation in Part II is inconsistent with a regulation in Part I, the former shall be invalid to the extent of the inconsistency
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