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(a) Take note of the agreement between the United Nations and the International Seabed Authority extending the competence of the United Nations Appeals Tribunal to the Authority with respect to applications alleging non compliance with the terms of appointment or contracts of employment of staff members of the Authority as set out in Annex I; 

(b) Adopt and apply provisionally, pending approval by the Assembly, the amendments to the Staff Regulations of the Authority as set out in annex II.  

 

Annex I 

Agreement between the United Nations and the International Seabed Authority 

  

 Extending the competence of the United Nations Appeals Tribunal to the International Seabed Authority with respect to applications alleging non‐compliance with the terms of appointment or contracts of employment of staff members of the International Seabed Authority 

  

 Whereas, the International Seabed Authority is an international organization or entity established by a treaty and participating in the common system of conditions of service;  

 Whereas, the International Seabed Authority utilizes a neutral first instance process that includes a written record and a written decision providing reasons, fact and law;  

 Now, therefore, the International Seabed Authority and the United Nations, hereinafter referred to as the “Parties”, where appropriate, have agreed as follows: 

  

 Article 1 

  

 As soon as feasible following the conclusion of this Agreement, the International Seabed Authority (hereinafter referred to as the “Authority”) shall promulgate amendments to its Staff Regulations recognizing the competence of the United Nations Appeals Tribunal (hereinafter referred to as the “Appeals Tribunal”). 

  

 Article 2 

  

1. The Appeals Tribunal shall be competent to hear and pass judgement on an application filed by staff members of the Authority: 

(a) To appeal an administrative decision that is alleged to be in non‐compliance with the terms of appointment or the contract of employment. The terms “contract” and “terms of appointment” include all pertinent regulations and rules and all relevant administrative issuances in force at the time of alleged non‐compliance; 

(b) To appeal an administrative decision imposing a disciplinary measure.  

2. Such application may be filed by: 

(a) Any staff member of the Authority; (b) Any former staff member of the Authority; 

(c) Any person making claims in the name of an incapacitated or deceased staff member of the Authority.  

3. In the event of a dispute as to whether the Appeals Tribunal has competence, the matter shall be settled by the decision of the Appeals Tribunal.

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