Economic Community of West African States
Supplementary Act AS/2/02/13 Establishing the Regional Food Security Reserve in the ECOWAS Region
Act 2-2 of 2013
- Published in official journal 62 on 1 February 2013
- Commenced in full on 28 February 2013
- [This is the version of this document at 28 February 2013.]
Article 1 – EstablishmentThis Supplementary Act hereby establishes the ECOWAS Regional Food Security Reserve.
Article 2 – Governance rulesThe rules governing the management, functioning and use of the Regional food security reserve shall be defined in a Regulation of the Council of Ministers.
Article 3 – Financing arrangementFunds for establishing the Regional Food Security Reserve shall be derived from resources of the Community Levy. The ECOWAS Commission shall also mobilise resources from external partners.
Article 4 – PublicationThis Supplementary Act shall be published by the ECOWAS Commission in the Official Journal of the Community within thirty (30) days of its signature. It shall also be published by each Member State in its National Gazette within the same time frame after notification by the Commission.
Article 5 – Entry into force
Article 6 – Depository authorityThis Supplementary Act shall be deposited at the Commission, which shall transmit certified copies thereof to all Member States and register same with the African Union (AU), the United Nations and such other Organisations as may be decided by the Council.
History of this document
28 February 2013 this version
01 February 2013
Published in official journal number 62