Regulation C/REG.14/12/06 Granting a Responsibility Allowance to The Vice President of the ECOWAS Commission

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Economic Community of West African States

Regulation C/REG.14/12/06 Granting a Responsibility Allowance to The Vice President of the ECOWAS Commission

The Council of Ministers,MINDFUL of articles 10, 11, and 12 of the ECOWAS Treaty as amended in June 2006 establishing their composition and functions,MINDFUL of Decision A/DEC.16/01/06 transforming the Executive Secretariat into a Commission and establishing the positions of the President, the Vice President and Seven (7) other Commissioners for the Commission.MINDFUL of the Supplementary Protocol A/SP.1/06/ 06 Amending the Revised ECOWAS Treaty which re-affirms the creation of the above stated statutory positions within the Commission.CONSIDERING the responsibilities attached to the position of Vice President.HAVING noted the special benefits provided for Statutory Appointees under Article 28(b) of the ECOWAS Staff Regulations of 2005.DESIRING to provide the Vice President with additional benefits in order to ensure that he/she discharges the responsibilities allotted to the position efficientlyON THE RECOMMENDATION of the Thirty-Sixth meeting of the Administration and Finance Commission held in Abuja from 22 - 27 November 2006 and in Ouagadougou from the 15 - 16 December 2006.ENACTS

Article 1

The Vice President of the ECOWAS Commission is hereby granted an additional benefit in the form of a responsibility allowance to facilitate a more efficient discharge of the responsibilities attached to the position.

Article 2

5% of the basic salary of the Vice President shall be paid to him/her as responsibility allowance.

Article 3

This Regulation shall be published in the Official Journal of the Community by the Commission within thirty (30) days of its signature by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers. It shall also be published within the same time frame in the National Gazette of each Member State.
Done at Ouagadougou, this 19th day of December, 2006Hon. Aïchatou Mindaoudou,Chairperson, for the Council.
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