In the headquarters agreement concluded with the country in whose territory the organization has its registered office, it is provided that that country grants advances if the working capital is not sufficient. The amount of such advances and the conditions under which they are granted shall be the subject of separate agreements between that country and the Organization. This Agreement may be concluded in Vienna until 31 December 1973. The Vienna Convention, concluded in Vienna in 1973 and amended in 1985, establishes a classification (the Vienna Classification) for marks consisting of or containing image elements. The audit shall be carried out by one or more countries of the Special Union or by external auditors in accordance with the Financial Regulation. They shall be appointed by the Assembly with their approval. Subject to the requirements laid down in this Agreement, the scope of the classification of image elements shall be that assigned to it by each country of the specific association. In particular, the classification of image elements does not bind the countries of the Special Association with regard to the scope of trademark protection. For the purpose of fixing its contribution in accordance with point (i) of paragraph 3, each country of the Special Association shall belong to the same class to which it belongs in the Paris Union for the Protection of Industrial Property and shall pay its annual contribution on the basis of the same number of units as that fixed for that category in that Union. Administrative tasks related to the Special Union shall be entrusted to the International Bureau.
Each country may declare, when signing or depositing its instrument of ratification or accession, that it does not undertake to include the numbers of all or certain sections in official documents and publications relating to trademark registrations and renewals. withdrawal of declarations communicated in accordance with Article 16(3); If a quorum is not present, the Assembly may take decisions, but with the exception of decisions relating to its own procedure, all such decisions shall take effect only if the following conditions are fulfilled. . . .