ECONOMIC COMMUNITY COMMUNAUTE ECONOMIQUE DES ETATS DE L’AFRIQUE DE L'OUEST OF WEST AFRICAN STATES FIFTIETH ORDINARY SESSION OF THE AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT Abuja, 17 December 2016 SUPPLEMENTARY ACT A/SA.1/12/16 RELATING TO THE ENHANCEMENT OF THE POWERS OF THE ECOWAS PARLIAMENT THE HIGH CONTRACTING PARTIES, MINDFUL of Articles 7, 8 and 9 of the ECOWAS Treaty as amended and establishing the Authority of Heads of State and Government and defining its composition and functions; MINDFUL of Articles 6 and 13 of the said Treaty relating to the institutions of the Community and the establishment of the ECOWAS Parliament respectively; MINDFUL of Supplementary Protocol A/SP.1/06/06 amending the Revised Treaty and in particular establishing a new legal regime for the Community; MINDFUL of the Protocol Relating to the Mechanism For Conflict Prevention, Management, Resolution, Peace-Keeping and Security of 10 December 1999 and in particular Chapter II; MINDFUL of Supplementary Protocol A/SP.1/12/01 on Democracy and Good Governance; MINDFUL of Protocol A/P2/8/94 relating to the Community Parliament; MINDFUL of Supplementary Protocol A/SP.3/06/06 amending Protocol A/P.2/8/94 relating to the Community Parliament and in particular new 08 ey \ 9 hat 4 ACT AISA 1/12/16

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