2 The Commission may, by a two-thirds majority of its membership, admit to membership [of the Commission] any other Nations situated in the Region [as defined in the Preamble] that [while not Members or Associate Members of FAO but members] are part [of the Organization] of the United Nations, of any of the specialized agencies, or of the International Atomic Energy Agency and that have submitted an application to this effect together with a declaration made in a formal instrument that they accept this Agreement as in force at the time of admission.
Observers and Consultants
3. Nations which, while not members of the Commission, nor Members or Associate Members of the Organization but which [are Members] are part of the United Nations, any of the specialized agencies, or the International Atomic Energy Agency may, upon request and subject to the concurrence of the Executive Committee and to the provisions relating to the granting of observer status to nations adopted by the Conference of FAO [the Organization], be invited to attend sessions of the Commission in an observer capacity.
Rules of Procedure
The Commission may, by a two-thirds majority of its membership, adopt and amend its own Rules of Procedure which shall be consistent with the General Rules of the Organization. The Rules of Procedure of the Commission and any amendments that may be made thereto shall come into force upon approval by the Director-General of the Organization, and as from the date of such approval [subject to confirmation by the Council of the Organization]
1 Words underlified to be added; words in square brackets to be deleted.