The Secretary-General shall maintain and publish a list of the Contracting States (including former Contracting States, showing the date on which their notice of denunciation was received by the depositary), indicating for each:
(a) the date on which the Convention entered into force with respect to it;
(b) any territories excluded pursuant to Article 70 of the Convention and the dates on which the notice of exclusion and any modification of such notice were received by the depositary;
(c) any designation pursuant to Article 25(1) of the Convention of constituent subdivisions or agencies to whose investment disputes the jurisdiction of the Centre extends;
(d) any notification pursuant to Article 25(3) of the Convention that no approval by the State is required for the consent by a constituent subdivision or agency to the jurisdiction of the Centre;
(e) any notification pursuant to Article 25(4) of the Convention of the class or classes of disputes which the State would or would not consider submitting to the jurisdiction of the Centre;
(f) the competent court or other authority for the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards, designated pursuant to Article 54(2) of the Convention;
(g) any legislative or other measures taken pursuant to Article 69 of the Convention for making the provisions of the Convention effective in the territories of the State and communicated by the State to the Centre; and
(h) the name, address and contact details of the authority in each State to which documents should be notified, as reported by the State.
(1) The Secretary-General shall invite each Contracting State to make its designations to the Panels of Conciliators and of Arbitrators if a designation has not been made or the period of a designation has expired.
(2) Each designation made by a Contracting State or by the Chair shall indicate the designee’s name, contact information, nationality and qualifications, with particular reference to competence in the fields of law, commerce, industry or finance.
(3) The Secretary-General shall immediately inform a designee of the designation, the designating authority, and the end of the designation period, and shall request confirmation that the designee is willing to serve.
(4) The Secretary-General shall maintain and publish lists of the members of the Panels of Conciliators and of Arbitrators, indicating the contact information, nationality, end of the designation period, designating authority and qualifications of each member.
With a view to furthering the development of international law in relation to investment, the Centre shall publish:
(a) information about the operation of the Centre; and
(b) documents generated in proceedings, in accordance with the rules applicable to the individual proceeding.
The Secretary-General shall maintain and publish a Register for each case containing all significant data concerning the institution, conduct and disposition of the proceeding, including the economic sector involved, the names of the parties and their representatives, and the method of constitution and membership of each Commission, Tribunal and Committee.
(1) Unless a specific channel of communication is notified by the State concerned, all communications required by the Convention or these Regulations to be sent to Contracting States shall be addressed to the State’s representative on the Administrative Council and sent by rapid means of communication.
(2) The time limits referred to in Regulations 2, 3 and 7 shall be calculated from the date on which the Secretary-General transmits or receives the relevant document. The date of transmittal or receipt shall be excluded from the calculation.
The Secretary-General shall appoint a Secretary for each Commission, Tribunal and Committee. The Secretary may be drawn from the Secretariat and shall be considered a member of its staff while serving as a Secretary. The Secretary shall:
(a) represent the Secretary-General and may perform all functions assigned to the Secretary-General by these Regulations or the Rules applicable to individual proceedings or assigned to the Secretary-General by the Convention, and delegated to the Secretary; and
(b) assist the parties and the Commission, Tribunal or Committee with the proceeding, including the expeditious and cost-effective conduct of the proceeding.
(1) The Secretary-General shall deposit in the archives of the Centre and arrange for the permanent retention of:
(a) all requests for arbitration, conciliation, supplementary decision, rectification, interpretation, revision or applications for annulment;
(b) all written submissions, written statements, observations, supporting documents and communications filed in a proceeding;
(c) the minutes, recordings and transcripts of hearings, meetings or sessions in a proceeding;
(d) any order, decision, Report or Award by a Commission, Tribunal or Committee; and
(e) any notice, order or decision by the Chair or the Secretary-General.
(2) Subject to the applicable rules and the agreement of the parties to the proceedings, and upon payment of any charges required by the schedule of fees, the Secretary-General shall make certified copies of the documents referred to in paragraph (1)(c)-(e) available to the parties. Certified copies of the documents referred to in paragraph (1)(d) shall reflect any supplementary decision, rectification, interpretation, revision or annulment and any stay of enforcement in effect.