The Secretariat shall:
a) subject to available resources, undertake a study to assess the effect on Dalbergia/Guibourtia species in international trade of the exemptions contained in Annotation #15 for finished musical instruments, parts and accessories, and the conservation implications thereof;
b) bring any scientific or technical issues to the attention of the Plants Committee and seek its advice; and
c) report the results of its evaluation along with its recommendations to the Standing Committee.
Amendment and maintenance of the Appendices
18.321 - 18.322
Eighteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties
Secretariat comments included