1. During the biennium 2005–2006, the committee shall review the following general issues in accordance with paragraph 21 of the terms of reference and in accordance with the priorities and budget decided by the Conference of the Parties:
(a) Identification and analysis of difficulties relating to reporting obligations under the Basel Convention;
(b) Identification and analysis of difficulties relating to designation and functioning of national competent authorities and focal points;
(c) Identification and analysis of difficulties relating to development of national legislation to implement effectively the Basel Convention.
2. In doing so, the committee shall take full account of the previous discussions and decisions by the Basel Convention bodies on the relevant issues, and shall also take account of its mandate to complement the work performed by other bodies of the Basel Convention and by the Basel Convention regional centres.
3. When the committee receives specific submissions in accordance with paragraph 9 of the terms of reference, it shall give priority to dealing with such submissions.