[:Chapter17:Chapter 17: The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature]

Article 78. Powers and duties of the Commission.

78.1. Plenary Power. The Commission is empowered, by a resolution of the IX International Congress of Zoology (1913) and ratified in subsequent Codes by its successors, under conditions specified in Article 81 to suspend the application in a particular case of any provision of the Code except those in the present and next succeeding Chapter. The course to be followed is decided by the Commission under this plenary power and its ruling is published in an Opinion [Art. 80.2].

78.2. Specific powers.

78.3. Amendments to the Code.

78.4. Other duties. The Commission shall

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