|(2) The nature and form of the procedures
provided for in subparagraph (1) of this Paragraph should be determined in each country in accordance with national practice, after consultation with the representative organisations where such procedures have not yet been established.
(3) For instance, consultations may be undertaken:
(a) hrough a committee specifically constituted for questions concerning the activities of the International Labour Organisation;
(b) through a body with general competence in the economic, social or labour field;
(c) hrough a number of bodies with special responsibility for particular subject areas; or
(d) through written communications, where those involved in the consultative procedures are agreed that such communications are appropriate and sufficient.
3. (1) The representatives of employers and workers for the purposes of the procedures provided for in this Recommendation should be freely chosen by their representative organisations.
(2) Employers and workers should be represented on an equal footing on any bodies through which consultations are undertaken.
(3) Measures should be taken, in co- operation with the employers’ and workers’ organisations concerned, to make available appropriate training to enable participants in the procedures to perform their functions effectively.
4. The competent authority should assume responsibility for the administrative support and financing of the procedures provided for in this Recommendation, including the financing of training programmes where necessary.
5. The purpose of the procedures provided for in this Recommendation should be