JOINT COMPLIANCE AND INSPECTION COMMISSION
AGREEMENT NUMBER 29

CHANGES TO BOUNDARIES ON SITE DIAGRAMS OF FACILITIES

The Governments of the Parties to the Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms of July 31, 1991, hereinafter referred to as the Treaty,

Acting in accordance with the Treaty,

To improve the viability and effectiveness of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of the Data Base Relating to the Treaty, hereinafter referred to as the Memorandum of Understanding,

To improve the viability and effectiveness of the Protocol on Notifications Relating to the Treaty, hereinafter referred to as the Notification Protocol,

Have agreed as follows:

Article One

The following provisions shall constitute paragraphs 19, 20, and 21 of Annex J to the Memorandum of Understanding:

    "19. For each change to the boundary of a facility shown on the existing site diagram of the facility provided pursuant to this Memorandum that would result in the exclusion from within such boundary of any structure that was shown within such boundary pursuant to subparagraph 9(b)(iii) of this Annex, the change shall become effective after the following requirements are met:

      (a) the provisions of paragraph 2 of Section IX of the Conversion or Elimination Protocol have been met with respect to the portions of the facility to be excluded from within the boundary of the facility;

      (b) for all structures that were shown on the existing site diagram pursuant to subparagraph 9(b)(iii) of this Annex and that would be excluded from within the boundary of the facility, information has been provided by the Party changing the boundary of the facility, within the framework of the Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission or through diplomatic channels, on its intent with regard to:

        (i) the structures that will remain unchanged but which that Party declares will no longer be used for items of inspection;

        (ii) the structures that will be destroyed;

        (iii) the structures that will be converted in a manner so that they are not large enough to contain items of inspection or their entrances are not large enough to permit passage of items of inspection; and

        (iv) the approximate effective date of the change;

      (c) agreement has been reached, within the framework of the Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission, on:

        (i) the new boundary of the facility; and

        (ii) inspections of portions of the facility to be excluded from within the boundary of the facility. The procedures for such inspections shall be agreed taking into account the plans specified pursuant to subparagraph (b) of this paragraph for each structure, including its possible destruction or conversion. Such procedures and plans shall be recorded in the agreement reached pursuant to this subparagraph. Unless otherwise agreed, the procedures for such inspections shall be based on the provisions contained in, as applicable, Sections XII and XIII of the Inspection Protocol; and

      (d) a notification has been provided in accordance with paragraph 19 of Section I of the Notification Protocol.

    20. For each change to the boundary of a facility shown on the existing site diagram of the facility provided pursuant to this Memorandum that would not result in the exclusion from within such boundary of any structure that was shown within such boundary pursuant to subparagraph 9 (b) (iii) of this Annex, the change shall become effective after the following requirements are met:

      (a) agreement has been reached, within the framework of the Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission, on:

        (i) the new boundary of the facility; and

        (ii) inspection of portions of the facility to be excluded from within the boundary of the facility. Unless otherwise agreed, the procedures for such inspection shall be based on the provisions contained in Section XII of the Inspection Protocol;

      (b) information has been provided by the Party changing the boundary of the facility on the approximate effective date of the change; and

      (c) a notification has been provided in accordance with paragraph 19 of Section I of the Notification Protocol.

    21. For each change to the boundary of a facility shown on the existing site diagram of the facility provided pursuant to this Memorandum that would not result in the exclusion of any portion of the existing inspection site from within such boundary, the change shall become effective on the date specified in the notification of the change to such boundary provided in accordance with paragraph 19 of Section I of the Notification Protocol."

Article Two

The following provisions shall constitute paragraph 19 of Section I of the Notification Protocol:

    "(19) notification, no later than five days after the effective date of a change, of the change to the boundary of the facility specified on the site diagram. Such notification shall include: the name and function of the facility; the subtitle, if applicable; the geographic coordinates of the facility; the effective date of the change; the reference to the Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission document; and a statement that a revised site diagram for the facility and a site diagram of excluded portions of the facility will be provided through diplomatic channels no later than 48 hours after the notification provided for in this paragraph."

Article Three

The following categories of data shall be added in Annex E to the Memorandum of Understanding:

    "For each Party, the facilities currently or formerly declared in this Memorandum whose portions have been excluded, in accordance with paragraph 19 or 20 of Annex J to this Memorandum, for the purposes of the Treaty from within the boundaries shown on the site diagrams of such facilities, and notification of changes in the boundaries of which have been provided in accordance with paragraph 19 of Section I of the Notification Protocol, are as follows:

      (a) United States of America

      Function of the facility that incorporated excluded portions:
      (__________)

      Name of the facility that incorporated excluded
      portions and subtitle, if applicable/Location of
      the facility: (____ )/( ____ )

      Date of preparation of the site diagram of
      excluded portions of the facility:
      (__________)

      Reference to Joint Compliance and Inspection
      Commission Document on the exclusion of portions
      of a facility:
      (__________)

      (b) Republic of Belarus

      Function of the facility that incorporated excluded portions:
      (__________)

      Name of the facility that incorporated excluded
      portions and subtitle, if applicable/Location of
      the facility: (____ )/( ____ )

      Date of preparation of the site diagram of
      excluded portions of the facility:
      (__________)

      Reference to Joint Compliance and Inspection
      Commission Document on the exclusion of portions
      of a facility:
      (__________)

      (c) Republic of Kazakhstan

      Function of the facility that incorporated excluded portions:
      (__________)

      Name of the facility that incorporated excluded
      portions and subtitle, if applicable/Location of
      the facility: (____ )/( ____ )

      Date of preparation of the site diagram of
      excluded portions of the facility:
      (__________)

      Reference to Joint Compliance and Inspection
      Commission Document on the exclusion of portions
      of a facility:
      (__________)

      (d) Russian Federation

      Function of the facility that incorporated excluded portions:
      (__________)

      Name of the facility that incorporated excluded
      portions and subtitle, if applicable/Location of
      the facility: (____ )/( ____ )

      Date of preparation of the site diagram of
      excluded portions of the facility:
      (__________)

      Reference to Joint Compliance and Inspection
      Commission Document on the exclusion of portions
      of a facility:
      (__________)

      (e) Ukraine

      Function of the facility that incorporated excluded portions:
      (__________)

      Name of the facility that incorporated excluded
      portions and subtitle, if applicable/Location of
      the facility: (____ )/( ____ )

      Date of preparation of the site diagram of
      excluded portions of the facility:
      (__________)

      Reference to Joint Compliance and Inspection
      Commission Document on the exclusion of portions
      of a facility:
      (__________)

Article Four

l. This Agreement shall enter into force on the date when the United States of America, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation, and Ukraine have consented to be bound by this Agreement, and shall remain in force as long as the Treaty remains in force.

2. Signature of this Agreement for the Government of a Party shall express the consent of that Party to be bound by this Agreement. The consent of Ukraine to be bound by this Agreement shall be expressed by its Government in accordance with paragraph 6 of Annex 1 to the Protocol on the Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission Relating to the Treaty.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this Agreement.

DONE at Geneva on February 3, 1995, in five copies, each in the English and Russian languages, both texts being equally authentic.

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:
Steven Steiner

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS:
Aleksandr Baichorov

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN:
Kairtay Zhanbatyrov

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION:
Mikhail Strel'tsov

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