JOINT COMPLIANCE AND INSPECTION COMMISSION
AGREEMENT NUMBER 39

CHANGES IN ANNEX J TO THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING

The Government of the United States of America, The Government of the Republic of Belarus, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Government of the Russian Federation, and the Government of Ukraine,

In accordance with 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,

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,

Have agreed as follows:

Article One

1. The second sentence of subparagraph 9(b)(iv) Of Annex J to the Memorandum of Understanding shall be superseded by the following provision:

"During pre-inspection procedures, a member of the in-country escort shall provide the inspectors a copy of the site diagram, updated to show changes in such st:ructures and, at a minimum, showing all other structures that are intended for, and are large enough to be used for, items or support equipment declared at that facility, except those structures the entrances of which are too small to permit passage of such items or support equipment.

2. The chapeau of paragraph 19 of Annex J to the Memorandum of Understanding shall be superseded by the following provision:

"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 ever shown within such boundary pursuant to subparagraph 9(b)(iii) or 9(b)(iv) of this Annex, the change shall become effective after the following requirements are met:"

3. The chapeau of subparagraph I 9(b) of Annex J to the Memorandum of Understanding shall be superseded by the following provision:

"For all structures that were ever shown within the boundary shown on the existing site diagram pursuant to subparagraph 9(b)(iii) or 9(b)(iv) 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:"

4. The chapeau of paragraph 20 of Annex J to the Memorandum of Understanding shall be superseded by the following provision:

"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 ever shown within such boundary pursuant to subparagraph 9(b)(iii) or 9(b)(iv) of this Annex, the change shall become effective after the following requirements are met:"

Article Two

This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of its signature, and shall remain in force as long as the Treaty remains in force.

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

DONE at Geneva on October 30, 1996, 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:
Andrey Sannikov

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN:
Kairtay Zhanbatyrov

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION:
Viktor Trifonov

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE:
Anatoliy Shevtsov

 

 

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