Law Approving The Exchange Of Letters Between The Kingdom Of Belgium And The Treaty Organization North Atlantic Concerning Opening And Operation Of A Pharmacy On The Permanent Headquarters Of The North Atlantic Treaty Organization;

Original Language Title: Loi portant assentiment à l'Echange de lettres entre le Royaume de Belgique et l'Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord concernant l'ouverture et l'exploitation d'une pharmacie sur le siège permanent de l'Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord,

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Posted the: 2013-07-22 Numac: 2013015160 SERVICE PUBLIC FEDERAL Foreign Affairs, external trade and development COOPERATION may 7, 2013. -Law concerning consent to the exchange of letters between the Kingdom of Belgium and the Organization of the the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the opening and operation of a pharmacy on the permanent of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Headquarters, signed in Brussels on 3 February 2009, and March 3, 2009 (1) (2) ALBERT II, King of the Belgians, all, present and future Hello.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 77 of the Constitution.
S. 2. the exchange of letters between the Kingdom of Belgium and the Organization of the the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the opening and operation of a pharmacy on the permanent of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Headquarters, signed in Brussels on 3 February 2009, and March 3, 2009, will release its full and complete effect.
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3. an existing pharmacy, in accordance with article 4, paragraph 3, of the Decree royal No. 78 of 10 November 1967 on the practice of the professions of health care, can be moved to the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The Minister having health in its attributions grants permission for the transfer after reasoned opinion of the commission of establishment.
The authorization for transfer is granted provided that according to the criteria in force aimed at organizing the distribution of pharmacies, there is no possibility to open a pharmacy in the town originated the transfer request.
Hotel is not taken into account for the application of the criteria to organise a distribution of pharmacies, established pursuant to article 4, § 3, 1 °, paragraph 4, of the Decree no royal, 78 of 10 November 1967 on the practice of the professions of health care.
S. 4. the request is sent by registered mail to the Minister that public health in its attributions on the form issued to this effect by the Federal Agency for medicines and health products.
The applicant must provide proof that he may dispose of the place of implantation on the headquarters of the Organization of the Treaty of the North Atlantic at the time where the authorisation will be issued.
If several applications are submitted, they will be processed in chronological order.
The date of the post will determine the order of the request.
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5. the request is admissible only if:-the application form referred to in article 4 is complete;
-the applicant is the legal holder of the authorisation of Pharmacy;
-the proof is provided that the applicant may take the space of the establishment in accordance with article 4.
S. 6. the examination of the application will be based on the rules established by article 4, § 3, 3 °, of the order no royal, 78; It will not be given knowledge of the request and only the opinion of the pharmaceutical Inspector of the federal drug agency and health products will be asked.
Due compensation is equal to that due to the review of a merger of pharmacies.
S. 7. the Belgian legislation, including all orders of execution, is applicable to this pharmacy with the exception of the obligation to participate in the guard service, as provided for by article 9 of the Decree royal No. 78 supra.
Promulgate this Act, order that it be under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given to Brussels, may 7, 2013.
ALBERT by the King: the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, D. REYNDERS the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs, Ms. L. ONKELINX. the Minister of defence, P. DE CREM sealed with the seal of the State: the Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note (1) Session 2011-2012.
Senate Documents. -Bill filed September 10, 2012, no. 5 - 1788/1.
Session 2012-2013.
Senate Documents. -Report, n ° 5-1788/2.
Parliamentary Annals. -Discussion and vote. Meeting of November 8, 2012.
House of representatives Documents.
-Draft transmitted by the Senate, no. 53-2501/1. -Report on behalf of the Committee, no. 53-2501/2.
-Text corrected by the commission, no 53-2501/3. -Text adopted in plenary and subject to Royal assent, session No. 53-2501/4.
Parliamentary Annals. -Discussion. Meeting of December 19, 2012. -Vote.
Meeting of December 20, 2012.
(2) this Treaty shall enter into force on 1 August 2013.

Exchange of letters between the Kingdom of Belgium and the Treaty Organization North Atlantic concerning opening and operation of a pharmacy on the permanent headquarters of the the Brussels North Atlantic Treaty Organization, February 3, 2009 Excellency, I have the honour to refer to the desire for the Treaty Organization North Atlantic (NATO) to establish a pharmacy on its permanent headquarters in Evere.
With the aim of making possible the opening of such a pharmacy, I have the honour to propose the following provisions: 1. A pharmacy can be transferred to the permanent headquarters of NATO in Evere, in derogation of the Belgian legislation on the subject. This pharmacy will be operated in accordance with Belgian legislation on the subject.
2. the pharmacy will be accessible to all persons who have access to the permanent headquarters of NATO.
3. the pharmacy mentioned in paragraph 1 of this letter is exempt from the obligations laid down by Belgian legislation on role-call.
4. for the purposes of the exercise of control provided for by Belgian legislation in force with regard to the operation of a pharmacy, NATO, at the request of the Belgian Permanent Representation to NATO, allows permanently and the first requests access to the part of its permanent headquarters where is the operation of the pharmacy to persons designated by the competent Belgian authorities provided that the interests of NATO are not in question.
5. the provisions of this letter are in no way prejudicial to the Convention on the status of the Treaty Organization North Atlantic, national representatives and international staff signed at Ottawa on September 20, 1951.
6.1. all disputes relating to the application or interpretation of the provisions of this letter which could not be resolved through a direct dialogue between the Kingdom of Belgium and NATO (hereinafter the Parties) may be submitted by one of the Parties in an arbitration with three members.
6.2. the Belgian Government and NATO shall each designate a member of the arbitral tribunal.
6.3. the appointed members elect a president.
6.4 If the members are unable to agree on the person of the president, will be appointed at the request of the members of the arbitral tribunal by the president of the International Court of justice.
6.5 a party submit a request to the arbitral tribunal by means of a query.
6.6. the arbitral tribunal itself fixed its own procedure.
7. each Party shall notify the other party the accomplishment of the internal constitutional and legal procedures required by its law for the entry into force of the provisions of this letter.
8. the provisions of this letter may be reviewed at the request of one of the Parties.
I have the honour to propose that this letter and your letter of reply, confirming the approval of its contents, constitute an agreement between the Kingdom of Belgium and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and that this agreement enters into force the first day of the second month following the date of exchange of the last notification of the completion of the internal procedures constitutional and legal requirements laid down in article 7. Please accept, Madam Minister, the expression of my highest consideration.
De Hoop Scheffer, Secretary general Brussels, March 3, 2009 Mr. Secretary-General, I have the honour to acknowledge receipt of your letter of February 3, 2009, the text of which is as follows: «I have the honour to refer to the desire for the Treaty Organization North Atlantic (NATO) to establish a pharmacy on its permanent headquarters in Evere.»
With the aim of making possible the opening of such a pharmacy, I have the honour to propose the following provisions: 1. A pharmacy can be transferred to the permanent headquarters of NATO in Evere, in derogation of the Belgian legislation on the subject. This pharmacy will be operated in accordance with Belgian legislation on the subject.
2. the pharmacy will be accessible to all persons who have access to the permanent headquarters of NATO.
3. the pharmacy mentioned in paragraph 1 of this letter is exempt from the obligations laid down by Belgian legislation on role-call.
4. for the purposes of the exercise of control provided for by Belgian legislation in force with regard to the operation of a pharmacy, NATO, at the request of the Belgian Permanent Representation to NATO, allows permanently and the first requests access to the part of its permanent headquarters where is the operation of the pharmacy to persons designated by the competent Belgian authorities provided that the interests of NATO are not in question.
5. the provisions of this letter are in no way prejudicial to the Convention on the status of the Treaty Organization North Atlantic, national representatives and international staff signed at Ottawa on September 20, 1951.
6.1. all disputes relating to the application or interpretation of the provisions of this letter which could not be resolved through a direct dialogue between the Kingdom of Belgium and NATO (hereinafter the Parties) may be submitted by one of the Parties

in an arbitration with three members.
6.2. the Belgian Government and NATO shall each designate a member of the arbitral tribunal.
6.3. the appointed members elect a president.
6.4 If the members are unable to agree on the person of the president, will be appointed at the request of the members of the arbitral tribunal by the president of the International Court of justice.
6.5 a party submit a request to the arbitral tribunal by means of a query.
6.6. the arbitral tribunal itself fixed its own procedure.
7. each Party shall notify the other party the accomplishment of the internal constitutional and legal procedures required by its law for the entry into force of the provisions of this letter.
8. the provisions of this letter may be reviewed at the request of one of the Parties.
I have the honour to propose that this letter and your letter of reply, confirming the approval of its contents, constitute an agreement between the Kingdom of Belgium and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and that this agreement enters into force the first day of the second month following the date of exchange of the last notification of the completion of the internal procedures constitutional and legal requirements laid down in article 7. Please accept, Madam Minister, the expression of my highest consideration. "I have the honour to inform you of the acceptance by the Kingdom of Belgium of the provisions contained in your letter that with this reply, constitute an agreement between the Kingdom of Belgium and NATO concerning opening and operation of a pharmacy on the permanent NATO Headquarters.
Please accept, Mr. Secretary general, the assurance of my highest consideration.
Ms. L. ONKELINX, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and public health