For The Republic Of Latvia, The North Atlantic Treaty Organization Supreme Allied Command In Europe And The Supreme Allied Command Transformation Headquarters Commander Agreement Supplementing The Paris Protocol

Original Language Title: Par Latvijas Republikas, Ziemeļatlantijas līguma organizācijas Sabiedroto spēku Augstākās virspavēlniecības Eiropā un Sabiedroto spēku Augstākās virspavēlniecības Transformācijas komandiera štāba nolīgumu, ar kuru papildina Parīzes protokolu

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: For the Republic of Latvia, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Supreme Allied command in Europe and the Supreme Allied Command transformation headquarters commander Agreement supplementing the Paris Protocol article 1. 2016 January 5, the Republic of Latvia, signed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Supreme Allied command in Europe and the Supreme Allied Command transformation headquarters commander Agreement supplementing the Paris Protocol (hereinafter referred to as the additional agreement), with this law is adopted and approved. 2. article. Additional agreement commitments coordinated by the Ministry of defence. 3. article. Additional agreement shall enter into force for the period specified in article 34 and in order, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify the official Edition of the "journal". 4. article. The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. With the law put an additional agreement in English and its translation into Latvian language. The Parliament adopted law 2016 10 November. The President r. vējonis Riga 2016 25 November agreement BETWEEN the REPUBLIC OF Latvia AND the Supreme Headquarters ALLIED powers Europe AND headquarters, Supreme ALLIED COMMANDER TRANSFORMATION TO supplement the Paris PROTOCOL article 1, DEFINITION of article 2, the GENERAL PROVISION of article 3, the LOCATION AND change OF permanent LOCATION OF AN ALLIED headquarters article 4, article 5, the INSTALLATION OF the PREMISE of the article 6 INVIOLABILITY IMMUNITY OF ALLIED headquarters, article 7, AND PRIVILEGE OF IMMUNIT HIGH RANKING PERSONNEL article 8 status OF STAFF members ASSIGNED BY OTHER organisations article 9, PERSONNEL STRENGTH OF ALLIED headquarters article 10, the ENTRY, departure AND STAY, WORK, article 11, the LEGAL CAPACITY OF the Supreme HEADQUARTERS of article 12, article 13 claims, CIVILIAN PERSONNEL EMPLOYED BY AN ALLIED headquarters article 14, contractors, TECHNICAL experts , AND specialists article 15, SECURITY certificates (NATO PERSONNEL SECURITY clearance) article 16, BANKING AND CURRENCY, article 17, article 18, the ENTITLEMENT TYPE of PROTECTION OF the environment, HEALTH, AND SAFETY article 19, PUBLIC HYGIENE, the EVACUATION OF the article 20 members AND DEPENDENT of article 21, article 22 CORRESPONDENC AND COMMUNICATIONS, TELECOMMUNICATIONS article 23, ON the PREMISE of POLICING AND OFF article 24, SECURITY AND force PROTECTION article 25 , ARM article 26, TRAFFIC regulations AND article 27, of the MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVING license article 28, REGISTRATION plate article 29, MILITARY CLUB, TRAVEL CONCESSION, AND sport facilities article 30, MEDICAL AND DENTAL services, article 31, EDUCATIONAL services article 32, welfare services article 33, IMPLEMENTATION AND dispute settlement article 34, the ENTRY into force of article 35, article 36 AMENDMENTS, DURATION AND TERMINATION In the preamble of the North Atlantic Treaty on the view signed in Washington d. c. on 4 April 1949; In view of the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the status of their forces signed in London on 19 June 1951; In view of the agreement among the States parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the other States Participating in the Partnership for peace regarding the status of their forces, signed in Brussels on 19 June 1995, and any Protocol with effect of theret in the territory of the Republic of Latvia; In view of the Protocol on the status of International Military headquarters set up to the North Atlantic pursuan Treaty, signed in Paris on 28 August 1952; In acknowledgement of the authority of the North Atlantic Council to activate and deactivates the NATO Military bodies with international status; The supplementary agreements of conclud (menu rngton Line4) and arrangements for the establishment, operation of, and conditions for personnel attached to NATO's Military bodies enjoying status under the Paris Protocol within the territory of the Republic of Latvia; Considering that other agreements may be reached by NATO with States which are members of NATO's partnership and cooperation program to facilitat the ability of the national of these States to operate or function as an integral part of the NATO-led Force or within a NATO International Military headquarters; Recognising that the North Atlantic Council may come to a decision it has agreements with conclud the United Nations, the European Union, and other international organisations, governmental organisations, non-governmental organisations, and international tribunal that such organisations may participat in or otherwise support NATO facilities, functions, and activities, which enjoy the status under the Paris Protocol and this Supplementary Agreement; And understanding that further implementing arrangements may be required in the execution of this agreement and to accommodate up support requirements; -The REPUBLIC OF Latvia, the Supreme Headquarters ALLIED powers Europe AND Supreme ALLIED COMMANDER TRANSFORMATION headquarters, IN the FOLLOWING REFERRED TO AS the parties, have as their PURSUAN PARAGRAPH 2 OF article 16 OF the PROTOCOL, REACHED the FOLLOWING agreement: article 1 DEFINITION In this agreement (hereinafter referred as the "Supplementary Agreement"), the term "agreement": means the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the status of their forces , signed in London on 19 June 1951 2. "Protocol" means the Protocol on the status of International Military headquarters set up to the North Atlantic pursuan Treaty, signed in Paris on 28 August 1952. "the PfP sofa" means the agreement among the States parties to the North Atlantic Treaty and the other States Participating in the Partnership for peace regarding the status of Their forces , signed in Brussels on 19 June 1995, including the Additional Protocol to this agreement, dated 19 June 1995, the Further Additional Protocol, dated 19 December 1997, and any further Protocol will enter into force, the theret which in the territory of the Republic of Latvia; 4. the "shape" means the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe. 5. "SACEUR" means the Supreme Allied Commander Europe. 6. "HQ SACT" means headquarters, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation. 7. "SATSU" means Supreme Allied Commander Transformation. 8. "Supreme Headquarters" means shape HQ SACT, sharp or appropriate and as defined by the Protocol, article 1, as well as any future Supreme Headquarters or successors organisation. 9. Allied headquarters "shall for the purpose of this Supplementary Agreement and in addition to the Protocol, article 1, include any NATO military body which, to a decision by pursuan the North Atlantic Council and as anticipated in the decision adopted by the North Atlantic Council on 19 May 1969 on procedures for the activation and reorganisation in peacetim of NATO military bodies and rules for granting them international status and international financing (C-M (69) 22) , is granted status under the Protocol in accordanc with the Protocol, article 14.10. The status held by NATO's agencies from the deriv of the Ottawa agreement. However, should the Charter of a NATO Agency direct that the personnel of the Agency, you enjoy the status under the Paris Protocol, this Supplementary Agreement shall, irrespectiv of paragraph 9 of this article, extend to such personnel attached to or employed by that Agency or its subordinat elements in the Republic of Latvia. 11. "NATO partnership and cooperation program" means all NATO partnership and cooperation initiative, based on a location or whethers functional relationship, approved by the North Atlantic Council. 12. "International and non-governmental organisations, and international tribunal" means those organisations that participat in NATO activities under the auspic of or in support of an Allied headquarters located on or otherwise operating in or from the territory of the Republic of Latvia, when approved by the North Atlantic Council and duly so reported by the concerned Allied headquarters to the Republic of Latvia. 13. "Head of an Allied headquarters" means the senior responsible officer, military or civilian, who at any given time is appointed or designated to be an Allied headquarters represen. 14. "Member" means, consistent with and in addition to the Protocol, article 3, paragraph 1 (a) and (b), and the Further Additional Protocol to the PfP sofa: a. Personnel attached to Allied headquarters and United Nations belonging to the land, sea or air armed services of a State who is either: (1) A Party to the North Atlantic Treaty; (2) A Party to the PfP sofa; or (3) Participating in NATO Partnership and other Cooperation programmes. (b) Civilian personnel who are: (1) a National of a Party employed by it and the North Atlantic Treaty and attached to an Allied headquarters; (2) a National of a Party employed by it and the PfP sofa and attached to an Allied headquarters; (3) a National of a Nation participating in the self-employed and by NATO Partnership and Cooperation Program and attached to an Allied headquarters; or (4) of the National Party to the North Atlantic a Treaty and the self-employed by an Allied headquarters in the categories determined by the North Atlantic Council (NATO's International Civilian). c. Personnel, both military and civilian, from Nations participating in the NATO Partnership and Cooperation Program and who is attached to an Allied headquarters but whose Nations are not parties to the agreement, the Protocol, or the PfP sofa. 15. "dependent" means any person recognised by the sending State or by an Allied headquarters as a dependent of a member. 16. "Additional element" shall for the purpose of this Supplementary Agreement, the entities and subordinat mean NATO and non-NATO detachments, including the temporary headquarters or units, national or international support units and military national representatives and Liason Office, NATO agencies together with our teams and officers. Article 2 GENERAL PROVISION 1. The Parties shall facilitat the execution of the agreement, the Protocol, the PfP sofa, and this Supplementary Agreement, including by adopting and implementing legislation, and shall endeavour not to cessary cooperate with an Allied headquarters in the most efficient manner to effectively implementations that the said agreements. 2. The purpose of this Supplementary Agreement is to facilitat the operations of Allied headquarters and to preserve the integrity and independence of such headquarters and their members. Entitlement is afforded to members and their dependent with is granted by the Republic of Latvia in the interests of NATO and in support of an Allied headquarters and not for their personal benefit. The Supreme Headquarters and Allied headquarters remains the custodian of the entitlement. 3. This Supplementary Agreement is intended to ensur is compliance with a decision passed by the North Atlantic Council, as well as NATO regulations and policies. In accordanc is herewith, it is understood that the official activities of both those compris conducted in execution of the mission and tasks of that Allied headquarters, and those activities conducted under the provision of non-appropriated funds of the Allied headquarters. 4. Irrespectiv of the nature of the activities, it is understood that the Republic of Latvia, shall not deriv revenue from the activities or property of an Allied headquarters. 5. An Allied headquarters shall be permitted to have its own flag and to display this flag along with the flags of NATO, NATO and Partner Nations, Nations participating in NATO Partnership and Cooperation programmes, and flags of any other organisation, in accordanc with regulations in force for that Headquarters. An Allied headquarters may equally, and subject only to NATO regulations, design its own Crest and official seal. Such insignia of the Allied headquarters shall be duly protected under law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia, and the official stamp shall, on request of an Allied headquarters, be recognised through the appropriate authorities of the Republic of Latvia and be communicated to the relevant governmental departments and agencies. 6. Unless in such Allied headquarters have been afforded international financing in accordanc with C-M (69) 22, the procedures agreed in the article 3, article 4, paragraph 1, paragraph 2 and paragraph 5, of this Supplementary Agreement and the guarantee provided in article 16, paragraph 1, of this Supplementary Agreement shall not extend to such Allied headquarters which are established through bi-or subject of the NATO amongs the multilaterals and/or Partner Nations; the funding, administration and location of such Allied headquarters may be subject to separate arrangements is concluded by the Nations participating in such arrangements. Additionally, article 9 paragraph 1, paragraph 2 and paragraph 5 of this Supplementary Agreement shall only apply to such Allied headquarters assigned with a the establishment an Peacetim by the North Atlantic Council. 7. Additional elements attached to an Allied headquarters, and supporting that Allied headquarters, and their personnel as well as their dependent, shall be without prejudice to the status granted under the agreement or the application of other agreements concluded pursuan to the agreement or otherwise, enjoy the same status as granted to an Allied headquarters and its members and their dependent in this Supplementary Agreement , Articles 5, 6, 10, 12, and 14 through article 32 article, without prejudice to the status of an Allied headquarters. Article 3 the LOCATION AND change OF permanent LOCATION OF AN ALLIED headquarters 1. The location of Allied peacetim Headquarters on the territory of the Republic of Latvia shall be established through arrangements between the headquarters and the respectiv Supreme-the Republic of Latvia. Any change of a permanent location of an Allied headquarters in the Republic of Latvia in time of peace shall be subject to negotiation between the Republic of Latvia and the respectiv is Supreme Headquarters. 2. The Republic of Latvia shall indemnify the Allied headquarters for Costa payable to civilian personnel specified in article 13, paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Supplementary Agreement, which such personnel is entitled under applicable NATO and the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia, respectively, due to loss of job or relocation as a result of the unilateral decision by the Republic of Latvia leading to the the closur the reduction, or relocation of, any Allied headquarters set up pursuan to the Protocol. 3. Nothing in this article shall be interpreted as preventing or requiring the appropriate authority within NATO to decide on funding of the costs of moving an Allied headquarters, and any direct costs associated herewith. Article 4 INSTALLATION 1. Subsequent to the agreement, article IX, paragraph 3, and the Protocol, articles 4 and 8, and acting on a request from a Supreme Headquarters-the Republic of Latvia shall take all measure of required to offer such land, building and fixed installation not cessary for the use of an Allied headquarters. -The Republic of Latvia shall make such assets available to an agreed Allied headquarters without charge and free of fees, taxes or licenses, as envisaged in article 17 below. The details shall be set out in a separate specific to the particular through the Allied headquarters. 2. Notwithstanding the above, an Allied headquarters shall have the right to contract independently for land, building, installation and services, subject only to approval by the Republic of Latvia of the site and on terms not less favourabl than those enjoyed by the Latvian National Armed forces. At the request of an Allied headquarters-the Republic of Latvia shall provide such assistance as may be not cessary for the exercise of this right. 3. The Republic of Latvia shall a national authority their eye designat as the Executive agent responsible for holding the authorisation required by the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia, in which case an Allied headquarters shall assist in obtaining authorisation by expeditiously providing, on request, all appropriate information, documentation and technical studies. There shall be an Allied Headquarters from the charge it for such authorisation. 4. Without further notice or license, an Allied headquarters may, either directly or by concessionair, operate the mess and canteen, and shall be an equally cafeteri to grant, within its premises (hereinafter to include camp, facilities, and establishment), the concession relating to the establishment of service functions such as, but not limited to, barber and beauty shop, laundry and dry cleaning, banking and travel facilities. Conversely, the concessionair shall comply with of the law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia on the license and permit. 5. Assets acquired from international funds and assets (to include land, building, and fixed installation) provided for the use of an Allied headquarters by the Republic of Latvia without charge (other than a nominal charge), when no longer required by the Allied headquarters, shall be subject to the procedure of the let downs in the Protocol, article 9 Article 5 INVIOLABILITY OF PREMISES 1. The premise of an Allied headquarters at inviolabl. Any access to such premises by officials of the Republic of Latvia for the performance of their official functions shall require the approval of the Head of an Allied headquarters or the designated representative. 2. Access to Allied headquarters occupied by UNITA of the premise subordinat, NATO agencies, national units other than units of the Republic of Latvia, or by international and non-governmental organisations, and international tribunal is located on Allied headquarters premises, are also covered by the provision of this Supplementary Agreement. Conditions other than access may be subject to bilateral arrangements with the Republic of Latvia. 3. Upon request and as determined by the Head of an Allied headquarters, labour inspection authorities of the Republic of Latvia may be given access to areas of an Allied headquarters, for the purpose of inspection and at reasonable times, where the self-employed persons in accordanc with article 13, paragraph 2 (Local Wags rate personnels) of this Supplementary Agreement, perform their activities.
4. Nothing in this article shall be interpreted to affec the inviolability of the archives and other official documents of an Allied headquarters or the verification procedure provided by the Protocol, article 13. IR it ither constitut a Not right for labour inspection of the Republic of Latvia to perform functions with respect to international assignments or employment of NATO international civilian in with regards to personnel, or otherwise engaged by the Allied headquarters for its activities in accordanc with article 32, paragraph 1, of this Supplementary Agreement. The Allied headquarters shall assist these authorities in the performance of their duties. The inspection of the premises stated in this article shall be conducted only subject to the approval of the Head of an Allied headquarters and in accordanc with the applicable security agreements and NATO security regulations. Article 6 IMMUNITY OF ALLIED headquarters the chicken pox vaccine and immunity from attachment, or other enforcement measure provided for in the Protocol, article 11, paragraph 2, shall be afforded without distinction to any infrastructure item or funds owned by or in the possession of an Allied headquarters or anyone acting on behalf of an Allied headquarters. This provision shall not extend to the units of the Republic of Latvia assigned to an Allied headquarters in the Republic of Latvia, if the property subject to the enforcement is owned by the Republic of Latvia, unless the enforcement is directed against the Allied headquarters. Article 7 IMMUNIT AND PRIVILEGE OF HIGH RANKING PERSONNEL 1. The following shall be the immunit and privilege accorded to General and Flag Officers (NATO grade OF-6 and above) and civilian official of equivalent grades of an Allied headquarters for the duration of their mission provided these persons serve in an international post: a. Immunity from all legal action of the Republic of Latvia, the arrest or detention to include; b. Inviolability of their personal papers and for official documents held by them; c. facilities with respect to currency or Exchange such as the Foreign Diplomatic Staff of accorded equivalent status in the Republic of Latvia; d. Immunit and facilities in the Republic of Latvia with respect to their personal baggag as accorded to Foreign Diplomatic Staff of equivalent status; and e. the Immunity from the jurisdiction of the Republic of Latvia with respect to words spoken and acts committed, including words written by them in their official capacity, when and while acting within the scope of their authority. 2. For the purpose of this article "international post" means (a) the post identified as such in a decision of the North Atlantic Council or in an international agreement or through. 3. Subject to the conditions stated in this article, and if the Head of an Allied headquarters holds a grade below grade NATO OF-6 or an equivalent civilian grade, the immunit stated above shall extend up to the Head and the Deputy. Others function on the staff below NATO grade OF-6 and the equivalent civilian grade shall be granted the status set out in this article on the request of a Supreme Headquarters. 4. If the persons referred to in this article are the citizens of the Republic of Latvia or ordinarily residing in the Republic of Latvia and attached to an Allied headquarters by the Republic of Latvia, they shall be accorded only to the immunit of privilege and let down in subparagraph (b) and (e) of paragraph 1 above. 5. The immunit to stipulated in this article shall be maintained after the appointment cease, with respect to the period of their mission. 6. When in the Republic of Latvia in their official capacity, the immunit to set out in this article shall equally apply to General and Flag Officers (NATO grade OF-6 and above), and civilian officials of equivalent grades of any Allied headquarters located outside the Republic of Latvia. 7. Supported by the Allied headquarters, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia shall establish and maintain a current list of the persons who benefit from all or part of the privilege of set and immunit out in paragraphs 1 to 5 above. An Allied headquarters shall cooperate with the authorities of the Republic of Latvia it is facilitat adherenc to legislation of the Republic of Latvia and prevent abuse of the privilege afforded immunit and, it being understood that this status is accorded not for the personal advantage of those who receive it but in order to enable them to perform their functions in the furtheranc of the North Atlantic Treaty. 8. you may be withdrawn by SACEUR Immunit or SAC, as appropriate, upon request of the Republic of Latvia whenever the immunity would otherwise inhibit the normal course of the legal process, and on the condition that the waiver would not prejudice the interests of their commands. Article 8 status OF STAFF members ASSIGNED BY OTHER organisations Unless staff assigned by international or non-governmental organisation, the international tribunal or by an already enjoy status under separate agreements or arrangements to which the Republic of Latvia is a Party, the status provided to members and their dependent under this Supplementary Agreement shall, upon notification of an Allied headquarters to the Republic of Latvia be afforded such staff, their members or their assigned acting in support of an Allied headquarters, and to their dependent. Article 9 PERSONNEL STRENGTH OF ALLIED headquarters 1. In time of peace, the Supreme Headquarters of the respectiv is authorised to increase the personnel strength of each Allied headquarters in any one year by 10%. The Allied headquarters shall provide the Republic of Latvia with prior notification of such increase and may increase further subject to the prior approval of the Republic of Latvia. This provision shall not apply in case an increase is provided through a decision passed by the North Atlantic Council. 2. Subject to prior consultation between the Allied headquarters and the Republic of Latvia, an Allied headquarters is an increase in the authorised personnel strength by more than 10% above the level existing on the day of the signature of this Supplementary Agreement (or effective increase approved under paragraph 1 above) during the preparation and conduct of exercises, experiments, and NATO-led operations. 3. An Allied headquarters shall annually inform the Republic of Latvia of the actual strength of the Allied headquarters and shall, in the facilitation of immunit and entitlement, provide adequat information on the assignment of members and their dependent, including extensions of the presence in the Republic of Latvia of dependent in accordanc with article 32 of this Supplementary Agreement. The detailed procedure shall be determined by the Allied headquarters and the appointed authorities of the Republic of Latvia. 4. lf training or exercise of any kind to be conducted by the UN headquarters or by the Allied formations under the direction of that Headquarters-the Republic of Latvia may request the Allied headquarters to provide prior notification and obtain approval of such activities. 5. Additional Element (as defined in article 1, paragraph 16 of this Supplementary Agreement), beyond those established or declared to be established by the date of signature of this Supplementary Agreement, shall not be established without the prior approval of the North Atlantic Council or the Republic of Latvia, as appropriate. Article 10 ENTRY, departure, WORK, AND STAY 1. In addition to the exemption provided in the agreement, article III, paragraph 1, and the Protocol, article 4, but without prejudice to the rights and obligations set out in the agreement, article III, paragraphs 4 and 5; and in the Protocol, article 4 (b) and (c); non-Latvian members shall be from all the main as well as non-members and their dependent of Latvian shall be from all the main Latvian and immigration requirements, obligations associated with residency and registration, and the dependent shall, subject to (a) the criteria and procedure for reciprocity to be established by the Republic of Latvia, the main from the requirements to hold a work permit. Similarly, the dependent shall subject to reciprocity the criteria and procedures to be established by the Republic of Latvia, the main requirements to be from hold work permit under the law and regulations in force in the Republic of Latvia. 2. The Republic of Latvia shall permit the practice of all is performed by the professional members in the sole connection with the official activities of an Allied headquarters, without requiring any kind of national or sub-division fees, license or credentials and/or taxation, whethers at the national governmental level or lower. This shall equally extend to their dependent, when engaged in such activities. 3. The Republic of Latvia shall include any Allied headquarters located on its territory in its registry of international organisations with representation in the Republic of Latvia, and shall, without prejudice to the agreement, article III, and the Protocol, article 5, issue all non-Latvian members and their dependent of the same identity cards as issued to an accredited international organisation with representation in the Republic of Latvia , it being fully recognised that this procedure does not afford any further status or entitlement. 4. Members and dependent, who are not nationals of the Republic of Latvia or ordinarily residents in the Republic of Latvia, in the Republic of Latvia in support of an Allied headquarters located in the Republic of Latvia and their presence is exclusively associated with that Allied headquarters. Accordingly, their presence is of a non-resident temporary nature, despite any length of order or contract. The terms ordinary resident and ordinarily residing shall therefore not be applied or enforced by the Republic of Latvia or of their members such dependent present in the Republic of Latvia, in any regards. Article 11 LEGAL CAPACITY OF Supreme Headquarters 1. Supreme Headquarters have juridical personality in accordanc with the Protocol and have the capacity, in particular, the contracts and conclud acquir, own, and dispos of property, and the conclud international agreements, without being subject to any further arrangements in the Republic of Latvia. 2. The Republic of Latvia of an Allied recognis that Headquarters may, in accordanc with its internal procedures, or otherwise represen exercise the capacity to, in particular, the contracts and conclud acquir, own, and dispos of property and the conclud international agreements on behalf of a Supreme Headquarters, when duly authorised to do so. 3. When requested to do so by an Allied headquarters, the Ministry of defence of the Republic of Latvia shall act on behalf of such headquarters in legal matters in which the Allied headquarters is an interested party. The Allied headquarters shall only reimburs-the Republic of Latvia the expenditure is incurred by the Republic of Latvia to which the Allied headquarters has previously consented. 4. It is understood that an Allied headquarters, which is established through bi-or subject of the NATO amongs the multilaterals and/or Partner Nations may exercise its capacity to act on its own behalf as determined by the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia, and the framework by which it is established and controlled. This shall not be affec the status, rights, or obligations of the Supreme Headquarters or NATO. Article 12 claims 1. Subject to the limitations provided in the Agreement, article XV, the Protocol, article 16, and taking due account of article 11, paragraph 4 of this Supplementary Agreement, claims for damage or injury to person or property in the Republic of Latvia resulting out of either the activities of an Allied headquarters or other NATO operations or exercises in the Republic of Latvia and coordinated with the appropriate-the Republic of Latvia authorities , shall be adjudicated and settled in accordanc with the agreement, article VIII, and with the Protocol, article 6, as appropriate. 2. The Supreme Headquarters shall have the right to self-insura against the IR to be and liabilit main from any mandatory insurance requirement under the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia. 3. On the request of an Allied headquarters, claims arising out of contracts shall be processed and adjudicated by the Republic of Latvia, on the condition that such contracts are applying the law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia. 4.-the Republic of Latvia shall not cessary designat the points of contacts in it administration for the settlement of claims. Article 13 CIVILIAN PERSONNEL EMPLOYED BY AN ALLIED headquarters 1. An Allied headquarters may make direct arrangements for the hiring of NATO International Civilian: a. the terms and conditions of such employment shall be governed exclusively by the applicable NATO regulations and the contract of employment. The dispute pertaining to such employment shall be handled solely in accordanc with the North Atlantic Council approved applicable regulations. Recourses to the courts, the tribunal, or similar for the agencies of the Republic of Latvia shall not be granted, and in the event of a NATO International Civilian would attempt to use a national administrative or judicial body to pursu any employment dispute, the Latvian authorities shall advise the administrative or judicial body concerned of its lack of jurisdiction. (b). In accordanc with the Protocol, article 7, paragraph 2, of the International NATO Civilian with main from all taxes, as well as contributions to the social and pension schemes of the Republic of Latvia, on the salar and emolument paid to them in their capacity as NATO's International Civilian. 2. As envisaged in the agreement, article IX, paragraph 4, an Allied headquarters may employ local civilian labour (Local Wags rate personnels) under the same conditions as any employer under the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia: (a) systems of administration and classification of positions shall be set by the NATO regulations or, where support units are involved, the sending State regulations as per any bilateral arrangements in force or multilaterals. (b) Labour dispute between an Allied of. Headquarters and Local Wage rate to be adjudicated in accordanc shaI personnel with the appropriate NATO regulations, without prejudice, however, to the right of such personnel to the jurisdictional protection afforded by the law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia. c. the Allied headquarters to comply with the obligation shaI under the Law on State Social insurance of the Republic of Latvia to make required payments on State Social insurance contributions on salar and emolument paid to Local Wags rate personnels. The collection of the State Social insurance contributions will be performed in accordanc with the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia. National support units, international, multinational, governmental, non-governmental organisations, and international tribunal with a responsible for their own arrangements regarding their Local Wags will rate personnels in the Republic of Latvia. 3. Civilian personnel referred to in paragraph 1 of this article and of the nationality of the Republic of Latvia may be liabl to fulfil military service obligation of the Republic of Latvia. -The Republic of Latvia shall grant exemption from the military service of the Republic of Latvia including military training, if so requested by an Allied headquarters. Article 14 contractors, TECHNICAL experts, AND SPECIALISTS. An Allied headquarters may independently and subject to NATO regulations acquir good and services through contracts under the law of obligations as well as public procurement law. This may be done with legal or natural persons (e.g. technical experts or specialists) either individually, or under a contract concluded with a company as intermediary. 2. the Contractor, shall be understood as companies, from law and main regulations of the Republic of Latvia regarding the terms of business licensing and registration, provided they are: (a) Non-Latvian companies, and b. Not resident in the Republic of Latvia, and (c) Providing technical expertise., or otherwise performing specialist and consultative functions, and (d). Exclusively in the Republic of Latvia to execute a contract with or in support of an Allied headquarters. The terms and conditions of the employment of employees, the obligation to report and withhold taxes and social contributions shall, with the exception of identified below, be determined in accordanc with the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia, and international agreements, as applicable. 3. the Contractor employed by a contractor employees as defined in paragraph 2 above or under a contract with an Allied headquarters as envisaged in paragraph 1, present in the Republic of Latvia for the sole purpose of executing a contract with or in support of an Allied headquarters in the Republic of Latvia, and excluding the national of the Republic of Latvia and the person is ordinarily resident in the Republic of Latvia , shall, for the duration of their contract and subject to the same limitations and restriction provided in the Supplementary Agreement in respect of their members, be granted the following status by the Republic of Latvia: (a) the Exemption from visa, residency,. and registration requirements, as provided in this Supplementary Agreement, article 10, paragraph 1 shall extend to their equally for this dependent. b. Exemption from requirements for work permit, as provided in this Supplementary Agreement, article 10, paragraph 1 (c) Exemption from customs and tax. on the import of their household goods in accordanc with article 17 of this Supplementary Agreement. d. Recognition of driving licenses provided in this Supplementary Agreement, article 27 shall extend to their equally for this dependent. e. Permission to support and take part in the Allied headquarters ' morale and welfare activities. This shall equally extend to their dependent. f. access to educational services in accordanc with article 31 and welfare of dependent in accordanc with article 32 4 Contractor employees are not main from tax on the income earned from their employment in an Allied headquarters by virtue of this Supplementary Agreement. Accordingly, the taxation of such income shall be determined by applicable international agreements and the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia. With respect to social contributions employees shall be the main contractor of the State Social insurance contributions of the Republic of Latvia after producing written proof of affiliation to a social security scheme are validated. 5. Subject to paragraph 4 above, the Republic of Latvia shall determin the whethers of contractors and their employees with a dependent is considered to be residents of the domiciliar or ordinary-the Republic of Latvia. 6. An Allied headquarters shall notify the Republic of Latvia of the contractors and contractor employees, who shall enjoy the status, set out above, and of the termination of contracts with contractors, withdrawals of contractor employees, or of the status afforded by the Allied headquarters. 7.-the Republic of Latvia will furnish contractor employees with the identity cards to facilitat cessary not the entitlement and the status set out above. Article 15 SECURITY certificates (NATO PERSONNEL SECURITY clearance) All civilian personnel referred to in this Supplementary Agreement, article 13, as well as contractor employees, technical experts, and specialists referred to in this Supplementary Agreement, article 14, shall, regardless_of of their nationality, posses a NATO Personnel Security clearance in accordanc with NATO regulations and policies. The NATO Personnel Security clearance for the national of the Republic of Latvia shall be provided by the Republic of Latvia. Article 16 BANKING AND CURRENCY 1. Subsequent to the agreement, article XIV, and the Protocol, article 12, an Allied headquarters may open and hold bank accounts and postal accounts, and hold and operate accounts in the currencies of any kind. Such accounts shall be from the main Latvian currency regulations and from any national emergency measure, laws or regulations against the bank or postal accounts, and accounts held by Allied headquarters which are afforded international financing in accordanc with C-M (69) 22 shall be guaranteed by the Republic of Latvia in its entirety. Equally, an Allied headquarters may hold money and currency of all kind and without any restriction on conversion. An Allied headquarters which is afforded international funding in accordanc with C-M (69) 22, and any accounts held by it, shall furthermore be subject to the procedures set out in the regulations, the NATO's Financial management and control of the relevant Financial Controller and it audit performed by the auditor appointed for the Allied headquarters and the NATO International Board of Auditors. 2. There shall be from the restriction on the access of members and dependent to open and hold bank accounts and postal accounts in the Republic of Latvia. While the personal bank and postal accounts of members and their dependent with is normally subject to the appropriate regulations of each such accounts, however, members who are not nationals of or ordinarily residents of the Republic of Latvia, and their dependent will be allowed unlimited shaI transfers of funds to and from accounts in the Republic of Latvia. -The Republic of Latvia may request that the information be non and account certified by the sending State. Article 17 ENTITLEMENT AND 1 EXPLICIT IMMUNIT. -The Republic of Latvia shall not deriv revenue from the activities, or property of an Allied headquarters. Pursuan to the Protocol, article 8, and to the agreement, article XI, the Allied headquarters shall enjoy exemption in the Republic of Latvia from all taxes, duties, fees, and charges. The exemption with detailed in this article and may be subject to further detailed implementation through mutual arrangements. The exemption does not extend to national support units of the Republic of Latvia except as envisaged in this article and on behalf of or acting as a part of an Allied headquarters. 2. An Allied headquarters shall be the main from taxes, duties, fees, and charges related to license or permit, "irrespectiv of the level at which they may be levied on all of its official activities, to include but not limited to: (a) the importation into and exportation from--the Republic of Latvia of any good as well as any other property or services obtained under a commercial contract, concluded outside the Republic of Latvia. (b). The acquisition of goods, other property, as well as services in the Republic of Latvia, including the building and construction of the refurbishmen within and outside the United Nations Headquarters in support of Allied premise of its function. (c) the exportation from the Republic of Latvia by an Allied headquarters of goods, other property, as well as services in the Republic of Latvia acquisitioned in accordanc with paragraph (b) above. d. Any turnover, funds, or income or allocated returned through the official activities of an Allied headquarters, be it as fees, charges, or donations, or interest generated on funds held by it. The purchasing, ownership and operation of its official vehicles and trailers, including their use of public roads, bridges, tunnels, ferries, and similar infrastructure. (f) Except for a non. which with no more than charges for services rendered, an Allied headquarters shall be the main from taxes, duties, fees, charges, and the toll in the Republic of Latvia on: (1) Fuel and lubricant for the use of aircraft, vessel, or any other vehicles and trailers owned by or operated in support of the Allied headquarters ' official activities. (2) Fuel and lubricant is used for heating/cooling systems or power generator in the operations of an Allied headquarters. (3) the airline, train and ferry tickets, purchased by an Allied headquarters for official travel; (4) activities covered by environmental regulations and programs, in particular scrapping and disposal of property, and use of infrastructure. (5) the use or operation of the radio, TV, or other telecommunications devices and equipment procured for military purpose, it includes stamp duties and license fees and use of spectrum. (6) the funds transferred to or by an Allied headquarters. g. An Allied headquarters will not be levied at a higher rate that applied to the Latvian National Armed forces or to other international organisations for services rendered on: (1) use of the harbour, airports and airfield in.; (2) Dispatch and receiving of mail and packages from outside or within the Republic of Latvia in the postal services through it, with the exception of postal charges in accordanc with enforced international agreements. 3. The exemption provided for in the present article shall also apply to: (a) import or supply of goods, other property and the services obtained by the Republic of Latvia for NATO or acting the Allied headquarters specifically. b. Good, other property, as well as services, imported or acquired in the Republic of Latvia on behalf of the United Nations or by Allied headquarters for use by commercial entities, whose services are acquired by an Allied headquarters through a commercial contract performed within or outside the Republic of Latvia. c. the activities of Allied headquarters and welfare programs morale's with regards to goods, supplies, other property, as well as services, on the condition that such activities are duly approved by the responsible of the Allied headquarters. 4. Canteen, cafeteri, and mess: a tax exemption is granted: the the Allied headquarters in the Protocol, article 8, and above, include import of and purchase in the Republic of Latvia of provision of equipment, supplies, and other goods and services in a reasonable basis for the operations of quantit canteen, and mess with the cafeteri, established the purpose of sale or distribution of such provision is , supplies or services to their members and their dependent. b. without infringing on the rights of the sending States to establish and operate a similar facilities in accordanc with the agreement, article XI, paragraph 4, the Allied headquarters may operate, either directly or through a concessionair: (1) the Canteen, understood as shop or exchanges, facilitating the provision of and reselling of tax-and duty-free goods and services to the members as identified in this article and the Annex and to their dependent; (2), understood as Cafeteri dining facilities serving the person is identified in the article; (3) the Mess, understood as facilities serving light meal, beverages, and socialisation among promoting the persons identified in this article. c. An Allied headquarters shall be the main from tax on income deriving from sales and services rendered in their mess, canteen, and others, or from cafeteri morale and welfare activities, directly or through a concessionair whethers operated. The tax exemption enjoyed by the Allied headquarters does not extend the income or profit earned by a concessionair and the concessionair of which under the law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia may be responsible to report for tax purpose. d. All persons permitted onto the premise of an Allied headquarters, to include Local Wage rate personnels, all contracted personnel, and visitors, no matter their nationality, may buy or be provided food and drink items to be consumed in the Allied headquarters or mess, and cafeteri may purchase Allied headquarters and exercise and event labelled items for their personal use. This shall not include access to Allied Headquarters in the canteen. e. members and their dependent shall have access to a canteen. f. purchase of items in the canteen, and may be of mess cafeteri limited by age restriction or be rationed at the discretion of the Allied headquarters or due to arrangements with the Republic of Latvia, such as the Annex to this Supplementary Agreement. g. Rationed items shall not be disposed of by sale, barter, gift or otherwise ceded to any other person. h. subject to the specified restriction on the exten of entitlement in terms of disposal, and permitted quantit and where an Allied headquarters has not established its own mess, canteen, or in cafeteri-the Republic of Latvia, members shall be permitted in their dependent and to use the facilities of the ares to Allied headquarters or not of Latvian National Armed forces in accordanc with the limitations set out in this article. Equally, members and their dependent will shall have the right to use such facilities of their national forces, if the latter so agree and subject to the same conditions as put down in this article. 5. the members, except to such members attached by the Republic of Latvia or employed by an Allied headquarters and holding the nationality of the Republic of Latvia or being an ordinarily resident of the Republic of Latvia, the entitled members. And their dependent Entitled members of the IR, in addition to the entitlement in the Protocol, article 8, paragraphs 2 and 3; the agreement article XI, paragraphs 4, 5, and 6; and in the paragraphs above; enjoy the rights provided below, which may be subject to further implementation by mutual arrangements: a. import and purchase of personal effects and furniture as in accordanc with the Annex to this Supplementary Agreement. b. import and purchase of privately owned motor vehicles as defined in the Annex to this Supplementary Agreement. The motor vehicles may be replaced by further imports or purchase in the Republic of Latvia free of duties and taxes if disposed of in accordanc with paragraph 8 below. c. Exemption from stamp duties, and license fees on any personally owned radio, TV and other telecommunication devices. 6. Taxation on income and property of moveabl shall be placed on the axis members down in the agreement, article X, paragraphs 1 and 2, and the Protocol, article 6, and shall include, inter alia, the exemption for entitled members from annual circulation and road taxes and fees in the Republic of Latvia. 7. In addition to the right to export and re-export, and without prejudice to the Protocol, article 9, and to the right of an Allied headquarters to resell items in the mess, canteen, and an Allied headquarters cafeteri, shall have the right equipment, the dispos of surpl, and scrap. Acknowledging that the Republic of Latvia shall have the right in their first purchase, items may be disposed of otherwise: (a) By the individual islands. or their commercial enterprises, which are duly authorised to trade in the Republic of Latvia on the condition that taxes and duties of the Republic of Latvia, based on market-value at the time of disposal, with paid; (b) without payment of duties or taxes due to destruction, theft or damage on the condition that the disposal is certified by circumstanc and the authorities of the Republic of Latvia on an authorised scrapping forms, custom or other appropriate document; (c) without payment of duties or taxes, the entities, charities, and similar organisations, on the condition that they are the main from taxes of the Republic of Latvia on the donated items. 8. With the limitations stated in paragraphs f and g 4, above, items imported or purchased free of duties, taxes, fees and charges by the members and their dependent, under the provision of this article, shall not be disposed of in the Republic of Latvia by sale, barter or gift, except for: a. the export or re-export by the person enjoying the privilege; (b) between persons enjoying Disposal. the same privilege; c. Low value hospitality gifts; d. donations to charities, the entities and similar organisations, on the condition that they are the main from taxes of the Republic of Latvia on the donated items; e. Disposal by way of the destruction, theft or damage, on the condition that the disposal is certified by circumstanc and the concerned authorities of the Republic of Latvia, on an authorised scrapping forms, custom, or other appropriate documents; f. When the required-the Republic of Latvia duties and/or taxes, based on a market-value at the time of disposal, have been paid. 9. The entitlement to the above stated are afforded to the Allied headquarters in support of its mission, and the members and their dependent of any individual shall not deriv rights from this Supplementary Agreement in this regard. The administration of the entitlement of the IR be subject to the law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia, and to the management of the Allied headquarters, which: a. Shall take the appropriate measure, within the scope of its authority, overseas the correct application of the rules and regulations on relief from taxes and duties and to prevent abuse; (b) May request the Republic of Latvia to assist in pursuing any legally abuse; c. Shall request all members and their dependent to sign a statement on their arrival in an Allied headquarters acknowledging the restriction set out in this article; d. Pursuan to the agreement, article XII, paragraph 1, and the Protocol, article 4, of mutual arrangements with Maya conclud-the Republic of Latvia on the accounting and management of the entitlement is described in this article. 10. For the purpose of verifying the status of an Allied headquarters and entitled members under this Supplementary Agreement with regards to form required to accomplish the tax and duty-free purchase in States other than the Republic of Latvia as well as import, export and re-export of goods-the Republic of Latvia shall be appoin an authority to verify forms submitted by or through an Allied headquarters. 11. An Allied headquarters shall provide to the designated authority in the Republic of Latvia with a list of persons upholding entitlement under this Supplementary Agreement. For the sake of accuratenes, such lists shall be provided monthly. Exemption shall be granted for 12. any taxes or fees which may be applied in the Republic of Latvia after this Supplementary Agreement is signed. 13. The provision of the present article shall not regarding funding of supersed procedure of NATO infrastructure projects and implementation of Capability packages, nor is it the intent to limit such entitlement is granted or is it supersed a single State or the international organisation, and non-governmental and international tribunal by the Republic of Latvia. 14. Nothing in this article shall be understood to limit or otherwise prejudice the procedures and rights granted to the Republic of Latvia under the agreement, in particular article IX, paragraph 2, article XI, paragraph 1, and article XII, paragraph 2 article 18 PROTECTION OF the environment, HEALTH, AND SAFETY 1st. Without prejudice to the agreement, article II, and acknowledging exemption provided in this Supplementary Agreement , the law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia regarding protection of the environment shall, in the same manner they with applicable to the Latvian National Armed forces, serve as the minimum standard for an Allied headquarters, just as all relevant NATO Standardisation agreements and guidance shall be applied. 2. The Allied headquarters shall, with the assistance of the Republic of Latvia envisaged in paragraph 6 below, analyse the compatibility of Allied headquarters activities with environmental law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia. Such considerations shall include, but shall not be limited to, the identification and assessment of potential environmental impacts and effects, in order to the minimis possible adverse environmental effects and, where the detrimental effects with unavoidabl, to take appropriate remedial measure. In this regard, special attention shall be paid to activities regarding the use and storage of fuel, lubricant and ammunition, as well as emission of gas, the level of noise, areas for training and exercises, and disposal of all kind of refus. 3. Transportation of munition, heavy goods and hazardous materials shall be in accordanc with the standards and regulations applicable to the Latvian National Armed forces and shall take due account of international agreements in force in the Republic of Latvia as well as relevant NATO Standardisation agreements and guidance. 4. For construction and engineering works undertaken by an Allied headquarters, the concerned headquarters shall as a minimum set of environmental, construction and engineering (to include health and safety) standards to the standard comparabl, rules and regulations applicable to the Latvian National Armed forces. Without prejudice to the obligation of relating to the employment of a local workforce under the agreement, article IX, paragraph 4, an Allied headquarters shall endeavour to comply with occupational health and safety regulations of the Republic of Latvia to the exten the possible, and, where this is legally, operationally, or otherwise technically impossible, the Latvian authorities and the Allied headquarters shall, without delay , agree on other means to achieve the desired protection. 5. The importation of goods, supplies and provision in shall be subject to the health regulations of the Republic of Latvia, except for those which the imports to be used exclusively by an Allied headquarters and within its premises, or which are imported for distribution by the mess, canteen, and established one of its premise cafeteri. 6. The appropriate authorities of the Republic of Latvia shall provide assistance to examin the compatibility of Allied headquarters activities with environmental law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia as well as guidance and information on the regulations, standards, etc., and above mentioned shall advise an Allied headquarters when standards of the Republic of Latvia 12 those established by the applicable international convention. The standard of the Republic of Latvia referred to above shall be provided to an Allied headquarters by the concerned authorities of the Republic of Latvia in the English language. 7. All environmental duties, taxes, fees, and charges shall be resolved as let down by the article 17 of this Supplementary Agreement. Article 19 PUBLIC HYGIENE 1. An Allied headquarters shall, with the support of the Republic of Latvia, apply the law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia for the prevention and control of infectious diseases in humans, animals and plants and for prevention of control of plant salvation. 2. The Republic of Latvia shall provide means and assistance in case of emergency situation involving a local, national or international infectious diseases. An Allied headquarters shall provide access to their facilities in accordanc with article 5 of this Supplementary Agreement. 3. An Allied headquarters and the authorities of the Republic of Latvia shall promptly inform each other of the Cheeto? or suspected transmission and elimination of any Cheeto?, sever the 1987 infectious diseases and of the measure taken by the. 4. lf an Allied Headquarters deemas cessary to take it without health protection measure within the facilities and the premise of made available for its use, it shall line the execution of such means with the concerned authorities of the Republic of Latvia. 5. The laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia referred to above and any related information shall be provided to an Allied headquarters by the concerned authorities of the Republic of Latvia in the English language as set out in article 33 of this Supplementary Agreement. Article 20 OF the EVACUATION AND DEPENDENT members subject to separate arrangements with the sending States in question, the States having attached to an Allied headquarters members shall, in case of emergency situation, be granted access to the Republic of Latvia for the purpose of evacuating their personnel and dependent. -The Republic of Latvia and an Allied headquarters line of adequat procedure shall to ensur prompt evacuation of members and their dependent is not subject to evacuation by a sending State. Article 21 1 CORRESPONDENC AND COMMUNICATIONS For the purpose of official communications and correspondenc, an Allied headquarters shall have unrestricted access to fixed line, mobile as well as satellite phone systems, Internet services, telecommunications and any other information and communication services, to include radio and TV land and satellite services, and postal services in the Republic of Latvia, irrespectiv of whethers the service is operated commercially or publicly. 2. An Allied headquarters shall, as a minimum, have access to the military communications, courier and postal services on terms and conditions to those enjoyed by comparabl the Latvian National Armed forces. 3. An Allied headquarters and, in accordanc with North Atlantic Council approved policy, the NATO Standardisation Agreement and subsequent agreements 2109, (a) a Party to the North Atlantic Treaty may establish and operate at their own expense, as fixed line, mobile as well as satellite phone systems, Internet services, postal and courier services, and any other communications and information system services in the Republic of Latvia for the official and private use of the Allied headquarters and its members. 4. An Allied headquarters shall be allowed to establish, operate and use the classifieds and the unclassified networks, systems and means of secure and cipher communications in the Republic of Latvia, as well as to conduct monitoring of those systems for security reasons and others the authorised purpose. 5. As provided in the agreement, article XI, paragraph 3, any mail or communications of an Allied headquarters marked or otherwise declared as official shall not be subject to any restriction, inspection, censorship, delay, or other control by the authorities of the Republic of Latvia, the Allied headquarters unless waived this immunity. 6. An Allied headquarters shall be entitled to send and receive official correspondenc and packages by courier or in sealed bags, and shall enjoy the privilege accorded to the immunit and diplomatic courier and the bag. 7. Official correspondenc and packages of a sending State, represented at the Allied headquarters, may be sent through diplomatic channels or the military postal service channels, where such are available, without any restriction, inspection, censorship, delay, or other control applicable by the Republic of Latvia. Article 22 TELECOMMUNICATION 1. Subject to further arrangements with the appropriate authorities of the Republic of Latvia regarding the locations and technical details of the equipment, an Allied headquarters may import, establish, operate and maintain the access, on either a temporary or, non-temporary basis, inside or outside the premises occupied by it, of such telecommunications facilities and military radio stations may be required for its sharp official activities , military training and exercises, emergencies or for morale and welfare purpose. 2. The Republic of Latvia shall remain responsible and liabl for spectrum management. To be used by an Frequenc Allied headquarters, together with their parameters, shall be established by an Allied headquarters and the Latvian authorities responsible for spectrum management in accordanc with the procedures set up by the appropriate NATO authority. An Allied headquarters and the Republic of Latvia shall take all measure to avoid and not cessary eliminat the harmful interference with each other and with civilian telecommunications services and electrical power facilities. Subject to prior coordination with the appropriate authorities of the Republic of Latvia an Allied headquarters may not employ security measure to protect the cessary Allied headquarters communications in the Republic of Latvia for reasons of security and force protection. 3. Telecommunications facilities and military radio stations shall be used exclusively for official purpose in accordanc with the paragraph above. 4.-the Republic of Latvia shall be main Allied headquarters from any and all frequency spectrum pricing. 5. Applications regarding wire telephone and telegraph/data systems and circuits shall be submitted in accordanc with the procedures established by the correspondent NATO authority. 6. The criteria, regulations and rates for work and services of the telecommunications operator and the regulator shall not be less than those applied to favourabl the Latvian National Armed forces. 7. In establishing and operating telecommunications facilities, an Allied headquarters shall apply the provision is approved by the International Telecommunications Union and any other international or regional telecommunications regulations binding upon the Republic of Latvia, as well as telecommunications law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia. An Allied headquarters shall be the main from this provision to the exten that such exemption is to be granted to the Latvian National Armed forces. 8. All Allied headquarters shall be entitled to send and receive messages and data in cipher. Article 23 ON POLICING AND OFF PREMISE. In accordanc with the agreement, article VII, paragraph 10, and the Protocol, article 4, paragraph (b), an Allied headquarters shall have the right to police any premise of occupied by it. The security staff of an Allied headquarters may take all appropriate measure to ensur the maintenance of order, discipline and security on such premise. -The Republic of Latvia shall render assistance by the appropriate police authorities to the Head of an Allied headquarters or the designated representative, when so requested. 2. The exercise of the police power for events outside UN Headquarters shall be Allied in the responsibility of the authorities of the Republic of Latvia. Outside the UN Headquarters, Allied premise the Allied headquarters international security staffs shall only be employed in the circumstanc and under the conditions specified in the agreement. 3. Subsequent to the agreement, article VII, paragraph 5 (b), and the Protocol, article 4, the Head of an Allied headquarters or designated representative shall be promptly notified of the arrest or detention of any other members or their dependent. 4. Write, fin, and a summon issued against members may be served through the Head of an Allied headquarters to which they are attached. Article 24 SECURITY AND force PROTECTION 1. In accordanc with NATO Security Policy and NATO force Protection Policy-the Republic of Latvia is responsible for all aspects of force protection, including risk assessment, planning, provision and implementation of their national standards-the Republic of Latvia for an equivalent entity (individual, group, headquarters, etc.), in the following scenarios: a. protection of an Allied headquarters Perimeter; b. Protection of meetings organised by an Allied headquarters, but held outside of the premise of that Allied headquarters; c. Protection of VIPs, either based within the Allied headquarters or visiting the Allied headquarters, or otherwise taking part in events organised by an Allied headquarters. 2. The Republic of Latvia and an Allied headquarters shall exchange information concerning both force protection and security threats. 3. An Allied headquarters shall not conduct security or force protection activities outside the Allied headquarters ' premises, except in accordanc with arrangements for concluded with the appropriate authorities of the Republic of Latvia. Article 25 arms Pursuan 1 to the agreement, article VI, an Allied headquarters shall make arrangements with the appropriate authorities of the Republic of Latvia regarding the transportation and storage of arms and ammunition. In line with such arrangements, an Allied headquarters promulgat internal regulations shall, taking due account of the regulations in force in both the sending State and the Republic of Latvia concerning the possession, safekeeping, and transportation of military arms and ammunition, their members shall ensur that gain possession of or carry arms unless authorised to do so. 2. The laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia shall apply to the possession, safekeeping, disposal and carrying of privately owned arms and ammunition. Article 26 TRAFFIC regulations AND MOTOR vehicles With the exception of 1 exemption provided in this Supplementary Agreement, traffic laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia shall apply to the operations of official motor vehicles and trailer of an Allied headquarters and to the operations of privately owned motor vehicles, trailers, and water craft of its members and their dependent of , regardless_of of type. 2. Allied headquarters official motor vehicles and trailers, regardless_of of their type shall be afforded the same exemption from traffic laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia as the Latvian National afforded to the Armed forces. 3. If considered not by the cessary Allied headquarters, and paying due regard to public safety and order, and the protection of the environment, the Republic of Latvia shall, in respect of official motor vehicles and trailer of an Allied headquarters, grant exemption from the Republic of Latvia regulations concerning the specifications on construction, design and equipment of such motor vehicles and trailers , regardless_of of their type. 4. Privately owned motor vehicles of any type and trailers in accordanc with imported OK the agreement, article XI, paragraph 6, and the Protocol, article 8, paragraph 3, shall for the period of such importation, be subject only to the minimum construction, design and equipment regulations applicable to tourist motor vehicles and trailers in the Republic of Latvia, taking at the same time due account of public safety and order. 5. With regard to the certification of the motor vehicle technical standards stated above for all types of official and privately owned motor vehicles and trailers, an Allied headquarters may use technical inspection station is operated by the Latvian National Armed forces or, subject to a separate, establish its own through technical inspection station. In the latter case, the Republic of Latvia shall provide all basic machinery and make cessary not the operator is available as well as issue the technical inspection certificates at cessary a rate not higher than that provided for the Latvian National Armed Forces article 27 DRIVING licences 1. The provision of the agreement, article IV, shall apply to all members and shall extend to their dependent, on the condition that the dependent satisf to the driving age requirements in the Republic of Latvia. Upon request of the Republic of Latvia, the concerned Allied headquarters shall provide an endorsement to confirm that an individual is an Allied Headquarters for member or dependent. 2. Whilst in the Republic of Latvia, members and dependent, who satisfy the age requirement of the Republic of Latvia shall be permitted to obtain a driving license after complying with the appropriate laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia. 3. Subject to further arrangements,-the Republic of Latvia shall assist an Allied headquarters in establishing and accrediting driver's instruction, testing, and licenses in the Republic of Latvia. Article 28 REGISTRATION plate 1. -The Republic of Latvia shall register motor vehicles and issue registration plates for the official motor vehicles and trailer of an Allied headquarters and of the members ' and their dependent ' privately owned motor vehicles and trailers, regardless_of of their type, in accordanc with the terms set out in this Supplementary Agreement. 2. Without prejudice to paragraph 1, or the agreement, article XI, an Allied headquarters shall, subject to further arrangements with the Republic of Latvia, be entitled to perform the registration of it in official motor vehicles and trailers, regardless_of of their type, taking due account of the following: a. subject to further arrangements, motor vehicle registration information shall be fed into the national registration system of the Republic of Latvia and the registration plates shall be issued accordingly. The competent authorities of the Republic of Latvia in the cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall facilitat this process by providing the cessary equipment and/or access to appropriate systems and locations. (b). An Allied headquarters shall upon request inform the Customs and traffic authorities of the Republic of Latvia of all data related to the import, customs clearance, and registration of official motor vehicles and trailers. 3. If a Supreme Headquarters deemas it essentials for security reasons and as a force protection measure, the competent authorities of the Republic of Latvia in the cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall issue registration plates to cover the official motor vehicles and trailers, and privately owned motor vehicles and trailers, as requested by an Allied headquarters. This shall not be understood as a voluntary waiver of entitlement and immunit to set up in articles 7 and 17 of this Supplementary Agreement. 4. Registration and registration plates of the official motor vehicles and trailers shall be provided under the same conditions as it applies a comparabl what vehicle and trailer of the Latvian National Armed forces. -The Republic of Latvia registration of an issuance of registration plates for privately owned motor vehicles and trailers and cover plates shall be provided at actual cost. 5. Nothing in this article shall be understood to be the contradic or imped rights afforded to an Allied headquarters under the Protocol, articles 4, 8, and 13, or a sending State under the agreement, article XI, it OK to import and re-export service vehicles on the conditions and subject to the documentation stipulated in the agreement. Article 29 the MILITARY CLUB, TRAVEL CONCESSION, AND sport facilities-the Republic of Latvia shall grant members and military dependent access to amenities and club, travel discounts, and concession and sport facilities at the same costs and rates as those available to members of the Latvian National Armed forces and their dependent. Article 30 MEDICAL AND DENTAL services, Pursuan to the agreement, article IX, paragraph 5, the Republic of Latvia shall permit members and their dependent to receive medical and dental care, including hospitalisation, on terms to be agreed between the or established-the Republic of Latvia and the Allied headquarters or the sending States, as appropriate. -The Republic of Latvia shall take all measure to ensur cessary not that procedural provision will exist to prevent delay or denial of care by reason of such lack of the personal identification number or of the Republic of Latvia, registration or other proof of status normally used by the national of the Republic of Latvia. Article 31 EDUCATIONAL services members and their dependent 1 a shall be granted access to education and kindergarten, including Latvian language instruction, provided by the authorities of the Republic of Latvia (including regional, municipal authorities and the like), under the same conditions and subject to the same course fees as applicable to comparabl national of the Republic of Latvia. 2. The Republic of Latvia shall support the establishment of an international school in the vicinity of an Allied headquarters and shall ensur that such schools receive the same facilities and conditions as accorded to the private school in the Republic of Latvia. This support includes assistance to achieve the accreditation of such school by national and international agencies. The details for the establishment of an international school shall be specified in a separate agreement between the Allied headquarters and the relevant authorities of the Republic of Latvia. 3. An Allied headquarters in the Republic of Latvia is authorised to set up and operate additional international schools, just as sending State national units ' schools may be set up by the Allied headquarters and/or sending State national units under the conditions and procedures to be established subsequently. Such schools shall have their own rules and regulations concerning all operational and administrative procedures, to include but not limited to curriculum and teacher qualifications. Such school shall be eligible for applying for support and facilities in accordanc with paragraph 2 above. 4.-the Republic of Latvia shall, validate, and recognis certify diplomas issued by schools referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 above, and shall permit transfer or transition to all education systems of the Republic of Latvia, from elementary through high school/gymnasium to higher education/university. Article 32 welfare services 1. Morale and welfare programmes established by the Allied headquarters in accordanc with NATO regulations, and by sending the State National support units, with an a to engage the Allied headquarters ´ members and dependent in support of such programmes subject to reimbursemen of their associated costs and against honorari. Such engagement does not amount to or correspond to employment, and the engagement shall, irrespectiv of the nationality of the person so engaged, not be subject to the law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia, the relative labour employment, social contributions etc., and the reimbursement and/or shall be of main honorari from any taxation in the Republic of Latvia. 2. In case a member dies or leaves the Republic of Latvia permanently, the dependent of such a member shall continue to be considered as dependent under this Supplementary Agreement for a period of up to ninety (90) days after such death or transfer, on the condition that the dependent with the present in the Republic of Latvia. Upon request of an Allied headquarters-the Republic of Latvia will give sympathetic considerations to extend the ninety (90) days to up to one (1) year, in order to enable it to complete a dependent school year or due to other compelling circumstanc, to be determined on a case-by-case basis. This paragraph shall not apply in case the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia provides a more favourabl positions in which case dependent may decide to change their status and accordingly remain in the Republic of Latvia under the òàæó law and regulations and outside the application of this Supplementary Agreement. 3. Should education and social services of the Republic of Latvia become involved in cases regarding members or dependent without prior request of their sending State, the involved National support unit (s) or Allied headquarters, as appropriate, shall be informed. Article 33 IMPLEMENTATION AND dispute settlement 1. The parties agree to take the required measure to facilitat the implementation and execution of this Supplementary Agreement. 2. The parties recognis that NATO's official languages, with the English and French languages, communications and arrangements concluded subsequent to or exchanged to this Supplementary Agreement shall normally be conducted in the English language. 3. Any dispute or issues arising out of the execution of this Supplementary Agreement between an Allied headquarters and the Republic of Latvia shall be settled by negotiation and without recourses to any legal or administrative proceedings. The parties agree to jointly resolve any difference between of them relating to the interpretation or application of this Supplementary Agreement; the dispute which cannot be settled through negotiation shall be resolved in as envisaged in the Protocol, article 15, and without recourses to any outside legal or administrative proceedings or jurisdiction. Article 34 ENTRY into force of this Supplementary Agreement shall enter into force the day following the date of receipt of the last of the notifications in writing through diplomatic channels, by conveying the completion of the internal procedures of each Party required for that purpose. It shall, however, be applied provisionally as from the date of its signing. Article 35 AMENDMENTS 1. This Supplementary Agreement may be amended by request of any of the parties. 2. The amendments shall enter into force for in accordanc with the terms specified in article 34 of this Supplementary Agreement. Article 36 DURATION AND TERMINATION 1. Following the expiration of an initial period of two (2) years, this Supplementary Agreement shall remain in force for an indefinite period of time. 2. Following the expiration of the initial period of two (2) years, either Party may, at any time, terminate this Supplementary Agreement upon a prior notification through diplomatic channels and in written. 3. This Supplementary Agreement shall terminate one (1) year after the receipt of such notification. However, the parties may subject to specific consent to circumstanc and by mutual agree to extend this Supplementary Agreement for an additional period of one (1) year. 4. This Supplementary Agreement shall remain in force for irrespectiv of the permanent presence of an Allied headquarters in the territory of the Republic of Latvia. 5. Without prejudice to the agreement, article XV, and the Protocol, article 16, and, subject to the provision of paragraph 6 below, this Supplementary Agreement shall remain in force in case of hostilit to which the North Atlantic Treaty applies. However, the provision relating to the location of the and personnel strength of an Allied headquarters shall, in the event of such hostilit, immediately be the subject of examination by the appropriate Supreme Headquarters and the Republic of Latvia so that any change may be desirabl of made in the application of this Supplementary Agreement. Moreover, article 3, paragraph 2, of this Supplementary Agreement shall not apply to the relocation not cessary determined by the Republic of Latvia under such circumstanc. 6. In the event of a hostilit as defined above, each Party shall be entitled, after 60 days ' notice to the other parties, to suspend the application of any provision, except the article 33, of this Supplementary Agreement in so far as it may be not cessary. LF this right is exercised, the Parties shall forthwith consult one another so that arrangements may be reached on the proper provision to replace those in respect of which the application has been suspended. In WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, duly authorised have signed this theret the Supplementary Agreement done In three COPA, in the English language. For the Republic of Latvia and _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ For the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ___ For headquarters, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ___ ANNEX TO agreement BETWEEN the REPUBLIC OF Latvia AND the Supreme Headquarters ALLIED powers Europe AND headquarters, Supreme ALLIED COMMANDER TRANSFORMATION TO supplement the Paris PROTOCOL 1. Subject to the control, use and disposal set forth in this Supplementary Agreement and without prejudice to the privilege granted under of the Paris Protocol , Article 8, paragraphs 2 and 3, and the agreement, in particular article XI, paragraphs 5 and 6, and their dependent entitled members will enjoy the following entitlement in implementation of article 17: (a) Explicit Entitlement. In accordanc with the purpose of the stated in the agreement, article XI, paragraphs 5 and 6, the importation of personal effects, furniture, and privately owned motor vehicles etc. as follows : (1) Personal effects and furniture: During the six months subsequent to their arrival, or if they arrive unaccompanied in the six months subsequent to the arrival of their last dependent (s), entitled members and their dependent may import their personal effects and furniture free of duties and taxes for their personal use for the term of such service. After the expiration of the six-month period, they may also import duty or tax-free a supplementary shipment of personal effects and furniture. In any case and at any time, entitled members may replace, by means of import taxes and duties free of, lost or destroyed personal effects or furniture that was previously imported duty or tax-free. Such items, to include other personal effects acquired during the period of NATO service, may also be re-exported duty and tax-free. (2) Privately owned motor vehicles (to include motor cycles, caravan): Entitled members may for the term of their service to import their private motor vehicle for the personal use of themselves and their dependent, regardless_of their type, free of duties and taxes. The definition of motor cycles will follow the law and regulations of the Republic of Latvia. (3) Recreational crafts (as defined as such under the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia), trailer, and camper van: recreation and Entitled members may for the term of their service to import their private recreation and camper van, regardless_of their type, free of duties and taxes, as part of their personal effects and furniture and for the personal use of themselves and their dependent. (4) Receiving a parcel from their sending State through the postal systems of the sending State, the Allied headquarters or the Republic of Latvia free of all duties and taxes provided the contents are for the personal use of themselves and their dependent. This does not interfer with any bilateral agreement between the Republic of Latvia and other States regarding the operations of postal systems. b. members and their dependent Entitled may purchase the items identified below in the Republic of Latvia free of taxes and duties. The tax and duties of the Republic of Latvia shall be of such purchase on either waived or reimbursed in a procedure to be established by the Republic of Latvia: (1) Personal effects for their personal use in their daily household. A detailed list of effects shall be established between the Supreme Headquarters and the Ministry of defence of the Republic of Latvia. (2) Privately owned motor vehicles: one privately owned motor vehicle per person in the household above the driving age in the Republic of Latvia at any one time. (3) Recreation and camper van: one recreation or camper van per entitled members at any one time. (4) the Caravan: one caravan per entitled members at any one time. (5) the Trailer: one trailer per entitled members at any one time. (6) the Motor cycles (as defined in the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia): one motor cycle per person in the household above the driving age in the Republic of Latvia at any one time. (7) Recreational crafts (as defined in the laws and regulations of the Republic of Latvia): one recreational craft per entitled members at any one time. 2. may be Rationed items purchased by members and their dependent in Allied headquarters ' canteen in non to be agreed between the Allied headquarters and the Ministry of defence of the Republic of Latvia. 3. Petrol and other fuels. Members and their dependent will enjoy tax exemption on petrol and fuels for privately owned motor vehicles and motor cycles is limited to 250 liters per month, depending on the engine size of the registered motor vehicle or motor cycle, and the distance between home/work of the members. 4. Tax exemption on importation or purchase of privately owned motor vehicles, camper van, caravan and recreation, trailer, motor cycles, and pleasure boats are granted up to three (3) months before the UN entitled members enter the Republic of Latvia. Such an exemption shall only be permitted during the last six months of a planned tour of duty with the motivated endorsement of the sending State or Allied headquarters, as appropriate. 5. An Allied headquarters shall provide the internal regulations with regards to the administration of the purchase made in the Allied headquarters ' canteen for official function of that Headquarters. 6. Nothing in this Annex is construed it interfer with customs allowance for crossing international borders, and it is an individual responsibility to duly observe and comply with customs regulations in force. 7. The non set out above shall be reviewed annually from the date of entry into force of this Supplementary Agreement and basis in accordanc with the official Consumer Price Index of the Republic of Latvia, and be exchanged separately by the Ministry of defence of the Republic of Latvia to the Supreme Headquarters.   The Republic of Latvia, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Supreme Allied COMMAND in Europe and the Supreme Allied COMMAND transformation headquarters COMMANDER Agreement supplementing the Paris Protocol article 1. Definitions article 2. General provisions article 3. Allied force headquarters location and the permanent location change to article 4. Equipment article 5. Space immunity article 6. Allied force headquarters immunity article 7. Immunities and privileges of the highest ranking personnel article 8. Other organization designated staff members the STATUS of article 9. Allied force headquarters personnel breakdown and number of article 10. ENTRY, EXIT and residence, article 11. Headquarters legal capacity article 12. Claims on article 13. Civilian staff employed by Allied forces headquarters article 14. CONTRACTOR; Technical experts and specialists in article 15. Security certificates (NATO personnel security certificates) article 16. Banking and currency, article 17. FISCAL law in article 18. Environmental, health and safety protection, article 19. Public hygiene article 20. The EVACUATION of dependents of members and article 21. Correspondence and communication article 22. 23. The TELECOMMUNICATIONS article. Guarding the premises and outside article 24. Security and FORCE protection article 25. Armaments article 26. Road traffic rules and motor vehicles article 27. Driver's license article 28. Registration number plates article 29. Military clubs, discount and sports objects article 30. Medical and dental services article 31. Education services article 32. Welfare services article 33. Implementation and dispute resolution article 34. Article 35 entry into force. Amendment of article 36. Duration and termination of the preamble given 1949 April 4, Washington signed the North Atlantic Treaty (NATO); Having regard to the June 19, 1951 in London signed the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in the Member States of the agreement on the status of their armed forces; In the light of 19 June 1995 in Brussels signed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Member States and the countries participating in the partnership for peace, the agreement on the status of the national armed forces and all its protocols that are in force in the territory of the Republic of Latvia; Having regard to the 28 august 1952 in Paris, signed the Protocol on international military headquarters set up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty status; Pursuant to the North Atlantic Council the power to activate and deactivate the NATO's military structures, which have international status. Desiring to conclude an additional agreement and the agreement on the military establishment and functioning, which is assigned the status under the Paris Protocol, in the territory of the Republic of Latvia, as These bodies also seconded staff; Considering that NATO with countries that are NATO's partnership and collaboration program, Member States can achieve other agreements to enhance the ability of the citizens of these countries to operate or function as a NATO-led force integral part or running NATO international military staff; Recognizing that the North Atlantic Council can decide to conclude agreements with the United Nations, the European Union and other international organizations, government organizations, non-governmental organizations and the international tribunals, which these organizations can participate in or otherwise support NATO objects, functions and operations, which is assigned the status under the Paris Protocol and this additional agreement; And realizing that the execution of this agreement and the application of a support request may require further implementing provisions; The Republic of Latvia, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Supreme Allied COMMAND in Europe and the Supreme Allied COMMAND transformation headquarters COMMANDER, hereinafter referred to as the parties, pursuant to article 16 of the Protocol (2) has concluded the following agreement: article 1 definitions for the purposes of this agreement (hereinafter referred to as "additional agreement") the term "agreement": 1) is June 19, 1951 in London signed the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in the Member States of the agreement on the status of their armed forces; 2) "Protocol" means the 28 august 1952 in Paris signed a Protocol on international military headquarters set up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty status; 3 "PfP sofa)" is 19 June 1995 in Brussels signed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Member States and the countries participating in the partnership for peace, an agreement on the status of their armed forces, including the agreement of 19 June 1995 additional protocol of 19 December 1997, a further additional protocol and all subsequent protocols thereto, which shall enter into force on the territory of the Republic of Latvia; 4) "shape" is NATO's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe in headquarters; 5) "SACEUR" is NATO's Supreme Allied Commander in Europe; 6) "HQ SAC" is a Supreme Allied Commander Transformation headquarters; 7) "SAY" is the Supreme Allied Commander Transformation; 8) "headquarters" means the appropriate HQ SACT shape or, as defined in article 1 of the Protocol, as well as any other next command or successor organization; 9) "allied force headquarters" in the additional agreement and in addition to that referred to in article 1 of the Protocol, has all of NATO's military structures, which according to the decision of the North Atlantic Council and the North Atlantic, as provided for in Council 19 May 1969 adopted in the decision on NATO military structures and the reorganization of the activation procedures in times of peace and of international status and international financing arrangements (C-M (69) 22) is assigned the status of the Protocol in accordance with article 14 of the Protocol; 10) Status granted NATO agencies, stems from the Ottawa Treaty. However, if the NATO agency Charter states that following the Agency's staff is assigned the status under the Paris Protocol, this additional agreement regardless of paragraph 9 of this article are to be extended to the staff, which is appointed by Algo or this agency or its subordinate departments of the Republic of Latvia; 11) "NATO partnership and cooperation programs" means all NATO partnership and cooperation initiatives, which are designed on the basis of geographical or functional relationships approved by the North Atlantic Council; 12) "international and non-governmental organizations and international tribunals" are the organizations that participate in NATO activities in the Republic of Latvia or the otherwise running allied forces headquarters in custody or support, which has been approved by the North Atlantic Council and the headquarters of allied forces is duly reported to the Republic of Latvia; 13) "Allied Chief of staff" is the senior officer (military or civilian) that is at that time an authorized or appointed to represent the allied force headquarters; 14) "members" means, in accordance with the additional protocol and article 3, paragraph 1 (a) and (b), and the PfP sofa for further additional protocol, are: (a)) allied forces headquarters in the seconded personnel who belong to the national land, sea or air forces, which are: 1) the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Member; 2 the PfP sofa) or 3) of a Member State participating in other NATO partnerships and cooperation programmes. (b) civilian personnel) are: 1) the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Member State nationals, whom it hires and who is seconded to the allied force headquarters; 2 the PfP sofa) nationals of a Member State which it hires who are seconded to the allied force headquarters; 3) NATO partnership and cooperation programmes involving Member State nationals, whom it hires and who is seconded to the allied force headquarters; or 4) North Atlantic Treaty Organization Member State nationals employed by Allied forces headquarters of the North Atlantic Council set categories (NATO international civilian staff). c) allied forces headquarters in the seconded military and civilian personnel from countries participating in NATO partnership and collaboration program, but not the agreement, Protocol or the PfP sofa. 15) "dependant" means any person who is recognized by the State of dispatch or allied headquarters for Member's dependant person; 16) "additional element" in the additional agreement are all subordinated units, NATO separated units and outside NATO's existing separate units, including temporary staff or units, national or international support unit and military State representatives and communications offices, agencies, together with the NATO liaison teams and officers. Article 2 General provisions 1. The Parties shall promote agreements, protocols, the PfP sofa and additional enforcement of this agreement, including the adoption and implementation of necessary legislation and seek to cooperate with allied forces headquarters in the most productive manner, to the effective implementation of these agreements. 2. This supplementary agreement aims to promote the allied force headquarters activities and protect those staff and its members wholeness and independence. The rights of the Republic of Latvia has granted to members and dependents, are granted in the interests of NATO and allied force headquarters support, not for the personal benefit of those persons. The headquarters and Headquarters Allied forces still have the right Manager. 3. the additional objective of the agreement is to ensure compliance with the North Atlantic Council decisions, as well as NATO's rules and policies. Accordingly, it is understood that official actions are those that are made by following the allied force headquarters mission and tasks, as well as those that are made with the allies to extra-budgetary funds to the headquarters security. 4. irrespective of the nature of the activity it is understood that the Republic of Latvia does not derive revenue from the allied force headquarters activities or property. 5. Allied forces headquarters are allowed to use their flag and put it together with NATO, NATO and partner countries and NATO partnership and cooperation programs in participating States, as well as the flags of other organisations in accordance with this headquarters supported the provisions in force. Allied forces headquarters, subject only to NATO rules, may also develop its own emblem and official seal. These are the insignia of the headquarters should be fully protected in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia, and the official stamp by the allied force headquarters with a request of the relevant authorities of the Republic of Latvia should be recognized and communicated to the Government of the Republic of Latvia to the concerned departments and agencies. 6. If one of the Allied forces headquarters has not provided international funding under C-M (69) 22, procedures, agreed in accordance with article 3 of the additional agreement and article 4 1, 2 and 5, and the guarantee that this additional agreement provided in article 16, part 1, may not exceed the established bilateral and multilateral agreements between NATO and/or partner countries; the Allied forces headquarters finance, administration, and location of the countries participating in those activities, may conclude a separate agreement. In addition, this additional agreement article 9 1, 2 and 5 shall apply only for the Allied forces headquarters, which is posted in peace time personnel authorised by the North Atlantic Council. 7. Additional elements added to the allied force headquarters and in support of allied force headquarters and its staff, as well as the dependants of those persons, without prejudice to the status granted under the agreement or other agreements made under the agreement or otherwise, should be granted the same status that others have allied force headquarters and its members and their dependents in the additional agreement 5. , 6, 10, 12 and 14 in article 32 article, without prejudice to the allied force headquarters status. 3. Article allied forces HEADQUARTERS location and the permanent change of locality 1. Allied forces headquarters in peace time location in the Republic of Latvia is to create the relevant headquarters and the Republic of Latvia the agreement. Allied forces headquarters change the location of the permanent peace must be agreed during the negotiation process between the Republic of Latvia and the headquarters. 2. The Republic of Latvia pay the Allied forces headquarters for the costs to be paid for this additional agreement article 13, paragraph 1 and 2 in the civilian personnel and due to this personnel, in accordance with the applicable NATO and the Republic of Latvia regulatory enactments of the Republic of Latvia, where the unilateral decision of the Allied forces headquarters, established in accordance with this Protocol, be closed, reduced or moved as a result of staff lose their jobs or be moved. 3. Nothing in this article shall be interpreted as preventing or require the relevant authority to decide on the NATO allied force headquarters relocation cost and costs directly linked to financing. Article 4 the equipment 1. Subject to paragraph 3 of article IX of the Protocol and article 4 and 8 and acting at the request of Headquarters, the Republic of Latvia shall take all necessary measures to provide the land, buildings and permanent equipment necessary for the Allied forces headquarters. The Republic of Latvia agreed the assets made available to the Allied forces headquarters free of charge and without the imposition of fees, taxes or license fees, as provided for in article 17 below. Details pertaining to the allied force headquarters shall be determined in a separate agreement. 2. Notwithstanding the above, allied force headquarters must be able to independently enter into a contract for land, buildings, equipment, and services to receive only the consent of the Republic of Latvia, on terms no less favourable than those applicable to the Latvian national armed forces. After allied forces headquarters at the request of the Republic of Latvia provides for the enforcement of this law, all necessary assistance. 3. The Republic of Latvia shall designate the national authority acting as the artist responsible for the Republic of Latvia the statutory permission to hold, and in this case, the allied force headquarters shall cooperate in the process of obtaining the permit, on request, promptly providing all the relevant information, documentation, and technical studies. On the permission of the allied force headquarters is not charged. 4. Allied forces headquarters without further notice or licence may, directly or through the installation of the concessionaire with the canteen, lounges and cafés and also is entitled to assign his premises (including camps, logistical bases and enterprises) concessions with regard to the establishment of the service function such as Barber and beauty shop, laundry and dry cleaning, banking and travel services. In turn, the concessionaire must respect the laws of the Republic of Latvia concerning licenses and permits. 5. when the Allied forces headquarters no longer needed assets acquired through international funding, and assets (including land, buildings and permanent equipment), the Republic of Latvia free of charge (except for a nominal fee) transferred the headquarters of the Allied forces, those apply Protocol procedure laid down in article 9. 5. Article 1 of the Inviolability of the PREMISES of allied force headquarters premises are inviolable. If the officials of the Republic of Latvia its official functions are required to access these facilities, they must receive the Allied Chief of staff or its appointed representative. 2. This supplementary agreement terms also apply to access to the headquarters of the Allied forces premises are positioned elements NATO agencies, other government units other than the unit of the Republic of Latvia, or international and non-governmental organizations and the international tribunals, which hosted the headquarters of the Allied forces premises. For other conditions that do not apply to the access to, may conclude bilateral agreements with the Republic of Latvia. 3. On request, and as stated by the Allied Forces Chief of staff, the Republic of Latvia labour inspection bodies can be given access to those allied forces headquarters zones inspection within a reasonable time in which persons employed under the additional agreement article 13 of part 2 (local salaried staff). 4. Nothing in this article shall be interpreted as one that could affect allied force headquarters archives and other official document or article 13 of the Protocol on the verification procedures. It also does not give the Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Latvia the right to perform the functions relating to NATO's international civilian assignments or employment, or of staff that allied forces headquarters is in any other way involved in his activities under the additional agreement part 1 of article 32. Allied force headquarters should cooperate with those authorities, to help them to carry out their duties. Specified in this article on the premises must be carried out only with Allied Chief of staff's permission and in accordance with the applicable agreements on security and NATO security regulations. Article 6 the allied force headquarters of the immunity immunity against confiscation, seizure or other implementing measures referred to in article 11 of the Protocol, in part 2, without exception, all infrastructure items or funds belonging to allied force headquarters or any other acting allied force headquarters, headquarters are passed. This provision does not apply to units of the Republic of Latvia, seconded to Allied headquarters in the Republic of Latvia, if property subject to enforcement measures, belong to the Republic of Latvia, if one is not directed against the allied force headquarters. Article 7 immunity and privileges of the highest ranking personnel 1. Allied forces headquarters and the senior commanding officers (NATO OF-6 and higher) and the equivalent grade civil officials on mission completion time is allocated to such immunities and privileges, provided that this person holds international posts: a) immunity against the Republic of Latvia, the Court and the jurisdiction of the administrative authorities, including the arrest or detention; (b)) to them in open personal papers and official document immunity; c) the same facilities in respect of currency or Exchange, what is assigned equal status for foreign diplomatic personnel in the Republic of Latvia; d) the same immunities and facilities in the Republic of Latvia in respect of personal baggage, which is assigned the status equivalent to foreign diplomatic personnel; and e) immunity against the jurisdiction of the Republic of Latvia concerning the pronouncements and actions, including written statements made to a person in the exercise of official powers and acting within its mandate. 2. for the purposes of this article, "international trade" is the title, which it identified in the decision of the North Atlantic Council or an international agreement, or agreements. 3. subject to the conditions referred to in this article and if the Allied Chief of staff is a grade lower than the level OF NATO-6 or equivalent civil degree, the above is also applicable to immunity and its Deputy leader. Personnel who perform such other functions and the degree to which is lower than the level OF NATO-6 or equivalent degree granted by civilian, status specified in this article at the request of headquarters. 4. where the persons referred to in this article be a Latvian citizen or permanently resident in the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Latvia it is posted to Allied headquarters, these individuals are applicable only in part 1 of this article, b) and e) contains the immunities and privileges. 5. the immunities referred to in this article as regards their period of the Mission remain after the end of the secondment. 6. the immunities referred to in this article apply equally well to any allied force headquarters and the senior commanding officers (NATO OF-6 and higher) and the equivalent grade civilian officers deployed outside the Republic of Latvia, if that person is within the powers of the officials arrived in the Republic of Latvia. 7. the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia with the allied force headquarters support to establish and maintain a current list that includes persons 1 through 5 of this article referred to in paragraph immunities and privileges have been granted full or partial volume. Allied force headquarters shall cooperate with the institutions of the Republic of Latvia, to promote compliance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia and the excessive burden of the immunities and privileges granted; This means that the status is not granted to a person who receives a benefit, but to give these people the opportunity to carry out its functions for the implementation of the North Atlantic Treaty. 8. Immunity be withdrawn accordingly, SACEUR or SAC at the request of the Republic of Latvia, if immunity otherwise could hinder the normal course of the legal process, and provided that this does not interfere with the withdrawal to perform their given orders. Article 8 other organization designated staff members STATUS unless the personnel designated by international or non-governmental organization or an International Tribunal if the status has been granted in accordance with individual agreements or arrangements, in which Latvia is a party, such staff members who are assigned to work for the Allied forces headquarters in or running it for support, and their dependents at the Allied forces headquarters in a statement on the Republic of Latvia should be granted the same status, what is the members and their dependents under this additional agreement. Article 9 allied force headquarters staff allocation and number 1 in times of peace the headquarters is entitled to increase the staff of each of the Allied forces headquarters by 10% each year. Allied force headquarters will inform Latvia about such an increase and may be increased even more if the previously agreed to by the Republic of Latvia. This provision shall not apply where the increase is made according to the North Atlantic Council decisions. 2. the headquarters of the Allied forces and the Republic of Latvia on the above consultation, the allied force headquarters is entitled to increase the authorized distribution and the number of staff by more than 10% above the level, it is this extra on the date of signature of the agreement (or the actual increase, approved in accordance with part 1 of this article) and the NATO-led operation of preparation and execution time. 3. Allied Forces Headquarters each year inform the Republic of Latvia for the actual allied forces headquarters staff and number of distribution, and immunity and in furtherance of the mandate provides appropriate information on members and their dependants, including the secondment of dependants for residence in the Republic of Latvia extensions in accordance with article 32 of the additional agreement. Allied force headquarters and appointed the Republic of Latvia to the authorities concerned in the detailed procedure. 4. If all types of drills or exercises led by the allied force headquarters or formations in the management of the headquarters, the Republic of Latvia may request that allied forces headquarters provided advance notice and receive approval for such actions. 5. in addition to the North Atlantic Council, or permission of the Republic of Latvia shall not create any extra elements (as defined in article 1 of the additional agreement, paragraph 16), except those created or for which a notice has been given to creating this additional agreement is signed. Article 10 ENTRY, DEPARTURE and residence of work 1. in addition to the exemptions provided in article III of the agreement (1) and in article 4 of the Protocol, but without prejudice to the rights and obligations established in article III of the agreement (4) and (5) and article 4 (b) of the Protocol), and (c)), members who are not nationals of the Republic of Latvia are exempted from visa requirements, and members who are not nationals of the Republic of Latvia and their dependents are exempt from Latvian visa and immigration requirements as well as the responsibilities related to the residence and registration. Dependants, subject to the criteria of reciprocity and the procedure of the Republic of Latvia, is exempt from the requirement to get a work permit in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia. 2. The Republic of Latvia permit members to operate in practice in all professions that are associated only with allied forces headquarters official acts requiring any national or a more detailed breakdown of fees, licences or diplomas and/or taxes or lower the State regulatory level. This condition applies equally well to the dependents of members involved in this type of activity 3. Republic of Latvia include any allied force headquarters, located in its territory, the Republic of Latvia in international organisations represented in the registry, and, without prejudice to article III of the agreement and article 5 of the Protocol, shall be issued to all members who are not nationals of the Republic of Latvia, and their dependents the same accredited identity cards, which are issued in the Republic of Latvia to international organisations represented While fully recognizing that this procedure is without prejudice to any subsequent status or rights. 4. Members and their dependants who are not Latvian citizens or permanent residents, staying in the Republic of Latvia for the support of Headquarters, allied forces stationed in the Republic of Latvia, and their stay is associated only with allied forces headquarters. Accordingly, they stay as temporary residents, although how long would be the assignment or the contract period. Thus these members and their dependents residing in the Republic of Latvia, is not applicable in any way to the terms "permanent resident" or "resident" in the Republic of Latvia. Article 11 headquarters legal capacity 1. Headquarters under the Protocol is a legal person and has the right to contract and to acquire, hold and dispose of property, as well as to conclude international agreements does not conclude any further agreements with the Republic of Latvia. 2. recognizes that the allied force headquarters may, in accordance with its internal procedures, to represent, or otherwise exercise their legal capacity, i.e. to contract and to acquire, hold and dispose of property, as well as to conclude international agreements on behalf of the headquarters, as is duly authorised to do so. 3. If the headquarters of the Allied forces, the Republic of Latvia requests the Ministry of defence do the following on behalf of the staff of the legal proceedings in which the Allied forces headquarters is an interested party. Allied force headquarters shall indemnify the Republic of Latvia only costs that allied forces headquarters has previously agreed to pay. 4. understand that the Allied forces headquarters, which is created by the NATO Member States and partner countries, or bilateral or multilateral agreement may exercise their legal capacity to act on their behalf, as provided by the laws of the Republic of Latvia, and it created and controlled. This does not affect the headquarters or NATO status, rights and obligations. 12. Article claims 1. Subject to the limitations specified in Article XV of the agreement and article 16 of the Protocol, and in the light of this additional article 11 of the agreement part 4, claims for loss or damage to persons or property in the Republic of Latvia, due to allied force headquarters or other NATO operations or as a result of training in the Republic of Latvia, and coordinated by the relevant authorities of the Republic of Latvia, and to be addressed must be measured in accordance with article VIII of the agreement and article 6 of the Protocol. 2. Headquarters is entitled to insure itself against liability and release yourself from the compulsory insurance, which is required under the laws of the Republic of Latvia. 3. at the request of the Allied headquarters, claims that arise in connection with the performance of the contract, must be addressed and from the Republic of Latvia, provided that these contracts contain a reference to the laws of the Republic of Latvia. 4. appoint the necessary contacts in his administration, dealing with compensation claims. Article 13 civilian staff employed by Allied forces headquarters 1. Allied forces headquarters may enter into a direct agreement on NATO's international civilian hiring. (a) the conditions of such person) the employment is adjustable only in accordance with the applicable rules and the work of NATO contracts. Disputes in connection with such employment to be addressed only in accordance with the applicable rules, approved by the North Atlantic Council. Following the submission of the claims of the Republic of Latvia to the judiciary, tribunals, agencies or similar location is not permitted, and if the NATO international civilians trying to use the State administrative or judicial authority for the resolution of labour disputes, the authorities of the Republic of Latvia shall inform the appropriate administrative or judicial authority that it does not come within its competence. (b)) in accordance with article 7 of the Protocol of the NATO international civilians are exempt from all taxes, as well as of the contributions of the Republic of Latvia the social insurance and pension funds from fees they are paid for work carried out NATO's international civilian status. 2. As provided in article IX of the agreement point 4, allied force headquarters may employ local civilian workforce (local staff employed) in accordance with the same conditions as an employer that employs staff in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia. (a)) regulations or, if NATO is engaged in support units, contributing to national provisions must be made for the posts administration and filing system, as defined by existing bilateral or multilateral agreements. (b) allied forces headquarters) and the local staff employed in labour disputes addressed in accordance with the relevant provisions of NATO, without prejudice however to the rights of that staff of the Republic of Latvia the statutory legal protection. c) allied forces headquarters is required in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia "On social insurance" to take the mandatory State social insurance payments from the wages that are paid to the local staff employed. The State social insurance contributions shall be made in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia. The national support unit, multinational, international, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations and international tribunals will ensure compliance with these requirements in respect of local staff employed in the Republic of Latvia. 3. in part 1 of this article, the civilian staff, which is the Republic of Latvia citizens may be subject to military service in the Republic of Latvia. The Republic of Latvia that civilian staff not "military service, including military training, if required by the Allied forces headquarters. Article 14 contractor, technical experts and professionals 1. Allied forces headquarters can independently and in accordance with the NATO terms to buy goods and services contracts under the law of obligations and the legal framework in the area of public procurement with legal or natural person (including technical experts and professionals) directly or by contract with the operator as an intermediary. 2. Economic operators, which is a contractor, is exempt from the laws of the Republic of Latvia, the requirements for business licensing and registration rules, provided they are: (a)) in the Republic of Latvia traders not registered; (b) non-residents of the Republic of Latvia); (c)) provides technical expertise or specialist and advisory functions; and (d)) in the Republic of Latvia only with the agreement of allied forces headquarters or its support. The provisions of the conditions of employment of other servants, the obligation to provide review and withhold taxes and social contributions, except for the following cases, be determined in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia and international agreements. 3. Contract staff employed in part 2 of this article, the contractor defined or employed under contract with allied forces headquarters, as set out in part 1 of this article, and is located in the Republic of Latvia only with the purpose to execute the contract with allied force headquarters or to take action in support of the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Latvia, and they are not citizens or persons resident in the Republic of Latvia by the time of the agreement, the Republic of Latvia to grant such status, subject to the restrictions laid down in the additional agreement to the members: a) exempted from visas, residency and registration requirements of this additional agreement article 10, first paragraph; This also applies to their dependents; (b)) are exempt from the requirements to pass the work permit in accordance with article 10 of the additional agreement, first paragraph; c) exempt from customs duties and taxes for their household, in accordance with the importation of goods in accordance with article 17 of additional agreement; d) recognise a driving licence, as set out in article 27, the additional agreement; This also applies to their dependents; (e) to support and participate in) Allied morals and welfare headquarters building; This also applies to their dependents; f) provides educational services in accordance with article 31 and the well-being of dependants in accordance with article 32. 4. the Contractor is not exempt from income tax payments for work in the Allied headquarters under the additional agreement. Accordingly, the following income taxation is determined in accordance with applicable international agreements and laws of the Republic of Latvia. As regards social security, contractors are exempt from State social insurance contributions, the Republic of Latvia if they are documentary have confirmed their participation in the different social security systems. 5. in the light of article 4 of this part, the Republic of Latvia shall determine whether the contractor's employees and their dependants are considered to be persons in the Republic of Latvia, or residence is provided for permanent residents. 6. the allied force headquarters shall inform the Republic of Latvia for the contractor and contract staff, for the granting of this status, and the termination of the contract with contractors, contractor withdrawal or the status assigned by the Allied forces headquarters, cancellation. 7. members of the contract staff shall issue the identification card needed to ensure their status and of the consequent exemption. Article 15 safety certificates (NATO personnel security certificate) This additional agreement referred to in article 13 of the civilian personnel, as well as the additional agreement referred to in article 14 of the contractors, technical experts and specialists in the NATO staff issued a security certificate under NATO rules. Issued by the Republic of Latvia to NATO personnel security certificate to the citizens of the Republic of Latvia. Article 16 of the banking and currency 1. According to article XIV of the agreement and the Protocol to article 12 of the Allied forces headquarters can open and hold bank accounts and mail accounts, as well as any currency settlement. These accounts do not apply to the Republic of Latvia currency rules and State of emergency measures and regulatory frameworks in relation to bank and mail accounts. The Republic of Latvia provides the account there allied forces headquarters and that store under the C-M (69) funds allocated 22. Allied force headquarters may without conversion restrictions to hold all kinds of money and currency. The Allied forces headquarters, which has been awarded the international funds in accordance with C-M (69) 22, and for all its holding accounts apply NATO financial regulations contain procedures for the financial controller's command and control and audit, conducted by the allied force headquarters and the NATO International Board of Auditors auditor. 2. Members and their dependents may not restrict access to bank and mail opening and keeping an account in Latvia. Although members and their dependents personal bank and postal accounts are often subject to the relevant regulations of this account, however, members who are not Latvian citizens or permanent residents, and their dependents shall allow to make transfers to accounts in the Republic of Latvia and from them. The Republic of Latvia may request the institution of the State shall certify the amount and payment information. Article 17 fiscal immunity and privileges 1. derive no revenue from the allied force headquarters activities or property. According to article 8 of the Protocol and article XI of the agreement, allied force headquarters in the Republic of Latvia shall be exempt from all taxes, duties and fees. A more detailed statement of the exemption is provided in this article, and the more accurate execution may conclude bilateral agreements. Exemptions do not apply to the Republic of Latvia support units, except as provided for in this article and acting allied force headquarters or as part of the headquarters. 2. Allied force headquarters shall be exempt from taxes, duties and fees relating to the purchase of licences and permits, no matter what level they may be chargeable against the headquarters of official acts, including, but not limited to: (a)) with the outside of the Republic of Latvia for the commercial contract concluded for purchased goods, as well as any other property and services to the importation and re-exportation of the Republic of Latvia; (b)), other property goods and services purchases in Latvia, including building construction and renovation of Headquarters Allied forces inside and outside the premises of the headquarters function support; (c)) in the Republic of Latvia in accordance with subparagraph (b)) purchased goods, other property, as well as the export of services from the Republic of Latvia, by Allied forces headquarters; (d)) any sales, funds or income that accrued or recovered by Allied forces headquarters and the operation of the service which may be a fee, charge or in the form of donations or interest earned from the headquarters managed funds; e) service for vehicles and trailers, property rights and exploitation, including public roads, bridges, tunnels, ferries, and related infrastructure; f) except for the amount not exceeding the payment for services rendered, allied force headquarters shall be exempt from taxes, duties, fees and tolls for the Republic of Latvia: 1) fuels and lubricants used in aircraft, ships or any other vehicles and trailers belonging to allied force headquarters or in service it service support; 2) fuels and lubricants used by the Allied forces headquarters used heating/cooling systems or electric generators; 3) planes, train and ferry tickets, which the Allied forces headquarters purchased service missions; 4) activities under environmental regulations and programs, in particular for scrapping and disposal and for the use of infrastructure; 5) military-produced radio, TV or other telecommunications devices and equipment use and operation, including the State duties, license fees and the use of the spectrum; 6) features that are being transferred to allied force headquarters or out of it. g) allied forces headquarters establishes the price of the service, which does not exceed the Latvian national armed forces or international organisations, on the following applicable services provided: (1) port, airport and airfield; (2) letters and sending and receiving of parcels to/from abroad or within the territory of the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Latvia with the postal service, except postal charges applicable under international agreements. 3. the exemption referred to in this article shall also apply to: (a) goods, other property) the importation or delivery and to services purchased on the basis of the Republic of Latvia to NATO or allied forces headquarters in particular interest; (b)) other goods, property and services imported or acquired by Allied forces headquarters or imported or purchased in the name of the headquarters In the Republic of Latvia to use economic operators whose services allied force headquarters is bought by a commercial contract in the Republic of Latvia or outside it; (c) commodities, supplies) other property, as well as the services of staff of the Allied forces and the strengthening of the moral well-being of program activities, provided that such acts are fully approved by the allied force headquarters of the responsible person. 4. the canteens, cafes and lounges: a) tax exemption granted allied forces headquarters and in article 8 of the Protocol, this article refers to the inventory, equipment and other goods and services are obtained, and into the Republic of Latvia in reasonable quantities, ensuring the diner, lounge and Cafe work, created to sell or distribute these items, deliveries and services members and their dependents. (b) the sending State) the right to create and operate similar objects in accordance with the agreement, article XI, allied force headquarters may act either directly or through the intermediary of the concessionaire: 1) canteen, which understands the store or exchange points, designed to facilitate the free movement of goods and the provision of services and sales of members as provided in this article and in annex, and their dependents; 2) cafes, which understands the catering premises served indicated in this article; 3) lounges, with understood space of persons specified in this article to promote socialising that serve light meals and drinks. (c) the headquarters of the Allied forces) be exempt from taxes, applicable to the income from the canteen, lounge or Café income from trade or the provision of services, or of other moral and welfare building operations carried out directly or through dealers. Allied force headquarters applied the tax exemption shall not apply to income or profits that accrue to the concessionaire and concessionaire, in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia shall produce reports for tax purposes. d) all persons who are allowed to stay allied force headquarters, including the locally employed staff, contractors and visitors to all regardless of nationality, may purchase or they can deliver food and drinks for consumption in the allied force headquarters café or lounge, and may acquire goods with allied force headquarters and the training/event marking for your personal use. This does not apply to the availability of the Allied staff canteens. e) members and their dependents must have access to the canteen. (f)) for the acquisition of goods, coffee shops, canteens and rest rooms may apply age limits or normē after the allied force headquarters or discretion pursuant to the established procedure, the Republic of Latvia, for example, the additional annex to this agreement. (g) the goods sold not Predetermined), they do not do swaps, donates or otherwise transferred to other persons. (h)) in the light of the defined restrictions on the amount of goods allowed the right quantity and distribution, and, if allied force headquarters did not create his own canteen, lounges or Café in the Republic of Latvia, the members and their dependents are allowed to use the nearest allied force headquarters or the Latvian national armed forces dining room in accordance with the limits laid down in this article. Also, the members and their dependents are entitled to use their national armed forces, if the military agrees, and under the same conditions as specified in this article. 5. the full members are the members, other than those designated by the Republic of Latvia or employed by Allied forces headquarters and who are citizens of the Republic of Latvia or the Republic of Latvia permanent residents. Members and their dependents in addition to the rights specified in article 8 of the Protocol, 2 and 3 of article XI of the agreement referred to in article 4, 5 and 6 and the above points, the following rights, which may be implemented by mutual agreement): (a) personal effects and furniture imports and acquisitions in accordance with the annex to this agreement further; b) privately owned motor vehicle importation and acquisition, as set out in the annex to this additional agreement. The replacement of such vehicles, or buying those imported into the Republic of Latvia, is exempt from taxes and duties, responsibilities, provided that the earlier vehicles is realized in accordance with part 8 of this article; (c) the exemption from State fees) and license fees on personal property existing radio, TV and other telecommunication devices. 6. tax policy in respect of taxes on income from members and property must be as specified in article X of the agreement 1 and 2, and article 7, of the Protocol and the other full members include exemption from annual fees and road taxes and duties in the Republic of Latvia. 7. In addition to the rights to export and re-export, and without prejudice to article 9 of the Protocol, and the headquarters of allied forces right to sell canteens in rest rooms and coffee shops, allied force headquarters has the right to dispose of the equipment, surplus and scrap metal. Acknowledging that the Republic of Latvia is pre-emptive, goods can also be marketed: (a) selling to individuals or commercial establishments), which is authorized to engage in trade in the Republic of Latvia, provided that the Republic of Latvia in the payment of taxes and fees based on the market value of the goods at the time of the disposal; (b)) without duty or tax, if the item is lost, stolen, or damaged, provided that the circumstances and the product realization is confirmed the authorities of the Republic of Latvia related document-scrap metal transfer form, the Customs document or other appropriate document; c) without fee or tax entities, charities and similar organisations, provided that they are exempt from tax in the Republic of Latvia of goods annually. 8. in the light of article 4 of this part f) and (g)) the limits referred to in the goods without duties, taxes and fees application purchased members and their dependents in accordance with the provisions of this article, may not be marketed in the Republic of Latvia, its selling, taking, or swap gift, except: (a) if they are exported or re-exported) person who has been granted privileges; (b) if the disposal is carried out) persons granted privileges; (c)) they are low value hospitality receipt gifts; d) donations to entities, charities and similar organisations, provided that they are exempt from tax in the Republic of Latvia; e) if item is lost, stolen, or damaged, provided that the circumstances and the product realization is confirmed in the Republic of Latvia, the competent authorities in the relevant document – scrap metal transfer form, the Customs document or other appropriate document; (f)) if the goods are paid at the time of marketing in the Republic of Latvia applied duties and/or fees based on the market value of the goods. 9. The said rights of the Allied forces headquarters have been assigned their missions, and the members and their dependants in this respect do not make any individual rights arising from this additional agreement. Rights administration is subject to the laws of the Republic of Latvia and the headquarters of allied forces in control of: (a)) in matters within their competence, shall take the appropriate measures to monitor whether the provisions on exemptions are properly applied and to prevent abuse; (b)) may request the assistance of the Republic of Latvia to prosecute malicious action; (c)) requires that all members and their dependants sign the notice of the arrival of allied forces headquarters, confirming the limits laid down in this article; (d)) under the agreement in the XII and paragraph 1 of article 4 of the Protocol to article may conclude bilateral agreements with the Republic of Latvia of rights referred to in this article, accounting and management. 10. to check the Allied forces headquarters and the full status of members under this agreement with respect to the forms necessary to make tax-free purchases outside the Republic of Latvia, as well as the import, export and re-export, the Republic of Latvia shall be appointed by the body that checks the allied force headquarters or through the forms submitted. 11. the Allied forces headquarters in the Republic of Latvia shall be submitted to the competent authority a list of persons who have been granted rights under this additional agreement. To ensure the accuracy of this list are to be submitted every month. 12. the relief granted, taxes or fees, the Republic of Latvia to apply after this additional agreement is signed. 13. the provisions of this agreement does not replace NATO infrastructure project financing and the ability to batch implementation procedures, as well as limited and does not replace the law, the Republic of Latvia has granted individual countries or international and non-governmental organisations, and international tribunals. 14. Nothing in this article is not to be understood as one that restricts or otherwise reduce the procedures and rights granted to the Republic of Latvia in accordance with the agreement, in particular article IX, paragraph 2 of article XI paragraph 1 and paragraph 2 of article XII. Article 18 the environmental, health and safety protection 1. Without prejudice to article II of the agreement and in the light of this additional exemptions set out in the agreement, the Republic of Latvia laws regarding environmental protection apply to the exact way in which they apply the Latvian national armed forces, and serves as the standard minimum for the Allied forces headquarters, as is appropriate for NATO standardisation agreements and guidelines. 2. Allied forces headquarters, as provided in part 6 of this article, with the support of the Republic of Latvia shall analyse the operation allied force headquarters in compliance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia in the field of environmental protection. These assessments include, among others, potential effects on the environment and its implications for identification and assessment, to reduce the potential harmful effects on the environment and, if it is unavoidable to make appropriate remediation measures. In this context, particular attention is paid to activities associated with the fuel, lubricating oil and ammunition storage and use, as well as for gas emissions, noise levels, workouts and training areas, and all types of waste disposal. 3. Munitions, heavy objects and dangerous materials transported in accordance with the Latvian national armed forces to the applicable standards and regulations pursuant to the Republic of Latvia in existing international law and the relevant NATO standardisation agreements and guidelines. 4. If the headquarters of the Allied forces carried out construction and civil engineering jobs, the headquarters laying down minimum standards for the environment, construction and civil engineering work (including health and safety standards), which would be comparable to the standards and regulations applicable to the Latvian national armed forces. Without prejudice to the obligations relating to the employment of the local workforce, in accordance with article XI of the agreement (4), allied force headquarters shall endeavour to respect the Republic of Latvia, the occupational health and safety rules, and, where legal, operational or other reasons, it is not technically possible, the authorities of the Republic of Latvia and the Allied forces headquarters without further delay agree on other means of achieving the desired protection. 5. The importation of goods and food and supplies of goods carried out in accordance with the sanitary regulations of the Republic of Latvia, except for the import of goods used exclusively by Headquarters Allied forces premises or imported for distribution to staff the premises created Diner, Cafe and lounge. 6. the relevant authorities of the Republic of Latvia to help assess the performance of the Allied forces headquarters in compliance with the laws of the Republic of Latvia in the field of environmental protection, as well as the above mentioned guidelines, information on regulations and standards, as well as advise the Allied forces headquarters in the Republic of Latvia, if certain standards are more stringent than those laid down in the applicable international conventions. These standards of the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Latvia authorities submitted to the Allied headquarters in English. 7. The issue of all environmental related taxes, duties and fees are to be addressed in accordance with article 17 of the additional agreement. Article 19 public hygiene 1. Allied forces headquarters with the support of the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Latvia to apply laws and regulations in human, animal and plant infectious diseases prevention and control, and plant pest prevention and control. 2. emergency situation affecting the spread of communicable diseases in a national or international scale, providing assistance and funding. Allied force headquarters provides access to its objects in accordance with article 5 of the additional agreement. 3. the headquarters of the Allied forces and the Republic of Latvia shall without delay inform each other about the serious epidemic of infectious disease outbreak or suspected outbreak, spread and prevention of, and the measures taken. 4. If the headquarters of the Allied forces believes that health protection measures then use assigned objects and spaces, the measures must be agreed with the competent authorities of the Republic of Latvia. 5. the said provisions of the Republic of Latvia and all the related information to the competent authorities of the Republic of Latvia to the Allied headquarters in English under this additional agreement that laid down in article 33. Article 20 members and dependants evacuated under certain agreements with the sending countries, the countries which are members of the designated work allied forces headquarters, emergency grants permission to come to the Republic of Latvia for their staff and their dependants for evacuation. The Republic of Latvia and the Allied headquarters under the appropriate procedures to ensure that they and their dependants of members of the evacuation, not the institution of State withdrawn. 21. Article correspondence and communication 1. to ensure the official communications and correspondence, the allied force headquarters provides unlimited access to a fixed line, mobile and ring systems, internet services, telecommunications and other information and communication services, including radio and TV terrestrial and satellite services and postal services in the Republic of Latvia, regardless of whether they are commercial or publicly available services. 2. Allied forces headquarters provides access to military communications, courier and postal services, which apply to the Latvian national armed forces. 3. the headquarters of the Allied forces and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Contracting Party in accordance with the policy approved by the North Atlantic Council, NATO's standardization agreement and subsequent agreements 2109 may install and operate on their own account fixed line, mobile and ring systems, Web services, postal and courier services, and any other communications and information systems services in the Republic of Latvia, the official and private allied force headquarters and its members. 4. Allied forces headquarters for permission to build, operate and use the classified and unclassified networks and secure and encrypted communications in the Republic of Latvia, as well as the monitoring of security systems and other permitted purposes. 5. As laid down in article XI of the agreement, paragraph 3 of the allied force headquarters mail or communication that is marked or otherwise designated as official, does not impose any restrictions, inspection, censorship, delays or any other control authorities of the Republic of Latvia, if allied forces headquarters does not waive this immunity. 6. the Headquarters Allied forces are entitled to send and receive official correspondence and parcels shipments by courier or in sealed bags, applying the immunities and privileges that are granted to diplomatic couriers and bags. 7. Allied forces headquarters representative countries sending official correspondence and parcels consignments may be sent through diplomatic channels or military postal channels, where available, without limits of the Republic of Latvia, the inspection, censorship, delays, or other control. 22. Article 1 of the TELECOMMUNICATIONS of the Allied forces headquarters, following agreement with the relevant authorities of the Republic of Latvia on the location of the equipment and the technical data may be imported, create, access, operate, and maintain temporary or permanent staff or outside the premises of the telecommunications equipment and military radio stations, a headquarters could be necessary, the official military exercise and training, emergencies or moral well-being and strengthening activities. 2. The Republic of Latvia is a responsible and assume liability for spectrum management. The frequencies used by the Allied forces headquarters, and their parameters are determined by the allied force headquarters and of the Republic of Latvia for the spectrum management bodies in accordance with the NATO authorities established procedures. Allied force headquarters and the Republic of Latvia shall take all measures necessary to avoid or prevent unwanted interference between or with civilian telecom services and electricity equipment. Allied force headquarters can take the necessary precautions to protect allied forces headquarters in the Republic of Latvia, telecommunications security and force protection, above in coordination with the relevant authorities of the Republic of Latvia. 3. Telecommunications equipment and military radio stations only used for official purposes in accordance with the previous subparagraph. 4. release the Allied forces headquarters of any spectrum fees. 5. applications for telephone and Telegraph cables/data systems and circuits shall be submitted in accordance with the NATO authorities established procedures. 6. Telecommunications operator and regulator of the criteria, conditions and rates for work and services may not be more favourable than those applicable to the Latvian national armed forces. 7. Installing and operating telecommunications equipment, allied force headquarters applied the International Telecommunications Union approved conditions and any other international or regional telecommunications rules that are binding on the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Latvia as well as the laws and regulations in the field of telecommunications. Allied force headquarters to apply this condition to the extent that it applies to Latvian The national armed forces. 8. The entire allied force headquarters shall have the right to send and receive messages and data in encrypted form. Article 23 security guards inside and outside the premises 1. In accordance with the agreement, article VII, paragraph 10, and article 4 (b) of the Protocol) point Allied headquarters is entitled to guard the premises on which it is deployed. Allied forces headquarters security staff may take all necessary measures to ensure order, discipline and safety in these spaces. After receiving such a request, the Republic of Latvia, the involvement of the competent police authority, provide support to allied force headquarters, the Manager or his designated representative. 2. the competent authorities of the Republic are responsible for sustaining the order of events outside the headquarters of the Allied forces. Outside the headquarters of the Allied forces premises allied force headquarters staff of international security is used only in the circumstances referred to in the agreement and in accordance with its terms. 3. in accordance with article VII of the agreement point 5 (b)) and article 4 of the Protocol, the Allied Chief of staff or a designated representative must be informed immediately of any dependent of a member or his arrest or other form of detention. 4. the members of the orders issued, fines and summonses may submit to the Chief of staff of the Allied forces, which is attached to the person concerned. Article 24 Security and FORCE protection 1. in accordance with the NATO security policy and NATO's defence policy at the Latvian Republic is responsible for all aspects of the protection force, including risk assessment, planning, and implementation of the national standards of the Republic of Latvia equivalent unit (Headquarters, an individual, a group, etc.) in the following cases: (a) the headquarters of the Allied forces) perimeter protection; (b)) the Allied forces headquarters organized meetings on protection that takes place outside the headquarters of allied forces premises; (c)) on the protection of particularly important, which is either the allied force headquarters staff or visiting the headquarters of the Allied forces, or otherwise participate in the allied force headquarters organized events. 2. The Republic of Latvia and the headquarters of allied forces exchange information on force protection and security threats. 3. Allied forces headquarters force provide protection only to the Headquarters Allied forces premises, unless previously with the Republic of Latvia the relevant authorities no agreement on the other. 25. Article 1 of the agreement. under the ARMS of article VI of the Allied forces headquarters agreed with the relevant authorities of the Republic of Latvia for armament and munitions transport and storage. Pursuant to the agreement, as well as respecting both the sending State and the laws of the Republic of Latvia, the Allied forces headquarters confirmed the internal rules on the possession, storage and transport of arms and the existing military ammunition to ensure that members do not come to the possession of or held arms without authorisation in question. 2. in relation to the private-owned armaments and munitions possession, storage, disposal and carrying the Republic of Latvia shall apply to laws and regulations. Article 26 the provisions of road traffic and motor vehicles except 1 this additional exemptions referred to in the agreement, allied force headquarters of motor vehicles and trailers, and members and their dependants in personal property, motor vehicles, trailers and floating devices are operated in accordance with the Latvian road traffic rules, regardless of the type of vehicle. 2. Allied forces headquarters service motor vehicles and trailers regardless of the type of the Republic of Latvia to apply road traffic regulations to the same extent as it applies to the Latvian national armed forces. 3. If the headquarters of the Allied forces consider it necessary and with due regard to public safety and order and protection of the environment, the Republic of Latvia concerning the Allied forces headquarters working vehicles and trailers shall not apply the provisions of the Republic of Latvia in respect of such motor vehicles and trailers, construction and equipment regardless of their type. 4. All types of private-owned motor vehicles and trailers, brought in accordance with article XI of the agreement and Protocol 6, article 8, paragraph 3 of the import period apply only minimum rules in relation to the construction, design and equipment of motor vehicles and the tourist trailers in the Republic of Latvia, while taking into account the national security and order. 5. in the case of motor vehicles the above certification of technical standards for all types of professional and personal motor vehicles and trailers, allied force headquarters may use technical test points used by the Latvian national armed forces, or by concluding a separate agreement, create your own technical inspection station. If the Allied forces headquarters creates its own technical inspection station, the Republic of Latvia gives allied forces headquarters all necessary basic techniques, as well as issuing the required certificates on the technical examination fee, no higher than the Latvian national armed forces. 27. Article driving licences 1. Article IV of the Agreement conditions are applicable to all members and is applied to their dependents, if dependent meets the driving age limit requirements in the Republic of Latvia. At the request of the Republic of Latvia to the allied force headquarters shall mark, certifying that the person is a member of the allied force headquarters or dependant. 2. While members and dependents are located in the Republic of Latvia, the ones that comply with the requirements laid down in age, may obtain a driver's license after you have complied with the laws of the Republic of Latvia to the requirements. 3. further, the Republic of Latvia by agreement between the Allied forces headquarters helps to establish and accredit driver training, testing and certificates of the Republic of Latvia. Article 28 registration number plates 1. In accordance with the additional terms of the agreement, the Republic of Latvia registered and the registration number issued to mark the allied force headquarters service all types of motor vehicles and trailers, as well as members and all types of personal pagādājam motor vehicles and trailers. 2. without prejudice to the provisions of part 1 of article XI of the agreement, or the Allied forces headquarters, following agreement with the Republic of Latvia is entitled even to register all types of motor vehicles and trailers, taking into account the following conditions: (a) in accordance with the following procedures), motor vehicle registration data registration system of the Republic of Latvia and the registration number issued by the signs. The Republic of Latvia in cooperation with the competent authorities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the implementation of these activities provide necessary equipment and also provides access to the respective systems and locations. (b) allied forces headquarters) upon request, provide to the customs of the Republic of Latvia and the road authorities all data that relates to service motor vehicles and trailers import, customs clearance and tracking. 3. If, for reasons of security and force protection needs of allied forces headquarters believes that need wear a registration plate, the Republic of Latvia in cooperation with the competent authorities of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at Allied forces headquarters the following chargeable shall be issued, at the request of the registration mark of the headquarters staff and private motor vehicles and trailers. This is not to be understood as a voluntary waiver from this additional agreement in article 7 and 17 rights and immunity. 4. the Department of motor vehicles and trailers logging is carried out under the same conditions as set out in the Latvian national armed forces for motor vehicles and trailers. Latvia registers and issue registration plates and registration of chargeable number plates for private motor vehicles and trailers under the payment order. 5. the conditions referred to in this article shall be without prejudice and without prejudice to the rights given to the Allied headquarters in accordance with Protocol 4., 8., and article 13, or the sending State in accordance with article XI of the agreement on the temporary importation of professional vehicles and re-export operation under the conditions specified in the Agreement and the documentation. Article 29 military clubs, TRAVEL discounts and sports objects, the Republic of Latvia shall grant members and dependents access to military facilities, recreational clubs and sports facilities, as well as driving discounts at the same prices and rates at which they are available in the Latvian national armed forces personnel and their dependents. Article 30 medical and dental services under article IX of the agreement, the Republic of Latvia provides members and their dependents to receive medical and dental services, including hospitalization, in accordance with the rules laid down or which the Republic of Latvia agreed with the allied force headquarters or for sending countries. The Republic of Latvia shall take all necessary measures to have the procedures used to prevent such care provision putting off or for the reason that a member or his dependant is not the ID code of the Republic of Latvia or the identification number, or status by person, or other proof of registration, which is normally used by citizens of the Republic of Latvia. Article 31 1. Education services members and their dependents shall ensure the availability of education and kindergarten, including language training, provided by the authorities of the Republic of Latvia (including regional, municipal and similar institutions), under the same conditions and with the same tuition fees as citizens of the Republic of Latvia. 2. The Republic of Latvia supports the establishment of an international school of allied forces in the vicinity of the headquarters and ensure that the school receives the same facilities and conditions, which are assigned to those schools in the Republic of Latvia. This support includes assistance provided to national and international bodies accredited to this school. The establishment of the international school of allied force headquarters will conclude a separate agreement with the competent authority of the Republic of Latvia. 3. Allied forces headquarters in the Republic of Latvia is authorized to establish and manage additional international schools, as well as allied headquarters and/or contributing State units can create national entities contributing schools in accordance with the conditions and procedures, which must then be developed. The following schools in the development of operational and administrative procedures, including, but not limited to, education programs and teacher qualification requirements by its own rules and norms. The following schools are eligible to apply for support and logistical base in accordance with part 2 of this article. 4. recognizes, validates and confirms that this article is part 2 and 3 schools succeed in diplomas and ensure transition to a Republic of Latvia all existing systems of education, starting from elementary school, then high school/grammar school to higher education institution/University. 32. Article welfare services 1. Allied Chief of staff members and dependants for royalty and with the associated cost, may involve moral and welfare building programs developed by Headquarters Allied forces under NATO rules and sending national teams to facilitate the implementation of these programmes. Such involvement is not considered to be employment and irrespective of the nationality of the persons involved is not covered by the legislation of the Republic of Latvia labour relations, employment, social security payments, etc. field; also the money back and/or fees are not subject to any taxes of the Republic of Latvia. 2. in the case of death of the Member, or if a member leaves the Republic of Latvia, the dependants of the members are still considered dependents under this supplementary agreement for up to ninety (90) days from the date of death or transfer, provided that those dependents residing in the Republic of Latvia. After allied forces headquarters at the request of the Republic of Latvia may authorise extend this ninety (90) day period up to one (1) year to dependents can finish the school year, or any other force majeure circumstances, which are determined on a case-by-case basis. If the legislation of the Republic of Latvia provides for more favourable conditions predetermined arrangement shall not apply, in which case the dependents can opt out of their status, which provides the additional agreement, subject to the laws of the Republic of Latvia. 3. If the Republic of Latvia education and social services to members or their dependents are involved without sending them to the public prior request, inform the participating State (s) support unit (s) or allied forces headquarters. Article 33 implementation and resolution of disputes 1. The parties agree to take the necessary measures to facilitate implementation of this additional agreement and implementation. 2. the parties recognise that NATO's official languages are English and French. All the communication in accordance with this agreement and the additional agreement is usually conducted in English. 3. All disputes or questions that allied forces headquarters and the Republic of Latvia in connection with the implementation of this additional agreement, deal negotiation and does not propose any legal or administrative proceedings. The parties agree to jointly solve all mutual disagreement concerning the additional interpretation or application of this agreement. If the dispute is not settled by negotiation, it should be addressed, as provided for in article 15 of the Protocol, and does not propose any external legal or administrative proceedings, or jurisdiction. Article 34 entry into force of This supplementary agreement shall enter into force on the day after writing all the messages that are submitted through diplomatic channels, all the parties to this agreement, the additional information required for this purpose the completion of internal procedures. However, it is considered that this additional agreement is applicable since the date of signature. Article 35 amendments 1. This supplementary agreement may be amended at the request of any party. 2. Amendments shall enter into force 34 this additional agreement in the order listed in the article. Article 36 duration and termination actions 1. This additional agreement is initially concluded for two (2) years, and after this deadline it shall remain in force for an indefinite period. 2. After the initial two (2) years of the date of expiry of any party may at any time terminate this additional agreement, advance written notice through diplomatic channels. 3. this supplementary agreement shall be terminated after one (1) year following receipt of such notification. However, the parties, taking into account the special circumstances, can mutually agree on the additional agreement on the extension of one (1) year. 4. additional agreement is in effect regardless of whether allied forces headquarters is located permanently in the territory of the Republic of Latvia. 5. Without prejudice to article XV of the agreement and article 16 of the Protocol and taking into account part 6 of this article, this supplementary agreement shall remain in force, if the tension related to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. However, the provisions relating to allied force headquarters location and the distribution and number of personnel, in the event of tension immediately reviewed the allied force headquarters and the Republic of Latvia, to make all desired changes with respect to the application of this additional agreement. In addition, this additional agreement part 2 of article 3 shall not apply in cases where the said conditions of the Republic of Latvia has felt it necessary to move to another location. 6. in the case of the above mentioned tension each Party shall have the right to stop any enforcement, if necessary, with the exception of the additional agreement, article 33 of the 60 day notice informing the other parties to this additional agreement. If this right is exercised, the Parties shall promptly consult on measures to be taken to adequately replace the provisions whose execution was stopped. In witness whereof, the undersigned duly authorized, have signed this supplementary agreement.
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On behalf of the Republic of Latvia _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ _____ the Supreme Allied command in Europe on behalf of ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ___ Allied Supreme Commander of the Supreme Headquarters of the transformation in the name of ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ___ Annex: Republic of LATVIA, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Supreme Allied COMMAND in Europe and the Supreme Allied COMMAND transformation headquarters COMMANDER Agreement supplementing the Paris Protocol 1. in the light of this additional control of the rights laid down in the agreement, use and responsibility and without prejudice to the privileges granted under the Paris Protocol article 8 paragraph 2 and 3 and article XI of the agreement's points 5 and 6. , members and their dependents receive the following rights in relation to the implementation of article 17, namely: (a) the fiscal law) personal effects, furniture and private importation of motor vehicles Agreement, article XI, paragraph 5 and 6 these objectives are the following: 1) personal effects and furniture: six months of full members and their dependants or if they arrive individually, within six months after the last of the dependant (s) (s) arrival , members and their dependents can import their personal effects and furniture, free of taxes and fees, for their personal use at time of service. After six months of the end of the period they may import additional personal effects and furniture, consignments without taxes and fees. In any case and at any time, members can replace lost or no longer valid to use personal effects or furniture that was previously imported, without taxes and duties, when imported into the other, which also does not apply to taxes and fees. The following articles and other personal effects purchased during the NATO service can also take back, free of taxes and fees. 2) personal motor vehicles (including motorcycles, trailer): members of the service shall be imported into your personal motor vehicle regardless of their type and their dependants for their personal needs, without taxes and fees. The motorcycle shall be defined according to the laws of the Republic of Latvia. 3) recreational craft (according to the laws of the Republic of Latvia the definition provided), trailers and recreational and tourist Caravan: members can service shall be imported into your own personal recreation and tourist caravan, of whatever type, without the imposition of those taxes and fees, which is their personal effects and furniture components, your and your dependants for personal use. 4) parcel post receipt from the Office of departure Office of departure or the allied force headquarters or with the postal system, without taxes and fees for the shipment, provided that the package contents are provided for your and your dependants for personal use. Specified in this paragraph does not affect any other bilateral agreements, the Republic of Latvia has concluded with other countries for the mail system operation conditions. (b) the object is given Below) listing by full members and their dependents in Latvia can be purchased without taxes and fees. For such purchases in the Republic of Latvia the applicable duties and taxes are either inappropriate or repaid in accordance with the procedure laid down in the Republic of Latvia: 1) personal effects, personal everyday needs in the household. Headquarters and the Defense Ministry of the Republic of Latvia shall prepare a detailed list of such articles. 2) personal motor vehicles: one personal motor vehicle per household member who reached driving age, at any time. 3) recreation and tourist caravans: one holiday or tourist caravan per full member at any time. 4) trailer: one trailer per full member at any time. 5) trailer: one trailer per full member at any time. 6) motorcycles (according to the laws of the Republic of Latvia the definition provided): one motorcycle per household member who reached driving age, at any time. 7) recreational craft (under the laws of the Republic of Latvia the definition provided): one recreational vessel to one full member at any time. 2. Normēto objects and their dependents, members of allied forces headquarters eateries can be purchased in quantities, which have been agreed by the allied force headquarters and the Defense Ministry of the Republic of Latvia. 3. Gasoline and other fuel. Members and their dependants granted tax exemption for petrol and other fuels used by personal motor vehicles and motor cycles, taking into account the quantity limit of 250 litres per month, depending on the registered vehicle or motorcycle engine size and distance from the Member's home to work. 4. tax exemption for personal motor vehicles, recreational and tourist caravan, trailer, trailers, motorcycle and recreational boat entry and acquisition is assigned three (3) months before the arrival of the full members in the Republic of Latvia. When the scheduled service date has stayed six months, such exemption may be granted only to motivate the institution accordingly national or allied force headquarters approval. 5. Allied forces headquarters develop internal rules relating to the Allied headquarters in the canteen staff work to ensure the purchase function. 6. the provisions of this annex are designed so that they are not in contradiction with the international border crossing facilitation, and the party itself is responsible for the existing customs rules are fully respected and fulfilled. 7. The amounts mentioned after this additional agreement enters into force once a year should be reviewed and adjusted in accordance with the Republic of Latvia the official consumer price index, and the Defense Ministry of the Republic of Latvia about them separately inform the headquarters of the Allied forces.