The Government Of The Republic Of Latvia, The Government Of The Republic Of Estonia And The Government Of The Republic Of Lithuania Of The Protocol On The Baltic Defence College And Its Status Of Personnel

Original Language Title: Par Latvijas Republikas valdības, Igaunijas Republikas valdības un Lietuvas Republikas valdības protokolu par Baltijas Aizsardzības koledžas un tās personāla statusu

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: For the Government of the Republic of Latvia, the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of the Protocol on the Baltic Defence College and its personnel the status of article 1. 14 June 1999 in Riga the Latvian Government signed, the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania Protocol on the Baltic Defence College and its staff status (hereinafter referred to as the Protocol) with this law is adopted and approved. 2. article. Goods which are imported into the Republic of Latvia, Baltic Defence College or entering its needs, the territory of the Republic of Latvia are exempt from customs duty, value added tax and excise duties on petroleum products. 3. article. The law shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. With the law put the Protocol in English and Latvian. 4. article. Protocol shall enter into force for the period specified in article 13 and in order, and on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs notified the newspaper "journal". The law adopted by the Parliament in 1999 on September 23. State v. President Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga in Riga in 1999 on October 5, the Government of the Republic of Latvia, the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania Protocol on the Baltic Defence College and the status of personnel for the Government of the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania (hereinafter referred to as the parties), Raised on 12 June 1998 in Brussels, signed by the Government of the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania for Baltic Defence College (hereinafter Agreement) article 1, part 2 in which the Parties decided to establish the Baltic Defence College and its personnel the status of a separate agreement; Atzīmēdam that the coordination of efforts and the Baltic Defence College of management and administration in the organizational structure, and the Baltic Defence College of management, funding and management arrangements of administrative nature certain contracts concluded in accordance with article 6 of the agreement part 1; The parties to this Protocol shall be concluded on the Baltic Defence College and its staff status: article 1 purpose of the Baltic Defence College founded in accordance with the agreement. This Protocol aims to determine the Baltic Defence College, its staff and student status in the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Estonia and the Republic of Lithuania. Article 2 definitions below: (a) "Baltic Defence College (the College) means the senior staff officers and the training of civil servants created the institution founded by the parties; (b) "Rector" means the head of the College; (c) "officials of the College" represents the Rector and staff appointed or hired to work in College; (d) "military personnel" wherever that expression appears in the Protocol represents the "strength" as defined in the NATO sofa, where applicable in accordance with article 9 of this Protocol 1. "Force" for the purposes of applying the definition to be considered that the definition used in the term "range" of the North Atlantic Treaty shall apply to the territories of the parties to this Protocol; (e) "civilian personnel" means the civilian students sent to courses in College, and civilian personnel appointed College posts. Article 3 legal capacity 1. College has legal capacity. College can take all the civil rights and obligations. Legal College for the entry into force of the Protocol to date. 2. in accordance with the provisions of this Protocol may take part in proceedings at the College as the plaintiff or the defendant. The College may also agree with the one party that, depending on the nationality, the Latvia, Estonia or Lithuania's State institutions working on behalf of the College in any proceedings before the Court of that State in the case, in which the College is one of the parties. Expenses related to legal actions or the fulfillment of the contract shall be borne by the College. Article 4 representatives of the College the College represents the Rector or the person he/she ordered in accordance with the College management and management. Article 5 the College land to buildings, property, financial and property value status and immunity 1. If this Protocol is not otherwise specified, plots with buildings used exclusively for College are subject to the laws of Estonia. 2. If this Protocol provides otherwise, the courts and other relevant authorities of Estonia as provided for in the applicable laws, jurisdiction over actions or violations of land with buildings used exclusively for College. 3. Property, belongings, documents, or describing a search, seizure, removal, disposal or any other form of interference by the Executive, judicial or legislative action is not applicable to the College or its parcels with buildings, except: (a) to promote the necessary criminal investigation and evidence gathering, including the seizure and, if appropriate, the transfer of the subject matter related to criminal offences, including the Customs and fiscal law infringement. (b) or, in other cases, with the agreement of the parties and/or under the conditions approved by the parties. 4. College, at the request of the authorities of the parties, the party that requested it, the Defence Ministry in the presence of a representative of the inspection any document type and content, to confirm that they have immunity under this article. 5. the immunity granted to the College by this Protocol must not prevent the parties to make a mutually agreed actions associated with the College. 6. The Estonian authorities concerned ensure that the College land with building peace does not interfere with any person or group of people trying to get in unauthorized or causing disorder this piece of land with buildings nearby. At the request of the Rector, the Estonian authorities concerned shall afford the necessary assistance to the law and order in College, as well as the removal of persons from the parcels of land with buildings. 7. official vehicles and caravans, which is located in college or it owns, is clearly recognizable sign, indicating that they belong to a college or college use. 6. Article 1 of the freedom of access without taking and established by international treaties, the parties undertake to authorize, to arrive in the territory of their own State College officials, as well as all other persons invited to the College official activities, the discharge of their duties, freeing from the fees for visas. The foregoing shall not be released from quarantine or other health statement. 2. It is not permissible to force part 1 of this article, the persons to leave the territory of the State party except after consultation with the State of a person belonging to the diplomatic representative. 3. Persons who, in accordance with the legislation of Estonia have the right to enter the College land with buildings of their duties, they can enter only with the Rector or his or her substitute consent. However, the circumstances of flagrant delicti and of article 5 of this Protocol, part 3 in the cases provided for in the authorisation shall be granted automatically. 4. the College must do their utmost to prevent its parcels with buildings used for asylum of the person. Article 7 border crossing taken proper steps to college officials and students in their official actions in the context of facilitating the crossing of the border. Article 8 taxation and levies 1. College is exempt from customs duty, value added tax and excise duty of goods imported by the College itself or imported for official purposes, and, as far as possible in accordance with their national legislation, the College shall reimburse the value added or excise tax amount for official purposes of the goods and services purchased. The things that brought the college without having to pay taxes, may be transferred only in accordance with the national legislation of the parties. 2. The parties ' authorities concerned show understanding requests release of airport tax or duty in case military airport or aircraft is used for the purposes of the College. Article 9 staff privileges and immunities 1. In respect of its military personnel, at a time when it is located in the territory of either party with college-related measures, the parties agree to apply the North Atlantic Treaty Organization member States and the countries participating in the partnership for peace ", the agreement on the status of their armed forces, (hereinafter referred to as the PfP sofa), under which article 1, if the PfP sofa or any of the additional protocol in relation to its Member States provided by the all PfP sofa applicable in the Member States of 19 June 1951 in London signed the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in the Member States of the agreement on the status of their armed forces (NATO sofa) provisions, as though all the PfP sofa would have NATO sofa. 2. Unless otherwise agreed, and depending on the individual agreement, the parties agree to promote NATO sofa and the application of this Protocol to national staff, which is not a party to this Protocol, but it is the PfP sofa party at a time when it is a party to this Protocol with college-related measures. 3. Nato SOF article VIII, part 2, for the purpose of subparagraph (f)) the parties agree to waive requirements in cases where the amount of loss is less than: Estonia: Latvia: 700 LVL 15 000 EEK LTL Lithuania: 4800 4. Except the College hired civilian staff, the parties agree to assign to your civilian personnel College and its dependents to the same status of the military personnel and dependents to the NATO sofa and this Protocol, with the claim that the civilian staff that is not attributable to the NATO sofa article VII 1, 2, and part 3, but the following provisions: (a) the party who is in the employment of staff, the authorities are entitled to exercise jurisdiction over its civilian personnel and dependents in cases When: (i) the infringement was committed only in respect of the property or security of that State, or only violation in relation to the other parties the same College personnel or dependants of a person or property; (ii) the infringement resulting from acts or omissions of their duties; (iii) offences punishable in accordance with their national laws, but not punishable in accordance with the parties that become personnel law. (b) each of the other parties, in which become personnel, authorities are entitled to exercise jurisdiction over that personnel and their dependents. (c) the authorities of the party who is entitled to exercise jurisdiction, taking with understanding other party requests the authorities to renounce their rights in cases where the other party considers such a waiver to be of particular importance. (d) If a party who is entitled to exercise jurisdiction, decided not to exercise their rights, it shall, as soon as possible notify the authority of the other party. (e) the NATO sofa 4 Article 7.-9., and part 11 apply, mutatis mutandis, 5. The rules set out in part 3 of this article, the equivalent applicable to civilian personnel in College referred to in part 4 of this article 6. Status, set in the seconded personnel to the College, the equivalent may apply for staff, which designate the Baltic Defence College in countries that are not signatories to this Protocol or the PfP sofa, an exchange of notes between the signatory countries and not the Government of the Republic of Latvia The Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. 7. in addition to the immunities provided for in this Protocol and privileges granted to the Rector of the Republic of Estonia and his/her deputy immunity from arrest and detention, as well as the immunity from jurisdiction of him and done, your powers of their duties, provided that such persons are nationals of the Republic of Estonia. The immunity from jurisdiction of him and done the job in the exercise of their powers, their duties, remain after leaving the post. 8. the authorities of the Parties shall immediately notify the Director or his/her Deputy on college officials or students ' arrest or otherwise detained. 9. The Estonian Defence Ministry with this Protocol are authorised to supply College officials and students with identity card bearing the photograph of the holder. 10. Realizing that, according to the NATO sofa dependents are not exempt from immigration control, the Government of the Republic of Estonia agrees to permit to enter and reside in Estonia, college officials and students who are not hired by the College itself, dependents. Those dependents are exempt from the provisions of Estonia for the registration and control of aliens, but they do not have the right to permanent residence in Estonia or in life, like education and social responsibility in the countries represented remain, unless otherwise agreed. Article 10 the College hired staff college, according to the Ministry of Defence of the parties guidance on the number of personnel, have the right to hire civilian personnel. Estonia's legislation on permits to live and work permanently in Estonia apply personnel hired by the College and by not belonging to the Republic of Estonia. Article 11 means of communication, College papers and other materials To 1 College official mail and electronic means the Government of the Republic of Estonia on the same basis as the armed forces of Estonia. 2. The Government of the Republic of Estonia shall take the necessary measures to, regardless of the means of communication used, ensure the College's official correspondence. 3. All documents and other materials found on the College's official documents or materials and sent College or College officials transported, released from customs, border guard and police checks, with the exception of article 5 of the Protocol in paragraph 3 and in article 5 of the procedure set out in part 4. The following documents and other material to be labelled with the words "BALTIC Defence College/OFFICIAL". Article 12 cooperation with the authorities of the parties and the implementation of the Protocol, 1. The Rector is always cooperate with the parties to the relevant authorities, to facilitate the provision of appropriate justice, legislative compliance and prevent any land referred to in the Protocol to the buildings, the privilege and immunity. 2. before commencing training in the territory of either party receiving proper approval of the College. 3. The Ministry of defence of the parties, in cooperation with the College shall draw up a list of persons to which this Protocol applies. Article 13 depositary and entry into force 1. The Government of the Republic of Estonia is the depositary of this Protocol. 2. the Protocol shall enter into force 30 days after the depositary has received the last written notification that all constitutional requirements for the entry into force of this Protocol have been complied with. The depositary shall inform the other parties of any such notification received and the date of entry into force of the Protocol. Article 14 dispute dispute between the parties concerning the interpretation or application of this Protocol of mutual consultations continued. Article 15 amendment any party may at any time request an amendment to this Protocol. The request sent to the depositary, which shall inform the other parties of any such notification and the date of receipt. Amendments shall enter into force in accordance with article 13 of this Protocol, the provisions of part 2. Article 16 denunciation 1 This Protocol is concluded for an indefinite period. It may be denounced by either party by written notice to the depositary, which shall inform the other parties of any such notification and the date of receipt. 2. The denunciation shall take effect after 6 months since the notice received by the depositary. If any party to this Protocol, the denunciation of this Protocol shall cease to be in force with respect to that party. Signed at Riga June 14, 1999, in a single copy in Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian and English languages, each text being equally authentic, shall be deposited in the depository, which archives. The depositary shall transmit to all parties to the Protocol of the certified copies. In case of conflict of interpretation it is the text in English.
The Government of the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Estonia for the Government of the Republic of Lithuania Government, ģirts Valdis Kristovskis, archival, Česlov, Stankevič of Luik Defense Minister Defense Minister National Defence Minister Protocol between the Government of the Republic of Latvia, the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania Concerning the status of the Baltic Defence College and its Personnel for the Government of the Republic of Latvia , the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, in the following referred to as the parties, Referring to the article 1, paragraph 2, of the agreement between the Government of the Republic of Estonia, the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania concerning the Baltic Defence College , signed in Brussels on June 12th, 1998, in the following referred to as the agreement, in which the parties have agreed to determin the status of the Baltic Defence College and its personnel in a separate through; Noting that the organisational structure for the co-ordination of efforts, operations and administration of the Baltic Defence College and procedures for the operation, funding and administration of the Baltic Defence College with a let down in administrative arrangements is concluded in accordanc with the article 6, paragraph 1 of the agreement; The parties have concluded the following Protocol concerning the status of the Baltic Defence College and its personnel: article 1 purpose the Baltic Defence College is established in accordanc with the agreement. The purpose of this Protocol is to establish the status of the Baltic Defence College, it is official and the student, in the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Lithuania. Article 2 Definition In the following, (a) the expression "the Baltic Defence College (the College)" means the joint institution for senior staff officers and civil servants training established by the parties; (b) the expression "the Commander" means the head of the College; (c) the expression "official of the College" means the Commander and the staff, hired by the allocated or the College; (d) the expression "military personnel", wherever that expression appear in this Protocol, means the "force", as defined in the NATO sofa, as made applicable through article 9, paragraph 1 of this Protocol. For the purpose of application of the definition of a "force", the expression "North Atlantic Treaty area" used in that definition, shall be deemed to refer to the territory of the parties to this Protocol; (e) the expression "civilian personnel" means the civilian student, assigned to the courses at the College, and civilian personnel, allocated to the College staff. Article 3 Legal capacity 1. The College shall posses legal capacity. The College may have all the civil rights and obligations. The legal capacity of the College shall be created at the date of entry into force of the Protocol. 2. Subject to the provision of this Protocol, the College may engage in legal proceedings or defendan claiman axis. However, the College may agree with any of the parties, that the appropriate national institutions of Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania, depending on the nationality of the Court, shall act on behalf of the College in any legal proceedings to which the College is a party before the courts of that State. The costs connected to carrying out contracts or settling legal actions shall be borne by the College. Article 4 representatives of the College the College shall be represented by the Commander or by whom he/she may be in accordanc appoin with the arrangements and procedures established for the operation and administration of the College. Article 5 status and of the premise, to the immunit property, funds and assets of the College 1. Except as otherwise provided in this Protocol, Estonian legislation shall apply within the premise of solely used by the College. 2. Except as otherwise provided in this Protocol, the courts or other appropriate Estonian institutions shall have jurisdiction, as provided in the applicable law, over ACTA, or omission of transactions taking place within the premise of solely used by the College. 3. the chicken pox vaccine and search, requisition, confiscation, expropriation and any other form of, interference by administrative, judicial or whethers legislative action, of property, documents, assets or funds shall not take place against or within the premises of the College, except: (a) For not facilitating investigations into offenc cessary, and collection of evidence, including chicken pox vaccine and and, in proper cases, the handing over of objects connected with an offenc» , including the offenc against custom and fiscal laws regulations. (b) Or otherwise with the consent of, and/or under the conditions approved by the parties. 4. The College shall, at the request of the authorities of the parties and in the presence of a representative of the Ministry of defence of the requesting Party, the verify the nature and contents of any documents to confirm that their immunity ut300r2u entitled under this article. 5. The immunit granted it to the College by this Protocol shall not prevent the parties from executing mutually agreed functions concerning the College. 6. The appropriate Estonian authorities shall ensur that the tranquillity of the premise of the College is not disturbed by any person or group of persons attempting unauthorised entry into or creating disturbanc in the immediate vicinity of those premises. If so requested by the Commander, the appropriate Estonian authorities shall provide assistance for the cessary not preservation of law and order in the College and for the removal of a person from the premise. 7. the Official motor vehicles and trailers put at the disposal for or belonging to the College shall bear a clearly recognisabl sign that indicates that they belong to or of the used by the College. Article 6 Freedom of access 1. Without prejudice to established procedures and international agreements, the parties to allow the undertak entry into their territory, the official of the College, as well as all other persons invited to the College on official business during the performance of their duties for or in relations to the College, with exemption from visa fees. This does not from the main application of quarantine or other health regulations. 2. No action to force the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of this article to leave the territory of one of the parties may be taken except after consultation with the diplomatic representatives of the State to whom the parties belong. 3. persons who are entitled under the law to enter the premise of Estonian for the purpose of performing their official functions may only enter the premises of the College with the consent of his/her Commander or substitute. However, in the case of a flagrant or in cases envisaged by the delicti in the article 5, paragraph 3, of this Protocol, such authorisation shall be given automatically. 4. The College shall take all measure to prevent feasibl of it from being used as a premise of a refuge by persons. Article 7 Border Crossing shall be taken the appropriate measure to facilitat border crossing of the official and a student of the College in regards to their official activities. Article 8 Taxation and fees 1. The College shall be exempted from customs duties, value added tax and excise duties on imported goods-by the College itself for its official use, and be reimbursed the amount of value added tax or excise-duties for the goods and services purchased for official use to the exten the possible within the national legislation of the parties. Items imported tax-free by the College shall only be transferred in accordanc with the national legislation of the parties. 2. The appropriate authorities of the Parties shall give sympathetic considerations it requests one exemption from air port fees when either military airports or military aircraft used in a connection to the College. Article 9 the Privilege and of personnel to 1. immunit With regards to their military personnel, the parties agree to apply 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, hereinafter referred to as the PfP-sofa, in accordanc with article I of which, except as otherwise provided in the PfP-sofa and any additional protocol in respect to its own parties , all States parties to the PfP-sofa shall apply the provision of the agreement between the parties to the North Atlantic Treaty regarding the status of their forces, done at London on 19 June 1951, hereinafter referred to as the NATO-sofa, as if all the States parties to the PfP-sofa were parties to the NATO-sofa, when present in the territory of any of the parties due to activities connected to the College. 2. Unless otherwise agreed by and subject to separate arrangements, the parties agree to facilitat the applications of the NATO-sofa and this Protocol it personnels of States not parties to this Protocol but parties to the PfP-sofa, when present in the territory of any of the parties to this Protocol due to activities connected to the College. 3. For the purpose of paragraph (f) of article 2 (VIII) of the NATO-sofa, the parties agree to it will claim in waiv such cases where the damage is less than: Estonia: 15 Latvia: LVL 700 000 EEK Lithuania: 4800 LTL 4. With exception of civilian personnel, hired by the College, the parties agree to apply to their civilian personnel and their dependant at the College the same status as granted to the military personnel and their dependant by the NATO-sofa and by this Protocol, with the reservation that the said civilian personnel shall not be subject to article VII, paragraphs 1, 2 and 3, of the NATO-sofa, but to the following provision: (a) the authorities of the Party by whom the personnels is self-employed, shall have the right to exercise jurisdiction over its civilian personnel and their dependant with respect to: (i) of the offenc solely against the property or security of that State , or of the offenc solely against the person or property of another person of the personnel of that Party in the College or of a dependent; (ii) arising out of the offenc any act or omission done in the performance of official duty; (iii) the offenc are punishabl by its law but not by the law of the Party receiving the personnels. (b) In the case of any other offenc, the authorities of the Party receiving the personnel shall have the right to exercise jurisdiction over that personnel and their dependant. (c) the authorities of the Party having the right to exercise jurisdiction shall give sympathetic considerations to a request from the authorities of the other party for a waiver of its right in cases where the Party will consider such waiver you others to be of particular importanc. (d) If the Party having the right to exercise jurisdiction decide not to exercise this right, it shall notify the authorities of the other Party as soon as practicabl. (e) article VII, paragraph 4-9 and paragraph 11, of the NATO-sofa shall apply mutatis mutandis. 5. The specifications set out in this article, paragraph 3, shall apply to the equivalently civilian personnel at the College, defined in paragraph 4 of this article. 6. The status granted to personnel assigned to the College may be applied equivalently to personnel assigned to the College by a State not signatory to this Protocol nor to the PfP sofa by an exchange of notes between the non-signatory and the Government of the Republic of Latvia, the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania. 7. In addition to the immunit of privilege and stated in this Protocol and provided that those persons not nationals of the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Estonia shall grant the Commander and his/her Deputy immunity from arrest and detention, as well as immunity from jurisdiction in respect of words spoken and acts committed by of them in their official capacity and within the limits of their authority. This immunity from jurisdiction in respect of words spoken and acts committed by of them in their official capacity and within the limits of their authority shall be maintained after their appointment cease, in respect of the period of their mission. 8. The authorities of the Parties shall promptly notify the Commander or his/her substitute of the arrest or detention of officials or other student of the College. 9. The Estonian Ministry of defence shall be authorised by this Protocol to furnish the official and a student of the College with an identity card bearing the photograph of the holder. 10. It being understood that dependant is not exempted from immigration control by virtue of the NATO-sofa, the Government of the Republic of Estonia to allow the undertak entry and residence in the Estonia of dependant of official and student of the College who are not hired by the College. Those dependant shall be from the main Estonian regulations on the registration and control of aliens, but shall not acquir any right to permanent residence or domicile in Estonia, just as education and social welfare remain the responsibility of the respectiv home countries, unless otherwise is agreed. Article 10 Personnel, hired by the College, the College may hire civilian personnel in accordanc with the directives on personnel strength issued by the ministries of defence of the parties. Estonian legislation concerning permit to be resident and working in Estonia shall apply to the personnel hired by the College who are not nationals of the Republic of Estonia. Article 11 communications facilities and transport of documents and other materials in college 1. For all the official postal and electronic communications, the Government of the Republic of Estonia shall accord to the College a treatment equivalent to that accorded to the Estonian Armed forces. 2. The Government of the Republic of Estonia shall take reasonable measure to secure the inviolability of the official correspondenc of the College, without regards to the means of communication used. 3. All documents and other materials, that are certified as being an official document or other official material of the College, and which to sent by the College or carried by officials of the College, shall be the main from custom, border police and police examination, except as provided by article 5, paragraph 3, and under the procedures set out in article 5 , paragraph 4, of this Protocol. Such documents and other materials shall be marked with the term "BALTIC Defence College/OFFICIAL". Article 12 co-operation with the authorities of the parties and the implementation of this Protocol 1. The Commander shall co-operate at all times with the appropriate authorities of the parties to facilitat the proper administration of Justice, secure the observanc of legislation and avoid the occurrence of any abuse in connection with the facilities, privileges and to be mentioned in this Protocol immunit. 2. The College shall obtain appropriate approval in advance before conducting exercises on the territory of one of the parties. 3. The ministries of defence of the Parties shall in the agreement with the College to establish a list of persons to whom this Protocol applies. Article 13 Entry into force Depository and 1. The Government of the Republic of Estonia shall act as the official Depository for this Protocol. 2. This Protocol shall enter into force on the 30th day after the Depository has received the last written notification stating that the national legal requirements cessary for this Protocol to enter into force have been completed. The Depository shall notify the parties of each notification received and of the date of entry into force of the Protocol. Article 14 of the Dispute of the Dispute between the parties regarding the interpretation or application of this Protocol shall be resolved by negotiation between the parties. Article 15 Amendments to Any of the parties may at any time request amendments to this Protocol. The request shall be addressed to the Depository, which shall notify all the other parties of each such notification and the date of the receipt thereof. Such amendments will come into force shall pursuan to the provision of paragraph 2 of article 13 of this Protocol. Article 16 Denunciation 1. The present Protocol is concluded for an unlimited period of time. It may be denounced by any of the parties by written notification to the Depository, which shall notify all the other parties of each such notification and the date of the receipt thereof. 2. The denunciation shall take effect six months after the receipt of the notification by the Depository. In the case of denunciation of this Protocol by any of the parties, it shall cease to be in effect regarding that specific Party. Done in Riga on 14 June 1999, in a single original in the Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and English languages, all texts being equally authentic, shall be deposited in which the archives of the Depository. The Depository shall transmit certified cop to of the Protocol to all parties. In case of different interpretation the English version shall prevails.
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