The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato) And Georgia Agreement On Host Support For Nato Forces And Personnel And The Nato Forces And Personnel Transit Article 15, Second Subparagraph

Original Language Title: Par Ziemeļatlantijas līguma organizācijas (NATO) un Gruzijas līguma par uzņēmējvalsts atbalstu NATO spēkiem un personālam un NATO spēku un personāla tranzītu 15.panta otro daļu

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 23 of 2006 in Riga in January (10. 2. § 6) On the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Georgia agreement on host support for NATO forces and personnel and the NATO forces and personnel transit article 15, second subparagraph, Issued in accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers Act article 14 equipment, first paragraph, point 3, 1. To support the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Georgia agreement on host support for NATO forces and personnel and the NATO forces and personnel transit (hereinafter referred to as the Treaty) article 15, second paragraph, the rights and obligations. 2. in the case of the Republic of Latvia agreement article 15, paragraph 2 shall apply after the written notification to the NATO and Georgia. Prime Minister, Minister of economy Defence Minister A.r. Kariņš l. Mūrniec of the contract article 15 of part two adopted and approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of 10 January 2006, regulations No 23 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and Georgia on host support for NATO forces and personnel and the NATO forces and personnel transit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (hereinafter-NATO), represented by His Excellency of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer (Jaap de Hoop Scheffer) and Georgia, represented by Her Excellency Foreign Minister Salome Zurabišvil Minister ____ ____ ____ ___ ________, hereinafter called "the parties", given that, in response to the invitation to partnership for peace, which sent and signed by the NATO Heads of State and Government who attended the North Atlantic Council meeting, NATO headquarters in 1994 on January 10 and 11, Georgia adopted a partnership for peace invitation and 23 March 1994, signed the partnership for peace framework document; given that Georgia is party to an agreement between NATO members and other countries participating in the partnership for peace, in connection with the status of the force, which was concluded in Brussels on 19 June 1995 (PfP sofa), as well as the additional protocol to the agreement between the Member States of NATO and other countries participating in the partnership for peace, in connection with the status of the force, which was concluded in Brussels on 19 June 1995 (additional protocol); given that Georgia and NATO 1994 December 12 have signed Secrecy agreements; given that Georgia 1994 December 12, has signed the code of conduct. Bearing in mind that, in accordance with the PfP sofa rules and principles to decisions on the transmission and reception of the force continue to be subject to a separate agreement between the parties; Desiring to facilitate the operations and recognizing the importance of the security of civilian populations and the need to protect Georgia's civilian and military infrastructure; agree as follows: article 1 for the purposes of this agreement: "surgery" is support, implementation, preparation, participation and execution by NATO, its forces, personnel and contractors out of the North Atlantic Council in the performance of tasks under NATO command and control arrangements; "NATO" means the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, as well as its military headquarters set up pursuant to the North Atlantic Treaty; "NATO forces" of military and civilian staff, military equipment, vehicles, vessels, aircraft and materiel belonging to the NATO Member States and NATO countries not supporting land, sea or air armed forces comply with this agreement, the requirements of article 2.2 and operating under NATO command and control policy or support operations; "NATO staff" is military and civilian staff, who assigned or attached, or recruited in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, its Member States and NATO countries in not supporting that this agreement meets the requirements of article 2.2 and running under NATO command and control policy or support operations, with the exception of local staff hired to work in Georgia; "NATO contractors" are companies and organizations that are not from Georgia and what rewards NATO, NATO Member States and NATO countries not supportive to they provide the goods and services in the framework of the NATO operation. They include contractors as well as employees of subcontractors and their employees operating in operation. They do not include local contractors, their employees, and subcontractors and their employees; "Transit" is a movement by land, water or air through the Georgian territory. This includes the entry and exit points and procedures, as well as the temporary delay and stopping points of the transit route. This includes any NATO personnel, contractors, equipment or goods, materiel, weapons, ammunition, explosives, vehicles, vessels and aircraft or structures, which is to be left in a place where it is necessary for the proper functioning of the freight transit or unloading; "The support of the host country" means the civilian and military assistance that Georgia gives NATO forces, NATO personnel and NATO contractors that are placed in or operating in Georgia or crossing its territory; "Territory" means the territory of Georgia, including land, air space, internal waters and territorial waters of Georgia, which is the sovereign of Georgia may in accordance with the provisions of international law and principles; "Entry and exit point" is a point of access, providing transit through Georgian territory. "Transit time" means the time period required for transit to move NATO forces and their equipment through Georgian territory. 2. Article 1 of this Treaty lays down the procedures governing the host support and transit through the territory of Georgia, and they apply to NATO, NATO forces, NATO personnel and NATO contractors, including any technique or product, materiel, weapons, ammunition, explosives, vehicles, vessels and aircraft, devices and objects that are used in operational activities. In accordance with article 6 of this agreement, notify in advance of NATO's list of countries that will be involved in transit on the basis of the provisions of this agreement. 2. This agreement shall also apply to any supporting no NATO country taking part in the operation, on condition that the country not supporting NATO has concluded with NATO's participation in the agreement about the operation and that no NATO country supporting writing to NATO and Georgia that it agrees that the provisions of this Treaty, including the obligations contained herein. No NATO country supporting this agreement with Georgia's consent. 3. Article 1. Georgia is such transit parameters, including the planned routes, entry and exit points, as well as NATO, the NATO force and its personnel the above requested services and/or objects. 2. During the period covered by the authorization for transit and/or deployment and/or support of the host State, the time limits for the notification of planned NATO transit and/or deployment and/or need for the support of the host country, as well as the number of staff and NATO forces and NATO personnel, their time and routes, the site deployment, including the staff, the location, facilities and other information about the forces involved in the transit or personnel is to be determined later the conclusion of the agreement between NATO and Georgia. This arrangement, if possible, and the parties agree, reflects NATO doctrine and practice. 4. Article 1, each Party shall take all necessary measures to ensure safe, NATO forces, NATO staff, equipment or goods, materiel, weapons, ammunition, explosives, vehicles, ships and aircraft, and the transit of the object and/or placement. 2. the Georgian authorities free of charge by all the secrecy and protection measures in relation to NATO, NATO forces and NATO personnel, aircraft or ships, which can be located in this area, as well as all the infrastructure required for transit operations and/or during deployment. NATO may ask any other security and force protection measures are paid an appropriate remuneration. 3. Nato member States are entitled to provide the necessary and appropriate confidentiality and protection of your forces, personnel and technology transfer and deployment time. 4. at the request of the Georgian authorities to ensure the right to land at the nearest aerodrome equipped aircraft, run by NATO forces, NATO or NATO contractor or which are guided to their task and having an emergency flight. 1. On article 5 NATO contractors operating in the framework of the operation, not including local contractors, their employees, subcontractors and their employees not subject to local laws and regulations on matters affecting their terms. 2. Nato contractors, employees, operating in the framework of the operation, not including local contractors, not subject to local laws and regulations relating to employees, companies and the licensing and registration of companies, but they have the right to conclude contracts for the purchase of goods and services, as well as building; However, the contracts and subcontracts with local businesses and companies in Georgia must be in accordance with the laws of Georgia, to the extent that it does not affect the provisions of the present agreement. Article 6 except as otherwise specified in this agreement, this operation is applied to the PfP sofa provisions and, where appropriate, the provisions of the additional protocol. 7. Article 1, item, Building infrastructure, facilities and any other operations required object construction, rental or purchase is made in accordance with the agreement between the Government of Georgia to NATO and, if possible, within the NATO doctrine for the provision of support to the host country principle embodied. 2. After the termination of this agreement, both parties agree on NATO and NATO force, the installed purchased, improved or built buildings, objects, infrastructure or equipment transfers. Article 8 customs procedures on the territory of Georgia all the necessary goods for the operation are performed using corresponding NATO documents and all those items that are exempt from customs duties and other Government taxes associated with such import/export of objects. NATO, NATO forces and NATO personnel are exempt from the customs declaration. 9. Article 1. The Government of Georgia with the appropriate means to encourage the NATO forces, NATO personnel and NATO contractor, any technique or product, materiel, weapons, ammunition, vehicles, ships and flying machines, devices and objects move of ports, airports, railways or roads. 2. To NATO, NATO forces and NATO contractor-owned vehicles, ships and aircraft in transit or are stationed in the territory, not subject to Georgia's licensing and registration rules. 10. Article 1. Nato forces, NATO personnel and NATO contractors with their vehicles, ships, aircraft and machinery can cross Georgian territory and the use of airports, railways, roads and ports without payment of the corresponding laws of Georgia in certain taxes and/or fees. 2. Georgia NATO forces, NATO personnel and NATO does not require the contractors to pay taxes and/or fees for utilities, infrastructure or public services provided. 3. Nato forces, NATO personnel and NATO contractors pay the appropriate fees for services that have been requested and received, but may be delayed in transit up to the payment for such services. Article 11, NATO forces may deploy a NATO flag and/or its component elements and units of the countries national flags to any NATO force uniforms, vehicles and objects. Article 12, NATO forces may use their own electronic communications services and the Georgian segment of the electromagnetic spectrum, in accordance with the provisions contained in the additional agreements between NATO and the Government of Georgia. Article 13 the parties, give the command or the individual NATO Member States may conclude an additional agreement on procedures and mechanisms established for the implementation of the provisions of this agreement. Article 14 for the implementation of the provisions of this agreement, the Parties shall exchange the necessary information, which may include confidential classified information. To protect such information must be in accordance with the 1994 December 12 signed a Secret agreement between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Georgia. Article 15 1. If there is a conflict between the provisions of this Treaty and the PfP sofa, and where appropriate, the provisions of the additional protocol, it is decisive last two documents. 2. for the purposes of this agreement, the PfP sofa is only applicable in the territory of Georgia between Georgia and any countries taking part in the operation, including not supporting NATO countries that have agreed to this rule and submitted a written statement, NATO and Georgia. Any State participating in the operation can terminate this agreement within thirty (30) days advance written notice to NATO and Georgia. 3. Any matter considered in this agreement is governed by the PfP sofa. 4. Nothing in this Agreement shall prevent or in any way affect the PfP sofa the right of Contracting Parties, to conclude individual contracts that complement the PfP sofa. Article 16 the provisions of this agreement do not affect existing contracts, where one of the parties are party. Article 17 of this agreement, any dispute regarding the interpretation or application of the provisions are addressed only between the parties by diplomatic means. Article 18 1. This Treaty shall enter into force on the date on which the parties have notified in writing the other party of their internal ratification procedures have been completed. 2. This agreement may be revised at the request of any party, and shall take effect in accordance with the procedure laid down in paragraph 1. 3. This agreement either party may terminate by giving written notification to the other party. Termination of this Agreement shall enter into force on the 6 (six) months after receipt of such notification. 4. After the termination of this agreement for any unresolved issues or disputes that have arisen as a result of the implementation, it shall continue to apply the provisions of this agreement. Drawn up in two copies in the _ _ _ _ _ _ () _ _ _ _ _ _ _ (date) in English, French and Georgian language. All three texts being equally authentic. From the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (signature) (name in capital letters) from the Georgia side (signature) (name in capital letters) agreement BETWEEN the NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION AND Georgia REGARDING the PROVISION OF host NATION support TO AND transit OF NATO forces AND NATO PERSONNEL to North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the hereinafter NATO, His Excellency Mr. Jaap represented by de Hoop Scheffer Secretary General. of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Georgia represented by Her Excellency, Mr. Minister of Foreign Affairs Salome Zourabichvil, Hereinafter referred to as "the parties", Considering that in response to the Partnership for peace Invitation issued and signed by the heads of State and Government of the member States of NATO participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council held at NATO Headquarters on 10 and 11 January 1994 , Georgia accepted the Invitation to the Partnership for peace programme and subscribed to the Partnership for peace Framework document, signed on 23 March 1994; Considering that Georgia is a Party to 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, done in Brussels on 19 June 1995 (PfP sofa) as well as to the Additional Protocol to 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 done in Brussels, on 19 June 1995 (Additional Protocol); Considering that Georgia and NATO have signed a Security Agreement on 12 December 1994; Considering that Georgia has signed a code of conduct on 12 December 1994; Bearing in mind that, in accordanc with the provision and the principles of the PfP sofa, the decision to send and to receive forces will continue to be the subject of separate arrangements between the parties concerned; (Menu rngton Line4) to facilitat the conduct of operations; and Recognizing the importanc of respect for the safety and security of civilian, and the need to safeguard Georgian civilian and military infrastructure; Have agreed as follows: article 1 For the purpose of the present agreement: "Operation" means the preparation, implementation, support, participation and execution by NATO, it forces, personnel and contractors in the furtheranc of the tasking by the North Atlantic Council directed and undertaken under NATO command and control arrangements; "NATO" means the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation the axis it is as well the Military headquarters set up to the North Atlantic pursuan Treaty; "NATO forces" means the military and civilian personnel, military equipment, vehicle, vessel, aircraft and materiel belonging to the land, sea or air armed services member States of NATO and non-NATO contributing States fulfilling the requirements of article 2.2 of the present agreement that by operating under NATO command and control arrangements or in support of the Operations; "NATO personnel" means the civilian and military personnel assigned or attached to or employed by the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, its member States and non-NATO contributing States fulfilling the requirements of article 2.2 of the present agreement that by operating under NATO command and control arrangements or in support of the Operations, with the exception of personnel locally hired in Georgia; "NATO contractor" means non-Georgian businesses and entities to be remunerated by NATO and NATO member States, and non-NATO Contributing States to provide goods and services to NATO within the framework of the Operations. It includes the contractors ' employees as well as sub-contractors and their employees, acting within the framework of the Operations It does not include local contractors, their employees, sub-contractors and their employees; "transit" means movement by land, water or air across the territory of Georgia. It includes the entry and exit locations and procedures. It includes the temporary delay and stopover locations along the transit route. It includes any NATO personnel, contractors, equipment or goods, materiel, weapon, ammunition, explosives, vehicles, and aircraft or vessel construction that must be OK left in place as required for the transit or the proper delivery of cargo; "host nation support" means the civilian and military assistance rendered by the Georgia force, the NATO NATO NATO personnel and contractors, who are stationed on, operating in or transiting through the territory of Georgia; "territory" means the territory of Georgia, including the land, the airspac, the internal waters and the territorial waters of Georgia, over which Georgia exercises sovereignty, in accordanc with the rules and principles of international law. "entry and exit point" mean points of access allowing the transit through the territory of Georgia; "transit time" means the period of time needed for transit in order to move NATO forces and it equipment through the territory of Georgia. Article 2 1. The provision of the present Agreement shall define the procedures each time the host Nation support and transit across the territory of Georgia and shall apply to NATO, NATO forces, NATO personnel and NATO contractors, including all equipment or goods, materiel, weapon, ammunition, explosives, vehicles, vessel, and aircraft, devices and facilities, engaged in activities related to the Operation. To article 6 Pursuan of the present agreement, NATO shall notify in advance a list of transiting of the State on the basis of the provision of the present agreement. 2. The provision of the present Agreement shall also apply to any non-NATO contributing State participating in the Operation, provided that the non-NATO State has concluded in buting Contra (a) Participation agreement for the Operations with NATO and that the non-NATO State contributing to NATO and Georgia notifu in writing that it expressly accept that the provision of the present agreement, including the obligation of herein, apply to it led. The provision of the present Agreement shall be applied by a non-NATO contributing State with the consent of Georgia. Article 3 1 shall be provided with Georgia. the parameters of such transit, including the routes to be followed, points of entry and exit as well as services and/or facilities requested in advance by NATO, NATO forces and its personnel. 2. The time period for which permission for transit and/or stationing and/or provision of host nation support shall apply, the time frames for the notification of intended transit and/or NATO stationing and/or need for host nation support as well as the number and type of personnel of NATO forces and NATO personnel, the times and routes of their movement , the sites of stationing, including sites of deployment of personnel, relevant equipment, facilities and other details of the force or transiting personnel, shall be defined in subsequent arrangements to be concluded between NATO and Georgia. These subsequent arrangements will, where practicabl and as mutually agreed by the parties, the NATO doctrine and reflec practice. Article 4 1. Each Party shall all not cessary undertak measure to ensur the safe transit of stationing and/or NATO forces and NATO personnel, equipment or goods, materiel, weapon, ammunition, explosives, vehicles, vessel and aircraft, devices and facilities. 2. The authorities of Georgia shall take, without any cost, charge or fee to NATO, all such security and protection measure of the cessary not for NATO, NATO forces and NATO personnel, including any aircraft, or vessel that might be in the territory, as well as for all the infrastructure needed for the Operation during transit and/or stationing. Any other additional security and force protection measure may be requested by the NATO, for which reasonable charges shall be due. 3. Nato member States with authorized to provide appropriate security and not cessary and protection of their forces, personnel and equipment during transit and stationing. 4. Upon request, the Georgian authorities shall grant authority to land at the airfield, properly equipped, ares to an aircraft that is operated by or on behalf of the NATO forces, NATO personnel or contractors involved in NATO and an in-flight emergency. Article 5 1. Nato contractors, acting within the framework of the Operation, other than local contractors, their employees, sub-contractors and their employees, shall not be subject to local laws or regulations in matters relating to the terms and conditions of their contracts. 2. Nato contractors, employees, acting within the framework of the Operation, other than local contractors, shall not be thief ^ subject to local laws and regulations with respect to the decision of the licensing and regis employees, businesses and corporations shall be entitled to be and have a right to contract for the acquisition of goods and services as well as construction; However, contracts and sub-contracts with local businesses and corporations in Georgia shall be in accordanc with Georgian legislation to the exten to note varied by terms of the present agreement. Article 6 Except as otherwise provided for in the present agreement, the provision of the PfP sofa and where appropriate, it shall apply the Additional Protocol with regards to the Operation. Article 7 1. Construction, leasing or acquisition of building, facilities, infrastructure, equipment, and all other items not cessary for the activities in relations to the Operations, shall be done in accordanc with arrangements to be concluded between NATO and the Government of Georgia, following, where practicabl, the principles outlined in the NATO doctrine on the provision of host Nation support. 2. Upon termination of the present agreement, both parties shall agree on the disposition of the building, facilities, infrastructure or equipment that NATO and NATO forces have acquired, installed, improved or constructed. Article 8 Customs processing of all cargo needed for the Operation through the territory of Georgia shall be accomplished using appropriate NATO documents and all items listed thereon shall be granted exemption from customs duties and other governmental taxes associated with the importation/exportation of such items. NATO, NATO forces and NATO personnel shall be presenting in the main from custom declarations. Article 9 1. The Government of Georgia shall facilitat with appropriate means the movement of NATO forces, NATO personnel and NATO contractors, all equipment or goods, materiel, weapon, ammunition, vehicles, vessel and aircraft, devices and facilities, through ports, airports, railways or roads used. 2. Vehicles, vessel and aircraft belonging to NATO, NATO forces and NATO contractors in the transit or stationing on the territory shall not be subject to licensing or registration requirements in Georgia. Article 10 1. Nato forces, NATO personnel and NATO contractors, together with their vehicles, vessel, aircraft and equipment shall enjoy within the territory of transit Georgia and shall use airports, railways, roads and ports without payment of relevant taxes and/or fees established by the Georgian legislation. 2. Georgia shall not charge any relevant taxes and/or fees for the use of utilities, infrastructure or public services rendered to NATO forces, NATO personnel and NATO contractors. 3. Nato forces, NATO personnel and NATO contractors shall pay reasonable charges for services requested and received, but transit shall not be impeded pending payment of such services. Article 11 shall be the NATO forces permitted to display the flag of NATO and/or national flags of its mobility scooters national elements and units on any NATO forces uniforms, means of transport and facility. Article 12 shall be allowed NATO forces to operate in their own telecommunications services and to use a segment of the electro-magnetic spectrum of Georgia, in accordanc with the terms defined in further arrangements to be concluded between NATO and the Government of Georgia. Article 13 arrangements specifying the procedure of Supplemental and mechanisms for implementing certain provision of the present agreement may be concluded by the parties, or subordinat Headquaters, individual member nations of NATO. Article 14 For the purpose of the implementation of the provision of the present agreement, the Parties shall exchange the cessary information, which may also include the releasabl Classifieds information. The protection of such information shall be in accordanc with the provision of the Security Agreement between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and Georgia signed on 12 December 1994 article 15 1. In case of conflict between the provision of the present agreement and the provision of the PfP sofa, and, where appropriate, its Additional Protocol, the provision of the last two documents shall prevails. 2. The Programme shall be deemed, sofa for the purpose of the present agreement, and only within the territory of Georgia, to apply among Georgia and any States participating in the Operation, including non-NATO contributing States that have expressly accepted this provision and provided written notice thereof to the NATO and Georgia. Any State participating in the Operation may terminate such acceptance upon 30 days written notice thereof to the NATO and Georgia. 3. Any issue not addressed in the present agreement will be governed by the provision of the PfP sofa. 4. Nothing in the present agreement preclud or lady in any way the right of the parties to the PfP sofa it is subject to separate conclud supplementing the PfP sofa. Article 16 the provision of the present agreement are without prejudice to existing agreements to which either Party is a Party. Article 17 Any dispute with regard to the interpretation of or application of the provision of the present Agreement shall be exclusively settled between the parties by diplomatic means. Article 18 1. The present Agreement shall enter into force on the date that both parties shall have notified each other in writing about the fulfillment of their internal ratification procedures. 2. The present agreement may be reviewed at the request of either Party, and shall enter into force the amendments in accordanc with the procedure provided for in paragraph 1 of the present article. 3. The present agreement may be terminated at any time by either Party by written notification to the other Party given. Such termination shall take effect 6 months after receipt of notification by the other Party. 4. Upon termination of the present agreement, all unresolved matters of dispute or that have arisen as a result of its implementation shall continue to be subject to the provision of the present agreement. Done in duplicate at, on, in the English, French and Georgian languages, the three texts being equally authentic. North Atlantic Treaty Organization for the (signature) (Printed name) For Georgia (signature) (Printed name)