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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 68, Riga, 25 January 2005 (pr. 6. § 29) on the agreement on Microsoft's use of information technologies in the Republic of Latvia in the public sector have been issued in accordance with the Cabinet of Ministers of 14 law equipment of the first paragraph of article 3, paragraph 1. Agreement on Microsoft information technologies in the Republic of Latvia in the public sector (hereinafter called the agreement) between the Republic of Latvia, the Microsoft Corporation and the society with limited liability "Microsoft Corporation" with these rules are adopted and approved. 2. Performance of the contract is the coordinating body of the Minister with special responsibility for electronic Government Affairs Secretariat. 3. the agreement shall enter into force for the period specified in article 9 and in order. Prime Minister a. Halloween special task Minister for electronic Government Affairs j. Rare project is accepted and approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of 25 January 2005, the provisions of the Treaty on the No 68 Microsoft information technologies in the Republic of Latvia, the public sector, The agreement on Microsoft's use of information technology in the public sector in the Republic of Latvia (hereinafter referred to as the "agreement") is entered into the 2005 2 February in Prague, in the Czech Republic between: (1) the Republic of LATVIA , (hereinafter referred to as ' Latvia '), (2) Microsoft CORPORATION, which registered office is one Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA (hereinafter referred to as "Microsoft CORPORATION"), (3) SIA "Microsoft Corporation", registration number: 000343829 whose registered office is 21 Merkela street 21, 4th floor, Riga, Latvia (hereinafter referred to as "Microsoft Corporation"), each of them individually referred to as a "half" of the "parties". WHEREAS: (A) Latvia promote the information technology ("IT") effective use and wants to improve the security of IT systems in the Republic of Latvia; (B) Microsoft CORPORATION is one of the standard software suppliers in the public sector around the world, including in the Republic of Latvia; The parties agree: the definition of public authorities: the legislature, the judicial authorities, an independent public body that operates on the basis of a separate law, as well as direct and unmediated public administration public administration facilities law. Educational institutions, national or local education authorities, as well as the public libraries and museums. 1. the objectives of this agreement's objectives are: (i) cooperation in the implementation of projects of interest to LATVIA in the IT field; (ii) Microsoft CORPORATION Pro grammatūr product source code ("source code" — English cur); (iii) Microsoft CORPORATION software product licensing for public authorities and education institutions from Microsoft IRELAND OPERATIONS LIMITED. 2. a contract of exclusivity STATUS in contractual co-operation between the parties is not exclusive, i.e. each Party retains the right to enter into similar contractual relations with third parties. 3. The IMPLEMENTATION of projects in the field of information technology. This contract 3.1 3.4 and 3.5. projects referred to the objective of the implementation is not an economic benefit for State aid within the meaning of the Microsoft CORPORATION and Microsoft Corporation. 3.2. at the request of Microsoft LATVIA Latvia advise which of 3.4 and 3.5. projects referred to is the best solution for the Latvian fixed objectives. 3.3. specific and Microsoft LATVIA, the rights and obligations under this contract, each 3.4 and 3.5. projects referred to by Latvia and certain Microsoft contracts. 3.4. Microsoft Corporation offers the following projects: 3.4.1 support to educational institutions. This project within Microsoft Corporation distributes aid to educational institutions with programmes of cooperation "On the teaching of" neri ("partners in Learning" — English cur.). Microsoft Corporation provides: (a) access to modern software mainstream schools and universities with "school agreement" ("School Agreement" — English cur) licensing; (b) the restored re-use PCs that donates schools "new beginning" ("Fresh Start program" — English cur); (c) teacher innovation, developing teachers for IT training courses in order to help teachers to use information technology in the teaching process; increasing teacher effectiveness and improving teaching quality with teaching Pro gramm development and training. 3.4.2. the information technology Workforce skills. This project Microsoft higher education institutions offer a comprehensive solution "IT Academy" ("IT Academy" — English cur.) the cooperation programme, which was developed with the aim of providing them with a flexible, high-quality training in the latest technologies with low cost. 3.4.3. promotion of online education. This project within Microsoft, using its expertise and technology in cooperation with existing online educational portal for participating in online education system and development of the Republic of Latvia, designed for teachers and other education stakeholders. 3.4.4. Information technology and data security. This project within Microsoft Corporation provides an overview of Microsoft CORPORATION software products that are essential for the information technology system and data security. 3.4.5. Spam control. This project within Microsoft Corporation offers solutions to the unauthorized electronic mail ("spam") for sending and receiving. 3.4.6. In electronic privacy. This project within Microsoft Corporation offers solutions in electronic privacy ("e-Privacy" — English cur.) to improve the protection in the Republic of Latvia. 3.4.7. Intellectual property protection system. This project within Microsoft Corporation offers solutions for the protection of intellectual property rights, in order to encourage compliance and to ensure the appropriate application of the law. 3.5. Microsoft Corporation shall inform LATVIA about other projects being developed by Microsoft CORPORATION or Microsoft Corporation. 4. Source code of the software product use Microsoft CORPORATION and Latvia undertake to negotiate a separate Microsoft security cooperation "pro Government" Gramma ("Microsoft Government Security program" — the English spoken) agreement that would give free access to the source code and regular information about Microsoft CORPORATION software products Security. 5. Microsoft CORPORATION software product licensing 5.1 and Microsoft Latvia immediately initiate negotiations on the conclusion of the contract all licensed Microsoft CORPORATION software product licensing, which after this date of entry into force of the Treaty without a license agreement, continue to use the public authorities and educational institutions. Microsoft Latvia and Latvia undertakes to agree on the contents of the license agreement between Latvia and the Microsoft IRELAND OPERATIONS LIMITED, and Latvia and Microsoft IRELAND operations LIMITED entered into a license agreement for these 2 (two) years from the date of entry into force of the Treaty. 5.2. the 2 (two) years from the date of entry into force of the Treaty, the Microsoft CORPORATION does not use its right of action arising from any authorized Microsoft CORPORATION software products without a license agreement between public authorities and educational institutions. 5.3. after each this agreement 5.1 in point of the conclusion of the agreement in the Microsoft CORPORATION does not use its right of action arising from any authorized Microsoft CORPORATION software product without the use of the previous license agreement, for which the national authorities and the educational establishment has concluded a license agreement. 5.4 5.2 of this Agreement shall not apply to the software products by the public authorities and educational institutions without a license agreement to use after this start date of entry into force of the Treaty. 5.5. point 5 of this Agreement shall not affect the entry into force of the Treaty, concluded for the Microsoft CORPORATION software product licensing agreements between public authorities and educational institutions. 6. Performance of the contract of the coordinating bodies 6.1. Each Party shall notify the other parties of the implementation of the contract designated coordinating bodies 1 (one) month from the date of entry into force of the Treaty. 6.2. All communication between the parties is implemented by the coordinating institution of the performance of the contract. 6.3. Each Party may change its contract coordinating bodies with another coordinating body in performance of the contract and notify in writing the other parties. 7. Confidentiality 7.1. the parties agree to make available to the public. 7.2. all information received in the course of implementing this agreement, are confidential. Privacy reasons — and international commercial law practice in between; 26 October 2004, the BOM rule no. 887 object "State secrets" 2.1.5. the bottom point ("strategic external economic relations"). 8. Applicable law and dispute resolution 8.1. This Treaty shall apply to the rights of the Republic of Latvia. 8.2. disputes arising from this CONTRACT shall be settled in the courts of the Republic of Latvia. Before going to court, the Parties shall endeavour to settle disputes by negotiation if possible. 9. The entry into force of the AGREEMENT the agreement shall enter into force on 2 February 2005. The agreement is concluded for a Latvian language, 3 (three) copies, one for each party, for 6 (six) pages each. All copies have the same legal force. The signatures of the parties: Republic of Latvia Aigars kalvītis Microsoft CORPORATION William h. Gates III, Prime Minister of Latvia is Chairman and Chief Software Architect of the 2005 2 February 2005 February 2, Microsoft Corporation of Microsoft Corporation Kolomensk Sandis Ltd., Member of the Board 2005 February 2.
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