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Paragraphs in "Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement In Connection With Radiation Accidents" coded as SUBS

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Art.1 ARTICLE I: General Terms of Assistance
Art.1.1 1. The Requesting State shall have full responsibility for the use of the assistance in conformity with this Agreement, and any personnel provided by the Assisting Party shall be subject to the direction and supervision of the Requesting State in the performance of their functions while within the territory of the Requesting State.
Art.1.2 2. Equipment or materials shall remain the property of the Assisting Party, unless otherwise agreed, and shall be returned to it at its request.
Art.1.3 3. The Requesting State shall employ the assistance exclusively for the purpose for which such assistance has been made available, and shall itself provide, to the extent of its capabilities, any local facilities and services required for the proper and effective administration of the assistance, and for the protection of personnel, equipment or materials.
Art.1.4 4. The assistance shall not be used in such a way as to further any military purpose.
Art.2 ARTICLE II: Special Functions of the Agency
Art.2.1 1. The International Atomic Energy Agency shall, at the request of and in consultation with the Requesting State:
Art.2.1.a a. Advise upon the measures to be taken and the assistance required.
Art.2.1.b b. Assist in securing from its Member States not parties to this Agreement such assistance as cannot readily be provided by the other Contracting Parties.
Art.2.1.c c. Co-ordinate the provision of assistance.
Art.2.2 2. At any time after he has been notified by a Contracting State of the existence of an emergency within its territory, the Director General of the Agency may designate, in consultation with that State, an observer, who may enter its territory for the purpose of investigating the nature and extent of the emergency and reporting to him thereon. The Director General may, in addition, authorize such person to act as his representative.
Art.4 ARTICLE IV: Liability
Art.4.1 1. The Requesting State shall bear all risks and claims resulting from, occurring in the course of or otherwise connected with, the assistance rendered on its territory and covered by this Agreement. In particular, the Requesting State shall be responsible for dealing with claims which might be brought by third parties against the Assisting Party or personnel. Except in respect of liability of individuals having caused the damage by willful misconduct or by gross negligence, the Requesting State shall hold the Assisting Party or personnel harmless in case of any claims or liabilities in connection with the assistance
Art.4.2 2. The Requesting State shall compensate the Assisting Party for the death of, or temporary or permanent injury to, personnel, as well as for loss of, or damage to, non-perishable equipment or materials, caused within its territory in connection with the assistance.
Art.4.3 3. The Assisting State shall bear all risks and claims in connection with damage or injury occurring in its own territory.
Art.4.4 4. The Requesting and the Assisting States shall be released from their obligations under paragraphs 1 - 3 to the extent that the damage is covered by an operator of a nuclear installation who is liable for nuclear damage under the applicable national law.
Art.4.5 5. The provisions of this Article shall not prejudice any recourse action under the applicable national law, except that recourse actions can be brought against assisting personnel only in respect of damage or injury which they have caused by wilful misconduct or gross negligence.
Art.5 ARTICLE V: Designation of Competent Authorities
Art.5.1 1. The competent authorities authorized by the Contracting Parties to receive requests for and to accept offers of assistance, and to accept communications relating thereto, are listed in the Annex to this Agreement.
Art.5.2 2. The Contracting Parties shall inform each other of any changes in respect of such competent authorities.
Art.6 ARTICLE VI: Facilities, Privileges and Immunities
Art.6.1x The Requesting State shall afford, in relation to the assistance, the necessary facilities, privileges and immunities with a view to securing the expeditious performance of functions under this Agreement. In relation to assistance provided by the International Atomic Energy Agency, the Requesting State shall apply the Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the Agency.
Art.7 ARTICLE VII: Use of Information
Art.7.1x An Assisting Party shall not make any public statements concerning the incident, nor communicate any information obtained by it under this Agreement, except with the consent of the Requesting State.
Art.8 ARTICLE VIII: Special Conditions
Art.8.1x An Assisting Party or the Requesting State may attach special conditions to their request for, or offer or acceptance of, assistance. Such special conditions shall become binding as soon as they have been accepted by the other party or parties concerned.
Art.10 ARTICLE X: Termination of Assistance
Art.10.1 1. The Requesting State may at any time in writing request the termination of the assistance provided under this Agreement.
Art.10.2 2. An Assisting Party may, after having given written notice, terminate its assistance if:
Art.10.2.a a. In its opinion such assistance is no longer needed by the Requesting State.
Art.10.2.b b. Its domestic needs so require.
Art.10.2.c c. The Requesting State fails to observe the terms of this Agreement.
Art.10.3 3. Upon such request for, or notice of, termination the Requesting State and the Assisting Party shall consult together with a view to concluding any operations in progress at the time of such termination and facilitating withdrawal of the assistance.