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Paragraphs in "Agreement On Flood Warning For The Catchment Basin Of The Mosel" coded as SCIR

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Pre.1 The Government of the French Republic,
Pre.2 The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg,
Pre.3 Desiring to expand cooperation between neighbouring countries with respect to the management of the Moselle and the Saar Rivers,
Pre.4 Wishing to provide persons living along the Moselle and the Saar Rivers with better protection against floods,
Pre.5 Desiring to take joint measures to improve water level information and flood warning services in the catchment basins of the Moselle,
Pre.6 Bearing in mind the Frontier Treaty between the Netherlands and Prussia signed at Aachen on 26 June 1816,2
Pre.7 Bearing in mind the Frontier Treaty between the Netherlands and France signed at Courtrai on 28 March 1920,3
Pre.8 Bearing in mind the Convention between the Federal Republic of Germany, the French Republic and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg concerning the canalization of the Moselle, signed at Luxembourg on 27 October 1956, and in particular article 56 thereof,
Pre.9 Have agreed as follows:
Art.1 Article 1
Art.2 Article 2
Art.2.1x The costs of construction, renovation, alterations, large-scale repairs, maintenance, operation servicing and any water rates and all other costs incurred to ensure the proper functioning of the stations shall be allocated as follows:
Art.2.2x The Government of the French Republic shall defray the costs of:
Art.2.2x.ax Public works at the stations and access roads;
Art.2.2x.bx Electricity supply and heating;
Art.2.2x.cx River gauges and water-level recorders and related instruments;
Art.2.2x.dx Shaft position encoders and emergency battery systems for the stations at Damelevières, Custines and Uckange.
Art.2.2x.ex The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany shall be responsible in a proportion of 37 to 447 for the costs of the following items, with the exception of those at the Wittring station on the Saar, which shall be the sole responsibility of the Federal Republic of Germany:
Art.2.2x.fx Computerized recorders, voice response units, measurement indicators, including accessories and station management software, special reading devices capable of reading the recorded data;
Art.2.2x.gx Digital and voice transmission systems, including accessories, and hook-ups to telecommunications networks;
Art.2.2x.hx Station inquiry software, which shall be independent from the software used for the devices and from their operating system, for retrieval via central telephone lines in the Federal Republic of Germany, France and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, each of which shall receive one copy;
Art.2.2x.ix Shaft position encoders and emergency battery systems for the stations at Metz, Epinal and Wittring.
Art.2.2x.kx Any further costs not included in the foregoing list shall be shared by the three Parties in accordance with a schedule to be established on a case-by-case basis.
Art.3 Article 3
Art.4 Article 4
Art.5 Article S
Art.5.1x A Technical Committee shall be established, composed of representatives of the following authorities:
Art.5.2x In the case of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany:
Art.5.3x The South-West Regional Office for Navigable Waterways and Navigation at Mainz;
Art.5.4x The Office for the Management of Waterways of Rheinland-Pfalz;
Art.5.5x The Office for the Protection of the Environment - Nature Conservation and Water Management - of the Saarland.
Art.5.6x In the case of the Government of the French Republic:
Art.5.7x The Department of Navigation at Nancy, in the case of the Moselle, and the Department of Navigation at Strasbourg, in the case of the Saar.
Art.5.8x In the case of the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg:
Art.5.9x The Department of Navigation of the Ministry of Transport and the Waterways Division of the Highways Administration.
Art.5.10x The Committee shall meet as necessary at the request of one of the authorities. It may decide to hold periodic meetings.
Art.5.15x Delegate some of its responsibilities to one or more of the authorized persons referred to in article 4;
Art.5.17x The Committee may also submit to the Governments proposals going beyond the tasks specified above, in particular, with respect to the transmission of additional information from existing installations.
Art.5.18x The decisions of the Committee shall be unanimous. Its decisions shall be binding on the Contracting Parties only in respect of the areas of competence of the responsible administrative authorities, particularly with respect to budgetary matters.
Art.6 Article 6
Art.6.4x If one of the authorities designated in article 5 notes that the remote data transmission system is malfunctioning, it shall so inform the other authorities concerned without delay. The modalities for the transmission of this information shall be worked out by the Technical Committee.
Art.7 Article 7
Art.8 Article 8
Art.9 Article 9
Art.9.1x This Agreement shall also apply to Land Berlin unless the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany addresses to the Governments of the French Re-public and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg a declaration to the contrary within three months from the date of entry into force of this Agreement.
Art.10 Article 10
Art.10.1x This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of its signature.
Conc.1 DONE at Trier, on 1 October 1987, in three original copies in the French and German languages, both texts being equally authentic.
Conc.2 For the Government of the French Republic: [ALAIN CARIGNON]
Conc.3 For the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany: [KLAUS TOPFER] [WIEGAND PABSCH]
Conc.4 For the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg: [MARCEL SCHLECHTER]