JOINT COMPLIANCE AND INSPECTION COMMISSION
AGREEMENT NUMBER 5
RELATING TO THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS ON THE REDUCTION AND LIMITATION OF STRATEGIC OFFENSIVE ARMS OF JULY 31, 1991
PROVIDING INVENTORY OF CARGO, REPACKING OF CARGO, NOTIFICATION OF LOCATION FOR CONDUCTING CARGO EXAMINATION
The Government of the United States of America, the Government of the Republic of Belarus, the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Government of the Russian Federation, and the Government of Ukraine, hereinafter referred to as the Parties,
In accordance with the Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms of July 31, 1991, hereinafter referred to as the Treaty,
Pursuant to paragraphs 1 and 6 of Annex 7 to the Protocol on Inspections and Continuous Monitoring Activities Relating to the Treaty, hereinafter referred to as the Inspection Protocol,
Have agreed as follows:
Article One – Providing Inventory of Cargo
The second sentence of paragraph 1 of Annex 7 to the Inspection Protocol shall be superseded by the following provision:
"The inspecting Party shall provide this inventory to the inspected Party no less than ten days prior to the arrival of such an airplane, unless otherwise agreed within the framework of the Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission."
Article Two – Repacking of Cargo
The first sentence of paragraph 6 of Annex 7 to the Inspection Protocol shall be superseded by the following provisions:
"If the examination of the cargo is carried out at the point of entry or at the airport associated with the facility subject to continuous monitoring or monitored facility, upon completion of the examination procedures, the inspecting Party shall repack the cargo, unless otherwise agreed within the framework of the Joint Compliance and Inspection Commission. The inspected Party, at the request of the inspecting Party, shall assist the inspecting Party in repacking the cargo."
Article Three – Notification of Location for Conducting Cargo Examination
The following provision shall constitute paragraph 26 of Section III of the Inspection Protocol:
"Notification of an intention to conduct the cargo examination at a location other than the facility subject to continuous monitoring or monitored facility shall be provided by the inspected Party no less than 120 hours in advance of the estimated time of arrival of an inspection airplane used in accordance with paragraph 4 of Section IV of this Protocol."
This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of entry into force of the Treaty, and shall remain in force as long as the Treaty remains in force.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorized by their respective Governments, have signed this Agreement.
DONE at Geneva on October 23, 1992, in five copies, each in the English and Russian languages, both texts being equally authentic.
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF UKRAINE: