ТИПОВОЕ МЕЖГОСУДАРСТВЕННОЕ СОГЛАШЕНИЕ О РАЗВИТИИ ПРИГРАНИЧНОГО СОТРУДНИЧЕСТВА (АНГЛ.)
к Конвенции Совета
от 21.05.1980 No. 106
1.1 Model inter-state
for the promotion of transfrontier co-operation
Introductory note: This is a model inter-state agreement containing general
basic provisions which could be concluded either on its own or in conjunction
with one or more of the model inter-state agreements appearing below.
The governments of............................................
aware of the
advantages of transfrontier co-operation as defined in the European Outline
Convention on Transfrontier Co-operation between Territorial Communities or
Authorities, have agreed as follows:
The Parties shall
undertake to seek and promote means for transfrontier co-operation at regional
and local level.
By transfrontier co-operation they understand all
concerted administrative, technical, economic, social or cultural measures to
consolidate and enhance neighbourly co-operation between the areas situated on
either side of the frontier, and the conclusion of appropriate agreements for
the purpose of resolving such problems as may arise in this field.
measures should seek, inter alia, to improve the conditions for regional and
urban development, the protection of natural resources, mutual aid in case of a
disaster or calamity and the improvement of public services.
The Parties shall endeavour, through mutual consultation, to secure to the
regional authorities within their jurisdiction the resources needed to permit
them to establish co-operation.
They also undertake to
encourage local authority action aimed at establishing and developing
Local and regional authorities
engaging in transfrontier co-operation in accordance with this agreement shall
be entitled to the same facilities and protection as if they were co-operating
at national level.
The competent authorities of each Party shall see to
it that budget provision is made for the appropriations needed to cover the
running expenditure of the bodies responsible for promoting the transfrontier
co-operation covered by this agreement.
Each Party shall
instruct such body, commission or institution as it shall designate to study
current national legislation and regulations with a view to suggesting changes
in any provisions liable to hinder the development of local transfrontier
co-operation. Such bodies shall give particular consideration to improving
fiscal and customs regulations, foreign exchange and capital transfer rules and
procedures governing intervention by higher authorities, particularly as regards
supervision or control.
Before taking the steps referred to in the above
sub-paragraph, the Parties shall consult with each other as necessary and
exchange any relevant information.
The Parties shall
endeavour, by arbitration or other means, to resolve matters in dispute of local
importance whose prior settlement would be necessary for the success of
transfrontier co-operation projects.