Article I [Vervallen per 01-11-2007]
1 The Contracting Parties shall jointly execute a sub-project to be known as ‘‘The removal of the chemical waste of the pesticide warehouses at Bishti i Pallës’’. This sub-project is part of the project ‘‘TIR Porto Romano’’, with activity number 10470, which is sponsored by the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Kingdom of the Netherlands will act as the executing partner for this sub-project by hiring a contractor. The Albanian Government will make available to the contractor the site which is known as the ‘‘Pesticide warehouses at Bishti i Pallës’’ (or ‘‘Magazina e Pesticideve Bishtpallës’’ in Albanian) and take over the site again within seven days of the Project Manager’s approved Certificate of Completion.
Article II [Vervallen per 01-11-2007]
For the purposes of this Agreement:
Article III [Vervallen per 01-11-2007]
Both Contracting Parties shall establish by common consent a Project Document indicating in detail the contribution of either Contracting Party, the number of Netherlands personnel and their job-descriptions, the duration of their stay on the Project and a description of the equipment and materials to be made available.
Article IV [Vervallen per 01-11-2007]
The Republic of Albania shall take any measures to enable the Netherlands personnel to execute their responsibilities in order to ensure a smooth execution of the project. The Republic of Albania shall:
1. grant the Netherlands personnel and their dependants the prompt issuance free of charge of necessary visas, licenses or permits;
2. grant the Netherlands personnel access to the site of work and all necessary rights of way;
3. grant the Netherlands personnel free movement, whether within or to or from the country;
4. grant the Netherlands personnel and their dependants repatriation facilities in time of national and international crises;
5. grant the Netherlands personnel and their dependants exemption from national service obligations;
6. grant the Netherlands personnel immunity from legal action in respect of words spoken or written and in respect of all acts performed by them in their official capacity.
Article V [Vervallen per 01-11-2007]
Privileges and immunities are not granted to the Netherlands personnel for the personal benefit of the individuals themselves. The Kingdom of the Netherlands shall waive the immunity in any case where, in its opinion, the immunity would impede the course of justice and can be waived without prejudice to its interests.
Article VI [Vervallen per 01-11-2007]
1 The Republic of Albania shall indemnify and hold harmless the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Netherlands personnel against any liability, arising from any act or omission made in the course of the performance of the duties of the Netherlands Personnel and causing the death or physical injury to a third party or damage to the property of a third party, unless such liability derives from willful misconduct or from gross negligence on the part of the Netherlands personnel.
Article VII [Vervallen per 01-11-2007]
Article VIII [Vervallen per 01-11-2007]
4 Upon termination of the Agreement in conformity with the paragraphs 2 and 3 of this Article, the provisions of the Agreement shall be applied for a further period of 6 months maximum, with a view to the administrative completion of the project.
DONE in two copies in Tirana on 24 February 2006 in the English language.
For the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands,
S. VAN VOORST TOT VOORST
Ambassador Extraordinary and
For the Government of the Republic of Albania,
Minister of Environment, Forest and Water Administration