Article 1. Definitions
For the purposes of this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings defined below:
Union: The International Telecommunication Union;
Secretary-General: The Secretary-General of the Union;
I.F.R.B.: The International Frequency Registration Board;
C.C.I.R.: The International Radio Consultative Committee;
Convention: The International Telecommunication Convention;
Radio Regulations: The Radio Regulations annexed to the Convention;
Regions 1 and 3: The geographical areas defined in Nos. 126 and 128 to 132 of the Radio Regulations, Geneva, 1959;
Agreement: The whole of this Agreement including its annexes;
Plan: The Plan and its appendices forming Annex 1 to this Agreement;
Contracting Member: Any Member of the Union which has approved or acceded to the Agreement;
Administration: Any governmental department or service responsible for discharging the obligations undertaken in the Convention and the Radio Regulations.
Article 2. Frequency Bands
The provisions of this Agreement apply to the frequency bands between 150 and 285 kHz and between 525 and 1 605 kHz allocated to the broadcasting service under Article 5 of the Radio Regulations, Geneva, 1959.
Article 6. Special Arrangements
In addition to the procedures provided for in Article 4 of the Agreement and to facilitate their application with a view to improving the utilization of the Plan, Contracting Members may conclude special arrangements in accordance with the pertinent provisions of the Convention and of the Radio Regulations.
Article 8. Approval of the Agreement
Members shall notify their approval of this Agreement, as promptly as possible, to the Secretary-General, who shall at once inform the other Members of the Union.