Agreement between Governments of Member States of Shanghai Cooperation Organization on Cooperation in Delivery of Assistance for Emergency Liquidation

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015

Article 7 – Terms for Crossing State Frontiers by Disaster Units and Mode of Their Stay in the State Territory of the Requesting Party.

1. Members of disaster units shall cross the state frontier of the requesting Party or a transit state by valid documents recognized by the state of the requesting Party and transit state through agreed check points open for international communication. The head of the unit shall have a list of disaster unit members and a document verifying his authorities issued by competent authorities of the supplying Party.

2. The procedure for transit of cynological units across the border and their stay in the state territory of the requesting Party shall be defined in accordance with quarantine rules effective in the state territory of the requesting Party.

3. Members of disaster units shall have the duty to comply with the legislation of the state during their stay in the state territory of the requesting Party. Hence they shall be under the jurisdiction of the state of the supplying Party in terms of insurance and labor legislation as well as related matters.

4. The transfer of disaster units, their equipment, communication materials and relief cargoes shall be made by motor, railway, water or air transport.

5. The procedure for the use of above types of transport for transfer of disaster units, their equipment and supply materials shall be defined by competent authorities by the Parties.