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shall be charged by the wireless telegraph management to which the coastal station is subject with the coastal and ordinary telegraph rates charged on board of vessels.

For wireless telegrams intended for ships, the wireless telegraph management which has collected the fees shall be charged directly by the wireless telegraph management to which the coastal station is subject with the coastal and shipboard rates. The latter shall credit the wireless telegraph management to which the vessel is subject with the shipboard rate.

In case the wireless telegraph management which has collected the charges is the same, however, as the one to which the shipboard station is subject, the shipboard rate shall not be charged by the wireless telegraph management to which the coastal station is subject.

4. The monthly accounts serving as a basis for the special accounts of wireless telegrams shall be made out for each telegram separately with all the necessary data within a period of six months from the month to which they refer.

5. The Governments reserve the right to enter into special agreements among themselves and with private enterprises (parties operating wireless telegraph stations, shipping companies, etc.) with a view of adopting other provisions with regard to accounts.

12. INTERNATIONAL BUREAU.

XXXVII.

The International Bureau of Telegraphs shall be entrusted with the duties specified in Article 13 of the Convention, subject to the consent of the Government of the Swiss Federation and the approval of the Telegraph Union.

The additional expenses resulting from the work of the International Bureau so far as wireless telegraphy is concerned shall not exceed 40,000 francs a year, exclu

par an, non compris les frais spéciaux auxquels donne lieu la réunion d'une Conférence internationale.

Ces dépenses font l'objet d'un décompte spécial et il est fait application à leur sujet des dispositions du Réglement télégraphique international. Toutefois, en attendant la réunion de la prochaine Conférence, chaque Gouvernement contractant fait connaître au Bureau international la classe dans laquelle il désire être inscrit.

XXXVIII.

Les différentes Administrations font parvenir au Bureau international un tableau conforme au modèle ci-joint et contenant les indications énumérées dans le dit tableau pour les stations visées à l'article IV du Réglement. Les modifications survenues et les suppléments sont communiqués par les Administrations au Bureau international du 1 au 10 de chaque mois. A l'aide de ces communications, le Bureau international dresse une nomenclature qu'il tient au courant. La nomenclature et ses suppléments sont imprimés et distribués aux Administrations intéressées; ils peuvent également être vendus au public au prix de revient.

Le Bureau international veille à ce que l'adoption d'indicatifs identiques pour les stations radiotélégraphiques soit évitée.

13. DISPOSITIONS DIVERSES.

XXXIX

Les Administrations facilitent la communication aux agences d'information maritimes qu'elles agréent des renseignements concernant les avaries et sinistres maritimes ou présentant un intérêt général pour la navigation dont les stations côtières peuvent régulièrement donner communication.

sive of the special expenses arising from the convening of the International Conference.

These expenses shall form the Special accounting. subject of a special account, and the provisions of the International Telegraph Regulations shall be applicable to them. Before the convening of the next Conference, however, each contracting Government shall notify the International Bureau of the class in which it desires to be entered.

XXXVIII.

Post, p. 1600.

The management of the wireless Data required. telegraph service of the different countries shall forward to the International Bureau a table in conformity with the annexed blank, containing the data enumerated in said table for stations such as referred to in Article IV of the Ante, p. 1582. regulations. Changes occurring and additional data shall be forwarded by the wireless telegraph managements to the International Bureau between the 1st and 10th day of each month. With the aid of such data the International Bureau shall draw up a list which it shall keep up to date. The list and the supplements thereto shall be printed and distributed to the wireless telegraph managements of the countries concerned; they may also be sold to the public at the cost price.

The International Bureau shall see to it that the same call letters for several wireless telegraph stations shall not be adopted.

Call letters not to be duplicated.

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Exchange between shipboard stations.

Application to shipboard stations.

Collection of charges. Ante, p. 1587.

Order of sending.
Ante, p. 1588.

Accounting.
Ante, p. 1595.

Retransmission.

Application of International Telegraph Regulations.

Effect.
Ante, p. 1568.

Signatures.

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1. A moins d'arrangements spéciaux entre les intéressés, les dispositions du présent Réglement sont applicables, par analogie, à l'échange radiotélégraphique entre deuxnavires en mer, sauf les exceptions suivantes:

a) ARTICLE XIV. La taxe de bord revenant au navire transmetteur est perçue sur l'expéditeur et celle revenant au navire récepteur est perçue sur le destinataire.

b) ARTICLE XVIII. L'ordre de transmission est réglé chaque fois de commun accord entre les stations correspondantes.

c) ARTICLE XXXVI. Les taxes des radiotélégrammes en question n'entrent pas dans les comptes prévus à cet article, ces taxes étant acquises aux Administrations qui les ont encaissées.

2. La retransmission des radiotélégrammes échangés entre les navires en mer est subordonnée à des arrangements spéciaux entre les intéressés

XLII.

Les dispositions du Réglement télégraphique international sont applicables, par analogie, à la correspondance radiotélégraphique en tant qu'elles ne sont pas contraires aux dispositions du présent Réglement.

Conformément à l'article 11 de la Convention de Berlin, ce Réglement entrera en vigueur le 1er juillet 1908.

En foi de quoi les plénipotentiaires respectifs ont signé le Régle

XL.

The exchange of correspondence between shipboard stations such as referred to in Article 1 of the Convention shall be carried on in such a manner as not to interfere with the service of the coastal stations, the latter, as a general rule, being accorded the right of priority for the public service.

XLI.

1. In the absence of special agreements between the parties concerned, the provisions of the present Regulations shall be applicable analogously to the exchange of wireless telegrams between two vessels at sea, subject to the following exceptions:

(a) To Article XIV. The shipboard rate falling to the transmitting ship shall be collected from the sender, and that falling to the receiving ship shall be collected from the addressee;

(b) To Article XVIII. The order of transmission shall be regulated in each case by mutual agreement between the corresponding stations.

(c) To Article XXXVI. The rates for the wireless telegrams in question shall not enter into the accounts provided for in that article, such charges falling to the wireless telegraph managements which have collected them.

2. Retransmission of wireless telegrams exchanged between vessels at sea shall be subject to special agreements between the parties concerned.

XLII.

The provisions of the International Telegraph Regulations shall be applicable analogously to wireless telegraph correspondence in so far as they are not contrary to the provisions of the present regulations.

In conformity with Article 11 of the Convention of Berlin, these Regulations shall go into effect on the first day of July, 1908.

In witness whereof the respective plenipotentiaries have signed

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