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concessions of this kind made to a third Power shall at once be applied to the other.
The exceptions are: (a) Concessions granted by either Power to a neighbouring State, to facilitate train in certain frontier districts and for the inhabitants of certain parts of the realm; (b) Any concessions granted by either Power in consequence of Customs Union. Barley, rags, etc., and the sugar convention are specially dealt with.
Article 3 relates to tariffs, excise and tariff regulations.
Article 4 provides that goods sent from either country in transit through the other shall be exempt from any transit dues, even though they have to be transhipped or stored en route.
Article 5: That to facilitate mutual traffic, the following goods, if properly identified, may pass free of duty both ways:—(a) Goods sent from either country to fairs or markets, or on the chance of sale in the other; also commercial travellers' samples, provided they a.re returned unsold within a predetermined time; (b) Cattle sent from either country to market in the other, and returned unsold.
Article 6 deals with frontier district traffic.
Under Article 7, to facilitate the Customs handling of goods, accompanied by waybills, the formalities of taking off the fastenings, replacing them by others, and unpacking the goods, on crossing the frontier, shall be discontinued provided the following requirements are fulfilled:—
(a) Goods presented for import and forwarding at the Customs station must be accompanied by a Customs certificate that they were placed under o$cia1 seal at the point of departure. (b) This seal must be found intact on examination. (c) The declaration must be ma/de in writing and in such form as to obviate the necessity for