Save as otherwise provided in this Agreement, and in particular Protocols 41 and 43, the application of the provisions of this Agreement shall prevail over the provisions of existing bilateral or multilateral agreements binding the European Economic Community, of the one part, and one or more EFTA States, of the other part, in so far as the same subject matter is governed by this Agreement. Without prejudice to the special provisions of the Agreements between the European Economic Community and the EFTA States, this Protocol shall apply to controls and formalities relating to the carriage of goods which must cross a frontier between an EFTA State and the Community and between the EFTA States. Duly authorised officials of a Contracting Party may, with the agreement of the other Contracting Party concerned and under the conditions laid down by that Contracting Party, request information from the services of the requested authority or any other authority within the competence of the requested authority on the infringement of customs legislation which the applicant authority needs for the purposes of this Protocol. Officials of a Party may be present, with the agreement of the other Party, at investigations conducted in the territory of the Parties. An entry or exit summary declaration shall not be necessary in the cases provided for in the international security conventions which a Contracting Party makes with a third country in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 9b(3) of this Protocol. in the case of agreements, decisions of associations of undertakings and concerted practices in the context of distribution and supply agreements between non-competing undertakings, the amounts resulting from the sale of goods or the provision of services covered by agreements, decisions or concerted practices, as well as from other goods or services supplied by users by virtue of their kmal sea shall be considered equivalent; price and use; The instruments resulting from the negotiations referred to in paragraph 1 shall be subject to ratification or approval by the Parties in accordance with their own procedures. The additional amounts of the financial contribution to the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania shall amount to EUR 21,5 million for the Republic of Bulgaria and EUR 50,5 million for Romania between 1 January 2007 and 30 April 2009 inclusive. EUROS; from the date of entry into force of the Agreement on the participation of the Republic of Bulgaria and Romania in the European Economic Area or of an Agreement, they shall be made available for the provisional application of the Agreement and shall be made available as a commitment in 2007 in a single instalment. The Parties shall endeavour to reach agreement on matters relevant to this Agreement. The EEA Joint Committee shall endeavour in particular to find a solution acceptable to both parties where a serious problem arises in an area which falls within the competence of the legislator in the EFTA States. . .

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