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(1)In this Act “the Protocol” means the Protocol on Inspection incorporated in the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe signed in Paris on 19th November 1990.
(2)In this Act—
(a)“challenge inspection” means an inspection conducted pursuant to Section VIII of the Protocol (challenge inspections within specified areas);
(b)“inspector” has the meaning given by Section I of the Protocol (definitions); and
(c)(subject to subsection (3) below) “escort team”, “inspection team” and “specified area” shall be construed, in relation to any challenge inspection, in accordance with that Section.
(3)In this Act—
(a)any reference to an escort team includes a reference to an escort team in which any liaison officer is included pursuant to paragraph 2 of Section V of the Protocol (procedures upon arrival at point of entry and exit); and
(b)any reference to an inspection team includes a reference to an inspection team in which any inspector is included pursuant to paragraph 1 of Section VI of the Protocol (general rules for conducting inspections).
(4)For ease of reference the following provisions of the Protocol are set out in the Schedule to this Act, namely—
(a)certain definitions contained in Section I; and
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