Details of Treaty No.033
|Title||Agreement on the Temporary Importation, free of duty, of Medical, Surgical and Laboratory Equipment for use on free loan in Hospitals and other Medical Institutions for purposes of Diagnosis or Treatment|
|Opening of the treaty||Strasbourg, 28/04/1960 - Treaty open for signature by the member States and by the European Union and for accession by non-member States|
|Entry into Force||29/07/1960 - 3 Ratifications.|
The Agreement is designed to enable countries in urgent need to obtain the necessary material free from customs duties for a renewable period of six months, especially steel lungs in the event of an epidemic or a catastrophy. Under the Agreement measures are provided for in addition to those already taken by WHO and the Red Cross.
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