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1434 Aid to United States. Transfer of title, etc. Patent rights. Return of remaining articles. Credit for aid fur- nished by United Kingdom. Terms and condi- tions of benefits. 55 Stat. 31. 22 U. S. C., Supp. I, §i 411-419. INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [56 STAT. ARTICLE II The Government of the United Kingdom will continue to contribute to the defense of the United States of America and the strengthening thereof and will provide such articles, services, facilities or information as it may be in a position to supply. ARTICLE III The Government of the United Kingdom will not without the consent of the President of the United States of America transfer title to, or possession of, any defense article or defense information trans- ferred to it under the Act or permit the use thereof by anyone not an officer, employee, or agent of the Government of the United Kingdom. ARTICLE IV If, as a result of the transfer to the Government of the United King- dom of any defense article or defense information, it becomes necessary for that Government to take any action or make any payment in order fully to protect any of the rights of a citizen of the United States of America who has patent rights in and to any such defense article or information, the Government of the United Kingdom will take such action or make such payment when requested to do so by the President of the United States of America. ARTICLE V The Government of the United Ringdom will return to the United States of America at the end of the present emergency, as determined by the President, such defense articles transferred under this Agree- ment as shall not have been destroyed, lost or consumed and as shall be determined by the President to be useful in the defense of the United States of America or of the Western Hemisphere or to be otherwise of use to the United States of America. ARTICLE VI In the final determination of the benefits to be provided to the United States of America by the Government of the United Kingdom full cognizance shall be taken of all property, services, information, facilities, or other benefits or considerations provided by the Govern- ment of the United Kingdom subsequent to March 11, 1941, and accepted or acknowledged by the President on behalf of the United States of America. ARTICLE VII In the final determination of the benefits to be provided to the United States of America by the Government of the United Kingdom in return for aid furnished under the Act of Congress of March 11, 1941, the terms and conditions thereof shall be such as not to burden commerce between the two countries, but to promote mutually advan- tageous economic relations between them and the betterment of