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56 STAT.] BELGIUM-MUTUAL WAR AID -JUNE 16, 1942 The undersigned, being duly authorized by their respective Govern- ments for that purpose, have agreed as follows: ARTICLE I The Government of the United States of America will continue to supply the Government of Belgium with such defense articles, defense services, and defense information as the President of the United States of America shall authorize to be transferred or provided. ARTICLE II The Government of Belgium 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. 1505 Aid to Belgium. Aid to United States. ARTICLE III The Government of Belgium will not without the consent of the President of the United States of America transfer title to, or posses- sion of, any defense article or defense information transferred to it under the Act of March 11, 1941 of the Congress of the United States of America or permit the use thereof by anyone not an officer, employee, or agent of the Government of Belgium. ARTICLE IV If, as a result of the transfer to the Government of Belgium 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 Belgium will take such action or make such pay- ment when requested to do so by the President of the United States of America. ARTICLE V The Government of Belgium will return to the United States of America at the end of the present emergency, as determined by the President of the United States of America, such defense articles trans- ferred under this Agreement 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 Hemi- sphere 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 Belgium full cogni- zance shall be taken of all property, services, information, facilities, or Transfer of title, etc. 55 Stat. 31 . 22U.8. C., Supp. I, I§ 411-419. Patent rights. Return of remaining articles. Credit for aid fur- nished by Belgium.