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1598 Performance of cer- tain obligations by United Kingdom. b6 Stat. 33 . 22 U. . C., Supp. I, §416. Payments ac- counted for as lend- lease aid. 55 Stat. 31. 22 U.S . C., Supp. I, J§ 411-419. Ante, p. 1433. Mutual aid in com- putation of payments. Joint committee. License agreements, etc., excluded. INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS OTHER THAN TREATIES [56 STAT. United States pursuant to specifications furnished by or on behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom, will not require contractors in the United States to give indemnities to the Government of the United States of America which would be likely to result in efforts by the contractors to obtain an offsetting indemnity from the Govern- ment of the United Kingdom; the Government of the United Kingdom assumes a reciprocal obligation toward the Government of the United States of America. ARTICLE X Anything contained in this Agreement to the contrary notwithstand- ing, any obligations heretofore or hereafter undertaken by the Govern- ment of the United Kingdom pursuant to the provisions of Section 7 of the Act of the Congress of the United States approved March 11, 1941 (Public 11, 77th Congress), as such obligations may be interpreted by the President of the United States of America or by a United States court of competent jurisdiction, shall be performed by the Government of the United Kingdom. ARTIcrI XI All payments made by the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the United Kingdom, respectively, in carrying out the terms of this Agreement shall be accounted for by the appropriate agencies of the two Governments as aid extended and benefits received by the Government of the United States of America in accordance with the Act of the Congress of the United States approved March 11, 1941 (Public 11, 77th Congress) and the agreement between the two Governments entered into at Washington on February 23, 1942. ARTICLE XII Each Government will give to the other Government all possible information and other assistance required in connection with com- puting any payments to be made to nationals of the other Govern- ment with respect to the use of their patent rights, information, inven- tions, designs or processes. ARTICLE XIII A joint committee of representatives of the Government of the United States of America and of the Government of the United Kingdom shall be established for the purpose of dealing with prob- lems arising in connection with operations under this Agreement and of making appropriate recommendations to proper authorities with respect thereto. ARmICLE XIV License agreements, or other contractual obligations between na- tionals of the United States of America on the one hand and nationals of the United Kingdom on the other hand, existing on January 1, 1942, and continuing in effect, or any claim for royalty arising thereunder, shall not be deemed to be within the scope of this Agreement.