Any State Party to the present Covenant may accept federal assistance in connection with an institution or programme the use of which is or may be covered by this Covenant or a contract under this Covenant, and any occupant of a host Member State under this Covenant may participate in such a programme or activity supported by the State, for which the sending and receiving States have made contractual arrangements. unless such a programme or activity is part of the usual penitentiary system, the explicit consent of the competent official of the sending State shall be required. Some States charge a fee for processing an intergovernmental transfer request. Offenders should discuss this with their supervisor when considering the possibility of moving. The offender should also inquire about the directives of the host Member State concerning his or her costs and supervisory costs. Parties which, through joint action, wish to make full use of and improve their institutions and establish appropriate programmes for the accommodation, treatment and rehabilitation of different types of offenders declare that it is the policy of each State Party to establish such bodies and programmes on the basis of cooperation. thus serve the well-being of these authors and society and influence savings in terms of investment and operating costs. The objective of this Pact is to enable the reciprocal development and implementation of such cooperation programmes for the accommodation, treatment and rehabilitation of offenders with the greatest advantage in terms of human and material resources. Each receiving State shall regularly submit to each sending State reports on the occupants of that sending State in the institutions referred to in the present Covenant, including a protocol of conduct for each prisoner, and certify the report to the competent official designated by the sending State, so that each prisoner may determine and amend the order of the occupier, in accordance with the law, to the sending state and therefore to the set of data, a source of information for the sending State May be. (b) the terms and provisions of this Covenant form an integral part of any contract concluded by or under the Authority and nothing in such a treaty shall be inconsistent with it. (b) A prisoner who escapes from an institution where he is imprisoned under the present Covenant shall be considered a refugee from the sending State and the State in which the institution is located. In the event of absconding to a jurisdiction other than the sending or receiving State, the responsibility for initiating extradition or transfer proceedings rests with the sending State, but nothing in this document shall be designed to prevent or impede the activities of officials and authorities of a court for the arrest and return of a fugitive. The provisions of this Covenant shall be interpreted generously and separably.
If any sentence, clause, phrase or provision of this Covenant is invalidated, is contrary to the constitution of a participating State or of the United States or the applicability to any government, person or circumstance is invalidated, the validity of the remainder of this Covenant and its applicability to any Government shall be invalidated; It does not affect the agency, the person or the circumstance. If such a covenant is contrary to the Constitution of a participating State, the Covenant remains in full force and effective for other States and in full force and effect for the State concerned on all separable matters. The present Covenant shall enter into force and shall become effective and binding on States acting in this way if it has been brought into force by two States. Thereafter, this Pact shall enter into force and shall become effective and binding on each of them in the event of similar measures taken by that State. . . .