Buenos Aires, 28 May 1974
The Government of the Republic of INDIA
The Government of the ARGENTINE Republic,
RECOGNISING the need for cooperation between the two countries in matters relating to peaceful uses of atomic energy which may be
developed by bilateral collaboration in the field of exchange of scientists, scholarships, acquisitions or exchange of material and
equipment, development of projects of mutual interest and exchange of information of researches;
FURTHER recognising that such cooperation must be in conformity with internal legislation in the Republic of India and the Argentine
Republic and also with the International Agreements in which both States are parties,
HAVE AGREED as follows :
The Contracting Parties will exchange information on research and experiments in the peaceful uses of atomic energy except information
of a classified nature or any information which either Party is not free to exchange because it has been obtained from or developed
in collaboration with a third party.
The Contracting Parties will, on the basis of reciprocity, offer fellowships and scholarships for the training of the scholars and
promote visits of scientists and technicians in subjects of mutual interest for such period of time as may be mutually agreed upon
by the Parties.
The Contracting Parties will arrange for the lease or sale of material and equipment necessary for the fulfilment of their programmes
of development of atomic energy for peaceful purposes in accordance with specific agreements that may be reached in future between
the Indian Atomic Energy Commission (A.E.C.) and the National Atomic Energy Commission of the Argentine Republic (C.N.E.A.).
The Contracting Parties will cooperate in the development of specific projects of mutual interest in such manner as may be mutually
agreed upon from time to time between the Indian Atomic Energy Commission (A.E.C.) and the National Atomic Energy Commission of the
Argentine Republic (C.N.E.A.).
The representatives of the Indian Atomic Energy Commission (A.E.C.) and the National Atomic Energy Commission of the Argentine Republic
(C.N.E.A.) will meet whenever necessary to discuss and coordinate the projects including questions involving cooperation of an industrial
nature and any other problems which may arise in the implementation of the present Agreement.
This Agreement will be subject to ratification.
This Agreement will be in force from the date of exchange of Instruments of Ratification.
This Agreement will remain in force for a period of five years. The Contracting Parties may renew the Agreement for such periods as
may be mutually agreed upon.
This Agreement may be terminated at any time by either Contracting Party and the termination will be effective six months after the
date of notice in writing to the other Party.
In the event of the termination of this Agreement, the specific agreements concluded and projects undertaken within the framework
of this Agreement will remain in force for the period for which they were originally contemplated unless otherwise agreed upon by
both the Parties.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the duly authorised Representatives have signed this Agreement, and affixed their seals thereto, in the city of
Buenos Aires, capital of the Argentine Republic, on this 28th day of May of the year 1974 (corresponding to the 7th day of Jyaistha,
the Saka year 1896) in two originals, each in the Hindi, Spanish and English languages. In case of doubt as regards its interpretation,
the English version shall prevail.
For the Government of the Republic of India
MADAN MOHAN KHURANA
Ambassador of India
For the Government of the Argentine Republic
ALBERTO JUAN VIGNES
Minister of Foreign Affairs