The results of my experiment are in agreement with Michelson`s and with the law of the general theory of relativity. The words, unless otherwise agreed, are sometimes inserted to invite the reader (at a later date) to propose a derogation to the destination. This is due to the fact that many people are psychologically inclined to believe that they are bound by the text of the Treaty (whereas the literal text may well imply flexibility that does not exist in words). Thus, many contractual prohibitions or restrictions are not per se set in stone, but require an appropriate explanation before a party waives an infringement in a particular context. To enter into an agreement; negotiators from the United Kingdom and the United States are on the verge of reaching an agreement; He nodded favorably. Best practices — be specific. Instead of the abstract sentence, unless otherwise agreed, it is recommended to be specific and indicate which clause actually limits or qualifies this provision. Other qualifications or subordinations. The consideration of, unless otherwise agreed, would be without prejudice to any provisions to the contrary [in this Agreement]. Clearly, this counter-clause means that this provision may well restrict or qualify another provision (of the treaty or elsewhere). While these clauses introduce a rule with certain exceptions, the sentence submitted introduces a hierarchical priority of the clauses.
Words other than or except that indicate an exception to the rule in the context of which it is given. If an exception is specific, it is likely that the agreement should look at what is happening (or who should do what) with respect to any exception. Note the subtle difference between the two examples above, namely the limitation where such a different agreement can be concluded. It may make little sense, but it is sometimes useful. For example, if another provision of a framework agreement requires that all derogations from this framework agreement be inoperative, unless that derogation provision expressly states that it is provided for as a derogation and from which provision it deviates. The relationship between two or more provisions of the Treaty is often expressed by the fact that one of the provisions begins with:. .