1. COST OF THE PROGRAMME
The overall financial envelope is estimated at 308 millions of accounting units (MAU) at mid-1973 prices and is composed of the following elements:
2. SCALE OF CONTRIBUTIONS.
(*) Weight of vote to be attributed to the Federal Republic of Germany as long as the provisions of (c) below are applicable.
3. REPORTS BY THE ORGANISATION ON THE FINANCIAL AND CONTRACTUAL SITUATION
The Director General of the Organisation shall issue the necessary instructions for the presentation of reports on the progress and geographical distribution of the work, on the call-up of contributions, the expenditures to date and the latest estimates of cost-to-completion of the programme, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Organisation's financial rules and with the provisions adopted by the Council of the Organisation concerning the periodical reports to be presented (document ESRO/C/306, add. 2,rev. 1).
4. FINANCIAL RULES
The direct expenditure resulting from the execution of the programme by the Organisation under the foregoing Arrangement shall be charged to a programme budget which shall be established and administered by the Organisation in accordance with the relevant provisions of its financial rules. The programme's share of the Organisation's common and support costs shall be established and allocated to the programme budget in accordance with the relevant principles and procedures adopted by the Organisation.
5. REVISION CLAUSE
The provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2 of this annex may be revised by a unanimous decision of the Programme Board. The provisions of paragraphs 3 and 4 of this annex may be revised by a two-thirds majority decision of the Programme Board.