The provisions of this pact must be interpreted in a liberal manner and can be deductible. If a wording, clause, phrase or provision of the Covenant that is contrary to the Constitution of a state or the United States or invalidates the applicability of that clause to a government, person or circumstance is declared unconstitutional, the validity of the rest of the Covenant and its applicability to a government, authority, person or circumstance are not affected. If this pact is maintained against the Constitution of a participating state, the Covenant will remain fully in force and effective for the other States and fully in force and effective for the State concerned in all matters of separation. The party states that the policy of each of the party states is to provide such equipment and programmes on the basis of cooperation between them in order to serve the best interests of these offenders and society and to achieve savings on investment and operating costs. The aim of this pact is to ensure the mutual development and implementation of such cooperative programmes for the containment, treatment and rehabilitation of offenders using the most cost-effective human and material resources. The mayor is authorized to enter into and implement, on behalf of the District of Columbia, a pact with a state or state that legally adheres to the Covenant, in the form that essentially belongs to: b) The terms and conditions of that pact are part of a contract entered into by the Authority or Treated in Dementia, and nothing in such a treaty can be inconsistent with it. Any hearing to which a detainee limited under this pact may be entitled under the law of the sending state may be held before the competent authorities of the sending state or the receiving state, if the sending state has authorized it. The host state provides appropriate facilities for hearings conducted by the relevant officials of a sending state. When the hearing is conducted before the relevant officials of the host state, the law of the Sending State applies and a minutes of the hearing are drawn up in accordance with the registrations of the hearing prescribed by the State of origin. The minutes, as well as the recommendations of the investigator`s members, are immediately forwarded to the appropriate official who would have taken place if it had taken place in the State of origin. For all procedures carried out in accordance with this subsection, the competent officials of the receiving state act exclusively as agents of the sending state and no final decision is taken in any case, except the competent officials of the Sending State. “Issuing State,” a state party to this pact in which a conviction or judicial obligation has been initiated.