2. Paragraph 1 does not infringe on the right of each party to extend beyond three months the right of residence of a foreigner on its territory in exceptional circumstances or in accordance with a bilateral agreement reached before this agreement came into force. 2. Such an agreement is subject to ratification, acceptance or approval by the member state and each contracting party. It will come into force on the first day of the second month following the tabling of the final instrument for ratification, acceptance or approval. On 19 June 1990, in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, representatives of the governments of the Kingdom of Belgium, the Federal Republic of Germany, the French Republic, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Kingdom of the Netherlands signed the Schengen Agreement on 14 June 1985 between the governments of the Benelux Economic Union, the Federal Republic of Germany and the French Republic on the phasing out of controls at their common borders. Where a person is already the subject of a report in the Schengen information system, a contracting party issuing another report agrees on the introduction of the report with the party entering the first report. Contracting parties may also adopt general provisions to this effect. 1. Contracting parties may enter into bilateral agreements to second liaison officers from one party to the police services of another contracting party for a specified or unspecified period of time. 3.
Paragraph 2 does not apply to small border traffic agreements, as long as these agreements are in line with the exceptions and agreements covered by Article 3, paragraph 1. The Schengen Agreement is a treaty that led to the creation of the European Schengen Area, in which internal border controls have been largely abolished. 1985, signed by five of the ten member states of the European Economic Community at the time, near the city of Schengen. He proposed measures to phase out the signatories` common border controls, including vehicle-in-board checks, which allowed vehicles to cross borders without stopping, allowing people in border areas to cross borders to cross the borders of fixed checkpoints and to harmonize visa policy.  Disagreement between The Member States led to a deadlock in the abolition of border controls within the Community, but in 1985, five of the ten Member States at the time – Belgium, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West Germany – signed an agreement on the phasing out of border controls.