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accounting duties), (g) fees, disbursements and expenses of counsel and
independent certified public accountants of the Issuers (including the expenses
of any opinions or "cold comfort" letters required by or incident to such
performance and compliance), (h) fees, disbursements and expenses of any
"qualified independent underwriter" engaged pursuant to Section 3(d)(xix)
hereof, (i) reasonable fees, disbursements and expenses of one counsel for the
Electing Holders retained in connection with a Shelf Registration, as selected
by the Electing Holders of at least a majority in aggregate principal amount of
the Registrable Securities held by Electing Holders (which counsel shall be
reasonably satisfactory to the Issuers), (j) any fees charged by securities
rating services for rating the Notes, and (k) reasonable fees, expenses and
disbursements of any other persons, including special experts, retained by the
Issuers in connection with such registration (collectively, the "Registration
Expenses"). To the extent that any Registration Expenses are incurred, assumed
or paid by any holder of Registrable Securities or any placement or sales agent
therefor or underwriter thereof, the Issuers shall reimburse such person for the
full amount of the Registration Expenses so incurred, assumed or paid promptly
after receipt of a request therefor. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the holders
of the Registrable Securities being registered shall pay all agency fees and
commissions and underwriting discounts and commissions attributable to the sale
of such Registrable Securities and the fees and disbursements of any counsel or
other advisors or experts retained by such holders (severally or jointly), other
than the counsel and experts specifically referred to above.

            5        Representations, Warranties and Covenants.

            Except with respect to clauses (a) and (b) below, the Issuers
represent and warrant to, and agree with, each Purchaser and each of the holders
from time to time of Registrable Securities the information set forth in this
Section 5.

            With respect to clauses (a) and (b) below, the Issuers covenant

            (a) Each registration statement covering Registrable Securities and
      each prospectus (including any preliminary or summary prospectus)
      contained therein or furnished pursuant to Section 3(d) or Section 3(c)
      hereof and any further amendments or supplements to any such registration
      statement or prospectus, when it becomes effective or is filed with the
      Commission, as the case may be, and, in the case of an underwritten
      offering of Registrable Securities, at the time of the closing under the
      underwriting agreement relating thereto, will conform in all material
      respects to the requirements of the Securities Act and the Trust Indenture
      Act and the rules and regulations of the Commission thereunder and will
      not contain an untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a
      material fact required to be stated therein or necessary to make the
      statements therein not misleading; and at all times subsequent to the
      Effective Time when a prospectus would be required to be delivered under
      the Securities Act, other than from (i) such time as a notice has been
      given to holders of Registrable Securities pursuant to