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               (a) a term has the meaning assigned to it;

               (b) an accounting term not otherwise defined has the meaning
assigned to it in accordance with GAAP;

               (c) "or" is not exclusive;

               (d) words in the singular include the plural, and in the plural
include the singular;

               (e) provisions apply to successive events and transactions;

               (f) references to sections of or rules under the Securities Act
shall be deemed to include substitute, replacement of successor sections or
rules adopted by the SEC from time to time;

               (g) references to any statute, law, rule or regulation shall be
deemed to refer to the same as from time to time amended and in effect and to
any successor statute, law, rule or regulation; and

               (h) references to any contract, agreement or instrument shall
mean the same as amended, modified, supplemented or amended and restated from
time to time, in each case, in accordance with any applicable restrictions
contained in this Indenture.

                               ARTICLE 2 THE NOTES

Section 2.01. Form and Dating.

               (a) General. The Notes and the Trustee's certificate of
authentication shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit A hereto. The Notes
may have notations, legends or endorsements required by law, stock exchange rule
or usage. Each Note shall be dated the date of its authentication. The Notes
shall be in denominations of $1,000 and integral multiples thereof.

               The terms and provisions contained in the Notes shall constitute,
and are hereby expressly made, a part of this Indenture and the Issuers and the
Trustee, by their execution and delivery of this Indenture, expressly agree to
such terms and provisions and to be bound thereby. However, to the extent any
provision of any Note conflicts with the express provisions of this Indenture,
the provisions of this Indenture shall govern and be