This Agreement shall remain in force until terminated by a Contracting State. Either Contracting State may terminate the Agreement, through diplomatic channels, by giving written notice of termination at least six months before the end of any calendar year following after the period of five years from the date on which the Agreement enters into force. In such event, the Agreement shall cease to have effect:
- (a) in respect of tax withheld at source, on income paid to non-residents on or after the first day of January in the calendar year next following that in which the notice is given;
- (b) in respect of other taxes, on income in any taxable year beginning on or after the first day of January in the calendar year next following that in which the notice is given.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, duly authorized thereto, have signed this Agreement.
DONE in duplicate in Dubai on the 21st day of September 2003, in the English language.
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES: