This Agreement shall continue in effect indefinitely but either of the Contracting States may, on or before the thirtieth day of June in any calendar year beginning after the expiration of a period of five years from the date of its entry into force, give the other Contracting State, through diplomatic channels, written notice of termination and, in such event, this Agreement shall cease to have effect:
- (a) in the case of taxes withheld at source, in respect of amounts paid on or after the first day of January of the calendar year next following that in which notice of termination is given;
- (b) in the case of other taxes, in respect of taxes levied for periods beginning on or after the first day of January of the calendar year next following that in which notice of termination is given.
DONE at Bonn this twenty sixth-day of November 1997 in two originals, each in the German, Kazakh, Russian and English languages, all four texts being authentic. In the case of divergent interpretation of the German, Kazakh, and Russian texts the English text shall prevail.
FOR THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY:
DR. WOLF-RUTHART BORN
DR. THEO WAIGEL
FOR THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN: