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ARTICLE 29

Termination

(1) This Agreement shall remain in force unless terminated by a Contracting State. Either Contracting State may terminate this Agreement, through diplomatic channels, by giving notice of termination at least six months before the end of any calendar year after the expiration of a period of five years from the date of its entry into force.

(2) This Agreement shall cease to have effect:

  • (a) In Russia:
    • (i) in respect of taxes withheld at source, to income arising on or after the first day of January in the calendar year next following the year in which the notice of termination is given;
    • (ii) in respect of other taxes on income, to taxes arising for any fiscal year beginning on or after the first day of January in the calendar year next following the year in which the notice of termination is given.
  • (b) In India:
  • in respect of income arising in any fiscal year beginning on or after the first day of April next following the calendar year in which the notice of termination is given.

DONE at Moscow, this 25th day of March, 1997, in duplicate in the Russian, Hindi and English languages, all three texts being equally authentic. In case of divergence between the texts, the English text shall be the operative one.

FOR GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA:

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION: