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ARTICLE 29

Termination

This Convention shall remain in force until terminated by a Contracting State. Either Contracting State may terminate the Convention, 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 Convention enters into force. In such event, the Convention shall cease to have effect in both Contracting States:

  • (a) in respect of taxes withheld at source, on income derived on or after the first day of January in the calendar year next following the year in which the notice of   termination has been given;
  • (b) in respect of other taxes on income and taxes on capital, for taxes chargeable for any tax year beginning on or after the first day of January in the calendar year next following the year in which the notice of termination has been given.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, duly authorised thereto, have signed this Convention.

DONE in duplicate at Vilnius this fifteenth day of March 2001, in the Lithuanian, Slovak and English languages, all three texts being equally authentic. In the case of divergence of interpretation the English text shall prevail.

FOR THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA

ANTANAS VALIONIS

FOR THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC

EDUARD KUKAN