(1) This Convention shall remain in force for indefinite period until terminated by one of the Contracting States.
(2) Either Contracting State may terminate the Convention, through diplomatic channels by giving notice of termination, at least six months before the end of any calendar year following after the period of at least five years from the date on which this 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, to income paid or credited on or after 1 January in the calendar year next following the year in which the notice of termination is given,
- (b) in respect of other taxes, in any tax year beginning on or after 1 January in the calendar year next following the year in which the notice of termination is given.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, being duly authorised thereto, have signed this Convention.
DONE in duplicate at Bratislava, this twentieth day of February 2009, each original in the Slovak, Arabic, and English languages. In case of divergence of interpretation, the English text shall prevail.
FOR THE SLOVAK REPUBLIC:
FOR THE GREAT SOCIALIST PEOPLE'S LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA: