Article 16

Absence of Reply to Notification

Convention Text

  1. If, within the period applicable pursuant to Article 13, the notifying state receives no communication under Article 15, it may, subject to its obligations under Article 5 and Article 7, proceed with the implementation of the planned measures, in accordance with the notification and any other data and information provided to the notified states.
  2. Any claim to compensation by a notified state which has failed to reply within the period applicable pursuant to Article 13 may be offset by the costs incurred by the notifying state for action undertaken after the expiration of the time for a reply which would not have been undertaken if the notified state had objected within that period.
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