Article 4 - Revocation of Authorization
- Each Party may withhold, revoke, suspend, limit or impose conditions on the operating authorizations or technical permissions of an airline designated by another Party where:
- effective control of that airline is not vested in the designating Party, its nationals, or both;
- the first Party determines that substantial ownership is vested in its nationals;
- the airline is not incorporated or does not have its principal place of business in the territory of the party designating the airline;
- the airline has failed to comply with the laws, regulations, and rules referred to in Article 5 (Application of Laws) of this Agreement; or
- the other Party is not maintaining and administering the standards as set forth in Article 6 (Safety).
- Unless immediate action is essential to prevent further noncompliance with subparagraphs 1(d) or 1(e) of this Article, the rights established by this Article shall be exercised only after consultation with the Party designating the airline.
- A Party that has exercised its right to withhold, revoke, suspend, limit or impose conditions on the operating authorizations of an airline or airlines in accordance with paragraph 1 of this Article shall notify its action to the Depositary.
- This Article does not limit the rights of any Party to withhold, revoke, suspend, limit or impose conditions on the operating authorization or technical permission of an airline or airlines of other Parties in accordance with the provisions of Article 7 (Aviation Security).