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Cancellation
    Cancellation

    Art. 16. 1. The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization shall cause the registration of any property to be cancelled:
    (a) at the request of the High Contracting Party within whose territory the cultural property is situated;
    (b) if the High Contracting Party which requested registration has denounced the Convention, and when that denunciation has taken effect;
    (c) in the special case provided for in Article 14, paragraph 5, when an objection has been confirmed following the procedures mentioned either in paragraph 7 or in paragraph 8 of Article 14.
    2. The Director-General shall send without delay, to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and to all States which received a copy of the entry in the Register, a certified copy of its cancellation. Cancellation shall take effect thirty days after the despatch of such copies.


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