Should the Vessel be requisitioned by the government of the Vessel's flag during the period of this Charter Party, the Vessel shall be deemed to be off-hire during the period of such requisition, and any hire paid by the said government in respect of such requisition period shall be retained by Owners. The period during which the Vessel is on requisition to the said government shall count as part of the period provided for in this Charter Party.
If the period of requisition exceeds...... months either party shall have the option of cancelling this Charter Party and no consequential claim may be made by either party.
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