The Šiauliai Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts issues certificates of force majeure for circumstances that arose or existed in the territory of the Chamber, i.e. Šiauliai and Telšiai districts. A certificate issued by the Chamber as an institution authorized by the State is formal written proof of greater value than any other means of proof. In the event of a situation of force majeure, the person is released from liability for failure to fulfill obligations.
The concept of force majeure describes extraordinary circumstances that can’t be controlled and reasonably foreseen at the time of conclusion of the contract, and it is not possible to prevent these circumstances or the consequences that may arise. These circumstances may be caused by war, piracy, sabotage, natural disaster (for example, a storm, cyclone, earthquake, flood or fire), boycott, strike, lockout, etc. In the event of a force majeure, legal or illegal actions by public authorities and actions of individual officials may also be recognized.
The Chamber shall examine the application of the person and issue the certificate or give a refusal to issue it within 20 working days from receiving all of the documents specified in clause 4 or 5 of the description. If necessary, the Chamber may, within 5 working days of receiving all of the documents specified in clause 4 or 5 of the description, request the person to clarify and / or supplement the submitted documents with a written request. In this case, the deadline for processing the application is calculated from the date when all revised and / or supplementary documents were received.
For more information please contact: Edita Grigaliauskienė ph. +370 686 14401