Article 24

Protest

>    The collection instruction should give specific instructions regarding protest (or other legal process in lieu thereof), in the event of non-payment or non- acceptance.

>    In the absence of such specific instructions, the banks concerned with the collection have no obligation to have the document(s) protested (or subject to other legal process in lieu thereof) for non-payment or non- acceptance.


>    Any charges and/or expenses incurred by banks in connection with such protest, or other legal process, will be for the account of the party from whom the collection instruction was received.