Article 1058. Change of conditions and cancellation of a public competition.

1. A person who has announced a public competition shall have the right to change its conditions or cancel the competition only during the first half of the deadline set for the submission of works. 2. Notice of a change in conditions or cancellation of a competition must be made in the same manner in which the competition was announced. 3. In the event of a change in the conditions of the competition or its cancellation, the person announcing the competition must reimburse expenses incurred by any person who performed the work provided for in the announcement before he became or should have become aware of the change in the conditions of the competition and its cancellation. The person announcing the competition is relieved of the obligation to reimburse expenses, if he proves that the said work was not carried out in connection with the competition, in particular before the announcement of the competition, or did not comply with the conditions of the competition. 4. If the requirements specified in paragraphs 1 or 2 of this article were violated when the conditions of the competition were changed or canceled, the person who announced the competition must pay a reward to those who performed the work that meets the conditions specified in the announcement.

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References to other articles of chapter 57. Public competition:
Article 1057. Organization of a public competition.
Article 1059. Decision to pay a reward.
Article 1060. The use of works of science, literature and art, awarded.
Article 1061. Return of the submitted works to the participants of the public competition.