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CHAPTER IIU.K.TERMINATION OF ILLEGAL STAY

Article 9U.K.Postponement of removal

1.Member States shall postpone removal:

(a)when it would violate the principle of non-refoulement, or

(b)for as long as a suspensory effect is granted in accordance with Article 13(2).

2.Member States may postpone removal for an appropriate period taking into account the specific circumstances of the individual case. Member States shall in particular take into account:

(a)the third-country national’s physical state or mental capacity;

(b)technical reasons, such as lack of transport capacity, or failure of the removal due to lack of identification.

3.If a removal is postponed as provided for in paragraphs 1 and 2, the obligations set out in Article 7(3) may be imposed on the third-country national concerned.