1. The client is obliged to pay the invoice (s) of the agency on time.
2. When payment has been agreed in fixed terms, payment must be received by the agency on the day on which these terms expire.
3. If payment in fixed installments has not been agreed, the client must pay within 14 days after a claim has been received by him.
4. If the client does not pay on time, he is legally deemed to be in default without further notice of default. Nevertheless, after the expiry of the payment term as referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3, the agency sends one payment reminder, in which it indicates the client's default and still gives the opportunity to pay within 14 days after receipt of this payment reminder.
5. For the payment that has not been made in time, the client must pay the statutory interest to the agency from the expiration of the payment term as referred to in paragraphs 2 and 3 until the day that the agency has received the amount due from the client.
6. After expiry of the period of two weeks referred to in paragraph 4, the bureau shall be entitled to proceed to collection of the amount due to it without further notice of default. If the agency decides to do so, the client must reimburse the extrajudicial costs reasonably incurred.
7. Paragraphs 4, 5 and 6 of this article shall not apply if the client demonstrates that he is entitled to suspend payment.