Petroleum (Timor Sea Treaty) Act 2003

Schedule 1 - Timor Sea Treaty  

Note: This is the copy of the Treaty referred to in the definition of Treaty in subsection 5(1) of this Act.

 

Annex G under Article 13(b) of this Treaty  

Taxation Code for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion in Respect of Activities Connected with the Joint Petroleum Development Area

Article 9   Interest  

1.  
Interest paid or credited by a contractor, being interest to which a resident of a Contracting State is beneficially entitled, may be taxed in that Contracting State.

2.  
Such interest may also be taxed in the other Contracting State, but the tax so charged shall not exceed ten (10) per cent of the gross amount of the interest.

3.  
Interest paid or credited by a contractor, being interest to which a person who is not a resident of either Contracting State is beneficially entitled, may be taxed in both Contracting States but the taxable amount of any such interest shall be an amount equivalent to the framework percentage of the amount that would be the taxable amount but for this paragraph.

4.  
The term ``interest'' in this Taxation Code, includes interest from bonds or debentures, whether or not secured by mortgage and whether or not carrying a right to participate in profits, interest from any form of indebtedness and all other income assimilated to income from money lent by law, relating to tax, of the Contracting State in which the income arises.




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