AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES
As amended by Belgian Protocol (No 1) and Belgian Protocol (No 2)
The Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the MLI) has modified the application of this tax treaty. A synthesised text of the MLI and this tax treaty is available to facilitate the understanding of how the MLI modifies this tax treaty.
With respect to a company which is a resident of Belgium for the purposes of Belgian tax, the provisions of this Agreement shall not limit the taxation of that company in accordance with the Belgian law in the event of the repurchase by the company of its own shares or in the event of the distribution of its assets. (2)
Nothing in this Agreement shall affect the fiscal privileges of diplomatic or consular officials under the general rules of international law or under the provisions of special international Agreements.