AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Irish Agreement  

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF IRELAND FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME AND CAPITAL GAINS  

ARTICLE 7   Income from Real Property  

(1)  
Income from real property may be taxed in the Contracting State in which the real property is situated.

(2)  
In this Article, the term " real property " -


(a) in the case of Australia, has the meaning which it has under the laws of Australia, and shall also include -


(i) a lease of land and any other interest in or over land, whether improved or not;

(ii) a right to receive variable or fixed payments as consideration for the working of, or the right to work, mineral deposits, oil or gas wells, quarries or other places of extraction or exploitation of natural resources; and


(b) in the case of Ireland, means immovable property according to the laws of Ireland, and shall also include -


(i) property accessory to immovable property;

(ii) rights to which the provisions of the general law respecting landed property apply;

(iii) usufruct of immovable property; and

(iv) a right to receive variable or fixed payments as consideration for the working of, or the right to work, mineral deposits, oil or gas wells, quarries or other places of extraction or exploitation of natural resources.

Ships, boats and aircraft shall not be regarded as real property.

(3)  
The provisions of paragraph (1) of this Article shall apply to income derived from the direct use, letting or use in any other form of real property.

(4)  
A lease of land, any other interest in or over land and any right referred to in any of the subparagraphs of paragraph (2) of this Article shall be regarded as situated where the land, mineral deposits, oil or gas wells, quarries or natural resources as the case may be, are situated.

(5)  
The provisions of paragraphs (1), (3) and (4) of this Article shall also apply to income from real property of an enterprise and to income from real property used for the performance of professional services.




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