AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Korean Convention  

CONVENTION BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME  

CHAPTER VI - FINAL PROVISIONS  

ARTICLE 29   Termination  
This Convention shall remain in force indefinitely, but the Government of Australia or the Government of Korea may on or before 30 June in any calendar year after the expiration of 5 years from the date of its entry into force give to the other Government through the diplomatic channel written notice of termination and, in that event, this Convention shall cease to be effective -


(a) in Australia -


(i) in respect of withholding tax on income that is derived by a non-resident, in relation to income derived on or after 1 January in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given; and

(ii) in respect of other Australian tax, in relation to income of any year of income beginning on or after 1 July in the calendar year next following that in which the notice is given;


(b) in Korea -


(i) in respect of tax withheld at source on amounts paid or credited to a non-resident, in relation to income derived on or after 1 January in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given; and

(ii) in respect of other Korean tax, in relation to income of any year of income beginning on or after 1 January in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, being duly authorised thereto by their respective Governments, have signed this Convention.

Done in duplicate at Canberra this twelfth day of July of the year one thousand nine hundred and eighty-two in the English and Korean languages, both texts being equally authoritative.


FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF
AUSTRALIA:
FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF
THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA:
John Howard Ha Jong Yoon


PROTOCOL

THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

HAVE AGREED AT THE SIGNING of the Convention between the two Governments for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income upon the following provisions which shall form an integral part of the said Convention.




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