AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Maltese Agreement  

AGREEMENT BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND MALTA FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME  

CHAPTER V - SPECIAL PROVISIONS  

ARTICLE 26   Diplomatic and Consular Officials  

(1)  
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.

(2)  
Notwithstanding Article 4, an individual who is a member of a diplomatic mission, consular post or permanent mission of one of the Contracting States which is situated in the other Contracting State or in a third State shall be deemed for the purposes of this Agreement to be a resident of the sending State if he is liable in the sending State to the same obligations in relation to tax on his total income as are residents of that sending State.

(3)  
This Agreement shall not apply to International Organizations, to organs or officials thereof or to persons who are members of a diplomatic mission, consular post or permanent mission of a third State, being present in a Contracting State and who are not liable in either Contracting State to the same obligations in relation to tax on their total income as are residents thereof.




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