AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES
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.
The Contracting States shall notify each other in writing through the diplomatic channel of the completion of their domestic requirements for the entry into force of this Protocol. The Protocol, which shall form an integral part of the Agreement, shall enter into force on the date of the last notification, and thereupon shall have effect:
(a) in the case of Australia, with regard to Australian tax, in relation to income, profits or gains of any year of income beginning on or after 1 July next following the date on which the Protocol enters into force;
(b) in the case of India in respect of income derived in any fiscal year beginning on or after 1 April next following the date on which the Protocol enters into force;
(c) for the purposes of Articles 24A (Non-Discrimination) and 26 (Exchange of Information) of the Agreement, from the date of entry into force of this Protocol;
(d) notwithstanding the provisions of subparagraphs (a), (b) and (c), Article 26A (Assistance in the Collection of Taxes) of the Agreement shall have effect from the date agreed in an exchange of notes through the diplomatic channel.