AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

South African Agreement  

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

ARTICLE 27   Entry into Force  
The Government of Australia and the Government of the Republic of South Africa shall notify each other in writing through the diplomatic channel of the completion of their respective statutory and constitutional procedures required for the entry into force of this Agreement. [1]

Notes to this effect were exchanged at Pretoria 9-21 December 1999. The Agreement and Protocol entered into force 21 December 1999.

The Agreement shall enter into force on the date of receipt of the last notification, and thereupon the Agreement shall have effect:


(a) in the case of Australia:


(i) with regard to withholding tax on income that is derived by a nonresident, in respect of income derived on or after 1 January next following the date on which the Agreement enters into force;

(ii) with regard to other Australian tax, in respect of income, profits or gains of any year of income beginning on or after 1 July in the calendar year next following the date on which the Agreement enters into force;


(b) in the case of South Africa:


(i) with regard to taxes withheld at source, in respect of amounts paid or credited on or after 1 January next following the date on which the Agreement enters into force;

(ii) with regard to other South African tax, in respect of years of assessment beginning on or after 1 January next following the date on which the Agreement enters into force.



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