AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Romanian Agreement  

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

ARTICLE 28   Termination  
This Agreement shall continue in effect indefinitely, but either of the Contracting States may, on or before 30 June in any calendar year beginning after the expiration of five years from the date of its entry into force, give to the other Contracting State through the diplomatic channel written notice of termination and, in that event, this Agreement shall cease to be effective:


(a) in Romania:
in respect of taxes on income, profits and gains for the taxable period starting from 1 January of the next calendar year following that in which the notice of termination is given;


(b) in Australia:


(i) in respect of withholding tax on income that is derived by a nonresident, 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;

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

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, duly authorised thereto, have signed this Agreement.

DONE in duplicate at Canberra, this second day of February, Two thousand, in the English and Romanian languages, both texts being equally authentic.


FOR AUSTRALIA: FOR ROMANIA:
Rod Kemp Manuela Vulpe


PROTOCOL

AUSTRALIA AND ROMANIA

HAVE AGREED at the signing of the Agreement between the two States for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income upon the following provision which shall form an integral part of the Agreement:


If, in an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation that may subsequently be concluded between Australia and a third State, there is included a Non-discrimination Article, Australia shall immediately inform Romania in writing through the diplomatic channel and shall enter into negotiations with Romania in order to provide the same treatment for Romania as may be provided for the third State.




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