AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES
As amended by the Singaporean Exchange of Notes (No 1), the Singaporean Exchange of Notes (No 2), the Singaporean Exchange of Notes (No 3), the Singaporean Protocol (No 1) and Singaporean Protocol (No 2)
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.
A pension or an annuity, derived from sources within one of the Contracting States by an individual who is a resident of the other Contracting State, shall be exempt from tax in the first-mentioned Contracting State. 2.
The term " annuity " means a stated sum payable periodically at stated times, during life or during a specified or ascertainable period of time, under an obligation to make the payments in return for adequate and full consideration in money or money ' s worth. 3.
This Article shall not apply to a pension paid to an individual by the Government of the Commonwealth or of any State of the Commonwealth or the Government of Singapore in respect of services rendered in the discharge of governmental functions.