09 Aug 07 International Tax Agreements Bill (No 1) 2007 passed by HouseOn 7 August 2007, International Tax Agreements Amendment Bill (No 1) 2007 was passed by the House of Representatives without amendment. The Bill was introduced into the House on 29 March 2007. The Bill amends the International Tax Agreements Act 1953 to give the force of law in Australia to the following tax treaties:
- The Convention between the Government of Australia and the Government of the French Republic for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with Respect to Taxes on Income and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion, and its associated Protocol, which was signed in Paris on 20 June 2006; and
- The Convention between Australia and the Kingdom of Norway for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion which was signed in Canberra on 8 August 2006.
The Bill was introduced into the Senate on 8 August 2007.