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ARTICLE 18

Pensions

Subject to the provisions of paragraph 2 of Article 19:

  • (a) pensions arising in a Contracting State and paid to a resident of the other Contracting State;
  • (b) any payments, whether periodic or non-periodic, made under the social security legislation of a Contracting State or under any public scheme organized by a Contracting State for social welfare purposes;

may be taxed in both Contracting States. However, any payment referred to in sub-paragraph (b) shall not be taxed in the Contracting State of which the recipient is a resident, if that payment due to its nature is exempt from tax in the other Contracting State from which it originates.