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An individual who is or was a resident of a Contracting State immediately before his visit to the other Contracting State and who is temporarily present in the other Contracting State for the primary purpose of:

  • (a) studying in that other Contracting State at a university or other educational institution approved by the appropriate educational authority of that Contracting State;
  • (b) securing training required to qualify him to practice a profession or for acquiring a vocation or a professional or technical specialty; or
  • (c) studying or doing research as a recipient of a grant, allowance, or award from a governmental, religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational organisation, or as a participant in other programmes sponsored by such an organization shall be exempt from tax in that other Contracting State in respect of:
    • (i) remittances from abroad for the purpose of his maintenance, education, training or practice and
    • (ii) the amount of such grant, allowance or award.