(1) The nationals of a Contracting State shall not be subjected in the other Contracting State to any taxation or any requirement connected therewith which is other or more burdensome than the taxation and connected requirements to which nationals of that other State in the same circumstances are or may be subjected.
(2) The taxation on a permanent establishment which an enterprise of a Contracting State has in the other Contracting State shall not be less favourably levied in that other State than the taxation levied on enterprises of that other State carrying on the same activities.
(3) Enterprises of a Contracting State, the capital of which is wholly or partly owned or controlled, directly or indirectly by one or more residents of the other Contracting State, shall not be subjected in the first-mentioned Contracting State to any taxation or any requirement connected therewith which is other or more burdensome than the taxation and connected requirements to which other similar enterprises of that first-mentioned State are or may be subjected.
(4) Nothing contained in this Article shall be construed as:
- (a) Obliging either Contracting State to grant to persons not resident in that State any of the personal allowances, reliefs and reductions for tax purposes which are granted to persons so resident; or
- (b) Affecting the additional rate of tax referred to in section 37 of the Sri Lanka Inland Revenue Act.
(5) In this Article the term "taxation" means taxes which are the subject of this Convention.