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ARTICLE 8

Shipping and Air Transport

(1) Profits of an enterprise of a Contracting State from the operation of ships or aircraft in international traffic shall be taxable only in that State.

(2) The provisions of this Article shall also apply to:

  • (a) profits derived from the rental on a bare boat basis of ships or aircraft used in international traffic,
  • (b) profits derived from the use or rental of containers,

if such profits are incidental to the profits to which the provisions of paragraph 1 apply.

(3) The provisions of paragraph 1 shall also apply to profits derived from the participation in a pool, a joint business or an international operating agency.