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ARTICLE 17

Artistes and Sportsmen

(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 14 and 15, income derived by a resident of a Contracting State as an entertainer, such as a theatre, motion picture, radio or television artiste, or a musician, or as a sportsman, from his personal activities as such exercised in the other Contracting State, may be taxed in that other State.

(2) Where income in respect of personal activities exercised by an entertainer or a sportsman in his capacity as such accrues not to the entertainer or sportsman himself but to another person, that income may, notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 7, 14 and 15, be taxed in the Contracting State in which the activities of the entertainer or sportsman are exercised.

(3) The provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2) shall not apply to income derived from activities performed in a Contracting State by an artiste or a sportsman who is a resident of the other Contracting State if the visit to the first-mentioned State is completely supported by public funds of the other State or political subdivisions or local authorities thereof. In such case, the income is taxable only in the State of which the artiste or sportsman is a resident.