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ARTICLE 30

Termination

This Convention shall remain in force for a period of five years, and after such period, it shall remain effective for a similar period or periods, unless either of the Contracting States notifies in writing its intent to terminate this Convention before the expiration of six months at the end of the five year period or any further period. In such case, this Convention shall cease to have effect in both the Contracting States:

  • (a) in respect of taxes withheld at the source, for amounts paid or payable on or after the first of January of the calendar year following the year in which the notice of termination is given;
  • (b) in respect of other taxes, for income paid or payable for taxable periods, commencing on or after the first of January of the year following the year in which notification of termination is given.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, duly authorized by their respective governments, have signed this Convention.

DONE in duplicate in the city of Manama, on the 22nd day of Rabi'al Awwal 1421 Hijri corresponding to the 21st of September 2000, in Arabic, both texts having equal force.

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF BAHRAIN:

MINISTER OF FINANCE AND NATIONAL ECONOMY

FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF SYRIA:

MINISTER OF FINANCE