No. S 1006
Income Tax Act
Income Tax (Singapore — Egypt)
(Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement)
(Modifications to Implement Multilateral
Instrument) Order 2020
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 49(7) of the Income Tax Act, the Minister for Finance makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order is the Income Tax (Singapore — Egypt) (Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement) (Modifications to Implement Multilateral Instrument) Order 2020 and comes into operation on 1 January 2021.
2.—(1)  This Order amends the arrangements made between the Government of the Republic of Singapore and the Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt as specified in the Schedule to the Income Tax (Singapore‑Egypt) (Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement) Order 2004 (G.N. No. S 36/2004) (called in this Order the Agreement).
(2)  The purpose of this Order is to amend the Agreement to give effect to Singapore’s obligations under the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting done at Paris on 24 November 2016 (as amended from time to time).
Amendment of Agreement
3.  The provisions of the Agreement are amended in the manner set out in the Schedule.
Entry into effect
4.—(1)  Paragraph 2 of the Schedule has effect for a case presented on or after 1 January 2021 without regard to the basis period to which the case relates.
(2)  Sub‑paragraph (1) does not apply to a case that was not eligible to be presented immediately before 1 January 2021.
(3)  All other paragraphs of the Schedule have effect —
(a)with respect to taxes withheld at source, in respect of amounts paid, deemed paid or liable to be paid (whichever is the earliest), on or after 1 January 2021; and
(b)with respect to taxes other than those withheld at source, where the income is derived or received in a basis period beginning on or after 1 July 2021.
Made on 6 December 2020.
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Finance,
[R032.007.2629.V1; AG/LEGIS/SL/134/2020/1 Vol. 1]