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Will marriage and divorce in Thailand be recognized in Australia?

Will a marriage in Thailand be recognized in Australia? Generally speaking, Thai marriages will be recognized under Australian law provided the parties to the marriage meet certain conditions. For the marriage in Thailand to be recognized it must have been compliant with Australian law in the following ways: Neither party at the time of the […]

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Utilizing the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (Continuation…)

What criteria must companies fulfill in order to be eligible to use the TAFTA? In order to enjoy the special privileges enabled by the TAFTA, the company in question must be eligible to apply for a Business Operations Certificate Section 10 of the Foreign Business Act. Within Section 10 is an outline for the criteria […]

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Utilizing the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement

Pursuant to the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement, Australians are subject to special privileges which non-Australian foreigners in Thailand may not otherwise be granted. What is the Thai-Australia Free Trade Agreement? In 2003, Australia and Thailand announced intentions to enter into a free trade agreement, which resulted in the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA) becoming operational […]

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