Article 45 – Exemption of Local Passenger Transport Services
1. The supply of local passenger transport Services in a qualifying means of transport by land, water or air from a place in the State to another place in the State shall be exempt.
2. The phrase “qualifying means of transport” means:
a. A motor vehicle, including a taxi, bus, railway train, tram, mono-rail or similar means of transport, designed or adapted for transport of passengers.
b. A ferry boat, abra or other similar vessel designed or adapted for transport of passengers.
c. A helicopter or airplane designed or adapted for transport of passengers and approved for transport of passengers in accordance with Federal Law No. 20 of 1991 on Civil Aviation.
3. As an exception to Clause 1 of this Article, the Service of transporting of passengers from a place in the State to another place in the State shall not be considered a local passenger transport Service where the transport is by aircraft and constitutes “international carriage” as defined in the Warsaw International Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Carriage by Air 1929.
4. As an exception to Clause 1 of this Article, the transport of passengers shall not constitute a supply of local passenger transport Services where it is undertaken in the context of a pleasure trip where the manner in which the trip is held out indicates that its principal objective may reasonably be said to be sightseeing, or the enjoyment of catering services, or other forms of pleasure or entertainment.