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Life Insurance Act 1965

Authoritative Version
  • - C1965A00145
  • No longer in force
Act No. 145 of 1965 as made
An Act to amend the Life Insurance Act 1954-1961 in relation to Decimal Currency.
Date of Assent 18 Dec 1965
Date of repeal 24 Jun 2014
Repealed by Amending Acts 1901 to 1969 Repeal Act 2014

Life Insurance

No. 145 of 1965

An Act to amend the Life Insurance Act 1954-1961 in relation to Decimal Currency.

[Assented to 18 December, 1965]

BE it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1.—(1.)     This Act may be cited as the Life Insurance Act 1965.


(2.)           The Life Insurance Act 1945-1961 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3.)           The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Life Insurance Act 1945–1965.

Commencement.

2.  Sections 1 and 2, paragraph (c) of section 3 and sections 4, 6 and 7 of this Act shall come into operation on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent and the remaining provisions of this Act shall come into operation on the fourteenth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six.

Second Schedule.

3.  The Second Schedule to the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from paragraph (9.) in Part II. the words “One hundred pounds” and inserting in their stead the words “One thousand dollars”;

(b) by omitting from paragraph (11.) in Part II. the words “One hundred pounds” and inserting in their stead the words “One thousand dollars”; and

(c) by omitting from Note 1 to Form I in Part III. the word “pound” and inserting in its stead the word “dollar”.

Third Schedule.

4.  The Third Schedule to the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph 2 in Part I. the word “pound” and inserting in its stead the word “dollar”.

Sixth Schedule.

5.  The Sixth Schedule to the Principal Act is amended by omitting from rule 2 in Part I. the word “pound” (wherever occurring) and inserting in its stead the word “dollar”.

Currency in which returns, &c., to be expressed.

6.—(1.)     Where a company is required, in pursuance of section 52 of the Life Insurance Act 1945-1965, to lodge—

(a) an account, balance-sheet or return in respect of its financial year being a year that ends on or after the thirtieth day of September, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-five; or

(b) an abstract and statement in respect of a period that ends on or after that date,

the company shall express the account, balance-sheet, return or abstract and statement, as the case may be, in the currency provided for by the Currency Act 1965.

(2.)    A company that is required to lodge a statement of unclaimed moneys with the Treasurer in pursuance of section 106 of the Life Insurance Act 1945-1965, shall in respect of the year


 

ending on the thirty-first day of December, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-five, and in respect of each subsequent year, express that statement in the currency provided for by the Currency Act 1965.

(3.)  A company that lodges a statement referred to in the last preceding sub-section with the Commissioner before the fourteenth day of February, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-six, shall, notwithstanding that the statement is expressed in the currency provided for by the Currency Act 1965, pay the amount of unclaimed moneys that is payable to the Commissioner in pursuance of sub-section (3.) of section 106 of the Life Insurance Act 1945-1965 in the currency provided for by the Coinage Act 1909–1947.

Penalty: One hundred pounds.

Application of certain amendments.

7.  The amendments made by paragraph (c) of section 3, and by section 4, of this Act do not apply in respect of an abstract and statement that a company is required to lodge in pursuance of section 52 of the Life Insurance Act 1945–1965 in respect of a period ending before the thirtieth day of September, One thousand nine hundred and sixty-five.