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Banking (Unclaimed Moneys) Regulations

Authoritative Version
SR 1993 No. 378 Regulations as made
Principal Regulations
Administered by: Treasury
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

These regulations prescribe an amount for the purposes of subsection 69(3) of the Banking Act 1959. That subsection was repealed and substituted by Schedule 1, Part 1, item 2 of the Banking Amendment (Unclaimed Money) Act 2013 on 1 July 2013, but item 10 of that schedule provides for regulations made before 1 July 2013 for the purpose of that subsection to have effect on and after 1 July 2013.
Made 22 Dec 1993
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabled HR 01 Feb 1994
Tabled Senate 01 Feb 1994
Gazetted 31 Dec 1993
Date of repeal 13 Dec 2016
Repealed by Banking Regulation 2016

Statutory Rules 1993   No. 378 1


Banking (Unclaimed Moneys) Regulations

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Banking Act 1959.

Dated 22 December 1993.


                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN


By His Excellency’s Command,







               1.   These Regulations may be cited as the Banking (Unclaimed Moneys) Regulations.

[NOTE:  These Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s. 48.]


               2.   (1)    In these Regulations, unless the contrary intention appears:

“the Act” means the Banking Act 1959.

Prescribed amount

               3.   (1)    For the purposes of subsection 69 (3) of the Act, the amount of $500 is prescribed.



1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on  31 December 1993.