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SR 1995 No. 97 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Superannuation (Continuing Contributions for Benefits) Regulations.
Administered by: Finance
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislative Instruments Regulations 2004 Sch 3 item 40
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-May-1995
Tabled Senate30-May-1995
Gazetted 18 May 1995
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Finance (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Statutory Rules 1995  No. 971


Superannuation (Continuing Contributions for Benefits) Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Superannuation Act 1976.

Dated 11 May 1995.


                                                                                    BILL HAYDEN


By His Excellency’s Command,




Minister for Finance


1.   Amendment

1.1   The Superannuation (Continuing Contributions for Benefits) Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

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

2.   Regulation 2 (Interpretation)

2.1   Subregulation 2 (1) (definition of “Commonwealth control”, paragraph (c)):

Omit “(within the meaning of this definition).”, substitute “(within the meaning of this definition);”.

3.   Regulation 3A (Classes of persons to which section 14A of the Act applies)

3.1   Subregulation 3A (1):

Add at the end:

        “; (m)   a class of persons each of whom:

                          (i)   is employed by Australian Information Media Pty Limited (in this paragraph called ‘AIM’), otherwise than as a casual or temporary part-time employee; and

                         (ii)   was an eligible employee immediately before last becoming such an employee of AIM; and

                       (iii)   is not a person to whom Division 2 or 3 of Part IV of the Public Service Act applies.”.

4.   Regulation 4 (When s. 14A no longer applies)

4.1   Subregulation 4 (1A):

Omit “and (10) (c) (iii)”, substitute “, (10) (c) (iii) and (11) (c) (iii)”. 

4.2   Add at the end:

         “(11)   Section 14A of the Act ceases to apply to a person in the class of persons mentioned in paragraph 3A (1) (m) at the end of the first occurring of the following days:

             (a)   the day on which the person ceases to be an employee of Australian Information Media Pty Limited (in this subregulation called AIM’);

             (b)   the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes a casual or temporary part-time employee of AIM;

             (c)   the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes a member of a superannuation scheme applying to that person’s employment by AIM, other than:

                          (i)   the scheme provided for under the Act; or

                         (ii)   a scheme to which contributions are made in respect of the person only in relation to performance pay; or

                       (iii)   in the case of a person to whom, under subregulation (1A), this subparagraph applies—a scheme of which the person is taken, under subregulation 2 (2), to be a member for top-up purposes;

             (d)   if Commonwealth control of AIM ceases—the last day on which Commonwealth control of AIM continued.”.

5.    Schedule 1 (Modification of Act)

5.1   Item 2 (subsection 159 (1A)):

Add at the end:

               “;   (j)   Australian Information Media Pty Limited.”.



1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 18 May 1995.

2.   Statutory Rules 1981 No. 36 as amended by 1987 No. 290; 1989 No. 168; 1990 Nos. 179 and 379; 1991 Nos. 97, 168, 446 (as amended by 1992 No. 213) and 465; 1992 Nos. 27, 213, 323, 428 and 460 (as amened by 1994 No. 271); 1993 Nos. 3, 50 and 348; 1994 Nos. 8, 115, 116, 248, 271 and 335.