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This determination authorises a levy to be raised against General Insurers to cover costs associated with the activities of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, Australian Securities and Investment Commission and the Australian Taxation Office, in relation to relevant market integrity and consumer protection functions for prudentially regulated institutions.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 29 Jun 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Aug-2005
Tabled Senate09-Aug-2005
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2006
Repealed by General Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Determination 2006
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EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

General Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Determination 2005

This determination relates to a levy imposed by the General Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998 on companies registered under the Insurance Act 1973.

This determination commences on 1 July 2005 and relates to the 2005-06 financial year.  The General Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Determination 2004 is revoked upon commencement of this determination.  Consistent with section 50 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901, any obligation or liability incurred in previous financial years remains valid.

Subsection 8(3) of the General Insurance Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998 allows the Treasurer to determine;

(a)           the maximum restricted levy amount for each financial year;

(b)          the minimum restricted levy amount for each financial year;

(c)           the restricted levy percentage for each financial year;

(ca)    the unrestricted levy percentage for each financial year; and

(d)          how a general insurance company‚Äôs asset value is to be calculated.

This determination provides that the restricted component of the 2005-06 levy will be calculated at 0.01860 per cent of assets held by the entity, subject to a minimum of $4 700 and a maximum of $700, 000.  The unrestricted component of the 2005-06 levy will be calculated at 0.006514 per cent of assets held by the entity.

This determination is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of section 46A of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.