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Exemptions as made
This Exemption allows payments to be made to residents, where the payment is outside Australia or relates to property outside Australia and allows residents to receive payments in Australia, where the payment relates to securities, contracts (other than for goods), bills of exchange or other property outside Australia.
Administered by: Treasury
Registered 20 Dec 2006
Gazetted 25 Jun 1984
Date of repeal 01 Apr 2016
Repealed by Other
Repealing Comments Enabling legislation repealed by section 50 of the Legislation Act 2003.



              Reserve Bank of Australia in pursuance of Regulation 38 of the Banking (Foreign Exchange) Regulations hereby exempts from the application of sub-regulation 8(3) of the Regulations:

(a)     any person who makes any payment to any resident as consideration for, or in association with:

          (i)     the receipt by any person of a payment, or the acquisition by any person of any property, outside Australia;  or

          (ii)    the creation or transfer, in favour of any person, of a right (whether actual or contingent) to receive a payment or acquire property outside Australia;  and

(b)     any person who draws, issues, or negotiates any bill of exchange or promissory note, who enters into any contract or agreement (not being a contract or agreement for the purchase of goods), who allots or transfers any security, or who acknowledge any debt, so that a right (whether actual or contingent) to receive a payment in Australia is created or transferred in favour of a resident as consideration for, or in association with, any matter referred to in sub-paragraph (i) or (ii) of the last preceding paragraph.

This instrument shall come into operation on 25 June 1984.

Dated at Sydney this 21st day of June 1984.

For and on behalf of the Reserve Bank of Australia.


                                                                                        D. N. SANDERS
                                                                     Deputy Governor