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Declarations/Superannuation as made
This declaration prescribes AustralianSuper to be the default fund for parliamentarians who do not choose a fund into which their employer superannuation contributions are to be paid from 1 January 2013.
Administered by: Finance
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 06
Registered 20 Dec 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Feb-2013
Tabled Senate05-Feb-2013

Parliamentary Superannuation (Default Fund) Declaration 20121

I, Penelope YING YEN WONG, Minister for Finance and Deregulation, make the following Declaration under subsections 17(1) and 17(5) of the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004.

Dated                 14 December 2012




Minister for Finance and Deregulation

1              Name of Declaration

                This Declaration is the Parliamentary Superannuation (Default Fund) Declaration 2012.

2              Commencement

                This Declaration commences on 1 January 2013.

3              Definition

                In this Declaration:

                Act   means the Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004.

4              Revocation

                The Default Fund (Parliamentary Superannuation) Declaration 2004, made under section 17 of the Act on 16 August 2004, is revoked.

5              Default Fund

                For the purposes of the Act, AustralianSuper is declared to be the default fund.



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