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Declarations/Superannuation as made
This instrument declares certain PSS and CSS members to be eligible for PSSAP membership.
Administered by: Finance
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s11 item 06
Registered 07 Jun 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR17-Jun-2013
Tabled Senate17-Jun-2013

I, PENELOPE YING YEN WONG, Minister for Finance and Deregulation, make this Declaration under subsection 4 (1) of the Superannuation Act 2005.

Dated  31st May 2013


1              Name of Declaration

                This Declaration is the Superannuation (PSSAP) (Australian Government Superannuation Scheme Member) Declaration 2013 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Declaration commences immediately after the commencement of clause 4 of the Ninth Amendment of the Superannuation (PSSAP) Trust Deed.

3              Definitions

                In this Declaration:

                PSS means the Public Sector Superannuation Scheme.

4              Persons declared to be Australian government superannuation scheme members

                A person who is:

(a)    a member of the PSS; or

(b)   an eligible employee (within the meaning of the Superannuation Act 1976);

is declared to be an Australian government superannuation scheme member.

5              Persons declared to be former Australian government superannuation scheme members

                A person who is:

(a)    a person who is a former member of the PSS in respect of whom a preserved benefit under PSS has not yet been paid; or

(b)   a person in respect of whom deferred benefits are applicable under the Superannuation Act 1976;

is declared to be a former Australian government superannuation scheme member.



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