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AASB 1048 - Interpretation of Standards - June 2012

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AASB 1048 Standards/Accounting & Auditing as amended, taking into account amendments up to AASB 2012-9 - Amendment to AASB 1048 arising from the Withdrawal of Australian Interpretation 1039 - January 2013
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General Comments: This compilation represents the Standard as at the making date of the last Amending Standard shown in the Table of Standards.
Registered 14 May 2014
Start Date 23 Jan 2013

Compiled AASB Standard

AASB 1048

Interpretation of Standards

 

This compiled Standard applies to annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2013.  Early application is permitted.  It incorporates relevant amendments made up to and including 17 December 2012.

 

Prepared on 23 September 2013 by the staff of the Australian Accounting Standards Board.

 

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CONTENTS

COMPILATION DETAILS

Comparison with International Pronouncements

Accounting Standard

AASB 1048 Interpretation of Standards

Paragraphs

Objective                                                                                                                       1

Application                                                                                                             2 – 6

Scope                                                                                                                       7 – 8

Australian Interpretations corresponding to IASB Interpretations           9 – 10

Other Australian Interpretations                                                                    11 – 12

 

 

Australian Accounting Standard AASB 1048 Interpretation of Standards (as amended) is set out in paragraphs 1 – 12.  All the paragraphs have equal authority.  In the absence of explicit guidance, AASB 108 Accounting Policies, Changes in Accounting Estimates and Errors provides a basis for selecting and applying accounting policies.

 


compilation details

Accounting Standard AASB 1048 Interpretation of Standards as amended

This compiled Standard applies to annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2013.  It takes into account amendments up to and including 17 December 2012 and was prepared on 23 September 2013 by the staff of the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB).

This compilation is not a separate Accounting Standard made by the AASB.  Instead, it is a representation of AASB 1048 (June 2012) as amended by other Accounting Standards, which are listed in the Table below.

Table of Standards

Standard

Date made

Application date
(annual reporting periods … on or after …)

Application, saving or transitional provisions

AASB 1048

29 Jun 2012

(ending) 30 Jun 2012

see (a) below

AASB 2012-9

17 Dec 2012

(beginning) 1 Jan 2013

see (b) below

 

(a)       Entities may elect to apply this Standard to annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2005 that end before 30 June 2012.

(b)       Entities may elect to apply this Standard to annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2005 but before 1 January 2013.

Table of Amendments

Paragraph affected

How affected

By … [paragraph]

11

amended

AASB 2012-9 [6]

 


cOMPARISON WITH
INTERNATIONAL PRONOUNCEMENTS

AASB 1048 and IASB Pronouncements

There is no International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Standard that directly corresponds to AASB 1048.  However, Table 1 in AASB 1048 (see paragraph 9) contains a list of Australian Interpretations identifying the corresponding IASB Interpretations.

Compliance with IFRSs

For-profit entities that comply with the Australian Interpretations designated in this Standard as corresponding to the IASB Interpretations as amended will simultaneously be in compliance with the Interpretations referred to by the IASB in its definition of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs).  Such compliance is one of the prerequisites that needs to be met before an entity can make an explicit and unreserved statement of compliance with IFRSs, as described in AASB 101 Presentation of Financial Statements.

 


aCCOUNTING STANDARD AASB 1048

The Australian Accounting Standards Board made Accounting Standard AASB 1048 Interpretation of Standards under section 334 of the Corporations Act 2001 on 29 June 2012.

 

This compiled version of AASB 1048 applies to annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2013.  It incorporates relevant amendments contained in other AASB Standards made by the AASB up to and including 17 December 2012 (see Compilation Details).

 

 

aCCOUNTING STANDARD AASB 1048

Interpretation of Standards

Objective

1              The objective of this Standard is to provide an up-to-date listing of Australian Interpretations and to ensure the effectiveness of references in Australian Accounting Standards to Australian Interpretations.  AASB and UIG Interpretations are referred to collectively in this Standard as Australian Interpretations.

Application

2              This Standard applies to:

(a)          each entity that is required to prepare financial reports in accordance with Part 2M.3 of the Corporations Act;

(b)          general purpose financial statements of each reporting entity; and

(c)          financial statements that are, or are held out to be, general purpose financial statements.

3              This Standard applies to annual reporting periods ending on or after 30 June 2012.
[Note:  For application dates of paragraphs changed or added by an amending Standard, see Compilation Details.]

4              This Standard may be applied to annual reporting periods beginning on or after 1 January 2005 that end before 30 June 2012.

5              The requirements specified in this Standard apply to the financial statements where information resulting from their application is material in accordance with AASB 1031 Materiality.

6              When applicable, this Standard supersedes AASB 1048 Interpretation of Standards as issued in June 2010.

Scope

7              This Standard refers to all Australian Interpretations currently approved by the AASB and applicable to any period[1] specified in paragraph 3, classified according to whether or not they correspond to Interpretations adopted by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).

8              For ease of presentation, the Australian Interpretations are set out in two separate tables: in paragraph 9, Table 1 lists those corresponding to IASB Interpretations and, in paragraph 11, Table 2 lists the other Interpretations.  Each reference to an Interpretation in a row in each of the Tables 1 and 2 is to be treated as a separate provision of this Standard.

Australian Interpretations corresponding to IASB Interpretations

9              An entity shall apply each relevant Australian Interpretation listed in Table 1 below.

Table 1: Australian Interpretations corresponding to IASB Interpretations

Interpretation

Issue Date

Title

Application Date (annual reporting periods)

IFRIC or SIC Interp’n

1

June 2009

[as amended to]

Changes in Existing Decommissioning, Restoration and Similar Liabilities

(beginning)

1 January 2009

IFRIC 1

2

June 2012

[as amended to]

Members’ Shares in Co‑operative Entities and Similar Instruments

(beginning)

1 July 2013

IFRIC 2

2

June 2012

[as amended to]

Members’ Shares in Co‑operative Entities and Similar Instruments

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 2

2

May 2011

[as amended to]

Members’ Shares in Co‑operative Entities and Similar Instruments

(beginning)

1 July 2011

IFRIC 2

2

December 2009

[as amended to]

Members’ Shares in Co‑operative Entities and Similar Instruments

(beginning)

1 January 2011

IFRIC 2

4

September 2011

[as amended to]

Determining whether an Arrangement contains a Lease

(beginning)

1 July 2013

 

IFRIC 4

4

September 2011

[as amended to]

Determining whether an Arrangement contains a Lease

(beginning)

1 January 2013

 

IFRIC 4

4

December 2009

[as amended to]

Determining whether an Arrangement contains a Lease

(beginning)

1 January 2011

 

IFRIC 4

5

August 2011

[as amended to]

Rights to Interests arising from Decommissioning, Restoration and Environmental Rehabilitation Funds

(beginning)

1 July 2013

IFRIC 5

5

August 2011

[as amended to]

Rights to Interests arising from Decommissioning, Restoration and Environmental Rehabilitation Funds

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 5

5

September 2007

[as amended to]

Rights to Interests arising from Decommissioning, Restoration and Environmental Rehabilitation Funds

(beginning)

1 January 2009

IFRIC 5

6

September 2007

[as amended to]

Liabilities arising from Participating in a Specific Market – Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

(beginning)

1 January 2009

IFRIC 6

7

October 2009

[as amended to]

Applying the Restatement Approach under AASB 129 Financial Reporting in Hyper­inflationary Economies

(beginning)

1 January 2009

IFRIC 7

9

August 2011

[as amended to]

Reassessment of Embedded Derivatives

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 9

9

May 2009

[as amended to]

Reassessment of Embedded Derivatives

(beginning)

1 July 2009

IFRIC 9

10

December 2010

[as amended to]

Interim Financial Reporting and Impairment

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 10

10

October 2009

[as amended to]

Interim Financial Reporting and Impairment

(beginning)

1 January 2009

IFRIC 10

12

September 2011

[as amended to]

Service Concession Arrangements

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 12

12

June 2009

[as amended to]

Service Concession Arrangements

(beginning)

1 January 2009

IFRIC 12

13

September 2011

[as amended to]

Customer Loyalty Programmes

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 13

13

June 2010

[as amended to]

Customer Loyalty Programmes

(beginning)

1 January 2011

IFRIC 13

14

September 2011

[as amended to]

AASB 119 – The Limit on a Defined Benefit Asset, Minimum Funding Requirements and their Interaction

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 14

14

December 2009

[as amended to]

AASB 119 – The Limit on a Defined Benefit Asset, Minimum Funding Requirements and their Interaction

(beginning)

1 January 2011

IFRIC 14

15

June 2010

[as amended to]

Agreements for the Construction of Real Estate

(beginning)

1 July 2013

IFRIC 15

15

August 2008

Agreements for the Construction of Real Estate

(beginning)

1 January 2009

IFRIC 15

16

August 2011

[as amended to]

Hedges of a Net Investment in a Foreign Operation

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 16

16

December 2009

[as amended to]

Hedges of a Net Investment in a Foreign Operation

(beginning)

1 January 2011

IFRIC 16

17

September 2011

[as amended to]

Distributions of Non-cash Assets to Owners

(beginning)

1 July 2013

IFRIC 17

17

September 2011

[as amended to]

Distributions of Non-cash Assets to Owners

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 17

17

June 2009

[as amended to]

Distributions of Non-cash Assets to Owners

(beginning)

1 July 2009

IFRIC 17

18

March 2009

Transfers of Assets from Customers

(ending)

1 July 2009

IFRIC 18

19

September 2011

[as amended to]

Extinguishing Financial Liabilities with Equity Instruments

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 19

19

December 2009

Extinguishing Financial Liabilities with Equity Instruments

(beginning)

1 July 2010

IFRIC 19

20

November 2011

Stripping Costs in the Production Phase of a Surface Mine

(beginning)

1 January 2013

IFRIC 20

107

June 2009

[as amended to]

Introduction of the Euro

(beginning)

1 July 2009

SIC-7

110

September 2007

[as amended to]

Government Assistance – No Specific Relation to Operating Activities

(beginning)

1 January 2009

SIC-10

112

May 2011

[as amended to]

Consolidation – Special Purpose Entities

(beginning)

1 July 2011

SIC-12

112

October 2010

[as amended to]

Consolidation – Special Purpose Entities

(beginning)

1 January 2011

SIC-12

113

May 2011

[as amended to]

Jointly Controlled Entities – Non-Monetary Contributions by Venturers

(beginning)

1 July 2011

SIC-13

113

September 2007

[as amended to]

Jointly Controlled Entities – Non-Monetary Contributions by Venturers

(beginning)

1 January 2009

SIC-13

115

October 2010

[as amended to]

Operating Leases – Incentives

(beginning)

1 January 2011

SIC-15

121

September 2007

[as amended to]

Income Taxes – Recovery of Revalued Non-Depreciable Assets

(beginning)

1 January 2009

SIC-21

125

June 2009

[as amended to]

Income Taxes – Changes in the Tax Status of an Entity or its Shareholders

(beginning)

1 January 2009

SIC-25

127

December 2010

[as amended to]

Evaluating the Substance of Transactions Involving the Legal Form of a Lease

(beginning)

1 July 2013

SIC-27

127

December 2010

[as amended to]

Evaluating the Substance of Transactions Involving the Legal Form of a Lease

(beginning)

1 January 2013

SIC-27

127

October 2010

[as amended to]

Evaluating the Substance of Transactions Involving the Legal Form of a Lease

(beginning)

1 January 2011

SIC-27

129

June 2010

[as amended to]

Service Concession Arrangements: Disclosures

(beginning)

1 July 2013

SIC-29

129

June 2009

[as amended to]

Service Concession Arrangements: Disclosures

(beginning)

1 January 2009

SIC-29

131

September 2011

[as amended to]

Revenue – Barter Transactions Involving Advertising Services

(beginning)

1 January 2013

SIC-31

131

September 2007

[as amended to]

Revenue – Barter Transactions Involving Advertising Services

(beginning)

1 January 2009

SIC-31

132

September 2011

[as amended to]

Intangible Assets – Web Site Costs

(beginning)

1 January 2013

SIC-32

132

October 2010

[as amended to]

Intangible Assets – Web Site Costs

(beginning)

1 January 2011

SIC-32

 

10          The principal application date listed in Table 1 for each Interpretation is a reference to annual reporting periods beginning or ending (as indicated) on or after the date specified.  An entity may elect to apply an individual Interpretation to annual reporting periods in advance of that stated for the Interpretation in Table 1, subject to the early application requirements of the Interpretation.  However, an Interpretation shall not be applied to annual reporting periods beginning before 1 January 2005.

Other Australian Interpretations

11          An entity shall apply each relevant Australian Interpretation listed in Table 2 below.

Table 2: Other Australian Interpretations

Interpretation

Issue Date

Title

Application Date (annual reporting periods)

1003

November 2007

Australian Petroleum Resource Rent Tax

(ending)

30 June 2008

1019

December 2007

[as amended to]

The Superannuation Contributions Surcharge

(beginning)

1 January 2009

1030

September 2007

[as amended to]

Depreciation of Long-Lived Physical Assets: Condition-Based Depreciation and Related Methods

(beginning)

1 January 2009

1031

December 2007

[as amended to]

Accounting for the Goods and Services Tax (GST)

(beginning)

1 January 2009

1038

December 2007

Contributions by Owners Made to Wholly-Owned Public Sector Entities

(beginning)

1 July 2008

1042

October 2010

[as amended to]

Subscriber Acquisition Costs in the Telecommunications Industry

(beginning)

1 January 2011

1047

December 2007

[as amended to]

Professional Indemnity Claims Liabilities in Medical Defence Organisations

(beginning)

1 January 2009

1052

June 2010

[as amended to]

Tax Consolidation Accounting

(beginning)

1 July 2013

1052

December 2009

[as amended to]

Tax Consolidation Accounting

(beginning)

1 January 2011

1055

December 2007

[as amended to]

Accounting for Road Earthworks

(beginning)

1 January 2009

 

12          The principal application date listed in Table 2 for each Interpretation is a reference to annual reporting periods beginning or ending (as indicated) on or after the date specified.  An entity may elect to apply an individual Interpretation to annual reporting periods in advance of that stated for the Interpretation in Table 2, subject to the early application requirements of the Interpretation.  However, an Interpretation shall not be applied to annual reporting periods beginning before 1 January 2005.

 



[1]      Periods no longer than 18 months.