Federal Register of Legislation - Australian Government

Primary content

SLI 2014 No. 127 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994 and Retirement Savings Accounts Regulations 1997 is to make a number of amendments concerning superannuation.
Administered by: Treasury
Made 21 Aug 2014
Registered 26 Aug 2014
Tabled HR 27 Aug 2014
Tabled Senate 27 Aug 2014
Date of repeal 28 Aug 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the
Table of contents.

 

Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 127, 2014

I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation.

Dated 21 August 2014

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Mathias Cormann

Minister for Finance

for the Treasurer

  

  


Contents

1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Verification of rollovers for SMSFs                                              2

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994                                2

Schedule 2—Cross‑referencing amendment                                                         3

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994                                3

Schedule 3—Unique contribution identifier                                                          4

Retirement Savings Accounts Regulations 1997                                                   4

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994                                4

Schedule 4—Definition of traditional life insurance policy                          5

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994                                5

Schedule 5—Trans‑Tasman portability—definition of statutory declaration      6

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994                                6

Schedule 6—Transitional arrangements                                                                  7

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994                                7

 


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the following Acts:

                     (a)  the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993;

                     (b)  the Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Verification of rollovers for SMSFs

  

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994

1  Subregulation 6.33E(3)

Omit all the words after “ask the”, substitute “Commissioner of Taxation to verify or validate the information”.

2  Subregulation 6.33E(4)

Omit “ask for the evidence”, substitute “make the request”.

3  Subregulation 6.33E(5)

Repeal the subregulation, substitute:

             (5)  If the Commissioner of Taxation is unable to verify or validate the information, the trustee must, within 10 days of being advised of that by the Commissioner, tell the member of the outcome of the Commissioner’s enquiries.

Schedule 2Cross‑referencing amendment

  

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994

1  Subregulation 6.34A(4)

Omit “If, on or after 1 July 2007, a member makes an investment choice under regulation 4.02”, substitute “If a member makes an investment choice between 1 July 2007 and 30 June 2013 under regulation 4.02, or after 1 July 2013 under regulation 4.02A or 4.02AA”.

2  Subregulation 6.34A(6)

Omit “If, on or after 1 July 2007, a member makes an investment choice under regulation 4.02”, substitute “If a member makes an investment choice between 1 July 2007 and 30 June 2013 under regulation 4.02, or after 1 July 2013 under regulation 4.02A or 4.02AA”.

Schedule 3Unique contribution identifier

  

Retirement Savings Accounts Regulations 1997

1  Subregulation 5.07(6)

Repeal the subregulation.

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994

2  Subregulation 7.07E(6)

Repeal the subregulation.

Schedule 4Definition of traditional life insurance policy

  

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994

1  Subregulation 1.03(1)

Insert:

traditional life insurance policy means a life policy within the meaning of section 9 of the Life Insurance Act 1995 if:

                     (a)  the policy includes an investment component; and

                     (b)  the premium is not dissected (whether by reference to the investment component or otherwise); and

                     (c)  the sum insured, together with bonuses (if any), is payable only on:

                              (i)  the death of the life insured; or

                             (ii)  the occurrence of the earlier of the death of the life insured and the attainment by the life insured of the age specified in the policy.

2  Paragraphs 7A.03A(3)(b) and 7A.04(2)(b)

Omit “policy of life insurance mentioned in regulation 5.15D”, substitute “traditional life insurance policy”.

Schedule 5Trans‑Tasman portability—definition of statutory declaration

  

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994

1  At the end of subregulation 12A.10

Add:

             (6)  A reference in paragraph (3)(b) or subregulation (4) to a statutory declaration includes a reference to an equivalent declaration (however described) made under a law of New Zealand.

Schedule 6Transitional arrangements

  

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994

1  At the end of Part 14

Add:

Division 14.4Transitional arrangements arising out of the Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014

14.05  Arrangements

             (1)  The amendment of these Regulations made by items 1 and 2 of Schedule 2 to the Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014 apply on and after 1 July 2013.

             (2)  The amendment of these Regulations made by item 1 of Schedule 5 to the Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014 applies on and after 1 July 2013.