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SLI 2014 No. 138 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Banking Regulations 1966 to clarify the types of financial products that are protected, and are not protected, under the financial claims scheme in the case of an Authorised Deposit-taking Institution becoming insolvent.
Administered by: Treasury
Made 18 Sep 2014
Registered 22 Sep 2014
Tabled HR 23 Sep 2014
Tabled Senate 24 Sep 2014
Date of repeal 24 Sep 2014
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
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Banking Amendment (Financial Claims Scheme) Regulation 2014

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 138, 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 18 September 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............ Schedules............................................................................................ 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2

Banking Regulations 1966                                                                                        2


1  Name of regulation

                   This regulation is the Banking Amendment (Financial Claims Scheme) Regulation 2014.

2  Commencement

                   This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This regulation is made under the Banking Act 1959.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 1Amendments

  

Banking Regulations 1966

1  Subregulation 2(1) (definition of farm management deposit)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

farm management deposit has the meaning given by section 393‑20 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

2  Subregulation 2(1)

Insert:

specialist credit card institution means an ADI that:

                     (a)  engages in credit card issuing or credit card acquiring, or both; and

                     (b)  does not otherwise carry on banking business.

3  Before regulation 4AA

Insert:

4AAA  Protected accounts

                   For paragraph 5(4)(a) of the Act, the following kinds of accounts are prescribed:

                     (a)  savings accounts;

                     (b)  call accounts;

                     (c)  cash management accounts;

                     (d)  cheque accounts;

                     (e)  current accounts;

                      (f)  debit card accounts;

                     (g)  farm management deposit accounts;

                     (h)  first home saver accounts;

                      (i)  mortgage offset accounts (whether a full or partial offset) that are separate deposit accounts;

                      (j)  pensioner deeming accounts;

                     (k)  personal basic accounts;

                      (l)  retirement savings accounts;

                    (m)  term deposit accounts;

                     (n)  transactions accounts;

                     (o)  trustee accounts.

4AAB  Accounts that are not protected accounts

                   For subsection 5(7) of the Act, the following are prescribed:

                     (a)  accounts kept at a foreign branch of an ADI;

                     (b)  accounts with a specialist credit card institution;

                     (c)  credit balances on credit card facilities or other loans;

                     (d)  purchased payment facilities;

                     (e)  pre‑paid card facilities or similar products;

                      (f)  nostro accounts and vostro accounts of foreign corporations that carry on banking business or otherwise provide financial services in a foreign country.