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SLI 2015 No. 91 Regulations as made
This regulation amends various regulations to remove references to First Home Saver Accounts Scheme.
Administered by: Treasury
Made 17 Jun 2015
Registered 18 Jun 2015
Tabled HR 22 Jun 2015
Tabled Senate 23 Jun 2015
Table of contents.

 

Treasury Laws Amendment (First Home Saver Accounts) Regulation 2015

 

Select Legislative Instrument No. 91, 2015

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 17 June 2015

Peter Cosgrove

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Josh Frydenberg

Assistant Treasurer

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name................................................................................................... 1

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

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

4............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—First Home Saver Accounts                                                                3

Part 1—Repeals                                                                                                                3

First Home Saver Accounts Regulations 2008                                                      3

Part 2—Amendments                                                                                                    4

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Regulations 1998                        4

Banking Regulations 1966                                                                                        4

Corporations Regulations 2001                                                                               5

Electronic Transactions Regulations 2000                                                            6

Retirement Savings Accounts Regulations 1997                                                   6

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994                                7

Part 3—Application and transitional provisions                                              8

 


1  Name

                   This is the Treasury Laws Amendment (First Home Saver Accounts) Regulation 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

The day after this instrument is registered.

19 June 2015

2.  Schedule 1

At the same time as Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 1) Act 2015 commences.

1 July 2015

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the following Acts:

                     (a)  the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998;

                     (b)  the Banking Act 1959;

                     (c)  the Corporations Act 2001;

                     (d)  the Electronic Transactions Act 1999;

                     (e)  the First Home Saver Accounts Act 2008;

                      (f)  the Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997;

                     (g)  the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993.

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 1First Home Saver Accounts

Part 1Repeals

First Home Saver Accounts Regulations 2008

1  The whole of the Regulations

Repeal the Regulations.

Part 2Amendments

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Regulations 1998

2  Subparagraph 5(g)(i)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  relates to superannuation; and

3  Sub‑subparagraph 5(g)(ii)(A)

Repeal the sub‑subparagraph.

4  Paragraph 5(g) (note)

Repeal the note.

Banking Regulations 1966

5  Subregulation 2(1) (definition of first home saver account)

Repeal the definition.

6  Paragraph 4AAA(h)

Repeal the paragraph.

7  Paragraph 6(b)

Omit “deposits;”, substitute “deposits.”.

8  Paragraph 6(c)

Repeal the paragraph.

9  Paragraph 9(b)

Omit “deposits;”, substitute “deposits.”.

10  Paragraphs 9(c) and 10(f)

Repeal the paragraphs.

Corporations Regulations 2001

11  Subregulation 1.0.02(1)

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of capital guaranteed FHSA product;

                     (b)  definition of FHSA deposit account;

                     (c)  definition of FHSA life policy.

12  Regulation 7.6.01AA

Repeal the regulation.

13  Paragraph 7.6.04A(e)

Omit “interest;”, substitute “interest.”.

14  Paragraph 7.6.04A(f)

Repeal the paragraph.

15  Paragraph 7.7.02(1)(c)

Omit “interest;”, substitute “interest.”.

16  Paragraph 7.7.02(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

17  Subregulations 7.7.08A(1A) (first and second occurring)

Repeal the subregulations.

18  Paragraph 7.7.10(i)

Omit “7.1.17A);”, substitute “7.1.17A).”.

19  Paragraph 7.7.10(j)

Repeal the paragraph.

20  Regulation 7.8.22B

Repeal the regulation.

21  Division 3A of Part 7.9

Repeal the Division.

22  Paragraph 7.9.09(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

23  Subdivision 4.2 of Part 7.9

Repeal the Subdivision.

24  Regulation 7.9.13A

Repeal the regulation.

25  Paragraphs 7.9.62(3)(c) and (d)

Omit “or an FHSA product”.

26  Regulations 7.9.65A and 7.9.74B

Repeal the regulations.

27  Schedule 10A (note to Schedule heading)

Omit “7.9.10B,”.

28  Part 5 of Schedule 10A

Repeal the Part.

29  Schedule 10B

Repeal the Schedule.

Electronic Transactions Regulations 2000

30  Schedule 1 (table item 54A)

Repeal the item.

Retirement Savings Accounts Regulations 1997

31  Subregulation 5.03(1) (subparagraph (b)(ii) of table item 2, column headed “the RSA institution may accept ...”)

Omit “contributions; or”, substitute “contributions.”.

32  Subregulation 5.03(1) (paragraph (c) of table item 2, column headed “the RSA institution may accept ...”)

Repeal the paragraph.

33  Subregulation 5.03(7) (definition of FHSA)

Repeal the definition.

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994

34  Subregulation 1.03(1) (definition of FHSA Act)

Repeal the definition.

35  Division 3A.4

Repeal the Division.

36  Subregulation 7.04(1) (subparagraph (b)(ii) of table item 2, column headed “the fund may accept ...”)

Omit “contributions; or”, substitute “contributions.”.

37  Subregulation 7.04(1) (paragraph (c) of table item 2, column headed “the fund may accept ...”)

Repeal the paragraph.

38  Subregulation 7.04(7) (definition of FHSA)

Repeal the definition.

39  Regulation 13.19A

Repeal the regulation.

Part 3Application and transitional provisions

40  General savings provision

The repeals and amendments made by this Schedule do not apply in relation to acts done or omitted to be done, or states of affairs existing:

                     (a)  before 1 July 2015; or

                     (b)  on or after 1 July 2015 as a result of the operation of:

                              (i)  Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 1) Act 2015; or

                             (ii)  this Part (including this item).

41  Making and amending assessments, and doing other things, in relation to past matters

Even though a legislative instrument is amended by this Schedule, the amendment is disregarded for the purpose of doing any of the following under any Act or legislative instrument:

                     (a)  making or amending an assessment (including under a provision that is itself repealed or amended);

                     (b)  exercising any right or power, performing any obligation or duty or doing any other thing (including under a provision that is itself repealed or amended);

in relation to any act done or omitted to be done, any state of affairs existing, or any period ending, before the repeal or amendment applies.

42  Saving of provisions about effect of assessments

If a provision or part of a provision that is repealed or amended by this Schedule deals with the effect of an assessment, the repeal or amendment is disregarded in relation to assessments made, before or after the repeal or amendment applies, in relation to any act done or omitted to be done, any state of affairs existing, or any period ending, before the repeal or amendment applies.

43  Repeals disregarded for the purposes of dependent provisions

If the operation of a provision (the subject provision) of any Act or legislative instrument made under any Act depends to any extent on a provision of a legislative instrument that is repealed by this Schedule, the repeal is disregarded so far as it affects the operation of the subject provision.

44  Interaction with other laws

This Part does not limit the operation of section 7 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

45  Repeal of this Part

This Part is repealed on 1 January 2020.