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These regulations repeal the Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Regulations 1999 and make minor consequential amendments related to the repeal of these regulations.
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Registered 16 Dec 2019
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Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) and Other Laws (Repeal and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2019

I, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd), Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulations.

Dated 12 December 2019

David Hurley

Governor‑General

By His Excellency’s Command

Jane Hume

Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer

 

  

  

 


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Repeals and amendments                                                                                               2

Part 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                          2

Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Regulations 1999                             2

Part 2—Amendments                                                                                                                              3

Retirement Savings Accounts Regulations 1997                                                                             3

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994                                                           3

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) and Other Laws (Repeal and Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2019.

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.  The whole of this instrument

At the same time as the Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Regulations 2019 commence.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if that instrument does not commence.

17 December 2019

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:

                     (a)  the Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997;

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

                     (c)  the Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999.

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 1Repeals and amendments

Part 1Repeals

Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Regulations 1999

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.

Part 2Amendments

Retirement Savings Accounts Regulations 1997

2  Subregulation 1.06(4) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          If a lost RSA holder is transferred to a superannuation entity or an EPSSS, the RSA provider must supply certain information about the RSA holder to the trustee of the superannuation entity or the EPSSS (see regulation 7.9.82 of the Corporations Regulations 2001).

                   Becoming a lost RSA holder may also have consequences regarding the information to be supplied to the RSA holder (see regulation 7.9.60A of, and Part 14 of Schedule 10A to, the Corporations Regulations 2001).

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994

3  Subregulation 1.03A(3) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          If a lost member is transferred to another fund or an EPSSS (the transferee fund), the trustee of the transferring fund must supply certain information about the member to the trustee of the transferee fund (see regulation 7.9.81 of the Corporations Regulations 2001).

                   Becoming a lost member may also have consequences regarding the information to be supplied to the member (see regulation 7.9.60A of, and Part 14 of Schedule 10A to, the Corporations Regulations 2001).