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Rules/Other as amended, taking into account amendments up to Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Amendment Rules 2020
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Registered 11 Dec 2020
Start Date 14 Nov 2020
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Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Rules 2020

made under section 8 of the Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Act 2020

Compilation No. 01             

Compilation date:                              14 Nov 2020

Includes amendments up to:            F2020L01429

 

About this compilation

 

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Rules 2020 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 14 November 2020 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

4  Definitions.................................................................................................. 1

5  Meaning of SME entity............................................................................... 1

Endnotes............................................................................................................................... 3

Endnote 1—About the endnotes....................................................................................... 3

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key........................................................................................... 4

Endnote 3—Legislation history......................................................................................... 5

Endnote 4—Amendment history....................................................................................... 6

 

 

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Rules 2020.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Act 2020.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Act 2020.

annual turnover has the meaning given by subsection 5(2).

business has the same meaning as in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

entity has the same meaning as in the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

non‑profit body has the same meaning as in section 23‑15 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.

Note:          The term non‑profit body is not defined in the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999. However, this definition ensures that the meaning of the term in this instrument does not diverge from the meaning of the term in section 23‑15 of that Act.

5  Meaning of SME entity

             (1)  For the purposes of the definition of SME entity in section 4 of the Act, an entity is an SME entity at a time in a financial year (the current year) if:

                     (a)  the entity carries on a business in the current year, or is a non‑profit body during the current year; and

                     (b)  one or both of the following applies:

                              (i)  the entity’s annual turnover for the current year is likely to be less than $120 million;

                             (ii)  the entity carried on a business in the financial year (the previous year) before the current year, or was a non‑profit body during the previous year, and its annual turnover for the previous year was less than $120 million.

Meaning of annual turnover

             (2)  The annual turnover of an entity for a financial year is the total of the following that is earned in the year in the course of the business:

                     (a)  the proceeds of sales of goods and/or services;

                     (b)  commission income;

                     (c)  repair and service income;

                     (d)  rent, leasing and hiring income;

                     (e)  government bounties and subsidies;

                      (f)  interest, royalties and dividends;

                     (g)  other operating income.

             (3)  In applying subsection (2) to a non‑profit body, treat the operations or activities carried out by that body as the business of the body.

 

 


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history. 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

o = order(s)

ad = added or inserted

Ord = Ordinance

am = amended

orig = original

amdt = amendment

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

c = clause(s)

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

pres = present

Ch = Chapter(s)

prev = previous

def = definition(s)

(prev…) = previously

Dict = Dictionary

Pt = Part(s)

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

Div = Division(s)

 

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

reloc = relocated

    effect

renum = renumbered

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rep = repealed

gaz = gazette

rs = repealed and substituted

LA = Legislation Act 2003

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

    effect

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

SR = Statutory Rules

    cannot be given effect

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

mod = modified/modification

SubPt = Subpart(s)

No. = Number(s)

underlining = whole or part not

 

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Guarantee of Lending to Small and Medium Enterprises (Coronavirus Economic Response Package) Amendment Rules 2020

13 Nov 2020

14 Nov 2020

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Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s 2

Rep LA s 48D

s 5(1)(b)

am F2020L01429