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Revocation of existing approval to hold a stake in a financial sector company of more than 20% No. 5 of 2024

Financial Sector (Shareholdings) Act 1998

To: IFSA Investment Pty Ltd ACN 608 878 959, Abreco Enterprises Pty Ltd ABN 80 637 885 379 and the other persons named in the schedule (the applicants)




  1. On 5 July 2022, APRA granted approval under subsection 14(1) of the Financial Sector (Shareholdings) Act 1998 (the Act) for the applicants to hold a stake of 100% in Islamic Bank Australia Pty Ltd ABN 37 609 971 280, a financial sector company under the Act (the Existing Approval); and


B.            On 1 March 2024, the applicants requested that the Existing Approval be revoked.


I, Renée Roberts, a delegate of the Treasurer, under subsection 18(3) of the Act, REVOKE the Existing Approval.


This instrument commences on the day it is made. Dated: 1 March 2024



Renée Roberts Executive Director Banking Division



In this instrument:

APRA means the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority.

Act means the Financial Sector (Shareholdings) Act 1998.

financial sector company has the meaning given in section 3 of the Act.

stake in relation to a company, has the meaning given in clause 10 of Schedule 1 to the Act.

unacceptable shareholding situation has the meaning given in section 10 of the Act.



This instrument will be registered on the Federal Register of Legislation as a notifiable instrument.

The Treasurer or the Treasurer’s delegate is required to give a copy of this instrument to the financial sector company and the applicants.




Schedule – the applicants


  1. IFSA Investment Pty Ltd ACN 608 878 959
  2. Abreco Enterprises Pty Ltd ABN 80 637 885 379
  3. Mohammed Shaji Madathil
  4. Rashid Raashed
  5. Chowdhury Moinuddin Mahfuz
  6. Md. Yunus Ali Mondal
  7. Limson Investments Pty Ltd
  8. Limbada Family Charitable Foundation Pty Ltd
  9. Rashid Ahmed Limbada
  10. Mohammed Limbada
  11. Ismail Limbada
  12. Nadia Limbada

































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