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Wednesday, 9 October 1991
Page: 1499

Consideration of Senate's amendment.

Senate's amendment--

After clause 5, page 3, insert the following clauses:

AUSSAT not within the shield of the Crown

``5A. To avoid doubt, AUSSAT:

(a) is not, does not form part of, does not represent, and is not an instrumentality or agency of the Crown; and

(b) is taken never to have been, formed part of, represented, or been an instrumentality or agency of the Crown.

Clarification of AUSSAT's status for income tax purposes

``5B. AUSSAT is not, and is taken never to have been, a public authority or the purposes of paragraph 23(d) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936.''.