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Superannuation Legislation Amendment (Stronger Super) Bill 2012

Originating house
House of Representatives


Introduced with the Superannuation Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2012, the bill amends the: Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997 and Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 to: establish a framework to implement the superannuation data and payment regulations and standards that will apply to specified superannuation transactions undertaken by superannuation entities, retirement savings account providers and employers; and make consequential amendments; Taxation Administration Act 1953 to provide for an administrative penalty framework for non-compliance with the superannuation data and payment regulations and standards; and Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998 to: enable costs associated with the SuperStream measures to be included in the minister’s determination specifying the amount of levy payable to the Commonwealth; enable the minister to make a determination that specifies the proportion of levy money paid to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) that is to be credited to the APRA Special Account; and insert a definition of the measures covered by SuperStream.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/05/12  
Second reading moved 24/05/12  
Second reading debate 18/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/12  
Introduced and read a first time 19/06/12  
Second reading moved 19/06/12  
Second reading debate 25/06/12  
Second reading debate 26/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 26/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 26/06/12  
Text of bill as passed both Houses 26/06/12  
Assent 28/06/12 Act no.: 91 - Year: 2012

Text of bill

  • First reading

  • As passed by both Houses


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (24/05/2012): Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services; Committee report (13/06/2012)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)