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Authorised Non-operating Holding Companies Supervisory Levy Imposition Amendment Bill 2005
Schedule 1 Amendment of the Authorised Non-operating Holding Companies Supervisory Levy Imposition Act 1998

   

1  Section 5 (definition of authorised NOHC )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

authorised NOHC means an authorised NOHC within the meaning of either:

                     (a)  the Banking Act 1959 ; or

                     (b)  the Insurance Act 1973 .

Note:          NOHC is short for non-operating holding company.

2  Section 5 (paragraph (a) of the definition of statutory upper limit )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  in relation to the financial year commencing on 1 July 2005—$1,500,000; or

3  Subsection 7(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), the amount of levy payable by an authorised NOHC for a financial year is:

                     (a)  if the authorised NOHC is an authorised NOHC within the meaning of the Banking Act 1959 —the amount determined in writing by the Treasurer for the purpose of this paragraph in relation to the financial year; or

                     (b)  if the authorised NOHC is an authorised NOHC within the meaning of the Insurance Act 1973 —the amount determined in writing by the Treasurer for the purpose of this paragraph in relation to the financial year.

The amount determined under paragraph (a) or (b) must not exceed the statutory upper limit as at the time when the determination is made.

4  Subsection 8(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The indexation factor for a financial year is the number worked out by:

                     (a)  dividing the index number for the March quarter immediately preceding that financial year by the index number for the March quarter immediately preceding that first-mentioned March quarter; and

                     (b)  adding 0.030 to the number worked out under paragraph (a).

5  Subsection 8(3)

Omit “subsection (1)”, substitute “paragraph (1)(a)”.

6  Application

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to levy payable for:

                     (a)  the financial year commencing on 1 July 2005; and

                     (b)  each succeeding financial year.

 

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 9 December 2004

Senate on 9 February 2005 ]

(245/04)