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Schedule 1—Amendment of the Banking Act 1959

Schedule 1 Amendment of the Banking Act 1959

Part 1 Main amendments

Banking Act 1959

1  Subsection 5(1) (definition of ADI statutory manager )

Repeal the definition.

2  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

administrator , of a body corporate’s business, means an administrator appointed under subsection 13A(1) to take control of the body corporate’s business.

3  Subsection 5(1) (definition of administrator of an ADI’s business )

Repeal the definition.

4  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

Australian business assets and liabilities , of a foreign ADI, has the meaning given by subsection 11E(3).

Banking Act statutory manager has the meaning given by subsection 13A(2).

direction under this Act means a direction under any of the following provisions:

                     (a)  section 11CA;

                     (b)  section 11CC;

                     (c)  section 13E;

                     (d)  section 17;

                     (e)  section 23;

                      (f)  section 29;

                     (g)  section 31F.

5  Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of external administrator )

Omit “or provisional liquidator”.

6  Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of external administrator )

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

7  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

financial market has the meaning given by section 761A of the Corporations Act 2001 .

holding company , of a body corporate, means another body corporate of which the first body corporate is a subsidiary.

liquidator includes a provisional liquidator.

listing rules has the meaning given by section 761A of the Corporations Act 2001 .

NOHC/NOHC subsidiary has the meaning given by subsection 13D(5).

8  Subsection 5(1) (definition of prudential matters )

Repeal the definition, substitute:

prudential matters means matters relating to:

                     (a)  the conduct of any part of the affairs of, or the structuring or organising of, an ADI, an authorised NOHC, a relevant group of bodies corporate, or a particular member or members of such a group, in such a way as:

                              (i)  to keep the ADI, NOHC, group or member or members of the group in a sound financial position; or

                             (ii)  to facilitate resolution of the ADI, NOHC, group or member or members of the group; or

                            (iii)  to protect the interests of depositors of any ADI; or

                            (iv)  not to cause or promote instability in the Australian financial system; or

                             (v)  not to cause or promote instability in the New Zealand financial system; or

                     (b)  the conduct of any part of the affairs of an ADI, an authorised NOHC, a relevant group of bodies corporate, or a particular member or members of such a group, with integrity, prudence and professional skill.

9  Subsection 5(1) (definition of recapitalisation direction )

Omit “subsection 13E(1)”, substitute “subsection 13E(1) or (1B)”.

10  Subsection 5(1)

Insert:

related body corporate , in relation to a body corporate, means a body corporate that is related to the first-mentioned body, as determined in accordance with subsection 5(2A).

resolution means the process by which APRA or other relevant persons manage or respond to an entity:

                     (a)  being unable to meet its obligations; or

                     (b)  being considered likely to be unable, or being considered likely to become unable, to meet its obligations; or

                     (c)  suspending payment, or being considered likely to suspend payment;

including through the exercise of powers and functions under this Act or another law.

transferred liabilities determination means a determination under subsection 16AIA(1).

11  After subsection 5(2)

Insert:

Related bodies corporate

          (2A)  For the purposes of this Act, the question whether a body corporate is related to another body corporate is to be determined in the same way as that question is determined for the purposes of the Corporations Act 2001 .

12  Subsection 5(6)

Omit “under section 14F on or after 12 October 2011”, substitute “under section 16AAA”.

13  Subsections 9(4) to (9)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (4)  If APRA grants an authority under subsection (3), APRA must cause notice of that authority to be published in the Gazette . APRA may also cause notice of that authority to be published in any other way it considers appropriate.

             (5)  A failure to comply with subsection (4) does not affect the validity of the authority.

             (6)  Part VI applies to a decision to refuse an application under this section.

14  After section 9

Insert:

9AA   Conditions on an authority

             (1)  APRA may, at any time, by giving written notice to a body corporate:

                     (a)  impose conditions, or additional conditions, on the body corporate’s section 9 authority; or

                     (b)  vary or revoke conditions imposed on the body corporate’s section 9 authority.

The conditions must relate to prudential matters.

             (2)  A condition may be expressed to have effect despite anything in the prudential standards or the regulations.

             (3)  Without limiting the conditions that APRA may impose on an authority, APRA may make the authority conditional on another body corporate, of which the body corporate is a subsidiary, being an authorised NOHC.

             (4)  If APRA imposes, varies or revokes the conditions on a body corporate’s section 9 authority, APRA must:

                     (a)  give written notice to the body corporate; and

                     (b)  ensure that notice that the action has been taken is published in the Gazette .

             (5)  The taking of an action is not invalid merely because of a failure to comply with subsection (4).

             (6)  Part VI applies to the following decisions made under this section:

                     (a)  a decision to impose conditions, or additional conditions, on a body corporate’s section 9 authority;

                     (b)  a decision to vary conditions imposed on a body corporate’s section 9 authority.

9AB   Breach of authority conditions

             (1)  A body corporate commits an offence if:

                     (a)  the body corporate does an act or fails to do an act; and

                     (b)  doing the act or failing to do the act results in a contravention of a condition of the body corporate’s section 9 authority; and

                     (c)  there is no determination in force under section 11 that this subsection does not apply to the body corporate .

Penalty:  300 penalty units.

             (2)  If an individual:

                     (a)  commits an offence against subsection (1) because of Part 2.4 of the Criminal Code ; or

                     (b)  commits an offence under Part 2.4 of the Criminal Code in relation to an offence against subsection (1);

he or she is punishable, on conviction, by a fine not exceeding 60 penalty units.

             (3)  An offence against this section is an offence of strict liability.

Note:          For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .

15  Section 9A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

9A   Revocation of authority etc.

16  Subsection 9A(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  APRA may revoke a body corporate’s section 9 authority if APRA is satisfied that:

                     (a)  the body corporate has, whether before or after the commencement of this paragraph, provided, in connection with its application for the authority, information that was false or misleading in a material particular; or

                     (b)  the body corporate has failed to comply with any of the following:

                              (i)  a requirement of this Act;

                             (ii)  a requirement of the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 ;

                            (iii)  a requirement of the regulations or any other instrument made under this Act;

                            (iv)  a requirement of a provision of another law of the Commonwealth, if the provision is specified in the regulations;

                             (v)  a direction under this Act;

                            (vi)  a condition of its section 9 authority; or

                     (c)  it would be contrary to the national interest for the authority to remain in force; or

                     (d)  it would be contrary to financial system stability in Australia for the authority to remain in force; or

                     (e)  it would be contrary to the interests of depositors of the body corporate for the authority to remain in force; or

                      (f)  the body corporate has failed to pay:

                              (i)  an amount of levy or late penalty to which the Financial Institutions Supervisory Levies Collection Act 1998 applies; or

                             (ii)  an amount of charge fixed under section 51 of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998 ; or

                     (g)  the body corporate is insolvent and is unlikely to return to solvency within a reasonable period of time; or

                     (h)  the body corporate has ceased to carry on banking business in Australia; or

                      (j)  the body corporate is a foreign corporation within the meaning of paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution, and:

                              (i)  the body corporate is unlikely to be able to meet its liabilities in Australia and is unlikely to be able to do so within a reasonable period of time; or

                             (ii)  an authority (however described) for the body corporate to carry on banking business in a foreign country has been revoked or otherwise withdrawn in that foreign country.

The procedures to be undergone before a revocation under this subsection are set out in subsection (3). Those procedures apply unless APRA determines under subsection (4) that they are not to apply.

17  Subsections 11AA(3) to (8)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (3)  If APRA grants an authority under subsection (2), APRA must cause notice of that authority to be published in the Gazette . APRA may also cause notice of that authority to be published in any other way it considers appropriate.

             (4)  A failure to comply with subsection (3) does not affect the validity of the authority.

             (5)  Part VI applies to a decision to refuse an application under this section.

18  After section 11AA

Insert:

11AAA   Conditions on an authority

             (1)  APRA may, at any time, by giving written notice to a body corporate:

                     (a)  impose conditions, or additional conditions, on the body corporate’s NOHC authority; or

                     (b)  vary or revoke conditions imposed on the body corporate’s NOHC authority.

The conditions must relate to prudential matters.

             (2)  A condition may be expressed to have effect despite anything in the prudential standards or the regulations.

             (3)  If APRA imposes, varies or revokes the conditions on a body corporate’s NOHC authority, APRA must:

                     (a)  give written notice to the body corporate; and

                     (b)  ensure that notice that the action has been taken is published in the Gazette .

             (4)  The taking of an action is not invalid merely because of a failure to comply with subsection (3).

             (5)  Part VI applies to the following decisions made under this section:

                     (a)  a decision to impose conditions, or additional conditions, on a body corporate’s NOHC authority;

                     (b)  a decision to vary conditions imposed on a body corporate’s NOHC authority.

11AAB   Breach of authority conditions

             (1)  A body corporate commits an offence if:

                     (a)  the body corporate does an act or fails to do an act; and

                     (b)  doing the act or failing to do the act results in a contravention of a condition of the body corporate’s NOHC authority; and

                     (c)  there is no determination in force under section 11 that this subsection does not apply to the body corporate .

Penalty:  300 penalty units.

             (2)  If an individual:

                     (a)  commits an offence against subsection (1) because of Part 2.4 of the Criminal Code ; or

                     (b)  commits an offence under Part 2.4 of the Criminal Code in relation to an offence against subsection (1);

he or she is punishable, on conviction, by a fine not exceeding 60 penalty units.

             (3)  An offence against this section is an offence of strict liability.

Note:          For strict liability, see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .

19  Section 11AB (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

11AB   Revocation of authority etc.

20  Paragraph 11AB(2)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the body corporate has failed to comply with any of the following:

                              (i)  a requirement of this Act;

                             (ii)  a requirement of the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 ;

                            (iii)  a requirement of the regulations or any other instrument made under this Act;

                            (iv)  a requirement of a provision of another law of the Commonwealth, if the provision is specified in the regulations;

                             (v)  a direction under this Act;

                            (vi)  a condition of its NOHC authority; or

21  At the end of Division 1AA of Part II

Add:

11AE   APRA may give notice to ensure that ADI has an authorised NOHC

             (1)  This section applies if:

                     (a)  a body corporate is a holding company of an ADI; and

                     (b)  the ADI is not a subsidiary of an authorised NOHC.

             (2)  APRA may, by notice in writing to the body corporate, require it to ensure, in accordance with the conditions (if any) specified in the notice, that either of the following occurs:

                     (a)  the body corporate becomes an authorised NOHC of the ADI;

                     (b)  a subsidiary of the body corporate becomes an authorised NOHC of the ADI.

Note:          See Part 4A of the Financial Sector (Transfer and Restructure) Act 1999 for other provisions that deal with a restructure arrangement to make an operating body a subsidiary of a NOHC.

             (3)  The notice may deal with the time by which, or period during which, it is to be complied with.

             (4)  The body corporate has power to comply with the notice despite anything in its constitution or any contract or arrangement to which it is a party.

             (5)  APRA may, by notice in writing to the body corporate, vary the notice mentioned in subsection (2) if, at the time of the variation, it considers that the variation is necessary and appropriate.

             (6)  The notice mentioned in subsection (2) has effect until APRA revokes it by notice in writing to the body corporate. APRA may revoke the notice mentioned in subsection (2) if, at the time of revocation, it considers that the notice is no longer necessary or appropriate.

             (7)  Part VI applies to a decision to give a notice under subsection (2).

             (8)  Section 11CG applies in relation to a notice to a body corporate under subsection (2) in the same way in which it applies to a direction to an ADI under Subdivision B of Division 1BA.

             (9)  However, section 11CG does not apply to a contravention by a body corporate of a requirement in a notice under subsection (2) if:

                     (a)  the contravention happens merely because APRA refuses to grant the body corporate (or its subsidiary) an authority under subsection 11AA(2); and

                     (b)  APRA’s reasons for that refusal do not include the reason that one or more conditions specified in the notice are not satisfied.

22  Before section 11AF

Insert:

Subdivision A Prudential supervision and monitoring of ADIs and authorised NOHCs generally

23  Paragraphs 11AF(1)(c) and (d)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (c)  the subsidiaries of ADIs or authorised NOHCs; or

                     (d)  a specified class of ADIs, authorised NOHCs or subsidiaries of ADIs or authorised NOHCs; or

                     (e)  one or more specified ADIs, authorised NOHCs or subsidiaries of ADIs or authorised NOHCs.

24  Subsection 11AF(1A)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (1A)  A standard may impose different requirements to be complied with:

                     (a)  in different situations; or

                     (b)  in respect of different activities;

including requirements to be complied with by different classes of ADIs, authorised NOHCs or subsidiaries of ADIs or authorised NOHCs.

25  After paragraph 11AF(1AA)(b)

Insert:

                   (ba)  each subsidiary of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC; or

                   (bb)  each subsidiary of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC, included in a specified class of subsidiaries; or

26  After paragraph 11AF(1AA)(d)

Insert:

                 or (e)  a specified subsidiary of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC; or

                      (f)  each of 2 or more specified subsidiaries of ADIs or of authorised NOHCs;

27  Subsection 11AF(2)

Omit “one or more specified ADIs or authorised NOHCs”, substitute “one or more specified ADIs or authorised NOHCs, or one or more specified subsidiaries of ADIs or authorised NOHCs”.

28  Subsections 11AF(4A) and (5A)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

          (4A)  If APRA determines or varies a standard referred to in paragraph (1)(e) it must, as soon as practicable:

                     (a)  give a copy of the standard, or of the variation, to the ADI, authorised NOHC or subsidiary, or to each ADI, authorised NOHC or subsidiary, to which the standard applies; and

                     (b)  give a copy of the standard, or of the variation, to the Treasurer.

          (5A)  If APRA revokes a standard referred to in paragraph (1)(e) it must, as soon as practicable:

                     (a)  give notice of the revocation to the ADI, authorised NOHC or subsidiary, or to each ADI, authorised NOHC or subsidiary, to which the standard applied; and

                     (b)  give a copy of the revocation to the Treasurer.

29  After section 11AF

Insert:

11AG   Obligation to comply with the prudential standards

                   An ADI, authorised NOHC or a subsidiary of an ADI or authorised NOHC to which a prudential standard applies must comply with the standard.

30  Section 11A

Omit “ADIs and authorised NOHCs”, substitute, “ADIs, authorised NOHCs, subsidiaries of ADIs and subsidiaries of authorised NOHCs”.

31  At the end of Division 1A of Part II

Add:

Subdivision B Conversion and write-off provisions

11CAA   Definitions

                   In this Subdivision:

clearing and settlement facility has the meaning given by Division 6 of Part 7.1 of the Corporations Act 2001 .

conversion and write-off provisions means the provisions of the prudential standards that relate to the conversion or writing off of:

                     (a)  Additional Tier 1 and Tier 2 capital; or

                     (b)  any other instrument.

conversion entity : an entity (the first entity ) is a conversion entity for an instrument if:

                     (a)  the instrument is issued by another entity, or another entity is a party to the instrument; and

                     (b)  the instrument converts, in accordance with the terms of the instrument, into one or more ordinary shares or mutual equity interests of the first entity.

converts : an instrument converts into one or more ordinary shares or mutual equity interests of an entity including by redeeming or cancelling the instrument or rights under the instrument, and replacing the instrument or rights with ordinary shares or mutual equity interests (as the case requires).

mutual equity interests has the same meaning as in the prudential standards.

operating rules has the meaning given by section 761A of the Corporations Act 2001 .

related subsidiary of an ADI means a subsidiary of a holding company of the ADI.

specified law means any of the following:

                     (a)  the Financial Sector (Shareholdings) Act 1998 ;

                     (b)  the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 ;

                     (c)  Chapter 6 of the Corporations Act 2001 (takeovers);

                     (d)  any other Australian law, or law of a foreign country or part of a foreign country, prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph.

11CAB   Conversion and write-off provisions

Application

             (1)  This section applies in relation to an instrument that contains terms that are for the purposes of the conversion and write-off provisions and that is issued by, or to which any of the following is a party:

                     (a)  an ADI;

                     (b)  a holding company of an ADI;

                     (c)  a subsidiary or related subsidiary of an ADI;

                     (d)  an entity of a kind prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this paragraph.

Conversion of instrument despite other laws etc.

             (2)  The instrument may be converted in accordance with the terms of the instrument despite:

                     (a)  any Australian law or any law of a foreign country or a part of a foreign country, other than a specified law; and

                     (b)  the constitution of any of the following entities (the relevant entity ):

                              (i)  the entity issuing the instrument;

                             (ii)  any entity that is a party to the instrument;

                            (iii)  any conversion entity for the instrument; and

                     (c)  any contract or arrangement to which a relevant entity is a party; and

                     (d)  any listing rules or operating rules of a financial market in whose official list a relevant entity is included; and

                     (e)  any operating rules of a clearing and settlement facility through which the instrument is traded.

Write-off of instrument despite other laws etc.

             (3)  The instrument may be written off in accordance with the terms of the instrument despite:

                     (a)  any Australian law or any law of a foreign country or a part of a foreign country; and

                     (b)  the constitution of either of the following entities (the relevant entity ):

                              (i)  the entity issuing the instrument;

                             (ii)  any entity that is a party to the instrument; and

                     (c)  any contract or arrangement to which a relevant entity is a party; and

                     (d)  any listing rules or operating rules of a financial market in whose official list a relevant entity is included; and

                     (e)  any operating rules of a clearing and settlement facility through which the instrument is traded.

11CAC   Conversion or write-off etc. not grounds for denial of obligations

             (1)  This section applies if an entity (the first entity ) is party to a contract, whether the proper law of the contract is:

                     (a)  Australian law (including the law of a State or Territory); or

                     (b)  law of a foreign country (including the law of part of a foreign country).

             (2)  None of the matters mentioned in subsection (3) allows the contract, or a party to the contract (other than the first entity), to do any of the following:

                     (a)  deny any obligation under the contract;

                     (b)  accelerate any debt under the contract;

                     (c)  close out any transaction relating to the contract;

                     (d)  enforce any security under the contract.

             (3)  The matters are as follows:

                     (a)  a relevant instrument being converted in accordance with the terms of the instrument;

                     (b)  a relevant instrument being written off in accordance with the terms of the instrument;

                     (c)  the making of a determination (however described) by APRA that results in a relevant instrument being required to be converted or written off in accordance with the terms of the instrument.

             (4)  In this section:

relevant instrument means:

                     (a)  an instrument to which section 11CAB applies:

                              (i)  that is issued by the first entity; or

                             (ii)  to which the first entity is a party; or

                            (iii)  for which the first entity is a conversion entity; or

                     (b)  if the first entity is a body corporate that is a member of a relevant group of bodies corporate—an instrument to which section 11CAB applies:

                              (i)  that is issued by another member of the group; or

                             (ii)  to which another member of the group is a party; or

                            (iii)  for which another member of the group is a conversion entity.

32  Subsection 11CA(1)

Omit “Without limiting subsection (1AA), APRA may”, substitute “APRA may”.

33  Paragraph 11CA(1)(c)

Omit “and such a contravention is likely to give rise to a prudential risk”, substitute “and the direction is reasonably necessary for one or more prudential matters relating to the body corporate”.

34  Subsection 11CA(1AA)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

       (1AA)  APRA may give a body corporate that is an ADI or is an authorised NOHC a direction of a kind specified in subsection (2) if APRA has reason to believe that:

                     (a)  a subsidiary of the body corporate has contravened a provision of:

                              (i)  this Act; or

                             (ii)  the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 ; or

                     (b)  a subsidiary of the body corporate has contravened a prudential requirement regulation or a prudential standard; or

                     (c)  a subsidiary of the body corporate is likely to contravene this Act, a prudential requirement regulation, a prudential standard or the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 ; or

                     (d)  the direction is in respect of a subsidiary of the body corporate and is necessary in the interests of:

                              (i)  if the body corporate is an ADI—depositors of the ADI; or

                             (ii)  if the body corporate is an authorised NOHC—depositors of any ADI that is a subsidiary of the NOHC; or

                     (e)  a subsidiary of the body corporate is, or is about to become, unable to meet the subsidiary’s liabilities; or

                      (f)  there is, or there might be, a material risk to the security of the assets of a subsidiary of the body corporate; or

                     (g)  there has been, or there might be, a material deterioration in the financial condition of a subsidiary of the body corporate; or

                     (h)  a subsidiary of the body corporate is conducting the subsidiary’s affairs in an improper or financially unsound way; or

                      (j)  a subsidiary of the body corporate is conducting the subsidiary’s affairs in a way that may cause or promote instability in the Australian financial system; or

                     (k)  a subsidiary of the body corporate is conducting the subsidiary’s affairs in a way that may cause it to be unable to continue to supply services to:

                              (i)  if the body corporate is an ADI—the ADI; or

                             (ii)  if the body corporate is an authorised NOHC—any ADI that is a subsidiary of the NOHC; or

                      (l)  the direction is in respect of a subsidiary of the body corporate and the failure to issue a direction would materially prejudice the interests of:

                              (i)  if the body corporate is an ADI—depositors of the ADI; or

                             (ii)  if the body corporate is an authorised NOHC—depositors of any ADI that is a subsidiary of the NOHC.

       (1AB)  However, APRA can only make a direction as a result of a ground referred to in paragraph (1AA)(a), (b), (c), (e), (f), (g), (h) or (k) if APRA considers that the direction is reasonably necessary for one or more prudential matters relating to the body corporate.

       (1AC)  APRA may give a body corporate that is a subsidiary of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC a direction of a kind specified in subsection (2) if:

                     (a)  APRA has given the ADI or authorised NOHC a direction under subsection (1AA) because one or more of the grounds referred to in that subsection have been satisfied in respect of the subsidiary; or

                     (b)  APRA may give the ADI or authorised NOHC a direction under subsection (1AA) because one or more of the grounds referred to in that subsection have been satisfied in respect of the subsidiary.

       (1AD)  APRA cannot give a direction under subsection (1AC) to a body corporate of a kind specified in regulations (if any) made for the purposes of this subsection.

        (1AE)  Subsections (1), (1AA) and (1AC) do not limit each other.

35  Paragraph 11CA(1A)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  specify:

                              (i)  in the case of a direction under subsection (1AC)—the ground referred to in subsection (1AA) as a result of which the direction is given; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—the ground referred to in subsection (1) or (1AA) as a result of which the direction is given.

36  Subsection 11CA(1B)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (1B)  In deciding whether to give a direction under subsection (1), (1AA) or (1AC) to a body corporate, APRA may disregard any external support for the body corporate.

37  Paragraph 11CA(2)(p)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (p)  to make changes to the body corporate’s systems, business practices or operations;

                     (q)  to reconstruct, amalgamate or otherwise alter all or part of any of the following:

                              (i)  the business, structure or organisation of the body corporate;

                             (ii)  the business, structure or organisation of the group constituted by the body corporate and its subsidiaries;

                      (r)  to do, or to refrain from doing, anything else in relation to the affairs of the body corporate.

38  After subsection 11CA(2A)

Insert:

    (2AAA)  The kinds of direction that may be given as mentioned in subsection (2) are not limited by any other provision in this Part (apart from subsection (2AA)).

     (2AAB)  The kinds of direction that may be given as mentioned in a particular paragraph of subsection (2) are not limited by any other paragraph of that subsection.

39  Subsection 11CA(2B)

Omit “paragraph (2)(p)”, substitute “paragraph (2)(r)”.

40  Paragraph 11CA(2B)(a)

Omit “in a way that”, substitute “in a way so as to ensure that”.

41  Paragraph 11CA(2B)(b)

Omit “in a way that”, substitute “in a way that has the result that”.

42  Subsection 11CA(5A)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (5A)  Part VI applies to a decision to give a direction:

                     (a)  under subsection (1) as a result of the ground referred to in paragraph (1)(a), (b), (c), (d) or (e); or

                     (b)  under subsection (1AA) as a result of the ground referred to in paragraph (1AA)(a), (b), (c) or (d); or

                     (c)  under subsection (1AC) as a result of the ground referred to in paragraph (1AC)(a) or (b), to the extent that the paragraph relates to a ground referred to in paragraph (1AA)(a), (b), (c) or (d).

43  Subsections 11CD(1), (1A) and (2)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (1)  This section applies if a body corporate is party to a contract, whether the proper law of the contract is:

                     (a)  Australian law (including the law of a State or Territory); or

                     (b)  law of a foreign country (including the law of part of a foreign country).

          (1A)  None of the matters mentioned in subsection (1B) allows the contract, or a party to the contract (other than the body corporate), to do any of the following:

                     (a)  deny any obligations under the contract;

                     (b)  accelerate any debt under the contract;

                     (c)  close out any transaction relating to the contract;

                     (d)  enforce any security under the contract.

This subsection has effect subject to subsections (2) and (3) of this section and section 31B.

          (1B)  The matters are as follows:

                     (a)  the body corporate being given a direction by APRA under Subdivision A or B or section 29;

                     (b)  if the body corporate is a member of a relevant group of bodies corporate—another member of the group being given a direction by APRA under Subdivision A or B or section 29.

             (2)  If the body corporate is prevented from fulfilling its obligations under the contract because of a direction under Subdivision A, other than a direction under paragraph 11CA(2)(m), or because of a direction under section 29, the other party or parties to the contract are, subject to any orders made under subsection (3), relieved from obligations owed to the body corporate under the contract.

44  Subsection 11CE(1)

Omit “ADI or authorised NOHC”, substitute “ADI, authorised NOHC or other body corporate”.

45  Paragraph 11CE(3)(a)

Omit “a particular ADI or authorised NOHC”, substitute “a particular ADI, authorised NOHC or other body corporate”.

46  Paragraph 11CE(3)(b)

Omit “any ADIs or authorised NOHCs”, substitute “any ADIs, authorised NOHCs or other bodies corporate”.

47  Subsection 11CE(4)

Omit “any ADI or authorised NOHC”, substitute “any ADI, authorised NOHC or other body corporate”.

48  Section 11CF

Repeal the section.

49  Subsection 11CG(1)

Omit “An ADI or an authorised NOHC”, substitute “An ADI, authorised NOHC or other body corporate”.

50  Subsection 11CG(1A)

Omit “an ADI or an authorised NOHC”, substitute “an ADI, authorised NOHC or other body corporate”.

51  Subsection 11CG(1A)

Omit “ADI or NOHC” (wherever occurring), substitute “ADI, NOHC or other body corporate”.

52  Subsection 11CG(2)

Omit “an ADI or an authorised NOHC”, substitute “an ADI, authorised NOHC or other body corporate”.

53  Subsection 11CG(2)

Omit “ADI or NOHC” (wherever occurring), substitute “ADI, NOHC or other body corporate”.

54  Subsection 11CG(2A)

Omit “an ADI or an authorised NOHC”, substitute “an ADI, authorised NOHC or other body corporate”.

55  Subsection 11CG(2A)

Omit “ADI or NOHC”, substitute “ADI, NOHC or other body corporate”.

56  At the end of Division 1BA of Part II

Add:

Subdivision D Secrecy and disclosure provisions relating to all directions

11CH   APRA may determine that a direction is covered by secrecy provision

             (1)  This section applies if APRA has given an entity (the directed entity ) a direction under this Act.

             (2)  APRA may determine, in writing, that the direction is covered under this subsection if APRA considers that the determination is necessary to protect the depositors of any ADI or to promote financial system stability in Australia.

Note:          For repeal of a determination, see subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .

             (3)  APRA must give the directed entity a copy of the determination as soon as practicable after making it.

             (4)  An instrument under subsection (2) is not a legislative instrument.

             (5)  If APRA makes a determination under subsection (2), APRA must consider whether it is appropriate in the circumstances to also make a determination under either or both of subsections 11CK(2) and 11CK(5).

11CI   Secrecy relating to directions

             (1)  A person commits an offence if:

                     (a)  APRA has given an entity (the directed entity ) a direction under this Act; and

                     (b)  the direction is covered by a determination under subsection 11CH(2); and

                     (c)  the person is, or has been, covered by subsection (2) of this section in relation to the direction; and

                     (d)  the person discloses information; and

                     (e)  the information reveals the fact that the direction was made.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 2 years.

             (2)  A person is covered by this subsection in relation to the direction if the person is:

                     (a)  the directed entity; or

                     (b)  an officer, employee or contractor of the directed entity at a time on or after APRA gave the directed entity the direction; or

                     (c)  any other person who, because of his or her employment, or in the course of that employment, has acquired information that reveals the fact that the direction was made.

Exception

             (3)  Subsection (1) does not apply if:

                     (a)  the disclosure is authorised by section 11CJ, 11CK, 11CL, 11CM, 11CN or 11CO; or

                     (b)  the disclosure is required by an order or direction of a court or tribunal.

Note:          A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to a matter in subsection (2) (see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code ).

11CJ   Disclosure of publicly available information

                   A person covered by subsection 11CI(2) in relation to a direction may disclose information that reveals the fact that the direction was made, to the extent that the information has already been lawfully made available to the public.

11CK   Disclosure allowed by APRA

             (1)  A person covered by subsection 11CI(2) in relation to a direction may disclose information that reveals the fact that the direction was made if:

                     (a)  a determination under subsection (2) or (5) allows the disclosure by the person; and

                     (b)  if APRA has included conditions in the determination—those conditions are satisfied.

Determinations relating to specified person

             (2)  APRA may, in writing, make a determination allowing:

                     (a)  a specified person covered by subsection 11CI(2) in relation to a specified direction; or

                     (b)  a specified person covered by subsection 11CI(2) in relation to a direction that is in a specified class of directions;

to disclose specified information in relation to the direction.

             (3)  An instrument under subsection (2) is not a legislative instrument.

             (4)  APRA must give a copy of the determination as soon as practicable after making it to:

                     (a)  the directed entity; and

                     (b)  the person specified, or each person specified, in the determination.

Determinations relating to specified class of persons

             (5)  APRA may, by legislative instrument, make a determination allowing a specified class of persons covered by subsection 11CI(2) in relation to a direction that is in a specified class of directions to disclose:

                     (a)  specified kinds of information in relation to the direction; or

                     (b)  any kind of information in relation to the direction.

Conditions in determinations

             (6)  APRA may include conditions in a determination under subsection (2) or (5) that relate to any of the following:

                     (a)  the kind of entities to which the disclosure may be made;

                     (b)  the way in which the disclosure is to be made;

                     (c)  any other matter that APRA considers appropriate.

11CL   Disclosure to legal representative for purpose of seeking legal advice

                   A person covered by subsection 11CI(2) in relation to a direction may disclose information that reveals the fact that the direction was made if:

                     (a)  the disclosure is to the person’s legal representative; and

                     (b)  the purpose of the person making the disclosure is for the legal representative to provide legal advice, or another legal service, in relation to the direction.

11CM   Disclosure allowed by APRA Act secrecy provision

             (1)  A person covered by subsection 11CI(2) in relation to a direction may disclose information that reveals the fact that the direction was made if:

                     (a)  the person is:

                              (i)  an APRA member (within the meaning of subsection 56(1) of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998 ); or

                             (ii)  an APRA staff member (within the meaning of that subsection); or

                            (iii)  a Commonwealth officer (within the meaning of the Crimes Act 1914 ) who is covered by paragraph (c) of the definition of officer in subsection 56(1) of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998 ; and

                     (b)  the information is protected information (within the meaning of subsection 56(1) of that Act), or is contained in a protected document (within the meaning of that subsection); and

                     (c)  the disclosure is in accordance with subsection 56(3), (4), (5), (5AA), (6), (6A), (7), (7A), (7B) or (7C) of that Act.

Relationship to APRA Act secrecy provision

             (2)  Disclosure of information in relation to a direction is not an offence under section 56 of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998 if the disclosure is authorised by section 11CJ, 11CK, 11CL, 11CN or 11CO.

11CN   Disclosure in circumstances set out in the regulations

                   A person covered by subsection 11CI(2) in relation to a direction may disclose information that reveals the fact that the direction was made, if the disclosure is made in circumstances (if any) set out in the regulations.

11CO   Disclosure for purpose

                   A person covered by subsection 11CI(2) (the relevant person ) in relation to a direction may disclose information that reveals the fact that the direction was made if:

                     (a)  another person covered by subsection 11CI(2) in relation to the direction disclosed that information to the relevant person for a particular purpose in accordance with section 11CK, 11CL, 11CM or 11CN, or in accordance with a previous operation of this section; and

                     (b)  the disclosure by the relevant person is for the same purpose.

11CP   Exceptions operate independently

                   Sections 11CJ, 11CK, 11CL, 11CM, 11CN and 11CO do not limit each other.

57  Section 11E (Heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

11E   Limited application of Division 2 etc. to foreign ADIs

58  Subsection 11E(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The provisions listed in subsection (1A) do not apply in relation to:

                     (a)  business of a foreign ADI (other than Australian business assets and liabilities); or

                     (b)  the management of a foreign ADI, to the extent that the management relates to such business of the foreign ADI.

          (1A)  The provisions are as follows:

                     (a)  sections 12, 13BA and 13C, and Subdivision B of Division 2 (statutory management);

                     (b)  subsections 13A(1) to (2), to the extent that those subsections relate to statutory management;

                     (c)  sections 62B, 62C, 62D and 62E.

          (1B)  The following provisions do not apply in relation to a foreign ADI:

                     (a)  Division 2 (apart from the provisions in that Division listed in subsection (1A));

                     (b)  Division 2AA.

59  At the end of section 11E

Add:

             (3)  In this section:

asset has the same meaning as in the Financial Sector (Transfer and Restructure) Act 1999 .

Australian business assets and liabilities , of a foreign ADI, means the following:

                     (a)  the assets and liabilities of the foreign ADI in Australia;

                     (b)  any other assets and liabilities of the foreign ADI that:

                              (i)  are related to its operations in Australia; and

                             (ii)  if regulations are made for the purposes of this subparagraph—are of a kind specified in those regulations.

liability has the same meaning as in the Financial Sector (Transfer and Restructure) Act 1999 .

60  After section 11E

Insert:

11EA   APRA’s power to apply for foreign ADI to be wound up

             (1)  APRA may apply to the Federal Court of Australia for an order that a foreign ADI be wound up if APRA considers that any of the following requirements are satisfied:

                     (a)  the foreign ADI is unable to meet its liabilities in Australia, or in one or more foreign countries, as and when they become due and payable;

                     (b)  an application for the appointment of an external administrator of the foreign ADI, or for a similar procedure in respect of the foreign ADI, has been made in a foreign country;

                     (c)  an external administrator has been appointed to the foreign ADI, or a similar appointment has been made in respect of the foreign ADI, in a foreign country.

             (2)  To avoid doubt, subsection (1) applies whether or not an ADI statutory manager is in control of the Australian business assets and liabilities of the foreign ADI.

             (3)  The winding up of the foreign ADI is to be conducted in accordance with the Corporations Act 2001 .

Note:          See Part 5.7 of the Corporations Act 2001 .

             (4)  If APRA makes an application under subsection (1), APRA must inform the Minister of the application as soon as possible.

61  Section 11F

Before “If”, insert “(1)”.

62  At the end of section 11F

Add:

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not constrain:

                     (a)  the exercise of powers or the performance of functions under this Act of a Banking Act statutory manager of a foreign ADI; or

                     (b)  an entity acting at the direction or request of a Banking Act statutory manager of a foreign ADI exercising powers or performing functions under this Act.

63  Section 13A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

13A   Consequences of inability or failure of ADI etc. to meet certain requirements

64  After paragraph 13A(1)(c)

Insert:

               ; or (d)  an external administrator has been appointed to a holding company of the ADI (or a similar appointment has been made in a foreign country in respect of such a holding company), and APRA considers that the appointment poses a significant threat to:

                              (i)  the operation or soundness of the ADI; or

                             (ii)  the interests of depositors of the ADI; or

                            (iii)  the stability of the financial system in Australia; or

                     (e)  if the ADI is a foreign ADI:

                              (i)  an application for the appointment of an external administrator of the foreign ADI, or for a similar procedure in respect of the foreign ADI, has been made in a foreign country; or

                             (ii)  an external administrator has been appointed to the foreign ADI, or a similar appointment has been made in respect of the foreign ADI, in a foreign country.

65  Subsection 13A(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

          (1B)  APRA may take any of the actions mentioned in subsection (1C) in relation to a body corporate (the target body corporate ) if:

                     (a)  the target body corporate is any of the following:

                              (i)  an authorised NOHC of an ADI (the relevant ADI );

                             (ii)  a subsidiary of an authorised NOHC of an ADI (also the relevant ADI );

                            (iii)  a subsidiary of an ADI (also the relevant ADI ); and

                     (b)  the condition in subsection (1D), (1E) or (1F) is satisfied; and

                     (c)  the target body corporate is incorporated in Australia; and

                     (d)  the target body corporate is not a body corporate of a kind specified in regulations (if any) made for the purposes of this paragraph.

          (1C)  The actions are as follows:

                     (a)  taking control of the business of the target body corporate;

                     (b)  appointing an administrator to take control of the business of the target body corporate.

Note:          For information about another circumstance in which APRA may take control of the business of the target body corporate, see section 65.

          (1D)  The condition in this subsection is satisfied if:

                     (a)  either:

                              (i)  a Banking Act statutory manager has taken control of the relevant ADI; or

                             (ii)  the conditions in any or all of paragraphs (1)(a), (b), (c), (d) or (e) are satisfied in relation to the relevant ADI, and APRA intends that a Banking Act statutory manager will take control of the relevant ADI; and

                     (b)  APRA considers that the target body corporate provides services that are, or conducts business that is, essential to the capacity of the relevant ADI to maintain its operations.

          (1E)  The condition in this subsection is satisfied if:

                     (a)  either:

                              (i)  a Banking Act statutory manager has taken control of the relevant ADI; or

                             (ii)  the conditions in any or all of paragraphs (1)(a), (b), (c), (d) or (e) are satisfied in relation to the relevant ADI, and APRA intends that a Banking Act statutory manager will take control of the relevant ADI; and

                     (b)  APRA considers that it is necessary for a Banking Act statutory manager to take control of the target body corporate, in order to facilitate the resolution of any of the following:

                              (i)  the relevant ADI;

                             (ii)  an authorised NOHC of the relevant ADI;

                            (iii)  a relevant group of bodies corporate of which the relevant ADI is a member;

                            (iv)  a particular member or particular members of such a group.

           (1F)  The condition in this subsection is satisfied if:

                     (a)  there is an external administrator of the target body corporate, or APRA considers that, in the absence of external support:

                              (i)  the target body corporate may become unable to meet its obligations; or

                             (ii)  the target body corporate may suspend payment; and

                     (b)  APRA considers that it is necessary to take an action mentioned in subsection (1C) in respect of the target body corporate in order to enable the relevant ADI to maintain its operations , or in order to facilitate the resolution of any of the following:

                              (i)  the relevant ADI;

                             (ii)  an authorised NOHC of the relevant ADI;

                            (iii)  a relevant group of bodies corporate of which the relevant ADI is a member;

                            (iv)  a particular member or particular members of such a group.

             (2)  If:

                     (a)  APRA is in control of a body corporate’s business under this Subdivision—APRA is the Banking Act statutory manager of the body corporate; or

                     (b)  an administrator appointed by APRA is in control of a body corporate’s business under this Subdivision—the administrator is the Banking Act statutory manager of the body corporate.

Note:          This section and other provisions relating to statutory management do not apply to the aspects described in subsection 11E(1) of the business and management of a foreign ADI.

          (2A)  If APRA appoints 2 or more Banking Act statutory managers of a body corporate, or appoints one or more additional Banking Act statutory managers of a body corporate:

                     (a)  the functions and powers under this Act of a Banking Act statutory manager of the body corporate may be performed or exercised by:

                              (i)  all of the Banking Act statutory managers of the body corporate acting jointly; or

                             (ii)  each of the Banking Act statutory managers of the body corporate acting individually (except to the extent (if any) specified in a notice given by APRA under paragraph (b)); and

                     (b)  at the time of appointment, APRA may give all of the Banking Act statutory managers of the body corporate a notice in writing for the purposes of subparagraph (a)(ii), specifying limits or conditions on their ability to perform functions and exercise powers individually; and

                     (c)  treat a reference in this Act to a Banking Act statutory manager as being a reference to whichever one or more of those Banking Act statutory managers the case requires.

66  Paragraph 13A(3)(a)

Omit “section 16AI”, substitute “section 16AI or 16AIC”.

67  Subsection 13A(3) (note)

Repeal the note.

68  After subsection 13A(3)

Insert:

       (3AA)  Subsection (3) does not constrain:

                     (a)  the exercise of powers or the performance of functions under this Act of a Banking Act statutory manager of an ADI; or

                     (b)  an entity acting at the direction or request of a Banking Act statutory manager of an ADI exercising powers or performing functions under this Act.

69  Subsection 13A(7)

Omit “an ADI”, substitute “a body corporate”.

70  Subsection 13A(7)

Omit “other ADI”, substitute “other body corporate”.

71  Section 13BA (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

13BA   Start of control of body corporate’s business by Banking Act statutory manager

72  Subsection 13BA(1)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

73  Subsection 13BA(1)

Omit “an ADI’s business”, substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

74  Subsection 13BA(1)

Omit “give the ADI”, substitute “give the body corporate”.

75  Subsection 13BA(1)

Omit “the ADI statutory manager”, substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager”.

76  Subsection 13BA(2)

Omit “An ADI statutory manager takes control of an ADI’s business”, substitute “A Banking Act statutory manager takes control of a body corporate’s business”.

77  Section 13BA(2)

Omit “the ADI statutory manager” (wherever occurring), substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager”.

78  Section 13C (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

13C   Banking Act statutory managers—termination of control

79  Subsection 13C(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Conditions necessary for termination of control

             (1)  If APRA assumes control of a body corporate’s business or appoints an administrator of a body corporate’s business, APRA must ensure that either it or an administrator of the body corporate’s business has control of the body corporate’s business until:

                     (a)  APRA considers that it is no longer necessary for it or an administrator to remain in control of the body corporate’s business; or

                     (b)  APRA has applied for the body corporate to be wound up.

A termination of control that is permitted under this section is called an ultimate termination of control .

Note:          This provision does not prevent a change, or changes, between control of a body corporate’s business by APRA and an administrator or between administrators.

80  Subsection 13C(2)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager of an ADI’s business”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager of a body corporate’s business”.

81  Paragraph 13C(2)(a)

Omit “of the ADI”, substitute “of the body corporate”.

82  Paragraph 13C(2)(a)

Omit “the ADI’s” (wherever occurring), substitute “the body corporate’s”.

83  Paragraph 13C(2)(a)

Omit “ADI statutory manager”, substitute “Banking Act statutory manager”.

84  Paragraphs 13C(2)(b) and (c)

Omit “the ADI”, substitute “the body corporate”.

85  Subsection 13C(3)

Omit “an ADI’s business by an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a body corporate’s business by a Banking Act statutory manager”.

86  Subsection 13C(4)

Omit “the ADI statutory manager”, substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager”.

87  Subsection 13C(5)

Omit “the ADI statutory manager’s”, substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager’s”.

88  Subsection 13C(5)

Omit “the ADI’s” (wherever occurring), substitute “the body corporate’s”.

89  Subsection 13C(5) (note)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager is in control of an ADI’s business”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager is in control of a body corporate’s business”.

90  Section 13D

Repeal the section, substitute:

13D   Who this Subdivision applies to

             (1)  This Subdivision applies to an ADI that:

                     (a)  is a company that:

                              (i)  is registered under the Corporations Act 2001 ; and

                             (ii)  has a share capital; and

                     (b)  does not have a Banking Act statutory manager.

             (2)  Subsections (3) and (4) apply if:

                     (a)  APRA has given a recapitalisation direction to an ADI under subsection 13E(1) (the primary recapitalisation direction ); and

                     (b)  the ADI is a subsidiary of a NOHC/NOHC subsidiary; and

                     (c)  the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary is a company that:

                              (i)  is registered under the Corporations Act 2001 ; and

                             (ii)  has a share capital; and

                     (d)  the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary does not have a Banking Act statutory manager.

             (3)  This Subdivision applies to the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary in the same way that it does to an ADI.

             (4)  However, disregard the following provisions in applying this Subdivision to the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary:

                     (a)  subsection 13E(1);

                     (b)  subsection 13F(1).

             (5)  In this section:

NOHC/NOHC subsidiary means a body corporate that is any of the following:

                     (a)  an authorised NOHC;

                     (b)  a subsidiary of an authorised NOHC.

91  After subsection 13E(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  Subsection (1B) applies if subsections 13D(3) and (4) apply to a NOHC/NOHC subsidiary because of a primary recapitalisation direction given to an ADI (as mentioned in subsection 13D(2)).

          (1B)  For the purposes of facilitating compliance with the primary recapitalisation direction, APRA may give the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary a direction (also a recapitalisation direction ) that requires the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary to do anything that is specified in the direction.

92  At the end of section 13E

Add:

             (5)  A recapitalisation direction may deal with the time by which, or period during which, it is to be complied with.

             (6)  APRA may, by notice in writing to the ADI, vary the recapitalisation direction if, at the time of the variation, it considers that the variation is necessary and appropriate.

             (7)  The direction has effect until APRA revokes it by notice in writing to the ADI. APRA may revoke the direction if, at the time of revocation, it considers that the direction is no longer necessary or appropriate.

93  After subsection 13F(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  If the recapitalisation direction is a direction to a NOHC/NOHC subsidiary under subsection 13E(1B), the direction may direct the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary to do any of the following:

                     (a)  issue:

                              (i)  shares, or rights to acquire shares, in the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary; or

                             (ii)  other capital instruments in the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary of a kind specified in the direction;

                     (b)  acquire:

                              (i)  shares, or rights to acquire shares, in the ADI mentioned in subsection 13E(1A); or

                             (ii)  other capital instruments in the ADI mentioned in subsection 13E(1A) of a kind specified in the direction;

                     (c)  acquire:

                              (i)  shares, or rights to acquire shares, in a specified body corporate covered by subsection (1B); or

                             (ii)  other capital instruments in a specified body corporate covered by subsection (1B), of a kind specified in the direction.

          (1B)  This subsection covers a body corporate if:

                     (a)  the body corporate is a subsidiary of the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary; and

                     (b)  the ADI is a subsidiary of the body corporate.

          (1C)  Without limiting the generality of subsections (1), (1A) and (2), but subject to subsection (3), a direction referred to in those subsections may:

                     (a)  deal with some only of the matters referred to in those subsections; or

                     (b)  deal with a particular class or particular classes of those matters; or

                     (c)  make different provision with respect to different matters or different classes of matters.

94  Subsection 13F(2)

Omit “paragraph (1)(a)”, substitute “paragraph (1)(a) or subparagraph (1A)(a)(i), (1A)(b)(i) or (1A)(c)(i)”.

95  Subsection 13F(3)

Omit “paragraph (1)(b)”, substitute “paragraph (1)(b) or subparagraph (1A)(a)(ii), (1A)(b)(ii) or (1A)(c)(ii)”.

96  Subsection 13G(3) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Issue or acquisition of shares etc. despite other laws etc.

97  Subsection 13G(3)

After “issue”, insert “or acquire”.

98  Paragraph 13G(3)(a)

After “the Corporations Act 2001 ”, insert “(without limiting the scope of section 70B of this Act)”.

99  Paragraph 13G(3)(d)

Omit “(as defined in section 761A of the Corporations Act 2001 ) of a financial market (as defined in that section)”, substitute “of a financial market”.

100  After subsection 13H(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  If the recapitalisation direction is a direction to a NOHC/NOHC subsidiary under subsection 13E(1B), treat the reference in paragraph (1)(a) to “the depositors with the ADI” as being a reference to “the depositors with the ADI mentioned in subsection 13E(1A)”.

101  At the end of section 13H

Add:

             (4)  If the recapitalisation direction is a direction to a NOHC/NOHC subsidiary under subsection 13E(1B), treat the references in paragraph (3)(c) to “the ADI” as being a reference to “the NOHC/NOHC subsidiary mentioned in subsection 13E(1B)”.

102  Section 13N

Repeal the section, substitute:

13N   Recapitalisation direction not grounds for denial of obligations

             (1)  This section applies if a body corporate is party to a contract, whether the proper law of the contract is:

                     (a)  Australian law (including the law of a State or Territory); or

                     (b)  law of a foreign country (including the law of part of a foreign country).

             (2)  None of the matters mentioned in subsection (3) allows the contract, or a party to the contract (other than the body corporate), to do any of the following:

                     (a)  deny any obligation under the contract;

                     (b)  accelerate any debt under the contract;

                     (c)  close out any transaction relating to the contract;

                     (d)  enforce any security under the contract.

             (3)  The matters are as follows:

                     (a)  the body corporate being subject to a recapitalisation direction;

                     (b)  if the body corporate is a member of a relevant group of bodies corporate—another member of the group being subject to a recapitalisation direction.

103  Subsection 13P(9)

Repeal the subsection.

104  Subdivision B of Division 2 of Part II (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision B Provisions dealing with control of a body corporate’s business by a Banking Act statutory manager

105  Section 14A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

14A   Banking Act statutory manager’s powers and functions

106  Subsection 14A(1) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Banking Act statutory manager’s powers and functions include powers and functions of board

107  Subsection 14A(1)

Omit “An ADI statutory manager has the powers and functions of the members of the board of directors of the ADI”, substitute “A Banking Act statutory manager of a body corporate has the powers and functions of the members of the board of directors of the body corporate”.

108  Subsection 14A(1) (note)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

109  Subsection 14A(1) (note)

Omit “an ADI,”, substitute “a body corporate,”.

110  Subsection 14A(1) (note)

Omit “the ADI”, substitute “the body corporate”.

111  Subsection 14A(2) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Banking Act statutory manager’s power to obtain information

112  Subsection 14A(2)

Omit “An ADI statutory manager may, for the purposes of this Division, require a person who has, at any time, been an officer of the ADI to give the ADI statutory manager any information relating to the business of the ADI that the ADI statutory manager requires.”, substitute “A Banking Act statutory manager of a body corporate may, for the purposes of this Division, require a person who has, at any time, been an officer of the body corporate to give the statutory manager any information relating to the business of the body corporate that the statutory manager requires.”.

113  Subsection 14A(2A)

Omit “officer of an ADI”, substitute “officer of a body corporate”.

114  Paragraph 14A(2A)(a)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager in relation to the ADI”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager of the body corporate”.

115  Paragraph 14A(2A)(b)

Omit “ADI statutory manager”, substitute “Banking Act statutory manager”.

116  Subsection 14A(5) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Banking Act statutory manager’s power to sell whole or part of body corporate’s business

117  Subsection 14A(5)

Omit “An ADI statutory manager”, substitute “A Banking Act statutory manager”.

118  Subsection 14A(5)

Omit “the ADI’s business”, substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

119  Subsection 14A(5)

Omit “the ADI statutory manager”, substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager”.

120  Subsection 14A(5A) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Banking Act statutory manager to alter body corporate’s constitution etc.

121  Subsection 14A(5A)

Omit “An ADI statutory manager may, if the ADI concerned”, substitute “A Banking Act statutory manager may, if the body corporate concerned”.

122  Subsection 14A(5A)

Omit “the ADI’s constitution”, substitute “the body corporate’s constitution”.

123  Paragraph 14A(5A)(a)

Omit “the ADI statutory manager’s functions and duties, or the exercise of the ADI statutory manager’s other powers, under this Division in relation to the ADI”, substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager’s functions and duties, or the exercise of the Banking Act statutory manager’s other powers, under this Division in relation to the body corporate”.

124  Subparagraph 14A(5A)(b)(i)

Omit “the ADI”, substitute “the relevant ADI mentioned in subsection 13A(1B)”.

125  Subsection 14A(5B)

Omit “An ADI statutory manager”, substitute “A Banking Act statutory manager”.

126  Subsection 14A(5B)

Omit “subsection (5A)”, substitute “subsection (5) or (5A)”.

127  Paragraph 14A(5B)(a)

After “the Corporations Act 2001 ”, insert “(without limiting the scope of section 70B of this Act)”.

128  Paragraph 14A(5B)(b)

Omit “the ADI’s”, substitute “the body corporate’s”.

129  Paragraphs 14A(5B)(c) and (d)

Omit “the ADI”, substitute “the body corporate”.

130  Paragraph 14A(5B)(d)

Omit “(as defined in section 761A of the Corporations Act 2001 ) of a financial market (as defined in that section)”, substitute “of a financial market”.

131  After section 14A

Insert:

14AAA   Safeguards on exercise of Banking Act statutory manager’s powers and functions

             (1)  Despite anything else in this Subdivision, a Banking Act statutory manager of a body corporate (the body corporate under management ) may not perform a function or exercise a power under section 14A if:

                     (a)  either or both of subsections (2) and (3) apply; and

                     (b)  the performance of the function or the exercise of the power is not for the purposes of:

                              (i)  an act of the Banking Act statutory manager under subsection 14AA(1); or

                             (ii)  Part 3 or 4 of the Financial Sector (Transfer and Restructure) Act 1999 .

             (2)  This subsection applies if:

                     (a)  the body corporate under management is not an ADI; and

                     (b)  the performance or the exercise would result in:

                              (i)  the provision of services by the body corporate under management to a related body corporate of the body corporate under management; or

                             (ii)  the provision of services by a related body corporate of the body corporate under management to the body corporate under management; or

                            (iii)  subject to subsection (4), the transfer of assets between the body corporate under management and another body corporate (otherwise than in the ordinary course of business); and

                     (c)  the performance or the exercise is not required or permitted by a binding arrangement that was in existence immediately before the Banking Act statutory manager started to be in control of the business of the body corporate under management; and

                     (d)  the provision or transfer is not for fair value.

             (3)  This subsection applies if:

                     (a)  the body corporate under management is an authorised NOHC of an ADI; and

                     (b)  the performance or the exercise requires using funds of the body corporate or a subsidiary of the body corporate to increase the level of capital of the ADI to a specified level; and

                     (c)  the shareholders of the body corporate have not agreed, by ordinary resolution, to that use of the funds.

             (4)  Treat the requirement in subparagraph (2)(b)(iii) as not being met if:

                     (a)  the body corporate under management is an authorised NOHC of an ADI; and

                     (b)  the transfer of assets mentioned in that subparagraph is a transfer of funds to increase the level of capital of the ADI to a specified level; and

                     (c)  the shareholders of the body corporate have agreed, by ordinary resolution, to that use of the funds.

132  Section 14AA (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

14AA   Banking Act statutory manager’s additional powers to facilitate recapitalisation

133  Subsection 14AA(1)

Omit “An ADI statutory manager of an ADI”, substitute “A Banking Act statutory manager of a body corporate”.

134  Subsection 14AA(1)

Omit “the ADI statutory manager”, substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager”.

135  Subsection 14AA(1) (note)

Omit “the ADI statutory manager”, substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager”.

136  Subsection 14AA(2)

Omit “the ADI statutory manager”, substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager”.

137  Subsection 14AA(4)

Omit “An ADI statutory manager”, substitute “A Banking Act statutory manager”.

138  Paragraph 14AA(4)(a)

After “the Corporations Act 2001 ”, insert “(without limiting the scope of section 70B of this Act)”.

139  Paragraph 14AA(4)(d)

Omit “(as defined in section 761A of the Corporations Act 2001 ) of a financial market (as defined in that section)”, substitute “of a financial market”.

140  Section 14AB

Omit “the ADI statutory manager” (wherever occurring), substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager”.

141  Subparagraphs 14AB(2)(c)(iii) and (iv)

Repeal the subparagraphs, substitute:

                            (iii)  the body corporate;

                            (iv)  a person who is an associate of the body corporate under Division 2 of Part 1.2 of the Corporations Act 2001 ;

142  Subsection 14AB(8)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Exemption from subsection (1)

             (8)  APRA may determine in writing that subsection (1) does not apply in relation to an act relating to shares or rights if APRA is satisfied that delaying the act to enable compliance with that subsection in relation to the act would detrimentally affect:

                     (a)  depositors with:

                              (i)  if the company is an ADI—the ADI; or

                             (ii)  if the company is not an ADI—the relevant ADI mentioned in subsection 13A(1B); and

                     (b)  financial system stability in Australia.

143  Section 14AC

Repeal the section, substitute:

14AC   Act under section 14AA not ground for denial of obligations

             (1)  This section applies if a body corporate is party to a contract, whether the proper law of the contract is:

                     (a)  Australian law (including the law of a State or Territory); or

                     (b)  law of a foreign country (including the law of part of a foreign country).

             (2)  None of the matters mentioned in subsection (3) allows the contract, or a party to the contract (other than the body corporate), to do any of the following:

                     (a)  deny any obligation under the contract;

                     (b)  accelerate any debt under the contract;

                     (c)  close out any transaction relating to the contract;

                     (d)  enforce any security under the contract.

             (3)  The matters are as follows:

                     (a)  a Banking Act statutory manager of the body corporate doing an act under subsection 14AA(1) relating to the body corporate;

                     (b)  if the body corporate is a member of a relevant group of bodies corporate—a Banking Act statutory manager of another member of the group doing an act under subsection 14AA(1) relating to that other member.

144  Subsection 14AD(1)

Omit “the business of an ADI that has an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “the business of a body corporate that has a Banking Act statutory manager”.

145  Paragraphs 14AD(1)(a) and (b)

Omit “the ADI statutory manager” (wherever occurring), substitute “the Banking Act statutory manager”.

146  Subsection 14B(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Types of recommendation

             (1)  An administrator of a body corporate’s business may make any of the following recommendations to APRA, by instrument in writing given to APRA:

                     (a)  that APRA make a particular direction under Division 1BA, subsection 14D(3) or section 29 in respect of the body corporate;

                     (b)  that APRA apply for the body corporate to be wound up;

                     (c)  if the body corporate is an ADI—that APRA revoke the ADI’s section 9 authority;

                     (d)  if the body corporate is an authorised NOHC—that APRA revoke the authorised NOHC’s authority under subsection 11AA(2).

147  Subsection 14B(2)

Omit “an ADI’s business”, substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

148  Section 14C (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

14C   Banking Act statutory manager’s liabilities and duties

149  Subsections 14C(1), (2), (3) and (4)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

Immunity

             (1)  A Banking Act statutory manager, or a person acting on behalf of a Banking Act statutory manager, is not subject to any liability (whether civil or criminal) in respect of anything done, or omitted to be done, in the exercise or performance, or the purported exercise or performance, of powers, functions or duties conferred or imposed on the Banking Act statutory manager by or under this Act.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply to an act or omission in bad faith.

             (3)  To avoid doubt, a Banking Act statutory manager is not liable under section 588G of the Corporations Act 2001 in respect of anything done, or omitted to be done, in the exercise or performance, or the purported exercise or performance, of powers, functions or duties conferred or imposed on the Banking Act statutory manager by or under this Act. This subsection does not limit the scope of subsection (1).

150  Subsection 14C(5)

Omit “ADI statutory managers”, substitute “Banking Act statutory managers”.

151  After section 14C

Insert:

14CA   Transaction by Banking Act statutory manager not voidable under section 588FE of the Corporations Act 2001

                   A transaction of a body corporate is not voidable under section 588FE of the Corporations Act 2001 merely because:

                     (a)  the transaction was entered into at a time when a Banking Act statutory manager was in control of the body corporate’s business; and

                     (b)  the transaction is:

                              (i)  an uncommercial transaction (within the meaning of that Act) of the body corporate; or

                             (ii)  an unfair preference (within the meaning of that Act) given by the body corporate to a creditor of the company; or

                            (iii)  an insolvent transaction (within the meaning of that Act) of the body corporate.

152  Subsection 14D(1)

Omit “an ADI’s business”, substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

153  Subsection 14D(1)

Omit “the ADI’s business”, substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

154  Subsection 14D(2)

Omit “an ADI’s business”, substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

155  Subsection 14D(2)

Omit “the ADI’s business”, substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

156  Subsection 14D(3)

Omit “an ADI’s business”, substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

157  Subsection 14D(3)

Omit “the ADI’s business” (wherever occurring), substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

158  Subsection 14D(4)

Omit “an ADI’s business”, substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

159  Subsection 14DAA(1)

Omit “an ADI’s business”, substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

160  Subsection 14DA(1)

Omit “an ADI’s business”, substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

161  Subsection 14DA(7)

Omit “an ADI’s business”, substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

162  Subsections 14E(1) and (2)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (1)  APRA may terminate the appointment of an administrator of a body corporate’s business and either appoint another person as administrator of the body corporate’s business or itself take control of the body corporate’s business if:

                     (a)  the administrator contravenes a requirement of this Division; or

                     (b)  APRA considers such action necessary to:

                              (i)  facilitate the resolution of the body corporate, a relevant group of bodies corporate of which the body corporate is a member, or another member of such a group; or

                             (ii)  if the body corporate is an ADI—protect the interests of depositors of the ADI; or

                            (iii)  promote financial system stability in Australia.

             (2)  The terms and conditions of an administrator’s appointment may provide for termination in circumstances in addition to those mentioned in subsection (1).

          (2A)  If:

                     (a)  APRA is the statutory manager of a body corporate; and

                     (b)  the requirement in paragraph (1)(b) is satisfied;

it may cease to be the statutory manager of the body corporate and appoint a person as administrator of the body corporate’s business.

163  Section 14F

Repeal the section.

164  Section 15 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

15   Effect on directors of Banking Act statutory manager taking control of a body corporate’s business

165  Subsection 15(1)

Omit “an ADI cease”, substitute “a body corporate cease”.

166  Subsection 15(1)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

167  Subsection 15(1)

Omit “the ADI’s business”, substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

168  Subsection 15(2)

Omit “an ADI must not”, substitute “a body corporate must not”.

169  Subsection 15(2)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

170  Subsection 15(2)

Omit “the ADI’s business”, substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

171  Subsection 15(3)

Omit “the ADI appointed”, substitute “the body corporate appointed”.

172  Subsection 15(3)

Omit “the ADI’s business” (wherever occurring), substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

173  Subsection 15(3)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

174  After subsection 15(3)

Insert:

          (3A)  Subsections (1), (2) and (3) do not apply in relation to a body corporate that is a foreign ADI.

          (3B)  Subsection (3C) applies if:

                     (a)  subsections (1), (2) and (3) do not apply in relation to a body corporate because of subsection (3A); and

                     (b)  a Banking Act statutory manager takes control of the body corporate’s business; and

                     (c)  a director of the body corporate acts, or purports to act in relation to the body corporate’s business while the Banking Act statutory manager has control of the body corporate’s business.

          (3C)  Those acts are invalid and of no effect to the extent that they relate to:

                     (a)  the Australian business assets and liabilities of the body corporate; or

                     (b)  the management of the body corporate, to the extent that the management relates to the Australian business assets and liabilities of the body corporate.

175  Section 15A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

15A   Effect on external administrator of Banking Act statutory manager taking control of a body corporate’s business

176  Subsection 15A(1)

Omit “an ADI is”, substitute “a body corporate is”.

177  Subsection 15A(1)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

178  Subsection 15A(1)

Omit “the ADI’s business”, substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

179  Subsection 15A(1) (note)

Repeal the note.

180  Subsection 15A(2)

Omit “an ADI must”, substitute “a body corporate must”.

181  Subsection 15A(2)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

182  Subsection 15A(2)

Omit “the ADI’s business”, substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

183  Subsection 15A(3)

Omit “an ADI under”, substitute “a body corporate under”.

184  Subsection 15A(3)

Omit “the ADI appointed”, substitute “the body corporate appointed”.

185  Subsection 15A(3)

Omit “the ADI’s business” (wherever occurring), substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

186  Subsection 15A(3)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

187  Subsection 15A(4)

Omit “an ADI that”, substitute “a body corporate that”.

188  Subsection 15A(4)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager” (wherever occurring), substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

189  Subsection 15A(4)

Omit “the ADI’s business” (wherever occurring), substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

190  Section 15B

Repeal the section, substitute:

15B   Moratorium—effect of Banking Act statutory management on court and tribunal proceedings

             (1)  A person cannot begin or continue a proceeding in a court or tribunal covered by subsection (8) in respect of a body corporate if a Banking Act statutory manager is in control of the body corporate’s business.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if:

                     (a)  the court or tribunal grants leave for the proceedings to be begun or continued on the ground that the person would be caused hardship if leave were not granted; and

                     (b)  the beginning or continuing of the proceedings is in accordance with such terms (if any) as the court or tribunal imposes.

             (3)  A person intending to apply for leave of the court or tribunal under paragraph (2)(a) must give APRA at least 10 days notice of the intention to apply (or a shorter period, if the court or tribunal considers that exceptional circumstances make this necessary).

             (4)  APRA may apply to the court or tribunal to be joined as a party to the proceedings for leave. If APRA is joined as a party, the court or tribunal must have regard to APRA’s views in deciding:

                     (a)  whether to grant leave under paragraph (2)(a); and

                     (b)  if the court or tribunal decides to grant the leave—whether to impose terms as mentioned in paragraph (2)(b); and

                     (c)  if the court or tribunal decides to impose such terms—the nature of those terms.

             (5)  Subsection (1) also does not apply if:

                     (a)  APRA consents in writing to the proceedings beginning or continuing; or

                     (b)  the Banking Act statutory manager, after considering APRA’s views, consents to the proceedings beginning or continuing.

             (6)  APRA (or the Banking Act statutory manager) cannot revoke a consent given for the purposes of subsection (5).

             (7)  Neither APRA nor the Banking Act statutory manager is liable to an action or other proceedings for damages in respect of a refusal to give consent under subsection (5).

             (8)  A proceeding in a court or tribunal is covered by this subsection in respect of a body corporate if it is any of the following:

                     (a)  a proceeding against the body corporate (including a cross-claim or third party claim against the body corporate);

                     (b)  a proceeding in relation to property of the body corporate;

                     (c)  a proceeding to enforce any security (including a mortgage or charge) granted by the body corporate, or by a related body corporate of the body corporate, over any property that the body corporate owns, uses, possesses, occupies or in which the body corporate otherwise has an interest.

             (9)  Subsection (8) does not cover a proceeding in respect of an offence or a contravention of a provision of a law for which a pecuniary penalty (however described) may be imposed.

           (10)  In this section, a reference to a tribunal includes a reference to the following:

                     (a)  an industrial tribunal;

                     (b)  an arbitral tribunal.

15BA   Moratorium—effect of Banking Act statutory management on enforcement process regarding property

             (1)  No enforcement process in relation to property of a body corporate can be begun or proceeded with if a Banking Act statutory manager is in control of the body corporate’s business.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if:

                     (a)  the Federal Court of Australia grants leave for the process to be begun or continued on the ground that the person would be caused hardship if leave were not granted; or

                     (b)  the beginning or continuing of the process is in accordance with such terms (if any) as the Federal Court imposes.

             (3)  A person intending to apply for leave of the Federal Court of Australia under paragraph (2)(a) must give APRA at least 10 days notice of the intention to apply (or a shorter period, if the Federal Court considers that exceptional circumstances make this necessary).

             (4)  APRA may apply to the Federal Court of Australia to be joined as a party to the proceedings for leave. If APRA is joined as a party, the Federal Court must have regard to APRA’s views in deciding:

                     (a)  whether to grant leave under paragraph (2)(a); and

                     (b)  if the Federal Court decides to grant the leave—whether to impose terms as mentioned in paragraph (2)(b); and

                     (c)  if the Federal Court decides to impose such terms—the nature of those terms.

             (5)  Subsection (1) also does not apply if:

                     (a)  APRA consents to the process beginning or continuing; or

                     (b)  the Banking Act statutory manager consents to the process beginning or continuing.

             (6)  APRA (or the Banking Act statutory manager) cannot revoke a consent given for the purposes of subsection (5).

             (7)  Neither APRA nor the Banking Act statutory manager is liable to an action or other proceedings for damages in respect of a refusal to give consent under subsection (5).

             (8)  This section has effect subject to section 31B.

15BB   Moratorium—effect of Banking Act statutory management on disposal of property

             (1)  A person must not dispose of property if:

                     (a)  the property is owned by another person; and

                     (b)  the other person is a body corporate; and

                     (c)  a Banking Act statutory manager is in control of the body corporate’s business.

Note:          The Federal Court of Australia may grant an injunction under section 65A in respect of a contravention of this subsection.

             (2)  Subsection (1) does not apply if:

                     (a)  APRA consents to the disposal; or

                     (b)  the Banking Act statutory manager consents to the disposal.

             (3)  Neither APRA nor the Banking Act statutory manager is liable to an action or other proceedings for damages in respect of a refusal to give consent under subsection (2).

             (4)  This section has effect subject to section 31B.

15BC   Moratorium—restrictions on exercise of third party property rights

             (1)  Section 440B of the Corporations Act 2001 applies during a period in which a Banking Act statutory manager is in control of a body corporate’s business in the same way it applies during the administration of a company.

             (2)  For the purposes of this section, treat the reference in paragraph 440B(2)(a) of the Corporations Act 2001 to the administrator’s written consent as being a reference to:

                     (a)  the Banking Act statutory manager’s written consent; or

                     (b)  APRA’s written consent.

             (3)  Neither APRA nor a Banking Act statutory manager is liable to an action or other proceedings for damages in respect of a refusal to give consent as mentioned in subsection (2).

             (4)  This section applies despite sections 15B, 15BA and 15BB.

             (5)  This section has effect subject to section 31B.

15BD   Moratorium—effect of Banking Act statutory management on supply of essential services

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  a Banking Act statutory manager is in control of a body corporate’s business; and

                     (b)  the Banking Act statutory manager requests, or authorises someone else to request, a person or authority (the supplier ) to supply an essential service to the body corporate in Australia; and

                     (c)  the body corporate owes an amount to the supplier in respect of the supply of the essential service before the day on which the Banking Act statutory manager took control of the body corporate’s business;

the supplier must not:

                     (d)  refuse to comply with the request for the reason only that the amount is owing; or

                     (e)  make it a condition of the supply of the essential service pursuant to the request that the amount is to be paid.

Note:          The Federal Court of Australia may grant an injunction under section 65A in respect of a contravention of this subsection.

             (2)  In this section:

essential service has the same meaning as in section 600F of the Corporations Act 2001.

15BE   Moratorium—effect of Banking Act statutory management on annual general meeting

             (1)  This section applies to a body corporate that is required under section 250N or section 601BR of the Corporations Act 2001 to hold an annual general meeting within a particular period.

             (2)  Despite section 250N and section 601BRof that Act, if a Banking Act statutory manager is in control of the body corporate’s business at the end of that period, the body corporate need not hold that annual general meeting.

191  Section 15C

Repeal the section, substitute:

15C   Certain circumstances not grounds for denial of obligations

             (1)  This section applies if a body corporate is party to a contract, whether the proper law of the contract is:

                     (a)  Australian law (including the law of a State or Territory); or

                     (b)  law of a foreign country (including the law of part of a foreign country).

             (2)  None of the matters mentioned in subsection (3) allow the contract, or a party to the contract (other than the body corporate), to do any of the following:

                     (a)  deny any obligations under the contract;

                     (b)  accelerate any debt under the contract;

                     (c)  close out any transaction relating to the contract;

                     (d)  enforce any security under the contract.

This subsection has effect subject to section 31B.

             (3)  The matters are as follows:

                     (a)  a Banking Act statutory manager being in control, or being appointed to take control, of the business of the body corporate;

                     (b)  if the body corporate is a member of a relevant group of bodies corporate—a Banking Act statutory manager being in control, or being appointed to take control, of the business of another member of the group.

192  Section 15D

Repeal the section, substitute:

15D   Application of other provisions

             (1)  None of the matters mentioned in subsection (2) affect:

                     (a)  the continued operation of other provisions of this Act or the operation of the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 in relation to a body corporate; or

                     (b)  the obligation of a body corporate to comply with those other provisions and that Act.

             (2)  The matters are as follows:

                     (a)  the appointment of a Banking Act statutory manager of the body corporate’s business under this Division;

                     (b)  the fact that a Banking Act statutory manager is in control of the body corporate’s business.

             (3)  The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 does not apply to a body corporate that has a Banking Act statutory manager.

193  Subsection 16(1)

Omit “an ADI’s business” (wherever occurring), substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

194  Subsection 16(1)

Omit “the ADI’s funds”, substitute “the body corporate’s funds”.

195  Subsection 16(2)

Omit “an ADI”, substitute “a body corporate”.

196  Subsection 16(2)

Omit “the ADI”, substitute “the body corporate”.

197  At the end of subsection 16(2)

Add:

Note:          Subsection 13A(3) applies if the body corporate is an ADI, and provides for priorities for the application of the ADI’s assets in Australia.

198  Subsection 16A(1)

Omit “ADI statutory managers”, substitute “Banking Act statutory managers”.

199  Subsection 16A(1)

Omit “specified ADIs”, substitute “specified bodies corporate”.

200  Subsection 16A(2)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

201  Subsection 16A(2)

Omit “an ADI’s business”, substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

202  Subsection 16A(2)

Omit “ADI statutory managers”, substitute “Banking Act statutory managers”.

203  Subsection 16A(3)

Omit “an ADI’s business” (wherever occurring), substitute “a body corporate’s business”.

204  Paragraph 16AA(a)

Omit “an ADI under”, substitute “a body corporate under”.

205  Paragraph 16AA(a)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

206  Paragraph 16AA(a)

Omit “the ADI’s business”, substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

207  Paragraph 16AA(b)

Omit “an ADI as a direct result”, substitute “a body corporate as a direct result”.

208  Subparagraph 16AA(b)(i)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

209  Subparagraph 16AA(b)(i)

Omit “the ADI’s business”, substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

210  Subparagraph 16AA(b)(ii)

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

211  Subparagraph 16AA(b)(ii)

Omit “the ADI’s business”, substitute “the body corporate’s business”.

212  At the end of Division 2 of Part II

Add:

Subdivision C APRA’s powers to apply for ADI to be wound up

16AAA   APRA’s powers to apply for ADI to be wound up

Power to apply for ADI to be wound up

             (1)  APRA may apply to the Federal Court of Australia for an order that an ADI be wound up if APRA considers that the ADI is insolvent and could not be restored to solvency within a reasonable period.

Note:          This section does not apply in relation to a foreign ADI (see subsection 11E(1B)).

             (2)  To avoid doubt, subsection (1) applies whether or not an ADI statutory manager is in control of the ADI’s business.

             (3)  The application is to be made under section 459P of the Corporations Act 2001 .

             (4)  The winding up of the ADI is to be conducted in accordance with the Corporations Act 2001 .

             (5)  If APRA makes an application under subsection (1), APRA must inform the Minister of the application as soon as possible.

Note:          Once informed, the Minister may choose to apply Subdivision C of Division 2AA in relation to the ADI so some depositors can receive payments earlier than they would in the winding up of the ADI.

213  Paragraph 16AB(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  allows the Minister to make a declaration about an ADI if:

                              (i)  APRA has applied under section 16AAA for the ADI to be wound up; or

                             (ii)  a Banking Act statutory manager is in control of the ADI’s business; and

214  At the end of section 16AB

Add:

            ; and (d)  allows APRA to facilitate a transfer of business from the declared ADI to a receiving body under the Financial Sector (Transfer and Restructure) Act 1999 by entitling the receiving body to amounts in respect of the protected accounts.

215  Subsection 16AD(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  The Minister may declare that Subdivision C applies in relation to a specified ADI if any of the following requirements are satisfied:

                     (a)  APRA has applied under section 16AAA for the ADI to be wound up;

                     (b)  a Banking Act statutory manager is in control of the ADI’s business.

Note:          The Minister cannot make a declaration under this subsection in relation to a foreign ADI (see section 11E).

216  Subsection 16AD(2)

Omit “14F”, substitute “16AAA”.

217  Subsection 16AHA(3)

Repeal the subsection.

218  At the end of Subdivision C of Division 2AA of Part II

Add:

16AIA   APRA may make transferred liabilities determination where transfer of business

             (1)  APRA may make a determination (a transferred liabilities determination ) if:

                     (a)  an ADI is a declared ADI as a result of the Minister having made a declaration under section 16AD; and

                     (b)  APRA has made, or proposes to make, a determination under section 25 (compulsory transfer determination) of the Financial Sector (Transfer and Restructure) Act 1999 that there is to be a total transfer or partial transfer of business from the declared ADI to a receiving body (within the meaning of that Act); and

                     (c)  the transfer of business will transfer:

                              (i)  the liabilities of the declared ADI in respect of every protected account kept by an account-holder with the ADI; or

                             (ii)  the liabilities of the declared ADI in respect of every protected account kept by an account-holder with the ADI, to the extent of the amount to which each of those account-holders is entitled under this Subdivision in relation to those protected accounts; and

                     (d)  APRA is satisfied that it will be able to identify those protected accounts; and

                     (e)  APRA has worked out:

                              (i)  APRA’s reasonable estimate of the total amount (the FCS amount ) to which account-holders of those protected accounts will be entitled (disregarding the determination) under section 16AF as a result of the Minister’s declaration mentioned in paragraph (a); and

                             (ii)  APRA’s reasonable estimate of the total amount (the administration amount ) of the costs that would be incurred by APRA in relation to the exercise of its powers and the performance of its functions under this Division relating to the declared ADI if it did not make the determination; and

                      (f)  APRA has worked out a total payment amount in accordance with section 16AIB; and

                     (g)  APRA considers that it is reasonable in the circumstances to make the determination.

             (2)  However, APRA cannot make the determination if APRA has already issued a certificate of transfer under section 33 of the Financial Sector (Transfer and Restructure) Act 1999 stating that the transfer is to take effect.

             (3)  The determination must be in writing.

             (4)  The determination must specify the following:

                     (a)  the declared ADI;

                     (b)  the receiving body;

                     (c)  a description, in general or detailed terms, of all the protected accounts kept with the declared ADI;

                     (d)  the FCS amount;

                     (e)  the administration amount;

                      (f)  the total payment amount;

                     (g)  the FCS payment amount;

                     (h)  the administration payment amount;

                      (i)  any other information that APRA considers appropriate.

             (5)  A determination under subsection (1) may be varied, but not revoked, in accordance with subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .

             (6)  A determination made under subsection (1) is not a legislative instrument.

16AIB   Payment amounts under transferred liabilities determination

             (1)  For the purposes of paragraph 16AIA(1)(f), APRA may work out:

                     (a)  an amount (the FCS payment amount ) that:

                              (i)  is equal to or less than the FCS amount; and

                             (ii)  APRA considers to be appropriate; and

                     (b)  an amount (the administration payment amount ) that:

                              (i)  is equal to or less than the administration amount; and

                             (ii)  APRA considers to be appropriate; and

                     (c)  the amount (the total payment amount ) that is the sum of the FCS payment amount and the administration payment amount.

             (2)  In working out the FCS payment amount and the administration payment amount, APRA must have regard to the following:

                     (a)  the total value of the assets that will be transferred from the declared ADI to the receiving body in accordance with the transfer of business;

                     (b)  the total value of the liabilities that will be transferred from the declared ADI to the receiving body in accordance with the transfer of business;

                     (c)  any other matter that APRA considers appropriate.

             (3)  The FCS payment amount or the administration payment amount may be a nil amount.

16AIC   Consequences of transferred liabilities determination once certificate of transfer issued

Application of section

             (1)  This section applies if:

                     (a)  APRA has made a transferred liabilities determination; and

                     (b)  APRA has issued a certificate of transfer under section 33 of the Financial Sector (Transfer and Restructure) Act 1999 stating that the transfer is to take effect.

Receiving body entitled to total payment amount

             (2)  The receiving body is entitled to be paid by APRA an amount equal to the total payment amount specified in the determination.

Reduction of rights and entitlements of account-holder

             (3)  An account-holder’s entitlement under this Subdivision to be paid an amount in respect of a protected account kept with the declared ADI is reduced to nil.

Declared ADI liable to APRA for total payment amount

             (4)  The declared ADI is liable to pay to APRA an amount equal to the sum of the total payment amount specified in the determination.

             (5)  That liability is due and payable to APRA when the certificate of transfer comes into force.

             (6)  Despite paragraph 16AI(1)(b), APRA does not have the right mentioned in that paragraph.

219  Subsection 16AJ(9)

Repeal the subsection.

220  Paragraph 16AK(1)(c)

Omit “(including a provisional liquidator)”.

221  After paragraph 16AK(1)(c)

Insert:

                 or (d)  any other person;

222  Subsection 16AK(1)

Omit “or liquidator”, substitute “, liquidator or other person”.

223  Paragraph 16AK(4)(ea)

Omit “or report”.

224  Paragraph 16AK(4)(g)

Omit “(e) and (f)”, substitute “(e), (ea), (eb) and (f)”.

225  Subsection 16AL(5)

Omit “(including a provisional liquidator)”.

226  Subsection 16AL(7)

Omit “(including a provisional liquidator)”.

227  At the end of section 16AL

Add:

Requirement made of other person—civil penalty

             (8)  A person mentioned in paragraph 16AK(1)(d) must comply with a requirement made of the person under subsection 16AK(1).

Civil penalty:          200 penalty units.

228  Subsection 16AV(4)

After “The ADI or authorised NOHC”, insert “, or subsidiary of an ADI or authorised NOHC,”.

229  Subparagraphs 16BA(6)(a)(ii) and (iii)

After “an ADI or authorised NOHC”, insert “, or a subsidiary of an ADI or authorised NOHC,”.

230  Subsection 29(9)

Repeal the subsection.

231  Subsection 31B(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Banking Act statutory manager in control

             (2)  The following provisions do not prevent the exercise of a contractual right in relation to an asset that secures liabilities to holders of covered bonds, or their representatives, if payments under the covered bonds to the holders or representatives are not made:

                     (a)  section 15BA (moratorium—effect of Banking Act statutory management on enforcement process regarding property);

                     (b)  section 15BB (moratorium—effect of Banking Act statutory management on disposal of property);

                     (c)  section 15BC (moratorium—restrictions on exercise of third party property rights);

                     (d)  section 15C (Banking Act statutory manager being in control not grounds for denial of obligations).

232  Section 31C (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

31C   Powers and obligations of Banking Act statutory manager or external administrator

233  Section 31C

Omit “an ADI statutory manager”, substitute “a Banking Act statutory manager”.

234  Subsection 31F(9)

Repeal the subsection.

235  Subsection 52A(2)

Omit “related body corporate” (wherever occurring), substitute “whistleblower related body corporate”.

236  Subsection 52A(3)

Omit “ related body corporate ”, substitute “ whistleblower related body corporate ”.

237  Paragraph 52E(1)(b)

Omit “related body corporate” (wherever occurring), substitute “whistleblower related body corporate”.

238  Paragraph 52E(1)(c)

Omit “related body corporate” (wherever occurring), substitute “whistleblower related body corporate within the meaning of subsection 52A(3)”.

239  Section 62B (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

62B   Involving APRA in proposed appointment of external administrators of ADIs and NOHCs

240  Subsection 62B(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  At least one week before a person other than APRA:

                     (a)  makes an application to a court under Chapter 5 of the Corporations Act 2001 for the appointment of an external administrator of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC of an ADI; or

                     (b)  makes another kind of application (whether or not to a court) for the appointment of an external administrator of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC of an ADI; or

                     (c)  appoints an external administrator of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC of an ADI (otherwise than as the result of an application made by another person);

the person must give APRA written notice that the person proposes to make the application or appointment.

          (1A)  If there is an approved form for the notice, the person must give the notice in the approved form.

          (1B)  Subsection (1) does not apply if APRA gives the person written notice, before the person makes the application or appointment, that APRA consents to the person making the application or appointment.

241  Subsection 62B(4)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

Offence

             (4)  A person (other than APRA) commits an offence if:

                     (a)  the person:

                              (i)  makes an application to a court under Chapter 5 of the Corporations Act 2001 for the appointment of an external administrator of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC of an ADI; or

                             (ii)  makes another kind of application (whether or not to a court) for the appointment of an external administrator of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC of an ADI; or

                            (iii)  appoints an external administrator of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC of an ADI (otherwise than as the result of an application made by another person); and

                     (b)  APRA did not give the person written notice, before the person made the application or appointment, of APRA’s consent to the person making the application or appointment, in accordance with subsection (1B); and

                     (c)  at least one week before making the application or appointment:

                              (i)  if there is an approved form for the purposes of this paragraph—the person did not give APRA notice in the approved form indicating that the person proposed to make the application or appointment; or

                             (ii)  otherwise—the person did not give APRA written notice indicating that the person proposed to make the application or appointment.

Penalty:  60 penalty units.

242  Subsection 62C(1)

Omit “the winding-up of an ADI”, substitute “the winding-up of an entity covered by subsection (4), or the proposed winding-up of an entity covered by subsection (4)”.

243  At the end of section 62C

Add:

             (4)  This subsection covers the following entities:

                     (a)  an ADI;

                     (b)  an authorised NOHC;

                     (c)  a subsidiary of an ADI or authorised NOHC.

244  After section 62C

Insert:

62D   Application by APRA for directions

             (1)  APRA may apply to the Federal Court of Australia for directions regarding any matter arising under:

                     (a)  the winding-up of an entity covered by subsection 62C(4) (whether the winding-up occurs as a result of an application made under the Corporations Act 2001 or by APRA under section 11EA or 16AAA); or

                     (b)  the proposed winding-up of an entity covered by subsection 62C(4) (whether the winding-up will occur as a result of an application made, or proposed to be made, under the Corporations Act 2001 or by APRA under section 11EA or 16AAA).

             (2)  APRA must give the liquidator written notice that APRA proposes to make the application.

             (3)  The notice must include details of the proposed application.

             (4)  The liquidator is entitled to be heard on the application.

62E   APRA may request information from liquidator

             (1)  APRA may request a liquidator of an entity covered by subsection 62C(4) in writing to give APRA, within a reasonable time specified in the request, specified information in writing about:

                     (a)  the winding-up of the entity (whether the winding-up occurs as a result of an application made under the Corporations Act 2001 or by APRA under section 11EA or 16AAA) and the other affairs of the entity; or

                     (b)  the proposed winding-up of the entity (whether the winding-up will occur as a result of an application made, or proposed to be made, under the Corporations Act 2001 or by APRA under section 11EA or 16AAA) and the other affairs of the entity.

             (2)  The liquidator must comply with the request.

Note:          Action may be taken under the Corporations Act 2001 against a liquidator who does not comply with such a request.

245  Section 65 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

65   ADIs etc. may be directed to comply with Act

246  Subsection 65(1)

Omit “Where an ADI or an authorised NOHC”, substitute “Where an ADI, an authorised NOHC or a subsidiary of an ADI or of an authorised NOHC”.

247  Section 65

Omit “the ADI or NOHC” (wherever occurring), substitute “the ADI, NOHC or subsidiary”.

248  Subsection 65(3)

Omit “authorised NOHCs”, substitute “authorised NOHCs and such subsidiaries”.

249  After section 69B

69BA   Institution of offence proceedings no bar to winding up

                   The institution of proceedings against a body corporate for an offence against this Act or the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 does not prevent the institution of proceedings for the winding-up of the body corporate on a ground that relates to the matter that constitutes the offence.

250  After subsection 69F(4)

Insert:

References to a holding company of an ADI

          (4A)  This Act has, by force of this subsection, the effect it would have if the Act separately provided as mentioned in the following paragraphs:

                     (a)  the Act has effect as if a reference to a holding company of an ADI were expressly limited to a reference to a holding company of an ADI, being a holding company that is a corporation to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies;

                     (b)  the Act has effect as if a reference to a holding company of an ADI were expressly limited to a reference to a holding company of an ADI, being a holding company that carries on banking business as mentioned in paragraph (a) of the banking business definition ;

                     (c)  the Act has effect as if a reference to a holding company of an ADI were expressly limited to a reference to a holding company of an ADI, being a holding company that carries on banking business as mentioned in paragraph (b) of the banking business definition .

251  Section 70A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

70A   Protection from liability—general

252  After section 70A

Insert:

70AA   Protection from liability—directions and secrecy

             (1)  An action, suit or proceeding (whether criminal or civil) does not lie against a person in relation to anything done, or omitted to be done, in good faith by the person if:

                     (a)  the person does the thing, or omits to do the thing, for the purpose of any of the following:

                              (i)  complying with a direction under this Act given by APRA to a body corporate;

                             (ii)  complying with section 11CI (secrecy) in relation to a direction under this Act given by APRA to a body corporate; and

                     (b)  it is reasonable for the person to do the thing, or to omit to do the thing, in order to achieve that purpose; and

                     (c)  the person is any of the following:

                              (i)  an officer or senior manager of the body corporate, or of a member of a relevant group of bodies corporate of which the body corporate is also a member;

                             (ii)  an employee or agent of the body corporate, or of a member of a relevant group of bodies corporate of which the body corporate is also a member;

                            (iii)  the body corporate or a member of a relevant group of bodies corporate of which the body corporate is also a member.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), treat it as reasonable for a person to do a thing, or to omit to do a thing, in order to achieve a purpose unless no reasonable person in that person’s position would do the thing, or omit to do the thing, in order to achieve that purpose.

             (3)  In this section:

employee of a body corporate includes a person engaged to provide advice or services to the body corporate.

officer has the meaning given by section 9 of the Corporations Act 2001 .

70AB   Protection from liability—provisions do not limit each other

                   The following provisions do not limit the operation of each other:

                     (a)  section 14C;

                     (b)  section 52A;

                     (c)  section 52B;

                     (d)  section 70A;

                     (e)  section 70AA;

                      (f)  section 58 of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998 .

Part 2 Application provisions

253  Interpretation

In this Part:

commencement time means the time when this item commences.

new Banking Act means the Banking Act 1959 as amended by this Schedule.

old Banking Act means the Banking Act 1959 as in force immediately before the commencement time.

254  Application—amendments to directions powers

(1)       The amendments made by this Schedule to section 11CA of the Banking Act 1959 apply to directions given on and after the commencement time.

(2)       The amendments made by this Schedule to Subdivision AA of Division 2 of Part II of the Banking Act 1959 apply to directions given on and after the commencement time.

(3)       The amendments made by this Schedule to section 65 of the Banking Act 1959 apply to directions given on and after the commencement time.

255  Continuation of prudential standards

To avoid doubt, the amendments made by this Schedule do not affect the validity of a prudential standard made under section 11AF of the Banking Act 1959 that was in force immediately before the commencement time.

256  Saving—conditions on section 9 authority

(1)       A condition in effect under subsection 9(4) of the old Banking Act is taken to be in effect on and after the commencement time under section 9AA of the new Banking Act.

(2)       To avoid doubt, this item does not prevent the variation or revocation of a condition on or after the commencement time.

257  Application—conditions on section 9 authority

The amendments made by items 13 and 14 of this Schedule apply to:

                     (a)  the imposition of new conditions on a body corporate’s section 9 authority on or after the commencement time; and

                     (b)  the variation or revocation of conditions on a body corporate’s section 9 authority on or after the commencement time (even if the conditions were imposed before the commencement time); and

                     (c)  the doing of an act on or after the commencement time, or the failure to do an act on or after the commencement time, resulting in a contravention of such a condition.

258  Application—revocation of section 9 authority

(1)       The amendment made by item 16 of this Schedule applies to a body corporate’s section 9 authority, whether the authority was granted before, on or after the commencement time.

(2)       The amendment made by item 16 of this Schedule applies in relation to a matter mentioned in a paragraph of subsection 9A(2) of the new Banking Act that occurs on or after the commencement time (including such a matter that starts before the commencement time and continues on or after the commencement time).

259  Saving—conditions on NOHC authority

(1)       A condition in effect under subsection 11AA(3) of the old Banking Act is taken to be in effect on and after the commencement time under section 11AAA of the new Banking Act.

(2)       To avoid doubt, this item does not prevent the variation or revocation of a condition on or after the commencement time.

260  Application—conditions on NOHC authority

The amendments made by items 17 and 18 of this Schedule apply to:

                     (a)  the imposition of new conditions on a body corporate’s NOHC authority on or after the commencement time; and

                     (b)  the variation or revocation of conditions on a body corporate’s NOHC authority on or after the commencement time (even if the conditions were imposed before the commencement time); and

                     (c)  the doing of an act on or after the commencement time, or the failure to do an act on or after the commencement time, resulting in a contravention of such a condition.

261  Application—revocation of NOHC authority

(1)       The amendments made by items 19 and 20 of this Schedule apply to a body corporate’s NOHC authority, whether the authority was granted before, on or after the commencement time.

(2)       The amendments made by items 19 and 20 of this Schedule apply in relation to a matter mentioned in a paragraph of subsection 11AB(2) of the new Banking Act that occurs on or after the commencement time (including such a matter that starts before the commencement time and continues on or after the commencement time).

262  Application—conversion and write-off provisions

The amendment made by item 31 of this Schedule applies in relation to the conversion or writing-off of any instrument on or after the commencement time, whether the instrument was issued before, at or after that time.

263  Application—stay provisions

(1)       The amendment made by item 43 of this Schedule applies in relation to a direction referred to in subsection 11CD(1B) of the new Banking Act that is given on or after the commencement time.

(2)       The amendment made by item 102 of this Schedule applies in relation to a recapitalisation direction referred to in subsection 13N(3) of the new Banking Act that is given on or after the commencement time.

(3)       The amendment made by item 143 of this Schedule applies in relation to an act referred to in subsection 14AC(3) of the new Banking Act that is done on or after the commencement time.

(4)       The amendment made by item 191 of this Schedule applies in relation to a Banking Act statutory manager taking control, or being appointed to take control, of the business of a body corporate as referred to in subsection 15C(3) of the new Banking Act if the control is taken, or the appointment is made, on or after the commencement time.