Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014

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Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 6, 2014
I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Acts mentioned in section 3.
Dated 17 February 2014
Quentin Bryce
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
Arthur Sinodinos AO
Assistant Treasurer
 
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Calculating defined benefit contributions                                 2
Income Tax Assessment Regulations 1997                                                              2
Schedule 2—Public sector superannuation funds                                              3
Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Regulations 1993                      3
Schedule 3—Approved clearing houses                                                                   5
Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Regulations 1993                      5
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014.
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the following Acts:
                     (a)  the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997;
                     (b)  the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Calculating defined benefit contributions
  
Income Tax Assessment Regulations 1997
1  Before Subdivision 293‑E
Insert:
Subdivision 293‑D—Modifications for defined benefit interests
293‑115.01  Method of determining amount of defined benefit contributions
                   For subsection 293‑115(1) of the Act, the amount of defined benefit contributions for an individual in the 2012‑2013 financial year in respect of a defined benefit interest is the individual’s notional taxed contributions for the defined benefit interest for that financial year.
Note:          The amount of defined benefit contributions in respect of a defined benefit interest in a constitutionally protected fund is nil for the 2012‑2013 financial year.
2  At the end of Part 5
Add:
910‑1.04  Transitional arrangements arising out of the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014
                   The amendment of these Regulations made by item 1 of Schedule 1 to the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2014 Measures No. 1) Regulation 2014 applies on and after 1 July 2012.
Schedule 2—Public sector superannuation funds
  
Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Regulations 1993
1  Regulation 9B
Repeal the regulation, substitute:
9B  Contributions under prescribed legislation
                   For subsection 32C(9) of the Act, a contribution to a fund by an employer for the benefit of an employee is made in compliance with the choice of fund requirements if the contribution is made under a law set out in an item in the following table during the period set out in the item.
 
Contributions under prescribed legislation

Item
Contributions made under the …
during the period from …

1
Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004
1 July 2005 onwards

2
First State Superannuation Act 1992 (NSW)
1 July 2005 onwards

3
Emergency Services Superannuation Act 1986 (Vic.)
1 July 2005 onwards

4
Parliamentary Salaries and Superannuation Act 1968 (Vic.)
1 July 2005 onwards

5
State Employees Retirement Benefits Act 1979 (Vic.)
1 July 2005 onwards

6
State Superannuation Act 1988 (Vic.)
1 July 2005 onwards

7
Transport Superannuation Act 1988 (Vic.)
1 July 2005 onwards

8
Local Government Act 2009 (Qld)
1 July 2010 onwards

9
Coal Industry Superannuation Act 1989 (WA)
1 July 2005 onwards

10
Fire and Emergency Services Superannuation Act 1985 (WA)
1 July 2005 onwards

11
State Superannuation Act 2000 (WA)
1 July 2005 onwards

12
Electricity Corporations Act 1994 (SA)
1 July 2005 onwards

13
Local Government Act 1999 (SA)
1 July 2005 onwards

14
Southern State Superannuation Act 2009 (SA)
1 August 2009 onwards

15
Public Sector Superannuation Reform Act 1999 (Tas.)
1 July 2005 onwards

16
Retirement Benefits (Parliamentary Superannuation) Regulations 2012 (Tas.)
25 December 2012 onwards

17
Retirement Benefits (State Fire Commission Superannuation Scheme) Act 2005 (Tas.)
1 July 2005 onwards

18
Retirement Benefits (Tasmanian Ambulance Service Superannuation Scheme) Act 2006 (Tas.)
1 July 2005 onwards

 
2  Schedule 2
Repeal the Schedule.
Schedule 3—Approved clearing houses
  
Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Regulations 1993
1  Regulation 7AE
Repeal the regulation, substitute:
7AE  Approved clearing houses
                   For subsection 79A(3) of the Act, each of the following bodies is an approved clearing house:
                     (a)  the Department administered by the Minister administering the Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973;
                     (b)  the Australian Taxation Office.
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