Superannuation (PSS) Membership Inclusion Amendment Declaration 2005 (No. 1)

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Superannuation (PSS) Membership Inclusion Amendment Declaration 2005 (No. 1)1
I, NICHOLAS HUGH MINCHIN, Minister for Finance and Administration, make the following Declaration under paragraph 6 (1) (j) of the Superannuation Act 1990. Dated 24 June 2005 NICK MINCHIN Minister for Finance and Administration
1              Name of Declaration                 This Declaration is the Superannuation (PSS) Membership Inclusion Amendment Declaration 2005 (No. 1). 2              Commencement                 This Declaration commences on 1 July 2005. 3              Amendment of Superannuation (PSS) Membership Inclusion Declaration 1995                 Schedule 1 amends the Superannuation (PSS) Membership Inclusion Declaration 1995.
Schedule 1        Amendments (section 3)    [1]           Subsection 2 (1), definition of alternative superannuation scheme substitute alternative superannuation scheme, in relation to a person who is employed in a particular capacity, or who is the holder of a particular office:                 (a)    means a superannuation scheme to which contributions are made in relation to the person’s employment or holding of the office; but                (b)    does not include any of the following:                           (i)    a scheme to which contributions are made in relation to the person for:                                    (A)     if the person is employed in a particular capacity — other employment or the holding of an office; or                                    (B)     if the person is the holder of a particular office — other employment or the holding of another office;                          (ii)    a scheme to the extent that membership of that scheme by the person is for the preservation, or payment, of productivity benefits;                          (iii)    a scheme to the extent that participation in that scheme on the person’s behalf is for purposes solely related to satisfying obligations under the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992;                         (iv)    a scheme to which contributions are made in relation to the person only in relation to performance pay;                          (v)    for a prescribed person — a scheme of which the person is taken, under subsection (2), to be a member for top-up purposes. Example If a person is a member, and is making voluntary contributions to an RSA without any employer contributions, the RSA will not be an alternative superannuation scheme. However, if the person’s employer makes contributions to the RSA, above the superannuation guarantee rate, the RSA will be an alternative superannuation scheme. [2]           Subsection 2 (1), after definition of Medibank insert member, of a superannuation scheme that is an RSA, means a holder of the RSA. [3]           Subsection 2 (1), definition of performance pay substitute performance pay means a payment of that name made under:                 (a)    an industrial agreement under Division 3A of Part VI of the Industrial Relations Act 1988 as in force immediately before 30 March 1994; or                (b)    an agreement under Part VIB of that Act in force before 15 November 1996. [4]           Subsection 2 (1), definition of State superannuation scheme omit scheme, or part of a scheme, insert scheme [5]           Subsection 2 (1), definition of superannuation scheme substitute superannuation scheme:                 (a)    means a scheme, fund or arrangement, however established, under which superannuation or retirement benefits are payable; and                (b)    includes an RSA within the meaning of the Retirement Savings Account Act 1997. [6]           Subsection 2 (1), note omit Superannuation Scheme insert Public Sector Superannuation Scheme [7]           Subsection 3 (1) omit clause insert section, [8]           Subsection 3 (1) omit the Schedule. insert Schedule 1. [9]           Subsection 3 (2) omit item 8 in the Schedule insert item 8 of Schedule 1 [10]         Subsection 3 (3) omit item 9 in the Schedule insert item 9 of Schedule 1 [11]         Subsection 3 (4) omit item 11 in the Schedule insert item 11 of Schedule 1 [12]         Subsection 3 (5) omit item 12 in the Schedule insert item 12 of Schedule 1 [13]         Paragraphs 3 (5) (a) and (b) omit or [14]         Paragraph 3 (5) (c) substitute                 (c)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with NSB, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; [15]         Subsection 3 (6) omit items 13 and 14 in the Schedule insert item 13 or 14 of Schedule 1 [16]         Paragraph 3 (6) (b) substitute                (b)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with ALRC, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme. [17]         Subsection 3 (7) omit item 15 in the Schedule insert item 15 of Schedule 1 [18]         Paragraph 3 (7) (a) after employee insert of [19]         Paragraph 3 (7) (b) substitute                (b)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with Medibank, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; [20]         Subsection 3 (8) omit item 16 in the Schedule insert item 16 of Schedule 1 [21]         Paragraph 3 (8) (b) substitute                (b)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with Employment National (Administration) Pty Ltd, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; [22]         Subsection 3 (9) omit item 17 in the Schedule insert item 17 of Schedule 1 [23]         Paragraph 3 (9) (b) substitute                (b)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with AWB Limited, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; [24]         Subsection 3 (10) omit item 18 in the Schedule insert item 18 of Schedule 1 [25]         Paragraph 3 (10) (b) substitute                (b)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with the Australian Government Solicitor, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; [26]         Subsection 3 (11) omit item 19 in the Schedule insert item 19 of Schedule 1 [27]         Paragraph 3 (11) (a) omit or [28]         Paragraph 3 (11) (b) substitute                (b)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with the Trust, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; [29]         Subsection 3 (12) omit item 20 in the Schedule insert item 20 of Schedule 1 [30]         Paragraph 3 (12) (b) substitute                (b)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with ATP Ltd, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; [31]         Subsection 3 (13) omit item 21 in the Schedule insert item 21 of Schedule 1 [32]         Paragraph 3 (13) (b) substitute                (b)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with ASPI Ltd, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; [33]         Subsection 3 (14) omit Subclause (15) insert Subsection (15) [34]         Subsection 3 (15) omit item 22 in the Schedule insert item 22 of Schedule 1 [35]         Paragraph 3 (15) (b) substitute                (b)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with Snowy Hydro Limited, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; [36]         Subsection 3 (16) omit item 23 in the Schedule insert item 23 of Schedule 1 [37]         Paragraph 3 (16) (b) substitute                (b)    the day immediately before the day on which the person becomes, in relation to the person’s employment with the PSS/CSS Board, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme. [38]         Schedule 1, title substitute Schedule 1        Persons to whom section 6 of the 1990 Act applies (section 3) [39]         Schedule 1, subparagraph 5 (d) (i) omit subclause 2 (2) insert subsection 2 (2) [40]         Schedule 1, paragraph 13 (ba) omit superannuation scheme provided for by the 1990 Act insert Public Sector Superannuation Scheme [41]         Schedule 1, paragraph 13 (c) substitute                 (c)    is not, in relation to the person’s employment with ALRC, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; and [42]         Schedule 1, paragraph 14 (c) omit superannuation scheme provided for by the 1990 Act insert Public Sector Superannuation Scheme [43]         Schedule 1, paragraph 14 (d) substitute                (d)    is not, in relation to the person’s employment with ALRC, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; and [44]         Schedule 1, paragraph 15 (c) substitute                 (c)    is not, in relation to the person’s employment with Medibank, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; and [45]         Schedule 1, paragraph 16 (c) substitute                 (c)    is not, in relation to the person’s employment with Employment National (Administration) Pty Ltd, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; and [46]         Schedule 1, paragraph 17 (c) substitute                 (c)    is not, in relation to the person’s employment with AWB Limited, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme; and [47]         Schedule 1, paragraph 18 (c) substitute                 (c)    is not, in relation to the person’s employment with the Australian Government Solicitor, a member of an alternative superannuation scheme. [48]         Schedule 1, paragraph 19 (b) omit employment insert the person’s employment [49]         Schedule 1, paragraph 20 (c) omit alternate insert alternative Note
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