Superannuation (State Public Sector) Amendment of Deed Regulation (No. 2) 2019

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1Short title

This regulation may be cited as the Superannuation (State Public Sector) Amendment of Deed Regulation (No. 2) 2019.


This regulation commences on 1 July 2019.

3Deed amended

This regulation amends the Superannuation (State Public Sector) Deed 1990.

4Amendment of s 22 (Membership categories)

Section 22(6)(b), ‘section 38’—
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section 27C(2)

5Replacement of ch 1, pt 6B (Contributions paid by the Treasurer)

Chapter 1, part 6B—
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Part 6B Contributions—general

Division 1 Contributions paid by Treasurer

27BContributions to fund paid by the Treasurer—Act, s 29

(1)For section 29(1)(a) of the Act, the contribution payable by the Treasurer for a defined benefit for a defined benefit member is the amount decided by the board on the advice of the actuary.
(2)The contribution under subsection (1) must be paid when the defined benefit member becomes entitled to the defined benefit, regardless of whether or not the defined benefit is paid out of the fund.
(3)In addition to any contribution paid under subsection (1), the Treasurer may at any time pay to the fund a contribution the Treasurer considers necessary or desirable for the efficient and effective operation of the fund.
(4)In this section—
defined benefit, for a defined benefit member, means a benefit to which the member is entitled under this deed.
defined benefit member means a member in a defined benefit category.

Division 2 Accepting contributions paid by or for a member

27CAcceptance of contributions

(1)The board may accept a contribution made by or for a member under this deed only if the contribution is made in accordance with the SIS regulation, regulation 7.04.
(2)In addition, the board may in its absolute discretion accept a voluntary contribution made by or for a member.
(3)If the board accepts a voluntary contribution, the contribution must be credited to the member’s accumulation account.
(4)If the board does not accept a contribution, the board must return the contribution in accordance with the SIS regulation, regulation 7.04(4).
(5)In this section—
voluntary contribution means a contribution that is not required to be made under this deed.

6Amendment of s 30 (Appeals)

Section 30(2), note—
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A person may appeal a decision of the board to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority if the decision is one that may be considered by the Authority under the Corporations Act.

7Amendment of s 35 (Member compulsory contributions)

(1)Section 35(2)—
(2)Section 35(1A)—
renumber as section 35(2).

8Omission of s 38 (Voluntary contributions and eligible spouse contributions)

Section 38—

9Amendment of s 39 (Compulsory contributions after benefit determined)

Section 39, from ‘shall’ to ‘section 38’—
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must be credited towards the member’s accumulation account

10Omission of ch 2, pt 3 (Acceptance of contributions)

Chapter 2, part 3—

11Amendment of s 73 (Payment of employer contributions)

Section 73(2), ‘sections 74 and 75D’—
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sections 27C and 74

12Omission of s 75A (Discretionary contributions)

Section 75A—

13Amendment of s 75C (Tax file number not given to board within 6 months)

(1)Section 75C(2)—
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(2)The board must transfer the member to the basic accumulation category if the member does not give the board details of the member’s tax file number within 6 months after becoming a member.
(2)Section 75C(3), ‘subsection (2)(b)’—
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subsection (2)

14Omission of ch 3, pt 3, div 1 (Acceptance of contributions)

Chapter 3, part 3, division 1—

15Renumbering of ch 3, pt 3, divs 2 and 4

Chapter 3, part 3, divisions 2 and 4—
renumber as chapter 3, part 3, divisions 1 and 2.

16Omission of s 337 (Voluntary contributions and eligible spouse contributions)

Section 337—