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    Capital
    For the purposes of the definition of 'International related parties', means an interest in equity, voting rights, or income distribution of 20% or greater.

    International related parties
    International related parties are persons who are not dealing wholly independently with one another in their commercial or financial relations. The term includes:

    • any overseas entity or person who participates directly or indirectly in your management, control or capital
    • any overseas entity or person in respect of which you participate directly or indirectly in the management, control or capital
    • any overseas entity or person in respect of which persons who participate directly or indirectly in its management, control or capital are the same persons who participate directly or indirectly in your management, control or capital.

    International related party dealings
    Means international commercial or financial dealings or relations between related parties, for example, an agreement with your foreign subsidiary. The term only covers dealings or relations between different persons or entities and therefore does not include a 'dealing' or commercial or financial relations with your own branch operations.

    Life insurance policy
    Has the meaning given to the expression life policy in the Life Insurance Act 1995 but includes:

    • a contract made in the course of carrying on business that is a life insurance business because of a declaration in force under section 12A or 12B of that Act
    • a sinking fund policy within the meaning of that Act.

    Participate(s)
    Includes a right of participation, the exercise of which is contingent on an agreed event occurring.

    Person
    Has the same meaning as in subsection 6(1) of the ITAA 1936 and section 995-1 of the ITAA 1997.

    Specified countries
    Are tax jurisdictions of interest as listed in Appendix 1.

    Last modified: 10 Sep 2014QC 40121