Banking Act 1959

Part IIAA - The Banking Executive Accountability Regime  

Division 6 - Enforcement and administration  

Subdivision B - Registration of accountable persons  

SECTION 37HA   Registration of a person as an accountable person  

An ADI may apply to APRA to register a person as an accountable person.

The application must:

(a) be in the form approved in writing by APRA; and

(b) contain the information that the form requires; and

(c) include a signed declaration that the ADI is satisfied the person is suitable be an accountable person; and

(d) include the accountability statement for the person under section 37F .

APRA may, by written notice given to the ADI, request the ADI to give to APRA further information in relation to the application.

APRA must, within the period provided under subsection (5), register a person as an accountable person if:

(a) the application meets the requirements of subsection (2); and

(b) the ADI gives to APRA any further information requested under subsection (3) in relation to the application;

unless the ADI withdraws the application before the day of registration.

The period for registration under subsection (4) is the period of 14 days after:

(a) the day the application is made; or

(b) if APRA requests the ADI to give further information under subsection (3) in relation to the application - the day the ADI gives the further information to APRA.

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