INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1936

PART III - LIABILITY TO TAXATION  

Division 6AA - Income of certain children  

SECTION 102AGA   TRANSFER OF PROPERTY AS THE RESULT OF A FAMILY BREAKDOWN  

102AGA(1)  
For the purposes of subparagraph 102AE(2)(b)(viii) or 102AG(2)(c)(viii), the transfer of property (the subject property ) by a person (the transferor ):


(a) to the minor mentioned in subparagraph 102AE(2)(b)(viii); or


(b) to the trustee mentioned in subparagraph 102AG(2)(c)(viii) for the benefit of the beneficiary mentioned in that subparagraph;

is as the result of a family breakdown if the requirements of subsection (2) or (3) of this section are met.

102AGA(2)  
The transfer will be as the result of a family breakdown if:


(a) a person ceases to live with another person as the spouse of that person; and


(b) at least one of the persons:


(i) is the parent; or

(ii) (Repealed by No 144 of 2008)

(iii) (Repealed by No 144 of 2008)

(iv) has legal custody or guardianship;
of the minor or the beneficiary; and


(c) an order, determination or assessment of a court, person or body (whether or not in Australia) is made wholly or partly because the person has ceased to live as the spouse of the other person; and


(d) the effect of the order, determination or assessment is that a person (whether one of the spouses, the transferor or any other person) becomes subject to a legal obligation to maintain, transfer property to, or do some other thing for the benefit of, the minor or beneficiary or one of the spouses; and


(e) the transferor transfers the subject property to the minor, or to the trustee for the benefit of the beneficiary, in giving effect to the legal obligation (including in discharging the legal obligation if it falls on someone else, and whether or not the legal obligation could have been given effect in some other way).

102AGA(3)  
The transfer will also be as a result of a family breakdown if:


(a) when the minor or beneficiary is born, his or her parents are not living together as spouses; and


(b) an order, determination or assessment of a court, person or body (whether or not in Australia) is made wholly or partly because the parents are not living together as mentioned in paragraph (a); and


(c) the effect of the order, determination or assessment is that a person (whether one of the parents, the transferor or any other person) becomes subject to a legal obligation to maintain, transfer property to, or do some other thing for the benefit of, the minor or beneficiary or one of the parents of the minor or beneficiary; and


(d) the transferor transfers the subject property to the minor, or to the trustee for the benefit of the beneficiary, in giving effect to the legal obligation (including in discharging the legal obligation if it falls on someone else, and whether or not the legal obligation could have been given effect in some other way).


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