INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1936

PART III - LIABILITY TO TAXATION  

Division 16K - Effect of buy-backs of shares  

Subdivision A - Interpretation  

SECTION 159GZZZK   159GZZZK   EXPLANATION OF TERMS  


For the purposes of this Division, where a company buys a share in itself from a shareholder in the company:


(a) the purchase is a buy-back; and


(b) the shareholder is the seller; and


(c) if:


(i) the share is listed for quotation in the official list of a stock exchange in Australia or elsewhere; and

(ii) the buy-back is made in the ordinary course of trading on that stock exchange;
the buy-back is an on-market purchase; and


(d) if the buy-back is not covered by paragraph (c) - the buy-back is an off-market purchase.


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