Superannuation (Government Co-contribution for Low Income Earners) (Consequential Amendments) Act 2003 (111 of 2003)

Schedule 1   Amendments consequential on the Superannuation (Government Co contribution for Low Income Earners) Act 2003

Part 1   Amendments

Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995

14   At the end of Division 4 of Part 7


61A Commissioner may transfer account balance to RSA or superannuation fund

(1) The Commissioner of Taxation may pay the balance of an individual’s account to:

(a) an RSA of the individual; or

(b) the trustee of a complying superannuation fund for crediting to an account of the individual within that fund.

(2) To avoid doubt, the Commissioner of Taxation may make the payment under subsection (1) without a request from the individual under section 61.

(3) The Reserve is debited for the purposes of making the payment under subsection (1).

(4) When the payment under subsection (1) is made, the individual’s account is debited by the amount of the payment.

(5) In this section:

trustee of a superannuation fund means:

(a) if there is a trustee (within the ordinary meaning of that expression) of the fund - the trustee; or

(b) otherwise - the person who manages the fund.