RETIREMENT SAVINGS ACCOUNTS REGULATIONS 1997

SCHEDULE 2  

Regulations 4.01 and 4.01A


CONDITIONS OF RELEASE AND CASHING RESTRICTIONS - PRESERVED BENEFITS AND RESTRICTED NON-PRESERVED BENEFITS


Column 1 Column 2 Column 3
Item no. Conditions of release Cashing restrictions
101 Retirement Nil
102 Death Nil
102A Terminal medical condition Nil
103 Permanent incapacity Nil
104 Former temporary resident to whom regulation 4.23A applies, requesting in writing the release of his or her benefits Amount that is at least the amount of the temporary resident ' s withdrawal benefit in the RSA paid:
(a) as a single lump sum; or
(b) if the RSA provider receives any combination of contributions, transfers and rollovers after cashing the benefits - in a way that ensures that the amount is cashed
104A The RSA provider is required to pay an amount to the Commissioner of Taxation under the Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999 for the person ' s interest in the RSA Amount that the RSA provider is required to pay to the Commissioner of Taxation under the Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999 for the person ' s interest in the RSA, paid as a lump sum to the Commissioner
105 Severe financial hardship For a person taken to be in severe financial hardship under paragraph 4.01(5)(a) - in each 12 month period (beginning on the date of first payment), a single lump sum not less than $1,000 (except if the amount of the person ' s preserved benefits and restricted non-preserved benefits is less than that amount) and not more than $10,000 For a person taken to be in severe financial hardship under paragraph 4.01(5)(b) - Nil
106 Attaining age 65 Nil
107 Termination of gainful employment with an employer who had, or any of whose associates had, at any time, contributed to the RSA in relation to the RSA holder 1. Preserved benefits: Non-commutable life pension or non-commutable life annuity
2. Restricted non-preserved benefits: Nil
108 Temporary incapacity A non-commutable income stream cashed from the RSA for:
(a) the purpose of continuing (in whole or part) the gain or reward which the RSA holder was receiving before the temporary incapacity; and
(b) a period not exceeding the period of incapacity from employment of the kind engaged in immediately before the temporary incapacity
109 The Regulator has determined under subregulation 4.22A(2) that a specified amount of benefits in the RSA may be released on a compassionate ground A single lump sum, not exceeding the amount determined, in writing, by the Regulator, being an amount that:
(a) taking account of the ground and of the person ' s financial capacity, is reasonably required; and
(b) in the case of the ground mentioned in paragraph 4.22A(1)(b) - in each 12 month period (beginning on the date of first payment), does not exceed an amount equal to the sum of:
(i) 3 months ' repayments; and
(ii) 12 months ' interest on the outstanding balance of the loan.
109A For acquiring a superannuation interest (within the meaning of the 1997 Tax Act) that supports a deferred superannuation income stream (within the meaning of that Act) to be provided under a contract or rules that meet the standards of subregulation 1.06A(2) of the SIS Regulations The restrictions contained in paragraph 1.06A(3)(e) of the SIS Regulations
(a) taking account of the ground and of the person ' s financial capacity, is reasonably required; and
(b) in the case of the ground mentioned in paragraph 4.22A(1)(b) - in each 12 month period (beginning on the date of first payment), does not exceed an amount equal to the sum of:
(i) 3 months ' repayments; and
(ii) 12 months ' interest on the outstanding balance of the loan.
110 Attaining preservation age Any of the following:
(a) a transition to retirement pension;
(b) a non-commutable allocated pension;
(c) a non-commutable pension;
(d) a non-commutable allocated annuity, or a non-commutable annuity, within the meaning of Part 6 of the SIS Regulations;
(e) an annuity being provided as a transition to retirement income stream within the meaning of Part 6 of the SIS Regulations.
111 Being a lost RSA holder who is found, and the value of whose benefit in the RSA, when released, is less than $200 Nil
111A The Commissioner of Taxation gives a superannuation provider a release authority under Division 131 in Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 The restrictions contained in sections 131-35 and 131-40 in that Schedule
111B A person gives a superannuation provider a release authority under section 135-40 in Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 The restrictions contained in sections 135-75 and 135-85 in that Schedule
111C - 112A (Repealed by FRLI No F2017L00321)
113 A person gives a transitional release authority to a superannuation provider under section 292-80B of the Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 Restrictions contained in subsections 292-80C(1) and (2) of the Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997
114 Any other condition, if expressed to be a condition of release, in an approval under paragraph 15(4)(d) of the Act Restrictions expressed in the approval to be cashing restrictions applying to the condition of release

[ NOTE: The definitions set out in subregulation 4.01(2) apply, unless they are immaterial or expressed not to apply, to Schedule 2; see that subregulation.]




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