Taxation Administration Act 1953

SCHEDULE 1 - COLLECTION AND RECOVERY OF INCOME TAX AND OTHER LIABILITIES  

Note: See section 3AA .

Chapter 5 - Administration  

PART 5-10 - COMMISSIONER ' S REMEDIAL POWER  

Division 370 - Commissioner ' s remedial power  

Subdivision 370-A - Commissioner ' s remedial power  

SECTION 370-10   370-10   INTENDED PURPOSE OR OBJECT  


In ascertaining the intended purpose or object of a provision of a *taxation law for the purposes of paragraph 370-5(1)(a) or subparagraph 370-5(1)(b)(i) :


(a) consideration must be given to any documents that may be considered under subsection 15AB(2) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 (or that subsection as applied by section 13 of the Legislation Act 2003 ) in relation to the provision; and

Example:

An explanatory memorandum, second reading speech or report of a parliamentary committee.


(b) consideration may be given to any other material (including material not forming part of the provision) that would assist in ascertaining the intended purpose or object of the provision; and


(c) primacy is not required to be given to the text of the provision.

Note:

Ascertaining an intended purpose or object for the purposes of paragraph 370-5(1)(a) or subparagraph 370-5(1)(b)(i) is not necessarily the same as ascertaining a purpose or object for the purposes of interpreting a provision of an Act.




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