Banking Act 1959

Part II - Provisions relating to the carrying on of banking business  

Division 2A - Auditors of ADIs and authorised NOHCs and their subsidiaries  

SECTION 16C   16C   Auditor may provide information to APRA  


A person who is, or has been, an auditor of:


(a) an ADI; or


(b) an authorised NOHC; or


(c) a subsidiary of an ADI or authorised NOHC; or


(d) if an ADI is a subsidiary of a foreign corporation (whether or not the ADI is itself a foreign ADI):


(i) another subsidiary (a relevant Australian-incorporated subsidiary ) of the foreign corporation (other than a body mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c)), being a subsidiary that is incorporated in Australia; or

(ii) another subsidiary (a relevant foreign-incorporated subsidiary ) of the foreign corporation (other an a body mentioned in paragraph (a), (b) or (c)), being a subsidiary that is not incorporated in Australia and carries on business in Australia;

may provide information, or produce books, accounts or documents, to APRA about the ADI, authorised NOHC, subsidiary of the ADI or authorised NOHC, or relevant Australian-incorporated subsidiary, or about the Australian operations of the relevant foreign-incorporated subsidiary, if the person considers that the provision of the information, or the production of the books, accounts or documents, to APRA will assist APRA in performing its functions under this Act or the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 .




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