Banking Act 1959

Part IIA - ADI mergers (operation of State and Territory laws)  

SECTION 38A   Operation of certain State and Territory laws relating to ADI mergers  

(1)  
Any law of the Commonwealth with which a provision of a law of a State or Territory referred to in Schedule 1 would, but for this subsection, be inconsistent has effect subject to that provision, or shall be deemed to have had effect subject to that provision, as the case may be, on and from the day that is the prescribed day in relation to that provision.

(2)  


Without prejudice to its effect apart from this subsection, each provision of a law of a State or Territory referred to in Schedule 1 has or shall be deemed to have had, as the case may be, by force of this subsection, on and from the day that is the prescribed day in relation to that provision, the effect that it would have, or would have had, if that law bound the Crown in right of the Commonwealth, of the Australian Capital Territory and of the Northern Territory.

(3)  


If, at any time after the commencement of this Part, a law of a State or Territory is passed or made for the purpose of, or for the purpose of making provision consequent upon or in relation to, the merger of 2 or more ADIs, the Treasurer may, in his or her discretion, by signed writing published in the Gazette , declare that law to be a law to which this subsection applies.

(4)  


Where a declaration is made under subsection (3) in relation to a law of a State or Territory:


(a) any law of the Commonwealth with which a provision of that law of a State or Territory would, but for this paragraph, be inconsistent has effect, subject to that provision, or shall be deemed to have had effect subject to that provision, as the case may be, on and from the day that is the prescribed day in relation to that provision; and


(b) without prejudice to its effect apart from this paragraph, each provision of that law of a State or Territory has, or shall be deemed to have had, as the case may be, by force of this paragraph, on and from the day that is the prescribed day in relation to that provision, the effect that it would have, or would have had, if that law bound the Crown in right of the Commonwealth, of the Australian Capital Territory and of the Northern Territory.

(5)  
A reference in this section to the prescribed day in relation to a provision of a law of a State or Territory is a reference to the day on which that provision comes or came into operation.




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