SUPERANNUATION INDUSTRY (SUPERVISION) ACT 1993

PART 25A - TAX FILE NUMBERS  

Division 5 - General  

SECTION 299Z   TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS  

299Z(1)   [Continued application of Part where TFN quoted]  

Despite the amendments made to this Part by Schedule 3 to the Superannuation Contributions Tax (Consequential Amendments) Act 1997 , this Part as it applied immediately before the commencement of that Schedule continues to apply to:


(a) an employee who, before that commencement, quoted his or her tax file number to his or her employer in connection with the operation or the possible future operation of this Act; or


(b) a beneficiary, or an applicant to become a beneficiary, of an eligible superannuation entity or of a regulated exempt public sector superannuation scheme who, before that commencement, quoted his or her tax file number to the trustee of the entity or scheme in connection with the operation or the possible future operation of this Act;

as if those amendments had not been made.

299Z(2)   [When employee deemed to have quoted TFN to employer]  

If:


(a) before the commencement of Schedule 3 to the Superannuation Contributions Tax (Consequential Amendments) Act 1997 , or after that commencement but before 5 June 1998, an employee quoted his or her tax file number to his or her employer in connection with the operation or the possible future operation of this Act; and


(b) the employer notifies the employee in writing that the employer intends to inform the trustee of an eligible superannuation entity or of a regulated exempt public sector superannuation scheme of the employee's tax file number unless the employee tells the employer, within 30 days after the day on which the notification is received, that the employee objects to the employer informing the trustee of the tax file number; and


(c) the employee does not tell the employer within that period that the employee objects to the employer informing the trustee of the tax file number;

subsection (1) does not apply to the employee, and the employee is taken to have quoted the tax file number to the employer in connection with the operation or the possible future operation of this Act and the other Superannuation Acts.

299Z(3)   [Deemed TFN quotation to trustee]  

If:


(a) before the commencement of Schedule 3 to the Superannuation Contributions Tax (Consequential Amendments) Act 1997 , or after that commencement but before 5 June 1998, a beneficiary, or an applicant to become a beneficiary, of an eligible superannuation entity or of a regulated exempt public sector superannuation scheme has quoted his or her tax file number to the trustee of the entity or scheme in connection with the operation or the possible future operation of this Act; and


(b) the trustee notifies the beneficiary or applicant in writing that the trustee intends to inform the Commissioner of Taxation, the trustee of another such entity or scheme or an RSA provider of the tax file number unless the beneficiary or applicant tells the trustee, within 30 days after the day on which the notification is received, that the beneficiary or applicant objects to the trustee informing the Commissioner of Taxation, the trustee of the other entity or scheme or the RSA provider, as the case may be, of the tax file number; and


(c) the beneficiary or applicant does not tell the trustee within that period that the beneficiary or applicant objects to the trustee informing the Commissioner of Taxation, the trustee of the other entity or scheme or the RSA provider, as the case may be, of the tax file number;

subsection (1) does not apply to the beneficiary or applicant, and the beneficiary or applicant is taken to have quoted the tax file number to the trustee in connection with the operation or the possible future operation of this Act and the other Superannuation Acts.




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