Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
This section sets out what happens if a *CGT asset:
(a) is a demutualisation asset; and
(b) forms part of the estate of a participating policy holder mentioned in subsection 315-90(1) who has died, but was not owned by the policy holder just before dying; and
(c) *passes to a beneficiary in the policy holder's estate because the asset is transferred to the beneficiary by the policy holder's *legal personal representative.
Division 128 deals with the effect of death in relation to CGT assets a person owns just before dying.315-260(2)
Disregard a *capital gain or *capital loss the *legal personal representative makes if the asset *passes to a beneficiary in the policy holder's estate. Consequence for beneficiary 315-260(3)
The *cost base and *reduced cost base of the asset in the hands of the *legal personal representative just before the asset *passes to the beneficiary becomes the first element of the cost base and reduced cost base of the asset in the hands of the beneficiary. 315-260(4)
The beneficiary is taken to have *acquired the asset when the *legal personal representative acquired it.