INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1997

CHAPTER 3 - SPECIALIST LIABILITY RULES  

PART 3-35 - INSURANCE BUSINESS  

Division 320 - Life insurance companies  

Subdivision 320-H - Segregation of assets to discharge exempt life insurance policy liabilities  

Operative provisions

SECTION 320-225   Segregation of assets for purpose of discharging exempt life insurance policy liabilities  

320-225(1)  
A *life insurance company may, on or after 1 July 2000, segregate in accordance with subsections (2) and (3) any of its assets for the sole purpose of discharging its *exempt life insurance policy liabilities out of those assets.

Note:

Section 320-225 of the Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 provides that a life insurance company may transfer a part of an asset to its segregated exempt assets before 1 October 2000.

320-225(1A)  
Except as provided by section 320-225 of the Income Tax (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 , an asset is taken not to be included in the segregated assets under this Subdivision unless the whole of the asset is included among the segregated assets.

320-225(2)  
The assets segregated must, at the time of the segregation, be a representative sample of all the company ' s assets that support its *exempt life insurance policy liabilities immediately before the segregation.

320-225(3)  


The assets segregated must have, as at the time of the segregation, a total *transfer value that does not exceed the amount of the company ' s *exempt life insurance policy liabilities as at that time.

320-225(4)  
A *life insurance company that segregates assets as mentioned in subsections (1) to (3) at a time after 1 July 2000 but before 1 October 2000 is taken to have segregated those assets in accordance with those subsections on 1 July 2000.

320-225(5)  
If a segregation of assets is made in accordance with the above subsections, the company must use the *segregated exempt assets, and any other assets afterwards included among the segregated assets, only for the purpose of discharging its *exempt life insurance policy liabilities.

320-225(6)  
In this Subdivision:


(a) a reference to the transfer of an asset to, or from, a *life insurance company ' s *segregated exempt assets:


(i) is a reference to the inclusion of an asset among the segregated exempt assets, or the exclusion of an asset from the segregated exempt assets, as the case may be; and

(ii) includes a reference to the transfer of money to, or from, those assets, as the case may be; and


(b) if an asset transferred to or from those assets is money, a reference to the *transfer value of the asset transferred is a reference to the amount of the money.


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