Banking Act 1959

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

Division 1B - Provisions relating to certain ADIs  

SECTION 11EA   APRA ' s power to apply for foreign ADI to be wound up  

APRA may apply to the Federal Court of Australia for an order that a foreign ADI be wound up if APRA considers that any of the following requirements are satisfied:

(a) the foreign ADI is unable to meet its liabilities in Australia, or in one or more foreign countries, as and when they become due and payable;

(b) an application for the appointment of an external administrator of the foreign ADI, or for a similar procedure in respect of the foreign ADI, has been made in a foreign country;

(c) an external administrator has been appointed to the foreign ADI, or a similar appointment has been made in respect of the foreign ADI, in a foreign country.

To avoid doubt, subsection (1) applies whether or not an ADI statutory manager is in control of the Australian business assets and liabilities of the foreign ADI.

The winding up of the foreign ADI is to be conducted in accordance with the Corporations Act 2001 .


See Part 5.7 of the Corporations Act 2001 .

If APRA makes an application under subsection (1), APRA must inform the Minister of the application as soon as possible.


Disclaimer and notice of copyright applicable to materials provided by CCH Australia Limited

CCH Australia Limited ("CCH") believes that all information which it has provided in this site is accurate and reliable, but gives no warranty of accuracy or reliability of such information to the reader or any third party. The information provided by CCH is not legal or professional advice. To the extent permitted by law, no responsibility for damages or loss arising in any way out of or in connection with or incidental to any errors or omissions in any information provided is accepted by CCH or by persons involved in the preparation and provision of the information, whether arising from negligence or otherwise, from the use of or results obtained from information supplied by CCH.

The information provided by CCH includes history notes and other value-added features which are subject to CCH copyright. No CCH material may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, except that you may download one copy for your personal use only, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. In particular, the reproduction of any part of the information for sale or incorporation in any product intended for sale is prohibited without CCH's prior consent.