Income Tax Assessment Act 1997



Division 59 - Particular amounts of non-assessable non-exempt income  

Operative provisions  

SECTION 59-15   Mining payments  

These are not assessable income and are not *exempt income:

(a) a *mining payment made to a *distributing body;

(b) a mining payment made to one or more * Indigenous persons, or applied for their benefit.

A payment:

(a) made to a *distributing body; or

(b) made to one or more * Indigenous persons, or applied for their benefit;

is not assessable income and is not *exempt income if the payment is made by a *distributing body out of a *mining payment that it has received.

A payment made to a *distributing body by another distributing body, out of a *mining payment received by the other distributing body, is taken to be a mining payment for the purposes of:

(a) any further applications of subsection (2); and

(b) any further applications of this subsection.

Subsection (2) does not apply to a payment by a *distributing body for the purposes of meeting its administrative costs.

This section does not apply to an amount paid to or applied for the benefit of a person if it is remuneration or consideration for goods or services provided by that person.


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