Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Regulations 1994


Division 13.2 - Various operating standards  


13.13(1)   [Applicable standard]  

For the purposes of subsections 31(1) and 32(1) of the Act, it is a standard applicable to the operation of regulated superannuation funds and approved deposit funds that, subject to regulation 13.15 , the trustee of a fund must not recognise, or in any way encourage or sanction, a charge over, or in relation to a member's benefits.

13.13(2)   [``charge'']  

In this regulation:

does not include a specific charge if:

(a) the charge was exercised in respect of particular benefits of a member before the fund became a regulated superannuation fund or an approved deposit fund (as the case may be); and

(b) the trustee was permitted, under the Occupational Superannuation Standards Regulations or the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) (Transitional Provisions) Regulations, to recognise the charge.

13.13(3)   [payment split]  

A payment split in respect of a member's interest in a superannuation fund is not a charge over or in relation to the member's benefits for subregulation (1).


This regulation does not apply to a charge imposed under the Public Officers Superannuation Benefits Recovery Act 1988 (Qld) in relation to a member's benefits in the scheme established under the Superannuation (State Public Sector) Act 1990 (Qld).


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