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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 7 - FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS    View history reference

PART 7.8 - OTHER PROVISIONS RELATING TO CONDUCT ETC. CONNECTED WITH FINANCIAL PRODUCTS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES, OTHER THAN FINANCIAL PRODUCT DISCLOSURE    View history reference

Division 2 - Dealing with clients' money    View history reference

Subdivision A - Money other than loans    View history reference

SECTION 981A  MONEY TO WHICH SUBDIVISION APPLIES  

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981A(1)  [Application]  


This Subdivision applies (subject to subsections (2), (3) and (4)) to money paid to a financial services licensee (the licensee) in the following circumstances:


(a) the money is paid in connection with:


(i) a financial service that has been provided, or that will or may be provided, to a person (the client); or

(ii) a financial product held by a person (the client); and


(b) the money is paid:


(i) by the client; or

(ii) by a person acting on behalf of the client; or

(iii) to the licensee in the licensee's capacity as a person acting on behalf of the client.

981A(2)  [Limitation]  


This Subdivision does not apply to money paid as mentioned in subsection (1) to the extent that:


(a) the money is paid by way of remuneration payable to the licensee, or the licensee is entitled to deduct such remuneration from the money; or


(b) the money is paid:


(i) to reimburse the licensee for payments made to acquire, or acquire an increased interest in, a financial product; or

(ii) to discharge a liability incurred by the licensee in respect of the acquisition of a financial product or an increased interest in a financial product, or to indemnify the licensee in respect of such a liability; or


(c) the money is paid to acquire, or acquire an increased interest in, a financial product from the licensee, whether by way of issue or sale by the licensee; or


(ca) the licensee is a licensed trustee company, and the money is paid to the licensee in connection with traditional trustee company services provided by the licensee; or
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(d) Subdivision B (loan money) applies to the money.

Note: Money excluded by paragraph (c) is covered by section 1017E.

981A(3)  [Payment does not constitute money]  


If a person pays money to a financial services licensee in order for it to be deposited to the credit of a deposit product held by the person or another person with the licensee, that payment does not constitute money to which this Subdivision applies.

981A(4)  [Regulations]  


The regulations may:


(a) exempt money paid in specified circumstances from some or all of the provisions of this Subdivision; or


(b) declare that this Subdivision applies in relation to money paid in specified circumstances as if specified provisions of this Subdivision were omitted, modified or varied as set out in the regulations.

981A(5)  [Exemption in regulations]  


An exemption in regulations made for the purposes of paragraph (4)(a) may be made subject to conditions specified in, or imposed in accordance with, the regulations. The regulations may provide for consequences of a contravention of a condition.


 



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