Coal Industry Superannuation Amendment Bill 2013


Bill No.21

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to amend the Coal Industry Superannuation Act 1889 to:
  • allow for a "successor fund transfer" of all member benefits and assets from the Coal Industry Superannuation Fund to another Federally regulated and complying superannuation fund;
  • wind up the Coal Industry Superannuation Fund and following completion of all associated requirements to terminate the Coal Industry Superannuation Board;
  • convert the existing statutory framework within the Coal Industry Superannuation Act so that benefits of the type currently provided through the Coal Industry Superannuation Fund can be provided through a newly designated fund;
  • ensure that the Coal Industry Superannuation Act continues to preserve the core statutory defined benefit superannuation rights for Western Australian mine workers and the corollary statutory obligations of Western Australian mine worker employers to contribute to fund those benefits consistent with the current obligations set out in Regulations to the Coal Industry Superannuation Act.

StatusAssented to 11/04/2013
Royal Assent given 4 Nov 2013 as Act No. 19 of 2013. Different sections of this Act come into operation on Royal Assent and Proclamation. For details refer to Commencement Clause of the Bill (see also Assent and Commencement information for Acts)

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Progress

Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/26/2013  
First Reading 06/26/2013  
Second Reading 06/26/2013  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/19/2013  
Third Reading 09/19/2013  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/19/2013  
First Reading 09/19/2013  
Second Reading 09/19/2013  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/24/2013  
Third Reading 10/24/2013