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FINANCIAL SERVICES REFORM (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 2002

        Queensland




  FINANCIAL SERVICES
REFORM (CONSEQUENTIAL
 AMENDMENTS) BILL 2002

 


 

 

Queensland FINANCIAL SERVICES REFORM (CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) BILL 2002 TABLE OF PROVISIONS Section Page PART 1--PRELIMINARY 1 Short title . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PART 2--AMENDMENT OF BUSINESS NAMES ACT 1962 2 Act amended in pt 2. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 3 Amendment of s 3 (Definitions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PART 3--AMENDMENT OF COOPERATIVES ACT 1997 4 Act amended in pt 3. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 5 Amendment of s 10 (Excluded matter) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 6 Amendment of s 256 (Application of Corporations Act to issues of debentures) .............................................. 6 PART 4--AMENDMENT OF CORPORATIONS (ANCILLARY PROVISIONS) ACT 2001 7 Act amended in pt 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 8 Amendment of s 23 (Power to amend certain statutory instruments) . . . . . . 6 9 Insertion of new s 23A . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 23A Power to make interim regulations construing certain references in Acts .............................................. 7 10 Amendment of s 27 (Regulation-making power) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 11 Insertion of new pt 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 PART 5--VALIDATION PROVISIONS CONSEQUENT ON FINANCIAL SERVICES REFORM ACT 2001 (CWLTH) 29 Validation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 PART 5--AMENDMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS ACT 1999 12 Act amended in pt 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

 


 

2 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 13 Amendment of s 635 (Registration of property transferred under pt 15) . . . 9 PART 6--AMENDMENT OF QUEENSLAND LAW SOCIETY ACT 1952 14 Act amended in pt 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 15 Amendment of s 50 (Confidentiality) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 PART 7--AMENDMENT OF SUGAR INDUSTRY ACT 1999 16 Act amended in pt 7. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 17 Amendment of s 141 (Meaning of "moved out of the control of the Queensland sugar industry") . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 PART 8--AMENDMENT OF TRAVEL AGENTS ACT 1988 18 Act amended in pt 8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 19 Amendment of s 6 (Definitions) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 20 Amendment of s 18 (Determination of application) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 21 Amendment of s 19 (Duration of licence). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 22 Amendment of s 24 (Notice to show cause) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 23 Amendment of s 35 (Employment of disqualified person) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 24 Amendment of s 42 (Compensation scheme trustees to have certain rights by subrogation and otherwise) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 25 Amendment of s 52 (Offences by bodies corporate). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 PART 9--AMENDMENT OF TRUSTS ACT 1973 26 Act amended in pt 9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 27 Amendment of s 54 (Power to employ agents) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

 


 

2002 A BILL FOR An Act to amend various Acts as a consequence of the Commonwealth enacting the Financial Services Reform Act 2001 (Cwlth), and for other purposes

 


 

s1 4 s5 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 The Parliament of Queensland enacts-- 1 PART 1--PRELIMINARY 2 1 Short title Clause 3 This Act may be cited as the Financial Services Reform (Consequential 4 Amendments) Act 2002. 5 PART 2--AMENDMENT OF BUSINESS NAMES ACT 6 1962 7 2 Act amended in pt 2 Clause 8 This part amends the Business Names Act 1962. 9 3 Amendment of s 3 (Definitions) Clause 10 Section 3, definition "Australian Securities Commission"-- 11 omit. 12 PART 3--AMENDMENT OF COOPERATIVES ACT 1997 13 4 Act amended in pt 3 Clause 14 This part amends the Cooperatives Act 1997. 15 5 Amendment of s 10 (Excluded matter) Clause 16 (1) Section 10(2)(h), `the futures industry'-- 17

 


 

s5 5 s5 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 omit, insert-- 1 `derivatives'. 2 (2) Section 10(2)(i), `participants in the securities industry;'-- 3 omit, insert-- 4 `-- 5 (i) financial service licensees whose licence covers dealing in, 6 or providing advice about, securities; or 7 (ii) regulated principals when dealing in, or providing advice 8 about, securities as authorised by the Corporations Act, part 9 10.2, division 1, subdivision D;1'. 10 (3) Section 10(2)(j), `conduct of securities business'-- 11 omit, insert-- 12 `carrying on of a financial services business relating to securities'. 13 (4) Section 10(2)(k), `dealers' financial statements and audit;'-- 14 omit, insert-- 15 `financial statements, and audit of financial statements, of-- 16 (i) financial service licensees whose licence covers dealing in, 17 or providing advice about, securities; or 18 (ii) regulated principals when dealing in, or providing advice 19 about, securities as authorised by the Corporations Act, part 20 10.2, division 1, subdivision D;'. 21 (5) Section 10(2)(l), `dealers' clients;'-- 22 omit, insert-- 23 `clients of-- 24 (i) financial service licensees whose licence covers dealing in, 25 or providing advice about, securities; or 26 1 Corporations Act, part 10.2 (Transitional provisions relating to the Financial Services Reform Act 2001), division 1 (Transitional provisions relating to the phasing-in of the new financial services regime), subdivision D (Treatment of people who carry on financial services businesses and their representatives)

 


 

s6 6 s8 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 (ii) regulated principals when dealing in, or providing advice 1 about, securities as authorised by the Corporations Act, part 2 10.2, division 1, subdivision D;'. 3 (6) Section 10(3)(d), `7.11.' and footnote-- 4 omit, insert-- 5 `7.10. '. 2 6 6 Amendment of s 256 (Application of Corporations Act to issues of Clause 7 debentures) 8 Section 256(1), `7.11,' and footnote-- 9 omit, insert-- 10 `7.10,3'. 11 PART 4--AMENDMENT OF CORPORATIONS 12 (ANCILLARY PROVISIONS) ACT 2001 13 7 Act amended in pt 4 Clause 14 This part amends the Corporations (Ancillary Provisions) Act 2001. 15 8 Amendment of s 23 (Power to amend certain statutory Clause 16 instruments) 17 Section 23(2)-- 18 insert-- 19 `(f) an Act amending an Act referred to in paragraph (d) or (e).'. 20 2 Corporations Act, part 1.2A (Disclosing entities), chapter 2L (Debentures), chapter 6D (Fundraising) and part 7.10 (Market misconduct and other prohibited conduct relating to financial products and financial services) 3 Corporations Act, part 1.2A (Disclosing entities), chapter 2L (Debentures), chapter 6D (Fundraising) and part 7.10 (Market misconduct and other prohibited conduct relating to financial products and financial services)

 


 

s9 7 s9 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 9 Insertion of new s 23A Clause 1 After section 23-- 2 insert-- 3 `23A Power to make interim regulations construing certain references 4 in Acts 5 `(1) The Governor in Council may make a regulation providing that an 6 affected reference in any Act is to be construed as set out in the regulation. 7 `(2) The Minister may recommend the making of a regulation under 8 subsection (1) only if he or she considers that-- 9 (a) each substantive provision of the proposed regulation is 10 necessary as a consequence of the enactment, or proposed 11 enactment, by the Parliament of the Commonwealth of an Act 12 amending the new ASIC Act or the new Corporations Act; and 13 (b) subject to subsection (3), the proposed regulation does not deal 14 with any other matter. 15 `(3) A regulation made under this section may deal with matters of a 16 transitional nature (including matters of an application or savings nature) 17 consequent on the enactment of the amending Act referred to in 18 subsection (2)(a). 19 20 Note-- 21 Section 27(7) and (8) enable a provision of the regulation made under this section to have 22 effect from a time that is earlier than the day on which it is made. `(4) A regulation made under this section has effect according to its 23 tenor. 24 `(5) A regulation made under this section expires 1 year after it is made. 25 `(6) In this section-- 26 "affected reference" means-- 27 (a) a reference in an Act to a provision of the new ASIC Act or the 28 new Corporations Act; or 29 (b) a reference in an Act to a term, expression or concept defined or 30 used in the new ASIC Act or the new Corporations Act; 31 that is, or is to be, affected in any way by the enactment or proposed 32 enactment by the Parliament of the Commonwealth of an Act 33 amending the new ASIC Act or the new Corporations Act.'. 34

 


 

s 10 8 s 11 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 10 Amendment of s 27 (Regulation-making power) Clause 1 Section 27(7), after `relevant time'-- 2 insert-- 3 `or, in the case of a regulation made under section 23(2)(f) or 23A,4 the 4 time when the amending Act (or the relevant provision of that Act) comes 5 into operation or is taken to come into operation.'. 6 11 Insertion of new pt 5 Clause 7 After part 4-- 8 insert-- 9 `PART 5--VALIDATION PROVISIONS CONSEQUENT 10 ON FINANCIAL SERVICES REFORM ACT 2001 11 (CWLTH) 12 `29 Validation 13 `(1) Anything done or omitted to be done by a person or body during the 14 relevant period that would have been valid and lawful had the amending 15 Act been in operation at the time at which the thing was done or omitted, 16 must be taken to be, and to have always been, valid and lawful. 17 `(2) Anything done or omitted to be done by a person or body during the 18 relevant period that would have been valid and lawful had none of the 19 provisions of the Financial Services Reform Act 2001 (Cwlth) been in 20 operation at the time at which the thing was done or omitted, must be taken 21 to be, and to have always been, valid and lawful. 22 `(3) In this section-- 23 "amending Act" means the Financial Services Reform (Consequential 24 Amendments) Act 2002. 25 "relevant period" means the period-- 26 (a) starting on the commencement of the Financial Services Reform 27 Act 2001 (Cwlth), schedule 1, part 1; and 28 4 Section 23 (Power to amend certain statutory instruments) or 23A (Power to make interim regulations construing certain references in Acts)

 


 

s 12 9 s 15 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 (b) ending immediately before the date of assent of the amending 1 Act.'. 2 PART 5--AMENDMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS 3 ACT 1999 4 12 Act amended in pt 5 Clause 5 This part amends the Industrial Relations Act 1999. 6 13 Amendment of s 635 (Registration of property transferred under Clause 7 pt 15) 8 Section 635(4), `7.13.' and footnote-- 9 omit, insert-- 10 `7.11.5'. 11 PART 6--AMENDMENT OF QUEENSLAND LAW 12 SOCIETY ACT 1952 13 14 Act amended in pt 6 Clause 14 This part amends the Queensland Law Society Act 1952. 15 15 Amendment of s 50 (Confidentiality) Clause 16 (1) Section 50(4), after `Securities'-- 17 insert-- 18 `and Investments'. 19 5 Corporations Act, section 268 (Assignment and variation of charges) or chapter 7 (Financial services and markets), part 7.11 (Title and transfer)

 


 

s 16 10 s 18 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 (2) Section 50(4)(b)(ii), `Corporations Law, section 1084(2).'-- 1 omit, insert-- 2 `Corporations Act, section 601QA.6'. 3 PART 7--AMENDMENT OF SUGAR INDUSTRY ACT 4 1999 5 16 Act amended in pt 7 Clause 6 This part amends the Sugar Industry Act 1999. 7 17 Amendment of s 141 (Meaning of "moved out of the control of the Clause 8 Queensland sugar industry") 9 (1) Section 141(1)(e)(i), `the Australian Stock Exchange'-- 10 omit, insert-- 11 `a prescribed financial market'. 12 (2) Section 141(2)-- 13 insert-- 14 ` "prescribed financial market" see Corporations Act, section 9.'. 15 PART 8--AMENDMENT OF TRAVEL AGENTS ACT 1988 16 18 Act amended in pt 8 Clause 17 This part amends the Travel Agents Act 1988. 18 6 Corporations Act, section 601QA (ASIC's power to make exemption and modification orders)

 


 

s 19 11 s 23 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 19 Amendment of s 6 (Definitions) Clause 1 Section 6, definition "officer"-- 2 omit, insert-- 3 ` "officer" of a corporation, see the Corporations Act, section 9.'. 4 20 Amendment of s 18 (Determination of application) Clause 5 (1) Section 18(1)(c)(ii), `body corporate'-- 6 omit, insert-- 7 `corporation'. 8 (2) Section 18(5)(b), `body corporate'-- 9 omit, insert-- 10 `corporation'. 11 21 Amendment of s 19 (Duration of licence) Clause 12 Section 19(1)(b), `body corporate, is'-- 13 omit, insert-- 14 `corporation, is wound-up or'. 15 22 Amendment of s 24 (Notice to show cause) Clause 16 Section 24(4), `body corporate'-- 17 omit, insert-- 18 `corporation'. 19 23 Amendment of s 35 (Employment of disqualified person) Clause 20 Section 35(1)(d), `body corporate'-- 21 omit, insert-- 22 `corporation'. 23

 


 

s 24 12 s 27 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 24 Amendment of s 42 (Compensation scheme trustees to have Clause 1 certain rights by subrogation and otherwise) 2 Section 42(4) and (5), `body corporate'-- 3 omit, insert-- 4 `corporation'. 5 25 Amendment of s 52 (Offences by bodies corporate) Clause 6 (1) Section 52, heading, `bodies corporate'-- 7 omit, insert-- 8 `corporations'. 9 (2) Section 52, `body corporate'-- 10 omit, insert-- 11 `corporation'. 12 PART 9--AMENDMENT OF TRUSTS ACT 1973 13 26 Act amended in pt 9 Clause 14 This part amends the Trusts Act 1973. 15 27 Amendment of s 54 (Power to employ agents) Clause 16 (1) Section 54(1), `stockbroker'-- 17 omit, insert-- 18 `financial services licensee, regulated principal'. 19 (2) Section 54-- 20 insert-- 21 `(6) In this section-- 22

 


 

s 27 13 s 27 Financial Services Reform (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2002 "financial services licensee" means a financial services licensee, defined 1 under the Corporations Act, section 761A, whose licence covers 2 dealing in, or providing advice about, securities. 3 "regulated principal" means a regulated principal-- 4 (a) defined under the Corporations Act, section 1430; and 5 (b) dealing in, or providing advice about, securities as authorised by 6 the Corporations Act, part 10.2, division 1, subdivision D.7'. 7 8 State of Queensland 2002 7 Corporations Act, part 10.2 (Transitional provisions relating to the Financial Services Reform Act 2001), division 1 (Transitional provisions relating to the phasing-in of the new financial services regime), subdivision D (Treatment of people who carry on financial services businesses and their representatives)

 


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