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representatives vote 2021-06-03#17

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on 2021-06-12 08:12:56


  • Adjournment Third Reading
  • Treasury Laws Amendment (Your Future, Your Super) Bill 2021 - Third Reading - Pass the bill


  • <p class="speaker">Michael Sukkar</p>
  • <p>by leave&#8212;I move:</p>
  • <p class="italic">That this bill be now read a third time.</p>
  • The majority voted in favour of a [motion]( to pass the [bill](;query=Id:legislation/billhome/r6672) in the House of Representatives, which is parliamentary jargon for reading it a [third time]( This means that the bill will now go to the Senate for their consideration.
  • ### What does the bill do?
  • According to the [bill homepage](;query=Id:legislation/billhome/r6672), the bill was introduced to:
  • * *provide that if a new employee has an existing 'stapled' superannuation fund and does not choose a fund to receive contributions, their employer is required to make contributions on behalf of the employee into the stapled fund; and ensure that employers are not in breach of various rules, or are not liable for superannuation guarantee charge, in certain circumstances;*
  • * *require the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority to conduct an annual performance test for MySuper products and other products to be specified in regulations;*
  • * *require trustees of registrable superannuation entities and self managed superannuation funds and directors of the corporate trustee of a registrable superannuation entity to perform their duties and exercise their powers in the best financial interests of the beneficiaries;*
  • * *reverse the evidential burden of proof for the best financial interests duty so that the onus is on the trustee of a registrable superannuation entity;*
  • * *allow regulations to be made to prohibit certain payments made by trustees of registrable superannuation entities and prescribe additional requirements on trustees and directors of trustee companies of registrable superannuation entities;*
  • * *allow contraventions of record-keeping obligations specified in regulations to be subject to a strict liability offence; and*
  • * *remove an exemption from disclosing information about certain investments under the portfolio holdings disclosure rules.*
  • <p class="speaker">Tony Smith</p>
  • <p>The question is that this bill be now read a third time.</p>
  • <p>Bill read a third time.</p>