On 24 June 2010, the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Bill 2010 (Bill) was passed through the Senate without amendment. The Bill is due to receive Royal Assent shortly (usually within 7-10 working days). This signals a number of changes to the borrowing arrangements of super funds.
You can read how the new rules will affect your super fund in an earlier ClearLaw article here.
Cleardocs documents are being updated, read more
The proposed changes discussed in this article were implemented as proposed.You can read an article about the changes here.The article sets out:
Cleardocs products are being updated, on the advice of Maddocks Lawyers, to reflect the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Amendment Bill 2010.
The documents available on Cleardocs from the date of Royal Assent will reflect the new rules. You should wait for the new versions if you are obtaining documents for signing, or in respect of a loan which will take place, after the new rules take effect.
If you order a document package before the change but you do not — or your client does not — sign the documents or settle on the relevant transaction until after the change, then you can log in to get the updated documents that reflect the new law. You will not have to pay the Cleardocs fee for the updated documents. However, if you ordered printing and binding and:
You can order the printing and binding again, by clicking the green button “More”, then the light blue button “Order Extra Printing”.
Paul is a Special Counsel in the Maddocks Commercial team with particular expertise in commercial agreements for the supply of goods and/or services, the Personal Property Securities Act 2009, the National Consumer Credit Protection Act 2009 and the National Credit Code and the Australian Consumer Law.
Paul's key areas of practice include:
Before joining Maddocks, Paul was employed for 13 years with the Victorian Department of Justice, principally as a Deputy Registrar in the Victorian Magistrate's Court, but also as a legislation, policy and project officer for the Department.
The legal information and commentary on this site is general only. Documents ordered through Cleardocs affect the user's legal rights and liabilities. To assess their suitability for the user, legal accounting and financial advice must be obtained.
For more information, contact Maddocks on (03) 9258 3555 and ask to speak to a member of their team.