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					Financial Sector (Collection of Data) (reporting standard) determination No. 72 of 2006
Reporting Standard GRS 140.3 (2007) Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge
Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001
I, John Roy Trowbridge, a delegate of APRA, under paragraph 13(1)(a) of the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 (the Act) and subsection 33(3) of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901:  REVOKE Reporting Standard GRS 140.3 (2005) Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge which is in force as at the date of this determination (the old standard); and DETERMINE Reporting Standard GRS 140.3 (2007) Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge in the form set out in the Schedule (the new standard), which applies to the financial sector entities referred to in paragraph 2 of the new standard.

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Under section 15 of the Act, I DECLARE that the new standard shall begin to apply, and the old standard shall cease to apply, on the later of 1 January 2007 and the date of registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

Dated 15 [signed]

December 2006

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John Trowbridge Member

Interpretation In this Determination APRA means the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority.

Schedule

Reporting Standard GRS 140.3 (2007) Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge comprises 21 pages commencing on the next page.

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Reporting Standard GRS 140.3 (2007) Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge
Objective of this reporting standard
This reporting standard is made under section 13 of the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 (the Collection of Data Act). It requires general insurers (insurers), including foreign general insurers (foreign insurers) operating in Australia through branch operations, to report to APRA, generally on a quarterly and annual basis, the composition of their investments. This reporting standard outlines the overall requirements for the provision of this information to APRA. It should be read in conjunction with:  Form GRF 140.3 Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge (Form GRF 140.3) and the instructions to that form (which are attached and form part of this reporting standard); and Prudential Standard GPS 110 Capital Adequacy.

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Purpose 1. Data collected in Form GRF 140.3 is used by APRA for the purpose of prudential supervision including assessing an insurer‟s compliance with Prudential Standard GPS 110 Capital Adequacy.

Application and commencement 2. This reporting standard applies to all insurers on and from 1 January 2007.

Information required 3. An insurer must provide APRA with the information required by Form GRF 140.3 for each reporting period.

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January 2007 Forms and method of submission 4. The information required by this reporting standard must be given to APRA either: (a) (b) in electronic form using the „Direct to APRA‟ application, applying one of the electronic submission mechanisms under that application; or by manually completing Form GRF 140.3 on paper and mailing the completed form to APRA‟s head office at Level 26, 400 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales.

Where the information is submitted by means of an agent to whom the insurer has outsourced the function of providing the information on the insurer‟s behalf, the agent may only provide the information in accordance with subparagraph 4(b) if the agent has contacted APRA and advised that the agent cannot submit the information in electronic form under subparagraph 4(a).
Note: the Direct to APRA application software and paper forms may be obtained from APRA.

Reporting periods and due dates 5. Subject to paragraph 6, an insurer must provide the information required by this reporting standard: (a) (b) in respect of each quarter based on the financial year (within the meaning of the Corporations Act 2001) of the insurer; and in respect of each financial year (within the meaning of the Corporations Act 2001) of the insurer.

Note: The annual information required by paragraph 3 read with subparagraph 5(b), together with certain annual information required by other reporting standards, will form part of the insurer‟s yearly statutory accounts within the meaning of section 3 of the Insurance Act 1973 (the Insurance Act). This means that the information must be audited in accordance with paragraph 49J(1)(a) of the Insurance Act. Under subsection 49J(3), the auditor must give the insurer a certificate relating to the yearly statutory accounts, and that certificate must specify the matters provided for in the prudential standards.

6.

APRA may, by notice in writing, change the reporting periods, or specified reporting periods, for a particular insurer to require it to provide the information: (a) more frequently (if, having regard to the particular circumstances of the insurer, APRA considers it necessary or desirable to obtain information more frequently for the purposes of the prudential supervision of the insurer); or less frequently (if, having regard to the particular circumstances of the insurer and the extent to which it requires prudential supervision, APRA considers it unnecessary to require the insurer to provide the information as frequently as provided by subparagraph 5(a) or (b)).

(b)

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January 2007 7. The information required by paragraph 3 of this reporting standard from an insurer must be provided to APRA by the following times: (a) in the case of the quarterly information required by subparagraph 5(a) – 20 business days after the end of the reporting period to which the information relates; and in the case of the annual information required by subparagraph 5(b) – 4 months after the end of the reporting period to which the information relates.

(b)

Note: Paragraph 49L(1)(a) of the Insurance Act provides that the auditor‟s certificate required under subsection 49J(3) of that Act must be lodged with APRA in accordance with the prudential standards. The prudential standards provide that the certificate must be submitted to APRA together with the yearly statutory accounts. Accordingly, the auditor‟s certificate in relation to the annual information required by paragraph 3 read with subparagraph 5(b) must be provided to APRA by the time specified in subparagraph 7(b) of this reporting standard (unless an extension is granted under paragraph 8).

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APRA may grant an insurer an extension of a due date in writing, in which case the new due date for the provision of the information will be the date on the notice of extension.

Quality control 9. The information provided by an insurer under this reporting standard must be the product of processes and controls that have been reviewed and tested by the approved auditor of the insurer. This will require the auditor to review and test the systems, processes and controls supporting the reporting of the information to ensure that they produce accurate data and are otherwise reliable. This review and testing must be done on an annual basis or more frequently if necessary to enable the approved auditor to form an opinion on the accuracy and reliability of the data. The information provided by an insurer under this reporting standard must be subject to processes and controls developed by the insurer for the internal review and authorisation of that information. It is the responsibility of the board and senior management of the insurer to ensure that an appropriate set of policies and procedures for the authorisation of data submitted to APRA is in place.

10.

Authorisation 11. If the officer of an insurer provides the information required by this reporting standard: (a) under subparagraph 4(a), the officer must digitally sign, authorise and encrypt the information (for which purpose APRA‟s certificate authority will issue digital certificates, for use with the „Direct to APRA‟ application, to officers of the insurer who have authority from the insurer to transmit data to APRA); or

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January 2007 (b) 12. under subparagraph 4(b), the completed form must be signed in accordance with paragraph 13.

If an insurer provides the information required by this reporting standard through an agent under either subparagraph 4(a) or (b), the agent will not be required to sign or authorise the information. However, the insurer must: (a) (b) (c) obtain from the agent a paper copy of the completed form as provided to APRA (whether it was provided under subparagraph 4(a) or (b)); and cause the paper copy to be signed in accordance with paragraph 13; and lodge the signed paper copy with APRA by mailing the completed form to APRA‟s head office at Level 26, 400 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, by the relevant due date (unless APRA, in writing, waives the requirement to lodge the signed paper copy with APRA by varying this reporting standard in relation to the insurer).

Note: APRA may, for example, determine to waive the requirement under subparagraph 12(c) where an insurer has undertaken to retain the signed copy of the completed form for an agreed period of time.

13.

If information under this reporting standard is provided in paper form, it must be signed on the front page of the relevant completed form by either: (a) (c) the Principal Executive Officer of the insurer; or the Chief Financial Officer of the insurer (whatever his or her official title may be).

Minor alterations to forms and instructions 14. APRA may make minor variations to: (a) a form that is part of this reporting standard, and the instructions to such a form, to correct technical, programming or logical errors, inconsistencies or anomalies; or the instructions to a form, to clarify their application to the form

(b)

without changing any substantive requirement in the form or instructions. 15. If APRA makes such a variation it must notify insurers in writing.

Transition 16. An insurer must report in relation to a reporting period ending prior to 1 January 2007 in accordance with the reporting standard that this reporting standard replaced.

Interpretation 17. In this reporting standard:

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approved auditor means an auditor who has been approved by APRA under section 40 of the Insurance Act; business days means ordinary business days, exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays; foreign insurer means a foreign general insurer within the meaning of the Insurance Act;
Note: A reference to a „branch‟ or „branch operation‟ is a reference to the Australian operations of a foreign insurer.

Insurance Act means the Insurance Act 1973; insurer means a general insurer within the meaning of the Insurance Act;
Note: In the forms and instructions, a reference to an „authorised insurer‟, „authorised insurance entity‟ or „licensed insurer‟ is a reference to an insurer, and a reference to an „authorised reinsurance entity‟ is a reference to an insurer whose business consists only of undertaking liability by way of reinsurance.

Principal Executive Officer means the principal executive officer of the insurer for the time being, by whatever name called, and whether or not he or she is a member of the governing board of the insurer; reporting period means a period mentioned in subparagraph 5(a) or (b) or, if applicable, paragraph 6.

18.

A reference to a prudential standard means the prudential standard, made under section 32 of the Insurance Act, mentioned in the reference, as amended from time to time. If the prudential standard has been revoked and replaced, the reference shall be taken to be to the prudential standard that has replaced it.

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GRF 140.3: Investments - Loans and Advances and Risk Charge (L)
Australian Business Number Institution Name Reporting Period
Thousands of dollars no decimal place

Scale Factor Reporting Consolidation

- Licensed Insurer

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Balance Outstanding Households Private unincorporated business Private trading corporations Other Total loans and advances

Value of Security

Provision for Impairment

Balance Outstanding Net of Provision

Investment Capital Factor %

Investment Risk Charge

1. Total loans and advances which: 1.1 Are contracted at a fixed rate 1.2 Are contracted on a variable rate basis 1.3 Are contracted on an unsecured basis 1.4 Repayment is past due date 90 days or more but < 1 year 1.5 Repayment is past due date 1 year or more 1.6 Represent "Shareholders" funds 1.7 Constitute premium funding business 2. Total loans and advances which can be classified into the following: 2.1 Debt obligations with a rating grade of 1 that matures or is redeemable: in less than 1 year in 1 year or more 2.2 Debt obligations with a rating grade of 2 that matures or is redeemable: in less than 1 year in 1 year or more 2.3 Debt obligations with a rating grade of 3 2.4 Debt obligations with a rating grade of 4 or are unrated 2.5 Debt obligations with a rating grade of 5 2.6 Investments denominated in a currency other than the Australian currency

1% 2% 1% 2% 4% 6% 8%

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3. Total loans and advances which can be classified into the following: Total Loans and advances to: 3.1 The parent entity 3.1.1 Controlled entities / controlled entities of the parent 3.2 Associates / joint ventures 3.3 Other related entities 3.4 Directors of the reporting Insurer or directors of related entities of the reporting Insurer 3.4.1 Rebate (directors of the reporting Insurer or directors of related entities of the reporting Insurer) 3.5 Insurance brokers 3.6 General Insurance companies 3.7 Unsecured loans to employees (> $1,000 individually) 3.7.1 Rebate (unsecured loans to employees (> $1,000 individually))

100% -6%

100% -6%

4. Total investment risk charge

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Reporting Form GRF 140.3 Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge Instruction Guide
Introduction
This instruction guide is designed to assist in the completion of GRF 140.3 Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge. Information on this form will be used by APRA to obtain an investment profile of the reporting insurer and to calculate in part the prudential Investment Risk Capital Charge. Specific information in these forms will also be used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) for statistical purposes. For the purposes of completing the respective investment forms, only include investments that are included in the aggregate balance disclosed for the asset item titled “Investments (related to GRF 140 series of forms)” designated as a current and non-current asset on GRF 300.0 Statement of Financial Position. Do not include in these investment forms asset items reported in any of the other asset categories in GRF 300.0 Statement of Financial Position (e.g. “Other investments”). Otherwise the asset items will be subject to two investment risk charges, one in GRF 300.0 Statement of Financial Position and another in the respective investment forms. Investment Risk Charge The Investment Risk Charge applicable for an insurer‟s (and reinsurer‟s) on-balance sheet Investment/Asset exposures is calculated in accordance with GPS 110 Capital Adequacy. The form categorises assets into investment capital factor groupings to calculate the applicable investment risk capital charge for each asset category. The aggregate Investment risk charge calculated is included in the calculation of the insurer‟s minimum capital requirement. The fair value of each applicable asset/asset category is required to be disclosed into the appropriate cell for each column titled ”Fair Value”. The Investment Risk Charge is calculated based on the fair value of assets entered. Audit requirements The form relating to authorised insurance entities and reinsurance entities is required to be subject to audit review and testing. The scope and nature of audit testing required is outlined in the applicable Auditing and Assurance Guidance Statement issued by the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board.

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January 2007 Information provided in the form in respect of a financial year of an insurer forms part of the insurer‟s „yearly statutory accounts‟ within the meaning of section 3 of the Insurance Act 1973. This means that:    the completed form for the financial year must be audited by the approved auditor of the insurer (see paragraph 49J(1)(a) of the Act); the insurer must make such arrangements as to enable the auditor to do this (subsection 49J(2)); the auditor must give the insurer a certificate relating to the completed form (and other completed forms that are part of the insurer‟s yearly statutory accounts), which must contain statements of the auditor‟s opinion on the matters required by the prudential standards to be dealt with in the certificate (subsection 49J(3)); the certificate must be lodged with APRA as provided for in the prudential standards (paragraph 49L(1)(a)), namely by the due date for lodging the form in respect of the financial year for the insurer.

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Reporting entity This form is to be completed by: 1. 2. 3. Branch insurers of a foreign parent insurer (reference to licensed insurer in the form means total operations of the branch, excluding the parent operations); Authorised insurance entities, including mutual entities (reference to licensed insurer in the form means total operations of the licensed entity); and Authorised reinsurance entities (reference to licensed insurer in the form means total operations of the licensed entity).

Definitions Definitions for data reporting items required by this form have been provided where possible in the instructions under the section headed „Specific Instructions‟. Unit of measurement GRF 140.3 Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge is to be prepared in thousands of Australian dollars (AUD). Amounts denominated in foreign currency are to be converted to AUD in accordance with AASB 121 „The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates‟. The general requirements of AASB 121 „The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates‟ for translation are:

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January 2007 1. 2. Foreign currency monetary items1 outstanding at the reporting date must be translated at the spot rate2 at the reporting date. Foreign currency non-monetary items3 that are measured at historical cost in a foreign currency must be translated using the exchange rate at the date of the transaction. Foreign currency non-monetary items that are measured at fair value will bee translated at the exchange rate at the date when fair value was determined. Transactions arising under foreign currency derivative contracts at the reporting date must be prepared in accordance with AASB 139 „Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement‟. However, those foreign currency derivatives that are not within the scope of AASB 139 „Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement‟ (e.g. some foreign currency derivatives that are embedded in other contracts) remain within the scope of AASB 121 „The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates‟. For APRA purposes equity items must be translated using the foreign currency exchange rate at the date of investment or acquisition. Post acquisition changes in equity are required to be translated on the date of the movement. As foreign currency derivatives are measured at fair value, the currency derivative contracts are translated at the spot rate at the reporting date. Exchange differences should be recognised in profit and loss in the period which they arise. For foreign currency derivatives, the exchange differences would be recognised immediately in profit and loss if the hedging instrument is a fair value hedge. For derivatives used in a cash flow hedge, the exchange differences should be recognised directly in equity. The ineffective portion of the exchange differences in all hedges would be recognised in profit and loss. 4. Translation of financial reports of foreign operations. A foreign operation is defined in AASB 121 „The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates‟ as meaning an entity that is a subsidiary, associate, joint venture or branch of a reporting entity, the activities of which are based or conducted in a country or currency other than those of the reporting entity.  Exchange differences relating to foreign currency monetary items that form part of the net investment of an entity in a foreign operation, must be recognised as a separate component of equity.

3.

1

2 3

Monetary items are defined to mean units of currency held and assets and liabilities to be received or paid in a fixed or determinable number of units of currency. Spot rate means the exchange rate for immediate delivery. Examples of non-monetary items include amounts prepaid for goods and services (e.g. prepaid rent); goodwill; intangible assets; physical assets; and provisions that are to be settled by the delivery of a non-monetary asset.

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January 2007  Translation of financial reports should otherwise follow the requirements in AASB 121 „The Effects of Changes in Foreign Exchange Rates‟.

Reporting period Insurers are required to report the information in the reporting form on a quarterly and annual basis.    The quarterly information is to be completed in respect of each quarter based on the financial year of the insurer, not the calendar year. The annual information is to be completed in respect of the financial year of the insurer. The financial information requested in this form is to be reported as at the last day of the reporting period on a financial year to date basis of the insurer.

Reporting lag This form must be lodged for each of the reporting units within the number of business days after the end of the quarter as set out in Reporting Standard GRS 140.3 Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge. Basis of preparation In completing this form unless otherwise specifically stated below, it is recommended that general insurers follow the Australian accounting standards where possible, regarding the interpretation, recognition and measurement of investments notably AASB 1023 „General Insurance Contracts‟. The aggregate value of investments disclosed in the forms listed below must agree to the total of amounts reported as both current and non-current assets in items 3 and 8 of GRF 300.0 Statement of Financial Position.      GRF 140.0 Investments – Direct Interest Rate Holdings and Risk Charge GRF 140.1 Investments – Direct Equity Holdings and Risk Charge GRF 140.2 Investments – Direct Property Holdings and Risk Charge GRF 140.3 Investments – Loans and Advances and Risk Charge GRF 140.4 Investments – Indirectly Held by the Insurer and Risk Charge

APRA applies the notion of activities integral to insurance operations for its regulatory reporting4. APRA does not follow the classification basis in AASB 1023 „General Insurance Contracts‟. Therefore, the value of these investments reported in this form (and all the above forms) may or may not equate to the value of investments deemed to be assets backing insurance liabilities. For APRA regulatory reporting
4

This notion existed in previous AASB 1023 „Financial Reporting of General Insurance Activities‟ but has been removed in AASB 1023 „General Insurance Contracts‟.

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January 2007 purposes, investments integral to the entity's general insurance activities means5 investments that are controlled by the entity in the conduct of its general insurance activities. Investments reported in this form (and other forms listed above) that are integral to the entity's general insurance activities must be measured at fair value. These investments must not be valued at cost. Fair value has the same meaning as defined in the AASB 132 „Financial Instruments: Presentation‟, that is, the amount for which an asset could be exchanged, or a liability settled, between knowledgeable, willing parties in an arm's-length transaction, and is determined as follows: 1. 2. The quoted market price (i.e. bid or ask price) in an active and liquid market; or When there is infrequent activity in a market, and the market is not well established, small volumes are traded relative to the asset or liability to be valued, or a quoted market price is not available – a realistic estimate of fair value on the basis of the results of a valuation technique that makes maximum use of market inputs, and relies as little as possible on entity-specific inputs6.

Derivative instruments that are used to hedge investments that are included in the above forms are not to be reported in these forms, they are to be reported in GRF 160.0 Derivatives Activity and Risk Charge. For investments reported in this form, changes in the values at which such investments are measured must be recognised as revenues (or losses) in GRF 310.0 Statement of Financial Performance and GRF 310.3 Investment and Operating Income and Expense in the reporting period in which the changes occur. Accounting Standards AASB 116 „Property, Plant and Equipment‟ does not apply to such investments. Holding of Units in Unit Trusts Where the insurer‟s investments are represented by holdings of units in unlisted or listed managed investment vehicles/entities, the following reporting is required:  Units are to be reported in GRF 140.4 Investments – Indirectly Held by the Insurer and Risk Charge. This form requires amongst other things, disclosure of the value of the unit holding according to the nature of the underlying market exposure (i.e. interest rate related, equity related, property related). If the units are held in a diversified or balanced trust, the investment holding is to be disclosed in accordance with the funds advised asset allocation. Holding must be disclosed as unlisted or listed units.

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5

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Extracted from ICAA Members' Handbook June 2001 issue, AASB 1023 „General Insurance Contracts‟. See AASB 139 „Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement‟.

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January 2007 Exception If the units are held in a related/controlled entity of the insurer (i.e. a dedicated investment management entity for the Insurer), the Insurer may apply to APRA to have such entities approved as part of its Extended Licensed Entity (ELE). This is set out in GPS 110 Capital Adequacy. Once approved by APRA this will allow the insurer to look through the legal structures involved and to consolidate the balance sheet of the related entity with its own for the purposes of determining the Investment Risk Capital Charge. If the insurer has an approved ELE, the underlying individual securities/investments supporting the units held by the licensed insurer are to be disclosed in the investment returns. Securities Purchased (Sold) under agreements to resell (repurchase) and stock lending/borrowing Treatment is to be consistent with AASB 139 „Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement‟. Where the transferee of the security effectively receives a lender‟s rate of return, or a return that does not correlate with ownership of the securities (i.e. the risks and rewards of ownership of the underlying securities is not effectively transferred), these transactions are to be accounted for as collateralised borrowing or lending activities. Under this method of accounting for transactions that satisfy the above, do not adjust (i.e. increase or decrease) the physical Investment security holdings/portfolios (interest rate and equity investments) for the securities that are subject to these agreements. For the required prudential treatment for securities meeting the above conditions, refer to treatment as noted in the instructions for GRF 300.0 Statement of Financial Position. Securities Transacted not Settled (i.e. trade date accounting) For the purposes the APRA forms include market related securities that are recorded on a trade date basis and transacted in accordance with accepted financial market settlements periods. Such securities are to be included in the respective investments forms. These do not constitute forward asset purchases for the purposes of GRF 130.0 Off Balance Sheet Business – Credit Substitutes Provided and Risk Charge. Related parties Where this term is used or referenced in these forms, related parties is to be interpreted consistently with its definition and meaning as contained in AASB 124 „Related Party Disclosures‟. In accordance with AASB 124, related party means a party that directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries: (a) (b) controls, is controlled by or is under common control with, the entity (this includes parents, subsidiaries and fellow subsidiaries); has significant influence over the entity or has joint control over the entity; or

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January 2007 (c) (d) (e) (f) (g) is an associate (as defined in AASB 128 „Investments in Associates‟) of the entity; or is a joint venture in which the entity is a venturer (see AASB 131 „Interests in Joint Ventures‟); or is a member of the key management personnel of the entity or its parent; or is a close member of the family of any individual referred to in (a), (b) or (e); or is an entity that its controlled, jointly controlled or significantly influenced by, or for which significant voting power in such entity resides with, directly or indirectly, any individual referred to in (e) or in (f); or is a post-employment benefit plan for the benefit of the employees of the entity, or of any entity that is a related party of the entity.

(h)

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Specific instructions
Definitions/interpretation for specific items Loans and advances are treated for the purposes of this return as investments of the Licensed Insurer. Generally Include:         Overdrafts and revolving credit facilities; Financial lease agreements; Term loans; Mortgage lending; Commercial loans; Equity participation in leveraged leases; Subordinated loans; and Secured and unsecured lending.

Balance Outstanding Report the aggregate value of the outstanding loans gross of any provision for impairment for each loan classifications listed (i.e. households). Value of Security Report the aggregate fair value of property or other forms of assets that are taken as security for the loan provided by the insurer. Provision for Impairment Report the aggregate provision for impairment applying to the particular loan portfolio/classifications listed (i.e. households). For the purposes of the APRA forms, impairment means that there exists reasonable doubt that amounts of principal (or fair value) and any associated amounts of accrued income (e.g. interest, dividends, distributions associated with the investment/asset) will be able to be collected by the Insurer. Balance Outstanding net of Provision for Impairment Represents the outstanding balance less associated provision for impairment. Do not enter a value as this is automatically calculated by the form.

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Investment Capital Factor % This column for each form discloses the appropriate investment capital factor for the asset type in accordance with GPS 110 Capital Adequacy. Investment Risk Charge This column for each form will automatically calculate the appropriate investment risk charge in accordance with GPS 110 Capital Adequacy Loan classifications: Households This comprises loans and advances to households for any purpose. Private unincorporated businesses This comprises loans and advance to individuals acting as sole proprietors or in partnerships, for commercial or professional purposes. The major businesses to be included are unincorporated farms, unincorporated retailers, unincorporated professional practices (medical, legal, dental, accounting, etc.), unincorporated businesses of tradesmen such as plumbers, carpenters, etc. Private Trading Corporations Private trading corporations are those owned and controlled by the private sector. Include loans and advances to: (i) (ii) Non-profit institutions; Intra-group financiers, Retailers and parent companies with significant holdings of shares in private trading companies;

(iii) Privately owned schools and hospitals; (iv) Any unincorporated unit that is a branch in Australia of a non-resident company; and (v) Any unincorporated business owned and operated by trading corporations (e.g. joint ventures).

Other Include all other loans and advances not disclosed in the categories listed above.

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January 2007 1. Total loans and advances which:

1.1 Are contracted at fixed rates Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer reported as required by this form, disclose the aggregate value of loans and advances that have been funded at a fixed interest rate. 1.2 Are contracted at a variable rate Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer reported as required by this form, disclose the aggregate value of loans and advances that have been funded at a variable interest rate. 1.3 Are contracted on an unsecured basis Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer reported as required by this form, disclose the value of any loans and advances where the Insurer has taken no security from the counterparty. 1.4 Repayment is past due date 90 days or more but less than 1 year Report the outstanding balance of the loan, the value of any security taken by the insurer as collateral for the loan and the value of any provision for impairment provided against the loan, for all loans where repayment is past the due date by 90 days or more, but less than 1 year. 1.5 Repayment is past due date 1 year or more Report the outstanding balance of the loan, the value of any security taken by the insurer as collateral for the loan and the value of any provision for impairment provided against the loan, for all loans where repayment is past the due date by 1 year or more. 1.6 Represent Shareholders funds Disclose the aggregate balance of loans and advances that are designated as representing shareholders funds, where the insurer has established the investment management mandates along these terms to reflect the different cashflow/risk and return requirements of shareholders funds from policyholders/technical reserves. 1.7 Constitute premium funding business Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer reported as required by this form, disclose the aggregate value of loans and advances that constitute premium funding business. 2. Total Loans and advances, which can be classified into the following:

2.1 Debt obligations with a Rating Grade of 1 that matures or is redeemable:

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January 2007   in less than 1 year in 1 year or more

Refer to GPS 110 Capital Adequacy for further information on classification of rating grades. 2.2 Debt obligations with a Rating Grade of 2 that matures or is redeemable:   in less than 1 year in 1 year or more

Refer to GPS 110 Capital Adequacy for further information on classification of rating grades. 2.3 Debt obligations with a Rating Grade of 3 Refer to GPS 110 Capital Adequacy for further information on classification of rating grades. 2.4 Debt obligations with a Rating Grade of 4 or are unrated Refer to GPS 110 Capital Adequacy for further information on classification of rating grades. 2.5 Debt obligations with a Rating Grade of 5 Refer to GPS 110 Capital Adequacy for further information on classification of rating grades. 2.6 Investments denominated in a currency other than the Australian currency Disclose the aggregate balance of loans and advances that are denominated in a currency other than the Australian currency. 3. Total loans and advances which can be classified into the following:

Total loans and advances to: 3.1. Parent entity Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer that is reported as required by this form, disclose the value of any loans and advances to the parent entity of the licensed insurer (i.e. ultimate parent entity).

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January 2007 3.1.1. Controlled entities/Controlled entities of the parent entity

For branches, the line item “Controlled entities/Controlled entities of the parent entity” is to be interpreted as amounts in relation to “Controlled entities of the parent entity”, and for licensed insurance entities amounts are in relation to “Controlled entities” of the reporting insurer. Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer that is reported as required by this form, disclose loans and advances issued to controlled entities of the licensed insurer. 3.2. Associates/Joint Ventures Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer that is reported as required by this form, disclose loans and advances issued to Associates or Joint Ventures of the licensed insurer. Associates and Joint Ventures are defined in accordance with AASB 131 „Interests in Joint Ventures‟ and AASB 128 „Investments in Associates‟. 3.3. Other related parties Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer that is reported as required by this form, disclose loans and advances issued to any other related entity of the licensed insurer not specifically listed in the form. 3.4. Directors of the reporting Insurer or directors of related entities of the reporting Insurer Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer that is reported as required by this form, disclose loans and advances issued to Directors of the reporting Insurer or directors of related entities of the reporting insurer. For this purpose related entity has the meaning as set out above. Loans of this nature are levied an investment capital factor of 100% in accordance with GPS 110 Capital Adequacy. 3.4.1 Rebate (Directors of the reporting Insurer or directors of related entities of the reporting Insurer) This reporting line effectively calculates the rebate of the investment risk charge calculated on item 3.4 in section 2 of this form. This is required to ensure that the total Investment Capital Factor on item 3.4 does not exceed 100%. In this line item, the appropriate Investment Capital Factor levied on the value of loans to directors or directors of related entities of the reporting insurer (i.e. the value of item 3.4) in section 2 of this form (i.e. items 2.1 to 2.4) has been determined in accordance with GPS 110 Capital Adequacy. The form will automatically calculate the appropriate Investment Risk Charge rebate in the column headed “Investment Risk Charge”.

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January 2007 3.5. Insurance brokers Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer that is reported as required by this form, disclose loans and advances issued to insurance brokers. 3.6. General Insurance companies Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer that is reported as required by this form, disclose loans and advances issued to general insurance companies. This may include loans and advances to subsidiaries of the reporting insurer that are licensed general insurance entities. 3.7. Unsecured loans to employees (> $1000 individually) Of the total loans and advances of the reporting insurer that is reported as required by this form, disclose unsecured loans and advances issued to employees of the licensed insurance entity that are individually greater than $1,000. For this purpose related entity has the meaning as set out in this instruction guide. Loans of this nature are levied an investment capital factor of 100% in accordance with GPS 110 Capital Adequacy. 3.7.1. Rebate (unsecured individually)) loans to employees (> $1000

This reporting line effectively calculates the rebate of the investment risk charge calculated on item 3.7 in section 2 of this form. This is required to ensure that the total Investment Capital Factor on item 3.7 does not exceed 100%. In this line item, the appropriate Investment Capital Factor levied on the value of unsecured loans to employees that exceed $1,000 individually (i.e. the value of item 3.7) in section 2 of this form (i.e. items 2.1 to 2.4) has been determined in accordance with GPS 110 Capital Adequacy. The form will automatically calculate the appropriate Investment Risk Charge rebate in column headed “Investment Risk Charge”. 4. Total investment risk charge

The total investment risk charge for loans and advances is automatically calculated.

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