Approval means the permission granted to the Customer to access Online Insurance pursuant to clause 2.1.
Business Day means a day, not being a Saturday, Sunday, or public holiday, on which Financial Institutions are open for general banking business in Western Australia.
Commissioner means the Commissioner of State Revenue appointed in accordance with section 6 of the Taxation Administration Act, and includes Persons acting as the Commissioner in accordance with the Commissioner’s written delegation under section 10 of the Taxation Administration Act.
Customer means, as the case requires:
Duties Act means the Duties Act 2008 (WA).
Electronic Payment System means Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).
Electronic Transactions Act means the Electronic Transactions Act 2003 (WA).
Financial Institution means an institution that is a “financial institution” for the purposes of the Cheques Act 1986 (Cwth).
General Insurance has the same meaning as stated in section 209 of the Duties Act.
General Insurer has the same meaning as stated in section 214 of the Duties Act.
Insurer has the same meaning as stated in section 206 of the Duties Act.
The phrase ‘An insurer that is not a general insurer’ has the same meaning as its use in section 225(1) of the Duties Act.
Intermediary has the same meaning as stated in section 206 of the Duties Act.
The phrase ‘An intermediary of an insurer that is not a general insurer’ has the same meaning as its use in section 225(2) of the Duties Act.
Insured person has the same meaning as an “insured person” under section 213(b) of the Duties Act.
Monthly Insurance Duty Returns means a declaration of an assessable amount in each of the following circumstances using Online Insurance Facility:
Online Insurance Facility means the electronic insurance duty lodgment and payment facility maintained by the Office of State Revenue (OSR) at https://rol.osr.wa.gov.au/rol/.
Penalty Tax has the same meaning as in the Taxation Administration Act.
Person has the same meaning as in the Interpretation Act 1984 (WA).
Revenue Online means the electronic lodgment and payment facility maintained by the OSR at https://rol.osr.wa.gov.au/rol/.
Special Tax Return Arrangement means an arrangement in force under section 49 of the Taxation Administration Act.
Taxation Administration Act means the Taxation Administration Act 2003 (WA).
Terms and Conditions means these Terms and Conditions.
2.1 Subject to clause 2.3, the Commissioner grants to the Customer permission to:
2.2 A Monthly Insurance Duty Return lodged through Online Insurance Facility is an approved form for the purpose of Chapter 4 of the Duties Act.
2.3 Approval is subject to the Customer agreeing to all Terms and Conditions contained herein and is subject to the Disclaimer.
2.4 Approval is granted to the Customer only. This Approval is not transferable and shall not pass by operation of law or otherwise to any successors in title of the Customer.
2.5 If the Customer is a trustee of a named trust or fund:
3.1 The Customer if not itself:
is taken to give to the Commissioner and the State of Western Australia the warranty set out in clause 3.2, each time the Customer accesses and uses Online Insurance Facility.
3.2 The Customer warrants that the Customer has the authority, on behalf of either
to access Online Insurance Facility, lodge Monthly Returns, pay Insurance Duty and do all other things necessary or convenient for use of Online Insurance Facility on behalf of whom it acts.
4.1 The Customer must use the Electronic Payment System to pay insurance duty if the Customer lodges a Monthly Return through Online Insurance Facility.
4.2 All applications for a refund of any amount of insurance duty that has been paid by the Customer should be made to the Commissioner in writing.
5.1 The Customer can use Online Insurance Facility to revise insurance premium details already lodged. If the Customer makes any adjustments to insurance premiums paid in relation to a contract of insurance previously declared in a monthly return the Commissioner will treat those online adjustments as an application for reassessment of the liability and any duty adjustment will be notified by correspondence.
6.1 The Customer must, by notice in writing, notify the Commissioner of a change in any of the following details:
6.2 The Customer must notify the Commissioner of any of the changes referred to in paragraph 6.1 above within seven (7) business days of the change occurring.
7.1 Except as provided in this clause, the Customer must ensure that all Persons authorised by the Customer to use Online Insurance Facility keep all their usernames and passwords confidential and do not disclose those usernames and passwords to any other Person.
7.2 The Customer must ensure that all Persons they give access to Online Insurance Facility read, understand, and comply with these Terms and Conditions.
7.3 The Customer must ensure that all Persons authorised by it to use Online Insurance Facility exit the Customer's Revenue Online account at the end of each session using the designated EXIT or Secure Log Off buttons.
7.4 The Customer must ensure that any Person who leaves the employment of the Customer, or who no longer requires access to Online Insurance Facility, has their authority to use Online Insurance Facility revoked.
7.5 The Customer is responsible for all entries and any other activities that occur under the Customer's Revenue Online account, whether or not by a Person authorised by the Customer to use Revenue Online or Online Insurance Facility.
7.6 The Customer must immediately notify the Commissioner of any unauthorised use of usernames and/or passwords or any other breach of security.
7.7 The Customer shall ensure that the details provided to the Commissioner regarding the Persons authorised by it to use Online Insurance Facility and their user access rights are correct and are updated when required.
8.1 The Commissioner may, by written notice to the Customer, cancel the Approval.
8.2 Any cancellation of an Approval shall take effect on the date specified in the notice of cancellation given under clause 8.1.
8.3 A decision to cancel the Approval is made at the Commissioner's absolute discretion.
8.4 A decision by the Commissioner to cancel the Approval does not affect any of the Customer's obligations or liabilities that arise on or before the date of cancellation.
8.5 A decision by the Commissioner to cancel the Customer's Approval does not alter any obligations or requirements imposed on the Customer by the Taxation Administration Act, the Duties Act or any other law.
9.1 The Customer must, by giving 7 Business Days written notice, notify the Commissioner if the Customer intends to cease using the Online Insurance Facility.
10.1 The Commissioner may, by written notice, amend these Terms and Conditions.
10.2 A decision to amend these Terms and Conditions is made at the Commissioner's absolute discretion.
10.3 Any amendment of these Terms and Conditions will take effect when published on Revenue Online.
11.1 Without limiting the generality of the Disclaimer, the Commissioner, the State of Western Australia, its agents, officers, and employees accept no liability for any loss, damage cost or expense (whether direct or indirect) incurred by any Person as a result of or in connection with:
12.1 Nothing in these Terms and Conditions alters any obligations or requirements imposed on the Customer by the Taxation Administration Act and the Duties Act or any other law.
13.1 Sections 115 - 118 of the Taxation Administration Act apply to every notice or other communication referred to in these Terms and Conditions.
13.2 Unless otherwise stated, every notice or other communication from the Commissioner to the Customer referred to in these Terms and Conditions may be served on the Customer by electronic mail through Revenue Online.
13.3 Unless otherwise stated, every notice or other communication from the Customer to the Commissioner referred to in these Terms and Conditions may be served on the Commissioner by electronic mail through Online Insurance Facility.
14. GOVERNING LAW
14.1 These Terms and Conditions are governed by the law in force in Western Australia. The Commissioner and the Customer irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Western Australia and courts of appeal from them. The Commissioner and Customer waive any right either has to object to an action being brought in those courts including, without limitation, by claiming that the action has been brought in an inconvenient forum or that those courts do not have jurisdiction.
14.2 All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Updated February 2013