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Review of the Terrorism Insurance Scheme

Aust Gov
3rd June 2016

Independent Review – Department of the Treasury

On 15 December 2015, the Treasury released the latest statutory review on Australia’s terrorism insurance scheme. The scheme provides terrorism reinsurance, generally for commercial property, associated business interruption and public liability classes of insurance.

Consistent with best practice requirements, the Treasury certified the review has undertaken a process and analysis equivalent to a RIS. The review estimates the regulatory cost at about $5,200 per annum and identifies offsets. Under the Government’s best practice regulation requirements, the Office of Best Practice Regulation (OBPR) does not assess independent reviews. Regulatory costs and offset estimates have been agreed with the OBPR.

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