Principles for Developing Conditions

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This Guidance Note explains the guiding principles for the development of advice to decision makers under the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (the Act) relating to the imposition of conditions under section 74 of the Act.  

The imposition of conditions on foreign investment proposals is guided by the need to facilitate foreign investment while protecting the national interest and balancing regulatory burden with compliance assurance outcomes.

Within this guidance note you will find further information regarding protecting the national interest and the topics below:

  • The National Interest Test
  • Conditions
  • Guiding principles
  • Regulatory Approach – how are conditions used?
  • Types of conditions