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Notice Title

Issued Accounting Standard: Effective Date of NZ IFRS 15 (Notice No. 101)

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to section 24 of the Financial Reporting Act 2013, that the New Zealand Accounting Standards Board of the External Reporting Board has issued Effective Date of NZ IFRS 15.

Effective Date of NZ IFRS 15:

  • applies to all Tier 1 and Tier 2 for-profit reporting entities and groups, other than where expressly exempted by their terms, the terms of any other approved accounting standard or by law; and
  • applies to annual periods beginning on or after 1 January 2018, with early application permitted; and
  • is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of the Legislation Act 2012.

Copies of the standard may be inspected free of charge at the offices of the External Reporting Board (XRB), Level 7, 50 Manners Street, Wellington.

Copies are also available on the XRB’s website

Dated this 5th day of November 2015.

KIMBERLEY CROOK, Chair, New Zealand Accounting Standards Board.