Guidance note 3: Applications and notifications

This guide is for reporting entities under the Payment Times Reporting Act 2020 (the Act) and entities that would like to volunteer as reporting entities.

It provides guidance on the process and content for applications and notifications made to the Regulator. It also details the principles the Regulator applies when assessing applications.


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  • Extension of time to lodge a payment times report
  • Cease to be a reporting entity
  • Revised payment times reports
  • Redaction of commercial-in-confidence information


  • Volunteering entities
  • Notifiable events