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Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Child Care and Other Measures) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Employment Participation and Childcare

Summary

Amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 and Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Act 2007 in relation to the recovery of fee reductions, enrolment advances and business continuity payments paid to approved child care services; Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care) Act 2010 to make a technical amendment; A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 in relation to the effect of a child’s absence from the care of an approved child care service on the eligibility of an individual for child care benefit for that child; A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999, Child Care Act 1972 and Social Security Act 1991 to clarify the definition of family assistance law; Age Discrimination Act 2004, A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999, Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and Student Assistance Act 1973 to enable disclosure of information about education and care services for the purposes of the Education and Care Services National Law; and A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 in relation to: the secretary’s power to refuse a child care service’s approval for the purposes of family assistance law; the requirement to comply with child care laws; and the recalculation of child care benefit fee reductions.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 23/02/11  
Second reading moved 23/02/11  
Referred to Main Committee 23/03/11  
Second reading debate 24/03/11  
Second reading debate 11/05/11  
Second reading agreed to 11/05/11  
Reported from Main Committee 11/05/11  
Third reading agreed to 11/05/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/05/11  
Second reading moved 12/05/11  
Second reading debate 04/07/11  
Second reading agreed to 04/07/11  
Committee of the Whole debate 04/07/11  
Third reading agreed to 04/07/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 04/07/11  
Assent 25/07/11 Act no.: 79 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes