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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Assistance Alignment and Other Measures) Bill 2016

Originating house
House of Representatives
Before Reps
Social Services


Amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 and Social Services Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2016 to provide that clear date of effect rules operate in relation to certain review decisions that create new or increased entitlements to family tax benefit (FTB); A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the proposed Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Act 2016 which proposes to phase out FTB supplements by 1 July 2018; and Social Security Act 1991 to correct an error made to the youth allowance rate calculator method statement.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20/10/16  
Second reading moved 20/10/16  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest