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24    Social Services Legislation Amendment (No. 2) Bill 2015

Order of the day read for the adjourned debate on the motion of the Assistant Minister for Social Services (Senator Fifield)—That this bill be now read a second time.

Debate resumed.

Question put and passed. All Australian Greens senators, by leave, recorded their votes for the noes.

Bill read a second time.

The Senate resolved itself into committee for the consideration of the bill.

 

 

 

In the committee

Bill taken as a whole by leave.

Question—That the bill stand as printed—divided, at the request of Senator Moore, in respect of Schedule 1, Part 2 and item 34.

Question—That Schedule 1, Part 2 and item 34 stand as printed—put and negatived.

On the motion of Senator Moore the following amendment was agreed to:

Clause 2, page 2 (table item 2), omit “Parts 1 to 3”, substitute “Parts 1 and 3”.

On the motion of Senator Fifield the following amendments, taken together by leave, were agreed to:

Clause 2, page 2 (table items 2 to 5), omit the table items, substitute:

2.  Schedule 1, Parts 1 and 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 4

1 July 2017.

1 July 2017

4.  Schedule 1, Part 5

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Schedule 1, page 5 (after line 5), after item 9, insert:

9A  Paragraphs 123UF(1)(g) and (2)(h)

Omit “1 January 2016”, substitute “1 July 2017”.

Schedule 1, item 32, page 11 (lines 7 to 9), omit paragraph 32(a), substitute:

                              (a)  the person’s qualifying savings period ends on or before 28 December 2015; and

Schedule 1, item 33, page 11 (lines 16 to 18), omit paragraph 33(a), substitute:

                              (a)  the person’s qualifying savings period ends after the day this item commences, but on or before 31 December 2015; and

Schedule 1, item 33, page 11 (lines 21 and 22), omit paragraph 33(c), substitute:

                               (c)  the person makes a claim, in writing, for the payment on or before the later of the following days:

                                                  (i)   28 days after the day this item commences;

                                                 (ii)   31 December 2015.

Bill, as amended, agreed to.

Bill to be reported with amendments.

 

 

 

The Acting Deputy President (Senator Lines) resumed the chair and the Temporary Chair of Committees reported accordingly.

On the motion of Senator Fifield the report from the committee was adopted and the bill read a third time. All Australian Greens senators, by leave, recorded their votes for the noes in respect of the question for the third reading.