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Social Security Amendment (Supporting Australian Victims of Terrorism Overseas) Bill 2012

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2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Social Security Amendment (Supporting Australian Victims of Terrorism Overseas) Bill 2011

 

 

(1)     Schedule 1, item 9, page 4 (after line 17), at the end of section 35B, add:

             (3)  The Prime Minister may, within 6 months after the commencement day, make a declaration under subsection (1) in relation to a terrorist act that occurred outside Australia between 10 September 2001 and the commencement day.

             (4)  In this section:

commencement day means the day on which Schedule 1 of the Social Security Amendment (Supporting Australian Victims of Terrorism Overseas) Act 2011 commenced.

[declaration of past acts]

(2)     Schedule 1, item 12, page 11 (lines 7 and 8), omit “the day the close family member to whom the claim relates died”, substitute the following:

                   the later of:

                     (a)  the day on which the declaration was made under section 35B of the Social Security Act 1991 ; and

                     (b)  the day the close family member to whom the claim relates died.

[allowing a secondary victim 12 months to lodge a claim where the close family member died before the declaration of the overseas terrorist act]