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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Payment Reform) Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance)(Administration) Act 1999, Social Security Act 1991, Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to establish a national income management regime for certain welfare payment recipients; A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and A New Tax System (Family Assistance)(Administration) Act 1999 to amend baby bonus payment arrangements for claimants subject to the income management regime; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1936, Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to replace the Community Development Employment Projects program in the Northern Territory with other employment services.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 07/08/07  
Second reading moved 07/08/07  
Second reading agreed to 07/08/07  
Third reading agreed to 07/08/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 08/08/07  
Second reading moved 08/08/07  
Second reading debate 13/08/07  
Second reading agreed to 14/08/07  
Third reading agreed to 17/08/07  
     
Assent 17/08/07 Act no.: 130 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government

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Senate
  • Australian Democrats [sheet 5342]
BARTLETT, Andrew

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  • Australian Greens [sheet 5360]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Opposition [sheet 5351]
EVANS, Sen Chris

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes