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Temporary Residents' Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2008


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Superannuation (Unclaimed Money and Lost Members) Act 1999, Taxation Administration Act 1953 and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to: require that the superannuation of a temporary resident becomes unclaimed and payable to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) once the individual has ceased to be a temporary visa holder, has departed Australia and has not claimed their superannuation within six months; and provide that departed temporary visa holders may recover their superannuation benefits, subject to withholding tax, from the ATO.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/09/08  
Third reading agreed to 22/10/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 10/11/08  
Second reading moved 10/11/08  
Second reading debate 27/11/08  
Second reading agreed to 27/11/08  
Committee of the Whole debate 27/11/08 Amendment details: 8 Government agreed to
Committee of the Whole debate 04/12/08 Amendment details: 4 Government agreed to
Requests details: 3 Government agreed to
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 04/12/08 Details: House made Senate requested amendments
     
Senate
Third reading agreed to 04/12/08
(after midnight)
 
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 04/12/08
(after midnight)
Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 04/12/08
(after midnight)
 
Assent 11/12/08 Act no.: 151 - Year: 2008
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Further supplementary explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

Senate
  • Government [sheet RG297]

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  • Government [sheet RG296]

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  • Independent [sheet 5644 revised]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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Schedules of amendments

  • Schedules of the requests by the Senate for amendments and the amendments made by the Senate

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  • Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (25/09/2008): Senate Economics Committee
  • Committee report (18/11/2008)
  • Committee report (24/11/2008): Minority report
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )