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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform and Reinstatement of Racial Discrimination Act) Bill 2010


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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform and Reinstatement of Racial Discrimination Act) Bill 2009



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

Summary

Amends the: Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Social Security Act 1991 to establish a new model of income management to be used in selected Australian locations; Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 to: tailor alcohol restrictions based on community circumstances; and clarify the administration of five year land leases; Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995 to enable residents in prescribed areas to apply for the removal of restrictions on prohibited material; Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to provide for an explicit food security objective in relation to community stores licensing; and Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 to provide that the Australian Crime Commission uses powers is in relation to violence and child abuse committed against Indigenous victims. Also repeals provisions of the Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Northern Territory National Emergency Response and Other Measures) Act 2007, Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 and Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Welfare Payment Reform) Act 2007.

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 25/11/09  
Second reading moved 25/11/09  
Second reading debate 23/02/10  
Second reading debate 24/02/10  
Second reading agreed to 24/02/10  
Third reading agreed to 24/02/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/02/10  
Second reading moved 25/02/10  
Second reading debate 21/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 21/06/10  
Third reading agreed to 21/06/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 21/06/10  
Assent 29/06/10 Act no.: 93 of 2010
     

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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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (26/11/2009): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee
  • Committee report (10/03/2010)
  • Committee report (16/03/2010): Correction to report
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )