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Social Security Legislation Amendment (Job Seeker Compliance) Bill 2011


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Summary

Amends the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to provide that social security payment for job seekers will be suspended when they fail to attend appointments with employment services providers.

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 23/03/11  
Second reading moved 23/03/11  
Second reading debate 11/05/11  
Second reading agreed to 11/05/11  
Consideration in detail debate 11/05/11 Amendment details: 3 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 11/05/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/06/11  
Second reading moved 14/06/11  
Second reading debate 16/06/11  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/11  
Third reading agreed to 16/06/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 16/06/11  
Assent 27/06/11 Act no.: 48 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third 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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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BM221]

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (24/03/2011): House Standing Committee on Education and Employment
  • Committee report (11/05/2011)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )