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


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



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to establish a framework to provide financial assistance for Australians and close family members of Australians who are injured or killed overseas as a result of an overseas terrorist incident; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to make consequential amendments.

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 24/03/11  
Second reading moved 24/03/11  
Second reading debate 19/06/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 20/06/12  
Second reading debate 20/06/12  
Second reading debate 21/06/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 21/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 21/06/12  
Consideration in detail debate 21/06/12 Amendment details: 11 Government agreed to
Third reading agreed to 21/06/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/06/12  
Second reading moved 22/06/12  
Second reading debate 22/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 22/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 22/06/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22/06/12  
Assent 22/07/12 Act no.: 106 of 2012
     

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
  • Non-Government
KEENAN, Michael, MP

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (22/03/2012): Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (10/05/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )