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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Assistance Alignment and Other Measures) Bill 2016


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Amends the: A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 and Social Services Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2016 to provide that clear date of effect rules operate in relation to certain review decisions that create new or increased entitlements to family tax benefit (FTB); A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 to make amendments contingent on the commencement of the proposed Social Services Legislation Amendment (Family Payments Structural Reform and Participation Measures) Act 2016 which proposes to phase out FTB supplements by 1 July 2018; and Social Security Act 1991 to correct an error made to the youth allowance rate calculator method statement.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20/10/16  
Second reading moved 20/10/16  
Second reading debate 21/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 21/11/16  
Third reading agreed to 21/11/16  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/11/16  
Second reading moved 22/11/16  
Second reading debate 24/11/16  
Second reading agreed to 24/11/16  
Third reading agreed to 24/11/16  
     
Finally passed both Houses 24/11/16  
Assent 30/11/16 Act no: 85 - Year: 2016
     

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