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Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2017


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Introduced with the Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Bill 2017, the bill amends the: Social Security Act 1991 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to provide that payments made under the Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse are exempt from the income test; Bankruptcy Act 1966 to ensure that payments made under the Commonwealth redress scheme are quarantined from the divisible property of a bankrupt; and Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1997 to exempt decisions made under the Commonwealth redress scheme from judicial review.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/10/17  
Second reading moved 26/10/17  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes