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Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Family and Community Services)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to double orphan pension                   3

Part 1—Amendments commencing on Royal Assent                                    3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Part 2—Amendments taken to have commenced on 1 July 1998           4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             4

Part 3—Amendment commencing on 1 July 2000                                          6

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             6

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to bonuses for older Australians     8

A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999                             8

Schedule 3—Miscellaneous amendments                                                                  9

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             9

Schedule 4—Amendments of social security administration legislation 15

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            15

Social Security (Administration and International Agreements) (Consequential Amendments) Act 1999     15

Schedule 5—Repeal of redundant provisions                                                      17

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           17

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Part 2 of Schedule 1 is taken to have commenced on 1 July 1998.

             (3)  Part 3 of Schedule 1 commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 July 2000.

             (4)  Item 18 of Schedule 3 commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 March 2000, immediately after the commencement of Schedule 10 to the Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Act 1999 .

             (5)  Item 1 of Schedule 4 commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 20 March 2000, immediately after the commencement of Part 3 of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 .

             (6)  Items 2 and 3 of Schedule 4 commence on 20 March 2000, immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 or on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, whichever is the later.

             (7)  Items 4, 5, 6 and 7 of Schedule 4 commence, or are taken to have commenced, on 20 March 2000, immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Social Security (Administration and International Agreements) (Consequential Amendments) Act 1999 .

3   Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.