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Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Matters) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Matters) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Family and Community Services)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and veterans’ entitlements in relation to various matters

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Social Security Act 1991                             4

Part 1—Beneficiaries leaving Australia                                                                4

Part 2—Pension bonus                                                                                                 30

Part 3—Retirement assistance for farmers                                                        32

Part 4—Claiming unclaimed overseas entitlements                                      33

Part 5—Simplifying qualifying residence                                                          34

Schedule 2—Amendment of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999          38

Part 1—Tax file numbers                                                                                            38

Part 2—Claiming unclaimed overseas pensions                                              39

Part 3—Beneficiaries leaving Australia                                                              40

Schedule 3—Amendment of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986        42

Schedule 4—Amendment of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936      46

Schedule 5—Amendment of the Taxation Administration Act 1953    47

Schedule 6—Amendment of the Health Insurance Act 1973                     48

Schedule 7—Amendment of the Social Security (Administration and International Agreements) (Consequential Amendments) Act 1999                                    49

Schedule 8—Amendment of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999          50

Schedule 9—Amendment of the Social Security (International Agreements) Act 1999 54

Schedule 10—Amendment of the Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Act 1999                                                                                   55

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and veterans’ entitlements in relation to various matters

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Matters) Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

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

             (2)  The following provisions commence, or are taken to have commenced, on 20 September 2000:

                     (a)  Parts 1, 4 and 5 of Schedule 1 (other than items 71, 72 and 123);

                     (b)  Parts 2 and 3 of Schedule 2;

                     (c)  Schedule 6.

             (3)  Items 71 and 72 of Schedule 1 commence on the later of the following:

                     (a)  20 September 2000;

                     (b)  immediately after the commencement of item 4 of Schedule 1 to the A New Tax System (Family Assistance and Related Measures) Act 2000.

             (4)  Parts 2 and 3 of Schedule 1 commence, or are taken to have commenced, immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the A New Tax System (Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Act 1999 .

             (5)  Part 1 of Schedule 2, and Schedules 4 and 5, commence, or are taken to have commenced, on 1 July 2000.

             (6)  Item 1 of Schedule 7 is taken to have commenced immediately after the commencement of item 2 of Schedule 5 to the Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Act 1999 .

             (7)  Item 2 of Schedule 7 is taken to have commenced immediately after the commencement of item 34 of Schedule 5 to the Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Act 1999 .

             (8)  Schedule 8 commences on the later of the following:

                     (a)  20 September 2000;

                     (b)  immediately after the commencement of item 1 of Schedule 1 to the A New Tax System (Family Assistance and Related Measures) Act 2000 .

             (9)  Item 123 of Schedule 1, and Schedule 9, commence, or are taken to have commenced, on 1 August 2000.

           (10)  Schedule 10 is taken to have commenced immediately before the commencement of items 8 to 52 of Schedule 2 to the Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) 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.