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Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Election Commitments and Other Measures) Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

(Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to family assistance, social security, taxation and veterans’ entitlements, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Work bonus                                                                                                   5

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             5

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               9

Schedule 2—Increasing FTB child rates for certain teenagers in secondary study           15

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   15

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 15

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  19

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           20

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                             22

Schedule 3—Baby bonus                                                                                                  23

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  23

Schedule 4—Thalidomide payments                                                                         25

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                        25

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             25

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           26

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             27

Part 2—Amendments commencing on 1 July 2014                                      28

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             28

Schedule 5—Income management                                                                              29

Part 1—General amendments                                                                                  29

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  29

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           29

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            29

Part 2—Part 3B payment nominee amendments                                            36

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            36

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to family assistance, social security, taxation and veterans’ entitlements, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Election Commitments and Other Measures) Act 2011 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 and 2

1 July 2011.

1 July 2011

3.  Schedule 1, item 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 2; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 6 to the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Act 2011 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 4 to 7

1 July 2011.

1 July 2011

5.  Schedule 1, item 8

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 4; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 6 to the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Act 2011 .

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

6.  Schedule 1, items 9 to 12

1 July 2011.

1 July 2011

7.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 3

1 January 2012.

1 January 2012

8.  Schedule 2, item 4

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 7; and

(b) the start of the day that Schedule 5 to the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Act 2011 commences.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

9.  Schedule 2, items 5 to 17

1 January 2012.

1 January 2012

10.  Schedule 3

1 July 2011.

1 July 2011

11.  Schedule 4, items 1 to 9

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

12.  Schedule 4, items 10 and 11

1 July 2014.

1 July 2014

13.  Schedule 5

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   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.