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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, veterans’ entitlements and disability services, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Bereavement allowance                                                                          3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Schedule 2—Special benefit                                                                                              4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             4

Schedule 3—Impairment Tables for disability support pension                5

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             5

Schedule 4—Disability advocacy services                                                                 9

Disability Services Act 1986                                                                                      9

Schedule 5—Asset-test exempt income streams                                                  18

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   18

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           18

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             20

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                             23

Schedule 6—Termination payments                                                                          24

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           24

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, veterans’ entitlements and disability services, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment 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.  Schedules 1, 2 and 3

1 January 2012.

1 January 2012

3.  Schedules 4, 5 and 6

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.