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Social Security Amendment (Student Income Support Reforms) Bill 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Security Amendment (Student Income Support Reforms) Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

(Education, Employment and Workplace Relations)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Student income support reforms                                                      3

Part 1—Independence                                                                                                   3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Part 2—Amount of relocation scholarship payment                                       4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             4

Part 3—Amount of student start-up scholarship payment                          7

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             7

Part 4—Rural Tertiary Hardship Fund                                                                  8

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             8

Schedule 2—Other amendments                                                                                    9

Part 1—Amendments commencing at start of 1 January 2012                 9

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             9

Part 2—Amendments commencing later on 1 January 2012                   12

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           12

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 , and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Social Security Amendment (Student Income Support Reforms) 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

1 January 2012.

1 January 2012

3.  Schedule 2, Part 1

1 January 2012.

1 January 2012

4.  Schedule 2, Part 2

Immediately after the commencement of item 15 of Schedule 2 to the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Election Commitments and Other Measures) Act 2011 .

1 January 2012

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.