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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support and Other Measures) Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support and Other Measures) Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Education, Employment and Workplace Relations)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Age requirements for social security payments                       3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Schedule 2—Income test for youth allowance                                                       8

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             8

Schedule 3—Income test for newstart allowance                                                9

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             9

Schedule 4—Claims for newstart allowance                                                        10

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            10

Schedule 5—Working credit balances                                                                      11

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           11

Schedule 6—Parenting payment transitional arrangement                        13

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           13

Schedule 7—Penalty for reconnection failures                                                   14

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            14

Schedule 8—Other amendments                                                                                  15

Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000                                      15

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           15

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and Indigenous education, 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 (Income Support and Other Measures) Act 2012 .

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 and 2

1 July 2012.

1 July 2012

3.  Schedule 3

1 January 2013.

1 January 2013

4.  Schedule 4

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 5

1 July 2012.

1 July 2012

6.  Schedule 6

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 7

1 July 2012.

1 July 2012

8.  Schedule 8

The day 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.