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Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

2010-2011-2012

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Immunisation requirements                                                                4

Part 1—New rules                                                                                                            4

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                   4

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                    6

Part 2—Removal of old rules                                                                                     9

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                   9

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                    9

Part 3—Consequential amendments                                                                     13

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             13

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            13

Part 4—Application and transitional provisions                                             14

Schedule 2—Baby bonus                                                                                                  16

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   16

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 16

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  16

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                             17

Schedule 3—Non-entitlement to family tax benefit on estimated income basis     18

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 18

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  18

Schedule 4—Carer allowance                                                                                        30

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                        30

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           30

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                     33

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             33

Schedule 5—Carer supplement                                                                                    34

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           34

Schedule 6—Other amendments                                                                                  36

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 36

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  41

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           42

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment 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.  Schedule 1

1 July 2012.

1 July 2012

3.  Schedule 2, item 1

1 September 2012.

1 September 2012

4.  Schedule 2, items 2, 3 and 4

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 2, item 5

1 September 2012.

1 September 2012

6.  Schedule 2, item 6

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedules 3 and 4

1 July 2012.

1 July 2012

8.  Schedule 5

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

9.  Schedule 6, items 1 and 2

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

10.  Schedule 6, items 3 and 4

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 .

1 January 2012

11.  Schedule 6, items 5 and 6

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

12.  Schedule 6, items 7 to 10

1 July 2012.

1 July 2012

13.  Schedule 6, item 11

1 January 2005.

1 January 2005

14.  Schedule 6, items 12 and 13

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 .

1 January 2012

15.  Schedule 6, items 14 to 25

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011 .

 

16.  Schedule 6, items 26 and 27

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

17.  Schedule 6, item 28

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 2 to the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011 .

 

18.  Schedule 6, items 29 to 32

1 July 2012.

1 July 2012

19.  Schedule 6, item 33

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.