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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (2012 Budget 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 (2012 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2012

 

No.      , 2012

 

(Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)

 

 

 

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

 

 



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Excluded income                                                                                        4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             4

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               4

Schedule 2—Adjustments to portability and other periods                          5

Part 1—Amendments commencing on 1 January 2013                                5

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                   5

Farm Household Support Act 1992                                                                          6

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                          6

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010                                                                                   6

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             7

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            11

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             11

Part 2—Clean energy amendments                                                                       13

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                        13

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           13

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             14

Part 3—Application provisions                                                                               15

Schedule 3—Age/study rules for children for family assistance payments              16

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                        16

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 16

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

Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011                       18

Part 2—Clean energy consequential amendments                                         20

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 20

Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011                          21

Part 3—Single income family supplement consequential amendments 22

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 22

Schedule 4—Family tax benefit and reasonable maintenance action   23

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 23

Schedule 5—Percentage of care for children                                                       26

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 26

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989                                                                     28

Schedule 6—Low income supplement                                                                      31

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   31

Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011                          31

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           31

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                             35

Schedule 7—Other amendments                                                                                  37

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 37

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  38

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989                                                                     38

Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988                                      39

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 and other legislation, 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 (2012 Budget 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 an d 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, Part 1

1 January 2013.

1 January 2013

4.  Schedule 2, item 74

Immediately after the commencement of item 18 of Schedule 4 to the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011 .

1 July 2013

5.  Schedule 2, items 75 to 79

Immediately after the commencement of Division 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 4 to the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011 .

20 March 2013

6.  Schedule 2, items 80 and 81

Immediately after the commencement of Division 2 of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011 .

1 January 2014

7.  Schedule 2, items 82 to 84

Immediately after the commencement of Division 1 of Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011 .

20 March 2013

8.  Schedule 2, items 85 to 87

Immediately after the commencement of Part 2 of Schedule 3 to the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011 .

20 March 2013

9.  Schedule 2, Part 3

1 January 2013.

1 January 2013

10.  Schedule 3

1 January 2013.

1 January 2013

11.  Schedules 4 and 5

1 July 2012.

1 July 2012

12.  Schedule 6

1 January 2013.

1 January 2013

13.  Schedule 7

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.