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Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

2010-2011-2012-2013

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

 

No.      , 2013

 

(Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to family assistance, social security, veterans’ entitlements and paid parental leave, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Baby bonus                                                                                                    4

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                   4

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                    5

Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012                         7

Schedule 2—Family tax benefit and double orphan pension                       8

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                   8

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             8

Schedule 3—Other amendments                                                                                  10

Part 1—Schoolkids bonus                                                                                          10

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 10

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

Part 2—Entrusted to care                                                                                           18

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 18

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

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (2008 Budget and Other Measures) Act 2008                                                                                        19

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010                                                                                 19

Paid Parental Leave (Consequential Amendments) Act 2010                           21

Part 3—Family assistance clean energy payments                                         22

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 22

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  23

Part 4—Social security and veterans’ entitlements supplements           24

Division 1—Instalments of quarterly supplements                                              24

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            24

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             26

Division 2—Interactions with quarterly clean energy supplement                    28

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           28

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            29

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             30

Division 3—Other minimum daily rate amendments                                          31

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            31

Part 5—Dad and partner pay                                                                                   32

Paid Parental Leave Act 2010                                                                                 32

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to family assistance, social security, veterans’ entitlements and paid parental leave, 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 2013 .

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, items 1 to 3

1 July 2013.

1 July 2013

3.  Schedule 1, items 4 to 6

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 7 and 8

1 July 2013.

1 July 2013

5.  Schedule 1, item 9

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 1, items 10 and 11

1 July 2013.

1 July 2013

7.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 3

Immediately after the commencement of item 3 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

8.  Schedule 2, items 4 and 5

1 January 2012.

1 January 2012

9.  Schedule 2, items 6 and 7

1 January 2013.

1 January 2013

10.  Sc hedule 3, Parts 1 and 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

11.  Schedule 3, items 58 and 59

1 July 2013.

1 July 2013

12.  Schedule 3, items 60 to 62

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

13.  Schedule 3, items 63 to 67

1 July 2013.

1 July 2013

14.  Schedule 3, Part 4, Division 1

The later of:

(a) the start of the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011 .

 

15.  Schedule 3, Part 4, Division 2

Immediately after the commencement of Part 5 of Schedule 1 to the Clean Energy (Household Assistance Amendments) Act 2011 .

20 March 2013

16.  Schedule 3, Part 4, Division 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

17.  Schedule 3, Part 5

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.