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Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Student Measures) Bill 2014

2013-2014

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Student Measures) Bill 2014

 

No.      , 2014

 

(Social Services)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Interest charge                                                                                             4

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             4

Student Assistance Act 1973                                                                                    11

Part 2—Application and transitional provisions                                             19

Schedule 2—Student start-up loans                                                                           21

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                   21

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                 21

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             21

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             22

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           23

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            47

Student Assistance Act 1973                                                                                    55

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                          84

Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983               88

Trade Support Loans Act 2014                                                                                90

Part 2—Application and saving provisions                                                       91

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Student Measures) Act 2014 .

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 2015.

1 January 2015

3.  Schedule 2, items 1 to 114

Immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

1 January 2015

4.  Schedule 2, item 115

Immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if item 115 of Schedule 1 to the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014 commences at or before that time.

 

5.  Schedule 2, item 116

Immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if item 115 of Schedule 1 to the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014 does not commence at or before the time the provision(s) covered by table item 3 commence.

 

6.  Schedule 2, items 117 to 126

Immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

1 January 2015

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.