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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015

2013-2014-2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

(Social Services)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and farm household support, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Ordinary waiting periods                                                                      4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             4

Schedule 2—Age requirements for various Commonwealth payments 16

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                        16

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           16

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                       23

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                        23

Schedule 3—Income support waiting periods                                                     25

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           25

Schedule 4—Low income supplement                                                                      32

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                        32

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           32

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            33

Part 2—Taxation amendments                                                                                34

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             34

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                          34

Part 3—Contingent amendments                                                                           35

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            35

Part 4—Saving provisions                                                                                          36

Schedule 5—Indexation                                                                                                     38

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           38

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and farm household support, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Youth Employment and Other Measures) Act 2015 .

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

Provisions

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 2015.

1 July 2015

3.  Schedules 2 and 3

1 July 2016.

1 July 2016

4.  Schedule 4, Parts 1 and 2

1 July 2017.

1 July 2017

5.  Schedule 4, item 20

1 July 2017.

However, if item 57 of Schedule 2 to the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Student Measures) Act 2015 commences on or before 1 July 2017, the provisions do not commence at all.

 

6.  Schedule 4, item 21

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 4; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of item 57 of Schedule 2 to the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Student Measures) Act 2015 .

However, the provisions do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

 

7.  Schedule 4, Part 4

1 July 2017.

1 July 2017

8.  Schedule 5

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   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.