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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2015

2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

 

 

 

 

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............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 2—Family tax benefit                                                                                      3

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                    3

Schedule 3—Study requirements for social security payments                  8

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             8

Schedule 4—New apprentices                                                                                       10

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           10

Schedule 5—Austudy payment assets test                                                              11

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           11

Schedule 6—Clarifying indexation of pharmaceutical allowance           12

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           12

Schedule 7—Health care card income test                                                             16

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           16

Schedule 8—Delegation                                                                                                     17

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  17

Schedule 9—Technical amendments                                                                         18

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           18

 

 



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 Social Services Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2016 .

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.  Schedules 1 to 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 4

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedules 5 to 9

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   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.