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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2016

2016

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) Bill 2016

 

No.      , 2016

 

(Social Services)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and veterans’ entitlements, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Proportional payment of pensions outside Australia           3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Schedule 2—Pensioner education supplement                                                      4

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             4

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                              6

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                         8

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                   8

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                          8

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                               8

Part 3—Application and saving provisions                                                         9

Schedule 3—Education entry payment                                                                   11

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                        11

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           11

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            11

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             12

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                       13

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                        13

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             13

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             13

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                          14

Part 3—Application and saving provisions                                                       15

Schedule 4—Indexation                                                                                                     17

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           17



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security and veterans’ entitlements, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Budget Repair) 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.  Schedule 1

As follows:

(a) if this Act receives the Royal Assent before 1 January 2017—1 January 2017;

(b) if this Act receives the Royal Assent on or after 1 January 2017—the first 1 January, 1 April, 1 July or 1 October to occur after the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedules 2 and 3

The first 1 January or 1 July to occur after the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 4

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.