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Comcare and Seacare Legislation Amendment (Pension Age and Catastrophic Injury) Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Comcare and Seacare Legislation Amendment (Pension Age and Catastrophic Injury) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the Comcare scheme and the Seacare scheme, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 4

Part 1—Comcare scheme                                                                                             4

Division 1—Catastrophic injury                                                                                4

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                             4

Division 2—Pension age                                                                                              7

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                             7

Part 2—Seacare scheme                                                                                                9

Division 1—Catastrophic injury                                                                                9

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992                                        9

Division 2—Pension age                                                                                            12

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992                                      12

Schedule 2—Application and transitional provisions                                     14

Part 1—Comcare scheme                                                                                           14

Division 1—Catastrophic injury                                                                              14

Division 2—Pension age                                                                                            14

Part 2—Seacare scheme                                                                                              17

Division 1—Catastrophic injury                                                                              17

Division 2—Pension age                                                                                            17

Part 3—Miscellaneous                                                                                                 19

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to the Comcare scheme and the Seacare scheme, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Comcare and Seacare Legislation Amendment (Pension Age and Catastrophic Injury) Act 2017 .

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, Part 1, Division 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 1, Division 2

1 July 2017.

1 July 2017

4.  Schedule 1, Part 2, Division 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 1, Part 2, Division 2

1 July 2017.

1 July 2017

6.  Schedule 2, Part 1, Division 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 2, Part 1, Division 2

1 July 2017.

1 July 2017

8.  Schedule 2, Part 2, Division 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

9.  Schedule 2, Part 2, Division 2

1 July 2017.

1 July 2017

10.  Schedule 2, Part 3

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.