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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018

2016-2017-2018

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2018

 

No.      , 2018

 

(Social Services)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 4

Part 1—Amendments commencing first                                                              4

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                                 4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             4

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            12

Division 2—Consequential amendments                                                               18

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                        18

Part 2—Amendments with contingent commencements                           19

Division 1—Amendments relating to jobseeker payment                                  19

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                        19

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           19

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            20

Division 2—Amendments relating to targeted compliance framework           20

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            20

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Act 2018 .

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

The first 1 January, 1 April, 1 July or 1 October to occur after the end of the period of 2 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2, Division 1

At the same time as Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Act 2018 commences.

However, the provisions do not commence at all if that Schedule does not commence.

 

4.  Schedule 1, Part 2, Division 2

The later of:

(a) the start of the first 1 January, 1 April, 1 July or 1 October to occur after the end of the period of 2 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 15 to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Act 2018 .

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

 

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.