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A New Tax System (Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Bill 1999
A New Tax System (Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Bill 1998

1998

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A New Tax System (Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Bill 1998

 

No.      , 1998

 

(Family and Community Services)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide for compensation measures related to the implementation of A New Tax System, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Social Security Act 1991                                                                        3

Part 1—Increases to rates and free areas                                                              3

Part 2—Family assistance                                                                                          25

Part 3—Taper rates                                                                                                        26

Schedule 2—Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                    27

Part 1—Increases to rates and free areas                                                            27

Part 2—Taper rates                                                                                                        39

Part 3—Increase in certain pensions                                                                     40

Schedule 3—National Health Act 1953                                                                    41

 



A Bill for an Act to provide for compensation measures related to the implementation of A New Tax System, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the A New Tax System (Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Act 1998.

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Schedules 1, 2 and 3 commence, or are taken to have commenced:

                     (a)  after all the provisions listed in subsection (3) have commenced; and

                     (b)  on the last day on which any of those provisions commenced.

             (3)  These are the provisions:

                     (a)  section 1-2 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1998 ;

                     (b)  section 2 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Imposition—Excise) Act 1998 ;

                     (c)  section 2 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Imposition—Customs) Act 1998 ;

                     (d)  section 2 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Imposition—General) Act 1998 ;

                     (e)  section 2 of the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax Administration) Act 1998 .

3   Schedule(s )

                   Subject to section 2, each Act 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.