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Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2017
Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

 

 

 

 

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 1—Indexation                                                                                                       3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Schedule 2—Automation of income stream review processes                     4

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                              4

Schedule 3—Ordinary waiting periods                                                                      6

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             6

Schedule 4—Family tax benefit                                                                                    17

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 17

 

 



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 is the Social Services Legislation Amendment 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

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 3

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

 

5.  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.