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Social Security Amendment (Income Support for Regional Students) Bill 2010

 

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Security Amendment (Income Support for Regional Students) Bill 2010

 

No.      , 2010

 

(Senator Nash)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 to improve income support for regional students, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Object.................................................................................................. 2

4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Social Security Act 1991                             3

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 to improve income support for regional students, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Social Security Amendment (Income Support for Regional Students) Act 2010 .

2   Commencement

                   This Act commences on 1 January 2011.

3   Object

                   The object of this Act is to improve income support for regional students by extending the youth allowance to eligible students whose family home is in a location categorised under the Remoteness Structure as “Inner Regional Australia”.

4   Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.