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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support for Students) Bill 2010

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2008-2009-2010

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment

(Income Support for Students) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Clause  2 , page 2 (table), omit the table, substitute:

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 and 1A

1 April 2010.

1 April 2010

3.  Schedule 1, items 2 to 3A

1 July 2010.

1 July 2010

4.  Schedule 1, Part 1, Division 2

1 April 2010.

1 April 2010

5.  Schedule 1, Part 2, Divisions 1 and 2

1 July 2010.

1 July 2010

6.  Schedule 1, Part 2, Divisions 3 and 4

1 July 2012.

1 July 2012

7.  Schedule 2, Part 1

1 April 2010.

1 April 2010

8.  Schedule 2, items 5 to 16

1 April 2010.

1 April 2010

9.  Schedule 2, item 17

Immediately after the commencement of the provision(s) covered by table item 2.

1 April 2010

10.  Schedule 2, items 18 to 34

1 April 2010.

1 April 2010

11.  Schedule 3

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Social Security Amendment (Training Incentives) Act 2009 .

1 July 2009

12.  Schedule 4

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

(2)     Schedule  1 , item  1 , page 4 (lines 8 to 11) , omit subsection 1067A ( 4 ), substitute:

             (4)  For the purposes of Part 2.11, this Part and section 1070G, a person is independent at a time in a period specified in an item of the table if at the time the person is at least the age specified in the item:

 

Age when person becomes independent

Item

Period

Age

1

The period starting at the start of 1 April 2010 and ending at the end of 31 December 2010

24 years

2

The year 2011

23 years

3

A year after 2011

22 years

(3)     Schedule  1 , page 4 (after line 14) , after item  1 , insert:

1A  Application of amendment affecting independence age

Subsection 1067A(4) of the Social Security Act 1991 as amended by item 1 applies for the purposes of working out a person’s eligibility for, or amount of, youth allowance for a day, or fares allowance for a journey on a day, that is on or after 1 April 2010.

(4)     Schedule 1, item 3, page 4 (line 23), omit “or (10C)”, substitute “, (10C) or (10E)”.

(5)     Schedule  1 , item  3 , page 5 (line 1) , omit “ January ”, substitute “ July ”.

(6)     Schedule 1, item 3, page 6 (after line 9), after subsection 1067A(10D), insert:

        (10E)  This subsection applies to a person if:

                     (a)  the person’s family home is in a location categorised under the Remoteness Structure as Outer Regional Australia, Remote Australia or Very Remote Australia; and

                     (b)  the person is required to live away from home (see section 1067D); and

                     (c)  the person is undertaking full-time study (see section 541B); and

                     (d)  the person’s combined parental income (as defined in point 1067G-F10 of the Youth Allowance Rate Calculator in section 1067G) for the appropriate tax year (see Submodule 3 of Module F of that Calculator) is less than $150,000.

         (10F)  For the purposes of paragraph (10E)(a), Remoteness Structure means the Remoteness Structure described in:

                     (a)  the document entitled “Statistical Geography Volume 1 Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) July 2006”, published by the Australian Statistician, that was effective 1 July 2006; or

                     (b)  a document specified in a determination under subsection (10G) to be a replacement document.

        (10G)  The Secretary may, by written determination, specify a document for the purposes of paragraph (10F)(b). The document must be one published by the Australian Statistician.

        (10H)  A determination under subsection (10G) is not a legislative instrument.



 

(7)     Schedule  1 , page 6 (before line 10) , after item  3 , insert:

3A  Application of amendments about workforce participation

(1)       Subsections 1067A(10), (10A), (10B), (10C) and (10D) of the Social Security Act 1991 as amended by items 2 and 3 apply for the purposes of working out a person’s eligibility for, or amount of, youth allowance for a day, or fares allowance for a journey on a day, that is on or after 1 July 2010.

(2)       Subsections 1067A(10E) and (10F) of the Social Security Act 1991 as amended by item 3 apply for the purposes of working out a person’s eligibility for, or amount of, youth allowance for a day, or fares allowance for a journey on a day, that is on or after 1 January 2011.

(8)     Schedule  1 , heading to Division  3 , page 6 (lines 14 and 15) , omit the heading.

(9)     Schedule  1 , item  5 , page 6 (lines 16 to 23) , omit the item, substitute:

5  Application of amendment

The amendment made by this Division applies for the purposes of working out a person’s eligibility for, or amount of, fares allowance for a journey on a day that is on or after 1 April 2010.

(10)   Schedule  1 , item  11 , page 8 (line 7) , omit “ January ”, substitute “ July ”.

(11)   Schedule  1 , item  18 , page 13 (line 3) , omit “ January ”, substitute “ July ”.

(12)   Schedule 2, item 4, page 20 (line 19), omit “$717”, substitute “$650”.

(13)   Schedule 2, item 4, page 20 (line 22), omit “$1,127”, substitute “$1,064”.

(14)   Schedule  2 , item  14 , page 27 (line 25) , omit “1  March ”, substitute “15  April ”.

 

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

18 March 2010