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A New Tax System (Family Assistance and Related Measures) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A New Tax System (Family Assistance and Related Measures) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Family and Community Services)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend legislation providing for assistance to families, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendment of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999          4

Part 1—Amendments relating to family tax benefit and maternity immunisation allowance       4

Part 2—Amendments relating to child care benefit                                     21

Part 3—Common provisions relating to family assistance                        69

Schedule 2—Amendment of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999   74

Part 1—Amendments relating to family tax benefit, maternity allowance and maternity immunisation allowance                                                                                                         74

Part 2—Amendments relating to child care benefit                                     93

Part 3—Common provisions relating to family assistance                      200

Schedule 3—Amendment of Social Security Law                                           251

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                         251

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                          253

Social Security (International Agreements) Act 1999                                       256

Schedule 4—Amendment of other Acts                                                                258

A New Tax System (Bonuses for Older Australians) Act 1999                         258

Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989                                                                   259

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                     260

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                           261

Medicare Levy Act 1986                                                                                          267

Schedule 5—Transitional and saving provisions associated with the establishment of a scheme for the payment of family tax benefit, maternity allowance and maternity immunisation allowance                                                                                                                           268

Schedule 6—Transitional provisions associated with the establishment of a scheme for the payment of child care benefit                                                                                    286

 



A Bill for an Act to amend legislation providing for assistance to families, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the A New Tax System (Family Assistance and Related Measures) Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Sections 1, 2 and 3 and items 1, 29 and 31 of Schedule 4 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  The items of Schedule 1 (other than item 82) commence immediately after the commencement of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 .

             (3)  Item 82 of Schedule 1 commences immediately after the commencement of Schedule 4 to the A New Tax System (Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Act 1999 .

             (4)  Schedule 2, items 1 to 3 and 13 to 55 of Schedule 3 and Schedules 5 and 6 commence immediately after the commencement of the provisions referred to in subsection 2(2) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 .

             (5)  Item 4 of Schedule 3 commences immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 2) 1999 .

             (6)  Item 5 and items 9 to 12 of Schedule 3 commence immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the A New Tax System (Compensation Measures Legislation Amendment) Act 1999 .

             (7)  Items 6 to 8 of Schedule 3 commence immediately after the commencement of Schedule 7 to the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 1) 1999 .

             (8)  Items 2 to 9 of Schedule 4 commence immediately after the commencement of Schedule 4 to the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 2) 1999 .

             (9)  Item 10 of Schedule 4 commences immediately after the commencement of item 16 of Schedule 7 to the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 2) 1999 .

           (10)  Items 11 to 27 and item 30 of Schedule 4 commence immediately after the commencement of Schedule 8 to the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 1) 1999 .

           (11)  Item 28 of Schedule 4 commences immediately after the commencement of Schedule 10 (other than item 63) to the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 2) 1999 .

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.



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