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Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009

2008-2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Bill 2009

 

No.      , 2009

 

(Treasury)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide for fairer private health insurance incentives, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                               3

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                               3

Private Health Insurance Act 2007                                                                         10

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                          15

Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983               16

 



A Bill for an Act to provide for fairer private health insurance incentives, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives Act 2009 .

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

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

The latest of:

(a) the day on which the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge) Act 2009 receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) the day on which the Fairer Private Health Insurance Incentives (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 2009 receives the Royal Assent; and

(c) 1 July 2010.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all unless both of the events mentioned in paragraphs (a) and (b) occur.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by both Houses of the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table contains additional information that is not part of this Act. Information in this column may be added to or edited in any published version of this Act.

3   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.