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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Pension Reform and Other 2009 Budget Measures) Bill 2009

Schedule 13 Commonwealth seniors health card

   

Social Security Act 1991

1  At the end of point 1071-3 (before the notes)

Add:

                   ; (e)  the person’s reportable superannuation contributions (within the meaning of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 ) for that year.

2  Application

(1)       The amendment made by item 1 applies in relation to:

                     (a)  claims for seniors health cards made on or after the commencement of that item; and

                     (b)  seniors health cards granted before, on or after the commencement of that item.

(2)       However, the amendment does not affect a person’s qualification for a seniors health card before that commencement.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

3  At the end of point 118ZZA-3 (before the notes)

Add:

                   ; (e)  the person’s reportable superannuation contributions (within the meaning of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 ) for that year.

4  Application

(1)       The amendment made by item 3 applies in relation to:

                     (a)  claims for seniors health cards made on or after the commencement of that item; and

                     (b)  seniors health cards granted before, on or after the commencement of that item.

(2)       However, the amendment does not affect a person’s eligibility for a seniors health card before that commencement.