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Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009 [No. 2]

2008-2009

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Received from the House of Representatives and read a first time, 17 November 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) Bill 2009

 

No.      , 2009

 

(Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, family assistance, veterans’ affairs, military rehabilitation and compensation and taxation, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Assistance under the Social Security Act                                    4

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             4

Part 2—Transitional payment                                                                                   12

Division 1—Amendment of the social security law                                             12

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           12

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            17

Division 2—Other amendments                                                                               19

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             19

Schedule 2—Assistance to families                                                                             20

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                 20

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  25

Schedule 3—Assistance under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act                26

Part 1—Main amendment                                                                                          26

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             26

Part 2—Related amendments                                                                                  31

Division 1—Amendments whose commencement depends on another Act 31

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             31

Division 2—Amendment whose commencement depends on 2 other Acts    32

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             32

Schedule 4—Assistance under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act          33

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                        33

Schedule 5—Assistance under the tax law                                                             35

Part 1—Amendments relating to the 2011-12 year of income                35

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             35

Medicare Levy Act 1986                                                                                            35

Part 2—Amendments relating to the 2012-13 and later years of income                37

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             37

Medicare Levy Act 1986                                                                                            37

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, family assistance, veterans’ affairs, military rehabilitation and compensation and taxation, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Amendment (Household Assistance) 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.  Schedules 1 and 2

1 July 2011.

However, if section 3 of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Act 2009 does not commence before or on 1 July 2011, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

3.  Schedule 3, Part 1

1 July 2011.

However, if section 3 of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Act 2009 does not commence before or on 1 July 2011, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

4.  Schedule 3, Part 2, Division 1

1 July 2011.

However, if section 3 of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Act 2009 does not commence before or on 1 July 2011, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

5.  Schedule 3, Part 2, Division 2

1 July 2011.

However, if section 3 of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Act 2009 and the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Act 2009 do not both commence before or on 1 July 2011, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

6.  Schedule 4

1 July 2011.

However, if section 3 of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Act 2009 does not commence before or on 1 July 2011, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

7.  Schedule 5, Part 1

1 July 2011.

However, if section 3 of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Act 2009 does not commence before or on 1 July 2011, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

8.  Schedule 5, Part 2

1 July 2012.

However, if section 3 of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme Act 2009 does not commence before or on 1 July 2011, the provision(s) do not commence at all.

 

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.