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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011

Schedule 2 Special benefit


Social Security Act 1991

1  At the end of section 739A


             (8)  Paragraphs 3(1)(e) and (g) of the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Newly Arrived Resident’s Waiting Periods and Other Measures) Act 1997 , so far as they relate to this section, do not apply to a person if:

                     (a)  on or after 1 January 2012, the person makes a claim for special benefit; and

                     (b)  subparagraph 729(2)(f)(v) of this Act applies in relation to the person; and

                     (c)  the visa the person holds is in a class of visas determined by the Minister, by legislative instrument, for the purposes of this paragraph.