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Schedule 1—Rate of farm household allowance

Schedule 1 Rate of farm household allowance

   

Farm Household Support Act 2014

1  At the end of Subdivision A of Division 8 of Part 2

Add:

59A   Income reduction

             (1)  The following do not apply in relation to the rate of farm household allowance for a person who has turned 22:

                     (a)  steps 5 and 6 of the method statement in point 1068-A1 of Benefit Rate Calculator B;

                     (b)  Module G of Benefit Rate Calculator B;

                     (c)  Subdivisions C and D of this Division.

             (2)  Paragraph (a) of step 7 of the method statement in point 1068-A1 of Benefit Rate Calculator B applies in relation to the rate of farm household allowance for a person who has turned 22 as if the provisional fortnightly payment rate were the amount worked out at step 4 of that method statement.

             (3)  Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply for the purposes of working out if farm household allowance is payable to a person for any day.

Note:          Section 37 provides that farm household allowance is not payable to a person if the person’s allowance rate would be nil. The income test in the Social Security Act (as affected by Subdivisions C and D of this Division) applies in working out if the allowance is payable.

2  At the end of Subdivision B of Division 8 of Part 2

Add:

65A   Income reduction

             (1)  The following do not apply in relation to the rate of farm household allowance for a person who has not turned 22:

                     (a)  steps 12 and 13 of the method statement in point 1067G-A1 of the Youth Allowance Rate Calculator;

                     (b)  Module H of the Youth Allowance Rate Calculator;

                     (c)  Subdivisions C and D of this Division.

             (2)  Paragraph (a) of step 14 of the method statement in point 1067G-A1 of the Youth Allowance Rate Calculator applies in relation to the rate of farm household allowance for a person who has not turned 22 as if the provisional fortnightly payment rate were the amount worked out at step 4 of that method statement.

             (3)  Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply for the purposes of working out if farm household allowance is payable to a person for any day.

Note:          Section 37 provides that farm household allowance is not payable to a person if the person’s allowance rate would be nil. The income test in the Social Security Act (as affected by Subdivisions C and D of this Division) applies in working out if the allowance is payable.

3  Application provision

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to working out whether farm household allowance is payable, or the rate of farm household allowance, for days on or after the commencement of this item.