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Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further 2008 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2008

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2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Further 2008 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2008

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item 6), omit “1 January 2009” (wherever occurring), substitute “1 July 2009”.

[expanded eligibility for partner service pension]

(2)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item 7), omit the table item.

[consequential amendment]

(3)     Schedule 2, heading to Part 2, page 18 (lines 2 and 3), omit “ 1 January 2009 ”, substitute “ 1 July 2009 ”.

[expanded eligibility for partner service pension]

(4)     Schedule 2, item 5, page 18 (lines 9 to 18), omit subsection 38(2AA).

[expanded eligibility for partner service pension]

(5)     Schedule 2, item 5, page 18 (lines 23 to 26), omit subsection 38(2AC), substitute:

       (2AC)  A person’s eligibility under paragraph (1)(b) or (g) does not cease under subsection (2AB) if:

                     (a)  the person has reached pension age; or

                     (b)  the circumstances specified under subsection (2AD) exist in relation to the person.

Note:          For pension age see section 5Q.

       (2AD)  The Commission may, by legislative instrument, specify circumstances for the purposes of paragraph (2AC)(b).

[expanded eligibility for partner service pension]

(6)     Schedule 2, item 6, page 18 (line 28), omit “, (2AA)”.

[expanded eligibility for partner service pension]

(7)     Schedule 2, item 7, page 19 (lines 9 and 10), omit “if the person has reached pension age”, substitute “in certain circumstances”.

[expanded eligibility for partner service pension]

(8)     Schedule 2, Part 3, page 20 (lines 2 to 23), to be opposed .

[consequential amendment]