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Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Jobkeeper Payments) Amendment Bill 2020

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1011

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

 

Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Jobkeeper Payments) Amendment Bill 2020

 

 

 (1)    Clause  2 , page 2 (at the end of the table), add:

12.  Schedule 7

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent .

 

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( 2 )     Page 33 (after line 21) , at the end of the Bill, add:

Schedule 7 Preventing tiered jobkeeper payments

   

Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Act 2020

1  After section 7

Insert:

7A   Requirement for rules that provide for jobkeeper payments scheme—no tiered jobkeeper payments

             (1)  If the rules provide for a kind of payment that is intended to assist businesses affected by the Coronavirus to cover the cost of wages of their employees (whether known as a jobkeeper payment or otherwise), the rules relating to that kind of payment (the jobkeeper scheme rules ) must comply with the requirement in subsection (2).

             (2)  The jobkeeper scheme rules, in providing for the amount of the payment under the jobkeeper scheme, must not provide for there to be different amounts payable in relation to employees.

[preventing tiered jobkeeper payments]