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Social Security Legislation Amendment (Improved Support for Carers) (Consequential and Transitional) Bill 2009


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Consequent on the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Improved Support for Carers) Bill 2009, the bill amends the: Social Security Act 1991 in relation to: redundant references; activity test relief; short term or episodic carers qualification for a health card; and principal beneficiaries of special disability trusts; Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 in relation to: redundant references; and backdating claims for carer payments made between 1 July and 1 October 2009; and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 in relation to principal beneficiaries of special disability trusts.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 27/05/09  
Second reading moved 27/05/09  
Second reading debate 15/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 15/06/09  
Third reading agreed to 15/06/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 16/06/09  
Second reading moved 16/06/09  
Second reading debate 16/06/09  
Second reading agreed to 16/06/09  
Committee of the Whole debate 16/06/09  
Third reading agreed to 16/06/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 16/06/09  
Assent 23/06/09 Act no.: 45 - Year: 2009
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)