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Public Sector Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Originating house
House of Representatives


Amends: the Judges’ Pensions Act 1968 to enable members of the Judges’ Pensions Scheme to request that they be paid a lump sum amount from the scheme to meet their Division 293 tax liability; the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948 to: ensure that the calculation of any lump sum superannuation guarantee safety-net benefit meets the minimum superannuation guarantee requirements; enable the Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Trust to pass a resolution without a meeting; and enable an actuary other than the Australian Government Actuary to provide advice in relation to the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Scheme; five Acts to increase the age from which an eligible child of a deceased superannuation scheme member must be in full time education and remove the requirement for an eligible child to not be ordinarily in employment; the Judges and Governors-General Legislation Amendment (Family Law) Act 2012 to correct a misdescribed reference; and the Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011 to reduce the size of the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation Board from 11 to 9 directors.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/03/18  
Second reading moved 28/03/18  
Second reading debate 15/08/18  
Second reading agreed to 15/08/18  
Third reading agreed to 15/08/18  
Introduced and read a first time 15/08/18  
Second reading moved 15/08/18  
Second reading debate 16/08/18  
Second reading agreed to 16/08/18  
Third reading agreed to 16/08/18  
Finally passed both Houses 16/08/18  
Assent 24/08/18 Act no: 80 - Year: 2018

Text of bill

  • First reading

  • As passed by both Houses


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

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