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Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2021


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Indigenous Australians

Summary

Introduced with the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Facilitation) Bill 2021 to facilitate the implementation of certain aspects of the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme, the bill amends the: Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to provide that redress payments are exempt from income tax; Bankruptcy Act 1966 to provide that redress payments are not available to creditors of recipients for the purposes of recovering money under bankruptcy proceedings; Social Security Act 1991 and Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 to ensure that redress payments do not count as income for the purposes of any income support payments; and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to authorise the use of protected information.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26/08/21  
Second reading moved 26/08/21  
Second reading debate 26/10/21  
Second reading debate 27/10/21  
Second reading agreed to 27/10/21  
Third reading agreed to 27/10/21  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 22/11/21  
Second reading moved 22/11/21  
Second reading debate 02/12/21  
Second reading agreed to 02/12/21  
Third reading agreed to 02/12/21  
     
Finally passed both Houses 02/12/21  
Assent 13/12/21 Act no: 141 - Year: 2021
     

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