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Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (New Zealand Citizens) Bill 2001
Schedule  2 Amendment of other Acts

Part 1 A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

1  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

holder , in relation to a visa, has the same meaning as in the Migration Act 1958 .

2  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

resides in Australia has the same meaning as in the Social Security Act 1991 .

3  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

special category visa has the same meaning as in the Migration Act 1958 .

4  After subparagraph 21(1)(b)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  is a special category visa holder residing in Australia; or

5  Paragraph 22(2)(d)

After “resident”, insert “, is a special category visa holder residing in Australia”.

6  Paragraph 22(3)(e)

After “resident”, insert “, is a special category visa holder residing in Australia”.

7  Paragraph 22(4)(d)

After “resident”, insert “, is a special category visa holder residing in Australia”.

8  Paragraph 22(5)(c)

After “resident”, insert “, is a special category visa holder residing in Australia”.

9  Paragraph 22(6)(c)

After “resident”, insert “, is a special category visa holder residing in Australia”.

10  After subparagraph 42(1)(b)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  is a special category visa holder residing in Australia; or

11  After subparagraph 44(1)(d)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  is a special category visa holder residing in Australia; or

12  After subparagraph 45(1)(f)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  is a special category visa holder residing in Australia; or



 

Part 2 Health Insurance Act 1973

13  Paragraph 5BA(2)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  has been both:

                              (i)  an Australian resident or a special category visa holder residing in Australia; and

                             (ii)  in Australia;

                            for a period of, or for periods totalling, 104 weeks; or

14  Paragraph 5BA(3)(a)

After “resident”, insert “ or a special category visa holder residing in Australia”.

15  Paragraph 5BA(3)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  ends when the person has been both:

                              (i)  an Australian resident or a special category visa holder residing in Australia; and

                             (ii)  in Australia;

                            for a period of, or for periods totalling, 104 weeks.



 

Part 3 Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

16  Subsections 29(1) and (2)

After “31”, insert “, 31A”.

17  After section 31

Insert:

31A   Exclusion of certain claims by special category visa holders from section 29 residence requirement

                   Despite paragraph 29(1)(a), a person who is not an Australian resident may make a claim for a social security payment or a concession card if:

                     (a)  the person is a special category visa holder residing in Australia; and

                     (b)  in order to qualify for the payment or concession card concerned, the person is not required to be an Australian resident if the person is a special category visa holder residing in Australia.

18  After subparagraph 240B(4)(a)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  is a special category visa holder residing in Australia; or

 

 

[ Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 28 February 2001

Senate on 7 March 2001 ]

 

(9/01)