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Family and Community Services and Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Further Assistance for Older Australians) Bill 2001

 

 

 

 

Family and Community Services and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Further Assistance for Older Australians) Act 2001

 

No. 42, 2001



 

 

 

 

Family and Community Services and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Further Assistance for Older Australians) Act 2001

 

No. 42, 2001

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 and the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 2

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Beneficial treatment of superannuation assets for people aged between 55 and pension age                                                                                                                               3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Schedule 2—Extension of telephone allowance to holders of seniors health cards               6

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             6

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                             7

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               8

Schedule 3—Increase in income limits for seniors health card                   10

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           10

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             10

 



Family and Community Services and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Further Assistance for Older Australians) Act 2001

No. 42, 2001

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 and the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 , and for related purposes

[ Assented to 25 May 2001 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Family and Community Services and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Further Assistance for Older Australians) Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  This Act (other than Schedule 2) commences on 1 July 2001.

             (2)  Schedule 2 commences on 1 September 2001.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2, each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.