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Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment) Repeal and Amendment Bill 1998

1996-97-98

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

(As read a third time)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment) Repeal and Amendment Bill 1998

 

No.      , 1998

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend certain Acts relating to superannuation, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Superannuation Act 1976                            

Part 1—Amendments relating to the scope and administration of the Act and the rights of contributors to transfer to other superannuation schemes                                                              

Part 2—Amendments relating to marital status of deceased retirement pensioner        

Part 3—Reduced age retirement and early retirement benefits and increased benefits to spouse or orphans      

Part 4—Payment into fund of amounts held in other superannuation funds or payable under superannuation arrangements                                                                                                   

Part 5—Amendments relating to elections under section 137 made outside the prescribed period                         

Part 6—Amendments relating to powers of Reconsideration Advisory Committees   

Part 7—Miscellaneous                                                                                                  

Schedule 2—Repeal of the Superannuation Act 1976                                     

Schedule 3—Amendment of the Superannuation Act 1990                          

Part 1—Amendments relating to the scope and administration of the Act and the Trust Deed and the rights of members to transfer to other superannuation schemes                   

Part 2—Miscellaneous                                                                                                

Schedule 4—Repeal of the Superannuation Act 1990                                   

Schedule 5—Amendment of the Rules for the Administration of the Public Sector Superannuation Scheme                                                                                                                         

Schedule 6—Repeal of the Superannuation Act 1922                                   

Schedule 7—Amendment of the Superannuation Amendment Act 1976

Schedule 8—Amendment of the Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988

Schedule 9—Repeal of the Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988            

Schedule 10—Amendment of the Superannuation Benefits (Supervisory Mechanisms) Act 1990                 

Schedule 11—Amendment of the Papua New Guinea (Staffing Assistance) Act 1973                  

Schedule 12—Amendment of the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948           

Schedule 13—Amendment of other Acts                                                               

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                        

Law Officers Act 1964                                                                                             

Superannuation Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1995                            

Workplace Relations Act 1996                                                                            



This Bill originated in the House of Representatives; and, having this day passed, is now ready for presentation to the Senate for its concurrence.

                         I. C. HARRIS

           Clerk of the House of Representatives

House of Representatives

13 May 1998

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend certain Acts relating to superannuation, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Superannuation Legislation (Commonwealth Employment) Repeal and Amendment Act 1998 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Part 1 of Schedule 1, Part 1 of Schedule 3 and Schedules 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11 commence on 1 July 1998.

             (3)  Items 248, 251 and 263 in Schedule 1, and Schedule 5, are taken to have commenced on 27 June 1997.

             (4)  Item 262 in Schedule 1 is taken to have commenced on 18 December 1992.

             (5)  Items 247, 252, 255 and 256 in Schedule 1 and item 30 in Schedule 3 are taken to have commenced on 1 July 1995.

             (6)  Part 5 of Schedule 1 is taken to have commenced on 5 December 1997.

             (7)  Schedule 2 commences on 1 July 1998, immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1.

             (8)  Schedule 4 commences on 1 July 1998, immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 3.

             (9)  Schedule 9 commences on 1 July 1998, immediately after the commencement of Schedule 8.

           (10)  Items 3, 4, 5 and 6 in Schedule 13 are taken to have commenced on the day on which the Superannuation Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 1995 received the Royal Assent.

3   Schedule(s )

             (1)  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.

             (2)  Subject to section 2, the Rules for the Administration of the Public Sector Superannuation Scheme contained in the Schedule to the Trust Deed (within the meaning of the Superannuation Act 1990 ) are amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in Schedule 5 to this Act, and any other item in Schedule 5 to this Act has effect according to its terms.