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Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Pension Reform and Other 2009 Budget Measures) Bill 2009

Schedule 15 Portability of payments

   

Social Security Act 1991

1  Section 1217 (table item 3)

Omit “section 1218AA”, substitute “sections 1218AA and 1218”.

2  Section 1217 (table items 5, 6, 9 and 10)

After “13 weeks”, insert “(but see also section 1218)”.

3  Section 1217 (table item 11)

Omit “section”, substitute “sections 1218 and”.

4  Section 1217 (table item 20)

After “13 weeks”, insert “(but see also section 1218)”.

5  Paragraph 1218(1)(b)

Omit “youth allowance or austudy payment”, substitute “disability support pension, wife pension, carer payment, widow B pension, widow allowance, parenting payment, youth allowance, austudy payment or partner allowance”.

6  Subsection 1218(2)

Omit “youth allowance or austudy payment”, substitute “disability support pension, wife pension, carer payment, widow B pension, widow allowance, parenting payment, youth allowance, austudy payment or partner allowance”.

7  Section 1218B

Before “If”, insert “(1)”.

8  At the end of section 1218B

Add:

             (2)  This section is subject to section 1218.

9  Application

The amendments made by this Schedule apply in relation to periods of absences beginning on or after the commencement of this item.