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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Housing Affordability) Bill 2018

2016-2017

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Housing Affordability) Bill 2017

 

No.      , 2017

 

(Social Services)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, family assistance and rental affordability, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Social security amendments                                                                 3

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          3

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                              3

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                     16

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           16

Schedule 2—Family assistance amendments                                                        17

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                  17

Schedule 3—National rental affordability scheme amendments             27

National Rental Affordability Scheme Act 2008                                                  27



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, family assistance and rental affordability, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Housing Affordability) Act 2017 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedules 1 and 2

The later of:

(a) the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 March 2018.

 

3.  Schedule 3, items 1 and 2

1 May 2018.

1 May 2018

4.  Schedule 3, item 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 3, item 4

1 May 2018.

1 May 2018

6.  Schedule 3, item 5

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 3, item 6

1 May 2018.

1 May 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation 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.