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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2019

2019

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Bill 2019

 

No.      , 2019

 

(Social Services)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Amendments commencing first                                                              3

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                                 3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            11

Division 2—Consequential amendments                                                               17

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                        17

Part 2—Amendments commencing later relating to jobseeker payment 19

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                        19

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           19

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            20

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Drug Testing Trial) Act 2019.

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.  Schedule 1, Part 1

The first 1 January, 1 April, 1 July or 1 October to occur after the end of the period of 2 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

The later of:

(a) the start of 20 March 2020; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2.

 

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.