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Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 2020

2019-2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Bill 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Social Services)

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to social security                                        3

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                              3

Schedule 2—Disclosure for the purposes of Royal Commissions              4

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                    4

Business Services Wage Assessment Tool Payment Scheme Act 2015                4

Disability Services Act 1986                                                                                      5

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                              5

Schedule 3—Technical amendments                                                                           7

Part 1—Main technical amendments                                                                      7

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                               7

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                               7

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013                                                   8

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             8

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            18

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             19

Part 2—Amendments commencing 1 January 2022                                     20

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           20

Part 3—Amendments relating to sickness allowance                                  23

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           23

 

 



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

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Omnibus) Act 2020 .

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 day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 3, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 3, Part 2

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 7 to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Act 2018 .

1 January 2022

5.  Schedule 3, Part 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of Part 2 of Schedule 5 to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Act 2018 ; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 3.

 

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.