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Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Bill 1999

 

 

 

 

Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Act 1999

 

No. 152, 1999



 

 

 

 

Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Act 1999

 

No. 152, 1999

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to special maintenance income           3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Schedule 2—Amendments relating to CDEP                                                           4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             4

Schedule 3—Amendments relating to special employment advance        41

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           41

Schedule 4—Introduction of crisis payment                                                           68

Part 1—Amendment of Social Security Act                                                          68

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           68

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                         80

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             80

Part 3—Application                                                                                                         80

Schedule 5—Amendments relating to newly arrived residents’ waiting periods     81

Part 1—Amendments                                                                                                     81

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           81

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                       91

Part 2—Saving                                                                                                                  92

Schedule 6—Amendments relating to periods of overseas residence and travel    93

Part 1—Amendments relating to portability of pensions                                   93

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           93

Part 2—Amendments relating to rates of pensions payable under portability provisions           94

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           94

Part 3—Amendments relating to the grant of pensions overseas                   95

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           95

Part 4—Amendments relating to the application of international agreements where persons transfer to another pension while overseas                                                                                 96

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           96

Part 5—Amendments relating to the waiver of debts arising under international agreements   97

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           97

Part 6—Amendments relating to the transfer to age pension of persons temporarily overseas               98

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           98

Schedule 7—Amendments relating to youth allowance and newstart allowance: unsuitable work               99

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           99

Schedule 8—Amendments relating to claim made for youth or newstart allowance after moving to area of lower employment prospects                                                            102

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                         102

Schedule 9—Amendment relating to pensioner education supplement 105

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                         105

Schedule 10—Minor technical amendment                                                           106

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                     106

Schedule 11—Administrative provisions                                                                107

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                         107

 



Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Act 1999

No. 152, 1999

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 , and for related purposes

[ Assented to 11 November 1999 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Further 1998 Budget Measures Legislation Amendment (Social Security) Act 1999 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to subsections (2) to (8) (inclusive), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Schedule 1 commences on 1 April 2000.

             (3)  Item 2 and items 8 to 52 of Schedule 2 commence on 20 March 2000.

             (4)  Schedules 4 and 12 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent or 1 October 1999, whichever is the later.

             (5)  Subject to subsection (6), Schedule 5 commences on a day to be fixed by Proclamation.

             (6)  If Schedule 5 does not commence within the period of 6 months beginning on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, that Schedule commences on the first day after the end of that period.

             (7)  Schedule 9 commences on 1 March 2000.

             (8)  Part 6 of Schedule 6 commences on 1 August 2000.

3   Schedule(s )

                   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.