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Assistance for Carers Legislation Amendment Bill 1999

 

 

 

 

Assistance for Carers Legislation Amendment Act 1999

 

No. 13, 1999



 

 

 

 

Assistance for Carers Legislation Amendment Act 1999

 

No. 13, 1999

 

 

 

 

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

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Carer payment                                                                                              3

Part 1—Amendment of the Social Security Act                                                     3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             3

Part 2—Technical amendments of the income tax law commencing on 1 July 1997   44

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             44

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             45

Part 3—Amendments of the income tax law relating to carer payment for disabled children   46

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             46

Part 4—Amendments of the income tax law relating to carer payment for disabled adult and dependent child                                                                                                                               48

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             48

Schedule 2—Carer allowance                                                                                         50

Part 1—Amendments to include new carer allowance Part in the Social Security Act               50

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           50

Part 2—Consequential amendments of the Social Security Act                    90

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           90

Part 3—Consequential amendments of the National Health Act                   97

National Health Act 1953                                                                                         97

Part 4—Consequential amendments of the income tax Acts                           99

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             99

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                             99

Part 5—Consequential amendments of other Acts                                           102

Child Care Payments Act 1997                                                                              102

Childcare Rebate Act 1993                                                                                    102

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                     102

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988                                         104

Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992                                    104

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                           104

Schedule 3—Transitional provisions relating to carer payment and carer allowance          106

Part 1—Transitional provisions relating to the Social Security Act             106

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                         106

Part 2—Transitional provisions relating to the National Health Act           112

 



Assistance for Carers Legislation Amendment Act 1999

No. 13, 1999

 

 

 

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

[ Assented to 9 April 1999 ]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Assistance for Carers Legislation Amendment Act 1999 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  The following provisions:

                     (a)  Parts 1 and 4 of Schedule 1;

                     (b)  Schedule 2 (other than items 1 and 3);

                     (c)  Schedule 3 (other than item 1);

commence immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Payment Processing Legislation Amendment (Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements) Act 1998 .

Note:          Schedule 1 to the Payment Processing Legislation Amendment (Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements) Act 1998 commences on 1 July 1999.

             (3)  Part 2 of Schedule 1 is taken to have commenced immediately after Schedule 1 to the Tax Law Improvement Act 1997 .

Note:          Schedule 1 to the Tax Law Improvement Act 1997 commenced on 1 July 1997, immediately after the commencement of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 .

             (4)  Part 3 of Schedule 1 is taken to have commenced on 1 July 1998.

             (5)  Items 1 and 3 of Schedule 2 commence immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1.

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.