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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Low Income Supplement) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Social Services

Summary

Amends the: Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to cease the low income supplement from 1 July 2017; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and Taxation Administration Act 1953 to make consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16/09/15  
Second reading moved 16/09/15  
Second reading debate 14/10/15  
Second reading agreed to 14/10/15  
Third reading agreed to 14/10/15  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 14/10/15  
Second reading moved 14/10/15  
Second reading debate 15/10/15  
Second reading agreed to 15/10/15  
Third reading agreed to 15/10/15  
     
Finally passed both Houses 15/10/15  
Assent 12/11/15 Act no: 143 - Year: 2015
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)