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Social Services Legislation Amendment (14-month Regional Independence Criteria) Bill 2018


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

Summary

Amends the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Simplifying Student Payments) Act 2017 to provide that the ‘14-month period’ in the Youth Allowance regional workforce independence criteria, which commenced on 1 January 2018, is extended to apply to existing recipients who otherwise meet the regional workforce independence criteria.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 15/02/18  
Second reading moved 15/02/18  
Second reading debate 28/02/18  
Second reading agreed to 28/02/18  
Third reading agreed to 28/02/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 19/03/18  
Second reading moved 19/03/18  
Second reading debate 22/03/18  
Second reading agreed to 22/03/18  
Third reading agreed to 22/03/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 22/03/18  
Assent 28/03/18 Act no: 22 - Year: 2018
     

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)