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Schedule 1—Creation of the jobseeker payment

Schedule 1 Creation of the jobseeker payment

Part 1 Main amendments

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

1  Subparagraph 85CK(3)(a)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  jobseeker payment;

Farm Household Support Act 2014

2  Section 7

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

3  Subsection 55(1) (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

4  Section 90

Omit:

Farm household allowance is generally treated in the same way as newstart and youth allowance. This means that where there is a reference in those Acts to newstart or youth allowance, it is as if there were also a reference to farm household allowance. Similarly, where there is a reference to a concept that is defined to include those allowances, such as “social security benefit” or “social security payment”, it is as if that concept were also defined to include farm household allowance.

substitute:

Farm household allowance is generally treated in the same way as jobseeker payment and youth allowance. This means that where there is a reference in those Acts to jobseeker payment or youth allowance, it is as if there were also a reference to farm household allowance. Similarly, where there is a reference to a concept that is defined to include jobseeker payment or youth allowance, such as “social security benefit” or “social security payment”, it is as if that concept were also defined to include farm household allowance.

5  Subsection 93(1) (table items 1 and 16)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

6  Subsection 93(1) (table item 20)

Omit “Newstart Allowance”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

7  Subsection 93(1) (table items 28 and 29)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

8  Paragraph 94(d)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

9  Section 97 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

97   References to youth allowance and jobseeker payment

10  Subsection 97(2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

11  Section 99 (table item 4)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

12  Paragraph 202CB(6)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

13  Paragraph 202CE(7)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

14  Section 52-10 (after table item 13A.1)

Insert:

14.1

Jobseeker payment

Supplementary amount is exempt

(see section 52-15)

Supplementary amount, and tax-free amount, are exempt

(see sections 52-15 and 52-20)

Exempt

Exempt up to the tax-free amount

(see section 52-30)

15  Section 52-10 (table item 19.1)

Repeal the item.

16  Section 52-10 (note at the end of the table)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

17  Section 52-15 (table item 3)

Omit:

Newstart allowance

substitute:

Jobseeker payment

18  Section 52-15 (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

19  Subsection 52-30(1) (table)

After:

Austudy payment

insert:

Jobseeker payment

20  Subsection 52-30(1) (table)

Omit:

Newstart allowance

21  Subsection 52-30(1) (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

22  Section 52-40 (after table item 13A)

Insert:

14

Jobseeker payment

Part 2.12

Section 660LB

Sections 660LC and 660LH

23  Section 52-40 (table item 19)

Repeal the item.

Social Security Act 1991

24  Subsection 4(6A) (table items 5 and 6)

Omit “Newstart allowance”, substitute “Jobseeker payment”.

25  Paragraph 5(20A)(c)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

26  Subparagraph 5F(e)(iii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                            (iii)  jobseeker payment;

27  Subsection 7(6)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

28  Paragraph 7(6AA)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

29  Paragraphs 7(7)(c) and (d)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

30  Paragraph 7(7)(e)

After “one of”, insert “that payment and”.

31  Subparagraph 8(8)(r)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

32  Paragraph 14A(3)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

33  Subparagraph 14A(3)(b)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

34  Paragraphs 16A(3)(b) and (4)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

35  Subsection 19C(2)

After “parenting payment,”, insert “jobseeker payment,”.

36  Paragraph 19C(2)(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

37  Subsection 19C(3)

After “parenting payment,”, insert “jobseeker payment,”.

38  Paragraph 19C(3)(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

39  Paragraphs 19C(6)(a) and (b)

After “the amount of”, insert “jobseeker payment or”.

40  Paragraphs 19C(6)(c) and (d)

After “the amount of”, insert “jobseeker payment,”.

41  Paragraph 19C(6)(d)

Omit “that allowance or payment”, substitute “that payment or allowance”.

42  Paragraph 19C(7)(a)

After “the amount of”, insert “jobseeker payment or”.

43  Paragraphs 19C(7)(b), (c) and (d)

After “the amount of”, insert “jobseeker payment,”.

44  Paragraph 19C(7)(d)

Omit “that allowance or payment”, substitute “that payment or allowance”.

45  Paragraph 19C(8)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

46  Subsection 19C(8) (note 2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

47  Subsection 19D(5) (paragraph (f) of the definition of maximum payment rate )

Omit “allowances”.

48  Subsection 19D(5) (subparagraph (f)(i) of the definition of maximum payment rate )

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  jobseeker payment;

49  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of approved program of work supplement )

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

50  Subsection 23(1) (definition of current period as an Australian resident )

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

51  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of employment pathway plan )

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

52  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (e) of the definition of newly arrived resident’s waiting period )

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

53  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of ordinary waiting period )

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

54  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of social security benefit )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  jobseeker payment; or

55  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (j) of the definition of social security entitlement )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                      (j)  a jobseeker payment; or

56  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of social security recipient status )

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

57  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (f) of the definition of special employment advance qualifying entitlement )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                      (f)  a jobseeker payment; or

58  Subsection 23(1) (paragraphs (b) and (ca) of the definition of waiting period )

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

59  Subsection 94(6)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

60  Subsection 95(2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

61  Subsection 103(2) (note 2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

62  Subsection 500WB(4) (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

63  Subparagraph 543B(1)(b)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

64  Subsection 549CB(4) (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

65  Part 2.12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 2.12 Jobseeker payment

66  Division 1 of Part 2.12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 1 Qualification for and payability of jobseeker payment

67  Section 593 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

593   Qualification for jobseeker payment

68  Subsection 593(1)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

69  Paragraphs 593(1)(c) to (e)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

70  Subsection 593(1) (note 3)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

71  Subsection 593(1) (notes 12 and 13)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

72  Subsection 593(1B)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

73  Paragraph 593(1C)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

74  Subsections 593(1D) to (1F)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

75  Paragraphs 593(1F)(a) and (b)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

76  Subsection 593(4)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

77  Subsection 593(4) (note)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

78  Subsection 595(2)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

79  Paragraph 595(3)(a)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

80  Subsections 596(1) to (4)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

81  Section 596A

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

82  Subsections 598(1), (4A) and (6)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

83  Section 600 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

600   Prospective determinations for some jobseeker payment recipients

84  Subsection 600(1)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

85  Subsection 601(1B)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

86  Paragraph 601(4)(a)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

87  Subsection 601(5)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

88  Paragraph 602A(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

89  Section 602A

Omit “the allowance”, substitute “the payment”.

90  Paragraph 603(2)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

91  Subsection 603(3)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

92  Paragraph 603(3)(c)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

93  Subsection 603(4)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

93A  Subsection 603AA(2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

93B  Subsection 603AA(2) (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

93C  Subsection 603AA(2A)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

94  Section 603BA

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

95  Paragraph 603C(1)(d)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

96  Paragraph 603D(2)(a)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

97  Subdivision C of Division 1 of Part 2.12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision C Jobseeker Employment Pathway Plans

98  Section 605 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

605   Jobseeker Employment Pathway Plans—requirement

99  Subsection 605(1)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

100  Paragraphs 605(1)(a) and (b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

101  Subsection 605(2)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

102  Subsection 605(2B)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

103  Subsections 605(3) and (4)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

104  Paragraph 605(5)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

105  Subsection 605(5)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

106  Paragraph 605(6)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

107  Subsection 605(6)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

108  Paragraph 605(7)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

109  Subsection 605(7)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

110  Section 606 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

606   Jobseeker Employment Pathway Plans—terms

111  Subsection 606(1)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

112  Paragraph 606(5)(b)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

113  Section 607 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

607   Jobseeker Employment Pathway Plans—principal carers

114  Subsection 607(1)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

115  Section 607A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

607A   Jobseeker Employment Pathway Plans—people with partial capacity to work

116  Subsection 607A(1)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

117  Section 607B (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

607B   Jobseeker Employment Pathway Plans—requirement to participate in an approved program of work

118  Subsection 607B(1)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

119  Paragraph 607B(1)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

120  Subsection 607B(2)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

121  Paragraph 607B(2)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

122  Section 607C (heading)

Omit “ Newstart ”, substitute “ Jobseeker ”.

123  Section 607C

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

124  Subdivision D of Division 1 of Part 2.12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision D Situations where jobseeker payment not payable (general)

125  Section 608 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

608   Jobseeker payment not payable if payment rate nil

126  Subsection 608(1)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

127  Section 611 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

611   Assets test—jobseeker payment not payable if assets value limit exceeded

128  Subsection 611(1)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

129  Subsection 611(2) (table items 2 and 3, column 2)

Omit “allowance”, substitute “benefit”.

130  Subsection 611(2) (note 1)

Omit “ partnered (partner getting neither pension nor allowance) and partnered (partner getting pension or allowance) ”, substitute “ partnered (partner getting neither pension nor benefit) and partnered (partner getting pension or benefit) ”.

131  Subsection 611(2) (note 4)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

132  Subsections 613(1) and (2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

133  Paragraph 613(2)(b)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

134  Subsection 613(2) (note)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

135  Subsections 614(1) and (2)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

136  Subsection 614(2) (note 3)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

137  Subsections 614(3) to (6)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

138  Section 614A

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

139  Section 615 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

615   Jobseeker payment not payable if person fails to attend interview etc. in certain circumstances

140  Subsection 615(1)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

141  Subparagraph 615(1)(b)(ii)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

142  Subdivision E of Division 1 of Part 2.12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision E Situations where jobseeker payment not payable (waiting periods)

143  Subparagraph 620(1)(fa)(iv)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

144  Subsections 621(1) to (4)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

145  Paragraph 621(5)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

146  Paragraph 621(5)(b)

Omit “that payment” (wherever occurring), substitute “that social security payment”.

147  Subparagraph 621(5)(c)(i)

Omit “that payment”, substitute “that social security payment”.

148  Subparagraph 621(5)(c)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

149  Subsection 621(5)

Omit “newstart allowance” (last occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

150  Subsection 621(5) (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

151  Subsection 623A(2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

152  Subsection 623A(2) (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

153  Subsection 623A(8)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

154  Subdivision G of Division 1 of Part 2.12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision G Situations where jobseeker payment not payable (administrative breaches)

155  Section 631 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

631   Situations where jobseeker payment not payable for failure to comply with certain requirements

156  Section 631

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

157  Section 631C

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

158  Subdivision H of Division 1 of Part 2.12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision H Other situations where jobseeker payment not payable

159  Subsection 633(1)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

160  Subsection 633(2)

Omit “Newstart allowance”, substitute “Jobseeker payment”.

161  Subsections 634(1) to (1B)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

162  Division 4 of Part 2.12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 4 Rate of jobseeker payment

163  Section 643 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

643   How to work out a person’s jobseeker payment rate

164  Section 643

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

165  Section 644AAA

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

166  Paragraph 644AAA(d)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

167  Paragraph 660LA(1)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

168  Subsection 660LA(4)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

169  Section 660LD (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

660LD   Adjustment of a person’s jobseeker payment rate

170  Section 660LD

Omit “person’s newstart allowance”, substitute “person’s jobseeker payment”.

171  Paragraph 660LD(c)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

172  Paragraph 660LD(c)

Omit “the allowance”, substitute “the payment”.

173  Paragraph 660LD(d)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

174  Paragraph 660LD(d)

Omit “the allowance”, substitute “the payment”.

175  Subdivision B of Division 9 of Part 2.12 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Subdivision B Continuation of jobseeker payment rate after death of child

176  Section 660M (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

660M   Death of child—continuation of jobseeker payment rate for 14 weeks

177  Section 660M

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

178  Division 6 of Part 2.13A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 6 Jobseeker payment recipients

179  Subparagraphs 665U(1)(b)(i) and (c)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

180  Subparagraph 665U(1)(c)(ii)

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

181  Subsection 666(9)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

182  Subsection 667(5)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

183  Subsection 686(1)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

184  Subsection 694(5) (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

185  Paragraphs 729(2)(c) and (d)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

186  Paragraph 729(2)(d)

Omit “the allowance”, substitute “the payment”.

187  Subsection 729(4)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

188  Paragraphs 729(4)(a) and (b)

Omit “the allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “the payment”.

189  Subsections 746(2) and (4)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

190  Subsection 768A(4)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “special benefit”.

191  Subparagraph 771HA(1)(c)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

192  Subsection 771HA(1B)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

193  Subsection 771HA(3)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

194  Subsection 771KE(2)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

195  Paragraph 771NU(1)(e)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

196  Paragraphs 771NU(3)(b) and (e)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

197  Subsection 771NX(1) (note at the end of step 4 of the method statement)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

198  Subsection 771NX(3) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Deceased partner receiving jobseeker payment

199  Subsections 771NX(3) and (6)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

200  Subparagraph 1035(1)(c)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

201  Subsection 1035A(6) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Jobseeker payment, youth allowance or parenting payment recipients

202  Subparagraph 1035A(6)(a)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

203  Subparagraph 1035A(7)(b)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

204  Paragraph 1035A(7)(c)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

205  Paragraph 1035A(7)(c)

Omit “allowance or payment”, substitute “payment or allowance”.

206  Subsection 1035A(8) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Jobseeker payment, youth allowance, disability support pension and parenting payment recipients

207  Subparagraph 1035A(8)(a)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

208  Subparagraph 1035A(9)(b)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

209  Paragraph 1035A(9)(c)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

210  Paragraph 1035A(9)(c)

Omit “allowance, pension or payment”, substitute “payment, allowance or pension”.

211  Subparagraph 1046(2)(b)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

212  Subparagraph 1046(2B)(b)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

213  Section 1047 (paragraph (c) of the definition of designated social security payment )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  jobseeker payment; or

214  Subsection 1061EE(1)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

215  Subsection 1061EE(4) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Formula for maximum amount of advance: benefit PP (partnered), youth allowance, austudy payment or jobseeker payment

216  Subsection 1061EE(4)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

217  Subsection 1061EE(6) (paragraph (b) of the definition of fortnightly payment rate )

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

218  Subsection 1061JU(4) (paragraph (f) of the definition of maximum basic rate )

Omit “allowances”.

219  Subsection 1061JU(4) (subparagraph (f)(i) of the definition of maximum basic rate )

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  jobseeker payment;

220  Subsection 1061KC(5)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

221  Subparagraph 1061PE(4)(d)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

222  Paragraph 1061PJ(2)(db)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

223  Paragraph 1061PJ(2BA)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

224  Subparagraph 1061PJ(2BA)(f)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

225  Subparagraph 1061PJ(2D)(b)(iii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

226  Paragraph 1061Q(2A)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

227  Subparagraph 1061Q(2B)(a)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

228  Paragraph 1061Q(2B)(e)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

229  Paragraph 1061Q(3)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

230  Paragraph 1061Q(3A)(d)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

231  Paragraph 1061Q(3D)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

232  Paragraph 1061Q(3E)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

233  Subparagraph 1061Q(3F)(a)(i)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  jobseeker payment;

234  Subparagraphs 1061Q(3G)(d)(i) and (ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

235  Paragraph 1061Q(3H)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

236  Subparagraph 1061ZA(2)(b)(i)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  jobseeker payment; or

237  Paragraph 1061ZA(2B)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

238  Paragraph 1061ZD(5A)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

239  Paragraph 1061ZDA(2)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

240  Subparagraph 1061ZEA(2)(ga)(iib)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

241  Subparagraph 1061ZEB(2)(a)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

242  Paragraph 1061ZEB(2)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

243  Paragraph 1061ZEB(4)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

244  Paragraph 1061ZK(5)(c)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

245  Paragraph 1061ZM(1BA)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

246  Paragraph 1061ZM(1C)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

247  Subsection 1061ZM(1C)

Omit “the allowance”, substitute “the payment or allowance”.

248  Subsection 1061ZM(3) (subparagraph (a)(ii) of the definition of employment-affected person )

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  jobseeker payment;

249  Subparagraph 1067F(1)(d)(i)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  jobseeker payment;

250  Paragraph 1067G-D2(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

251  Paragraph 1067G-H26(b)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

252  Section 1067G (table item 23 in Module L of the Youth Allowance Rate Calculator)

Omit “Newstart allowance”, substitute “Jobseeker payment”.

253  Subparagraph 1067K(1)(d)(i)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  jobseeker payment;

254  Paragraph 1067L-D25(b)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

255  Section 1068 (heading)

Omit “ newstart allowance ”, substitute “ jobseeker payment ”.

256  Paragraph 1068(1)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  jobseeker payment; or

257  Point 1068-B1 (table item 4A, column 2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

258  Point 1068-B1 (table item 4B, column 2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

259  Point 1068-B1 (note 8)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

260  Subparagraph 1068-B1A(c)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

261  Point 1068-B1B

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

262  Point 1068-B5 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Maximum basic rate for certain jobseeker payment recipients

263  Paragraph 1068-B5(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

264  Subparagraph 1068-D1(c)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

265  Point 1068-D2

Repeal the point, substitute:

Incapacity for work—jobseeker payment

   1068-D2  This point applies to a person if the person is receiving jobseeker payment and the person is, under Subdivision BA of Division 1 of Part 2.12, exempt from the activity test.

266  Point 1068-D2B (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Jobseeker payment recipients who have a partial capacity to work or are principal carers

267  Point 1068-D2B

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

268  Paragraph 1068-G4(c)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

269  Point 1068-G7AM (paragraphs (a) and (b) of note 3)

Omit “the allowance”, substitute “the payment or allowance”.

270  Point 1068-G7AQ (definition of payment fortnight )

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

271  Point 1068-G7B

After “whose claim for”, insert “a payment or”.

272  Paragraph 1068-G7C(a)

After “whose claim for”, insert “a payment or”.

273  Point 1068-G7D

Repeal the point, substitute:

Reference to payment or allowance

1068-G7D  A reference in point 1068-G7B or 1068-G7C to a payment or an allowance is a reference to a payment or an allowance the rate of which is calculated under this Rate Calculator.

274  Paragraphs 1068-G7E(a) and (b)

After “in respect of the”, insert “payment or”.

275  Paragraph 1068-G8A(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

276  Paragraph 1068-G9(b)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

277  Point 1068-G17 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Ordinary income reduction for certain recipients of jobseeker payment

278  Paragraph 1068-G17(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

279  Paragraph 1068B-D22(b)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

280  Paragraph 1070(e)

Omit “and newstart,”, substitute “, jobseeker payment and”.

281  Section 1070H (heading)

Omit “ newstart allowance ”, substitute “ jobseeker payment ”.

282  Section 1070Q (heading)

Omit “ newstart allowance ”, substitute “ jobseeker payment ”.

283  Point 1071A-4 (subparagraph (a)(i) of the definition of allowable income )

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

284  Subsection 1073(2)

Omit “allowances”.

285  Paragraph 1073(2)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  jobseeker payment;

286  Paragraphs 1073(2)(g) and (h)

Omit “the allowance”, substitute “the payment or allowance”.

287  Paragraph 1073J(1)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

288  Paragraph 1073K(5)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

289  Paragraph 1131(2)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

290  Paragraph 1131(2)(b)

Omit “that allowance”, substitute “that payment or allowance”.

291  Subparagraph 1157E(1)(c)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

292  Subparagraph 1157E(2)(c)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

293  Subparagraph 1157F(1)(c)(iv)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

294  Subparagraph 1157F(2)(c)(iv)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

295  Paragraph 1157JA(2)(c)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

296  Paragraph 1157JC(3)(c)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

297  Subparagraph 1161(1)(a)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

298  Subparagraph 1161(1)(a)(i)

Omit “the allowance”, substitute “the payment”.

299  Subparagraph 1187(1A)(a)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

300  Subparagraph 1188C(3)(a)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  jobseeker payment;

301  Subsection 1188C(5) (table items 16 to 22)

Omit “Newstart allowance”, substitute “Jobseeker payment”.

302  Subsection 1188C(5A)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

303  Subparagraph 1188F(2)(a)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  jobseeker payment;

304  Section 1217 (table item 15)

Omit “Newstart allowance”, substitute “Jobseeker payment”.

305  Subsection 1218A(1)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

306  Subparagraph 1223(7)(b)(iv)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

307  Subparagraph 1223(7)(b)(iv)

Omit “new start allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

308  Subsection 37(2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

309  Paragraph 37(2)(a)

Omit “allowance”, substitute “payment”.

310  Paragraph 37(2)(b)

Omit “the allowance”, substitute “the payment”.

311  Subparagraph 37(2)(b)(v)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

312  Paragraph 37(4)(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  jobseeker payment;

313  Paragraph 37(5)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

314  Paragraphs 37(5)(a) and (b)

Omit “the allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “the payment”.

315  Sections 42A and 42E

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

316  Subparagraph 63(1)(c)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

317  Subparagraph 63(3)(a)(iv)

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                            (iv)  jobseeker payment;

318  Paragraph 63(3)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

319  Subsection 80(3A)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

320  Paragraph 80(4)(b)

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

321  Paragraph 81(1)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

322  Subsection 81(1)

Omit “the payment”, substitute “the social security payment”.

323  Subsection 106B(4) (subparagraph (a)(ii) of the definition of listed automatic issue health care card )

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                             (ii)  jobseeker payment;

324  Paragraph 110A(1)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

325  Paragraph 118(12C)(a)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

326  Section 123TC (paragraph (b) of the definition of category E welfare payment )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  jobseeker payment; or

327  Subparagraph 123UGC(1)(b)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

328  Section 140A (paragraph (c) of the definition of employment pathway plan decision )

Omit “Newstart”, substitute “Jobseeker”.

329  Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1 (paragraph (a) of the definition of participation payment )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  jobseeker payment;

330  Paragraph 4(6)(a) of Schedule 2

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

331  Subclause 4(6) of Schedule 2

Omit “qualified for a newstart allowance”, substitute “qualified for a jobseeker payment”.

332  Subclause 5(2) of Schedule 2 (paragraph (e) of the definition of exclusion period )

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

333  Clause 15 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

15   Certain persons subject to cancellation of austudy payment, jobseeker payment, youth allowance or special benefit

334  Paragraphs 15(a) and (d) of Schedule 2

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

335  Clause 28 of Schedule 2 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

28   Jobseeker payment—claimant for disability support pension

336  Clause 28 of Schedule 2

Omit “newstart allowance” (wherever occurring), substitute “jobseeker payment”.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

337  Subparagraph 5H(8)(v)(i)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

338  Section 36C (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

339  Section 37C (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

340  Subsection 38C(1) (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

341  Subsection 118ND(4) (paragraph (j) of the definition of bereavement payment provisions )

Omit “newstart”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

342  Transitional provisions—jobseeker payment

(1)       If a notice, determination or other instrument relating to newstart allowance that was made or given under the Social Security Act 1991 or the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 was in force immediately before the commencement of this item, that notice, determination or other instrument continues in force, subject to those Acts, on and after that commencement as if it were made or given in relation to jobseeker payment.

(2)       If:

                     (a)  a person lodged a claim under the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 for newstart allowance before the commencement of this item; and

                     (b)  the claim was not determined before that commencement;

the claim has effect on and after that commencement as if it were:

                     (c)  a claim for newstart allowance in respect of days occurring before that commencement; and

                     (d)  a claim for jobseeker payment in respect of days occurring on or after that commencement.

(3)       If, immediately before the commencement of this item, a person was subject to one of the following periods in relation to newstart allowance, then, on and after that commencement, the person is taken to be subject to that period in relation to jobseeker payment:

                     (a)  a liquid assets test waiting period;

                     (b)  an ordinary waiting period;

                     (c)  a newly arrived resident’s waiting period;

                     (d)  a seasonal work preclusion period;

                     (e)  a lump sum preclusion period under Division 3 of Part 3.14 of the Social Security Act 1991 ;

                      (f)  an income maintenance period.

(4)       If a Newstart Employment Pathway Plan was in force in relation to a person immediately before the commencement of this item, the plan has effect on and after that commencement as if it were a Jobseeker Employment Pathway Plan in relation to the person.

343  Transitional provision— A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

Subparagraph 85CK(3)(a)(ii) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 applies on and after the commencement of this item as if the reference to jobseeker payment included a reference to newstart allowance.

344  Saving provision— Farm Household Support Act 2014

Despite the amendments made by this Part, section 93 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out the rate of farm household allowance in relation to days before that commencement.

345  Saving provision— Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

Despite the amendments made by this Part, item 19.1 of the table in section 52-10 and sections 52-15 and 52-30 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of newstart allowance under Part 2.12 of the Social Security Act 1991 before, on or after that commencement.

346  Saving provisions—definitions

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraph 5(20A)(c) and subparagraph 5F(e)(iii) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out if a person was the principal carer of a child, or was a secondary pupil child of another person, at a time before that commencement.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, subsections 7(6), (6AA) and (7) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out whether a person has a qualifying residence exemption, or is exempt from the residence requirement, for newstart allowance in relation to days before that commencement.

(3)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, section 14A of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a claim for newstart allowance made before that commencement.

(4)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, section 16A of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out a person’s seasonal work preclusion period under that section if the person made a claim for newstart allowance before the commencement of this item.

(5)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, sections 19C and 19D of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out whether a person was in severe financial hardship in relation to days before that commencement.

347  Saving provisions—qualification for payments

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, subsections 94(6) and 95(2) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out whether a person was qualified for a disability support pension in relation to days before that commencement.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, subparagraph 543B(1)(b)(ii) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out whether a person was qualified for youth allowance in relation to days before that commencement.

(3)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Parts 2.12 and 3.6 of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out qualification for, or the rate of, newstart allowance in respect of days occurring before that commencement.

(4)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Division 6 of Part 2.13A of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out qualification for an education entry payment before that commencement.

(5)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, subsections 666(9), 667(5) and 686(1) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out qualification for, or the payability of, sickness allowance in relation to days before that commencement.

(6)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, sections 729 and 746 of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out whether a person was qualified for, or working out the rate of, a special benefit in relation to days before that commencement.

(7)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, sections 771HA and 771KE of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out if a person was qualified for, or working out the rate of, a partner allowance in relation to a period before that commencement.

(8)       If before the commencement of this item:

                     (a)  a person was receiving partner allowance; and

                     (b)  the person’s partner died; and

                     (c)  immediately before the deceased partner died, the deceased partner was receiving newstart allowance;

then Division 9 of Part 2.15A of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before that commencement, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to that death as if the amendments made by this Part had not been made.

(9)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, sections 1035 and 1035A of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out if a person was qualified for, or working out the rate of, a mobility allowance in relation to days before that commencement.

(10)     Despite the amendments made by this Part, section 1046 of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out, at a time before that commencement, whether a person continued to be qualified for mobility allowance as mentioned in subsection 1046(3) of that Act.

(11)     Despite the amendments made by this Part, Part 2.24A of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out qualification for a pensioner education supplement in relation to days before that commencement.

(12)     Paragraph 1061PJ(2BA)(b) and subparagraphs 1061PJ(2BA)(f)(i) and (2D)(b)(iii) of the Social Security Act 1991 apply on and after the commencement of this item as if a reference to jobseeker payment included a reference to newstart allowance.

(13)     Despite the amendments made by this Part, subsections 1061Q(2A), (2B), (3), (3A) and (3D) to (3H) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out qualification for a telephone allowance before, on or after that commencement.

348  Saving provision—language, literacy and numeracy supplement

Despite the amendments made by this Part, Part 2.21A of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a fortnight beginning before that commencement.

349  Saving provisions—advances

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Division 7 of Part 2.22 of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to an advance payment, or an instalment of an advance payment, of newstart allowance paid before that commencement.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Division 7 of Part 2.22A of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a special employment advance, or an instalment of a special employment advance, paid before that commencement in respect of newstart allowance.

350  Saving and transitional provisions—rates of payments

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, section 1061JU of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out the amount of a crisis payment in relation to days before that commencement.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, section 1061KC of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out the rate of a person’s Disaster Recovery Allowance in relation to days before that commencement.

(3)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraphs 1067G-D2(b) and 1067G-H26(b) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out the rate of youth allowance for days occurring before that commencement.

(4)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, table item 23 of Module L of the Youth Allowance Rate Calculator in section 1067G of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to:

                     (a)  working out if a person is a family member in relation to another person for the purposes of Part 2.11 of that Act and that Rate Calculator in relation to days before that commencement; or

                     (b)  working out if a person is exempt from the parental income test for the purposes of that Rate Calculator in relation to days before that commencement.

(5)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraph 1067L-D25(b) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out the rate of austudy payment for days occurring before that commencement.

(6)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraph 1068B-D22(b) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out the rate of benefit PP (partnered) for days occurring before that commencement.

(7)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraph 1070(e) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out the rate of rent assistance in relation to newstart allowance for days occurring before that commencement.

(8)       If:

                     (a)  section 1073K of the Social Security Act 1991 applies to a person in the 2018-19 financial year; and

                     (b)  in relation to the person, the last day of the 12-month period referred to in paragraph 1073K(2)(c) of that Act is on or after 20 March 2020;

then, for the purposes of working out the rate of jobseeker payment for the person, the amount of $5,000 referred to in subsection 1073K(2) of that Act is reduced by the amount of ordinary income disregarded in relation to the person and that period in working out the rate of newstart allowance for the person.

351  Saving provisions—concession cards

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, sections 1061ZA, 1061ZD and 1061ZDA of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out qualification for a pensioner concession card in relation to days before that commencement.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraph 1061ZK(5)(c) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out qualification for a health care card in relation to days before that commencement.

(3)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, point 1071A-4 of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out whether a person satisfies the health care card income test at a time before that commencement.

352  Saving and transitional provisions—other Social Security Act 1991 provisions

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, subparagraph 8(8)(r)(i) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment made before, on or after that commencement that includes an amount calculated by reference to a rate of newstart allowance.

(1A)     If:

                     (a)  immediately before the commencement of this item, a person was receiving newstart allowance under the Social Security Act 1991 ; and

                     (b)  at the commencement of this item, the person starts to receive jobseeker payment;

then, while the person continuously receives that jobseeker payment on and after that commencement, the reference in subsection 603AA(2) of that Act to jobseeker payment is taken to be a reference to newstart allowance.

(2)       Subparagraphs 1067F(1)(d)(i) and 1067K(1)(d)(i) of the Social Security Act 1991 apply on and after the commencement of this item as if a reference to jobseeker payment included a reference to newstart allowance.

(3)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, sections 1157E, 1157F, 1157JA and 1157JC of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out whether fringe benefits are assessable fringe benefits in connection with a person’s receipt of newstart allowance before, on or after that commencement.

(4)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Part 3.14 of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to payments of newstart allowance before, on or after that commencement.

(5)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, subparagraph 1187(1A)(a)(ii) of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to newstart allowance payable to a person in respect of days occurring before that commencement.

(6)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Divisions 2 and 3 of Part 3.15A of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a person qualified for newstart allowance, or to a person to whom newstart allowance was payable, in respect of days occurring before that commencement.

(7)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Chapter 5 of the Social Security Act 1991 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of newstart allowance made before, on or after that commencement.

353  Saving provisions— Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Part 3 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to the following:

                     (a)  the making of claims for newstart allowance in respect of days occurring before that commencement;

                     (b)  making a payment of newstart allowance in respect of days occurring before that commencement;

                     (c)  a determination or requirement made under Part 3 of that Act before that commencement, or the making of a determination or requirement under Part 3 of that Act on or after that commencement, in relation to newstart allowance.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Parts 3B and 3D of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of newstart allowance made before, on or after that commencement.

(3)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Parts 4 and 4A of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a decision under the social security law, in relation to newstart allowance, made before, on or after that commencement.

(4)       The amendments made by this Part do not affect the validity of a cancellation under subsection 106B(1) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 before the commencement of this item.

354  Saving provisions— Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, subparagraph 5H(8)(v)(i) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment made before, on or after that commencement that includes an amount calculated by reference to a rate of newstart allowance.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, sections 118ND and 118NE of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 , as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to working out the rate of newstart allowance in respect of days occurring before that commencement.

Part 2 Amendments relating to cessation of widow allowance

Social Security Act 1991

355  Paragraphs 603AC(1)(a) and (d)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

356  Subsection 603AC(2)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

Part 3 Amendments relating to start day for some participation payments

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

357  Subclause 3(1) of Schedule 2 (note)

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

358  Clause 4A of Schedule 2 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

4A   Start day for jobseeker payment and youth allowance if claimant required to attend interview

359  Paragraph 4A(1)(a) of Schedule 2

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

360  Subclause 4A(6) of Schedule 2

Omit “allowance on the day that would, but for this subclause, be the person’s start day, the person’s start day is the first day, after what would otherwise (under subclause (4) or (5)) be the person’s start day, on which the person is qualified for the allowance”, substitute “payment or allowance on the day that would, but for this subclause, be the person’s start day, the person’s start day is the first day, after what would otherwise (under subclause (4) or (5)) be the person’s start day, on which the person is qualified for the payment or allowance”.

Part 5 Amendments relating to targeted compliance framework

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

373  Section 42AA

Omit “newstart allowance”, substitute “jobseeker payment”.

Part 6 Amendments relating to enhanced residency requirements for pensioners

Social Security Act 1991

374  Subparagraph 43A(3)(a)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance,”, substitute “jobseeker payment, newstart allowance under this Act as previously in force,”.

375  Subparagraph 95A(3)(a)(ii)

Omit “newstart allowance,”, substitute “jobseeker payment, newstart allowance under this Act as previously in force,”.