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Social Security Amendment (2007 Measures No. 2) Bill 2007


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Workforce Participation

Summary

Amends the Social Security Act 1991 and Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 to: extend participation exemptions to principal carers who are relatives but not parents of children; make administrative changes in relation to transfers between income support payments; clarify the waiver of certain social security debts; and enable the making of ministerial guidelines in relation to the determination of a person’s capacity to work.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 16/08/07  
Second reading moved 16/08/07  
Second reading agreed to 19/09/07  
Third reading agreed to 19/09/07  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 20/09/07  
Second reading moved 20/09/07  
Second reading agreed to 20/09/07  
Third reading agreed to 20/09/07  
     
Assent 28/09/07 Act no.: 173 - Year: 2007
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Non-Government

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 5394]
SIEWERT, Sen Rachel

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  • Opposition [sheet 5406]
WONG, Sen Penny

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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)