Title Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work) Bill 2005
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to family and community services, and for related purposes
Date 09-11-2005
Source House of Reps
Parl No. 41
Bill Number 05178
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Family and Community Services portfolio
Reps Bill Code TM
Status Act
System Id legislation/bills/r2457_act/0002


Family and Community Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work) Bill 2005

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to threshold for receiving child care benefit

  

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

1  Paragraph 53(1)(a)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

2  Paragraph 53(2)(a)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

3  Subsection 53(3)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

Note:       The heading to subsection 53(3) is altered by omitting “20” and substituting “24”.

4  Subsection 54(8)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

5  Paragraph 54(9)(b)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

6  Subsection 54(10)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

7  Paragraph 54(12)(b)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

8  Paragraph 57A(1)(a)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999

9  Paragraph 50H(3)(b)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

10  Subsection 54C(1)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

11  Paragraph 56C(3)(b)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

12  Paragraph 56D(1)(c)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

13  Subsection 59F(1)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

14  Subsection 64D(2)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

Note 1:    The heading to section 64D is altered by omitting “20” and substituting “24”.

Note 2:    The heading to subsection 64D(2) is altered by omitting “20” and substituting “24”.

15  Paragraph 219B(3)(a)

Omit “20”, substitute “24”.

16  Transitional provision—claimants for whom there is an existing 20‑hour determination

(1)        If:

                     (a)  immediately before the start of the first week commencing after 1 July 2006:

                              (i)  a determination under subsection 50H(1) of the Family Assistance Administration Act is in force; or

                             (ii)  a determination of a weekly limit of hours is taken to have been made under section 54C of that Act; and

                     (b)  the determination is a determination that the weekly limit of hours applicable to the claimant and the child referred to in that subsection or section (as the case may be) is 20 hours;

on and from the start of the first week commencing after 1 July 2006, the determination is taken to be a determination under that subsection or section (as the case may be) that the weekly limit of hours applicable to the claimant and the child is 24 hours.

(2)        If subitem (1) applies to a determination under subsection 50H(1) that is in force, the Secretary must give notice to:

                     (a)  the claimant; and

                     (b)  the approved child care service (within the meaning of the Family Assistance Administration Act), or approved child care services, that are, or will be, providing care to the child.

(3)        The notice must state that on and from the start of the first week commencing after 1 July 2006, the weekly limit of hours applicable to the claimant and the child is 24 hours.

(4)        A failure to comply with subitem (2) or (3), or both, does not affect the validity of a determination to which subitem (1) applies.

(5)        Section 219A of the Family Assistance Administration Act applies in relation to a notice under subitem (2) as if it were a notice of a kind referred to in column 1 of table item 6 of the table in subsection 219A(2) of that Act.

17  Application

The amendments made by this Schedule apply to sessions of care provided:

                     (a)  during the first week commencing after 1 July 2006; and

                     (b)  during subsequent weeks.