Title Social Security Legislation Amendment (Streamlined Participation Requirements and Other Measures) Bill 2022
Database Bills & Legislation
Long Title a Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes
Date 27-05-2021 09:02 AM
Source House of Reps
Parl No. 46
Bill Number 57/21
Bill Type Government
Portfolio Education, Skills and Employment
Reps Bill Code M
Status Act
System Id legislation/bills/r6718_first-reps/0000


Social Security Legislation Amendment (Streamlined Participation Requirements and Other Measures) Bill 2022
</head> <body lang="EN-AU" xml:lang="EN-AU"> <div class="WordSection1"> <p class="Session">2019‑2020‑2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">The Parliament of the</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt">Commonwealth of Australia</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:14.0pt"> </span></p> <p class="House"><a name="_Hlk72413639">HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES</a></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Reading">Presented and read a first time</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:9.5pt"> </span></p> <p class="ShortT"><a name="_Hlk72413637"/><a name="_Hlk69456403">Social Security Legislation Amendment (Streamlined Participation Requirements and Other Measures) Bill 2021</a></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Actno">No.      , 2021</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="Portfolio">(Education, Skills and Employment)</p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="LongT"><a name="_Hlk72413638">A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes</a></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmSchNo"> </span><span class="CharAmSchText"> </span></p> <p class="MsoHeader"><span class="CharAmPartNo"> </span><span class="CharAmPartText"> </span></p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection2"> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:18.0pt">Contents</span></p> <p class="MsoToc5">1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1</p> <p class="MsoToc5">3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3</p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 1—Streamlined participation requirements<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                    </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Farm Household Support Act 2014<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">4</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">5</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security (Administration) Act 1999<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">24</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 2—Arrangements and grants relating to assisting persons to obtain and maintain paid work<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-weight:normal">                                                                                                                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">62</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">62</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security (Administration) Act 1999<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">66</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 3—Compliance with participation payment obligations<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">        </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">67</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security (Administration) Act 1999<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">67</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 4—Amounts not counted as income<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                   </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">70</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">70</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 5—Approved programs of work for income support payment<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">              </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">71</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">71</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 6—Activities that do not give rise to employment under certain industrial relations legislation<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-weight:normal">                                                                                                                           </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">72</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">72</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 7—Youth allowance ordinary income free area<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">74</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">74</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 8—Start day for jobseeker payment and youth allowance<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">  </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">75</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Farm Household Support Act 2014<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                      </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">75</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">75</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security (Administration) Act 1999<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">75</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 9—Repeals of spent provisions<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                              </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">79</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">79</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security (Administration) Act 1999<span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">                                                          </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">80</span></p> <p class="MsoToc6">Schedule 10—Contingent amendments<span style="font-size: 9.0pt;font-weight:normal">                                                                 </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-weight:normal">82</span></p> <p class="MsoToc9">Social Security Act 1991<span style="font-size:9.0pt; font-style:normal">                                                                                         </span> <span style="font-size:9.0pt;font-style:normal">82</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"> </p> </div> <span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Times New Roman","serif""><br clear="all" style="page-break-before:always"/></span> <div class="WordSection3"> <p class="Page1">A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:12.0pt;line-height:normal"> <span style="font-size:16.0pt">The Parliament of Australia enacts:</span></p> <opc-section depth="0" ref="985975f63f8345fca8b08f11406adf73" title="1  Short title"><a name="985975f63f8345fca8b08f11406adf73"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc71290973"><span class="CharSectno">1</span>  Short title</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    This Act is the <i>Social Security Legislation Amendment (Streamlined Participation Requirements and Other Measures) Act 2021</i>.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="02467b910889479b97a7d81f01e9508c" title="2  Commencement"><a name="02467b910889479b97a7d81f01e9508c"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc71290974"><span class="CharSectno">2</span>  Commencement</a></p> <p class="subsection">              (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.</p> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> <table class="MsoNormalTable" border="1" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" width="474" style="margin-left:5.35pt;border-collapse:collapse;border:none"> <thead> <tr> <td width="474" colspan="3" valign="top" style="width:355.55pt;border-top:solid windowtext 1.5pt; border-left:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt;border-right:none; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement information</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 2</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Column 3</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Provisions</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom: solid windowtext 1.5pt;padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Commencement</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="TableHeading">Date/Details</p> </td> </tr> </thead> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">2.  Schedule 1</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The later of:</p> <p class="Tablea">(a) 1 July 2021; and</p> <p class="Tablea">(b) the seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">3.  Schedule 2</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">4.  Schedule 3</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The later of:</p> <p class="Tablea">(a) 1 July 2021; and</p> <p class="Tablea">(b) the seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">5.  Schedules 4 and 5</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">6.  Schedule 6</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The later of:</p> <p class="Tablea">(a) 1 July 2021; and</p> <p class="Tablea">(b) the seventh day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">7.  Schedule 7</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">8.  Schedule 8</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1 July 2022.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">1 July 2022</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">9.  Schedule 9</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.0pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="113" valign="top" style="width:3.0cm;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">10.  Schedule 10</p> </td> <td width="255" valign="top" style="width:191.4pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext">The later of:</p> <p class="Tablea">(a) immediately after the commencement of the provisions covered by table item 2; and</p> <p class="Tablea">(b) immediately after the commencement of Schedule 7 to the <i>Social Services Legislation Amendment (Welfare Reform) Act 2018</i>.</p> </td> <td width="105" valign="top" style="width:79.1pt;border:none;border-bottom:solid windowtext 1.5pt; padding:0cm 5.35pt 0cm 5.35pt"> <p class="Tabletext"> </p> </td> </tr> </table> <p class="notetext"> Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.</p> <p class="subsection">              (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.</p> </opc-section><opc-section depth="0" ref="7662427f4f764aaabc342cb794342d92" title="3  Schedules"><a name="7662427f4f764aaabc342cb794342d92"/><p class="ActHead5"><a name="_Toc71290975"><span class="CharSectno">3</span>  Schedules</a></p> <p class="subsection">                    Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.</p> </opc-section><?DMS-Include seriesId="b04f864d-3af1-4376-ae5e-ae6ef7675053"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="d97cafa9-64fd-4614-a80a-1e1a65fe67eb"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="47fd879a-8993-4fcc-bcec-94fae2202d38"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="52490125-ca56-4f04-9230-f0069bf284d2"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="91251f9d-45df-4659-91ae-48222901b6fe"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="de18ab37-526c-4b8b-bae7-18726f05b83f"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="7afccf48-dbf2-49ce-8141-daa71e97f952"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="180d47c9-316e-4a5b-bd79-63858ad84b0b"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="d5c07fba-1056-4087-b16b-f4d646505685"?><?DMS-Include seriesId="15ee6245-1f35-4d75-bf4e-9160acf77cfe"?></div> </body> </div></div></body></html>