Title Social Security Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Job Seeker Compliance Framework) Bill 2014
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Date 10-02-2015 07:20 PM
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Social Security Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the Job Seeker Compliance Framework) Bill 2014

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2013-2014

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Strengthening the

Job Seeker Compliance Framework) Bill 2014

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item 4), omit the table item.

(2)     Schedule 1, item 8, page 4 (before line 10), before subsection 42SA(2A), insert:

       (2AA)  If:

                     (a)  a participation payment is not payable to a person for a period (the non-payability period ) under subsection (2) because of the person’s failure to attend an appointment with the person’s employment provider; and

                     (b)  on a day (the relevant day ), the Secretary requires the person to attend a rescheduled appointment with the person’s employment provider; and

                     (c)  the rescheduled appointment is on a day that is more than 2 business days after the relevant day;

then, despite subsection (2), the non-payability period is taken to end under that subsection at the end of the relevant day.

Note 1:       The requirement to attend the rescheduled appointment will be a reconnection requirement or further reconnection requirement.

Note 2:       For business day , see section 2B of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901 .

(3)     Schedule 1, page 4 (after line 17), after item 8, insert:

8A  At the end of section 42SA

Add:

             (4)  The Secretary must notify the person of a determination under subsection (1). The Secretary may do so in any way that the Secretary considers appropriate.

(4)     Schedule 1, items 10 and 11, page 4 (lines 26 to 30), omit the items.

(5)     Schedule 1, item 12, page 5 (lines 9 and 10), omit subitem (3).

(6)     Schedule 1, page 6 (line 2), omit the heading.

(7)     Schedule 1, items 13 to 19, page 6 (line 3) to page 7 (line 8), omit the items.

(8)     Schedule 1, item 24, page 9 (lines 5 to 7), omit “period for which the participation payment is not payable under subsection 42SA(2) because of the person’s failure referred to in paragraph 42SA(1)(b) or (ba)”, substitute “non-attendance failure penalty period”.

(9)     Schedule 1, item 24, page 9 (after line 11), after subsection 42T(3A), insert:

          (3B)  For the purposes of subsection (3A), the non-attendance failure penalty period is the period:

                     (a)  beginning on the day the person is notified by the Secretary of the determination under subsection 42SA(1); and

                     (b)  ending on the day the period under subsection 42SA(2) ends.

(10)   Schedule 2, page 11 (lines 1 to 6), omit the Schedule.

 

 

 

 

 

Rosemary Laing

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

2 December 2014