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A Bill for an Act to continue a system of child care planning and allocation of resources for regions of high need, and for related purposes
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Introduced Senate 24 Nov 1999

Child Care Legislation Amendment (High Need Regions) Bill 1999
First Reading

1998-99

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

THE SENATE

Presented and read a first time

Child Care Legislation Amendment (High Need Regions) Bill 1999

No. , 1999

(Senator Evans)

A Bill for an Act to continue a system of child care planning and allocation of resources for regions of high need, and for related purposes

ISBN: 0642 425752

Contents

A Bill for an Act to continue a system of child care planning and allocation of resources for regions of high need, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Child Care Legislation Amendment (High Need Regions) Act 1999.

2 Commencement This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

3 Schedule(s) Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1--Amendment of the Child Care Act 1972

1 After subsection 4B(2)

Insert:

(2A) The Minister must make a determination under this section for the period 1 January 2000 to 31 December 2001 for the purpose of continuing a system of child care planning and allocation of resources for regions of high need.

2 After subsection 4C(1)

Insert:

(1AA) The Minister must, by determination in writing, make guidelines:

(a) with respect to the exercise of the Minister's powers under section 4B; and

(b) with respect to the exercise of the Secretary's powers under section 12F;

for the period 1 January 2000 to 31 December 2001 for the purpose of continuing a system of child care planning and allocation of resources for regions of high need.

3 At the end of subsection 12F(1)

Add "or (2A)".

4 Subsection 12F(3)

Repeal the subsection.

Schedule 2--Amendment of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act 1999

1 Subsection 2(2)

Omit "and Schedules 3 to 8", substitute ", items 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 27 of Schedule 3 and Schedules 4 to 8".

2 After subsection 2(3)

Insert:

(3A) Items 3, 7, 8, 10, 16 to 26 (inclusive), 28 and 29 of Schedule 3 commence on 1 January 2002.