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A Bill for an Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 and other legislation, and for related purposes
Administered by: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
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Registered 02 Jun 2008
Introduced HR 29 May 2008

2008

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Employment Entry Payment) Bill 2008

 

No.      , 2008

 

(Employment and Workplace Relations)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 and other legislation, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                              3

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                            3

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                            3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Social Security Act 1991 and other legislation, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Employment Entry Payment) Act 2008.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on 1 July 2008.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 1Amendments

  

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

1  Section 52‑10 (table item 10.1)

Repeal the item.

2  Section 52‑40 (table item 10)

Repeal the item.

Social Security Act 1991

3  Subsection 17(1) (subparagraph (l)(iii) of the definition of compensation affected payment)

Repeal the subparagraph.

4  Part 2.13

Repeal the Part.

5  Paragraph 1061EO(a)

Repeal the paragraph.

6  Subsection 1061EW(2)

Omit “Subject to section 1061EY, the”, substitute “The”.

7  Subsection 1061EX(2)

Omit “and section 1061EY”.

8  Section 1061EY

Repeal the section.

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

9  Subsection 15(5) (paragraph (d) of the definition of supplementary payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

10  Subsection 47(1) (paragraph (e) of the definition of lump sum benefit)

Repeal the paragraph.

11  Transitional

(1)        Despite the repeal of table item 10.1 in section 52‑10 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 made by this Schedule, that table item continues to apply on and after the commencement of this item in relation to employment entry payments made before, on or after the commencement of this item.

(2)        Despite the repeal of subparagraph (l)(iii) of the definition of compensation affected payment in subsection 17(1) of the Social Security Act 1991 made by this Schedule, that subparagraph continues to apply on and after the commencement of this item in relation to employment entry payments paid before, on or after the commencement of this item.

(3)        Despite the repeal of Part 2.13 of the Social Security Act 1991 made by this Schedule, that Part, and the provisions of that Act and the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 that relate to that Part, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply in relation to a person on and after the commencement of this item if the following circumstances exist:

                     (a)  for section 661, 663, 664AAA, 664AA, 664C or 664I of the Social Security Act 1991—the commencement of the employment, or the entry into the agreement, was before the commencement of this item;

                     (b)  for section 663B, 663F or 664BA of that Act—the commencement of the employment, or the increase in hours worked, was before the commencement of this item;

                     (c)  for section 663D of that Act—the starting of the earning of income, or the increase in income or the entry into the agreement, was before the commencement of this item;

                     (d)  for section 664A, 664E, 664G or 664HA of that Act—the rise in income, or the entry into the agreement, was before the commencement of this item.

(4)        Despite the repeal of paragraph 1061EO(a), and section 1061EY, of the Social Security Act 1991 made by this Schedule, that paragraph and section, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after the commencement of this item in relation to claims for special employment advance made before, on or after the commencement of this item.

(5)        Despite the repeal of paragraph (d) of the definition of supplementary payment in subsection 15(5) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 made by this Schedule, that paragraph continues to apply on and after the commencement of this item in relation to claims made before, on or after the commencement of this item.

(6)        Despite the repeal of paragraph (e) of the definition of lump sum benefit in subsection 47(1) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 made by this Schedule, that paragraph continues to apply on and after the commencement of this item in relation to employment entry payments that are payable before, on or after the commencement of this item.