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Act No. 13 of 2014 as made
An Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the Farm Household Support Act 2014, and for related purposes
Administered by: Agriculture
Originating Bill: Farm Household Support (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2014
Registered 02 Apr 2014
Date of Assent 28 Mar 2014
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Farm Household Support (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014

 

No. 13, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the Farm Household Support Act 2014, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 2

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 4

Schedule 1—Repeal of the Farm Household Support Act 1992               5

Farm Household Support Act 1992                                                                         5

Schedule 2—Consequential amendments                                                                6

Part 1—Consequential amendments                                                                      6

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                    6

Age Discrimination Act 2004                                                                                    6

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                   6

Dairy Produce Act 1986                                                                                             7

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                            10

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            11

Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995                                                           14

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          15

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                           19

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                            24

Part 2—Contingent amendments                                                                          25

Division 1—Amendments if this Act commences before the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014                                                                                                      25

Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014               25

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          25

Division 2—Amendments if this Act commences after the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014                                                                                                      25

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          25

Division 3—Amendments contingent on the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Increased Employment Participation) Act 2014                                                                     26

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                       26

Division 4—Amendments relating to interim farm household allowance      26

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            26

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          27

Division 5—Amendments relating to repeal of references to interim farm household allowance and transitional farm family payment                                                                                  27

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            27

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          28

Schedule 3—Transitional provisions                                                                        29

 


 

 

Farm Household Support (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014

No. 13, 2014

 

 

 

An Act to deal with consequential and transitional matters arising from the enactment of the Farm Household Support Act 2014, and for related purposes

[Assented to 28 March 2014]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Farm Household Support (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014.

2  Commencement

             (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.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

28 March 2014

2.  Schedule 1

At the same time as section 3 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 commences.

1 July 2014

3.  Schedule 2, Part 1

At the same time as section 3 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 commences.

1 July 2014

4.  Schedule 2, item 139

Immediately before the commencement of item 23 of Schedule 8 to the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if that item commences before the time section 3 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 commences.

31 December 2016

5.  Schedule 2, item 140

At the same time as section 3 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 commences.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if item 23 of Schedule 8 to the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014 commences before the time section 3 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 commences.

1 July 2014

6.  Schedule 2, Part 2, Division 2

At the same time as section 3 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 commences.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if section 3 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 commences at or before the time item 23 of Schedule 8 to the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014 commences.

Never commenced

7.  Schedule 2, Part 2, Division 3

The later of:

(a) immediately after the commencement of section 3 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014; and

(b) immediately after the commencement of item 2 of Schedule 1 to the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Increased Employment Participation) Act 2014.

However, the provision(s) do not commence at all if the event mentioned in paragraph (b) does not occur.

1 July 2014

(paragraph (b) applies)

8.  Schedule 2, Part 2, Division 4

26 February 2014.

26 February 2014

9.  Schedule 2, Part 2, Division 5

A single day to be fixed by Proclamation.

However, if the provision(s) do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent, they commence on the day after the end of that period.

1 October 2014

(see F2014L00555)

10.  Schedule 3, item 1

At the same time as section 3 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 commences.

1 July 2014

11.  Schedule 3, item 2

At the same time as section 1 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 commences.

28 March 2014

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.

             (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.

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 1Repeal of the Farm Household Support Act 1992

  

Farm Household Support Act 1992

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Schedule 2Consequential amendments

Part 1Consequential amendments

Aged Care Act 1997

1  Clause 1 of Schedule 1 (definition of income support payment)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

income support payment means an income support payment within the meaning of subsection 23(1) of the Social Security Act 1991.

2  Continuing application of provision

Despite the amendment of the definition of income support payment in clause 1 of Schedule 1 to the Aged Care Act 1997 made by this Schedule, that definition continues to apply in relation to a payment of farm household support or a drought relief payment under the Farm Household Support Act 1992 as if that amendment had not been made.

Age Discrimination Act 2004

3  Subsection 41(2AA)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

       (2AA)  This Part does not make unlawful anything done by a person in direct compliance with section 8, 16 or 21, Division 8 of Part 2, or Part 5, of the Farm Household Support Act 2014.

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

4  Paragraph 84(1)(b)

Omit “Farm Household Support Act 1992”, substitute “Farm Household Support Act 2014”.

5  Subparagraphs 84A(1)(b)(ii), 92(1)(a)(i), 92A(1)(a)(i)

Omit “Farm Household Support Act 1992”, substitute “Farm Household Support Act 2014”.

6  Continuing application of provisions

Despite the amendments of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 made by this Schedule, that Act continues to apply in relation to debts due under the Farm Household Support Act 1992 as if those amendments had not been made.

Dairy Produce Act 1986

7  Paragraph 119(2B)(b)

Omit “2, or”, substitute “2.”.

8  Paragraphs 119(2B)(c) to (e)

Repeal the paragraphs.

9  Continuing application of provision

Despite the amendments of section 119 of the Dairy Produce Act 1986 made by this Schedule, that section continues to apply in relation to the recording or disclosure of information or the production of a document for a purpose referred to in any of paragraphs 119(2B)(c) to (e) of that Act (as in force immediately before this item commences) as if those amendments had not been made.

10  Clause 1 of Schedule 2

Omit “and Part 9C of the Farm Household Support Act 1992” (first occurring).

11  Clause 1 of Schedule 2

Omit:

•      This Schedule and Part 9C of the Farm Household Support Act 1992 provide a framework for the implementation of the Dairy Industry Adjustment Program.

substitute:

•      This Schedule provides a framework for the implementation of the Dairy Industry Adjustment Program.

12  Clause 1 of Schedule 2

Omit:

       (c)     dairy exit payments (made under Part 9C of the Farm Household Support Act 1992);

13  Clause 1 of Schedule 2

Omit:

•      Dairy exit payments are available for farmers who choose to leave agriculture.

14  Clause 1 of Schedule 2

Omit:

•      The levy will be paid into a Dairy Structural Adjustment Fund, and DSAP payments, SDA payments, dairy exit payments and payments under the Dairy Regional Assistance Programme will be paid out of that Fund.

substitute:

•      The levy will be paid into a Dairy Structural Adjustment Fund, and DSAP payments, SDA payments and payments under the Dairy Regional Assistance Programme will be paid out of that Fund.

15  Clause 2 of Schedule 2 (definition of dairy exit payment)

Repeal the definition.

16  Clause 2 of Schedule 2 (definition of dairy‑type grant)

Repeal the definition.

17  Clause 2 of Schedule 2 (definition of DEP scheme)

Repeal the definition.

18  Subclause 19(2) of Schedule 2

Omit “, 52 and 53”, substitute “and 52”.

19  Subclause 19(2) of Schedule 2 (note 4)

Repeal the note.

20  Clause 37L of Schedule 2

Omit “, 52 and 53”, substitute “and 52”.

21  Clause 37L of Schedule 2 (note 4)

Repeal the note.

22  Subparagraph 43(3)(d)(ii) of Schedule 2

Omit “enterprise;”, substitute “enterprise.”.

23  Paragraphs 43(3)(e) and (f) of Schedule 2

Repeal the paragraphs.

24  Continuing application of provision

Despite the amendments of clause 43 of Schedule 2 to the Dairy Produce Act 1986 made by this Schedule, that clause continues to apply in relation to a recording or disclosure referred to in paragraph 43(3)(e) or (f) of Schedule 2 to that Act (as in force immediately before this item commences) as if those amendments had not been made.

25  Clause 53 of Schedule 2

Repeal the clause.

26  Continuing application of provision

Despite the repeal of clause 53 of Schedule 2 to the Dairy Produce Act 1986 by this Schedule, that clause continues to apply in relation to a decision referred to in paragraph 53(1)(b) of Schedule 2 to that Act (as in force immediately before this item commences) as if that repeal had not occurred.

27  Paragraphs 78(f) and (fa) of Schedule 2

Repeal the paragraphs.

28  Paragraphs 79(b), (ba), (j) and (ja) of Schedule 2

Repeal the paragraphs.

29  Paragraph 80(a) of Schedule 2

Omit “, SDA payments, dairy exit payments and dairy‑type grants”, substitute “and SDA payments”.

30  Paragraphs 94(2)(b) and (ba) of Schedule 2

Repeal the paragraphs.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

31  Subsection 79A(4) (definition of prescribed allowance)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

prescribed allowance means so much of a payment under the Social Security Act 1991 or the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 as was included in the payment by way of remote area allowance.

32  Subsection 160AAA(1) (paragraph (da) of the definition of rebatable benefit)

Repeal the paragraph.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

33  Section 11‑15 (table item headed “social security or like payments”)

Omit:

clean energy advance under the Farm Household Support Act 1992...........................................................


53‑10

34  Section 11‑15 (table item headed “social security or like payments”)

Omit:

exceptional circumstances relief, payment for ..............

53‑10 and 53‑15

farmers hardship bonus under the Social Security Act 1991..................................................................................


52‑10

farm help income support...................................................

53‑10 and 53‑15

substitute:

farm household allowance under the Farm Household Support Act 2014...........................................................

Subdivision 52‑A

35  Section 13‑1 (table items headed “exceptional circumstances relief” and “farm help income support”)

Repeal the items.

36  Section 13‑1 (table item headed “primary production”)

Omit:

exceptional circumstances relief payments see social security and other benefit payments

 

farm help income support payments see social security and other benefit payments

 

farm household support see social security and other benefit payments

 

substitute:

farm household allowance see social security and other benefit payments..................................................



37  Section 13‑1 (table item headed “social security and other benefit payments”)

Omit:

exceptional circumstances relief under the Farm Household Support Act 1992......................................


160AAA(3)

farm help income support under the Farm Household Support Act 1992...........................................................


160AAA(3)

substitute:

farm household allowance under the Farm Household Support Act 2014 see unemployment, sickness and other benefit payments under the Social Security Act 1991...........................................................................



38  Paragraph 52‑10(1)(z)

Repeal the paragraph.

39  Subsection 52‑10(1H)

Repeal the subsection.

40  At the end of subsection 52‑10(3)

Add:

Note:          A reference in this table to newstart allowance or youth allowance includes a reference to farm household allowance under the Farm Household Support Act 2014 (see Part 5 of that Act). Other payments referred to in this table (such as advance pharmaceutical supplement) might also be payable to a person who is receiving farm household allowance.

41  At the end of section 52‑15

Add:

Note:          A reference in this table to newstart allowance or youth allowance includes a reference to farm household allowance under the Farm Household Support Act 2014 (see Part 5 of that Act).

42  At the end of subsection 52‑30(1)

Add:

Note:          A reference in this table to newstart allowance or youth allowance includes a reference to farm household allowance under the Farm Household Support Act 2014 (see Part 5 of that Act).

43  Section 53‑10 (table items 1A, 3 and 4)

Repeal the items.

44  Section 53‑10 (note 1)

Repeal the note.

45  Section 53‑15

Repeal the section.

46  Paragraph 118‑37(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

47  Paragraph 393‑15(2)(d)

Omit “393‑40(3), (3A)”, substitute “393‑40(3A)”.

48  Paragraph 393‑15(2)(d)

Omit “in exceptional circumstances or”.

49  Subsections 393‑40(1) and (2) (note 1)

Omit “(3),”.

50  Subsection 393‑40(3)

Repeal the subsection.

51  Subsection 393‑40(4)

Omit “(3) or”.

52  Subsection 393‑55(2) (paragraph (d) of note 1)

Omit “(3), (3A) and (4) (about repayment in exceptional circumstances or”, substitute “(3A) and (4) (about repayment”.

53  Subsection 995‑1(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of Agriculture Department)

Omit “Farm Household Support Act 1992”, substitute “Farm Household Support Act 2014”.

54  Subsection 995‑1(1) (definition of Agriculture Minister)

Omit “Farm Household Support Act 1992”, substitute “Farm Household Support Act 2014”.

55  Subsection 995‑1(1) (table item 2 in the definition of supplementary amount)

Repeal the item.

56  Application of amendments

The amendments of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 and the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 made by this Schedule apply in relation to payments made after this item commences, other than any such payment that relates to a day before this item commences.

Small Superannuation Accounts Act 1995

57  Subsection 64(7) (paragraphs (b) and (c) of the definition of Commonwealth income support payment)

Repeal the paragraphs.

58  Continuing application of provision

Despite the amendment of the definition of Commonwealth income support payment made by this Schedule, that definition continues to apply in relation to a drought relief payment or an exceptional circumstances relief payment under the Farm Household Support Act 1992 as if that amendment had not been made.

Social Security Act 1991

59  Subsection 23(1) (definition of Farm Household Support Act 1992)

Repeal the definition.

60  Subsection 23(1) (definition of officer)

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

61  Subsection 547B(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  A person is excluded from the application of the youth allowance assets test if the person is independent but the person’s partner is receiving a payment of pension, benefit or allowance referred to in Module L.

62  Section 547D

Omit “Sections 547E to 547G”, substitute “Sections 547E and 547G”.

63  Section 547F

Repeal the section.

64  Section 573A

Omit all the words (including the paragraphs but not including the table) after “is receiving”, substitute “or has received a payment of pension, benefit, allowance or compensation referred to in the table at the end of this section.”.

65  Section 573C

Omit “Sections 573D and 573E apply”, substitute “Section 573D applies”.

66  Section 573E

Repeal the section.

67  Part 2.18 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 2.18Training and learning bonus

  

68  Division 1 of Part 2.18 (heading)

Repeal the heading.

69  Division 2 of Part 2.18

Repeal the Division.

70  Paragraph 916D(3)(e)

Repeal the paragraph.

71  Paragraph 916D(5)(e)

Repeal the paragraph.

72  Subparagraph 919(2)(a)(ii)

Repeal the subparagraph.

73  Subsection 1061ZK(6)

Repeal the subsection.

74  Paragraph 1067G‑F3(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

75  Point 1067G‑G2

Omit “Subject to point 1067G‑G3, the”, substitute “The”.

76  Subpoints 1067G‑G3(1) and (2)

Repeal the subpoints.

77  Point 1071A‑4 (definition of exceptional circumstances relief payment)

Repeal the definition.

78  Point 1071A‑4 (definition of farm help income support)

Repeal the definition.

79  Subsections 1130B(2) and 1131(2)

Omit “Farm Household Support Act 1992”, substitute “Farm Household Support Act 2014”.

80  Subsection 1185K(5) (paragraph (b) of the definition of income)

Omit “or”.

81  Subsection 1185K(5) (paragraph (c) of the definition of income)

Repeal the paragraph.

82  Subsection 1185Y(5) (definition of income)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

income, in relation to a person, has the same meaning as in subsection 8(1), except that, in addition to any amount that is not income of the person because of subsection 8(4), (5), (7A) or (8), any payment to the person under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act is not income of the person for the purposes of this section.

83  Paragraph 1223ABAAB(1)(a)

Omit “, farmers hardship bonus”.

84  Paragraphs 1223ABAAB(2)(f) and (g)

Repeal the paragraphs.

85  Section 1227A

Repeal the section.

86  Section 1230B

Omit “1227A,”.

87  Section 1231AA

Omit “, 1231A”.

88  Paragraph 1231AA(a)

Omit “sections 1231 and 1231A”, substitute “section 1231”.

89  Paragraph 1231(1)(aa)

Repeal the paragraph.

90  Section 1231A

Repeal the section.

91  Subsection 1233(1)

Omit “1227A or”.

92  Paragraph 1234A(1)(a)

Omit “Farm Household Support Act 1992”, substitute “Farm Household Support Act 2014”.

93  Continuing application of provisions

Despite the amendments or repeals of the following sections of the Social Security Act 1991 by this Schedule, those sections continue to apply in relation to payments made under the Farm Household Support Act 1992 as if those amendments or repeals had not occurred:

                     (a)  section 573A;

                     (b)  section 916D;

                     (c)  section 1227A;

                     (d)  section 1230B;

                     (e)  section 1231;

                      (f)  section 1231A;

                     (g)  section 1233;

                     (h)  section 1234A.

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

94  Subsection 10(4)

Repeal the subsection.

95  Section 12AB (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

12AB  Economic security strategy payment and training and learning bonus

96  Section 12AB

Omit “, training and learning bonus or farmers hardship bonus”, substitute “or training and learning bonus”.

97  Subsection 47(1) (paragraph (hv) of the definition of lump sum benefit)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                   (hv)  activity supplement; or

                  (hw)  farm financial assessment supplement; or

98  Section 47C (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

47C  Payment of economic security strategy payments and training and learning bonuses

99  Subsection 47C(2)

Omit “or farmers hardship bonus”.

100  After section 47C

Insert:

47CA  Payment of activity supplement or farm financial assessment supplement

                   The following payments are to be paid to a person on the date the Secretary considers to be the earliest date on which it is reasonably practicable for the payment to be made to the person:

                     (a)  activity supplement;

                     (b)  farm financial assessment supplement.

101  At the end of subsection 66(1)

Add:

                  ; (m)  farm household allowance in relation to a person who has reached pension age.

102  Subsection 106B(4) (subparagraph (b)(ii) of the definition of listed automatic issue health care card)

Omit “apprentice; or”, substitute “apprentice.”.

103  Subsection 106B(4) (paragraph (c) of the definition of listed automatic issue health care card)

Repeal the paragraph.

104  Section 123TC (paragraph (a) of the definition of household stimulus payment)

Omit “Division 1 of”.

105  Section 123TC (paragraph (b) of the definition of household stimulus payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

106  Paragraph 126(1)(c)

Repeal the paragraph.

107  Subsection 127(3)

After “decision made”, insert “personally”.

108  Subsection 127(3)

Omit “under the Farm Household Support Act 1992”, substitute “under or in relation to the Farm Household Support Act 2014”.

109  Paragraph 129(1)(c)

Repeal the paragraph.

110  Paragraph 129(4)(d)

After “decision made”, insert “personally”.

111  Paragraph 129(4)(d)

Omit “under the Farm Household Support Act 1992”, substitute “under or in relation to the Farm Household Support Act 2014”.

112  Paragraph 140(1)(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

113  Paragraphs 144(c) and (j)

Repeal the paragraphs.

114  Paragraph 175(1)(a)

Omit “or under the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

115  Subsection 175(2)

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

116  Paragraph 175(5)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

117  Paragraph 178(1)(a)

Omit “or under the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

118  Section 193

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

119  Paragraph 194(a)

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

120  Section 201A (paragraphs (b) and (c) of the definition of officer)

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

121  Paragraph 202(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

122  Paragraph 202(2)(d)

Omit “, the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

123  Paragraph 203(1)(b)

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

124  Subsection 203(3)

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

125  Paragraph 204(1)(b)

Omit “, the family assistance law or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”, substitute “or the family assistance law”.

126  Subsection 204(3)

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

127  Subsection 206(4)

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

128  Section 207

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992” (first occurring).

129  Section 207

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992,” (second occurring).

130  Paragraph 208(1)(a)

Omit “or the Farm Household Support Act 1992”.

131  Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1

Insert:

activity supplement has the meaning given by the Farm Household Support Act 2014.

132  Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1 (definition of Agriculture Minister)

Omit “1992”, substitute “2014”.

133  Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1

Insert:

farm financial assessment supplement has the meaning given by the Farm Household Support Act 2014.

farm household allowance has the meaning given by the Farm Household Support Act 2014.

134  Continuing application of provisions

(1)       Despite the amendments of sections 193 and 194 of the Social Security Administration Act made by this Schedule, those sections continue to apply in relation to a debt owed under or as a result of the Farm Household Support Act 1992 as if those amendments had not been made.

(2)       Despite the amendments of Division 3 of Part 5 of the Social Security Administration Act made by this Schedule, that Division continues to apply in relation to information or things acquired or obtained for the purposes of, or in relation to, the Farm Household Support Act 1992 as if those amendments had not been made.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

135  Subsection 49J(5) (paragraph (b) of the definition of income)

Omit “or”.

136  Subsection 49J(5) (paragraph (c) of the definition of income)

Repeal the paragraph.

137  Subsection 49Y(5) (paragraph (b) of the definition of income)

Omit “or”.

138  Subsection 49Y(5) (paragraph (c) of the definition of income)

Repeal the paragraph.

Part 2Contingent amendments

Division 1—Amendments if this Act commences before the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014

Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014

139  Item 23 of Schedule 8

Repeal the item, substitute:

23  Paragraph 1231(1AA)(b)

Omit “, training and learning bonus or income support bonus”, substitute “or training and learning bonus”.

Social Security Act 1991

140  Paragraph 1231(1AA)(b)

Omit “, farmers hardship bonus”.

Division 2—Amendments if this Act commences after the Minerals Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014

Social Security Act 1991

141  Paragraph 1231(1AA)(b)

Omit “, training and learning bonus or farmers hardship bonus”, substitute “or training and learning bonus”.

Division 3—Amendments contingent on the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Increased Employment Participation) Act 2014

Farm Household Support Act 2014

142  Section 95 (after table item 1)

Insert:

 

1A

paragraph 861(1)(a)

the words “(but not farm household allowance, as it applies because of Part 5 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014)” were inserted after “the following”.

Division 4—Amendments relating to interim farm household allowance

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

143  Section 11‑15 (table item headed “social security or like payments”)

Insert:

 

interim farm household allowance 

53‑10

144  Section 53‑10 (table item 4D)

Repeal the item, substitute:

 

4D

Transitional Farm Family Payment or Interim Farm Household Allowance

The program known as the Transitional Farm Family Payment program or as the Interim Farm Household Allowance

Only so much of the payment as is included:

(a) in lieu of clean energy advance; or

(b) by way of clean energy supplement;

is exempt

Social Security Act 1991

145  Subparagraph 919(2)(a)(iii)

Omit “program; and”, substitute “program;”.

146  At the end of paragraph 919(2)(a)

Add:

                            (iv)  a payment of interim farm household allowance under the program administered by the Commonwealth known as the Interim Farm Household Allowance program; and

Division 5—Amendments relating to repeal of references to interim farm household allowance and transitional farm family payment

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

147  Section 11‑15 (table item headed “social security or like payments”)

Omit:

 

interim farm household allowance....................................

53‑10

148  Section 11‑15 (table item headed “social security or like payments”)

Omit:

 

transitional farm family payment.....................................

53‑10

149  Section 53‑10 (table item 4D)

Repeal the item.

Social Security Act 1991

150  Subsection 919(2) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Qualification—ABSTUDY payment

151  Paragraphs 919(2)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  a payment under the ABSTUDY Scheme that includes an amount identified as living allowance is payable to the person in respect of a period that includes that day; and

                     (b)  the person is under pension age on that day.

Schedule 3Transitional provisions

  

1  Transitional application of section 40 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014

Section 40 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 applies, after the commencement of this item, as if the reference to an income support payment in paragraph 40(1)(a) of that Act included a reference to:

                     (a)  a transitional farm family payment made under the program known as the Transitional Farm Family Payment program; and

                     (b)  a payment of interim farm household allowance made under the program known as the Interim Farm Household Allowance program; and

                     (c)  a payment of interim income support made under the program known as the Interim Income Support program; and

                     (d)  an exceptional circumstances relief payment under the Farm Household Support Act 1992.

2  Transitional rules

(1)       The Minister may, by legislative instrument, make rules prescribing matters of a transitional nature (including prescribing any saving or application provisions) relating to:

                     (a)  the amendments or repeals made by this Act; or

                     (b)  the enactment of this Act or the Farm Household Support Act 2014.

(2)       Rules made for the purposes of subitem (1) may provide that the following Acts have effect with any modifications prescribed by the rules:

                     (a)  the Farm Household Support Act 2014;

                     (b)  the Social Security Act;

                     (c)  the Social Security Administration Act.

(3)       Without limiting subitem (1), the rules may deal with the transition of a person from a payment made under the executive power of the Commonwealth to farm household allowance.


[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 6 March 2014

Senate on 19 March 2014]

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