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A Bill for an Act to repeal certain Acts and provisions of Acts and to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, and for related purposes
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Registered 13 Nov 2015
Introduced HR 12 Nov 2015
Table of contents.

2013‑2014‑2015

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2015) Bill 2015

 

No.      , 2015

 

(Prime Minister)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to repeal certain Acts and provisions of Acts and to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 3

Schedule 1—Agriculture and Water Resources                                                  4

Part 1—Repeals of Acts                                                                                              4

Division 1—Repeals                                                                                                    4

Rural Adjustment Act 1992                                                                                        4

Wool International Act 1993                                                                                    4

Wool International Privatisation Act 1999                                                           4

Division 2—Amendments consequential on repeal of the Rural Adjustment Act 1992    5

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997                                                       5

Part 2—Particulars under the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code        6

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994                                      6

Part 3—Abolition of the APVMA Advisory Board                                     7

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992                 7

Part 4—Abolition of Fishing Industry Policy Council                                 9

Fisheries Administration Act 1991                                                                          9

Part 5—Other amendments                                                                                      11

Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry Act 1997                                            11

Schedule 2—Attorney‑General                                                                                    12

Ordinances and Regulations (Notification) Act 1978                                       12

Schedule 3—Communications and the Arts                                                        13

Part 1—Re‑transmission of programs                                                                 13

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                             13

Part 2—Amendments relating to consultation requirements                   14

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                             14

Interactive Gambling Act 2001                                                                               14

Radiocommunications Act 1992                                                                             15

Telecommunications Act 1997                                                                                15

Part 3—Amendments relating to publication requirements                     16

Division 1—Amendments                                                                                        16

Broadcasting Services Act 1992                                                                             16

Division 2—Application provisions                                                                        17

Schedule 4—Education and Training                                                                     18

Part 1—Repeals of Acts                                                                                            18

Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005                                                              18

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                      19

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          19

Schedule 5—Environment                                                                                              20

Part 1—Consent requirements                                                                                20

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011                                     20

Part 2—Inquiries and strategic assessments                                                    22

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                 22

Part 3—Assessment documentation                                                                    23

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                 23

Part 4—Removal of notification and publishing requirement                24

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999                 24

Schedule 6—Finance                                                                                                          25

Part 1—Repeals of 2012‑2013 Acts                                                                    25

Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2012‑2013                                                                   25

Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2012‑2013                                                                   25

Appropriation Act (No. 3) 2012‑2013                                                                   25

Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2012‑2013                                                                   25

Appropriation (Implementation of the Report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers) Act (No. 1) 2012‑2013          25

Appropriation (Implementation of the Report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers) Act (No. 2) 2012‑2013          25

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2012‑2013             26

Part 2—Repeals of 2013‑2014 Acts                                                                    27

Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2013‑2014                                                                   27

Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2013‑2014                                                                   27

Appropriation Act (No. 3) 2013‑2014                                                                   27

Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2013‑2014                                                                   27

Appropriation Act (No. 5) 2013‑2014                                                                   27

Appropriation Act (No. 6) 2013‑2014                                                                   27

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2013‑2014             28

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 2) 2013‑2014             28

Schedule 7—Health                                                                                                             29

Part 1—Abolition of Medical Training Review Panel                                29

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                      29

Part 2—Reports by Minister                                                                                    30

Health Insurance Act 1973                                                                                      30

Part 3—Adviser and administrator panels                                                        31

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                  31

Part 4—Approved provider obligations                                                             34

Aged Care Act 1997                                                                                                  34

Part 5—Other amendments                                                                                      35

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995                                        35

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995             37

Schedule 8—Immigration and Border Protection                                           39

Part 1—Repeals of Acts                                                                                            39

Customs (Tariff Concession System Validations) Act 1999                              39

Part 2—Saving provisions                                                                                         40

Schedule 9—Industry, Innovation and Science                                                 41

Patents Amendment (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Act 1979                             41

Schedule 10—Infrastructure and Regional Development                          42

Part 1—Amendments of Acts                                                                                42

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975                                                          42

Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963                     42

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975                                                             43

Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013                                                 43

Commonwealth Motor Vehicles (Liability) Act 1959                                         43

Copyright Act 1968                                                                                                   44

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983                                                            44

Disability Services Act 1986                                                                                   45

Freedom of Information Act 1982                                                                          45

Home and Community Care Act 1985                                                                   45

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986                                           46

Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951                                                46

Public Lending Right Act 1985                                                                              46

Public Works Committee Act 1969                                                                         46

Racial Discrimination Act 1975                                                                             47

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973                                                                           47

Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910                                                   47

Superannuation Act 1976                                                                                        48

Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988                                               48

Urban and Regional Development (Financial Assistance) Act 1974              48

Part 2—Amendments of Regulations                                                                 49

A.C.T. Self‑Government (Consequential Provisions) Regulations                   49

Schedule 11—Prime Minister                                                                                       50

Part 1—Repeals of Acts                                                                                            50

Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Act 1991                                               50

Part 2—Amendments consequential on repeals of Acts                           51

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986                                                51

Part 3—Other amendments                                                                                      52

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Act 2005    52

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995             52

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012                                        53

Schedule 12—Social Services                                                                                        55

Part 1—Use or disclosure of personal information                                      55

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                           55

Part 2—Removal of spent social security payments                                    56

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                              56

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          56

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                           67

Division 2—Other amendments                                                                              69

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                            69

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            69

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                            73

Division 3—Saving provisions                                                                                 74

Part 3—Removal of spent family assistance payments                              76

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                              76

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999                                                76

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999                 76

Division 2—Other amendments                                                                              78

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            78

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          79

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                           80

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                            80

Division 3—Saving provisions                                                                                 80

Schedule 13—Treasury                                                                                                    83

Part 1—Repeals of Acts and related provisions                                            83

Division 1—Repeals of Acts                                                                                    83

Papua and New Guinea Loan (International Bank) Act 1970                         83

Statistical Bureau (Tasmania) Act 1924                                                               83

Statistics (Arrangements With States) Act 1956                                                  83

Termination Payments Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997                 83

Termination Payments Tax Imposition Act 1997                                                 83

Division 2—Amendments consequential on repeal of statistical legislation  84

Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976                              84

Division 3—Amendments consequential on repeal of Termination Payments Tax legislation        84

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936                                                                            84

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            85

Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997                                                                 85

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993                                              86

Taxation Administration Act 1953                                                                         86

Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983              86

Division 4—Savings provisions relating to repeal of Termination Payments Tax legislation            87

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                      89

Insurance Act 1973                                                                                                   89

Schedule 14—Veterans’ Affairs                                                                                  90

Part 1—Removal of spent veterans’ affairs payments                               90

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                              90

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                            90

Division 2—Other amendments                                                                              91

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            91

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                          91

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                           91

Division 3—Saving provisions                                                                                 92

Part 2—Removal of spent military rehabilitation and compensation payments  94

Division 1—Main amendments                                                                              94

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                       94

Division 2—Other amendments                                                                              94

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            94

Division 3—Saving provisions                                                                                 95

Part 3—Other amendments                                                                                      96

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                            96


A Bill for an Act to repeal certain Acts and provisions of Acts and to make various amendments of the statute law of the Commonwealth, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2015) Act 2015.

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

Provisions

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.

 

2.  Schedules 1 to 5

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 6, Part 1

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 6, Part 2

The later of:

(a) 1 July 2016; and

(b) the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

5.  Schedule 7, Parts 1 and 2

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

6.  Schedule 7, Part 3

The later of:

(a) 1 January 2016; and

(b) the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

7.  Schedule 7, Part 4

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

8.  Schedule 7, Part 5

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

9.  Schedules 8 and 9

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

10.  Schedule 10

The 28th day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

11.  Schedules 11 to 14

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

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  Schedules

             (1)  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.

             (2)  The amendment of any regulation under subsection (1) does not prevent the regulation, as so amended, from being amended or repealed by the Governor‑General.

Schedule 1Agriculture and Water Resources

Part 1Repeals of Acts

Division 1—Repeals

Rural Adjustment Act 1992

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

2  Transfer of records and documents to the Department

(1)       This item applies to any records or documents that were in the possession of the Council immediately before the commencement of this item.

(2)       The records and documents are to be transferred to the Department after the commencement of this item.

Note:       The records and documents transferred are Commonwealth records for the purposes of the Archives Act 1983.

Wool International Act 1993

3  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Wool International Privatisation Act 1999

4  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Division 2—Amendments consequential on repeal of the Rural Adjustment Act 1992

Natural Heritage Trust of Australia Act 1997

5  Paragraph 18(b)

Omit “1992;”, substitute “1992.”.

6  Paragraph 18(d)

Repeal the paragraph.

7  Subsections 19(7) and 20(4)

Repeal the subsections (not including the notes).

8  Section 49 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

49  Appropriations for the purposes of the Natural Resources Management (Financial Assistance) Act 1992

9  Subsections 49(4) and (5)

Repeal the subsections.

Part 2Particulars under the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994

10  Subparagraph 8E(2)(b)(i) of the Code set out in the Schedule

Repeal the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  the names, or proposed names, of the active constituents concerned; and

11  Application provision

The amendment of section 8E of the Code set out in the Schedule to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 applies in relation to notices given under that section on or after the commencement of this Part.

Part 3Abolition of the APVMA Advisory Board

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992

12  Section 4

Repeal the following definitions:

                     (a)  definition of Advisory Board;

                     (b)  definition of Board member;

                     (c)  definition of Chair.

13  Subsection 8(3)

Repeal the subsection.

14  Part 3 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part 3Constitution of APVMA and committees

15  Divisions 2, 3 and 4 of Part 3

Repeal the Divisions.

16  Subsection 28(2)

Omit “(whether Board members or not)”.

17  Subsections 29A(1) and (2)

Omit “(other than a Board member)”.

18  Section 32A

Repeal the section.

19  Subsection 33(2)

Repeal the subsection.

20  Paragraph 69EP(7)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  is the Chief Executive Officer of the APVMA; or

21  Transfer of records and documents to the Department

(1)       This item applies to any records or documents that were in the possession of the Advisory Board immediately before the commencement of this item.

(2)       The records and documents are to be transferred to the Department after the commencement of this item.

Note:       The records and documents transferred are Commonwealth records for the purposes of the Archives Act 1983.

Part 4Abolition of Fishing Industry Policy Council

Fisheries Administration Act 1991

22  Title

Omit “and a Fishing Industry Policy Council”.

23  Section 3

Repeal the section, substitute:

3  Simplified outline of this Act

This Act establishes a body corporate called the Australian Fisheries Management Authority.

The Authority has a variety of functions and objectives, relating to the management of fisheries on behalf of the Commonwealth. It consists of the CEO, the Commission and the AFMA staff members.

The Commission is responsible for domestic fisheries management functions and powers of the Authority. It consists of the Chairperson, the CEO and up to 7 additional part‑time members.

The CEO is responsible for foreign compliance functions and powers of the Authority and assisting the Commission.

The Minister may give directions to the Authority in exceptional circumstances and to the CEO about foreign compliance.

Committees may assist in the performance of the Authority’s functions and exercise of its powers.

The Act also deals with miscellaneous matters, such as consultation, planning and reporting, delegation and financial matters.

24  Subsection 4(1) (note)

Repeal the note.

25  Part 3

Repeal the Part.

Part 5Other amendments

Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry Act 1997

26  Subsections 63(1) and 64(1)

Repeal the subsections.

27  Subsection 65(1)

Omit “63(1)(b), 63(1)(e), 64(1)(b), 64(1)(e),”.

28  Subsection 65(2)

Omit “, 63(1)(c), 63(1)(d), 63(1)(f), 63(1)(g)”.

29  Subsection 65(2)

Omit “, 64(1)(c), 64(1)(d), 64(1)(f), 64(1)(g)”.

30  Subsection 65(3)

Omit “, 63(1)(a), 63(1)(h)”.

31  Subsection 65(3)

Omit “, 64(1A)(h), 64(1)(a) or 64(1)(h)”, substitute “or 64(1A)(h)”.

32  Paragraph 66(2)(a)

Omit “subsections 64(1A) and (1)”, substitute “subsection 64(1A)”.

Schedule 2Attorney‑General

  

Ordinances and Regulations (Notification) Act 1978

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

2  Saving provision

Despite the repeal of the Ordinances and Regulations (Notification) Act 1978 by this Schedule, that Act continues to apply in relation to the publication in the Gazette, before the commencement of that Act, of a form of words mentioned in subsection 3(1) of that Act.

Schedule 3Communications and the Arts

Part 1Re‑transmission of programs

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

1  Subparagraph 212(1)(b)(ii)

Omit “ACMA; or”, substitute “ACMA.”.

2  Paragraph 212(1)(c)

Repeal the paragraph.

3  Paragraph 212(3)(d)

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

4  Paragraph 212(3)(e)

Repeal the paragraph.

Part 2Amendments relating to consultation requirements

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

5  Subsection 87A(9)

Repeal the subsection.

6  Section 126

Repeal the section.

7  Subsections 130R(3), 130T(4), 130U(4), 130ZCA(5) and (6) and 130ZD(2)

Repeal the subsections.

8  Subclauses 68(3), 70(4) and 71(4) of Schedule 5

Repeal the subclauses.

9  Clause 77 of Schedule 5

Repeal the clause.

10  Clause 32 of Schedule 6

Repeal the clause.

11  Subclauses 91(3), 93(4) and 94(4) of Schedule 7

Repeal the subclauses.

12  Clauses 99 and 100 of Schedule 7

Repeal the clauses.

Interactive Gambling Act 2001

13  Subsections 44(3), 46(4) and 47(4)

Repeal the subsections.

Radiocommunications Act 1992

14  Subsections 44A(5) and (7)

Repeal the subsections.

Telecommunications Act 1997

15  Subsections 123(3), 125(4), 125AA(3), 125A(3) and 125B(3)

Repeal the subsections.

16  Sections 132 and 135

Repeal the sections.

17  Subsections 378(1) and (5)

Repeal the subsections.

18  Section 379

Repeal the section.

19  Subsections 382(1) and (5), 386(1) and (5), 405(1) and (5) and 422(1) and (5)

Repeal the subsections.

20  Sections 460 and 464

Repeal the sections.

21  Subsection 572E(8)

Repeal the subsection.

22  Saving provision

Despite a repeal of a provision made by this Part, any process begun, but not concluded, under that provision before the commencement of this Part must be concluded after that commencement in accordance with that provision as in force immediately before that commencement.

Part 3Amendments relating to publication requirements

Division 1—Amendments

Broadcasting Services Act 1992

23  Section 127

Before “If”, insert “(1)”.

24  Section 127

Omit “in the Gazette”.

25  Paragraph 127(b)

Omit “purchased”, substitute “accessed”.

26  At the end of section 127

Add:

             (2)  A notice under subsection (1) must be published:

                     (a)  on the ACMA’s website; and

                     (b)  in one or more other forms that are readily accessible by the public.

Example:    Publication in a form mentioned in paragraph (b) could be publication on a website other than the ACMA’s website.

27  Clause 33 of Schedule 6

Before “If”, insert “(1)”.

28  Clause 33 of Schedule 6

Omit “in the Gazette”.

29  Paragraph 33(b) of Schedule 6

Omit “purchased”, substitute “accessed”.

30  At the end of clause 33 of Schedule 6

Add:

             (2)  A notice under subclause (1) must be published:

                     (a)  on the ACMA’s website; and

                     (b)  in one or more other forms that are readily accessible by the public.

Example:    Publication in a form mentioned in paragraph (b) could be publication on a website other than the ACMA’s website.

Division 2—Application provisions

31  Application of amendments—section 127 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992

The amendments of section 127 of the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 made by this Part do not apply in relation to a determination, variation or revocation of a standard if a notice relating to that determination, variation or revocation was published under that section before the commencement of this item.

32  Application of amendments—clause 33 of Schedule 6 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992

The amendments of clause 33 of Schedule 6 to the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 made by this Part do not apply in relation to a determination, variation or revocation of a standard if a notice relating to that determination, variation or revocation was published under that clause before the commencement of this item.

Schedule 4Education and Training

Part 1Repeals of Acts

Skilling Australia’s Workforce Act 2005

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Part 2Other amendments

Social Security Act 1991

2  Subsection 23(1) (definition of VET provider)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

VET provider means a registered training organisation (within the meaning of the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011) that provides vocational education and training.

Schedule 5Environment

Part 1Consent requirements

Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011

1  Paragraph 28A(1)(a)

Omit “an offsets project”, substitute “a sequestration offsets project”.

2  Application provision

The amendment made by this Part applies to declarations made on or after the commencement of this Part.

3  Transitional provisions

(1)       This item applies if:

                     (a)  before the commencement of this Part, an application was made under section 22 of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011 for a declaration (the relevant declaration) of an offsets project, other than a sequestration offsets project, as an eligible offsets project; and

                     (b)  before the commencement of this Part, the Regulator specified in a declaration under section 27 of that Act that the declaration is subject to the condition (the relevant condition) that the written consent of each relevant interest‑holder to the existence of the declaration must be obtained before the end of the first reporting period for the project; and

                     (c)  on the commencement of this Part, the declaration was subject to the relevant condition (whether or not it had been met).

(2)       Immediately after the commencement of this Part the relevant declaration ceases to be subject to the relevant condition.

(3)       As soon as practicable after the commencement of this Part the Regulator must vary the declaration by removing the relevant condition.

(4)       As soon as practicable after the commencement of this Part the Emissions Reduction Fund Register must be altered to indicate that the declaration is not subject to the relevant condition.

Part 2Inquiries and strategic assessments

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

4  Subsections 170CA(1) and (2)

Repeal the subsections, substitute:

             (1)  The Minister may, in writing, determine the amounts of fees that may be charged:

                     (a)  if the approach for assessing the relevant impacts of an action, that the Minister has decided is a controlled action, is assessment by inquiry under Division 7 of Part 8; or

                     (b)  for an assessment provided for under an agreement made under section 146.

Note:          Division 7 of Part 8 is about inquiries and section 146 is about strategic assessments.

             (2)  Before making a determination, the Minister must consult the following person about the amounts of fees to be charged:

                     (a)  for paragraph (1)(a):

                              (i)  the person proposing to take the action; or

                             (ii)  if the person proposing to take the action is not the designated proponent—the designated proponent;

                     (b)  for paragraph (1)(b)—the person responsible for the adoption or implementation of the relevant policy, plan or program.

5  Saving provision

A determination made under section 170CA of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 that was in force immediately before the commencement of this Part continues in force on and after that commencement (and may be dealt with) as if it had been made under section 170CA of that Act as amended by this Part.

Part 3Assessment documentation

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

6  Subsection 133(8) (before subparagraph (c)(i) of the definition of assessment documentation)

Insert:

                            (ia)  information referred to in paragraphs 95(2)(a) and (b) or 95A(3)(a), (b) and (c), as the case requires, relating to the action; and

7  Before subparagraph 136(2)(bc)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  information referred to in paragraphs 95(2)(a) and (b) or 95A(3)(a), (b) and (c), as the case requires, relating to the action; and

8  Application provision

The amendments made by this Part apply in relation to approvals granted on or after the commencement of this Part.

Part 4Removal of notification and publishing requirement

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

9  Subsection 74A(4)

Repeal the subsection.

Schedule 6Finance

Part 1Repeals of 2012‑2013 Acts

Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2012‑2013

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2012‑2013

2  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation Act (No. 3) 2012‑2013

3  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2012‑2013

4  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation (Implementation of the Report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers) Act (No. 1) 2012‑2013

5  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation (Implementation of the Report of the Expert Panel on Asylum Seekers) Act (No. 2) 2012‑2013

6  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2012‑2013

7  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Part 2Repeals of 2013‑2014 Acts

Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2013‑2014

8  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2013‑2014

9  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation Act (No. 3) 2013‑2014

10  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation Act (No. 4) 2013‑2014

11  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation Act (No. 5) 2013‑2014

12  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation Act (No. 6) 2013‑2014

13  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 1) 2013‑2014

14  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No. 2) 2013‑2014

15  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Schedule 7Health

Part 1Abolition of Medical Training Review Panel

Health Insurance Act 1973

1  Section 3GC

Repeal the section.

Part 2Reports by Minister

Health Insurance Act 1973

2  Section 19AD

Repeal the section.

Part 3Adviser and administrator panels

Aged Care Act 1997

3  Paragraph 25‑4A(1)(b)

Omit “, approved by the Secretary,”.

4  Subsection 25‑4A(2)

Repeal the subsection.

5  Subsection 25‑4A(3)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (3)  If the agreement requires the approved provider to appoint an adviser, the approved provider must appoint the adviser within the period specified in the agreement.

6  At the end of section 25‑4A

Add:

             (4)  The Classification Principles may exclude a class of persons from being appointed as an adviser.

             (5)  The Classification Principles may specify matters that the Secretary must take into account in specifying, in the agreement, the period within which an approved provider that is required to appoint an adviser must appoint an adviser.

7  Paragraph 25‑4B(1)(a)

Omit “subsection 25‑4A(2) or (3)”, substitute “subsection 25‑4A(3)”.

8  Subparagraphs 66‑2(1)(a)(iii) and (iv)

Omit “approved by the Commonwealth”.

9  Subsections 66‑2(2) and (3)

After “Commonwealth”, insert “, or a Commonwealth officer or employee,”.

10  Division 66A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 66AAppointing administrators and advisers

11  Sections 66A‑1, 66A‑2 and 66A‑3

Repeal the sections, substitute:

66A‑2  Appointment of advisers

             (1)  The Sanctions Principles may exclude a class of persons from being appointed as an adviser.

             (2)  A person is not eligible to be appointed as an adviser in accordance with this section if the person is within a class of persons that the Sanctions Principles exclude from being appointed as an adviser.

             (3)  If an approved provider has agreed to the appointment of an adviser in accordance with this section, the approved provider must appoint the adviser within the period specified in the agreement.

             (4)  The Sanctions Principles may specify matters that the Secretary must take into account in specifying a period mentioned in subsection (3).

66A‑3  Appointment of administrators

             (1)  The Sanctions Principles may exclude a class of persons from being appointed as an administrator.

             (2)  A person is not eligible to be appointed as an administrator in accordance with this section if the person is within a class of persons that the Sanctions Principles exclude from being appointed as an administrator.

             (3)  If an approved provider has agreed to the appointment of an administrator in accordance with this section, the approved provider must appoint the administrator within the period specified in the agreement.

             (4)  The Sanctions Principles may specify matters that the Secretary must take into account in specifying a period mentioned in subsection (3).

12  Application provisions

(1)       The amendments made to sections 25‑4A and 25‑4B of the Aged Care Act 1997 by this Part apply in relation to agreements entered into on or after the commencement of this Part.

(2)       The amendments made to section 66‑2 of the Aged Care Act 1997 by this Part apply in relation to sanctions imposed on or after the commencement of this Part.

Part 4Approved provider obligations

Aged Care Act 1997

13  Subsection 9‑1(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  An approved provider must notify the Secretary of a change of circumstances that materially affects the approved provider’s suitability to be a provider of *aged care (see section 8‑3). The notification must occur within 28 days after the change occurs.

Note:          Approved providers have a responsibility under Part 4.3 to comply with this obligation. Failure to comply with a responsibility can result in a sanction being imposed under Part 4.4.

14  Subsection 9‑1(3)

Repeal the subsection.

15  Paragraph 9‑1(3A)(a)

Omit “there is a change of any of an”, substitute “a change of circumstances that materially affects the approved provider’s suitability to be a provider of *aged care involves a change in any of the”.

16  Subsections 9‑1(6), (7) and (8)

Repeal the subsections.

17  Application provision

The amendments of section 9‑1 of the Aged Care Act 1997 made by this Part do not apply in relation to a change of circumstances, or a change of key personnel, that occurred before the commencement of this item.

Part 5Other amendments

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Act 1995

18  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of eligible benefit)

Repeal the paragraph.

19  Subsection 3(1) (definition of nursing home benefit)

Repeal the definition.

20  Subsection 3(1) (definition of nursing home care)

Repeal the definition.

21  Division 2 of Part 2 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 2Residential care subsidy and home care subsidy

22  Section 9 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

9  Reimbursement of amounts payable for residential care or home care

23  Paragraph 9(1)(b)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

24  Paragraph 9(3)(a)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

25  Paragraph 9(3)(aa)

Omit “nursing home benefit,”.

26  Paragraph 9(3)(aa)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

27  Paragraph 9(3)(b)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

28  Subsection 9(3)

Omit “nursing home benefit,” (last occurring).

29  Section 10 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

10  Recovering past payments of residential care subsidy or home care subsidy from judgments and settlements

30  Paragraph 10(1)(b)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

31  Paragraph 10(1)(ba)

Omit “nursing home benefit,”.

32  Paragraph 10(1)(ba)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

33  Paragraph 10(1)(c)

Omit “nursing home benefit,”.

34  Subsection 10(1)

Omit “nursing home benefit,” (last occurring).

35  Paragraph 10(3)(a)

Omit “nursing home care expenses,”.

36  Paragraph 17(1)(b)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

37  Subparagraph 21(7)(b)(ii)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

38  Paragraph 23(5)(b)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

39  Paragraphs 23(7)(b) and (c)

Omit “nursing home care needs,”.

40  Subsection 23B(5)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

41  Subparagraph 24(9)(b)(ii)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

Health and Other Services (Compensation) Care Charges Act 1995

42  Section 7 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

7  Charge on compensation in respect of reimbursements for residential care or home care

43  Paragraph 7(1)(b)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

44  Paragraph 7(2)(a)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

45  Paragraph 7(2)(aa)

Omit “nursing home benefit,”.

46  Paragraph 7(2)(aa)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

47  Paragraph 7(2)(b)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

48  Subsection 7(2)

Omit “nursing home benefit,” (second and third occurring).

49  Section 8 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

8  Charge on compensation in respect of past payments of residential care subsidy or home care subsidy

50  Paragraph 8(1)(b)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

51  Paragraph 8(1)(ba)

Omit “nursing home benefit,”.

52  Paragraph 8(1)(ba)

Omit “nursing home care,”.

53  Paragraph 8(1)(c)

Omit “nursing home benefit,”.

54  Subsection 8(1)

Omit “nursing home benefit,” (last occurring).

55  Paragraph 8(3)(a)

Omit “nursing home care expenses,”.

Schedule 8Immigration and Border Protection

Part 1Repeals of Acts

Customs (Tariff Concession System Validations) Act 1999

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Part 2Saving provisions

2  Saving provision

If, under section 5 of the Customs (Tariff Concession System Validations) Act 1999, a decision, act or thing was taken to be, or to continue to be, valid to any extent immediately before the commencement of this item, then the decision, act or thing continues to be taken to be valid to the same extent after the commencement of this item.

Schedule 9Industry, Innovation and Science

  

Patents Amendment (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Act 1979

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Schedule 10Infrastructure and Regional Development

Part 1Amendments of Acts

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Act 1975

1  After section 36A

Insert:

36AA  Interpretation of sections 36B, 36C and 36D

                   In sections 36B, 36C and 36D, unless the contrary intention appears:

Attorney‑General includes the Minister administering the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2008 of the Australian Capital Territory.

Cabinet includes the Australian Capital Territory Executive.

Air Accidents (Commonwealth Government Liability) Act 1963

2  After subsection 11(3)

                   Insert:

          (3A)  Subject to this section, this Part applies to the carriage in an aircraft operated by a person other than the Commonwealth or a Commonwealth authority of a passenger, being a person to whom paragraph (1)(a), (b) or (c) would apply if the references in those paragraphs to the Commonwealth were references to the Australian Capital Territory and the references in those paragraphs to a Commonwealth authority were omitted.

          (3B)  For the purposes of the application of this Part in accordance with subsection (3A), the succeeding provisions of this Part have effect as if references in those provisions to the Commonwealth (other than references to a Commonwealth authority, or references to the Commonwealth in the expression whether in the Commonwealth or elsewhere) were references to the Australian Capital Territory.

Australian Bureau of Statistics Act 1975

3  Subsection 19(3)

After “Chief Minister” (first occurring), insert “of the Australian Capital Territory or”.

4  Subsection 19(3)

Omit “the Northern Territory” (second occurring), substitute “that Territory”.

Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013

5  Subsection 41A(9)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (9)  In this section:

Parliament means:

                     (a)  in relation to the Australian Capital Territory—the Legislative Assembly for the Territory; and

                     (b)  in relation to the Northern Territory—the Legislative Assembly of the Territory.

State includes the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory.

Commonwealth Motor Vehicles (Liability) Act 1959

6  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Commonwealth authority)

Before “the Northern Territory” (wherever occurring), insert “the Australian Capital Territory or”.

Copyright Act 1968

7  Subsection 10(1) (definition of the Crown)

Before “the Northern Territory” (first occurring), insert “the Australian Capital Territory and”.

8  Paragraph 10(3)(e)

Before “the Northern Territory”, insert “the Australian Capital Territory and”.

9  Paragraph 10(3)(n)

Before “the Northern Territory” (first occurring), insert “the Australian Capital Territory and”.

10  Paragraph 10(3)(n)

Before “the Northern Territory” (second occurring), insert “the Australian Capital Territory or”.

11  Subsection 182B(1) (note to the definition of government)

Omit “, as modified by the A.C.T. Self‑Government (Consequential Provisions) Regulations (Amendment) (Statutory Rules 1989 No. 392)”.

12  Subsection 183(11)

Omit “State or” (wherever occurring), substitute “State, the Australian Capital Territory or”.

Director of Public Prosecutions Act 1983

13  Subsection 3(1) (before paragraph (a) of the definition of law of the Commonwealth)

Insert:

                    (aa)  the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988;

14  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of law of the Commonwealth)

After “paragraph”, insert “(aa),”.

15  Subsection 3(1) (definition of State)

After “includes”, insert “the Australian Capital Territory and”.

16  Subsection 3(1) (definition of Territory)

After “include”, insert “the Australian Capital Territory or”.

Disability Services Act 1986

17  Section 7 (definition of State)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

State includes the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory.

18  Subsection 23(10)

After “States,”, insert “of the Australian Capital Territory,”.

19  Subsection 27(5)

After “States,”, insert “of the Australian Capital Territory,”.

Freedom of Information Act 1982

20  After section 16

Insert:

16A  Requests transferred from the ACT

                   Where a request under the Freedom of Information Act 1989 of the Australian Capital Territory is transferred to an agency in accordance with section 33 of that Act, it becomes a request under this Act at the time at which it is received by the agency.

Home and Community Care Act 1985

21  Subsection 3(4)

After “includes”, insert “the Australian Capital Territory and”.

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986

22  Section 4

After “States,”, insert “of the Australian Capital Territory,”.

Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951

23  Paragraph 8(2)(a)

Before “the Northern Territory”, insert “the Australian Capital Territory or”.

24  Subparagraph 8(2)(b)(i)

Before “the Northern Territory”, insert “the Australian Capital Territory or”.

25  Subsection 8(6) (definition of State)

After “includes”, insert “the Australian Capital Territory and”.

Public Lending Right Act 1985

26  Subsection 8(2)

After “a State, by”, insert “the Australian Capital Territory or”.

Public Works Committee Act 1969

27  Section 5 (at the end of the definition of authority of the Commonwealth)

Add “or a body established by or under an enactment within the meaning of section 3 of the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988”.

28  Section 5 (definition of State)

After “includes”, insert “the Australian Capital Territory and”.

29  Before paragraph 6(2)(a)

Insert:

                    (aa)  a work:

                              (i)  that is proposed to be carried out by or for the Australian Capital Territory; and

                             (ii)  in respect of the carrying out of which moneys of that Territory are proposed to be expended by that Territory; or

Racial Discrimination Act 1975

30  Section 6

After “States,”, insert “of the Australian Capital Territory,”.

Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973

31  Subsection 3(1)

Insert:

enactment has the same meaning as in section 3 of the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988.

32  Subsection 3(1) (at the end of the definition of public statutory corporation)

Add “or a corporation established for a public purpose by a law of the Australian Capital Territory”.

33  Paragraph 3(4)(b)

After “Territory”, insert “(other than an enactment)”.

34  After paragraph 3(4)(fa)

Insert:

                    (fb)  an executive education office;

Seat of Government (Administration) Act 1910

35  Paragraph 12(2)(b)

Before “take” insert “subject to subsection (2AA),”.

36  After subsection 12(2)

Insert:

       (2AA)  An Ordinance that:

                     (a)  makes provision in relation to a matter arising from, connected with or consequential upon the establishment of the Territory as a body politic under the Crown; and

                     (b)  is made on or before Self‑Government Day within the meaning of the A.C.T. Self‑Government (Consequential Provisions) Act 1988;

may be expressed to take effect from the date of commencement of a provision of the Australian Capital Territory (Self‑Government) Act 1988.

Superannuation Act 1976

37  Subparagraph 120(a)(i)

After “State or of”, insert “the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory or”.

38  Subsection 125(3)

After “by a person of”, insert “the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory or”.

Superannuation (Productivity Benefit) Act 1988

39  Subsection 3(1) (paragraph (c) of the definition of qualified employee)

After “Ordinance”, insert “or enactment”.

Urban and Regional Development (Financial Assistance) Act 1974

40  Section 3

Insert:

State includes the Australian Capital Territory.

Part 2Amendments of Regulations

A.C.T. Self‑Government (Consequential Provisions) Regulations

41  Regulation 2

Repeal the regulation.

42  Schedule 1

Repeal the Schedule.

Schedule 11Prime Minister

Part 1Repeals of Acts

Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation Act 1991

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Part 2Amendments consequential on repeals of Acts

Australian Human Rights Commission Act 1986

2  Paragraph 46C(4)(b)

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

3  Paragraph 46C(4)(c)

Repeal the paragraph.

Part 3Other amendments

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission Amendment Act 2005

4  After subitem 200(1) of Schedule 1

Insert:

(1A)     The appropriate consenting authority may give the individual or body written notice stating that the appropriate consenting authority’s consent is not required in relation to any disposal of the interest by the individual or body.

5  Subitem 200(2) of Schedule 1

Omit “The”, substitute “If the interest is not covered by a notice under subitem (1A), the”.

6  Subitem 200(5) of Schedule 1

Omit “the consent”, substitute “a notice under subitem (1A) or a consent under subitem (2)”.

7  Subitem 200(12) of Schedule 1

After “notice under subitem”, insert “(1A) or”.

8  Subitem 200(13) of Schedule 1 (paragraphs (b) and (c) of the definition of appropriate consenting authority)

Omit “to which the consent relates”, substitute “concerned”.

Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Act 1995

9  Section 114

Repeal the section.

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012

10  Section 3

Omit:

Part 2 allows the Minister to request the NT Minister to appoint an assessor to conduct an assessment of particular licensed premises in the Northern Territory if the Minister reasonably believes that the sale or consumption of liquor at or from those premises is causing substantial alcohol‑related harm to the community (see section 15).

11  Section 3

Omit “It requires the Minister to cause an independent review to be conducted of the first 3 years of the operation of this Act (see section 117).”.

12  Section 6

Omit:

Division 5 provides a mechanism under which the Minister may request the NT Minister to appoint an assessor to conduct an assessment of particular licensed premises in the Northern Territory. The Minister may only make the request if the Minister reasonably believes that the sale or consumption of liquor at or from the premises is causing substantial alcohol‑related harm to the community.

13  Section 6

Omit:

Division 8 requires the Minister and the NT Minister to cause an independent review to be undertaken of the operation of specified laws of the Commonwealth and the Northern Territory that relate to alcohol. In particular, the review must assess the effectiveness of those laws in reducing alcohol‑related harm to Aboriginal people.

14  Divisions 5 and 8 of Part 2

Repeal the Divisions.

15  Section 111

Omit:

It requires the Minister to cause an independent review to be conducted of the first 3 years of the operation of this Act (see section 117).

16  Section 117

Repeal the section.

Schedule 12Social Services

Part 1Use or disclosure of personal information

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

1  Paragraph 202(2)(e)

After “under”, insert “subsection (2C) of this section or”.

2  Application provision

The amendment of paragraph 202(2)(e) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 made by this Part applies in relation to protected information disclosed to a person under subsection 202(2C) of that Act on or after the commencement of this item.

Part 2Removal of spent social security payments

Division 1—Main amendments

Social Security Act 1991

3  Subsection 4(6A) (table item 7)

Repeal the item.

4  Paragraph 8(8)(jab)

Repeal the paragraph.

5  Paragraphs 8(8)(jac) to (jaf)

Repeal the paragraphs.

6  Paragraphs 8(8)(ya), (yc), (ye), (yg), (yi) and (yj)

Repeal the paragraphs.

7  Subsection 12C(5) (paragraph (ca) of the definition of couple’s assets deeming provisions)

Repeal the paragraph.

8  Paragraphs 16A(3)(b) and (4)(b)

Omit “mature age allowance under Part 2.12B,”.

9  Subsection 17(1) (paragraphs (h), (i) and (j) of the definition of compensation affected payment)

Repeal the paragraphs.

10  Subsection 17(1) (definition of special needs disability support wife pension)

Repeal the definition.

11  Paragraphs 19C(2)(c) and (3)(c)

Repeal the paragraphs.

12  Paragraph 19C(8)(d)

Omit “, partner allowance and mature age allowance under Part 2.12B”, substitute “or partner allowance”.

13  Subsection 19D(5) (subparagraph (f)(v) of the definition of maximum payment rate)

Repeal the subparagraph.

14  Subsection 19D(5) (paragraphs (g) and (j) of the definition of maximum payment rate)

Repeal the paragraphs.

15  Subsection 21(1) (definition of partner bereavement payment)

Omit “660YKD,”.

16  Subsection 23(1) (definition of advance qualification day)

Repeal the definition.

17  Subsection 23(1) (definition of clean energy advance)

Repeal the definition.

18  Subsection 23(1) (definition of clean energy advance daily rate)

Repeal the definition.

19  Subsection 23(1) (definition of clean energy advance period)

Repeal the definition.

20  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of clean energy bonus)

Repeal the paragraph.

21  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of clean energy payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

22  Subsection 23(1) (definition of clean energy qualifying payment)

Repeal the definition.

23  Subsection 23(1) (definition of mature age allowance)

Repeal the definition.

24  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (d) of the definition of newly arrived resident’s waiting period)

Repeal the paragraph.

25  Subsection 23(1) (definition of Northern Territory CDEP transition payment)

Repeal the definition.

26  Subsection 23(1) (definition of number of advance days)

Repeal the definition.

27  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (ea) of the definition of social security benefit)

Repeal the paragraph.

28  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (j) of the definition of social security entitlement)

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

29  Subsection 23(1) (paragraphs (k) and (l) of the definition of social security entitlement)

Repeal the paragraphs.

30  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (i) of the definition of social security pension)

Repeal the paragraph.

31  Subsection 23(1) (paragraphs (d) and (e) of the definition of special employment advance qualifying entitlement)

Repeal the paragraphs.

32  Subsection 23(1) (definition of transition day)

Repeal the definition.

33  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (ff) of the definition of waiting period)

Repeal the paragraph.

34  Part 2.2B

Repeal the Part.

35  Part 2.5A

Repeal the Part.

36  Section 573A (table item 5)

Omit “Part 2.12A or 2.12B”, substitute “former Part 2.12A or 2.12B”.

37  Parts 2.12A and 2.12B

Repeal the Parts.

38  Subparagraph 771HA(1)(c)(i)

Omit “mature age allowance,”.

39  Paragraph 771NU(1)(e)

Omit “mature age allowance,”.

40  Paragraph 771NU(3)(e)

Omit “, disability support pension or mature age allowance”, substitute “or disability support pension”.

41  Subsection 771NX(1) (method statement, step 4, note)

Omit “, disability support pension or mature age allowance”, substitute “or disability support pension”.

42  Subsection 771NX(6)

Omit “, disability support pension or mature age allowance”, substitute “or disability support pension”.

43  Division 1A of Part 2.16

Repeal the Division.

44  Section 771PA

Omit “a special needs age pension,”.

45  Sections 772 and 774

Repeal the sections.

46  Paragraphs 796(1)(a) and (c)

Repeal the paragraphs.

47  Subsection 796(4)

Omit “sole parent or”.

48  Point 796‑B5 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Australian working life residence (special needs disability support pensioner couples)

49  Paragraph 796‑B5(a)

Omit “a special needs age pension or”.

50  Paragraph 796‑B5(c)

Omit “age or” (last occurring).

51  Point 796‑B6 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Australian working life residence (member of former special needs disability support pensioner couple)

52  Paragraph 796‑B6(a)

Omit “a special needs age pension or”.

53  Subparagraphs 796‑B6(d)(i) and (ii)

Omit “age or” (last occurring).

54  Point 796‑B7

Repeal the point.

55  Point 796‑B8 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Australian working life residence (recipient of special needs widow B pension)

56  Paragraph 822(1)(a)

Omit “age,”.

57  Paragraph 822(1)(a)

Omit “or wife”.

58  Parts 2.17 and 2.18

Repeal the Parts.

59  Division 1 of Part 2.18A

Repeal the Division.

60  Part 2.19A

Repeal the Part.

61  Section 1047 (paragraph (b) of the definition of designated social security payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

62  Subsection 1061EE(1)

Omit “, mature age allowance under Part 2.12B”.

63  Subsection 1061EE(3) (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Formula for maximum amount of advance: widow allowance

64  Subsection 1061EE(3)

Omit “or mature age allowance under Part 2.12B”.

65  Subsection 1061EE(6) (paragraph (b) of the definition of fortnightly payment rate)

Omit “, mature age allowance under Part 2.12B”.

66  Subsection 1061EN(2)

Omit “, 660YCH”.

67  Subsection 1061EX(7)

Omit “, 660YCH”.

68  Subsection 1061JU(4) (subparagraph (f)(v) of the definition of maximum basic rate)

Repeal the subparagraph.

69  Subsection 1061JU(4) (paragraphs (g) and (j) of the definition of maximum basic rate)

Repeal the paragraphs.

70  Subsection 1061Q(3B)

Repeal the subsection.

71  Paragraph 1061Q(3C)(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  a person has been receiving a social security pension; and

72  Paragraph 1061Q(3C)(b)

Omit “or allowance”.

73  Paragraph 1061Q(3C)(e)

Omit “in any other situation mentioned in paragraph (a)”, substitute “if the person has been receiving any other social security pension”.

74  Paragraph 1061Q(3C)(e)

Omit “or allowance”.

75  Subparagraph 1061T(1)(a)(ii)

Omit “a mature age allowance,”.

76  Part 2.27

Repeal the Part.

77  Subsection 1061ZA(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (1)  Subject to subsection (3), a person is qualified for a pensioner concession card on a day if a social security pension is payable to the person for that day.

78  Subsection 1061ZA(1A)

Omit “Paragraph (1)(a)”, substitute “Subsection (1)”.

79  Section 1061ZB

Repeal the section.

80  Subsection 1061ZC(3)

Omit “or a mature age allowance under Part 2.12B”.

81  Subsection 1061ZD(5)

Omit “or a mature age allowance under Part 2.12B”.

82  Subsection 1061ZE(5)

Omit “or a mature age allowance under Part 2.12B”.

83  Subsection 1061ZEA(4)

Omit “or a mature age allowance under Part 2.12B”.

84  Subparagraph 1061ZUC(1)(a)(i)

Omit “1061ZB,”.

85  Paragraph 1064(1)(d)

Omit “and”.

86  Paragraphs 1064(1)(f) and (g)

Repeal the paragraphs.

87  Subparagraphs 1064(5)(b)(v) and (7)(b)(v)

Repeal the subparagraphs.

88  Paragraph 1064‑E3(a)

Omit “, carer pension, mature age allowance under Part 2.12A or mature age partner allowance”, substitute “or carer pension”.

89  Point 1066‑A1 (note 3)

Repeal the note.

90  Section 1067G (table items 8 and 9 in Module L of the Youth Allowance Rate Calculator)

Repeal the items.

91  Section 1068 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

1068  Rate of newstart allowance, sickness allowance, partner allowance and widow allowance

92  Paragraph 1068(1)(ca)

Repeal the paragraph.

93  Subsection 1068(3) (note 1)

Omit “, 660YCF”.

94  Point 1068‑B1

Omit “, 660YCH”.

95  Point 1068‑B1 (table item 5A)

Repeal the item.

96  Point 1068‑B1B

Omit “, mature age allowance under Part 2.12B”.

97  Subparagraph 1068‑D1(c)(ia)

Repeal the subparagraph.

98  Paragraph 1068‑G8A(a)

Omit “, sickness allowance, or mature age allowance under Part 2.12B”, substitute “or sickness allowance”.

99  Paragraph 1070(e)

Omit “mature age allowance under Part 2.12B and”.

100  Section 1070H (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

1070H  Specific requirement (austudy payment, newstart allowance, partner allowance, sickness allowance or widow allowance)

101  Section 1070Q (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

1070Q  Rate for youth allowance, austudy payment, newstart allowance, partner allowance, sickness allowance and widow allowance

102  Paragraph 1073(2)(f)

Omit “Part 2.12B”, substitute “former Part 2.12B”.

103  Subsection 1161(4)

Repeal the subsection.

104  Subsection 1161(7)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (7)  Despite subsection (1), Division 4 does not apply to a disability support wife pension received by a person if:

                     (a)  the compensation was received by the person on or after 1 May 1987 but before 1 January 1994; and

                     (b)  the claim for the pension was made on or after 1 May 1987 but before 1 January 1994.

105  Subsection 1185(5) (paragraph (b) of the definition of dependency‑based payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

106  Subparagraph 1187(1)(a)(vi)

Omit “or”.

107  Subparagraphs 1187(1)(a)(vii) and (viii)

Repeal the subparagraphs.

108  Subparagraph 1187(1A)(a)(iva)

Omit “or”.

109  Subparagraph 1187(1A)(a)(va)

Repeal the subparagraph.

110  Subparagraph 1187(2)(a)(i)

Omit “or”.

111  Subparagraph 1187(2)(a)(iii)

Repeal the subparagraph.

112  Subparagraph 1187(2)(c)(ii)

Omit “or”.

113  Subparagraph 1187(2)(c)(iii)

Repeal the subparagraph.

114  Subparagraphs 1188C(1)(a)(x) and (xi)

Repeal the subparagraphs.

115  Subparagraph 1188C(3)(a)(vi)

Repeal the subparagraph.

116  Subsection 1188C(5) (table items 13, 14, 15, 29 and 30)

Repeal the items.

117  Subparagraphs 1188D(2)(a)(ix) and (x)

Repeal the subparagraphs.

118  At the end of subparagraph 1188F(2)(a)(vi)

Add “or”.

119  Subparagraph 1188F(2)(a)(vii)

Repeal the subparagraph.

120  Subparagraphs 1188F(2)(b)(ix) and (x)

Repeal the subparagraphs.

121  Section 1190 (table item 28, column 4)

Omit “[subsection 660YCJ(2)—Table—column 3A—item 1]”.

122  Section 1217 (table items 16 and 17)

Repeal the items.

123  Subsection 1218A(1)

Omit “, newstart allowance, mature age allowance or mature age partner allowance”, substitute “or newstart allowance”.

124  Sections 1223ABAA, 1223ABA and 1223ABAAA

Repeal the sections.

125  Section 1223ABAAB

Repeal the section.

126  Section 1224

Repeal the section.

127  Paragraph 1231(1AA)(b)

Omit “an economic security strategy payment,”.

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

128  Sections 12A, 12AAA, 12AA, 12AB and 12K

Repeal the sections.

129  Paragraphs 37(4)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs.

130  Subsection 47(1) (paragraphs (g), (ga), (gb) and (gc) of the definition of lump sum benefit)

Repeal the paragraphs.

131  Subsection 47(1) (paragraphs (h) to (hs), (ht), (hu) and (k) of the definition of lump sum benefit)

Repeal the paragraphs.

132  Sections 47A, 47AA, 47B, 47C and 47D

Repeal the sections.

133  Paragraphs 52(1)(e) and (f)

Repeal the paragraphs.

134  Paragraph 52(1)(k)

Omit “benefit;”, substitute “benefit.”.

135  Paragraph 52(1)(l)

Repeal the paragraph.

136  Paragraphs 66(1)(f) and (i)

Repeal the paragraphs.

137  Section 123TC (paragraph (r) of the definition of category I welfare payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

138  Section 123TC (paragraph (a) of the definition of clean energy income‑managed payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

139  Section 123TC (definition of economic security strategy payment)

Repeal the definition.

140  Section 123TC (definition of household stimulus payment)

Repeal the definition.

141  Section 123TC (paragraph (k) of the definition of social security bereavement payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

142  Subdivision DB of Division 5 of Part 3B

Repeal the Subdivision.

143  Paragraph 144(daa)

Repeal the paragraph.

144  Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 1 (paragraph (j) of the definition of social security periodic payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

Division 2—Other amendments

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

145  Subsection 160AAA(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of rebatable benefit)

Omit “2.12B,”.

146  Subsection 160AAA(1) (paragraph (d) of the definition of rebatable benefit)

Repeal the paragraph.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

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

Omit:

carers, 2005 one‑off payment to, (carer payment related), 2005 one‑off payment to carers (carer service pension related) or 2005 one‑off payment to carers (carer allowance related)..............................




52‑10

carers, 2006 one‑off payment to, (carer payment related), 2006 one‑off payment to carers (wife pension related), 2006 one‑off payment to carers (partner service pension related), 2006 one‑off payment to carers (carer service pension related) or 2006 one‑off payment to carers (carer allowance related) ............................................................................







52‑10

carers, 2007 one‑off payment to, (carer payment related), 2007 one‑off payment to carers (wife pension related), 2007 one‑off payment to carers (partner service pension related), 2007 one‑off payment to carers (carer service pension related) or 2007 one‑off payment to carers (carer allowance related).............................................................................







52‑10

carers, 2008 one‑off payment to, (carer payment related), 2008 one‑off payment to carers (wife pension related), 2008 one‑off payment to carers (partner service pension related), 2008 one‑off payment to carers (carer service pension related) or 2008 one‑off payment to carers (carer allowance related).............................................................................







52‑10

carers, one‑off payment to, (carer allowance related) or one‑off payment to carers (carer payment related) ............................................................................


52‑10

carers, payments to, under the scheme determined under Schedule 3 to the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (More Help for Families—One‑off Payments) Act 2004........................................




52‑10

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

Omit:

economic security strategy payment under the Social Security Act 1991...........................................................


52‑10

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

Omit:

Household Stimulus Package Act (No. 2) 2009, payments under the scheme determined under Schedule 4 to the............................................................



52‑165

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

Omit:

older Australians, 2006 one‑off payment to, under the Social Security Act 1991..............................................


52‑10

older Australians, 2007 one‑off payment to, under the Social Security Act 1991..............................................


52‑10

older Australians, 2008 one‑off payment to, under the Social Security Act 1991..............................................


52‑10

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

Omit:

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Economic Security Strategy) Act 2008, payments under the scheme determined under Schedule 4 to the.....................................................................................




52‑160

Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments and Other 2007 Budget Measures) Act 2007, payments under a scheme determined under item 1 of Schedule 2 to the.....................................................................................





52‑10

Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments and Other 2007 Budget Measures) Act 2007, payments under the scheme determined under Schedule 4 to the.............




52‑10

Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments and Other Budget Measures) Act 2008, payments under a scheme determined under item 1 of Schedule 2 to the............................................................




52‑10

Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments and Other Budget Measures) Act 2008, payments under the scheme determined under Schedule 4 to the.....................................................................................




52‑10

Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments to Increase Assistance for Older Australians and Carers and Other Measures) Act 2006, payments under the scheme determined under item 1 of Schedule 2 to the............................................................






52‑10

Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments to Increase Assistance for Older Australians and Carers and Other Measures) Act 2006, payments under the scheme determined under Schedule 4 to the.....................................................................................





52‑10

Social Security Legislation Amendment (One‑off Payments for Carers) Act 2005, payments under the scheme determined under Schedule 2 to the......



52‑10

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

Omit:

training and learning bonus under the Social Security Act 1991...........................................................................


52‑10

153  Paragraphs 52‑10(1)(ba) to (w)

Repeal the paragraphs.

154  Paragraphs 52‑10(1)(x) and (y)

Repeal the paragraphs.

155  Subsections 52‑10(1CA) to (1E)

Repeal the subsections.

156  Subsections 52‑10(1F) and (1G)

Repeal the subsections.

157  Section 52‑10 (table items 15.1, 16.1, 17.1, 26.1 and 30.1 to 30.4)

Repeal the items.

158  Section 52‑15 (table item 1)

Omit “Special needs age pension”.

159  Section 52‑15 (table item 1)

Omit “Special needs wife pension”.

160  Subsection 52‑20(3) (table items 7 and 8)

Repeal the items.

161  Subsection 52‑25(1) (table)

Omit:

Mature age allowance (paid under Part 2.12A)

Mature age partner allowance

Special needs age pension

162  Subsection 52‑25(1) (table)

Omit:

Special needs wife pension

163  Subsection 52‑30(1) (table)

Omit:

Mature age allowance (paid under Part 2.12B)

164  Section 52‑40 (table items 15, 16, 17, 26 and 30)

Repeal the items.

165  Sections 52‑160 and 52‑165

Repeal the sections.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

166  Paragraph 5H(8)(pab)

Repeal the paragraph.

167  Subsection 118ND(4) (paragraph (k) of the definition of bereavement payment provisions)

Repeal the paragraph.

Division 3—Saving provisions

168  Saving provisions

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Chapter 5 of the Social Security Act 1991, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to the following:

                     (a)  a payment under Part 2.2B, 2.5A, 2.12A, 2.12B, 2.17, 2.18, 2.19A or 2.27 of that Act made before that commencement;

                     (b)  a payment of special needs age pension or special needs wife pension under Part 2.16 of that Act made before that commencement;

                     (c)  a payment of clean energy advance under Division 1 of Part 2.18A of that Act made before, on or after that commencement.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Subdivision DE of Division 5 of Part 3B of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a clean energy advance under the Social Security Act 1991 payable before, on or after that commencement.

(3)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Part 3B of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to the following payments made before that commencement:

                     (a)  an economic security strategy payment;

                     (b)  a household stimulus payment;

                     (c)  a Northern Territory CDEP transition payment.

(4)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Part 4 of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a decision made by the Secretary relating to the payment to a person of clean energy advance, where the decision is made before that commencement.

(5)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, section 47D of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement for the purposes of any payment of clean energy advance made on or after that commencement.

(6)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, subsection 52‑10(1L) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of clean energy advance made before, on or after that commencement.

(7)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Subdivision B of Division 17 of Part III of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment under Part 2.12B or 2.27 of the Social Security Act 1991 made before that commencement.

Part 3Removal of spent family assistance payments

Division 1—Main amendments

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

169  Subsection 3(1) (definition of back to school bonus)

Repeal the definition.

170  Subsection 3(1) (definition of clean energy advance)

Repeal the definition.

171  Subsection 3(1) (definition of economic security strategy payment to families)

Repeal the definition.

172  Subsection 3(1) (definition of ETR payment)

Repeal the definition.

173  Subsection 3(1) (definition of one‑off payment to families)

Repeal the definition.

174  Subsection 3(1) (definition of single income family bonus)

Repeal the definition.

175  Parts 5 to 8

Repeal the Parts.

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

176  Subsection 32A(3)

Repeal the subsection.

177  Divisions 4A, 4B, 4C, 4CA and 4D of Part 3

Repeal the Divisions.

178  Paragraph 66(1)(fb)

Omit “payments);”, substitute “payments).”.

179  Paragraphs 66(1)(g) to (k)

Repeal the paragraphs.

180  Section 70

Omit “one‑off payment to families,”.

181  Section 70

Omit “, a payment under section 219RD, economic security strategy payment to families, back to school bonus, single income family bonus, a clean energy advance or ETR payment”, substitute “or a payment under section 219RD”.

182  Sections 71I, 71J, 71K, 71L and 71M

Repeal the sections.

183  Paragraph 74(a)

Omit “, one‑off payment to families, economic security strategy payment to families, back to school bonus, single income family bonus, clean energy advance or ETR payment”.

184  Subsection 82(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of debt)

Omit “71I, 71J, 71K, 71L, 71M,”.

185  Subsection 93A(6) (paragraph (bf) of the definition of family assistance payment)

Omit “section 65EF; or”, substitute “section 65EF.”.

186  Subsection 93A(6) (paragraphs (c) to (g) of the definition of family assistance payment)

Repeal the paragraphs.

187  Subsection 106(3)

Omit “, one‑off payment to families, economic security strategy payment to families, back to school bonus, single income family bonus, clean energy advance or ETR payment”.

188  Subsection 109D(4)

Omit “, or of one‑off payment to families, economic security strategy payment to families, back to school bonus, single income family bonus, clean energy advance or ETR payment,”.

189  Paragraph 109D(5)(a)

Omit “, one‑off payment to families, economic security strategy payment to families, back to school bonus, single income family bonus, clean energy advance or ETR payment”.

190  Section 219TA (paragraph (hb) of the definition of relevant benefit)

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

191  Section 219TA (paragraphs (i) to (m) of the definition of relevant benefit)

Repeal the paragraphs.

Division 2—Other amendments

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

192  Section 11‑15 (table item headed “family assistance”)

Omit:

back to school bonus or single income family bonus....

52‑150

193  Section 11‑15 (table item headed “family assistance”)

Omit:

clean energy advance..........................................................

52‑150

194  Section 11‑15 (table item headed “family assistance”)

Omit:

economic security strategy payment to families............

52‑150

ETR payment........................................................................

52‑150

ETR payment, payments under the scheme determined under Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Schoolkids Bonus Budget Measures) Act 2012...........................................................................




52‑162

families, payments to, under the scheme determined under Schedule 4 to the Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Economic Security Strategy) Act 2008.........................................................

52‑160

195  Section 11‑15 (table item headed “family assistance”)

Omit:

Household Stimulus Package Act (No. 2) 2009, payments under scheme determined under Schedule 4 to the............................................................

52‑165

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

Omit:

ETR payment, payments under the scheme determined under Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Schoolkids Bonus Budget Measures) Act 2012...........................................................................




52‑162

197  Section 52‑150

Omit “economic security strategy payment to families, back to school bonus, single income family bonus, clean energy advance,”.

198  Section 52‑162

Repeal the section.

Social Security Act 1991

199  Paragraph 8(8)(jaa)

Omit “, or of one‑off payment to families, economic security strategy payment to families, back to school bonus, single income family bonus, clean energy advance or ETR payment,”.

200  Paragraph 8(8)(jaba)

Repeal the paragraph.

201  Paragraph 916D(5)(b)

Repeal the paragraph.

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

202  Section 123TC (paragraph (c) of the definition of clean energy income‑managed payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

203  Section 123TC (definition of ETR income‑managed payment)

Repeal the definition.

204  Subdivision DF of Division 5 of Part 3B

Repeal the Subdivision.

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

205  Paragraph 5H(8)(paa)

Omit “, or of one‑off payment to families, economic security strategy payment to families, back to school bonus,, single income family bonus, clean energy advance or ETR payment”.

206  Paragraph 5H(8)(zzb)

Omit “initiative;”, substitute “initiative.”.

207  Paragraph 5H(8)(zzh)

Repeal the paragraph (not including the note).

Division 3—Saving provisions

208  Saving provisions

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Divisions 4CA and 4D of Part 3, and Part 8B, of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement for the purposes of any payment of clean energy advance or ETR payment made on or after that commencement.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Part 4 of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment made under Part 5, 6, 7, 7A or 8 of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 before, on or after that commencement.

(3)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Part 5 of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a decision made by the Secretary relating to the payment to a person of clean energy advance or ETR payment, where the decision is made before that commencement.

(4)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, sections 52‑150 and 52‑162 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of clean energy advance, or a payment under the scheme determined under Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Schoolkids Bonus Budget Measures) Act 2012, made before, on or after that commencement.

(5)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraphs 8(8)(jaa) and (jaba) of the Social Security Act 1991, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of clean energy advance or ETR payment, or a payment under the scheme determined under Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Schoolkids Bonus Budget Measures) Act 2012, made before, on or after that commencement.

(6)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraph 916D(5)(b) of the Social Security Act 1991, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a day occurring before that commencement.

(7)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Subdivision DE of Division 5 of Part 3B of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a clean energy advance under the Family Assistance Act payable before, on or after that commencement.

(8)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Subdivision DF of Division 5 of Part 3B of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to an ETR income‑managed payment made before, on or after that commencement.

(9)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraphs 5H(8)(paa) and (zzh) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of clean energy advance or ETR payment, or a payment under the scheme determined under Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment (Schoolkids Bonus Budget Measures) Act 2012, made before, on or after that commencement.

Schedule 13Treasury

Part 1Repeals of Acts and related provisions

Division 1—Repeals of Acts

Papua and New Guinea Loan (International Bank) Act 1970

1  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Statistical Bureau (Tasmania) Act 1924

2  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Statistics (Arrangements With States) Act 1956

3  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Termination Payments Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997

4  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Termination Payments Tax Imposition Act 1997

5  The whole of the Act

Repeal the Act.

Division 2—Amendments consequential on repeal of statistical legislation

Long Service Leave (Commonwealth Employees) Act 1976

6  Paragraph 24(3)(c)

Before “Statistics (Arrangements with States) Act 1956”, insert “former”.

Division 3—Amendments consequential on repeal of Termination Payments Tax legislation

Income Tax Assessment Act 1936

7  Paragraph 202(l)

Omit “, the Superannuation Contributions Tax (Members of Constitutionally Protected Superannuation Funds) Assessment and Collection Act 1997 and the Termination Payments Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997”, substitute “and the Superannuation Contributions Tax (Members of Constitutionally Protected Superannuation Funds) Assessment and Collection Act 1997”.

8  Subsection 202DH(1)

Omit “, the Superannuation Contributions Tax (Members of Constitutionally Protected Superannuation Funds) Assessment and Collection Act 1997 or the Termination Payments Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997”, substitute “or the Superannuation Contributions Tax (Members of Constitutionally Protected Superannuation Funds) Assessment and Collection Act 1997”.

9  Subsection 202DJ(1)

Omit “, the Superannuation Contributions Tax (Members of Constitutionally Protected Superannuation Funds) Assessment and Collection Act 1997 and the Termination Payments Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997”, substitute “and the Superannuation Contributions Tax (Members of Constitutionally Protected Superannuation Funds) Assessment and Collection Act 1997”.

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

10  Section 12‑5 (table item headed “termination payments surcharge”)

Repeal the item.

11  Section 26‑65

Repeal the section.

12  Subsection 995‑1(1) (table item 30 in the definition of assessment)

Repeal the item.

Retirement Savings Accounts Act 1997

13  Section 16 (paragraph (d) of the definition of Superannuation Acts)

Omit “1999; and”, substitute “1999.”.

14  Section 16 (paragraph (e) of the definition of Superannuation Acts)

Repeal the paragraph.

15  Section 16 (definition of Surcharge Acts)

Repeal the definition.

16  Subsection 136(1)

Omit “Surcharge Acts”, substitute “Superannuation Contributions Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997”.

17  Subsections 147A(2) and (3)

Omit “Surcharge Acts”, substitute “Superannuation Contributions Tax (Assessment and Collection) Act 1997”.

Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993

18  Section 299W (paragraph (d) of the definition of Superannuation Acts)

Omit “1999;”, substitute “1999.”.

19  Section 299W (paragraph (e) of the definition of Superannuation Acts)

Repeal the paragraph.

20  Section 299W (paragraph (b) of the definition of Surcharge Acts)

Omit “1997; and”, substitute “1997.”.

21  Section 299W (paragraph (c) of the definition of Surcharge Acts)

Repeal the paragraph.

Taxation Administration Act 1953

22  Subsection 8AAB(4) (table items 50 and 51)

Repeal the items.

23  Subsection 250‑10(2) in Schedule 1 (table item 145)

Repeal the item.

Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983

24  Part IID

Repeal the Part.

Division 4—Savings provisions relating to repeal of Termination Payments Tax legislation

25  Object

The object of this Division is to ensure that, despite the repeals and amendments made by items 4 and 5, and Division 3, of this Part, the full legal and administrative consequences of:

                     (a)  any act done or omitted to be done; or

                     (b)  any state of affairs existing; or

                     (c)  any period ending;

before such a repeal or amendment commences, can continue to arise and be carried out, directly or indirectly through an indefinite number of steps, even if some or all of those steps are taken after the repeal or amendment commences.

26  Making and amending assessments, and doing other things, in relation to past matters

Even though an Act is repealed or amended by item 4 or 5, or Division 3, of this Part, the repeal or amendment is disregarded for the purpose of doing any of the following under any Act or legislative instrument:

                     (a)  making or amending an assessment (including under a provision that is itself repealed or amended);

                     (b)  exercising any right or power, performing any obligation or duty or doing any other thing (including under a provision that is itself repealed or amended);

in relation to any act done or omitted to be done, any state of affairs existing, or any period ending, before the repeal or amendment commences.

27  Saving of provisions about effect of assessments

If a provision or part of a provision that is repealed or amended by item 4 or 5, or Division 3, of this Part deals with the effect of an assessment, the repeal or amendment is disregarded in relation to assessments made, before or after the repeal or amendment commences, in relation to any act done or omitted to be done, any state of affairs existing, or any period ending, before the repeal or amendment commences.

28  Saving of provisions about general interest charge, failure to notify penalty or late reconciliation statement penalty

If:

                     (a)  a provision or part of a provision that is repealed or amended by item 4 or 5, or Division 3, of this Part provides for the payment of:

                              (i)  general interest charge, failure to notify penalty or late reconciliation statement penalty (all within the meaning of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936); or

                             (ii)  interest under the Taxation (Interest on Overpayments and Early Payments) Act 1983; and

                     (b)  in a particular case, the period in respect of which the charge, penalty or interest is payable (whether under the provision or under the Taxation Administration Act 1953) has not begun, or has begun but not ended, when the provision is repealed or amended;

then, despite the repeal or amendment, the provision or part continues to apply in the particular case until the end of the period.

29  Repeals disregarded for the purposes of dependent provisions

If the operation of a provision (the subject provision) of any Act or legislative instrument depends to any extent on an Act, or a provision of an Act, that is repealed by item 4 or 5, or Division 3, of this Part, the repeal is disregarded so far as it affects the operation of the subject provision.

30  Division does not limit operation of section 7 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901

This Division does not limit the operation of section 7 of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.

Part 2Other amendments

Insurance Act 1973

31  Subsection 92Q(5)

Omit the second sentence.

Schedule 14Veterans’ Affairs

Part 1Removal of spent veterans’ affairs payments

Division 1—Main amendments

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

1  Paragraphs 5H(8)(zzaa) to (zzag)

Repeal the paragraphs.

2  Paragraph 5H(8)(zzai)

Repeal the paragraph.

3  Paragraphs 5H(8)(zzc) to (zzg)

Repeal the paragraphs.

4  Subsection 5Q(1) (definition of clean energy advance)

Repeal the definition.

5  Subsection 5Q(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of clean energy bonus)

Repeal the paragraph.

6  Subsection 5Q(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of clean energy payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

7  Division 1 of Part IIIE

Repeal the Division.

8  Parts VIID to VIIH

Repeal the Parts.

Division 2—Other amendments

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

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

Omit:

economic security strategy payment under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.................................


52‑65

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

Omit:

ETR payment under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986..................................................................................


52‑65

11  Paragraphs 52‑65(1)(d) and (da)

Repeal the paragraphs.

12  Subsections 52‑65(1D) and (1H)

Repeal the subsections.

13  Section 52‑75 (table items 5B and 5C)

Repeal the items.

Social Security Act 1991

14  Subparagraph 8(8)(y)(ia)

Repeal the subparagraph.

15  Paragraphs 8(8)(yb), (yd), (yf), (yh) and (yhb)

Repeal the paragraphs.

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

16  Section 123TC (paragraph (b) of the definition of clean energy income‑managed payment)

Repeal the paragraph.

Division 3—Saving provisions

17  Saving provisions

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Subdivision D of Division 1 of Part IIIE of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement for the purposes of any payment of clean energy advance made on or after that commencement.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Subdivision E of Division 1 of Part IIIE of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of clean energy advance made before, on or after that commencement.

(3)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, section 118ZZVH of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement for the purposes of any payment of ETR payment made on or after that commencement.

(4)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, sections 205 to 206 of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continue to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment under Part VIID, VIIE, VIIF, VIIG or VIIH of that Act made before, on or after that commencement.

(5)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, subsection 52‑65(1G) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of clean energy advance under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 made before, on or after that commencement.

(6)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, subsection 52‑65(1H) of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to an ETR payment made before, on or after that commencement.

(7)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraph 5H(8)(zzai) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to an ETR payment made before, on or after that commencement.

(8)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, paragraph 8(8)(yhb) of the Social Security Act 1991, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to an ETR payment made before, on or after that commencement.

(9)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Subdivision DE of Division 5 of Part 3B of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a clean energy advance under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act for service pension, being an advance payable before, on or after that commencement.

Part 2Removal of spent military rehabilitation and compensation payments

Division 1—Main amendments

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

18  Subsection 5(1) (definition of clean energy advance)

Repeal the definition.

19  Subsection 5(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of clean energy bonus)

Repeal the paragraph.

20  Subsection 5(1) (definition of clean energy payment)

Omit “clean energy advance or”.

21  Subsection 415(2)

Omit “, 317 and 424K”, substitute “and 317”.

22  Subsection 415(2) (note)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note:          Chapter 6 has its own recovery provisions (see sections 315, 316 and 317).

23  Divisions 1 to 5 of Part 5A of Chapter 11

Repeal the Divisions.

Division 2—Other amendments

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

24  Section 52‑114 (table item 22)

Omit “and Part 5A of Chapter 11”.

Division 3—Saving provisions

25  Saving provisions

(1)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Division 4 of Part 5A of Chapter 11 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement for the purposes of any payment of clean energy advance made on or after that commencement.

(2)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, Division 5 of Part 5A of Chapter 11 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of clean energy advance made before, on or after that commencement.

(3)       Despite the amendments made by this Part, table item 22 in section 52‑114 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to a payment of clean energy advance under Part 5A of Chapter 11 of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 made before, on or after that commencement.

Part 3Other amendments

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

26  Subsection 52B(4)

Omit “Commission”, substitute “Minister”.

27  Subsection 213(2)

After “for the purposes of this Act or the regulations”, insert “or the other legislative instrument made under this Act”.

28  Subsection 213(4)

Omit “under this Act”.

29  Subsection 214(2)

After “for the purposes of this Act or the regulations”, insert “or the other legislative instrument made under this Act”.

30  Subsection 214(4)

Omit “under this Act”.