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Act No. 36 of 2017 as made
An Act to amend the Disability Services Act 1986, and for related purposes
Administered by: Social Services
Originating Bill: Disability Services Amendment (Linking Upper Age Limits for Disability Employment Services to Pension Age) Bill 2017
Registered 22 May 2017
Date of Assent 19 May 2017
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Disability Services Amendment (Linking Upper Age Limits for Disability Employment Services to Pension Age) Act 2017

 

No. 36, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Disability Services Act 1986, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Disability Services Act 1986                                                                                     3

 


 

 

Disability Services Amendment (Linking Upper Age Limits for Disability Employment Services to Pension Age) Act 2017

No. 36, 2017

 

 

 

An Act to amend the Disability Services Act 1986, and for related purposes

[Assented to 19 May 2017]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Disability Services Amendment (Linking Upper Age Limits for Disability Employment Services to Pension Age) Act 2017.

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.

19 May 2017

2.  Schedule 1

The later of:

(a) the day after this Act receives the Royal Assent; and

(b) 1 July 2017.

1 July 2017

(paragraph (b) applies)

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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

                   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.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Disability Services Act 1986

1  Section 17

Insert:

pension age has the meaning given by subsection 23(5A), (5B), (5C) or (5D) of the Social Security Act 1991.

2  Paragraph 18(a)

Omit “65 years of age”, substitute “pension age”.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 16 February 2017

Senate on 29 March 2017]

 

(20/17)