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Act No. 3 of 2018 as made
An Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes
Administered by: Social Services
Originating Bill: Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Bill 2017
Registered 21 Feb 2018
Date of Assent 20 Feb 2018
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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Act 2018

 

No. 3, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                             3

 


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Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Act 2018

No. 3, 2018

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to social security, and for related purposes

[Assented to 20 February 2018]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Cashless Debit Card) Act 2018.

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.  The whole of this Act

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

21 February 2018

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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

  

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

1  Subsection 124PD(1)

Insert:

Ceduna area means Ceduna within the meaning of the Social Security (Administration) (Trial Area—Ceduna and Surrounding Region) Determination 2015 as in force on 15 March 2016 and includes the Surrounding Region (within the meaning of that determination as so in force).

East Kimberley area means East Kimberley within the meaning of the Social Security (Administration) (Trial Area—East Kimberley) Determination 2016 as in force on 26 April 2016 and includes the areas of each of the Included Communities (within the meaning of that determination as so in force).

Goldfields area means the following Local Government Areas as at 7 February 2018:

                     (a)  the Shire of Leonora;

                     (b)  the Shire of Laverton;

                     (c)  the City of Kalgoorlie‑Boulder;

                     (d)  the Shire of Coolgardie;

                     (e)  the Shire of Menzies.

Local Government Areas means areas designated by the Governor of Western Australia to be a city, town or shire, in accordance with the Local Government Act 1995 (WA).

2  Subsection 124PD(1) (definition of trial area)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

trial area means the following:

                     (a)  the Ceduna area;

                     (b)  the East Kimberley area;

                     (c)  the Goldfields area;

other than any part of such an area determined in an instrument under subsection (2).

3  Subsection 124PD(2)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

             (2)  The Minister may, by legislative instrument, determine a part of an area for the purposes of the definition of trial area in subsection (1).

4  Paragraph 124PF(1)(b)

Omit “30 June 2018”, substitute “30 June 2019”.

5  Subsection 124PF(2)

Omit “up to 3 discrete”, substitute “the”.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 17 August 2017

Senate on 7 February 2018]

 

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