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Act No. 99 of 2018 as made
An Act to amend the A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999, and for related purposes
Administered by: Health
Originating Bill: A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Amendment (Excess Levels for Private Health Insurance Policies) Bill 2018
Registered 25 Sep 2018
Date of Assent 21 Sep 2018
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A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Amendment (Excess Levels for Private Health Insurance Policies) Act 2018

 

No. 99, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999    3

 


Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

 

A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Amendment (Excess Levels for Private Health Insurance Policies) Act 2018

No. 99, 2018

 

 

 

An Act to amend the A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999, and for related purposes

[Assented to 21 September 2018]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Amendment (Excess Levels for Private Health Insurance Policies) 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.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

21 September 2018

2.  Schedule 1

1 April 2019.

1 April 2019

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

  

A New Tax System (Medicare Levy Surcharge—Fringe Benefits) Act 1999

1  Subsection 4(1)

Omit “(1)”.

2  Paragraph 4(1)(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  any excess payable in respect of benefits under the policy is no more than the applicable amount set out in section 45‑1 of that Act in any 12 month period.

3  Subsections 4(2), (4) and (5)

Repeal the subsections.

4  Application

The amendments made by items 2 and 3 of this Schedule apply in relation to the 2018‑19 income year and later income years.

 

 

 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 28 March 2018

Senate on 18 June 2018]

 

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