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Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Act 2013

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Act No. 110 of 2013 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Act 2017
An Act to establish the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account, and for related purposes
Administered by: Education
Registered 09 Aug 2018
Start Date 02 Jul 2018
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Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Act 2013

No. 110, 2013

Compilation No. 2

Compilation date:                              2 July 2018

Includes amendments up to:            Act No. 22, 2017

Registered:                                         9 August 2018

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Act 2013 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 2 July 2018 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

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Contents

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

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

3............ Object.................................................................................................. 1

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 1

5............ Early Years Quality Fund Special Account......................................... 1

6............ Credits to the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account................... 2

7............ Purpose of the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account................. 2

Endnotes                                                                                                                                      3

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                              3

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                                  5

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                               6

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                             8

 


An Act to establish the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account, and for related purposes

 

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Act 2013.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on 1 July 2013.

3  Object

                   The object of this Act is to improve quality outcomes for children in early childhood education and care services by enhancing professionalism in the early childhood education and care sector, including through improved attraction and retention of a skilled and professional workforce.

4  Definitions

                   In this Act:

approved provider has the same meaning as in the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999.

large centre‑based day care provider has the same meaning as in the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999.

5  Early Years Quality Fund Special Account

             (1)  The Early Years Quality Fund Special Account is established by this section.

             (2)  The Early Years Quality Fund Special Account is a special account for the purposes of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

6  Credits to the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account

                   On the day mentioned in column 1 of an item in the following table, there is to be credited to the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account the amount mentioned in column 2 of that item:

 

Credits to the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account

Item

Column 1

Day

Column 2

Amount

1

1 July 2013

$135,000,000

2

1 July 2014

$165,000,000

 

7  Purpose of the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account

                   The purpose of the Early Years Quality Fund Special Account is to provide funding to approved providers that are large centre‑based day care providers, to be used exclusively for paying remuneration, and other employment‑related costs and expenses, in relation to employees in the early childhood education and care sector.

Note:          See section 80 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (which deals with special accounts).


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /sub‑subparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Act

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Early Years Quality Fund Special Account Act 2013

110, 2013

29 June 2013

1 July 2013 (s 2)

 

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2014

62, 2014

30 June 2014

Sch 8 (items 138, 139) and Sch 14 (items 1–6): 1 July 2014 (s 2(1) items 6, 14)

Sch 14 (items 1–6)

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Public Governance and Resources Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2015

36, 2015

13 Apr 2015

Sch 2 (items 79) and Sch 7: 14 Apr 2015 (s 2)

Sch 7

as amended by

 

 

 

 

Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) (Consequential Provisions) Act 2015

126, 2015

10 Sept 2015

Sch 1 (item 486): 5 Mar 2016 (s 2(1) item 2)

Acts and Instruments (Framework Reform) (Consequential Provisions) Act 2015

126, 2015

10 Sept 2015

Sch 1 (item 495): 5 Mar 2016 (s 2(1) item 2)

Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Jobs for Families Child Care Package) Act 2017

22, 2017

4 Apr 2017

Sch 2 (items 3, 4): 2 July 2018 (s 2(1) item 2)
Sch 4 (items 1–12): 5 Apr 2017 (s 2(1) item 5)

Sch 4 (items 1­12)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s 4........................................

rs No 22, 2017

s 5........................................

am No 62, 2014

s 7........................................

rs No 62, 2014

 

am No 22, 2017