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A Bill for an Act to amend the Farm Household Support Act 2014, and for related purposes
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
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Registered 13 Feb 2020
Introduced HR 13 Feb 2020
Table of contents.

2019‑2020

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Farm Household Support Amendment (Relief Measures) Bill (No. 1) 2020

 

No.      , 2020

 

(Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Farm Household Support Act 2014, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Removing business income reconciliation                                  3

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                         3

Schedule 2—Extending time limit for farm financial assessment             4

Farm Household Support Act 2014                                                                         4

 

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Farm Household Support Act 2014, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Farm Household Support Amendment (Relief Measures) Act (No. 1) 2020.

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.  Schedule 1

1 July 2020.

1 July 2020

3.  Schedule 2

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted.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

                   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 1Removing business income reconciliation

  

Farm Household Support Act 2014

1  Subsection 5(1) (definition of business income)

Repeal the definition.

2  Subsection 55(2)

Omit “Subdivisions C and D”, substitute “Subdivision C”.

3  Subsection 60(2)

Omit “Subdivisions C and D”, substitute “Subdivision C”.

4  Subdivision D of Division 8 of Part 2

Repeal the Subdivision.

5  Saving provision

Despite the repeal of Subdivision D of Division 8 of Part 2 of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 made by this Schedule, that Subdivision, as in force immediately before the commencement of this item, continues to apply on and after that commencement in relation to the following:

                     (a)  working out the rate of farm household allowance for days occurring before that commencement;

                     (b)  working out amounts of farm household allowance paid in relation to days occurring before that commencement that are debts due to the Commonwealth.

Schedule 2Extending time limit for farm financial assessment

  

Farm Household Support Act 2014

1  Paragraph 85(2)(d)

Omit “(of no more than 28 days) within which the person must have farm financial assessment conducted”, substitute “within which the person must have the farm financial assessment conducted”.

2  Subsection 85(3)

Omit “no more than 28 days”, substitute “a specified period”.

3  Application provisions

(1)       The amendment made by item 1 applies in relation to a notice given under subsection 85(2) of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 on or after the commencement of that item.

(2)       The amendment made by item 2 applies in relation to the following:

                     (a)  a notice given under subsection 85(2) of the Farm Household Support Act 2014 on or after the commencement of that item;

                     (b)  a notice given under that subsection before that commencement, where no extension in relation to that notice had been given under subsection 85(3) of that Act before that commencement.