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A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters in connection with the establishment of the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme, and for related purposes
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Registered 26 Aug 2021
Introduced HR 26 Aug 2021
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2019‑2020‑2021

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2021

 

No.      , 2021

 

(Indigenous Australians)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters in connection with the establishment of the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Part 1—Amendment of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997             3

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                              3

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                        4

Bankruptcy Act 1966                                                                                                  4

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                            4

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999                                                             4

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                              4

 

 


A Bill for an Act to deal with consequential matters in connection with the establishment of the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act is the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Act 2021.

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, Part 1

The first 1 January, 1 April, 1 July or 1 October to occur after the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

At the same time as the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Facilitation) Act 2021 commences.

 

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

Part 1Amendment of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997

1  Section 11‑15 (after table item headed “superannuation and related business”)

Insert:

Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme

 

Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme payments ........................................................................

53‑30

2  At the end of Division 53

Add:

53‑30  Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme payments are exempt

                   Payments under the scheme known as the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme are exempt from income tax.

3  Application of amendments

The amendments of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 made by this Part apply to assessments for the 2021‑22 income year and later income years.

Part 2Other amendments

Bankruptcy Act 1966

4  After paragraph 116(2)(ga)

Insert:

                   (gb)  a payment under the scheme known as the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme to the bankrupt (whether before or after he or she became a bankrupt);

Social Security Act 1991

5  After paragraph 8(8)(jc)

Insert:

                    (jd)  a payment under the scheme known as the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme;

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

6  At the end of subsection 202(1)

Add:

                ; or (i)  the scheme known as the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme.

7  After paragraph 202(2)(de)

Insert:

                    (df)  for the purposes of the scheme known as the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme; or

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

8  After paragraph 5H(8)(mb)

Insert:

                  (mc)  a payment under the scheme known as the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme;