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This Specification specifies the number of weeks of a child’s absence from care (when no sessions of care are reported by the service as provided to the child) which constitute cessation of the child’s enrolment for the purposes of the family assistance law.
Administered by: Education and Training
Registered 31 Oct 2007
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR12-Feb-2008
Tabled Senate12-Feb-2008
Date of repeal 01 Apr 2018
Repealed by Sunsetting

I, JEFF HARMER, Secretary of the Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, make this Specification under subsection 219AD (3) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999.

Dated 17 October 2007

JEFF HARMER


  

  

1              Name of Specification

                This Specification is the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) (Child care benefit — when enrolment ceases (number of weeks)) Specification 2007.

2              Commencement

                This Specification commences on the day after it is registered.

Note   This Specification is made under section 219AD of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999. Section 219AD and this Specification apply to an enrolment of a child for care by an approved child care service that occurs on or after the application day for the service — see items 91 and 93 of Schedule 1 to the Family Assistance Legislation Amendment (Child Care Management System and Other Measures) Act 2007.

3              Number of weeks

                For subsection 219AD (3) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 (the Act), the number of weeks is:

                (a)    for the enrolment of a child for care by an approved centre based long day care service, an approved family day care service or an approved in‑home care service:

                          (i)    if an enrolment advance was paid to the service under section 219RA of the Act for the enrolment — 6 weeks; or

                         (ii)    in any other case — 26 weeks; and

               (b)    for the enrolment of a child for care by an approved occasional care service — 26 weeks; and

                (c)    for the enrolment of a child for care by an approved outside school hours care service:

                          (i)    if the enrolment is not for a school holiday session and an enrolment advance was paid to the service under section 219RA of the Act for the enrolment — 10 weeks; or

                         (ii)    in any other case — 26 weeks.

Note   Approved centre based long day care service, approved family day care service, approved in‑home care service, approved occasional care service and approved outside school hours care service are defined in subsection 3 (1) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999. School holiday session is defined in the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 and has the same meaning in this Specification as in that Act — see subsection 3 (2) of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 and paragraph 13 (1) (b) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.