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This determination provides that, for the purpose of social security payments for which the Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, and Minister for Disability Reform is responsible, a one-off lump sum ex gratia payment of $2,000 made by the Western Australian Department of Indigenous Affairs under the Stolen Wages Reparation Scheme WA, which was announced by the Government of Western Australia on 7 March 2012, is an ‘exempt lump sum’ under subsection 8(11) of the Social Security Act 1991.
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 15 May 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-May-2012
Tabled Senate18-Jun-2012

Social Security (Exempt Lump Sum) (Stolen Wages Reparation Scheme WA) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2012

 

Social Security Act 1991

I, Sam Cavalli, Acting Branch Manager, Seniors and Means Test Branch, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and a delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, make this Determination under paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991.[1]

Dated             9 May                                                 2012

S. Cavalli

Acting Branch Manager, Seniors and Means Test Branch, Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

 

1                      Name of Determination

                        This Determination is the Social Security (Exempt Lump Sum) (Stolen Wages Reparation Scheme WA) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2012.

2                      Commencement

                        This Determination commences on the day after it is registered.

3                      Definitions

                        In this Determination:

                        Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

Stolen Wages Reparation Scheme WA payment means a one-off lump sum ex gratia payment of $2,000 paid by the Western Australian Department of Indigenous Affairs under the Stolen Wages Reparation Scheme WA which was announced by the Government of Western Australia on 7 March 2012.

4                             Amount or class of amounts

If a person receives a Stolen Wages Reparation Scheme WA payment, the amount of that payment received by the person is an exempt lump sum for the purposes of paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Act, from the date that the amount was received.



[1] This Determination has effect in relation to provisions of the Social Security Act 1991 in so far as they relate to matters for which the Minister for Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, and Minister for Disability Reform, has responsibility under the Administrative Arrangements Order.