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This determination revokes and replaces the Social Security (Exemptions from Non-payment and Waiting Periods - Activities) Specification 2009 (No. 1) to add certain income support payment recipients who are participating in the Remote Jobs and Communities Program as people who are exempt from certain non-payment and waiting periods under the Social Security Act 1991 (the Act).
Administered by: Social Services
Made 22 Jun 2013
Registered 26 Jun 2013
Tabled HR 27 Jun 2013
Tabled Senate 27 Jun 2013
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2015
Repealed by Social Security (Exemptions from Non-payment and Waiting Periods - Activities) Specification 2015

Social Security (Exemptions from Non-payment and Waiting Periods - Activities) (DEEWR) Specification 2013 (No. 1)

Social Security Act 1991

I, LISA MARIAN PAUL, Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, make this instrument under subsections 549A (6), 553B (2A), 553C (5), 598 (8A), 620 (3), 633 (5) and 634 (2A) of the Social Security Act 1991.

Dated    22 June                                      2013

LISA MARIAN PAUL AO PSM

Secretary

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

 

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1              Name of Specification

                     This Specification is the Social Security (Exemptions from Non-payment and Waiting Periods - Activities) (DEEWR) Specification 2013 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                     This Specification commences on 1 July 2013.

3              Revocation

                     The Social Security (Exemptions from Non-payment and Waiting Periods – Activities) Specification 2009 (No. 1) is revoked.

4              Definitions

                      In this Specification:

Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

Rehabilitation program means rehabilitation program within the meaning of subsection 23 (1) of the Act.

Remote Jobs and Communities Program means the employment and participation program serving identified remote areas starting on 1 July 2013.

Stream 4 employment services means those services specified as Stream 4 in the Employment Services Deed 2012-2015.

5              Specification of activities

                      For paragraphs 549A (5)(a), 553B (2)(a), 553C (4)(a), 598 (8)(a), 620 (2)(a), 633 (4)(a) and 634 (2)(a) of the Act, the following activities are specified:

(a)      an activity undertaken by a person as part of Stream 4 employment services provided to the person;

(b)      a rehabilitation program;

(c)       an activity undertaken by a person as part of the Remote Jobs and Communities Program where the person would otherwise have been referred to activities listed in section 5 (a) or 5 (b) if not for the person being placed in the Remote Jobs and Communities Program.