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Specifications as made
This instrument ensures that the new Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job programme is ‘relocation assistance’ for the purpose of section 42S of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999.
Administered by: Employment and Workplace Relations
Registered 30 Jun 2014
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate07-Jul-2014
Tabled HR08-Jul-2014

Social Security (Administration) (Relocation Assistance) Specification 2014

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

I, RENÉE LEON, Secretary of the Department of Employment, make this specification under paragraph 42S (3B) (b) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999.

Dated            26  June 2014                 



Department of Employment


1              Name of Specification

                     This specification is the Social Security (Administration) (Relocation Assistance) Specification 2014.

2              Commencement

                      This specification commences on 1 July 2014.

3              Revocation

                     The Social Security (Administration) (Relocation Assistance) (DEEWR) Specification 2013 (No. 1) is revoked.

4              Relocation assistance

                (1)          For paragraph 42S(3B)(b) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999, a payment made to a person under the following programmes:


                                (a) Move 2 Work; or

                     (b)     Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job;

                      both administered by the Department of Employment, are specified.

            (2)    However, if a person is paid two or more payments under either of the programmes listed in subsection (1) in relation to particular employment, only the first such payment is specified.