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Subsidy Amendment Principles 2015 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2015L01841
  • No longer in force
Principles as made
This instrument amends the Subsidy Principles 2014 to remove the exemption currently applied to rental income when calculating a care recipient's total assessable income.
Administered by: Health
Registered 25 Nov 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Nov-2015
Tabled Senate30-Nov-2015
Date of repeal 27 Nov 2015
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Table of contents.

Description: Commonwealth Coat of Arms

 

 

Subsidy Amendment Principles 2015 (No. 1)

 

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I, Sussan Ley, Minister for Aged Care, make the following principles under section 96-1 of the Aged Care Act 1997.

 

Dated: 11/11/15

 

 

 

 

 

Sussan Ley

Minister for Aged Care

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Contents

1             Name of principles                                                                                                         1

2             Commencement                                                                                                              1

3             Authority                                                                                                                        1

4             Schedule(s)                                                                                                                     1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Subsidy Principles 2014                                                                                                                       2

 


1  Name of principles

                   These principles are the Subsidy Amendment Principles 2015 (No. 1).

2  Commencement

                   These Amending Principles commence the day after they are registered.

3  Authority

                   These principles are made under the Aged Care Act 1997.

4  Schedule(s)

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Subsidy Principles 2014

 

1  Section 44

 

Before “For”, insert “(1)”.

 

2  At the end of section 44

 

Add

(2)  Subject to subsection (3), this section only applies to care recipients who first entered residential care on or before 31 December 2015.

(3)  This section does not apply if the care recipient re-entered residential care after 31 December 2015, having previously ceased residential care for a continuous period of more than 28 days (other than because the person was on leave).

 

3  After section 46

Insert

Subdivision CA – Care subsidy reduction – amounts included in total assessable income

 

46A Included amounts – rent receipts and the Social Security Act 1991

 

(1)   For subsection 44-24(6) of the Act, the provisions of the Social Security Act 1991 apply as if paragraph 8(8)(znaa) of that Act were omitted.

(2)   This section only applies to care recipients who, on or after 1 January 2016:

(a)    first entered residential care; or

(b)   re-entered residential care having previously ceased residential care for a continuous period of more than 28 days (other than because the person was on leave).

 

46B Included amounts – rent receipts and the Veterans Entitlements Act 1986

 

(1)   For subsection 44-24(7) of the Act, the provisions of the Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 apply as if paragraph 5H(8)(nf) of that Act were omitted.

(2)   This section only applies to care recipients who, on or after 1 January 2016 :

(a)    first entered residential care; or

(b)   re-entered residential care having previously ceased residential care for a continuous period of more than 28 days (other than because the person was on leave).