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This determination provides that an Additional Assistance Hire Vehicle Payment is an exempt lump sum for the purpose of paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991. The effect of this determination is such that a payment will not be regarded as income under the Act, so that if a social security recipient receives such a payment, it will be exempt from the social security income test.
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 09 Oct 2017
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Oct-2017
Tabled Senate16-Oct-2017

Social Security (Exempt Lump Sum – New South Wales Additional Assistance Hire Vehicle Payment) Determination 2017

I, Anita Davis, delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Social Services, make the following determination under paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991.

 

 

 

Dated     3 October                    2017

 

Anita Davis

Branch Manager

Payability and Integrity Branch

Department of Social Services

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1        Name

This instrument is the Social Security (Exempt Lump Sum - New South Wales Additional Assistance Hire Vehicle Payment) Determination 2017.

 

2        Commencement

 

(1)             Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 November 2017

Note:               This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

(2)             Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

 

3     Authority

 

This instrument is made under paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991.

 

4      Definitions

 

In this instrument:

 

Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

 

Additional Assistance Hire Vehicle Payment means a one-off lump sum payment made by Transport for NSW under Schedule 3 of the Point to Point Transport (Taxis and Hire Vehicles) Act 2016 No 34 (NSW) to the holder of an eligible hire vehicle licence.

 

5        Exempt lump sum

 

For the purposes of paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Act, the gross amount of an Additional Assistance Hire Vehicle Payment is an exempt lump sum.