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This determination amends the Social Security (Assurances of Support) Determination 2018 to increases the assurance of support period for certain visas in line with changes to newly arrived resident’s waiting periods under the Social Security Act 1991.
Administered by: Social Services
Made 21 Dec 2018
Registered 24 Dec 2018
Table of contents.

 

Social Security (Assurances of Support) Amendment Determination 2018 (No. 2)

 

 

 

I, Paul Fletcher, Minister for Families and Social Services, make the following determination.

 

Dated      21 December 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Fletcher

Minister for Families and Social Services

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 1

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 1

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 1

4  Schedule................................................................................................................................... 1

 

Schedule 1 - Amendments

Social Security (Assurances of Support) Determination 2018 .................................................... 1

 


1  Name of Determination

 

This instrument is the Social Security (Assurances of Support) Amendment Determination 2018 (No. 2).

 

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

The later of:

(a)    1 January 2019; and

(b)   the day after it is registered

Note: This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 section 1061ZZGH of the Social Security Act 1991.

 

4  Schedule

 

Schedule 1 amends the Social Security (Assurances of Support) Determination 2018.

 

Schedule 1 – Amendments

 

Social Security (Assurances of Support) Determination 2018

 

1             Section 24

Repeal the section, substitute:

24  Periods for which assurances of support remain in force

 For subparagraph 1061ZZGF(1)(b)(i) of the Act, the following periods are specified:

 


(a)  for an assurance of support for a Subclass 143 (Contributory Parent (Migrant)) (Class CA) visa or a Subclass 864 (Contributory Aged Parent (Residence)) (Class DG) visa – 10 years;

(b)  for an assurance of support for a Community Support Programme entrant – 12 months;

(c)  for an assurance of support for a Subclass 115 (Remaining Relative) (Class BO) visa,  Subclass 835 (Remaining Relative) (Class BU) visa, Subclass 117 (Orphan Relative) (Class AH) visa or Subclass 837 (Orphan Relative) (Class BT) visa – 2 years;

(d)  in any other case – 4 years.

 

2             Application provision

The amendment made by item 1 of this Schedule applies to an assurance of support given under Chapter 2C of the Social Security Act 1991 on or after the commencement of this instrument.

Note: Any assurance of support given under Chapter 2C of the Social Security Act 1991 before commencement of this instrument will remain in force until the end of the period specified in section 24 of the Social Security (Assurances of Support) Determination 2018 prior to commencement of this instrument.