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This determination repeals the Social Security Exempt Lump Sum (Disability Sporting Grants) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2009 and determines that, for disability support pension recipients, the receipt of a one-off payment, for the purpose of athlete support, where made by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC), the Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA), or a national sporting organisation (NSO), using funds provided by the ASC, will be an exempt lump sum under paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991.
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 30 Jul 2019
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Social Security (Exempt Lump Sums - Disability Sporting Grants) Determination 2019

 

 

 

I, MARY MCLARTY, 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  19 July 2019                                       

MARY MCLARTY

Delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Social Services

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

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

4......... Definitions....................................................................................................................... 1

5......... Schedules......................................................................................................................... 2

6......... Exempt lump sum............................................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                                                       3

Social Security Exempt Lump Sum (Disability Sporting Grants) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2009.                3

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Social Security (Exempt Lump Sums - Disability Sporting Grants) Determination 2019.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on the day after registration.  

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.

APC means the Australian Paralympic Committee.

ASC means the Australian Sports Commission.

athlete support means financial support for a person to prepare for a major sporting event or events.

CGA means Commonwealth Games Australia.

disability sporting grant means a one-off payment to a person with a disability, for the purpose of athlete support, where that payment is made by:

(a)    the ASC; or

(b)   the APC, CGA, or an NSO, using funds provided by the ASC.

disability support pension is a payment made under Part 2.3 of the Act.

NSO means an Australian national sporting organisation, including a national sporting organisation for people with a disability, recognised by the ASC.

receive has the same meaning as in section 23 of the Act.

5  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is 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.

Exempt Lump Sums

                   If a person receives a disability sporting grant on a day in relation to which the person is also receiving a disability support pension, the amount of that disability sporting grant is an exempt lump sum, in respect of the person, for the purposes of the Act.


 

Schedule 1—Repeals

Social Security Exempt Lump Sum (Disability Sporting Grants) (FaHCSIA) Determination 2009

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument