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This instrument declares the victims of the 15 March 2019 attacks in New Zealand to be potentially eligible for payments under the Australian Victim of Terrorism Overseas Payment Scheme.
Administered by: Home Affairs
Registered 18 Nov 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Nov-2019
Tabled Senate25-Nov-2019

 

Social Security (Australian Victim of Terrorism Overseas Payment—Specified Class of Persons) Determination 2019

I, Peter Dutton, Minister for Home Affairs, make the following determination.

Dated: 13 November 2019

THE HON PETER DUTTON MP

Minister for Home Affairs

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Social Security (Australian Victim of Terrorism Overseas Payment—Specified Class of Persons) Determination 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under subsection 1061PAA(6) of the Act.

4  Definitions

             (1)  In this instrument:

Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

Australian citizen has the same meaning as in subsection 4(1) of the Australian Citizenship Act 2007.

Australian resident has the meaning given by subsection 7(2) of the Act.

primary victim has the meaning given by subsection 1061PAA(2) of the Act

             (2)  Dates and times in this instrument are expressed in terms of New Zealand Daylight Time.

5  Specified class of persons

                   The following is a specified class of persons under subsection 1061PAA(6) of the Act:

                     (a)  primary victims who, on 15 March 2019:

                              (i)  were an Australian citizen; and

                             (ii)  were not an Australian resident, and

                            (iii)  were located at al-Noor Mosque in Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand at approximately 1.40 pm or at Linwood Islamic Centre in Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand, at approximately 1.55 pm.