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Specifications as made
This instrument specifies that toys are priority needs for the purposes of Income Management under Part 3B of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999.
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 27 Mar 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Apr-2020
Tabled Senate08-Apr-2020
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Social Security (Administration) (Priority Needs — Toys) Specification 2020

 

 

 

I, Anne Ruston, Minister for Families and Social Services, make the following Specification.

Dated 25 March 2020             

Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Minister for Families and Social Services

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

5  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

6  Priority Needs.......................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Repeals                                                                                                     2

Social Security (Administration) (toys are a priority need) Specification 2010                      2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Social Security (Administration) (Priority Needs — Toys) Specification 2020.

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 day after this instrument 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 paragraph 123TH(1)(q) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

                   Act means the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999.

                   toys mean an object that does any of the following:

(a)    provide opportunities for physical activity and develop gross-motor skills;

(b)   promote literacy, numeracy, thinking skills and social skills;

(c)    help children develop fine motor skills and imagination;

(d)   encourage creative play, role modelling, language development and fun.

5  Schedules

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

6  Priority Needs

                   For paragraph 123TH(1)(q) of the Act, toys are specified.

Schedule 1Repeals

Social Security (Administration) (toys are a priority need) Specification 2010

1  The whole of the instrument

Repeal the instrument.