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This instrument amends the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Rules 2020 to refine and clarify elements of the JobKeeper scheme to ensure that it most appropriately supports businesses and employees affected by the significant economic impact caused by the Coronavirus. It ensures the 6 month turnover test period applying to universities is limited to only those universities that are Table A providers within the meaning of the Higher Education Support Act 2003.
Administered by: Treasury
General Comments: This instrument was registered on 22 May 2020 at 4:09pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.
Registered 22 May 2020
Table of contents.

 

Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Amendment Rules (No. 3) 2020

I, Josh Frydenberg, Treasurer, make the following rules.

Dated 22 May 2020

 

Josh Frydenberg

Treasurer

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                            2

Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Rules 2020                    2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Amendment Rules (No. 3) 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

Immediately after this instrument is registered.

22 May 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Act 2020.

4  Schedules

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

Schedule 1Amendments

 

Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Rules 2020

1  Paragraph 8(7)(aa)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                    (aa)  if the entity is a Table A provider—the turnover test period must be a period of 6 months starting on 1 January 2020; and

2  At the end of the instrument

Add:

Division 2Application provisions relating to the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Amendment Rules (No. 3) 2020

106  Definitions

                   In this Division:

amending instrument means the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Amendment Rules (No. 3) 2020.

107  Application

                   The amendments made by Schedule 1 to the amending instrument apply in relation to jobkeeper fortnights beginning on or after 30 March 2020.