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This instrument provides a one-off lump sum relief payment to a person if they exhaust their four years (1,460 days) of Farm Household Allowance before 1 October 2020, and they have not qualified for a relief payment under subsection 89E(1) of the Farm Household Support Act.
Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Registered 29 Jun 2020
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Farm Household Support (Relief Payment) Minister’s Rules 2020

I, David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, make the following rules.

Dated 19 June 2020

David Littleproud

Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

5............ Qualification for relief payment..................................................................................... 1

6............ Amount of relief payment.............................................................................................. 2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Farm Household Support (Relief Payment) Minister’s Rules 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.

30 June 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 Farm Household Support Act 2014.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Act, including the following:

(a)    farm household allowance;

(b)    relief payment.

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Farm Household Support Act 2014.

5  Qualification for relief payment

                   For the purposes of subsection 89E(2) of the Act, the circumstance that:

                     (a)  1,460 days of farm household allowance have been payable to a person before 1 October 2020; and

                     (b)  the person is not qualified for a relief payment under subsection 89E(1) of the Act;

is prescribed in relation to the person.

6  Amount of relief payment

                   For the purposes of subsection 89F(2) of the Act, the following amount is prescribed for a relief payment under subsection 89E(2) of the Act for a person for the circumstance prescribed by section 5 of this instrument:

                     (a)  if the person’s rate of farm household allowance on the 1,460th day that farm household allowance was payable to the person was calculated by reference to the person being a member of a couple—$6,500;

                     (b)  otherwise—$7,500.