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This instrument specifies classes of persons to be exempt welfare payment recipients for the purposes of section 123UGB of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999.
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 25 Sep 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR06-Oct-2020
Tabled Senate06-Oct-2020
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Social Security (Administration) (Classes of Exempt Welfare Payment Recipients) Specification 2020

 

 

 

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

Dated                                               25 September 2020                     

Senator the Hon Anne Ruston

Minister for Families and Social Services

 

 

 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 2

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 2

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 2

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 2

5  Schedule................................................................................................................................... 2

6  Exempt welfare payment recipients — specified classes of persons......................................... 3

Schedule 1Repeals                                                                                               4

Social Security (Administration) (Classes of Exempt Welfare Payment Recipients) Specification 2010      4


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Social Security (Administration) (Classes of Exempt Welfare Payment Recipients) 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 subsection 123UGB(2) of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999.

4  Definitions

Note:          A number of expressions used in this instrument are defined in the Social Security Act 1991, including the following:

(a)    nominated visa holder;

(b)    principal carer;

(c)    receiving; and

(d)    special benefit.

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999.

Schedule

                   The instrument that is specified in Schedule 1 to this instrument is repealed as set out in the Schedule.

6  Exempt welfare payment recipients — specified classes of persons

                   For subsection 123UGB(2) of the Act, the following class of persons is specified to be exempt welfare payment recipients:

(a)    the class of persons each member of which:

(i)          is at least 16 years old; and

(ii)        is receiving special benefit; and

(iii)      is not a nominated visa holder; and

(iv)      is not the principal carer of a child who is aged under 6 years.


Schedule 1Repeals

Social Security (Administration) (Classes of Exempt Welfare Payment Recipients) Specification 2010

1  The whole of the instrument

                   Repeal the instrument.