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This instrument specifies the deductible portion of an instalment of a category I welfare payment for the purposes of subsection 123XPA(2) 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) (Deductible portion — section 123XPA) 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  Deductible Portions.................................................................................................................. 3

Schedule 1Repeals                                                                                               4

Social Security (Administration) (Deductible portion — section 123XZPA) specification 2010    4


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Social Security (Administration) (Deductible portion — section 123XPA) 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 123XPA(3)(b) 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 and Student Assistance Act 1973, including the following:

(a)    ABSTUDY;

(b)    living allowance;

(c)    pensioner education supplement

                   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  Deductible Portions

                   For paragraph 123XPA(3)(b) of the Act:

(a)    50% is specified as the deductible portion of an instalment of a category I welfare payment, other than a category I welfare payment specified in subparagraph (b)(i) or (ii); and

(b)   100% is specified as the deductible portion of an instalment of the following category I welfare payments:

                                                       (i)            a payment under the scheme known as the ABSTUDY scheme that includes an amount identified as the living allowance; and

                                                     (ii)            a payment under the scheme known as the ABSTUDY scheme that includes an amount identified as pensioner education supplement.


Schedule 1Repeals

Social Security (Administration) (Deductible portion — section 123XZPA) specification 2010

1  The whole of the instrument

                        Repeal the instrument.