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This instrument provides that payments under the Native Forest Workforce Transition Program (Program 2) are exempt lump sums for the purposes of paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991.
Administered by: Social Services
Registered 12 Jan 2023
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Social Security (Exempt Lump Sum - Native Forest Workforce Transition Program (Program 2)) Determination 2023

I, Gillian Beer, Branch Manager of the Payment Structures and Seniors Branch in the Department of Social Services, make the following Determination.

Dated  10 January 2023                                  

Gillian Beer

Branch Manager of the Payment Structures and Seniors Branch

Delegate of the Secretary of the Department of Social Services

 

 

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

5  Exempt Lump Sum................................................................................................................... 1

6  Application Provision............................................................................................................... 2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Social Security (Exempt Lump Sum - Native Forest Workforce Transition Program (Program 2)) Determination 2023.

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 8(11)(d) of the Social Security Act 1991.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

Native Forest Workforce Transition Program (Program 2) means the Western Australian Government program under which payments are made to eligible native forestry workers in respect of their reskilling and retraining as they transition out of the industry.

5  Exempt Lump Sum

                   For the purposes of paragraph 8(11)(d) of the Act, the amount of a payment made under the Native Forest Workforce Transition Program (Program 2) is an exempt lump sum.

6  Application Provision

                   Section 5 applies to the calculation of the rate of social security payment payable to Native Forest Workforce Transition Program (Program 2) payment recipients for days on or after 30 June 2022.