Social Security Regulation 2012

Select Legislative Instrument No. 228, 2012

made under the

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 and for the purposes of the Social Security Act 1991

Compilation No. 1

Compilation date:    20 April 2016

Includes amendments up to: F2016L00540

Registered:    22 April 2016

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Social Security Regulation 2012 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 20 April 2016 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment of the compiled law is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Editorial changes

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Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Selfrepealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

 

 

 

Contents

1 Name of regulation

3 Definitions

4 Meaning of humanitarian purpose

6 Application—amendments made by the Social Security Amendment Regulation 2016 (No. 1)

Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

1  Name of regulation

  This regulation is the Social Security Regulation 2012.

3  Definitions

  In this regulation:

Act means the Social Security Act 1991.

family member has the same meaning as in subsection 23 (14) of the Act.

4  Meaning of humanitarian purpose

  For paragraph 1212B (c) of the Act, a purpose is the following:

 (a) attendance, as a formally selected member of the Australian Paralympic Team, for participation as a competitor, at the international athletic competition known as the Paralympic Games;

 (aa) attendance, within the 12month period before the international athletic competition known as the Paralympic Games, by a person receiving a disability support pension for participation, as an athlete at an athletic competition or other event, if:

 (i) that attendance is necessary to qualify as a competitor at the Paralympic Games; or

 (ii) that attendance is necessary to prepare as a competitor for the Paralympic Games (whether or not the person has qualified as such a competitor);

 (b) attendance, at a memorial service that has been approved by the Australian Government to commemorate an event involving the death or serious injury of an Australian resident, as one of the following persons:

 (i) an Australian resident who was seriously injured in the event;

 (ii) a family member of an Australian resident who died or was seriously injured in the event.

Examples of an event

A war, an act of terrorism, a natural disaster.

6  Application—amendments made by the Social Security Amendment Regulation 2016 (No. 1)

  The amendment made by item 1 of the Social Security Amendment Regulation 2016 (No. 1) applies in relation to:

 (a) the Paralympic Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in September 2016; and

 (b) future Paralympic Games.

Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide information about this compilation and the compiled law.

The following endnotes are included in every compilation:

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended (or will amend) the compiled law. The information includes commencement details for amending laws and details of any application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision (generally section or equivalent) level. It also includes information about any provision of the compiled law that has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law.

Editorial changes

The Legislation Act 2003 authorises First Parliamentary Counsel to make editorial and presentational changes to a compiled law in preparing a compilation of the law for registration. The changes must not change the effect of the law. Editorial changes take effect from the compilation registration date.

If the compilation includes editorial changes, the endnotes include a brief outline of the changes in general terms. Full details of any changes can be obtained from the Office of Parliamentary Counsel.

Misdescribed amendments

A misdescribed amendment is an amendment that does not accurately describe the amendment to be made. If, despite the misdescription, the amendment can be given effect as intended, the amendment is incorporated into the compiled law and the abbreviation “(md)” added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

If a misdescribed amendment cannot be given effect as intended, the abbreviation “(md not incorp)” is added to the details of the amendment included in the amendment history.

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

o = order(s)

am = amended

Ord = Ordinance

amdt = amendment

orig = original

c = clause(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

C[x] = Compilation No. x

    /subsubparagraph(s)

Ch = Chapter(s)

pres = present

def = definition(s)

prev = previous

Dict = Dictionary

(prev…) = previously

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

Pt = Part(s)

Div = Division(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

ed = editorial change

reloc = relocated

exp = expires/expired or ceases/ceased to have

renum = renumbered

    effect

rep = repealed

F = Federal Register of Legislation

rs = repealed and substituted

gaz = gazette

s = section(s)/subsection(s)

LA = Legislation Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

(md) = misdescribed amendment can be given

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

    effect

SR = Statutory Rules

(md not incorp) = misdescribed amendment

SubCh = SubChapter(s)

    cannot be given effect

SubPt = Subpart(s)

mod = modified/modification

underlining = whole or part not

No. = Number(s)

    commenced or to be commenced

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Name

Registration

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Social Security Regulation 2012 (SLI No. 228, 2012)

28 Sept 2012 (F2012L01978)

29 Sept 2012 (s 2)

 

Social Security Amendment Regulation 2016 (No. 1)

19 Apr 2016 (F2016L00540)

20 Apr 2016 (s 2(1) item 1)

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

s 2.....................

rep LA s 48D

s 3A....................

rep 29 Sept 2012 (s 3A(2))

s 4.....................

am F2016L00540

s 5.....................

rep 31 Oct 2012 (s 5(2))

s 6.....................

ad F2016L00540