Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2006

Type
Government
Portfolio
Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
41
Summary
Further to the
Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) Act 2005
, the bill amends the
Social Security Act 1991
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
,
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
,
Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Amendment (Welfare to Work and Other Measures) Act 2005
  and
Social Security (International Agreements) Act 1999
  to: replace, amend or repeal terminology and provisions to clarify the policy intent of certain Welfare to Work measures, including the new income support payment compliance framework; allow parenting payment partnered recipients who have a temporary incapacity exemption to have access to pharmaceutical allowance; allow the continuation for 14 weeks of the same rate of Newstart Allowance or Youth Allowance for single principal carer parents following the death of a child; and extend access to an Employment Entry Payment. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
29 Mar 2006Introduced and read a first time
29 Mar 2006Second reading moved
24 May 2006Second reading agreed to
25 May 2006Third reading agreed to
Senate
13 Jun 2006Introduced and read a first time
13 Jun 2006Second reading moved
14 Jun 2006Second reading debate
15 Jun 2006Second reading agreed to
15 Jun 2006Third reading agreed to


22 Jun 2006Assent

Act no.: 64

Year: 2006

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  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

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