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
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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.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 29 Mar 2006
Second reading moved 29 Mar 2006
Second reading agreed to 24 May 2006
Third reading agreed to 25 May 2006
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13 Jun 2006
Second reading moved 13 Jun 2006
Second reading debate 14 Jun 2006
Second reading agreed to 15 Jun 2006
Third reading agreed to 15 Jun 2006
Assent
  • Act no.: 64
  • Year: 2006
22 Jun 2006

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • 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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • 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.

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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