Social Security and Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (Schooling Requirements) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
,
Student Assistance Act 1973
  and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
  to make receipt of income support payments conditional on parents ensuring their children of compulsory school age are enrolled in school and attending regularly. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
27 Aug 2008Introduced and read a first time
04 Sep 2008Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 Sep 2008Introduced and read a first time
15 Sep 2008Second reading moved
04 Dec 2008Second reading debate
04 Dec 2008Second reading agreed to
04 Dec 2008Committee of the Whole debate
04 Dec 2008Third reading agreed to


11 Dec 2008Assent

Act no.: 149

Year: 2008

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Text of bill

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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.

Proposed amendments

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