Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Economic Security Strategy) Bill 2008

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Social Security Act 1991
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
,
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
,
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
to provide for economic security strategy payments (to be made as lump sum payments from 8 December 2008) to age, disability support, wife, widow B and veterans’ service pensioners and people receiving income support supplements, carer payments, and partner, widow and bereavement allowances. Also establishes administrative schemes to provide for payments in certain circumstances; and makes consequential amendments to the
Income Tax Assessment Act 1936
,
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
,
Social Security Act 1991
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 11 Nov 2008
Second reading moved 11 Nov 2008
Second reading debate 12 Nov 2008
Second reading debate 13 Nov 2008
Second reading agreed to 13 Nov 2008
Third reading agreed to 13 Nov 2008
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 24 Nov 2008
Second reading moved 24 Nov 2008
Second reading debate 24 Nov 2008
Second reading agreed to 24 Nov 2008
Third reading agreed to 24 Nov 2008
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24 Nov 2008
Assent
  • Act no.: 131
  • Year: 2008
01 Dec 2008

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

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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

  • 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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