Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (2009 Measures) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976
  to enable three additional parcels of land in the Northern Territory to be granted to the relevant Aboriginal Land Trusts;
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  to: enable people in Cape York who receive age pension or carer payments to have their payments income managed; and make changes to the treatment of residual balances when a person again become subject to income management, or dies;
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
,
Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
  and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  in relation to the administrative functions of the Social Security Appeals Tribunal;
Social Security Act 1991
  to clarify that a gift that has been returned does not have to be assessed as a deprived asset for the purposes of the social security assets test;
Social Security Act 1991
  and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
  to clarify the requirements for an individual to pass the control test in relation to a controlled private trust; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
  to require notification within 26 weeks to be given when a child for whom baby bonus is paid leaves an individual’s care. Also makes minor and technical amendments to five Acts. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
25 Nov 2009Introduced and read a first time
25 Nov 2009Second reading moved
22 Feb 2010Second reading debate
22 Feb 2010Second reading agreed to
22 Feb 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
24 Feb 2010Introduced and read a first time
24 Feb 2010Second reading moved
15 Mar 2010Second reading debate
15 Mar 2010Second reading agreed to
15 Mar 2010Committee of the Whole debate
15 Mar 2010Third reading agreed to


15 Mar 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
13 Apr 2010Assent

Act no.: 38

Year: 2010

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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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