Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Further 2012 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2012

Type
Government
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to extend the welfare reform trial in the Cape York area to 1 January 2014;
Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000
to increase the appropriations for non-ABSTUDY payments in 2012 and 2013;
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
,
Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
,
Paid Parental Leave Act 2010
and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to: enable a Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT) member to release protected information in certain circumstances; enable an SSAT member to issue a non-disclosure order during a review; extend confidentiality obligations to everyone providing services at a review hearing; allow the SSAT Principal Member to reconstitute the SSAT; clarify that the SSAT Principal Member perform functions and powers enabling certain standards for the review process; and make technical amendments;
Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989
and
Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988
to clarify arrangements when the amount of child support payable under a child support assessment is reduced in certain circumstances; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999
,
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
and
Social Security Act 1991
to make technical amendments.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 12 Sep 2012
Second reading moved 12 Sep 2012
Second reading debate 10 Oct 2012
Referred to Federation Chamber 10 Oct 2012
Second reading debate 11 Oct 2012
Second reading agreed to 11 Oct 2012
Reported from Federation Chamber 11 Oct 2012
Third reading agreed to 11 Oct 2012
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 11 Oct 2012
Second reading moved 11 Oct 2012
Second reading debate 01 Nov 2012
Second reading agreed to 01 Nov 2012
Third reading agreed to 01 Nov 2012
Text of bill as passed both Houses 01 Nov 2012
Assent
  • Act no.: 154
  • Year: 2012
17 Nov 2012

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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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