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
12 Sep 2012Introduced and read a first time
12 Sep 2012Second reading moved
10 Oct 2012Second reading debate
10 Oct 2012Referred to Federation Chamber
11 Oct 2012Second reading debate
11 Oct 2012Second reading agreed to
11 Oct 2012Reported from Federation Chamber
11 Oct 2012Third reading agreed to
Senate
11 Oct 2012Introduced and read a first time
11 Oct 2012Second reading moved
01 Nov 2012Second reading debate
01 Nov 2012Second reading agreed to
01 Nov 2012Third reading agreed to


01 Nov 2012Text of bill as passed both Houses
17 Nov 2012Assent

Act no.: 154

Year: 2012

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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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