Social Security Legislation Amendment (Green Army Programme) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the:
Social Security Act 1991
  to: specify that persons receiving a green army allowance under the Green Army Programme (GAP) cannot also receive a social security benefit or pension; provide that certain participants in the GAP are not considered workers or employees for the purposes of various laws; and specify the income testing arrangements to apply to a social security pensioner if their partner is receiving a green army allowance; and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  to make consequential amendments. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
26 Feb 2014Introduced and read a first time
26 Feb 2014Second reading moved
24 Mar 2014Second reading debate
25 Mar 2014Second reading debate
26 Mar 2014Second reading debate
27 Mar 2014Second reading debate
13 May 2014Second reading debate
14 May 2014Second reading debate
15 May 2014Second reading debate
15 May 2014Second reading agreed to
15 May 2014Third reading agreed to
Senate
15 May 2014Introduced and read a first time
15 May 2014Second reading moved
17 Jun 2014Second reading debate
18 Jun 2014Second reading debate
19 Jun 2014Second reading debate
19 Jun 2014Second reading agreed to
19 Jun 2014Third reading agreed to


19 Jun 2014Finally passed both Houses
30 Jun 2014Assent

Act no.: 73

Year: 2014

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
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