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Second Reading Speeches

Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2021

Type
Government
Portfolio
Indigenous Australians
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Introduced with the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme (Facilitation) Bill 2021 to facilitate the implementation of certain aspects of the Territories Stolen Generations Redress Scheme, the bill amends the:

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
to provide that redress payments are exempt from income tax;
Bankruptcy Act 1966
to provide that redress payments are not available to creditors of recipients for the purposes of recovering money under bankruptcy proceedings;
Social Security Act 1991
and
Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986
to ensure that redress payments do not count as income for the purposes of any income support payments; and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to authorise the use of protected information.

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