Public Sector Superannuation Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Finance
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
45

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Summary

Amends: the Judges’ Pensions Act 1968 to enable members of the Judges’ Pensions Scheme to request that they be paid a lump sum amount from the scheme to meet their Division 293 tax liability; the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948 to: ensure that the calculation of any lump sum superannuation guarantee safety-net benefit meets the minimum superannuation guarantee requirements; enable the Parliamentary Retiring Allowances Trust to pass a resolution without a meeting; and enable an actuary other than the Australian Government Actuary to provide advice in relation to the Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Scheme; five Acts to increase the age from which an eligible child of a deceased superannuation scheme member must be in full time education and remove the requirement for an eligible child to not be ordinarily in employment; the Judges and Governors-General Legislation Amendment (Family Law) Act 2012 to correct a misdescribed reference; and the Governance of Australian Government Superannuation Schemes Act 2011 to reduce the size of the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation Board from 11 to 9 directors.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28 Mar 2018
Second reading moved 28 Mar 2018
Second reading debate 15 Aug 2018
Second reading agreed to 15 Aug 2018
Third reading agreed to 15 Aug 2018
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Aug 2018
Second reading moved 15 Aug 2018
Second reading debate 16 Aug 2018
Second reading agreed to 16 Aug 2018
Third reading agreed to 16 Aug 2018
Finally passed both Houses 16 Aug 2018
Assent
  • Act no: 80
  • Year: 2018
24 Aug 2018

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Text of bill

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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.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • 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.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changes to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

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