26 Oct 2017
House of Representatives
Before House of Representatives
Introduced with the Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Bill 2017, the bill amends the:
Social Security Act 1991 and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to provide that payments made under the Commonwealth Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse are exempt from the income test;
Bankruptcy Act 1966 to ensure that payments made under the Commonwealth redress scheme are quarantined from the divisible property of a bankrupt; and
Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1997 to exempt decisions made under the Commonwealth redress scheme from judicial review.