Second Reading Speeches

Social Security Legislation Amendment (Debit Card Trial) Bill 2015

Type
Government
Portfolio
Social Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the:

Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
to enable a trial of cashless welfare arrangements by disbursing 80 per cent of certain social security payments to a restricted bank account, accessed by a debit card which does not allow cash withdrawals; and
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999
,
Social Security Act 1991
,
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
and
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Act 2012
to make consequential amendments.