House debates

Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Bills

Social Security (Administration) Amendment (Income Management to Cashless Debit Card Transition) Bill 2019; Consideration in Detail

4:50 pm

Photo of Luke HowarthLuke Howarth (Petrie, Liberal Party, Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services) Share this | Hansard source

I present a supplementary explanatory memorandum to the bill and ask leave of the House to move government amendments (1) to (10) as circulated together.

Leave granted.

I move government amendments (1) to (10) as circulated together.

(1) Schedule 1, page 4 (after line 23), after item 3, insert:

3A After subsection 123UO(3)

  Insert:

  (3A) If:

  (a) a voluntary income management agreement in relation to a person is in force; and

  (b) the person's usual place of residence is within the Northern Territory;

the Secretary may, by written notice given to the person, terminate the agreement. The termination takes effect on a day specified in the notice (which must not be earlier than the day on which the notice is given).

(2) Schedule 1, item 27, page 10 (after line 8), after paragraph 124PGE(1) (b), insert:

(ba) the person has not reached pension age; and

(3) Schedule 1, item 27, page 10 (after line 25), after paragraph 124PGE(2) (b), insert:

(ba) the person has not reached pension age; and

(4) Schedule 1, item 27, page 11 (after line 17), after paragraph 124PGE(3) (b), insert:

(ba) the person has not reached pension age; and

(5) Schedule 1, item 39, page 14 (line 30), omit "100%", substitute "80%".

(6) Schedule 1, item 39, page 15 (line 2), omit "(including 0%)".

(7) Schedule 1, item 39, page 15 (line 7), omit "100%", substitute "80%".

(8) Schedule 1, item 39, page 15 (line 10), omit "and including 0%".

(9) Schedule 1, item 44, page 19 (after line 2), after paragraph 127(4) (aa), insert:

(aaa) a decision to give a notice under subsection 123UO(3A); or

(10) Schedule 1, item 45, page 19 (after line 10), after paragraph 144(l), insert:

(laa) a decision to give a notice under subsection 123UO(3A);

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