A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999


Division 7 - Miscellaneous  

SECTION 85GA   Funding agreements  

The Secretary may, on behalf of the Commonwealth, enter into, vary and administer written agreements with a person under which the Commonwealth makes one or more grants of money to the person for purposes that are related to both:

(a) child care; and

(b) either or both of the following:

(i) the provision of child endowment or family allowances within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution;

(ii) giving effect to Australia ' s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child done at New York on 20 November 1989 and, in particular, under articles 2, 3, 18 or 23 of the Convention.

The Convention on the Rights of the Child is in Australian Treaty Series 1991 No. 4 ([1991] ATS 4) and could in 2017 be viewed in the Australian Treaties Library on the AustLII website (http://www.austlii.edu.au).

A grant under this section is payable to a person:

(a) at such time as is specified in the agreement; and

(b) in full or in such instalments as are specified in the agreement.

The Minister ' s rules may specify requirements with which the Secretary must comply in exercising powers under this section.

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