Budget Savings (Omnibus) Act 2016 (55 of 2016)
Schedule 13 Debt recovery
Part 2 Removal of 6-year limit on debt recovery
Student Assistance Act 1973
39 Application provisions - family assistance amendments
(1) The amendments of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 made by this Part apply in relation to:
(a) a debt that arises on or after the commencement of this item; and
(b) a debt that arose before the commencement of this item, to the extent that the debt was outstanding immediately before that commencement.
(2) Paragraph (1)(b) applies in relation to a debt only if, immediately before the commencement of this item, action under section 84, 84A, 87, 87A or 89, or legal proceedings under section 88, of the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 could be commenced or taken for the recovery of the debt.