Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum(Circulated by the authority of the Minister for Social Services and Families, Senator the Hon Anne Ruston)
These amendments introduce new commencement dates for Schedule 1 of the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Overseas Welfare Recipients Integrity Program) Bill 2019.
Financial impact statement
|MEASURE||FINANCIAL IMPACT OVER THE FORWARD ESTIMATES from 2019-20 to 2022-23*|
|Schedule 1 - Proof Of Life Certificates||Savings of $219 million|
*These savings represent DSS administered impacts only.
NOTES ON AMENDMENTS
Amendment 1 amends the commencement date of Parts 1 and 2 of Schedule 1. Part 1 of Schedule 1 commences on 1 October 2019 if the Act receives Royal Assent before 19 September 2019. Where the Act receives Royal Assent on or after 19 September 2019, Part 1 of this Schedule will commence on the day three months after the Act receives Royal Assent.
Part 2 of Schedule 1 is amended to commence on the later of 20 March 2020 and immediately after the commencement of Part 1 of Schedule 1.