Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (2008 Budget and Other Measures) Act 2008 (63 of 2008)

Schedule 6   Other amendments

A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999

3   Subsection 59(1)

Repeal the subsection, substitute:

(1) An individual has a shared care percentage under this section for an FTB child of the individual if:

(a) the Secretary has determined, under subsection 22(6A), a percentage of the period mentioned in that subsection during which the child was, or will be, in the care of the individual; and

(b) that percentage is at least 35% and not more than 65%.

Note: The Secretary is taken to have made a determination under subsection 22(6A) in a blended family case (see paragraph 27(2)(b)).