This bill addresses an anomaly in the Rates Rebate Act 1973, and ensure that retirement village residents are recognised as paying rates and are therefore entitled to apply for a rates rebate regardless of the billing practice of the local authority.
Royal Assent given 02 February 2018.
Enacted as the Rates Rebate (Retirement Village Residents) Amendment Act 2018 (2018/1)
Passed by a majority of 6 votes (63 ayes, 57 noes, 0 abstentions)
|Bill type||Member's bill|
|Introduced||5 May 2016|
|First reading||9 November 2016|
|Select Committee||Local Government and Environment Committee|
|Public submissions due||31 January 2017|
|Select Committee report back||30 June 2017|
|Second reading||29 November 2017|
|Committee of the whole House||13 December 2017|
|Third reading||31 January 2018|
|Royal Assent||2 February 2018|
|Enacted as||Rates Rebate (Retirement Village Residents) Amendment Act 2018 (2018/1)|
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