The objectives of this bill are to make it easier for eligible applicants to apply for a rates rebate, to replace the requirement to make a statutory declaration with a requirement to verify the application, and to allow authorities to design application forms for the purposes of the Rates Rebate Act 1973.
Royal Assent given 06 August 2020.
Enacted as the Rates Rebate (Statutory Declarations) Amendment Act 2020 (2020/44)
Passed by a majority of 21 votes (63 ayes, 42 noes, 0 abstentions)
Passed by a majority of 19 votes (63 ayes, 44 noes, 0 abstentions)
Passed by a majority of 6 votes (63 ayes, 57 noes, 0 abstentions)
|Bill type||Government bill|
|Introduced||17 September 2019|
|First reading||24 September 2019|
|Select Committee||Social Services and Community Committee|
|Public submissions due||27 November 2019|
|Select Committee report back||23 March 2020|
|Second reading||24 June 2020|
|Committee of the whole House||30 June 2020|
|Third reading||22 July 2020|
|Royal Assent||6 August 2020|
|Enacted as||Rates Rebate (Statutory Declarations) Amendment Act 2020 (2020/44)|
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