Rates Rebate (Statutory Declarations) Amendment Bill

About this bill

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.

Current status

Royal Assent given 06 August 2020.
Enacted as the Rates Rebate (Statutory Declarations) Amendment Act 2020 (2020/44)

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill

All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 52
Ref 178-2
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)
Divided No

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