Social Security Act 1964

  • repealed
  • Social Security Act 1964: repealed, on 26 November 2018, by section 455(1) of the Social Security Act 2018 (2018 No 32).

Part 1B Sole parent support

Part 1B heading: inserted, on 15 July 2013, by section 12 of the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 13).

20A Sole parent support: meaning of applicant

Applicant, in this section and sections 20B to 20H and Schedule 3A, means a person who is any of the following:

(a)

a person who is the mother or father of 1 or more dependent children and who is living apart from, and has lost the support of or is being inadequately maintained by, the person’s spouse or partner:

(b)

a single person who is the mother or father of 1 or more dependent children:

(c)

a person whose marriage or civil union has been dissolved, and who is the mother or father of 1 or more dependent children:

(d)

a person who is the mother or father of 1 or more dependent children and who has lost the regular support of the person’s spouse or partner because that spouse or partner is subject to a sentence of imprisonment and is—

(i)

serving the sentence in a prison (as defined in section 3(1) of the Corrections Act 2004); or

(ii)

subject to release conditions (as defined in section 4(1) of the Parole Act 2002) that prevent him or her undertaking employment:

(e)

a person who is the mother or father of 1 or more dependent children and who has lost the regular support of the person’s spouse or partner because that spouse or partner is subject to a sentence of supervision, intensive supervision, or home detention and is subject to conditions (including post-detention conditions of a sentence of home detention) that prevent that spouse or partner from undertaking employment:

(f)

a person who is the mother or father of 1 or more dependent children and whose spouse or partner has died.

Section 20A: inserted, on 15 July 2013, by section 12 of the Social Security (Benefit Categories and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 13).