Social Security (Exemptions from Non-payment and Waiting Periods - Activities) (DEEWR) Specification 2013 (No. 1)

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Social Security (Exemptions from Non-payment and Waiting Periods - Activities) (DEEWR) Specification 2013 (No. 1)
Social Security Act 1991
I, LISA MARIAN PAUL, Secretary of the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, make this instrument under subsections 549A (6), 553B (2A), 553C (5), 598 (8A), 620 (3), 633 (5) and 634 (2A) of the Social Security Act 1991.
Dated    22 June                                      2013
LISA MARIAN PAUL AO PSM
Secretary
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
 
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1              Name of Specification
                     This Specification is the Social Security (Exemptions from Non-payment and Waiting Periods - Activities) (DEEWR) Specification 2013 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                     This Specification commences on 1 July 2013.
3              Revocation
                     The Social Security (Exemptions from Non-payment and Waiting Periods – Activities) Specification 2009 (No. 1) is revoked.
4              Definitions
                      In this Specification:
Act means the Social Security Act 1991.
Rehabilitation program means rehabilitation program within the meaning of subsection 23 (1) of the Act.
Remote Jobs and Communities Program means the employment and participation program serving identified remote areas starting on 1 July 2013.
Stream 4 employment services means those services specified as Stream 4 in the Employment Services Deed 2012-2015.
5              Specification of activities
                      For paragraphs 549A (5)(a), 553B (2)(a), 553C (4)(a), 598 (8)(a), 620 (2)(a), 633 (4)(a) and 634 (2)(a) of the Act, the following activities are specified:
(a)      an activity undertaken by a person as part of Stream 4 employment services provided to the person;
(b)      a rehabilitation program;
(c)       an activity undertaken by a person as part of the Remote Jobs and Communities Program where the person would otherwise have been referred to activities listed in section 5 (a) or 5 (b) if not for the person being placed in the Remote Jobs and Communities Program.