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Name: Social Security (Job Search and Newstart) Amendment Act 1991 (No. 68 of 1991)
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Unemployment benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1991-06-25
Entry into force:
Published on: Printed separately, 127 p. (INFORM - P60025)
ISN: AUS-1991-L-29327
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=29327&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Printed separately, 127 p. (INFORM - P60025)
Abstract/Citation: This amendment to the Social Security Act 1991 creates a comprehensive unemployment insurance program. It provides benefits for qualified individuals under either the Job Search provision of the Act or for those who have entered into a Newstart Activity Agreement. Such an agreement offers benefit to those involved in a number of allowable activities, including vocational training; approved unpaid voluntary work; job searching; etc.
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