Social Security (Australia) Order 1987

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1987/935

1987 No. 935

SOCIAL SECURITY

The Social Security (Australia) Order 1987

Made 18th May 1987

Coming into force 18th May 1987

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 18th day of May 1987

Present,

The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas an agreement was made on 29th January 1958 between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia and effect was given to that agreement by the Family Allowances and National Insurance (Australia) Order 19581(hereinafter referred to as “the 1958 Order”):

And Whereas that agreement was modified and extended by a further agreement made on 16th August 1962 between the said Governments and effect was given to that agreement by the Family Allowances and National Insurance (Australia) Order 19622(hereinafter referred to as “the 1962 Order”):

And Whereas the said agreement as so modified and extended was further amended by Notes exchanged on 6th March 1975 and effect was given to that amendment by the Social Security (Australia) Order 19753(hereinafter referred to as “the 1975 Order”):

And Whereas at London on 31st December 1986 Notes were exchanged on behalf of the said Governments for the purpose of further amending the said agreement and the terms of the Note from the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs were reproduced in the Note from the Australian High Commissioner which is set out in the Schedule to this Order:

And Whereas by virtue of section 117(1) of the National Insurance Act 19654the 1958 Order and the 1962 Order are deemed to have been made under section 105 of that Act:

And Whereas by virtue of section 2 of, and paragraph 10 of Schedule 3 to, the Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 19755the 1975 Order provided for the 1958 Order and the 1962 Order to have effect for the purposes of section 143 of the Social Security Act 19756with such modifications as are specified therein and to have effect as if any references in the said section 105 and the said section 143 to an agreement included a reference to a proposed agreement:

And Whereas by section 143 of the Social Security Act 1975 it is provided that Her Majesty may by Order in Council make provision for modifying or adapting the said Social Security Act in its application to cases affected by agreements with other governments providing for reciprocity in matters specified in that section:

And Whereas by virtue of section 166(4) of the Social Security Act 1975 any Order in Council made under the said section 143 may be varied by a subsequent Order in Council made under that section:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in pursuance of the said section 143 and the said section 2, and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:

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