Social Security (Exemption Notices for Special Disability Trusts) (FaCSIA) Guidelines 2006

The Social Security (Exemption Notices for Special Disability Trusts) (FaCSIA) Guidelines 2006 (the Guidelines) are made under subitem 14(5) of Part 1 of Schedule 7 to the Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs and Other Legislation (2006 Budget and Other Measures) Act 2006. The purpose of the Guidelines is to set out circumstances in which it may be appropriate for the Secretary of the Department of Families, Communities and Indigenous Affairs, or the Secretary’s delegate, to exempt a trust, created before 20 September 2006, from certain requirements of Division 1 of Part 3.18A of the Social Security Act 1991 (the Act).  Such an exemption can be on certain conditions and for only a specified period.

The Guidelines are a legislative instrument for the purposes of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

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