Paid Parental Leave Guide Updates - 2011

Paid Parental Leave Guide Updates - 11 August 2011 (v1.10)

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1.1.A.95 Australian Federal Police Commissioner New definition.
1.1.C.07 Chief of Defence Force New definition.
1.1.C.15 Commissioner of Police New definition.
1.1.C.30 Crown New definition.
1.1.D.40 Defence force member New definition.
1.1.D.50 Defence Force Ombudsman New definition.
1.1.D.60 Designated law enforcement officer New definition.
1.1.E.50 Employer Updated definition.
1.1.E.60 Employer determination Updated definition.
1.1.F.05 Fair Work Inspector New definition.
1.1.F.06 Fair Work Ombudsman New definition.
1.1.F.30 Federal law enforcement officer New definition.
1.1.L.10 Law enforcement officer of Queensland Changed title and updated definition.
1.1.P.150 PPL rules Added additional act and policy references.
1.1.R.05 Recall to duty Updated policy.
1.1.T.30 Tertiary claim Added act reference.
1.2.3.10 Historical Rate of Parental Leave Pay Amended date.
1.3.2.10 When Are Employers Required to Provide Parental Leave Pay? Updated policy.
2.2.5 Primary Claimant Exceptional Circumstances - Any Other Person Updated policy.
2.3.2 Secondary Claimant Exceptional Circumstances - Any Other Person Updated policy.
2.4.1 Tertiary Claimant - Eligibility Updated policy.
2.11 Return to Work Updated policy.
3.7.1 Making Employer Determinations Updated policy.
4.2 Compliance Updated policy.
6.1.5 Persons Who Are Not Employees or Employers Updated policy.

Paid Parental Leave Guide Updates - 1 July 2011 (v1.09)

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1.1.M.10 Maximum PPL period, Maximum PPL period start day, maximum PPL period end day Updated definition.
1.2 PPL Scheme - Description Updated policy.
1.2.2 PPL Scheme Eligibility Clarified policy.
1.2.3 Rate of Parental Leave Pay Updated rate.
1.2.3.10 Historical Rate of Parental Leave Pay Updated rate.
1.2.4 Who Pays Parental Leave Pay? Updated policy.
1.2.5 Impact of Parental Leave Pay on Other Entitlements Clarified policy.
2.1 Who Is a Primary Carer? Clarified policy.
2.1.2.30 Primary Carer - Other Carer of a Child Clarified policy.
2.2 Who Is a Primary Claimant? Clarified policy.
2.2.1 Birth Mother Clarified policy.
2.3 Who Is a Secondary Claimant? Clarified policy.
2.5 Work Test Updated policy.
2.6 Income Test Updated policy.
2.6.2 Indexation of PPL Income Limit Updated policy.
3.1.2 Effective Claims Corrected spelling.
3.1.4 When to Claim Clarified policy.
3.2.1.50 When Payability Determination Cannot be Made Clarified policy.
3.2.2 Initial Eligibility Determinations Clarified policy.
3.4.3 Obligations of Employers Relating to Paying Instalments Updated terminology.
4.1.1 Power to Obtain Information Clarified policy.
4.1.1.10 Obtaining Information - Person Who Owes a Debt to the Commonwealth Clarified policy.
4.1.2.10 Disclosure of Information by the FAO Updated policy.
4.2 Compliance Updated policy.
4.2.3.10 Giving an Infringement Notice Clarified policy.
4.2.3.30 Consequences of Payment & Non-payment of Penalty Clarified policy.
4.2.4 Civil Penalty Orders Clarified policy.
4.3.1.40 Joint & Several Liability - False & Misleading Statements Clarified policy.
4.3.4.20 Debt Recovery by Garnishee Notice Clarified policy.
4.3.4.30 Time Limits for Debt Recovery - Legal Proceedings & Garnishee Notices Clarified policy.
4.3.5.10 When a Debt is Irrecoverable Clarified policy.
4.3.6 Waiver of Debts Clarified policy.
4.3.6.20 Waiver of Debts - Administrative Error Updated example.
4.3.6.50 Waiver of Debts - Settlement of Civil Actions Clarified policy.
4.3.6.60 Waiver of Debts - Special Circumstances Clarified policy.
5 Review of Decisions Clarified policy.
6.1.2 Claims in Exceptional Circumstances Clarified policy.
6.1.3 Child Stillborn or Dies Clarified policy.
6.1.5 Persons Who Are Not Employees or Employers Clarified policy.
6.2.1 Payment Nominees Updated policy.
6.2.2 Correspondence Nominees Clarified policy.
6.2.3 Suspension or Cancellation of Nominee Appointments Clarified policy.
6.2.4 Responsibilities of Nominees Clarified policy.
6.2.5 Protection of Primary Carers & Nominees Clarified policy.
6.3.1 General Administration & Delegation Clarified policy.
6.3.2 Decisions Clarified policy.

Paid Parental Leave Guide Updates - 16 May 2011 (v1.08)

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1.1.K.10 Keeping in touch day Amended definition.
1.2.2 PPL Scheme Eligibility Clarified policy.
1.2.5 Impact of Parental Leave Pay on Other Entitlements Clarified impact on taxation.
2.1.2 Primary Carer is Person Other than Birth Mother Clarified exceptional circumstances.
2.2.3 Partner Either of Birth Mother or Initial Primary Carer Adoptive Parent Clarified exceptional circumstances criteria.
2.2.5 Primary Claimant Exceptional Circumstances - Any Other Person Clarified exceptional circumstances criteria.
2.3.2 Secondary Claimant Exceptional Circumstances - Any Other Person Clarified policy.
2.5 Work Test Added example 2.
2.11 Return to Work Clarified policy.
3.6.1 Required to Pay Instalment after Start of PPL Period Added example.

Paid Parental Leave Guide Updates - 21 March 2011 (v1.07)

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3.10 Transitional Provisions Relating to Employer Determinations New topic.

Paid Parental Leave Guide Updates - 7 March 2011 (v1.06)

Page Title Details
1.3.2.10 When Are Employers Required to Provide Parental Leave Pay? Clarified employer obligations.
2.11 Return to Work Added example.
3.4 Payment of Instalments by Employer Clarified employer obligations.
3.4.3 Obligations of Employers Relating to Paying Instalments Added information on other employer obligations.
6.3.1 General Administration & Delegation Added details regarding review of the operation of PPLAct.

Paid Parental Leave Guide Updates - 7 February 2011 (v1.05)

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1.1.P.20 Paid Work Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
2.11 Return to Work Clarified meaning of 'permissible purpose' for the self-employed.
6.2.5 Protection of Primary Carers & Nominees Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.

Paid Parental Leave Guide Updates - 4 January 2011 (v1.04)

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1.1.C.05 Chief Commissioner of Police of Victoria New page.
1.1.E.100 Exceptional circumstances Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
1.1.I.05 Incapable of caring for a child New page.
1.1.I.50 Interests of the child New page.
1.1.K.10 Keeping in touch day Updated policy.
1.1.L.10 Law enforcement officer of Victoria New page.
1.1.L.20 Loss of care for child New page.
1.1.P.150 PPL rules Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
1.1.P.160 Primary carer Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
1.1.P.190 Public interest certificate New page.
1.1.Q.20 Qualifying work Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
1.1.R.05 Recall to duty New page.
1.1.T.25 Temporary inability to care New page.
1.1.U.10 Unreasonable to care for child New page.
1.1.W.30 Work test Clarified definition.
1.1.W.55 Working while care arrangements being settled New page.
1.2.2 PPL Scheme Eligibility Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
2.1 Who Is a Primary Carer? Revised whole chapter. Removed 2.1.2.40.
2.2.1 Birth Mother Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
2.2.3 Partner Either of Birth Mother or Initial Primary Carer Adoptive Parent Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
2.2.4 Child's Other Legal Parent (Where Not 2.2.3), or that Person's Partner Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
2.2.5 Primary Claimant Exceptional Circumstances - Any Other Person Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
2.3 Who Is a Secondary Claimant? Revised whole chapter. Removed 2.3.1.10 and 2.3.3.
2.4 Who Is a Tertiary Claimant? Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
2.4.1 Tertiary Claimant - Eligibility New page.
2.4.2 Tertiary Claimant - Exceptional Circumstances New page.
2.5 Work Test Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
2.7.1 Residency Conditions Clarified policy.
2.9 Parental Leave Pay Already Paid Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
2.11 Return to Work Added further information on 'keeping in touch'.
3.1.1.10 Primary Claims/Primary Claimants Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
3.1.1.20 Secondary Claims/Secondary Claimants Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
3.1.1.30 Tertiary Claims/Tertiary Claimants Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
3.2.1.40 Tertiary Claim Payability Determination Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
3.2.1.50 When Payability Determination Cannot be Made Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
3.4.3 Obligations of Employers Relating to Paying Instalments Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
3.5.6 Record of Payment Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
3.7.5 Giving Information after Review Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
4.1.2.10 Disclosure of Information by the FAO Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
4.3.3 Interest on Debts Added information on PPL Rules.
4.3.3.10 When Interest Becomes Payable Clarified policy.
4.3.3.30 Interest Exemption Determinations Added information on interest exemptions.
4.3.3.50 Penalty Interest Rate Updated policy.
4.3.6.40 Waiver of Small Debts Clarified policy.
6.1.2 Claims in Exceptional Circumstances Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
6.1.3 Child Stillborn or Dies Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.
6.1.5 Persons Who Are Not Employees or Employers Updated to reflect introduction of PPL Rules.