On 5 June 2008, Tax Laws Amendment (2008 Measures No 3) Bill 2008 was passed by the House of Representatives with 3 Government amendments.
Amendment 1 omits item 4 in the Commencement Table. This amendment to the Commencement Table preserves the effect of the existing commencement provisions for Schedule 1 (Shareholder and unitholder rights) and Schedule 2 (Restriction on GST refunds and time limits for recovery and refund of indirect tax).
Amendment 2 omits Schedule 3 (Income tax treatment of rent assistance paid to Austudy recipients).
Amendment 3 omits Schedule 4 (Income tax treatment of the Carer Adjustment Payment).
The Bill now proceeds to the Senate.