Part IIA detainees to retain DSP entitlements

CLANT welcomes the multi-Party agreement to omit Schedule 20 from the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016 (Cth), which would have deprived persons detained for treatment under Part IIA of the Criminal Code (NT) and similar provisions in other jurisdictions, of their entitlement to receive the Disability Support Pension.  CLANT co-signed this Submission (“Submission Number 214”) prepared by the Aboriginal Disability Justice Campaign to the Senate Committee on Economics Legislation Inquiry into the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016