Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2002

Type
Government
Portfolio
Veterans' Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
40
Summary
Amends the:
Social Security Act 1991
  and
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999
  as a consequence of the income support supplement to war widows and widowers introduced in 1994 under the
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
;
Aged Care (Consequential Provisions) Act 1997
,
Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Family and Other Measures) Act 1997
,
Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997
  and
Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000
  to correct misdescribed amendments that resulted in intended amendments not being made; and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
  to correct certain references, omissions and other typographical errors and omit redundant provisions. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
21 Mar 2002Introduced and read a first time
21 Mar 2002Second reading moved
27 Aug 2002Second reading agreed to
27 Aug 2002Third reading agreed to
Senate
28 Aug 2002Introduced and read a first time
28 Aug 2002Second reading moved
29 Aug 2002Second reading agreed to
29 Aug 2002Third reading agreed to


06 Sep 2002Assent

Act no.: 73

Year: 2002

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

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Text of bill

  • First reading: Text of the bill as introduced into the Parliament
  • Third reading: Prepared if the bill is amended by the house in which it was introduced. This version of the bill is then considered by the second house.
  • As passed by both houses: Final text of bill agreed to by both the House of Representatives and the Senate which is presented to the Governor-General for assent.

Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and provides an explanation of the content of the introduced version (first reading) of the bill.
  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains amendments proposed by the government to the bill.
  • Revised explanatory memorandum: Accompanies and explains the amended version (third reading) of the bill. It supersedes the explanatory memorandum.

Proposed amendments

Circulated by members and senators when they propose to make changed to the bill. For details about the outcome of proposed amendments please refer to either theĀ Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

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