Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Statements of Principles and Other Measures) Bill 2007

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  • Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Statements of Principles and Other Measures) Bill 2006
Type
Government
Portfolio
Veterans' Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
41
Summary
Amends the:
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to: enable the Repatriation Medical Authority to review one or a number of factors in a Statement of Principles; enable benefits and allowances fixed or calculated by regulations or other legislative instruments to be funded from the Consolidated Revenue Fund; clarify and amend the operation of income streams rules;
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
to correct minor errors and anomalies; and
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004
and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
in relation to access to specified treatment for certain veterans and dependents.

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 06 Dec 2006
Second reading moved 06 Dec 2006
Second reading agreed to 07 Feb 2007
Third reading agreed to 07 Feb 2007
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 08 Feb 2007
Second reading moved 08 Feb 2007
Second reading agreed to 01 Mar 2007
Third reading agreed to 01 Mar 2007
Assent
  • Act no.: 29
  • Year: 2007
15 Mar 2007

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Proposed amendments

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Schedules of 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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