Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2009

Type
Government
Portfolio
Veterans’ Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the:
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to enable veterans’ affairs pensions, allowances and other pecuniary benefits to be paid into accounts with foreign banks or other financial institutions;
Defence Service Homes Act 1918
to extend eligibility for the Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme to persons eligible for assistance; and
Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to cease payment of dependants’ pensions and provide for a lump sum payment to existing recipients.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28 May 2009
Second reading moved 28 May 2009
Second reading debate 12 Aug 2009
Second reading agreed to 12 Aug 2009
Third reading agreed to 12 Aug 2009
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13 Aug 2009
Second reading moved 13 Aug 2009
Second reading debate 07 Sep 2009
Second reading agreed to 07 Sep 2009
Third reading agreed to 07 Sep 2009
Text of bill as passed both Houses 07 Sep 2009
Assent
  • Act no.: 80
  • Year: 2009
10 Sep 2009

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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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 the Votes and Proceedings (House of Representatives) or the Journals (Senate).

Schedules of amendments

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.

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