Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Income Support Measures) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Veterans’ Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42
Summary
Amends the
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to: remove redundant references and provisions relating to ‘benevolent homes’; exempt from the veterans’ entitlements exemption test payments associated with expenses for part-time work experience under a labour market program; require partners of persons claiming or receiving a service pension or income support to claim a comparable foreign pension; provide that arrears payments of comparable foreign pensions are treated as periodic payments; and clarify that the value of certain superannuation investments are not disregarded for the purposes of deemed income rules and asset deprivation rules.

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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10 Mar 2010
Second reading moved 10 Mar 2010
Referred to Main Committee 11 May 2010
Second reading debate 12 May 2010
Reported from Main Committee 13 May 2010
Second reading agreed to 13 May 2010
Third reading agreed to 13 May 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13 May 2010
Second reading moved 13 May 2010
Second reading debate 24 Jun 2010
Second reading agreed to 24 Jun 2010
Third reading agreed to 24 Jun 2010
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24 Jun 2010
Assent
  • Act no.: 99
  • Year: 2010
06 Jul 2010

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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

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Schedules of amendments

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