Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2010 Budget Measures) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Veterans’ Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
42

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Summary

Amends the: Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to: provide that Australian Defence Force members with British nuclear test defence service are eligible for pensions, treatment and other benefits; lower the age of domicile of choice from 21 to 18 years of age; and cease eligibility for war widow or widower pension for widows and widowers who enter into a de facto relationship prior to claiming the pension; Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 and Defence Service Homes Act 1918 to provide that certain submarine special operations between 1978 and 1992 will be reclassified as operational and qualifying service; and Defence Service Homes Act 1918 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to reclassify certain service in Ubai in Thailand as qualifying service.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 26 May 2010
Second reading moved 26 May 2010
Second reading debate 03 Jun 2010
Second reading agreed to 03 Jun 2010
Third reading agreed to 03 Jun 2010
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15 Jun 2010
Second reading moved 15 Jun 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.: 83
  • Year: 2010
29 Jun 2010

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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

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