Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010

Type
Government
Portfolio
Veterans’ Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the:
Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006
  to extend nuclear test participant eligibility to certain Australian Protective Service officers;
Defence Service Homes Act 1918
  to enable Defence Service Homes Insurance to pay the New South Wales State Emergency Services levy;
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
  in relation to: time limits for claims for certain travel expenses; the aggravation of war-caused or defence-caused injury or disease remaining compensable; dependants of veterans who were prisoners of war; and review of the Statement of Principles;
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
  and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
  in relation to the serving of notices or other documents;
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
  to: require that certain lump sum compensation payments are made into the recipient’s account; and make technical amendments; and
Social Security Act 1991
  and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
  to enable Victoria Cross and decoration allowance recipients to receive a Victoria Cross allowance, decoration allowance or annuity under the
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
  and from a foreign country. 

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Progress

House of Representatives
30 Sep 2010Introduced and read a first time
30 Sep 2010Second reading moved
20 Oct 2010Referred to Main Committee
20 Oct 2010Second reading debate
20 Oct 2010Second reading agreed to
20 Oct 2010Reported from Main Committee
20 Oct 2010Third reading agreed to
Senate
25 Oct 2010Introduced and read a first time
25 Oct 2010Second reading moved
28 Oct 2010Second reading debate
28 Oct 2010Second reading agreed to
28 Oct 2010Third reading agreed to


28 Oct 2010Text of bill as passed both Houses
17 Nov 2010Assent

Act no.: 120

Year: 2010

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