Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (MRCA Supplement) Bill 2011

Type
Government
Portfolio
Veterans’ Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
43
Summary
Amends the
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
  to ensure that: certain wholly dependent partners of deceased defence force members or former members will be eligible to receive the MRCA supplement; and eligible persons do not receive additional equivalent payments under the
Social Security Act 1991
  or
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

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Progress

House of Representatives
10 Feb 2011Introduced and read a first time
10 Feb 2011Second reading moved
22 Mar 2011Referred to Main Committee
24 Mar 2011Second reading debate
24 Mar 2011Second reading agreed to
24 Mar 2011Reported from Main Committee
24 Mar 2011Third reading agreed to
Senate
25 Mar 2011Introduced and read a first time
25 Mar 2011Second reading moved
22 Jun 2011Second reading debate
22 Jun 2011Second reading agreed to
22 Jun 2011Third reading agreed to


22 Jun 2011Text of bill as passed both Houses
26 Jul 2011Assent

Act no.: 87

Year: 2011

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Text of bill

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  • 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.
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Explanatory memoranda

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  • 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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