Defence Force Retirement Benefits Legislation Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill 2014

Type
Government
Portfolio
Veterans’ Affairs 
Originating house
House of Representatives 
Status
Act 
Parliament no
44
Summary
Amends the
Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973
  and
Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948
  to: index Defence Forces Retirement Benefits (DFRB) and Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits (DFRDB) retirement pensions, invalidity pensions, and reversionary pensions from 1 July 2014 in the same way as age and services pensions are indexed; and exempt DFRB and DFRDB members from a tax liability for the one-off capitalised value of the benefit improvement relating to past service as at 1 July 2014. 

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House of Representatives
20 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
20 Mar 2014Second reading moved
25 Mar 2014Second reading debate
25 Mar 2014Second reading agreed to
25 Mar 2014Third reading agreed to
Senate
26 Mar 2014Introduced and read a first time
26 Mar 2014Second reading moved
27 Mar 2014Second reading debate
27 Mar 2014Second reading agreed to
27 Mar 2014Third reading agreed to


27 Mar 2014Finally passed both Houses
09 Apr 2014Assent

Act no.: 22

Year: 2014

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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.
  • 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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