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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Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20 Mar 2014
Second reading moved 20 Mar 2014
Second reading debate 25 Mar 2014
Second reading agreed to 25 Mar 2014
Third reading agreed to 25 Mar 2014
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26 Mar 2014
Second reading moved 26 Mar 2014
Second reading debate 27 Mar 2014
Second reading agreed to 27 Mar 2014
Third reading agreed to 27 Mar 2014
Finally passed both Houses 27 Mar 2014
Assent
  • Act no.: 22
  • Year: 2014
09 Apr 2014

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Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

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Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

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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