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  • Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Income Support Measures) Bill 2010

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    Date
    10 Mar 2010 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to: remove redundant references and provisions relating to ‘benevolent homes’; exempt from the veterans’ entitlements exemption test payments associated with expenses for part-time work experience under a labour market program; require partners of persons claiming or receiving a service pension or income support to claim a comparable foreign pension; provide that arrears payments of comparable foreign pensions are treated as periodic payments; and clarify that the value of certain superannuation investments are not disregarded for the purposes of deemed income rules and asset deprivation rules. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2009

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    Date
    25 Nov 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Not Proceeding 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    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 recipients to receive a Victoria Cross allowance or annuity under the
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    and from a foreign country. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

  • Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2009

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    Date
    28 May 2009 
    Chamber
    House of Representatives 
    Status
    Act 
    Portfolio
    Veterans’ Affairs 
    Summary
    Amends the:
    Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to enable veterans’ affairs pensions, allowances and other pecuniary benefits to be paid into accounts with foreign banks or other financial institutions;
    Defence Service Homes Act 1918
    to extend eligibility for the Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme to persons eligible for assistance; and
    Income Tax Assessment Act 1997
    and
    Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
    to cease payment of dependants’ pensions and provide for a lump sum payment to existing recipients. 

    Bill | Explanatory Memorandum

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