Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Statements of Principles and Other Measures) Bill 2006


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Bills Digest no. 108 2006–07

Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Statements of Principles and Other Measures) Bill 2006

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CONTENTS

Passage History
Purpose
Background
Contact Officer & Copyright Details


Passage History

Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Statements of Principles and Other Measures) Bill 2006

Date introduced: 6 December 2006

House: House of Representatives

Portfolio: Veterans' Affairs

Commencement: Sections 1 3 commence on the date of Royal Assent. Schedules 1 3 and Schedule 4, items 1, 2, 5, 6, and 13 31 commence the day after the Act receives Royal Assent. Schedule 4, items 3, 4 and 7 12 commence retrospectively on 1 July 2004.

Purpose

To correct anomalies and improve administrative procedures in the Veterans Affairs portfolio.

Background

This Bill contains minor and technical measures that are adequately covered in the Explanatory Memorandum.

Contact Officer and Copyright Details

Dale Daniels
27 February 2007
Bills Digest Service
Parliamentary Library

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ISSN 1328-8091
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