Second Reading Speeches

Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Military Invalidity Payments Means Testing) Bill 2024

Type
Government
Portfolio
Social Services
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Passed Both Houses
Parliament no
47

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Summary

Responds to the Federal Court decision in

Commissioner of Taxation v Douglas
[2020] FCAFC 220 by amending the
Social Security Act 1991
and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
to provide a clear legal basis for the assessment of income from certain military invalidity pensions.

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