Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2018

Type
Government
Portfolio
Veterans' Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to authorise the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to deduct an overpayment of a service pension, income support supplement or social security pension from a specified payment paid to the surviving partner, where the partner had the benefit of that overpayment and the overpayment was due to the death of the deceased.

Progress

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22 Aug 2018
Second reading moved 22 Aug 2018
Second reading debate 11 Sep 2018
Second reading agreed to 11 Sep 2018
Third reading agreed to 11 Sep 2018
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12 Sep 2018
Second reading moved 12 Sep 2018
Second reading debate 13 Sep 2018
Second reading agreed to 13 Sep 2018
Third reading agreed to 13 Sep 2018
Finally passed both Houses 13 Sep 2018
Assent
  • Act no: 115
  • Year: 2018
25 Sep 2018

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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

No documents at present

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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 changes 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

Schedules of amendments list amendments agreed to by the second house are communicated to the first house for consideration. Subsequent action by either house may also be included in a schedule.