Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Military Compensation Review and Other Measures) Bill 2013 [Provisions]

Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Military Compensation Review and Other Measures) Bill 2013 [Provisions]

17 June 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-847-4

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Members of the committee (PDF 223KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 39KB)

Referral of inquiry
   Military compensation schemes
   Review of Military Compensation Arrangements
   Government response
Conduct of inquiry
Structure of report

Chapter 2 - Provisions of the bill and other issues (PDF 183KB)

Schedule 1—Rehabilitation and transition management
Schedule 2—Compensation for permanent impairment
   Date of effect and lifestyle factor
   Transitional permanent impairment compensation
Schedule 3—Expanded lump sum options for wholly dependent partners
Schedule 4—Weekly compensation for eligible young persons
Schedule 5—Compensation for financial advice and legal advice
Schedule 6—Special Rate Disability Pension
Schedule 7—Superannuation
Schedule 8—Remittal power of Veterans' Review Board
Schedule 9—Membership of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission
Schedule 10—Aggravation of or material contribution to war-caused or defence-caused injury or disease
Schedule 11—Treatment for certain SRCA injuries
   Financial impact
   Privacy issues
Schedule 12—Members
Schedule 13—Treatment costs
Schedule 14—Travelling expenses
Schedule 15—Payments into accounts
Schedule 16—Other amendments
Other issues
   Support for reform
   Conduct of the Review and consultation
   Service differential
   Time frames

Chapter 3 - Committee view and recommendation (PDF 99KB)

Committee view
   Consultation and Review membership
   Offsetting of commonwealth superannuation
   Privacy issues
   Definition of financial advisor
   Time frames

Appendix 1 (PDF 4KB)

Public submissions

Appendix 2 (PDF 4KB)

Answers to written questions on notice

For further information, contact:

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Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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