Second Reading Speeches

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Defence Force) Bill 2017

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  • Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Defence Force) Bill 2016
Type
Government
Portfolio
Veterans’ Affairs
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

The bill: creates the

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988
which will be a re-enacted version of the
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
that is modified to apply only to members of the Defence Force and their dependants; and amends: the
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988
to remove entitlement to compensation for members of the Defence Force and their dependants; eight Acts to make consequential amendments; and the
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004
,
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004
and
Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986
in relation to interactions between compensation and other benefits provided to members of the Defence Force and their dependants.