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Defence Force Retirement Benefits Legislation Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill 2014


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Assent
Portfolio
Veterans’ Affairs

Summary

Amends the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973 and Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948 to: index Defence Forces Retirement Benefits (DFRB) and Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits (DFRDB) retirement pensions, invalidity pensions, and reversionary pensions from 1 July 2014 in the same way as age and services pensions are indexed; and exempt DFRB and DFRDB members from a tax liability for the one-off capitalised value of the benefit improvement relating to past service as at 1 July 2014.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 20/03/14  
Second reading moved 20/03/14  
Second reading debate 25/03/14  
Second reading agreed to 25/03/14  
Third reading agreed to 25/03/14  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26/03/14  
Second reading moved 26/03/14  
Second reading debate 27/03/14  
Second reading agreed to 27/03/14  
Third reading agreed to 27/03/14  
     
Finally passed both Houses 27/03/14  
Assent 09/04/14 Act no.: 22 of 2014
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes