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Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Defence Force) Bill 2016


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

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 Compensations 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.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 09/11/16  
Second reading moved 09/11/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (09/02/2017): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee; Committee report (20/03/2017)
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