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Wednesday, 1 May 1957


Mr Bryant t asked the Minister acting for the Minister representing the Minister for Repatriation, upon notice -

1.   How many war pensions of ex-servicemen for each of the wars have been cancelled in each year since the inception of the scheme?

2.   How many dependants were involved in each year?

3.   How many of these pensions have been reinstated?


Mr Townley -I am advised as follows by the Minister for Repatriation: -

The figures which the honorable member has requested have been published in each annual report of the Repatriation Commission since 1935-36. Prior to this date, the figures for ex-servicemen of World War I. and dependants are available only as a net figure of cancellations less restorations for each financial year. The figures for the cancellation of pensions of children are always high. This is because the pensions of children cease on their attaining sixteen years of age. Such automatic cancellations account for a very large proportion of all cancellations of pensions. The replies to the question have been tabulated and are as follows: -

 

Question 3. - Restorations -

World War I.

(a)   Up to 30th June, 193S, restorations have been taken into account in the net figure tor cancellations.

(b)   From 1935-36 on-

 







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