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Tuesday, 2 June 1942


Mr HOLLOWAY (Melbourne PortsMinister for Social Services and Minister for Health) (Minister for Health) . - We are not attempting to do anything unusual. The purpose of the appropriation is to cover certain amendments which the Senate has made to the bill. No new principle is involved in the amendments, which are of a purely machinery nature.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Resolution reported; report - by leave - adopted.

In committee(Consideration of Senate's amendments) :

Clause 18- (1.) Where a pension ia granted, it shall be paid from a date determined by the Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner but the date so determined should not, subject to this section, be prior to the date or later than the pay day next succeeding the date on which the claim for pension was made.

Senate's amendment No.1. - Leave out or later than the pay day next succeeding the date ", insert ". or later than the due date 'f the first instalment of pension after the .late,".

Senate's amendment No.2. - After clause 11 insert the following new clause: - "21a. If a successful claimant of a pension is an inmate of a benevolent asylum, or if a pensioner becomes an inmate of a benevolent asylum, she shall not, so long as she remains an inmate of such an asylum, be entitled to receive a pension at the maximum rate, but shall, subject to this act, be entitled to receive a pension at a rate determined in accordance with this act, but not in an}' case exceeding £22 2s. per annum.".

Clause 29- (1.) Where an allowance is granted, it shall be paid from a date determined by the Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner but the late so determined should not, subject to this section, be prior to the date on which the claim for allowance was made.

Senate's amendment No.3. - After " date third occurring, insert ", or later than the due date of the first instalment of allowance after the date,".







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