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2002-2003

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

 

 

 

 

(1)     Clause 2, page 2 (table item 8, column 1), after “26”, insert “, 26A, 26B, 26C”.

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(2)     Schedule 2, page 19 (after line 19), after item 26, insert:

26A  Section 3 (definition of spouse

Omit “of the opposite sex to the person”.

26B  Section 3 (definition of widow )

Omit the definition, substitute:

widow , in relation to a deceased person, means the woman who was       the spouse of the deceased person at the time of his or her death.

26C  Section 3 (definition of widower )

Omit the definition, substitute:

widower , in relation to a deceased person, means the man who was the spouse of the deceased person at the time of his or her death.

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