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Veterans' Entitlements Amendment (Gold Card Extension) Bill 2002


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Veterans' Affairs

Summary

Amends the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to extend eligibility for full repatriation health care (that is, the Gold Card) to Australian veterans who are aged 70 or over and who have post-World War 2 qualifying service.

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 14/03/02  
Second reading moved 14/03/02  
Second reading agreed to 20/03/02  
Third reading agreed to 20/03/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 21/03/02  
Second reading moved 21/03/02  
Second reading agreed to 21/03/02  
Third reading agreed to 21/03/02  
     
Assent 04/04/02 Act no.: 12 - Year: 2002
     

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

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Notes