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Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2002


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

Summary

Amends the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 in relation to: double counting of civilian compensation payments; recovery of lump sum compensation payments received by the partners of service pension or income support supplement recipients; misuse of retirement village entry contribution payments to obtain rent assistance; telephone allowance eligibility; rent assistance eligibility for persons receiving Family Tax Benefit; Pension Loan Scheme eligibility; seniors health card eligibility; and definition of “non-illness separated spouse”.

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 27/06/02  
Second reading moved 27/06/02  
Second reading agreed to 22/08/02  
Third reading agreed to 22/08/02  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 26/08/02  
Second reading moved 26/08/02  
Second reading agreed to 29/08/02  
Third reading agreed to 29/08/02  
     
Assent 06/09/02 Act no.: 74 of 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