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Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2009


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

Summary

Amends the: Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to enable veterans’ affairs pensions, allowances and other pecuniary benefits to be paid into accounts with foreign banks or other financial institutions; Defence Service Homes Act 1918 to extend eligibility for the Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme to persons eligible for assistance; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to cease payment of dependants’ pensions and provide for a lump sum payment to existing recipients.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/05/09  
Second reading moved 28/05/09  
Second reading debate 12/08/09  
Second reading agreed to 12/08/09  
Third reading agreed to 12/08/09  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/08/09  
Second reading moved 13/08/09  
Second reading debate 07/09/09  
Second reading agreed to 07/09/09  
Third reading agreed to 07/09/09  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 07/09/09  
Assent 10/09/09 Act no.: 80 - Year: 2009
     

Text of bill

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  • As passed by both Houses

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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