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Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment (Income Support Measures) Bill 2010


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

Summary

Amends the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to: remove redundant references and provisions relating to ‘benevolent homes’; exempt from the veterans’ entitlements exemption test payments associated with expenses for part-time work experience under a labour market program; require partners of persons claiming or receiving a service pension or income support to claim a comparable foreign pension; provide that arrears payments of comparable foreign pensions are treated as periodic payments; and clarify that the value of certain superannuation investments are not disregarded for the purposes of deemed income rules and asset deprivation rules.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 10/03/10  
Second reading moved 10/03/10  
Referred to Main Committee 11/05/10  
Second reading debate 12/05/10  
Reported from Main Committee 13/05/10  
Second reading agreed to 13/05/10  
Third reading agreed to 13/05/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/05/10  
Second reading moved 13/05/10  
Second reading debate 24/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 24/06/10  
Third reading agreed to 24/06/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 24/06/10  
Assent 06/07/10 Act no.: 99 - Year: 2010
     

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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