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Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Bill 2010


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

Summary

Amends the: Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006 to extend nuclear test participant eligibility to certain Australian Protective Service officers; Defence Service Homes Act 1918 to enable Defence Service Homes Insurance to pay the New South Wales State Emergency Services levy; Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 in relation to: time limits for claims for certain travel expenses; the aggravation of war-caused or defence-caused injury or disease remaining compensable; dependants of veterans who were prisoners of war; and review of the Statement of Principles; Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 in relation to the serving of notices or other documents; Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 to: require that certain lump sum compensation payments are made into the recipient’s account; and make technical amendments; and Social Security Act 1991 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to enable Victoria Cross and decoration allowance recipients to receive a Victoria Cross allowance, decoration allowance or annuity under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and from a foreign country.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30/09/10  
Second reading moved 30/09/10  
Referred to Main Committee 20/10/10  
Second reading debate 20/10/10  
Second reading agreed to 20/10/10  
Reported from Main Committee 20/10/10  
Third reading agreed to 20/10/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 25/10/10  
Second reading moved 25/10/10  
Second reading debate 28/10/10  
Second reading agreed to 28/10/10  
Third reading agreed to 28/10/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 28/10/10  
Assent 17/11/10 Act no.: 120 - Year: 2010
     

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Explanatory memoranda

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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