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Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Participants in British Nuclear Tests) Bill 2011


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

Summary

Amends the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to enable the Repatriation Commission to determine, by legislative instrument, that Australian personnel involved in the maintenance, transporting or decontamination of aircraft used in the British nuclear test program are eligible for compensation and health care under the Acts.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22/09/11  
Second reading moved 22/09/11  
Referred to Main Committee 11/10/11  
Second reading debate 12/10/11  
Second reading agreed to 12/10/11  
Reported from Main Committee 12/10/11  
Third reading agreed to 12/10/11  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 13/10/11  
Second reading moved 13/10/11  
Second reading agreed to 22/11/11  
Third reading agreed to 22/11/11  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 22/11/11  
Assent 04/12/11 Act no.: 169 - Year: 2011
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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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

Senate
  • Independent [sheet 7184]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes