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Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2000

1998-1999-2000

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Bill 2000

 

No.      , 2000

 

(Veterans’ Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 , and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments relating to the provision of specified treatment to veterans, veterans’ dependants and former dependants of veterans                    3

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               3

Schedule 2—Amendments extending access to the Veterans’ Children Education Scheme         4

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               4

Schedule 3—Amendments relating to the income test treatment of payments under the ABSTUDY Scheme                                                                                                             8

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               8

Schedule 4—Amendments relating to service entitlement anomalies    10

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             10

Schedule 5—Amendments relating to calculation of payment of certain pensions and allowances         12

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             12

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget Measures) Act 2000 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Subject to this section, sections 1, 2 and 3 and Schedule 1 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Schedules 2, 3 and 4 commence, or are taken to have commenced, on 1 January 2001.

             (3)  Schedule 5 commences on 1 July 2001.

3   Schedule(s)

                   Subject to section 2 , each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.