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Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2001 Budget Measures) Bill 2001

1998-1999-2000-2001

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (2001 Budget Measures) Bill 2001

 

No.      , 2001

 

(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—Extension of the Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme      3

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               3

Schedule 2—Beneficial treatment of superannuation assets for people aged between 55 and pension age                                                                                                                             14

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             14

Schedule 3—Reinstatement of certain pensions and benefits                    15

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             15

Schedule 4—Amendments consequential on changed administrative law arrangements              23

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             23

 



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 (2001 Budget Measures) Act 2001 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Sections 1, 2 and 3 and Schedules 1 and 3 commence on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent.

             (2)  Schedule 2 is taken to have commenced on 1 July 2001.

             (3)  Items 1 and 3 of Schedule 4 commence at the later of:

                     (a)  the time that is immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to this Act; and

                     (b)  the time when Parts 4 to 10 of the Administrative Review Tribunal Act 2001 commence.

             (4)  Item 2 of Schedule 4 commences at the later of:

                     (a)  the time that is immediately after the commencement of Schedule 3 to this Act; and

                     (b)  the time when Parts 4 to 10 of the Administrative Review Tribunal Act 2001 commence.

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.