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

2010

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

As passed by both Houses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

No.      , 2010

 

 

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to veterans’ affairs and military rehabilitation and compensation, and for other purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Australian participants in British nuclear tests                                 3

Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006            3

Part 2—Payments for State Emergency Services                                            5

Defence Service Homes Act 1918                                                                              5

Part 3—Claims for travel expenses                                                                         6

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               6

Part 4—Giving of notices or other documents                                                  7

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                          7

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               7

Part 5—Aggravation etc. of war-caused or defence-caused injury or disease      9

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               9

Part 6—Dependants of veterans who were prisoners of war                   10

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             10

Part 7—Statements of Principles                                                                            11

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             11

Part 8—Other amendments                                                                                       13

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                        13

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                           14

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             14

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to veterans’ affairs and military rehabilitation and compensation, and for other purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Veterans’ Affairs and Other Legislation Amendment (Miscellaneous Measures) Act 2010.

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1, items 1 to 41

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

3.  Schedule 1, items 42 to 44

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 1, items 45 to 48

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in Column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedule(s)

                   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.