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Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2011

2010-2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

(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—Prisoner of war recognition supplement                                     3

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          3

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               3

Part 2—Consequential amendments                                                                       8

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                               8

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                             8

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               8

Schedule 2—Compensation offsetting                                                                      10

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             10

Schedule 3—Temporary incapacity allowance                                                   16

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                             16

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             16

 



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’ Entitlements Amendment Act 2011 .

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

20 September 2011.

20 September 2011

3.  Schedule 2

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

4.  Schedule 3

20 September 2011.

20 September 2011

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.