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Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

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2002-2003

 

 

THE PARLIAMENT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

 

THE SENATE

 

 

Defence Legislation Amendment Bill 2003

 

 

Schedule of the amendments made by the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

(1)     Dem (1) [Sheet 2961]

          Clause 2, page 2 (table item 8, column 1), after “26”, insert “, 26AA, 26AB, 26AC”.

(2)     Dem (1) [Sheet 3241]

          Clause 2, page 2 (table item 8, column 1), after “26”, insert “, 26A, 26B, 26C, 26D, 26E, 26F”.

(3)     Dem (2) [Sheet 2961]

          Schedule 2, page 19 (after line 19), after item 26, insert:

26AA  Section 3 (definition of spouse

Omit “of the opposite sex to the person”.

26AB  Section 3 (definition of widow )

Omit the definition, substitute:

widow , in relation to a deceased person, means the woman who was       the spouse of the deceased person at the time of his or her death.

26AC  Section 3 (definition of widower )

Omit the definition, substitute:

widower , in relation to a deceased person, means the man who was the spouse of the deceased person at the time of his or her death.

(4)     Dem (2) [Sheet 3241]

          Schedule 2, page 19 (after line 19), after item 26, insert:

26A  Section 3 (after the definition of incapacitated person )

       Insert:

interdependency relationship means a relationship between 2 persons that is acknowledged by both and that involves:

                     (a)  residing together; and

                     (b)  being closely interdependent; and

                     (c)  having a continuing commitment to mutual emotional and financial support.

26B  Section 3 (after the definition of operational service member )

       Insert:

partner means the spouse or person with whom the person is involved in an interdependency relationship.

26C  Paragraph 5(1)(b)

                   Omit “spouse”, substitute “partner”.

26D  Paragraph 5(1)(c)

                   Omit “spouse”, substitute “partner”.

26E  Paragraph 20(2)(d)

                   Omit “spouse”, substitute “partner”.

26F  Subparagraph 20(2)(e)(i)

                   Omit the subparagraph, substitute:

                              (i)  is owned by the person, or by the person and the person’s partner as joint tenants (whether or not the partner is also an entitled person) and is not owned by any other person; and

 

 

 

 

 

HARRY EVANS

Clerk of the Senate

 

 

The Senate

2 December 2003