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Schedule 3—Removing references to disability pension

Schedule 3 Removing references to disability pension

   

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

1  Subsection 5H(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of adjusted income )

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  a payment to the person that is a payment in respect of incapacity or death resulting from employment in connection with a war or war-like operations in which the Crown has been engaged, other than:

                              (i)  a pension under Part II or IV (other than a pension that is payable under section 30 to a dependant of a deceased veteran); or

                             (ii)  a pension payable because of subsection 4(6) or (8B) of the Veterans’ Entitlements (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1986 (other than a pension payable in respect of a child); and

2  Paragraph 5H(8)(ea)

Omit “a disability pension payable to the person under Part 2 or Part 4”, substitute “a pension payable to the person under Part II or IV”.

3  Subsection 5Q(1) (definition of disability pension )

Repeal the definition.

4  Part II (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part II Pensions by way of compensation to veterans and their dependants

5  Division 2 of Part II (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Division 2 Eligibility for pensions by way of compensation to veterans and their dependants

6  Section 13 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

13   Eligibility for pensions by way of compensation to veterans and their dependants

7  Paragraph 52Z(3A)(da)

Omit “a disability pension payable to the person under Part II or Part IV”, substitute “a pension payable to the person under Part II or IV”.

8  Section 62A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

62A   Energy supplement for veterans and members of Defence Force or Peacekeeping Force

9  Part IV (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Part IV Pensions by way of compensation to members of Defence Force or Peacekeeping Force and their dependants

10  Division 2 of Part IV (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute: Division 2—Eligibility for pensions by way of compensation to members of Defence Force or Peacekeeping Force and their dependants

11  Section 70 (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

70   Eligibility for pensions by way of compensation to members of Defence Force or Peacekeeping Force and their dependants

12  Section 98A (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

98A   Bereavement payment in respect of partnered veterans receiving pensions by way of compensation

13  Paragraph 98A(1)(b)

Omit “a disability pension”, substitute “a pension under Part II or IV (other than a pension payable to a person as a dependant of a deceased veteran)”.

14  Paragraph 98A(2)(a)

Omit “the disability pension” (wherever occurring), substitute “that pension”.

15  Subparagraph 98A(2)(b)(i)

Omit “the disability pension”, substitute “that pension”.

16  Subsection 98A(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of deceased veteran’s amount )

Omit “in receipt of the disability pension”, substitute “in receipt of the pension covered by paragraph (1)(b)”.

17  Subsection 98A(3) (paragraph (a) of the definition of deceased veteran’s amount )

Omit “the amount of the disability pension”, substitute “the amount of that pension”.

18  Subsection 98A(3) (subparagraph (b)(i) of the definition of deceased veteran’s amount )

Omit “disability pension”, substitute “pension covered by paragraph (1)(b)”.

19  Paragraph 98A(5)(a)

Omit “disability pension”, substitute “pension covered by paragraph (1)(b)”.

20  Subsection 98A(6) (definition of disability pension )

Repeal the definition.

21  Subsection 98A(6) (definition of first available pension pay day )

Omit “disability pension”, substitute “pension covered by paragraph (1)(b)”.

22  Section 98AA (heading)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

98AA   Bereavement payments in respect of certain single veterans receiving pensions by way of compensation