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Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 2004


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Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Bill 2003



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Veterans' Affairs

Summary

Introduced with the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2003, the bill provides for a new military rehabilitation and compensation scheme for members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) who suffer an injury or disease, or die, as a result of ADF service on or after commencement of the proposed Act. Also contains a regulation-making power.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 04/12/03  
Second reading moved 04/12/03  
Second reading agreed to 18/02/04  
Third reading agreed to 18/02/04  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 01/03/04  
Second reading moved 01/03/04  
Second reading agreed to 29/03/04  
Committee of the Whole debate 29/03/04 Amendment details: 43 Government agreed to
Requests details: 7 Government and 1 Australian Democrats agreed to
     
House of Representatives
Message from Senate reported 30/03/04  
Consideration of Senate message 31/03/04 Details: House made requested amendments 2-8 and did not make 1
     
Senate
Consideration of House of Reps message 31/03/04 Details: Senate did not press its request for an amendment
Third reading agreed to 31/03/04  
     
House of Representatives
Consideration of Senate message 01/04/04 Details: House agreed to Senate amendments
     
Assent 27/04/04 Act no.: 51 - Year: 2004
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory Memorandum

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  • Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

  • Senate Requests

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (04/12/2003): Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee; Report due 22/03/2004; Committee report (22/3/2004)
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)