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Veterans' Entitlements Legislation Amendment (2007 Election Commitments) Bill 2008


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

Summary

Amends the: Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to extend the automatic grant of intermediate and temporary special rate disability pensions to eligible dependants of veterans or members; Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 and Social Security Act 1991 to extend eligibility for income support supplements to certain war widows and widowers; and Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to extend a tax exempt bereavement payment to the estate of certain single pensioners who die in indigent circumstances.

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 13/03/08  
Second reading moved 13/03/08  
Referred to Main Committee 13/05/08  
Second reading agreed to 14/05/08  
Reported from Main Committee 14/05/08  
Third reading agreed to 14/05/08  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/05/08  
Second reading moved 15/05/08  
Second reading debate 19/06/08  
Second reading agreed to 19/06/08  
Third reading agreed to 19/06/08  
     
Assent 25/06/08 Act no.: 48 - Year: 2008
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • An electronic version of this Act is available on the Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au)