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MILITARY COMPENSATION BILL 1994

The following message from the House of Representatives was reported:

Message No. 249

MR PRESIDENT,

The House of Representatives returns to the Senate the Bill intituled

"A Bill for an Act to amend the Safety Rehabilitation and

CompensationAct 1988 and the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986, and for

related purposes", and acquaints the Senate that the House of

Representatives has disagreed to the amendment made by the Senate,

but, in place thereof, has amended the Bill as indicated by the

annexed schedule.

The House of Representatives desires the reconsideration by the Senate

of the Bill in respect of the amendment disagreed to, and the

concurrence of the Senate in the amendment made by the House.

HA JENKINS

Acting Speaker

House of Representatives,

Canberra, 24 March 1994.

Ordered, on the motion of the Minister for Immigration and Ethnic

Affairs (Senator Bolkus), that the message be considered in committee of

the whole immediately.

The Senate resolved itself into committee for the consideration of the

message.

In the committee

Message read.

SCHEDULE OF THE AMENDMENT MADE BY THE SENATE

DISAGREED TO BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

BUT BILL AMENDED IN PLACE THEREOF

Clause 10, page 4, after proposed paragraph 89E(1)(fa), insert the

following paragraph:

"(fb) a member nominated by an organisation or organisations

representing veterans;".

AMENDMENT DISAGREED TO, BUT, IN PLACE THEREOF,

THE FOLLOWING AMENDMENT MADE:

Clause 10, page 4, proposed paragraph 89E(1)(fa), line 23, omit the

paragraph, substitute the following paragraph:

""(fa) a member of the Defence Force who, in the Minister's opinion,

represents the interests of members and former members of the

Defence Force;',".

The Minister for Veterans' Affairs (Senator Faulkner) moved--That the

committee does not insist upon the amendment made by the Senate to which

the House of Representatives has disagreed, and agrees to the amendment

made by the House of Representatives in place thereof.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.

Resolution to be reported.

The Deputy President (Senator Crichton-Browne) resumed the Chair and the

Temporary Chairman of Committees (Senator Zakharov) reported that the

committee had considered message no. 249 from the House of

Representatives relating to the Military Compensation Bill 1993 and had

resolved not to insist on the amendment to which the House of

Representatives had disagreed, and had agreed to the amendment made by

the House of Representatives in place thereof.

On the motion of Senator Faulkner the report from the committee was

adopted.