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Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (2007 Measures No. 1) Bill 2007

Originating house
House of Representatives
Veterans' Affairs


Amends the: Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 in relation to: disposal of assets; pensioner payments and treatment eligibility for prisoners; indexation of income/assets reduction limits; recovery of social security overpayments; rent assistance; bereavement payments; pension bonuses; rent assistance; and certain income support regimes; Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 in relation to: service injuries and diseases; and onus of proof; Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 to include the income support supplement as a payment not requiring provision of a tax file number; Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 to: clarify the taxable status of Defence Force Income Support Allowance payments; and Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004 to repeal redundant provisions.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 28/03/07  
Second reading moved 28/03/07  
Second reading agreed to 23/05/07  
Third reading agreed to 23/05/07  
Introduced and read a first time 12/06/07  
Second reading moved 12/06/07  
Second reading agreed to 14/06/07  
Third reading agreed to 14/06/07  
Assent 21/06/07 Act no.: 89 - Year: 2007

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  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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