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Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Partner Service Pension and Other Measures) Bill 2019

2019

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Partner Service Pension and Other Measures) Bill 2019

 

No.      , 2019

 

(Veterans’ Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to veterans’ affairs, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Schedules............................................................................................ 2

Schedule 1—Extended eligibility for partner service pension                     3

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                               3

Schedule 2—Extended service on submarine special operations             11

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             11

Schedule 3—Other amendments                                                                                  12

Defence Service Homes Act 1918                                                                            12

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                             12

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to veterans’ affairs, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Partner Service Pension and Other Measures) Act 2019 .

2   Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

2.  Schedule 1

20 September 2019.

20 September 2019

3.  Schedule 2

1 July 2019.

1 July 2019

4.  Schedule 3

The day after this Act receives the Royal Assent.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3   Schedules

                   Legislation that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.