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Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Family Support) Bill 2022

2019-2020-2021-2022

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Family Support) Bill 2022

 

No.      , 2022

 

(Veterans’ Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to veterans’ entitlements and military rehabilitation and compensation, and for related purposes

   

   



Contents

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                 3

Part 1—Main amendments                                                                                          3

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                             3

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988 5

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986                                                                                7

Part 2—Other amendments                                                                                       12

Income Tax Assessment Act 1997                                                                            12

Social Security Act 1991                                                                                            12

 

 



A Bill for an Act to amend the law relating to veterans’ entitlements and military rehabilitation and compensation, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1   Short title

                   This Act is the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Family Support) Act 2022 .

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

1 July 2022.

1 July 2022

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.