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Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and Their Families First) Bill 2019

2019

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

THE SENATE

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

Australian Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and Their Families First) Bill 2019

 

No.      , 2019

 

(Veterans’ Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to provide for the recognition of veterans, and for related purposes

   

   

   



Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                              1

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

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Object of this Act................................................................................ 2

4............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 2

Part 2—Recognition of veterans and their families                                           3

5............ General recognition............................................................................. 3

6............ Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant............................................. 3

7............ Beneficial interpretation of legislation................................................. 4

8............ Cooperation......................................................................................... 4

Part 3—Issue of pins, cards or other artefacts                                                      5

9............ Issue of pins, cards or other artefacts.................................................. 5

Part 4—Other matters                                                                                                          6

10.......... Part 2 does not create or give rise to rights or obligations................... 6

11.......... Act not intended to exclude similar State or Territory laws................. 6

Schedule 1—Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant              7

 



A Bill for an Act to provide for the recognition of veterans, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:



Schedule 1 Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant

Note:       See section 6.