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Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2018


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Veterans' Affairs

Summary

Amends the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to authorise the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to deduct an overpayment of a service pension, income support supplement or social security pension from a specified payment paid to the surviving partner, where the partner had the benefit of that overpayment and the overpayment was due to the death of the deceased.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 22/08/18  
Second reading moved 22/08/18  
Second reading debate 11/09/18  
Second reading agreed to 11/09/18  
Third reading agreed to 11/09/18  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 12/09/18  
Second reading moved 12/09/18  
Second reading debate 13/09/18  
Second reading agreed to 13/09/18  
Third reading agreed to 13/09/18  
     
Finally passed both Houses 13/09/18  
Assent 25/09/18 Act no: 115 - Year: 2018
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Addendum to explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes