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Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Statements of Principles and Other Measures) Bill 2007

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Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment (Statements of Principles and Other Measures) Bill 2006

Originating house
House of Representatives
Veterans' Affairs


Amends the: Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 to: enable the Repatriation Medical Authority to review one or a number of factors in a Statement of Principles; enable benefits and allowances fixed or calculated by regulations or other legislative instruments to be funded from the Consolidated Revenue Fund; clarify and amend the operation of income streams rules; Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 to correct minor errors and anomalies; and Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004 and Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 in relation to access to specified treatment for certain veterans and dependents.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 06/12/06  
Second reading moved 06/12/06  
Second reading agreed to 07/02/07  
Third reading agreed to 07/02/07  
Introduced and read a first time 08/02/07  
Second reading moved 08/02/07  
Second reading agreed to 01/03/07  
Third reading agreed to 01/03/07  
Assent 15/03/07 Act no.: 29 - Year: 2007

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

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Schedules of amendments

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