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Act No. 4 of 1973 as made
An Act To amend the Repatriation (Far East Strategic Reserve) Act 1956-1972 to make provision with respect to Benefits for certain Dependants.
Registered 13 Sep 2010
Date of Assent 16 Mar 1973
Date of repeal 22 May 1986
Repealed by Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986

Repatriation (Far East Strategic Reserve) Act 1973

No. 4 of 1973

 

AN ACT

To amend the Repatriation (Far East Strategic Reserve) Act 1956–1972 to make provision with respect to Benefits for certain Dependants.

[Assented to 16 March 1973]

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen, the Senate and the House of Representatives of Australia, as follows:—

Short title and citation.

1. (1) This Act may be cited as the Repatriation (Far East Strategic Reserve) Act 1973.

(2)  The Repatriation (Far East Strategic Reserve) Act 1956–1972 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3)  The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Repatriation (Far East Strategic Reserve) Act 1956–1973.

Commencement.

2.  This Act shall come into operation on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.


 

Interpretation.

3.  Section 3 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting from sub-section (1) the definitions of “child”, “member of the family”, “parents”, “step-child”, “stepson” and “step-daughter”;

(b) by omitting from the definition of “pension” in sub-section (1) the words “Second and Fifth”; and

(c) by omitting sub-section (4) and substituting the following subsection:—

“(4) In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears, ‘child’, ‘member of the family’, ‘parents’, ‘step-daughter’, ‘step-son’, ‘widow’ and ‘wife’ have the same respective meanings as in Part III of the Repatriation Act except that, for the purposes of this sub-section, a reference in that Part to a member of the Forces shall be read as a reference to a member of the Forces for the purposes of this Act.”.

Extension of certain provisions of Repatriation Act.

4.  Section 7 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) by omitting sub-paragraphs (iii) and (iiia) of paragraph (b) of sub-section (2) and substituting the following sub-paragraph:—

“(iii) a child of a member of the Forces;”;

(b) by omitting sub-paragraphs (ii) and (iia) of paragraph (c) of subsection (2) and substituting the following sub-paragraph:—

“(ii) a child of a member of tire Forces;”; and

(c) by adding at the end thereof the following sub-section:—

“(3) Section 120c of the Repatriation Act applies in relation to a pension, allowance or other benefit under this Act or the regulations as if it were a pension, allowance or other benefit under that Act.”.