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Repatriation Act (No. 2) 1974

Authoritative Version
Act No. 24 of 1974 as made
An Act to amend the Repatriation Act 1920-1973, as amended by the Repatriation Act 1974, and to appropriate the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the purpose of certain payments resulting from those amendments.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Date of Assent 31 Jul 1974
Date of repeal 22 May 1986
Repealed by Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986

REPATRIATION ACT (No. 2) 1974

 

No. 24 of 1974

 

An Act to amend the Repatriation Act 1920-1973, as amended by the Repatriation Act 1974, and to appropriate the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the purpose of certain payments resulting from those amendments.

 

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 Act (No. 2) 1974.

(2) The Repatriation Act 1920-1973 as amended by the Repatriation Act 1974 is in this Act referred to as the Principal Act.

(3) Section 1 of the Repatriation Act 1974 is amended by omitting sub-section (3).

(4) The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Repatriation Act 1920-1974.

Commencement.

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

Transitional benefit for the aged blind

3.   Section 98aaa of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (2) the words “One hundred and fifty-six dollars” and substituting the figures “$78”.

Schedule 1.

4.   Schedule 1 to the Principal Act is amended by omitting from column 2 of the table the figures “52” and substituting the figures “62”.

Application of certain amendments

5.   In so far as an amendment made by this Act affects instalments of pensions or allowances, the amendment applies in relation to an instalment of a pension or of an allowance falling due on the day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent, if that day is a pension pay-day, or, if it is not, on the first pension pay-day after that day, and to all subsequent instalments.

Appropriation.

6. (1) The Consolidated Revenue Fund is appropriated to the extent necessary for the purposes of such expenditure in pursuance of the Principal Act as amended by this Act as results from this Act, being expenditure on or before 30 June 1975.

(2). Sub-section (1) does not prevent the issue and application of moneys, for the purposes referred to in that sub-section, in pursuance of an appropriation made by an Act other than this Act (whether passed before or after this Act receives the Royal Assent).