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Repatriation Acts Amendment Act 1976

Authoritative Version
Act No. 27 of 1976 as made
An Act relating to Repatriation and related Matters.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Date of Assent 30 Apr 1976
Date of repeal 25 Mar 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1970 to 1979 Repeal Act 2015

REPATRIATION ACTS AMENDMENT ACT

1976

No. 27 of 1976

An Act relating to Repatriation and related Matters.

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

PART I—PRELIMINARY

Short title.

1.   This Act may be cited as the Repatriation Acts Amendment Act 1976.

Commencement.

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

PART II—AMENDMENTS OF THE REPATRIATION ACT 1920-1975

Citation.

3. (1) The Repatriation Act 1920-1975 is in this Part referred to as the Principal Act.

(2) The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Repatriation Act 1920-1976.

Schedule 1.

4. (1) Schedule 1 to the Principal Act is amended by omitting the table and substituting the following table: —

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Pension payable to Widowed Mother on Death of Member

Pension payable to Widow on Death of Member

Pension payable to Member on total incapacity

$

$

$

per fortnight

per fortnight

per fortnight

17

82.50

59.60

 

(2) Schedule 1 to the Principal Act is further amended by omitting from paragraph 6 the figures “$102.10” and substituting the figures “$108.60”.

Schedule 2.

5.   Schedule 2 to the Principal Act is amended by omitting the words—

“RATE FOR SPECIAL PENSIONS—$148.20 PER FORTNIGHT.”

and substituting the words—

“RATE FOR SPECIAL PENSIONS—$157.70 PER FORTNIGHT.”.

Schedule 5

6.   Schedule 5 to the Principal Act is amended by omitting from, column 2 of the table in paragraph 1 the figures “92.20” (wherever occurring) and substituting the figures “98.10”.

PART III—AMENDMENTS OF THE SEAMEN’S WAR

PENSIONS AND ALLOWANCES ACT 1940-1975

Citation.

7. (1) The Seamen’s War Pensions and Allowances Act 1940-1975 is in this Part referred to as the Principal Act.

(2) The Principal Act, as amended by this Act, may be cited as the Seamen's War Pensions and Allowances Act 1940-1976.

Rates of pension on death or total incapacity.

8.   Section 18 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from subsection (4a) the figures “$102.10” and substituting the figures “$108.60”.


 

Schedule 1.

9.   Schedule 1 to the Principal Act is repealed and the following Schedule substituted:—

SCHEDULE 1                                                       Section 18

GENERAL PENSION RATES—DEATH OR TOTAL INCAPACITY

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

 

Aggregate of rates of pensions payable per fortnight to dependants other than widow and children on death of Australian mariner

 

Rate of pension payable per fortnight to widow on death of Australian mariner

Rate of pension payable per fortnight to Australian mariner on total incapacity

$

$

$

82.50

17.60

59.60

PART IV—APPLICATION OF CERTAIN AMENDMENTS

Application of amendments.

10.   The amendments made by this Act, in so far as they affect instalments of pensions, apply in relation to an instalment of pension falling due on 6 May 1976 and to all subsequent instalments.