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Act No. 130 of 1986 as made
An Act to enact certain transitional provisions and make certain amendments in consequence of the enactment of the Disability Services Act 1986, and for other purposes
Date of Assent 09 Dec 1986
Date of repeal 10 Dec 2015
Repealed by Amending Acts 1980 to 1989 Repeal Act 2015
 

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130, 1986

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

PART I-PRELIMINARY

Section

1. Short title

2. Commencement

PART II-AMENDMENTS OF THE HANDICAPPED PERSONS ASSISTANCE
ACT 1974

3. Principal Act

4. Repeal of sections 3 to 7 (inclusive)

5. Repeal of Parts II to VI (inclusive)

6. Interpretation

7. Repeal of section 27 and substitution of new section-

27. Interpretation

8. Repeal of section 29A and substitution of new section-

29A. Interpretation

9. Repeal of sections 30 to 32 (inclusive) and substitution of new
section - 30. Payments not to be made under Act after 30 June 1992

10. Repeal of Part X

PART III-AMENDMENTS OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1947

11. Principal Act

12. Interpretation

13. Certain persons to be disregarded for certain purposes

14. Secrecy

15. Incentive allowance

16. Persons eligible to receive allowance

17. Eligibility for mobility allowance

18. Heading to Part VIII

19. Interpretation

20. Repeal of sections 135 and 135A

21. Repeal of section 135B and substitution of new section-

135B. Persons eligible to be paid rehabilitation allowance, &c.

22. Rate of rehabilitation allowance

23. Repeal of sections 135C to 135L (inclusive)

24. Repeal of sections 135Q, 135R and 135S

25. Payment and calculation of instalments of certain pensions, &c.

26. Power to obtain information, &c.

27. Cancellation, suspension or variation of pension, &c.

28. Appropriation

PART IV-AMENDMENTS OF THE COMPENSATION (COMMONWEALTH
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES) ACT 1971

29. Principal Act

30. Interpretation

31. Provision of rehabilitation programs

PART V-AMENDMENTS OF THE DEFENCE (RE-ESTABLISHMENT) ACT
1965

32. Principal Act

33. Interpretation

34. Application of Part III of Disability Services Act

35. Payments during rehabilitation programs

36. Interpretation

37. Repeal of section 49B and substitution of new section-

49B. Application of Part III of the Disability Services Act

38. Payments during rehabilitation programs

PART VI-AMENDMENTS OF THE RE-ESTABLISHMENT AND
EMPLOYMENT ACT 1945

39. Principal Act

40. Extension of Part III of the Disability Services Act to certain members
of the Forces

41. Rehabilitation allowance during rehabilitation programs

PART VII-AMENDMENTS OF THE VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS ACT
1986

42. Principal Act

43. Interpretation

44. Special temporary allowance

PART VIII-AMENDMENTS OF THE VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS
(TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS)
ACT 1986

45. Principal Act

46. Child of a person

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - LONG TITLE

An Act to enact certain transitional provisions and make
certain amendments in consequence of the enactment of the Disability Services Act 1986, and for other purposes

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - PART I
PART I-PRELIMINARY


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DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 1
Short title

(Assented to 9 December 1986)
1. This Act may be cited as the Disability Services (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1986.

(Minister's second reading speech- made in Senate on 12 November 1986 Bill read a second time in House of Representatives on 26 November 1986)

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 2
Commencement

2. (1) This Act (other than Part II and section 15) shall come into operation on the day fixed by Proclamation for the purposes of sub-section 2 (1) of the Disability Services Act 1986.

(2) Part II and section 15 shall come into operation on the day fixed by Proclamation for the purposes of sub-section 2 (2) of the Disability Services Act 1986.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - PART II
PART II-AMENDMENTS OF THE HANDICAPPED PERSONS
ASSISTANCE ACT 1974

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 3
Principal Act

3. The Handicapped Persons Assistance Act 1974 *1* is in this Part referred to as the Principal Act. *1*No. 134, 1974, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 105, 1976; No.80, 1982; No. 69, 1983; Nos 78 and 165, 1984; and No. 95, 1985.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 4
Repeal of sections 3 to 7 (inclusive)

4. Sections 3 to 7 (inclusive) of the Principal Act are repealed.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 5
Repeal of Parts II to VI (inclusive)

5. Parts II to VI (inclusive) of the Principal Act are repealed.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 6
Interpretation

6. Section 22 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by inserting before the definition of "benefit" the following definition:

"'approved residential accommodation' has the same meaning
that it had immediately before the commencement of Part II of the Disability Services Act 1986;"; and
(b) by inserting after the definition of "benefit" the following definition:

"'eligible organization' has the same meaning that it had
immediately before the commencement of Part II of the Disability Services Act 1986;".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 7

7. Section 27 of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Interpretation
"27. In this Part-
'eligible organization' has the same meaning that it had immediately before the commencement of Part II of the Disability Services Act 1986;
'normal employment', in relation to a person, means-
(a) full-time employment of the person with an employer at
rates of pay normally paid in respect of employment in the occupation concerned; or
(b) full-time engagement (other than as an employee) of the
person in any employment, occupation or business that provides, or will provide, the person with an income at an annual rate not less than an amount per annum equal to the aggregate of the annual amount specified in paragraph 28 (1A) (a) of the Social Security Act 1947 and the amount specified in paragraph 28 (2) (a) of that Act;
'sheltered employment' has the same meaning that it had immediately before the commencement of Part II of the Disability Services Act 1986.".

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8. Section 29A of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Interpretation
"29A. In this Part, 'eligible organization', 'normal employment' and 'sheltered employment' have the same respective meanings as they have in Part VIII.".

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9. (1) Sections 30 to 32 (inclusive) of the Principal Act are repealed and the following section is substituted:

Payments not to be made under Act after 30 June 1992
"30. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, no payments shall be made under this Act after 30 June 1992.".

(2) Agreements entered into under sub-section 31 (2) of the Principal Act continue in force as if section 31 of the Principal Act had not been repealed.

(3) Sub-section 31 (4) of the Principal Act continues to apply with respect to grants made under the Principal Act, and agreements entered into under sub-section 31 (2) of the Principal Act, as if section 31 of the Principal Act had not been repealed.

(4) Agreements entered into under sub-section 31A (1) or (2) of the Principal Act continue in force as if section 31A of the Principal Act had not been repealed.

(5) Section 31A of the Principal Act continues to apply with respect to grants made under section 10 of the Principal Act, and agreements entered into under sub-section 31A (2) of the Principal Act, as if that first-mentioned section had not been repealed.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 10
Repeal of Part X

10. Part X of the Principal Act is repealed.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - PART III
PART III-AMENDMENTS OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1947

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 11
Principal Act

11. The Social Security Act 1947 *2* is in this Part referred to as the Principal Act. *2*No. 26, 1947, as amended. For previous amendments, see Nos. 38 and 69, 1948; No. 16, 1949; Nos. 6 and 26, 1950; No. 22, 1951; Nos. 41 and 107, 1952; No.51, 1953; No. 30, 1954; Nos. 15 and 38, 1955; Nos. 67 and 98, 1956; No. 46, 1957; No. 44, 1958; No. 57, 1959; No. 45, 1960; No. 45, 1961; Nos. 1 and 95, 1962; No. 46, 1963; Nos. 3 and 63, 1964; Nos. 57 and 152, 1965; No. 41, 1966; Nos. 10 and 61, 1967; No. 65, 1968; No. 94, 1969; Nos. 2 and 59, 1970; Nos. 16 and 67, 1971; Nos. 1, 14, 53 and 79, 1972; Nos. 1, 26, 48, 103 and 216, 1973; Nos. 2, 23 and 91, 1974; Nos. 34, 56, 101 and 110, 1975; Nos. 26, 62 and 111, 1976; No. 159, 1977; No. 128, 1978; No. 121, 1979 (as amended by Nos. 37 and 98, 1982); No. 130, 1980; No. 61, 1981; No. 159, 1981 (as amended by No. 98, 1982); No. 170, 1981; Nos. 37, 98 and 148, 1982; Nos. 4 and 36, 1983; No. 69, 1983 (as amended by No. 78, 1984); Nos. 46, 78, 93, 120, 134 and 165, 1984; Nos. 24, 52, 95, 127 and 169, 1985; and Nos. 5, 28, 33 and 106, 1986.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 12
Interpretation

12. Section 6 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by omitting ", the value of any treatment, training or goods provided under this Act" from paragraph (a) of the definition of "income" in sub-section (1);
(b) by inserting after paragraph (d) of the definition of "income" in sub-section (1) the following paragraph:

"(da) a payment under Part III of the Disability Services Act
1986 or the value of any rehabilitation program (including any follow-up program) provided under that Part;"; and
(c) by omitting from sub-section (1) the definition of "Secretary" and substituting the following definition:

"'Secretary' means the Secretary to the Department;".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 13
Certain persons to be disregarded for certain purposes

13. Section 6A of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (3) (b) ", a mobility allowance or an allowance under section 135D" and substituting "or a mobility allowance".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 14
Secrecy

14. Section 17 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by inserting in sub-section (2) "or for the purposes of the administration of the Disability Services Act 1986" after "under this Act" (first occurring); and
(b) by inserting in sub-section (3) "or the Disability Services Act 1986" after "this Act" (first occurring).

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 15
Incentive allowance

15. Section 26 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by inserting in paragraph (1) (b) "or is undertaking independent living training" after "adult training centre"; and
(b) by omitting from sub-section (2) the definitions of "activity therapy
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centre" and "adult training centre" and substituting the following definitions:

"'activity therapy centre' means premises at which approved
activity therapy is provided;
'adult training centre' means premises at which approved training
is provided;
'approved activity therapy' and 'approved training' have the
same respective meanings that those terms had in the Handicapped Persons Assistance Act 1974 immediately before the commencement of Part II of the Disability Services Act 1986;
'independent living training' means training to assist persons
with disabilities to develop or maintain the personal skills and self-reliance necessary to enhance their independence, and self-reliance, in the community, being training, or training included in a class of training, approved, in writing, by the Secretary for the purposes of this definition;".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 16
Persons eligible to receive allowance

16. Section 85 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-paragraph (1) (a) (i) "section 135D or under".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 17
Eligibility for mobility allowance

17. Section 133RB of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-sub-paragraph (1) (b) (i) (B) "under Part VIII" and substituting "as part of a rehabilitation program or follow-up program under Part III of the Disability Services Act 1986".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 18
Heading to Part VIII

18. The heading to Part VIII of the Principal Act is omitted and the following heading is substituted:
"PART VIII-REHABILITATION ALLOWANCE".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 19
Interpretation

19. Section 134 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting the definitions of "trainee", "training", "training allowance", "treatment", "vocation" and "vocational training".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 20
Repeal of sections 135 and 135A

20. (1) Sections 135 and 135A of the Principal Act are repealed.

(2) Where a person was, immediately before the commencement of this section, receiving, or, by virtue of a determination under sub-section 135A (1) of the Principal Act, eligible to receive, treatment or training, or both, under Part VIII of the Principal Act (otherwise than by virtue of sub-section 135Q (5) of the Principal Act), the Secretary to the Department of Community Services shall, upon the commencement of this section, be deemed to have validly approved, under sub-section 20 (1) of the Disability Services Act 1986, the provision of a rehabilitation program for the person (together with any follow-up program that the Secretary directs, in writing, should be provided for the person), being a rehabilitation program consisting of the part of the treatment or training, or both, as the case may be, remaining uncompleted.

(3) Where a person was, immediately before the commencement of this section, receiving treatment under Part VIII of the Principal Act by virtue of sub-section 135Q (5) of the Principal Act, the Secretary to the Department of Community Services shall, upon the commencement of this section, be deemed to have validly approved, under sub-section 20 (1) of the Disability Services Act 1986, the provision of a follow-up program for the person, being a follow-up program consisting of the part of the treatment remaining uncompleted.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 21

21. Section 135B of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Persons eligible to be paid rehabilitation allowance, &c.
"135B. (1) A person (other than an unmarried person who has not attained 16 years of age or a person who has attained 65 years of age) who-
(a) is-
(i) undertaking a rehabilitation program under Part III of the
Disability Services Act 1986; or
(ii) undertaking a follow-up program under that Part, being a
follow-up program, or a follow-up program included in a class of such programs, in relation to which the Secretary has directed, in writing, that this paragraph apply; and
(b) is qualified or eligible to receive a pension, benefit or allowance, is eligible to receive a rehabilitation allowance.

"(2) A person receiving a rehabilitation allowance is not entitled to receive a pension, benefit or allowance.".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT
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1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 22
Rate of rehabilitation allowance

22. Section 135BA of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-paragraphs (1) (b) (i) and (ii) ", in the opinion of the Secretary,".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 23
Repeal of sections 135C to 135L (inclusive)

23. Sections 135C to 135L (inclusive) of the Principal Act are repealed.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 24
Repeal of sections 135Q, 135R and 135S

24. (1) Sections 135Q, 135R and 135S of the Principal Act are repealed.

(2) Subject to sub-section (3), section 23 of the Disability Services Act 1986 applies in relation to treatment or training, or both, received by a person under Part VIII of the Principal Act as if it were a rehabilitation program or follow-up program provided for the person under Part III of the Disability Services Act 1986.

(3) For the purposes of the application of section 23 of the Disability Services Act 1986 (in this sub-section referred to as the "new Act") to treatment and training referred to in sub-section (2) of this section-
(a) the following paragraph shall be taken to be inserted before paragraph (a) of the definition of "cost" in sub-section 23 (1) of the new Act:

"(aa) the cost of providing, maintaining and replacing, under section
135K of the Social Security Act 1947, any articles used by the person;";
(b) the reference in paragraph (a) of the definition of "cost" in sub-section 23 (1) of the new Act to any allowances paid to the person under section 24 shall be taken to be a reference to any allowances paid to the person under section 135D of the Social Security Act 1947;
(c) any notice served on a person under sub-section 135R (1A) of the Social Security Act 1947 shall, upon the commencement of this section, be deemed to have been served on the person under sub-section 23 (2) of the new Act; and
(d) any notice served on a person under sub-section 135R (2) of the Social Security Act 1947 shall, upon the commencement of this section, be deemed to have been served on the person under sub-section 23 (5) of the new Act.

(4) Any arrangement that, immediately before the commencement of this section, was in force under section 135S of the Principal Act has effect after that commencement as if it had been made under section 25 of the Disability Services Act 1986.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 25
Payment and calculation of instalments of certain pensions, &c.

25. Section 135TBA of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (11) ", 133JA or 135D" and substituting "or 133JA".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 26
Power to obtain information, &c.

26. Section 135TF of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from sub-section (1) "to the Secretary under section 135R, or".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 27
Cancellation, suspension or variation of pension, &c.

27. Section 135TJ of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (1A) (a) "(other than under section 135D),".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 28
Appropriation

28. Section 136 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting ", and any payments made in pursuance of paragraph 135 (2) (b) or section 135C, 135K or 135L,".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - PART IV
PART IV-AMENDMENTS OF THE COMPENSATION
(COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES) ACT 1971

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 29
Principal Act

29. The Compensation (Commonwealth Government Employees) Act 1971 *3* is in this Part referred to as the Principal Act. *3*No. 48, 1971, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 136, 1971; No. 122, 1972; Nos. 105 and 216, 1973; No. 92, 1974; Nos. 157 and 166, 1976; No. 68, 1978; Nos. 111 and 155, 1979; No. 74, 1981; No. 98, 1982; No. 78, 1984; No. 95, 1985; and Nos. 28, 33 and 106, 1986.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 30
Interpretation

30. Section 5 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by omitting from paragraph (h) of the definition of "medical treatment" in sub-section (1) "or" (last occurring); and
(b) by inserting after paragraph (j) of the definition of "medical treatment" in sub-section (1) the following word and paragraph:
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" or (k) medical treatment provided as part of a rehabilitation
program or follow-up program under Part III of the Disability Services Act 1986;".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 31
Provision of rehabilitation programs

31. Section 38 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by omitting from sub-section (1) "vocational training for the employee in accordance with Part VIII of the Social Security Act 1947" and substituting "a rehabilitation program (including any follow-up program) for the employee under Part III of the Disability Services Act 1986"; and
(b) by omitting sub-sections (2) and (3) and substituting the following sub-section:

"(2) Where a person is undertaking a rehabilitation program
(including a follow-up program) under Part III of the Disability Services Act 1986 pursuant to arrangements made under sub-section (1) of this section, the person is not entitled to receive, during a period commencing on a day that is a pension pay-day for the purposes of the Social Security Act 1947 and ending on the day immediately preceding the day that is the next pension pay-day for the purposes of that Act, an amount under Part VIII of the lastmentioned Act (in this sub-section referred to as the 'Social Security amount') except to the extent that-
(a) in a case where the person also receives, during that period,
an amount under section 24 of the Disability Services Act 1986 (in this paragraph referred to as the 'Disability Services amount') - the Social Security amount exceeds the sum of the Disability Services amount and the amount of compensation payable to the person under sub-section (5) of this section during that period; or
(b) in any other case - the Social Security amount exceeds the
amount of compensation payable to the person under sub-section (5) of this section during that period.".

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PART V-AMENDMENTS OF THE DEFENCE
(RE-ESTABLISHMENT) ACT 1965

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 32
Principal Act

32. The Defence (Re-establishment) Act 1965 *4* is in this Part referred to as the Principal Act. *4*No. 54, 1965, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 93, 1966; No. 89, 1967; No. 10, 1968; Nos. 101 and 216, 1973; No. 96, 1975; No. 155, 1979; No. 70, 1980; No. 61, 1981; Nos. 98 and 153, 1982; Nos. 76 and 165, 1984; and Nos. 54 and 65, 1985.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 33
Interpretation

33. Section 46A of the Principal Act is amended by inserting before the definition of "Secretary" the following definition:

"'Disability Services Act' means Disability Services Act 1986;".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 34
Application of Part III of Disability Services Act

34. Section 47 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting sub-section (1) and substituting the following sub-section:

"(1) Part III of the Disability Services Act (other than section 24) applies in relation to a disabled person and, in a case where the person is not a person in the target group for the purposes of that Part, that Part applies as if the disabled person were a person in the target group.".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 35
Payments during rehabilitation programs

35. Section 48 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by omitting from sub-section (1) "receiving treatment or training or treatment and training under Part VIII of the Social Security Act" and substituting "undertaking a rehabilitation program under Part III of the Disability Services Act";
(b) by omitting from sub-section (2) "supplementary assistance or";
(c) by omitting from sub-section (2) "and the rate of any allowance by way of supplementary assistance that would be payable under that Part of that Act to that other person";
(d) by omitting from sub-section (3) "receiving training (whether or not he is also receiving treatment)" and substituting "undertaking a rehabilitation program under Part III of the Disability Services Act (being a rehabilitation program that consists of, or includes, employment or vocational training), or any follow-up program under that Part to such a rehabilitation program (being a follow-up program in relation to which the Secretary has directed, in writing, that this section applies)";
(e) by omitting from paragraph (3) (a) "section 135D of the Social Security Act" and substituting "section 24 of the Disability Services Act";

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(f) by omitting from paragraph (3) (b) "receiving training" and substituting "undertaking the program";
(g) by omitting from paragraph (3) (b) "sub-section 135D (5) of the Social Security Act" and substituting "sub-section 24 (4) of that Act";
(h) by omitting from sub-section (4) "supplementary assistance, supplementary allowance or"; and
(j) by omitting from sub-section (4) "(including any allowance by way of supplementary assistance)".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 36
Interpretation

36. Section 49A of the Principal Act is amended by inserting before the definition of "Secretary" in sub-section (1) the following definition:

"'Disability Services Act' means Disability Services Act 1986;".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 37

37. Section 49B of the Principal Act is repealed and the following section is substituted:

Application of Part III of the Disability Services Act
"49B. Part III of the Disability Services Act (other than section 24) applies in relation to a disabled person and, in a case where the person is not a person in the target group for the purposes of that Part, that Part applies as if the disabled person were a person in the target group.".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 38
Payments during rehabilitation programs

38. Section 49C of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by omitting from sub-section (1) "receiving treatment or training or treatment and training under Part VIII of the Social Security Act" and substituting "undertaking a rehabilitation program under Part III of the Disability Services Act";
(b) by omitting from sub-section (2) "supplementary assistance or";
(c) by omitting from sub-section (2) "and the rate of any allowance by way of supplementary assistance that would be payable under that Part to that other person";
(d) by omitting from sub-section (3) "receiving training (whether or not he is also receiving treatment)" and substituting "undertaking a rehabilitation program under Part III of the Disability Services Act (being a rehabilitation program that consists of, or includes, employment or vocational training), or any follow-up program under that Part to such a rehabilitation program (being a follow-up program in relation to which the Secretary has directed, in writing, that this section applies)";
(e) by omitting from paragraph (3) (a) "section 135D of the Social Security Act" and substituting "section 24 of the Disability Services Act";
(f) by omitting from paragraph (3) (b) "receiving training" and substituting "undertaking the program";
(g) by omitting from paragraph (3) (b) "sub-section 135D (5) of the Social Security Act" and substituting "sub-section 24 (4) of that Act";
(h) by omitting from sub-section (5) "supplementary assistance, supplementary allowance or"; and
(j) by omitting from sub-section (5) "(including any allowance by way of supplementary assistance)".

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PART VI-AMENDMENTS OF THE RE-ESTABLISHMENT AND
EMPLOYMENT ACT 1945

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 39
Principal Act

39. The Re-establishment and Employment Act 1945 *5* is in this Part referred to as the Principal Act. *5*No. 11, 1945, as amended. For previous amendments, see Nos. 29 and 43, 1945; No. 48, 1951; No. 89, 1952; Nos. 12 and 90, 1953; No. 56, 1955; No. 96, 1956; Nos. 7 and 52, 1958; No. 16, 1959; No. 92, 1962; No. 93, 1966; No. 216, 1973; No. 103, 1978; No. 61, 1981; No. 80, 1982; Nos. 76 and 165, 1984; No. 65, 1985; and No. 28, 1986.

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - SECT 40
Extension of Part III of the Disability Services Act to certain members
of the Forces

40. Section 150 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting sub-sections (1) and (2) and substituting the following sub-section:

"(1) The operation of Part III of the Disability Services Act 1986 extends to disabled persons as defined by sub-section (3) of this section in the same way as it applies to persons in the target group for the purposes of that Part.".

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Rehabilitation allowance during rehabilitation programs

41. Section 151 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by omitting "receiving treatment under Part VIII of the Social Security Act 1947" and substituting "undertaking a rehabilitation program under Part III of the Disability Services Act 1986 (being a rehabilitation program that consists of, or includes, employment or vocational training), or any follow-up program under that Part to such a rehabilitation program (being a follow-up program in relation to which the Secretary has directed, in writing, that this section applies)"; and
(b) by inserting in paragraph (a) "under Part VIII of the Social Security Act 1947" after "allowance".

DISABILITY SERVICES (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986 No. 130 of 1986 - PART VII
PART VII-AMENDMENTS OF THE VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS
ACT 1986

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Principal Act

42. The Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 *6* is in this Part referred to as the Principal Act. *6*No. 27, 1986, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 106, 1986.

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Interpretation

43. Section 35 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by omitting ", the value of any treatment, training or goods provided under that Act," from paragraph (a) of the definition of "income" in sub-section (1); and
(b) by inserting after paragraph (d) of the definition of "income" in sub-section (1) the following paragraph:

"(da) a payment under Part III of the Disability Services Act
1986 or the value of any rehabilitation program (including any follow-up program) provided under that Part;".

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Special temporary allowance

44. Section 65 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting "135B (3)" from the definition of "pensioner" in sub-section (1) and substituting "135B (2)".

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PART VIII-AMENDMENTS OF THE VETERANS'
ENTITLEMENTS (TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS AND
CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS) ACT 1986

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Principal Act

45. The Veterans' Entitlements (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1986 *7* is in this Part referred to as the Principal Act.

*7*No. 28, 1986, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 29, 1986.

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Child of a person

46. Section 23 of the Principal Act is amended-
(a) by omitting from paragraph (1) (b) "135B (3)" and substituting "135B (2)"; and
(b) by omitting from paragraph (3) (b) "135B (3)" and substituting "135B (2)".