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Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment Act 1993

  • - C2004A04582
  • No longer in force
Act No. 27 of 1993 as made
An Act to amend the law relating to veterans' affairs, and for related purposes
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Date of Assent 09 Jun 1993
Date of repeal 10 Mar 2016
Repealed by Amending Acts 1990 to 1999 Repeal Act 2016
 

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - TABLE OF PROVISIONS

TABLE OF PROVISIONS
PART 1-PRELIMINARY
Section
1. Short title
2. Commencement
3. Application
PART 2 - AMENDMENTS OF THE VETERANS' ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986
Division 1-Preliminary
4. Principal Act
Division 2-Assets test
5. Service Pension Rate Calculator Where There Are No
Dependent Children
6. Service Pension Rate Calculator Where There Are Dependent
Children
7. Service Pension Rate Calculator for Widows, Widowers and
Non-illness Separated Spouses
8. Application of financial hardship rules
Division 3-Peacekeeping service in Cambodia
9. Schedule 2
Division 4-Peacekeeping service in the former Yugoslavia
10. War and operational area related definitions
11. Qualifying service
12. Schedule 2
Division 5-Peacekeeping service in Somalia
13. War and operational area related definitions
14. Qualifying service
15. Schedule 2
PART 3-AMENDMENTS OF THE INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1936
16. Principal Act
17. Income of certain persons serving with an armed force under
the control of the United Nations
PART 4-AMENDMENTS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 1922
18. Principal Act
19. Interpretation

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - LONG TITLE

An Act to amend the law relating to veterans' affairs,
and for related purposes

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - PART 1
PART 1-PRELIMINARY

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 1
Short title

(Assented to 9 June 1993)
1. This Act may be cited as the Veterans' Affairs Legislation Amendment Act 1993.

(Minister's second reading speech made in-
House of Representatives on 5 May 1993
Senate on 13 May 1993)

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 2
Commencement

2.(1) Subject to subsections (2), (3), (4) and (5), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent.

(2) Division 2 of Part 2 commences on 20 September 1993.

(3) Division 3 of Part 2 is taken to have commenced on 20 October 1991.

(4) Division 4 of Part 2 and subsection 19(1) are taken to have commenced on 12 January 1992.

(5) Division 5 of Part 2 and subsection 19(2) are taken to have commenced on 20 October 1992.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 3
Application

3.(1) The amendments made by section 17, to the extent to which they relate to service in the former Yugoslavia, apply to any compensation for an incapacity, impairment or death resulting from an occurrence if the occurrence happened or happens on or after 12 January 1992.

(2) The amendments made by section 17, to the extent to which they relate to service in Somalia, apply to any compensation for an incapacity, impairment or death resulting from an occurrence if the occurrence happened or happens on or after 20 October 1992.

(3) Subsections (1) and (2) apply regardless of when the compensation is received.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - PART 2
PART 2-AMENDMENTS OF THE VETERANS'
ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - DIVISION 1
Division 1-Preliminary

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 4
Principal Act

4. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.*1*
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*1* No. 27, 1986, as amended. For previous amendments see No. 106, 1986 (as amended by Nos. 78 and 130, 1987); No. 130, 1986; No. 78, 1987 (as amended by No. 164, 1989); No. 88, 1987; No. 130, 1987 (as amended by No. 133, 1988); No. 13, 1988 (as amended by No. 83, 1989; and No. 73, 1991); Nos. 35 and 79, 1988; No. 134, 1988 (as amended by No. 164, 1989); No. 135, 1988 (as amended by Nos. 84 and 164, 1989; and No. 73, 1991); Nos. 59, 83, 84, 93 and 163, 1989; No. 164, 1989 (as amended by No. 56, 1990; and No. 73, 1991); Nos. 59, 83, 84, 93 163, 1989; No. 164, 1989 (as amended by No. 56, 1990; and 73, 1991); Nos. 56, 84 and 119, 1990; No. 2, 1991 (as amended by No. 73, 1991); No. 72, 1991; No. 73, 1991 (as amended by No. 74, 1991); Nos. 74, 122, 175 and 208, 1991; and Nos. 12, 51, 70, 94 and 228, 1992.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - DIVISION 2
Division 2-Assets test

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 5
Service Pension Rate Calculator Where There Are No Dependent Children

5. The Rate Calculator in section 41 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from Table F-2 in point 41-F4 "26" (wherever occurring) and substituting "19.50".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 6
Service Pension Rate Calculator Where There Are Dependent Children

6. The Rate Calculator in section 42 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting from Table G-2 in point 42-G4 "26" (wherever occurring) and substituting "19.50";
(b) by omitting from Table G-2 in point 42-G4 "52" and substituting "39.00";
(c) by omitting from paragraph 42-G6(b) "52" and substituting "39.00".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 7
Service Pension Rate Calculator for Widows, Widowers and Non-illness
Separated Spouses

7. The Rate Calculator in section 44 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting from Table F-2 in point 44-F4 "26" (wherever occurring) and substituting "19.50";
(b) by omitting from paragraph 44-F6(b) "52" and substituting "39.00".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 8
Application of financial hardship rules

8. Section 52Z of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (3)(d) "$26" and substituting "$19.50".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - DIVISION 3
Division 3-Peacekeeping service in Cambodia

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 9
Schedule 2

9. Schedule 2 to the Principal Act is amended by inserting in item 12 "and the areas in Laos and Thailand that are not more than 50 kilometres from the border with Cambodia" after "Cambodia".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - DIVISION 4
Division 4 Peacekeeping service in the former Yugoslavia

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 10
War and operational area related definitions

10. Section 5B of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (2)(b) "or 12" and substituting ", 12 or 13".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 11
Qualifying service

11. Section 7A of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from subparagraph (1)(a)(iii) "or 12" and substituting ", 12 or 13".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 12
Schedule 2

12. Schedule 2 to the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end the following item:
"13.
The area comprising the former The period from and including
Yugoslavia 12 January 1992".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - DIVISION 5
Division 5 Peacekeeping service in Somalia

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 13
War and operational area related definitions

13. Section 5B of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph (2)(b) "or 13" and substituting ", 13 or 14".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 14
Qualifying service

14. Section 7A of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from subparagraph (1)(a)(iii) "or 13" and substituting ", 13 or 14".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 15
Schedule 2

15. Schedule 2 to the Principal Act is amended by adding at the end the following item:
"14.
The area comprising Somalia The period from and including
20 October 1992".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - PART 3
PART 3-AMENDMENTS OF THE INCOME TAX ASSESSMENT ACT 1936

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 16
Principal Act

16. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936.*2* *2* No. 27, 1936, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 88, 1936; No. 5, 1937; No. 46, 1938; No. 30, 1939; Nos. 17 and 65, 1940; Nos. 58 and 69, 1941; Nos. 22 and 50, 1942; No. 10, 1943; Nos. 3 and 28, 1944; Nos. 4 and 37, 1945; No. 6, 1946; Nos. 11 and 63, 1947; No. 44, 1948; No. 66, 1949; No. 48, 1950; No. 44, 1951; Nos. 4, 28 and 90, 1952; Nos. 1, 28, 45 and 81, 1953; No. 43, 1954; Nos. 18 and 62, 1955; Nos. 25, 30 and 101, 1956; Nos. 39 and 65, 1957; No. 55, 1958; Nos. 12, 70 and 85, 1959; Nos. 17, 18, 58 and 108, 1960; Nos. 17, 27 and 94, 1961; Nos. 39 and 98, 1962; Nos. 34 and 69, 1963; Nos. 46, 68, 110 and 115, 1964; Nos. 33, 103 and 143, 1965; Nos. 50 and 83, 1966; Nos. 19, 38, 76 and 85, 1967; Nos. 4, 70, 87 and 148, 1968; Nos. 18, 93 and 101, 1969; No. 87, 1970; Nos. 6, 54 and 93, 1971; Nos. 5, 46, 47, 65 and 85, 1972; Nos. 51, 52, 53, 164 and 165, 1973; No. 216, 1973 (as amended by No. 20, 1974); Nos. 26 and 126, 1974; Nos. 80 and 117, 1975; Nos. 50, 53, 56, 98, 143, 165 and 205, 1976; Nos. 57, 126 and 127, 1977; Nos. 36, 57, 87, 90, 123, 171 and 172, 1978; Nos. 12, 19, 27, 43, 62, 146, 147 and 149, 1979; Nos. 19, 24, 57, 58, 124, 133, 134 and 159, 1980; Nos. 61, 92, 108, 109, 110, 111, 154 and 175, 1981; Nos. 29, 38, 39, 76, 80, 106 and 123, 1982; Nos. 14, 25, 39, 49, 51, 54 and 103, 1983; Nos. 14, 42, 47, 63, 76, 115, 124, 165 and 174, 1984; No. 123, 1984 (as amended by No. 65, 1985); Nos. 47, 49, 104, 123, 168 and 174, 1985; No. 173, 1985 (as amended by No. 49, 1986); Nos. 41, 46, 48, 51, 109, 112 and 154, 1986; No. 49, 1986 (as amended by No. 141, 1987); No. 52, 1986 (as amended by No. 141, 1987); No. 90, 1986 (as amended by No. 141, 1987); Nos. 23, 58, 61, 120, 145 and 163, 1987; No. 62, 1987 (as amended by No. 108, 1987); No. 108, 1987 (as amended by No. 138, 1987); No. 138, 1987 (as amended by No. 11, 1988); No. 139, 1987 (as amended by Nos. 11 and 78, 1988); Nos. 8, 11, 59, 75, 78, 80, 87, 95, 97, 127 and 153, 1988; Nos. 2, 11, 56, 70, 73, 105, 107, 129, 163 and 167, 1989; No. 97, 1989 (as amended by No. 105, 1989); Nos. 20, 35, 45, 57, 58, 60, 61, 87, 119 and 135, 1990; Nos. 4, 5, 6, 48, 55, 100, 203, 208 and 216, 1991; and Nos. 3, 35, 70, 80, 81, 92, 98 and 101, 1992; and 17, 1993.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 17
Income of certain persons serving with an armed force under the
control of the United Nations

17. Section 23AB of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by inserting in paragraph (5)(a) "is made" after "1988";
(b) by omitting from paragraph (5)(c) "or 12" and substituting ", 12, 13 or 14".

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - PART 4
PART 4-AMENDMENTS OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE ACT 1922

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 18
Principal Act

18. In this Part, "Principal Act" means the Public Service Act 1922.*3* *3* No. 21, 1922, as amended. For previous amendments, see No. 46, 1924 (as amended by No. 80, 1950); No. 41, 1928; No. 19, 1930; No. 21, 1931; No. 72, 1932; No. 38, 1933; Nos. 45 and 46, 1934, No. 72, 1936; No. 41, 1937, No. 72, 1939, No. 88, 1940, No. 5, 1941, No. 19, 1943, Nos. 11, 29 and 43, 1945; No. 16, 1946; Nos. 1, 38, 52 and 84, 1947; Nos. 35 and 75, 1948; Nos. 51 and 80, 1950; Nos. 11, 46 and 48, 1951; No. 22, 1953, No. 63, 1954; No. 18, 1955; Nos. 13 and 39, 1957; No. 11, 1958; Nos. 17 and 105, 1960; Nos. 2 and 75, 1964; Nos. 47 and 85, 1966; Nos. 2 and 115, 1967; Nos. 59, 114 and 120, 1968; No. 6, 1972; Nos. 21, 71, 73 and 209, 1973; No. 59, 1974, No. 40, 1975; No. 193, 1976 (as amended by No. 170, 1978); Nos. 6 and 80, 1977; No. 36, 1978 (as amended by No. 111, 1982); Nos. 52 and 155, 1979; No. 177, 1980 (as amended by No. 63, 1984; and 166, 1985); No. 61, 1981; Nos. 26 and 80, 1982; No. 111, 1982 (as amended by No. 39, 1983; and No. 63, 1984); Nos. 39, 56, 92 and 115, 1983; No. 63, 1984 (as amended by No. 165, 1984; and No. 166, 1985); No. 165, 1984; Nos. 65, 166 and 187, 1985; Nos. 28, 29 and 76, 1986; No. 153, 1986 (as amended by No. 141, 1987); Nos. 92, 99 and 141, 1987; Nos. 75, 87, 99, 109 and 150, 1988; Nos. 150 and 153, 1989; Nos. 2, 73, 122, 199, 205 and 208, 1991; and Nos. 70, 94, 196 and 215, 1992.

VETERANS' AFFAIRS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 1993 No. 27 of 1993 - SECT 19
Interpretation

19.(1) Section 7 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from the definition of "Returned Soldier" in subsection (1) "or 12" and substituting ", 12 or 13".

(2) Section 7 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from the definition of "Returned Soldier" in subsection (1) "or 13" and substituting ", 13 or 14".