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Act No. 73 of 2002 as amended, taking into account amendments up to Act No. 9 of 2006
An Act to amend the law with respect to veterans' entitlements, and for related purposes
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 18 Apr 2006
Start Date 06 Sep 2002

Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2002

Act No. 73 of 2002 as amended

This compilation was prepared on 5 April 2006

[This Act was amended by Act No. 100 of 2005; No. 9 of 2006]

Amendment from Act No. 100 of 2005

[Schedule 2 (item 32) amended heading to item 96 of Schedule 1

Schedule 2 (item 32) commenced immediately after 6 September 2002]

Amendment from Act No. 9 of 2006

[Schedule 2 (item 26) amended item 52 of Schedule 6

Schedule 2 (item 26) commenced immediately after 13 May 1997]

Prepared by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing,
Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement.................................................................................. 1

3............ Schedule(s).......................................................................................... 8

Schedule 1—Amendment of the Social Security Act 1991                              9

Schedule 2—Amendment of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999             21

Schedule 3—Amendment of the Aged Care (Consequential Provisions) Act 1997               22

Schedule 4—Amendment of the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Family and Other Measures) Act 1997                                                                                              23

Schedule 5—Amendment of the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997                                                                                                            24

Schedule 6—Amendment of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986          25

Schedule 7—Amendment of the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000      36


An Act to amend the law with respect to veterans’ entitlements, and for related purposes

Assented to 6 September 2002

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2002.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, on the day or at the time specified in column 2 of the table.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

2.  Schedules 1 and 2

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

3.  Schedule 3

Immediately after the Aged Care Act 1997 (other than Division 1 of that Act) commenced

1 October 1997

4.  Schedule 4

Immediately after Schedule 19 to the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Family and Other Measures) Act 1997 commenced

1 January 1998

5.  Schedule 5, item 1

3 November 1997

3 November 1997

6.  Schedule 5, item 2

Immediately after item 97 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997 commenced

11 December 1997

7.  Schedule 6, item 1

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions of the Veterans’ Affairs (1994-95 Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1994 that commenced on 1 January 1995

1 January 1995

8.  Schedule 6, item 2

Immediately after Schedules 1, 2 and 3 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Simplification Measures) Act 1997 commenced

1 January 1998

9.  Schedule 6, item 3

Immediately after Schedule 3 to the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Act 1998 commenced

20 September 1998

10.  Schedule 6, item 4

Immediately after item 41 of Schedule 17 to the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act 1995 commenced

9 July 1996

11.  Schedule 6, item 5

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions of the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment and Repeal Act 1995 that commenced on 17 October 1995

17 October 1995

12.  Schedule 6, item 6

Immediately after items 44 to 86 of Schedule 3 to the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Act 1998 commenced

20 September 1998

13.  Schedule 6, item 7

Immediately after the provisions of items 50 to 70 of Schedule 13 to the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Allowance Consequential and Related Measures) Act 1998 commenced

1 July 1998

14.  Schedule 6, item 8

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions of the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Retirement Assistance for Farmers) Act 1998 that commenced on 15 September 1997

15 September 1997

15.  Schedule 6, item 9

Immediately after the provisions of items 50 to 70 of Schedule 13 to the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Youth Allowance Consequential and Related Measures) Act 1998 commenced

1 July 1998

16.  Schedule 6, item 10

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions of the Veterans’ Affairs (1994-95 Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act 1994 that commenced on 20 March 1995

20 March 1995

17.  Schedule 6, item 11

Immediately after Schedule 3 to the Aged Care Amendment (Omnibus) Act 1999 commenced

21 October 1999

18.  Schedule 6, item 12

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions of the Veterans’ Affairs (1994-95 Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act 1994 that commenced on 20 March 1995

20 March 1995

19.  Schedule 6, item 13

Immediately after items 44 to 86 of Schedule 3 to the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Act 1998 commenced

20 September 1998

20.  Schedule 6, item 14

Immediately after item 41 of Schedule 17 to the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act 1995 commenced

9 July 1996

21.  Schedule 6, item 15

Immediately after Schedule 9 to the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Consequential and Related Measures) Act (No. 2) 1999 commenced

1 July 2000

22.  Schedule 6, items 16 and 17

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

23.  Schedule 6, item 18

Immediately after item 6 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997 commenced

13 May 1997

24.  Schedule 6, items 19, 21 and 22

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

25.  Schedule 6, item 23

Immediately after section 18 of the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act 1994 commenced

21 June 1994

26.  Schedule 6, items 24 to 29

Immediately after Division 7 of Part 2 of the Veterans’ Affairs (1994-95 Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act 1994 commenced

20 March 1995

27.  Schedule 6, item 30

Immediately after item 17 of Schedule 4 to the Payment Processing Legislation Amendment (Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements) Act 1998 commenced

1 July 1999

28.  Schedule 6, item 31

Immediately after the commencement of the provisions of the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (1996-97 Budget Measures) Act 1997 that commenced on 20 March 1997

20 March 1997

29.  Schedule 6, item 32

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

30.  Schedule 6, item 33

Immediately after Division 7 of Part 2 of the Veterans’ Affairs (1994-95 Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act 1994 commenced

20 March 1995

31.  Schedule 6, item 34

Immediately after the Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Act 1991 commenced

1 July 1991

32.  Schedule 6, item 35

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

33.  Schedule 6, items 36 and 37

Immediately after item 6 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997 commenced

13 May 1997

34.  Schedule 6, item 38

Immediately after item 49 of Schedule 4 to the Payment Processing Legislation Amendment (Social Security and Veterans’ Entitlements) Act 1998 commenced

1 July 1999

35.  Schedule 6, items 39 and 40

Immediately after Division 7 of Part 2 of the Veterans’ Affairs (1994-95 Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act 1994 commenced

20 March 1995

36.  Schedule 6, item 41

Immediately after Division 11 of Part 2 of the Veterans’ Affairs (1994-95 Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1994 commenced

16 December 1994

37.  Schedule 6, items 42 and 43

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

38.  Schedule 6, item 44

Immediately after item 91 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997 commenced

11 December 1997

39.  Schedule 6, item 45

Immediately after item 12 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (1996-97 Budget Measures) Act 1997 commenced

20 March 1997

40.  Schedule 6, item 46

Immediately after Schedules 1, 2 and 3 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Simplification Measures) Act 1997 commenced

1 January 1998

41.  Schedule 6, item 47

Immediately after Part 4 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997 commenced

20 September 1998

42.  Schedule 6, items 48 and 49

Immediately after Schedules 1, 2 and 3 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Simplification Measures) Act 1997 commenced

1 January 1998

43.  Schedule 6, item 50

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

44.  Schedule 6, item 51

Immediately after section 74 of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 commenced

22 May 1986

45.  Schedule 6, items 52 and 53

Immediately after item 6 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997 commenced

13 May 1997

46.  Schedule 6, item 54

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

47.  Schedule 6, item 56

Immediately after item 30 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000 commenced

24 November 2000

48.  Schedule 6, item 57

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

49.  Schedule 6, item 60

Immediately after item 30 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000 commenced

24 November 2000

50.  Schedule 6, item 61

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

51.  Schedule 6, item 62

Immediately after section 29 of the Veterans’ Affairs (1994-95 Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1994 commenced

1 January 1995

52.  Schedule 6, items 64 and 65

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

53.  Schedule 6, item 67

Immediately after Part 7 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997 commenced

10 November 1997

55.  Schedule 6, item 69

Immediately after Division 8 of Part 2 of the Veterans’ Affairs (1994-95 Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1994 commenced

1 January 1995

56. Schedule 6, items 70, 71, 72 and 73

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

57. Schedule 6, item 74

Immediately after item 73 of Schedule 6 to this Act commences

6 September 2002

58. Schedule 6, items 75 and 76

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

59.  Schedule 6, item 77

Immediately after Part 5 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997 commenced

11 December 1997

60.  Schedule 6, item 78

Immediately after the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 commenced

22 May 1986

61.  Schedule 6, item 79

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

62.  Schedule 6, item 80

Immediately after Division 11 of Part 2 of the Veterans’ Affairs (1994-95 Budget Measures) Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 1994 commenced

16 December 1994

63.  Schedule 6, items 81 and 82

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

64.  Schedule 6, item 83

Immediately after Schedules 1, 2 and 3 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Simplification Measures) Act 1997 commenced

1 January 1998

65.  Schedule 6, item 84

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

66.  Schedule 6, item 85

Immediately after Schedules 1, 2 and 3 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Simplification Measures) Act 1997 commenced

1 January 1998

67.  Schedule 6, item 86

The day on which this Act receives the Royal Assent

6 September 2002

68.  Schedule 6, items 87 to 96

Immediately after Schedules 1, 2 and 3 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Simplification Measures) Act 1997 commenced

1 January 1998

69.  Schedule 7, items 1 and 2

Immediately after items 17 and 19 of Schedule 1 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000 commenced

24 November 2000

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally passed by the Parliament and assented to. It will not be expanded to deal with provisions inserted in this Act after assent.

             (2)  Column 3 of the table is for additional information that is not part of this Act. This information may be included in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedule(s)

                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.


 

Schedule 1Amendment of the Social Security Act 1991

  

1  Subparagraphs 4(11)(b)(iii), (c)(iii) and (d)(ii)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

2  Paragraph 8(8)(s)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

3  Subparagraph 8(8)(y)(i)

After “pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

4  Subsection 9(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of assessable period)

After “pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

5  Subsection 9(1) (definition of assessable period)

After “such a pension,”, insert “supplement,”.

6  Subsection 9(1) (definition of pensioner couple)

After “service pension”, insert “, income support supplement”.

7  Paragraph 11(10)(a)

After “pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

8  Paragraph 11(10)(d)

Omit “pension or benefit” (wherever occurring), substitute “pension, supplement or benefit”.

9  Subparagraphs 11(10)(e)(ii), (iii) and (iv)

Omit “pension or benefit”, substitute “pension, supplement or benefit”.

10  Paragraph 11(10)(f)

Omit “pension or benefit”, substitute “pension, supplement or benefit”.

11  Paragraph 11(10A)(a)

After “pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

12  Subsection 23(1) (at the end of the definition of income support payment)

Add:

               ; or (e)  income support supplement.

13  Subsection 23(1) (paragraph (b) of the definition of payday)

After “service pension” (wherever occurring), insert “or income support supplement”.

14  Subsection 23(1) (paragraphs (a) and (b) of the definition of social security recipient status)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

15  Subparagraph 82(1)(d)(ii)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

16  At the end of subparagraph 82(5)(b)(iii)

Add “or income support supplement”.

17  Paragraph 83(1)(b)

Omit all the words before subparagraph (i), substitute:

                            where the partner was receiving a service pension or income support supplement—the amount that would have been payable to the partner under Part III or IIIA of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act on the service payday that:

18  Sub-subparagraph 91(1)(b)(ii)(C)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

19  Subparagraph 146F(1)(d)(ii)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

20  At the end of subparagraph 146F(5)(b)(iii)

Add “or income support supplement”.

21  Paragraph 146G(1)(b)

Omit all the words before subparagraph (i), substitute:

                            where the partner was receiving a service pension or income support supplement—the amount that would have been payable to the partner under Part III or IIIA of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act on the service payday that:

22  Sub-subparagraph 146Q(1)(b)(ii)(C)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

23  Subsection 236A(1) (note)

Repeal the note.

24  At the end of subsection 408CF(1)

Add “or income support supplement”.

25  Paragraph 408CF(2)(b)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

26  Subparagraph 514A(1)(c)(ii)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

27  Paragraph 552(2)(a)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

28  Subparagraph 567(1)(e)(ii)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

29  Section 573A (table)

After item 2, insert:

 

2A

Income support supplement

(Section 45A of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act)

30  Paragraph 578(2)(a)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

31  Subparagraph 592(1)(e)(ii)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

32  Paragraph 593(4)(a)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

33  Subparagraphs 612(1)(b)(i) and (2)(b)(i)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

34  At the end of subsection 614(1)

Add “or income support supplement”.

35  Paragraph 614(2)(b)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

36  Paragraph 660YBA(3)(b)

After “service pension,”, insert “income support supplement,”.

37  Subsection 660YCF(1)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

38  Paragraph 660YCF(2)(b)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

39  Subparagraphs 660YKB(1)(c)(ii) and 660YKC(1)(c)(ii)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

40  Subparagraphs 681(1)(b)(i) and (2)(b)(i)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

41  Subsection 686(1)

After “service pension,”, insert “income support supplement,”.

42  Paragraph 686(2)(b)

Omit “or service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

43  Subparagraph 728PA(1)(e)(ii)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

44  Paragraph 729(6)(a)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

45  Subparagraphs 734(1)(b)(i) and (2)(b)(i)

Omit “or service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

46  At the end of subsection 735(1)

Add “or income support supplement”.

47  Paragraph 735(2)(b)

Omit “or service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

48  Subparagraph 768A(1)(e)(ii)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

49  Subparagraph 771HA(1)(c)(i)

Omit “or service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

50  Subparagraph 771NU(1)(c)(i)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

51  Paragraph 771NU(1)(e)

Omit “or mature age allowance”, substitute “, mature age allowance, service pension or income support supplement”.

52  Subparagraph 822(1)(d)(ii)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

53  At the end of subparagraph 822(5)(b)(iii)

Add “or income support supplement”.

54  Paragraph 823(1)(b)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

55  Paragraph 823(1)(b)

After “Part III”, insert “or IIIA”.

56  Sub-subparagraph 830(1)(b)(ii)(C)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

57  Subparagraph 1033(c)(iii)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

58  After paragraph 1061PJ(3)(b)

Insert:

                    (ba)  income support supplement;

59  Point 1064-D2 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 4 in Table DA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

60  Point 1064-D2 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 5 in Table DA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

61  Point 1064-D2 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 6 in Table DA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

62  Paragraph 1064-D4(b)

Omit “or service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

63  Paragraph 1064-D4(c)

After “pension”, insert “or supplement”.

64  Point 1064-D5 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 4 in Table D)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

65  Point 1064-D5 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 5 in Table D)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

66  Point 1064-D5 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 6 in Table D)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

67  Point 1066A-EA2A (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 5 in Table EAA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

68  Point 1066A-EA2A (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 6 in Table EAA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

69  Point 1066A-EA2A (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 7 in Table EAA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

70  Paragraph 1066A-EA11(b)

Omit “service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

71  Paragraph 1066A-EA11(c)

Omit “pension”, substitute “, pension or supplement”.

72  Point 1066A-EA12 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 5 in Table EA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

73  Point 1066A-EA12 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 6 in Table EA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

74  Point 1066A-EA12 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 7 in Table EA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

75  Point 1066A-EB2A (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 5 in Table EBA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

76  Point 1066A-EB2A (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 6 in Table EBA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

77  Point 1066A-EB2A (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 7 in Table EBA)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

78  Paragraph 1066A-EB12(b)

Omit “service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

79  Paragraph 1066A-EB12(c)

Omit “pension”, substitute “, pension or supplement”.

80  Point 1066A-EB13 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 5 in Table EB)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

81  Point 1066A-EB13 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 6 in Table EB)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

82  Point 1066A-EB13 (paragraph (a) in the second column of item 7 in Table EB)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

83  Paragraph 1067G-D3(b)

Omit “or service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

84  Paragraph 1067G-D3(c)

After “pension”, insert “or supplement”.

85  Point 1067G-H2

After “service pension”, insert “, income support supplement”.

86  Paragraph 1067G-H27(b)

After “service pension”, insert “, income support supplement”.

87  Section 1067G (column 2 of table item 7 in Module L of the Youth Allowance Rate Calculator)

Omit “husband”, substitute “partner”.

88  Section 1067G (after table item 7 in Module L of the Youth Allowance Rate Calculator)

Insert:

 

7A

Income support supplement

(section 45A of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act)

89  Point 1067L-D2

After “service pension”, insert “, income support supplement”.

90  Paragraph 1067L-D26(b)

After “service pension”, insert “, income support supplement”.

91  Point 1068-B1 (paragraph (c) in the second column of item 4 in Table B)

Omit “or service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

92  Point 1068-B1 (paragraph (c) in the second column of item 4B in Table B)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

93  Point 1068-B1 (paragraph (b) in the second column of item 5 in Table B)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

94  Paragraph 1068-F2(b)

Omit “service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

95  Paragraph 1068-F2(c)

After “pension”, insert “or supplement”.

96  Point 1068-G1 (method statement, step 1, note 1)

Repeal the note.

97  Point 1068-G2

After “service pension”, insert “, income support supplement”.

98  Paragraph 1068-G10(b)

After “service pension”, insert “, income support supplement”.

99  Paragraph 1068-J4(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  a remote area allowance payable under point SCH6-G1 of the VEA.

100  Point 1068B-D2

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

101  Paragraph 1068B-D23(b)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

102  Paragraph 1068B-F3(b)

Omit “service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

103  Paragraph 1068B-F3(c)

After “pension”, insert “or supplement”.

104  Paragraph 1068B-G3(b)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (b)  a remote area allowance payable under point SCH6-G1 of the VEA.

105  Paragraphs 1106(2)(a) and (b)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

106  Paragraphs 1123(2)(a) and (b)

Repeal the paragraphs, substitute:

                     (a)  obtaining a social security pension, a social security benefit, a parenting allowance, a service pension or an income support supplement or enabling the person’s partner or someone else of whom the person is a family member to obtain such a pension, benefit, allowance or supplement, or a youth training allowance; or

                     (b)  obtaining a social security pension, a social security benefit, a parenting allowance, a service pension or an income support supplement, or enabling the person’s partner to obtain such a pension, benefit, allowance or supplement, or a youth training allowance, at a higher rate than would have otherwise been payable; or

107  Section 1188C (column 3 of items 17, 18, 24 and 25 in Table A)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

108  Section 1190 (column 2 of table item 55)

Omit “getting service pension but not getting telephone allowance”, substitute “not getting telephone allowance under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act”.

109  Section 1190 (column 2 of table item 56)

Omit “getting service pension and getting telephone allowance”, substitute “getting telephone allowance under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act”.

110  Paragraph 63(10)(d) of Schedule 1A

Omit “clause 4”, substitute “clause 5”.

111  Paragraph (b) of subclause 120A(2) of Schedule 1A

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.


 

Schedule 2Amendment of the Social Security (Administration) Act 1999

  

1  Subparagraph 90(1)(b)(ii)

After “pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

2  Paragraph 91(2)(b)

Omit “or service pension”, substitute “, service pension or income support supplement”.

3  Subsection 91(2)

Omit “or the service pension”, substitute “, the service pension or the income support supplement”.

4  Subparagraph 96(5)(b)(iii)

After “pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

5  Subparagraph 98(b)(ii)

After “pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

6  Paragraph 98(c)

Omit “or benefit”, substitute “, benefit or supplement”.

7  Paragraph 101(b)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.

8  Section 101

Omit “or the service pension”, substitute “, the service pension or the income support supplement”.

9  Subparagraph 110(5)(b)(i)

Omit “or a service pension”, substitute “, a service pension or income support supplement”.


 

Schedule 3Amendment of the Aged Care (Consequential Provisions) Act 1997

  

1  Item 60 of Schedule 4

Repeal the item, substitute:

60  Paragraph 5L(7)(d)

Omit “started to be in a relevant care situation”, substitute “started to be either in a care situation or an aged care resident”.

2  Item 75 of Schedule 4

Repeal the item, substitute:

75  Paragraph 5R(6)(c)

Omit “has entered the approved respite care”, substitute “is in respite care”.


 

Schedule 4Amendment of the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Family and Other Measures) Act 1997

  

1  Item 5 of Schedule 19

Repeal the item, substitute:

5  After subsection 5N(3B)

Insert:

             (4)  If a person pays, or is liable to pay, rent for living in premises in respect of which another person pays Government rent, the rent paid or payable by the person for living in those premises is taken to be Government rent, unless:

                     (a)  the rent paid by the other person is at or above a rate that the authority receiving the rent has told the Department is the market rate; or

                     (b)  the person shares the premises with that other person and the person’s income has been taken into account in calculating the amount of Government rent payable in respect of those premises.


 

Schedule 5Amendment of the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Compensation Measures) Act 1997

  

1  After subsection 2(16)

Insert:

        (16A)  Item 28 of Schedule 8 is taken to have commenced on 4 July 1996, immediately after the commencement of Schedule 7 to the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (1995-96 Budget Measures) Act (No. 2) 1995.

2  Item 97 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item, substitute:

97  Subsection 56J(2) (note)

Omit “similarly, if a person has been receiving carer service pension because of caring for the veteran, that carer service pension will also be terminated”.


 

Schedule 6Amendment of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

  

1  Section 5 (index of definitions)

Insert the following entries in their appropriate alphabetical position, determined on a letter-by-letter basis:

average weekly earnings

5NB(1)

compensation

5NB(2)

compensation affected pension

5NB(1)

compensation part

5NB(7), (8)

compensation payer

5NB(1)

event that gives rise to an entitlement to compensation

5NB(11)

periodic payments period

5NB(1)

potential compensation payer

5NB(1)

receives compensation

5NB(10)

2  Section 5 (index of definitions)

Repeal the following entries:

child in receipt of income

5F(3)

pension increase child

5F(6)

prescribed student child

5F(1), 5R(9)

3  Section 5 (index of definitions, entry relating to defined benefit income stream)

Repeal the entry, substitute:

defined benefit income stream

5J (1E)

4  Section 5 (index of definitions, entry relating to exempt assets)

Repeal the entry.

5  Section 5 (index of definitions, entry relating to illness separated couple)

Repeal the entry, substitute:

illness separated couple

5R (5)

6  Section 5 (index of definitions, entry relating to presently payable)

Repeal the entry.

7  Section 5 (index of definitions, entry relating to receiving full-time education at a school, college or university)

Repeal the entry.

8  Section 5 (index of definitions, entry relating to retirement age)

Repeal the entry, substitute:

retirement age

5Q (1)

9  Subsection 5F(1) (definition of receiving full-time education at a school, college or university)

Repeal the definition.

10  Subsection 5H(1) (definition of adjusted income)

Omit “claiming, or entitled to, income support supplement”, substitute “for the purpose of assessment of the rate of income support supplement”.

11  Subsection 5H(1) (the definition of ordinary income, note 1)

Omit “subsection (8)”, substitute “subsection (12)”.

12  Subsection 5J(1) (paragraph (a) of the definition of assessable period)

Omit “service pension”, substitute “, service pension, income support supplement”.

13  Subsection 5J(1) (definition of presently payable)

Repeal the definition.

14  Subsection 5L(1) (definition of exempt assets)

Repeal the definition.

15  Subsection 5R(11)

Omit “a pensioner add-on child or an income support supplement add-on child (as the case may be)”, substitute “an FTB child”.

16  Subsection 6B(5)

Omit “the member”, substitute “the person”.

17  Paragraph 6D(2)(a)

Omit “Defence force”, substitute “Defence Force”.

18  Subsection 13(5)

Omit “of a kind described in paragraph 6(1)(f) or (g)”, substitute “as described in item 3 of the table in subsection 6A(1) or as described in subsection 6C(2)”.

19  Paragraph 22(5)(b)

Omit “79, 30P or 205”, substitute “30P, 79 or 205”.

21  Subsection 29(8)

Omit “that have been so approved”, substitute “that has been so approved”.

22  Subsection 29(10)

After “application”, insert “of”.

23  Paragraph 30C(4)(b)

Omit “paragraph (1)(b), (2)(b) or (3)(b)”, substitute “paragraph (1)(c), (2)(c) or (3)(c)”.

24  Subsection 36L(4) (note)

Omit “see Division 16”, substitute “see Division 16 of Part IIIB”.

25  Subsection 37L(4) (note)

Omit “see Division 16”, substitute “see Division 16 of Part IIIB”.

26  Subsection 38L(4) (note)

Omit “see Division 16”, substitute “see Division 16 of Part IIIB”.

27  Paragraph 45B(c)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (c)  a person is receiving an age service pension, an invalidity service pension, a social security pension or a social security benefit (see section 45D); or

28  At the end of section 45B

Add:

             (2)  Subject to subsection (3), income support supplement is not payable to a person if the person’s income support supplement rate would be nil.

Note:          A person whose rate might otherwise be nil under the Rate Calculator may not have a nil rate after the application of the financial hardship provisions (sections 52Y and 52Z).

             (3)  Subsection (2) does not apply to a person if the person’s income support supplement rate is nil merely because of the operation of Part IVA.

29  Subsection 45Q(4) (note)

Omit “see Division 16”, substitute “see Division 16 of Part IIIB”.

30  Subsection 45S(1)

Omit “subsections (2) and (3)”, substitute “subsection (2)”.

31  Section 46G

Repeal the section.

32  Subsection 48(2)

Repeal the subsection.

33  Section 48E

After “a service pension” (wherever occurring), insert “or an income support supplement”.

34  Section 52D

Repeal the section, substitute:

52D  Loans

                   If a person lends an amount after 22 May 1986, the value of the assets of the person for the purposes of this Act includes so much of that amount as remains unpaid but does not include any amount payable by way of interest under the loan.

35  Subsection 52E(2)

Repeal the subsection.

36  Paragraph 53D(1)(b)

Omit “as a member of the naval, military or air forces of a Commonwealth or allied country of a kind described in paragraph 6(1)(f) or (g)”, substitute “as described in item 3 of the table in subsection 6A(1) or as described in subsection 6C(2)”.

37  Subsection 53D(2)

Omit “in the naval, military or air forces of a Commonwealth or allied country of a kind described in paragraph 6(1)(f) or (g)”, substitute “for service as described in item 3 of the table in subsection 6A(1) or as described in subsection 6C(2)”.

Note:       The heading to section 55 is altered by omitting “Service pension” and substituting “Pension”.

38  Subsection 56(2) (note 1)

Repeal the note.

39  Subsection 56EC(1)

After “service pension”, insert “or income support supplement”.

40  Subsection 56EC(1)

After “pension” (second and third occurring), insert “or supplement”.

41  Subsection 56H(1)

Omit “56EA or 56EB”, substitute “56EA, 56EB or 56EC”.

42  Subsection 56J(2) (note)

Omit “Note:”, substitute “Note 1:”

43  At the end of subsection 56J(2)

Add:

Note 2:       Cancellation of a veteran’s service pension may result in the veteran being ineligible for treatment under Part V.

44  Section 56N (paragraph (a) of note 1)

Omit “56, 56A, 56BB or 56BC”, substitute “56 or 56A”.

45  Section 56N (paragraph (b) of note 1)

Omit “or 56BA”.

46  Subsection 59B(1) (table item 2)

Repeal the item.

47  Subsection 59C(2) (steps 4 and 5 of the method statement)

Repeal the steps, substitute:

Step 4.   Use section 59E to round off the provisional indexed amount: the result is the rounded-off amount.

Step 5.   The indexed amount is:

               (a)     if paragraph (b) does not apply—the rounded-off amount; or

               (b)     if the amount to be indexed is the amount under item 10 of the CPI Indexation Table in subsection 59B(1)—the rounded-off amount multiplied by 13/7.

              The indexed amount may be increased under section 59EA in certain cases.

48  Subsection 59Q(7) (definition of RPA (rate of pharmaceutical allowance))

Omit “point SC6-D7”, substitute “SCH6-D7”.

49  Paragraph 59U(2)(d)

Omit “or of the compensation affected component of that pension (as the case may be)”.

Note:       The heading to section 59ZD is altered by omitting “recovery payment” and substituting “recovery notice”.

50  At the end of subsection 68(1)

Add:

Note:          The Military Compensation Act 1994 commenced on 7 April 1994.

51  Subsection 74(2)

Omit “that was defence-caused”.

52  Subparagraph 80(2)(c)(i)

Omit “as a member of the naval, military or air forces of a Commonwealth country or an allied country of a kind described in paragraph 6(1)(f) or (g)”, substitute “as described in item 3 of the table in subsection 6A(1) or as described in subsection 6C(2)”.

53  Subparagraph 80(2)(c)(ii)

Omit “in those forces”, substitute “for that service”.

54  Paragraph 85(4)(b)

Omit “War”, substitute “war”.

56  Subsection 90(8)

Omit “, 87, 88”.

57  Subsection 90A(3)

Omit “amend”, substitute “vary or revoke”.

60  Subsection 93D(1) (definition of eligible person)

Omit “, 86, 87 or 88”, substitute “or 86”.

61  Subsection 93M(2)

Omit “to the veteran”, substitute “to the veteran or mariner”.

62  Paragraph 99(2)(c)

Omit “the Commission receives information from which he or she is satisfied”, substitute “information is received which satisfies the Commission”.

64  Paragraphs 113(1)(c) and (d)

Repeal the paragraphs.

65  Subsection 115(5)

Omit “section Division” (wherever occurring), substitute “Division”.

67  Subsection 115D(2)

Omit “ends 5 years after the commencement day”, substitute “runs for 5 years”.

69  After subparagraph 118AA(a)(i)

Insert:

                            (ia)  invalidity service pension; or

70  Subsection 118V(1) (note 3)

Omit “118ZAA”, substitute “118ZZA”.

71  Subsection 118V(2) (note 4)

Omit “118ZAA”, substitute “118ZZA”.

72  Subsection 118V(3) (note 5)

Omit “118ZAA”, substitute “118ZZA”.

73  Section 118ZAA

Renumber as section 118ZZA.

74  Section 118ZZA (Seniors Health Card Income Test Calculator)

Omit “118ZAA-” (wherever occurring), substitute “118ZZA-”.

75  Subparagraph 128A(3)(b)(ii)

After “the Commissioner”, insert “of Taxation”.

76  Paragraph 128A(4)(d)

After “the Commissioner”, insert “of Taxation”.

77  Subsection 132(12)

Omit “, 39D”.

78  Subsection 160(3)

Omit “Remuneration Tribunals Act 1973”, substitute “Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973”.

79  At the end of subsection 161(1)

Add:

               ; or (c)  during any period, or during all periods, when there is a vacancy in an office of a member.

80  After section 196ZM

Insert:

Division 4Payment of medical and travelling expenses

81  Subsection 213(1)

Omit “under the regulations”, substitute “under the regulations or under any other legislative instrument made under this Act”.

82  Subsection 214(1)

Omit “or the regulations”, substitute “or under the regulations or under any other legislative instrument made under this Act”.

83  Subclause 1(1) of Schedule 5

Omit “section 41”, substitute “Schedule 6”.

84  Clause 2 of Schedule 5

Repeal the clause.

85  After subclause 10(2) of Schedule 5

Insert:

          (2A)  For the purposes of Part IIIC, the rate of invalidity service pension, partner service pension, or income support supplement, that is payable to a person who has not reached pension age does not include the notional pension/supplement child-related amount.

86  Clause 12 of Schedule 5 (the clause 12 inserted by item 85 of Schedule 3 to the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Budget and Other Measures) Act 1998)

Renumber as 11A.

87  Subpoint SCH6-A1(5) (step 4 of method statement 4, second sentence)

Repeal the sentence, substitute “The result is the person’s rate of service pension”.

88  At the end of points SCH6-A3, SCH6-A4 and SCH6-A5

Add:

Note:          For war widow/war widowerpensioner see subsection 5Q(1).

89  At the end of points SCH6-A6, SCH6-A7 and SCH6-A8

Add:

Note:          For war widow/war widowerpensioner see subsection 5Q(1).

90  Point SCH6-A9 (note)

Repeal the note.

91  Paragraph SCH6-C3(a)

Repeal the paragraph, substitute:

                     (a)  the person is not an aged care resident; and

92  Point SCH6-C3 (note 1)

Repeal the note, substitute:

Note 1:       For aged care resident see subsection 5NC(5).

93  Paragraph SCH6-C5(b)

After “service pension”, insert “, income support supplement,”.

94  Subparagraph SCH6-C5(c)(i)

After “service pension”, insert “, income support supplement or social security pension”.

95  Point SCH6-E6 (heading to column 3 of Table E-1)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Basic income free area per year

96  Point SCH6-E6 (heading to column 4 of Table E-1)

Repeal the heading, substitute:

Basic income free area per fortnight

Note:       The heading to point SCH6-E6 is altered by omitting “free area” and substituting “income free area”.


 

Schedule 7Amendment of the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment Act (No. 1) 2000

  

1  Item 17 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item, substitute:

17  Subsection 213(1)

Omit “a commissioner, or to a person appointed or engaged under the Public Service Act 1999,”, substitute “a person referred to in subsection (4)”.

2  Item 19 of Schedule 1

Repeal the item, substitute:

19  Subsection 214(1)

Omit “a person appointed or engaged under the Public Service Act 1999”, substitute “a person referred to in subsection (4)”.