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A Bill for an Act to amend the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, and for related purposes
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
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Registered 11 Feb 2011
Introduced HR 10 Feb 2010
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2010‑2011

 

The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

 

 

Presented and read a first time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (MRCA Supplement) Bill 2011

 

No.      , 2011

 

(Veterans’ Affairs)

 

 

 

A Bill for an Act to amend the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, and for related purposes

  

  


Contents

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

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

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                3

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004                                         3

 


A Bill for an Act to amend the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, and for related purposes

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (MRCA Supplement) Act 2011.

2  Commencement

                   This Act commences on the day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

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                   Each Act that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.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 1Amendments

  

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

1  At the end of subsection 222(5)

Add:

               ; or (d)  seniors supplement under the Social Security Act 1991 or the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986; or

                     (e)  a social security payment (within the meaning of the Social Security Act 1991) for which a pension supplement amount (within the meaning of that Act) is used to work out the rate of the payment; or

                      (f)  a service pension (within the meaning of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986).

2  At the end of subsection 246(4)

Add:

               ; or (d)  seniors supplement under the Social Security Act 1991 or the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986; or

                     (e)  a social security payment (within the meaning of the Social Security Act 1991) for which a pension supplement amount (within the meaning of that Act) is used to work out the rate of the payment; or

                      (f)  a service pension (within the meaning of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986).

3  At the end of subsection 301(4)

Add:

               ; or (d)  he or she is receiving a social security payment (within the meaning of the Social Security Act 1991) for which a pension supplement amount (within the meaning of that Act) is used to work out the rate of the payment; or

                     (e)  he or she is receiving a service pension (within the meaning of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986).

4  At the end of section 301

Add:

             (5)  Paragraph (4)(c) does not apply to a person who is a wholly dependent partner of a deceased member if:

                     (a)  the member died before 20 September 2009; and

                     (b)  at any time, the person chose under section 236 to be paid a lump sum as compensation for the member’s death.