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SR 2001 No. 72 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Veterans' Entitlements Regulations 1986.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-May-2001
Tabled Senate22-May-2001
Gazetted 12 Apr 2001
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014
Table of contents.

Veterans' Entitlements Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2001 No. 722

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.

Dated 5 April 2001

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

BRUCE SCOTT


Contents

                        1     Name of Regulations                                                      2

                        2     Commencement                                                              2

                        3     Amendment of Veterans’ Entitlements Regulations 1986    2

Schedule 1              Amendment taken to have commenced on 1 June 1999 3

Schedule 2              Amendments commencing on gazettal                          4

 

 


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Veterans' Entitlements Amendment Regulations 2001 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence, or are taken to have commenced, as follows:

                 (a)     on 1 June 1999 — regulations 1 to 3, and Schedule 1;

                (b)     on gazettal — the remainder.

3              Amendment of Veterans’ Entitlements Regulations 1986

                Schedules 1 and 2 amend the Veterans’ Entitlements Regulations 1986.


Schedule 1        Amendment taken to have commenced on 1 June 1999

(regulation 3)

  

[1]         Before regulation 6A

insert

6AA        Medal for Gallantry — prescribed decoration

                For paragraph 102 (5) (d) of the Act, the Medal for Gallantry in relation to the Australian Honours System is prescribed.


 

Schedule 2        Amendments commencing on gazettal

(regulation 3)

  

[1]         Regulation 6A

substitute

6A           Other prescribed decorations

                For paragraph 102 (5) (d) of the Act, the following decorations are prescribed:

                (a)    in relation to the Imperial Honours System:

                          (i)    Medal of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Military Division)
(1919–1958);

                         (ii)    Medal of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (Military Division) with Gallantry Emblem (1958–1974);

               (b)    in relation to the Australian Honours System:

                          (i)    Victoria Cross for Australia;

                         (ii)    Star of Gallantry.

[2]         After regulation 8

insert

8A           Prescribed amount for paragraphs 170A (3) (a) and (b) of the Act

                For paragraphs 170A (3) (a) and (b) of the Act, the prescribed amount is $467.50.

[3]         Regulation 9A

omit

Assistant Secretary, Compensation and Review, 20th Floor, MLC Tower, Woden, Australian Capital Territory.

insert

Branch Head, Disability Compensation Branch, Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Lovett Tower, Woden, Australian Capital Territory, 2606.

[4]         Regulation 11

substitute

11            Allowances payable to members of the Veterans’ Review Board

                For subsection 160 (2) of the Act, the following allowances are prescribed for a member of the Veterans’ Review Board:

                (a)    allowances as determined by the Remuneration Tribunal in respect of a member of the Veterans’ Review Board;

               (b)    allowances (other than those mentioned in paragraph (a)) that are payable to a person appointed or engaged under the Public Service Act 1999.

[5]         Regulation 13

substitute

13            Allowances payable to commissioners of the Repatriation Commission

                For subsection 185 (2) of the Act, the following allowances are prescribed for a commissioner of the Repatriation Commission:

                (a)    allowances as determined by the Remuneration Tribunal in respect of a member of the Repatriation Commission;

               (b)    allowances (other than those mentioned in paragraph (a)) that are payable to a person appointed or engaged under the Public Service Act 1999.

13A         Prescribed amount for paragraphs 196ZN (2) (a) and (b)

                For paragraphs 196ZN (2) (a) and (b) of the Act, the prescribed amount is $467.50.

Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1986 No. 97, as amended by 1986 No. 202; 1987 Nos. 122 and 178; 1988 Nos. 50, 138 and 335; 1989 Nos. 104 and 125; 1991 Nos. 33, 241 and 280; 1992 No. 75; 1993 No. 220; 1994 No. 24; 1997 No. 372; 1999 No. 34; 2000 No. 187.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 12 April 2001.