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SR 2004 No. 337 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 HR09-Dec-2004
Tabled Senate09-Dec-2004
Gazetted 08 Dec 2004
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1)1

Statutory Rules 2004 No. 3372

I, PHILIP MICHAEL JEFFERY, 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 1 December 2004

P. M. JEFFERY

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

DE-ANNE KELLY


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Regulations 2004 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on the date of their notification in the Gazette.

3              Amendment of Veterans’ Entitlements Regulations 1986

                Schedule 1 amends the Veterans’ Entitlements Regulations 1986.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(regulation 3)

  

[1]           Subregulation 9 (18)

omit

commercial accommodation

insert

commercial accommodation, subsidised accommodation or private accommodation

[2]           Subregulation 9 (18), examples 1, 2, 3, and 4

substitute

Examples

1   A veteran and attendant drive by private motor vehicle to an appointment 100 km from home, and return on the same day. The travelling expenses are:

Veteran:

meals

$9.10

paragraph 9 (15) (a)

 

transport

$44.00

subregulation 9 (11) — 200km @ 22c/km

Attendant:

meals

 $9.10

 

Total:

 

$62.20

 

2   A veteran and attendant drive by private motor vehicle to an appointment in a capital city 300 km from home, stay overnight in non-shared commercial accommodation, and return the next day. The travelling expenses are:

Veteran:

accom. & meals

(1st day)

$107.80

paragraph 9 (12) (b)

 

meals (2nd day)

$18.20

paragraph 9 (15) (b)

 

transport

$132.00

subregulation 9 (11) — 600km @ 22c/km

Attendant:

accom. & meals

(1st day)

$107.80

 

 

meals (2nd day)

$18.20

 

Total:

 

$384.00

 

3   A veteran and attendant drive by private motor vehicle to an appointment in a capital city 300 km from home, and stay overnight in non-shared commercial accommodation. The veteran is admitted to a hospital the next morning. The attendant returns home and comes back to collect the veteran, staying in commercial accommodation the night before the veteran is discharged. The travelling expenses are:

Amount set out in example 2

$384.00

 

less (for the veteran’s meals on 2nd day)

$18.20

 

Total

$365.80

 

Plus

 

 

 

Veteran:

meals on return journey

$18.20

 

Attendant:

transport

$132.00

subregulations 9 (11) and (16) — journey to hospital and return with veteran — 600km @ 22c/km

 

meals

$18.20

subregulation 9 (16)

 

accom. & meals

$107.80

subregulation 9 (16)

Total:

 

$642.00

 

4   The situation is the same as in example 3, except that the attendant stays in commercial accommodation while the veteran is in the hospital (2 nights). The travelling expenses payable are:

Amount set out in example 2

$384.00

 

less (for the veteran’s meals on 2nd day)

$18.20

 

Total

$365.80

 

Plus

 

 

 

Veteran:

meals on return journey

$18.20

 

Attendant:

The lesser of:

 

 

(a)   transport home and back to the hospital; or

$132.00

paragraph 9 (18) (a)

(b)   2 nights commercial accommodation

$215.60

paragraph 9 (18) (b)

Total:

 

$516.00 or $599.60

 

5   The situation is the same as in example 3 but as if the attendant stays in subsidised accommodation and stays in subsidised accommodation while the veteran is in the hospital (2 nights). The travelling expenses payable are:

Amount set out in example 2 (as if subsidised accommodation)

$281.80

 

less (for the veteran’s meals on 2nd day)

$18.20

 

Total

$263.60

 

Plus

 

 

 

Veteran:

meals on return journey

$18.20

 

Attendant:

The lesser of:

 

 

(a)   transport home and back to the hospital; or

$132.00

paragraph 9 (18) (a)

(b)   2 nights subsidised accommodation

$113.40

paragraph 9 (18) (b)

Total:

 

$413.80 or $395.20

 

6   The situation is the same as in example 3 but as if the attendant stays in private accommodation and stays in private accommodation while the veteran is in the hospital (2 nights). The travelling expenses payable are:

Amount set out in example 2 (as if private accommodation)

$224.90

 

less (for the veteran’s meals on 2nd day)

$18.20

 

Total

$206.70

 

Plus

 

 

 

Veteran:

meals on return journey

$18.20

 

Attendant:

The lesser of:

 

 

(a)   transport home and back to the hospital; or

$132.00

paragraph 9 (18) (a)

(b)   2 nights private accommodation

$56.50

paragraph 9 (18) (b)

Total:

 

$356.90 or $281.40

 


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; 2001 Nos. 72 and 228; 2003 No. 247.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 8 December 2004.