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30/2000 Schemes as made
Removes the requirement in the Veterans' Children Education Scheme ("the Scheme")(made under s.117 of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986) that in order to be eligible for benefits under the Scheme a student must not cease to be in full-time education for more than three years (“the 3 year rule”).
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
General Comments: The Veterans' Children Education Scheme (Leave of Absence) Instrument was approved by the Minister for Veterans' Affairs on 4 December 2000: see Supporting Material.
Registered 22 Apr 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR06-Feb-2001
Tabled Senate06-Feb-2001
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014





Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986


Section 117


Instrument of Approval




1.         I, BRUCE SCOTT, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, in accordance with subsection 117(3) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986, hereby approve the attached Instrument (30/2000) to vary the Veterans' Children Education Scheme prepared by the Repatriation Commission under subsection 117(1) of that Act.


2.                  This Instrument commences, or is taken to have commenced, on 1 January 2001.




Dated                                       4th December                                       2000









Minister for Veterans’ Affairs