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No. 4 of 2000 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Exempts payments to participants in the welfare reform initiative "Assessment and Contestability Trial for People with Disabilities" from the definition of "ordinary income" in the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 24 Aug 2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

 

 

VETERANS’ ENTITLEMENTS ACT 1986

 

 

 

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Income Exempt Lump Sum

Determination No. 4 of 2000

 

 

 

I, JEANETTE RICKETTS, Branch Head, Income Support and a delegate of the Repatriation Commission, Department of Veterans’ Affairs, make this determination, under paragraph 5H(12)(c) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

 

 

 

 

 

Dated this Fourth day of September 2000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JEANETTE RICKETTS

Ag. Branch Head

Income Support


Veterans’ Entitlements Income Exempt Lump Sum Determination No. 4 of 2000

 

 

Part 1              Preliminary

 

 

1.1                   NAME OF DETERMINATION

 

This determination is the Veterans’ Entitlements Income Exempt Lump Sum Determination No.4 of 2000.

 

1.2                                     COMMENCEMENT

 

This determination commences on 31 July 2000.

 

1.3                   DEFINITIONS

 

In this determination:

 

Act means the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

 


Veterans’ Entitlements Income Exempt Lump Sum Determination No. 4 of 2000

 

Part 2              Exempt Lump Sums

 

 

2.1                   AMOUNT OR CLASS OF AMOUNTS

 

(1)   Paragraph 5H(12)(c) of the Act provides that an amount or class of amounts, received by a person is an exempt lump sum if the amount, or class of amounts is determined by Commission to be an exempt lump sum.

 

(2)   On 4 May 2000, the Hon Larry Anthony MP, Minister for Community Services announced a trial of a welfare reform initiative, known as the Assessment and Contestability Trial for People with Disabilities.  The Trial is intended to more effectively assist people with disabilities to participate in the community, both socially and economically.  The trial commences on 31 July 2000.

 

(3)   A person, being a participant, or an intended participant, of the Assessment and Contestability Trial for People with Disabilities, will be provided financial assistance of $40 to assist with the expenses of partipication in the Trial.

 

2.2                   APPLICATION-EXEMPT LUMP SUMS

 

(1)   It is appropriate to determine that an amount, or class of amounts, paid to a person, on or after the commencement of this Determination, in accordance with the requirements of subclause 2.1(3) of this Determination, is an exempt lump sum for the purposes of paragraph 5H(12)(c) of the Act from the date that the amount is paid.