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No. 29 of 2003 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Amendment of Statement of Principles concerning carotid arterial disease.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 14 Oct 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-Aug-2003
Tabled Senate11-Aug-2003
Gazetted 16 Jul 2003
Date of repeal 01 Apr 2016
Repealed by Sunsetting

Instrument No.29 of 2003


Amendment of Statement of Principles






Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986


1.                 The Repatriation Medical Authority amends, under subsection 196B(2) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (the Act), Instrument No.9 of 2003 by:


A.                 in paragraph 8, deleting the definition of “trauma to the site of the aneurysm” and inserting in its place the following definition:


‘trauma to the affected segment of the artery’ means

(i)                a penetrating injury to the affected segment of the artery, or

(ii)              a blunt injury resulting in soft tissue injury adjacent to the affected segment of the artery.


2.         The amendments made by this instrument apply to all matters to which Instrument No.9 of 2003 and section 120A of the Act apply.



Dated this       Eighth             day of              July  2003



The Common Seal of the                              )

Repatriation Medical Authority                   )

was affixed to this instrument                      )

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