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No. R19 of 2005 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
Exempts (for means-testing purposes) amounts received under the Australian Capital Territory Government's Community Inclusion and Household Debt Pilot Project from the definition of "ordinary income" under the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 19 Sep 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate05-Oct-2005
Tabled HR10-Oct-2005
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Repatriation Commission

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

Veterans’ Entitlements Income (Exempt Lump Sum — Australian Capital Territory Government’s Community Inclusion and Household Debt Pilot Project) Determination

Instrument No. R19/2005

I, JEANETTE RICKETTS, Branch Head, Income Support Branch, Department of Veterans’ Affairs, and delegate of the Repatriation Commission, determine, under paragraph 5H(12)(c) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA), that an amount specified in Part 2 of the Schedule as an exempt lump sum is an exempt lump sum for the purposes of the definition of “ordinary income” in subsection 5H(1) of the VEA.

 

 

Dated 14 September 2005

 

 

 

 

Jeanette Ricketts…………….….

JEANETTE RICKETTS


SCHEDULE

Part 1: Preliminary and Interpretation

1.                Explanation

1.1              Paragraph 5H(12)(c) of the VEA enables the Repatriation Commission to determine that an amount, or one of a class of amounts, is an exempt lump sum.  The consequence of the determination is that the amount, or class of amounts, is not ordinary income for the purposes of the VEA.

1.2    Name of Determination

1.2.1        This determination is the Veterans’ Entitlements Income (Exempt Lump Sum - Australian Capital Territory Government’s Community Inclusion and Household Debt Pilot Project) Determination No. R19 of 2005.

1.3           Commencement of Determination

1.3.1        This Determination is taken to have commenced on 23 March 2005.

1.4           Definitions

1.4.1        In this Determination:

“service pension” has the meaning given to Service pension in subsection 5Q(1) of the VEA.

“income support supplement” means the payment called the income support supplement payable under Part IIIA of the VEA.

“Australian Capital Territory Government’s Community Inclusion and Household Debt Pilot Project” means a project by that same name that promotes community inclusion, by providing intensive case management to a small number of participants who are at risk of social exclusion due to unmanageable debt levels.


Part 2:   Exempt Lump Sum

2.                Exempt Lump Sum— Australian Capital Territory Government’s Community Inclusion and Household Debt Pilot Project

2.1              If:

(a)               a person or a person’s partner has received an amount under the Australian Capital Territory Government’s Community Inclusion and Household Debt Pilot Project; and

(b)               the person is eligible for, or in receipt of, a service pension or income support supplement;

then the amount received by the person or the person’s partner, under the Australian Capital Territory Government’s Community Inclusion and Household Debt Pilot Project, is an exempt lump sum.