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2006/R9 Principles as made
This instrument increases the maximum subsidy the Repatriation Commission may pay to entitled persons for the purchase of minor aids and appliances for accident-prevention in the home ($163 pa to $187 pa) and introduces an indexation mechanism for the subsidy.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 05 Oct 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Oct-2006
Tabled Senate09-Oct-2006
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014


Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986


Veterans' Entitlements (Treatment Principles – HomeFront Subsidy Increase) Instrument 2006


Instrument No. 2006/R9

The Repatriation Commission makes this Instrument under section 90 of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

Dated                           2 June                          2006







mark sullivan




Simon harrington



Repatriation Commission



[1] Name of Instrument


This Instrument is the Veterans' Entitlements (Treatment Principles – HomeFront Subsidy Increase) Instrument 2006 No.R9


[2] Commencement


Upon registration on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments, this Instrument commences on 5 October 2006.


[3] Variation of the Treatment Principles


         The Schedule varies the Treatment Principles.




Schedule                 Variations


Paragraph 11.9.1 (excluding the Note)


Omit, substitute:


11.9.1         The Commission may assist in providing aids and appliances for accident prevention and personal safety for an entitled person by approving financial assistance towards the cost of such aids or appliances for the entitled person to a maximum amount of $187 (maximum amount) in a Calendar year  —  increased annually (if the following formula results in an increase) on 1 January by an amount worked out in accordance with the following formula:


maximum amount (including as indexed) x the movement (expressed as a percentage) in the Wage Cost Index 5 for the previous financial year (as advised to the Department by the Australian Government Treasury), rounded to the nearest dollar  = increase.