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2006 No. M10 Principles as made
This instrument varies the MRCA Treatment Principles to increase the maximum subsidy the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission may pay to entitled persons for the purchase of minor aids and appliances for accident prevention in the home from $163 per year to $187 per year and to introduce 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Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014


Instrument 2006 No.M10

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission determines, under subsection 286 (2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (the Act), that the MRCA Treatment Principles made under paragraph 286 (1)(a) of the Act are varied in accordance with the schedule.


Dated                    2 June                                       2006


The Seal of the                                )

Military Rehabilitation                       )

  and Compensation Commission )

was affixed hereto in the                 )

presence of:                                         )


MARK SULLIVAN                      CHAIR  …………………………………………..


SIMON HARRINGTON                MEMBER …………………………………………..





[1] Name of Instrument


This Instrument is the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (MRCA Treatment Principles – HomeFront Subsidy Increase) Instrument 2006 No.M10.



[2] Commencement


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


[3] Variation of the MRCA Treatment Principles


         The Schedule varies the MRCA Treatment Principles.




Schedule             Variations


          Paragraph 11.9.1


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.