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M46/2009 Principles as made
This instrument amends the MRCA Treatment Principles made under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 to alter HomeFront subsidies to one per 12 month period rather than one per calendar year as was formerly the case.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 22 Oct 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Oct-2009
Tabled Senate26-Oct-2009
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

 

Australian Government

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

 

MRCA Treatment Principles (HomeFront - Frequency of Subsidy) Instrument 2009

 

Instrument No. M46/2009

 

I, Alan Griffin, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, pursuant to subsection 286(3) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, approve this instrument made by the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission.

Dated this 15th day of   October 2009

Alan Griffin

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ALAN GRIFFIN

 

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, pursuant to subsection 286(2) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, varies the MRCA Treatment Principles (Instrument No.M21 of 2004) in accordance with the Schedule.

Dated this 6th day of     October 2009

 

The Seal of the                                                 )

Military Rehabilitation                                       )

and Compensation Commission                        )

was affixed hereto in the                                    )

presence of:                                                      )

 

Ian Campbell                                                  WD Rolfe

…………………………………………..……………………………………....

IAN CAMPBELL                               BRIGADIER W D ROLFE AO (Rtd)

CHAIR                                                 MEMBER

 

[1]     Name of Instrument

This instrument is the MRCA Treatment Principles (HomeFront -Frequency of Subsidy) Instrument 2009.

 

[2]  Commencement

 

This Instrument commences on the 29th day from and including the day after the day it is registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments.

 




Schedule

 

1.      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, only once in any period of 12 months, financial assistance towards the cost of such aids or appliances to a maximum amount of $200 (maximum amount) — 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.

 

11.9.1A       For the purposes of paragraph 11.9.1:

 

          (a)      a period of 12 months commences on the date the Commission approves financial assistance; and

 

          (b)     the Commission is not to approve financial assistance for an entitled person if 12 months has not elapsed from and including the date of any previous approval.

 

11.9.1B       Where the Commission approves financial assistance under paragraph 11.9.1 of the Principles before the commencement of the MRCA Treatment Principles (HomeFront - Frequency of Subsidy) Instrument 2009 (commencement date), and on the commencement date a period of 12 months had not expired from and including the date of that approval, the approval is taken to have been granted under the Principles as amended by the MRCA Treatment Principles (HomeFront - Frequency of Subsidy) Instrument 2009 and the period of 12 months commences on the date of the approval.