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R47/2009 Principles as made
This instrument varies the Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 (No. R30/2006) 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Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014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

Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006

 

Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 (HomeFront - Frequency of Subsidy) Instrument 2009

 

Instrument No. R47/2009

 

I, Alan Griffin, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, pursuant to subsection 16(7) of the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006, approve this instrument made by the Repatriation Commission.

 

Dated this    15th day of   October 2009

Alan Griffin

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ALAN GRIFFIN

 

The Repatriation Commission, pursuant to subsection 16(6) of the Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006, varies the Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 (Instrument No.R30 of 2006), in accordance with the Schedule.

Dated this    6th day of     October 2009

Ian Campbell                        Shane Carmody                       WD Rolfe

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IAN CAMPBELL                      SHANE CARMODY                 BRIGADIER W D ROLFE AO

(Rtd)  PRESIDENT                 DEPUTY PRESIDENT                       COMMISSIONER

 

 

 

[1]     Name of Instrument

This instrument is the Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 (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 Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 (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 Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006 (HomeFront - Frequency of Subsidy) Instrument 2009 and the period of 12 months commences on the date of the approval.