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SLI 2010 No. 6 Regulations as made
These Regulations enable a same-sex partner of a veteran who died before the commencement of the Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws - General Law Reform) Act 2008 to be eligible for the partner service pension on/after 1 July 2009 by deeming the person to have been receiving the partner service pension immediately before the veteran's death.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 15 Feb 2010
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Feb-2010
Tabled Senate22-Feb-2010
Date of repeal 09 Apr 2013
Repealed by Attorney-General's (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws — General Law Reform) (Veterans’ Affairs) Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2010 No. 6

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws — General Law Reform) Act 2008.

Dated 10 February 2010

QUENTIN BRYCE

Governor-General

By Her Excellency’s Command

ALAN GRIFFIN


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws — General Law Reform) (Veterans’ Affairs) Amendment Regulations 2010 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence immediately after the commencement of the Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws — General Law Reform) (Veterans’ Affairs) Regulations 2009.

3              Amendment of Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws — General Law Reform) (Veterans’ Affairs) Regulations 2009

                Schedule 1 amends the Same-Sex Relationships (Equal Treatment in Commonwealth Laws — General Law Reform) (Veterans’ Affairs) Regulations 2009.


Schedule 1        Amendment

(regulation 3)

 

[1]           Subregulation 20 (2)

substitute

         (2)   Part III of the VEA applies to the person as if:

                (a)    the veteran had died on 1 July 2009; and

               (b)    the person was receiving a partner service pension immediately before the veteran’s death.


Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.frli.gov.au.