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SLI 2012 No. 103 Regulations as made
This regulation amends the Veterans’ Entitlements Regulations 1986 to remove the requirement for treatment practitioners to endorse an entitled person’s (veteran or dependant) application for reimbursement of travel expenses.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 21 Jun 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR25-Jun-2012
Tabled Senate25-Jun-2012
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Veterans' Affairs (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

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Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1)1

Select Legislative Instrument 2012 No. 103

I, QUENTIN BRYCE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

Dated 14 June 2012



By Her Excellency’s Command


1              Name of regulation

                This regulation is the Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Regulation 2012 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This regulation commences on the day after it is registered.

3              Amendment of Veterans’ Entitlements Regulations 1986

                Schedule 1 amends the Veterans’ Entitlements Regulations 1986.

Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)


[1]           Paragraphs 9 (6) (a) and (b)


                (a)    if the distance from the residence of the entitled person to the treatment location is more than 50 km, the greater of:

                          (i)    the distance determined by the Commission to be the distance between the entitled person’s residence and the closest practical treatment location; and

                         (ii)    50 km; or

[2]           Paragraph 9 (6) (c)

renumber as paragraph 9 (6) (b)

[3]           Subregulation 9 (7)


[4]           Subregulation 9 (12)



[5]           Subregulation 9 (14)



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