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This determination exempts 'Australian prisoner of war (Europe) compensation payments' made under the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments and Other 2007 Budget Measures) Act 2007 from the definition of 'ordinary income' in the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Made 07 Jul 2017
Registered 13 Jul 2017
Tabled HR 08 Aug 2017
Tabled Senate 08 Aug 2017

 

 

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

 

 

 

Veterans’ Entitlements (Exempt Lump Sum – Compensation Payment for Australian Prisoners of War in Europe) Determination 2017

 

Instrument 2017 No. R13

 

 

 

I, MARK HARRIGAN, delegate of the Repatriation Commission, make the following determination under paragraph 5H(12)(c) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

 

 

 

 

Dated this 7th day of July 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M Harrigan

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MARK HARRIGAN


1       Name

This instrument is the Veterans’ Entitlements (Exempt Lump Sum –Compensation Payment for Australian Prisoners of War in Europe) Determination 2017.

2       Commencement

This instrument commences on the day after registration.

3       Authority

This instrument is made under paragraph 5H(12)(c) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA).

4       Revocation

The Veterans’ Entitlements Income (Exempt Lump Sum - Ex Gratia Payment for Australian Prisoners of War in Europe) Determination (Instrument No.R16/2007) dated 31 May 2007 is revoked.

5       Definitions

            In this instrument:

 

“compensation payment for Australian Prisoners of War in Europe” means a one-off payment made under Schedule 5 of the Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (One-off Payments and Other 2007 Budget Measures) Act 2007;

 

“income support supplement” means the payment called the income support supplement payable under Part IIIA of the VEA;

“service pension” has the same meaning as in subsection 5Q(1) of the VEA.

 

6       Exempt lump sum

If a person or a person’s partner receives a compensation payment for Australian Prisoners of War in Europe and the person is eligible for, or in receipt of a service pension or income support supplement, then the amount of the compensation payment for Australian Prisoners of War in Europe received by the person or the person’s partner is an exempt lump sum.