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This determination provides that monetary payments made under the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse will not be regarded as income under the income test provisions of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Made 14 Aug 2018
Registered 20 Aug 2018
Tabled HR 21 Aug 2018
Tabled Senate 22 Aug 2018

 

 

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986

 

 

 

Veterans’ Entitlements (Exempt Lump Sum –Redress Payment) Determination 2018

 

Instrument 2018 No. R83

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dated this 14 day of August 2018

 

 

E Kairouz

 

EDEL KAIROUZ


1       Name

            This determination is the Veterans’ Entitlements (Exempt Lump Sum – Redress Payment) Determination 2018.

2       Commencement

This determination is taken to have commenced on 1 July 2018.

3       Authority

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

4       Definitions

            In this determination:

 

“income support supplement” means the payment called the income support supplement payable under Part IIIA of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

 

redress paymentmeans a redress payment made under the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse established by the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018.

 

“service pension” has the same meaning as it has in subsection 5Q(1) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

 

“veteran payment” means the payment called the veteran payment payable under an instrument made under section 45SB of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

5       Exempt lump sum

If:

(a)    a person or a person’s partner receives a redress payment; and

(b)   the person is eligible for, or in receipt of:

(i)            an income support supplement; or

(ii)          a service pension; or

(iii)        a veteran payment;

then, the amount of the redress payment received by the person or the person’s partner is an exempt lump sum.