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Instrument 2020 No. M27 Declarations/Other as made
This declaration provides a listing (the “Specified Laws”) of the various State and Territory laws under which “State compensation” is payable and if received is to be offset against compensation payable under the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 14 Oct 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR19-Oct-2020
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Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) (Specified Laws) Declaration 2020

Instrument 2020 No. M27

 

I, Darren Chester, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, make the following legislative instrument under subsection 119(7) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988.

 

 

 

Dated this          8th        day of                 October                    2020.

 

 

Darren Chester……

DARREN CHESTER

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

 

 

  

  

  



Contents

1         Name……………………………………………………………………               1

2         Commencement…………………………………………………………               1

3         Authority……………………………………………………………… .               1

4         Repeal for the purposes of the Safety, Rehabilitation and

Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988……………………………..       1

                            5         Declaration……………………………………………………………………............. 1

 

 

Schedule—Declaration                                                                                               2

 



1          Name

This instrument is the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) (Specified Laws) Declaration 2020.

2          Commencement

This instrument commences on the day after this instrument is registered on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3          Authority

This instrument is made under subsection 119(7) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988.

4          Repeal for the purposes of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988

The Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Specified Laws) Declaration 2017 as in force for the purposes of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988 under item 63 of Schedule 1 to the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Defence Force) Act 2017 is taken to be repealed.

Note:       The Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Specified Laws) Declaration 2017 was in force for the purposes of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988 because of item 63 of Schedule 1 to the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Defence Force) Act 2017.

5          Declaration

For the purposes of subsection 119(7) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Defence-related Claims) Act 1988, a law of a State or of a Territory that provides for the payment of compensation, other than workers' compensation, specified in column 1 of an item of the table in the Schedule is a specified law.


Schedule—Declaration

 

 

Column 1

Item

Law

 

Laws of the State of New South Wales

1

Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999

1A

Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017

2

Motor Accidents (Lifetime Care and Support) Act 2006

3

Sporting Injuries Insurance Act 1978

4

Victims Rights and Support Act 2013

Laws of the State of Queensland

5

National Injury Insurance Scheme (Queensland) Act 2016

6

Victims of Crime Assistance Act 2009

Laws of the State of South Australia

7

Motor Vehicle Accidents (Lifetime Support Scheme) Act 2013

8

Victims of Crime Act 2001

Laws of the State of Tasmania

9

Motor Accidents (Liabilities and Compensation) Act 1973

10

Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1976

Laws of the State of Victoria

11

Transport Accident Act 1986

12

Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996

Laws of the State of Western Australia

13

Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 2003

14

Motor Vehicle (Catastrophic Injuries) Act 2016

Laws of the Australian Capital Territory

15

Lifetime Care and Support (Catastrophic Injuries) Act 2014

15A

Motor Accident Injuries Act 2019

16

Road Transport (Third-Party Insurance) Act 2008

17

Victims of Crime (Financial Assistance) Act 2016

Laws of the Northern Territory

18

Motor Accidents (Compensation) Act

19

Victims of Crime Assistance Act

Laws of the Christmas Island Territory

20

Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 2003 (WA) (CI)

21

Motor Vehicle (Catastrophic Injuries) Act 2016 (WA) (CI)

Laws of the Cocos (Keeling) Island Territory

22

Criminal Injuries Compensation Act 2003 (WA) (CKI)

23

Motor Vehicle (Catastrophic Injuries) Act 2016 (WA) (CKI)