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Instrument 2021 No. MRCC20 Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
This instrument specifies how a person’s compensation under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 must be paid to the credit of an account with a bank or with a foreign corporation that takes money on deposit.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 16 Sep 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Oct-2021
Tabled Senate18-Oct-2021
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

 

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Payment into Bank or Foreign Corporation Account) Instrument 2021

 

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004

Instrument 2021 No. MRCC20

 

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, under subsection 430(3C) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, makes the following determination.

 

 

Dated         9th             day of                                                                    September                              2021

 

 

The Seal of the                                                   )

Military Rehabilitation                                       )

and Compensation Commission                        )

was affixed hereto in the                                    )

presence of:                                                        )

 

 

 

……………..…   Elizabeth Cosson………………………………………….Kate Pope………………………………………….……..……Donald Spinks…..…

ELIZABETH COSSON

KATE POPE

                DONALD SPINKS

AM CSC

PSM

AM

Chair

Member

Member

 

………………………….…Gwen Cherne…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Sue Weston..…..

GWEN CHERNE

 

          SUE WESTON

 

 

                     PSM

Member

 

                  Member


 

 

 

 


 


 


Contents

1  Name........................................................................................................................................ 2

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 2

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 2

4  Definitions................................................................................................................................ 2

5  Revocation................................................................................................................................ 2

6  Specification of Circumstances................................................................................................. 2

 

 

 


1  Name

 

This instrument is the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Payment into Bank or Foreign Corporation Account) Instrument 2021.

2  Commencement

This Instrument commences, or is taken to have commenced, on the day after it is registered.          

3  Authority

 

This instrument is made under subsections 430(3C) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (the Act).

4  Definitions

In this instrument:

Act means the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004.

5  Revocation

 

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Payment into Bank or Foreign Corporation Account) Specification 2011 (Instrument 2011 No. M7) is revoked subject to the commencement of this Instrument.

6  Specification of Circumstances

             (1)  For the purposes of subsections 430(3A) of the Act, the circumstances in which a person’s compensation must be paid as a lump sum to the credit of an account come within one of the following categories:

(a)    permanent impairment compensation, including interest payable under subsections 79(1) and (2) of the Act;

(b)   permanent impairment compensation payable under section 80 of the Act;

(c)    incapacity compensation payment payable under section 138 of the Act;

(d)   compensation for a wholly dependent partner payable under paragraph 234(1)(a) or subparagraph 234(5) of the Act;

(e)    compensation payment for a wholly dependent partner under section 242 of the Act, the amount of which is specified under section 243 of the Act;

(f)    compensation for an eligible young person under section 251 of the Act, the amount of which is specified under section 252 of the Act;

(g)    compensation for an eligible young person under section 255 of the Act, the amount of which is specified under section 256 of the Act;

(h)   compensation for a dependant under section 262 of the Act, the amount of which is specified under section 263 of the Act;

(i)     funeral compensation under section 266 of the Act where the compensation is payable to a dependant of the deceased member, the amount of which is specified under section 267 of the Act.

 

Note:             If a trustee of a person’s compensation under the Act has been appointed under subsection 432 of the Act, under section 433 of the Act the compensation is payable to the trustee.