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Instrument 2022 No. MRCC11 Other as made
This instrument amends the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Family Support) Instrument (No.2) 2018 to enable widowed partners currently eligible and accessing Family Support services to use weekly unspent funds allocated for the provision of household services, for additional child care services.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Registered 01 Apr 2022
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Family Support) Amendment (Child Care Services) Instrument 2022

 

The Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission, under section 268B of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004, make the following instrument.

Dated 1 April 2022

The Seal of the                                                            )  SEAL

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission          )

was affixed to this instrument                                      )

in the presence of:                                                       )

Elizabeth Cosson

Veronica Hancock

AM CSC

 

Chair

Member

Donald Spinks

Gwen Cherne

AM

 

Member

Member

 

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Family Support) Instrument (No.2) 2018          2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Family Support) Amendment (Child Care Services) Instrument 2022.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 April 2022.

1 April 2022

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 268B of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Family Support) Instrument (No.2) 2018

1  After section 17

Insert:

17A  Amounts provided for household services may be used for child care services

             (1)  This section applies if the partner of a deceased member is provided with:

                     (a)  child care services under section 16; and

                     (b)  household services under section 17.

             (2)  The partner of the deceased member may elect for some or all of an amount payable for household services for a week to instead be paid for child care services for the week.

             (3)  An amount paid for child care services under this section is not to be counted for the purposes of subsection 16(2) or (3).

             (4)  The conditions in subsections 16(4), (4A) and (5) apply to an amount paid for child care services under this section.