Veterans' Entitlements (Special Assistance) Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1)

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Veterans’ Entitlements (Special Assistance) Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1)
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 20, 2013
I, Quentin Bryce, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.
Dated 1 March 2013
Quentin Bryce
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
Warren Snowdon
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                2
Veterans’ Entitlements (Special Assistance) Regulations 1999                         2
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Veterans’ Entitlements (Special Assistance) Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 1).
2  Commencement
                   This regulation commences on 20 March 2013.
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 1—Amendments
  
Veterans’ Entitlements (Special Assistance) Regulations 1999
1  After regulation 2
Insert:
2A  Purpose
                   For section 106 of the Act, these regulations prescribe the circumstances in which, and the conditions subject to which, the Commission may grant assistance or benefits to a person.
2  Subregulation 3(1) (note at end)
Repeal the note, substitute:
Note:          Other words and expressions used in these Regulations have the meaning given by the Act, for example Commission and family member.
3  Regulation 18
Repeal the regulation, substitute:
18  Amount of crisis payment
                   The amount of a crisis payment payable to a person is the amount worked out using the following formula:
where:
Additional supplement is either:
                     (a)  the clean energy supplement added to the person’s maximum basic rate of service pension under Module BB of the Rate Calculator; or
                     (b)  if paragraph (a) does not apply to the person—an amount that is equivalent to the amount that would have been added to the person’s maximum basic rate of pension entitlement under paragraph (a) if the person’s pension entitlement had been a service pension.
Maximum basic rate is the rate of the person’s pension entitlement, worked out in accordance with Module B of the Rate Calculator.
Pension supplement is the supplement for the person’s maximum basic rate, worked out in accordance with Module BA of the Rate Calculator.
Note:          Clean energy supplement, Rate Calculator and service pension are defined in the Act.