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Name: Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (No. 51 of 2004).
Country: Australia
Subject(s): Public and civil servants
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004-04-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2004-04-27, No. 51, pp. 1-347
ISN: AUS-2004-L-67441
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2004-04-27, No. 51, pp. 1-347
Commonwealth Act No. 51 of 2004 Commonwealth Act No. 51 of 2004 AustLII, Australia
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line ComLaw, Attorney General's Department, Australia (consulted on 2011-11-25)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation providing for rehabilitation, compensation and other entitlements for veterans, members and former members of the Defence Force, as well as for some related matters. Divided into 11 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-20) contains introductory provisions. Part 2 (s. 21-36) deals with accepting of liability for service injuries, diseases and deaths. Part 3 (s. 37-64) makes provision for rehabilitation. Part 4 (s. 65-230) regulates compensation for members and former members of Defence Force. Part 5 (s. 231-268) deals with compensation for dependants of certain deceased members, members and former members. Part 6 (s. 269-317) provides for treatment for injuries and diseases. Part 7 (s. 318-343) regulates claims. Part 8 (s. 344-359) deals with reconsideration and review of determinations. Part 9 (s. 360-385) establishes Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission. Part 10 (s. 386-403) regulates liabilities arising apart from this Act. Part 11 (s. 404-440) contains miscellaneous provisions.
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