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CM6882 - Special Rate and Intermediate Rate of Pension
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Approved by the Commission on 19 March 2013
REPATRIATION COMMISSION GUIDELINES
These Guidelines replace CM5011 of 1998 and include instruction on both Special Rate and Intermediate Rate of pension determinations as at 19 March 2013.
These Guidelines are not directives and should not be used as a substitute for the proper application of the law and judicial precedent to the particular circumstances of each case.
The Guidelines set out the Repatriation Commission's position on the legislation concerning the Special Rate of pension in s 24 of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 (the VEA) and the Intermediate Rate of pension in s 23 of the VEA. They are based on the words of the legislation and the interpretation given to them in the Courts.
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The full Guidelines consist of: